"Don" Héctor Salamanca

16 Flips | 2 Magazines | 95 Likes | 1 Following | 3 Followers | @HectorSalamanca | Former drug runner & enforcer. High-ranking member of the Juárez Cartel, the patriach of the Salamanca family. Feared among most in the South.

Wisconsin chief treading carefully after fatal shooting

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Within hours of a white officer shooting an unarmed black man, the police chief of Wisconsin's capital city was praying with the …

Police Chief: 19-Year-Old Black Man Fatally Shot by Veteran Officer Was Unarmed

<i>Story by the Associated Press; curated by Dave Urbanski</i><p>MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A 19-year-old black man who died after being shot by a police officer was unarmed, the Madison police chief said Saturday, assuring protesters who earlier in the day renewed the refrain of “Black Lives Matter” that his …

Two Ferguson police officers resign over racist emails uncovered in federal report

The second-highest ranking commander in the beleaguered police department of Ferguson, Missouri, was one of two veteran officers to resign on Friday over racist emails uncovered by federal investigators.<p>Captain Rick Henke stepped down from his job together with Sergeant William Mudd, a fellow …

Justice

Ferguson, Mo., police routinely violated blacks' rights, federal inquiry finds

The Police Department in Ferguson, Mo., has persistently and repeatedly violated the constitutional rights of African Americans, jailing them for minor offenses far more often than whites, using traffic stops to arrest them disproportionately and subjecting them to excessive force, a Justice …

The NSA and its allies stole the keys to your phone's security

It's some real Ocean's Eleven s***<p>A new report by <i>The Intercept</i> details a stunning heist made by US and UK spies that has given intelligence agencies the ability to break through the privacy of smartphone communications. The report claims that the NSA and GCHQ successfully hacked the network of …

Surveillance

Alabama governor apologizes after cops slam Indian man to ground

Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley apologized to the Indian government for the treatment of an Indian man who was roughed-up by police, calling the case one of "excessive force" in a letter made public Tuesday.<p>Bentley's office released a letter to Indian general consul Ajit Kumar a day after the two men …

Corruption

Rare Inquest Eyed in Fatal Police Shooting of Rock-Thrower in Washington

A coroner is considering taking the rare step of calling for a coroner’s inquest into the police shooting death of a man who authorities said had thrown rocks at officers in Pasco, Washington, Tuesday.<p>"I want to bring the facts of the case to the public and let a jury of six made up of the …

Mom, grandparents take pleas in case of starved 7-year-old

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The mother and grandparents of a 7-year-old boy who was so malnourished that one doctor said he looked like a Holocaust survivor …

After video surfaces, grand jury charges 2 Philadelphia policemen in beating

Two Philadelphia police officers were charged Thursday with beating a man on a scooter nearly two years ago and lying about it, resulting in wrongful charges against him.<p>A Philadelphia grand jury decided to charge Officers Sean McKnight and Kevin Robinson after the district attorney presented …

John McCain tells protesters at hearing: 'Get out of here, you lowlife scum'

Code Pink activists ushered out by capitol police after they demand the arrest of Henry Kissinger for ‘war crimes’; no arrests were made<p>US Senate armed services committee chairman John McCain kicked protesters out of a committee hearing Thursday, calling them “lowlife scum” as they hollered for the …

In Ferguson's wake, police and citizens scuffle at St. Louis meeting

<b>(CNN) —</b> An attempt to mend the relationship between citizens and police in St. Louis broke into a shouting and shoving match late Wednesday -- between citizens and police.<p>Council members considering a bill to establish a civilian oversight board over police work were holding a public meeting when …

Kristiana Coignard: video shows Texas police station shooting

A teenager was fatally shot in an east Texas police station lobby when she lunged at an officer with a butcher knife and a Taser failed to stop her, police said on Wednesday.<p>Longview police chief Don Dingler and spokeswoman Kristie Brian provided new details about last week’s shooting of …

Baby Found in Dumpster After Mom, Dad and Uncle Shot

A three-week-old baby was found in a dumpster in San Diego County after a shooting Saturday, authorities said Sunday.<p>The 10-pound baby girl, Eliza …

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