In New York City, Ramsey Orta, who filmed the police killing of Eric Garner, is slated to go to jail for four years — making him the only person at the scene of Eric Garner’s killing who will serve jail time. On Wednesday, Orta took a plea deal on weapons and drug charges. He says he has been repeatedly arrested and harassed by cops since he filmed the fatal police chokehold nearly two years ago.
When Kenneth Dewitt, a former prison chaplain, pleaded guilty to three charges of raping inmates at the Women's Unit at Newport, the prosecutor defended a five-year plea bargained sentence (which likely will mean as little as a year of time served) by saying Dewitt had admitted guilt and was "willing to accept" prison time.
Pokémon Go is America's new favorite app. And while the game's been getting people out of their houses and into the streets, it's also been leading them into graveyards, and, on one occasion, right up to a dead body.
A few footnotes on David Koon's report last night that the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center, a tribute to the African-American experience in the state, had been directed by a state department bureaucrat appointed in the Hutchinson administration to remove a Black Lives Matter T-shirt from the museum gift lineup.
Accounting to Zylab, D.O.S to Windows 8, MicroFiche to S.A.P., molecules to the universe.
Pope Co Library
Assistant Genealogist and Arkansas History/Writers, 2013 - present
PT - work 19.5 hours per week planning, assisting and executing programming for the Adults and Young Adults/Teens in our public library. We have warred zombies, haunted the house, broke all records for YA Genre check-outs and a community garden.
River Valley Arkansas
Lake Arrowhead, CA - Mississippi - Oregon - Alhambra, CA - Pasadena, CA