Interesting news articles part 5

“Kids for cash” judge sentenced to 28 years in prison
http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/110811/kids-cash-judge-ciavarella-sentenced-pa-crime

2 Grenada officers charged in death of Toronto man
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/story/2011/12/31/toronto-grenada-bartholomew-autopsy.html

Air Canada leaves baggage behind intentionally
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/story/2011/05/09/bc-baggageremoved.html

Airport bans toy soldier’s three-inch rifle from plane… because it’s a safety threat
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1351037/Airport-bans-toy-soldiers-inch-rifle-plane–safety-threat.html

B.C. cop guilty of assault keeps job
http://www2.canada.com/edmontonjournal/news/story.html?id=90b23341-af68-4b86-ba0f-43e679106c85

Biting into Apple
http://www2.macleans.ca/2012/02/07/biting-into-apple/

Cop’s bogus claim got woman yanked from funeral: prosecutors
http://www.suntimes.com/news/crime/7787741-418/story.html

Criminally charging videographer who captured alleged police beating of Melvin Jones III during traffic stop would set dangerous precedent, activists say
http://www.masslive.com/news/index.ssf/2011/08/criminally_charging_videograph.html

David Van Buskirk guilty of public mischief
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/windsor/story/2012/06/04/wdr-david-van-buskirk-mischief-lawyers.html

Dead Accident Victim to Be Sued For Flying Body Parts
http://www.newser.com/story/136459/dead-accident-victim-to-be-sued-over-flying-body-parts.html

Flags-made-in-China flap has legislature in uproar
http://www.thestar.com/news/ontario/article/604948

Full-body scans: Exposing the risk
http://www.cbc.ca/health/story/2010/01/05/f-airport-scanners-radiation-risk.html
“You are much more likely to be killed by a Police officer, than you are a terrorist.”

Government 2.0 is Big Brother-approved
http://www.canada.com/vancouversun/news/westcoastnews/story.html?id=8c7dcbc4-2886-47b8-b0ef-d80270a8decb&k=70214

India offers cars and TV sets for sterilisation
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/india/8610957/India-offers-cars-and-TV-sets-for-sterilisation.html

Is ‘Made in China’ avoidable?
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/19508453/ns/business-world_business/t/what-do-when-everything-made-china/

Joe Biden’s pro-RIAA, pro-FBI tech voting record
http://news.cnet.com/8301-13578_3-10024163-38.html?tag=newsLeadStoriesArea.0

Judge makes rules on punctuality – then breaks them
http://www.thestar.com/news/article/1037872–judge-makes-rules-on-punctuality-then-breaks-them

Key witness in Tulsa police trial arrested on traffic misdemeanors
http://www.tulsaworld.com/news/article.aspx?subjectid=443&articleid=20110917_11_A1_CUTLIN383437&allcom=1

Liveblog: The Orange County District Attorney’s Kelly Thomas Hearing [Breaking: Two Officers Charged with Second and Third Degree Murder]
http://reason.com/blog/2011/09/21/liveblog-the-orange-county-dis#commentcontainer

Local Police Accused of Planting Drugs on Man
http://www.kztv10.com/news/local-police-accused-of-planting-drugs-on-man/

Maher Arar’s story: A parable of resilience and perseverance
http://www.vancouversun.com/news/canada-in-afghanistan/Maher+Arar+story+parable+resilience+perseverance/5382783/story.html

Met facing mounting crisis as activist spying operation unravels
http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2011/oct/20/met-crisis-activist-spying-operation

Mom Says Prickly School Cop Killed Her Son
http://www.courthousenews.com/2011/09/13/39729.htm

No right to lawyer in police interview: top court
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/story/2010/10/08/supreme-court-charter-right-lawyer-interview.html

Police officer’s alleged assault caught on video
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/windsor/story/2012/06/07/wdr-kent-rice-windsor-police-video.html?cmp=rss

Police Taser, Beat, Pepper Spray Mentally Handicapped Teen – Then Charge Him With Assault
http://valorfreedom.wordpress.com/2011/06/30/police-taser-beat-pepper-spray-mentally-handicapped-teen-%E2%80%93-then-charge-him-with-assault/

RCMP cameras with crime photos found in trees
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/story/2011/11/15/bc-rcmp-surveillance-cameras-found.html?cmp=rss

Records show Seattle police lost thousands of dashcam recordings
http://www.seattlepi.com/local/komo/article/Records-show-Seattle-police-lost-thousands-of-2180898.php

School cop kills a student
http://rt.com/usa/news/school-lopez-alvarado-officer-487/

Special needs man talks about alleged police attack
http://www.wsvn.com/news/articles/local/21005375261465

Take down flags, homeowners told
http://www.cbc.ca/canada/windsor/story/2010/11/10/windsor-belle-river-flag-issue.html

The state has no place in the lunch bags of a nation
http://www2.macleans.ca/2011/04/26/the-state-has-no-place-in-the-lunch-bags-of-a-nation/

Thorold, Ontario Amputee Has His Artificial Leg Ripped Off By Police And Is Slammed In Makeshift Cell During G20 Summit
http://niagaraatlarge.com/2010/07/05/thorold-ontario-amputee-has-his-artificial-leg-ripped-off-by-police-and-is-slammed-in-makeshift-cell-during-g20-summit-%E2%80%93-at-least-one-ontario-mpp-calls-the-whole-episode-%E2%80%9Cshocking/

Thrown Over the Fence — Infanticide, Canadian Style
http://www.albertmohler.com/2011/09/16/thrown-over-the-fence-infanticide-canadian-style/

Video: Rhode Island Police Officer Edward Krawetz Fights for Job After Kicking Woman
http://www.opposingviews.com/i/society/crime/video-rhode-island-police-officer-edward-krawetz-fights-job-after-kicking-woman

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