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Illinois Woman Trying To Trademark ‘I Can’t Breathe’

Catherine Crump wants to trademark the last words of Eric Gardner. So why is she filing for the trademark? For use on “clothing, namely hoodies, t-shirts for men, women, boys, girls and infants,” according to the application. Crump’s application was submitted to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Saturday. In it, Crump says she’s […]

New York Police Department’s internal affairs is investigating this incident. “Hey! Hey! Hey!” one woman is heard yelling. “Stop it! Get off of him!”Another woman can be heard identifying herself as a lawyer and saying the suspect is only 12 years old. “I can’t believe he just did that after everything that’s happened,” she said, […]

Yesterday, the Cincinnati Bengals absolutely demolished the Cleveland Browns 30-zip. However, Cleveland’s woes go way deeper  than the poor performance of its NFL team (including Johnny Football’s embarrassing stats). Eric Holder and the U.S. Justice Department found irrefutable evidence that Cleveland Police have been guilty of using excessive force. There have been two incidents this year that have upset many people […]

And you wonder why police continue to have bad reputations. A Texas police officer was placed on administrative leave on Friday after he reportedly used a Taser on a 76-year-old man after the suspect had already been forced to the ground. The Victoria Advocate reported that 76-year-old Pete Vasquez was driving a work-owned vehicle back […]

It’s described as worse than “stop and frisk.” Just what is a jump-out? It depends who you ask. It is typically described as multiple officers patrolling in an unmarked car, who at some point see something suspicious, and jump out of the car at once on unsuspecting pedestrians, with the intent of catching them off […]

Thousands marched along the National Mall in the District of Columbia in the annual National March Against Police Violence, but there were thousands marching in New York as well, as  other cities across the nation. “It’s a matter of honoring the lives we’ve lost,” said one protester from the District of Columbia. “It’s a double-edged […]

The man who was beaten is considering filing suit. Buffalo Police Officer Corey Krug was caught on camera by one of our 7 Eyewitness News Photographers, hitting a man with his baton, early on Thanksgiving morning. Krug is off the job and is suspended without pay.  Police are looking into the video and what Krug […]

Dozens of U.S. congressional staff staged a walkout on Thursday to protest decisions by grand juries not to charge white police officers in the killings of unarmed black men in Ferguson, Missouri, and New York City. The staffers, including members of the Congressional Black Associates group, held a prayer service on the steps of the […]

The story just surfaced, along with a video, although the incident happened last march. This is the latest video to once again shine a light on what attorneys call Baltimore Police using excessive force. The video runs just over two minutes. The woman holding the phone is 36-year-old Kianga Mwamba and she is recording the […]

Russell Simmons says, “America has not seen protests like those that are coming if justice doesn’t start to come down,” We are seeing the beginning of the end of police policing the police, he added. “On Wednesday, we are going to ask for indictments and list of achievable demands.” (‘We’ referring to high profile celebrities […]

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