Month: August 2015

10 Smart Back-To-School Tips For Divorced Parents

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10 Smart Back-To-School Tips For Divorced Parents Back-to-school season is stressful for all parents but it's a little more complicated when you're divorced: Who's doing the annual trek to Target to load up on school supplies -- and more importantly, who's paying? Are both of you listed on important school forms? To make heading back to school a little less overwhelming for you and the kiddos, we asked HuffPost Divorce bloggers and readers... [...]

2 Virginia television journalists fatally shot in on-air attack

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2 Virginia television journalists fatally shot in on-air attack Two television journalists were fatally shot and their interview subject was injured in Virginia on Wednesday morning during a live television interview, according to the journalists' station, WDBJ7. The attack occurred around 6:45 a.m. EDT during a live broadcast in Bedford County, when shots could be heard, sending the reporter and the person she was interviewing screaming... [...]

This Horrifying Video Of Albuquerque Cops Killing A Homeless Man May Be A Sign Of A Much Bigger Problem

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This Horrifying Video Of Albuquerque Cops Killing A Homeless Man May Be A Sign Of A Much Bigger ProblemA recently released video of Albuquerque police shooting a homeless man dead has drawn attention to the city's officer-involved shootings, especially those involving the mentally ill.Since 2010, the city's police have shot 37 people, The New York Times reports. The New Mexico Public Defender Department estimates that 75% of those shot had a... [...]

Verdict Near in Chicago Cop Dispute Over Late-Night Email Pay

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Verdict Near in Chicago Cop Dispute Over Late-Night Email PayA trial wrapping up in Chicago pitting police officers against the city is one of the most high-profile cases to examine the rights of employees to be compensated for time they spend after hours glued to their phones dealing with work.Police officers who sued the city five years ago allege that their supervisors expected them to respond to e-mails, voicemails and text-message work... [...]

Police Body Cameras: Will They Really Protect Citizens?

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Police Body Cameras: Will They Really Protect Citizens? By Roberta StellickWhat actually is being recorded by the body-worn cameras that many police now use? I recently watched the video of the University of Cincinnati’s officer-involved shooting of Samuel DuBose, which played a role in the officer’s indictment. The incident was one of many over the past year that triggered commentary about how such cameras affect police actions and... [...]