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FORMER FLORIDA DEPUTY ZACHARY WESTER CHARGED FOR PLANTING METH IN PEOPLE’S CAR

A former Jackson County Sheriff’s Office deputy has been arrested and charged for pulling over random drivers and planting drugs in their cars. Zachary Wester, 26, was fired last year but officially charged Wednesday with racketeering, official misconduct, false imprisonment, and several other felonies, Business Insider reports. According to the outlet, Wester targeted innocent drivers…MORE

Method Man Addresses The Love From His Lady Fans [Video]

Method Man Reacts To Women Loving His Looks Method Man, 48, is responding to all o the recent attention he’s getting and he’s not 100% comfortable, but he does LIKE it from time to time. During a quick interview with Hip Hollywood, the father and husband set the record straight for the women shooting their…MORE

Court Reporters May Be Writing Down Black People’s Testimonies Wrong

A new study shows that stenographers frequently fail at correctly understanding and transcribing African American English, which can have devastating consequences for Black people in court. In 2013, Rachel Jeantel, a close friend of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, testified during the trial of George Zimmerman. Jeantel, a young Black woman who was on the phone with…MORE

Marijuana Pepsi Earns Her Doctorate After Refusing to Change Her Birth Name

Her sisters’ names are Kimberly and Robin. Twitter users were both impressed and just a little disappointed to find out why the phrase “Marijuana Pepsi” was trending on Thursday. Dr. Marijuana Pepsi Vandyck earned her Ph.D. in higher education leadership from Cardinal Stritch University in Wisconsin last month, after refusing to change the name given…MORE

New York City Council Passes Bill Banning Pre-employment Marijuana Drug Testing

On April 9, 2019, the New York City Council enacted a bill banning pre-employment testing for marijuana use. The bill passed on a 41−4 vote and is expected to be signed by Mayor Bill de Blasio. The City Council’s bill prohibits New York City employers from requiring a prospective employee to submit to a marijuana…MORE

Oakland decriminalizes ‘magic mushrooms’ and other natural psychedelics

Oakland’s city council unanimously passed a resolution Tuesday that decriminalizes the use of entheogenic plants, a category that includes flora such as “magic mushrooms,” cactuses, and iboga that can induce a psychedelic experience. Oakland is the second city in the country, after Denver, to decriminalize these substances. However, magic mushrooms still remain illegal under federal…MORE

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OVER 1000 ROCKS THROWN OFF TRAIN TRACK AT BICENTENNIAL PARK

OVER 1000 ROCKS THROWN OFF TRAIN TRACK AT BICENTENNIAL PARK

  OVER 1000 ROCKS THROWN OFF TRAIN TRACK AT BICENTENNIAL PARK More than 1,000 rocks were thrown from the top of the train trestle at Bicentennial Mall State Park overnight last night. For a second night in a row, park rangers had to clean up rocks they believe were intentionally thrown from the train tracks down…

SUSPECTS WANTED IN DEADLY SHOOTING IN LAVERGNE

SUSPECTS WANTED IN DEADLY SHOOTING IN LAVERGNE

  SUSPECTS WANTED IN DEADLY SHOOTING IN LAVERGNE A 40 year old hispanic man was shot and killed in front of Romas Pizza on Murfreesboro Rd in La Vergne last night, and police are asking for the public’s help to find the suspects. Lavergne Police haven’t release the details behind the shooting, but they say they…

Top 5 Things You Should Know Today (07-18-19)

Top 5 Things You Should Know Today (07-18-19)

  BUTTIJEG HOLDS RALLY IN NASHVILLE Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg held a rally in Nashville at the Canary Ballroom last night, hoping to boost his chances to become the next president. He is the fourth democratic 2020 hopeful to make a stop in the mid-state. Beto O’rourke held an event in Nashville last week. After the rally,…

Metro Officer At The Center Of Internal Investigation Has History Of Disciplinary Actions

Metro Officer At The Center Of Internal Investigation Has History Of Disciplinary Actions

  Metro Officer At The Center Of Internal Investigation Has History Of Disciplinary Actions A Metro Nashville Police officer who was stripped of his police powers after video surfaced of him potentially using excessive force has been in trouble on the job before. Officer Barret Teague’s personnel file contains several complaints, but two internal investigations resulted…