Monthly Archives: September 2016

Sgt. Brandon Hauptman shot autistic Joey Weber out of “fear for his life.”

Ellis County Attorney Tom Drees claims 36-year-old autistic Joey Weber was reaching for Sgt. Brandon Hauptman’s gun. Weber was shot and killed during a traffic stop on August 18, 2016. Hauptman has a history with special needs, yet claims Weber showed no signs of being a special needs case. Hauptman remains on administrative leave. For those that do not understand ...

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El Cajon officers shoot man after sister calls for help.

El Cajon officers shoot man who was not following officer demands. Police responded to a call about a man acting erratically. Upon arriving at the scene, police say the man refused to follow orders. The shooting was captured on video by a witnesses cell phone. Police say witnesses voluntarily handed over their cell phones, but witnesses claim that was not ...

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Active construction of Dakota Access continues to be stopped by peaceful demonstrations.

Cannon Ball, North Dakota (via – The Indigenous Environmental Network) – On Monday, North Dakota news outlet WDAY-TV published a report on a #NoDAPL action in North Dakota that occurred the day prior. The report alleges a private security guard was “assaulted” and “carried by” protesters at a Dakota Access construction site. There is no proof of the incident – the hundreds of photos ...

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Rusty patch bumblebees recommended to be an endangered species.

US Fish and Wildlife Service recommended rusty patched bumblebees be considered as an endangered species. The species of bee is said to have vanished from 90% of their historic range in the last 20-years. Multiple problems are causing bumblebees around the nation to vanish. In Canada the rusty patched bumblebee is already on the endangered species list. Rusty patch bumblebees ...

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We Are Gonna Miss Him

At 8:30 on a brisk Tuesday morning, a man walked down the coffee stained concrete steps to the platform of a busy Metro Transit Authority train platform. Like many other commuters, the man was invisible. Not that he could not be seen, but, like anyone else bustling to and fro on another Tuesday, no one noticed. Trains arrived, stopped momentarily, ...

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Sacred Burial Ground in North Dakota sold to Dakota Access.

Standing Rock Sioux Tribe announce sacred burial ground sold to Dakota Access. The announcement comes after thousands came nto North Dakota to stand against Dakota Access. Paperwork was finalized yesterday and money has already been transferred for the sale of the land. Dakota Access is now pulling similar tactics in Texas that they used in North Dakota. An area of ...

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