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Lisa Mearkle

Video shows cop repeatedly shooting unarmed man in the head

 A cop who was filmed shooting an unarmed elderly man who was lying face down on the ground has been acquitted of murder. Officer Lisa Mearkle of the Hummelstown Borough Police Department in Pennsylvania was found not guilty of criminal homicide for the shooting death of 59-year-old David Kassick on February 2. She had attempted to pull Kassick over for[Read More...]

The incident is alleged to have taken place at the Paris’s police headquarters on the Seine

French police officers charged with gang-rape

Officers at the centre of a rape scandal in France are set to undergo DNA testing, it has been revealed. Two policemen are already facing charges after a Canadian tourist reported being attacked at the police headquarters on Quai des Orfèvres. About 100 officers and staff at Paris’s police headquarters on the Seine are to be DNA tested this week[Read More...]

Nursery accused of running toddler fight club

Nursery accused of running toddler fight club

A daycare centre has come under fire after running a toddler fight club. Two former workers from the daycare centre, based in New Jersey, are being charged with fourth-degree child abuse after they encouraged and instigated fights between children. Erica Kenny, 22, and Chanese White, 28 are reported to have prompted at least up to 12 young children to get[Read More...]

NASA employees at the centre of child-porn scandal

NASA employees at the centre of child-porn scandal

NASA employees have been caught at the centre of a child porn scandal, it has been revealed. Staff members were found to have stashes of child porn and were found to have illegally purchased the sickening images while they were working at the agency. However, their names have never been released because of government guidelines which protect their privacy. The[Read More...]

Teachers sent on training courses to spot terrorist leanings in schoolchildren

Teachers sent on training courses to spot terrorist leanings in schoolchildren

Teachers will be sent on formal training courses designed to “spot the signs of radicalisation in young people” it has been revealed. The Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL) is launching the seminars designed to report and monitor young schoolchildren suspected of having terrorist leanings. The seminars are aimed at both teachers and headteachers who are being encouraged to[Read More...]