Breakfast reading from the Village Voice Empire: The previous bash drew thousands of people, and that's not counting the cops. Arrestees included two college football players and ten people were hospitalized. But the legend lives on video. Westword has the story.
Houston cops are enforcing astrict new noise-ordinance, and they appeared at a Houston Free Thinkers event to investigate a complaint. Things got a little rowdy, as a video shows, but perhaps not rowdy enough to warrant an HPD cocking a shotgun to intimidate the crowd,Houston Press has the story.
Expecting that some sort of confrontation might take place when he picked up his son from his estranged mother-in-law's house, 39-year-old Salvatore Miglino started the video recorder on his iPhone. Sure enough, the cops say she shot him. Click the link to watch the video. Broward-Palm Beach New Times has the story.
Breakfast time reading from the Village Voice Empire: Devery Broox, 25, was supposed to be the mentor of a 7-year-old boy. Instead, Broox allegedly beat and abused the boy, then decided to post a video of his "mentor" abilities on YouTube -- which included erratically shaving the boy's hair, putting him through "boot camp," and allegedly slapping the boy repeatedly off-camera. Broward-Palm Beach New Times has the story.
Satruday reading from the Village Voice Empire: In 2009, a young, flirtatious, cosmetically-enhanced newlywed was plotting to have her husband killed. She hired a hit man, who turned out to be an undercover cop. Luckily, the whole thing was caught the whole thing on tape. Broward-Palm Beach New Times has the story.