Officer who shot and killed naked, unarmed man won’t face charges

A police officer who shot and killed a naked, unarmed man earlier this year won’t face criminal charges, prosecutors in Virginia announced. Officer Michael Nyantakyi shot and killed 24-year-old high school biology teacher Marcus-David Peters on the shoulder of Interstate 95/64 in Richmond on May 14. Peters…

Hurricane Maria Is Now Trump’s Katrina

Hurricane Maria killed far more people in Puerto Rico than initially thought, accounting for an estimated 2,975 deaths on the island from September 2017 through February 2018, according to a new analysis. The study found that those in low-income areas, and elderly men, were at…

A deadly gas explosion leveled their building. How long do the survivors have to wait for answers?

A devastating natural gas explosion and fire ripped through a Maryland apartment complex killed seven people, including two children, and injuring dozens more. The survivors — mostly poor and Latino — just marked the second anniversary of the disaster this week still waiting for answers from federal…

Lezley McSpadden, mother of Michael Brown, announces campaign for Ferguson City Council

Lezley McSpadden, whose son Michael Brown was killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri in 2014, announced Friday that she is running for Ferguson City Council. Four years and one day after her son’s death, standing near the spot where her son was shot,…

Did Murdered Russian Journalists Have Something on Putin?

★ Save on thousands of audiobooks → http://www.blinkist.com/pakman –3 Russian journalists were killed in the Central African Republic, and there is every reason to believe it could be linked to their investigations into Vladimir Putin https://www.thedailybeast.com/murdered-russian-journalists-in-africa-were-onto-something-dangerous-for-putin -Become a Member: https://www.davidpakman.com/membership -Become a Patron: https://www.patreon.com/davidpakmanshow -Follow…

DC subway drops plan to provide dedicated trains to white nationalists

D.C.’s Metrorail system has reportedly killed a proposal to provide dedicated trains for white nationalists planning to march through Washington D.C. Yesterday, Metro’s board chairman and District of Columbia Councilmember Jack Evans (D) said the transit system was considering providing dedicated rail cars for white…

Courtroom screw-up outs name of officer who killed Oregon standoff leader LaVoy Finicum

One of the police officers who killed prominent “sovereign citizen” and anti-government militiaman LaVoy Finicum at the height of the 2016 standoff between extremist ranchers and federal agents was inadvertently identified in court on Tuesday. Officials had striven to keep the names of the two…