FLORIDA: Jury Recommends Death Sentence in Killing of Two Kissimmee Police Officers

Photo: Everett Miller in court as jury recommends death for the killing of two police in 2017  By Ben Robinson Last Wednesday, an Osceola County jury recommended the death penalty for Everett Glenn Miller, convicted of first-degree murder on September 11 for killing two Kissimmee police officers in August 2017. On the night of the shooting, Miller approached officer Matthew Baxter as he was harassing three … Continue reading FLORIDA: Jury Recommends Death Sentence in Killing of Two Kissimmee Police Officers

FLORIDA: Oficial de Policía Empuja un Adolescente Fuera del Techo, Pierde solo un Día de Vacaciones

Foto: El adolescente Yadiel Torres empujado del techo y fue electrocutado por la policía Este artículo es una traducción. Por Ben Robinson Casi un mes después de examinar las imágenes de la cámara del cuerpo policial del incidente, el departamento de policía de Kissimmee determinó que un oficial de policía que empujó a un adolescente negro del techo el 3 de marzo recibiría una suspensión … Continue reading FLORIDA: Oficial de Policía Empuja un Adolescente Fuera del Techo, Pierde solo un Día de Vacaciones

FLORIDA: Police Officer Shoves Teenager Off Roof, Loses Vacation Day

Photo: Teenager Yadiel Torres pushed off roof and tased by police. By Ben Robinson Last week, after examining police body camera footage of the incident, the Kissimmee police department determined that a police officer who pushed a black teenager off a roof on March 3 would receive an eight hour suspension as a penalty. The officer, Plenio Massiah, had shoved 18 year old Yadiel Torres … Continue reading FLORIDA: Police Officer Shoves Teenager Off Roof, Loses Vacation Day

TAMPA: Custodial Workers To Lose Jobs as School District Makes Cuts

Photo: Workers rally outside Hillsborough County School Board offices in May against privatization plans. By Aida Demar On October 11, the Hillsborough School Employees Federation (HSEF), the union which represents the custodians and other workers in the district, announced that Hillsborough County Public Schools (HCPS) will not be privatizing the custodial force and will instead begin a pilot program of centralizing custodial operations. This plan, proposed … Continue reading TAMPA: Custodial Workers To Lose Jobs as School District Makes Cuts

FLORIDA: Footage Exposes Horrific Conditions at Prison

Photo: Images of violence, overcrowding, and generally unlivable conditions from Martin Correctional Institution captured by secret footage shot by inmate Scott Whitney. By Ben Robinson A Florida inmate has filmed footage of life in the Martin Correctional Institution, known by inmates as “Murder Martin.” Under the guards’ noses, inmate Scott Whitney recorded years of film – all the way back from 2015, presenting a rare inside … Continue reading FLORIDA: Footage Exposes Horrific Conditions at Prison

FLORIDA: Capitalists Caught in Sex Trafficking Ring

By Miriam Cordova Only a couple weeks after his sixth Super Bowl win, New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft was charged with two counts of soliciting sex from a prostitute. Former Citigroup president John Childs and other private equity firm owners received similar charges in relation to a sex slavery ring that is run through spas across the US. Orchids of Asia is located on … Continue reading FLORIDA: Capitalists Caught in Sex Trafficking Ring

FLORIDA: Texas Neo-Nazis Turn Snitch and Face Lengthy Jail Terms

By Ed Dalton Last week, Texas-based neo-Nazi Tyler Tenbrink was sentenced by a Florida court to 15 years in prison for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. The case dates back to October 19, 2017, when Tenbrink and his two co-defendants, brothers William and Colton Fears, traveled from the Houston, Texas area to Gainesville, Florida to attend a Richard Spencer speech at the University of … Continue reading FLORIDA: Texas Neo-Nazis Turn Snitch and Face Lengthy Jail Terms