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Tom Swoon announces end of career in formal statement preceding manslaughter trial

Tom Swoon broke the silence that followed his December 2017 arrest in a new statement that offers fans an update on Swoon’s career, and the current state of his legal proceedings. Swoon was detained by police on December 5, 2017 after driving under the influence of alcohol, causing a fatal accident that led to the death […]

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Canadian Says She Was Jailed In Georgia Because Police Wouldn’t Accept Her Driver’s License 

On her 27th birthday in early April, Ontario-native Emily Nield got pulled over by Georgia police for speeding. After a police officer allegedly said her documentation—which included a Canadian driver’s license and not a hard-copy of a passport—was invalid, the officer handcuffed Nield and sent her to jail, CBC reports…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Another Tourist Crashes Real-Life (And Totally Unofficial) Mario Kart In Tokyo

Last night in Tokyo, a 30-something-year-old tourist from Singapore made a wrong turn, driving a rental MariCar (the go-kart company that Nintendo is suing for copyright infringement) up on the sidewalk and crashing it into a restaurant sign. This is not a first.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Here’s How Police Transform A Chevy Tahoe Into A Patrol Car

Police cars are outfitted with all kinds of crazy shit—push bumpers, onboard computers, and various cameras to name a few things—and all of that stuff is installed aftermarket. Cop shops transform ordinary Chevy Tahoes into terrifying beasts. The Sheriff’s Office in Placer County, California, does all of the…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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BREAKING: Police repond to active shooter at YouTube’s headquarters campus

Police have responded to reports of multiple gunshots at YouTube‘s San Bruno, California headquarters. SWAT Teams and helicopters have descended upon what’s being called an “active shooter incident” reported at the building, and while San Bruno authorities have yet to comment directly on the situation as of this writing, multiple employees inside the building have […]

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What to Do When You Get Pulled Over In Another Country

Getting pulled over in America is already nerve-wracking, but when it happens somewhere far from home it can be even scarier. Laws are different, customs vary, and you may have to pay a fine on the spot. Here’s what you need to know before you get behind the wheel outside of the U.S.Read more… Continue […]

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Citations Piling Up After Oklahoma Passes Law Forbidding Highway Travel In The Left Lane

“For all you folks who like to drive in the left lane on a divided highway, guess what?” The Oklahoma Highway Patrol said Nov. 10 in announcing new legislation outlawing the practice. “You’re breaking the law. The left lane is a passing lane.” And … guess what? Since then police have pulled over dozens of […]

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Authorities detain man after Instagram post with rifle appearing to name Ultra Music Festival

Miami authorities have detained a man who was believed to be targeting Ultra Music Festival in a post on Instagram over the weekend. The name on the account led law enforcement to a man named Rayne Russell, who appears to have posted a photo holding a high-powered rifle, captioned with “Ready for the weekend,” and […]

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Please Make Sure Your Car Has All Of Its Wheels

Police in Lancashire, England, recently pulled over a Vauxhall Signum that was, uh, missing its passenger-side front tire. It’s very understandable, as these things are easy to overlook and hard to notice. The driver was thoughtful enough to use a turn signal when changing lanes, though, in video captured by a…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Here Are The New Proposed European Police Vehicles From Mercedes

German traffic patrol is about to get a touch more refined and luxurious. According to CarScoops and a press release by Daimler, Mercedes is set to unveil their new line of European police cars at the General Police Equipment Exhibition and Conference in Frankfurt later this month. Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Jeff Sessions Just Admitted American Law Enforcement Is For White People

During a speech at the National Sheriff’s Association winter conference Monday morning, America’s first Confederate Attorney General Jeff Sessions accidentally (or maybe not so accidentally) admitted out loud what the black community has been saying for decades (centuries?): American law …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Bad Car Thief Steals Car, Calls Owner For Help

On Thursday evening at around 8:30 PM, certified master car thief 37-year-old Edward Wilson found an unlocked and running Jeep Grand Cherokee in the parking lot of the Sartell, Minnesota Walmart. Being the incredibly talented thief that he is, Wilson opened the door, stepped on board, and piloted the Jeep more than an…Read more… Continue […]

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