Michigan police chief accused of harassing male officers, sharing explicit details about his sex life
A Michigan police chief is being accused of harassing several male officers and sharing explicit details about his sex life, including stories about an officer from another department, a Notre Dame student and several residents in his jurisdiction.
Florida manatee found with ‘Trump’ scraped into its back
CITRUS COUNTY, FL -- The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is investigating the harassment of a manatee in Citrus County, Florida. The Citrus County Chronicle reported Monday that a manatee, a large aquatic mammal sometimes referred to as a “Sea Cow,” was found with the words “Trump” scraped in its back. The defacement of the manatee with “Trump” is anything but accidental. Anyone with information is urged to contact the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation hotline at 888-404-3922.mlive.com
Biden's plan to fight online harassment could set up new confrontation with tech companies, experts say
That includes addressing the links between online harassment like revenge porn and deepfakes and offline acts of aggression, including mass shootings. "The Biden Administration will shine a light on the online harassment, stalking, and abuse that now is a too-frequent reality for Americans, particularly for young people and women," Biden's website says. "We know these platforms are consistently the source of online harassment and threats to women, and there's a connection to extremist consequences." Carley said she'd imagine a task force thinking of long-term proposals for things like auditing companies. Concerns the tech companies may water it downWhile experts praised Biden's plan for stating the task force will include folks outside of the traditional tech crowd, they say they're particularly concerned about what role companies may play in it.cnbc.com
Man accused of assaulting Rochester Hills homeowner for blue exterior lights faces felony charges
ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich. – A 24-year-old man is facing two felony charges after a Rochester Hills man was allegedly attacked for using blue lights outside of his home in support of law enforcement. The Oakland County Prosecutor’s Office is charging Justin Michael Brown, of Rochester Hills, with one count of first-degree home invasion and one count of resisting and obstructing a police officer. Brown is accused of harassing and assaulting the Rochester Hills homeowner, Tom Hayes, as he returned to his residence on Sunday. Hayes says that he does decorate the exterior of his home with blue lights to display support for law enforcement. “He refers to the blue lights, saying that I support the cops.
Wayne County judge accused of making inappropriate comments to prosecutors, attorneys
DETROIT A Wayne County judge is under investigation for making inappropriate comments during a murder trial and its not the first time hes gotten himself in trouble. The most recent complaint from the Judicial Tenure Commission said Judge Bruce Morrow committed two counts of inappropriate use of sexually graphic language and one count of questioning female attorneys who appeared before him about their physical appearance. Prosecutor Kym Worthys office filed the original complaint from two different, unidentified female prosecutors who claim Morrow made a habit of speaking in unwelcome sexual tones. Local 4 reached out repeatedly to Morrow and his attorney to get their side and received no replies. Morrow was suspended in 2014 by the Michigan Supreme Court on 10 counts of alleged judicial misconduct.