New Jersey motorist awarded an astonishing $2.7 million in police brutality case

A woman beaten by a Newark, New Jersey police officer during a routine traffic stop in October of 2004 has just been awarded $2.7 million by a jury, a monstrously high sum for an incident where no one was killed. But it is a reflection of just how awful the encounter was. So what happened? »6/15/11 4:00pm6/15/11 4:00pm

Mother Tasered Twice By Cops After Leaving Baby In Car While She Went Tanning

Ashley Agerenza tried to take her seven-month-old baby into Extreme Tan and Smoothies (real place) with her, only to find that infants weren't welcome. So she did what any desperately pale mother would do: locked that baby in the car by herself with the engine running, attacked the cop who tried to arrest her for… »2/15/11 8:30pm2/15/11 8:30pm