Gordon Jackson was amongst the many shoppers at Kinston’s Wal-Mart on Black Friday when things became a bit hectic.
Jackson was charged with disorderly conduct after Kinston officers begin to pepper spray the crowd waiting to shop. The officer reportedly sprayed the crowd with no warning for being “disorderly,” according to news reports.
By Resita Cox
Two police officers and Chief Annette Spicuzza were suspended after pepper spraying students at the University of California at Davis in November.
The officers were videotaped spraying passive student ...
Many people would say that three years is not enough time to build a life-long relationship with someone.
However, the students at Kinston High disagree. Perhaps we didn’t realize how big of an impact our resource officer, Andre Corbitt, has had on us until we were informed he was leaving us. Many of us are still searching for the reason he must be relocated, which will result in the loss of our resource officer, assistant football coach and, most importantly, our friend.
Kinston High jumped out to an early 14-0 lead, but three costly penalties and three equally costly fumbles ultimately cost the Vikings a chance at a state championship, as Kinston lost 21-14 to West Stokes in the 2AA state championship game Saturday afternoon at Carter-Finley Stadium in Raleigh.
The owner of an Ohio exotic animal preserve released all of his exotic animals just seconds before suicide.
Chaos rose in Ohio on Oct. 18 as Zanesville police received a call reporting the release by Terry Thompson. Schools and many businesses were shut down due to the safety hazard of traveling with such animals on the streets.
Having no other way to capture the animals, police aimed to kill. Close to 30 of the 48 animals were shot and killed on the day of the release. Two wolves, six black bears, two grizzly bears, nine male lions,and 18 Bengal tigers were killed in all. However, six remaining animals will be given to the Columbus Zoo.
Ousted Libyan ruler Moammar Gadhafi was reported dead on Oct. 20.
Gadhafi ruled Libya with an “iron-fist” for almost 42 years. The rebel forces, also known as the National Transitional Council, first overthrew Gadhafi’s government in August of this year. Gadhafi was the third Arab leader overthrown in the upheaval of the Arab Spring.