Clinton, N.C. (CBS CHARLOTTE) – The parents of a 10-year old Union elementary school student have filed a complaint against the school for strip-searching their son to find an allegedly stolen $20 bill.
In a complaint filed against assistant principal Teresa Holmes on Dec. 6, the family of Clinton, N.C., fifth-grader Justin Cox allege their son was ordered to remove his socks, shoes, pants and shirt so the principal could conduct a [...]
Scanners use X-ray technology to show up hidden explosives or weapons
Fears machines could emit harmful levels of cancer-causing radiation
European report said risk ‘close to zero’ but bosses still failed to give go-ahead
Controversial airport ‘strip-search’ full body scanners are to be scrapped after they failed to get approval from European bosses.
Experts feared the ‘naked’ body scanners, which use X-ray technology to show up hidden explosives or weapons, could emit harmful levels of [...]
“A passing cop pulled a u-turn, flashed the lights, and rolled up behind her. Tarantino claims that the cop immediately drew his weapon, pulled her from the car, and refused to explain why he pulled her over. Tarantino’s two young children watched all of this unfold from inside her car.
The cop then placed Tarantino in the back of the squad car, where she allegedly sat for two hours. When backup [...]
July 20, 2012
A North Texas man says he is outraged that airport security agents at Dallas Love Field strip-searched his wife and handled her feeding tube.
Melinda Deaton has a four-inch medical tube sticking out of her stomach. The medically implanted tube is needed for treatment after complications with a gastric bypass surgery.
Deaton frequently flies from Dallas to Minneapolis for treatment at the Mayo Clinic. She said Transportation Security Administration [...]
Screeners touched grandmother’s breasts
Paul Joseph Watson
Tuesday, June 5, 2012
TSA agents have once again been accused of conducting a strip-search on an elderly traveler after airport screeners carried out an “obscene” pat down on a 73-year-old grandmother during which they touched her breasts.
The incident occurred on Saturday at at Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport.
According to Eli Anselmany, TSA workers lifted his mother’s shirt in the middle of a public security [...]
Perhaps she was proving she had nothing to hide or maybe she thought officials had asked for a strip search?
Whatever the case there was all round confusion when one woman stripped naked at Denver International Airport on Tuesday morning.
The bizarre incident happened at about 8.45am when the woman was caught illegally smoking a cigarette at an airport departure gate.
Airport workers told the woman to put out the cigarette – at [...]
Perhaps it’s like shouting an alarm, unheard above the engine noise of two trains on a collision course. Or, screaming helplessly as a car slips its brakes and rolls toward a toddler playing at the bottom of the driveway.
It is gruesome imagery and I apologize for invoking it. But if anything, it may be inadequate to the prospect before us.
One only has to ask, “What is heading our way?”
Headline: The [...]
To be the swing voter, you have to be willing to swing. In the last three weeks, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy has shown how it’s done.
First he wrote the majority opinion in a landmark 5-4 case establishing a constitutional right to an adequate lawyer in plea-bargaining negotiations. Liberals were enthused. Yet in his tough questioning during the Obamacare arguments, he shook up the conventional wisdom that mandatory coverage would [...]
In response to ongoing criticism for removing the back brace from an elderly woman who claims Transportation Security Agency (TSA) officers strip-searched her an airport, the TSA issued a “clarification” about their position on the incidents, claiming — contrary to an earlier TSA statement — that the woman’s back brace was removed because the security personnel thought it was a “money belt.”
“There was a bit of a miscommunication and our officers were [...]
Lenore Zimmerman (L) and Ruth Sherman (R) both claim they were strip-searched at Kennedy Airport (credit: CBS 2)
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Lenore Zimmerman, 85, was angry and embarrassed after what she claims was a strip search at Kennedy Airport Tuesday. Now another woman in her 80?s at the very same terminal says she was exposed one day before.
From her home in Sunrise, Florida, 88-year-old Ruth Sherman says she knows for a fact senior [...]
Updated | 10:39 p.m. Israel’s Defense Ministry apologized on Monday for forcing a pregnant New York Times photographer to remove her clothes and submit to a physical search after she had already passed through an X-ray machine three times at a checkpoint in Gaza last month.
The photographer, Lynsey Addario, is a Pulitzer Prize-winning war photographer who was one of four Times journalists subjected to brutal treatment in March after being captured [...]
The man’s offense? He said ”Good Luck Tomorrow”.
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