Blind Trombonist

Eryk Radical, a blind trombonist and music student at Georgia State University, sued the Atlanta Police Department and Fulton County Sheriff’s Office in federal court, claiming they illegally harassed, arrested and imprisoned him for playing his trombone in public, which is “explicitly allowed … under local municipal and county codes.”

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Workers Snared in Tennessee Raid Sue ICE Agents

Seven slaughterhouse workers who were caught up in a workplace immigration raid in Tennessee last year filed a class action Thursday against the federal agents who carried it out, claiming they were racially profiled and arrested using a warrant that only authorized a search for documents.

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California Man Says He Was Run Out of Texas Town

A California man who went to a small South Texas town to visit a woman he’d met on Facebook claims he was detained for no reason by the town’s police chief, who put him on a bus back to California after telling him, “You are not welcome here, you gotta go.”

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Woman Accuses Texas Police of Forced Sedation and Rape

A woman who was helping her sister in an apartment dispute claims in a $50 million lawsuit that police near Austin, Texas, falsely arrested her, subjected her to a brutal sexual assault and forced sedation, and denied her a rape test and bail.

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