Was I the Target of a Hate Crime? I Sure Hate to Think So.

Advertisements I can’t believe I actually have to put this in writing. But I might – just MIGHT – have been the target of a Hate Crime last night. (follow this blog as I update the information as I go.) In short, I was walking my dog with a friend when a maniacal driver toreContinue reading “Was I the Target of a Hate Crime? I Sure Hate to Think So.”

WEB EXTRA: Local 24’s Mike Matthews on Memorial Day & his father

Advertisements A story from one of America’s best writers on his father’s experience during WWII. #MemorialDay From Michael Matthews, Local 24 News, Memphis: This is sort of special. I know, I am supposed to give you the inside information on politics, the stuff that’s going on in the hallways at City Hall, and the ShelbyContinue reading “WEB EXTRA: Local 24’s Mike Matthews on Memorial Day & his father”

One of my favorite KABC stories – printed in the Los Angeles Times

After hearing reports of the deputy’s actions on television, however, neighbors told KABC reporter Karen Carlson that the deputy was making it all up.

Sheriff’s officials would not say exactly what prompted them to launch an investigation. But KABC News Director Cheryl Fair said Carlson became suspicious about the differing versions of the rescue and called the Sheriff’s Department the day after the fire to ask more questions about Martinez’s account.