Interesting news breaking on the Internet from the AJC

Report: Feds do not track police killings, crimes

5:20 pm Aug. 20, 2014

How many people were killed by police in the United States last year?

The answer? No one knows.

The federal government, which tracks the online activity of millions of Americans, doesn’t track the total number of people

Man wears mugshot T-shirt to jail

11:24 am Aug. 19, 2014

I like to think of America as a place full of everyday heroes.

Firefighters, teachers, the mailman, the guy driving the ambulance on I-285 during rush hour traffic and the lady that brings me more sweet

Georgia police hoarding military surplus

12:49 pm Aug. 18, 2014

Ferguson police aren’t the only law enforcement agency that likes to use military hardware.

According to a database that catalogs where the Pentagon sent excess military equipment from September 2011 to September 2013, Georgia police agencies

Mom arrested for dropping ‘F-bombs’ on kids

6:05 pm Aug. 14, 2014

‘Cussing’ around children may make you a poor role model, but it can also land you in jail.

A South Carolina mom was arrested while shopping for groceries after another woman heard her dropping the “F-bomb,” reports Augusta’s ABC station.

The police report indicates Danielle Wolf, 22, was shopping at Kroger in North Augusta when she told her kids to “stop squishing the [expletive] bread.”

Wolf was arrested in front of

Police raid pub seeking ‘Holy Grail’

6:18 pm Aug. 7, 2014

In a scene that hopefully resembled a Monty Python skit, British police raided a pub this week trying to locate the ‘Holy Grail.’

As any member of the Illuminati will happily tell you, the Holy Grail

CDC: 96.6 percent of Americans are straight

11:50 am Aug. 6, 2014

What percent of Americans are straight?

I would have guessed somewhere in the 90 percent range, but, as usual, I would have been wrong.

According to a report published in July by the Centers for Disease Control, 96.6% of adults identified themselves as straight in the 2013 National Health Interview Survey, which, for the first time in its 57-year history included questions about sexual orientation.

The report says 1.6 percent of 34,557

Insurance company pays man with buckets of change

11:24 am Aug. 5, 2014

People are often petty, but companies that want to stay in business should resist childlike urges.

According to a NBC News article, a California insurance company paid a 73-year-old man $21,000 in buckets of loose change.

NBC says the man, Andres Carrasco, filed a lawsuit in 2012 against Adriana’s Insurance Service saying he was physically assaulted by an Adriana employee.

The company agreed to a settlement and went to the office of