"The child, Bounkham Phonesavanh, then 19 months old, was struck with the weapon when the county’s SWAT police conducted a so-called ‘no-knock’ raid on a home in the early hours of May 28, throwing a flash grenade into the baby’s crib. The devices—also known as flash bangs and stun grenades—are often deployed in raids and protests to temporarily disorient suspects.
Police said the raid was in response to claims by an informant that drugs were purchased at the property, in which Phonesavanh’s family was staying temporarily at the time. No drugs were found at the home, a local CBS affiliate reported.”
If you weren’t already feeling depressed about injustice and police brutality in the United States…
I went to my first gay wedding this weekend, where I learned that Philippe Starck Ghost chairs are a little too slippery for the hora. Jewish friends: opt for something with a little more friction, or you could end up getting hurled halfway across the dance floor.