Woman Arrested for Cop Killing Her Child, Google Bans Sale of Sex Pistols Merchandise, Oakland Tips Off Locals to ICE Raid Plans: A.M. Links
A Baton Rouge baby was killed after a local cop caused a car crash. The child's mother has since been arrested for negligent homicide—the same charge the cop who triggered the crash faces—for allegedly having failed to properly adjust the child's car seat straps for her height.
- In a shocking and rare example of Oakland authorities doing something right, Mayor Libby Schaaf warned residents that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) would be conducting raids on Tuesday night, a move which ICE has blamed for some deportees being able to elude the agency.
- Google has stopped advertising shopping results for "pistols," which turns out to be bad news for a certain 70s punk band.
- An Alabama whistleblower was arrested on dubious charges just a few days after criticizing Etowah County Sheriff Todd Entrekin in a news article.
- "People who came from where I did, and who were given the thoughts I was given, should know that the future can be different from the past," writes Quinn Norton, who was recently hired and then fired from The New York Times editorial board after an internet uproar over old comments she had made online and her friendship with an infamous neo-Nazi.
- Phoebe Maltz Bovy and Katie Herzog have an interesting chat on social-media dysfunction, cultural taboos, and "trying to be less of an asshole on Twitter":