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Arianna Huffington | Posted 08.01.2016 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

This week we saw a demonstration of the deep connection between imagery and outrage. On Tuesday, the hunter that killed the beloved and often photographed lion, Cecil, in Zimbabwe was identified as Minnesota dentist Dr. Walter Palmer. As the outrage went viral, the hunter became the hunted. His clinic's website was shut down, and a White House petition demanding extradition got 190,000 signatures. But the level of viral indignation also prompted some to question why the outpouring of outrage for Cecil surpassed that prompted by the killing of Sandra Bland. At the same time, we watched as Ohio prosecutor Joe Deters -- fueled by very disturbing bodycam footage of the police shooting of Samuel DuBose -- announced murder charges in the case, calling the incident "outrageous," "horrendous" and an "absolute tragedy." It was further proof of the power of images -- and that outrage doesn't have to be an either/or proposition.

Cop Pleads Not Guilty In Killing Of Sam DuBose

Associated Press | Simon McCormack | Posted 12.30.2016 | Crime

CINCINNATI (AP) ― A University of Cincinnati police officer who fatally shot a motorist during a traffic stop pleaded not guilty Thursday to murder ...

Mom Allegedly Allowed Drug Dealer To Rape Daughter In Return For Heroin

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 03.26.2015 | Crime

An Ohio mom accused of providing her 11-year-old daughter to a drug dealer for sex in exchange for heroin pleaded not guilty today. April Corcoran,...

Lying Voter Fraud D.A. Also a Racist?

Mike Stark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Stark

In the past week I've learned that the power of the prosecutor is extraordinary. If he decides not to charge, there's not a thing anyone can say or do about it.