The Watercooler ~ Friday’s Open Thread
~ Promoted from the Diaries. Thank you Westcoastpatriette for providing these informative open threads to the community. – Aaron Gardner
The local television stations broadcast the funeral of Riverside Police Officer Michael Crain — one of the officers whose life was cut short by crazed ex-LAPD officer Christopher Dorner — in its entirety on Wednesday.
It was stunning. There was more than 8,000 people in attendance, 4,000 of whom were uniformed police officers from around the state and some from out of state. Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and Governor Jerry Brown were also in attendance.
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Breaking: Police Engaged in Gun Battle With Christopher Dorner
Nearly every station is covering the battle. It is not clear how the shoot-out began or how the police located Dorner, but reports are that the battle is taking place in a remote area of the San Bernardino Mountains called Angelus Oaks. It is about twenty miles away from the area where Dorner’s truck was found in Big Bear Lake. Reports are that Dorner broke | Read More »
The Watercooler ~ Open Thread
Okay, so now that I’ve been doing the Daily Open Thread for ten days (started it on Feb. 1), I am considering a schedule change. I have no control over the way Disqus moves things around and, basically, from what I have observed they “rate” diaries based mainly on how many comments they receive. I’m not even sure they consider stars in their ratings but, | Read More »
The Watercooler ~ RedState’s Daily Open Thread
Today is day three of the massive manhunt for Christopher Dorner — the enraged cop-killer. As previously noted, this case literally hit close to home for me when Dorner took out his rage on two police officers just a few blocks from my home in Riverside, CA. You can read more about day one and two here and here. As of the latest reports, the | Read More »