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  • Russell Wangersky: Welcome to the new anything but n...

    Tuesday Sep 18 | via Telegram 

    A "BANG Flag Gun," complete with warnings not to point it at anyone because "This product may be mistaken for an actual firearm by law enforcement officers and others." - SaltWire Network It looks like something out of a Bugs Bunny cartoon, if you remember such things: a black-handled plastic gun with an orange barrel, and when you pull the trigger, the barrel splits open and a flag unfolds that reads "BANG".

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  • Judge tosses evidence against musician charged with ...

    Aug 9, 2018 | via Newsday 

    A Nassau judge has thrown out breath and blood test results along with most statements made to police by a musician facing manslaughter and drunken driving charges in his girlfriend's death, calling the evidence "fruit of his unlawful arrest." State Supreme Court Justice Angelo Delligatti in a decision Monday ruled for the second time in favor of Robert Savinetti after the defense sought to suppress evidence in the prosecution's case against him.

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