False Imprisonment

By - Michelle Moore

     Darren Brown, was wrongfully accused for a shooting at a Chinese carry-out restaurant on Hartford Road in Baltimore due to the judge thinking it was Brown in the surveillance video. Darren Brown was charged with attempted murder, assault and armed robbery. He was imprisoned for seven months. However, after the mother decided to review the video of the shooting, she was disturbed to find out it was not Darren in the video, it was actually her son's cousin, Kevin Johnson Jr. Darren Brown will receive $150,000 to compensate for his time spent in prison. He was released in 2013.

     The man above, George Rodriguez, was falsely imprisoned for seventeen years in Houston, Texas. He was wrongfully accused of kidnapping and rape due to the crime laboratory's mishap. Since being released, George Rodriguez has had a hard time finding steady employment due to his criminal conviction. He successfully sued the city of Houston and has been awarded five million dollars.

Consumer Electronic Show 2015

     The Consumer Electronic Show is internationally known and renowned electronic trade show that attracts major companies and industries worldwide. this function is held in the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. This show is not open to the public.

     One of the bigger trends at the CES was the iHome Smart Plug. Although this product may seem simple, however, I liked it a lot because I always need to charge my phone. This product seems really convenient especially to a person like me who is always on the go. This item is currently on the market.

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     This item from the Consumer Electronic show is called the Kube, it costs around, $1,100. Not only is it a cooler that keeps your beverages cold for hours on end, but it streams music when a phone or another music player is hooked up to it. This product is currently not available to the public yet. It will be released to the public in 2016.

Person in History- Ronald Reagan

     Ronald Reagan, was known for being an American Actor, 4oth President of the united states of American and 33rd Governor of California. Born and raised in small town Illinois, he attended Eureka College and shortly after he graduated he went into radio broadcasting. However, he didn't enjoy it as much as he thought he would. So in 1937 he packed his bags and moved to Hollywood to start his acting career. There, in, California is where he became interested in politics. He became the 33rd Governor of California in 1967 and ended his term in 1975. Ronald Reagan identified himself as a democrat, but in the fifties when the political platforms changed, he identified himself as a Republican stating "I did not leave the democratic party, the party left me." He was president in 1981 through 1969. As president, Reagan implemented and introduced  new political and economic initiatives. His supply-side economic policies, known as Reaganomics, advocated reducing tax rates to spur economic growth, controlling the money supply to reduce inflation, and reducing government spending. In his first term he survived an assassination attempt, took a hard hit against labor unions, escalated the War on Drugs, and ordered an invasion of Grenada to reverse a Communist coup. Reagan died at age 93 of Alzheimer complications.

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Favorite Cartoon - Tom & Jerry

     Tom and Jerry was my favorite cartoon as a kid. I watched it a lot with my big brother Matt when we were younger, it's a good memory I have of my childhood with him.

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Matt & I

     This is a photo of my big brother, Matt and I. We are standing outside of his Fraternity house, SAE, at The University of Mississippi. I went up to Ole Miss in January to stay with him for a long weekend. Next fall we will be attending The University of Mississippi together, Me as a freshman and him as a junior.  

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