TTAG Turns Two: Fusaro Edition

I was using Twitter as a forum to write what was on my mind. I tweeted about guns and I received a message from Robert Farago that simply said, “You’re a funny guy. Fancy writing for TTAG? And the rest, as they say, is history. I doubted myself in the beginning because most of my […]

Chris Fusaro on Cop Killer Timothy Eling’s Parole

In 1983, Timothy Eling [above] tried to rob a hospital pharmacy in St. Paul, Minnesota. Off-duty Oakdale Police Officer Richard Walton—moonlighting as a security guard—intervened. When Walton stepped out of an elevator, Eling shot him in the head, killing Walton. After 29 years in prison, Eling has now been paroled. In interviews, he claims he’s “a different man” […]

Chris Fusaro on New TASER Rulings reports that the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that the Seattle and Maui police used excessive force by deploying two TASERs (one in each case). In the Seattle situation, the cops stun-gunned a seven-month pregnant woman using the drive stun method (no prong). In Maui, officers used a stun gun on a […]