Volunteer Cop In Eric Harris Murder Charged With Second-Degree Manslaughter
Robert Bates, the Tulsa County Reserve Deputy who claims he thought he pulled out his Taser when he fatally shot Eric Courtney Harris on April 2, has been charged with second-degree manslaughter.
According to police, Bates said he though he was reaching for the Taser, but “inadvertently” fired his gun.
Michael Slager, Cop Who Killed Walter Scott, Reportedly Heard Laughing Shortly After Shooting
The audio was taken from Slager’s police dash cam after he shot the 50-year-old five times on April 4. Slager, who is also suspected of planting his Taser next to Scott’s body, is heard asking another officer about the next steps. The cop seems to be unfazed and relatively calm, as he laughs about his energy level after killing Scott.
Are You Too Clean? Super-Sanitized Environments Could Hurt Our Immune Systems
Are you a clean-freak? Do you spend your time cleaning, wiping, disinfecting, dousing yourself in hand sanitizer and constantly washing things down in an attempt to kill all germs and bacteria?
You may think you’re doing the right thing, but you may be making things a whole lot worse…and making yourself sicker.
Dr. Robynne Chutkan, author of Gutbliss: A 10-Day Plan to Ban Bloat, Flush Toxins, and Dump Your Digestive Baggage, appeared on NewsOne Now to burst your clean-freak bubble. Chutkan, Founder of the Digestive Center for Women, suggests that while you may just want to be clean, you might be “a little too clean.”
“I spent decades in my medical training learning how to eradicate people’s germs, learning that bacteria are bad and a couple of decades later, it’s turning out that bacteria are just not bad, they’re actually good, and they’re essential for health.”
All that and more in this special edition of the “NewsOne Now” Audio Podcast.