Veteran journalist Carl Hoffman believes he’s solved one of the great mysteries of the 20th century. In 1961 at the age of 23, Michael Rockefeller – son of New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller and a member of one of the richest and most powerful families in America ¬– travelled to remote New Guinea in search of primitive art for his father’s new museum.
Feds To Investigate Cleveland Police Use Of Force
The U.S. Justice Department is opening a wide-ranging civil rights investigation into the Cleveland police department that will focus on whether there are problems with too much use of excessive force.
The investigation comes after city leaders asked the federal government to look into police policies in the wake of a car chase that ended with officers firing 137 shots and two deaths.
Justice Department officials announced Thursday that their investigation will go beyond the November chase.
Thomas Perez of the department’s civil rights division says the investigation will look at several years of excessive force claims, along with police policies.
He says there was no one tipping point that led to the wider investigation and that the department saw enough reason to move forward in its initial review.