Suspect Killed in Officer-Involved Shooting Identified

The man killed Wednesday in an officer-involved shooting in Sparks has been identified as 27-year-old Humberto Vera-Munoz. It happened just after 10 O’clock in the 1100 block of 15th Street. Sparks Police say the officer was attempted to make a traffic stop when Vera-Munoz fled the vehicle. He was fired upon by two officers. Details about what sparked the gunfire have not been released.


Appropriate Some Culture

By J.T. Parker Apparently the way to stomp out the world’s racism is to verbally abuse a teenage girl the day after her prom. At least, that’s what (literally) thousands of keyboard warriors attempted as they expressed their frustrations toward Keziah Daum, a non-Asian high school student in Utah, who decided to wear a traditional…

Smile and Nod

By J.T. Parker The air was biting as the marchers covered their ears with their pink knitted beanies, waving signs that may as well have read “I hate you straight, white man.” I kept my mouth shut as I tried to blend in, hoping the cold (and not my frustration) would be perceived as the…