Occupy Honolulu Wins Restraining Order Against City

On Wednesday, December 12th, members of (de)Occupy Honolulu filed a lawsuit against the City & County of Honolulu, Wesley Chun (Director & Chief Engineer of Department of Facilities Maintenance), Trish Morikawa (County Housing Coordinator), and Sergeant Larry Santos (Honolulu Police Department), over deprivation of civil rights during raids on the encampment, in the U.S. District Court for the District of Hawai`i. On Monday, December 17th, a Temporary Restraining Order has been issued, until the Preliminary Injunction hearing in a month, dealing with raids of Thomas Square. All defendants have either quit their jobs or retired since the last raid at Thomas Square, the day before Thanksgiving.

Spain's Robin Hood Mayor

CNN's Al Goodman reports on the leftist mayor in Spain's Cordoba province who takes his villagers on food raids, earning him the moniker "The Robin Hood Mayor."

US Marshals Investigating Rep. Peter King Raid Video

MSNBC's Tamron Hall spoke to Talking Points Memo's Nick Martin about the probe into Rep. Peter King's "Manhunters" videos which showed the Representative on a "ride-along" which may have violated federal policy due to some of it being filmed inside