Police officer relieved of duty for apparent role in rap video

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A three-and-a-half minute video with female rappers strutting, dancing, and taunting to the tune of “What’s Up, B?” has more than 7,000 views on YouTube, reported WREG.

The video by P. London features several women, some wearing gang colors, calling themselves ‘Bs’ from North Memphis, dancing to the profanity-laced lyrics.

A Memphis Police Officer can also apparently be seen in the background as a part of the video. Now MPD is taking a look, telling WREG they have received the video and are reviewing it to determine the extent of the officers involvement.

“Her job. Her job is on the line about that one, ain’t it?” Mike Jones of Whitehaven asked when we showed him the video.

It’s what many are wondering.

Police identified the officer as Paris Glass, a seven-year veteran of MPD. She’s been relieved of duty and is on non-enforcement…

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A free mobile laundry service for the homeless

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The Orange Sky mobile laundry is an ambitious project that’s lifting spirits of those living on the streets of Brisbane.


It’s Australia’s first mobile laundry service to give the homeless free access to washing and drying facilities.

The co-founders Lucas Patchett and Nic Marchesi say they hope to achieve three things.

“Restore respect, raise health standards and reduce strain on resources,” said Lucas Patchett.

Inside the van there are two 10kg washers and dryers, which allow the team to get 20kg of washing done every hour.

The co-founders have funded the van and a portable generator, while sponsors provided the machines.

At the moment the laundry is shadowing food vans, with the aim of having clothes washed, while meals are being cooked and eaten.

“Grab your clothes and chuck em in and about an hour later all my clothes washed and smelling fresh it was pretty awesome,” said homeless man…

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