Police sergeant files suit accusing fellow officers


Philadelphia police sergeant filed a civil rights lawsuit in federal court Monday accusing fellow officers of assaulting and falsely arresting him.

Brandon Ruff, who has been with the department since 2006, said he was arrested and punished “in retaliation for his engaging in protected speech and to prevent him from engaging in such speech in the future, all of which would have been personally and politically embarrassing to all defendants,” according to the suit.

John Legend Proves Marvin Gaye’s ‘What’s Going On’ Still Relevant in Yahoo Live Set

Marvin Gaye’s What’s Going On album was released 33 years ago, but the music felt modern Wednesday night at the Hollywood Bowl when performed in its entirety by John Legend who was accompanied by Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings, the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, and a number of riveting guest poets.