1. Charlie Deitch on new equipment for city police:
The BEAR (an acronym for Ballistic Engineered Armored Response) comfortably transports 12 to 14 police officers, even when they’re clad in full tactical gear. Each side of the armor-plated vehicle features four “gun ports” capable of accommodating sniper rifles or other weapons. A rooftop hatch opens up and forms a rotating turret.
2. Dr. Goddess is black and a woman, and she deplores public transit cuts, and she doesn’t care for Wal-Mart, and she’s for school reform and police reform, and more.
3. Jodi Diperna writes about the Penguins as though they’re the Steelers or something.