Martin Harrison

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2013

    Guy Guthrie, suicidal man with BB gun, dies after being Tased

    Update: This weekend, members of the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office deployed a Taser against a suicidal man now identified as Guy Guthrie, 55. He was armed, but only with a BB gun -- and died about an hour later. A JCSO spokesman defends the safety of Tasers even as he acknowledges that the outco ... More >>

  • News

    August 31, 2000

    Words Get in the Way

    If the news is offensive, how does local media report it? Very carefully.