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The Morning Brew: A man died in a scuffle with Moore police. Now the city wants to punish his widow.

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Moore police department asks judge to punish widow of man who died in scuffle with officers

Her husband died in a scuffle with police, and Nair Rodriguez took her pain and anger to Facebook live video.

Now the City of Moore has accused her of inciting violence and want her to pay legal fees. 

The Oklahoman's Brianna Bailey reports: 

The Moore Police Department is one of several parties asking a federal judge to punish the widow of a man who died in a scuffle with police in front of the Warren Theatre for posting an angry video on Facebook.

In court documents, the parties, including the city of Moore, Moore Police Department and Moore Warren Theatre, accused Nair Rodriguez of trying to incite violence in a Facebook video where she refers to the police as "pigs" and pleads for justice for her late husband.

Nair Rodriguez denies she ever threatened violence against police or encouraged others to harm anyone.

"I don't want pity, but I hope I see some kind of justice soon," Nair Rodriguez told The Oklahoman. "They want to sanction me, but I have nothing."

Nair Rodriguez, right, and her daughter Luinahi Rodriguez comfort each other during an interview about the death of husband and father Luis Rodriguez during an incident with Moore police at the Warren Theatre, Friday, Feb. 14, 2014. The pair are shown at the Rodriguez family's home in Norman, Okla., Monday, Feb. 17, 2014. Photo by Nate Billings, The Oklahoman
Nair Rodriguez, right, and her daughter Luinahi Rodriguez comfort each other during an interview about the death of husband and father Luis Rodriguez during an incident with Moore police at the Warren Theatre, Friday, Feb. 14, 2014. The pair are shown at the Rodriguez family's home in Norman, Okla., Monday, Feb. 17, 2014. Photo by Nate Billings, The Oklahoman

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