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  • Highway Damage Caused By Horseshoes Prompts Wisconsin Bill (Amish Criminals)

    02/09/2018 6:46:37 AM PST · by rey · 27 replies
    A bill has been proposed in the Wisconsin Legislature that aims to limit damage caused by horseshoes on freshly paved rural highways, the Leader-Telegram reports. State Rep. Kathy Bernier, R-Lake Hallie, is leading the push for the legislation after hearing local officials had considered creating their own laws, impacting area Amish populations. “I would rather do something that is consistent statewide,” Bernier told the Leader-Telegram The bill would allow counties or municipalities to adopt ordinances prohibiting studded horseshoes on roads where they’ll cause damage from April through October — the road construction season. Under her bill, the first offense would...
  • Marine veteran fire captain is executed in golf buggy road rage attack by a 21-year-old gunman [tr]

    02/06/2018 6:14:37 AM PST · by kevcol · 35 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | February 6, 2018 | Tariq Tahir
    Marine veteran fire captain is executed in golf buggy road rage attack by a 21-year-old gunman who shot him in the head Captain Kyle Brayer, 34, was riding in a golf cart taxi cab early with friends on at around 2.30am on Saturday morning when he was involved in altercation with Hezron Parks in the bar district of Scottsdale, Arizona. Parks admitted shooting the Iraq war veteran after being thrown out of clubs in the city, it was reported. Police said the 21-year-old was bumping the golf cart in his red Scion coupe and Brayer was facing backwards when the...
  • Blacksburg (VA) man arrested in rape cases (Illegal?)

    01/25/2018 9:22:00 AM PST · by Perseverando · 5 replies
    The Roanoke Times ^ | January 22, 2018 | Mike Gangloff
    Yeabsira Fetene Lemma Blacksburg Police Department A Blacksburg man is accused of two rapes, one alleged to have occurred Sunday and another in November, town police announced Monday. Yeabsira Fetene Lemma, 19, is charged with two counts of rape and two counts of object sexual penetration. He was arrested Sunday without incident and is being held in the Montgomery County Jail, a police news release said. The news release gave no other details of the incidents that led to the charges. Online court records list the offense dates for the charges as Sunday and Nov. 4. Lt. John Goad,...
  • Wife Of Man Attacked By Teens During Carjacking Speaks With WJZ About His Recovery

    01/11/2018 9:28:35 AM PST · by rktman · 39 replies ^ | 1/9/2018 | Jonathan McCall
    The wife of a Baltimore County man who was attacked during a carjacking talks to WJZ about the vicious attack that now has four teens behind bars. Right now, Baltimore County police are looking for two other teens still wanted in connection with the carjacking that left a man seriously injured. Police aren’t saying how they connected the dots, but we now know that a Comcast worker caught the entire incident on video. The victim, identified as 69-year-old Jim Willinghan, is still recovering at Shock Trauma, but his wife says he will be moved to another facility to undergo six...
  • Amish Couple Required To Connect Property To Sewer System With Electric Pump

    01/09/2018 6:36:33 PM PST · by marshmallow · 12 replies
    In Yoder v. Sugar Grove Area Sewer Authority, (Commonwlth. Ct. PA, Jan. 5, 2018), a Pennsylvania state appellate court, in a 2-1 decision, upheld the denial of an injunction sought by an Old Order Amish couple who object to the requirement that they connect to the local sewer system using an electric pump. The dispute has wound its way through the courts for over five years. (See prior related posting.) The majority said in part: Owners did not establish the injunction would not harm the public, or that the harm in denying the injunction outweighed the harm in granting it....
  • Virginia woman arrested following her reaction to parking ticket

    01/06/2018 4:48:05 PM PST · by simpson96 · 26 replies
    Tribune Media Wire ^ | 1/6/2018 | Staff
    HENRICO COUNTY, Va. — A Virginia woman was arrested and charged following her “reaction” to a parking ticket, Henrico Police told WTVR. An officer wrote the parking ticket on Thursday after spotting a vehicle illegally parked on Old Main Street in Rocketts Landing, a Henrico Police spokesperson said. That’s when Danielle Alesia Easley approached the vehicle, according to police. “Easley arrived and indicated she was associated with the vehicle. Easley removed the parking citation, balled it up and threw it on the ground,” the Henrico Police spokesperson said. “Easley continued to be disorderly and struck the officer with the vehicle’s...
  • Security guards shoot 2 dead at The Club in Tampa

    01/03/2018 12:39:40 AM PST · by Impala64ssa · 42 replies
    BayNews9 ^ | 1/2/18 | Cait McVey and Jason Lanning
    A shooting at a teen event in Tampa left two people dead, and authorities are still investigating the circumstances leading to the deaths. 25-year-old, 15-year-old killed Deputies: Security guards were shot at Security guards returned fire; have been identified Link: Go Fund Me page for Grant funeral Meanwhile, the families of the victims say things don't add up. The incident happened Monday night at The Club at 5809 North 50th St. The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office said Jyhaad Grant, 25, and Julissa Jackson, 15, were shot and killed by two security guards. Authorities have identified the security guards as Keyon...
  • Five arrested after up to 1,000 teens take over Cherry Hill Mall

    12/28/2017 10:46:18 AM PST · by Kid Shelleen · 89 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 12/27/2017 | JESSICA SCHLADEBECK
    Police in New Jersey arrested five teens after an estimated 1,000 unaccompanied juveniles descended on Cherry Hill Mall following the Christmas holiday. A witness sent video to Action News that sees the horde of teens ambling about near the food court. Residents and mall-goers in the area warned people to avoid the shopping center after spotting the massive group of minors, prompting widespread attention on the incident — particularly on social media.
  • 37 Things White People Need To Stop Ruining In 2018

    12/27/2017 7:25:13 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 79 replies
    BuzzFeed ^ | December 27, 2017, at 2:16 p.m. | Patrice Peck
    First of all, America. 1. Macaroni and cheese. 2. Protests. 3. K-Pop. 4. Sneaker culture. 5. Makeup.
  • 2 San Leandro Teens Arrested On Suspicion Of Killing Man Over iPhone X

    12/05/2017 6:45:18 AM PST · by ThomasMore · 39 replies
    CBS San Francisco Bay Area ^ | 12/4/2017 | Katie Nielsen
    SAN LEANDRO (KPIX 5) — Two East Bay teenagers have been arrested for killing a man over an iPhone X. The victim: Danny Carlos, a 32-year-old father from Redwood City. The deal started on the ‘letgo’ app. What was supposed to be a quick sale turned into a robbery and eventually murder. “Danny was doing everything right in regards to using the app,” said Alameda County Sheriff’s Department Sgt. Ray Kelly. .... They got search warrants for the letgo servers and found out who Carlos was communicating with on the app. That led detectives to 18-year-old Jordan Patton and 18-year-old...
  • St. Louis pizza driver kills robbery suspect during delivery, police say

    12/04/2017 4:53:14 AM PST · by fungoking · 29 replies
    Fox News ^ | 12/3/17 | staff
    A St. Louis pizza driver shot and killed a 17-year-old youth who police said was one of two suspects trying to rob him during a delivery Thursday night. Police identified the dead man as Lavon Courtney Jr., the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported. One suspect struck the driver on the head with a firearm, then ran back to his vehicle while shooting, police told St. Louis' Fox 2. The pizza driver returned fire with his own weapon, striking one suspect and prompting the other to flee, the report said. The delivery driver called police after arriving back at the pizza shop,...
  • Suspect in Mall of America stabbing identified

    11/13/2017 7:07:19 AM PST · by conservative98 · 116 replies
    NY Post ^ | November 13, 2017 | 9:39am | Max Jaeger
    Police have named the man accused of stabbing two people inside the Mall of America during a botched robbery attempt Sunday. Officials identified him as Mahad Abdiaziz Abdirahaman, 20, according to a local CBS report. Abdirahaman snuck into a men’s fitting room at the Minnesota mall and tried to swipe something from a customer’s belongings while the man was outside the fitting room modeling clothes for his family. But he caught Abdirahaman in the act, and the would-be thief pulled a knife and stabbed him, authorities said. Hearing the victim’s screams, his family rushed to his aid, but Abdirahaman slashed...
  • Halloween horror as woman..the FOURTH time gang have targeted upscale Baltimore [tr]

    11/05/2017 6:52:26 AM PST · by C19fan · 47 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | November 5, 2017 | Keith Griffith
    A woman has been savagely assaulted by teenagers wielding bats and wooden planks, amid a rash of similar attacks in Baltimore on Halloween night. Baltimore officials say there were at least four similar attacks in the city's upscale Federal Hill neighborhood on Tuesday night, involving a group of around a dozen young males and females. Cops have not released any description of the suspects, except to say that some appeared as young as 13.  'I feel lucky to be alive. It could have been a lot worse,' the female victim who was beaten and robbed told WMTW.
  • SEE IT: Two women arrested after viral fight video shows altercation with police in 7-Eleven [tr]

    10/25/2017 5:41:43 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 45 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | 10/20/2017 | Brett Bodner
    If you get caught allegedly shoplifting in a store, it's probably not a good idea to go back there. Two Pennsylvania women were caught on video trashing a 7-Eleven after employees locked them inside and called police after they allegedly were in the store a day earlier shoplifting. The two women also got into a fight with 7-Eleven employees and responding police officers, according to The two women - 20-year-old Lashae Whitaker and 28-year-old Tiera Brown - entered the 7-Eleven on Oct. 1 when they were locked inside as employees called the police. In the video, Whitaker is shown...
  • Pittsburgh: Student’s mother beats up teacher for disciplining child

    10/19/2017 9:51:03 PM PDT · by BogusTimes · 42 replies
    Bogus Times ^ | 10/19/17 | Kim Parkhurst
    A fourth grade teacher at Pittsburgh King PreK-8 was hospitalized Wednesday after being followed and beaten by a student’s mother after confiscating the child’s cell phone during class. Daishonta Marie Williams, 29, was arrested Thursday morning and charged with aggravated assault, stalking, terroristic threats and recklessly endangering another person.
  • Amish teen from New Wilmington charged with DUI in buggy

    10/13/2017 6:17:40 PM PDT · by Morgana · 40 replies
    wkbn ^ | October 13, 2017 | Chelsea Simeon
    NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. (WKBN) – An Amish teen from New Wilmington is facing DUI charges as a result of a traffic stop earlier this month. John Byler, 19, was pulled over around 7:30 p.m. October 1 in the borough. He was in an Amish buggy and didn’t have the required lights activated, according to the New Wilmington Police Department. Police said an officer ordered Byler to turn on the buggy’s lights. Finally, investigators said he did so but appeared to be struggling to control the horse.
  • Carter County man arrested for sodomy, incest with juvenile (Really Amish)

    09/07/2017 12:17:51 PM PDT · by Morgana · 17 replies
    WOWK TV NEWS 13 ^ | Sept, 7, 2017 | WOWK
    CARTER COUNTY, KY (WOWK) - Kentucky State Police troopers in Ashland arrested a Carter County man on multiple charges involving the sexual abuse of a child. According to a release, Levi Hershberger, 39, of Olive Hill, was arrested after troopers investigated a report of illegal sexual activity involving a juvenile in June 2017.
  • Mississippi woman allegedly stabbed by 13-year-old who cut her ear off

    08/30/2017 7:15:29 PM PDT · by seacapn · 51 replies
    Fox News ^ | Published August 30, 2017 | Fox News
    A Mississippi teen has been charged after he allegedly stabbed an elderly woman and cut her ear off. Corey Smith, 13, was charged in connection with an attack that left a 61-year-old Jackson resident in critical condition and without an ear, KMBC reported. The unidentified woman was reportedly attacked at her home late Tuesday night. A family member told KMBC that after she parked her car and walked toward her house, a man ran over to her, cut her ear off and stabbed her multiple times. The man then reportedly stole the elderly woman’s purse and car keys before driving...
  • Man charged in two KC killings, suspect in three more: 'They didn’t see it coming'

    08/30/2017 10:15:15 AM PDT · by Gritty · 75 replies
    Kansas City Star ^ | August 29, 2017 | Glenn E. Rice, Ian Cummings, Joe Robertson
    A mysterious series of apparently random killings in Kansas City, mostly committed in isolated spots along walking trails, came to an end when the killer deviated from his pattern with a brazen, execution-style shooting in broad daylight on a city street, according to Jackson County prosecutors. The fifth and final killing came shortly after noon on Aug. 13, when 22-year-old Fredrick Demond Scott allegedly followed a man from a city bus, crept up behind him on the street and shot him in the head — before turning and getting right back on a bus. Like the other four victims Scott...
  • 2 men charged in red light shooting death of Chelsie Lynn Kirschten

    08/30/2017 4:20:49 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 65 replies
    WAPT ^ | Updated: 6:55 PM CDT Aug 29, 2017 | Angela Williams
    JACKSON, Miss. — Jackson police have made two arrests in connection with the shooting death of Chelsie Lynn Kirschten. Kirschten, 23, was shot and killed Aug. 17 as she sat in her car waiting on a red light at Fortification and State streets, according to police. The gunman said nothing when he walked up to the driver’s side closed window of Kirschten’s white Pontiac G6 and shot her in the back, police said. A passenger in Kirschten’s car told police that the gunman, who was wearing dark clothing, didn’t take anything after the shooting and walked away, investigators said.