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  • Person of interest sought in SAPD officer's murder

    11/20/2016 6:01:10 PM PST · by Snickering Hound · 39 replies
    KHOU ^ | 11-20-2016
    SAN ANTONIO – The San Antonio Police Department posted a picture on Facebook of a person of interest in the murder of Detective Benjamin Marconi. The man is wearing a dark-colored jacket and a Spurs hat. SAPD is asking for assistance in identifying the person pictured. Anyone with information regarding his identity or his whereabouts are urged to contact CRIME STOPPERS at 224-STOP (7867).
  • Video: High School Girl Viciously Attacked For Supporting Donald Trump

    11/11/2016 8:29:12 AM PST · by Freedom_Is_Not_Free · 57 replies
    ABC TV news ^ | November 11, 2016 | Paul Joseph Watson
    Shocking footage out of California shows a high school girl being viciously beaten by another student for saying she supported Donald Trump on Instagram, the latest example of an anti-Trump hate crime wave sweeping the country. “Jade says the girl hit her, threw her to the ground and pulled at her earrings and hair. She was left with a bloody nose, scratches and bruises,” reports Mercury News. The school said the girl responsible for the attack would be disciplined but failed to reveal whether she would be expelled for the brutal assault.
  • Black men assault White man for voting Trump - Awful

    11/09/2016 9:55:54 PM PST · by Dallas59 · 53 replies
    Youtube ^ | 11/9/2016 | Alex's Politically Incorrect Show
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  • 1500 Volunteer to Bring Amish Trump Voters to Polls

    11/07/2016 7:03:51 PM PST · by TigerClaws · 51 replies
    Amish Trump supporters request 20 cars to drive them to drive them to the polls. They get 1500 volunteers
  • Drivers need for Pennsylvania Amish please sign up

    11/07/2016 8:03:38 AM PST · by jmaroneps37 · 21 replies
    vanity | Nov 7, 2016 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    Sign up to be a volunteer driver to take Pennsylvania Amish to the polls site is http://www.amishpac.com/volunteer.html
  • LRPD identify man (black)killed in officer(white)-involved shooting. (BLM inbound)

    10/27/2016 7:07:10 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 14 replies
    KATV ^ | 25 OCT 16 | By Jessica Childs
    LITTLE ROCK (KATV) — The Little Rock Police Department is investigating an officer-involved shooting that happened at 12:40 a.m. Tuesday in the 500 block of East 8th Street. Chief Kenton Buckner says officers responded to calls of a disturbance in the area. As officers were in route, the call was updated to a disturbance involving a man with a weapon. The police report states responding officers arrived to find a man pointing a long gun at his uncle. Buckner tells KATV officers engaged with the man and shots were fired outside the home. The man was killed. The man has...
  • Mother Says She Forgives Daughter's Accused Killer

    10/22/2016 9:58:10 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 45 replies
    Fox 16 ^ | 21 OCT 16 | Charmaine Nero
    NORTH LITTLE ROCK,Ark.--The mother of an 18-year-old murder victim says she forgives the man accused of killing her daughter. The shooting rattled a North Little Rock neighborhood earlier this week; many called it an act of domestic violence. The mother of the victim says this is not the first time she has dealt with the murder of a loved one. She says she is relying on family and her faith after seeing her brother, her husband and now her daughter murdered in the last few years. Family pictures lined the table inside the home of an 18-year-old whose life was...
  • 911 operator faces charges after admitting to hanging up on callers

    10/13/2016 2:44:56 PM PDT · by Morgana · 35 replies
    click2houston ^ | October 13, 2016 | Phil Archer - Reporter
    HOUSTON - A Houston couple says they were victims of a former Houston Emergency Center 911 operator who has allegedly confessed to hanging up on callers seeking emergency help because “she did not want to talk to anyone at that time.” The former emergency operator, Crenshanda Williams, 43, is charged with two counts of interference with an emergency telephone call, a class A misdemeanor that carries a punishment of up to a year in jail and a $4,000 fine for each count upon conviction.
  • Amish Leaders Make The First Ever Presidential Endorsement, Shocks Millions

    10/05/2016 6:45:35 PM PDT · by dontreadthis · 43 replies
    three percenter nation ^ | October 4, 2016 | Sumur Bell
    Thousands of voters lined up in the rain to see Donald Trump in Mannheim, Pennsylvania on Saturday. The most surprising voters…were the Amish. For the first time ever, Amish leaders have endorsed a Presidential candidate. The Amish population is relatively small, but the more support the better. The Amish are self sufficient, and very smart people. I have to agree with their choice. Check out the tweets below…
  • AMISH VOTERS Rally for DONALD TRUMP in Pennsylvania (VIDEO)

    10/02/2016 7:56:48 PM PDT · by FR_addict · 83 replies
    Several accounts on Twitter via thegatewaypundit.com ^ | October 2, 2016 | Several accounts on Twitter via Jim Hoft
    Thousands of voters lined up in the rain to see Donald Trump in Manheim, Pennsylvania on Saturday. Including Amish voters…
  • Police: boy, 14, critically wounded in shootout with St. Louis officers

    10/02/2016 1:42:39 PM PDT · by PROCON · 76 replies
    stltoday.com ^ | Oct. 2, 2016
    ST. LOUIS • Police shot and wounded a 14-year-old boy who fired at officers first Sunday morning in the Walnut Park East neighborhood, Police Chief Sam Dotson said. The shooting was reported about 9:25 a.m. in the 5000 block of Beacon Avenue; the department posted a tweet saying the wounded person was stable at a hospital. No officers were injured in the shooting. Dotson told reporters at the scene that officers had been searching for a car taken in a carjacking late last month. After a short pursuit, Dotson said, the officers stopped to try to talk to at least...
  • SEE IT: Georgia woman fatally shoots home invader, sends two accomplices fleeing

    09/23/2016 6:32:10 AM PDT · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 44 replies
    .nydailynews.com ^ | 9/23/16 | Meg Wagner
    SEE IT: Georgia woman fatally shoots home invader, sends two accomplices fleeing A Georgia woman opened fire on a trio of robbers who broke into her house, killing one of the three invaders. Officers in Gwinnett County are still hunting for the other two burglars, who escaped after their botched break in last week, WSB-TV reported. The woman, a local restaurant manager who has not been identified, was staying with a housemate on Sept. 16 while working on a job-related project. Around 4 a.m., three armed men burst through the front door, surveillance video from inside the house showed.
  • White Man Dragged, Beaten Begging For Mercy (Drudge)

    09/22/2016 6:27:55 AM PDT · by Altura Ct. · 90 replies
    Drudge ^ | 9/22/2016
    Video posted on Twitter linked by Drudge https://twitter.com/LibertarianQn/status/778845840496594944
  • Man attacks officers with meat cleaver in Manhattan

    09/15/2016 11:36:00 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 25 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 16/9/16 | Ben Ariel
    A police officer on Thursday shot a man carrying a meat cleaver near Macy's in New York City, a police source said, according to ABC News. Officers ordered the man -- spotted on 32nd Street and Broadway, blocks away from the department store -- to drop the cleaver and opened fire when he did not, the source said. The suspect was taken to Bellevue Hospital Center, according to the source, and is listed in critical condition. The incident took place around 5:00 p.m. local time on Thursday. One officer suffered a laceration to the head and a second officer may...
  • Arizona driver hits officers, faces attempted murder charges

    09/14/2016 6:09:01 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 12 replies
    Associated Press ^ | 9/14/2016 | Staff
    PHOENIX — A driver plowed into two police officers outside a Phoenix gas station on Tuesday and proceeded to scuffle with a third policeman who managed to get out of the way in what the police chief denounced as a "violent, intentional act."Police said Marc LaQuon Payne, 44, apparently drove his vehicle at the officers before hitting a patrol car and crashing into the front of the QuikTrip store around 2 a.m. Tuesday."We are confident that this is an intentional act," Phoenix Police Chief Joseph Yahner said at an afternoon news conference. "Our officers were targeted."Payne was taken to a...
  • Good Samaritan kills woman's attacker at Walmart (assaulted mother with infant in parking lot)

    09/12/2016 8:55:17 AM PDT · by amorphous · 62 replies
    Worldnet Daily ^ | 12 Sep 2016
    Two Good Samaritans are being credited with saving a woman’s life after she was attacked by two suspected carjackers who hit her over the head after she left Walmart was putting her infant child into a car seat in the store parking lot in Shawnee, Kansas on Sunday. A bystander, who rushed to the aid of the woman after hearing her screams, was shot multiple times by one of the suspects, according to police. Another Good Samaritan saw what happened, got out of his car and shot one of the attackers dead. A shopper who had just exited the store...
  • Police raid Amish party in Ohio field and arrest 73 people

    09/06/2016 12:59:25 PM PDT · by Morgana · 77 replies
    wowktv.com ^ | September 6, 2016 | wowk
    MILLERSBURG, Ohio (AP) - Authorities in the heart of Ohio's Amish country say they arrested more than 70 people in a raid at a weekend party in a field that was expected to attract hundreds of Amish youth. More than 40 officers converged Saturday on the Hardy Township field after concerned parents notified the Holmes County sheriff's office of a large party expected to attract over 1,000 Amish from Ohio and neighboring states. Investigators say 73 people, including 35 juveniles, were taken into custody and charged with underage consumption of alcohol.
  • 'Go back to Isra-Hell, you're not wanted in London'

    08/24/2016 4:20:45 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 25 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 24/8/16 | David Rosenberg
    Two cases of anti-Semitic harassment were reported in London earlier this week, with groups of men threatening Jews and hurling vile insults. Both incidents occurred on Monday in the neighborhood of Newham. In the first instance, a haredi family walking down the street was accosted by a man of African descent, who cursed them and demanded they leave the area. “F---ing Jews, go back to Isra-Hell. Don’t come around here. Go to Stamford Hill [a neighborhood with a large Jewish population], you’re not welcome.” Later that day, a 31-year old Jewish man was harangued by a group of men in...
  • Cokie Roberts: Trump and Those Who Support Him are ‘Morally Tainted’

    08/16/2016 7:04:26 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 127 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Question for Cokie Roberts and Joe Scarborough: does the name Hillary Clinton ring a bell? On today’s Morning Joe, NPR’s Roberts and Scarborough proclaimed Donald Trump “morally tainted.” Roberts took it one step further, also declaring “morally tainted” those who support Trump. Scarborough asked Roberts whether she’d ever seen “a candidate so morally tainted, so challenged that people are calling him a racist and calling him a con man, at the same time saying we support him?” Roberts said no one has ever seen anything like this, and for good measure, citing her roots growing up in the Jim Crow...
  • Amish man beat ‘overburdened’ horse until it collapsed, police say

    08/07/2016 10:32:49 AM PDT · by Morgana · 39 replies
    Washington post ^ | August 6, 2016 | Peter Holley
    Police have charged a Pennsylvania man with animal cruelty after he allegedly beat a horse after the animal collapsed Tuesday while pulling a heavy load on a rural road in Lancaster County. Marvin M. Sensenig, 20, of Ephrata, Pa., was arrested Friday and faces two counts of cruelty to animals, Ephrata police announced in a statement. “It is alleged that the defendant unreasonably struck a horse that was overburdened with a heavy load,” the statement says. “The horse expired shortly thereafter.”
  • EXCLUSIVE– Amish PAC Endorses Trump, Launches Billboards in Pennsylvania

    07/26/2016 10:28:47 AM PDT · by UMCRevMom@aol.com · 95 replies
    Amish PAC endorsed Republican nominee Donald Trump and launched billboards in Lancaster, Pennsylvania — west of Philadelphia where the Democratic National Convention is being held this week. "Pennsylvania has a good shot of going Republican in November and these billboards will certainly help by getting people registered and to the polls," said Ben King, the outreach director for Amish PAC. The goal of the billboards is to educate Amish and Mennonite voters about Trump.
  • Germany blast: Ansbach bar explosion 'leaves one dead'

    07/24/2016 4:22:21 PM PDT · by mandaladon · 60 replies
    BBC ^ | 24 Jul 2016
    An explosion at a bar in the southern German city of Ansbach, near Nuremberg, has killed one person and injured several others, reports say. The cause is unclear although the city's mayor is quoted as saying it was an "explosive device". Police have sealed off the area around Eugene's Wine Bar, the Nuernberger Nachrichten newspaper reported. The incident comes amid tension following other bloody events in Germany over the past week.
  • 'Shots fired' in Munich shopping centre, German police deployed

    07/22/2016 9:37:09 AM PDT · by UKrepublican · 572 replies
    Shots have been fired in a Munich shopping centre and a major police operation is under way German media is reporting. Reports say the area round the shopping centre in the district of Moosach has been sealed off, but details of the incident are sketchy. The security forces have been on alert after a migrant stabbed five people on a train in Bavaria on Monday. The authorities had warned of the danger of further attacks.
  • Sonic employee shot while working at restaurant (YBMs shoot 20yo white girl)

    07/14/2016 11:21:33 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 71 replies
    KATV ^ | 14 JUL 16 | MARINE GLISOVIC
    The Little Rock Police Department confirms to Channel 7 News the victim of Wednesday night's shooting at a Sonic has been identified as Olivia Standage, 20. According to the report KATV obtained, she was shot multiple times in the torso and upper torso. The report further detailed what the suspects looked like; one was described as wearing a white t-shirt and another was said to be wearing a black t-shirt. Standage was transported to Baptist Hospital, where she is listed in critical condition. The suspects' vehicle was described as a 2005/2006 tan Cadillac Deville, four-door with a rag top, and...
  • Man Sentenced To 15 Years For Arson, Looting During Riots

    06/27/2016 10:10:51 AM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 38 replies
    CBS Baltimore ^ | 6/27/16 | Rick Ritter
    After last year’s unrest in Baltimore, federal prosecutors vowed to bring rioters to justice. On Friday, they made good on their promise, sending one man to prison for 15 years. Prosecutors say 20-year-old Donta Betts was one of the key players in the Freddie Gray riots, looting, starting fires and even attacking police Squirting lighter fluid on a pile of propane cylinders, the infamous photo of Betts from the Freddie Gray riots went viral. He will now spend 15 years behind bars. “Donta Betts was a menace to society here in Baltimore. The scope of the criminal activity he was...
  • Video shows students attacking Charlotte school administrator

    06/03/2016 6:32:24 PM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 48 replies
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WTVD) -- Officials are investigating after a group of students were caught on camera attacking a female administrator at a high school in Charlotte. WSOC-TV reports it's the second incident at Harding University High School in a week.
  • (Video) Furious Woman Filmed Destroying a Convenience Store When Her Welfare Card is Rejected

    06/03/2016 6:03:38 AM PDT · by ghosthost · 86 replies
    YouTube ^ | 6-3-2016 | LiveLeak
    A woman destroyed a convenience store in the US after being told her benefits card would not be accepted. Shocking footage shows the woman throwing stock from shelves and screaming before being restrained and physically removed from the store.
  • What the Amish can teach the rest of us about modern medicine

    05/31/2016 2:21:43 PM PDT · by huldah1776 · 9 replies
    Mosaic The Science of Life ^ | May 24, 2016 | Sara Tolpos
    When healthcare is expensive, the Amish culture of autonomy and thrift may be a way to balance communal support and individual responsibility. Sara Talpos finds out more. The Allegheny Plateau, sprawling across northern Pennsylvania and beyond, is an ecosystem of forested hills, with land that supports black bears, bald eagles and wandering turkeys, as well as a patchwork of wild herbs: burdock, jewelweed, chamomile and sheep sorrel. Cellphone reception is spotty and gas stations are few and far between. Tucked away among the streams branching from the Cowanesque river is a cluster of small white and tan buildings, including the...
  • Amish for Trump

    05/29/2016 10:58:19 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 13 replies
    The Politico ^ | May 29, 2016 | Katie Glueck
    The Amish don’t read Donald Trump’s tweets and can’t watch his television appearances, and voting is practically against their religion. But that’s not stopping a group of Trump allies with ties to Ben Carson and Newt Gingrich from mounting a campaign to turn them out anyway. Amish PAC was started by an alum of a pro-Carson super PAC, an ex-Amish donor to that super PAC and an employee of Gingrich Productions. The group is planning to mount an old-fashioned, billboards-and-newspaper-ads effort this summer, designed to encourage Amish people in Pennsylvania and Ohio to turn out for Trump in November....
  • Diamond & Silk: New Table Talk: Trump clinches 1237; Hillary & Elizabeth Warren

    05/28/2016 9:52:58 AM PDT · by Right-wing Librarian · 6 replies
    The Viewers View ^ | May 28, 2016 | Diamond & Silk
    Diamond and Silk discuss Donald Trump being the Nominee, Crooked Hillary and her Side Chick Elizabeth Warren, States that suing Obama, Tips for Memorial day and find out who goes into this week bowl of stupid
  • Black pastors rally in support of HB2, saying LGBT rights are not civil rights

    05/25/2016 9:52:41 AM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 9 replies
    About 40 preachers, mostly African-American, rallied on the State Capitol grounds on Tuesday to take offense at comparing the fight for LGBT protections to the civil rights movement of the 1960s.
  • Amish teens clocked at 110 mph face alcohol charges

    05/23/2016 4:30:22 PM PDT · by PROCON · 60 replies
    wndu.com ^ | May 23, 2016
    Five Amish teens face alcohol-related charges after their 2001 Dodge Caravan was clocked at 110 miles per hour. The teens were spotted Friday night while driving southbound on US 31 in Fulton County. As the Indiana State Police troopers caught up with the van, the teens allegedly started throwing alcohol containers out of the vehicle. An investigation found that the 17-year-old male driver was operating the vehicle on a learner's permit and had consumed alcohol. Inside the vehicle, troopers spotted numerous alcohol containers, multiple cases of beer, and a jug of whiskey. There were two female passengers, ages 16...
  • Diamond and Silk: Women United For Trump Private Event May 19th 2016

    05/21/2016 6:55:04 AM PDT · by GilGil · 18 replies
    Youtube ^ | 5/19/2016 | Diamond and Silk
    Diamond and Silk are bringing Women Of Many Ethnicities Nationally together to show Unity and support for their man Donald J. Trump.
  • Photos: Antioch police officer shot, hurt in Pittsburg after pursuit (CA)

    05/04/2016 11:39:51 PM PDT · by Vendome · 3 replies
    KRON ^ | May 4, 2016 | Vince Cestone
    An Antioch police officer was reportedly shot in Pittsburg Wednesday night near Leland Road and Loveridge Road, police said. - - - The officer is now out of the hospital, police said. But Contra Costa County fire said at least four people were taken to the hospital after a car crash at the intersection at the time of the shooting. - - - A carjacking in Bay Point happened just before 6 p.m. and Antioch police officers responded, according to police. A victim told Contra Costa County sheriff that a Hispanic man armed with a shotgun had just stolen his...
  • Man Hijacks Metrobus; Pedestrian Fatally Struck: Police (Armed Teens Hijack DC Metro Bus)

    05/03/2016 9:07:00 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 28 replies
    NBC Washington DC ^ | 03 MAY 16 | News staff
    A man attacked a Metrobus driver with a weapon and hijacked his bus Tuesday morning, D.C. police said. The bus then struck a pedestrian, who later died. It's not clear where the bus was taken from, but police say the bus in now stopped at a gas station in the 4300 block of Minnesota Avenue in Northeast Washington. Police say the suspect got on the bus and attacked the bus driver with a weapon. The driver managed to get off the bus, but suffered a back injury in the process. He is expected to be OK. The suspect then drove...
  • White Florida Sheriff Fires Back At Blacks Claiming They Let Girls Drown Being Racist!

    04/29/2016 8:19:04 AM PDT · by Morgana · 14 replies
    TNNRaw News ^ | Published on Apr 28, 2016 | Tommy Sotomayor
    White Florida Sheriff Fires Back At Blacks Claiming They Let Girls Drown Being Racist! video only on link
  • Update: Three Minors Arrested, Identified in Sherwood Teen's Death

    04/25/2016 8:06:00 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 54 replies
    Fox 16 ^ | Updated 04/25 2016 08:10AM | STEPHANIE SHARP
    Update (April 23, 6 p.m.): SHERWOOD, Ark. - Xavier Porter, 17; Travone Miller, 14; and Quincy Parker, 15 all face charges as adults in the death of 17-year-old Bryan Thompson. Sixth Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney Larry Jegley confirmed the identities of the teenagers Saturday (4/23). The trio all face charges of Capital Murder and Aggravated Robbery. Update (April 23, 10 a.m.): SHERWOOD, Ark. - Sherwood Police arrested three unnamed juveniles (ages 14, 14 and 17) on Friday in connection with the death of Bryan Thompson, who was found dead on Thursday. All three face charges of Capital Murder and Aggravated...
  • Police: Woman throws 85-year-old to ground, steals scratch-off ticket

    04/07/2016 8:16:57 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 20 replies
    WPXI ^ | April 7, 2016
    PULASKI TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A woman was arrested Tuesday after she assaulted an 85-year-old man in a parking lot and stole his winning lottery ticket, according to police. The incident was reported shortly after 10:30 a.m. at the Ambrosia Landscaping supply and lottery store in Pulaski Township. "I saw it all," said Lori Smiley, who saw the incident from the Family Dollar store. Police said Adriana Pitzer, 23, threw the man to the ground and stole his scratch-off lottery ticket, which was worth $30. She also took $10 in cash. Smiley, a cashier at the nearby Family Dollar store saw...
  • Charges Expected After 30-Girl Fight At University Prep (fight over a boy)

    02/29/2016 4:49:53 PM PST · by dynachrome · 84 replies
    CBS ^ | 2-29-16 | Bob Allen
    A large police presence was called to a school in the Hill District Monday morning. According to officials at the scene, a large fight broke out inside the University Prep School around 10 a.m. According to Pittsburgh Public Schools spokeswoman Ebony Pugh, the fight was the result of a neighborhood rivalry. The victim said she was jumped in the hallway. It escalated to about 30 girls being involved in total and involved screaming, kicking and punches being thrown. Initially, officials believed the fight started with two girls arguing over a boy.
  • Kansas Workplace Shooting Suspect Identified as Cedric Larry Ford, Sources Say

    02/26/2016 12:38:16 AM PST · by Fasceto · 27 replies
    ABC News ^ | Feb 26, 2016, | David Caplan
    The man accused of opening fire at a Kansas business and two other locations, killing three people and wounding 14, has been identified as Cedric Larry Ford, 38, according to two law enforcement sources familiar with the investigation. Harvey County Sheriff T. Walton and several employees said the shooter was an employee at Excel Industries in Hesston, the principal target of the shooting spree. Paul Mullet, the president and CEO of Excel Industries confirmed earlier the gunman was a current employee at the company, which manufactures heavy duty lawn care equipment, but did not mention him by name. Ford was...
  • 3 people killed in separate shootings in Little Rock (Mother killed while holding 2 yo daughter)

    02/01/2016 10:21:45 AM PST · by DCBryan1 · 32 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 01 FEB 16 | AP
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Three people were fatally shot over the course of a day in Little Rock, including a mother who was holding her young daughter while she was struck, police said Sunday. The killings bring to five the number of homicides in the city so far this year, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reported. Little Rock police spokesman Lt. Steve McClanahan said 19-year-old Junius Pitts Jr. died early Sunday morning after being shot while apparently sitting in his car at a red light near the University of Arkansas at Little Rock campus. A witness who was in the car...
  • Cops: Liquor store clerk fatally shoots 2 would-be robbers, 15 and 17

    01/11/2016 8:39:58 AM PST · by Navy Patriot · 117 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | January 11, 2016 | Jeremy Gorner, Gregory Pratt, Megan Crepeau, Rosemary Regina Sobol and Dawn Rhodes
    Two would-be robbers who were fatally shot at a liquor store in the Gresham neighborhood Saturday night have been identified as a 15-year-old boy and a 17-year-old boy, authorities said. Keshawn Marzette, 15, of the 8300 block of South Throop Street, and William Larson, 17, of the same address, were pronounced dead on the scene, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office. Autopsies Sunday determined both died of multiple gunshot wounds and their deaths were classified as homicides, the office said. The two were shot to death by a store employee about 8:30 p.m. when they tried to rob...
  • Islamic State follower ambushes Philadelphia police officer: officials

    01/08/2016 12:25:40 PM PST · by HomerBohn · 32 replies
    MSN/Reuters ^ | 1/8/2016 | Daniel Kelly
    <p>PHILADELPHIA - A gunman claiming to have pledged allegiance to Islamic State militants shot and seriously wounded a Philadelphia police officer in an ambush on his patrol car, the city's police commissioner said on Friday.</p> <p>Gunman Edward Archer of Philadelphia approached Officer Jesse Hartnett, 33, shortly before midnight and fired 11 rounds, three of which hit the officer in his arm. Police released still images from surveillance video that showed gunman dressed in a long white robe walking toward the car and firing, eventually getting close enough to shoot directly through the window.</p>
  • No indictment in Tamir Rice case, prosecutor says (Let the riots begin!)

    12/28/2015 11:37:19 AM PST · by DCBryan1 · 211 replies
    CNN Breaking ^ | Updated 2:31 PM ET, Mon December 28, 2015 | By Steve Almasy and Ashley Fantz, CNN
    (CNN)An Ohio grand jury has decided not to return an indictment in the 2014 police shooting death of 12-year-old Tamir Rice, prosecutor Tim McGinty said Monday. Rice was holding a pellet gun when he was shot. It was "reasonable" to believe that the officer who killed the boy was facing a threat, McGinty said. The officer was in training outside a Cleveland recreation center in November 2014. The shooting sparked controversy given Tamir's age and the fact that he had a gun that resembled a handgun. McGinty called Rice's killing an "absolute tragedy." "But it was not, by the law...
  • Officer Hit By Rock During Altercation With Teens Near Towson Mall

    12/27/2015 10:54:33 AM PST · by Steely Tom · 41 replies
    CBS Baltimore ^ | 26 Dec 2015 | CBS News
    TOWSON, Md. (WJZ) -- The area around Dulaney Valley Road in Towson is briefly blocked off. Police say a group of teenagers began throwing rocks at officers near the Towson Town Center. It happened around 10 p.m. Saturday night. At least one officer was hit by a rock, but did not need medical attention. Dozens of officers responded to the scene. Police say no one was arrested. Cell phone video appears to show a teen wrestling with an officer, before being brought to the ground. It's unclear at this time what started the altercation. The area has since been reopened.
  • FBI says California shooting 'possible terrorism'

    12/02/2015 10:18:41 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 63 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 3/12/15 | Cynthia Blank
    The mass shooting at a social services center in San Bernardino, California on Wednesday left 14 dead and 17 others wounded. Three assailants dressed in military-style gear and carrying "long gun" rifles opened fire at the Inland Regional Center at around 11:30 a.m. PST before escaping in a black SUV. Police later tracked them down several miles away, opening fire on the vehicle and killing two suspects, a man and a woman, in the shootout. A third suspect, whose gender has not been identified, was detained nearby. Law enforcement sources identified one of the slain suspects as Syed Farook, an...
  • Amish.biz The Amish are online, onscreen, and multiplying fast

    11/28/2015 7:08:09 PM PST · by daniel1212 · 38 replies
    © Aeon Media Pty ^ | 20 November, 2015 | Kevin Williams
    The Amish are online, onscreen, and multiplying fast. In their battle with modernity, it’s tough to say who’s winning I’ve probably visited more Amish settlements than anyone. Who would venture out to the most remote corners of Montana, Maine and South Texas if they didn’t happen to be a student of Amish culture? Perhaps a peddler of pots and pans; many Amish cooks, I have noticed, gradually gave up their cast iron for stainless steel in the past 50 years... In my 25 years exploring Amish communities, I’ve witnessed changes that would be unnoticeable to the average outsider... To the...
  • Flash mob hits designer store in Georgetown (D.C.), steals $13,000 worth of goods (City Under Siege)

    11/25/2015 10:33:20 AM PST · by Perseverando · 10 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | November 25, 2015 | Dana Hedgpeth and Peter Hermann
    Georgetown has one of the nation's most upscale shopping areas. (iStock) A large group of juveniles robbed a designer store in Georgetown Tuesday evening and stole $13,000 worth of items, according to D.C. Police. The incident happened just before 6 p.m. at the Diesel store in the 3000 block of M Street NW. More than 20 people, police said, went into the store and grabbed several items off the racks, according to a police report. They stole four leather jackets, costing about $800, and an additional $12,000 worth of merchandise. One person who worked at the store was said...
  • Woman and child attacked by teens in Georgetown (D.C.)

    11/25/2015 8:14:57 AM PST · by Perseverando · 35 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | November 18, 2015 | Peter Hermann
    District police are searching for a group of teenagers who they said attacked a woman and her child in their sport utility vehicle in Georgetown earlier this week and smashed the sun roof with a rock. The incident occurred about 10:30 a.m. near Wisconsin Avenue and Q Street Northwest, near the Georgetown Library and moments after the woman had strapped her daughter into a car seat after the child's morning music class. The victim gave a first-person account of the attack on a neighborhood Internet newsletter, and D.C. police confirmed the Monday incident on the department's Internet mailing list. D.C....
  • Amish man runs marathon in traditional slacks and suspenders

    11/21/2015 3:16:45 PM PST · by Daffynition · 69 replies
    AP via SeattlePI ^ | November 21, 2015 | staff reporter
    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) ~ An Amish man turned heads as he whizzed by fellow runners at a recent marathon ~ not because of his speed but because of his unusual racing attire. Twenty-two-year-old Leroy Stolzfus finished the 26.2-mile Harrisburg Marathon on Nov. 8 in just over three hours and five minutes, all while wearing his community's traditional clothing, Pennlive.com reported