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  • ‘Unarmed’ black man killed in Walmart parking lot by police officers (trunc)

    04/19/2018 7:38:41 AM PDT · by BBell · 51 replies ^ | 4/17/18 | Clark Mindock
    ‘Unarmed’ black man killed in Walmart parking lot by police officers firing 'dozens of bullets' into packed carPolice have shot and killed a 26-year-old black man in a packed car outside of a Walmart in what his family say was an overly aggressive police response that led to an unnecessary death. Police in Barstow, California killed Diante Yarber, a father of three, earlier this month after attempting to stop the vehicle he was in. A report from Barstow police says that Mr Yarber was “wanted for questioning” in a stolen vehicle case, and that he struck two patrol cars before...
  • Fireworks-filled van explodes on California freeway (Barstow)

    07/02/2015 5:53:39 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 60 replies
    AP on ^ | 7/2/15 | Associated Press
    BARSTOW, Calif. (AP) — A box van packed with fireworks exploded and burned to the ground on a Southern California freeway Thursday, clogging the main road between Los Angeles and Las Vegas at the beginning of the Fourth of July holiday weekend. The Chevrolet van caught fire shortly before 1:30 p.m. Thursday on southbound Interstate 15 near the Nevada border, briefly closing southbound lanes for nearly an hour and backing up traffic several miles into Nevada, said California Highway Patrol Officer Ryan Camara. No one was injured.
  • Ex-Nev. assemblyman arrested hours after expulsion

    03/29/2013 9:53:20 AM PDT · by JennysCool · 21 replies
    Associated Press via Mercury News ^ | 3/29/2013 | Ken Ritter
    LAS VEGAS—Former Nevada Assemblyman Steven Brooks has been arrested in California on charges including resisting arrest and throwing objects, just hours after he became the first lawmaker ever expelled from the Nevada Legislature. Jail records show Barstow police arrested Brooks, 41, at about 7 p.m. Thursday on Interstate 15 at Stoddard Wells. "We had started to discuss possible next steps," Mitchell Posin, Brooks' attorney, told The Associated Press Friday. "Next thing I know, I heard about this." Posin said he had no details about the arrest, or about why Brooks was on the interstate in Barstow. Records show the North...
  • Expelled Nevada lawmaker Steven Brooks arrested near Barstow

    03/29/2013 3:54:24 PM PDT · by Arthurio · 18 replies
    LA Times ^ | 3/29
    <p>LAS VEGAS – Former Nevada Assemblyman Steven Brooks was arrested near Barstow after a high-speed chase, hours after being expelled from the Legislature because he was “potentially dangerous.”</p> <p>Brooks, 41, was arrested about 7 p.m. Thursday on Interstate 15 at Stoddard Wells Road, officials said. He was being held in the San Bernardino County Jail in Rancho Cucamonga on $100,000 bail, jail officials told the Los Angeles Times.</p>
  • 3 stabbed in fountain theft attempt

    11/28/2011 4:55:33 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 8 replies ^ | November 28, 2011 3:13 PM
    BARSTOW [California] • Three people were stabbed after two parolees allegedly tried to steal a Barstow homeowner's decorative fountain from his front yard. Officers responded to the 600 block of Francis Drive around 1:47 a.m. Friday, according to a Barstow Police report. Police were told that two men — identified by police as Barstow residents Harry Carrillo, Jr., 28, and Eric Begay, 25 — had knocked on the victim’s door and asked for someone who did not live at the address, according to the report. Carrillo and Begay then allegedly took a decorative fountain valued between $200 and $300 from...

    12/03/2008 1:22:58 PM PST · by neverdem · 16 replies · 1,658+ views
    NY Post ^ | December 3, 2008 | RALPH PETERS
    WHEN New York Times "investigative reporter" David Barstow was in kindergarten, a young Army officer lay in a hospital bed recovering from one of the three grievous wounds he would suffer in the course of four combat tours in our nation's service. Barstow never felt compelled to serve his country in any capacity. Instead, he dedicated his life to that godlike calling, journalism, in which those who never actually do anything are empowered to attack those who get things done. That wounded officer, Barry McCaffrey, would rise from his hospital bed and, despite losing most of the use of one...
  • *Cards for troops program to stop in Barstow- MAF "Honoring Heroes Holiday" Tour Barstow Article*

    11/28/2007 8:08:21 AM PST · by Syncro · 21 replies · 770+ views
    Desert Dispatch ^ | November 27, 2007 - 5:17PM | AAron Aupperlee
    November 27, 2007 - 5:17PM Cards for troops program to stop in Barstow By AARON AUPPERLEE, city editor BARSTOW — A cross-country trek collecting cards to send to troops who will be overseas for the holidays will stop in Barstow on Wednesday afternoon. The Honoring Heroes at the Holidays Tour, sponsored by Move America Forward, a pro-troop organization, will pull its flag-painted tour bus into the Barstow Outlets at 1 p.m. on Wednesday. Catherine Moy, the executive director of the group, said the group will set up places for people to make cards and collect cards. The group will then...
  • Schwarzenegger visits with veterans in Barstow

    03/18/2006 4:59:34 PM PST · by FairOpinion · 14 replies · 463+ views
    Daily Press ^ | march 18, 2006 | MUNIRA SYEDA
    BARSTOW — Max West was in a U.S. Army’s Reconnaissance platoon during World War II when his company met with the Russians in Austria 10 days before the end of the war. He later was drafted in the Korean War and served for a year. On Friday, West went along with 134 residents of the Veterans Home in Barstow to meet and shake hands with Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger. “We were all high after he left, including the staff,’ ” West, 84, said. “The nurses were down there with their cameras. We had a lot of fun.’’ West enjoyed the governor’s...
  • MCLB personnel judge Barstow science projects

    03/16/2006 3:44:05 PM PST · by SandRat · 4 replies · 291+ views
    Marine Corps News ^ | Cpl. Nich R. Babb
    MARINE CORPS LOGISTICS BASE BARSTOW, Calif. (March 16, 2006) -- Service members and employees of Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow judged some exceptional science projects for the Barstow Unified School District Science Fair March 9 at Barstow Community College's gymnasium. The fair is an annual event that is participated in by students who attend all schools within the Barstow area, said Danielle King, Barstow district science fair coordinator. Following the judging at the district fair, the students who received a gold ranking for their outstanding scientific intelligence are able to participate in the regional science fair, said King. Not all...
  • Sniffing out Danger: Barstow military working dog team deployed to Iraq (WOOF! - WOOF!)

    01/19/2006 9:38:33 PM PST · by SandRat · 11 replies · 368+ views
    Marine Corps News ^ | Jan 19, 2006 | Cpl. Jenna Cook
    MARINE CORPS LOGISTICS BASE BARSTOW, Calif. (January 19, 2006) -- "We were looking for weapons caches, improvised explosive devices and mines. That was our primary job," said Sgt. Neil Fucci, MCLB Barstow dog handler. Fucci and his Belgian Malinois, Rambo spent the majority of last year deployed to Iraq. While most Marines would try to avoid IEDs and mines, Fucci and Rambo, were searching specifically for them. In April 2005, Fucci and Rambo deployed from MCLB Barstow and arrived in Al-Asad, Iraq in mid-May. Forward Operating Base Camp Gannon in Husaybah, a town that sits very near the Iraqi and...
  • MCLB Barstow employees help provide much needed assistance for Katrina victims

    10/06/2005 6:10:11 PM PDT · by SandRat · 202+ views
    Marine Corps News ^ | Oct 6, 2005 | Mr. Rob Jackson
    MARINE CORPS LOGISTICS BASE BARSTOW, Calif. (Oct. 6, 2005) -- In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina federal, state and local agencies dispatched teams of personnel to provide much needed assistance to the thousands of evacuees who were forced to leave the cities along the Gulf Coast to include New Orleans, which was nearly destroyed. Katrina made landfall on Aug. 29 as a high Category 4 hurricane and by all accounts, it has been considered the most destructive hurricane ever. Joining in to provide much-needed assistance to evacuees were MCLB Barstow civilian employees, Gary Heidorn, supervisor of the PAXMAN Shop at...
  • Police: Girl Attacks Sitter With Machete

    10/07/2004 6:51:34 PM PDT · by Ptarmigan · 27 replies · 785+ views
    CNN via Netscape News ^ | October 7, 2004
    BARSTOW, Calif. (AP) - An 11-year-old attacked her baby sitter with a machete during a struggle that included attempts by the girl to grab a baseball bat, a shovel and a BB gun, investigators said. The girl fled on a bicycle after the attack but was arrested about an hour later and booked for investigation of assault with a deadly weapon, said Sgt. Doug Hubbard, of the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department. The 34-year-old sitter telephoned deputies after fending off the Tuesday attack and locking herself and the girl's 12-year-old sister in the bathroom of the Mojave Desert home, Hubbard...
  • NYT Article Strikingly Similar to Washington Post Article from August 2003

    10/02/2004 7:34:40 PM PDT · by Chickenhawk Warmonger · 29 replies · 1,535+ views
    The New York Times ^ | October 3, 2004 | David Barstow, William J. Broad and Jeff Gerth
    "How the White House Used Disputed Arms Intelligence" NYT 10/3/04
  • FSD Barstow 'gets some' NBC training

    03/01/2004 4:01:44 PM PST · by Ragtime Cowgirl · 6 replies · 310+ views
    Marine Link ^ | Feb. 26, 2004 | Lance Cpl. Andy J. Hurt
    FSD Barstow 'gets some' NBC trainingSubmitted by: MCLB BarstowStory Identification Number: 2004227145518Story by Lance Cpl. Andy J. Hurt MARINE CORPS LOGISTICS BASE BARSTOW, Calif.(Feb. 26, 2004) -- It may seem that without "operational" units, albeit infantry or artillery, MCLB Barstow doesn't see much action. Marines from MCLB's Fleet Support Division are changing that. At about 7 a.m. Feb. 13, 13 motivated leathernecks at the MCLB Barstow Yermo Annex gathered in the brisk morning breeze at Building 551 in little more than "green on green." Some Marines wore beanies. Staff Sgt. Travis Snyder, maintenance chief with Fleet Support Division, began...
  • Calif. Planning to Build Cow Condos

    05/12/2003 9:20:36 AM PDT · by yonif · 18 replies · 192+ views
    Yahoo! News ^ | Mon, May 12, 2003 | AP
    BARSTOW, Calif. - A plan is in the works to build the West's largest cow town, a nearly 2,000-acre gated community in the Mojave Desert where 600 dairy farmers and their families would live alongside about 90,000 cattle. The plan being pursued by two successful California businessmen aims to reduce agricultural pollution in the town by turning manure into clean, renewable energy to run the cow complex, with some left over for sale to the electricity grid serving Southern California. Estimated cost of the project is $1 billion. "We're talking cow condos, a complete gated community, sharing all sorts of...