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  • Illegal pet monkey bites woman at bank, seized by ACS

    01/30/2015 9:53:36 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 24 replies
    KSAT ^ | January 30, 3015 | By RJ Marquez
    SAN ANTONIO - Officials with Animal Care Services seized a juvenile Macaque Monkey Thursday morning after it reportedly bit a woman at a North Side bank. According to an ACS press release, the monkey's owner apparently brought the animal into the bank last week where the primate bit a female employee. The animal was also unrestrained. The owner reportedly fled with the monkey after the incident, ACS officials said.
  • Suicide bomb at Afghan funeral for Taliban victims kills 16

    01/29/2015 7:49:59 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 15 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Thursday, January 29, 2015
    KABUL, Afghanistan — A suicide bomber struck a funeral in Afghanistan for the victims of an earlier Taliban attack, killing 16 people and wounding 39, an Afghan official said. The attack took place in eastern Laghman province, according to the local governor's spokesman, Sarhadi Zwak. No one immediately claimed responsibility for the bombing but the blame is likely to fall on the Taliban who have staged similar attacks in the past.
  • Fight breaks out between 2 women visiting same Washington Parish Jail inmate

    01/28/2015 5:04:46 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 66 replies
    New Orleans Times-Picayune ^ | January 26, 2015 | Jonathan Bullington
    Two women who went to visit a Washington Parish Jail inmate on the same day ended up facing their own legal troubles after authorities say they attacked each other during the visit.
  • LGBT mag claims a Super Bowl first

    01/27/2015 10:06:01 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 23 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | January 28, 2015 | Gayle Fee
    A few years ago the NFL discovered female fans. Now, apparently, the league has discovered that gays also enjoy watching men in tight pants jump on top of one another. Because in what is believed to be a first, an LGBT publication has received a credential to cover the Super Bowl. Outsports writer Cyd Zeigler is headed to Arizona today to cover the big game — and he gets a seat in the press box. Unfortunately, Cyd missed yesterday’s Media Day circus and the chance to ask Tom Brady questions like, “Where is Gisele?” (Answer: “Home with the kids.”)
  • Mother, Daughter Charged With Attacking CPS Employees And Student

    01/25/2015 9:14:50 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 14 replies
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | January 25, 2015
    (STMW) — A mother and daughter upset that their teenage relative was disciplined at a South Side elementary school are charged with allegedly beating and stabbing two Chicago Public Schools employees and a teen boy at the school. Authorities say the attack took place on Tuesday at 4 p.m. at Bond Elementary School in the 7000 block of South May Street, the Chicago Sun-Times is reporting.
  • 3 killed, 22 wounded in weekend shootings

    01/25/2015 9:10:37 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 9 replies
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | January 25, 2015
    Three men were killed and at least 22 other people have been wounded in shootings across the city since Friday afternoon.
  • Six people shot, 1 critically, in Jamaica Plain

    01/24/2015 8:17:55 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 25 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | January 24, 2015 | Jordan Graham
    Six people were shot last night in Jamaica Plain, with one suffering life-threatening injuries, Boston police said. An altercation at a party around 11:15 last night spilled out onto nearby Parker Street and led to the shooting of six people, Boston police spokeswoman Officer Neva Coakley said.
  • Police: Man calls taxi after robbing bank

    01/22/2015 12:18:21 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 13 replies
    WIS-TV.com ^ | January 22, 2015
    COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS-TV.com) —A man arrested and charged in connection with a bank robbery on Dutch Square Boulevard appeared to have just about everything with the incident planned out -- that is, except his getaway. Police say Darrell Lee Daniels, 37, walked into the Wells Fargo bank at 101 Dutch Square Boulevard shortly before noon with the intent to steal money. He allegedly passed a note to a clerk indicating that he was armed, and demanded cash.
  • Police: Knife-wielding assailant injures two cops at Wilmington train station

    01/22/2015 11:08:44 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 4 replies
    Boston Metro ^ | January 22, 2015
    Two police officers in Wilmington were injured while trying to catch and arrest a knife-wielding 28-year-old Maynard man who had threatened people at a commuter rail station Wednesday. Authorities say Seth Mather, used a knife to threaten two people near the Main Street train station around 3:40 p.m. The people, who weren’t identified by police, locked themselves in their cars while Mather yelled at them, police said. Mather allegedly slashed two tires. He eventually ran off, jumping off a train platform as police chased him. Officer Louis Martigetti slipped on the icy platform during the chase, injuring himself.
  • Ritzy real estate broker gets prison for $5.5 million fraud

    01/20/2015 10:41:31 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 5 replies
    South Florida Sun-Sentinel ^ | January 20, 2015 | Paula McMahon
    Ritzy real estate broker Christopher White's former clients said they thought he was their friend and his smooth talk made them believe he was helping them buy their dream homes.. On Tuesday in federal court in Fort Lauderdale, White had nothing to say to his victims as he was sentenced to three years and five months in prison for ripping them off in a multimillion-dollar fraud.
  • 2 teachers arrested on allegations of sex with students in California

    01/19/2015 7:28:38 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 29 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | January 19, 2015 | Emily Alpert Reyes
    Two high school teachers in Southern California have been arrested on suspicion of having sexual relations with students on an overnight beach camping trip. South Hills High School teacher Melody Lippert allegedly met a group of male students in November at the beach in San Clemente, where she gave them alcohol and "engaged in a sexual relationship with one of them," according to the Orange County Sheriff's Department.
  • Is Pizza As Bad For Kids As Sugary Drinks?

    01/19/2015 7:17:33 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 53 replies
    CBS San Francisco ^ | January 19, 2015 | Julie Watts
    (CBS SF) — A new study finds kids are gobbling up pizza at an alarming rate. The Journal of Pediatrics study found nearly a quarter of all American kids are eating pizza on any given day and that pizza makes up nearly a quarter of their calories. The study found kids and teens are getting more calories from pizza than anything else they eat — besides dessert. For many, it’s a wake-up call to reevaluate how parents feed their kids.
  • Life for Captain Hannah Winterbourne, a transgender soldier in the British army

    A SOLDIER serving in the British Army has become the first and only transgender officer. Saying she was “living an act” Captain Hannah Winterbourne, 27, decided to become a woman while on tour in Afghanistan reported The Mirror. Winterbourne, an officer in the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, began her transition in 2013 and is now the highest ranking trans soldier in the British Army.
  • Can A New Ban On Witchcraft Protect The Albinos Of Tanzania?

    01/16/2015 7:51:17 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 5 replies
    WGBH ^ | January 16, 2015
    This week, albinos and so-called witch doctors have made headlines. A number of news outlets reported that Tanzania had announced a ban on these "witch doctors" to curb attacks on people with albinism. That made us wonder: What, exactly, is a witch doctor? And why are people with albinism under attack in Tanzania? Roughly 1 in 1,400 Tanzanians has a rare genetic condition that results in the lack of pigment in his skin, hair or eyes. By comparison, the rate is 1 in 20,000 worldwide.
  • NASCAR’s Kurt Busch says ex-girlfriend is trained assassin

    01/13/2015 7:11:43 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 53 replies
    Associated Press ^ | January 13, 2015 | Randall Chase
    DOVER, Del. — The NASCAR driver known as "The Outlaw" testified Tuesday he believes his ex-girlfriend is a trained assassin dispatched on covert missions around the world who once returned home in a blood-splattered gown. Kurt Busch, appearing in court again over Patricia Driscoll's request for a no-contact order, continued the push of his legal team to discredit his ex as a scorned woman out to destroy his career, portraying her as a character fit for a screenplay.
  • Obama hosts Spurs at White House ("the United Nations of basketball due to the team's diversity."

    01/12/2015 6:55:52 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 10 replies
    ESPN.com news services ^ | January 12, 2015
    WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama praised the sportsmanship of the San Antonio Spurs as "a great metaphor for what America should be all about." Obama hosted the Spurs at the White House on Monday to celebrate their victory in the 2014 NBA Finals.
  • J.K. Rowling Just Schooled Rupert Murdoch For His Ignorant Anti-Muslim Comments

    01/11/2015 11:08:53 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 65 replies
    MTV ^ | Jan. 11, 2015 | by Alicia Lutes
    Even though Harry Potter has graduated Hogwarts and moved onto bigger and brighter things (with decidedly less peril), J.K. Rowling is still creating magic with her words. As evidenced by her stunning takedown of Rupert Murdoch’s ignorant comments about the recent events in Paris. On Friday, the News Corp chairman had some stunningly misguided words for the Muslim people of the world in the wake of the Charlie Hebdo attack in Paris, calling for the “Moslems” of the world to take the blame. Terrorism, you see, is their problem and they’ll have to either fix it for the rest of...
  • Police: Men stole IDs to buy cars, breast implants

    01/10/2015 8:59:40 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 14 replies
    KPRC (Houston) ^ | January 8, 2015 | Robert Arnold
    HOUSTON - Houston police and U.S. Postal Inspectors worked together on a case involving numerous luxury cars being purchased with stolen identities. Police said the case began with a tip about a single car purchase that seemed "irregular." Police said five men used other people's identities to rack up hundreds of thousands of dollars in car purchases. Police said the men bought Porsches, Audis, Land Rovers, BMWs and a Chevy Camaro. "Most of the dealerships didn't know they had been a victim yet, before we were calling them saying, 'Hey, there's a problem with this deal, you might want to...
  • Former Miami Dolphins player swims nine miles to shore after falling off boat

    01/10/2015 9:41:57 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 43 replies
    South Florida Sun-Sentinel ^ | January 10, 2015
    Former Miami Dolphins fullback Rob Konrad apparently fell off his boat off the South Florida coast but arrived safely on shore early Thursday morning after swimming at least 10 hours and nine miles through the Atlantic Ocean waters, according to the Coast Guard. Konrad was wearing only his underwear when he approached the driveway gate of 1800 S. Ocean Blvd. and told a Palm Beach police officer working a security shift about his incredible experience, a Palm Beach police report says.
  • Ape in Argentina granted human rights

    01/09/2015 11:14:43 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 35 replies
    UPI ^ | January 9, 2015 | Brooks Hays
    BUENOS AIRES, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- In the eyes of Argentina's courts, female orangutan Sandra is a person -- or at least worthy of rights and protections similar to those of a human being. As Andrés Gil Dominguez, spokesperson for the Association of Professional Lawyers for Animal Rights in Argentina, puts it: she's no longer just an "object" in the eyes of the law. It's the first time an animal has been granted expansive basic rights on par with a human.
  • Dunkin’ Donuts to add 1,400 stores in China

    01/09/2015 10:38:31 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 24 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | January 8, 2015 | By Jack Newsham
    Dunkin’ Brands Group will open more than 1,400 doughnut shops in China over the next two decades, the Canton-based company said Thursday. Dunkin’ said its agreement with Golden Cup Pte. Ltd. is the largest development agreement in its 65-year history. The company, which currently has 16 outlets in China, said the first restaurant under the new agreement would open in late 2015.
  • USOC picks Boston for 2024 Summer Olympics bid

    01/08/2015 4:04:14 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 16 replies
    AP ^ | January 8, 2015
    DENVER -- The U.S. Olympic Committee chose Boston to bid for the 2024 Games in an attempt to bring the Summer Olympics to America after a 28-year gap. During a daylong meeting at the Denver airport, USOC board members chose Boston over Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington, all of which have been lobbying to become the American choice for more than a year.
  • Plundering America: The Cuban Criminal Pipeline

    01/08/2015 2:44:13 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 5 replies
    South Florida Sun-Sentinel ^ | January 8, 2015 | Sally Kestin, Megan O'Matz, John Maines, Tracey Eaton
    U.S. policy created for humanitarian reasons 50 years ago has fueled a criminal pipeline from Cuba to Florida, enabling crooks from the island to rob American businesses and taxpayers of more than $2 billion over two decades. A yearlong Sun Sentinel investigation found money stolen in the United States streaming back to Cuba, and a revolving door that allows thieves to come here, make a quick buck and return.
  • President Obama: I'd be 'pretty aggravated' if I were a Lions fan

    01/07/2015 8:59:04 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 29 replies
    CBSSports.com ^ | January 6, 2015 | John Breech
    President Barack Obama is an admittedly big sports fan, so it shouldn't come as a huge surprise that he was watching the Cowboys-Lions game on Sunday. What might come as a surprise though is that Obama, a Chicago Bears fan, actually empathizes with Lions fans after Detroit's controversial 24-20 loss. The president told the Detroit News that he would be 'pretty aggravated' if he were a Lions fan.
  • Curt Schilling says being a Republican cost him Hall of Fame votes

    01/07/2015 5:05:23 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 67 replies
    Washington Post ^ | January 7, 2015 | By Cindy Boren
    Tuesday wasn’t Curt Schilling’s day to be elected to baseball’s Hall of Fame and the Boston Red Sox former great believes his politics are one reason he fell short of the necessary number of votes. Schilling’s former teammate, Pedro Martinez, was elected, along with Randy Johnson, John Smoltz and Craig Biggio. Although he and Smoltz have similar stats, Schilling fell 240 votes short.
  • Woman accused of child neglect after leaving infant sitting at bar while she danced

    01/05/2015 7:48:10 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 25 replies
    South Florida Sun-Sentinel ^ | January 5, 2015 | Adam Sacasa
    A woman who left her 1-year-old child sitting alone at a Boynton Beach bar was arrested Sunday, police said.. Concerned customers at Banana Boat Lounge and Restaurant, at 739 E. Ocean Ave., told police a woman, later identified as Ashton Krauss, 28, of Ocean Ridge, went to an outdoor bar in the back of the restaurant at about 5:30 p.m. and put the child in a high chair.
  • President Obama fits in a visit with Eddie Vedder while in Hawaii

    01/04/2015 9:25:13 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 38 replies
    UPI ^ | January 4, 2015 | Thor Benson
    HONOLULU, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- President Barack Obama and his daughters visited Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder and family on the final day of their Hawaiian vacation on Saturday. The president and his family were renting a vacation home near Honolulu, Hawaii, where he was born, and they decided to visit Eddie Vedder while in Kailua. Vedder played the Hawaiian ukelele at a 2012 re-election fundraiser for Obama in Tampa, Fla.
  • Cops: Mass. man killed wife in argument over Christmas gift

    01/03/2015 7:51:55 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 63 replies
    CBS (Boston) ^ | January 1, 2015
    WALTHAM, Mass. - A suburban Boston man is accused of killing his wife during an argument over a Christmas gift, reports CBS Boston. Julio Resto, 51, pleaded not guilty to murder and other charges in Waltham District Court Wednesday afternoon in the death of his wife, 42-year-old Gloria Resto. He was ordered held without bail. Police say Resto first tried to strangle his wife and then stabbed her with a kitchen knife in their apartment in Waltham early Wednesday morning. Julio told police his wife was upset with him because he did not buy her a Christmas gift, reports the...
  • [Maine] LePage official fires back over food stamp photo policy

    01/01/2015 11:03:23 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 16 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | December 31, 2014 | ALANNA DURKIN
    AUGUSTA — Gov. Paul Le-Page’s administration is firing back at the federal government over its policy of putting welfare recipients’ photos on the cards used to access food stamps, which federal officials have warned could cause Maine to lose some program funding. In a Dec. 18 letter to the Food and Nutrition Service obtained by The Associated Press, Department of Health and Human Services Commissioner Mary Mayhew responded to several concerns raised by the agency last month and blasted officials for consistently putting up “roadblocks and barriers” in the state’s effort to prevent fraud and abuse.
  • Cops accuse Haverhill woman of attack with cross left in creche

    12/31/2014 6:40:42 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 12 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | December 31, 2014 | O’Ryan Johnson
    A Haverhill woman is accused of swinging a large metal crucifix at a police officer — a cross that Haverhill authorties say had been placed in the manger at Sacred Hearts Church after the church’s creche was vandalized with a pig’s head on Christmas Day. At 3 p.m. yesterday, police were called to a church on Portland Street where a woman reportedly had written “666” on the outside of the building in at least 15 places. The building is home to a Spanish language Baptist church, La Iglesia Biblica Bautista.
  • Aggies assistant sent home early

    12/30/2014 6:26:42 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 22 replies
    ESPN ^ | December 29, 2014 | Sam Khan Jr
    MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Texas A&M student assistant coach Michael Richardson was sent home early from the Aggies' appearance in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl after hitting West Virginia players in the first half of Texas A&M's 45-37 win on Monday at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium. Cameras showed Richardson striking West Virginia players who ventured out of bounds during the first half on two separate occasions. He used his elbow to strike Mountaineer cornerback Daryl Worley in the back of the head and shoved running back Andrew Buie in another incident.
  • Prosecutor details alleged neglect in Blackstone case

    12/29/2014 10:29:15 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 1 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | December 29, 2014 | Eric Moskowitz and John R. Ellement
    WORCESTER — Erika L. Murray gave birth to five children in the bathroom of her Blackstone home, and three did not survive — while those who did were essentially imprisoned in a bedroom behind a wall of dirty diapers and trash, a prosecutor said Monday. One of the survivors — a girl now 3 years old — was so badly neglected that when she was examined by doctors for the first time in her life, a pediatrician had to remove maggots from her ears before she could even hear those trying to speak to her, a prosecutor said in court...
  • Jockey shot after alleged crimes

    12/29/2014 5:30:36 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 55 replies
    Bloodhorse ^ | December 29, 2014
    Parx Racing-based rider Angel Suarez, who was a finalist for an Eclipse Award in 2012 as outstanding apprentice jockey, is in critical condition after being shot Sunday following an alleged break-in, assault and other offenses, according to multiple Philadelphia-area television news outlets. Bensalem, Pennsylvania, police told the news outlets that Suarez, 21, was shot by a resident Sunday evening in an apartment that Suarez had allegedly forcefully entered where he assaulted two residents.
  • Boy, 14, among five charged with murder in SW Side home invasion

    12/28/2014 9:56:28 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 46 replies
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | December 24, 2014
    Five people, including a 14-year-old boy, have been charged with murder in connection with a fatal shooting Monday morning during a home invasion in the Clearing neighborhood on the Southwest Side. Chicago Police announced early Wednesday that first-degree murder charges have been filed against: - An unidentified 14-year-old boy; - Schanise Barfield, 22, of the 200 block of North Leclaire Avenue; - Diamond Gamble, 23, of the 5000 block of West West End Avenue; - Nathaniel Jefferson, 24, of the 100 block of North Laramie Avnue; and - Quinton Washington, 24, of the 4900 block of West West End Avenue.
  • Will the Boeing 747 Fly Off Into the Sunset?

    12/28/2014 8:10:57 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 61 replies
    The Motley Fool ^ | December 28, 2014 | Rich Smith
    Boeing (NYSE: BA ) extended its sales lead over archrival Airbus (NASDAQOTH: EADSY ) in December. In its latest update on airplane orders, released last week, Boeing confirmed that 2014 "gross" orders for commercial aircraft reached 1,423 by mid-December, versus 1,328 planes for Airbus (at last report). After cancellations -- 106 at Boeing, but nearly three times as many at Airbus -- the U.S. aircraft maker's lead over its European rival only got bigger. This is good news for Boeing -- but, as we'll see in a moment, it might be bad news for one of Boeing's favorite customers: the...
  • Hey GQ, can’t find any crazy Democrats? Here are 16

    12/28/2014 6:49:10 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 19 replies
    New York Post ^ | December 28, 2014 | Kyle Smith
    In a survey of the “Craziest Politicians of 2014,” GQ had difficulty locating any Democrats. Seventeen out of 20 on the list were Republicans, with the only liberals being Texas Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, Georgia Rep. Hank Johnson and America’s reigning nabob of nuttiness, Joe Biden. In a note appended to the story, GQ defensively said it wasn’t guilty of “standard liberal-media bias,” it just couldn’t find any loony Democrats to speak of. Let’s give GQ a little help, shall we? Here are 16 more Democrats to the list of the most cra-cra political figures.
  • Man overheard on cell phone 'I'm going to kill another cop,' police say

    12/26/2014 7:58:04 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 26 replies
    AP ^ | December 26, 2014
    Elvin Payamps was arrested Wednesday after police responded to a call from a Queens bank customer who became alarmed as he listened to Payamps talking on his cellphone, a criminal complaint said. The customer, according to the complaint, heard Payamps say: "I'm going to kill another cop. We should do it before Christmas. The cop should have been white that was killed. I always have a gun on me."
  • Woman charged after throwing bacon, sausage in Framingham police station

    12/26/2014 6:13:24 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 33 replies
    WCVB ^ | December 26, 2014
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass. —An Ashland woman accused of walking onto the Framingham Police Department and throwing sausage and bacon says God told her to go "feed the pigs." Lindsay McNamara represented herself in court Friday after being arrested earlier in the day. "Somebody's out to get me," she said in court. "I don't know who it is, but somebody is out to get me." McNamara, 24, is now charged with disorderly conduct and malicious destruction of property after the incident Friday morning.
  • 10 shot on South, West Sides since Christmas Eve

    12/25/2014 7:16:57 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 26 replies
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | December 25, 2014 | Chicago Sun-Times Wire
    At least 10 people have been shot on the South and West Sides of Chicago since Christmas Eve.
  • Dallas Stars video board pokes fun at North Korea's Kim Jong Un

    12/23/2014 7:09:35 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 10 replies
    CBS Sports ^ | December 23, 2014 | Chris Peters
    The Dallas Stars video board is known for its clever barbs at the opposing teams and using current events to their comedic advantage. Well, if you hadn't heard, North Korea has been in the news lately. After hacking efforts that effectively shut down the release of Sony-produced film The Interview was traced back to North Korea by the FBI, the country has experienced widespread internet outages. So, naturally, this gave the Stars' entertainment team an ample opportunity to stir up a little national fervor in the proud American city of Dallas, Texas.
  • EXCLUSIVE: 911 operators made 'anti-police' remarks, causing quarrel with FDNY dispatchers

    12/23/2014 9:19:35 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 20 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | December 23, 2014 | John Marzulli and Ginger Adams Otis
    A war of words erupted in the city’s 911 call center Saturday over allegations two operators made “anti-police” remarks after the assassinations of two cops, the Daily News has learned. The fracas occurred when news broke that Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu had been shot execution-style by a deranged gunman, sources said. The remarks were allegedly made by a couple of the 911 operators who handle NYPD calls — and two Fire Department dispatchers in earshot got heated in response, sources said.
  • Suspect fatally shot officer then ran him over

    12/22/2014 5:57:56 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 14 replies
    10 News Staff, WTSP | December 22, 2014
    http://www.wtsp.com/story/news/local/2014/12/21/police-shooting-fatal-pinellas/20722929/
  • Police officers turn their backs on New York Mayor Bill de Blasio (edited title)

    12/20/2014 10:22:50 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 39 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | December 21, 2014 | Chris Spargo
    Many are blaming the murder of two New York City cops on Saturday afternoon on Mayor Bill de Blasio following his recent support for protesters in the city marching in opposition to a grand jury's decision to not indict the police officer who killed Eric Garner. Hundreds have taken to social media to say that de Blasio has 'blood on his hands' and should 'be charged with murder' after the two men were killed 'execution style' in Brooklyn. What's more, many feel that de Blasio should not attend the officers' funerals, this after many members of the NYPD signed a...
  • 5 dead in 10-state listeria outbreak linked to caramel apples

    12/19/2014 5:11:13 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 27 replies
    Five people have died and 21 others have been hospitalized in a listeria outbreak linked to caramel apples, federal health officials said today.. A total of 28 people infected with listeria have been reported from 10 states, according to a statement from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control. Eleven of the cases are in the Midwest: five in Missouri, four in Minnesota and two in Wisconsin.
  • 54 Nigerian soldiers to be executed for mutiny

    12/17/2014 9:54:47 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 15 replies
    UPI ^ | December 17, 2014
    ABUJA, Nigeria, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- A Nigerian military court on Wednesday sentenced 54 soldiers to death for mutiny after refusing to fight Boko Haram terrorists, a lawyer for the soldiers said.
  • 4 arrested in brawl at Big Bear Brewing Company

    12/15/2014 9:38:33 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 12 replies
    Local10.com ^ | December 15, 2014 | Michael Seiden
    CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. - An employee who works at a popular brewery in Coral Springs was seriously injured Sunday after he tried breaking up a fight between patrons and a waiter, police said. Coral Springs police were called to Big Bear Brewing Company, 1800 N. University Drive, after receiving multiple 911 calls from employees who feared for their lives. Police arrested Claude Galland, 29, and Michael Laguerre, 29, on complaints of aggravated battery and disorderly conduct after witnesses alleged the men assaulted a restaurant employee.
  • Cleveland Police Union wants apology for Andrew Hawkins' Tamir Rice shirt

    12/15/2014 7:14:36 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 20 replies
    Sports Illustrated ^ | December 15, 2014 | Mike Fiammetta
    The head of the Cleveland Police Union is demanding an apology after Cleveland Browns wide receiver Andrew Hawkins wore a shirt before Sunday's game that read, "Justice for Tamir Rice - John Crawford." Rice, a 12-year-old boy, died last month after he was shot by a Cleveland police officer who reportedly mistook his air gun for a real firearm. Crawford was shot and killed by police in August while holding an air rifle in a Wal-Mart.
  • Police arrest 23 as protesters swamp streets, snarl traffic

    12/14/2014 7:31:20 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 12 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | December 14, 2014 | Owen Boss
    State police made 23 arrests yesterday and hundreds of demonstrators snarled traffic through downtown Boston as they marched in protest of the killing of unarmed black men by police in Ferguson, Mo., and Staten Island, N.Y. “Several demonstrators who failed to comply with the law despite orders to do so have been taken into custody in the area of Nashua Street, near the ramps to Route 93,” state police said in a statement yesterday afternoon.
  • Tim Tebow Opens a Hospital in the Philippines

    12/12/2014 7:35:43 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 48 replies
    People Magazine ^ | December 12, 2014 | Steve Helling
    Tim Tebow's altruistic streak continues. The football star turned TV analyst has opened the Tebow CURE hospital in Davao City, Philippines. The five-story facility has received its official operating license and opened its doors this week. Physicians are already seeing children with critical orthopedic needs.
  • Wealth gap between whites and minorities is growing, Pew says

    12/12/2014 7:31:45 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 86 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | December 12, 2014 | Andrew Khouri
    An unequal economic recovery has helped create the largest wealth gap between minorities and whites in more than a decade, a new report found. The gap has grown, as white Americans -- who are more likely to own stocks -- rode surging financial markets to greater wealth, the Pew Research Center said Friday. Meanwhile, minorities, hit harder by the housing crash, saw their wealth decline between 2010 and 2013.