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  • Jamaica Police Seek Motive in Killing of 2 US Missionaries

    05/02/2016 3:29:24 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 14 replies
    Associated Press ^ | May 2, 2016
    KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaican police said Monday they are trying to determine the motive in the weekend slayings of two American missionaries in the north coast area where they lived and worked. A team of officers is interviewing residents of St. Mary parish in northern Jamaica where the bodies of Randy Hentzel, 48, and Harold Nichols, 53, were found in bushes along a rural road where they were traveling on motorbikes.
  • 3 Killed, 25 Wounded In Weekend Shootings Across Chicago

    05/02/2016 6:49:34 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 19 replies
    CBS ^ | May 2, 2016
    CHICAGO (CBS) — Three people were killed and at least 25 others were wounded in shootings across Chicago between Friday afternoon and Monday morning.
  • Starbucks faces $5M lawsuit over amount of ice in its iced beverages

    05/01/2016 7:13:42 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 56 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | May 1, 2016
    Coffee conglomerate Starbucks is being sued for $5 million over the amount of ice the drink-maker puts in its iced beverages. According to The Telegraph, Stacy Pincus filed a 29-page complaint in Northern Illinois Federal Court in Chicago last week. Pincus alleges that Starbucks customers are being misled because the company’s iced drinks contain just over half the drink they are paying for.
  • Rev. Al Sharpton rips Larry Wilmore for saying N-word to President Obama

    05/01/2016 6:40:57 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 34 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | May 1, 2016 | Reuven Blau
    Comedian Larry Wilmore’s friendly reference to President Obama as “my n---a” has ignited a social media maelstrom, with some, including Rev. Al Sharpton, criticizing the use of the racist term. The Comedy Central host concluded his monologue with the term at the White House Correspondents’ dinner Saturday night. “Words alone do me no justice. So Mr. President I’m going to keep it 100: Yo Barry, you did it my n---a,” Wilmore told the black tie audience. “You did it.”
  • Dynel Lane gets 100 years for attacking woman, cutting baby from womb

    04/29/2016 7:43:43 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 9 replies
    BOULDER, Colo. -- Dynel Lane gets 100-year prison sentence for attacking a pregnant Longmont woman, cutting baby from her womb. Boulder County prosecutors were seeking a 126-year prison sentence for the woman who faked her pregnancy, then attacked a pregnant Longmont woman, cutting the unborn baby from her womb.
  • California won't celebrate 'John Wayne Day'; one lawmaker cites actor's 'disturbing views' on race

    04/29/2016 6:29:49 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 32 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | April 29, 2016 | Jessica Roy
    It's a no-go for The Duke. A California lawmaker's bid to commemorate May 26, 2016, as "John Wayne Day" failed in the Assembly after lawmakers cited the actor's comments on race. In a 1971 interview with Playboy, Wayne called black people "irresponsible" and said Native Americans were "selfish" for not wanting to share their land with white colonists. "He had disturbing views toward race," said Assemblyman Luis Alejo (D-Watsonville), according to the Associated Press.
  • University of Washington removes cheerleader infographic after outcry

    04/28/2016 7:20:19 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 33 replies
    FOX News ^ | April 28, 2016
    The University of Washington removed an infographic Tuesday that gave prospective cheerleaders tips on how to do their hair and makeup for tryouts after strong social media backlash. The graphic advised women to wear their hair “straight or curled” along with “false eyelashes” and “flattering eye shadow.” It discouraged women from wearing “distracting fingernail polish” or “tops that cover the midriff.” The Seattle Times reported the advice along with a photo of a white woman in blond hair posing in a black sports bra was posted on the cheerleading team’s Facebook page. The post was removed before 9 a.m. Tuesday.
  • Yale University will keep college named for John C. Calhoun despite protests

    04/28/2016 7:15:55 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 17 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | April 28, 2016
    Yale University announced Wednesday it will keep the name of a residential college named after 19-th century alumnus and slavery supporter John C. Calhoun, but will eliminate the title of “master” for faculty members. The Ivy League university said it was preserving the name of Calhoun College, despite fierce protests that called for the removal of Calhoun’s name to confront the history of slavery in the U.S.
  • NCAA creates anti-discrimination process for championship bids

    04/27/2016 7:52:31 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 15 replies
    CBS Sports ^ | April 27, 2016 | Jon Solomon
    The NCAA has created an anti-discrimination process for championship bids, including cities that want to host the Final Four, the association announced Wednesday. The NCAA Board of Governors adopted a new requirement for sites bidding on championship events to demonstrate “how they will provide an environment that is safe, healthy and free of discrimination, plus safeguards the dignity of everyone involved in the event,” according to an NCAA news release. The requirement comes as legislatures in many states have passed religious freedom laws that allow residents to refuse to provide certain services based on people's sexual orientation or gender identity.
  • Sweden Is Warned of Possible ISIS Attack Plot Targeting Stockholm

    04/26/2016 8:09:48 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 10 replies
    NBC ^ | April 26, 2016 | Phil Helsel and Kate Brannelly
    The Iraqi government has warned Sweden that the terror group ISIS may be targeting that country's capital of Stockholm, a senior Iraqi security official told NBC News Tuesday. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said Iraq found intelligence "about an ISIS plan to target the Swedish capital Stockholm," involving seven or eight Iraqi citizens who were former members of al-Qaeda in Iraq.
  • Men Read Brutally Mean Tweets to Female Sportswriters in New PSA

    04/26/2016 2:29:20 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 26 replies
    FOX News ^ | April 26, 2016
    Two female sports journalists sat down to hear some shockingly mean tweets that were directed at them. The powerful PSA video, featuring sports journalists Julie DiCaro and Sarah Spain, was produced by the website Just Not Sports, whose goal was to show that some social media messages are actually harassment.
  • Young man shot to death in front of Philly politician during feud between rival gangs

    04/25/2016 6:31:54 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 6 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | April 25, 2016 | Nicole Hensley
    A distraught father bellowed for answers after learning his 21-year-old son was shot to death in front of a Pennsylvania politician on Sunday. “I’ll pay $10,000 to whoever tells me who the f--- did this,” WPVI-TV captured the unidentified man screaming from the Philadelphia crime scene. “Somebody tell me who killed my son.” Gunshots erupted at around 3:45 p.m., moments after the unidentified victim exchanged contact information with Democrat Chris Rabb. He pledged to volunteer for Rabb's state representative campaign.
  • Ben and Jerry’s cofounders arrested at Capitol protest

    04/19/2016 7:20:58 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 73 replies
    mcclatchy.com ^ | April 19, 2016 | ELIZABETH KOH
    The cofounders of the popular Ben and Jerry’s ice cream company were arrested Monday afternoon as part of a sit-in on the steps of the U.S. Capitol protesting big money in politics. Jerry Greenfield, 66, and Ben Cohen, 65, were arrested with about 300 others for “unlawful demonstration activities,” according to a statement from U.S. Capitol Police Monday. All demonstrators were processed and released the same day.
  • Are you an independent voter? You aren't if you checked this box

    04/19/2016 5:41:55 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 12 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | April 17, 2016 | By John Myers, Christine Mai-Duc and Ben Welsh
    With nearly half a million registered members, the American Independent Party is bigger than all of California's other minor parties combined. The ultraconservative party's platform opposes abortion rights and same sex marriage, and calls for building a fence along the entire United States border. Based in the Solano County home of one of its leaders, the AIP bills itself as “The Fastest Growing Political Party in California." But a Times investigation has found that a majority of its members have registered with the party in error. Nearly three in four people did not realize they had joined the party, a...
  • Man snaps haunting photo at ‘The Shining’ hotel

    04/18/2016 11:13:21 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 44 replies
    Cox Media ^ | April 18, 2016
    ESTES PARK, Colo. — A man visiting the hotel that inspired the Stephen King novel “The Shining” captured a haunting image during a recent stay at the Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, Colorado. Henry Yau was taking a panoramic photo of the hotel’s grand stairwell and lobby, according to KPRC. He did not notice anyone walking down the stairs when he took the image, however when he looked at his picture the next day he saw the ghostly figure, according to KUSA.
  • Awkward! Rick Ross interrupts Barack Obama's White House speech about keeping kids out of trouble w

    04/18/2016 8:04:16 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 35 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | April 18, 2016 | James Wilkinson
    An attempt by President Obama to promote his 'My Brother's Keeper' initiative, which aims to keep youths of color out of trouble, came to a farcical end when rapper Rick Ross's ankle bracelet - which he received on a kidnapping and assault charge - went off. Obama had invited a bevy of hip-hop heavyweights, including Niki Minaj, Common, Busta Rhymes, Pusha T and DJ Khaled, to the meeting at the White House Friday. But none of them - least of all Ross himself - expected the ankle bracelet to interrupt the president, according to TMZ.
  • Woman who stabbed patron at Miami art show will be deported to China, thought victim with ISIS

    04/15/2016 6:26:20 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 6 replies
    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS ^ | April 15, 2016 | Jason Silverstein
    She sure won’t have to worry about ISIS anymore. The New York woman who stabbed another woman at a Miami art show last year claimed her vicious attack was motivated by paranoia about ISIS — a defense that has earned her deportation to her native China. Siyuan Zhao, 24, took a plea deal Thursday in a Miami court. She pleaded guilty, but instead of serving prison time, she will deport herself back home for treatment, the Miami Herald reported. Zhao’s psychiatrist told the court Zhao suffers from a mental illness and hears voices in her head.
  • Man arrested after taking pictures inside Callahan Tunnel (Boston)

    04/14/2016 3:52:21 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 44 replies
    WHDH-TV ^ | Cheryl Fiandaca
    BOSTON (WHDH) - Police have arrested a man caught taking photos inside the Callahan Tunnel. According to investigators, the suspect claimed it was simple photography, but police are not taking any chances. Massachusetts State Police said they found Muhammad Mamun taking photos inside the tunnel at 5 a.m. on Sunday. "How could taking pictures put me in such a situation?" Mamun said. "People take pictures of Bunker Hill, they don't get arrested. Why did I get arrested?"
  • Attorney: Girls accused of trying to kill friend to appease Slenderman will ask judge for release

    04/13/2016 7:07:48 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 22 replies
    WAUKESHA COUNTY -- The two girls accused of trying to kill their friend to appease the fictional character Slenderman will ask a judge for their release on Friday, April 15th. One of those girls wants to live with her grandfather, a former police chief. Both Anissa Weier and Morgan Geyser have asked a judge to release them from juvenile detention. It's not the first time they have done this. But one attorney says they now have a very strong case and a detailed plan. The two girls were 12 when authorities say they stabbed their friend 19 times, leaving her...
  • 3 teens arrested in connection to fatal shooting of Miami Gardens 17-year-old

    04/13/2016 6:47:05 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 25 replies
    WSVN ^ | April 12, 2016
    MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (WSVN) -- Miami Gardens Police arrested three teenagers in connection to the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Roderick Sweeting. Police said they detained the three teenagers, Tuesday morning after "an extensive investigation and with assistance from the community." Investigators found the subjects at each of their respective residences. They were taken into custody with the assistance of U.S. Marshals task force and the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms. The suspects, 16-year-old Rachid Jacques and 15-year-olds Quamaine McMillian and Devon Vickers, face first degree murder charges in the investigation. According to 7News sources, all three teenagers were involved...
  • Woman charged with killing ex over unpaid cable bill

    04/13/2016 5:32:14 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 38 replies
    Buffalo News ^ | Thomas J. Prohaska |
    LOCKPORT – A Niagara Falls woman, who allegedly confronted her former boyfriend over an unpaid cable TV bill and ended up stabbing him to death, pleaded not guilty Thursday. Chamia N. Johnson, 34, of Seventh Street, denied the charge of second-degree murder. State Supreme Court Justice Richard C. Kloch Sr. ordered Johnson held without bail, pending a pretrial conference June 9 and a tentative trial date of Sept. 19.
  • Grandmother of child abandoned in Baton Rouge store: Mother needs psychiatric help, not jail

    04/11/2016 2:09:39 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 11 replies
    The Advocate (Baton Route, Louisiana) ^ | danielle maddox kinchen
    The Baton Rouge woman who was arrested after leaving her 3-year-old child alone at a Wal-Mart store Friday is in need of psychiatric help but doesn’t belong in jail, according to the grandmother who has temporary custody of four of her other children. The grandmother, Gale N. Edwards, said 32-year-old Chentra Lynette Washington, who remained in East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on Saturday, has struggled with mental illness for a while and has sought treatment for it previously. Edwards said Washington is mother to one girl and five boys, one of whom Washington left at the store while she went...
  • Florida man arrested in triple shooting that killed 2 Southern students at apartments near LSU

    04/10/2016 7:39:57 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 19 replies
    The Advocate (Baton Rouge, LA) ^ | April 10, 2016 | Bryn Stole
    UPDATE, 9:15 p.m. April 10: Baton Rouge Police arrested a 22-year-old Florida man for his alleged role in a shootout at a party that left two Southern University students dead and wounded another man. Ernest Bernard Felton, of 3865 Day Ave., Miami, Fla., was arrested by Baton Rouge Police Sunday evening and booked into Parish Prison on counts of attempted second-degree murder and illegal use of a weapon.
  • Police: Man bit off woman's fingertip on her birthday

    04/08/2016 6:12:43 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 23 replies
    WIS ^ | April 7, 2016 | Jeremy Turnage
    COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - A 49-year-old Columbia man is charged in a most bizarre case that included a definitely unwanted birthday gift. The Columbia Police Department says the man, Frederick Davis, is charged with domestic violence. Police say Davis got into an argument with the female victim around 5 a.m. Wednesday morning -- which also turned out to be her birthday. The two argued to the point, according to police, where Davis bit off the tip of the woman's pinkie finger and swallowed it. Police have not yet been able to recover the fingertip.
  • 13 charged in Cape Cod heroin ring; 3 accused of murder (Massachusetts)

    04/05/2016 8:58:37 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 14 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | April 5, 2016 | Antonio Planas
    Thirteen suspects reputedly tied to a street gang have been charged with trafficking heroin on Cape Cod — while three suspects have been charged with first-degree murder in connection to the brutal 2015 shooting and stabbing slaying of a 28-year-old Hyannis woman, U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz announced today. The suspects are linked to the Nauti gang and the alleged drug ring was “responsible for a significant quantity of the heroin that has been distributed in Cape Cod,” Ortiz said in a criminal complaint.
  • Activists try to calm fears over transgender bathroom access

    04/04/2016 6:07:01 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 52 replies
    Associated Press ^ | April 3, 2016 | David Crary
    New York — Stung by setbacks related to their access to public restrooms, transgender Americans are taking steps to play a more prominent and vocal role in a nationwide campaign to curtail discrimination against them. Two such initiatives are being launched this week — evidence of how transgender rights has supplanted same-sex marriage as the most volatile, high-profile issue for the broader movement of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender activists.
  • Man shot live-streaming: Chicago gang banger is shot making this selfie video

    04/03/2016 6:35:58 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 42 replies
    Examiner.com ^ | April 3, 2016 | Evelyn Bennell
    A man shot live streaming himself in a selfie video remains in critical condition after being shot multiple times in the streets of Chicago’s South Side neighborhood. The horrific video, which police discovered during standard online searches of known gang member social media sites, shows a man talking into a camera before being gunned down. The video, which continued to record, shows the gunman standing over the camera. A total of sixteen shots were fired in the video.
  • Broadway hit Hamilton under fire after casting call for 'non-white' actors

    03/31/2016 5:01:53 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 13 replies
    The Guardian UK ^ | March 31, 2016 | Nigel M Smith
    Hamilton, Lin-Manuel Miranda’s award-winning Broadway musical, has faced criticism for an open casting call seeking only “non-white” actors. The hip-hop musical, which has been praised by Michelle Obama and which won a Grammy, features a diverse cast that reimagines the origin story of founding father Alexander Hamilton. The majority of the cast is multiethnic as well: African Americans play Aaron Burr, George Washington and Thomas Jefferson, while a Chinese American portrays Hamilton’s wife, Eliza. Miranda, the show’s creator, is of Puerto Rican ancestry.
  • NJ Woman Pleads Not Guilty To Fatally Stabbing Beau Over Xbox

    03/29/2016 8:43:08 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 7 replies
    Associated Press ^ | March 28, 2016
    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey woman accused of fatally stabbing her boyfriend during a dispute over their Xbox console has pleaded not guilty to reckless manslaughter and weapons charges. Aisha Barr entered her pleas on Monday during an arraignment hearing. The 29-year-old Newark resident remains jailed on $250,000 bail.
  • Bribery charges against 13 Detroit principals a 'punch in the gut'

    03/29/2016 5:48:53 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 27 replies
    CNN ^ | March 29, 2016 | Dana Ford
    (CNN) — Thirteen current or former principals with the Detroit Public Schools were charged with bribery Tuesday in an alleged kickback scheme, which couldn't have come at a worse time for the troubled school district.
  • Women's basketball coach fired after suspending two players for dating

    03/28/2016 10:20:00 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 32 replies
    The Sporting News ^ | March 27, 2016
    Earlier this season, Prairie View A&M women's basketball coach Dawn Brown suspended two players on her team because they were dating. This week, the university announced Brown would not return next season. Brown told USA Today Sports the university told her she was fired because she violated Title IX by discriminating against the players, even though Brown says the school's own Title IX administrator approved the players' suspension.
  • Couple arrested in burrito assault, fork stabbing, deputies say (Florida)

    03/28/2016 1:41:58 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 49 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | March 24, 2016
    <p>CRESTVIEW, Fla. —A Crestview couple has been arrested after deputies say the woman hit her husband with a burrito before he retaliated by stabbing her hand with a fork.</p> <p>The Okalossa County Sheriff's Office tells media outlets in a statement that deputies responded Tuesday to a home, where they found 51-year-old Suzanne Hurlvert with a fork protruding from her hand. It was so deeply embedded that hospital staff had to remove it.</p>
  • Fan arrested at Rays game in apparent protest of trip to Cuba

    03/26/2016 11:44:43 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 4 replies
    ESPN.com news services ^ | March 26, 016
    A fan attending Saturday night's Tampa Bay-Pittsburgh game in Bradenton, Florida, was arrested after charging the field and throwing two bottles into the Rays dugout in an apparent protest of the team's trip to Cuba earlier this week. Bradenton police arrested a man of Cuban descent in the top of the seventh inning at McKechnie Field and charged him with trespassing, assault and starting affray, Lt. John Affolter said.
  • VIDEO: Detroit gas station shooting caught on camera, 2 people arrested

    03/24/2016 5:05:26 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 20 replies
    WXYZ ^ | March 22, 2016 | Jennifer Wilson
    DETROIT (WXYZ) - Police have arrested two people in connection with a shooting Sunday at a Detroit gas station that left multiple people injured. A woman was caught on camera opening fire on a vehicle around 4:30 a.m. after the Dodge Charger she was riding in pulled up to the gas station on Fenkell and Greenfield.
  • Four boys in Chicago wounded as they walked down street as 17 people are shot in the city in one day

    03/22/2016 12:43:04 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 30 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | March 22, 2016 | David Boroff
    Four boys in Chicago were wounded as they walked down the street, and a total of 17 people were shot in the city on Monday. The shootings of the youngsters happened at approximately 9 p.m. when an unknown male approached and opened fire on the city's West Side. The boys — aged 12, 14, 15 and 16 — were all in stable condition at local hospitals on Monday night. No arrests have been made, but an investigation is ongoing, an official with the Chicago Police Department told the Daily News on Tuesday.
  • Keith Richards Once Threatened Donald Trump With A Knife

    03/21/2016 3:02:56 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 49 replies
    The Inquisitr (citing Vanity Fair) ^ | March 21, 2016 | Jonny Hughes
    Keith Richards once threatened to pull a knife on Donald Trump during an altercation that occurred 27 years ago, Vanity Fair learned. The story has come to light through Rolling Stones tour producer Michael Cohl, who explained how Richards almost came to blows with Trump at a 1989 concert as part of the Steel Wheels tour, which is famed for being the reunion of Keith Richards and Mick Jagger.
  • Illegals had rap sheets (Massachusetts)

    03/21/2016 6:26:21 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 10 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | March 22, 2016 | Brian Dowling
    One of four illegal aliens from Guatemala accused of attacking a couple had been arrested for drunken driving in Framingham less than a month before the heinous attack in which the woman was raped and her boyfriend was beaten. But federal immigration officials said they were not alerted that 32-year-old Adan Diaz, who is in the country illegally, was arrested for drunken driving on Feb. 22.
  • Video: METALLICA Drummer's 'Front Row' Event Disrupted By Mob Violence

    03/19/2016 11:00:10 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 74 replies
    Blabbermouth.Net ^ | March 18, 2016
    An event hosted by METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich at the University of California-Berkeley earlier this month was interrupted by liberal students who stormed the stage in protest of subpar conditions endured by contract workers on campus. One student allegedly assaulted Salesforce.com founder Marc Benioff during the incident. Benioff was on campus on March 2 to participate in the public forum intended to explore the creative culture of the Bay Area through conversations with other leading cultural figures from the community, including Ulrich and the drummer's father, Torben Ulrich, who at 87 is still active in music, film and poetry. Members...
  • FlyDubai Plane Crashes in Russia

    03/18/2016 10:02:04 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 7 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | March 18, 2016 | Laura Mills and Jon Ostrower
    An airliner flying from Dubai with at least 61 people on board crashed early Saturday in the southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don, according to the Russian Emergency Ministry. The Boeing 737-800 crashed on a repeated landing attempt at the city’s airport, according to the ministry. There were 55 passengers and six crew aboard.
  • 4 killed, 9 wounded in Chicago shootings over six hours

    03/17/2016 6:54:20 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 21 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | March 16, 2016 | By Megan Crepeau and Grace Wong
    Four men were killed and at least nine other people were wounded, including two 14-year-old boys, in shootings in Chicago over six hours from late Tuesday to early Wednesday, police said. Nearly half of the shootings — including three of the homicides — occurred in a burst of violence from about 10 p.m. to midnight.
  • Father of slain boy ordered held on no bail in shooting case

    03/14/2016 5:53:24 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 5 replies
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | March 13, 2016 | Andy Grimm + Simone Alicea
    The father of slain 9-year-old Tyshawn Lee was ordered held on no bail Monday after he was charged with shooting three people in the Gresham neighborhood, including the girlfriend of one of the men charged in the shooting of the little boy, authorities said. Stokes was charged with three count of aggravated battery, three counts of unlawful use of a weapon and three counts of attempted first-degree murder, as well as a violation of his bond on an unrelated gun charge.
  • South Beach Shooting Leaves One Dead, Gunman On The Loose

    03/13/2016 7:30:14 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 13 replies
    CBS Miami ^ | March 13, 2016
    MIAMI BEACH (CBSMiami) — Ocean Drive looked like a scene out of a CSI: Miami episode early Sunday as crime tape and evidence markers stretched from 9th Street to 10th. Witnesses said it started as a fist fight in the middle of Ocean Drive and escalated into a shooting. Antoinne Decade, 20, was shot once in the chest and died in the hospital, investigators announced.
  • BROTHER OF NBA PLAYER AMONG DEAD IN 6 PHILADELPHIA INCIDENTS

    03/09/2016 11:50:08 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 20 replies
    ABC Philadelphia ^ | March 9, 2016
    PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Philadelphia police are investigating six deaths in six separate incidents, with crime scenes in Southwest Philadelphia, North Philadelphia, West Philadelphia, Strawberry Mansion, Grays Ferry and East Falls. So far, police have identified four of the six victims and, Action News has learned, one of those who died was the younger brother of an NBA player.
  • Erin Andrews awarded $55 million in Marriott lawsuit

    03/07/2016 3:27:31 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 178 replies
    A jury awarded $55 million to Fox Sports reporter Erin Andrews in her lawsuit against a Nashville Marriott hotel on Monday. Andrews sued the hotel alleging it acted negligently when allowing a man who was stalking her to book the room next to hers and surreptitiously film nude videos of her in 2008 while she worked for ESPN. The stalker, Michael David Barrett, posted the videos online and pleaded guilty to stalking charges, for which he was sentenced to 30 months in prison.
  • Hundreds of BPS students walk out to protest school budget cuts (Boston)

    03/07/2016 2:13:32 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 33 replies
    Universal Hub ^ | March 7, 2016 | Adam G
    At 11:30 a.m., hundreds of high-school and middle-school students walked out of their classes at Boston schools and streamed onto buses and subways for the ride downtown to let the mayor and the governor know they don't want their programs cut. They swarmed out of Downtown Crossing for a rally at the Parkman Bandstand on the Common, followed by a march up to the State House and then to Faneuil Hall. Mayor Walsh, who was attending a press conference at Faneuil Hall to announce that Boston would host a conference for millennials who want to get rich, got into his...
  • 1 dead, 6 injured in mass shooting inside Chelsea apartment (Boston)

    03/07/2016 9:46:49 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 10 replies
    WCVB (ABC)- Boston ^ | March 6, 2016
    Police said the shooting took place inside a vacant apartment at 120 Washington Avenue at 2:40 a.m. When they arrived, police found multiple people suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. Friends say 19-year-old Pablo Villeda Estrada was killed. Officials say the teen was taken to Whidden Memorial Hospital where he died from his injuries.
  • Suspect in high-rise gym shooting held in lieu of $1 million bail (Chicago)

    03/05/2016 7:12:13 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 13 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | March 4, 32016 | William Lee
    Bail was set at $1 million Friday for a man in a wheelchair who has been charged in the fatal shooting of another man inside a gym at a high-rise apartment building on the Near West Side. Reggie Daniel, 48, faces first-degree murder charges in the killing of Darrin Joss, 45, while he worked out on an elliptical machine about 7:05 p.m. Wednesday in the eighth-floor gym of the high-rise in the 500 block of West Kinzie Street. Daniel surrendered to police early Thursday.
  • Second 'Baby Fight Club' Daycare Teacher Convicted

    03/04/2016 5:30:32 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 29 replies
    NBC News ^ | March 3, 2016 | CORKY SIEMASZKO
    A Virginia daycare teacher accused of turning her classroom of 2-year-olds into a "baby fight club" was knocked out by a jury on Thursday. Kierra Spriggs was convicted of child cruelty and other abusive behavior charges after a two-week trial in the Virginia suburbs of Washington, D.C. She was found guilty of four felony counts of child cruelty and two misdemeanor counts of assault and battery, according to NBC Washington. She could get up to five years in prison on each of the felony count convictions and a year for each misdemeanor count.
  • USPS says letter carrier was assaulted in Dorchester (Boston)

    03/04/2016 5:26:44 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 10 replies
    WFXT (Fox-Boston) ^ | March 3, 2016 | Ted Daniel
    The letter carrier described the suspects as four Hispanic males in their late teens and one Hispanic female in the same age range. The letter carrier said he saw the group stealing a package, and when he confronted them they pushed him to the ground and broke his glasses. Assaulting a postal employee is a federal offense that can carry a sentence of up to 20 years in prison.
  • Man, 29, in custody after stabbing partner in head with screwdriver near Lincoln Center

    03/03/2016 4:54:35 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 22 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | March 3, 2016 | KELDY ORTIZ
    An underground garage below Lincoln Center was the unlikely scene of a stabbing early Thursday morning, officials said. A 28-year-old man was stabbed twice in the head with a screwdriver by his male partner near 132 W. 65th St. outside the home of the Metropolitan Opera, New York City Ballet and the New York Philharmonic following the 5:30 a.m. stabbing, an FDNY spokesman said.