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  • Pennsylvania woman charged with stabbing, biting husband after he drank the last of her beers

    08/27/2016 8:09:40 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 55 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | August 26, 2016 | Laura Bult
    A Pennsylvania woman was so hopped up with rage when her husband guzzled the last of her beers that she slashed her spouse with a pair of scissors and bit his hands and arms, police say. Tracey Lee Giffin, 45, of North Union Township was jailed and charged with aggravated assault of her 59-year-old husband, three years after she was charged with a similar crime.
  • Cousin of NBA star Dwyane Wade gunned down pushing stroller in Chicago

    08/26/2016 8:21:03 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 43 replies
    Fox News ^ | August 27, 2016
    A mother who was shot and killed while pushing a baby in a stroller on Chicago's South Side Friday has been identified as a cousin of Chicago Bulls star Dwyane Wade. Chicago Police said Nykea Aldridge, 32, was shot in the head and arm by two men outside an elementary school at around 3:30 p.m. local time Friday. Investigators believe the shooters were targeting a third man.
  • Police: Man, 75, bound and daughter severely beaten in Chester home invasion (Pennsylvania)

    08/25/2016 8:33:05 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 9 replies
    Philadelphia Inquirer + Daily News ^ | August 25, 2016 | Caitlin McCabe
    A Philadelphia man and woman have been charged in a home invasion in Chester that left a 75-year-old man bound at the hands and feet by cords, and his 49-year-old daughter severely beaten and in critical condition. Erinn Howarth, 25, of Germantown - who is possibly the man's housekeeper - and Richard Johnson, 23, of Juniata Park, were arraigned Thursday morning on charges that include robbery, aggravated assault, burglary, and conspiracy. Both were held in the Delaware County prison on $1 million bail each.
  • Accused Murderer Who Escaped Back In Broward Court

    08/24/2016 7:52:49 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 10 replies
    CBS Miami ^ | August 23, 2016
    FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) — Under heavy security, an accused killer who escaped a Broward courthouse, prompting a massive manhunt, faced a judge. Dayonte Resiles, 21, appeared in front of a judge Tuesday morning. He’s also charged with escape after bolting from the Broward County Courthouse courtroom last month. After being on the run for six days, Resiles was tracked to a Days Inn off I-95 in West Palm Beach where he was taken into custody.
  • Man Killed, Pregnant Woman Injured in Newark Shooting: Police

    08/23/2016 7:45:49 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 10 replies
    NBC New York ^ | By Michael George and Brian Thompson
    On Saturday, Mayor Ras Baraka had asked the citizens of Newark to observe 24 hours of nonviolence, but violence flared nevertheless. Six people were shot and killed in Newark in a little over 72 hours — a time spanning Friday night to early Tuesday morning. In addition to the 25-year-old man shot Tuesday, three people were killed Friday night, one person Saturday night and one person Sunday night.
  • N.J. woman charged with murdering missing woman during her second attempt on her friend’s life

    08/21/2016 8:26:53 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 8 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | Tobias Salinger
    A New Jersey woman and an accomplice tried to kill her friend last year and succeeded months later, prosecutors said Wednesday. Police found the body of missing 41-year-old woman Tyrita Julius wrapped in a tarp and buried in the backyard of the Long Branch home of one of her killers Tuesday, according to Monmouth County officials. A man who lives there, Andre Harris, and Julius’ friend, Jennifer Sweeney, were charged with murdering her.
  • For Ole Miss sports, ‘Dixie’ is dead

    08/19/2016 8:34:58 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 59 replies
    Mississippi Today ^ | August 19, 2016 | Adam Ganucheau
    The University of Mississippi’s marching band will no longer play any variation of the song “Dixie” – a tradition some seven decades old at football games and other sporting events. The University's Athletic Department confirmed to Mississippi Today on Friday that the song, which was the unofficial anthem of the Confederate States of America during the Civil War, will no longer be played at athletic events.
  • San Mateo Man Convicted Of Murder In 2013 Double-Shooting Outside Gay SoMa Club (Calif.)

    08/19/2016 6:47:41 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement
    sfist.com ^ | August 19, 2016 | Jay Barmann
    Some justice has been served in the senseless killing of Melquiesha "Mel" Warren, a 23-year-old woman shot dead in a SoMa parking lot in 2013 over a fender bender, following a night in which she'd been celebrating her wife's birthday with friends. 26-year-old Michael Sione Green of San Mateo was found guilty Thursday on counts of murder, attempted murder, firing at a motor vehicle, assault, being a felon in possession of a firearm, carrying a concealed firearm, and carrying a loaded firearm, according to the DA's office in a release. District Attorney George Gascon says, "The jury sent a clear...
  • Special Report: Nearly 4,000 students homeless as Boston crisis deepens

    08/15/2016 4:42:04 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 30 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | August 15, 2016 | Kathleen McKiernan
    After a three-day stint in Lynn, the family moved on to the emergency room of Boston Children’s Hospital, where they tried to blend in among the waiting patients and hospital staff. “We went to go sleep at Boston Children’s Hospital,” Nicole said. “It was so embarrassing.” “We sat down in the emergency room and didn’t say anything. I told my mom I felt embarrassed,” Jose said. “My mom went to the receptionist and talked to a social worker. They gave us a fake checkup and gave us two rooms to sleep in for only one night.” The next day, Children’s...
  • Georgia officer shot dead while responding to call

    08/14/2016 6:06:07 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 42 replies
    CNN ^ | August 14, 2016 | By Eliott C. McLaughlin and Khushbu Shah
    (CNN) — State police have named a suspect -- 24-year-old Royheem Deeds -- in the shooting death of a central Georgia police officer. They said Deeds is considered armed and dangerous. About 9:30 p.m. Saturday, officer Tim Smith responded to a Dodge County 911 call reporting a suspicious person at an intersection in Eastman, a town of 5,000 about an hour's drive southeast of Macon.
  • On 90th birthday, Fidel Castro thanks Cuba, criticizes Obama

    08/13/2016 8:03:54 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 19 replies
    AP ^ | August 13, 2016 | MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN
    HAVANA (AP) — Fidel Castro thanked Cubans for their well-wishes on his 90th birthday and criticized President Barack Obama in a lengthy letter published in state media. He appeared but did not speak at a gala in his honor broadcast on state television Saturday evening. "I want to express my deepest gratitude for the shows of respect, greetings and praise that I've received in recent days, which give me strength to reciprocate with ideas that I will send to party militants and relevant organizations," he wrote.
  • Hearing dates set for sisters charged with murder in Frederick stabbing

    08/12/2016 4:51:01 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 6 replies
    Court dates have been scheduled for two Frederick women accused of stabbing and killing a man outside a downtown bar. Alexis Adria Lucas, 23, and her sister Tierra Nicole Lucas, 29, were charged with first- and second-degree murder and first-degree assault in Frederick County Circuit Court, records show. Alexis Lucas’ trial is scheduled for Dec. 12 through Dec. 23. Tierra Nicole Lucas’ trial is scheduled for Nov. 14 through Nov. 23.
  • Nevada domestic violence advocates support ballot initiative to expand firearm background checks

    08/10/2016 9:13:04 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 12 replies
    Las Vegas Review-Journal ^ | August 10, 2016 | WESLEY JUHL
    Nevada advocates against domestic violence on Wednesday reaffirmed their support for Question 1, a ballot initiative proposing to expand firearm background checks to private-party sales and transfers. Survivors and activists gathered at the Henderson women’s shelter Safe House to discuss the ballot measure, which Nevada voters will decide in November, and the prevalence of domestic violence in the state. For the period from 2010 to 2014, Nevada ranked fifth nationally in the number of women killed by an intimate partner, according to a study released this year by Everytown for Gun Safety and the Nevada Network Against Domestic Violence. During...
  • Anna Gunn on 'Equity' and the hurdles powerful women face (barf alert)

    08/10/2016 5:30:26 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 17 replies
    Metro International ^ | August 10, 2016 | Matt Prigge
    There’s a parallel there with Hillary Clinton. There’s so much negativity and criticism of her, but then you watch the Democratic National Convention and you see how much she’s done. People focus more on the negative side than the positive. They certainly do. That’s something women experience across the board in every profession. We’re seeing [Clinton’s] qualifications, her intellect, her policies, her track record. But everyone thinks, ‘Let’s not focus on that, let’s focus on the way she dresses or wears her hair.’ That’s something Barbara said women have to think about a lot more than men. She picks out...
  • Airport officials say monkey was ‘loose’ on Las Vegas-bound Frontier flight

    08/10/2016 6:01:58 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 37 replies
    Las Vegas Review-Journal ^ | August 10, 2016 | RACHEL CROSBY
    A monkey was briefly “loose” on a Las Vegas-bound Frontier flight from Ohio at one point late Tuesday, according to McCarran International Airport officials. Melissa Nunnery, a spokeswoman with the airport, couldn’t clarify what “loose” meant, but said a Frontier staffer reported to McCarran “that the monkey was loose, or got loose” briefly during the flight. It’s unclear what type of monkey it was, but Nunnery said the monkey was an emotional support animal, adding that “the passenger had all the proper paperwork to have the monkey on the plane with him.”
  • Red Sox scrap 'racially insensitive' David Ortiz bobbleheads

    08/09/2016 4:59:49 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 43 replies
    ESPN ^ | August 9, 2016 | Darren Rovell
    Boston Red Sox fans who attend Tuesday night's game against the New York Yankees will no longer receive David Ortiz bobbleheads. The team promised to distribute Ortiz bobbleheads to the first 15,000 fans entering Fenway Park before Boston's game against the Yankees, but Red Sox president Sam Kennedy said he elected to postpone the promotion after doing a quality check. "I thought the bobbleheads were an inaccurate portrayal of David," Kennedy said. "To go further, I thought the facial features were racially insensitive."
  • 8 Killed, 39 Wounded In Chicago Weekend Shootings

    08/08/2016 6:18:45 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 11 replies
    CHICAGO (STMW) — Eight people were killed and at least 39 others were wounded in shootings across Chicago between Friday evening and Monday morning
  • Sasha Obama lands summer job at Vineyard seafood joint

    08/03/2016 7:27:42 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 81 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | August 3, 2016 | Gayle Fee
    Sasha Obama, who has lived eight of her 15 years in the luxurious confines of the White House, is learning how the other half lives this summer. Sasha, who’s using her full name of Natasha at Nancy’s, has been learning the ropes of the service industry at the Oak Bluffs eatery this week, working a cash register, busing tables and prepping the restaurant before it opens for lunch.
  • Smoke billows from jetliner after crash-landing

    08/03/2016 4:54:30 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 29 replies
    CBS/AP ^ | Aug 3, 2016
    DUBAI -- An Emirates flight from India with 300 people on board, including 6 Americans, crash landed at Dubai's main airport on Wednesday, sending black smoke billowing into the air and halting all traffic at the Middle East's busiest airport. Authorities said all passengers were evacuated safely. Dubai-based Emirates said the accident happened around 12:45 p.m. local time as Flight EK521 was arriving from the southern Indian city of Thiruvananthapuram.
  • Chrissy Teigen Mocks Miss Teen USA for Lack of Diversity Among the Five Finalists

    08/01/2016 7:55:56 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 50 replies
    US Magazine ^ | August 1, 2016 | Evan Real
    She calls it like she sees it! Chrissy Teigen took to Twitter on Sunday, July 31, to mock the lack of diversity among the top five Miss Teen USA finalists.
  • This Time, Women Could Lead the West Amid International Tests

    08/01/2016 6:37:18 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 20 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | August 1, 2016 | Carole Lee
    There’s been a lot of focus on the historical significance for the U.S. in nominating the first woman from major political party to be president, but the prospect of Hillary Clinton winning the White House has broader international significance. As Europe and the U.S. grapple with the worst migrant crisis since World War II, new terrorism threats and a political test of the transatlantic alliance, a trifecta of women could be deciding policies that will carry global implications for decades to come. The last time the U.S. and Europe navigated as significant a crisis as the one testing the transatlantic...
  • Utah man says he’s a woman to help get justice for men in bars, pool parties on Strip (Nevada)

    07/31/2016 6:48:55 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 27 replies
    LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL ^ | July 30, 2016 | PAUL HARASIM
    It was about a year ago when Steve Horner told young proprietors of the Wet Republic Ultra Pool at the MGM Grand that he had just transitioned to a woman and should be allowed to pay the woman’s price of $20 to get into the pool party. They looked him up and down and saw no signs that the person stood before them ever had any intention of being a woman for anything other than not paying the $33 entry fee for a man.
  • New Temple University class for city kids: How to survive a shooting

    07/30/2016 9:14:56 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 6 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | July 30, 2016
    The class was part of a Temple University program called Fighting Chance, which takes a practical - if startling- approach to helping save lives in crime-addled areas by training residents how to triage the victims of shootings and other violent crimes before an ambulance arrives. Before Fighting Chance even launched, the Obama administration announced a similar effort, Stop the Bleed, in the fall.
  • Seattle doctor sentenced to 49 years after killing partner, son

    07/30/2016 6:50:55 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 37 replies
    Seattle PI ^ | July 29, 2016 | LYNSI BURTON
    After nearly a week of testimony and consideration given to the punishment he will face, a Seattle doctor who admitted to murdering his partner and their toddler son was sentenced to 49 years in prison -- the maximum allowed. Louis Chen, 44, pleaded guilty to reduced charges in February, wanting to avoid a trial. He was sentenced Friday by King County Superior Court Judge Bill Bowman. Chen's defense attorneys spent this week arguing that his mental problems -- and a possibly psychosis-inducing intake of cough syrup -- fueled actions he would otherwise have never committed. On those grounds, they lobbied...
  • Al Gore’s daughter appears in court after West Roxbury protest arrest (Massachusetts)

    07/29/2016 10:26:10 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 43 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | July 29, 2016 | Susan Zalkind
    The daughter of former Vice President Al Gore appeared Friday at a hearing in West Roxbury Municipal Court after she was arrested for protesting the construction of Spectra Energy’s West Roxbury Lateral pipeline. “This pipeline is being built in West Roxbury against the will of the community. Elected officials have opposed it,” Karenna Gore said outside of the courtroom. “We’re in a position with climate change where, if we just keep on going like nothing is wrong and continue to use fossil fuels… then we are really headed for the worst.”
  • 4 dead, 6 wounded in Chicago shootings

    07/29/2016 9:34:42 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 17 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | July 29, 2016
    Four people--including a 17-year-old boy--have been killed and at least six others wounded since Friday morning in city shootings, police said. The latest fatal shooting happened about 7:18 p.m. when a man was killed in the 2400 block of West 79th Street, said Officer Kevin Quaid, a police spokesman, citing preliminary information. Shortly before 6 p.m., a 17-year-old boy was shot in the city's Chatham neighborhood. That shooting happened in the 700 block of East 82nd Street, Sweeney said.
  • How gender roles might change if Hillary Clinton wins the White House

    07/28/2016 8:53:18 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 22 replies
    ASSOCIATED PRESS ^ | July 28, 2016 | NANCY BENAC
    PHILADELPHIA — This time, Bill Clinton will be the adoring spouse, rapt and smiling when the cameras cut away from the candidate in the spotlight. He’ll be the He in the VIP box watching as She accepts the presidential nomination at the Democratic convention on Thursday.
  • Woman who laced husband’s milkshake, then bludgeoned him wants lighter sentence

    07/28/2016 7:56:38 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 22 replies
    New York Post ^ | July 28, 2016 | Jamie Schram
    One of Hong Kong’s most notorious killers — an American expat dubbed the “Milkshake Murderer”– was back in court this week with a bid to get her life sentence reduced. Nancy Kissel earned her nickname in 2003, when she killed hubby Robert Kissel, a senior executive for Merrill Lynch, in their Hong Kong apartment — bludgeoning him to death after serving him a strawberry milkshake spiked with sedatives. After a dramatic, well-publicized trial, Kissel, now 51, was convicted of murder in 2005 and sentenced to life in prison at Hong Kong’s maximum security Tai Lam Centre for Women.
  • Detroit police release surveillance video of suspect wanted in strip club shooting

    07/28/2016 6:32:23 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 7 replies
    WXYZ ^ | July 27, 2016
    DETROIT (WXYZ) - Detroit Police are looking for a gunman who was caught on surveillance video firing shots outside of a strip club on the city's southwest side. This all happened during the early morning hours of July 5th at The Sting Gentlemen's club.
  • Utah Planned Parenthood pulls condoms with Mormon symbol

    07/27/2016 7:24:23 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 26 replies
    Associated Press ^ | July 27, 2016 | Lindsay Whitehurst
    SALT LAKE CITY — Utah's Planned Parenthood branch won't hand out condom packages printed with a symbol associated with Mormon youth teachings after an image of the wrappers on its Facebook page generated backlash. The wrappers stamped with a popular design symbolizing the phrase "Choose the Right" were a limited run intended to spark open conversation about sexual health, Planned Parenthood spokeswoman Katrina Barker said.
  • How Would Ted Nugent React If Hillary Clinton Used One of His Songs? We Asked Him

    07/26/2016 4:52:03 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 17 replies
    Ultimate Classic Rock ^ | July 26, 2016 | By Matthew Wilkening
    Which of your songs would you most like to see Mr. Trump use during his campaign stops? “Stranglehold” would clinch the presidency. How would you react if Hillary Clinton used one of your songs during the Democratic National Convention? We would know the end is near.
  • Seafood restaurant accused of sexism with ads poking fun at presidential candidates

    07/26/2016 3:58:53 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 29 replies
    Metro International ^ | July 26, 2016 | Chris Caesar
    Legal Sea Foods found itself in hot water Monday after some readers said they were offended by a full-page Boston Globe ad that called Hillary Clinton a “cold fish,” all in the service of a sushi pun.
  • Jonathan Mills, 26, former Southern Miss star, shot and killed in Chicago

    07/25/2016 8:31:21 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 28 replies
    ESPN ^ | July 25, 2016 | Myron Medcalf
    Former Southern Mississippi forward Jonathan Mills, 26, was shot and killed Monday afternoon in Chicago, near the high school where he once starred, police said Mills was preparing for a workout at his alma mater, North Lawndale College Prep, when a gunman opened fire on Mills and a group of his friends near a store close to the school, according to the Chicago Tribune. Mills suffered multiple gunshot wounds, according to police spokesman Thomas Sweeney, who had no other details about the shooting and said no arrests had been made.
  • Killings of 2 Mexican mayors spur call for stepped up security

    07/25/2016 7:33:00 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 15 replies
    CNN ^ | July 25, 2016
    The Saturday slayings took place hundreds of miles apart and were apparently unrelated. But both victims -- Ambrosio Soto Duarte and Domingo Lopez Gonzalez -- had the same job titles: They were mayors of towns in Mexico. Authorities say both killings are being investigated. But a group representing Mexico's mayors isn't waiting for more details about the attacks before it calls on government officials to take action.
  • Many stores honoring parents' requests for 'gender-neutral' kids' clothing

    07/25/2016 6:59:34 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 50 replies
    Associated Press ^ | July 25, 2016
    Pink for girls. Truck motifs for boys. A growing number of parents want to get outside those parameters when it comes to dressing their kids. Kristin Higgins was adamant about not pushing "girly" stereotypes on her daughter, and painted her room in shades of green. Higgins later dressed her up in superhero costumes. But as her daughter got older, it took more work to locate items that broke the mold. For "Star Wars"-themed pajamas, she had to go to the boys' section. "It's hard to find gender-neutral clothing," said Higgins, 35, of Little Rock, whose daughter is now 6. "I...
  • WNBA prez withdraws fines regarding anti-violence shirts

    07/23/2016 8:12:20 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 16 replies
    ESPN.com news services ^ | July 23, 2016
    NEW YORK -- The WNBA has withdrawn its fines for teams and players that showed support of citizens and police involved in recent shootings by wearing black warmup shirts before games. WNBA President Lisa Borders said in a statement Saturday that the league was rescinding penalties given to the Indiana Fever, New York Liberty, Phoenix Mercury and their players for wearing the shirts during pregame protests, which began after shootings in Minnesota and Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
  • Donald Trump’s RNC address could mark the start of an American revival

    07/21/2016 9:56:51 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 37 replies
    New York Post ^ | July 22, 2016 | Michael Goodwin
    Donald Trump needed to give the speech of his life–he did that, and much more. He laid out an inspiring American Manifesto for our troubled times. And he did it his way. Not surprisingly, from start to finish, it is muscular and bold, leavened only by appeals to racial harmony and pledges of compassion for all. It offers a prominent nod to Bernie Sanders’ supporters in a bid to get some to jump the Democratic ship.
  • Officials: Luzerne County prison guard, inmate fell to their deaths (Penn.)

    07/20/2016 6:34:02 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 9 replies
    Times Leader (Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania) ^ | July 20, 2016 | Jennifer Learn-Andes
    WILKES-BARRE — Luzerne County corrections officer Kristopher Moules and inmate Timothy Darnelle Gilliam Jr. smashed through a closed elevator door at the county prison and fell several floors down the elevator shaft to their deaths Monday night, county Manager C. David Pedri said Tuesday. Describing the situation as a “freak accident,” Pedri said at a news conference that “something happened” to cause the door to jump off its track and open. He said the county has retained a state expert to identify the problem, and he promised to publicly release the expert’s findings and implement any recommended corrective action.
  • Mom charged with drowning infant; family says she loved boy

    07/19/2016 6:27:22 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 10 replies
    Associated Press| ^ | July 19, 2016
    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The family of a woman charged with murder after her 6-week-old son drowned in a pond at a Myrtle Beach outlet mall said she was overwhelmed by the challenges of returning to work as a first-time mom and dealing with an abusive boyfriend. Jameisha Alexander was seen holding her son, King, near the pond Saturday night by someone who called security. By the time officers arrived, Alexander was gone and the baby was in the water, according to her arrest warrant.
  • 7 Killed, 52 Wounded In Weekend Shootings Across Chicago

    07/18/2016 6:12:24 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 26 replies
    CHICAGO (STMW) — Seven people were killed and at least 52 more were wounded in shootings across Chicago between Friday evening and Monday morning, according to Chicago Police.
  • Mail Online sex attack story 'filled with lies', Swedish woman says

    07/16/2016 7:41:04 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 15 replies
    Guardian UK ^ | July 15, 2016 | Amelia Gentleman
    A Swedish woman has accused the Mail Online of falsely representing her as the victim of a sexual assault in an article about sex attacks allegedly perpetrated by “foreign youths” at a music festival. Lisen Andréasson Florman told the Guardian she was shocked to discover herself cast as the victim of an assault, and said she felt “violated” by the Mail Online report.
  • Pinellas man found guilty of executing ex-boyfriend (Florida)

    07/16/2016 7:01:03 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 18 replies
    Tampa Bay Times ^ | July 15, 2016
    LARGO — A 28-year-old man charged with fatally shooting his ex-boyfriend as he pleaded for his life in 2011 was found guilty of first-degree murder on Friday. According to the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office, Jose Adame held the victim, Landy Martinez, 21, prisoner and tortured him for nearly two hours in his Lealman home before shooting him in the chest and the back of the head on Dec. 21, 2011. A cellphone video taken by Adame showed Martinez begging to be let go moments before he was killed.
  • Pasco teen accused of raping child, 3, at home daycare (Florida; warning: graphic references)

    07/15/2016 7:16:07 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 13 replies
    WFLA ^ | July 13, 2016 | Melanie Michael
    The alleged abuse happened during nap time, documents from the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office show. The details of the case are so disturbing and so unthinkable, that those who hear the facts have a visceral reaction. They wince. They make faces. Some look down and sigh.
  • Even Trump’s enemies are taking his side in battle with Ginsburg

    07/13/2016 9:36:40 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 55 replies
    New York Post ^ | July 13, 2016 | By Daniel Halper
    WASHINGTON — They call her “Notorious RBG” — and Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg lived up to that name this week by starting an epic battle with Donald Trump, in which she publicly denounced the presumptive GOP nominee in a rant that even fellow liberals have described as beneath a member of the High Court.
  • Miko Grimes goes off on Dolphins (again), owner Stephen Ross for keeping ‘Jew buddies’ employed

    07/12/2016 7:43:50 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 19 replies
    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS ^ | July 11, 2016 | Seth Walder
    Brent Grimes' wife, Miko Grimes, is back to ripping the Dolphins — this time in a series of nasty tweets that included an anti-Semitic message targeted at Miami owner Stephen Ross. The Dolphins cut Grimes back in March, perhaps partially because of the actions of and criticisms coming from the cornerback's wife. The Bucs signed him shortly thereafter.
  • Woman allegedly arrives in US with $1.2m in fake bills

    07/12/2016 5:27:54 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 9 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | July 12, 2016
    Alejandrina Elsa Quispe Ramirez had allegedly told authorities she was traveling to Shriners Hospital for Children in Boston, so that her son could be treated for burn wounds. But what she had planned, according to the Secret Service, was actually something sinister. A tip had come from the Peruvian National Police: A woman and her two sons would be traveling to the United States on July 11 carrying a significant amount of US dollars in their luggage, concealed in thread cones, the type of string or yarn spindles used in sewing machines. The Secret Service had recently seized counterfeit US...
  • Suspect in East Boston murder held without bail (Massachusetts)

    07/12/2016 6:33:21 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 5 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | July 11, 2016 | Susan Zalkind
    Jose Hernandez,15, was arraigned in East Boston Municipal Court on Monday, charged with the stabbing and beating death of 18-year-old Blanca Lainez, whose body was found by construction workers on June 15. Hernandez, who did not appear in court, was denied bail. Assistant District Attorney John Verner said the break in the case came on June 30, when Hernandez was arrested for carrying a 9.75-inch knife. Detectives took his fingerprints, and found a match from a between his prints and a palm print found at the murder scene.
  • Vanity: New York Post cover calls the Dallas shootings a "Civil War"

    07/08/2016 5:56:31 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 47 replies
    New York Post ^ | July 8, 2016
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  • Several NFL players express outrage, call for justice after Alton Sterling shooting

    07/06/2016 9:11:51 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 50 replies
    CBS Sports ^ | Sean Wagner-McGough
    The shooting death of Alton Sterling, a 37-year-old black man, at point blank range by Baton Rouge, La., police has sparked outrage from several NFL players. Sterling died of multiple gunshot wounds, according to CNN.
  • NY woman convicted of manslaughter for brother's death after 14-hour group beating at church [tr]

    07/06/2016 8:09:24 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 9 replies
    Associated Press ^ | July 5, 2016
    UTICA, N.Y. — A woman accused of taking part in a 14-hour group beating that killed one of her half brothers and injured another during a church counseling session was convicted on Tuesday of manslaughter and assault but was acquitted of murder. Oneida County Judge Michael Dwyer acquitted Sarah Ferguson of the most serious charge she faced, second-degree murder, saying prosecutors had not proved that she knew 19-year-old Lucas Leonard could or would die after she pummeled both brothers' groins with an electrical cord at the Word of Life Christian Church in October.