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  • 1 dead in fiery crash following congressional motorcade roadblock

    01/25/2017 9:53:14 PM PST · by VeniVidiVici · 64 replies
    Frederick News-Post ^ | Jeremy Arias
    When Patricia Nazzal videotaped a congressional motorcade passing her car on Interstate 70, she ended up documenting a fatal crash just ahead of her. Maryland State Police said one person was killed Wednesday morning in a four-vehicle crash as other motorists stopped for the motorcade on westbound I-70 at the ramp from northbound Interstate 270. Police had not released the identity of the person who died as of late Wednesday night. The motorcade was part of a trip by U.S. Senate Democrats to Shepherdstown, West Virginia, where they gathered Wednesday for a retreat. Authorities did not say who was in...
  • CBS Macy's Day Parade Sucks

    11/24/2016 6:22:09 AM PST · by VeniVidiVici · 74 replies
    Girlfriend wanted to watch the Macy's Day Parade.
  • MINNESOTA COURT OF APPEALS CONFIRMS BB GUNS AS FIREARMS

    01/02/2016 12:17:07 AM PST · by VeniVidiVici · 54 replies
    GunsAmerica ^ | 12-30-2015 | Max Slowik
    The Minnesota Court of Appeals held up a statute that defines BB guns as firearms when it comes to prohibited persons. The decision comes as bad news for defendant David Lee Haywood, 37, who was found guilty of possessing a firearm and now faces a five-year sentence. Police searched Haywoods car after discovering that he was in violation of a no-contact order with a passenger during a 2013 traffic stop. A compact air pistol was found in his glove compartment. Haywood was previously convicted of felony drug possession and was therefore not allowed to own any firearms or airguns in...
  • Route 29 Batman is killed after his Batmobile breaks down in Maryland

    08/18/2015 12:12:42 AM PDT · by VeniVidiVici · 27 replies
    WaPo ^ | 8/17.2015 | Michael S. Rosenwald and John Woodrow Cox
    The Batmobile pulled into a gas station Sunday night and, as usual, the children who spotted it gawked. Lenny B. Robinson was used to that. The Maryland man, better known as the Route 29 Batman, had for years dressed as the Caped Crusader and driven his custom-made car to deliver moments of happiness and distraction to hundreds of sick children at area hospitals. His costume stored in the Batmobile but his alter ego never entirely switched off, Robinson gave the kids at the gas station some superhero paraphernalia before driving off. Minutes later, Robinson pulled over with engine trouble on...
  • Six officers charged in death of Freddie Gray

    05/01/2015 11:06:22 AM PDT · by VeniVidiVici · 104 replies
    Baltimore Sun ^ | 1 May 2015 | Pamela Wood Scott Dance
    The six Baltimore police officers involved in the arrest of Freddie Gray – who died last month after being injured in police custody – have been charged criminally, State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby announced Friday. Mosby's announcement on the steps of the War Memorial Building was greeted with cheers and applause. Mosby said she told Gray's family that "no one is above the law and I would pursue justice upon their behalf." Desmond Taylor, 29, shouted in jubilee in front of the War Memorial Building. Mosby: Freddie Gray's death a homicide, officers charged Investigation and medical examiner reports say Freddie Gray's...
  • Police: Homeowners shoot burglar dead[Multiple Family Members Armed]

    04/07/2014 2:35:29 PM PDT · by VeniVidiVici · 38 replies
    MyFoxOrlando ^ | 4/7/2014 | Aaron Mesmer
    WINTER HAVEN (FOX 13) - A man breaking into a Winter Haven home Monday morning was shot and killed by the family living there, Police Chief Gary Hester said. It happened at a little before 7 a.m. on Lake Marriana Road Drive. A mother, father, and son woke up to the sound of someone, identified by police as 40-year-old Mitchell Large, trying to get in through a porch door. Chief Hester said one of the family members fired a warning shot. "[A resident] fired a warning shot above the door. That warning shot did not deter the intruder. The intruder...
  • Palm Bay homeowner shoots, kills 2 men, police say

    12/04/2013 3:55:37 AM PST · by VeniVidiVici · 9 replies
    ClickOrlando ^ | Dec 4, 2013 | Daniel Dahm
    A Palm Bay homeowner says he shot and killed two men in self-defense during an altercation inside his house, according to police. Dispatchers received a 911 call around 1 a.m. from someone at a home on Thuringer Street NW. The caller said shots had been fired, and officers found two men dead inside the home. According to Palm Bay police, two men who had a mutual friend with the homeowner were loitering
  • McCain Reads From WFB Article While Slamming Reid on Nuclear Option

    11/22/2013 6:11:00 AM PST · by VeniVidiVici · 36 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | November 21, 2013 | Staff
    Sen. John McCain (R., Ariz.) ripped Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D., Nev.) on the floor Thursday for his hypocritical role in bringing about the “nuclear option,” quoting directly from a Washington Free Beacon article during his impassioned speech. Reid said in a 2008 interview that, so long as he was the party leader, there would not be a nuclear option effectively stripping the Republicans of their ability to block President Obama’s judicial and executive branch nominees. However, on a near party-line vote Thursday, the Senate voted to approve the measure, 52-48. Reid previously called such attempts at a nuclear...
  • Layoffs to hit Disney/ABC TV Group

    10/03/2013 5:58:45 AM PDT · by VeniVidiVici · 13 replies
    LA Times ^ | August 21, 2013 | Joe Flint
    The Disney/ABC Television Group, which includes the ABC network, local TV stations and the Disney Channel and ABC Family cable networks, is restructuring its operations, which will result in layoffs across the unit.
  • Police Find 5 Skeletons, 2 Cars Missing For Decades On Oklahoma Lake Bottom

    09/18/2013 6:26:33 AM PDT · by VeniVidiVici · 47 replies
    Breitbart ^ | September 18, 2013 | Dan Riehl
    Police testing new sonar equipment during a training exercise at Foss Lake in Oklahoma discovered five skeletons inside a blue 1969 Chevy Camaro and a 1950s-era vehicle perhaps linked to the early 1960's disappearance of a couple.
  • 2 teens, 2 adults charged in Osceola County shooting deaths

    07/09/2013 3:51:53 PM PDT · by VeniVidiVici · 22 replies
    WESH-TV Orlando ^ | July 9, 2013 | Staff
    Four people have been arrested in connection with two recent fatal shootings in Osceola County and 12 more random shootings, police said. Police officers are still looking for answers Thursday after a 17-year-old boy was shot and killed in Kissimmee. Detectives now say a suspicious Fourth of July death is a homicide. According to police, Konrad Schafer, 15, said he used his father's high-powered rifle and killed 17-year-old David Guerrero because it would be "fun and cool." He said David Damus, 20, drove him around as he randomly picked out targets, police said. "To think about the loss of a...
  • Disabled Espanola man hurt in home invasion robbery

    06/28/2013 7:16:49 PM PDT · by VeniVidiVici · 4 replies
    Daytona News-Journal ^ | 6/28/2013 | Staff
    A disabled Espanola man was injured and his home ransacked during a home invasion robbery on Espanola Road in Bunnell, authorities said Friday. The 60-year-old man, who uses a wheelchair to get around, told Flagler County sheriff’s deputies that shortly before 11 p.m. Thursday four men, one armed with an aluminum bat, entered his home, threw him on the floor and began kicking and poking him in the head with the bat, according to a news release from the Sheriff’s Office. He described his attackers as being black, between the ages of 20 and 29, wearing dark clothing, and ...
  • UPDATE: Charges dismissed against teenager at center of NRA shirt controversy

    UPDATE: Initial reports say that the charges against Jared Marcum have been dismissed. Stay with us for more details.
  • Queens man dies after attacking kickboxing gas-station clerk

    09/08/2012 6:27:01 AM PDT · by VeniVidiVici · 82 replies
    NY Post ^ | 7 Sept 2012 | GEORGETT ROBERTS, NATASHA VELEZ and BOB FREDERICKS
    He picked the wrong guy to mess with. A drunken Queens man went berserk after he couldn’t get an ATM to work at a gas station early yesterday and was killed when he turned his rage to the attendant — a former competitive kickboxer. “I feel bad. I didn’t mean for the guy to die. He called me a Taliban,” said Jasjeet Walia, who was released from custody last night after being grilled by cops all day. “I feel like throwing up. I’m having a bad headache,” said Walia, an amateur kickboxer for seven years in his native Mumbai. Arzeno...
  • New evidence: Photo of Trayvon Martin's body, Zimmerman's school records released

    08/09/2012 12:06:54 PM PDT · by VeniVidiVici · 44 replies
    The Orlando Sentinel ^ | August 9, 2012 | Weiner and Stutzman
    Special Prosecutor Angela Corey's office today released 76 new pages of evidence in the George Zimmerman second-degree murder case, including dozens of pages of records the state did not intend to make public. The new documents included a grainy photo depicting 17-year-old Trayvon Martin's body, George Zimmerman's school records, from high school and Seminole State College, and his application for the Seminole County sheriff's Citizens Law Enforcement Academy.
  • Intelligence Community Virtual Career Fair

    03/05/2012 5:51:25 PM PST · by VeniVidiVici · 5 replies
    Came across this Virtual Career Fair aimed towards folks wanting a job in the Intelligence field. Sorry it's last minute, the online fair is Tuesday, March 6 from 2pm to 8pm, but it looks pretty organized and even promises online recruiters for one-on-ones.
  • Deputies: Mother defending home shot, killed intruder

    11/27/2011 6:05:56 PM PST · by VeniVidiVici · 31 replies
    WFTV-TV ^ | Friday, Nov 25, 2011 | WFTV-Staff
    ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — A woman shot and killed a home invader after he opened fire and shot her in the arm, according the Orange County Sheriff's Office. Deputies in Apopka said two armed men broke into a garage of a home on 18th Street and Leroy Court at about 12:30 a.m. on Friday and demanded money from the woman's boyfriend, Lionel Griffin.
  • Man Shoots Himself At Gun Range

    08/25/2011 2:13:30 PM PDT · by VeniVidiVici · 23 replies
    WESH-TV ^ | 8/25/11 | WESH-Staff
    APOPKA, Fla. -- A man attempted to commit suicide at the Shoot Straight gun range in Apopka on Thursday afternoon, Apopka police said. The man survived the self-inflicted gunshot wound, police said. The man’s identity was not immediately released. In June, a man walked into the Casselberry Shoot Straight location and took his life, police said. Casselberry police said an Altamonte Springs man walked in and waited until there was only one other customer inside. Tommy McWilliams then sent his mother a goodbye text message and told her he loved her before shooting himself. (Video at link)
  • Republicans block youth immigration bill (Completely Biased News)

    12/18/2010 12:36:10 PM PST · by VeniVidiVici · 31 replies
    crAP ^ | 12/18/10 | None
    Republicans block youth immigration bill AP WASHINGTON – Senate Republicans on Saturday doomed an effort that would have given hundreds of thousands of young illegal immigrants a path to legal status if they enrolled in college or joined the military. Sponsors of the Dream Act fell five votes short of the 60 they needed to break through largely GOP opposition and win its enactment before Republicans take over the House and narrow Democrats' majority in the Senate next month.
  • Professor Accuses UCF Officers Of Racial Profiling

    09/01/2010 2:05:54 AM PDT · by VeniVidiVici · 24 replies
    WFTV-TV ^ | 30 August 2010 | Staff
    ORANGE CO., Fla. -- Both the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Orlando police are investigating a traffic stop involving a UCF professor who accused officers of discriminating against her. The same professor has made public statements in the past about racial profiling. While there was no comment from the police department itself, the university is calling this an "urgent matter." Dr. Jennifer Vest is a multi-racial, distinguished philosophy professor at the University Of Central Florida. She writes poetry about discrimination and she's an activist for gay rights. "Everywhere I go there's somebody who's got a problem with me racially,...