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  • No Matter What Color You Are

    11/28/2014 1:49:45 PM PST · by Samuel II · 1 replies
    The Steady Drip ^ | July 16 2013 | Samuel II
    However, the solution is available within this very same demographic group. Not everybody is sick. One of the most valuable areas of research for epidemiologists is studying those who don't get sick. How are the functional people in this demographic group behaving? Mostly they succeed because of hard work, good values, and responsible living. And that is a universal recipe for success and is not confined to any demographic group. Those are the nongovernmental solutions that can heal a sick society. Blaming the pathology on other people is not a solution. Blaming the pathology on history is not a solution.
  • Lessons from the Ferguson Fiasco

    11/28/2014 1:15:37 PM PST · by NaturalBornConservative · 6 replies
    Natural Born Conservative ^ | November 28, 2014 | Larry Walker II
    "But the wisdom that comes from heaven is first of all pure; then peace-loving, considerate, submissive, full of mercy and good fruit, impartial and sincere." - James 3:17 (NIV)- By: Larry Walker II - It was back in the late 90's when a good friend of mine, an old Air Force veteran named Dan, relayed to me that he had recently killed a young Black male at a bus stop. When I first heard this I was shocked and in disbelief. Old Dan must have been close to 70 years old at the time, his body riddled with cancer, brain...
  • Writer-Teacher Slain In Oakland Park Where He Loved To Hike

    11/28/2014 1:04:43 PM PST · by Main Street · 34 replies
    sfgate.com ^ | November 26, 2014 | Kurtis Alexander
    A 60-year-old man found shot to death in the Huckleberry Botanic Regional Preserve was a longtime writer, editor and English teacher who loved to hike in the Oakland hills park, his wife said Wednesday. David Robert Ruenzel of Oakland was found on a park trail by a woman who had reported hearing gunshots about 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, according to the East Bay Regional Park Police Department. Investigators said they were looking into whether Ruenzel had been killed during a robbery....He was also an award-winning writer and editor at Teacher Magazine. Most recently, Ruenzel worked at the Bill and Melinda Gates...
  • Ferguson and Kitty Genovese

    11/28/2014 8:31:10 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 8 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 11/28/14 | Michael D. Shaw
    What, you may ask, does a tragic police-involved shooting have to do with the brutal rape and murder—50 years ago—of a woman from Queens, NY? That’s easy… Learning absolutely zero from its absurdly inaccurate and biased coverage of the Genovese case, the media did it again—big time—with the Mike Brown/Darren Wilson matter. Everyone seems to remember that “38″ witnesses to Kitty’s death “did nothing.” Yet, no one seems to remember the name of the vile perp Winston Moseley, or that Genovese was at least his third murder victim. Nor do they remember that Moseley was caught precisely because the public...
  • Ferguson, the 'Local Crime Story'

    11/28/2014 3:44:30 AM PST · by Kaslin · 10 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 27, 2014 | Brent Bozell
    Last year, Philadelphia abortionist Dr. Kermit Gosnell stood trial in Philadelphia for the deaths of one woman and seven babies who had their throats slit, but national reporters didn't want to cover it. It's a "local crime story," they said. Washington Post media blogger Erik Wemple said that when he asked national reporters about avoiding the Gosnell story, the typical response was "Get out of my face with this agenda-driven stuff, and come back when you have a real story." Ferguson, Missouri, is merely the latest proof that a "local crime story" can be elevated to national news -- when...
  • Ira Hansen, ousted Assembly speaker, not guilty in trapping case

    11/27/2014 8:28:06 AM PST · by redreno · 3 replies
    Embattled Nevada Assemblyman Ira Hansen was found innocent after facing a misdemeanor charge of illegally setting animal traps. A New River Township Justice Court judge ruled that Hansen was not guilty of a misdemeanor when he set four animal traps known as snares within 200 feet of public roadways in Churchill County. The decision caps whats been a yearlong battle and difficult month for Hansen, a Sparks lawmaker who recently stepped down as the Assembly speaker-elect. In November 2013, the Nevada Department of Wildlife spotted Hansen removing traps that were within the 200-foot limit. The department assembled a case and...
  • [VIDEO] Multiple arrests at Macys Thanksgiving Day Parade after protesters target route

    11/27/2014 7:56:09 AM PST · by redreno · 38 replies
    http://pix11.com ^ | Updated at 10:51am, November 27, 2014 | by Jeremy Tanner
    NEW YORK (PIX11) - Police arrested multiple people at the Macys Thanksgiving Day Parade Thursday after a protesters broke from their designated route and clashed with officers. Seven people were arrested, according to the NYPD after a group of people tried to overturn a trash can and run toward the parade route.
  • One in three law students backs death penalty (in Germany)

    11/26/2014 11:32:13 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 5 replies
    TheLocal.de ^ | 26 Nov 2014 10:57 GMT+01:00 | (DPA/The Local)
    A decades-long study has found that budding lawyers are increasingly in favor of harsher punishments. Professor Franz Streng at the University of Erlangen in Bavaria asked his first-year law students the same set of questions every year from 1989 to 2012. At the beginning of their studies, theyve still only had their opinions formed by school, their parents and the media, Streng said. He found that despite the young people feeling less at risk from crime from year to year, they became more and more positive about harsher punishments for criminals.
  • What do y'all think about the riots in Ferguson?

    11/26/2014 10:28:50 AM PST · by Jim Robinson · 260 replies
    What do y'all think about the riots in Ferguson? Rocks, bottles, bricks, Molotov cocktails thrown. Stores looted and burned. Private property destroyed. Cars burned. Churches burned. Smoke, tear gas. Gunfire, including from automatic (assault) rifles. Looked and sounded like a war zone. Dang. Almost as bad as those tea party rallies the DHS has been warning us about.
  • Will the Real Black Americans Please stand up

    11/26/2014 9:53:43 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies
    Youtube ^ | November 25, 2014 | Charles R. Patrick Furguson
    Five minute video at link. What do you think?
  • BREAKING: Cops: # Michael Brown Stepfather Inciting # Ferguson Race Riot is Blood Gangbanger

    11/26/2014 3:32:35 AM PST · by Enterprise · 69 replies
    8 Aug on Gateway Pundit, Twitter, Hot-Air gotnews.com ^ | 8 Aug 2014 on Gateway Pundit; Nov 26, 2014 | Jim Hoft Gateway Pundit; Charles C. Johnson
    Gotnews.com has finally confirmed that Louis Head, the stepfather of Michael Brown, is a member of the Bloods gang. Through text messages a top-ranked Ferguson cop confirmed that Head and the Brown family are members of the notorious street gang. Head called for Ferguson to riot.
  • Illustrating Chicago Values (244 Teenagers Have Been Shot In Chicago Since Michael Brown Died)

    11/25/2014 3:39:41 PM PST · by dynachrome · 12 replies
    Hey Jackass! ^ | 11-25-14 | Hey Jackass!
    November to Date Shot & Killed: 29 Shot & Wounded: 99 Total Shot: 128 Total Homicides: 32 Totals Since Ferguson (Aug 9 Nov 24) Shot & Killed: 130 Shot & Wounded: 725 Total Shot: 855 Total Homicides: 155
  • Rudy Giuliani saved thousands of black Americans

    11/25/2014 5:40:32 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 14 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 11/25/2014 | Carol Brown
    This past week-end on Meet the Press, former NYC Mayor Rudy Guiliani was insulted and smeared by fellow panelist and MSNBC host Michale  Eric Dyson. Dyson went so far as to accuse Guiliani of having a mentality akin to white supremacists. This is all the left has when confronted with the truth, which is exactly what Guiliani provided as he cited crime stats. But Dyson would have none of it. (I wrote about the exchange, here.) Guiliani has continued to try to place facts between the ears of anyone out there who appears allergic to them when he was...
  • Woman Who Was Sexually Assaulted And Set On Fire In Wichita Park, Dies Of Her Injuries

    11/23/2014 11:07:18 AM PST · by Q-ManRN · 23 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | November 22, 2014 | Debra Heine
    The 36-year-old mother of four had suffered severe burns over more than half her body and had cuts on her head when firefighters found her November 14, naked in a park near the Wichita State University campus. The suspect in the case, twenty-six-year-old Cornell A. McNeal, also of Wichita, was charged Friday with attempted capital murder, rape and arson. Lt. Espinoza says the charges against McNeal will now be amended to include murder. McNeal is accused of raping, beating and setting on fire a 36-year-old woman who was walking in Fairmount Park, south of Wichita State Universitys main campus, about...
  • Victim in (Wichita, KS) Fairmount Park attack dies (after being raped and set on fire)

    11/22/2014 11:31:27 AM PST · by Zakeet · 44 replies
    Wichita Eagle ^ | November 22, 2014 | Suzanne Perez Tobias
    A woman who was sexually assaulted and burned in Fairmount Park last week has died, Wichita police Lt. James Espinoza said. [Snip] {Cornell A.] McNeal is accused of raping, beating and setting on fire a 36-year-old woman who was walking in Fairmount Park, south of Wichita State Universitys main campus, about 11 p.m. Nov. 14.
  • OBAMA: KNEEL BEFORE ZOD [Si, Yo Puedo]

    11/20/2014 9:53:11 PM PST · by Jim Robinson · 63 replies
    Breitbart ^ | November 20, 2014 | By Ben Shapiro
    On Thursday night, President Obama delivered his address to the nation on his executive amnesty. It was historic, both in its scope and in its dishonesty: the speech represented a closely-woven and incredible tapestry of falsehood, exposited with a straight face by the greatest liar in modern American history. To those versed in immigration and constitutional law, watching Obama lay out his program felt like watching a madman describe, with preternaturally perfect sincerity, how the moon was constructed of cheese: you know the argument is untrue, but its incredible to watch its dogged exposition. Obama opened with a glowing talk...
  • Police: Woman Sexually Assaulted, Set on Fire in Park

    11/20/2014 11:00:36 AM PST · by Main Street · 50 replies
    stlouis.cbslocal.com ^ | November 19, 2014 | stlouis.cbslocal.com
    WICHITA, Kan. (CBS St. Louis) Wichita police say a woman was sexually assaulted, hit on the head, and set on fire Monday night in Fairmount Park. According to police, the woman was on the ground, almost in a crawl, barely moving, and naked. The woman was helped by a neighbor Johnnye Marshall woke up her boyfriend Deon McPherson when she heard somebody scream for help. What if that was my daughter? Id want somebody to go in and get her, McPherson told The Wichita Eagle. Where there wasnt blood, there was a burn. The flames from the fire...
  • The FBI Is Very Excited About This Machine That Can Scan Your DNA in 90 Minutes

    11/20/2014 9:38:03 AM PST · by Red Badger · 17 replies
    Mother Jones ^ | Thu Nov. 20, 2014 6:30 AM EST | By Shane Bauer
    Rapid DNA technology makes it easier than ever to grab and store your genetic profile. G-men, cops, and Homeland Security can't wait to see it everywhere. Robert Schueren shook my hand firmly, handed me his business card, and flipped it over, revealing a short list of letters and numbers. "Here is my DNA profile." He smiled. "I have nothing to hide." I had come to meet Schueren, the CEO of IntegenX, at his company's headquarters in Pleasanton, California, to see its signature product: a machine the size of a large desktop printer that can unravel your genetic code in the...
  • The Obama amnesty is the crime of the century

    11/20/2014 7:24:38 AM PST · by SleeperCatcher
    Absolute Rights ^ | 11/20/2014 | Dr. David Fast
    According to the National Shooting Sports Foundation in their recent data observation. There are more younger females getting into target shooting than the traditional established shooters. You can see the rest of this infograph here.
  • Militant group offers cash rewards for 'location' of Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson

    11/19/2014 1:33:25 AM PST · by CorporateStepsister · 17 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 18 November 2014 | Laura Collins
    "A group describing itself as a 'Militant Resistance' to a 'corrupt police state' has offered $5000 for details of Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson's whereabouts, MailOnline can reveal. Officer Wilson, 28, has been in hiding on paid leave ever since he gunned down unarmed teenager Michael Brown, 18, on 9 August. Now, in one of a series of incendiary tweets the RbG Black Rebels have stated, 'We are paying $5k cash for location of Ofc. Darren Wilson. Real $, no joke, no crime we just wana get his photo an ask him a few questions.' And though the RbG Black...
  • Orthodox Jewish man attacked at Brooklyn train station in apparent hate crime (Rabbi)

    11/18/2014 9:33:02 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 56 replies
    The New York Daily News ^ | November 18, 2014 | Thomas Tracy
    The 53-year-old, identified as an Israeli tourist, was called a dirty bloody Jew and a [expletive] Jew by his assailants, one of which beat him with his own umbrella in Williamsburg at the Marcy Ave. station before 4 p.m. Monday. The three fled on a Manhattan-bound train after a bystander intervened and was also attacked.Three brutes beat a man while hurling anti-Semitic insults at him at a Brooklyn train station, cops said Tuesday. The 53-year-old Orthodox Jewish man was waiting for a train at the Marcy Ave. station near S. Ninth St. in Williamsburg just before 4 p.m. Monday when...
  • Former Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon enters West Virginia prison (RAT)

    11/18/2014 8:25:08 PM PST · by PROCON · 10 replies
    charolleteobserver.com ^ | Nov. 18, 2014 | Michael Gordon
    MORGANTOWN, W.Va. Former Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon traded jeans and a light brown sweater for a khaki green prison uniform and a once promising political career for a serial number on Tuesday. At his sentencing last month, his attorneys asked a federal judge to allow the felon to spend his birthday and the coming holidays with his wife and children in Charlotte. Instead, Cannon kicked off his 44-month sentence just before noon Tuesday. Cannon entered prison when he stepped out of a black SUV in front of Federal Correctional Institution Morgantown and checked in with the guards. He was...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Janice Dickinson Details Bill Cosby Sexual Assault Accusations: He Raped Me

    11/18/2014 6:38:53 PM PST · by SkyPilot · 211 replies
    ET ^ | 18 Nov 14 | Antoinette Bueno
    With rape allegations against Bill Cosby mounting, supermodel Janice Dickinson tells ET in a new interview that the comedian sexually assaulted her in 1982. Dickinson, now 59, recalls first meeting Cosby, now 77, when her agent set up a meeting with him to hire her for a role on The Cosby Show. After they had dinner, she says their next conversation was when he called her out of the blue while she was in rehab for drugs and alcohol. Following her stay in rehab, Dickinson says Cosby reached out to her during a trip to Bali and had her travel...
  • Israel to Ease Gun Laws in Wake of Deadly Attack, Says Security Minister

    11/18/2014 5:43:54 PM PST · by docbnj · 9 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 18 Nov 2014 | Jacob Gershman
    srael is temporarily easing its guns laws in the wake of one of the worst Palestinian attacks in the city in years, according to media reports. In the coming hours, I will ease restrictions on carrying weapons, Israels public security minister, Yitzhak Aharonovich, said Tuesday in remarks broadcast on public radio, the AFP reported.
  • More Cosby Claims: New Accuser Secretly Told Cops About Unwanted Sexual Contact With Bill

    11/18/2014 11:29:06 AM PST · by Red Badger · 73 replies
    radaronline.com ^ | Nov 18, 2014 @ 4:44AM | Staff
    More than twelve years after The Cosby Show went off the air, series creator Bill Cosby is in the headlines once again, as multiple women step forward to accuse him of perpetrating sexual assault against them in the past. But RadarOnline.com has learned that one of the only women ever to pursue police action against the controversial comedian has remained silent for years after the New York District Attorney declined to prosecute the case against the star! Only Radar has obtained the shocking police report from the night he allegedly subjected her to sexual contact in his Manhattan apartment....
  • Alleged Victim: Cosby Is A Serial Rapist

    11/18/2014 3:42:29 PM PST · by RoosterRedux · 89 replies
    Another woman has come forward to claim that she was raped by Bill Cosby. Joan Tarshis told CBS This Morning that the actor and comedian drugged and raped her on two separate occasions in 1969 when she was 19. She said that Cosby invited her to help come up with material for his comedy act. Then when she was on the set of The Bill Cosby Show, he gave her a cocktail. I was sitting up writing one second and the next second I was lying down on the couch having my underwear taken off, Tarshis said. She said Cosby...
  • New Orleans mayor: Do-over in bungled rape cases (Mitch Landrieu)

    11/18/2014 3:40:53 PM PST · by deport · 5 replies
    AOL - AP ^ | Nov 18th 2014 | CAIN BURDEAU
    Nov 18th 2014 5:58PM New Orleans mayor: Do-over in bungled rape cases Mayor Mitch Landrieu said Tuesday that a special team of police officers would reopen hundreds of mishandled cases uncovered by a city inspector general's audit that was released last week. The report charged five detectives failed to do substantial investigation of more than 1,000 sex crimes and child abuse cases.
  • [Democratic St. Louis Alderman] Antonio French Thinks Grand Jury May Indict Darren Wilson

    11/17/2014 7:34:45 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 28 replies
    St. Louis Public Radio ^ | November 16, 2014 | Camille Phillips
    Many protest leaders in and around Ferguson have expressed doubt that the grand jury will indict Darren Wilson for the death of Michael Brown. But St. Louis Alderman Antonio French says he thinks an indictment is possible. I have not given up hope that there will be an indictment, French said. I think the evidence warrants at least a trial. And I think ultimately thats what the community needs in order to heal the long-term wounds. French does agree with the general consensus that if the grand jury does not indict Wilson there will be large-scale protests. The alderman was...
  • Lenstag: A Free Online Gear Registry that Aims to End Camera and Lens Theft

    11/17/2014 6:14:41 PM PST · by SWAMPSNIPER · 7 replies
    PETAPIXEL ^ | NOV 14, 2014 | Michael Zhang
    Camera equipment has long been attractive to the eyes of thieves. After all, its generally portable, pricey, and a piece of cake to sell through channels such as Craigslist. In Northern California, robbers have begun targeting photojournalists at gunpoint in order to snatch their gear. Developer Trevor Sehrer, a Google engineer by day, has been working on a website that aims to help combat the theft of photography gear. Its called Lenstag, and is an online equipment registry that makes it easier to report and track stolen cameras and lenses.
  • Norway Says Enough, Deports Record Numbers of Immigrants to Reduce Crime

    11/17/2014 4:26:07 PM PST · by Enza Ferreri · 31 replies
    Enza Ferreri Blog ^ | 17 November 2014 | Enza Ferreri
    The Norwegian paper The Local reported in September that asylum seekers and illegal immigrants (euphemistically called "persons living in Norway without papers") are over-represented in the country's crime statistics: Asylum seekers and visa-less immigrants in Norway are charged with twice as many crimes per head of population as Norwegians, but still account for a very small proportion of overall criminality, a new report has said. [Emphasis added] The authors of the report from the Norwegian Directorate of Immigration (UDI), in the typical, apologetic style of officialdom, felt compelled to add: "This is so little that it has minimal significance...
  • Ferguson Protest Group Releases List of Targets

    11/17/2014 11:52:05 AM PST · by DCBryan1 · 155 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 17 NOV 14 | Jim Hoft
    Full Title: Ferguson Protest Group Releases List of Targets, Including: Anheuser Busch, Boeing, Emerson Electric, Airport The Justice for Mike Brown Ferguson protest group released its list of potential targets following the decision by the St. Louis County Courthouse on the Mike Brown case. The published map shows expected landmarks like the Ferguson City Hall and the County Courthouse. But it also marks things that have NOTHING to do with the Michael Brown situation, like Anheuser Busch and Boeing. Most telling thing is the mark for Emerson Electric. Emerson has been in Ferguson for at least 50 years, long before...
  • Obamacare guru shocks again with abortion boast

    11/15/2014 4:25:42 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 38 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | November 14, 2014 | Jerome R. Corsi
    NEW YORK The Obamacare architect at the center of controversy for his frank admissions that passing the presidents signature legislation required lying to the American people published a paper during the Clinton administration observing that legalizing abortion saved the government $14 billion in assistance to economically disadvantaged mothers, including African Americans, and lowered crime. MIT economics professor Jonathan Gruber argued in his paper that without the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision, marginal children would have been born to many poor mothers. He said statistics show these children would have been 70 percent more likely to live in a single-parent...
  • Postal worker who dumped GOP political mailers could face criminal charges

    11/14/2014 3:04:51 PM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 40 replies
    The Wisconsin Reporter ^ | 11-14-14 | M. D. Kittle
    MADISON, Wis. The postal carrier who investigators say dumped hundreds of GOP political mailers in a Neenah apartment complex recycling bin days before the general election could face criminal charges, a federal agent tells Wisconsin Reporter. What we have found is that the carriers actions, in our opinion at least, has merited some sort of (charging) decision on the part of prosecutors, said Scott Pierce, spokesman for the Great Lakes Field Office of the Office of Inspector General for the U.S. Postal Service. We feel like there is enough information here at least to present the case for prosecution....
  • Report: Brothers bust into Spartanburg apartment, beat woman's boyfriend with gun (South Carolina)

    11/13/2014 6:02:45 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 27 replies
    WHNS-TV ^ | November 13, 2014 | Casey Vaughn
    Quincy Carson (L) and Trayvon Carson.SPARTANBURG, SC (FOX Carolina) - Two Spartanburg men are accused of storming a Spartanburg woman's apartment at gunpoint then pistol-whipping her new boyfriend, according to a sheriff's office report. Spartanburg County deputies were called to the victim's apartment about 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday about a fight with a gun. Deputies arrived to find the victim with a knot and deep laceration to his head and blood in the apartment, according to the incident report. The woman told deputies the father of her son arrived with his brother armed with handguns, forcing their way inside....
  • Subway slapper: She attacked me like a man, and my jacket rocks

    11/13/2014 10:18:34 AM PST · by conservative98 · 43 replies
    New York Post ^ | November 13, 2014 | Selim Algar, Rebecca Rosenberg and Josh Saul
    First, he was cleared by the DA and now he wants to be cleared by the fashion police. The man who was attacked on an F train by women who mocked his 1980s-style 8-ball jacket will not be charged with assault for hitting one of them because he acted in self-defense, the Manhattan District Attorneys Office said on Wednesday. Jorge Pea, 25, hailed the news that hes been cleared criminally. He also insisted that he was in the right from a fashion perspective. He told The Post that the jacket is actually highly fashionable right now and was worn...
  • Man who slapped woman on F train wont be charged, will sue New York City over his arrest: attorney

    11/12/2014 1:51:08 PM PST · by Kid Shelleen · 61 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 11/12/2014 | SHAYNA JACOBS
    Charges were dropped against a 6-foot-6-inch bar bouncer seen on a viral video slapping a woman on the subway and he now plans to sue New York City over the bad arrest, the mans lawyer said Wednesday. Jorge Pena was let go once prosecutors found he was acting in self-defense ---SNIP--- Jorge Pena was coming off a 12-hour shift when people harassed him over his 8-ball jacket,
  • Ebola victim's family, hospital reach settlement

    11/12/2014 11:10:29 AM PST · by bgill · 42 replies
    AP ^ | Nov. 12, 2014 | Emily Schmall
    The hospital that treated the only Ebola patient to die in the United States will pay his relatives an undisclosed sum and create a charitable foundation in his name, the family's attorney said Wednesday. The agreement heads off a lawsuit from relatives of Thomas Eric Duncan, who died Oct. 8 at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. Attorney Les Weisbrod declined to say at a news conference how much money the family would receive but said the settlement was a "very good deal" that would provide for Duncan's parents and his four children. Weisbrod also said Presbyterian hospital was not charging...
  • Diamond District gunman stole $2M in gems and watches

    11/12/2014 6:47:09 AM PST · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 17 replies
    nypost.com ^ | 11/12/14 | By Kirstan Conley, Daniel Prendergast, Shawn Cohen and Larry Celona
    Diamond District gunman stole $2M in gems and watches A gunman stormed into a jewelry shop in the heart of the Diamond District on Tuesday and pistol-whipped the owner’s dad before making off with $2 million in gems and watches, police and witnesses said. The thug and his accomplice — who acted as a lookout outside the wholesale Watch Standard Jeweler at 23 West 47th St., between Fifth and Sixth avenues — fed into the busy streets amid the nearby Veterans Day Parade, sparking a blocks-wide manhunt. “It was $2 million in jewelry, mostly watches,” said store owner Danny Mikhaylov....
  • Pregnant mother 'beat her toddler to death more than 100 TIMES with belt and......

    11/11/2014 5:01:09 PM PST · by Morgana · 38 replies
    MailOnline ^ | 11 November 2014 | Snejana Farberov for MailOnline
    FULL TITLE: Pregnant mother 'beat her toddler to death more than 100 TIMES with belt and electrical cord, then waited hours to call for help' A 22-year-old pregnant woman from Chicago has been accused of whipping to death her 3-year-old son with a belt and an electrical cord. Tylesha Griffin, of West Rogers Park, was charged with first-degree murder Sunday, two days after the child, Donnell Coakley, was found unresponsive in his bed. The toddler was rushed to St Francis Hospital, where he passed away a short time later. The death was classified as a homicide after an autopsy determined...
  • Four stars of New York subway brawl video are arrested on assault charges [Photos in thread]

    11/11/2014 3:41:54 AM PST · by SkyPilot · 35 replies
    Daily Mail Photos ^ | 10 Nov 14 | Main Online Reporter
    The stars of a viral video of their subway brawl have been slapped with assault charges. In the video, 21-year-old Danay Howard can be seen taunting Jorge Pena, 25, over his clothing before the argument turn physical. Howard and Pena were both arrested at the West Fourth Street subway station at about 5am Saturday along with Howard's friends Kevin Gil, 21, and Shanique Campbell, 20, who had jumped into the fight to support her. Howard, the woman who was shockingly slapped across the face, has been hit with the most severe charges - including a felony.
  • Three Days After Re-election, (Texas) Democrat State Rep. Convicted on Six Charges

    11/09/2014 10:06:52 AM PST · by Zakeet · 33 replies
    Brietbart ^ | November 9, 2014 | Sarah Rumpf
    AUSTIN, Texas -- It has been an up-and-down week for Texas State Representative Ron Reynolds. On Tuesday, Reynolds, an attorney and Democrat representing Missouri Springs, coasted to an easy re-election, winning 66 percent of the vote against his Republican opponent. Wednesday, he was in a Montgomery County courtroom -- not to represent a client, but to face trial for 10 felony counts of "barratry," the illegal solicitation of clients by attorneys commonly referred to as "ambulance chasing." Finally, on Friday, he managed to avoid a felony conviction, but was found guilty of six misdemeanor counts for a lesser charge of...
  • (Floriduh) Dine & Dash party leaves South Fla. restaurant with $300 bill

    11/08/2014 4:39:15 PM PST · by dennisw · 54 replies
    local10.com ^ | Nov 07 2014
    Dine & Dash party leaves South Fla. restaurant with $300 bill Birthday guests left before paying tab at Cheddar's Casual Caf TAMARAC, Fla. - A South Florida restaurant hosted a free birthday party for a large group last month. Unfortunately, no one told them the plan and now they're out a big chunk of change. The Broward Sheriff's Office is searching for those who celebrated the joyous occasion at Cheddar's Casual Caf in Tamarac and then left without paying the bill. The tab for the group of 15 people topped out at almost $300. According to BSO, the party guests...
  • Harry Bosch TV series

    11/08/2014 2:06:40 PM PST · by EveningStar · 18 replies
    Multiple links in body of thread | November 8, 2014
    Detective Hieronymus 'Harry' Bosch is a literary character created by Michael Connelly in the 1992 novel The Black Echo, and the lead character in a police procedural series now numbering seventeen novels. The novels are more or less coincident in time frame with the year in which they were published. Harry, as he is commonly known by his associates, is a veteran police homicide detective with the Los Angeles Police Department. Bosch was named after the 15th century Dutch artist, Hieronymus Bosch. A new TV series - Bosch - based on the character in the books, will be starting in...
  • 42-year-old convicted in road rage murder

    11/08/2014 2:50:11 PM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 14 replies
    news4jax.com ^ | Nov 07 2014 | News4Jax.com Staff
    It took a Duval County jury only five minutes to convict a man of second-degree murder
  • Eric Holder's Legacy: the Divine Right of Criminals

    11/08/2014 12:24:52 PM PST · by semaj · 11 replies
    Investment Research Dynamics ^ | 11/06/2014 | Martin Smith
    The abject failure of the nation's top law enforcer to enforce the law against bankers of any significance in the wake of a $10,000 billion crisis is notorious. Less well-known are (1) the astounding lengths to which Eric Holder's DOJ has gone to protect criminal banks, which just so happen to be clients of his law firm, (2) the degree to which the rule of law has been subverted (it's been destroyed; we have been living under the rule of man, officially, for some time), and (3) the broader implications of Holder's reign on U.S. national sovereignty (grave).
  • Chicago Protesters Charge City Police with Systematically Targeting and Killing Black Youth

    11/07/2014 7:51:18 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 31 replies
    The Atlanta Black Star ^ | November 7, 2014 | Nick Chiles, editor-in-chief
    While Chicago has been portrayed as a city that has been overwhelmed with violence in the Black community, a group of protesters gathered in front of the Chicago police headquarters on Wednesday night to charge that in fact the Chicago police department is systematically targeting African Americans in the city, leaving far too many dead at the hands of Chicago police officers. A group of noteworthy attendees at the rally was the families of young people killed by the police, who publicly recounted the circumstances of their deaths and described how they have been trying to get answers and justice...
  • Family Mourns Loss of 5-Year-Old, Seeks Public's Help Finding Shooters (Video)

    11/07/2014 4:25:06 PM PST · by Main Street · 6 replies
    Journal Sentinel ^ | 11-7-2014 | Ashley Luthern
    Laylah Petersen was sitting on her grandfather's lap Thursday evening when two people approached the house and fired at it numerous times, with one bullet piercing a wall and striking the girl in the head, police said. The window was scarred with five bullet holes. Four more could be seen in the siding above the window and another below it. "She was our wild child; she was full of life," said Laylah's aunt, Amanda Legler. "Just last week we went trick-or-treating and she told me Ti-Ti Manna, I love you more than science. That was just Laylah, she was so...
  • With Scars Fresh and Windows Still Boarded, Ferguson Steels for More Unrest

    11/07/2014 11:06:36 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 40 replies
    New York Times ^ | November 7, 2014 | By JULIE BOSMAN and MONICA DAVEY
    FERGUSON, Mo. Walk down West Florissant Avenue, and the scars of the summer are still there. The door and display window of a beauty supply store remain covered with plywood; a glued-up poster, Beauty Town Is Back, is the one hopeful sign of the life inside. A cellphone store, too, still has the plywood up from when riots and confrontations with the police shook this neighborhood. And the Family of Faith Baptist Church uses its billboard to proclaim, Join us as we pray for peace. I hate this, said Dan McMullen, the president of Solo Insurance Services, as he...
  • Ex-NFL cheerleader charged: rape of minor, Molly Shattuck estranged wife of Constellation Energy CEO

    11/06/2014 8:10:56 AM PST · by Katya · 51 replies
    The Baltimore Sun ^ | 11/05/2014 | Julie Scharper and Jean Marbella
    Molly Shattuck, the former Ravens cheerleader who was married to onetime Constellation Energy CEO Mayo A. Shattuck III, was arrested Wednesday and charged with third-degree rape and unlawful sexual contact with a 15-year-old boy, Delaware State Police said.
  • Aspiring chef, 19, was 'stabbed to death by 15-year-old neighbor who used her own knife to kill her'

    11/04/2014 11:08:44 AM PST · by Teotwawki · 84 replies
    Daily Mail Online ^ | November 4, 2014 | David McCormack
    A 15-year-old boy has been charged with the murder of a young woman who was found stabbed to death at her Florida home five months ago. Nicole Franco, 19, who worked as a pastry chef at the Boca Raton Resort & Club, was murdered in her own bed on June 3. DNA testing has lead the investigation to D'Marcus Tucker, 15, a neighbor at the gated Bridgewater Place apartments in Oakland Park. Tucker was charged on Monday with one count of first-degree murder.