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  • Man In Custody After Reports Of Suspicious Person Inside Visitor Center Garage

    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – The Visitor’s Center on Independence Mall closed for a short period of time Sunday while police investigated a suspicious man. Authorities say a man wearing a full camouflage suit inside the Visitor’s Center quickly drew the attention of police.
  • Irony: Murder and Lockdown in Gated Subdivision: [Safer outside of gated subdivision than inside]

    04/22/2013 6:02:53 AM PDT · by AdamBomb · 5 replies
    News Channel 5 ^ | 4/21/2013 | NewChannelFive
    Last night, it was actually safer outside of a Brentwood, TN gated subdivision than it was inside of it. "BRENTWOOD, Tenn. - A man wanted in connection with his wife's shooting death was taken into custody early Monday morning after an overnight manhunt. Brentwood Police said 41-year-old Randolph Maidens walked out of the woods shortly after daylight, and was walking toward his home when he was taken into custody without incident. Police believe he had been laying low in the area, but were unsure where he had been. Maidens was to be questioned later Monday morning, and charges could be...
  • Store manager hurt while trying to stop 3 women from stealing $8,000 worth of bras

    04/21/2013 10:50:10 AM PDT · by matt1234 · 84 replies
    KIRO ^ | April 20, 2013 | unknown
    PUYALLUP, Wash. — A manager at the Victoria’s Secret store at South Hill Mall was injured Saturday morning while trying to stop three women from stealing bras. KIRO 7 Eyewitness News partner the Tacoma News Tribune reported the incident happened around 11:30 a.m.. According to police, three women entered the store and scooped up 150 bras estimated at $8,000. The manager followed the women and tried to stop them outside of the store’s entrance, but all three women attacked her. Police said two of the women punched the manager in the face. The manager was also sprayed with an unknown...
  • Real Life Perspective: How To Survive When Danger Is Right Outside (shortened)

    04/18/2013 3:50:48 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 24 replies
    SHTF Plan ^ | 4/18/13 | A. Regio
    But soon after, other things started happening for the first time in Monterrey, things that in the mind of the locals only happened in Hollywood movies like: drive by shootings and car chases, robberies, kidnappings and extortion. People were not use to hearing about these kinds of events in Monterrey. Panic grew rampant as the local authorities tried to invalidate and diminish the incidents. After a while, it was evident to all that this problem had been brewing for decades, due to government corruption and collusion with organized crime as well as a total lack of expertise to deal with...
  • Wife of ex-JP confesses, says her husband shot former Kaufman DA, his wife and top prosecutor

    04/17/2013 1:07:33 PM PDT · by slumber1 · 18 replies
    Dallas Morning News ^ | 04-17-13 | Tanya Eiserer
    Kim Williams’ arrest warrant says she confessed to the entire plot, explaining her role and saying her husband was the shooter. Authorities confirmed the charge and $10 million bail during a brief news conference at the Kaufman County sheriff’s department. Assistant District Attorney Mark Hasse was shot dead as he walked to the courthouse on the way to the courthouse on Jan. 31 and Mike and Cynthia McLelland were shot dead over Easter weekend.
  • Democrat Is Dodging Questions About Her Possible Ties To Gosnell, Will Media Investigate?

    04/16/2013 3:49:16 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies ^ | April 16, 2013 | Matt Vespa
    As we've noted, the liberal media generally and the Big Three broadcast networks in particular have studiously avoided paying attention to the Kermit Gosnell murder trial. The Philadelphia abortionist is charged with murdering newborns who survived abortion attempts and were born alive. But aside from the criminal aspect of the case, there's other angle in the Gosnell matter that is of interest to political observers of the 2014 election cycle, particularly the Pennsylvania governor's race. One of the Democrats vying for the nomination to challenge Gov. Tom Corbett (R) is Rep. Allyson Schwartz (D-Pa.), who operated an abortion clinic from...
  • Man attacked uniformed U.S. Army captain at Wal-Mart because of his military service

    04/16/2013 9:15:05 AM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 40 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 04/15/2013 | Associated Press Reporter and Daily Mail Reporter
    A crazed man attacked a U.S. Army officer at a Wal-Mart store in Albany, New York, after verbally harassing the solider for his military service, video surveillance footage shows. Albany police released the footage after charging 47-year-old Yiqiang Wu of Schenectady with assault as a hate crime for Thursday's fight at a checkout line. The Army captain told police that a man behind him in line began to yell derogatory comments at him about the United States and his service to the nation. ‘It started with the middle finger and the officer asked if it was for him or something...
  • Angry beggar sets stranger on fire

    04/13/2013 4:34:52 PM PDT · by kaehurowing · 38 replies
    9MSN Australia ^ | April 13, 2013 | ninemsn staff
    US police have arrested a beggar who allegedly set a man on fire outside a convenience store because he didn’t give him money. The 37-year-old beggar reportedly approached his victim as he got out of his car at a California 7-Eleven store and asked him for money, US network ABC reported yesterday. The 63-year-old man refused to give him money and walked into the shop. When the man left the store and got into his car the beggar doused him and the inside of the vehicle with a flammable substance and lit it on fire. "With the door open you...
  • Busting out all over: Black mob violence

    04/12/2013 4:50:42 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 133 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | 4/12/2013 | Colin Flaherty
    (Editor’s note: Colin Flaherty has done more reporting than any other journalist on what appears to be a nationwide trend of skyrocketing black-on-white crime, violence and abuse. WND features these reports to counterbalance the virtual blackout by the rest of the media due to their concerns that reporting such incidents would be inflammatory or even racist. WND considers it racist not to report racial abuse solely because of the skin color of the perpetrators or victims.) Welcome to the new normal: Large-scale black mob violence is busting out in Philadelphia, Chicago, Utica, Jacksonville, St. Louis, Wilmington (Delaware), Greenville (South Carolina),...
  • Judge Rules Illegal Alien DUI Killer Incompetent to Stand Trial, Cites 'Unique Cultural Background'

    04/12/2013 6:21:47 AM PDT · by montag813 · 47 replies
    Stand With Arizona ^ | 04-12-2013 | John Hill
    Monster: Illegal alien DUI killer Nicolas Guaman.- by John HillStand With ArizonaWebsite | Facebook | Twitter It was one of the most brutal DUI deaths we've seen at the hands of an illegal alien - and we've seen a lot (here, here, here and here, for starters). In 2011, Ecuadorean illegal Nicolas Guaman, drunk at nearly three times the legal limit, ran through a stop sign in Milford, Mass., striking 23-year old Matthew Denice on his motorcycle. Denice was not killed by the impact, but died as Guaman tried to flee the scene, dragging Denice's body nearly 1/4 mile under...
  • U.S. Murders in 1926

    04/11/2013 6:56:22 PM PDT · by Maelstorm · 19 replies
    The Literary Digest ^ | July 2, 1927 | July 2, 1927
    To Chicago went the doubtful distinction of having the most homicides—510; New York City, with approximately twice the population of Chicago, had 340. In twenty-eight of the leading cities the rate was 9.9 per 100,000, as against 11.0 in 1925. "Slight as it is, the reduction is encouraging," observes the collector of these statistics, Dr. Frederick L. Hoffman, writing in The Spectator, a New York City insurance journal. "But," he adds, "our murder record of approximately 12,000 persons each year is a most serious indictment of American civilization, and evidence of lawlessness which has no counterpart in any other country...
  • Four more dogs found dead in Idaho as dog disappearances, killings mount

    04/11/2013 6:46:44 PM PDT · by WXRGina · 28 replies
    Reuters ^ | April 11, 2013 | Laura Zuckerman
    Four dogs have been found beaten in the head and shot to death in rural southern Idaho, authorities said on Thursday, adding to the mysterious disappearance and killing of dozens of dogs that has left residents in that area on edge. Examinations showed that the German Shepherd mixes, whose carcasses had been dumped in a pile off a highway south of Twin Falls, had been bludgeoned and shot in the head, said Gary Trostel, deputy with the Twin Falls County Sheriff's Office. "We didn't know until today how they had died: poisoned or shot or what. We knew it was...
  • The monstrous abortion trial the media don’t want you to know about

    04/11/2013 3:59:34 PM PDT · by tobyhill · 29 replies
    fox news ^ | 4/10/2013 | By Dan Gainor
    When the Newtown shooting took the lives of 20 children, the nation was justifiably horrified. Journalists reported round the clock on ways to change public policy to prevent another shooting. But when seven children and a mother died in a Philadelphia abortion clinic dubbed a “house of horrors,” the major media couldn’t have cared less. It’s a news story that reads more like a Hollywood torture plot – “Saw” or “Hostel” or some other movie so foul that it makes you want to take a shower just having viewed it. Only this case is real and the media are keeping...
  • Defense in baby death requests evidence that may prove 'murder-for-hire plot'

    04/11/2013 2:27:16 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 15 replies
    Action News Jax ^ | Ryan Smith
    BRUNSWICK, Ga. -- The defense for the teen accused of killing a Brunswick baby wants evidence released that may connect another local woman to the crime. Action News uncovered startling new details in the death of 13-month-old Antonio Santiago. According to police, 17-year-old De'Marquis Elkins murdered the Brunswick baby nearly two weeks ago. Now his attorney, Kevin Gough, claims someone else may have plotted to have the baby killed and used Elkins as the trigger man. Action News isn't releasing the woman's name because she hasn't been charged with a crime. "I know she hasn't been involved in anything. I...
  • UK cops make first arrests for 'hate crime' against emo subculture

    04/11/2013 2:23:42 PM PDT · by Maelstorm · 34 replies ^ | 04-11-2013 | By Alastair Jamieson
    Two people were arrested in Britain Thursday over an assault on an "emo" teenager -- the first such move after police began recording attacks on subculture members as “hate crimes.” The term, short for “emotive” or “emotional,” usually refers to an introspective style of music -- somewhere between punk and grunge -- and its associated fashion styles. Earlier this month, Greater Manchester Police became the first force in the U.K. to treat attacks on groups such as goths, emos and punks in the same way as crimes based on race, religion, disability or sexual orientation. The 16-year-old victim was “distinctively...
  • Illegal immigrant in Milford death ruled incompetent

    04/11/2013 2:14:32 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 23 replies
    The illegal immigrant who was drunk driving when he hit and dragged a Milford man to his death has been ruled incompetent to stand trial. Judge Janet Kinton-Walker says Nicolas Guaman's "unique cultural background" and language barrier means that he doesn't understand the court process. The court also said that he lacks the ability to consult with his attorney properly. The judge ordered Guaman's attorney to find an interpreter and educate him on the court process. In August 2011, 23-year-old Matthew Denice was hit and dragged to death while riding his motorcycle. FOX 25 spoke to Maureen Maloney, Matthew's mother,...
  • Toxic Government by Democrats: Baltimore

    04/11/2013 5:09:44 AM PDT · by SJackson · 21 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | April 8, 2013 | John Perazzo
    - FrontPage Magazine - - Toxic Government by Democrats: BaltimorePosted By John Perazzo On April 8, 2013 @ 12:46 am In Daily Mailer,FrontPage | 13 Comments EditorÂ’s note: The following is the second in a series of articles that will expose the misery of life in AmericaÂ’s poorest cities, all of which have one thing in common: they are controlled exclusively by Democrats. Each article presented by FrontPage will reveal how the production of mass urban poverty is much more than just a failure of leadership, but a means of political survival for the Left. To read the background...
  • The Worst Guard Dog ... Burglary Suspect Finds Time to Feed the Dog; Dog Then Leaves With Burglar

    04/10/2013 7:32:39 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 30 replies
    The Wwenatchee World ^ | April 8, 2013 | Dee Riggs
    Burglary suspect finds time to feed the dog EAST WENATCHEE — Residents of a house in the 600 block of Second Street Northeast were surprised to come home Saturday night and find a strange man in their kitchen. “He was standing there with the refrigerator door open and feeding their dog some pudding,” said Dan Reierson, assistant chief with the East Wenatchee Police Department. The suspect told the couple that he was looking for a man to kill, but the residents told him that person did not live there, Reierson said. The suspect sat for a brief time in a...
  • TEMECULA, CA: Driver Claims Zombies Chasing Him After Big I-15 Crash (Punk Steals Big Rig, Crashes)

    04/10/2013 6:55:35 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 28 replies
    Press Enterprise ^ | April 9, 2013 | Sarah Burge
    TEMECULA: Driver claims zombies chasing him after big I-15 crash A Tennessee man, 19, is accused of taking a big-rig Saturday and causing a crash that injures 7 people A big-rig crash that blocked Interstate 15 in Temecula for hours Saturday evening, April 6, was caused by a 19-year-old driver who claimed he was on the run from the walking dead, authorities said. “He said zombies were chasing him and he had to get out of here,” said Officer Nathan Baer, a spokesman for the California Highway Patrol. The crash was no laughing matter. Not only did it cause a...
  • Bank Robbery Reported in Little Rock (few hundred feet west of LRPD!!)

    04/10/2013 12:27:53 PM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 11 replies
    KATV ^ | 10 APR 13 | Dcbryan1
    LITTLE ROCK, AR -- Little Rock Police are responding to a bank robbery just down the street directly west of the department. According to the Little Rock Police Department, the robbery occurred at Bank of the Ozarks located at 109 North Chester. Officers received the call at 11:40Wednesday morning, and say the suspect is a black male who stands 5 feet 10 inches tall with a medium build, wearing a white and bluecap and a white denim jacket. He was seen running eastbound from the bank. (Directly towards LRPD). Police say the suspect said he had a weapon, but never...
  • St. Pete gun bounty program yields mixed results (F for Florida, F for Fail)

    04/10/2013 8:29:47 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 4 replies
    The Corrections Connection ^ | April 9, 2013 | Stephen Thompson
    ST. PETERSBURG - A six-week gun bounty program announced in the wake of the Newton school shooting yielded mixed results, police said today. Police recovered 120 firearms and more than 4,000 rounds of ammunition, while making 34 arrests and seizing nearly $74,000. But investigators received only one tip through Crime Stoppers that led to an arrest and the seizure of a handgun, St. Petersburg Police Chief Chuck Harmon said. Under the program, announced in January, anyone who provided information leading to the confiscation of an assault rifle and an arrest would get $1,500 through the Crime Stoppers program. Information leading...
  • Obama Administration Ships 140,000 Tear Gas Canisters to Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood Regime

    04/10/2013 7:07:32 AM PDT · by illiac · 19 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 5/10/13 | Mara Zebest
    Shouldn’t we be able to see an audit of every taxpayer dollar spent on the Muslim Brotherhood? Between the F-16′s, US millions of dollars wasted on Afghanistan police cars, direct money aid, and now this. A shipment of teargas canisters from the United States arrived at the Egyptian Abadeya Port in Suez on Sunday, according to official documents obtained by the Al-Masry Al-Youm newspaper. Five containers carrying around 140,000 teargas canisters were apparently shipped to the Egyptian Interior Ministry by the Aramex International courier service. The Egypt Independent reports that the shipping documents state that only the Egyptian government may...
  • TSA Agent Arrested for Assaulting His Mother

    04/10/2013 5:40:47 AM PDT · by TSA-Watch · 7 replies
    TSA Watch ^ | 04/10/2013 | TSA Watch
    If news about the TSA agent stealing an iPad from a tourist or the TSA agents forcing an injured Marine to remove his prosthetic legs made you mad, this one will leave you absolutely fuming. On February 2, TSA agent Christopher Wilkie, a nine year employee of the TSA and resident Long Beach, NY was arrested for hitting his 75-year old mother. Wilkie, age 42, was arrested near his mother’s home after a witness saw him strike his mother while they were inside a car. He was charged with third-degree assault on a person over 60, second-degree harassment, second-degree threatening...
  • Detroit Gets The Destination Nod Over Chicago

    04/09/2013 6:34:30 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 17 replies
    CBS Detroit ^ | April 9, 2013 | CBS Detroit
    Detroit Gets The Destination Nod Over Chicago DETROIT (WWJ) – Detroit is better than Chicago!! That’s according to at least one travel writer, who has compiled a list of over-rated destinations and suggested alternatives. While Michiganders can give you a plethora of choices in the state that are select and unique it’s always nice to get a nob from outsiders. Among the reasons David Landsel tells travelers to try the Motor City over the Windy City? World-class architecture, a great music scene, and cheaper and better beer. • Typical Detroit neighborhood • Community activists in Chicago promote "peace"
  • US: College on Lockdown After 14 Stabbed

    04/09/2013 2:16:50 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 44 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 9/4/13
    At least 12 people were wounded Tuesday in stabbings on the campus of Lone Star College Cy-Fair near Houston, local media outlets are reporting. As many as 14 people were hurt in the stabbing spree. Police say they have arrested a suspect. One victim is reportedly in critical condition. It was initially thought that there was a second attacker still at large, but officials now believe the attacks have ended. Officials put the school on lockdown in the aftermath of the attacks, telling students to stay away from the area. Those already on campus were told to seek shelter immediately....
  • Can Average Citizens Really Save Lives (shorten)

    04/09/2013 1:12:52 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 11 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 4/8/13 | Billy Hallowell
    Research on mass shootings over the last decade has bolstered the idea that people at the scene of an attack have a better chance of survival if they take an active stance rather than waiting to be rescued by the police, who in many cases cannot get there fast enough to prevent the loss of life. In an analysis of 84 such shooting cases in the United States from 2000 to 2010, for example, researchers at Texas State University found that the average time it took for the police to respond was three minutes. “But you see that about half...
  • Trial Date Set, Bob Woodward Subpoenaed in Sidwell Friends Sex Counselor Case

    04/09/2013 9:17:54 AM PDT · by illiac · 17 replies
    Washingtonian ^ | 4/9/13 | Mary Yarrison, Harry Jaffe
    A rare, salacious lawsuit against the elite DC private school drags high-profile Washingtonians into unwanted limelight and airs graphic e-mails from the psychologist who taught sex ed at the Obama daughters’ school. By Mary Yarrison, Harry Jaffe Comments (110) | Published April 9, 2013 The exceedingly messy lawsuit between Arthur “Terry” Newmyer and Sidwell Friends School is headed for trial—and the circle of high-profile Washingtonians wrapped up in the case is expanding. At a hearing last week, DC Superior Court judge Michael Rankin set a trial date of November 18, 2013. Newmyer first filed suit against Sidwell and its former...
  • Boston's Taxicab Mess--and the Oligopoly Behind It

    04/09/2013 5:48:29 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 18 replies ^ | April 8, 2013 | Jeff Jacoby
    SO THE MAYOR OF BOSTON, channeling his inner Captain Renault, is shocked – shocked! – to find that Boston's taxi industry is a rigged and pitiless racket. Why, until he read about it in the Boston Globe, Tom Menino never had a clue that in the city he has presided over for 20 years, cabbies are commonly treated like serfs, abused by multimillionaire owners who flout the law with impunity. If it hadn't been for the Spotlight team's detailed exposé, the mayor still wouldn't know about all those besieged Boston cab drivers, most of them immigrants, who have to work...
  • 2 women arrested after fight on Facebook (I know the headline...)

    04/08/2013 3:06:56 PM PDT · by raybbr · 32 replies ^ | Apr 08, 2013 | Joseph Wenzel
    NEW HAVEN, CT (WFSB) - An argument on social media led to a fight in New Haven and two people being arrested Sunday afternoon. According to police, an unidentified 14-year-old girl got into a argument on Facebook with another woman and "slanderous talk" was used during the conversation, police said. Three women including an unidentified 17-year-old, Quanisha Cole, 18 and Tiffany Guardino, 25, came to the girl's home on Ferry Street just before 1 p.m. Police were called by the 14-year-old girl's mother and when officers arrived they took a baseball bat from one of the females. No one was...
  • UN Calls for Disarming those 55 Years and Older

    04/08/2013 2:16:15 PM PDT · by John Semmens · 20 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 5 Apr 2013 | John Semmens
    The recently passed UN Global Arms Trade Treaty contains a provision that would ban those over 55 years old from owning guns. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon explained that “most crimes are committed by gun-wielding assailants who generally are younger than their victims. If we allow those who are near the end of their lives to use guns to kill these younger assailants the human race will be losing more ‘life-years,’ on balance. Therefore, it is better that these elderly victims not be given the means to resist even if that means they will be slain by their attackers.” if...
  • Legislator Laments Uproar over Bill to Restrict Gun Ownership

    04/08/2013 8:15:37 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 17 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 5 Apr 2013 | John Semmens
    State Representative Beth McCann (D-Denver) expressed disappointment over having to withdraw her bill aimed at preventing “dangerous persons” from legally acquiring firearms. Under the proposed bill, the names of persons determined to be unworthy of owning firearms could have been confidentially entered onto a national registry and thereby blocking them from purchasing these weapons. “The beauty of my proposal is that the doctors, nurses, and counselors blacklisting these threats would be protected from potential retaliation for doing what they felt was necessary for public safety,” McCann boasted. “The nuts that would’ve been systematically barred from ever obtaining a gun would’ve...
  • Tyshellka Slaps Wrong Child (SC Mom)

    04/06/2013 2:13:20 PM PDT · by k4gypsyrose · 47 replies
    A SC mom walked into school and slapped the wrong child. Link to video at source
  • Guns and Race

    04/05/2013 5:08:23 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 18 replies
    Taki's Magazine ^ | April 3, 2013 | Steve Sailer
    With gun control, murder, and race much in the news, it’s worth noting that the Obama Administration has solved its longstanding problem that, according to the federal Bureau of Justice Statistics, blacks commit the majority of homicides in the US. For years, the press has been explaining that more gun control is necessary to keep white men from killing everybody. For example, last Friday the Washington Post featured an opinion article that began: Imagine if African American men and boys were committing mass shootings month after month, year after year. Articles and interviews would flood the media, and we’d have...
  • ‘Shocked and Disgusted’: Man Whose Father Was Killed by Weather Underground Speaks Out

    04/05/2013 3:37:39 PM PDT · by Nachum · 19 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 4/5/13 | Tiffany Gabbay
    While the notorious domestic terrorist group the Weather Underground was founded decades ago, its surviving members have gone on to become part of America’s “intelligentsia.” In fact, despite her conviction for murder, radical member Kathy Boudinhas even been appointed as adjunct professor at Columbia University’s School of Social Work. Boudin, who served 22 years in prison for her role in the 1981 Brinks truck robbery that claimed the lives of three people, has never shown remorse for her crimes and even allegedly lamented before students at New York University last month on how she wished her friends and fellow convicted...
  • Philadelphia police hunt 4 men who kidnapped and gang-raped La Salle student

    04/05/2013 2:15:02 PM PDT · by Jyotishi · 45 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | Friday, April 5, 2013 | Lee Moran
    The 20-year-old was abducted off-campus at 10 p.m. and pulled inside a black van. One of the suspect has a distinctive ‘MM’ tattoo on his face. A La Salle University student told police she was grabbed a mile away from campus by four men in a van and raped, then dropped off in another part of town. Police have launched a major hunt for four men accused of kidnapping and gang-raping a Philadelphia college student on Easter Sunday. The 20-year-old was walking a mile from the La Salle University's campus at 10 p.m. when the group pulled up in a...
  • FBI Documents Connect Aryan Brotherhood with Mexican Cartels

    04/05/2013 12:26:55 PM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 21 replies
    Breibart - Big Government ^ | 4-3-2013 | Brandon Darby
    Considering McLelland was part of a task force that investigated the Aryan Brotherhood, and in light of the recent killing of Colorado prison chief Tom Clements allegedly by a member of a white supremacist prison gang, this theory that the AB may have been involved in the murders clearly has some merit. Yet in that coverage, the mainstream media has gone to great lengths to label ad-infinitum the Aryan Brotherhood as a “white supremacist” group, implying a racial motivation. The AB, even if involved at all, however, may have been motivated not by a "white supremacist” philosophy, but rather by...
  • 'You Can Come Now, I Killed The Kids' [11, 8, and 5-Year Old Victims]

    04/05/2013 10:59:12 AM PDT · by Steelfish · 55 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | April 05, 2013 | JAMES NYE, and DAVID MCCORMACK
    'You Can Come Now, I Killed The Kids': Sobbing mom recounts the horrific phone call from ex-husband telling her he'd murdered their three daughters Jessica Schaffhausen told Wisconsin court her ex-husband called her to say he had murdered their three kids. Despite previously making threats to harm them, she believed he was feeling better again Trial to decide if Aaron Schaffhausen, 35, was sane when he killed - 11-year-old Amara, 8-year-old Sophie and 5-year-old Cecilia By JAMES NYE and DAVID MCCORMACK 5 April 2013 The mother of three young girls (Pics in URL) killed by their father in what prosecutors...
  • Part Four: Three Bizarre Events

    04/05/2013 9:15:38 AM PDT · by butterdezillion · 125 replies
    Butterdezillion's Blog ^ | April 5, 2013 | butterdezillion
    Three events that made no sense at the time now make sense. I'll C&P the substance in the first comment so the HTML will (hopefully) transfer.
  • White supremacist arrested in Colo. prison chief death (media bias alert)

    04/05/2013 6:00:00 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 22 replies
    CBS News ^ | April 5, 2013
    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- El Paso County authorities have arrested a member of a white supremacist gang linked to the killing of Colorado Corrections Director Tom Clements. Police told CBS Affiliate KKTV that 47-year-old James Lohr, the 211 gang member linked to murder suspect Evan Ebel, was arrested overnight. The El Paso County Sheriff's Department also confirmed the arrest to KKTV. KRDO-TV reports Lohr was taken into custody early Friday following a short foot chase after authorities stopped a car. Authorities want to question Lohr in connection to Clements' murder.
  • ‘Undocumented Workers’: Dating Underaged Girls Americans Won’t Date

    04/04/2013 4:01:29 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 21 replies
    The Other McCain ^ | April 4, 2013 | Robert Stacy McCain
    Say hello to Jose Zarata, 25, described by a sheriff’s deputy in Maricopa County, Arizona, as “a non-U.S. citizen who has been living in the country without proper authorization.” Turns out there were other things Jose wanted to do “without proper authorization,” such as dating the 13-year-old daughter of Maria Saucedo. She said “no,” so Jose shot her in the chest. The Associated Press won’t call Jose Zarata an “illegal immigrant,” nor will they mention that the age of consent is 12 in Mexico, so we have to turn to other sources....
  • Louis Taylor savors freedom after 40 years in prison

    04/04/2013 3:51:50 PM PDT · by Corporate Democrat · 10 replies
    CBS ^ | April 3, 2013 | Bill Whittaker
    A "60 Minutes" investigation raised questions about the evidence that sent Louis Taylor to prison at age 16 for allegedly setting a Tucson hotel fire that killed 29 people. After four decades behind bars, Taylor was released Tuesday night in a deal that required him to plead no contest to the charges to avoid a retrial. One of the first things he did next was talk to CBS News. "It's precious," said Louis Taylor. "Freedom is precious." Taylor is savoring his first 24 hours of freedom. We sat down for a face-to-face interview with Taylor and his attorney Ed Novak....
  • Suspected intruder killed outside Colorado prosecutor's home

    04/03/2013 7:16:43 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 16 replies
    HOT SULPHUR SPRINGS, Colo. – A Michigan man was fatally shot during an alteration outside the home of a Colorado prosecutor and sheriff's deputy. reported that a deputy district attorney for Colorado's 14th Judicial District called 911 late Monday to report a stranger at her front door behaving erratically and causing a disturbance. "The intruder pushed his way into the house and an altercation ensued. It is believed that shots were fired during this altercation outside the couple’s residence," said a statement obtained by the station from the Colorado Bureau of Investigation....
  • Women And Guns: New Ad And Research Show How Weak Gun Laws Turn Domestic Abuse Into Murder (Blech)

    04/03/2013 2:24:56 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 2 replies
    Yahoo! News / PR Newswire ^ | April 3, 2013 | Erika Soto Lamb and Alex Katz
    Mayors Against Illegal Guns continues its push for commonsense gun law reforms today with a new ad and research highlighting the disturbing link between violence against women and guns. The ad features Elvin Daniel, a gun owner and NRA member whose sister Zina Daniel was murdered in the Brookfield, Wisconsin, spa shooting in October 2012. Several days after she obtained a restraining order against her violent estranged husband – which made him a prohibited purchaser – he bought a semiautomatic handgun from a private online seller without a background check, which he used the next day to murder her and...
  • Woman recalls attack on L: 'I've never been scared like this'

    04/02/2013 4:29:37 AM PDT · by SJackson · 67 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | April 1, 2013 | Jeremy Gorner, Adam Sege and Rosemary Regina
    The woman works at a restaurant and rides the "L" all the time and had never been afraid on the trains. But then she found herself in the middle of one of two disturbances by groups of teens on the North Side over the weekend. "I've never been scared like this before," said the 27-year-old woman, who asked not to be identified. "We were just minding our own business. ... It was really, really violent." The woman said she was returning home with her mother Saturday night on the Red Line after a dim sum dinner when a group of...
  • Police supervisor among 3 put on leave during probe of excessive violence allegations

    04/02/2013 9:49:43 AM PDT · by redreno · 4 replies ^ | April 2, 2013 | By Juan Perez Jr. WORLD-HERALD STAFF WRITER
    An Omaha police supervisor has been placed on administrative leave as authorities continue to investigate the circumstances of a controversial arrest in north Omaha. The World-Herald has learned that the command officer is Sgt. Aaron P. Von Behren, a 15-year department veteran and one-time recipient of the department's life-saving award. The World-Herald also learned the identity of an officer who earlier was placed on administrative leave: James T. Kinsella, a veteran of nearly five years.
  • Texas district attorney, wife found dead at home, 2 months after assistant prosecutor killed

    03/31/2013 7:27:42 AM PDT · by EBH · 103 replies
    AP ^ | 3/31/2013
    A central Texas prosecutor and his wife were found killed in their house two months after one of his assistants was gunned down near their office, authorities said. Investigators found the bodies of Kaufman County District Attorney Mike McLelland and his wife, Cynthia, on Saturday, Kaufman County sheriff’s Lt. Justin Lewis said. Police, FBI agents, Texas Rangers and deputies were part of the investigation. Assistant District Attorney Mark Hasse was shot to death in a parking lot a block from his office on Jan. 31. No arrests have been made in his death. Lewis declined to say how the couple...
  • Moms meet for Wild West-style armed duel to settle a school bus skirmish..left one dead...

    03/31/2013 5:55:07 PM PDT · by Morgana · 66 replies
    MAIL ONLINE ^ | Joshua Gardner
    FULL TITLE: Moms meet for Wild West-style armed duel to settle a school bus skirmish between their daughters in confrontation that left one dead and the other charged with murder Two mothers’ text message argument over a schoolbus fight between their daughters escalated into a Wild West-style duel and only one woman walked away alive. Deadly duel: Judith Kowaleski is charged with murdering Elizabeth Slagle in a deadly duel that stemmed from a school bus argument between the women's daughters Judith Kowaleski, 42, told police a fight began between herself and Elizabeth Slagle on Thursday evening. Kowaleski said it stemmed...
  • Hundreds of teens mob pedestrians on Chicago's Magnificent Mile

    04/01/2013 6:12:05 AM PDT · by traderrob6 · 40 replies
    NBC ^ | 4/1/13 | Alexandria Fisher
    Several teens were arrested after dozens of mob groups began attacking pedestrians on Chicago’s downtown Magnificent Mile area on Saturday night. Police responded to reports of disturbances near Michigan and Chicago Avenues. Police said 28 teens were arrested during the incident and no serious injuries were reported. The teens charged with misdemeanor reckless conduct and battery and later released, according to News Affairs Officer Perkus.
  • 65-Year-Old Man Says Nurse in Her 20s Raped Him at Philadelphia Hospital

    03/31/2013 8:19:14 AM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 97 replies
    NYDN ^ | Friday, March 29, 2013 | Philip Caulfield /
    65-year-old man says nurse in her 20s raped him at Philadelphia hospital The man claims the woman assaulted him on Feb. 27 while he was at Temple University Hospital recovering from a motorcycle accident. A 65-year-old man says a young female nurse raped him while he was recovering from a motorcycle accident at a Philadelphia hospital last month. The man, who has not been identified, said a Temple University Hospital nurse in her 20s entered his room at around 3:30 a.m. on Feb. 27, offered to bathe him and then sexually assaulted him in a bathroom, NBC Philadelphia reported. Police...
  • Fusion center director: We don’t spy on Americans, just anti-government Americans

    03/29/2013 8:28:15 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 37 replies
    Russia Today ^ | 3/29/13 | Pascal Guyot
    Fusion center director: We don’t spy on Americans, just anti-government Americans Law enforcement intelligence-processing fusion centers have long come under attack for spying on Americans. The Arkansas director wanted to clarify the truth: centers only spies on some Americans – those who appear to be a threat to the government. In trying to clear up the ‘misconceptions’ about the conduct of fusion centers, Arkansas State Fusion Center Director Richard Davis simply confirmed Americans’ fears: the center does in fact spy on Americans – but only on those who are suspected to be ‘anti-government’. “The misconceptions are that we are conducting...