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  • Trump correctly calls out crime growth in inner cities, despite media wanting to downplay

    02/22/2017 4:42:47 AM PST · by davikkm · 6 replies
    washingtontimes ^ | Kelly Riddell
    One of President Trump’s signature issues — and one continually fact-checked by the mainstream media — is lowering crime rates in our major cities. “Look at what’s happening in Chicago — hundreds of shootings, hundreds of deaths. I’ll tell you what’s happening in Chicago, and many other places,” Mr. Trump told a Florida rally last week regarding the country’s crime rates. The New York Times was quick to call the statement part of what Mr. Trump “got wrong” during his speech.
  • Queens Grandmother Suckerpunched on Street Dies from Injuries

    02/22/2017 4:39:35 AM PST · by csvset · 28 replies
    NY1 ^ | 22 feb 2017 | Ny1
    A 69-year-old Queens woman suckerpunched in a random attack outside a deli last year has died. Eve Gentillon never recovered from the brain injury she suffered when she was attacked back on October 15. Upgraded charges are now expected against her accused attacker. It happened on Sutphin Boulevard near 108th Avenue in Jamaica. A man who police identify as Richard Springer came out of the deli and punched her in the head. Gentillon hit her head on the ground and had to have a piece of her skull removed due to a brain injury. Springer is also accused of assaulting...
  • Homeland Security Reveals Plans for Crackdown on Illegal Immigrants

    02/21/2017 12:59:23 PM PST · by Jim Robinson · 47 replies
    NewsMax ^ | February 21, 2017 | By Mark Swanson
    The Department of Homeland Security Tuesday began rolling out President Donald Trump's plans to aggressively crack down on illegal immigrants. The plan, outlined in two DHS memos, includes an attempt to deport almost all illegal immigrants caught in the U.S., hire thousands more border patrol and immigration agents, and start building the promised wall along the Mexican border. ~~snip~~ The memos were sent to heads of key agencies and signed by DHS Secretary John Kelly. Kelly said in one memo that it "implements new policies designed to stem illegal immigration and facilitate the detection, apprehension, detention, and removal of aliens...
  • Love Triangle Fight Leaves Woman With Severed Leg

    02/21/2017 8:45:08 AM PST · by simpson96 · 34 replies
    CBS Miami ^ | 2/15/2017 | Hank Tester
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Police say an argument between two women in a love triangle got way out of control. One has lost a leg, while the other is accused of running her over and trying to kill her. Kasheena Mordica is being charged with second-degree attempted murder and also with leaving the scene of an accident. Police say she did not attempt to render aid to Ashley Weatherspoon, who she ran over. No one answered at Mordica’s listed address. The object of both women’s affection: 32-year-old Marco Mack. He is apparently the cause of the dispute, but not involved in...
  • Three arrested for robbing woman after breaking her arm

    02/21/2017 7:55:35 AM PST · by simpson96 · 24 replies
    WBRZ.com ^ | 2/18/2017 | Jeremy Krail
    BATON ROUGE - Three women have been arrested after they sprayed a victim with mace and broke her arm before robbing her Feb. 4. The three women allegedly blocked the victim in with their vehicle at 10025 Ave. G before attacking her. According to the victim, Racheal Wagner, 28, sprayed the victim in the face with mace before throwing her to the ground. According to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office, 44-year-old Tanga Wagner and 28-year-old Alicia Wagner also attacked the victim and her arm was broken during the altercation. Once the victim was forced to the ground, the three...
  • Meanwhile, Rioting Breaks Out In Sweden

    02/20/2017 11:24:10 PM PST · by aquila48 · 80 replies
    nordstjernan.com & dag blaget reposted by zerohedge.com ^ | Feb 20, 2017 | nordstjernan.com & dag blaget reposted by Tyler Durden
    It would appear the mainstream media (along with several celebrities and Swedish politicians) is going to be apologizing to President Trump once again. Having spent the entire new cycle trying to ignore the immigrant crisis facing Sweden, and pin the ignorant tail on Trump, both Dagbladet and Expressen reports riots breaking out in the highly immigrant concentrated Stockholdm borough of Rinkeby, Sweden with police firing warning shots as 100s of young people throw stones and burn cars. During the evening hundreds of young people gathered in the center of Rinkeby, well known for its high concentration of immigrants and people...
  • Suspect in Denver murder was wanted for deportation [Denver Sheriff's Dept lies about notifying ICE]

    02/20/2017 10:09:09 PM PST · by CardCarryingMember.VastRightWC · 20 replies
    Fox News ^ | Feb 20, 2017 | Fox 31 Denver
    ICE had a detainer on him, but claims Denver Sheriff's Dept didn't notify them. Denver claims they did, but their "proof" is a 2-page PDF of a FAX showing they released him on 12/20/16 11:30pm, yet the FAX is dated 12/20/16 11:35PM! Liars. You released him close to midnight and faxed ICE 5 minutes later. And notice this is the 3rd Denver Light Rail incident in the past month or so. One was a Muslim convert (had jihadi lit at home) murdering an employee who was giving directions to 2 women. Other was video of a TDS black woman screaming...
  • Minister visits Malmö (Sweden) as shootings continue

    02/20/2017 11:02:36 PM PST · by aquila48 · 12 replies
    The Local (Sweden) ^ | 13 February 2017
    Sweden's interior minister, Anders Ygeman, visited Malmö on Monday, just a day after another man was shot dead in the southern Swedish city. A 23-year-old man died in hospital after being shot outside a restaurant on the central Möllevĺngen square at 6.40pm on Sunday. The man was known to police, with a series of previous convictions. He is the latest person killed in a spate of gun violence in Malmö this year. On January 3rd a 22-year-old man was shot dead in the Fosie district, just a week before a 16-year-old boy was killed in Rosengĺrd. A janitor who was...
  • Marijuana found inside firewood seized at U.S.-Mexico border

    02/20/2017 10:20:19 AM PST · by COBOL2Java · 28 replies
    Breaking 911 ^ | February 20, 2017 | Breaking 911
    TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Port of Sasabe arrested a Tucson man Wednesday for an alleged attempt to smuggle more than 100 pounds of marijuana worth an estimated $53,000.
  • Charges: Man plotted with 3 wives to murder teen he sexually abused

    02/20/2017 7:16:06 AM PST · by LiberalismDestroys · 13 replies
    KSL News ^ | 02/20/2017 | Pat Reavy
    A man who prosecutors say had three wives and had them refer to him as "Lord," has been charged with plotting to kill a 14-year-old girl whom he was convicted of sexually abusing. Kain Blackwing, 47, whose current address is listed as the Beaver County Jail in court documents, was charged Thursday with three counts of solicitation for aggravated murder, conspiracy to commit aggravated murder and attempted aggravated murder. All charges are first-degree felonies.
  • 4 killed, 24 wounded in holiday weekend city shootings so far (Chicago)

    02/20/2017 6:37:55 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 6 replies
    Despite unseasonably warm temperatures that can lead to more people being outside — and, thus, more violence — the number of people killed and wounded in shootings citywide is slightly down from last year. Four people have been killed and at least 24 more wounded, including two 13-year-old boys, in South and West side shootings since 6 p.m. Friday, according to Chicago Police.
  • What’s Happening in Sweden? 24/7 Refugee Crime; That’s What!

    02/19/2017 7:07:58 PM PST · by pboyington · 14 replies
    US Defense Watch ^ | February 19, 2017 | Ray Starmann
    The alt-left mainstream media has been in another delusional frenzy for the last 24 hours after President Trump made this comment at his rally in Melbourne, Florida, yesterday. “You look at what’s happening last night in Sweden,” Trump said. “Sweden. Who would believe this? Sweden. They took in large numbers. They’re having problems like they never thought possible.” The left was quick to move into their typical mode of complete denial. According to liberals in the USA and in Europe, nothing is going on in Sweden. It’s a virtual paradise right now. Nothing to see in Sweden folks, move on....
  • ICE: Yes, 75 Percent Of Illegal Immigrants We Arrested Have Criminal Records

    02/18/2017 4:27:03 PM PST · by Kaslin · 37 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 18, 2017 | Matt Vespa
    Over the past couple of days, immigration enforcement agents have round up almost 700 illegal aliens—75 percent of which had criminal records. Rep. Nancy Pelosi disputed the claim, but Immigration and Customs Enforcement also confirmed the figure released by the Department of Homeland Security. IJ Review’s Joe Perticone had more: The claim that an overwhelming majority of immigrants targeted in Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids last week were convicted criminals is correct and backed by hard numbers, despite skepticism from House Democrats. […]Independent Journal Review obtained a copy of the list of various criminal offenses provided to the members...
  • Regional killings soar past 100, reach highest level in decade (Richmond, Virginia area)

    02/19/2017 12:50:49 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 32 replies
    The Richmond Times-Dispatch ^ | February 18, 2017 | Mark Bowes
    Killings across the Richmond region soared in 2016 to the highest level in more than a decade, with African-Americans suffering the greatest loss of life at 81 percent of all victims. Homicides in the region’s four cities, three towns and 16 counties with a collective population of 1.26 million jumped 24 percent, from 98 in 2015 to 124 last year — the highest tally since 2005, when 132 killings occurred, according to a Richmond Times-Dispatch analysis of regional homicide data. The distressing loss of black lives continued at a disproportionately high pace in 2016, with 101 of the 124 victims,...
  • 2 Men Allegedly Carjacked, Ran Over Man Trying To Flee Oroville

    02/18/2017 11:02:07 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 9 replies
    CBS San Francisco ^ | February 18, 2017
    Authorities have arrested two people accused of carjacking and running over a man preparing to flee when authorities ordered those living downstream from the Oroville Dam to evacuate. Butte County Sheriff’s Office said Saturday that 27-year-old Cody Bowles and 31-year-old Lucia Ripley were arrested Friday in the town of Biggs. The office says the man was loading his vehicle with the engine running when Bowles and Ripley armed with a shotgun jumped in
  • Secretary Rex Tillerson Begins Deconstructing 7th Floor “Shadow Government” at Dept of State…

    02/18/2017 10:00:11 AM PST · by HarleyLady27 · 23 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | Feb. 17, 2017 | Sundance
    The term “shadow government” is not a construct of critics; it’s actually the term the professional bureaucrats within the 7th floor of the Washington DC based Department of State gave to themselves. The career political operatives who reign within the State Department openly view themselves as a distinctly separate state governing authority, with no attachment to the policies or objectives of the United States presidency or any mere elected official therein.
  • Few Rogue Border Agents Resist Trump Policies

    02/18/2017 7:39:31 AM PST · by Cheerio · 29 replies
    Polizette ^ | 17 Feb 2017 | Brendan Kirby
    Union leader says some stations continue to follow Obama 'catch and release' directives Some border patrol stations have been slow to carry out President Donald Trump’s immigration enforcement executive order and instead have continued former President Barack Obama’s “catch-and-release” policies, according to a union official. Brandon Judd, president of the National Border Patrol Council, told LifeZette that he raised concerns Thursday with U.S. Border Patrol Chief Ronald Vitiello. He said he is confident that issue soon will be corrected. But Judd said as recently as Thursday, some border patrol stations were still releasing border-jumpers, often without even issuing notices to...
  • Mayor Eric Garcetti accused of being silent on city’s rising crime

    02/17/2017 7:45:53 PM PST · by MarvinStinson · 22 replies
    Los Angeles Daily News ^ | 02/17/17 | Elizabeth Chou
    The violent crime rate rose for a third consecutive year in Los Angeles, but that’s not something Mayor Eric Garcetti is eager to highlight ahead of the March election, one mayoral challenger said this week. During a candidate forum hosted by the Northridge East Neighborhood Council, Mitchell Schwartz, a political strategist who is attempting to unseat Garcetti, accused the mayor “of hiding and suppressing the police reports from last year” by not holding his annual news conference to discuss the end-of-year crime statistics. Garcetti’s campaign spokesman, Yusef Robb, fired back Thursday, calling Schwartz’s accusation a “cockamamie conspiracy theory” and blamed...
  • Grant County Sheriff details savage murder [Illegal Aliens Kill Mother of 4 in Washington State]

    02/17/2017 6:02:37 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 12 replies
    KXLY-TV ^ | 2/7/17
    Grant County Sheriff's detectives called it one of the most savage murders they've ever investigated. Jill Sundberg, the mother of four children, kidnapped by five men who were living here in the United States illegally.
  • Parents Speak Out After Wild Fight At Grover Cleveland High In Reseda [CA] [ed]February 16,

    02/17/2017 9:02:55 AM PST · by C19fan · 27 replies
    CBS LA ^ | February 16, 2017 | Staff
    Parents of students at Grover Cleveland High School in Reseda spoke out Thursday about the way the school handled a full-out brawl. The fight was caught on tape. A security guard was reportedly beaten during the Wednesday fight that occurred around 11 a.m. on the campus at Tampa and Saticoy.
  • Police on scene serving warrant at Delphi home [Indiana]

    02/16/2017 6:43:10 PM PST · by grame · 53 replies
    WLFI-TV Lafayette, In ^ | 2-16-17 | Alexandra Kruczek
    DELPHI, Ind. (WLFI) — Indiana State Police have a large presence at a home in Delphi serving a search warrant. Sgt. Kim Riley tells News 18 state police are serving a search warrant at a home on the 11000 block of Bicycle Bridge Road in Delphi. Riley said police are taking tips and information related to the double-homicide case, and this investigation is related to leads they received through that case. No arrests have yet been made. A News 18 crew at the scene reports a majority of investigators left the scene just before 8 p.m. A few investigators still...
  • Tinder stalker stabbed date 11 times, then doused her in gasoline

    02/16/2017 4:40:33 PM PST · by Gamecock · 29 replies
    New York Post ^ | February 16, 201 | Jenny Awford
    A young doctor has recalled the horrifying moment she almost bled to death after a Tinder stalker stabbed her 11 times and doused her in gas. Dr. Angela Jay sobbed in relief after being told that Paul Lambert, 36, was shot dead by police after leading officers on a 100-mile chase on the east coast of Australia. Lambert broke into Jay’s home as part of a sick plot to rape and murder her after she ended their two-month relationship, police believe. “He caught me again and started pouring [gas] over me, there was terror now and that gave me extra...
  • Woman charged with hate crime in Davis mosque attack

    02/15/2017 4:07:19 PM PST · by artichokegrower · 17 replies
    Sacramento Bee ^ | February 14, 2017 | Stephen Magagnini, Cathy Locke and Nashelly Chavez
    An unemployed Davis resident has been arrested and charged with vandalizing the Davis Islamic Center last month in what both state and federal prosecutors are calling a hate crime.
  • Evan McMullin: President Donald Trump Is a ‘Domestic Enemy’

    02/15/2017 4:10:40 PM PST · by HarleyLady27 · 63 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Feb. 15, 2017 | Joel B. Pollak
    Former CIA operative and 2016 third-party presidential candidate Evan McMullin took to Twitter and CNN on Wednesday to defend rogue intelligence agents who break the law to leak classified information, saying President Donald Trump “presents a threat to the country.” In response to President Trump’s tweets earlier Wednesday, in which he alleged that elements of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and National Security Agency were engaged in “Russia”-style political operations, McMullin tweeted:
  • EXCLUSIVE – NSA Whistleblower: Agency ‘Absolutely’ Tapping Trump’s Calls

    02/15/2017 10:22:46 AM PST · by HarleyLady27 · 76 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Feb. 15, 2017 | Aaron Klein
    William Binney, a former highly placed NSA official turned whistleblower, contended in an exclusive interview today that the National Security Agency (NSA) is “absolutely” monitoring the phone calls of President Donald Trump.
  • Thug Sh00ts & K!lls Own Brother During A Gang Hit Thinking He Was Someone Else! #iS***UNot

    02/15/2017 9:30:28 AM PST · by Morgana · 26 replies
    TNN RAW 2 ^ | Feb. 15, 2017 | TOMMY SOTOMAYOR
    Thug Sh00ts & K!lls Own Brother During A Gang Hit Thinking He Was Someone Else! #iS***UNot Video only, Tommy's news/commentary on shooting.
  • FLASHBACK – Reports: Obama’s 2008 Campaign Reps Talked with Iran, Hamas

    02/15/2017 8:33:30 AM PST · by HarleyLady27 · 9 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Feb 15, 2017 | Aaron Klein
    Amid the controversy surrounding White House National Security Adviser Michael Flynn’s alleged conversations with Russia, it may be instrumental to recall that representatives for Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign were accused of meeting with Hamas and Iran.
  • How White Liberals Enable Crime in Black Communities

    02/15/2017 6:35:35 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 16 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | February 15, 2017 | Walter E. Williams
    Ordinary black people cannot afford to go along with the liberal agenda that calls for undermining police authority. That agenda makes for more black crime victims.Let’s look at what works and what doesn’t work.In 1990, New York City adopted the practice in which its police officers might stop and question a pedestrian. If there was suspicion, they would frisk the person for weapons and other contraband. This practice, well within the law, is known as a “Terry stop.”After two decades of this proactive police program, New York City’s homicides fell from over 2,200 per year to about 300. Blacks were...
  • Letter: Maybe we need a Trump to tackle Ja’s crime problem (Jamaica)

    02/15/2017 1:06:45 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies
    The Jamaica Observer ^ | February 15, 2017 | Claude McPherson
    Dear Editor, With Donald Trump’s confrontational, headstrong, and unflinching attitude towards policy and the presidency, many have found him difficult to get along with and have placed him in the category of ‘most unreasonable’. In fact, the US is already reeling from decisions made by the president in the first three weeks of his tenure. Say what you will, but sometimes we need a strong leader who is not willing to compromise on what he believes to be the right thing to do. Don’t get me wrong, I am neither a Trump supporter, nor am I in favour of his...
  • Trump expects Russia to return Crimea to Ukraine: White House

    02/14/2017 7:25:24 PM PST · by BeadCounter · 68 replies
    Reuters ^ | Feb 14, 2017 | None attributed
    U.S. President Donald Trump made it clear he expects Russia to return Crimea to Ukraine and reduce violence in Ukraine, White House spokesman Sean Spicer said on Tuesday.
  • How ‘Good Character’ Provisions Create Bad Outcomes

    02/14/2017 10:36:29 AM PST · by MichCapCon · 2 replies
    Michigan Capitol Confidential ^ | 2/12/2017 | Kahryn Riley
    States that make it harder for someone to work legally, typically through licensing requirements, tend to have higher levels of unemployment. Two studies released this past November show how these barriers are a particular problem for ex-offenders, thereby increasing their likeliness to reoffend. Scholars from Arizona State University and the Kaufmann Foundation studied the relationship between occupational licensing and recidivism. They discovered that states that require licenses for a greater number of jobs also experienced a higher recidivism rate. This suggests that efforts to reduce recidivism rates and other criminal justice reforms should take into consideration the impact of occupational...
  • AP Sources: US Sanctions Venezuela’s New Vice President

    02/13/2017 4:38:59 PM PST · by Enterprise · 19 replies
    http://dfw.cbslocal.com ^ | February 13, 2017 | AP Sources
    The Trump administration is slapping sanctions on Venezuela’s new Vice President Tareck El Aissami and accusing him of playing a major role in international drug trafficking. (snip) The U.S. is also sanctioning Samark Bello, a wealthy businessman connected to El Aissami who has held significant business interests in the U.S. The U.S. says Bello provided assistance or support to El Aissami’s trafficking activities.
  • President Trump U.S. Treasury Identifies Venezuelan Vice-President as Narcotics Trafficker…

    02/13/2017 4:35:21 PM PST · by HarleyLady27 · 21 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | Feb 13, 2027 | Sundance
    Moments ago the U.S. Treasury Department announced official sanctions against Tareck Zaidan El Aissami Maddah (El Aissami). El Aissami is the Executive Vice President of Venezuela. WASHINGTON—Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated Venezuelan national Tareck Zaidan El Aissami Maddah (El Aissami) as a Specially Designated Narcotics Trafficker pursuant to the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act (Kingpin Act) for playing a significant role in international narcotics trafficking. El Aissami is the Executive Vice President of Venezuela.
  • The Manufacturing of Controversy – General Michael Flynn Edition….

    02/13/2017 4:22:48 PM PST · by HarleyLady27 · 27 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | Feb 13, 2017 | Sundance
    Anyone who has followed the deep weed construct of current U.S. politics against the backdrop of DC’s UniParty fear of President Trump can fully grasp the desperation of the professional political class to undermine the expressed purposes and intents of Trump to drain the proverbial swamp in Washington DC.
  • AG Sessions Warns of “Dangerous Trend” in Crime

    02/13/2017 4:23:45 AM PST · by HomerBohn · 15 replies
    Patriot News Daily ^ | 2/10/2017 | Staff
    We have a new man at the head of the Justice Department, and he’s not blind to the lawlessness that has taken root in many of America’s rapidly-deteriorating cities. In his first speech since being confirmed as attorney general, Jeff Sessions vowed to put “every ounce of strength” he has towards “preserving and protecting the Constitution and the safety of this country.” In a speech at the White House, Sessions spoke bluntly about the urban carnage the previous administration saw fit to ignore. “We have a crime problem,” Sessions said. “I wish the rise that we are seeing in crime...
  • 'Enough is enough': Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno critical of new 'influx' of refugees to city

    02/12/2017 5:34:46 AM PST · by brucedickinson · 74 replies
    Mass Live ^ | 2-7-2017 | Peter Goonan
    Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, after learning that several refugee families are expected to arrive in the Springfield area this week, has renewed criticism of local resettlement agencies, saying "enough is enough." In a prepared release, Sarno raised a series of questions about the arrival, saying he had received no advance communication from the Jewish Family Service of Western Massachusetts, the resettlement agency. "Once again, these resettlement agencies with no prior contact and/or coordination efforts with our city departments, use our Springfield as their 'designated resettlement site,'" Sarno said. "Yet when these resettlement agencies are asked to assist these families in...
  • Trump Takes Action to Restore Law and Order

    02/12/2017 5:19:44 AM PST · by GonzoII · 12 replies
    Lifezette ^ | 11 Feb 2017 | Kathryn Blackhurst
    President Donald Trump signed three new executive orders Saturday to “restore public safety and protect law enforcement” while addressing rising crime rates in communities across the country. The president’s first executive order directed newly installed Attorney General Jeff Sessions to “develop a strategy to more effectively prosecute people who engage in crimes against law enforcement officers.” The second order established a task force led by Sessions with the purpose of reducing crime rates and restoring a sense of public safety. The third order cracked down on the “dismantling” of “transnational criminal organizations” by redirecting additional federal governments resources. The series...
  • UCF Socialist Club Incites Young Kids To "Kill Donald Trump"

    02/12/2017 4:21:50 AM PST · by brucedickinson · 25 replies
    East Orlando Post ^ | 2-11-2017 | Jocob Engels
    East Orlando Post obtained exclusive footage from UCF College Republican Douglas Mactye, which includes disturbing content involving an elementary to middle school aged student yelling "Kill Trump." The young children were being encouraged to hit the Pinatas by members of the Knights for Socialism for the duration.Mactye said it was sad to see his generation act like this. “Time to suck it up, stop crying, and move on.” The footage also shows a bearded man wearing an "Antifa International" sweatshirt, presumably monitoring the event for the Knights for Socialism. Antifa has been responsible for violent Anti-Trump riots across the country...
  • Man Found Not Guilty of Beheading Bus Passenger Due to Mental Illness Is Set Free (Also Cannibal)

    02/12/2017 3:57:13 AM PST · by brucedickinson · 38 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 2-11-2017 | Katherine Rodriguez
    A Canadian man who was found not guilty for the beheading and cannibalizing of a Greyhound bus passenger due to mental illness has been set free. Manitoba’s Criminal Code Review Board announced that it gave Will Baker, formerly known as Vince Li, an absolute discharge Friday, meaning he is no longer subject to any conditions or monitoring, the Associated Press reported. The board “is of the opinion that the weight of evidence does not substantiate that Mr. Baker poses a significant threat to the safety of the public,” according to the decision. Baker’s doctor, Jeffrey Waldman, told the board he...
  • Wasting No Time on Criminal Justice Reform

    02/10/2017 12:33:04 PM PST · by MichCapCon
    Michigan Capitol Confidential ^ | 2/4/2017 | Kahryn Riley
    The first 50 bills introduced in the Michigan Senate this year contain many proposals dealing with criminal justice. These are the latest iterations of ideas that have been hotly debated in Lansing for several years. All of the following bills also appeared within a bundle of 2016 Senate proposals that occupied lawmakers and lobbyists well into December. They didn’t pass, but they’re already on the table for this year. Several of them echo last year’s focus on data collection. Three bills define the word “recidivism” as it is used in various places in Michigan’s law books. They also make a...
  • Shia LaBeouf’s Controversial Anti-Trump Museum Installation Has Been Shut Down

    02/10/2017 8:49:51 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 14 replies
    Slate's Browbeat Blog ^ | February 10, 2017 | David Canfield, Intern
    Shia LaBeouf’s controversial participatory art installation at the Museum of the Moving Image has been shut down. Operating 24 hours a day beginning on Inauguration Day, “HEWILLNOTDIVIDE.US”—created by LaBeouf with Rönkkö & Turner, just like 2015’s #ALLMYMOVIES—was established in response to Donald Trump’s election. It was mounted on a wall outside of the museum in Astoria, Queens, offering passersby the opportunity to say “He will not divide us” into a live-streamed webcam. In unfortunate contradiction with its messaging, the installation became a political battleground, as clashes between Trump supporters and opponents turned violent—an ugly distillation of what’s currently playing out...
  • Mississippi considers firing squad as method of execution

    02/10/2017 12:27:23 AM PST · by Brad from Tennessee · 61 replies
    Associated Press ^ | February 9, 2017 | By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS
    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi lawmakers are advancing a proposal to add firing squad, electrocution and gas chamber as execution methods in case a court blocks the use of lethal injection drugs. House Bill 638 is a response to lawsuits filed by "liberal, left-wing radicals," said House Judiciary B Committee Chairman Andy Gipson, a Republican. The bill passed the House amid opposition Wednesday, and it moves to the Senate for more debate. Lethal injection is Mississippi's only execution method. The state faces lawsuits claiming the drugs it plans to use would violate constitutional prohibitions against cruel and unusual punishment. Mississippi...
  • Shocking moment 18-year-old serial offender is shot dead a fraction of a second.....

    02/09/2017 7:25:43 PM PST · by Morgana · 139 replies
    dailymail.uk ^ | Feb. 9, 2017 | James Wilkinson For Dailymail.com
    FULL TITLE: Shocking moment 18-year-old serial offender is shot dead a fraction of a second after pointing his gun at a cop This is the shocking moment a Baltimore teenager fleeing a police officer spins and points his gun at the cop - only to be shot dead. The bodycam footage, released by Baltimore Police Department, came at the end of a chase between Detective David Kincaid Jr and Curtis Deal, 18, in West Baltimore on Tuesday. Police say Deal, who was out on $250,000 bond, jumped out of a car Kincaid was following on Tuesday and ran. Kincaid cut...
  • Double hit-and-run murder suspect held on immigration detainer

    02/09/2017 12:44:56 PM PST · by Howard Morrison · 12 replies
    KXAN News ^ | February 9, 2017 | Claire Ricke
    AUSTIN (KXAN) — A murder suspect is in custody being held on an immigration detainer.
  • Trump Signs Three Executive Orders To Crush Crime, Drug Cartels

    02/09/2017 8:25:22 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 38 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 02/09/17 | Tyler Durden
    As President Trump swears in Senator Jeff Sessions as Attorney General, Reuters reports he is signing three executive actions today, including targeting drug cartels and crimes against law enforcement. TRUMP SIGNS EXECUTIVE ACTION ON `TRANS-NATIONAL' CRIME TRUMP SIGNS EXECUTIVE ACTIONS ON CRIME AND PUBLIC SAFETY And then there is this... TRUMP SAYS SIGNING ACTION FOR DOJ TO CREATE PLAN TO STOP CRIME The 'end' of crime in America! As Bloomberg reports, President Trump signs three directives today, including one that will direct DHS and DOJ to “break the back of criminal cartels.” Trump also signs DOJ directive aimed at stopping...
  • State Senator seeks to legalize identity theft and social security fraud by illegals in California

    02/08/2017 7:28:55 AM PST · by Cheerio · 23 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | Feb, 7th, 2017 | By DrJohn
    California State Senate President Pro Tem Kevin De Léon (D-Los Angeles) is quite a piece of work. He introduced a bill into the California State Senate that would make California a sanctuary state. He is the author of the bill: SB54, authored by Senate pro Tem Kevin De Léon (D-Los Angeles) and Sen. Richard Pan (D-Sacramento), is scheduled to be heard in the State Senate’s Public Safety Committee this morning. According to Senator De Léon’s website, SB54 (along with two other bills designed to provide state funds for legal defense for anyone ordered deported) is to be known as “Protecting...
  • Swedish veteran cop rants about immigrant crimes on Facebook, ignites nationwide row

    02/07/2017 1:24:59 PM PST · by Mr Radical · 23 replies
    RT ^ | 7 Feb, 2017 | Anon
    A Swedish police investigator triggered a media tsunami with a Facebook post linking violent crimes with immigrants. Peter Springare received an outpouring of support from fellow officers and common Swedes, as well as some accusations of racism. Springare is a senior investigator at the serious crimes division at the Örebro Police Department with 47 years under his belt. In the Saturday post he said what he was going to say would not be politically correct and that saying such things could harm an officer’s position or pay grade, but he was about to retire and didn’t care.
  • ‘Running nightmare’: Couple on Gulf Coast killing rampage have killed 3, injured one, police say

    02/07/2017 9:45:01 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 62 replies
    Washington post ^ | February 7 at 5:22 AM | Travis M. Andrews
    “What we are experiencing is a running nightmare, quite honestly,” Escambia County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Chip Simmons said during a Monday news conference. “In short, we have a killer. He is in our midst. … Everyone, and I mean everyone, should be aware of this, should be aware of what they look like.” ... “When you go to work, when you come home, make sure a friend or family member knows where you are, what is your expected time of arrival,” Morgan said, according to the Pensacola News Journal. “These may seem like measures in the extreme, but we’re...
  • Boy Severely Beaten at Suburban Middle School by Another Student

    02/07/2017 8:08:53 AM PST · by South Hawthorne · 79 replies
    NBC 5 Chicago ^ | Feb 6, 2017 | NBC Chicago Story Monkey
    A 12-year-old boy was in a coma over the weekend after being severely beaten by another student at a northwest suburban middle school Friday. Kenyon Woods Middle School Principal Lisa Olsem said the young boy was “assaulted by another student” just before noon. He suffered severe injuries and was taken to Presence St. Joseph Hospital in Elgin before being transferred to Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge. {SNIP} At the Elgin school district meeting Monday night, the student board member wore green, a symbol officials say is meant to represent hope. Others throughout the district wore the color in...
  • Heavily armed Home Invasion (Alamogordo, NM) captured on CCTV

    02/06/2017 9:25:26 PM PST · by LegendHasIt · 30 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | 6 Feb 2017 | Valerie Edwards
    ..... Alamogordo Police released the surveillance camera video from the incident that took place shortly after 9pm Thursday night. The surveillance footage from a home's front porch in the 200 block of Stanford Avenue shows a woman approaching the door to speak with the person inside...... Moments later a man carrying a handgun walked up to the home and the resident quickly shut and locked the door. The man then pulled the door open as two other men ran up to the porch..... One man appeared to be armed with an assault rifle.