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  • Student found with 10 stamp bags of heroin at Pittsburgh school, authorities say

    10/18/2016 1:39:38 PM PDT · by Buckeye McFrog · 19 replies ^ | 10/18/2016 | uncredited
    PITTSBURGH - An 11th-grade student at University Prep 6-12 school in Pittsburgh was found in possession of 10 stamp bags of heroin, according to a spokeswoman for Pittsburgh Public Schools. Security said they became suspicious of the student when he arrived at school Tuesday morning and appeared to be under the influence. When staff members escorted the student to the office, spokeswoman Ebony Pugh told Channel 11 News that he placed three stamp bags in his mouth. He spit out the stamp bags and was examined by paramedics. The student was released to his parents and will face charges, Pugh...
  • America is addicted, sleepy and becoming comatose.

    10/18/2016 11:04:20 AM PDT · by DanMiller · 7 replies
    Dan Miller's Blog ^ | October 18, 2016 | Dan Miller
    Hillary and her media titillate us with their sexual fantasies and put us to sleep with heroin for the body and heroin for the mind. Trump yells "Wake up and Fix our open borders!" Hillary mumbles "America is already great and that's not who we are." Is "H" for Hillary or Heroin? Sources of America's Hard Drugs Most heroin consumed in America enters across our southern border. According to the DEA, the majority of the heroin consumed in the United States comes from Mexico (50%) and Colombia (43-45%) via Mexican criminal cartels such as Sinaloa Cartel.[90] However, these statistics may be significantly unreliable,...
  • Dodging the Jobs Problem (or how the NY Times explains the loss in jobs)

    10/17/2016 6:32:27 AM PDT · by bobsunshine · 13 replies
    The NY Sun ^ | October 17, 2016 | Editor
    Imagine you are an editorial writer of the New York Times (a stretch to be sure, but stay with us). Your biggest problem in the Age of Obama has to be that despite all the Democrats’ claims to have steered us into a recovery, jobs are lacking. Supposedly the unemployment rate has been brought down to 5%. But that’s because the job participation rate is at its lowest point in decades as millions of Americans are still too discouraged to look for work. How do you work around this pesky problem? Dang, if the Times hasn’t come up with its...
  • Trump Just Called for DRUG TESTS Before the next Debate!

    10/15/2016 9:53:31 AM PDT · by tcrlaf · 150 replies
    Twitter/NBC ^ | Katy Tur
    Katy Tur @KatyTurNBC 6 minutes ago Trump says Hillary Clinton is getting "pumped up" for the debate then says they should have to take a "drug test" before the debate.
  • Hillary’s “Open Borders” Mean More Heroin and Death

    10/14/2016 9:53:30 AM PDT · by detective · 11 replies
    AIM ^ | October 11, 2016 | Cliff Kincaid
    One of the advantages of having a smart TV is that you can bypass the dumb cable channels, particularly CNN. A smart TV gives you direct access to YouTube channels like Right Side Broadcasting, which covers the Donald J. Trump rallies without commercial interference and endless commentary from liberal talking heads. The crowd at the rally in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania on Monday night broke into cries of “CNN Sucks” when the candidate referred to the channel’s disgraceful coverage of the campaign. Mediaite highlighted the reaction of CNN anchor Chris Cuomo, who said, in regard to Trump’s criticism of CNN, “…I think...
  • Philippines: Drug addicts and pushers who 'surrender' in Duterte's drug war make coffins in rehab

    10/12/2016 4:10:04 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies
    The International Business Times ^ | October 10, 2016 | Callum Paton
    Drug users who want to avoid becoming another bloody casualty in Philippines leader Rodrigo Duterte's war on narcotics have been making coffins as part of one local rehabilitation programme. Addicts in the city of Olongapo, three hours to the north of the capital Manila, are taught to make coffins after they hand themselves over to authorities. In the Philippines, where more than 3,600 people have been killed since Dutere's election in June, the process is known as 'surrendering'. The macabre irony of the programme is not lost on those who enrol in it. "I knew that if I don't change,...
  • Drug Sentences Will Never Be Fair

    10/12/2016 11:29:08 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 10 replies ^ | October 12, 2016 | Jacob Sullum
    When President Obama issued his latest batch of commutations last week, the White House called them "102 second chances." Obama, who shortened just one sentence during his first term, is finally taking advantage of his second chance by issuing more commutations "than the previous 11 presidents combined" (as the White House puts it), 97 percent of them in the second half of his second term. While Obama deserves credit for his belated but numerically impressive mercy, it should not obscure the fact that most of the people whose petitions he has granted did not belong in prison to begin...
  • Obama shortens sentences for 102 more federal inmates

    10/06/2016 2:24:49 PM PDT · by george76 · 36 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 6 Oct 2016
    The latest round brings to 774 the number of sentences Obama has commuted, including 590 this year. The White House says it’s more than the previous 11 presidents put together. Almost all of those receiving commutations were convicted of drug-related offenses. Most are considered nonviolent offenders, although some were convicted of firearms charges in connection with drug crimes. Many of the recipients had been serving life sentences.
  • 7-year-old tells bus driver her parents won’t wake up, police find them dead of drug overdose

    10/05/2016 5:45:29 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 83 replies
    Hot ^ | October 5, 2016 | JOHN SEXTON
    A 7-year-old girl in McKeesport, Pennsylvania got on the bus and went to school as normal Monday morning, but on the way home she told her bus driver she hadn’t been able to wake her parents. The bus driver alerted police who responded to the home. From the Washington Post: Inside the home, authorities found the bodies of Christopher Dilly, 26, and Jessica Lally, 25, dead of suspected drug overdoses, according to police.Also inside the home were three other children — 5, 3 and nine months old. Courney Lally, the deceased woman’s sister, had tried to alert authorities to the...
  • 'Disturbing' photos highlight drug, homelessness issues in San Francisco's SoMa

    10/04/2016 10:59:19 PM PDT · by aquila48 · 29 replies
    SFGate ^ | October 4, 2016 | Dianne de Guzman
    On a Sunday when most folks in San Francisco were posting images of Hardly Strictly Bluegrass to social media, Adam Mesnick instead posted a photo from his SoMa neighborhood. In it, a man is seen apparently helping another man shoot heroin in broad daylight, right near the corner of Russ and Howard streets. Mesnick is the owner of local sandwich shop Deli Board and its smaller counterpart, Rye Project. He runs the Twitter account for Deli Board and posts photos of the drug problem outside of his business, alongside images of his sandwiches. It's not what you'd expect from a...
  • Adults found dead in McKeesport home along with 3 living kids

    10/05/2016 6:59:51 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 68 replies
    WTAE ^ | 10/5/16 | Beau Berman
    Child told school officials she couldn't wake parents up McKEESPORT, Pa. —Two adults were found dead at home of suspected drug overdoses after their 7-year-old daughter told an employee at her school that she couldn't wake them up, police said. The medical examiner on Tuesday identified the victims as Christopher Dilly, 26, and Jessica Lally, 25. The bodies were found Monday evening in the house on Evans Avenue in McKeesport. VIDEO: Watch Sheldon Ingram's report "Early indications are they may have been there for a day or two," Allegheny County police Lt. Andrew Schurman said. He added that there was...

    10/04/2016 11:43:15 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 19 replies
    The Intercept ^ | Sep. 30 2016 | Ryan Devereaux
    IT’S NO SECRET that the Drug Enforcement Administration relies heavily on an army of confidential sources — men and women compelled, coerced, or enticed to share information with law enforcement, sometimes to alleviate their own legal troubles, sometimes for cash. Precisely how those relationships play out, however, is often shrouded in secrecy. A recently published audit by the Department of Justice has now offered a startling glimpse behind the scenes of those operations, revealing a world in which hundreds of millions of dollars have been doled out to thousands of informants over the last five years. Those informants include package...
  • Feasting on the dead

    10/03/2016 7:43:06 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 1 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 10/03/16 | Patrick Hahn
    Gutted: Polypharmacy and the epidemic of suicide among post-9/11 veterans “Hammerhead sharks feasting on the dead make a unique sound.” So says William, a disabled Navy veteran and survivor of a horrifying incident that occurred in the Persian Gulf. At the age of twenty, William enlisted in the Navy and served for six years, working on radar and weapons systems. On 18 November 2001, he was part of a team from the destroyer USS Peterson that boarded the Samra, a suspected oil smuggler sailing under the UAE flag. The Samra capsized on the port side, and William spent the night...
  • 8 killed, 43 wounded in Chicago weekend shootings

    09/26/2016 8:16:08 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 32 replies
    ABC News Chicago ^ | September 26, 2016
    Eight people were killed and at least 43 others were wounded in shootings across Chicago between Friday evening and Monday morning, including a west suburban man fatally shot on a sidewalk near Millennium Park. The downtown killing happened about 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the corner of Michigan Avenue and Monroe Street in the Loop, where 54-year-old Peter Fabbri was walking with two other people when he got into an argument with another male, who pulled out a gun and shot him in the head, according to Chicago police. The shooter took off on a bicycle but was arrested nearby, police...
  • Disturbing footage shows twisted uncle force three-year-old toddler to SMOKE marijuana

    09/24/2016 9:11:46 AM PDT · by kevcol · 4 replies
    Express-UK ^ | September 24, 2016 | Oli Smith
    In response, the three-year-old boy reaches out with tiny hands for the marijuana and repeatedly says "weed". Police, who uncovered the shocking footage by accident, believe "it is not the first time" the child smoked marijuana. Sgt. Brian Dedrick of Arkansas Police said: "I was disturbed, appalled by what I had seen. . . . Yancy tells him: "Hit the blunt, man. Come on, one more time. "I got you man. Hit that s***."
  • DEA Faces Congressional Revolt Over 'Emergency' Tree Leaf Ban

    09/24/2016 8:10:40 AM PDT · by notscj · 11 replies
    U.S. News & World Report ^ | Sept. 23, 2016 | Steven Nelson
    A large and bipartisan contingent in Congress is asking the Obama administration to delay the sudden ban poised to take effect next week on possessing kratom, a Southeast Asian tree leaf product that supporters describe as a near-miraculous treatment for pain, depression and addiction to opiates and legal narcotics. Reps. Mark Pocan, D-Wis., and Matt Salmon, R-Ariz., recruited 45 signers in the House of Representatives on Friday afternoon for two letters, which will be sent Monday to Chuck Rosenberg, acting administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration, and Office of Management and Budget Director Shaun Donovan. “This significant regulatory action was...
  • Police: Teams of Gunmen Raiding Texas Border Homes at Large

    09/22/2016 8:10:14 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 36 replies
    Breitbart Texas ^ | September 21, 2016 | Ildefonso Ortiz
    EDINBURG, Texas — Teams of gunmen have been running rampant in various communities near the Texas border, storming into homes demanding drugs or robbing victims at gunpoint. In one night, a team of hooded gunmen carrying rifles stormed at least three homes, assaulting the victims inside while demanding cash or drugs. Just one day later, a team of gunmen shot a robbery victim and led authorities in a high speed chase and managed to flee. Information provided to Breitbart Texas by the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office revealed that the attacks began on Sunday late night and continued onto early Monday...
  • Deputies: Naked man breaks in home, bites resident, then dies

    09/18/2016 10:09:14 AM PDT · by Gamecock · 38 replies
    Orlando Sentinel ^ | 9/17/2016 | Caitlin Doornbus
    An Ocala man died Saturday after allegedly breaking into a home while he was naked and biting a woman. James Raines, 40, is accused of breaking into a home in the 2900 block of Northeast 45th St. in Ocala while nude about 4:26 a.m., according to the Marion County Sheriff's Office. He then allegedly attacked two women and a man inside the home. "[The victims] stated that Raines was out of control," the MCSO wrote in a news release. "They also believed Raines was under the influence of drugs or alcohol." Raines allegedly bit one person during the attack. Deputies...
  • Harvard Economist: US Should Phase-Out All Currency Larger Than $10 Bills

    09/17/2016 8:51:54 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 78 replies ^ | September 16, 2016 | Barbara Hollingsworth
    ( – The Unites States should phase-out all denominations of the U.S. dollar larger than a $10 bill to thwart money launderers and tax evaders, Harvard economist Kenneth Rogoff told attendees at a Council on Foreign Relations event this week in Washington, D.C.“Cash is not used in ordinary retail transactions. It’s used by tax evaders and in a lot of crime of all types, including drug trafficking, human trafficking, extortion, racketeering, you name it,” said Rogoff, a member of the economic advisory panel of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and author of The Curse of Cash.“Cash is being used...
  • Horrifying photos of parents passed out by in their car with four-year-old boy in the backseat

    09/09/2016 7:14:03 PM PDT · by RC one · 44 replies ^ | 9 September 2016 | Snejana Farberov
    Full Title: Wasted: Horrifying photos of parents passed out by school bus after overdosing in their car with four-year-old boy in the backseat reveal the terrible toll of the opioid epidemic sweeping America Read more: Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook A police department in Ohio has shared on Facebook disturbing photos of a man and woman passed out in a car with a toddler in the backseat after the pair had allegedly overdosed on heroin. Victimless Crime?
  • [Article from 3 March 2015] Heroin seizures along the US-Mexico border rise 320%: INCB

    09/09/2016 6:49:25 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 39 replies
    El Universal ^ | Tuesday 3 March 2015 | El Universal
    According to the 2014 Report of the International Narcotics Control Board, seizures of methamphetamine at the United States-Mexico border increased from just over 2 tons in 2008 to over 10 tons in 2012. The International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) said that law enforcement efforts led by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration targeting heroin traffickers had led to an increase of more than 320% in seizures along the United States-Mexico border between 2008 and 2013. In its 2014 report, the INCB said that "methamphetamine manufacture in Mexico has been increasing, with the United States continuing to be the largest market for...
  • [Article from September 17, 2011] Drug deaths now outnumber traffic fatalities in U.S., data

    09/09/2016 6:20:59 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 17 replies
    Los Angeles times ^ | September 17, 2011 | Lisa Girion, Scott Glover and Doug Smith
    Propelled by an increase in prescription narcotic overdoses, drug deaths now outnumber traffic fatalities in the United States, a Times analysis of government data has found. Drugs exceeded motor vehicle accidents as a cause of death in 2009, killing at least 37,485 people nationwide, according to preliminary data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. While most major causes of preventable death are declining, drugs are an exception. The death toll has doubled in the last decade, now claiming a life every 14 minutes. By contrast, traffic accidents have been dropping for decades because of huge investments in...
  • Wasted: Horrifying photos of parents passed out by school bus after overdosing in their car..

    09/09/2016 12:56:49 PM PDT · by PROCON · 64 replies ^ | Sep. 9, 2016 | SNEJANA FARBEROV
    Full title: Wasted: Horrifying photos of parents passed out by school bus after overdosing in their car with four-year-old boy in the backseat reveal the terrible toll of the opioid epidemic sweeping America A police department in Ohio has shared on Facebook disturbing photos of a man and woman passed out in a car with a toddler in the backseat after the pair had allegedly overdosed on heroin. The unsettling images appeared on the City of East Liverpool's social media page on Thursday. Officials say they decided to make the photos public to raise awareness of the heroin epidemic in...
  • BPD facing backlash over viral picture - Family of baby in picture says child was 'exploited'

    09/09/2016 6:37:52 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 46 replies
    NBC News ^ | September 7, 2016 | Sarah Killian
    The Birmingham Police Department is facing backlash over a picture that went viral on social media. The picture shows Birmingham police officer Michelle Burton holding a baby whose parents had just overdosed. The father died and the mother is still in the hospital. Officer Burton ended up staying with the baby and her three siblings for more than six hours following the incident. Burton's husband posted the picture on social media last week praising his wife. However, family members of the baby shown in the picture were not happy. Mary Purnell Adalane, the aunt of the baby in the picture,...
  • The Invasion of Buffalo

    09/07/2016 11:54:00 PM PDT · by detective · 10 replies
    Frontpage ^ | September 8, 2016 | Daniel Greenfield
    Destroying America city by city. Millard Fillmore was born in a log cabin in upstate New York. Fifty years later, he took office as the thirteenth president of the United States. Around that time he sold off a piece of land. That land became the neighborhood of Lovejoy in the city of Buffalo. Lovejoy was named after Sarah Lovejoy who had been killed defending her home during the War of 1812. British forces had assaulted American towns once again by using their Indian allies as a terror weapon. Buffalo, now a major city, was burned to the ground with only...
  • Ferguson activist Darren Seals dies at 29

    09/06/2016 7:37:36 PM PDT · by soycd · 102 replies
    St. Louis American ^ | 9-6-2016 | Mariah Stewart
    A locally known Ferguson activist who protested in the streets seeking justice for Michael Brown Jr.’s death was killed early Tuesday, September 6 in North St. Louis County. Police say their investigation revealed that Seals suffered a gunshot wound before the car was set on fire. The incident is currently being investigated as a homicide.
  • Philippines president to Obama: 'I'm no American puppet'

    09/05/2016 12:02:20 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 22 replies
    CNN Politics ^ | September 5, 2016 | Sheena McKenzie and Kevin Liptak
    President Obama had better think twice about raising the issue of Philippine extra-judicial killings, warned the country's confrontational leader on Monday. The US president and his Philippines counterpart, Rodrigo Duterte, were set to meet in Laos this week, where Obama is attending a meeting of Southeast Asian leaders. White House officials previously said Obama would confront the Philippines President about his country's handling of drug dealers, including extra-judicial killings, or government executions without the benefit of judicial proceedings or due process. But the Filipino leader did not take kindly to that notion. "Who does he think he is? I am...
  • 9 Winning Security Issues

    09/02/2016 10:58:13 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony
    Canada Free Press ^ | Dr. Marguerite Creel
    Secure the Border, Decimate the Heroin Trade, Tighten up Entry Visas, Local Law Enforcement, Curtail Cash Benefits for Illegal Aliens, Stop the Spread of Nuclear Weapons Trump delivered his much anticipated, 10-point immigration policy speech on the last day of August, a little more than nine weeks out from Tuesday, November 8, 2016. Given his triumphant and unexpected summit meeting, earlier the same day, with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, one would expect the content of Trump’s immigration speech to dominate the American news cycle for days to come. To an over-flowing, passionate crowd in Phoenix, including many who have...
  • Furious Danes tear down cannabis market shot two police officers in Copenhagen

    09/02/2016 7:25:03 AM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 21 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 2 Sept 2016 | C Moore
    Residents' revenge on the hippy drug den: Copenhagen's police chief Thorkild Fogde welcomed the dismantling of 'the hashish supermarket,' adding it was 'a clear attempt to help the police.'
  • My prediction is that when Trump wins and he will, our government will revolt

    09/01/2016 10:46:12 PM PDT · by kvanbrunt2 · 218 replies
    vanity ^ | today | me
    my prediction is that when trump wins and he will, our current government employees (not workers) will revolt and shut down basic functions of our government in protest either outwardly or inwardly. are we prepared for that? Outline is: no government checks issued FRepers on SS save your money. all federal recipients revolt. press helps create ensuing chaos. national guard called out. mass riots dogs and cats. obama takes control. president elect is assassinated obama runs another 8 years. at 1:44 am this can easily be deleted by admins and you should but it is food for thot.
  • Philippines' Duterte: Obama must listen to me on human rights

    09/01/2016 12:38:57 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 3 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | August 31, 2016 | John Chalmers, Reuters
    MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Wednesday he was ready to discuss any issues with Barack Obama when they meet in Laos next week, but added that the U.S. president must listen to him first before bringing up the question of human rights. Washington has expressed concern about a surge in drug-related killings since Duterte became president two months ago promising to wipe out narcotics in the Southeast Asian nation. Asked if he would be willing to discuss human rights at his meeting with Obama on the sidelines of an East Asia summit on Sept. 6, Duterte...
  • Obama Commutes the Sentences of 111 More Federal Inmates

    08/31/2016 9:08:04 AM PDT · by george76 · 30 replies
    CNS News ^ | August 31, 2016
    Obama has issued 325 commutations this month and 673 in total. A number of the summaries posted by the White House among the new 111 commutations said that the individual whose sentence resident Obama was commuting had been in possession of a firearm while committing a drug-related crime.
  • LIVE: (Singer) Chris Brown In Standoff With LAPD

    08/30/2016 11:52:24 AM PDT · by tcrlaf · 174 replies
    Breaking911 ^ | 8-30-2016 | Breaking 911
    <p>Singer Chris Brown was barricaded inside his home Tuesday as LAPD attempted to contact him regarding an incident report.</p> <p>According to TMZ, a woman called 911 overnight and claimed the artist threatened her with a gun. LAPD says no shots were fired.</p>
  • USA TODAY: In Iowa, Trump vows to remove 'thugs and drug cartels' on Day 1

    08/28/2016 8:36:26 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 30 replies
    USA TODAY | August 28, 2016 | Brianne Pfannenstiel, The Des Moines Register
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  • Philippines drugs war: The woman who kills dealers for a living

    08/28/2016 3:43:21 PM PDT · by MtnClimber · 30 replies
    BBC ^ | 26 Aug, 2016
    <p>The Philippines is in the midst of a brutal war on drugs sanctioned by the controversial President Rodrigo Duterte, which has seen almost 2,000 killings in a matter of weeks. The BBC's Jonathan Head explores the country's dark underbelly of dealers and assassins through the story of one woman trapped in a chilling predicament.</p>
  • Drug users aren't human, says Philippines' Duterte

    08/28/2016 1:39:20 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 17 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | August 28, 2016 | Agence France-Presse
    Manila (AFP) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who is waging a bloody war on crime, has justified the large-scale killing of drug users by suggesting the victims were not human. Duterte, who has seen about two thousand people killed since he was elected in May, made the remarks late Friday as he shrugged off the United Nations' concerns over human rights in his country. "Crime against humanity? In the first place, I’d like to be frank with you: are they humans? What is your definition of a human being?" he told soldiers while visiting an army camp, according to transcripts...
  • Bad day for EpiPen maker Mylan as Sarah Jessica Parker steps down as face of company [tr]

    08/26/2016 6:19:31 AM PDT · by C19fan · 56 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | August 25, 2016 | James Wilkonson
    Sarah Jessica Parker has stepped down as the face of pharma company Mylan after it emerged the company had raised the price of its life-saving EpiPens by 548 per cent. In a post on Instagram Thursday, the 'Sex and the City' actress said she was 'disappointed, saddened and deeply concerned' and called for Mylan to reverse the price hike. Her announcement came the same day that the beleaguered company - which has faced an outpouring of scorn since the price increase came to light - was challenged by Senator Joe Manchin, father of Mylan CEO Heather Bresch.
  • Heroin laced with elephant tranquilizer hits the streets

    08/25/2016 6:23:30 AM PDT · by C19fan · 74 replies
    CNN ^ | August 25, 2016 | Nadia Kounang and Tony Marco
    The American heroin epidemic has become more dangerous, as reports of heroin laced with carfentanil are being reported throughout the country. Carfentanil is the most potent opioid used commercially, 10,000 times stronger than morphine. It is a version or analogue of fentanyl, the painkiller that most recently made headlines with its role in the death of pop star Prince.
  • Woman steals nun’s rosary beads at knifepoint, police say

    08/22/2016 2:01:03 PM PDT · by Gamecock · 35 replies
    The State ^ | 8/22/2016
    QUINCY, MASS. Police say a Massachusetts woman robbed a nun at knifepoint and got away with her rosary beads. Quincy police say a sister at the Daughters of Mary of Nazareth convent was in civilian clothing Sunday afternoon when a woman holding a knife approached her and tried to take a small satchel from her hand. Police say the nun opened the satchel to show she didn’t have any money, so the woman took the beads instead. Crystal Young is accused of being the lookout. She is charged with armed robbery and accessory after the fact.
  • Todd Marinovich, former USC and Raiders quarterback, arrested naked with marijuana, police say

    08/22/2016 2:10:50 PM PDT · by chrisinoc · 54 replies
    OC Register ^ | 8/22/2016 | Joshua Sudock
    IRVINE – Former USC star and Raiders quarterback Todd Marinovich was arrested after he was found naked with marijuana in someone else’s backyard, police said Monday. The 47-year-old was cited for trespassing, possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana, Irvine police Commander Mike Hallinan said Monday.
  • Police 'bust Malia Obama at wild Martha's Vineyard' party: First Daughter 'is rushed out by Secret

    08/19/2016 2:05:59 PM PDT · by ShivaFan · 113 replies
    Getty, AP, Reuters Daily Mail ^ | 18-August-2016 | Daily Mail
    "After Malia Obama was reportedly caught at a raucous party that was broken up by police, the first daughter went on a long walk with her dad near their vacation home on Martha's Vineyard."
  • 'Cannibal' killer Austin Harrouff, 19, was wearing a 'Make America Great Again' Trump hat [TR]

    08/19/2016 7:53:12 AM PDT · by BunnySlippers · 38 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | -8/19/16 | SNEJANA FARBEROV and REGINA F. GRAHAM
    New meme.
  • What Is Flakka and What Does it Do to You?

    08/16/2016 9:12:21 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 63 replies
    Palm Beach Post ^ | Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016 | Debbie Lord
    A horrific story out of Florida on Tuesday has shined a spotlight on a “designer drug” whose effects can be so extreme that some call it “the devil’s drug.” A man in Tequesta, Fla., was arrested and charged with two counts of murder in the stabbing death of couple there. When police arrived on scene, the man was found crouched over the body of a male victim, tearing the flesh from the man’s face with his teeth. Police say they believe the man was likely under the influence of a drug called αlpha-Pyrrolidinopentiophenone, or as it is more commonly known,...
  • Face-biting, murder suspect identified as FSU student

    08/16/2016 11:59:54 AM PDT · by b4its2late · 55 replies
    KTUL TV 8 ^ | Tuesday, August 16th 2016 | By Sierra Darville
    MARTIN COUNTY, Fla. (CBS12) -- The Martin County Sheriff's Office identified the face-biting suspect accused of killing a couple near Tequesta as Florida State University student Austin Harrouff. The 19-year-old fraternity member had no known connections to the victims. Deputies said the attack was random and unprovoked. According to the Sheriff's Office, Harrouff stabbed John Joseph Stevens III and Michelle Karen Mishcon to death Monday night before attacking a neighbor who tried to intervene. Deputies encountered Harrouff biting off the face of Stevens. Authorities tried to use a stun gun to get Harrouff off the victim, but that didn't work....
  • Imam, Another Man Killed In Double Shooting After Leaving Mosque In Queens

    08/13/2016 4:30:13 PM PDT · by mandaladon · 92 replies
    CBS New York ^ | 13 Aug 2016
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — An imam and another man are dead following a double shooting in Queens on Saturday afternoon. CBS2’s Valerie Castro reported Imam Maulama Akonjee, 55, and a 64-year-old associate from his congregation were each shot in the head while on their way home from a local mosque by a man who came up behind them. The shooting took place near Liberty Avenue and 79th Street in Ozone Park around 2 p.m. Witnesses said the imam from the Al-Furqan Masjid mosque had just delivered an afternoon service and was walking home with another member of the mosque when...
  • It's loco in Acapulco: Horrific photographs from just one month's bloodshed show how former [tr]

    08/11/2016 6:24:44 AM PDT · by C19fan · 55 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | August 11, 2016 | Liam Quinn
    Extreme and gruesome violence has turned a city once beloved by holidaymakers from around the world into a war zone. Acapulco, on Mexico's Pacific Coast, has been gripped by such bloody chaos in recent years that it has been dubbed one of the most dangerous cities in the world. Shocking new photographs captured in little more than two months on the streets show just have horrifying life there has become, with death seemingly able to strike anywhere in the city.
  • Some psychotic disorders may be induced by drugs ... combat effects of epilepsy

    08/10/2016 10:02:57 AM PDT · by JimSEA · 11 replies
    Science Daily ^ | 8/10/2016 | Oxford University Press
    Today Brain publishes a new study indicating that antiepileptic drugs designed to reduce seizures, may also induce psychotic disorders in some patients. Epilepsy is one of the most common neurological disorders. People with epilepsy have increased vulnerability to psychiatric problems. However, it is also possible that the drugs used by patients to control their seizures may increase the risk of psychotic symptoms in certain people.
  • Soros, Steyer, and Democracy Alliance Work to Retake Colorado

    08/05/2016 9:56:39 AM PDT · by Cheerio · 13 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | August 5, 2016 | Lachlan Markay
    The Democratic Party’s top donors are pouring money into Colorado political groups, drawing attention to state legislative contests and ballot fights that could affect the redrawing of key congressional districts, public records show. Billionaire hedge fund managers George Soros and Tom Steyer are steering money to Colorado state senate candidates, while the Democracy Alliance, a leading left-wing donor club created ten years ago by four wealthy Colorado Democrats, provides financing for an interconnected network of Democrat-aligned political groups. Campaign finance data reveals how the Alliance and its top donors are implementing a strategy conceived last year to retake power at...
  • Bees Swarm Couple After Car Crash

    08/03/2016 8:27:58 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 44 replies ^ | July 27, 2016 |
    LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) - A quiet summer night in Laurel County got shaken up by a loud crash, and a swarm of bees. Neighbors say they could hear the screaming all the way up the hills. People on Patton Spur Road don't see many cars come down the dead-end street. But last night, Gary Anderson watched from his porch as a purple Tracker veered on and off the pavement. "Then he passed probably going about 35-40 miles an hour, pretty fast really. And all the sudden, I heard a big boom," said Anderson. He says the driver, Noah...
  • Libertarians to make their case at CNN town hall

    08/03/2016 6:20:19 PM PDT · by Son House · 9 replies
    CNN ^ | August 3, 2016 | By Eli Watkins
    Two former Republican governors turned Libertarians have emerged as an unlikely wild card in an unpredictable election year. On Wednesday evening, voters will get a closer look as Libertarian presidential nominee Gary Johnson and his running mate, Bill Weld, appear live on CNN for their second town hall.