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  • Police: Alleged serial killer tied to 7 slayings ‘basking in the glory’

    10/21/2014 9:16:26 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 26 replies
    Fox32 Chicago ^ | Oct 21, 2014
    Police: Alleged serial killer tied to 7 slayings ‘basking in the glory’ Posted: Oct 21, 2014 6:05 AM CST Updated: Oct 21, 2014 9:41 AM CST GARY, Ind. (Sun-Times Media Wire) - Darren D. Vann led Gary police on a bloody scavenger hunt this weekend. He pointed them to seven bodies of his alleged victims scattered in basements and empty, run-down buildings all over northwest Indiana's Steel City, authorities said. To the body of Anith Jones, 35, of Merrillville. And Teaira Batey, 28, of Gary. And others whose identities are still unknown. The Mayor of Gary Indiana said Tuesday morning...
  • Northwest Indiana mayor, wife and stepdaughter indicted (party never mentioned)

    04/20/2014 3:44:07 PM PDT · by Libloather · 23 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 4/17/14 | Andy Grimm
    In the small town of Lake Station, Ind., the news that the mayor, his wife and stepdaughter have been indicted on federal corruption charges this week came as little surprise. Residents in Lake Station, one of many working-class towns that fringe the northwest Indiana industrial centers of Gary and Hammond, have seen FBI agents leaving the town hall several times in recent years. On Thursday, Keith Soderquist and his wife and personal secretary, Deborah, were in federal court in Hammond to face charges of wire fraud and filing false tax returns, after allegedly using money from Soderquist’s campaign fund and...
  • FBI raids Calumet Township trustee's office (Yet another raid on a democrat)

    03/27/2014 7:06:31 PM PDT · by icwhatudo · 37 replies
    RTV6ABC ^ | 3/27/14 | Kara Kenney
    GARY, Ind. - Federal agents raided a northwestern Indiana township trustee's office Thursday, although they stayed mum on the reasons for the raid. FBI agents were joined with officers from the Indiana State Police and the IRS in a sweep of Calumet Township Trustee Mary Elgin's office in Gary on Thursday. Call 6 Investigator Kara Kenny found a 2011 audit of the trustee's office that raised concerns about the township's finances, including nine employees with take-home cars.
  • Demons Possess 3 Children in Real-Life Horror Story

    01/28/2014 7:17:52 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 26 replies
    Cafe Mom ^ | Jan 27, 2014 | Kiri Blakeley
    Demons Possess 3 Children in Real-Life Horror Story by Kiri Blakeley Do you believe in demonic possession? You just might after reading this story. Three children in Indiana were supposedly possessed by demons. They did all of the usual stuff -- growled, rolled their eyes back in their heads, threatened people. One even managed to slide backwards up a wall and flip over. Another levitated. The difference between this demonic possession case and the usual ones is that there were plenty of witnesses to the demons' shenanigans -- and not just the family and a bunch of overexcited Holy Rollers....
  • Lansing, Illinois woman shot at in road-rage incident on I-80/94

    01/20/2014 9:55:24 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 67 replies
    Lansing woman shot at in road-rage incident on I-80/94 11 hours ago • Times Staff GARY | A Lansing woman was shot at in a road-rage incident Sunday on I-80/94, with one bullet hitting the back of her car, Indiana State Police said in a news release. The 33-year-old woman told police she was on 25th Avenue in Gary driving her Chrysler 300 slowly because of potholes. She said a car behind her was following too closely, so she braked to get the car to back off. The braking apparently angered the other driver. The woman said the driver got...
  • 60% Of House Purchases All Cash-only And Gary Indiana Offers $1 Homes

    08/15/2013 4:17:58 PM PDT · by whitedog57 · 15 replies
    Confounded Interest ^ | 08/15/2013 | Anthony B. Sanders
    According to Goldman Sachs, a whopping 60% of home purchases are made with cash. GS housing cash That would partially explain the doggedly (as in 1996) levels of mortgage purchase applications. mbaplt081413 Clearly, Fed policies to stimulate the housing market have not overly successful given the dormant purchase application levels. Even mortgage refi applications have run out of steam. mbarefi081413 CoreLogic reports that in-the-money borrowers are dwindling in number. clinthemoney Most middle- and lower-class households don’t have cash on hand to purchase a home, particularly in higher-cost urban areas … like Los Angeles. Foreign investors from China, Europe, Latin America...
  • A Chance to Own a Home for $1 in a City on the Ropes (No, not Detroit)

    08/15/2013 8:05:23 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 52 replies
    New York Times ^ | 08/14/2013 | STEVEN YACCINO
    GARY, Ind. — As a tower of black smoke rose above this blighted city last week, a group of neighbors huddled across the street from a burning house, trying to guess which other vacant properties on their block would be arsonists’ next target. “There’s so many,” said Tasha McMiller, 50, a resident dismayed by the estimated 10,000 abandoned homes here. “They’re a burden.” Officials say that a third of the houses in Gary are unoccupied, hollowed dwellings spread across a city that, like other former industrial powerhouses, has lost more than half its population in the last half-century. While some...
  • Prosecutors: Spurned woman used stun gun on ex-boyfriend

    06/30/2013 7:27:02 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 14 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | June 30, 2013 | Jennifer Delgado
    A Gary, Ind., woman was arrested over the weekend after she allegedly shocked her ex-boyfriend four times with a stun gun after he told her he was with another woman, authorities said Police say Chanelle Luckett showed up at her ex-boyfriend’s far South Side home at 4:40 a.m. after he didn’t answer any of her 30 phone calls.
  • Detroit Tops 2013 List Of America’s Most Miserable Cities

    02/22/2013 11:26:12 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 43 replies
    Forbes ^ | 2/21/2013 @ 2:20PM | Kurt Badenhausen
    Forbes put Detroit Mayor Dave Bing on its cover in 2011 for a story with the optimistic headline: “City of Hope.” The premise was that the city had hit rock bottom and was poised for a turnaround. “Right now, it’s all about survival,” Bing told Forbes. Two years later, Detroit’s problems continue to multiply, sadly. It is still dealing with high levels of violent crime and unemployment. Home prices, already at historic lows, plummeted a further 35% during the past three years to a median of $40,000 as net migration out of the city continued. The latest blow was Tuesday’s...
  • Libtard Gary Johnson Cost Romney FL and OH

    11/06/2012 9:51:53 PM PST · by ExxonPatrolUs · 74 replies
    Hover over Google's state map at link.
  • Gary police to conduct another gun buyback (IN)

    10/14/2012 7:34:33 AM PDT · by marktwain · 5 replies
    suntimes.com ^ | 13 October, 2012 | Michelle L. Quinn
    GARY — A change of venue for the Gary Police Department’s second gun buyback of the year is expected to get even more firearms off the streets. Nine churches around the city will accept guns of all stripes, Gary Police Chief Wade Ingram told the Finance Committee when he came before it Wednesday asking for a $20,000 appropriation to fund the buyback. Residents will receive Wal-Mart gift cards in the amounts of $50 for handguns, shotguns and rifles, and $100 for assault weapons should the Common Council approve the ordinance at its Tuesday meeting. Many think criminals are the ones...
  • Gary’s Gun Buyback Program a Successf(IN)

    08/21/2012 1:10:23 PM PDT · by marktwain · 19 replies
    nwitimes.com ^ | 21 August, 2012 | Chelsea L. Whittington
    GARY | The Gun Buyback hosted this past Saturday by the Gary Police Department is being called an “overwhelming success.” According to Police Chief Wade Ingram, a total of 129 guns were turned in in exchange for Wal-Mart gift cards. Local churches partnered with the GPD to serve as the turn-in locations. “The gun buyback program exceeded our expectations,” said Ingram. “I’d been told that previous turn-ins yielded less than 50 weapons, so we were happy to see that we went far beyond that number.”
  • City of Gary to pay up to $100 to buy back weapons(IN)

    08/15/2012 6:36:09 AM PDT · by marktwain · 13 replies
    wdrb.com ^ | 15 August, 2012 | AP
    GARY, Ind. (AP) - The city of Gary is offering gift cards worth $50 to $100 for guns as a way to try to prevent violence. The Post-Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/TD3QLt ) police officers will be at nine churches on Saturday giving out Wal-Mart gift cards. People bringing in handguns will receive $50 in gift cards. Shotguns are worth $75 and assault-type rifles are worth $100.
  • Cold War pilot Francis Gary Powers to get Silver Star

    06/09/2012 11:02:47 AM PDT · by moonshot925 · 62 replies
    CNN ^ | June 9 2012 | Staff
    (CNN) -- An American pilot whose U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union will be posthumously awarded the Silver Star next week, 50 years after he was released from prison and returned to the United States. The award for valor is being bestowed on Francis Gary Powers for exhibiting "exceptional loyalty" during harsh interrogation while in captivity by the Soviet Union for nearly two years, the Air Force said. The Silver Star is the third-highest combat military decoration awarded to members of any U.S. military branch for valor in the face of the enemy, the Air Force...
  • Baseball Hall of Famer Gary Carter Dies.

    02/16/2012 5:10:38 PM PST · by mkleesma · 23 replies
    The Globe and Mail ^ | Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012 5:27PM EST | Jeff Blair
    His nickname served Gary Carter well right up to his final days. “The Kid.” Once and always, “The Kid.” As his long-time friend Dave Van Horne says, even when it became clear that Mr. Carter’s battle with a particularly aggressive form of brain cancer was being lost, if a baseball person ran into him, it was the same. It was always, “Hey, how ya doing, Kid?”
  • Gary Sinise in the Dragon Lady (did he just fly it at 70,000'?

    06/13/2011 10:29:29 AM PDT · by hamboy · 21 replies
    Strategy Page Photos ^ | 6/12/2011 | Strategy Page Photos
    MILITARY PHOTOS2009 Military Photo Index   2008 Military Photo Index   2007 Military Photo Index   2006 Military Photo Index   2005 Military Photo Index Gary Sinise in the Dragon Lady Posted 6/12/2011 Gary Sinise looks out the cockpit window of a U-2 Dragon Lady June 8, 2011, at Beale Air Force Base, Calif., after returning from a high flight at 70,000 feet. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Sarah Brown)
  • 2 teens shot, charged with attempted robbery(IN)

    05/14/2011 5:17:10 AM PDT · by marktwain · 10 replies
    posttrib.suntimes.com ^ | 13 May, 2011 | NA
    GARY 2 teens shot, charged with attempted robbery Two teens wounded outside a Concord Commons apartment late Thursday night face felony charges in connection with events that led to their shooting, police said. Orlando Marshall, 17, of 2021 W. 8th Ave., and Stephan Alexander, 19, of 4216 Jackson St., were stopped at 5th Avenue and Taft Street in a silver Chevrolet described by the man who said he was assaulted at the door of his apartment about 11 p.m. Kenneth Paige, 21, told police he heard someone knocking on his window about 11 p.m. and opened the building’s entrance door...
  • 3 shot to death, 2 wounded in Gary house

    01/21/2011 6:29:17 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 8 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | January 21, 2011 | Pat Curry and Caroline Smith
    Three men were killed and two others wounded overnight in a house on the south side of Gary in what police believe was a drug-related shooting. According to police, a man called 911 at 10:40 p.m. from another home nearby, saying he had been shot in the home at 3829 Washington Street. When police arrived, they found three adult males dead, all apparently from gunshot wounds. They also found a 4-year-old girl, uninjured and now in protective custody. Police said her father was one of those killed. About 15 minutes after police arrived at the Washington Street address, they received...
  • 38 DEFENDANTS INDICTED IN MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR FRAUD

    07/11/2010 2:43:05 PM PDT · by Cindy · 10 replies · 3+ views
    Note: The following text is a quote: http://www.justice.gov/usao/mow/news2010/harrison.ind.htm JULY 9, 2010 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BLACK MARKET TRAVEL AGENTS 38 DEFENDANTS INDICTED IN MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR FRAUD LOCAL INVESTIGATION EXPOSES NATIONWIDE NETWORK THAT USED STOLEN IDENTITIES, CREDIT CARDS TO PURCHASE AIRLINE TICKETS KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Beth Phillips, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced today that 38 defendants from across the United States have been charged in a series of indictments that allege an extensive network of black market travel agents who used the stolen identities of thousands of victims as part of a multi-million dollar fraud scheme...
  • Gary Coleman Dead at 42

    05/28/2010 11:48:13 AM PDT · by MaestroLC · 232 replies · 7,405+ views
    RadarOnline ^ | May 28, 2010 | Staff
    Gary Coleman has died at 42, RadarOnline.com has learned. Coleman had been hospitalized in Provo, Utah since Wednesday, May 26, after suffering what his family called "a serious medical problem."
  • Parent Attacks Teacher With Stapler In Ind. School

    12/05/2009 4:55:53 PM PST · by DemforBush · 52 replies · 2,207+ views
    wkly.com ^ | 12/5/09 | n/a
    GARY, Ind. -- Authorities said an angry parent attacked a fourth-grade teacher with a stapler at a Gary school while students watched. Police arrested the woman shortly after the attack Thursday afternoon at Beveridge Elementary School. Gary Community School Corp. spokeswoman Sarita Stevens said the woman entered the school from an unlocked door. Stevens said the woman, who is expected to face assault charges, was upset over the teacher's disciplinary tactics with her child. Stevens said the teacher was treated for head wounds at a local hospital. A message requesting more information on the charges filed was left Saturday with...
  • Jesus is the greatest example of a friend

    08/28/2009 3:07:45 PM PDT · by pansgold · 4 replies · 910+ views
    August 28, 2009 | pansgold
    Jesus is the greatest example of a friend. (John 15:13), "There is no greater gift that anyone can give that a man would lay down his life for another".
  • Bayh: Gary to be 'national model'

    08/13/2009 4:46:46 AM PDT · by southlake_hoosier · 51 replies · 1,284+ views
    The Northwest Indiana Times ^ | 08/13/2009 | Bowdeya Tweh
    Gary is expected to be the Obama administration's "national model" for urban revitalization, according to U.S. Sen. Evan Bayh. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has established a "Gary Project" that will seek to address issues of urban decay and foster economic development in the city, including demolition of vacant properties, according to Bayh, D-Ind.
  • Gary seeks federal funds to demolish 1,100 buildings

    07/01/2009 8:10:10 PM PDT · by muawiyah · 27 replies · 1,401+ views
    Indiana University Daily Student ^ | July 1, 2009 | ap reports
    GARY – Gary officials are seeking nearly $25 million in federal money to tear down more than 900 abandoned houses and 200 empty commercial buildings.......
  • Barack Obama's audacity of hype crumbles

    04/26/2009 10:04:05 AM PDT · by Schnucki · 31 replies · 1,616+ views
    Telegraph (U.K.) ^ | April 26, 2009 | Paul Mason
    As he approaches 100 days in office, the President faces a grim reality check. Buddleia has taken over large parts of downtown Gary, Indiana. The city, once home to 300,000 people, is down to just a third of that. There are mile after mile of deserted, derelict and abandoned homes; sub-zero winds blow in off Lake Michigan. "Gary, Indiana is like an eagle poised to fly," mayor Rudy Clay tells me, "All we need is the air of the fiscal stimulus beneath our wings and we'll soar once again and make America proud." The mayor has applied for $400 million...
  • Move to let Gary gun-violence lawsuit proceed stirs debate [city wants to sue gun manufacturers]

    01/19/2009 2:45:32 PM PST · by smokingfrog · 14 replies · 661+ views
    See Link in body ^ | Jan. 19, 2009 | Jon Murray
    Link onlyCourt Rules Gun Makers can be Sued
  • Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan Band to Perform at the Pentagon

    05/14/2008 4:43:32 PM PDT · by SandRat · 19 replies · 140+ views
    WASHINGTON, May 14, 2008 – Oscar-nominated actor and director Gary Sinise and his Lt. Dan Band will perform a concert in the Pentagon Courtyard Friday, May 16 at noon as part of Military Appreciation Month. Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. James Cartwright, and Department of Defense's 'America Supports You' program will be hosting the event. Military Appreciation Month is a nationwide observance honoring current and former members of the armed forces, including those who have died in service of our nation. Sinise is renowned for his role as Lt. Dan in the movie "Forrest Gump," and...
  • It's 10:35 and Gary Indiana hasn't reported any votes yet (Signs of fraud)?

    05/06/2008 7:47:23 PM PDT · by Jaguarmike · 56 replies · 275+ views
    This could be nothing- but with 85% of the vote reported in the Indiana Primary, only two counties haven't reported a single vote - one of them is Lake County (Gary, IND) - a county with a large African American population. Maybe they're trying to 'find' some more votes for Obama. The Dems have done this before, in St. Louis during the 2000 presidential election, and a fe years back in King County (Seattle) during the WA state governor's election. Sorry, but this stuff makes me nervous.
  • Hammond mayor: School field trip 'unethical' politicking

    04/26/2008 3:07:58 PM PDT · by Dawnsblood · 4 replies · 155+ views
    NWI Times ^ | 4/24/08 | BILL DOLAN
    Gary officials said they were busing in hundreds of high schools students to vote in advance of the May 6 primary as a learning experience. Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr., a supporter of Democratic presidential candidate U.S. Sen. Hillary Clinton denounced it Wednesday as a shameless political power play. "To me it seems like an orchestrated effort on behalf of the Obama campaign to take kids who should be in school learning to read and write, instead giving them a day off and telling them to vote for Obama. "When you corral kids together and ship them to polling places,...
  • The Death of a Friend

    04/25/2008 3:36:54 PM PDT · by Jeff Chandler · 20 replies · 93+ views
    Gary Phillip Andorfer, 49, of Tempe, Arizona died April 22, 2008. Gary was a good man, husband, and father.Gary's dream was to own a store to provide good religious literature to Valley Catholics . He opened Catholic Books and Gifts in Tempe. A few years later, I met Gary at a rosary prayer meeting, where Gary asked me to design a website for him so that he could sell Baptism and First Communion apparel online. Thus CatholicChildrensCompany.com, my first e-commerce website project, was born. Gary became my friend over the years, and we prayed for Gary when he told us...
  • VANITY-An actor you can support!(GARY SINISE)

    05/21/2007 2:34:06 PM PDT · by Flavius · 21 replies · 938+ views
    ap ^ | 5/21/07 | AP
    USA GARY SINISE IRAQ-epa01015224 In this picture supplied by the USO, US actor Gary Sinise (R) listens to US Army CW 4 Leif Neely (L) of Woodbridge, Virginia, tell about how he was wounded while flying his Kiowa Warrior helicopter on a mission over Mosul, Iraq during a visit by Sinise to the hospital at Forward Operating Base Mazur, Iraq, 20 May 2007. Sinise, famous for his role as Lt. Dan in the movie Forrest Gump and currently starring in the TV series CSI:NY, is on a USO-sponsored meet-and-greet tour to boost morale among US forces in the area. EPA/MIKE...
  • Gary Glitter Appeals Trial Set

    05/30/2006 1:32:27 PM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 22 replies · 718+ views
    http://www.comcast.net/ ^ | 5 30 06 | associated press
    HANOI, Vietnam - Disgraced British glam rocker Gary Glitter will have his appeal heard next month against a 3-year sentence for child molestation, a court official said. "His appeals trial is set for June 15," said Bui Ngoc Hoa, head of the People's Supreme Court of Appeals in Ho Chi Minh City. The trial would last one day, he added. Glitter, 62, whose real name is Paul Francis Gadd, was convicted and sentenced to three years in prison by a Vietnamese court on March 3 for committing obscene acts with girls aged 10 and 11 at his rented seaside villa...
  • Stern arrives, satellite audience rising

    01/09/2006 3:05:27 AM PST · by Momaw Nadon · 80 replies · 2,086+ views
    New York Daily News ^ | Monday, January 9, 2006 | By DAVID HINCKLEY
    The biggest gamble in the short life of satellite radio hits the table at 6 a.m. today, as Howard Stern starts what he calls his creative rebirth at Sirius. The most prominent morning host on commercial radio for 20 years, Stern joined Sirius because he says the FCC's vague content guidelines made it impossible for him to do his "real show" any more. Because satellite listeners pay a monthly subscription fee, like cable TV watchers, the FCC does not regulate content - though Stern's arrival has amplified calls for such regulation to be authorized. Stern's switch to Sirius, with his...
  • Publication of "Jawbreaker" Excites Trolls

    12/29/2005 8:27:44 AM PST · by genefromjersey · 42 replies · 1,573+ views
    The Morning Paper | 12/29/05 | vanity
    Publication of “Jawbreaker” Excites Trolls ! A former “CIA Commander” – (that’s what Newsweek calls him ) – named Gary Berntsen has finally managed to secure CIA clearance for the publication of what looks to be an interesting book , entitled “Jawbreaker”. According to Newsweek ,Mr. Berntsen says Osama bin Laden was able to escape from the siege of Tora Bora in December,2001 because US Central Command would not allow more American troops to be deployed. He adds he was sure bin Laden was there,because sources he trusted had told him so ; and he disagrees with former CENTCOM commander...
  • America’s Most Liberal Cities

    08/12/2005 5:10:05 PM PDT · by new yorker 77 · 79 replies · 4,166+ views
    America’s Most Liberal Cities Rank-City,State 01-Detroit,Michigan 02-Gary,Indiana 03-Berkeley,California 04-District of Columbia 05-Oakland,California 06-Inglewood,California 07-Newark,New Jersey 08-Cambridge,Massachusetts 09-San Francisco,California 10-Flint,Michigan 11-Cleveland,Ohio 12-Hartford,Connecticut 13-Paterson,New Jersey 14-Baltimore,Maryland 15-New Haven,Connecticut 16-Seattle,Washington 17-Chicago,Illinois 18-Philadelphia,Pennsylvania 19-Birmingham,Alabama 20-St. Louis,Missouri 21-New York,New York 22-Providence,Rhode Island 23-Minneapolis,Minnesota 24-Boston,Massachusetts 25-Buffalo,New York 26-New Orleans,Louisiana 27-Ann Arbor,Michigan 28-Jersey City,New Jersey 29-Portland,Oregon 30-Daly City,California 31-Atlanta,Georgia 32-Dallas,Texas 33-Hayward,California 34-Madison,Wisconsin 35-Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania 36-St. Paul,Minnesota 37-Los Angeles,California 38-Rochester,New York 39-Memphis,Tennessee 40-Milwaukee,Wisconsin 41-Vallejo,California 42-Dayton,Ohio 43-Bridgeport,Connecticut 44-Springfield,Massachusetts 45-Syracuse,New York
  • Crowd cheers as cop is beaten

    05/21/2005 7:01:19 AM PDT · by 2Am4Sure · 122 replies · 4,138+ views
    Gary Post-Tribune ^ | May 20, 2005 | Lori Caldwell
    As a group of residents cheered, a Glen Park man tackled Gary Patrolman Carl Cochran, choking the officer and threatening to kill him in an unprovoked attack Wednesday night, Lt. Roger Smith said. Cochran, a five-year veteran and member of the department’s elite S.W.A.T. team, suffered cuts to his face and injuries to his arm and back as a result of the protracted struggle with Kelvin D. Banks, 40. Cmdr. Jerome Krebes said Thursday he ordered additional patrols in the area in response to the incident. A small group of people — ten or less — surrounded the officer during...
  • Gary Bauer on Gay Marriage

    10/27/2004 10:17:28 AM PDT · by lumino · 1 replies · 261+ views
    Lumino Magazine ^ | March 15, 2004 | Jon Singer
    Gary Bauer speaks out strongly against gay marriage.
  • You Gotta Have Hart: Brains Optional!

    04/17/2004 8:14:15 AM PDT · by Dr.Syn · 1 replies · 232+ views
    Intellectual Conservative ^ | April 16, 2004 | Dan Sargis
    You Gotta Have Hartby Daniel Sargis16 April 2004Gary Hart, who was appointed to co-chair the U.S. Commission on National Security/21st Century in 1998 by then-president Clinton, has decided to skipper himself into the shenanigans of the 9-11 Commission.   You might think that ex-senator Gary Hart would want to sit out the latest D.C. Monkey Business.  But, just like his bloated ego previously exposed him (“'follow me around . . . it will be boring”)...he’s at it again.  Some people don’t have the sense to know when to keep their zippers up and their mouths shut.  Too bad Hart...
  • Goodbye Stern, Hello Morality

    03/06/2004 2:48:24 PM PST · by allegiance · 111 replies · 266+ views
    Thank GOD! That guy was a pox on the moral nature of this country. He claims that religion is winning the war, and I pray to Jesus that is true. God bless America and President Bush
  • Gary, Ind., leads in per capita homicides

    01/02/2004 2:30:00 AM PST · by kattracks · 25 replies · 396+ views
    AP | 1/02/04
    GARY, Ind. (AP) — This northern Indiana city appeared to finish 2003 with the nation's highest per capita homicide rate for the ninth straight year, according to police statistics. Police in Gary, population 103,000, investigated 69 suspicious deaths, 68 of which have been classified as homicides. That total was about 10 percent higher than the 62 in 2002, but down substantially from the 132 people killed in 1995, the Post-Tribune of Merrillville reported Friday. Based on information from police in major U.S. cities, Gary was poised again to post the highest per capita homicide rate for cities with population of...
  • Indiana City's Bad Luck Takes Another Spin

    11/30/2003 8:01:51 AM PST · by sarcasm · 12 replies · 223+ views
    The New York Times ^ | November 30, 2003 | MONICA DAVEY
    ARY, Ind., Nov. 26 — This city, with its sputtering smokestacks that line Lake Michigan and its shuttered, boarded, barred downtown, has tried everything to save itself — a theme park, a beauty pageant, murals, baseball, basketball, gambling.Then this summer, the city's most famous son came home for the first time in forever, stopping by his childhood house, which was not that much bigger than the black limousine he rode up in.He had an idea to help his struggling hometown build a performing arts center, where actors, dancers and musicians would draw paying crowds and where students would perfect their...
  • CAPTION THS: Mary Carey w/ Gary Coleman

    08/19/2003 8:06:39 AM PDT · by panther33 · 57 replies · 1,469+ views
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  • Carolyn Condit Libel Suit Settled

    07/12/2003 6:11:24 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 16 replies · 384+ views
    AP | July 11,2003 | AP
    AP FRESNO, Calif. — The wife of former Rep. Gary Condit has settled her $10 million libel suit against the National Enquirer over a story that said she berated Chandra Levy days before the Washington intern disappeared. The terms of the settlement were not disclosed. The settlement was reached Wednesday. The lawsuit was brought over an Aug. 7, 2001, article that cited confidential police sources as saying Carolyn Condit "flew into a rage" during a telephone conversation with Levy. Carolyn Condit said she never spoke with or met Levy, whose skeletal remains were found in a Washington park in May...
  • Reinventing the Budget

    06/28/2003 2:48:43 PM PDT · by Anthem · 5 replies · 264+ views
    Blueprint Magazine ^ | 4/15/03 | Randolph Court
    In solving his revenue crunch, Washington Gov. Gary Locke focuses on results, not costs. Table of Contents At a time when the states face a collective revenue shortfall of $80 billion -- the worst fiscal crisis since World War II, according to the National Governors Association -- Washington Gov. Gary Locke has achieved the improbable. In addressing his state's $2 billion budget gap, he has managed to garner widespread confidence in his budgetary leadership among voters and political counterparts alike. That public confidence has been a byproduct of an effort by Locke to invert the standard way of budgeting, in...
  • Gary's last Catholic school shuts

    06/07/2003 7:27:19 AM PDT · by 7 x 77 · 32 replies · 308+ views
    The Chicago Sun-Times ^ | June 7, 2003 | Staff
    The last Roman Catholic school in Gary has closed for good because of declining enrollment. "I'm about to cry," said Alicia McClarin, a seventh-grader at Blessed Sacrament School, where Thursday was the final day of classes. "I've been here for seven years. I didn't think it would ever close." Along with the church it's a part of, the school was once home to northwestern Indiana's thriving Polish population. The parish built the school in 1960. "It is a nationwide trend, not having enough students," said Gary Bishop Dale Melczek.
  • Former Sen. Gary Hart says he's considering running for president

    11/05/2002 3:41:03 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 54 replies · 1,264+ views
    <p>DENVER (AP) --  Former Democratic Sen. Gary Hart, whose 1988 presidential campaign collapsed amid questions about his relationship with a young model, said he is considering a bid for the White House in 2004.</p> <p>"If you love the country and are motivated by public service as I am, it's very hard to sit on the sidelines," Hart, 65, told The Denver Post in Tuesday's editions.</p>
  • Not So Fast Brad Henry.....New Poll.

    11/04/2002 8:35:01 PM PST · by ConservativeMan55 · 8 replies · 369+ views
    Steve Largent (R) favored over the field (Brad Henry (D) and Gary Richardson (I)), 15 to 14 (51.7% chance; downgraded Nov. 3 from 52.6% chance; Largent downgraded from 55.6% chance Nov. 2; downgraded from 57.1% Oct. 29) REPUBLICAN SEAT AT POSSIBLE RISK. I've been out volunteering, and walking my neighborhood, putting up signs, and putting pamplets on peoples cars at Wal-Mart. In the rain no less, LOL!!
  • Police Eye Man in Chandra Levy Case

    09/28/2002 5:15:40 PM PDT · by Peach · 36 replies · 365+ views
    Drudge, Washington Post | September 29, 2002
    Police are looking at a man who attacked two joggers in Washington, D.C. in the same area where Chandra was found. The man initially passed a polygraph which police now believe was flawed due to language problems. The suspect is currently in jail for attacking two women.