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  • La Grange, TX Police Officer Shot. Standoff continues.

    11/01/2018 6:59:27 PM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 37 replies
    Fayette Country Record ^ | 1 November 2018 | Andy Behlen
    Update 8:42 p.m. - The person shot was a La Grange police officer. He was transported by helicopter for medical treatment. Officers from numerous agencies are still surrounding the motel. Update 8:05 p.m.: Police are moving bystanders away from the area around the Carter Motel. Witnesses say the incident began at the Dollar General about a block away when two officers tried arresting a man inside the store. Witnesses say the officers used a taser on the suspect, but he was able to pull the probes off. The officers chased the suspect to the Carter Motel where the shooting took...
  • Chelsea Clinton visit draws hundreds to La Grange bookstore (Chicago area - photos)

    03/10/2018 8:32:16 AM PST · by simpson96 · 72 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 3/10/2018 | Kimberly Fornek
    Hundreds of people, many with their daughters and granddaughters, waited in line in and outside Anderson's Bookshop in La Grange Friday night for Chelsea Clinton to sign a copy of her latest book.(snip) "I like what Chelsea is doing to highlight women," said Evalee Dumas of Darien. Dumas said the book shows the accomplishments of women and their diversity. The women profiled have different ethnicities, but all have something to give to the world. "I have two granddaughters and four grandsons and I certainly am going to expose them to these books," she said. Some people came because they like...
  • Charlie Daniels in West Georgia endorses Trump

    07/04/2016 5:22:34 AM PDT · by nikos1121 · 22 replies
    7/04/2016 | nikos1121
    Went to the Charlie Daniel's Concert last night @ Sweetland Outdoor Theater in LaGrange, GA. Charlie has endorsed Trump. He gave a rousing talk about how this country is going to hell in a hand basket. There was a real sense of fear and forboding in his voice. Anyway was a warm Georgia evening, and Charlie was great, and I wore my Make America Great Again hat, and people kept giving me the thumbs up. I can't see how this country will vote for anyone but Trump, not when places like West Georgia are all out for him. If you...
  • Grierson's Grand Raid

    04/17/2015 8:49:02 AM PDT · by Kartographer · 15 replies
    After conferring with General William Sooy Smith, commanding at La Grange, Grierson issued orders for "light rations" to his brigade, which now consisted of the Sixth and Seventh Illinois, and the second Iowa. On the beautiful spring morning of April 17, Grierson led the long column of seventeen hundred officers and men out of La Grange and headed south. Grierson himself, carried a small-scale map of plantations and Confederate storehouses, and a jew's harp in his blouse. The command met no opposition on the first day, traveling an easy thirty miles to halt just short of Ripley, Mississippi at the...
  • Georgia man accused of murdering five people taken into custody, sheriff says

    02/02/2015 6:07:05 PM PST · by RoosterRedux · 21 replies
    Murder suspect Thomas Jesse Lee, who allegedly killed his wife and four others in Georgia, was taken into custody in Tupelo, Miss., Troup County Sheriff James Woodruff announced Monday on the department's official Facebook page. Officials launched a nationwide manhunt Monday for a 26-year-old Georgia man suspected of murdering five people, including his wife and other family members, whose bodies were discovered in their suburban home Saturday evening. Thomas J. Lee, of Troup County, is wanted for the murders of four family members and a family friend. The bodies were found Saturday night but authorities believe the deaths occurred Wednesday,...
  • Members of mom anti-gun violence group urge posting of ‘No Guns’ signs

    02/27/2014 7:35:10 AM PST · by rktman · 35 replies ^ | 2/26/2014 | Jane Michaels
    Western Springs and La Grange members of an anti-gun violence group are asking area businesses to post signs depicting No Guns Allowed. A new state law allows residents to carry concealed weapons, pending approval of permit applications through the Illinois State Police. The first such permits are expected to be issued beginning March 1. “I prefer to shop in places where I feel safe,” said Katherine Mudd, a Western Springs member of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America. She has children, ages 7 and 9, and has been handing out postcards to area businesses.
  • Ex-TV station owner Peter Mallory sentenced to 1,000 years for child porn

    03/05/2013 7:34:42 AM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 13 replies ^ | 02/28/2013 | Staff Writer
    The station was located in a building on the West Georgia Technical College campus. When Lagrange Police Department Detective Christopher Pritchett first realized child pornography was being downloaded somewhere in the building, he thought it was a student’s doing, but he soon learned otherwise when investigators searched Mallory’s computer. Pritchett said the nearly 26,000 files of movies and photos found on Mallory’s computer were more than investigators in Georgia had ever seen in one case. “Everything that we found was the rape and torture of children,” Pritchett said. Investigators said while they were searching for the child porn, they also...
  • $150 billion award for Texas fire victim's family

    12/20/2011 8:22:26 PM PST · by trumandogz · 29 replies
    LA GRANGE, Texas (AP) — An attorney says a Texas jury has awarded the largest verdict he has ever heard of — $150 billion to the family of a man who died years after being set afire as an 8-year-old.
  • In search of the NAFTA highway to hell

    10/08/2007 1:48:03 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 43 replies · 1,205+ views
    Macleans ^ | October 8, 2007 | Luiza Ch. Savage
    Road plans in Texas have conspiracy theorists in an uproar I am driving along a mostly empty road in rural Fayette County, Texas, about an hour east of Austin, looking for the NAFTA superhighway -- the one that Stephen Harper, George W. Bush and Felipe Calderón mocked as a conspiracy theory when they were asked about it at their trilateral meeting in Montebello, Que., in August. Critics, who say that behind the leaders' denials lurks a larger, nefarious plan to unite North America, fear that such a roadway will eventually be a four-football-stadium-wide artery connecting Mexico, the U.S. and Canada,...

    02/09/2006 6:46:36 PM PST · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 62 replies · 1,147+ views
    The Lions Club -- La Grange, TX | 9 February 2006 | Mene Upharsin
    St. Mark's Hospital, a brand new facility which opened in June of 2005 in La Grange, TX with state-of-the-art facilities, is already running a $2 million deficit due to "indigent care" (read illegal immigrant care). A member of the La Grange Lions Club has told South Texas News correspondent Mene Upharsin that hospital administration officials visited the local La Grange Lions Club and reported that the healthcare facility, which features the latest technological advances in x-ray, sonogram and MRI equipment, has the huge funding disparity due to primarily illegal immigrant care and Medicare changes by the government leading to a...
  • LaGrange 'Grandma' AirliftedTo Medical Center (Bloggers credited, among others!)

    04/09/2005 5:12:55 PM PDT · by Viking2002 · 139 replies · 2,872+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | April 9, 2005 | David Kupelian
    Mae Magouirk, the 81-year-old Georgia widow over whose medical care a family tug-of-war reminiscent of the Terri Schiavo case has been raging, has been transported from the hospice in LaGrange, Ga., to the University of Alabama-Birmingham Medical Center, according to her nephew, where "she is receiving food, fluids, cardiac care and neurological help." This morning, Magourik's nephew Ken Mullinax, who had been fighting to have his aunt removed from Hospice-LaGrange in LaGrange, Ga., where, he said, she had not been properly fed or hydrated, contacted WorldNetDaily with this phone message: Because of your articles and all of the friends of...
  • Woman, 81, at center of feeding tube feud

    04/08/2005 4:13:15 PM PDT · by maine-iac7 · 48 replies · 865+ views
    LaGrange News online ^ | Friday, April 08th, 2005 | By Joel Martin
    LaGrange has its own feeding tube controversy, with family members at odds over medical care for an 81-year-old woman at Hospice LaGrange. Ora Mae Magouirk has been in hospice since March 22, suffering from what granddaughter Beth Gaddy described in court papers as dementia, an aortic aneurysm and a blood clot. ...cont on link
  • Probe To 'Look Inside' Asteroids

    07/28/2004 8:22:08 AM PDT · by blam · 28 replies · 956+ views
    BBC ^ | 7-28-2004 | Paul Rincon
    Probe to 'look inside' asteroids By Paul Rincon BBC News Online science staff in Paris, France Studies of asteroids would aid Earth-protection strategies A new space mission concept unveiled at a Paris conference aims to look inside asteroids to reveal how they are made. Deep Interior would use radar to probe the origin and evolution of two near-Earth objects less than 1km across. The mission, which could launch some time later this decade, would also give clues to how the planets evolved. The perceived threat of asteroids colliding with our planet has renewed interest in space missions to understand these...
  • Astronomy Picture of the Day 7-24-02

    07/24/2002 8:37:34 AM PDT · by petuniasevan · 23 replies · 351+ views
    NASA ^ | 7-24-02 | Robert Nemiroff and Jerry Bonnell
    Astronomy Picture of the Day Discover the cosmos! Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer. 2002 July 24 Our Busy Solar System Credit & Copyright: MPC, CBAT, Harvard CfA, IAU Explanation: Our Solar System is a busy place. Although the major planets get the most press, a swarm of rocks, comets, and asteroids also exist. The above plot shows the placement of known inner Solar System objects on 2002 July 20. The light blue lines indicate the orbits of planets. The green dots...