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  • ‘This is not my moment’ White candidate drops out of state rep race (Boston)

    07/09/2020 1:35:59 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 19 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | July 9, 2020 | RICK SOBEY
    The lone white candidate in the race for the Massachusetts 12th Suffolk House seat — a district made up of 70% Black residents — is dropping out in the wake of the national civil rights movement that was sparked by the police killing of George Floyd. Cam Charbonnier, a longtime aide for Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, cited this “inspiring” movement in his decision to leave the race as he wrote in a letter on Thursday, “I realize that this is not my moment.” “… It has become clear to me that at this time and in this district, I may...
  • 12-year-old boy arrested in attempted rape of woman in Queens

    07/08/2020 6:38:44 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 42 replies ^ | July 08, 2020 - 8:07 am | Staff
    NEW YORK (1010 WINS) – Police said they’ve arrested the person who tried to rape a woman in Queens earlier this week—a 12-year-old boy. The juvenile was arrested late Tuesday, according to the NYPD. He faces charges of robbery, assault, burglary, sex abuse, menacing and criminal possession of a weapon. Police said a 37-year-old woman was returning to her home near Gates and Cypress avenues in Ridgewood around 8 a.m. Monday when the attacker followed her into her building. The suspect pushed the woman to the floor and tried to remove her clothing, police said; she fought back and he...
  • Police: Man in stolen vehicle flees officers, crashes into woman in separate stolen vehicle in Newberg; both arrested.

    07/07/2020 1:22:19 AM PDT · by L.A.Justice · 44 replies
    Fox 12 Oregon ^ | July 6, 2020 | Staff
    NEWBERG, OR (KPTV) - Two drivers in separate stolen vehicles were arrested following a crash in Newberg over the weekend. On Sunday morning, officers responded to a report of a suspect that had just stolen a person's Toyota Land Cruiser. The stolen vehicle was located minutes later as it went through town, according to police. The suspect attempted to elude police through downtown Newberg, then crashed into an occupied Buick Regal near East Franklin and College Street. The driver in the Toyota, identified as Randy Lee Cooper, 27, of Portland, was arrested for unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, attempting...
  • Jon Coen for IA House

    A friend of mine is running for a state House seat in Iowa. He's a great guy and a real conservative and has already won his primary.
  • California police seeking white man and woman who defaced Black Lives Matter mural

    07/05/2020 4:38:57 PM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 96 replies
    MSNBC ^ | 5 July 2020 | Doha Madani
    Police are looking to identify a white man and white woman who vandalized a city-approved Black Lives Matter mural in Martinez, California, on the Fourth of July. The woman was caught on video by onlookers as she painted over the words “Black Lives Matter” on the street in front of the Contra Costa County courthouse while the man appeared to film her on his phone. Authorities are asking the public to identify the couple so they may be “held accountable for their actions,” Martinez Police Chief Manjit Sappal said in a Sunday press release. “The community spent a considerable amount...
  • Farm murder, young family brutalized, pregnant woman killed, Weenen (South Africa)

    07/05/2020 3:15:10 PM PDT · by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis · 22 replies
    A savage farm murder took place on the evening of 4 July 2020, at Ayoobs farm outside Weenen, in the KwaZulu Natal province of South Africa. The family was attacked after three masked attackers gained entry through a kitchen window of the farmhouse. The entire family, including a pregnant woman, her husband and two young children aged four and eight were assaulted. The woman, Zakiyya Ahmedjan (26) and the children ran into the kitchen after hearing a commotion where the armed attackers were in a struggle with her husband. The attackers grabbed Zakiyya dragged her into the bathroom and slit...
  • Radio Host Suspended for Denying He Had ‘White Privilege’ Reinstated

    07/03/2020 9:40:43 AM PDT · by rktman · 26 replies ^ | 7/3/2020 | Jack Montgomery
    An Isle of Man radio host suspended for denying he had “white privilege” had been reinstated after the Free Speech Union went to bat for him. Man, which is technically neither part of the United Kingdom nor a British Overseas Territory like the Falkland Islands but a semi-independent Crown Dependency tied to the British government through its historic relationship with the British Crown, was home to fewer than 200 people who identified as Black/Black British when its 2011 census was taken, along with 1,624 people who identified as Asian/Asian British, 354 people who identified as Other, and 748 people who...
  • CNN Reporter Bruna Macedo Mugged at Knifepoint During Live Report

    07/02/2020 10:47:59 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 22 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 07/02/20 | Pam Key
    0:55 Live on CNN Brasil, reporter Bruna Macedo was robbed at knifepoint during her report on rising water levels from heavy rain at Bandeiras Bridge in São Paolo on Saturday. Macedo greeted the man, who pulled out a knife. As Macedo stepped back, the camera cut to the scene of a rain-soaked street. Macedo then handed the robber two mobile phones. After the robbery, host Rafael Colombo said, “It was impossible to understand at the time what was happening if it was a homeless person passing by. But after what happened, we cut the image.” He continued, “He threatened, and...
  • Landslide at Myanmar jade mine kills at least 113 people [photo in comment #1]

    07/02/2020 6:42:25 AM PDT · by zeestephen · 24 replies
    CNBC ^ | 02 July 2020
    Rescue workers say at least 113 people have been killed in a landslide at a jade mining site in northern Myanmar. At least another five people have been injured in Thursday’s accident, said Khin Maung Win, chairman of Thingaha rescue group working at the site now. THIS IS A BREAKING NEWS UPDATE.
  • (Black) Man charged with animal cruelty after confessing to shooting dog at Richmond park

    07/02/2020 7:03:37 AM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 18 replies
    The Houston Chronicle ^ | 25 June 2020 | Rebecca Hennes
    The person responsible for shooting and nearly killing a senior dog at a Richmond park late last year has been charged. Timothy Holloway, 32, was arrested on Wednesday and charged with cruelty to non-livestock animals, a third-degree felony. Holloway confessed to shooting and abandoning the dog at Harlem Road Park in Dec. 2019, according to a Facebook post from the Fort Bend County Constable's Office, Precinct 3. "Justice for Clarence!" officials stated in the post. "It took six months of hard work and investigation but today brings closure to this case." Named "Clarence," the then-11-year-old pit was found in a...
  • Couple Killed After Crabbing Vessel Sinks Crossing Siuslaw River Bar in Oregon

    06/30/2020 7:45:01 PM PDT · by artichokegrower · 23 replies
    gCaptain ^ | June 30, 2020 | Mike Schuler
    Two people were killed early Monday morning after their fishing vessel struck a jetty in the Siuslaw River Bar and sank near Florence, Oregon.
  • Naked Cowboy chased off by City Hall protesters who say he was ‘antagonizing’

    06/30/2020 1:58:11 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 36 replies
    NY Post ^ | June 30, 2020 | 4:09pm | Kevin Sheehan and Aaron Feis
    The barely clothed busker, real name Robert Burck, found a chilly reception when he arrived around 2 p.m. at City Hall Park, where hundreds of demonstrators have vowed to dig in unless the next budget includes a $1 billion funding cut to the NYPD. “Very nice meeting you!” Burck called to the throngs while strumming his guitar and walking off down Chambers Street. “Get the ---- up outta here!” yelled one less-than-amused protester who followed him to make sure he got the hell out of Dodge. “We’re gonna make sure y’all leave!” “You supported Donald Trump,” another demonstrator could be...
  • Man hurt after shooting in Homewood

    06/30/2020 9:50:18 AM PDT · by rktman · 5 replies ^ | 6/30/2020 | WPXI staff
    PITTSBURGH — A man was hurt after a shooting in the Homewood section of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh police said. Police were called to the Frankstown Avenue just before midnight. He was taken to the hospital in stable condition. A Channel 11 News crew saw shell casings and evidence markers next to an SUV.
  • 'Exhausted’ by customers’ rage over wearing masks, California taco chain shuts down

    06/29/2020 6:56:12 PM PDT · by CheshireTheCat · 60 replies
    The Sacramento Bee ^ | June 29, 2020 | Don Sweeney
    Diners at two Los Angeles taco stands have screamed, cursed and thrown drinks on employees trying to enforce a “no mask, no service” policy, the Los Angeles Times reports. It’s become so exhausting that Hugo’s Tacos has closed down both shops to give workers a break, owners wrote in a post on Twitter. “All because of a simple question: Can we ask you to put on a mask? Can we offer you a mask?” said part-owner Bill Kohne, according to the Los Angeles Times. The company has been serving tacos for 15 years, owners wrote in the Twitter post. Incidents,...
  • MD Regulated Firearm Applications, Licenses and Permits database was down til June 24

    06/28/2020 11:53:44 AM PDT · by 11th_VA · 25 replies
  • Man lights firework near crowded California protest – bystander threw it back into his car

    06/27/2020 7:41:09 PM PDT · by artichokegrower · 58 replies
    East Bay Tiems ^ | June 27, 2020 | Brian Rokos
    A 20-year-old Perris man has been arrested after he was videotaped lighting a firework in the middle of a crowd of protesters, only to see a bystander throw the firework back in his car, where it exploded, police said.
  • Tennessee deputies find toddler in dog cage; arrest mom, 2 others

    06/27/2020 12:30:04 PM PDT · by familyop · 35 replies
    Fox News ^ | June 27, 2020 | Robert Gearty
    Three people have been charged in Tennessee with keeping a toddler in a dog cage surrounded by mice and snakes including a 10-foot boa constrictor,...charged with aggravated child abuse, aggravated cruelty to animals, possession of a firearm while committing another felony, manufacturing marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia,...Deputies seized 17 guns including an AR-15 rifle.
  • Minneapolis woman cycles topless to raise awareness that it's legal

    06/27/2020 8:08:47 AM PDT · by where's_the_Outrage? · 104 replies ^ | June 23, 2020 | Sharon Yoo
    Helena Howard says it's legal on non-Minneapolis Park Board roads and that women should be able to go topless on a hot day. MINNEAPOLIS — When planning a bike ride, a helmet is a must. Sometimes Helena Howard brings her adorable pup, Grazie, along too. All else for them is optional though, including a shirt. "I think it's pretty silly," Howard said. "They're just nipples." Howard has been biking topless for a while now. . .
  • Sacramento 'Karen' Knocked Out After Calling Woman N*****

    06/26/2020 7:21:14 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 51 replies
    TMZ ^ | 6/25/2020 11:21 AM PT | Staff
    UPDATE: 11:21 AM PT -- According to the Sacramento Sheriff's Dept. ... deputies responded to a call of 2 females fighting at a 7-Eleven on June 22. When they arrived, the woman who got beaten up was being treated by medical workers for minor injuries, but the other woman had left. We're told the injured woman told deputies it was a mutual fight and took responsibility for her part in it ... and said she didn't want to file a complaint. However, the next day she contacted cops and decided to file a report. The Sheriff's Office says so far...
  • Charges: Woman Who Was Denied Sex Attacked Roommate With Knife

    06/24/2020 11:22:19 PM PDT · by L.A.Justice · 30 replies
    WJON AM 1240 ^ | June 24, 2020 | Lee Voss
    ST. CLOUD -- A St. Cloud woman is charged with attacking her roommate with a knife after he refused to have sex with her. Fifty-two-year-old Monica Dalquist is charged in Stearns County District Court with felony 1st-degree burglary while committing an assault. According to the complaint, Dalquist and a male roommate live in separate bedrooms but share a common living area. The victim says he's known Dalquist for about a month but never invited her into his room. St. Cloud Police were called to the residence in the 700 block of 5th Avenue South sometime Monday night. The man said...