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  • Cops Say Road Rage Incident Was Prompted By Suspect's "Impeach Obama" Bumper Sticker

    04/23/2014 11:38:14 AM PDT · by kyperman · 64 replies
    The Smoking Gun ^ | 2/4/2013 | Unknown
    Paul Guaschino was driving Friday when a fellow motorist spotted an “Impeach Obama” bumper sticker on the 62-year-old Connecticut resident’s vehicle. According to cops, the other driver apparently did not appreciate the bumper sticker and “displayed his dislike by showing his middle finger.”
  • If a driver collides with me while they're texting I hope I'm this sane and rational...

    04/22/2014 11:01:53 AM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 35 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 4-22-14 | The Looking Spoon
    Some people can actually handle such multi-tasking. Then again, it only takes one screw up to permanently tarnish one's record.
  • Redneck Road Rage / Instant Karma [video]

    03/28/2014 7:22:34 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 246 replies
    YouTube.com ^ | 3-26-2014 | Florida Driver
    This happened to me on SR 41 in Tampa on Monday March 24th. This pathetic excuse for a human being tailgated me for about three minutes. After about a minute, and me shaking my head, I pulled out my phone and started recording. I couldn't move over because there were trucks in the right lane, and I sure as heck wasn't going to speed on a rainy day with the roads being as slick as they were. I was turning left in about a half-mile when this happened. Now bear in mind, that this guy had already passed a truck...
  • Video captures road rage attack in western valley

    02/21/2014 6:36:25 PM PST · by Morgana · 15 replies
    las vegas sun ^ | Ana Ley
    Traffic detectives are asking for help identifying a motorist who ran over an elderly man’s legs in an apparent fit of road rage earlier this month. Metro Police are treating the Feb. 6 attack as an attempted murder. The victim, whose age was not provided, told police that he was pulling up to a gas station in the 6100 block of West Flamingo Road when a dark gray Honda Accord swiftly pulled up in front of him, forcing the elderly man to swerve around the Accord to avoid a crash. The victim said he then walked from the gas pumps...
  • 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...
  • Road rage on Interstate 80/94 blamed for shooting (Indiana)

    01/16/2014 8:07:57 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 27 replies
    Northwest Indiana Times ^ | Jan 16, 2014 | Elvia Malagon
    Road rage on Interstate 80/94 blamed for shooting 14 hours ago • Elvia Malagon elvia.malagon@nwi.com, (219) 933-3246 GARY | Police were searching Wednesday for a driver who shot a Valparaiso man during a road rage incident on I-80/94. The 48-year-old shooting victim was heading home from work at 4 p.m. when he merged onto Interstate 80/94 from Cline Avenue, police said. He cut off another driver as he was getting onto the eastbound lanes of I-80/94. He kept driving and soon noticed the man he had cut off was driving alongside him. He said the other driver rolled down his...
  • Suspect charged in road rage killing was shooting instructor who had worked at sheriff’s office

    12/20/2013 8:05:19 AM PST · by Colonel Kangaroo · 11 replies
    Chattanooga Times Free-Press ^ | December 19th, 2013 | Alex Green
    Richard Manning, the 62-year-old man accused of killing Norman Gallman in the midst of a road rage dispute Tuesday, is a former Hamilton County sheriff's officer, an instructor of armed guards at a Chattanooga shooting range and a cancer patient. Manning is accused of firing one fatal shot at Gallman on Tuesday morning at the Moore Road and North Terrace intersection near East Ridge after he pulled up behind Gallman at a stoplight. According to police, another motorist saw the driver of a bronze Chevrolet Impala pull up directly behind Gallman at a stop light. The witness told police that...
  • Lesbian Charged With Killing Kennesaw Student During Road Rage Incident

    10/15/2013 4:02:11 AM PDT · by from occupied ga · 133 replies
    sandrarose.com ^ | 10/14/2013 | sandrarose
    A 22-year-old Cobb County woman was charged with the shooting death of a Kennesaw student during a road rage incident that is slowly attracting national attention. Kimberly Kilgore, 21, and Sparkles LaShayla Lindsey’s lives couldn’t be more different. The popular Kennesaw State University student loved country and western music, and she took pride in her vast collection of cowboy boots. Lindsey emulated the thug life that was glorified by the rappers she idolized. According to published reports, Lindsey, of Austell, had a criminal record that most rappers would envy. The two women’s lives intersected on a darkened stretch of Shiloh...
  • Woman suspect arrested in fatal Cobb shooting

    10/12/2013 11:39:49 AM PDT · by Main Street · 18 replies
    Atlanta Journal-Constitution ^ | Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013 | Jeremy Redmon
    Cobb County police have arrested and charged a suspect in the fatal shooting of a college student following a road rage incident in Kennesaw early Friday morning. Police identified the suspect as Sparkles Lindsey, 22, of Austell. Cobb jail records, however, identify her as Lindsey Sparkles Lashayla. She has been charged with murder and aggravated assault and is being held in the Cobb jail. Police say Lashayla fatally shot Kim Kilgore, 21, with a handgun in the parking lot at the Shiloh Green Apartments off Shiloh Road. Kilgore was transported to WellStar Kennestone Hospital, where she later died. The incident...
  • Cop Charged in SUV Assault Worked Undercover for Occupy Wall Street, Sources Say

    10/11/2013 10:14:43 AM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 10 replies
    WABC77 ^ | 10/11/13
    The undercover narcotics cop accused of assaulting the driver of an SUV in the highly publicized incident of road rage last month infiltrated the Occupy Wall Street group for police, according to law enforcement sources. He was even "arrested" at one of their protests, one member of the group says. Police this week charged the cop, Wojciech Braszczok, 32, with gang assault, assault and criminal mischief in connection with the Sept. 29 attack in New York City on SUV driver Alexian Lien. But new details have emerged about Braszczok's apparent double-life as a member of the New York City Police...
  • Canada’s worst ‘road-rager’ could be an Edmonton man

    08/17/2013 11:30:48 AM PDT · by A Formerly Proud Canadian · 26 replies
    Yahoo! news blog - Daily Brew ^ | August 16, 2013 | Steve Mertl
    He's only 25 but Justin Timothy Mack has already racked up a fearful record of terrorizing his fellow motorists in Edmonton. Mack was arrested July 31, and charged with several offences after allegedly chasing another car and allegedly trying to run it off the road with his large SUV, CBC News reported. According to police, the early-morning incident began when a motorist tried to pass Mack, who was driving erratically at half the posted speed limit and hitting the curb. Mack allegedly started throwing garbage at the other vehicle and challenged the driver to a fight. When the other motorist...
  • Post Office Hell a Preview of Obamacare

    06/11/2013 10:23:47 PM PDT · by publius321 · 6 replies
    Post office a preview of Obamacare hell to come... (video)
  • New Jersey police officer accused of shooting man dead in road rage incident

    06/10/2013 4:44:58 AM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 95 replies
    Fox News ^ | 10 June 2013
    A New Jersey police officer is being held on $1 million bail after he allegedly shot and killed a man in an apparent act of road rage while traveling with his family in Maryland. My FoxNY.com reports police say 40-year-old Joseph Walker, a sworn officer with the Hudson County Prosecutor's Office in New Jersey, shot and killed 36-year-old Joseph Harvey Jr. after an altercation on the shoulder of an interstate Saturday night. Officials in Maryland say they were told that a road rage incident had happened between the two vehicles before they pulled over. Harvey had one passenger in his...
  • Couple facing charges after husband fires shots at truckload of men following brutal road rage

    03/26/2013 7:47:57 PM PDT · by Colonel Kangaroo · 14 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | March 26, 2013 | Philip Caulfield
    A North Carolina couple are facing assault and weapons charges after the husband opened fire on a truckload of men a during an ugly road rage brawl over the weekend, police said. Bradley Turner, 40, of La Grange, was caught on cellphone video on Sunday afternoon slugging a young driver he accused of cutting him off on a road in James City, local WITN-TV reported. The driver and a friend in the pickup's backseat quickly retaliated, punching and kneeing Turner in the face several times before throwing him to the ground. Turner's wife, Christy, 30, jumped out of their car...
  • Questions follow freeway shooting in Mesquite [mall ninja]

    03/26/2013 6:15:31 PM PDT · by smokingfrog · 11 replies
    WFFA ^ | 3-25-13 | Teresa Woodard
    MESQUITE, TX — A Mesquite man was shot early Monday morning in what was thought to be a road rage incident near Town East Mall. But hours later, the admitted shooter and the man who was hit were telling two very different stories. Leonard Young, 23, is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after firing his gun 15 times on LBJ Freeway about 1 a.m. Monday. That he emptied his weapon, and that he shot a 29-year-old father are the only things which are clear about what happened. Much of what led up to the shooting remains a...
  • North Carolina Deputy Rehired Days After Resigning Over Road Rage Incident

    03/24/2013 8:25:14 AM PDT · by redreno · 8 replies
    http://www.photographyisnotacrime.com ^ | 03/23/2013 | By Carlos Miller
    he North Carolina deputy who was forced to resign this week after committing an act of road rage that was caught on video was rehired a few days later, proving that the Onslow County Sheriff’s Office was merely trying to appease the media after drafting a lengthy press release. Craig Culpepper thanked the lord on his Facebook page when he announced the news to his friends and family. He should also publicly thank the North Charleston Police Department for not citing him, even though they acknowledged he was at fault for the accident he caused when he cut off another...
  • UPDATED: Witness Becomes 2nd Victim Intervening In Road Rage Rampage

    11/12/2012 12:32:44 PM PST · by Morgana · 13 replies
    CBS ^ | 11.12.2012 | CBS
    ROCKLIN (CBS13) – An 83-year-old man was allegedly the victim of a beating by a man 50 years younger than him in what Rocklin police are calling a road rage rampage. Police said the incident started around 10 a.m. Saturday when the suspect, identified as 33-year-old Zubin Bogdanoff, didn’t like the way the elderly man was driving. Bogdanoff allegedly followed the man a half mile to his home and confronted him in his garage. Several neighbors were witness to the violent incident. “This guy was kicking an 80-year-old man in his own garage,” said a neighbor, who wished to remain...
  • Police Fatally Shoot an Unarmed Driver on the Grand Central Parkway (National Guardsman)

    10/05/2012 9:48:53 AM PDT · by opentalk · 85 replies
    NY Times ^ | October 4, 2012 | J. David Goodman and Wendy Ruderman
    A New York police detective shot and killed an unarmed man, whose hands, a witness said, were on the steering wheel of his Honda, after he had been pulled over early Thursday for cutting off two police trucks on the Grand Central Parkway in Queens, the authorities said....The shooting, which occurred at 5:15 a.m., was the latest in a series of episodes in which police officers fatally shot or wounded civilians...A passenger in Mr. Polanco’s car, Diane Deferrari, said in a phone interview Thursday night that just before pulling the car over, officers appeared irate that Mr. Polanco had cut...
  • Driver crashes into wall at Patrick Air Force Base after possible road rage incident

    10/03/2012 3:14:44 AM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather
    WFTV ^ | Oct. 3, 2012 | WFTV
    BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. — A driver crashed into a wall at Patrick Air Force Base early Wednesday morning, according to Brevard County officials. The passenger said another driver was swerving along the Pineda Causeway and cut them off.
  • Possible road rage ends in fatal shooting

    09/22/2012 6:21:31 AM PDT · by Uncle Chip · 79 replies
    The Houston Chronicle ^ | September 17, 2012 | Mike Glenn
    <p>A woman on her way to work fatally shot another motorist she said attacked her after a minor collision in northwest Harris County, officials said.</p> <p>Crystal Scott, 23, pulled into a Shell station on Perry near west FM 1960 about 7:20 a.m. Monday with the intention of exchanging insurance information with the other driver, officials said.</p>
  • Black woman stands her ground, kills white man

    09/21/2012 5:54:57 AM PDT · by Uncle Chip · 333 replies
    Spero News ^ | September 18, 2012 | Martin Barillas
    Houston area investigators are looking into a stand-your-ground case where after a minor fender-bender, a 22-year-old white male was shot and killed by a 23-year-old black woman. During a morning commute, Crystal Scott and Jonathan Ables were in an accident and pulled into a Shell gasoline station to survey the damage. According to Scott, Ables exited his truck and ran toward her driver-side door. Scott said he yelled and then hit her door and tried to open it. Fearing for her life, Scott pulled her pistol and shot Ables once through the driver’s window and struck him in the chest....
  • Bicyclist shot after colliding with pickup truck in Taylor; Later dies during surgery

    08/30/2012 4:24:05 AM PDT · by equaviator · 105 replies
    ClickonDetroit ^ | Aug 30 2012
    Police say pickup truck driver shot bicyclist after crash, altercation at Telegraph, Northline roads TAYLOR, Mich. - A bicyclist who was shot after being involved in a traffic accident with a pickup driver in Taylor has died. Taylor police say the bicyclist died during surgery after the Wednesday night incident with a 46-year-old driver. Police said the two began arguing after the bicyclist disregarded a "Do Not Cross" signal at Telegraph and Northline roads, causing the driver to hit him. Witnesses said the bicyclist got up and confronted the driver. "The pedestrian light was red. He wasn't supposed to be...
  • Old dude runs down bicyclist

    08/17/2012 3:49:13 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 89 replies
    SFGate.com ^ | 8/17/12 | Vivian Ho
    Police are looking for an elderly, white, gray-haired man who, in an apparent fit of road rage, chased a bicyclist onto a golf course in Santa Rosa and ran him down. The bicyclist told Santa Rosa police he was cycling down Pythian Road at about 5 p.m. Wednesday when the driver began yelling at him and tried to hit him. To get the angry motorist off his tail, the cyclist told police he raced onto the nearby Oakmont Golf Course. But the driver steered onto the course and continued chasing him, eventually hitting him before speeding away. The cyclist had...
  • Study Reveals Women More Prone To Road Rage Than Men

    07/28/2012 4:27:13 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 36 replies
    CBS Baltimore ^ | 07/28/2012
    A new survey of America’s commuters reveals some interesting facts. Chief among them: many folks text and drive, while far more — especially women — have a tendency to fly off the handle. The study was conducted by Harris Interactive between May 14 and June 4 of this year. Over 3,800 commuters were surveyed, all of whom were employed full-time and most of whom (83%) drove to their workplaces. For the purposes of the study, Harris limited participants to those who were not self-employed and not in government jobs. When all the dust had settled, Harris found that America has...
  • Domestic dispute leads to high-speed accident in Basalt

    06/01/2012 7:53:02 PM PDT · by moonshinner_09 · 5 replies
    The Aspen Times ^ | 06/01/2012 | Scott Condon
    BASALT — A domestic dispute between a midvalley couple escalated into a high-speed car chase — with speeds reported at 110 mph — that ended with a five-vehicle crash in Basalt that law enforcement officials said easily could have led to tragedy. Jesenia Alvarez, 32, and Carlos Diaz, 36, both of the Blue Lake subdivision, are facing multiple charges in connection with the incident, which closed the eastbound lanes of Highway 82 at Willits Lane for 3 1/2 hours, according to the Basalt Police Department. They are being held in Pitkin County Jail. Basalt Sgt. Penny Paxton said Diaz and...
  • Luciano: Bottle throwing menace on I-74

    04/04/2012 4:52:09 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 3 replies
    The Peoria Journal Star ^ | April 3, 2012 | Phil Luciano
    PEORIA — Peoria road rage now boasts a new threat: Vehicle-to-vehicle missiles. Granted, it's happened just once. And the attack didn't involve any military-grade ordnance. It was just a water bottle. Yet, that's a scary prospect, if The Mad Bottle Bomber still lurks out there. A hard-throwing motorist thunked it off another driver's head, leaving him dazed and car nearly out of control - on Interstate 74, no less. That could've made for a nasty wreck. "It all happened so fast," the 30-year-old victim says, his voice still what-the-heck-happened wondrous. "It was just shocking." For Peoria, yes. For elsewhere, no....
  • Man Accused of Assault With a Live Power Line (Yes, you read that correctly)

    08/31/2011 11:53:40 AM PDT · by Stoat · 26 replies
    NBC Washington ^ | August 31, 2011
    (edit)  A College Park man has been accused of attacking a motorist with a live power line knocked down by the Hurricane Irene.  According to authorities, on Sunday, August 28, 32-year-old Richard Bialczak tailed a man with his car and then got out and attacked him. Derek Edwards, 28, was driving home from work when Bialczak's car came up closely behind him.  Edwards said he tried to get away from Bialczak, but the suspect matched him turn for turn, until they reached Colesville Road in Silver Spring.  There, the victim encountered a downed power line, still charged with electricity, which...
  • The Bicycle, The Blue Honda and The Broken Water

    07/20/2011 12:18:29 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 8 replies
    DCist ^ | July 19, 2011 | Martin Austermuhle
    <p>Usually, when we hear that a cyclist and a driver got into an altercation, the end result is rarely a good one. This time, it was, well, interesting.</p> <p>Dupont Circle is closed by police--cop cars, bike police, fire truck, ambulance all blocking traffic because of an incident between a bike commuter and a car commuter.</p>
  • Pirates Catcher Chris Snyder, Wife Go Face-To-Face With Accused Attacker

    07/14/2011 4:56:56 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 18 replies
    WPXI ^ | July 13, 2011
    PITTSBURGH -- Pirates catcher Chris Snyder and his wife Carla came face-to-face with a man accused of attacking them during a road rage incident last month. Chris and Carla Snyder spoke to Channel 11 News after a hearing on Wednesday, in which all charges against Subhash Modhwadia, of Scott Township, were held for court. "It was a weird situation. Everything happened so fast," Chris Snyder said. With an Indian interpreter on video, Carla Snyder testified that when she turned into a BP gas station on Banksville Road, Modhwadia blocked her sports utility vehicle and accused her of cutting him off.
  • Road rage causes woman to lose hand; Tips coming in

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Tips are now coming in for a story we first brought you last week involving a woman who lost her hand in a road rage crash. It's not a crash that 52-year-old Pamela Price will ever forget. "I have nightmares every time I go to sleep," says Pamela Price. On Friday, Pamela was released from University Hospital after a more than two week stay. It all stemmed from a Memorial Day crash. The New Albany woman says she passed a car as she was heading westbound on Indiana 265, that then sped up and she says...
  • ROAD RAGE!

    05/19/2011 11:17:20 AM PDT · by SWAMPSNIPER · 11 replies
    NET | May 19, 2011 | swampsniper
    From Pilanesberg game reserve, South Africa. A friend passed this to me.
  • Sidewalk Rage: Mental Illness or 'Altruistic Punishment?'

    02/24/2011 8:28:33 AM PST · by ETL · 41 replies
    TIME via Yahoo News ^ | Feb 21, 2011 | MAIA SZALAVITZ
    For many residents of New York City, our bodies are our cars. So rather than engaging in "road rage" against slow or erratic drivers on a highway, New Yorkers descend into "sidewalk rage," paroxysms of fury directed at people who exhibit irrational, obstructive walking behavior on Manhattan's crowded concrete. But is this reaction a sign of mental illness - or could it perhaps reflect an evolutionary adaptation that may have enabled the development of cooperation? (More on Time.com: Five Ways to Stop Stressing) I will admit personally to fits of pique when slow tourists fail to keep to the right,...
  • Shuttle driver is charged in hit-and-run crash near Dulles

    12/14/2010 2:52:13 PM PST · by La Lydia · 21 replies
    Washington Post ^ | December 14, 2010
    The driver of a speeding SuperShuttle van left a trail of damaged vehicles as he fled at least six hit-and-run crashes along Interstate 66 and the Dulles Access Road on Monday morning, police said. Virginia State Police, Arlington County police and Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority police were trying to determine what led to the series of crashes from Arlington to Dulles International Airport about 9:30 a.m. The driver, whom police identified as Muhammad Teshale, 25, of Alexandria, was arrested outside the airport's main terminal after authorities found the damaged blue van. Teshale was charged with one count of hit and...
  • Women at Love Field Acting 'Suspiciously'

    04/06/2007 8:37:43 AM PDT · by meg88 · 85 replies · 3,837+ views
    Dallas Morning News ^ | 10:12 PM CDT on Thursday, April 5, 2007 | Jason Trahan
    Women at Love Field 'acting suspiciously' Dallas police and federal terrorism officials are investigating two women, both dressed in camouflage pants under their traditional Muslim robes and scarves, who were seen conducting what appeared to be surveillance and acting suspiciously at Dallas Love Field. One of the women, Kimberly "Asma" Al-Homsi, 42, of Arlington, who is on probation for a 2005 Garland road rage incident involving a fake grenade, is said to have long-range assault rifle and explosives training, according to a Dallas police intelligence bulletin issued March 5. "I'm a trained sniper and proud of it," Ms. Al-Homsi said...
  • Dog Tears License Plate Off Car (Video)

    07/07/2010 8:30:40 AM PDT · by Tina Grazier · 16 replies
    ChicoER Gate ^ | 7/7/10 | Chuck Wolk
    We have all read about road rage in big metropolitan cities like like LA, NY, and Chicago, where some nut has gotten fed up with the traffic, so he goes berserk and either does damage to other vehicles, or pulls out a gun to shoot those whom he perceives as the problem. But have you ever seen a dog commit road rage?    Well in this video you will see a dog in a man's way on a road, but instead of moving out of the way, the dog decided to tear off the man's license plate from his car....
  • In A Fit Of Road Rage, Dog Tears License Plate Off Car (Video)

    07/06/2010 2:49:13 PM PDT · by OneVike · 16 replies · 1+ views
    We have all read about road rage in big metropolitan cities like like LA, NY, and Chicago, where some nut has gotten fed up with the traffic, so he goes berserk and either does damage to other vehicles, or pulls out a gun to shoot those whom he perceives as the problem. But have you ever seen a dog commit road rage?    Well in this video you will see a dog in a man's way on a road, but instead of moving out of the way, the dog decided to tear off the man's license plate from his car....
  • SAN FRANCISCO: Spiritualist tennis pro charged in 4 hit-runs

    06/07/2010 6:14:35 PM PDT · by SmithL · 9 replies · 11+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 6/7/10 | Jaxon Van Derbeken
    SAN FRANCISCO -- A tennis pro, self-styled master natural healer and crystal therapist was charged Monday with trying to run down and kill four bicyclists last week in San Francisco. David Mark Clark, 39, of Albany was arrested Friday after he went to Albany police to report that his Nissan Rogue crossover sport utility vehicle had been taken at gunpoint. The Rogue was abandoned at 17th and Missouri streets Wednesday night after the hit-and-run driver struck his fourth victim and crashed the vehicle. Clark, who has no criminal record, was charged Monday in San Francisco Superior Court with four counts...
  • 70 Year Old Beaten in Road Rage. Iowa

    05/05/2010 8:24:11 AM PDT · by stillafreemind · 20 replies · 776+ views
    Associated Content ^ | May 5th, 2010 | Sherry Tomfeld
    What possesses a 22 year old fella to beat an elderly man for driving too slow? I don't know. Maybe the same thing that made the same Brandon Poulson throw a dead cat through a McDonald's drive through window. It is totally unacceptable and on a lot of levels may well be a huge red flag to the justice department. How many times have we read stories about people who hurt animals and progress up the chain to hurting people?
  • Woman jailed over cheeseball murder

    04/22/2010 9:48:40 AM PDT · by Sax · 25 replies · 741+ views
    Reuters ^ | 4/22/10 | Rob Taylor
    (Reuters) - An Australian woman who ran down and killed a man who threw cheese-flavored snacks at her car was jailed Thursday for 25 years. "She clearly wanted to teach the young men a lesson," the Australian Associated Press quoted judge Howie as saying as he sentenced Ward to jail for a minimum 18 years. The jury was told Ward, 39, had drunk two bottles of wine and used cannabis, amphetamine drugs and anti-depressants before getting into her car in Sydney's northern suburbs on June 7, 2008. She decided impulsively to use the vehicle as a weapon after Westlake threw...
  • Police: Road rage drivers tried to kill each other(VA)

    03/25/2010 4:37:37 AM PDT · by marktwain · 49 replies · 1,312+ views
    wtop.com ^ | 25 March, 2010
    DALE CITY, Va. -- Both drivers involved a road road duel on Interstate 95 during Tuesday afternoon's rush hour are being charged with trying to kill each other. Virginia State Police Wednesday evening took dump truck driver James A. Bringham, 44, of Woodbridge, into custody. Police obtained a warrant against Bringham for attempted second-degree murder. Police previously charged Bringham with reckless driving. Already charged with attempted second-degree murder is Gabriel Poventud, 25, of Woodbridge. He's also charged with charged with child endangerment, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, shooting a missile into an occupied vehicle and...
  • Doctor sentenced to 5 years in prison for assaulting bicyclists in Brentwood

    01/10/2010 9:51:23 PM PST · by Chet 99 · 137 replies · 3,395+ views
    A doctor convicted of assaulting two bicyclists by slamming on his car brakes after a confrontation on a narrow Brentwood road was sentenced today to five years in prison. Christopher Thompson, wearing dark blue jail scrubs, wept as he apologized to the injured cyclists shortly before he was sentenced. "I would like to apologize deeply, profoundly from the bottom of my heart," he told them, his right hand cuffed to a court chair. Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Scott T. Millington called the case a "wake-up call" to motorists and cyclists and urged local government to provide riders with...
  • Police: Road rage prompts claim of rape that didn’t happen

    09/11/2009 6:20:15 AM PDT · by csvset · 8 replies · 1,318+ views
    WVEC ^ | 11 Sep 2009 | Brian Farrell
    NEWPORT NEWS – When police got the call, they dropped everything. Cases went on the back burner; the focus of every available detective shifted to the Windsor Great Park neighborhood where an 18-year-old said someone put something around her throat, pulled her from her car, dragged her into an easement, and tried to rape her. “She was very distraught, and she was very upset, and it helped to add to the credibility of the story that she gave,” Captain Marvin Evans tells 13News. The head of the Newport News Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Bureau says officers would find out that...
  • Biker killed in freeway road-rage clash

    08/12/2009 5:41:25 AM PDT · by DemonDeac · 58 replies · 2,815+ views
    "CAMARILLO, Calif. - A motor home struck and killed a motorcyclist, dragging his body about 75 feet on U.S. Highway 101 in a bloody conclusion to a Ventura County road-rage encounter. The motorcycle was impaled on the motor home. Witnesses and motor home driver Michael Antoine told the California Highway Patrol the biker made obscene hand gestures and pulled in front of the motor home before braking suddenly Monday afternoon."
  • Friggin' Idiot Drivers

    07/08/2009 12:35:02 PM PDT · by Notoriously Conservative · 34 replies · 1,458+ views
    notoriouslyconservative.com ^ | 07 08 09 | Notoriously Conservative
    I hate drivers that refuse to follow the law. The other day I was driving to work down a busy street; I had just passed under the freeway, and was approaching an intersection, where there were a lot of people waiting to turn left. To my right I saw a car exit the freeway, zoom past me, cutting me off, and pull in front of all the cars waiting to turn left, cutting them off and turning left himself. I was dumbfounded that anyone could be so reckless and irresponsible. It occurred to me, if this person cares so little...
  • Road rage suspect released from jail after being shot by victim

    07/05/2009 1:40:43 PM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 42 replies · 2,005+ views
    abcactionnews ^ | 7/5/2009 | Staff
    PASADENA, FL -- An elderly man on his way to visit his wife at a Pinellas County hospital ended up shooting a man in self-defense in the hospital's parking lot, according to the Pinellas Sheriff's Office. Detectives say 83-year-old Nathan Snyder was driving to Palms of Pasadena Hospital when he reportedly cut off a motorcycle as he was driving along Pasadena Avenue, about 1/2 mile north of the hospital, just before 3pm Friday afternoon. The motorcycle driver, 64-year-old George Hall, followed Snyder into the hospital's parking lot and confronted him, investigators said. When Snyder opened his car door, detectives say...
  • Road Rage: Why We Lose It

    06/21/2009 4:40:42 PM PDT · by JoeProBono · 43 replies · 843+ views
    In a new survey on which of 25 major U.S. cities have the most aggressive drivers, Miami dropped from 1st to 7th, Reuters reports. The Top 3: 1. New York 2. Dallas/Fort Worth 3. Detroit Hey! My city should be No. 1. @#%$@#! Yes, and it's exactly that attitude that gives us road rage. While no statistics are kept specifically on road rage, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) estimates that aggressive driving causes about a third of all crashes and about two-thirds of automobile fatalities. And studies show it's not just total jerks who become enraged. But why...
  • Ear bitten off in road rage incident (Indiana)

    04/03/2009 1:19:53 AM PDT · by appleseed · 23 replies · 1,247+ views
    WishTV.com ^ | 02 Apr 2009 | Jennifer McGilvray
    NEW CASTLE, Ind. - New Castle police said a road rage incident escalated to violence Wednesday when a driver actually bit off another man's ear. Jefferey Guffey said he was riding his bike and stopped to talk to two kids on the side of the road when Curtis "Alan" Cross sped by in his SUV. Guffey said he told Cross to slow down. But he said Cross pulled his SUV in front of him and put it in reverse. "(Cross) encountered a bicycle that he found frustrating to get around,” said Detective Ross Frame with New Castle Police Department. Police...
  • "Haters: Fight or Flight Response"

    02/20/2009 7:05:50 AM PST · by mft112345 · 6 replies · 535+ views
    To watch performance, click here. You're hanging out on Youtube when a hater comes your way. Starts to call you awful names says your mother made his day. So will you leap to take the bait, call him a dumb retard? What if he knows just where you live and you become his credit card? You're driving down the highway when he cuts into your lane Then blows the horn and flips you off. Your blood it boils your brain. Part of you wants to chase him down to have a closer talk. But, he might have a weapon and...
  • Men aggressive, vindictive drivers: study

    01/25/2009 10:58:24 AM PST · by BuckeyeTexan · 50 replies · 877+ views
    Live News ^ | 01/25/2009
    Confirming what many women have known for years, new research shows men are more aggressive, dangerous and prone to road rage behind the wheel. Male drivers are twice as likely to ignore speed limits than the fairer sex and more likely to seek revenge when they feel wronged by other drivers, according to the study by insurer AAMI. More than 2,500 men and women Australia-wide took part in the survey about driving experiences, habits and practices, which showed men are more inclined to rage against other drivers to vent their frustration on the roads. "Men admitted to engaging in a...
  • 2 Killed In Dallas Freeway Shooting Spree

    12/22/2008 10:24:43 PM PST · by Sammy67 · 18 replies · 1,791+ views
    Dallas Morning News via NationalTerrorAlert Wordpress Blog ^ | 12/22/08 | By SCOTT GOLDSTEIN and JASON TRAHAN / The Dallas Morning News
    <p>Two drivers were shot to death and a third injured on roads in northeast Dallas and Garland during rush hour Monday evening.</p> <p>Police were investigating four incidents Monday after the first fatal shooting was reported about 5:40 p.m. in Garland just north of LBJ Freeway. Police are working to establish whether the three shootings in Dallas are related to the Garland one.</p>