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  • Over 100 Carjackings in Philadelphia During First 3 Weeks of 2022

    01/22/2022 3:22:06 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 14 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 01/22/2022 | Awr Hawkins
    There were over 100 carjackings in Philadelphia during the first 21 days of 2022. On January 15, 2022, Breitbart News reported there had been at least 90 carjackings during the first two weeks of 2022. There have now been over 100.
  • Armed thieves steal Bellevue family’s catalytic converter

    01/22/2022 4:14:38 PM PST · by MAGA2017 · 24 replies
    KIRO 7 News ^ | 1/21/22 | By KIRO 7 News Staff
    BELLEVUE, Wash. — A Bellevue family’s catalytic converter was stolen from their Prius and it was caught on surveillance video. The family told KIRO 7 that they are grateful they did not go to the door last week Monday after hearing a loud noise outside. Just before 5 a.m., two people showed up at the Bellevue home. While one man got underneath the car, the other stood guard with a gun pointed at the home. Police said they are investigating. “I hate to say that a thief is smart but they know what vehicles to target,” said Bryan Davis, a...
  • Why shoplifting is soaring across the US — and will only get worse

    01/22/2022 4:41:26 PM PST · by ProfessorGoldiloxx · 42 replies
    New York Post ^ | January 22, 2022 | Steven Malanga
    "Retail crime has been rising throughout the US for the past five years, with organized criminal rings targeting stores everywhere from Woonsocket (Rhode Island) to Greensboro (North Carolina) to Grafton (Wisconsin). The National Retail Federation reported that store losses mounted from $453,940 per $1 billion in sales in 2015 to $719,458 in 2020. The biggest increase over that period happened not during the pandemic but in 2019, when total losses from shoplifting surged to $61 billion, up from $50 billion the previous year. The COVID-19 lockdowns in 2020 and early 2021 moderated losses, largely because stores were closed or had...
  • Teen rapper who shot NYPD cop using his record deal money to pay bail

    01/22/2022 4:54:32 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 17 replies
    New York Post ^ | 1/21 | Joe Marino, Gabrielle Fonrouge
    The reputed teen gang member and budding rap star who allegedly accidentally shot an NYPD officer is using cash from a recent record deal to try to get himself out of jail, law-enforcement sources told The Post on Friday. Camrin Williams, 16, recently inked a deal with Interscope Records, and his advance, worth several hundred thousand dollars, was used to secure a $200,000 bond from celebrity bondsman Ira Judelson, sources said. Williams’ family was able to scrape together the $15,000 bail set by the court and then used the teens’ record deal to secure the bond with Judelson, sources said....
  • If I get hit in the head with a baseball bat, will you prosecute?': Manhattan CEOs grill woke new DA Alvin Bragg on his 'progressive' and lenient policies HOURS before cop was killed in Harlem

    01/22/2022 3:02:30 PM PST · by RummyChick · 32 replies
    dm ^ | 1/22/2022 | griffith
    Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg has been subjected to a tough grilling from CEOs and business leaders venting their fury over his new policies downgrading many felony charges. Bragg on Friday joined a private Zoom meeting with members of the Partnership for New York City, as he continues his public relations junket in a bid to soothe concerns over his policies. It came just hours before two NYPD cops in were shot in Harlem, at least one fatally, leading to a top police union boss to point the finger at Bragg for endangering officers with his controversial policies. During the...
  • Two men take a CORPSE into Irish post office 'to claim his pension' in 'Weekend at Bernie's scam': Body 'was dragged to counter and propped up by pair who put a jumper over his face and a hat on his head'

    01/22/2022 12:41:19 PM PST · by RummyChick · 35 replies
    The corpse of a 66-year-old man was carried to a post office by two fraudsters in an alleged bid to claim his pension, in scenes reminiscent of the 1989 film Weekend At Bernie's. In the dark comedy movie, a pair of insurance salesmen lug around the body of their murdered boss - pretending he's still alive - and lose and recover his corpse, which is clothed and wearing tinted glasses, several times. Irish police are investigating whether the elderly man, named locally as Peadar Doyle, may have been dead for up to two days when yesterday morning's incident took place....
  • California ‘Looks Like a 3rd World Country‘ [semi-satire]

    01/22/2022 11:13:37 AM PST · by John Semmens · 13 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 23 January 2022 | John Semmens
    Viewing the aftermath of massive looting of packages from trains at a rail yard, Gov. Gavin Newsom (D-Calif) professed himself “shocked that our state is starting to look like a Third World country. We owe it to our citizens to see that this doesn’t happen. They deserve a clean and law-abiding environment in which to live.” The first action Newsom took was to take off his suit jacket and shirt, put on a baseball cap and covid mask and pitch in with the clean-up effort at the rail yard. “This will show the voters that I’m more than just talking...
  • How Minnesota Went From Tom Sawyer to Huck Finn Fifty years ago it was ‘the state that works.’ Now it’s become a microcosm of an America in crisis.

    01/22/2022 6:09:05 AM PST · by MAGA2017 · 79 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 1/21/22 | Lance Morrow
    I wrote an August 1973 cover story for Time magazine that praised Minnesota as “the state that works.” The cover photograph showed Gov. Wendell Anderson, dressed in a plaid flannel shirt, grinning and holding up a northern pike that he had just caught in one of Minnesota’s 12,000 lakes. The story began with this archaic rhapsody: “It is a state where a residual American secret still seems to operate. Some of the nation’s more agreeable qualities are evident there: courtesy and fairness, honesty, a capacity for innovation, hard work, intellectual adventure and responsibility. . . . Minnesotans are remarkably civil;...
  • Joe Biden is working to reshape the federal judiciary by adding Muslims to it

    01/22/2022 12:32:42 AM PST · by ProfessorGoldiloxx · 28 replies
    Bare Naked Islam ^ | January 22, 2022
    [1:51 video clip] "Joe Biden nominated a Muslim woman for a federal judgeship for the first time in US history as part of his vow to fill his administration with as many Muslims as possible. Nusrat Jahan Choudary specializes in ‘c̶i̶v̶i̶l̶ Muslim rights and c̶i̶v̶i̶l̶ Muslim liberties.’"
  • Newsom calls littered LA rail tracks ‘unacceptable,’ brings along cleanup crew

    01/21/2022 8:29:52 AM PST · by lowbridge · 58 replies
    Fox News ^ | January 21, 2022 | Dom Calicchio
    Reacting to recent media images of trash-strewn railroad tracks in Los Angeles – the result in part of thieves stealing from passing rail cars and discarding packaging – California Gov. Gavin Newsom showed up Thursday with a clean-up crew and vowed action. And the Democrat, dressed in a T-shirt, baseball cap and coronavirus mask, pitched in himself, joining crew members from the state Department of Transportation in grabbing handfuls of debris and placing the trash in bags or in a dumpster. "What has happened on this stretch of the Union Pacific Railroad is unacceptable," Newsom told reporters. He said the...
  • Norway mass killer tests limits of lenient justice system ["Halfway through a 21-year sentence and seeking early release... he killed eight in an Oslo bombing in 2011, and then stalked and gunned down 69 people"]

    01/21/2022 8:14:06 AM PST · by grundle · 30 replies
    Associated Press via ^ | January 21, 2022 | MARK LEWIS
    STAVANGER, Norway (AP) — Convicted mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik spends his days in a spacious three-room cell, playing video games, exercising, watching TV and taking university-level courses in mathematics and business. Halfway through a 21-year sentence and seeking early release, Breivik, 42, is being treated in a way that might seem shocking to people outside of Norway, where he killed eight in an Oslo bombing in 2011, and then stalked and gunned down 69 people, mostly teens, at a summer camp. But here — no matter how wicked the crime — convicts benefit from a criminal justice system that...
  • DOJ: Illegal Alien Stole Disabled U.S. Veteran’s Identity to Get Welfare

    01/21/2022 9:52:12 AM PST · by gattaca · 27 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Jan 20, 2022 | John Binder
    An illegal alien has been sentenced after being convicted for stealing a disabled American veteran’s identity to secure public welfare benefits and commit crimes, federal prosecutors reveal. Late last week, 59-year-old Fernando Arroyo-Alonso, an illegal alien from Mexico, was sentenced to a year and one day in federal prison for stealing the Social Security Number of a disabled United States Armed Forces veteran. According to prosecutors, Alonso submitted an application in May 2019 to receive Title XVI Supplemental Security Income — cash payments that are reserved for elderly, blind, or disabled Americans — using the veteran’s Social Security Number. The...
  • Brian Laundrie Admitted to Killing Gabby Petito in Notebook Entry, FBI Reveals

    01/21/2022 2:17:12 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 39 replies
    New York Post ^ | January 21, 2022 | Mark Lungariello
    Brian Laundrie admitted he killed girlfriend Gabby Petito in a notebook entry he wrote shortly before he took his own life, the FBI revealed Friday in its final report on the case. Laundrie also sent text messages between his and Petito’s cellphone in the days after Petito was strangled to death last summer in an attempt “to deceive law enforcement by giving the impression Ms. Petito was still alive,” the FBI Denver said in its final investigative update on the case. All “logical investigative steps have been concluded in the case,” FBI Denver Division Special Agent in Charge Michael Schneider...
  • Suburbs, warmer cities step up efforts to lure cops away from Chicago

    01/21/2022 5:46:46 AM PST · by Salman · 16 replies
    Chicago Sun Times ^ | Jan 21, 2022 | Mitch Dudek and Frank Main
    Some Chicago officers want to get away from a demoralized police department. Now, the law also lets them transfer up to 5 years of service to suburban pension plans. Sean Jaycox, a third-generation Chicago police officer, was goofing around on his computer last winter. He started looking at Florida police departments that hire cops from other states but don’t make them go through a training academy again. “I threw an application in for fun, and here I am now,” Jaycox says of his new job as a Fort Lauderdale cop. “I’m only 24, no wife, no kids,” he says. “If...
  • It Shouldn't Take a Bullet to the Head for the Criminal Justice System to Take Stalking Seriously

    01/20/2022 10:41:52 PM PST · by VictimsRightsPro2a · 13 replies
    Townhall ^ | 01-21-22 | Nikki Goeser & Debbie Riddle
    January 2022 marks the 18th Annual National Stalking Awareness Month. We have this awareness month due to one of the authors of this opinion piece, Debbie Riddle. Debbie’s youngest sister, Peggy Klinke, was brutally murdered by her ex-boyfriend/stalker on January 18, 2003. Peggy’s stalker killed himself immediately afterward. Less than six months later, Debbie – in collaboration with other national stakeholders – successfully launched National Stalking Awareness Month. The second author of this opinion piece is Nikki Goeser. Nikki’s husband, Ben, was murdered in front of her by her stalker on April 2, 2009. Nikki’s stalker has been incarcerated since...
  • Philadelphia gun owner fatally shoots one of three men trying to steal his car

    01/20/2022 6:51:18 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 49 replies
    New York Post ^ | January 19, 2022 2:18pm | Lee Brown
    A Philadelphia man shot and killed a man who was trying to steal his car from outside his house, according to reports.The licensed gun owner shot at least once early Tuesday after seeing three men trying to tow away his car, possibly just to rip out its catalytic converter, police told the Philadelphia Inquirer.The trio tried to flee in a gray Honda Accord, but it crashed into a school bus. Two of the thieves fled, but the third one was pronounced dead after being taken to a local hospital, the report said.The shooting victim was identified as Satario Natividad, 51,...
  • Thieves in LA are looting freight trains filled with packages from UPS, FedEx and Amazon

    01/17/2022 1:30:09 AM PST · by fwdude · 25 replies
    CNN ^ | January 15, 2022 | Matt McFarland and Cheri Mossburg
    Photos and videos showing piles of empty boxes littered alongside rail tracks in Los Angeles County, California have gone viral as shipping companies say they've seen a dramatic spike in railroad theft. Some of the boxes are packages from companies like UPS, Amazon and FedEx. Union Pacific, one of the country's largest railroad companies, says it may avoid operating in Los Angeles County following the spike in thefts, which it blames on lax prosecution of crimes. The containers and trains are locked, but can be broken into. Union Pacific said last month in a letter to the Los Angeles District...
  • Girlboss: How a 19-Year-Old in a Steve Jobs Turtleneck Snookered America’s Failed Ruling Class

    01/17/2022 5:10:12 AM PST · by Red Badger · 123 replies ^ | January 16, 2022 | Staff
    Alongside all the hype and chatter about the January 6 anniversary, there was another worthy news story the first week of 2022. On Monday, January 3, a federal jury in California convicted Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes on three counts of wire fraud and one of conspiracy to defraud investors. Holmes, six years removed from being the richest self-made woman in the world, now faces as many as twenty years in prison, though she will likely receive less. While it’s always good to see criminals receive their just desserts, there is another upbeat aspect to the Holmes saga. The conviction of...
  • Woke LA DA George Gascon says he doesn't want to send transgender woman, 26, who sexually assaulted girl, 10, when she was 17 to adult jail over fears she'll be attacked because of her gender identity

    01/17/2022 6:20:52 AM PST · by vespa300 · 34 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | 1/17/2022 | HARRIET ALEXANDER
    A mentally disturbed transgender woman who pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a 10-year-old girl could be allowed to serve her sentence under house arrest, after the Los Angeles County district attorney refused to prosecute the 26-year-old as an adult for the crime committed shortly before their 18th birthday.
  • Can Los Angeles be Saved?

    01/20/2022 10:00:30 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 90 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 01/20/2022 | Patricia Jay
    On Monday, off-duty LAPD officer Fernando Arroyos and his girlfriend were out in South L.A. looking at houses, in anticipation of getting married and settling down there. Sure, it was after dark, and most Angelenos do not venture out at night these days, but Fernando was LAPD, highly trained in police work and educated at U.C. Berkeley, and thought he had it all down. Then four gangbangers from the local crime organization (too highly advanced to be called a gang), Florencia 13, saw the silver chains around his neck and decided to rob him. Arroyos told his girlfriend to run....