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  • Lima police arrest man, 18, in death of 14-year-old girl

    02/19/2024 7:39:57 AM PST · by TigerClaws · 22 replies
    LIMA — Police arrested an 18-year-old Lima man in connection with the death of a 14-year-old girl earlier this week. According to a press release from the Lima Police Department, officers arrested Malik Dennis, 18, on Thursday on a charge of suspicion of murder. He’s charged with killing Lauralye Sterling, 14, at her home. At 2:24 a.m. Tuesday, officers were dispatched to a residence at 778 Greenlawn Ave. regarding a possible homicide. They found Sterling inside the residence, dead from a gunshot wound. According to her obituary with Harter and Schier Funeral Home in Delphos, Sterling was a freshman at...
  • New tires every 7,000 miles? Electric cars save gas but tire wear shocks some Florida drivers

    01/24/2024 7:50:36 PM PST · by TigerClaws · 134 replies
    It was love at first sight when Neil Semel saw the electric Mercedes EQS 450+ at a Pompano Beach dealership. The sedan was the perfect sleek black color his wife wanted, had only 2,200 miles and they both liked the idea of getting away from gasoline. “I’ve always driven combustion engines and I thought it was time to try to save the planet,” Semel said. But after less than 5,000 miles of driving around his Boca Raton neighborhood, Semel was shocked to find some essential — and very expensive — parts were already wearing out. The tires. “If somebody looked...
  • 1 dead, 4 injured in Los Angeles County shooting

    01/01/2024 12:29:41 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 12 replies
    The Hill ^ | 01/01/2024 | Lauren Sforza
    One person was killed and another four were injured in an early morning New Year’s Day shooting near a Los Angeles County shopping mall, police said. The Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department said the shooting took place about 30 minutes after midnight Monday in the city of Hawthorne. Officers responding to reports of gunshots found one male victim suffering from gunshots at the scene and transported him to a local hospital.
  • Indonesia’s Marapi volcano erupts with thunderous roar, sends toxic ash nearly 10,000 feet into the air

    12/03/2023 1:57:13 PM PST · by CFW · 64 replies
    Fox Weather ^ | 12/3/23 | staff
    JAKARTA, Indonesia – Indonesia’s Marapi volcano in the West Sumatra province erupted on Sunday, sending a thick plume of toxic ash and smoke nearly 10,000 feet into the air and was accompanied by a deafening roar that could be heard for miles, according to the country’s disaster management agency. Indonesia’s National Agency for Disaster Countermeasure (BNPB) said in a news release that the nearly 9,500-foot volcano began erupting just before 3 p.m. local time Sunday, and volcanic ash rain from the eruption was reported to have occurred in the Nagari Lasi area of the Canduang District in West Sumatra’s Agam...
  • Chattanooga Dad Gunned Down by Thug Who’d Been Arrested 66 Times

    10/04/2023 1:48:54 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 41 replies
    Todd Starnes ^ | Todd Starnes
    Christopher Wright was a well-known businessman in Chattanooga, Tennessee. He had a good life. A married man. Three children – including a newborn. The other day he was in downtown for a high school reunion – meeting up with alumni from The Baylor School. Mr. Wright was accosted on the street by a career criminal. He was shot in the head and he died at a nearby hospital. The killer is a man named Darryl Roberts. Over the years this thug has been arrested and charged at least 66 times. In 2003 he pulled a knife on a TJ Maxx...
  • Wild videos show flooded LaGuardia Airport terminal, travelers attempting to flee ankle-deep waters

    09/29/2023 12:57:05 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 23 replies
    NY Post ^ | 09/29/2023 | Melissa Koenig
    Travelers trying to flee New York on budget airlines out of LaGuardia Airport were faced with ankle-deep water Friday morning amid widespread flooding. The airport was forced to close its Terminal A — from where flights on Spirit and Frontier airlines depart — as the floodwaters barreled through the building. Photos and videos posted online showed the terminal covered in water as frantic passengers tried to flee. One woman even shared footage from inside one of the terminals, showing her TikTok followers the water creeping up over her boots and seeping through the building’s revolving doors.
  • Alleged Killer of Beloved Pennsylvania Bald Eagle Turns Self in — as ‘Devastated’ Residents Demand Answers

    07/08/2023 5:41:39 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 61 replies
    New York Post ^ | July 8, 2023 | Rich Calder
    A Pennsylvania poacher who allegedly killed a Pittsburgh suburb’s beloved bald eagle later turned themselves in — but locals are fuming at the lack of information on the suspect from authorities. “The killing of our beloved eagle had a major impact on the entire community,” Cherry Valley Lakeview Estates resident Linda Carnevali told The Post Saturday. “We cannot fathom why anyone would want to harm our eagles and take it to the extreme of killing one.” The eagle, who Carnevali and her husband Raymond called “Sam” after the popular character “Sam the Eagle” in Disney’s Muppet Vision 3D, was allegedly...
  • Trans woman left sobbing in JFK airport after TSA agent hit her testicles: report

    03/26/2023 1:20:39 PM PDT · by thegagline · 77 replies
    The New York Post ^ | Patrick Reilly
    A transgender woman was left in tears at JFK Airport after she claimed a TSA agent punched her in the testicles while going through security, The Daily Mail reported. The unidentified flyer took to social media to vent about the incident, in which she said the agent “humiliated” her in front of everyone in a series of posts that have since been deleted, according to the outlet. “hi so a tsa agent at jfk airport punched me in the genitalia, yelled at me for having a penis (?) and humiliated me in front of everyone after i told her to...
  • New York City proposes new law that would ban hiring discrimination based on obesity

    03/25/2023 9:58:36 AM PDT · by Right Wing Vegan · 81 replies
    Fox News ^ | 3/25/2023 | Joe Silverstein
    A law being considered by the New York City Council would add height and weight to the list of protected classes to its human rights law. The legislation, which New York City Mayor Eric Adams has indicated he will support, has thirty-three co-sponsors. Only twenty-six "yes" votes are needed to pass the bill. The bill's sponsor, councilman Shaun Abreu, told the Washington Post that obesity is a civil rights issue. "This was long overdue as a civil rights issue," he wrote.
  • Kentucky’s Democratic governor vetoes transgender restrictions

    03/24/2023 11:38:42 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 42 replies
    The Hill ^ | 03/24/2023 | BROOKE MIGDON
    Kentucky’s Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear on Friday vetoed a sweeping GOP-backed bill that would have prevented transgender youths in the state from accessing gender-affirming health care or using school facilities like restrooms or locker rooms consistent with their gender identity. Senate Bill 150 also sought to prohibit classroom instruction through the fifth grade on “human sexuality,” in addition to instruction for students at all grade levels on gender identity, gender expression or sexual orientation. The Kentucky Department of Education and state Board of Education under the proposed law would have been discouraged from implementing or recommending policies that require a...
  • School that refused to play team with trans player barred

    03/13/2023 2:01:17 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 52 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | March 13, 2023
    MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont religious school that withdrew its girls’ basketball team from a playoff game because a transgender student was playing on the opposing team won’t be able to participate in future tournaments, the Vermont Principals’ Association announced Monday. Mid Vermont Christian School, in White River Junction, Vermont, forfeited the Feb. 21 game, saying that it believed that the transgender player “jeopardizes the fairness of the game and the safety of our players.” The executive council of the principals’ association, which is the governing body for Vermont school sports and activities for member schools, ruled that the...
  • ‘I have a master’s degree. What do parents have?’, asks teacher before getting schooled by parents

    02/20/2023 10:40:16 AM PST · by MAGA2017 · 127 replies
    Twitchy ^ | 220/23
    Special education teacher, Alicia Messing, testified before the Arizona Senate Education Committee in opposition to Arizona bill SB1700. The bill would give parents greater insight into materials used by their schools and a procedure for objecting to material they find objectionable, especially those that are found to be ‘lewd or sexual in nature, that promote gender fluidity or gender pronouns or that groom children into normalizing pedophilia’. Messing seemed quite confident that her master’s degree qualified her to make these decisions for parents. She went even further to explain her philosophy with the following quote: ‘The purpose of public education...
  • Person dies after train crash in Blount County (Tennessee), officials say

    02/14/2023 12:34:22 PM PST · by DoodleBob · 22 replies
    WSMV ^ | February 13, 2023 | Carissa Simpson
    BLOUNT COUNTY, Tenn. (WVLT) - One person died after a train crashed on Monday in Blount County, according to Blount County Sheriff’s Office Spokeswoman Marian O’Briant. Officials were not able to confirm much information, but O’Briant said she would have more information on Tuesday. This is a developing story.
  • Frustrated Texans endure winter storm with no power, heat

    02/02/2023 2:42:23 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 64 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | February 2, 2023 | By PAUL J. WEBER and KEN MILLER
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Thousands of frustrated Texans shivered in their homes Thursday after more than a day without power, including many in the state capital, as an icy winter storm that has been blamed for at least 10 traffic deaths lingered across much of the southern U.S. Even as temperatures finally pushed above freezing in Austin — and were expected to climb past 50 degrees (10 Celsius) on Friday — the relief will be just in time for an Arctic front to drop from Canada and threaten northern states. New England in particular is forecast to see the coldest...
  • Male Model Jeremy Ruehlemann Dies at 27

    01/23/2023 2:33:28 PM PST · by politicianslie · 48 replies
    MSM ^ | January 23, 2023 | Aaron Royce
    Jeremy Ruehlemann passed away on Sunday. The male model, born in New Jersey, was 27 years old. Though no cause of death is known at this time, news of Ruehlemann’s death was announced on Facebook by his childhood friend Gianni Simpson.
  • Transgender School Board Member Accused of Looking at Topless Woman in Locker Room

    01/17/2023 3:33:10 PM PST · by artichokegrower · 66 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 17 Jan 2023 | HANNAH BLEAU
    Paul Bixler, a transgender board member of the Liberty Elementary School District in Maricopa County, Arizona, has been accused of looking at a topless woman in a women’s locker room at the gym, garnering outrage across social media.
  • Bronx Hate Crime Suspect Punched Woman in Mouth, Hurled Anti-Gay Slur: Cops

    01/14/2023 6:42:48 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 18 replies
    New York Post ^ | January 14, 2023 | Dean Balsamini
    A 25-year-old woman was punched in the mouth inside a Bronx deli by an unknown attacker who hurled an anti-gay slur, police said. The disturbing incident is being investigated as a hate crime, the NYPD said. The unsuspecting victim was inside the 120 Circle Deli at Hugh J. Grant Circle, near Virginia Avenue, shortly before 11:30 a.m. Friday when she was approached by the twisted suspect, who yelled, “f—-t” and punched her in the mouth, knocking her to the ground, police said.
  • Detroit-area city OKs animal sacrifice for religious reasons

    01/11/2023 5:51:25 PM PST · by artichokegrower · 20 replies
    APNEWS ^ | January 10, 2023
    HAMTRAMCK, Mich. (AP) — Residents of a Detroit-area community with a large Muslim population can sacrifice animals at home for religious reasons. The Hamtramck City Council explicitly approved the practice, 3-2, Tuesday, another step in recognizing a cultural shift in a city whose 20th century history was shaped by Polish immigrants. Muslims often slaughter animals, typically goats or sheep, or pay someone to do it for them during the holy holiday of Eid al-Adha. Meat is shared with family, friends and the poor.
  • Las Vegas parents SUE school district for $50,000 after making daughter, 15, read out X-rated assignment about 'd**ks' and lesbianism in theater class - that was even too explicit to be read aloud at school board meeting

    01/03/2023 1:57:42 PM PST · by artichokegrower · 38 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 3 January 2023 | ALEX OLIVEIRA
    Two Las Vegas parents have sued their daughter's school district after the 15-year-old was made to memorize and read out a sexually-explicit monologue in front of her theater class. Parents Candra and Terrell Evans filed the $50,000 lawsuit against the Clark County School District and its superintendent, Dr. Jesus Jara, alleging they engaged in 'unlawful grooming and abuse of a minor' over the assignment which they characterized as 'pornographic material.'
  • Louisiana Worker Fired After Dumping Water on Homeless Woman in Freezing Weather

    12/28/2022 10:26:32 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 29 replies
    New York Post ^ | December 28, 2022 | Isabel Keane
    A Louisiana convenience store worker was fired after a video went viral of her tossing a bucket of water on a homeless woman sitting outside the store in below-freezing temperatures. Video shows a female employee at the Triple S Food Mart in Baton Rouge confronting a homeless woman who was sitting in front of the store on a brisk 26-degree day over the Christmas holiday weekend. “Move! Not telling y’all again. Move it!” the worker can be heard exclaiming in the video. “Clear the —- out!” Abdullah Mufahi, the store’s owner, fired the employee featured in the video within 24...