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  • Police Release Video of Man Attacking Children in California Target Store

    12/12/2019 2:29:54 PM PST · by familyop · 46 replies
    Breitbart News ^ | December 12, 2019 | WARNER TODD HUSTON
    Without warning, the man is seen hitting an 11-year-old boy from behind and then punching a five-year-old boy in the face...Police reported that the suspect appeared to be high on drugs and was reportedly acting strangely in the store before the attacks...Hardcastle was sentenced on December 4, after pleading no contest to assault and causing great bodily injury to a minor.
  • Judges Cave to CAIR

    08/06/2019 10:35:31 AM PDT · by detective · 13 replies
    Front Page ^ | August 6, 2019 | Lloyd Billingsley
    In 2006, federal judge Garland E. Burrell sentenced Hamid Hayat of Lodi, California, to 24 years in prison for, as the U.S. Department of Justice explained, “a series of terrorism charges related to his 2003/2004 attendance at a jihadi training camp in Pakistan and his 2005 return to the United States with the intent to wage violent jihad.” As prosecutors charged, the man with “a jihadi heart and a jihadi mind” intended to target hospitals, banks and grocery stores. Hayat boasted about giving money to Sipah-e-Sahaba, a group that Pakistan declared a terrorist organization. The case was one the first...
  • Soccer Fans Brawl In The Streets In Lodi Outside Grape Bowl

    06/11/2018 2:32:42 PM PDT · by BBell · 48 replies ^ | 6/11/18 | Marc Thompson
    LODI (CBS13) – Several people were injured outside the Grape Bowl in Lodi on Saturday after a brawl broke out between fans of rival soccer teams. Lodi police say more than 100 people spilled out into the streets surrounding the stadium, around 2:45 p.m., with several dozen directly involved in the fighting. Ernie Silva lives just behind the stadium and saw it all unfold from his block, starting with a shirtless man with a severe head injury. “Blood pouring out everywhere,” he said, describing the man’s head and face. “Not even a second later I hear sirens.” The event was...
  • Lodi woman suspected of shoplifting, having explosive devices ID'd

    01/27/2015 4:09:11 PM PST · by eastforker · 24 replies ^ | 1/27/2015 | Gamaliel Ortiz
    LODI, Calif. (KCRA) —A 23-year-old woman stopped on suspicion of shoplifting at two stores in Lodi had two pipe bomb-like devices inside her getaway vehicle, police said.
  • Baboon Seizes Reporter's Breast During Her Live Broadcast and Won’t Let Go

    09/25/2013 8:54:48 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 37 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2013 | Deborah Hastings
    TV reporter Sabrina Rodriguez got fondled by frisky baboon, but she kept on smiling. Mickey the baboon bared his teeth while grabbing her chest and held on during the live shot.What a cheeky baboon. TV reporter Sabrina Rodriguez got groped during a live broadcast by a baboon who grabbed a handful of her breast and hung on. The baboon refused to let go during the live broadcast in the central California city of Lodi. The Fox 40 journalist didn’t lose her cool and continued to extol the virtues of a local wine festival in Lodi, Calif., while smiling broadly. The...
  • Store Owner Arrested After Shooting Shoplifter

    06/02/2012 4:56:06 AM PDT · by marktwain · 16 replies ^ | 30 May, 2012 | Lonnie Wong and Sam Cohen
    A Lodi liquor store owner is under arrest, and the alleged shoplifter he shot was treated at the hospital and released. Officers arrested the store owner, Gurminder “Gary” Parmar, and booked him into jail for assault with a deadly weapon. "You have to be in fear for your life, and at this point we didn't see any indication that he was in fear for his life," said Officer Jim Pendergast, Lodi Police spokesperson. Cops were called to Tokay Liquors in Lodi just before 10 p.m. Tuesday by a customer who said a robbery suspect was running away. While investigating, they...
  • Second suspect arrested in synagogue attacks (Ron Paul Campaigner)

    03/10/2012 7:25:04 AM PST · by mnehring · 19 replies
    With the arrest of a second Lodi resident, the Bergen County Prosecutors Office (BCPO) says that it has resolved all the executed and planned attacks on area synagogues that took place in December and January.Nineteen-year-old Aakash Dalal was arraigned on Monday as co-conspirator in the most dangerous attacks, in which firebombs were thrown into the rabbi’s residence at Congregation Beth El in Rutherford. According to Prosecutor John Molinelli, who announced the arrest at an afternoon press conference on Friday, March 2, Dalal has been friends since middle school with Anthony M. Graziano, who was arrested in January and charged with...
  • Calif. Council To Allow Prayer Before Meetings

    10/03/2009 3:23:21 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 7 replies · 469+ views
    <p>The city of Lodi is facing a possible lawsuit after the City Council voted to support a policy of saying prayers before council meetings.</p> <p>After the vote Wednesday, an official with the Wisconsin-based Freedom from Religion Foundation repeated the group's threat to sue the city.</p>
  • Bidding wars break out in Lodi: Is real estate finally stabilizing?

    04/02/2009 8:34:09 AM PDT · by w1andsodidwe · 49 replies · 1,799+ views
    Lodi News-Sentinel ^ | Thursday, April 2, 2009 | Marc Lutz
    When Ryan and Breanna Anderson decided they wanted to purchase a home in Lodi for their young family, they knew they would have to act quickly to take advantage of plummeting prices. And though prices for homes in the area are down, so is inventory. And interest rates are near historic lows. That’s making it tougher to snap up bargain homes — and has led some to say Lodi’s real estate market may be stabilizing.
  • Lodi man to be retried for lying to FBI

    05/05/2006 12:45:36 PM PDT · by aculeus · 5 replies · 430+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | May 5, 2006 | by Patrick Hoge, Chronicle Staff Writer
    (05-05) 11:35 PDT LODI - Federal prosecutors announced today that they will retry a Lodi man after a jury deadlocked on charges that he allegedly lied to the FBI about his son's training at a Pakistani terrorist camp. Umer Hayat, an ice cream driver, faces up to 16 years in prison if he is convicted on two charges of providing false statements to federal investigators. Hayat was released Monday on bail. After U.S. District Judge Garland Burrell Jr. reduced Hayat's bail from $1.2 million, the equity in Hayat's home -- $390,000 -- was put up as a guarantee that he...
  • Former Lodi police officer to get $100,000 after shooting himself in hand

    01/27/2009 9:24:47 AM PST · by BGHater · 18 replies · 672+ views
    Lodi News ^ | 24 Jan 2009 | Maggie Creamer
    A former Lodi Police officer who shot himself in the hand in March will receive $100,000 in a workers' compensation payment from the city. Lance Hayden Sgt. Lance Hayden accidentally shot himself while he was alone at a shooting range in the basement of the former police station at 210 W. Elm St. He will not be able to return to duty. The Lodi City Council approved the settlement in a 4-1 vote Wednesday night in closed session. Councilwoman Susan Hitchcock was the dissenting vote. The money for the payment will come out of the city's Workers' Compensation Insurance fund,...
  • 'Sopranos' movie: Real or just a tease? Club Manager gets "inside tip" that feature is in the works

    04/01/2008 8:08:20 PM PDT · by Coleus · 2 replies · 768+ views ^ | Wednesday, March 5, 2008 | GIOVANNA FABIANO
    LODI — The Sopranos may not be sleeping with the fishes after all. The manager of Satin Dolls, known to fans as the infamous Bada Bing, says Tony Soprano and his crew could be smoking cigars at their favorite gentleman’s club once again — to film a Sopranos movie. Nick D’Urso, the manager, said renovations at “The Bing” were put on hold after the club received a phone call about plans for a feature film version of Jersey’s favorite crime family. Unwilling to break his vow of omerta, D’Urso refused to say who contacted him, but he insists the information...
  • Police: Family Caught Shoplifting

    01/25/2008 2:40:05 PM PST · by KingofZion · 50 replies · 125+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | January 25, 2008 | AP
    Shoplifting is all in the family for one California clan, police say. A grandmother, her daughter and some of her grandchildren tried to steal $900 worth of merchandise from a Target store in Lodi, 35 miles south of Sacramento, police Officer Misty Smith said. The family's alleged shoplifting spree earlier this week was captured by surveillance video, which police say showed them cutting open boxes and hiding MP3 players, digital cameras, DVDs, jewelry and sports equipment in purses, bags and a backpack. An 8-year-old and a 5-year-old were among the family members detained. "The 5-year-old actually had a pack of...
  • ‘Negligent and intolerable’ Parents bring textbook concerns to Lodi Unified

    11/14/2007 9:14:32 PM PST · by dervish · 21 replies · 334+ views
    Lodi News-Sentinel ^ | 11/7/07 | Amanda Dyer
    Still not satisfied with the treatment of religions in her son's seventh-grade textbook, Korina Self aired her concerns Tuesday night at Lodi Unified's board meeting. Backed by nearly a dozen family members and friends, Self delivered a prepared statement asking the board to remove the book "History Alive!: The Medieval World and Beyond" from classrooms. "To know that a textbook was selected and put into use by our district that is blatantly one-sided, whitewashed, and that our children are being spoon-fed this information with sugar on top ... I feel is negligent and intolerable," Self said. Self stopped to gather...
  • Judge sentences Lodi man to 24 years for attending terror camp { Hamid Hayat }

    09/10/2007 1:03:24 PM PDT · by SmithL · 30 replies · 680+ views
    AP via SFGate ^ | 9/10/7 | AARON C. DAVIS, Associated Press Writer
    SACRAMENTO, (AP) -- A California man convicted of attending an al-Qaida camp in Pakistan was sentenced to 24 years in federal prison Monday for supporting terrorists, concluding a case that divided a Central Valley farming community. U.S. District Court Judge Garland Burrell Jr. imposed the sentence against Hamid Hayat on his 25th birthday, saying he had "attended a terrorist training camp, returned to the United States ready and willing to wage violent jihad when directed to do so." Hayat faced up to 39 years in prison after his April 2006 conviction on one count of providing material support to terrorists...
  • Bada Bing club, is auctioning 'Sopranos' memorabilia online

    08/31/2007 6:31:45 PM PDT · by Coleus · 1 replies · 339+ views
    north ^ | August 25, 2007 | PAUL BRUBAKER
    Satin Dolls, the Lodi go-go bar featured on the “The Sopranos” as the Bada Bing club, is auctioning items on eBay for fans of the popular HBO drama about a suburban New Jersey Mafia family. The sale will make way for the club’s renovation. LODI – Bada Bing, the fictional strip club on the HBO television Mafia drama "The Sopranos" that brought fame to Satin Dolls go-go bar, is approaching its own ending. But unlike the TV show's abrupt blackout finale, which left many television viewers cathartically stifled in June, the Bing is fading away piece by piece, courtesy...
  • CA: Feds say Lodi terror probe continues

    11/18/2006 1:24:18 PM PST · by calcowgirl · 2 replies · 374+ views
    Contra Costa Times ^ | Nov. 18, 2006 | Associated Press
    LODI, Calif. - Eighteen months after FBI agents swarmed Lodi's Muslim community and arrested a father and son on terrorism-related charges, investigators said they are still examining several individuals named by the pair. U.S. Attorney McGregor Scott and Drew Parenti, who heads the FBI's Sacramento office, met Friday with about 100 members of the Pakistani community at the Lodi Muslim Mosque. The site was part of a federal probe into what investigators initially said was a suspected terrorist cell in the agricultural community south of Sacramento. Hamid Hayat, 24, was convicted in April of one count of providing material support...
  • The path to terror in Canada -- an exclusive report: Training ground

    09/02/2006 3:44:20 AM PDT · by Clive · 11 replies · 936+ views
    National Post ^ | 2006-09-02 | Stewart Bell
    Three months after the RCMP began arresting 18 suspects accused of plotting terror attacks in Canada, an investigation by the National Post has uncovered a web of links to Pakistan. Today, in the first of four parts, the role of a Pakistani training camp is revealed.- - - BALAKOT, Pakistan - A worn footpath climbs from the Kaghan Valley highway into the lush mountains above the River Kunar, on Kashmir's western frontier. The locals all know where it leads. An hour's walk up the steep trail there is a training camp built by Islamic militants called Madrassa Syed Ahmed Shaheed...
  • U.S. Denies Entry to Teen, Father

    08/30/2006 2:16:58 AM PDT · by George Maschke · 37 replies · 1,209+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | August 30, 2006 | Shaun Waterman
    A California teenager suspected of attending a terrorist training camp and his father are being denied re-entry to the United States after spending four years in Pakistan unless they submit to interviews and lie-detector tests, their attorney says.     Julia Mass says the rights of her clients, Muhammad Ismail, a naturalized U.S. citizen born in Pakistan, and his 18-year-old son, Jaber Ismail, to return to the United States are being violated because they are on the "no fly" list.     Miss Mass said an official at the U.S. Embassy in Islamabad told Jaber Ismail that he and his father would be allowed...
  • ACLU Wants Suspected Terrorists Allowed Back Into U.S.

    08/29/2006 4:59:24 PM PDT · by Jay777 · 33 replies · 736+ views
    Stop The ACLU ^ | 29-Aug-06 | John Stephenson
    From the NY Times we learn that once again the ACLU either doesn't care or doesn't have a brain when it comes to keeping the country safe. Whichever is the case they are actively undermining our security on a daily basis. This is just the latest example. Federal authorities have prevented two relatives of a father and son convicted recently in a terrorism-related case from returning home to California from Pakistan unless they agree to be interviewed by the F.B.I. It is unclear whether the men, Muhammad Ismail, 45, and his son Jaber, 18, have a direct connection to the...