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  • All hell broke loose at this dog show in Miami — and humans sparked the chaos, video shows

    10/27/2021 10:09:21 AM PDT · by the OlLine Rebel · 31 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | 10/27/21 | Madeleine Marr
    OMG. All hell broke loose at a dog show in Miami Saturday night, but it’s the humans who caused the chaos. On video shared to social media and reposted by local filmmaker Billy Corben, people are seen throwing wild punches as chairs go flying at the Miami Bully Takeover at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel by Miami International Airport.
  • Lightfoot Says Chicago ‘Can't Arrest Our Way' Out of Surge in Gun Violence

    07/24/2021 6:43:36 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 85 replies
    NBC Chicago ^ | 7/22/2021 | Staff
    Lightfoot, speaking during a press availability on Thursday afternoon, said that city officials are exploring different ways to invest in communities, and said that Chicago will focus on the city’s West Side, which has been ravaged by gun violence. “It’s obvious: we cannot arrest our way out of this problem,” she said. “Fundamentally, if you look at the West Side and you look at the problems, the opioid addiction that is really harming so many individuals, families and communities, the investments we have to make in human capital and the investments we have to make in infrastructure, those are why...
  • Biden Offers to Send a ‘Strike Force’ Against Chicago Gun Crime

    07/09/2021 7:42:10 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 39 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 07/09/2021 | AWR Hawkins
    President Joe Biden offered to send a “strike force” into Chicago Thursday in order to help Mayor Lori Lightfoot (D) stem the tide of shootings occurring daily in the city. ABC 7 reports that a “strike force” would focus on gun trafficking. Lightfoot responded to Biden’s offer by saying, “My hope and expectation is that they’re going to be coming relatively soon. I’ve made not secret of the fact that this is a matter of incredible urgency and I think the president’s plan is to make a difference in localities like Chicago this summer.” On July 7, 2021, the Chicago...
  • Florida man pulls gun at Starbucks over cream cheese

    06/20/2021 7:09:10 PM PDT · by Pining_4_TX · 48 replies
    ABC 7 ^ | 06/20/2021 | Associated Press
    MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — An angry Florida man pulled a gun on a drive-thru worker because they forgot the cream cheese with his bagel, according to Miami Gardens Police. The employee just happened to be the daughter of the police chief. Police said the man became angry at a Starbucks drive-thru when they messed up his order earlier this week. He returned to the window, screaming at the employee. She asked whether he had paid for the cream cheese, at which point he became enraged and pulled out a gun, according to an arrest report. Chief Delma Noel-Pratt told...
  • Overnight mass shootings in three states stoke fears of bloody summer

    06/13/2021 9:51:36 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 42 replies
    New York Post ^ | June 13, 2021 | 3:18am | Jesse O’Neill
    Officials are worried that the US could face increased summer bloodshed — after mass shootings in three states left two people dead and 30 wounded Friday night into Saturday morning. “It’s very disturbing what we’re seeing across the country and the level of gun violence that we’re seeing across the country,” Savannah’s police chief, Roy Minter, Jr. told reporters Saturday. “It’s disturbing and it’s senseless.” The top cop made the statement after one man was killed and seven other people were wounded, including two children, during a shooting at an apartment complex in the Georgia city. Meanwhile, in Austin, Texas,...
  • Lightfoot says gun violence 'trending in the right direction' amid bloodiest year in more than a decade

    06/09/2021 1:24:59 PM PDT · by Steely Tom · 27 replies
    Fox 32 Chicago ^ | 8 June 2021 | Mike Flannery
    "If you look at our numbers year over year, month over month, we're actually trending in the right direction," Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Tuesday. Mayor Lightfoot made a startling claim after the Sun-Times reported a huge increase in the number of Chicago children wounded or killed by guns. The mayor said she was on the South and West sides last weekend when an astounding 63 people of all ages were shot. "Many of the people that are being shot are being shot by people who look just like them, similar age. And so this whole of government approach that...
  • Multiple fatalities reported in shooting at South Jersey house party

    05/23/2021 8:45:11 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 44 replies ^ | 05 23 2021 | Matt Gray
    Multiple people have been killed in a shooting in Fairfield Township, Cumberland County. New Jersey State Police have not released details on the number of people killed, but one official has indicated multiple deaths in the incident, which was reported around midnight at a large house party on the 1000 block of Commerce Street/Route 49. Several people were also reported wounded. Emergency dispatch communications from the time of the incident indicate initial calls for a woman with a gunshot wound. From there, dispatchers began receiving reports of multiple victims. EMS crews had to wait for clearance to head Into the...
  • Ex-girlfriend of Tom Hanks' son Chet, 30, was granted protective order just days after he accused her of attacking him with a knife in bloody video

    04/01/2021 6:23:36 AM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 34 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | March 31, 2021 | Emily Crane
    Chet Hanks (left) has accused his ex-girlfriend Kiana Parker (right) of carrying out a bloody attack on him with a knife in a newly surfaced video amid a messy legal battle after they split
  • The Chicago Gun Myth

    07/28/2020 7:44:18 AM PDT · by SJackson · 28 replies
    National Review ^ | July 27, 2020 | DAVID HARSANYI
    Politicians blame out-of-state sellers, but the real problem lies at home. The tragically incompetent mayor of Chicago, Lori Lightfoot, appeared on CNN’s State of the Union this weekend to deflect attention from the horror show unfolding in her city by blaming interlopers for its spiking murder rate: “We are being inundated with guns from states that have virtually no gun control, no background checks, no ban on assault weapons — that is hurting cities like Chicago.” Although these accusations have leveled by Chicago politicians for decades now, they are a myth.For one thing, there is no state in the nation...
  • Police Under Investigation for Traffic Safety Message That Offended Black Lives Matter Protesters

    07/13/2020 3:03:35 PM PDT · by rickmichaels · 58 replies
    PJ Media ^ | July 13, 2020 | Tyler O'Neil
    Last week, Paul Brodeur, mayor of Melrose, Mass., apologized for a supposedly offensive traffic safety message and launched an investigation into it. He made a federal case about a police billboard reading “THE SAFETY OF ALL LIVES MATTER.” This simple statement expressing the importance of safety for everyone is purportedly offensive or racist or something because many respond to the “Black Lives Matter” movement with signs reading “All Lives Matter.” “I have just been made aware that the following traffic sign is being displayed on Main Street,” Brodeur tweeted with a picture of the sign. “I have ordered that it...
  • Chicago Mayor blames yet another bloody weekend on “guns”

    07/06/2020 9:31:08 AM PDT · by rktman · 51 replies ^ | 7/6/2020 | Jazz Shaw
    The violence in Chicago over Independence Day weekend may not have been quite as bad as the massacre that John wrote about two weeks ago, but it was still pretty awful. There were crowds of people out and about in the Windy City, but not all of them were looking to celebrate our nation’s independence. By the middle of the day on Sunday, the Associated Press reported that there were “at least” 13 people killed and nearly 60 more shot around the city. And as it turns out, the AP was lowballing the figures.
  • Chicago weekend shootings: 61 shot, 15 fatally, in violence across city

    06/29/2020 5:03:54 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 14 replies
    ABC 7 Chicago ^ | June 29, 2020 | By Will Jones, Jessica D'Onofrio and Jesse Kirsch
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- For a second straight weekend, violence in Chicago has impacted the lives of dozens of people. According to Chicago police, 61 people were shot and 15 were killed between 6 p.m. Friday and 11:59 p.m. Sunday. Three of those fatal shootings victims were minors, police said. Community activist Andrew Holmes shared a picture of 10-year-old Lena Nunez, who was shot and killed while visiting her uncle's home in Logan Square Saturday night. A stray bullet came through the window. Holmes said the family is heartbroken. The shooting happened just after 1-year-old Sincere Gaston was shot and killed...
  • Chicago shootings: At least 70 shot, 10 fatally, including 4 children, in violence weekend

    06/22/2020 6:02:43 AM PDT · by navysealdad · 52 replies
    Ten people were killed, including four children, and at least 60 others wounded in shootings across Chicago over the weekend, police said. The youngest of those killed this weekend was 3-year-old Mekhi James. The little boy had just gotten haircut with his stepdad in the 600-block of North Central Avenue at about 6:25 p.m. Saturday when police said a vehicle pulled up next to them in traffic on the West Side and someone started shooting from inside.
  • Kenyan man is beaten to death by a mob of youths after they suspected him of having coronavirus

    03/21/2020 10:29:43 AM PDT · by rey · 32 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 21 March, 2020
    A suspected coronavirus sufferer in Kenya was beaten by a group of youths armed with stones and later died in hospital. The man, named locally as George Kotini Hezron, was going home after visiting a bar in the village of Msambweni in Kwale County when he was attacked yesterday. Residents suspected him of having the virus and decided to set upon him as he walked home at around 9pm, according to local media. The vigilante mob argued with Hezron and accused him of having the deadly disease and threw stones at him before fleeing.
  • If government can curb our rights to fight a virus, then why not to fight gun violence (barf alert)

    03/21/2020 7:33:54 AM PDT · by rellimpank · 22 replies
    Chicago S-T ^ | 21 mar 2020 | Mary Mitchell
    I am just amazed how quickly the world changed. Up to this point, the biggest threat many of us have faced was gun violence. And despite the tens of thousands of innocent adults and children killed each year by guns in this country, no number of deaths has been enough to move government to take the drastic measures now being taken to stop a deadly virus.
  • White choir sings black spirituals, and all hell breaks loose

    02/27/2020 7:11:12 AM PST · by Red Badger · 62 replies
    WND ^ | Published February 26, 2020 at 6:55pm | Todd Starnes By Todd Starnes
    Should white people sing black spirituals? Western Michigan University is grappling with that question after a black student was triggered and suffered a social media meltdown when a predominantly white choir sang "Wade in the Water." "So apparently Western Michigan University thinks it's ok for WHITE peoples to sing negro spirituals while the instructor talking bout 'these songs don't belong to one race.' They sure as hell DO," WMU music major Shaylee Faught wrote on a social media post now seen by more than 1 million people. Faught got triggered after the choir's black conductor reportedly told the audience that...
  • Massive Anti-Police Protest Vows To Mess Up MTA

    01/31/2020 9:13:51 AM PST · by GuavaCheesePuff · 29 replies
    Patch ^ | January 30, 2020 | Kathleen Culliton
    NEW YORK CITY — Thousands of New Yorkers are expected to barrel into the city's subway system Friday with a single goal in mind: "Think of the ways you can move in affinity to build, and to f--- s--- up," a masked, hooded man with a disguised voice says in a video posted to Twitter this week. "The streets are ours," the Decolonize This Place tweet reads. "The trains our ours. The walls are ours. This moment is ours." Jan. 31 will be a day of action to protest the recent increase in New York City cops patrolling the subway...
  • Friendly kiss turns violent as woman bites off inch of man’s tongue, Michigan cops say

    01/30/2020 12:49:35 PM PST · by Gamecock · 52 replies
    KC Star ^ | 1/30/2020
    A consensual kiss turned violent when a Michigan woman bit off an inch of her friend’s tongue, media outlets report. Youlette Wedgeworth, 52, was at a man’s apartment in Center Line, a small town north of Detroit, when they shared a consensual kiss on Tuesday, The Detroit News reported. That’s when she is accused of chomping down on the tip of his tongue, the newspaper reported.
  • Philadelphia’s Top Prosecutor Pursues ‘Social,’ Not Actual, Justice Larry Krasner said he wouldn’t prosecute certain offenses and the bad guys got the message.

    01/10/2020 7:15:59 PM PST · by karpov · 43 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | January 10, 2020 | Jennifer Stefano
    Michael White didn’t deny killing Sean Schellenger. He admitted to police and at his trial that he plunged a knife several times into Schellenger’s back during a July 2018 scuffle in Philadelphia’s Rittenhouse Square. Numerous witnesses and a cellphone video confirmed what happened. Yet in October 2019 a jury acquitted Mr. White, a 22-year-old college student, of voluntary manslaughter. Many, including the victim’s family, blame Larry Krasner, Philadelphia’s soft-on-crime district attorney. Mr. Krasner is one of a new crop of “progressive prosecutors” who have won election in liberal cities. They include San Francisco’s Chesa Boudin, who was raised by Weather...
  • Mother of 11 cannot find work, close to eviction

    01/07/2020 9:37:04 AM PST · by rightwingintelligentsia · 127 replies
    Fox13 Memphis via WPXI ^ | January 7, 2020 | Siobhan Riley
    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A mother of 11 who was laid off before Christmas is unable to find work and is facing eviction. “If I had family to go to -- like immediate family -- I’d go and ask them, but I don’t have any immediate family,” said Jessica Sumlin. “It’s just me and my kids.” The Mid-South mother said she is about to be evicted because she can’t find work. It’s a harsh reality many people in Memphis are experiencing in recent months as several companies have announced layoffs that are carrying over into the new year. Sumlin’s was laid...