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  • Indianapolis gangster rapper and five others were allegedly killed by his younger brother using same kind of gun seen in his Youtube videos

    01/26/2021 3:44:57 PM PST · by dynachrome · 37 replies ^ | 1-26-21 | unattributed
    Four members of one family were killed in Indianapolis around 4:00 AM on January 24th. The victims include Kezzie Childs, 42, Raymond Childs Jr, 42, Elijah Childs, 18, and Rita Childs, 13. Kiara Hawkins, 19, and her unborn baby boy were also killed. Another teenage boy was found seriously wounded nearby. On Facebook, Hawkins says she was due to give birth on February 1st. Hawkins seems to insinuate that Elijah Childs is the father of her baby, though this is unclear. On the morning of January 25th, police announced that they apprehended a 17 year old, but they could not...
  • Jimmy Carter calls Capitol violence 'a national tragedy'

    01/07/2021 8:44:51 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 85 replies
    thehill ^ | 01/06/2021 | Jordan Williams
    Former President Jimmy Carter called the violence at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday "a national tragedy" and said he was praying for a peaceful transfer of power. “This is a national tragedy and is not who we are as a nation,” the 39th president of the United States said in a statement posted to Twitter by the Carter Center. The former president said he was “troubled by the violence at the U.S. Capitol today.”
  • National Guard soldier killed herself after being gang-raped by colleagues: mom

    11/18/2020 1:41:54 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 62 replies
    New York Post ^ | November 18, 2020 | Natalie O'Neill
    A devoted Army National Guard soldier killed herself after she reported being sexually assaulted on the job — but the military branch did nothing to help, according to her mom. “To think that that’s what took her life — that’s what broke her,” Debbie Robinson, the mother of officer Morgan Robinson, told CBS Evening News. “They wanted her body. And they took her soul.”
  • 5-year-old North Carolina boy allegedly shot dead by neighbor

    08/11/2020 7:34:01 PM PDT · by VeniVidiVici · 33 replies
    New York Post ^ | 08-11-2020 | Natalie Musumeci
    Little White boy killed boy wacko black guy. Thank you Democrats for whipping up emotion for people to kill.
  • Black Man Known for Standing Outside With ‘Vote Trump’ Signs Murdered in Broad Daylight

    07/25/2020 8:36:59 AM PDT · by Orlando · 72 replies
    District Herald ^ | 7/25/2020 | District Herald
    When they say “Black Lives Matter,” it is clear the left does not mean black lives like the one of Bernell Tremmell. Tremmell was well-known in his Milwaukee community for being an outspoken advocate for President Donald Trump. He would spend his days out in the heat at City Hall or in his neighborhood with his homemade signs urging people to reelect the president in November. On Thursday afternoon, the 60-year-old activist was fatally shot in broad daylight outside his business, Expression Publications. The storefront was covered in signs with bible versus, along with “Vote Donald Trump 2020,” and “Re-Elect...
  • My 1st Cousin 3 Times Removed Was Hanged in a Noose

    06/26/2020 9:36:26 AM PDT · by ProtectOurFreedom · 49 replies
    I just discovered my first cousin 3 times removed was tragically hanged in a noose in a bizarre accident. This happened in 1899.
  • Minneapolis Rioters Burned One Of America’s Most Beloved Independent Bookstores To The Ground

    06/01/2020 5:26:07 AM PDT · by gattaca · 105 replies
    The Federalist ^ | June 1, 2020 | Tony Daniel
    Uncle Hugo's and Uncle Edgar's were legendary among the community of science fiction, fantasy, and mystery readers—and now they're gone. Venerable Minneapolis science fiction and fantasy bookstore Uncle Hugo’s and its sister store in the same building, Uncle Edgar’s, which specialized in mysteries, were both burned to ruins last Friday night by rioters. The store took its name from two major awards in the genre fields, science fiction’s Hugo awards, and mysteries Edgar’s. Independent bookstores are a threatened American institution, and Uncle Hugo’s was considered a flagship operation. Owner Don Blyly was noted for his ability to adapt to modern...
  • Teen learning to park truck runs over dad, killing him

    05/13/2020 1:26:56 PM PDT · by texas booster · 73 replies
    KTXS Abilene ^ | May 13 2020 | None Listed
    TARPON SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) — Police say a 15-year-old girl accidentally drove over her father as he was teaching her to park the vehicle. The man died at the scene on Tuesday evening. Tarpon Springs police told news outlets the 46-year-old man had gotten out of the truck to let the girl park it by herself. She "unintentionally" hit the accelerator while the truck was still in drive. It lunged forward over a curb and hit the man before striking a tree ...
  • 25 Years Later: How The Oklahoma City Bombing Shaped America

    04/19/2020 11:36:12 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 21 replies
    The Federalist ^ | April 19, 2020 | Caroline D'Agati
    At a time of such pain, it seems cruel to borrow more from the past. But COVID-19 and the tragedy in Oklahoma City raise similar questions that should stir us as a nation. Twenty-five years ago today, a young U.S. Army veteran named Timothy McVeigh parked a moving truck in front of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City. At 9:02 a.m., McVeigh’s homemade truck bomb detonated, ripping a hole through the Murrah building and killing 168 people, 19 of whom were children. Sadly, this anniversary comes at a time when Americans are in the midst of another...
  • Brother of UPS driver taken hostage and killed during shootout with cops reveals he was covering another employee's route - as FBI identifies diamond thieves who also died in the standoff

    12/06/2019 1:44:57 PM PST · by RummyChick · 77 replies
    The UPS driver who was killed in a hostage situation and shootout was covering another driver's route when he died, his brother has said. Driver Frank Ordonez, a 27-year-old father of two young girls, died in the mayhem along with innocent motorist Richard Cutshaw, a 70-year-old union representative who was two years away from retirement, and the two armed robbers who opened fire on cops. Lamar Alexander, 41, and Ronnie Jerome Hill, 41, both of Miami-Dade County, were identified by the FBI as the perpetrators of Thursday's armed jewelry store robbery, carjacking, kidnapping and shootout with cops that left both...
  • Coast Guard: 25 bodies found after California boat fire

    09/03/2019 8:08:34 AM PDT · by sheana · 82 replies
    Associated Press KGET ^ | Sep 2, 2019 / 10:46 PM PDT | : STEFANIE DAZIO, Associated Press
    SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — A middle-of-the-night fire swept a boat carrying recreational scuba divers anchored near an island off the Southern California coast early Monday, leaving at least 25 dead and nine others missing. Coast Guard Lt. Cmdr Matthew Kroll said Monday night that 25 people had died. Five of six crew members on the Conception escaped by jumping into an inflatable boat they steered to a nearby vessel. Rescuers initially recovered four bodies about 90 miles (145 kilometers) northwest of Los Angeles just off Santa Cruz Island, and 16 others were pulled from the water later in the...
  • Plane, helicopter collide mid-air, killing 2 children, 5 adults in Mallorca

    08/25/2019 12:54:45 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 15 replies
    N Y Post ^ | 08/25/2019 | Jorge Fitz-Gibbon
    Sunday over the city of Inca on the popular tourist island, with five of the victims...killed in the chopper and the other two in the airplane, the BBC reported. Authorities said the airplane passengers were locals but haven’t officially identified any victims or the nationalities of the other three killed. At least one of the helicopter victims was Italian, according to Spanish news agency Europa Press. Photos of the wreckage...showed a tail section on a local road and a twisted hunk of metal on fire in a garden.
  • American Tragedy

    08/16/2019 1:51:15 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 9 replies ^ | August 16, 2019 | Tucker Carlson and Neil Patel
    One thing about tragedies: They reveal people for who they really are. In the past two weeks, we've learned a lot about our media and political class. Our country endured two separate and horrifying mass shootings, one in El Paso, Texas, and the other in Dayton, Ohio. Between them, at least 31 people were murdered. Two massacres, back to back. It's tempting to look for themes that connect them, but if there are any, they're not political. One gunman appeared to be a Trump voter. The other supported Sen. Elizabeth Warren. There's no obvious ideological lesson here. But that hasn't...
  • 45K barrels of bourbon reportedly destroyed in Jim Beam warehouse fire

    07/03/2019 7:03:30 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 95 replies ^ | Posted 7:23 am, July 3, 2019 | Staff
    LEXINGTON, Ky. — Two barrel warehouses at a Jim Beam aging facility burned for hours overnight in Kentucky. WKYT reports the facility caught fire at around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday. One warehouse caught fire, which then spread to a second warehouse. Roughly 45,000 barrels of bourbon were in one of the burning warehouses. Officials said it’s possible the fire was caused by a lightning strike. VERSAILLES, Ky. (WKYT) - Multiple crews are on the scene of a major fire at a bourbon warehouse facility. Massive fire at a Jim Beam warehouse facility in Woodford County Woodford County Emergency Management Director Drew...
  • Tim Tebow, fiancee, Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters suffer family tragedy: ‘Our hearts are aching’

    05/07/2019 10:33:42 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 9 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 05/07/2019 | Jeannie Law
    Former NFL quarterback-turned-Minor League Baseball player Tim Tebow and his fiancée Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters took to social media over the weekend to share of a heartbreaking family loss. Nel-Peters’ 13-year-old sister, Franje, who is responsible for bringing the power couple together, passed away suddenly. Both Tebow and Nel-Peters shared moving posts on Saturday, celebrating the life of Franje. The 2017 Miss Universe winner shared photos of her sister and the scripture Romans 8:38-39. “My little Princess, Angel on Earth, biggest joy and baby sister, Franje, passed away earlier today,” Nel-Peters wrote on Instagram. “Our hearts are aching beyond measure but I...
  • The Tragedy of Cultural Relativism

    04/29/2019 9:31:36 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 8 replies
    YouTube ^ | 12/24/18 | Paul Joseph Watson
    Here's a YouTube video (approx 7 min) by Paul Joseph Watson chronicling the sad ending of a dozen or so brainwashed, deluded Westerners who took their mistaken beliefs to the most dangerous places in the world, and paid the ultimate price. Short and sobering.
  • Crowd Unaware as Comic Literally Dies Onstage

    04/12/2019 3:41:43 PM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 48 replies
    Newser ^ | 04/12/2019 | John Johnson
    (Newser) – "Imagine if I died in front of you lot here," veteran comic Ian Cognito told the crowd during a set Thursday in the English town of Bicester. A few minutes later, the 60-year-old did, in fact, die in front of the crowd, reports the BBC. For a few minutes, everybody thought it was part of the act and laughed along when Cognito sat down on a stool and went silent. After all, he had just joked about what it would be like to have a stroke and wake up speaking Welsh. But eventually, the emcee at the Atic...
  • Building the wall will prevent more tragedies like the death of the Guatemalan boy at the border

    01/30/2019 11:32:04 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 3 replies
    New York Post ^ | 01/30/2019 | Michael Goodwin
    Back in April, the Department of Justice sought to prevent illegal border crossing with a “zero tolerance” policy that involved a large expansion of criminal prosecutions. By June, holding facilities in Texas were packed, and pictures of crying children separated from parents hijacked any rational explanations, forcing President Trump to put the policy on hold. The move stopped the media feeding frenzy, but didn’t plug the porous border. Now the frenzy is back, this time over dead children. A few weeks ago, an 8-year-old Guatemalan boy died in custody, the second child from that country to die on the American...
  • Ronald Brewer, former Gov. Jan Brewer's eldest son, dies unexpectedly in Phoenix

    11/06/2018 6:03:33 AM PST · by sodpoodle · 11 replies
    AZCentral ^ | 11/6/2018 | Maria Polleta
    Former Gov. Jan Brewer on Monday announced that her eldest son, Ronald Brewer, had died unexpectedly over the weekend. He was 54. "Heartbreaking news for me," Brewer wrote on Twitter, sharing a link to an online obituary. "Prayers for me and my family as we grieve are greatly appreciated." Brewer already lost one of her three sons, John Brewer, to cancer in 2007. The cause of Ronald Brewer's death was not immediately clear. The obituary said only that he had died in his sleep Saturday in Phoenix, and a family representative did not comment further.
  • Explanation of a tragedy

    08/29/2018 11:25:03 AM PDT · by sodpoodle · 11 replies
    email from a friend | 8/29/2018 | unknown
    Chuck Schumer was visiting a Washington D.C. primary school and the class was in the middle of a discussion related to words and their meanings. The teacher asked Mr Schumer if he would like to lead the discussion on the word 'Tragedy'. So Mr Schumer asked the class for an example of a 'Tragedy' A little boy stood up and offered: 'If my best friend, who lives on a farm, is playing' in the field and a tractor runs over him and kills him, that would be a tragedy.' 'Incorrect,' said Schumer. 'That would be an accident.' <>A little girl...