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  • Stink raised over horse manure in LaGrange County (Indiana)

    10/05/2015 6:56:36 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 13 replies
    Goshen News ^ | DENISE FEDOROW
    That petition states in part, “We the taxpayers of LaGrange County respectfully request the county require the Amish community to attach manure bags to buggies and to clean up hitching rack areas after use.”
  • Amish finally win the right to follow their beliefs in Eau Claire County

    10/01/2015 7:05:58 PM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 31 replies
    Wisconsin Watchdog ^ | 10-1-15 | Paul Brennan
    The Amish may have a reputation for raising barns lightning-fast, but this project has taken 10 years. It has taken that long for members of the Old Order Amish who want to build homes in Eau Claire County to complete the permitting process. The county refused to accommodate to their religious beliefs. Members of the Old Order strictly adhere to Amish religious and cultural traditions, and they reject electric appliances, modern plumbing and other innovations. The county welcomed the Amish when they first began settling in Eau Claire in the 1970s. “Bridge Creek officials say that if the Amish hadn’t...
  • Forest Acres police officer killed in shooting at Richland Mall (So Carolina)

    09/30/2015 10:10:45 AM PDT · by PghBaldy · 43 replies
    WIS News 10 (Columbia, SC) ^ | September 30 | Jeremy Turnage
    FOREST ACRES, SC (WIS) - Police in Forest Acres confirmed at a noon news conference that an officer with the Forest Acres Police Department was killed in a shooting Wednesday morning. The suspect has also been arrested in connection with the case. "What a tragic day here in Forest Acres," Police Chief Gene Sealy said to start the news conference. "This morning we had one of our police officers shot and killed." The officer, identified as Officer Greg Alia, 32, was a graduate of Richland Northeast High School and a 7-year veteran of the force. He was married and just...
  • Video Shows Vicious Attack on 81-Year-Old Man in Santa Ana Parking Lot; Assailant Sought

    09/25/2015 9:21:19 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 41 replies ^ | september 25, 2015 | john moreno, chip yost
    Santa Ana police on Friday asked for the public’s help in identifying the assailant who attacked an 81-year-old man in a vicious attack that was captured on surveillance video. The incident occurred after the victim pulled into in a parking lot at 5015 West Edinger Avenue about 6:10 a.m., parked and exited his vehicle, the Santa Ana Police Department said in a news release. In accordance with his morning routine, he was on his way to buy coffee and donuts. Footage released by authorities shows the man walking unassumingly when he is suddenly approached by another man who punches him...
  • Brutal Omaha beatings go viral

    09/22/2015 9:23:34 AM PDT · by lacrew · 47 replies
    WIBW ^ | Sep 21, 2015 | Brandon Scott
    A brutal beating video has gone viral and now Omaha Police are investigating who's behind the chaos. The video shows dozens of people involved in a knock-down, drag-out fight at the Southside Terrace housing complex 28th and R in South Omaha. The complex is a public, low-income housing property. In the video, a woman is pulled to the ground, kicked in the face and stomach, repeatedly punched, and her attackers pull her hair. Later in the video several men are also attacked. WOWT 6 News spoke with Afiya Madut, a Southside Terrace resident who said fights aren't uncommon at the...
  • Two women shot outside Fenway Park; gangs eyed (Boston)

    09/06/2015 10:28:20 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 6 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | September 7, 2015 | Laurel J. Sweet
    Bullets spraying from a suspected gang-related beef outside Fenway Park early yesterday morning wounded two women at a popular meet-up corner, broke glass at the entrance to the Red Sox ticket office and punched a baseball-size hole in a window at Boston Beer Works. “The bullet went in there. We have no idea where the bullet went,” Boston Beer Works general manager Dan Quintino told the Herald as he carefully peeled back the duct tape temporarily patching the damage just above his head. Shattered glass littered the floor at the base of a large beer vat overlooking Brookline Avenue.
  • Disturbing video shows woman being punched, stomped on outside north side gas station

    08/28/2015 9:59:48 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 47 replies ^ | august 27, 2015 | ashley sears
    A confrontation outside a Milwaukee gas station turns violent and the disturbing video has surfaced online. The incident happened last week outside of a north side gas station. One community activist says it is important to see the reality in some parts of Milwaukee and make sure there is change.
  • Black Lives Matter Way Too Much

    08/11/2015 8:09:33 AM PDT · by IChing · 53 replies
    Misadventures in Diversity ^ | 8/10/15 | Donald Joy
    A black criminal resists or attacks a white cop or a mostly non-black watchman, and dies as a result, and the whole country spins wildly into paroxysms of hysteria. Orgies of non-stop rioting and looting commence. Police departments and municipal governments enact emergency measures, costing taxpayers millions upon millions of dollars. Lawyers, politicians, and officials hustle to the microphones. Reporters, analysts, and pundits go into hyper-drive. Businesses burn to the ground. Entire city blocks explode in flames and mayhem and murder. The federal government doles out mountains of cash for leftist community agitators to go in and egg on the...
  • Police: Officers were in danger before shooting, killing teen (Indianapolis)

    08/10/2015 8:36:28 PM PDT · by DemforBush · 15 replies
    WISH TV-8 (Indianapolis tv station) ^ | 8.10.15 | WISH TV Staff
    INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A 15-year-old was shot and killed by police late Sunday night on the northeast side of Indianapolis after, according to police, officers’ lives were in danger...
  • Protesters Arrested at Federal Courthouse in Downtown St. Louis

    08/11/2015 2:28:37 AM PDT · by Morgana · 3 replies ^ | August 10, 2015 | Kevin Killeen
    ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – Police arrested 56 demonstrators attempting to enter the federal courthouse in downtown St. Louis as part of a day of civil disobedience marking one year since Michael Brown’s death. Those arrested were part of a larger group of some 200 protesters who blocked traffic as they marched through the heart of downtown chanting, “Black lives matter,” and, “The whole world’s watching.” Many of those arrested are clergy, and the tone of the arrests – on both sides- was measured. Police told the crowd to disperse, and when they didn’t, the group that had hopped over a...
  • Horrific injuries suffered by teenage girl attacked by gang of catcalling men ...

    08/01/2015 5:37:10 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 52 replies
    An 18-year-old girl has been left with horrific injuries after she was attacked by a gang of men for wearing a bikini. Jessica Byrnes-Laird from Haughton, Louisiana, stopped at a local convenience store on the way back from the beach with her boyfriend on Sunday. Surveillance footage shows the group of men then approached the car and started catcalling her. Read more: Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook
  • Seven Minneapolis teens charged with assaulting homeless men in in Wichita, Kan.

    08/03/2015 7:45:16 PM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 31 replies
    Star Tribune ^ | 8-3-15 | Jim Paulsen
    Seven young males from a Minneapolis basketball Amateur Athletic Union program were arrested and charged with misdemeanors in Wichita, Kan., after assaulting at least three homeless people in downtown Wichita over the weekend, police said. The young males, ages 12 to 18, were in Wichita to play in the Mid America Youth Basketball championships. They were staying in a downtown hotel and were walking the streets when the assaults occurred on Sunday night. The young males play for Urban Stars Athletics, an arm of Urban Ventures, a nonprofit organization that assists inner-city families in poverty. The assaults started with “people...
  • 4 shot in assault rifle attack at Desire's Sampson park

    07/28/2015 8:50:24 AM PDT · by smokingfrog · 29 replies ^ | 7-26-15 | Ken Daley
    A man armed with an assault rifle opened fire at a crowded park in Desire Sunday (July 26), shooting at least four people, including a man left critically wounded, New Orleans police said. The attack came around 6:20 p.m., when Edith Sampson Playground Park at the corner of Piety and Treasure streets was crowded with family gatherings and several children were playing inside two inflatable "space walkers," witnesses said. "I was scared for my life," said one woman, who asked that her name be withheld for fear of retaliation. "All those children was out there. I just got down and...
  • Dothan man charged after spiked formula sends baby to ICU

    07/25/2015 6:49:10 PM PDT · by boycott · 36 replies ^ | 7-25-15 | Melissa Brown
    A 10-month-old baby is in intensive care after her uncle allegedly mixed her formula with alcohol, Dothan police said Friday. Dothan police charged Dontavian Lee McCree, 19, with felony torture child abuse after hospital staff discovered the baby had ingested alcohol. The Dothan Eagle reports the baby was admitted around 1:30 p.m. Thursday but her condition had improved by Friday. Police said McCree's sister left her daughter in his care while she went to work, but she noticed the baby was acting oddly when she returned. The baby was taken to the emergency room, where hospital staff called police. "There...
  • California Teens’ Lemonade Stand Robbed of $30, Police Say

    07/18/2015 7:07:12 PM PDT · by South40 · 27 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 17 JUL 15 | KAYLEE HECK
    It was the perfect hot day for a lemonade stand. Two 13-year-old girls set one up Wednesday in Rancho Cucamonga, California, but they didn’t expect what was coming next. A young man approached the table and told the two entrepreneurs he didn’t have any cash on him, police told ABC News today. The girls decided to give him a free cup of lemonade anyway, and he started walking away.
  • A Modest Proposal for referring to Jihadis on Free Republic

    07/16/2015 8:16:50 PM PDT · by LonePalm · 33 replies
    Self | 7/16/2015 | LonePalm
    It is one thing to refer to AAs as Amish in thread comments. The Amish are good people and the comparison is so outlandish as to not be a slander. I think it is quite different to refer to Jihadis as Amish. Therefore I suggest that we refer to the Jihadis as: Lower Slobbovians
  • Raw: Surveillance shows teens in gun show robbery

    07/14/2015 9:22:13 AM PDT · by rktman · 21 replies ^ | 7/14/2015 | Unknown
    Channel 9 has obtained surveillance video that shows more than a dozen people stealing weapons from a gun show at the Central Florida Fairgrounds in Orange County over the Fourth of July weekend.
  • Teens Charged with Murder, 12-Year-Old Boy Still Wanted

    07/07/2015 3:14:32 PM PDT · by Trailerpark Badass · 38 replies
    WOWT ^ | Jul 07, 2015 | WOWT 6 News
    Warrants for first degree murder have been issued for two teenagers and a 12-year-old boy for the June shooting death of Jamymell Ray, 31. Two of the teenagers have been taken into custody, but a 12-year-old boy still remains wanted. The 12-year-old has been identified as Jarrell Milton. Anyone who knows his whereabouts is asked to call the Omaha Police Homicide Unit at (402) 444-5656 or Omaha Crime Stoppers at (402) 444-STOP. The shooting happened on Monday, June 29th near 24th & Redick. Ray and Charles Fisher, 30, were both hit by gunfire. Fisher was treated at the hospital and...
  • Police Back Off ‘Anti-White’ Hate Crime Claim in Case of Horrific July Fourth Mob Beating (GRAPHIC)

    07/07/2015 11:03:41 AM PDT · by South40 · 44 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 6 JUL 2015 | Jason Howerton
    Editor's note: This story contains graphic content and will be disturbing to some readers. A 27-year-old man was left bloodied and unconscious after being brutally assaulted by an unruly mob in the streets of Cincinnati on Saturday night. Though the official police incident report referred to the July Fourth attack as “anti-white,” Capt. Mike Neville backed off the claim on Monday and said it’s not yet clear if race was a factor. Neville said the officer who filed the incident report felt the attack was racially motivated because the victim, Christopher McKnight, was beaten by a group of people from...
  • ...Video Shows Florida State University Quarterback De’Andre Johnson Punching Woman in the Face

    07/07/2015 9:05:37 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 108 replies
    He grabs her arm. She attempts to hit him. He punches her in the face. Although the surveillance video was released Monday, the incident took place June 24, inside Yianni’s nightclub in Tallahassee, Florida. On June 25, the head football coach at FSU, Jimbo Fisher, announced Johnson’s indefinite suspension for a violation of athletic department policy. Fisher later said that Johnson had been dismissed from the team, effective immediately. The former freshman quarterback is also being charged with battery. The woman in the video suffered bruising under her left eye, swelling to the left cheek and upper lip, and a...
  • HORROR! Black Youths Mock & Laugh at Unconscious and Bloody White Male Victim After July 4 Beatdown

    07/05/2015 11:52:40 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 79 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | July 6, 2015 | Kristinn Taylor
    A video posted Sunday to the Facebook account of “QbabyOfTeamQ” purports to show the bloodied victim of a racial attack in Cincinnati during a race riot in Fountain Square on Saturday night. The white man was beaten unconscious following a hip hop and electronica Fourth of July concert. The video shows a mostly Black crowd gathered around the white male victim laid out on the sidewalk. A few are trying to help the unconscious man while others squeal in awe at the blood covering his head. Many onlookers are laughing. (VIDEO-AT-LINK)One voice can be heard asking for someone to call...
  • 91 Year Old Ocala Woman Beaten

    06/22/2015 8:15:18 AM PDT · by happilymarriedmom · 46 replies
    Ocala Star Banner ^ | 6/20/2015 | Austin L Miller
    A 91-year-old Ocala woman was beaten by two suspects who broke into her residence early Saturday morning, according to the Ocala Police Department. Ocala police said it appears the burglars entered the elderly woman’s northeast Ocala home through a back window shortly before 6 a.m. and, when she heard noises, she called out to see who was inside. Authorities said the intruders confronted the homeowner and demanded cash from her. When she told them that she didn’t have any money, they beat her. Officials said the robbers then left the home, and it appears they left empty-handed. Officers found the...
  • (Ohio) Fairfield pool fight 911 call: 'Everything’s going crazy'

    06/20/2015 4:55:35 PM PDT · by Morgana · 77 replies ^ | June 12, 2015 | By Karin Johnson
    FAIRFIELD —Two adults and two youths have been cited after an incident Tuesday evening at the Fairfield Aquatic Center. Fairfield police declined to discuss the incident on camera, but according to a report obtained by WLWT, the incident started when aquatic center employees asked some children to leave the pool because of their behavior. The children told the park ranger their mom said they didn't have to leave, the report states. Police said that is when one of the mothers aggressively confronted the ranger and then pushed an officer. Police wrote in the report, that another adult then began striking...
  • Teen killed at Fayette pool party ‘always did things the right way’ (pool party update)

    06/15/2015 11:34:18 AM PDT · by armydawg505 · 33 replies ^ | 6/14/15 | Tyler Estep
    Ask his friends, and Wali Clanton was not the type of person to get in trouble. That’s what made the 19-year-old’s shooting death at a crowded Fayette County pool party all the more tragic. “He was kind, he was a pure person, and made everybody laugh,” friend and schoolmate Nani Buchanan said Sunday. “He wasn’t mean to anybody. Nobody disliked him ever.” Clanton, a 2014 graduate of and former football player at Hampton’s Dutchtown High School, was one of five teens shot late Saturday at the party on the 600 block of Ga. 279 in Fayetteville. Fayette County Sheriff’s Office...
  • Police: 6 killed, 23 wounded in Memorial Day weekend shootings

    05/24/2015 1:55:54 PM PDT · by PROCON · 28 replies ^ | May 23, 2015 | Sun-Times Wire
    Six people were killed and at least 23 others—including a 4-year-old girl—have been wounded in shootings across Chicago this Memorial Day weekend, police said. The 4-year-old, identified by her family as Jacele Johnson, was shot about 8 p.m. Friday in the West Englewood neighborhood. She and her 17-year-old cousin Romare Wilson were inside an SUV in the 7000 block of South Justine when another vehicle pulled up and someone inside opened fire, according to their family and Chicago Police.The girl was shot in the head and taken to Comer Children’s Hospital, where she was in critical condition, authorities said. The...
  • A good woman and a really bad man died today

    05/20/2015 9:23:26 PM PDT · by hatfieldmccoy · 65 replies
    Omaha World Herald ^ | MAY 20, 2015 | Maggie O'Brien,
    An Omaha police officer and a suspect involved in a shootout Wednesday have died. Kerrie Orozco, 29, a gang unit officer, was serving a warrant on the Metro Area Fugitive Task Force when she was shot. Orozco is the 25th officer – and first female – in the department killed in the line of duty. Orozco had been taken to Creighton University Medical Center in extremely critical condition after being shot about 1 p.m. near Read Street and Martin Avenue.

    05/20/2015 10:25:15 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 18 replies
    RNRF ^ | 5/20/15 | Tom Lemons
    SPRING HILL – Firefighters face countless hazards each time they walk into a burning building or pull victims from mangled vehicles, but what about unexpected dangers presented by those they are trying to help? Just like the increasing hostility towards law enforcement, the threat of violence against all First Responders is growing. During the recent unrest in Baltimore, Firefighters were pelted with rocks and bottles as they tried to extinguish burning buildings and vehicles. Closer to home, Fire Rescue responded to 680 Cape Cod Loop Sunday, to assist a man who had fallen into a pool at Nantucket Cove Apartments....
  • Hancock deputy beaten, cut during traffic stop

    05/20/2015 7:46:55 PM PDT · by MtnClimber · 43 replies
    The Clarion ledger ^ | May 19, 2015 | Therese Apel
    ...The deputy suffered a two-and-a-half-inch cut to his forehead and multiple bodily injuries. The doctor told the deputy it looked like the cut was made by a box cutter. "They roughed him up, but the officer was able to press a button and release his K-9 from the backseat," Adam said. The dog bit at least one of the suspects, potentially saving the officer's life, Adam said. That was more than good equipment and a good dog, Adam said. "We have four K-9 units here, but only two of our vehicles are equipped with the pop mechanism," he said. But...
  • Sowell: 'Just Asking'

    05/18/2015 12:39:27 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 47 replies
    Creators Syndicate ^ | May 19, 2015 | Thomas Sowell
    In a recent panel discussion on poverty at Georgetown University, President Barack Obama gave another demonstration of his mastery of rhetoric — and disregard of reality. One of the ways of fighting poverty, he proposed, was to "ask from society's lottery winners" that they make a "modest investment" in government programs to help the poor. Since free speech is guaranteed to everyone by the First Amendment to the Constitution, there is nothing to prevent anybody from asking anything from anybody else. But the federal government does not just "ask" for money. It takes the money it wants in taxes, usually...
  • Nine dead in violent clash between rival biker gangs at Texas restaurant.

    05/17/2015 3:56:32 PM PDT · by dragnet2 · 324 replies ^ | 5/17/2015 | Mia De Graaf
    Nine people have been killed and 18 hospitalized in a shoot-out between rival biker gangs at a recruitment event in a Texas restaurant on Sunday afternoon. What started as a physical fight in the bathroom spilled out into the bar and rapidly escalated to involve chains, clubs, knives and gunfire across Twin Peaks Bar and Grill in Waco, local media reports. Diners, including young children, scrambled and many took shelter in the freezer as hundreds of gang members ran rampage around the booths, according to KXXV.
  • 2 students shot on school bus on Westside; police questioning 2 persons of interest

    05/14/2015 9:13:00 PM PDT · by SWAMPSNIPER · 10 replies
    WOKV ^ | 05/14/15 | WOKV
    Jacksonville FL---Duval County Public Schools confirmed that two female students were shot in a school bus at 118th Street and Ortega Farms Boulevard on Thursday afternoon.
  • Md. Man Brutally Beaten By Group of Teens

    05/12/2015 10:22:48 AM PDT · by Timber Rattler · 48 replies ^ | May 12, 2015 |
    A Maryland man faces a long recovery after he was brutally beaten by a group of teens.
  • Student 'Purge' Threat Shuts Down Baltimore Businesses, Schools

    04/27/2015 12:28:50 PM PDT · by kristinn · 670 replies
    The Baltimore Sun ^ | Monday, April 27, 2015 | Erica L. Green
    The University of Maryland, Baltimore and numerous downtown businesses closed early Monday, citing concerns about potentially violent activity in the area. Lexington Market, a city courthouse and businesses including T. Rowe Price and Venable LLP said police warned them of large gatherings and protests downtown. According to widely circulated flier, a high school "purge" was to take place at 3 p.m., starting at Mondawmin and ending downtown. Such memes have been known to circulate regularly, but today's has led to bolstered police presence around the city. The flier includes an image of protesters smashing the windshield of a police car...
  • Auburn Dad Knocked Out By Stranger at Celtics Game

    04/18/2015 5:12:31 AM PDT · by Jim Noble · 53 replies
    Union Leader ^ | April 18, 2015 | Jason Schreiber
    Barry Hammer didn’t know what hit him. A night out at a Celtics game with his wife and twin boys on Tuesday turned into a nightmare when he was punched in the face by a total stranger for no apparent reason. “I’ve never been punched in my life,” said the 38-year-old Auburn dad who’s still stunned by what happened in the mezzanine area of Boston’s TD Garden during his kids’ first Celtics game. Hammer said he believes he was likely the victim of a so-called “knockout game.” The game has been seen around the country and involves attackers who sucker...
  • NY math teacher suffers beating from parent

    04/17/2015 3:57:50 AM PDT · by Timber Rattler · 49 replies ^ | April 17, 2015 |
    A middle school teacher in Hempstead, New York, is recovering from a beating after a student's mother attacked her inside the classroom. Police say she put the teacher in a chokehold, then her 14-year-old niece punched the teacher in the face.
  • [Pakistan] Christian Missionary Wounded in Apparent Terrorist Shooting

    04/16/2015 6:21:41 PM PDT · by markomalley · 2 replies
    CBN ^ | 4/16/15 | Abigail Robertson
    A Christian missionary is critically wounded after being shot in the head in Karachi, Pakistan, in an apparent terrorist attack.Fifity-five year old Debra Lobo was hit twice when four men fired shots from motorbikes as she was leaving work. Lobo has lived in Pakistan for thirty years and is married with two children. She serves as vice-principal of Jinnah Medical and Dental College. Lobo has been hospitalized with two bullet wounds, one in the chin and one in the arm.According to police, "The initial investigation suggest that this was a pre-planned terrorist attack and was made over the lady because...
  • Black man helps white woman, black mob 'retaliates'

    04/16/2015 7:04:57 AM PDT · by rktman · 26 replies ^ | 4/15/2015 | Cheryl Chumley
    Customer Mary Fuller was so scared by the unruly teens flashing gang signs and raising a “ruckus” in the parking lot of the BP gas station in Memphis, Tennessee, that she expressed her fears to a complete stranger, who offered to walk the elderly white woman outside to her car. “I said, ‘I don’t know if I ought to walk out of here or not, because they’re still fighting,’” Fuller told WMC-TV. “He said, ‘It’s not a problem. I’ll take care of this.’” The man she confided in was Orrden Williams, who had gone to the gas station to use...
  • Mob caught on camera beating homeless man into a coma [Title shortened]

    04/13/2015 5:43:07 PM PDT · by kaehurowing · 32 replies
    THE DAILY MAIL [UK] ^ | April 13, 2015 | Wills Robinson
    Shocking surveillance footage shows a mob using a hammer, a rocking chair leg and Mace as they beat a homeless man into a coma during a suspected act of revenge. The video taken in the forecourt of the Sunoco gas station on North 5th Street in Philadelphia shows five people, including two children, storming out of a minivan and attacking the helpless 51-year-old. One of the group takes out Mace as the man is brought to the ground. They then stamp on his head and continue punching him as he lies motionless.
  • Man arrested after stabbing at child's birthday party in Hancock County

    04/13/2015 1:27:21 PM PDT · by BBell · 22 replies ^ | 4/12/15 | JUSTIN MITCHELL
    HANCOCK COUNTY -- A family gathering to celebrate a child's birthday turned deadly Sunday when a fight between two brothers-in-law led to a fatal stabbing, officials said. Hancock County Sheriff's Investigator Glenn Grannan said that at 12:30 a.m., deputies found Kenneth Fanning, 29, suffering from multiple stab wounds in the front yard of a rental home on the 5000 block of U.S. 90. The suspect, Clinten Michael Dryer Sr., 32, injured his knee during the fight, Grannan said. He was treated at Memorial Hospital at Gulfport and was charged shortly before 8:30 p.m. Sunday with murder.
  • Massive brawl break out at Resorts World Casino in Queens as hundreds look on in horror

    04/04/2015 3:47:14 PM PDT · by Usagi_yo · 49 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | 4/4/15 | BARRY PADDOCK , THOMAS TRACY , DENIS SLATTERY
    All bets were off after a chair-hurling brawl broke out Friday night at the grand opening of a Fat Tuesday New Orleans-style daiquiri bar inside the Resorts World Casino in Queens, officials said.
  • Suspect in Domino's delivery driver killing has history of armed robbery, weapons charges

    04/01/2015 1:49:07 PM PDT · by BBell · 23 replies | The Times-Picayune ^ | 4/1/115 | Jonathan Bullington
    The man accused by New Orleans police of murdering Domino's delivery driver Michael Price late last month has a history of armed robbery and weapons charges in Houston and New Orleans.Michael Portis, 24, is facing a possible first-degree murder charge after his arrest Wednesday morning (April 1) in the 4900 block of Pauger Street. His arrest came a little more than a week after police found Price's bullet-riddled body inside his car shortly before 1 a.m. on March 24 in the 6100 block of North Roman Street in the city's Lower 9th Ward.Details of Portis' arrest and alleged involvement in...
  • Girl, 4, sneaks out, hops bus in search of 3 a.m. slushie

    03/28/2015 9:44:48 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 37 replies ^ | 03/28/2015 | Associated Press
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A 4-year-old girl has grabbed her purple raincoat, slipped out of her house at 3 a.m. and hopped a Philadelphia bus in search of a snack. Bus driver Harlan Jenifer says the girl swung her legs in a seat as she chanted, “All I want is a slushie.”
  • Eau Claire County issues order for Amish family to leave home

    03/26/2015 7:28:21 PM PDT · by so_real · 51 replies
    WEAU TV ^ | Thu 6:28 PM, Mar 26, 2015 | Jessica Bringe
    FAIRCHILD, Wis. (WEAU) - An Amish family in Fairchild now has a sign on their home ordering them to leave. The court order for Amos and Vera Borntreger, along with their four young children, is for violating Eau Claire County building codes. The family claims those codes go against their religious beliefs. The county put up the sign, Thursday, around noon. The penalty for not obeying that sign by leaving their home could be $2,000 dollars for every day they stay or jail time. A group of about ten from the Amish community were gathered when the county delivered the...
  • Amish family facing court-ordered eviction from Wisconsin home (UN Agenda 21 zoning laws)

    03/24/2015 7:40:22 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 77 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 03/24/2015 | Valerie Richardson
    An Amish family faces eviction from their home after being found in contempt of court for refusing to comply with building codes on the grounds that doing so would violate the religious community’s ban on modern technology. At a Monday hearing, a Circuit Court judge ordered the Eau Claire County sheriff’s office to evict Amos and Vera Borntreger, a farming couple with four children under the age of six, from their home in the Old Order Amish community of Fairchild, Wisconsin.
  • Chuck E. Cheese’s employees attacked by ‘mob’ of birthday party attendees, police say

    A complaint over a malfunctioning photo booth at an Ohio Chuck E. Cheese’s escalated into a terrifying attack involving a dozen birthday party-goers on Sunday — an incident that left two employees seriously injured, according to police. Police say a female patron complained to Chuck E. Cheese’s employees in Parma, Ohio, about the photo booth not working, and that a manager told her she had to wait. Then, police said, one of the male party attendees followed the manager into the kitchen, threatened to kill him and began to attack. “I’m characterizing this as an attack on the employees of...
  • Wisconsin Shooting Victim, 19, Was Convicted Last Year For Role In Armed Home Invasion

    03/08/2015 6:34:15 AM PDT · by dynachrome · 57 replies ^ | 3-7-15 | The Smoking Gun
    Robinson’s mother, Andrea Irwin, said that, “My son has never been a violent person. And to die in such a violent, violent way, it baffles me.”Robinson, pictured above, was arrested last April following an armed home invasion at a Madison residence, according to police records. Cops were called to the scene around 6 AM by a neighbor who “spotted several men, one of them armed with a long gun, entering an apartment building,” according to a police report. Police arrived at the home “just as the armed robbery was ending” and a group of suspects was fleeing “with electronics and...
  • Elderly Woman Body Slammed, Hospitalized over Handicapped Parking Space (VIDEO)

    03/06/2015 9:13:28 PM PST · by QT3.14 · 70 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | March 6, 2015 | Kristinn Taylor
    A dispute over a handicapped parking space at a Walmart in Greenfield, Wisconsin last month sent a seventy-one year old to the hospital for emergency hip and leg surgery after she was attacked by a younger, larger, heavy-set woman who accused her of stealing a parking space, WITI-TV reported. The February 3rd assault was captured on security camera footage that was released to the public. The video shows the attacker trying to maneuver her dark-colored car so that she can park in a handicapped spot, though it may not have been clear that the spot was her intended parking place...[Snip]...She...
  • Witnesses detail boy’s fall in alleged Wal-Mart getaway

    03/03/2015 1:29:44 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 26 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | March 3, 2015 | Prisca Pointdujour
    A 5-year-old boy was “screaming his lungs out” Sunday as he came “flying out of the door” of an SUV during a botched theft of a flat-screen TV from a Falmouth Wal-Mart by his mom and her boyfriend, according to police reports released yesterday. Eyewitnesses said they ran to help as the crying boy fell “out of the car onto the ground” and then got up and started to chase the SUV.
  • Men catch kids dropped from burning building, saving them [Brooklyn: Urban heroes]

    02/17/2015 11:13:18 AM PST · by Colofornian · 32 replies ^ | Feb. 16, 2015 | Gabrielle Fonrouge and Matt McNulty
    Two men saved a little boy and his teen sister from a Brooklyn blaze on Monday, scaling scaffolding at a burning apartment building and catching the children as they were dropped from a window by their mother. Davon Flunory, 20, and his friend Kevin Ravenell, 27, leaped into action after spotting Cipriani Lundy and her kids, 4-year-old Julian and 15-year-old Imani, screaming for help in the window of their smoke-filled third-floor apartment in the Eleanor Roosevelt Houses in Bedford-Stuyvesant. “My first instinct is to call the Fire Department,” recalled Flunory, who was visiting a relative in the building when the...
  • More NBC incoming: Brass demand apology over claim sniper Kyle was 'racist' on 'killing sprees'

    02/10/2015 11:39:45 AM PST · by maggief · 12 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | February 10, 2015 | PAUL BEDARD
    Already under fire from Iraq War veterans for making up events, NBC is taking new flak today from former military brass over a correspondent’s claim that sniper hero Chris Kyle was a “racist” on “killing sprees” while protecting troops in Iraq. Some 22 retired generals and admirals, including a former deputy undersecretary of defense for intelligence, joined with dozens of other officers and the press watchdog Media Research Center in a letter to demand an apology from NBC parent Comcast after the network refused to acknowledge the comments. Kyle, the subject of the hit movie “American Sniper,” said a letter...