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  • Suspect in 2 of 3 S. Boston assaults to be in court

    07/25/2013 10:21:57 AM PDT · by BlatherNaut · 23 replies
    7 News whdh.com ^ | 7/25/13 | Victoria Warren
    BOSTON (WHDH) -- Boston police released a picture hoping it will help them find the suspect in the death of a South Boston woman who was kidnapped and killed. Police said Amy Lord, 24, was kidnapped, carjacked, robbed and murdered on Tuesday. For 47 minutes, investigators say Lord was forced to withdraw money from her bank account at five different Boston-area ATMs, each one taking her further from her South Boston apartment. Police said Tuesday around 6 a.m. at least one man forced her into her car. Investigators found her car burned just after 8 a.m. She was reported missing...
  • String of robberies, assaults after Pride

    07/05/2013 3:18:12 PM PDT · by artichokegrower · 14 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | July 5, 2013 | Will Kane
    SAN FRANCISCO -- San Francisco police are looking for five men and a woman who they believe robbed and assaulted numerous people after the Pink Saturday gay pride event. In the most egregious incident - which was captured on video footage that police released Friday - one of the men robs a woman and then kicks her in the head after she falls to the ground, knocking her unconscious, said Officer Albie Esparza, a police spokesman.
  • More than 70 US service members sexually assaulted each day, Pentagon says

    05/08/2013 9:14:21 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 17 replies
    (UK) Telegraph ^ | May 8, 2013 | Raf Sanchez
    The level of sexual violence in the US military has dramatically increased, according to a Pentagon report that shows more than 70 assaults on service members a day.Around 26,000 members of the armed services are estimated to have been sexually assaulted in the last year, a sharp rise from 19,000 incidents recorded two years ago. The report by the US Department of Defense come days after a senior officer responsible for preventing sexual assault in the Air Force was arrested and charged with drunkenly attacking a woman in a Virginia parking lot. President Barack Obama called the findings an "an...
  • Cain reaction: Not by the book (investigating reports of unbelievable history of attacks on women)

    11/02/2011 9:48:41 AM PDT · by doug from upland · 42 replies
    Here is the politico article if you want to read it....I don't Now here is more from my research that will blow the lid of the Herman Cain campaign. We are following up leads on the following events. The press is going to have to come down on him big time if this stuff proves to true. - he actually raped a nursing home operator in a hotel room in Arkansas, bit her lip, and then told her she had better "put some ice on that" - he had law enforcement officials on regular and overtime pay facilitate affairs...
  • Sexual Assaults at the Veterans Affairs Ignored! (Yeah, this is really bad)

    06/27/2011 8:16:52 PM PDT · by JohnBrownUSA · 12 replies
    House Committee on Veterans' Affairs ^ | June 13, 2011 | House Committee on Veterans' Affairs
    Preventing Sexual Assaults and Safety Incidents at U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Facilities: Opening Statement By Hon. Ann Marie Buerkle, Chairwoman, Subcommittee on Health, and a Representative in Congress from the State of New York: "Last week, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a deeply troubling report entitled "VA Health Care: Actions Needed to Prevent Sexual Assaults and Other Safety Incidents." GAO found that between January 2007 and July 2010, nearly 300 sexual assault incidents, including 67 alleged rapes, were reported to VA police. Many of these alleged crimes were not reported to VA leadership officials or the VA Office...
  • The McDonalds Assaults,Wisdom cries out...

    04/26/2011 12:56:55 PM PDT · by pastorbillrandles · 7 replies
    04-27-11 | Bill Randles
    This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come. For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, Without natural affection, trucebreakers, false accusers, incontinent, fierce, despiser of those that are good, Traitors, heady, high-minded, lovers of pleasures more than lovers of God; (2 Timothy 3:1-3)Last Friday, (which happened to be good Friday), I believe the world had one of those “wisdom cries out in the streets “moments. By that I mean one of those times when something happens publicly which has implications for all of us, but...
  • D.C.'s most serious sex assaults spike nearly 50 percent in 2010

    12/29/2010 8:14:54 AM PST · by G Larry · 18 replies · 2+ views
    Washington Examiner ^ | 12/28/2010 | Freeman Lopott
    The number of serious sex assaults in the District skyrocketed nearly 50 percent this year compared with 2009, according to internal police statistics obtained by The Washington Examiner. Read more at the Washington Examiner: http://washingtonexaminer.com/local/dc/2010/12/dcs-most-serious-sex-assaults-nearly-50-percent-2010#ixzz19W61MRRo
  • Enhanced pat down leaves Grand Rapids airline passenger in tears

    11/20/2010 9:34:52 AM PST · by FS11 · 27 replies
    WZZM TV ^ | 11-19-10 | WZZM TV
    "The female officer ran her hand up the inside of my leg to my groin and she did it so hard and so rough she lifted me off my heels," she says. "I think I yelped. I was in pain for about an hour afterwards. It just felt excessive and unnecessary."
  • Woman says her Lambert security screening was sexual assault

    11/19/2010 7:56:23 AM PST · by FS11 · 76 replies
    KMOV TV ^ | 11-19-10 | KMOV
    KMOV) -- More Americans are growing angrier, over what the Transportation Security Administration, admits are more intrusive security put downs at airports. One woman is comparing her experience at Lambert Airport to a sexual assault. Moroney explains Her gloved hands touched my breasts...went between them. Then she went into the top of my slacks, inserted her hands between my underwear and my skin... then put her hands up on outside of slacks, and patted my genitals. I was shaking and crying when I left that room Moroney says. Under any other circumstance, if a person touched me like that without...
  • Video of TSA Assaults

    11/18/2010 3:54:28 PM PST · by FS11 · 111 replies
    http://www.youtube.com ^ | 11-18-10 | Linda Anselmi
    The recordings of the TSA Assaults on this video are shocking. One woman had her arm broken and was knocked unconscious by TSA Agents.
  • TSA responds to complaints about kids being patted down at airports

    11/18/2010 6:20:11 AM PST · by FS11 · 52 replies
    WBTV News ^ | 11-18-10 | Brigida Mack
    WBTV found the anonymous submission on a blog, "We Won't Fly." The man says the incident happened earlier this month and he describes how his little boy was traumatized saying the TSA agent groped his groin and that the little boy left the checkpoint in tears. The commenter says his son was aggressively patted down by a TSA employee. "He was pleading for me to help him and I was admonished for trying to comfort him," the comment on the blog states. "His genitals area was groped. He walked down to the plane in tears."
  • Scientists decry "assaults" on climate research (~250 U.S. National Academy of Sciences members)

    05/08/2010 3:37:16 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 35 replies · 966+ views
    Reuters on Yahoo ^ | 5/8/10 | Deborah Zabarenko
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) More than 250 U.S. scientists on Thursday defended climate change research against "political assaults" and warned that any delay in tackling global warming heightens the risk of a planet-wide catastrophe. The scientists, all members of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences, targeted critics who have urged postponing any action against climate change because of alleged problems with research shown in a series of hacked e-mails that are collectively known as "climate-gate." "When someone says that society should wait until scientists are absolutely certain before taking any action, it is the same as saying society should never take...
  • Assaults on Border Patrol agents increase dramatically

    12/30/2009 4:22:45 PM PST · by SandRat · 13 replies · 791+ views
    TUCSON As a Border Patrol agent continues to recover from a gunshot wound, the agencys regional chief says the violence is part of a larger problem. There has been a 300 percent increase in assaults on agents in the first two months of this fiscal year (October and November) compared to last year 108 compared to 27 in the Tucson Sector. Many of these assaults have involved rocks large enough to inflict serious injury or death. The assaults are usually used as a tactic to evade apprehension or draw agents away from other illegal smuggling activity nearby, the...
  • Man allegedly assaults girlfriend with burger

    12/04/2008 5:47:23 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 41 replies · 884+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 12/4/08 | AP
    VERO BEACH, Fla. A Vero Beach man faces a domestic violence charge after authorities said he assaulted his girlfriend with a cheeseburger. An Indian River County Sheriff's Office arrest report said a 22-year-old man and his girlfriend got into an argument as they sat in a car in front of their home.
  • Officials Defend Release of Police Officer Who Surrendered in Road-Rage Shooting

    10/24/2007 6:50:45 PM PDT · by neverdem · 18 replies · 80+ views
    NY Times ^ | October 24, 2007 | AL BAKER
    The Manhattan district attorneys office yesterday defended its decision to release an off-duty police officer who implicated himself in a fatal road-rage shooting even though he fled the scene of the killing saying that the officers claim of self-defense was enough to free him while a grand jury reviews potential charges. The district attorney, Robert M. Morgenthau, was questioned about why the undercover police officer, Sean Sawyer, was not charged after he turned himself in on Monday, 19 hours after the shooting in Upper Manhattan. Where there is a claim of self-defense, as there is in this case,...
  • Assaults on Border Patrol agents down in Tucson Sector

    12/17/2006 11:40:25 AM PST · by SandRat · 12 replies · 584+ views
    The Tucson Border Patrol sector is seeing a promising trend as the number of reported assaults on their agents is dropping. In fiscal year 2004, 118 assaults were reported. The numbers went up sharply in 2005 with 241 assaults. In fiscal year 2006, which just ended, there were 215 reports. And so far this fiscal year, which is only a few months old, there are 25 reported assaults. That's a 30% decrease from this time last year. Border Patrol agents in Tucson attribute to the drop in agent assaults to a number of reasons. Agent Jose Maheda says, "Cameras, our...
  • "Pro-Choice" Violence (It Isn't Just In-Utero, & Far Surpasses "Anti-Choice" Violence)

    09/13/2006 3:49:35 PM PDT · by Pyro7480 · 23 replies · 5,553+ views
    Prochoiceviolence.com ^ | n/a | Pyro7480, compiling several sources
    A video posted on YouTube, excerpts a video of an assault on a pro-life demonstrator in British Columbia on April 10, 2006 (full video at sick pro-abortion attack on pro-life protestor. The producer of the video, then states that "pro-life people make it seem as if pro-choice (or in their terms, 'pro-abortion') people are violent and ruthless." In response to this, the producer posts a series of "facts" compiled by the National Abortion Federation, including "482 cases of stalking, 380 death threats, 152 assaults, 173 cases of arson, 17 attempted murders, and 7 murders." The video producer then concludes, "So,...
  • Terrorist assaults on schools? Could happen here, book says (Frightening of America?)

    08/26/2006 6:31:06 PM PDT · by SandRat · 67 replies · 1,426+ views
    Arizona Daily Star ^ | Jeff Commings
    The federal government has mapped out a few places that could be targets for a major terrorist attack. NORAD, in Colorado Springs, Colo., for one. The West Wing of the White House. Or another New York City landmark. But the director of an organization that analyzes the country's level of disaster response offers up one more Tucson's elementary schools. In his new book "Americans at Risk," Irwin Redlener blasts what he calls a slow emergency response by the government to the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks and last year's Hurricane Katrina. He lists five worst-case scenarios to further illustrate...
  • BP (Border Patrol) agents shot at

    02/01/2005 3:29:34 PM PST · by SandRat · 88 replies · 1,740+ views
    DOUGLAS - Individuals on the Mexican side of the border shot at a pair of U.S. Border Patrol agents on Friday and Monday, according to an agency's Tucson Sector spokeswoman. The two incidents bring the number of shootings aimed at agents in Cochise County to three since last Wednesday and four since Oct. 1, Andrea Zortman said. All involved agents from the Douglas Station. "They are definitely a lot more aggressive," Zortman said about assaults against agents. In the most two recent shooting incidents in the county, a vehicle and material protecting cameras were hit, she said. Around 6 p.m....
  • PLEASE! STOP POSTING SAME MESSAGE ON ALL BOARDS!

    08/16/2002 7:39:49 AM PDT · by Merchant Seaman · 715 replies · 30,137+ views
    Annoyed Reader
    The purpose of FreeRepublic.com's multiple message boards is to limit the topics for each board to particular topics. Posting the same message on all the boards defeats the purpose of multiple-boards for special topics. It is very annoying to see the same message on every bulletin board. PLEASE! DO THE READERS A FAVOR. STOP CROSS-POSTING YOUR MESSAGES!
  • Servicewomen cite 112 sexual assaults in 2 years

    02/25/2004 10:03:44 PM PST · by yonif · 1 replies · 147+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | February 26, 2004 | Pam Hess
    <p>At least 112 women in the military have reported being sexually assaulted by fellow service members in Iraq and Afghanistan during the past two years, military officials told the Senate yesterday.</p> <p>U.S. Central Command is investigating the accusations.</p> <p>"Why is there less public outrage when servicewomen suffer at the hands of fellow servicemen than at the [hands of the] enemy?" asked Sen. Susan Collins, Maine Republican, at a hearing of the Senate Armed Services subcommittee on personnel.</p>
  • Defense Secretary Rumsfeld orders review of alleged sexual assaults on female soldiers

    02/06/2004 11:32:15 AM PST · by areafiftyone · 5 replies · 141+ views
    CNN ^ | 2/6/04
    <p>Defense Secretary Rumsfeld orders review of alleged sexual assaults on female soldiers in Iraq and Kuwait by other soldiers. Details soon. Just breaking!</p>
  • More U.S. Soldiers Assaulted (in South Korea): Choson Ilbo Report

    12/20/2002 6:21:44 AM PST · by AmericanInTokyo · 41 replies · 514+ views
    The Choson Ilbo Daily (Seoul) ^ | 20 December 2002 | Yu Yong-Won (Reporter)
    More US Soldiers Assaulted by Yu Yong-won (kysu@chosun.com) The 8th United States Army Command said Friday in a press release that three Koreans at Seoul Station physically and verbally assaulted two soldiers, Thursday morning. It stated that a staff sergeant identified as "M" and a Korean American Corporal "Y" were at Seoul Station to pick up a colleague around 10:30am, when two middle-aged men started to use abusive language and attempted to grab them by throats. The Korean American corporal stopped the two men and the American soldiers were unharmed. The two soldiers then encountered another man in his...