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  • Oakland man charged in attempted murder of police sergeant

    08/01/2016 6:53:46 PM PDT · by artichokegrower · 13 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | August 1, 2016 | Kimberly Veklerov
    A man with several felony convictions was arraigned Monday on an attempted-murder charge after he allegedly fired a semiautomatic handgun on an Oakland police sergeant trapped in a crashed patrol car. Sgt. Nadia Clark, who was responding to a dispatch call before the wreck July 23, avoided being shot in part because the gunman’s weapon malfunctioned, according to an arrest-warrant affidavit by Officer Bradley Baker.
  • Police ID suspect in shooting of Tulane medical student

    11/23/2015 12:57:00 AM PST · by SaveFerris · 23 replies ^ | November 22, 2015, 10:19 PM | CBS/AP
    NEW ORLEANS -- New Orleans police have identified a man accused of shooting a medical student who stopped an apparent kidnapping. Police say 21-year-old Euric Cain of New Orleans is wanted on charges of armed robbery, second-degree kidnapping and attempted first-degree murder.
  • HIV-positive rapist jailed for filmed sex with 6-year-old boy:cops

    10/22/2015 1:40:14 PM PDT · by fwdude · 25 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | October 21, 2015 | ALFRED NG
    An HIV-positive Pennsylvania man is charged with raping a 6-year-old, recording the sickening act and spreading it on the internet, cops said. Ira S. Task, who told cops he was HIV-positive for over 20 years, was busted after cops saw footage of him and another man raping a 6-year-old boy on a third pervert's phone, Penn Live reported.
  • Trooper wounded in I-70 shootout in critical condition; suspect shot dead ID'd as convicted killer

    05/08/2014 6:00:02 PM PDT · by george76 · 54 replies
    Denver Channel ^ | May 8, 2014 | John Ferrugia
    DOTSERO, Colo. - A state trooper was rushed to the hospital after he was shot while helping a driver who was stopped on the side of Interstate 70 near Dotsero. The Colorado State Patrol identified the trooper as Eugene Hofacker, a 6-year veteran, who is listed in critical but stable condition at Valley View Hospital in Glenwood Springs. Hofacker is assigned to the Vail Troop Office. Garfield County Sheriff Lou Vallario said the trooper was shot as he approached the driver-side window of the suspect's car. A second trooper returned fire and killed the suspect. ... the dead man is...
  • Is This Woman a War Criminal or a Regular Old Jilted Wife?

    11/05/2013 10:18:49 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 29 replies
    New York Magazine ^ | 11/5 | Kat Stoeffel
    Finally, a Supreme Court case that can keep my attention: NPR reports that today the highest court in the land hears the 2005 case of Philadelphia suburbanite Carol Anne Bond, who discovered that her husband had impregnated her best friend, and then attempted to poison said best friend. Bond was subsequently convicted under a chemical weapons treaty. Using chemicals stolen from the chemical manufacturing company where she worked, Bond mixed a compound that can be lethal in small amounts — and is bright orange in color — and put it in her ex-BFF’s mail. The mistress easily noticed the powder...
  • Man injected with HIV virus, credits his faith to forgive his father (video)

    10/02/2013 2:50:55 PM PDT · by Dallas59 · 10 replies
    Fox 2 News ^ | 9/30/2013 | Fox 2 News
    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – It was a story that made international headlines, a St. Louis area baby injected with the HIV tainted blood by his father who didn’t want to pay child support. More than 20 years later, Brryan Jackson is amazed by his health, but his positive spirit and faith. Brryan’s story seemed unbelievable in 1992, when he was just 11 months old, his father, a hospital technician, injected him with HIV tainted blood. The goal was to kill Brryan so he could avoid paying child support. “Anyone in my condition would die in three months they gave me...
  • Carver High School Shooter- Christopher Lamont Richardson – Statement From Beverly Emory

    08/31/2013 2:53:29 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 20 replies
    The Camel City Dispatch ^ | August 30, 2013 | Staff
    Around 10:17pm Friday evening the WSPD released more detailed information regarding the shooting at Carver High School. Based on preliminary information, it was determined that this incident took place on school grounds just as a scheduled fire drill was ending. School Resource Officer T.R. Wilson was present and actively assisting students return to their classes. At some point, as students were returning, gunshots were heard and Officer Wilson saw Carver High student Christopher Lamont Richardson shooting at another student. Officer Wilson immediately drew his service weapon and challenged Richardson. Richards backed down and Officer Wilson was able to take him...
  • Man tries to kill girl in Best Buy bathroom

    08/27/2013 1:50:43 AM PDT · by Okimi2200 · 48 replies
    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS ^ | Monday, August 26, 2013, | Doyle Murphy
    A Florida man tried to kill a 9-year-old girl in a Best Buy bathroom, jamming a plastic bag over her head and stuffing her face in a toilet before employees intervened, authorities said. Another customer heard the girl screaming and crying inside the women’s restroom at the Jacksonville store and notified store staff. An employee looked under the stall and discovered a horrific scene. James Tadros, 29, had kicked and beaten the girl bloody and was forcing her head inside the toilet, the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office said in a statement.
  • Dick Van Dyke's Ride Is Toast, But He's Unscathed After Car Fire

    08/19/2013 10:50:19 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 51 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | August 19, 2013 | Christie D'Zurilla
    According to Dick Van Dyke, "Somebody's looking after me!" And ain't that the truth, after he escaped without a scratch Monday while his car burned up on the side of the 101 Freeway. "Van Dyke's melted car ... He's fine thank God!!," his wife, Arlene, tweeted after the incident, including a link to a short Vine video of the actor's fried ride. Though according to the California Highway Patrol accident log it was two off-duty nurses who yanked the 87-year-old out of the four-door sedan, Van Dyke told a TMZ cameraman it was just an ordinary citizen, and "a fireman...
  • Suspect in Millburn N.J. home invasion arrested.

    06/28/2013 11:59:57 PM PDT · by Jonty30 · 63 replies
    ABC news ^ | June 28, 2013 | Carolina Leid
    A man suspected of having invaded that New Jersey home and severely attacked the woman, including throwing her down the basement stairs has been arrested and charged with first degree attempted murder, first degree robbery, 2nd degree burglary and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child.
  • Woman who rammed pro-lifers with car was Catholic Relief Services employee

    08/21/2012 8:42:27 PM PDT · by Coleus · 22 replies
    Life Site News ^ | Aug 21, 2012 | Patrick B. Craine
    WASHINGTON, D.C., August 21, 2012 ( – As Catholic Relief Services responds to criticisms over its partnerships with pro-abortion anti-poverty groups, LifeSiteNews has discovered that the aid organization also has a history of hiring employees with strong ties to pro-abortion and pro-contraception organizations. One CRS employee lists the pro-abortion Pro-Choice Resources and Institute of Women and Ethnic Studies as former employers on her LinkedIn resume, while another was hired by the Catholic aid organization directly from the pro-abortion Population Services International.  Another former employee was convicted of assault last fall after ramming her car into a crowd at the DC...
  • Woman charged with injuring three at Gig Harbor-area store pleads not guilty

    08/15/2012 11:44:56 AM PDT · by Uncle Miltie · 30 replies
    Tacoma News Tribune ^ | Aug. 13, 2012 | Adam Lynn
    Pierce County prosecutors said today Laura K. Sorenson took three things into the Peninsula Market near Gig Harbor on Saturday afternoon: a history of mental illness, a hatred of men and a gun. By the time she left the market in handcuffs, three men were wounded, and blood covered the inside of the grocery at 14220 92nd Ave. N.W. Sorenson later told detectives “she had decided to kill herself and wanted to know what it felt like to kill someone else first,” court papers filed today show. “She states she had been molested as a young child and hated men,”...
  • Woman arraigned in connection with allegedly attempting to kill husband with chemicals, oil, ax

    07/14/2012 8:18:37 AM PDT · by Focault's Pendulum · 21 replies ^ | Julia Terruso The Star Ledger
    <p>SOMERVILLE — Through scarred eyes, Leacroft Mattadeen squinted to get a glimpse of the wife who allegedly doused him with chemicals and hot cooking oil and chased him with an ax.</p> <p>He stood out Friday in his second-row seat in Superior Court in Somerville. His right arm and torso were wrapped in compression bandages. His neck was stabilized by a brace......</p>
  • Case of setting classmate on fire ends with battery conviction for instigator

    06/20/2012 5:02:18 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 11 replies
    GOPUSA ^ | June 20, 2012 | Suzette LaBoy (Associated Press)
    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A Florida teenager was convicted Tuesday of aggravated battery in a horrific 2009 attack on a middle school classmate who was drenched in rubbing alcohol and set on fire. Matthew "Zeke" Bent was accused of orchestrating the attack on Michael Brewer and charged with second-degree murder. The six jurors, who deliberated for just over a day, had the option of finding him guilty of a lesser offense.
  • Lake in the Hills man pleads guilty in fish-toxin case

    08/02/2011 4:08:04 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 1 replies
    AP ^ | August 2, 2011
    A McHenry County man has pleaded guilty to obtaining a deadly puffer-fish poison for use as a weapon. Authorities say Edward F. Bachner IV wanted to use it to kill his wife and collect on a $20 million insurance policy.
  • Arrests Made in Baltimore McDonalds’ Beating of a Transgender Woman (Baltimore)

    04/23/2011 6:33:46 AM PDT · by PapaBear3625 · 230 replies
    TMR Newswire ^ | 4/23/2011
    An Baltimore LGBT group called Equality Maryland confirmed the victim of the Baltimore McDonalds’ beating is a transgender woman. Lisa Polyak, vice president of the board of directors for Equality Maryland commented on the video. “It does appear that the victim was a transgender woman, and she was brutalized while people stood by and watched,” “There’s no excuse for that violence under any circumstances, but we would encourage police to investigate as a hate crime.” Equality Maryland called on state Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler to investigate the case as a hate crime.
  • Teen in Arizona attacked pregnant friend, tried to cut baby out of her womb, police say

    03/10/2011 12:04:21 PM PST · by presidio9 · 14 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | Thursday, March 10th 2011 | Philip Caulfield
    A baby-crazed teen in Arizona has admitted attacking her nine-month-pregnant friend and trying to the cut the unborn child out of her womb, Arizona police said. Firefighters nabbed Kassandra Toruga, 18, of Maricopa in her friend's home Feb. 16 with two big butcher's knives, scissors, diapers and a big bag of baby clothes, local police said. Cops said Toruga admitted she planned to kill her pal and perform a gruesome, amateur C-section because she wanted a baby of her own. The teen was so obsessed that she told friends she was pregnant and even used an ultrasound image as her...
  • Attempted murder suspect turns herself in to troopers

    03/10/2011 8:46:19 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 29 replies
    Peninsula Clarion ^ | March 09, 2011 | Karen Garcia
    An Anchor Point woman charged with the attempted murder of her girlfriend turned herself in to Alaska State Troopers Monday. Laurie Kalberg called troopers Monday afternoon from O'Rielly Auto Parts in Soldotna, stating that she was aware of a warrant out for her arrest and that she wanted to turn herself in. Trooper Brock Simmons responded and arrested Kalberg, 46, who was taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility and is being held without bail. Kalberg actually had several felony warrants out -- including ones for attempted murder in the first degree, second and third degree assault, and petition to revoke probation...
  • Miramar woman gets 10 years for plot to kill ex-husband

    01/06/2011 1:16:22 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 16 replies
    South Florida Sun Sentinel ^ | January 6, 2011 | Jon Burstein
    FORT LAUDERDALE — A Miramar woman was sentenced Thursday to 10 years in federal prison for trying to hire a hit man to kill her ex-husband. Mercedes Morales, 58, talked about having her former spouse hacked to death with a chainsaw because she believed his betrayal led to her serving prison time for laundering drug money, according to court documents. Her plan for revenge came unraveled when it turned out the man she thought would kill her ex-husband was a government informant.
  • Alex Schadenberg: Pastor Joshua Kulendran Mayandy (Sad News)

    09/04/2010 12:28:40 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 13 replies
    Euthanasia Prevention Coalition ^ | 9/3/10 | Alex Schadenberg
    A week ago, the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition was successful in helping the friends of Joshua (Kulendran Mayandy) gain permission to have Joshua orally fed. Joshua was then able to feed orally without complications, but any other form of feeding (IV or otherwise) continued to be denied. We helped by organizing legal and medical support and a media response to his case throughout North America. A couple of days ago, Joshua had a seizure. He is now in a semi-coma state and unable to feed orally. He is not receiving any fluids or nutrition by IV or any other means. He...
  • Police: Indiana Teen Convinced Girlfriend To Burn Mom

    09/01/2010 7:50:39 PM PDT · by DemforBush · 30 replies
    LANCASTER, Pa. -- A central Pennsylvania woman will stand trial on attempted murder charges on suspicion of pouring boiling water on her sleeping mother's face...
  • Attorney: Mom found guilty of nearly starving son now pregnant Villarreal’s four children are in...

    07/20/2010 11:08:15 AM PDT · by patriot08 · 18 replies · 1+ views
    Corpus Christi Caller Times ^ | July 19, 2010 | Steven Alford
    CORPUS CHRISTI — Jail officials have discovered a woman sentenced to 30 years in prison for nearly starving her 3-year-old son to death is pregnant, her attorney confirmed Monday. Villarreal, 29, was sentenced to 30 years in prison last week. Alma Villarreal, 29, is appealing the sentence handed down Friday by a Nueces County jury. Her attorney Hector Rene Gonzalez said the pregnancy won’t have an affect on the appeal process. “This is not unheard of for an inmate to give birth while incarcerated,” he said. Gonzalez said he does not know how far along the pregnancy is and was...
  • In Crystal Mangum, Duke Rape Accuser, Leftist Tactics Come Home To Roost

    02/20/2010 9:16:59 AM PST · by Left Blue NJ for Red SC · 58 replies · 1,398+ views
    David Horowitz's NewsRealBlog ^ | February 20, 2010 | Lori Ziganto
    Crystal Gale Mangum, progressive heroine and the accuser in the infamous Duke Lacrosse Rape Case, is in the news once again: Durham police arrested Mangum for attempted murder, arson, and identity theft after responding to a domestic disturbance call: Durham police arrested Duke lacrosse accuser Crystal Gale Mangum, 33, late Wednesday after she allegedly assaulted her boyfriend, set his clothes on fire in a bathtub and threatened to stab him. Authorities charged her with attempted first-degree murder, five counts of arson, assault and battery, communicating threats, three counts of misdemeanor child abuse, injury to personal property, identity theft and resisting...
  • Somali charged with attempted murder in Denmark (attack on Mohammed cartoonist Kurt Westergaard)

    01/02/2010 5:42:12 AM PST · by SonOfDarkSkies · 31 replies · 1,052+ views ^ | 1/2/2010 | JAN M. OLSEN
    Danish authorities say a Somali man has been charged with two counts of attempted murder for an attack on an artist whose cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad ignited riots and outrage across the Muslim world. Jakob Scharf, head of Denmark's intelligence agency, said the 28-year-old Somali man with ties to al-Qaida broke into Kurt Westergaard's home in Aarhus on Friday night. The 75-year-old artist pressed an alarm and fled with his 5-year-old granddaughter to a special safe room. Police say they then shot the attacker in the hand and knee when he threatened them. The suspect was charged at a...
  • Man accused in rape, attempted murder of girl, 5

    07/06/2009 3:32:06 AM PDT · by Born Conservative · 39 replies · 3,364+ views
    The Times-Tribune (Scranton, PA) ^ | 7/5/09 | David Falchek
    TAYLOR - A 40-year-old man has been charged in the brutal rape and attempted murder of a 5-year-old girl after a holiday picnic at her family's home, police said. Felix E. Montoya, of 270 Tamworth Drive, was discovered half-clothed in the child's bedroom early Sunday by a shocked family who kept him at bay until police arrived. He was charged with rape of a child, attempted homicide and other offenses. The victim was treated at a hospital for injuries to her face and head, adult bite marks on her thigh and shoulder and severe rape-related injuries, according the criminal complaint....
  • St. Cloud (Minn) woman jailed for trying to light boyfriend on fire (Huh?)

    01/12/2009 2:22:07 PM PST · by MplsSteve · 11 replies · 410+ views
    Minneapolis StarTribune (aka The Red Star) ^ | 1/12/09 | Paul Walsh - Staff Reporter
    A 49-year-old St. Cloud woman is in jail today, accused of trying to set her boyfriend on fire with a blanket and fingernail polish, police said. The woman, who has yet to be charged, was being held in the Stearns County jail on suspicion of felony domestic assault, misdemeanor domestic assault and interferance with a 911 call. According to police: Officers were sent to the 500 block of 9th Avenue N. shortly before 5 a.m. Saturday, after police dispatch fielded a 911 hangup call. Once there, they learned that the victim, a 42-year-old St. Cloud man, and his girlfriend had...
  • Attempted Arson, Attempted Murder... And Treason

    03/06/2008 9:51:14 AM PST · by jdm · 25 replies · 200+ views
    Right On the Right ^ | March 06, 2008 | by Justin Higgins
    In case you haven't heard, early this morning someone tossed an explosive at a Military Recruitment Center in Times Square. Whoever is found responsible should be tried for attempted arson, attempted murder, and something our government is unwilling to prosecute with, treason. An attack on the United States military is simply that, treason. The news from the Boston Herald: An explosive device caused minor damage to an empty military recruiting station in Times Square early Thursday, shaking guests in hotel rooms high above.Police blocked off the area to investigate the explosion, which occurred at about 3:45 a.m., shattering the station’s...
  • Woman gets no jail time for GR arson (Burns house with kids inside)

    02/28/2008 5:15:22 AM PST · by MaryFromMichigan · 22 replies · 268+ views ^ | February 26, 2008 | Chronicle News Service
    She torched her home with her family inside to get the insurance money, avoid foreclosure and be with a new boyfriend, authorities said. But that was not enough to make Sheryl Christman see any jail time for the potential 20-year felony.
  • 'Jena Six' Black Teen Pleads Guilty to Misdemeanor Battery in Deal With Prosecutors

    12/04/2007 8:59:26 AM PST · by HonorBnd · 12 replies · 89+ views ^ | 03 Dec 2007 | AP
    'Jena Six' Black Teen Pleads Guilty to Misdemeanor Battery in Deal With Prosecutors Monday , December 03, 2007 JENA, La. — A black teenager whose prosecution in the beating of a white classmate led to one of the largest civil rights protests in years pleaded guilty Monday to a misdemeanor battery charge that could see him released from a detention center in about eight months. Mychal Bell, 17, originally was charged as an adult with attempted murder in the beating of Justin Barker in December 2006. That charge was reduced before a jury convicted him in June of aggravated second-degree...
  • Possible 'Jena 6' Plea Deal: Mychal Bell May Plead Guilty To Misdemeanor

    12/03/2007 11:34:48 AM PST · by Anti-Bubba182 · 13 replies · 142+ views
    AHN ^ | December 3, 2007 | Vittorio Hernandez
    New Orleans, LA (AHN) - A black teenager whose case fueled one of the biggest civil rights protests in the U.S. is expected to enter a guilty to a misdemeanor on Monday. If Mychal Bell, 17, enters a misdemeanor please, he will avoid a second trial for aggravated second-degree battery and conspiracy for his role in attacking Justin Barker, a white student from Jena High School. Barker was unconscious, but survived the attack. Although he was treated in the emergency room for several hours, he managed to attend a school event on the same evening a year ago. Bell's first...
  • Man With Headache Finds Bullet in Head

    06/28/2007 7:49:07 AM PDT · by HEY4QDEMS · 20 replies · 949+ views
    Fox News ^ | 6/28/2007 | AP
    PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — A woman was arrested Tuesday after her husband woke up in the middle of the night with a terrible headache and later learned he had a bullet lodged in his head. St. Lucie County Sheriff's deputies initially thought Michael Eugene Moylan had been hit by a stray bullet, but later realized the couple's story did not match up, Sheriff Ken Mascara said. April Moylan, 39, was arrested Tuesday and was in the process of being charged with attempted murder, Mascara said.
  • Cabbie runs down students after argument over religion

    02/19/2007 10:08:01 AM PST · by zimfam007 · 98 replies · 2,840+ views ^ | 8:15 EST 2/18/07 | Breaking news-WSMV news
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- A local cab driver allegedly tried to run over two customers after a fight over religion became heated. The incident happened early Sunday morning on the Vanderbilt campus and left one man hospitalized and a cab driver arrested, said police Two students visiting from Ohio were coming from a bar downtown when they got into an argument with their driver over religion, said police. After they paid the driver he allegedly ran them down in a parking lot. Ibrihim Ahmned, of United Cab, was arrested and charged with assault, attempted homicide and theft.
  • Rage over MySpace photo leads to arrest

    09/14/2006 9:49:40 AM PDT · by Fractal Trader · 57 replies · 2,612+ views
    AP via ^ | 14 September 2006
    MESA, Ariz. --A 22-year-old woman was arrested after authorities say she tried to hire someone to kill another woman whose photo appeared on her boyfriend's Web page. Heather Michelle Kane was booked Tuesday for investigation of conspiracy to commit murder, Mesa Detective Jerry Gissel said. She was arrested after she met an undercover Mesa police detective at a grocery store, gave the officer $400 and offered to pay an additional $100 once the woman had been killed, according to court records. The records say Kane gave the undercover officer photographs taken from her boyfriend's social networking Web page of...
  • When the “Terrorist” Dog Has Five legs.

    08/30/2006 1:13:13 PM PDT · by Mongeaux · 24 replies · 1,474+ views
    The Hairy Beast Blog ^ | August 30, 2006 – 4:08 pm | The Hairy beast
    Abe Lincoln once posited an interesting conundrum: Q. If you call a tail a leg, how many legs has a dog? A. Four. Calling a tail a leg doesn’t make it a leg! It apears that every few months or so a five-legged dog decides to run amok in our country and kill people - often of Jewish extraction - prompting the media to do its best to withhold certain details which might cause the public to jump to certain wildly unreasonable conclusions. Case in point: yesterday a 29 year old man in San Fransisco was arrested on 14 counts...
  • {Lubbock} Teen Charged with Trying to Poison {Her} Dad

    06/02/2006 6:12:52 AM PDT · by Theodore R. · 11 replies · 1,146+ views
    Lubbock, TX, Avalanche-Journal ^ | 06-02-06 | Aaron, Beth
    Teen charged with trying to poison dad BY BETH AARON AVALANCHE-JOURNAL Lubbock police arrested and charged a 13-year-old girl with aggravated assault after she admitted trying to poison her father. Officers responded to a domestic disturbance in the 4800 block of 55th Street on Friday. The girl's father, 42, told police he had instructed his daughter to complete chores the night before. He said she refused and went to bed, Sgt. Scott Farmer said. The next morning, the father reported he woke his daughter up before he left for work and told her to complete the chores she had avoided...
  • Minneapolis sex offender deported to Mexico

    05/26/2006 4:38:45 PM PDT · by Rakkasan1 · 10 replies · 239+ views
    Pioneer Press ^ | 5-26-06 | ap
    MINNEAPOLIS - A man convicted of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a woman he met in a Minneapolis nightclub has been deported to Mexico. The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement office in Bloomington says 36-year-old Domingo Penaloza-Cabrera was turned over to Mexican authorities on Wednesday. Penaloza-Cabrera was convicted in a Hennepin County District Court in 2001 of kidnapping and attempted first-degree sexual conduct. Authorities say instead of taking her home, he drove her to the Mississippi River, sexually assaulted her and then beat her with a metal pipe and tried to drown her. He served sentences of 48 months for the...
  • CALIFORNIA Thorny legal issues in case of HIV in marriage

    04/04/2006 1:03:56 PM PDT · by SmithL · 17 replies · 692+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 4/4/6 | Bob Egelko
    State's top court to weigh privacy right, liability for harm - The California Supreme Court will sift through the ruins of the marriage of an AIDS-infected couple today to decide what information partners must tell one another about past high-risk sexual activity. At a hearing in Los Angeles, the court will look into the legal consequences of a woman's claim that her husband -- a healthy person, by all outward appearances and his own assurances -- infected her with HIV. Her lawsuit, in which she is seeking damages, raised issues that require the justices to weigh health concerns against the...
  • Police Shoot Man Beating Child With a Rock

    03/19/2006 9:13:11 PM PST · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 229 replies · 4,736+ views
    CBS 46 ATLANTA ^ | 03-16-2006 | AP
    MABLETON, Ga. (AP) -- Cobb County Police say a man clubbing a child with a rock was fatally shot by officers early today after he refused to drop the rock and attempted to strike another blow. Police spokesman Wayne Delk says Mario Moncayo was shot about 6 am after the officers responded to a domestic disturbance at a mobile home park near the Chattahoochee River. Delk says Moncayo's wife and another child were outside their trailer, with head wounds, and she "advised that her husband was in the house and had assaulted the family." Delk says the officers found the...
  • Code of unmentionables

    03/13/2006 5:35:59 AM PST · by Rummyfan · 18 replies · 1,208+ views
    Washington Times ^ | 13 March 2006 | Mark Steyn
    This week's Voldemort Award goes to the New York Times for its account of a curious case of road rage in North Carolina: "The man charged with nine counts of attempted murder for driving a Jeep through a crowd at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill last Friday told the police that he deliberately rented a four-wheel-drive vehicle so he could 'run over things and keep going.' " The driver in question was Mohammed Reza Taheri-azar. Whoa, don't jump to conclusions, the Times certainly didn't. As the report continued: "According to statements taken by the police, Mr. Taheri-azar,...
  • Students Are Terrorized. But It’s Not “Terrorism”?

    03/08/2006 4:25:12 PM PST · by KeyLargo · 40 replies · 1,077+ views
    National Review Online ^ | March 08, 2006 | Shannon Blosser
    March 08, 2006, 1:46 p.m. Students Are Terrorized. But It’s Not “Terrorism”? Rewriting reality is just so much nicer. By Shannon Blosser Chapel Hill, North Carolina — On Friday afternoon, an act of terrorism at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill left students and faculty in disbelief, wondering why a former student would ram an SUV into a crowded group of students. Many of them extended their disbelief to include a willful denial that the attack was an act of terrorism at all. Mohammad Reza Taheri-azar, a 22-year-old Iranian native who graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill in December, rented a Jeep...
  • Man charged with exposing teen to HIV

    01/24/2006 3:15:12 PM PST · by SmithL · 13 replies · 730+ views
    AP ^ | 1/24/6
    GALLATIN, Tenn. - A man who met a Sumner County teenager through the Internet has been charged with exposing the boy to HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, authorities said. According to court records, Tommy Dewayne Smith, 41, of Gallatin used the Internet to arrange a meeting with the 17-year-old at Smith's house. They had unprotected sex on Jan. 3 or 4, records say. If convicted, Smith could be sentenced to up to two years for statutory rape and up to six years for criminal exposure to HIV, Whitley said. Sumner County District Attorney General Ray Whitley said the case...
  • 15 years in prison for innocent man

    07/27/2005 9:28:56 AM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 14 replies · 1,068+ views ^ | Jul 26 2005 | Greg O'Keeffe
    REDS fan Michael Shields was today jailed for 15 years after a Bulgarian court found him guilty of a crime he did not commit. The 18-year-old was convicted of a charge of attempted murder even though another man confessed to the crime. The court in Varna refused to accept Graham Sankey's state-ment that he slammed a paving stone on to waiter Martin Georgiev's head at the resort of Golden Sands in May. Today Foreign Secretary Jack Straw was ordering officials and diplomats to "make representations" both to the Sofia legal establishment and to Bulgaria's ambassador to London, Lachezar Matev. And...
  • Father left daughter for dead, sheriff says (Here we go again)

    07/22/2005 9:42:12 PM PDT · by Marauder · 69 replies · 2,065+ views
    Spokesman-Review ^ | Friday, July 22, 2005 | Susan Drumheller and Taryn Brodwater
    WALLACE – It had been 10 years since John Rollins Tuggle last saw his daughter. She was a toddler and he was headed to prison for raping his teenage sister-in-law. Last Thursday, July 14, Tuggle left his home in Hayden, Colo., and drove to Athol, Idaho, to see his children, according to his brother. Tuggle, 37, told his ex-wife he was taking their daughter, now 12, on an outing to the shopping mall. Instead, he allegedly took her to the Coeur d'Alene Mountains north of Wallace, where he left the girl for dead in the brush off the side of...
  • Three Arrests Made In Murder-For-Hire Plot

    05/12/2005 8:53:20 AM PDT · by AgThorn · 3 replies · 461+ views ^ | Wed May 11, 8:46 PM ET | San Diego Channel 10
    Police arrested three people over the course of five days in a bizarre plot to murder a man, 10News reported. Carolina Macias, 53, and Duane Brown, 20, face charges of attempted murder. Macias' daughter Janet Macias, 20, and Brown face conspiracy charges. Police say late Friday night or very early Saturday morning, Carolina Macias went to the home of her estranged husband. According to a police report, officers responded to the City Heights home at about 3:35 a.m. Saturday. The 57-year-old man, who wants to remain unidentified, told officers he was "attacked by an unknown suspect who stabbed him at...
  • Police: Store Clerk Shoots Purse Snatcher

    04/14/2005 1:05:56 PM PDT · by holymoly · 54 replies · 1,365+ views
    NBC6 ^ | April 14, 2005 | NBC6
    Clerk Not Likely To Be Charged, Officials Say FORT LAUDERDALE -- A liquor store became a crime scene Tuesday night after a clerk shot a teen who police said tried to steal a woman's purse. According to police, Barbara Winters, 70, was opening her car door outside a Fort Lauderdale liquor store when Steven Wendal, 15, snatched her purse and took off. The Story In Pictures: Alleged Victim: 'He Deserves To Be Shot At' That's when the store clerk, Kingsly Brown, shot Wendal, police said. "I really was in shock. I commended him for using that kind of resolve to...
  • Autopsy Decision Not Made By Michael Schiavo, Official Says

    03/30/2005 8:12:14 AM PST · by jdhljc169 · 154 replies · 3,973+ views ^ | 03/30/05 | jdhljc169
    CLEARWATER - It is not up to Michael Schiavo to decide whether his wife, Terri, should undergo an autopsy after death. ``He doesn't have any choice in the matter,'' said Bill Pellan, director of investigations for the Pinellas-Pasco Medical Examiner's Office. Medical Examiner Jon Thogmartin decides when an autopsy is required under state law, Pellan said. On Monday, attorney George Felos announced that Michael Schiavo wanted an autopsy performed to silence critics who have accused him of planning to have Terri Schiavo's remains cremated to cover up wrongdoing. ``Claims have been made there is some motive behind the cremation,'' Felos...

    03/22/2005 5:56:21 AM PST · by gentlestrength · 57 replies · 3,367+ views
    FoxTV 8:AM live interview with Carla | 03/22/2005 | gentlestrength
    A nurse for Terri interviewEd live on Fox News accused Michael Schiavo of attempted murder. She saw Terri's needle marks hidden under her breast and groin, after he had left being in the closed room with her. She found a used syringe hidden in the trash. Carla Sawyer- ______ "I was a nurse for Terri in 95-96. Terri was laughing, talking, letting you know she was in pain. She would say 'mommy', 'help me', 'hi', say 'pain', (would not say 'n' well,had pain in menses,). She had accurate reflexes on command. "Michael "wants her to die, he doesn't want the...
  • Disabled Woman's Family, Former Nurses Seek Inquiry (A timely reminder about the "loving" husband)

    03/21/2005 7:59:31 AM PST · by ElkGroveDan · 19 replies · 1,284+ views
    CNS News ^ | September 10, 2003 | Jeff Johnson
    Capitol Hill ( - Supporters of a disabled Florida woman embroiled in a euthanasia battle with her husband called Wednesday for a criminal investigation into the husband's alleged abuse of his incapacitated wife. The request comes just days after three of Terri Schindler Schiavo's former caregivers submitted sworn affidavits detailing a years-long history of denied medical care, altered or destroyed medical records, and alleged attempts by Michael Schiavo to kill his wife. Schiavo has repeatedly denied the allegations, as has his attorney, George Felos. Felos was quoted in the Tampa Tribune as saying that claims of abuse by the former...
  • Abuse Complaint Against Micheal Schiavo Made Public

    03/05/2005 7:30:41 AM PST · by Pendragon_6 · 119 replies · 2,727+ views
    CNS News ^ | 3-4-2005 | Jeff Johnson
    ( - The Florida agency responsible for protecting disabled and elderly individuals released a sealed, 30-count allegation against Michael Schiavo Friday. The "motion for intervention and stay" charges that Terri Schindler Schiavo's husband has abused, neglected and exploited her while seeking the court's permission to end her life. The Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) asked Pinellas-Pasco County Circuit Judge George Greer last week to give it 60 days to investigate the 11-page complaint. The DCF motion, released Friday, argues that the agency cannot complete the investigation or provide Terri with services required by law if the 60-day stay...
  • Schiavo's brother pleads for right to life (to Princeton students)

    03/03/2005 4:52:32 PM PST · by churchillbuff · 7 replies · 374+ views
    Daily Princetonian ^ | Mar 3 05 | Charlie Stone
    A week after a Florida judge ruled that Terri Schiavo's feeding tube could be removed, her brother said that allowing her to die would put the United States on the path to Holocaust-style cruelties. "What is the difference between what happened 60 years ago and what's happening today?" Bobby Schindler asked Wednesday before a crowd in McCosh 10. "What can possibly be crueler than allowing someone to endure a long and painful death because society doesn't want to pay for them or thinks they have no quality of life? As soon as we establish a criteria for starving people to...