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  • Man who mocked beaten cop now charged in mom's killing

    11/10/2015 7:04:32 AM PST · by boycott · 29 replies ^ | November 10, 2015 | Carol Robinson
    A 23-year-old Hoover man charged Monday in the weekend shotgun shooting death of his mother is no stranger to law enforcement officers. Devarta Dedre Thomas, an aspiring rapper, had been arrested on crimes ranging from burglary to robbery, and just months ago stirred the ire of cops throughout the Birmingham area when he posted graphic photos on social media over the summer, mocking a Birmingham police detective after he had been pistol-whipped. In fact, investigators say, his mother, Tawanda Denise Thomas, was killed Sunday afternoon while scolding him about his lifestyle and choices and actions. "Mrs. Thomas actually came to...
  • Elderly Holocaust Survivors Brutally Beaten and Robbed By Arabs in Holland

    09/06/2015 8:55:15 AM PDT · by george76 · 24 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | Sep 6th, 2015 | Jim Hoft
    An elderly Jewish couple and Holocaust survivors were brutally beaten and robbed in their Holland apartment a month ago. Samuel and Diana Blug was beaten and tied up in a violent anti-Semitic attack. ... the couple were only able to come forward now and recount what happened to them. The Blugs say two men, who looked to be of Moroccan descent, knocked on the door to their apartment, claiming to be the police and demanding entrance. As soon as Samuel opened the door, the nightmare began. Two men dressed in black barged into the apartment and started severely beating the...
  • Fla. dog beaten to death; mocking note left with body (warning, this is bad)

    08/11/2015 4:14:55 PM PDT · by GoneSalt · 44 replies
    AP ^ | 8/11/2015 | Marisol Medina
    beating death of a Pomeranian named Fox may have been eclipsed by the hand-written note left behind: “We beat it 2 death lol HAHAHA!” Ronald Boisvert, Fox’s owner, said his 13-year-old family pet disappeared Friday afternoon when his girlfriend let him out at their Pembroke Pines condominium. On Saturday morning, Boisvert was awoken by a “frantic knock” from a neighbor who said Fox was lying near Boisvert’s condo with the note on top of his body. “I was devastated,” Boisvert said. “He was a very friendly dog.” Boisvert initially thought the note was a joke and believed Fox could have...
  • Suspect arrested in beating of elderly Bradenton man in speeding case

    01/01/2014 6:39:37 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 12 replies ^ | Jan 1, 2013 | JESSICA DE LEON
    Suspect arrested in beating of elderly Bradenton man in speeding case By JESSICA DE LEON January 1, 2014 MANATEE -- Investigators continue to search for two more suspects in the beating of a 70-year-old man after he tried to get them to slow their car down as they rode through a residential neighborhood last week, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office. Leon Rogers was arrested Monday and charged with battery on a person over 65. He was released on a $1,500 bond from the Manatee County jail early Tuesday afternoon just before his first hearing in court. Detective...
  • 80 Year Old Creston Portis Beaten in Attempted Car Jacking by Two Black Males & Females

    09/24/2013 9:42:28 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 32 replies
    Scared Monkey ^ | September 24, 2013 | none stated
    East Point Police are looking for suspects in an attempted carjacking and beating of an 80-year-old man. It happened September 14th as Creston Portis was returning to his East Point home after visiting friends. East Point Police Lt. Cliff Chandler said the crime hit the police department hard because the victim’s son used to be a police officer with East Point. “This crime is particularly disconcerting to us at the police department,” he said. “We are particularly concerned at the level of violence that was exhibited by these perpetrators.” Police said Portis was approached by two males and one female...
  • The gray beyond: A family copes after tragedy

    07/30/2013 11:34:51 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 13 replies
    Washington Post ^ | July 27, 2013 | Keith L Alexander
    As the first anniversary of the attack approaches, TC, now 30, and his family are still putting their lives back together. Intensive speech therapy through a program in Canada is one way; he wants to read again to his 2-year-old son, Jack. He also wants to teach him soccer someday. He wants to return to work and provide for Jack and Abby. TC and his family are also still absorbing how their lives will never be the same.
  • Family says body of murdered former Alabama A&M administrator beaten, dragged, burned

    03/04/2013 11:57:59 AM PST · by BO Stinkss · 29 replies ^ | 03/04/2013 | Paul Gattis
    CLARKSDALE, Miss. -- The body of Marco McMillian, the former Alabama A&M administrator whose body was found last week, was "beaten, dragged and burned," according to a statement released by his family to the Jackson Clarion Ledger. A Shelby Miss. man, 22-year-old Jeremy Reed, has been charged in McMillian's murder. "We feel this was not a random act of violence based on the condition of the body when it was found," the McMillian family said in the statement. "Marco, nor anyone, should have their lives end in this manner." McMillian worked in the cabinet of former Alabama A&M President Robert...
  • Jewish Family Attacked in Marseille, France

    11/06/2012 5:33:29 AM PST · by Jack Hydrazine · 10 replies
    Israel National News ^ | 5NOV2012 | Chana Ya'ar
    The father of a Jewish family was badly beaten and the family home was completely trashed on Sunday by local youths in Marseille, France. Residents in their Jewish neighborhood are stunned following the incident. Marseilles is home to some 80,000 Jews – 10 percent of the general population but a small fraction compared to the 250,000 Muslims with whom they also live. It has been relatively quiet France's second-largest city this year, compared to other areas in the country where violent anti-Semitism has been on the rise.
  • Video of the moment boy is brutally beaten on school bus...

    08/31/2012 7:42:11 AM PDT · by Morgana · 25 replies
    MAIL ONLINE ^ | 8.31.2012 | Mail online
    FULL TITLE: Video of the moment boy is brutally beaten on school bus... after mother campaigned to make them free When Lora Hoagland was fighting to make buses to and from Franklin Township schools in Indiana free for all families, she didn't think her son's very trip to class would land him in the hospital. It all started when Caleb Jones, 14, unwittingly sat in the seat of a violent classmate, 15, who decided to push, punch and berate when he did not get up while the bus was moving. A video of the incident was posted on Facebook by...
  • Muslim Plane Hijackers ”Beaten To Death”

    07/03/2012 6:32:19 PM PDT · by Nachum · 42 replies
    Pat Dollard ^ | 7/3/12 | NEWS.COM.AU
    (NEWS.COM.AU) TWO men who allegedly tried to hijack a plane in China were beaten to death by passengers and crew. The Global Times newspaper reported that two of the suspects died in hospital from injuries they suffered during the ensuing fight with passengers and crew on board. The men were part of a six-strong gang involved in the foiled hijack of a Tianjin Airlines flight bound for the regional capital of Urumqi last Friday. Just minutes after the flight took off from Hetian, southwest Xinjiang, the men, all aged between 20 and 36, stood up and announced their plans to...
  • ‘Justice for Trayvon’: 15 Whites Beaten By Gangs of Black Thugs… So Far

    05/03/2012 9:26:32 AM PDT · by Nachum · 36 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 5/3/12 | Bob Owens
    The assaults on a pair of Virginian-Pilot reporters in Norfolk, Va., two weeks ago at the hands of 30 black youths, reported for the first time Tuesday, are the latest in a series of attacks driven by a warped sense of racial vigilantism hiding behind calls of “Justice for Trayvon.” At least 15 whites have been beaten not just with fists, but with potentially deadly weapons including hammers and lengths of chain. Many of the victims have been hospitalized, some may never fully recover, and one lingers on the verge of death. David Forster and
  • 22-Year-Old Bochur Beaten Nearly to Death in Kiev (yeshiva student)

    04/09/2012 10:14:39 AM PDT · by Nachum · 5 replies
    Crown Heights. info ^ | 4/8/12 | staff
    A 22-year-old bochur in the Chabad Yeshiva in Kiev, Ukraine was savagely beaten on his way back from the Seder on the second night of Pesach; he is reportedly in grave condition. Please say Tehilim for Aaron Alexander ben Avraham. From Yeshiva World News: Efforts continue to bring the victim of the Seder night attack in Kiev to a medical center in Eretz Yisrael. Rabbi Yaakov Zilberman, a Chabad Rabbi who is also the local Zaka official in Kiev confirms that the young talmid, 22, is now listed in grave condition and he is in need of Am Yisrael’s tefilos....

    03/08/2012 4:54:51 PM PST · by geraldmcg · 7 replies
    CleanTV ^ | 3-8-12 | CleanTV
    We'll bet you didn't see THIS story reported by the mainstream media. In a direct challenge to the Obama presidency, pro-life challenger Randall Terry embarrassed the White House, tallying 18 percent of the total vote in the 2012 Oklahoma Democratic primary, and beating Obama head-to-head in 14 counties. Terry had promised to wage an active campaign in at least six, key, swing states, including Oklahoma. The shocking Super Tuesday results guarantee that pro-life delegates, pledged to Terry, and millions of abortion victims, past, present, and future, will have a voice at the Democratic National Convention, to be held this summer...
  • Obama HOPE Artist Beaten Bloody in Copenhagen by Left-wing Radicals

    08/16/2011 9:05:53 AM PDT · by Nachum · 32 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 8/16/11 | Jim Hoft
    Posted by Jim Hoft on Tuesday, August 16, 2011, 5:44 AM HOPE Obama HOPE artist Shepard Fairey was beaten bloody in Copenhagen by anarchists who told him to, “Go back to America.” The Guardian reported: When graffiti artist Shepard Fairey turned his talents to US politics, his reward was international acclaim and a letter of thanks from Barack Obama. When he employed a similar tactic in Denmark, however, the response proved altogether less edifying. Last weekend, Fairey – creator of the famous “Hope” poster that came to encapsulate Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign – was beaten up after the opening of...
  • American Idol Contestant Brutally Beaten By Gang Of Girls

    04/16/2011 5:49:56 AM PDT · by SkyPilot · 72 replies
    PIX 11 ^ | 15 April 2011 | Mary Murphy
    BEDFORD-STUYVESANT, N.Y. (PIX11)— Administrators at Brooklyn Academy High School in Bedford-Stuyvesant canceled Friday's talent show in the wake of a all-girl gang assault on one of the student contestants, PIX 11 has learned. According to authorities, 17-year-old Shacara McLaurin was brutally attacked by at least five other students on April 1st, one of them hitting her in the face with a padlock wrapped in a sock. "Yo, b--ch, I got a lock," one of the teen suspects allegedly shouted, as she pummeled McLaurin with the weapon. "I wasn't able to open my jaw. I wasn't able to talk. I...
  • Stripped, punched and whipped with flag poles: Full horror of Lara Logan's attack emerges

    02/20/2011 7:23:33 PM PST · by BunnySlippers · 92 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 02/20/11
    According to one source, reported in The Sunday Times newspaper, sensitive parts of her body were covered in red marks that were originally thought to have been bite marks. After further examination they were revealed to be from aggressive pinching. And medical sources have revealed  that marks on her body were consistent with being whipped and beaten with the makeshift poles that were used to fly flags during the demonstration.
  • Harry Potter star 'beaten after meeting non-Muslim man'

    12/20/2010 11:46:31 AM PST · by Nachum · 50 replies · 1+ views
    Telegraph UK ^ | 12/20/10 | staff
    A Harry Potter star was beaten, called a ''slag'' and threatened with death after she met a young man who was not a Muslim, a court heard today. Victim Afshan Azad, 22, played Padma Patil, a classmate of the teenage wizard, in the blockbuster Hollywood films based on the children's books by JK Rowling. She was assaulted and branded a ''prostitute'' after meeting a young Hindu man, a relationship which brought anger from her father, Abul Azad, 53, and brother, Ashraf, 28, Manchester Crown Court heard. The frightened actress later fled through her bedroom window after threats were made to...
  • Puppy beaten, burned during Macon home burglary

    12/18/2010 8:39:31 AM PST · by a real Sheila · 79 replies · 2+ views
    Macon Telegraph ^ | 12/18/2010 | AMY LEIGH WOMACK
    A Macon woman arrived home from work Thursday to discover her house had been burglarized and her puppy severely cut, beaten and burned. Kristy Lipscomb, of Beddingfield Drive in south Macon, said she left home about 6 p.m. Wednesday to go to work at Houston Healthcare in Warner Robins. When she returned home just before 8 a.m. Thursday, she found her bedroom had been ransacked and her kitchen cabinets left open. The electrical meter had been stolen from an outside
  • Teen's suspected killer beaten in jail

    08/16/2010 1:33:13 PM PDT · by Nachum · 9 replies
    Houston Chronicle ^ | 8/16/10 | Paige Hewitt
    A Harris County jail inmate awaiting trial on a murder charge allegedly beat a young illegal immigrant accused of robbing and fatally shooting a 14-year-old girl in the back as she was walking home on Aug. 6. Melvin Alvarado, 22, one of two men charged with capital murder in the death of Shatavia Anderson, was beaten Thursday evening, sustaining serious enough injuries to be hospitalized and receive stitches, said Alan Bernstein, of the Harris County Sheriff's Office. Accused in Alvarado's beating is Robert Williams, 38, Bernstein said.
  • Infant sealed in concrete by a Brooklyn couple charged with enslaving hooker mom was beatentodeath

    01/16/2010 12:16:12 AM PST · by LibWhacker · 47 replies · 1,862+ views
    NYDailyNews ^ | 1/15/10 | John Marzulli
    The infant boy sealed in concrete by a Brooklyn couple charged with pimping out his enslaved hooker mom, was beaten to death, the Daily News has learned. The baby, Carlos Santillana, was only 2 months old when he died, but his brief life was miserable. A spokeswoman for the city medical examiner said little Carlos suffered blunt impact injuries to his head, torso and extremities. "The cause of death is battered child syndrome," said spokeswoman Ellen Borakove. Federal agents and cops made the horrifying discovery of Carlos' body sealed inside a Rubbermaid storage bin on Nov. 25 after raiding a...
  • Jackson, Farrakhan at beaten Ill. teen's funeral (both calling for an end to youth violence)

    10/03/2009 2:58:24 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 48 replies · 2,005+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 10/3/09 | Caryn Rousseau - ap
    CHICAGO – The funeral of a Chicago teen who was beaten to death on his way home from school drew civil rights leader the Rev. Jesse Jackson and Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan on Saturday, both calling for an end to youth violence. Farrakhan said he came to the funeral because he was "deeply pained" by the death of 16-year-old honor roll student Derrion Albert. The boy was walking to a bus stop after school when a group of teens attacked him during a street fight late last month. "Naturally, we wonder why such a beautiful life? Such a...
  • 71 Year-Old Gas Station Clerk Beaten - Surveillance Video

    09/06/2009 5:58:15 PM PDT · by Federalist Patriot · 23 replies · 1,818+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | September 06, 2009 | Michael
    Here is a surveillance video of a 71 year-old gas station clerk that was beaten for refusing to sell cigarettes to a teenager. (Watch Video)
  • Ooops, would-be robber picks on wrong 72-year-old (former boxer)

    06/30/2009 8:16:49 AM PDT · by meandog · 39 replies · 1,907+ views
    This is the bruised and battered face of 24-year-old burglar Gregory McCalium who got more than he bargained for when he broke into the home of a 72-year-old former boxing champ. Former boxer Frank Corti, 72, said he was compelled to defend himself and his wife after Gregory McCalium threatened them at their Oxfordshire home and gave him a black eye and bloodied lip. McCalium, 24, confronted the elderly couple after a row over noise levels between the neighbours on Queens Close, Botley, Oxford. Oxford Crown Court heard McCalium was drunk after attending an all-night party when he forced his...
  • Hitchens beaten by pro-Syrian thugs in Beirut? (“I was on the ground and getting it in the head)

    02/18/2009 5:25:59 PM PST · by Nachum · 37 replies · 1,609+ views
    Hot Air ^ | 2/18/09 | Hot Air
    Look on the bright side: This’ll make for one hell of a Slate column once he gets back. I can only assume they didn’t recognize him, as the opportunity to scalp one of the world’s foremost atheists surely would have been irresistible. I dont know if you find this as news worthy or not, but Christopher Hitchens is currently in Beirut sponsored by the same group that owns that crap NOW Lebanon. He got in a few nights ago and surprisingly went out drinking. On his way out of the bar he saw an SSNP poster and wrote on it...

    12/23/2008 11:36:39 AM PST · by WOBBLY BOB · 23 replies · 939+ views
    AGI ^ | 12-23-08 | staff
    Raipur (India), 22 Dec. - In a remote village in the Indian jungle around 50 women have been attacked by inhabitants, who beat them and shaved their heads because they believe the women to be witches: police sources in the poor Indian State of Chhattisgarh reported this. It seems that the attackers acted on advise of a local guru, who claimed that punishing the 'witches' that way they would earn protection from evil spirits. The persecution, the climax of a purification ceremony to ward off evil spirits from the village, continued for nine days. Indian Prime Minister Raman Singh condemned...
  • Dismissed employees beat CEO to death in Greater Noida

    09/22/2008 6:01:06 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 20 replies · 182+ views
    domain-b ^ | 9/22/08
    The chief executive of a company in Greater Noida, just outside Delhi, was on Monday beaten to death by a group of dismissed employees inside the office premises after a meeting called to resolve dispute between them and the management failed. L K Chaudhury, the CEO and managing director of Italian electronics company Gradiano, in Udyog Vihar, Greater Noida, was beaten to death by the agitating workers, senior superintendent of police (Noida) R K Chaturvedi said. Chaudhury was rushed to Kailash hospital where he was declared brought dead. About 34 people, all from the company's management, were injured in the...
  • Jewish Children Beaten in Ramle

    12/23/2007 1:43:15 PM PST · by Nachum · 9 replies · 133+ views
    Arutz 7 ^ | 12-23-2007 | staff
    ( Two Jewish children ages nine and ten were attacked and beaten by two Arab teenagers last Friday in Ramle. The teens attacked the younger boy as the two made their way home from school, and attacked the older child when he attempted to help his younger brother. The two managed to run away. Both suffered injuries to their faces and limbs, and paramedics found traces of blood in one of the boys’ urine. The boys’ father filed a report with police. Neighbors who witnessed the attack from a distance said the attackers were two Arab Christian teens, both of...
  • Jewish Youth Beaten in Paris

    12/22/2007 6:14:46 PM PST · by Nachum · 77 replies · 205+ views
    Arutz 7 ^ | 12-21-2007 | staff
    ( A Jewish youth who was wearing his yarmulka was badly beaten in Paris as he stood near the entrance to his building on Shabbat one week ago. According to a report by the European Jewish Press, 17-year-old Raymond did not want to violate Jewish law by opening the electronic door to the building in which he lives and was waiting for a neighbor to exit the building when a group of approximately 20 young Muslims surrounded him and began to beat him. The Muslim youth, most of them immigrants or the children of immigrants, beat Raymond while shouting verses...
  • Anti-Semitism Hits Lakewood, Rabbi Severely Beaten

    10/11/2007 9:03:57 PM PDT · by Nachum · 29 replies · 1,242+ views
    Arutz 7 ^ | October 12, '07 | staff
    ( A rabbi suffered critical wounds after being severely beaten in the latest of several anti-Semitic attacks that have hit the community of Lakewood, New Jersey, home of the world-famous Lakewood Yeshiva. Rabbi Mordechai Moskowitz, age 53, was stabbed, reportedly by a black man, as he was walking to a synagogue. The attacker wielded an aluminum baseball bat and inflicted critical wounds on his head and other parts of the body. Several weeks ago, attackers pelted a group of orthodox Jewish youth with eggs in a nearby community. Tension in the city has increased fears among the Jewish community. One...
  • Christian Aid worker beaten by narcotic sellers in Kerala

    09/24/2007 7:26:03 AM PDT · by salemvoi · 1 replies · 51+ views
    Changanassery (Kerala, India), SVM News, September 22, 2007: A group of narcotoc sellers attacked Christian aid worker, who is also a prayer warrior in Changanassery in Kottayam district of Kerala, India on September 16. Fatimapuram Parayil Thomas, 30, was severely beaten by the selling agents of narcotic distributors and admitted at Changanassery Taluk hospital with serious injuries. The incident was happened in front of the KSRTC (Kerala State Road Transport Corporation) bus stand on Sunday night. Thomas is a Christian aid worker and an active member of the Salem Voice Ministries prayer fellowship. He earns for his family as an...
  • Elderly Village Bishop severely beaten in Kerala, India

    09/14/2007 1:23:32 PM PDT · by salemvoi · 3 replies · 341+ views
    Kochi (Kerala, India), SVM News, September 8, 2007: An 81-year-old village bishop of Malankara (Indian) Orthodox Church was severely beaten and hospitalised on August 29 at Kanjiramattam in Ernakulam district of Kerala state, India. Mathews Pulimoottil Cor-episcopa, aged 81, the village bishop and the vicar of the Kajniramattom St. Ignatius Orthodox Syrian Christian Church was severely beaten on Wednesday on the public road near his house while on his way home from the church after the funeral of a member of his parish. The accused, known as Baby of Kaniyamparmbil, apparently slapped the bishop on his face several times until...
  • Karate school robbery leaves thief hospitalized

    09/13/2007 11:15:15 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 27 replies · 1,000+ views
    Yahoo | AFP ^ | 9/7/07
    BOGOTA (AFP) - A feckless stick-up man chose the wrong target when he was beaten and hospitalized in an attempted robbery of a karate school in Bucaramanga in northwestern Colombia, police said. "The man entered the academy with a firearm, but could not intimidate the dozens of students, who fortunately reacted and disarmed him," said Colonel Julio Cesar Santoyo, police commander in the province of Santander. Police arrived at the scene only to take the would-be robber to hospital for treatment of multiple contusions at the hands of the karate students.
  • Dallas Man Beats Mother to Death, Lives With Decomposing Corpse

    08/20/2007 10:58:56 AM PDT · by TornadoAlley3 · 6 replies · 491+ views
    A 50-year-old Dallas man with a history of abusing his elderly mother lived with her decomposing corpse for about a week after allegedly beating her to death, MyFoxDallas reported Monday.
  • Four face charges of torturing boys; Police say pair burned, starved, kept in closet

    11/07/2006 7:04:57 AM PST · by hispanarepublicana · 21 replies · 1,648+ views
    Lubbock Avalanche Journal ^ | 11/7/06 | Jason Womack
    Four face charges of torturing boys Police say pair burned, starved, forced to sleep in closet BY JASON WOMACK The Lubbock County Criminal District Attorney's Office filed criminal charges on Monday against four people who police said systematically tortured, beat and starved two boys. Police said the boys' stepmother and father - 37-year-old Melissa D. Lively and 40-year-old Steve A. Lively - routinely burned the boys with a battery charger, forced them to sleep in a closet and fed them habanero peppers. They each face four counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. Each charge carries a maximum punishment...
  • Muslims beaten up in UK mosque

    10/22/2006 4:44:07 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 140 replies · 2,854+ views ^ | 10/22/06
    Police are appealing for calm after four men were beaten up in a mosque last night. Two men were arrested on suspicion of racial assault after police were called to the Eccles Mosque on Liverpool Road in Salford, Greater Manchester, shortly before 9.30pm following a report of an attack inside the building. One man was taken to Hope Hospital but has since been discharged. The other three men were only slightly hurt and did not need hospital treatment. A 37-year-old man from Eccles and a 19-year-old man from Davyhulme, Trafford, were arrested on suspicion of racially aggravated Section 37 assault...
  • Rep. Joe Schwarz beaten in Mich. primary

    08/08/2006 10:09:18 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 71 replies · 1,537+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 8/8/06 | Ken Thomas - ap
    DETROIT - Republican Rep. Joe Schwarz lost his district's nomination Tuesday, falling to a staunchly conservative challenger in a race dominated by a struggle over GOP principles that attracted more than $1 million in spending by outside groups. Schwarz, a moderate who supported abortion rights, was defeated by former state lawmaker Tim Walberg. With 88 percent of the precincts reporting, Walberg had 54 percent, or 30,592 votes. Schwarz had 46 percent, or 26,441 votes. Walberg, a former pastor, contended Schwarz's views did not represent the rural district in southern Michigan. He vowed to vote against pork-laden spending plans, tax increases...
  • Woman Accused Of Sex W/ Student Severely Beaten

    07/04/2006 12:08:16 AM PDT · by sully777 · 128 replies · 4,595+ views
    KUTV) SOUTH JORDAN A former high school teacher accused of having sex with a student was severely beaten inside her home. Thirty-year-old Melinda Lee Deluca told police she came home Friday afternoon and was alone when she was jumped from behind. Police said she was beaten so badly that she was flown by medical helicopter to the hospital from her home in South Jordan. Deluca was recently accused of having sex with one of her students at Copper Hills High School in West Jordan. Police believe the assault could be related to the charges. “It does appear that this is...
  • Zarqawi beaten to death, 'witnesses' say

    06/11/2006 10:53:48 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 149 replies · 3,569+ views
    Two British newspapers report Al Qaeda in Iraq leader Abu Musab al-Zarqawi may have have been beaten to death by US forces following the air strike on his house. The Observer and the Sunday Times both carry reports on events leading up to Zarqawi's death on Wednesday, citing apparent witnesses to the immediate aftermath of the attack. In a two-page report, the Observer says that although the claims have not been confirmed, revelations of revenge killings by US troops "means it cannot be discounted". It quotes one man as saying US soldiers pulled a man resembling Zarqawi from an ambulance...
  • Iraqi Troops Ride Recon Off the Beaten Path

    03/08/2006 6:56:26 PM PST · by SandRat · 8 replies · 344+ views
    Defend America News ^ | Senior Airman Mark Woodbury
    Iraqi Troops Ride Recon Off the Beaten Path Iraqi soldiers at Al Kasik learn motorcycle riding techniques for use in base reconnaissance and forward convoy scouting. By U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Mark Woodbury Multinational Security Transition Command — Iraq AL KASIK MILITARY TRAINING BASE, Iraq, March 8, 2006 — Iraqi soldiers at Al Kasik are embracing a new mode of transportation for use in base reconnaissance and forward convoy scouting. The soldiers here are learning proper on and off-road motorcycle techniques from coalition forces that will allow them to access areas they could never reach using conventional vehicles.Before...
  • Women voters beaten at Egyptian polling site

    12/07/2005 5:45:55 AM PST · by Esther Ruth · 5 replies · 260+ views ^ | 6:27 a.m. ET Dec. 7, 2005
    Women voters beaten at Egyptian polling site Authorities block polling station in Muslim Brotherhood stronghold Updated: 6:27 a.m. ET Dec. 7, 2005 ZAQAZIQ, Egypt - Police beat back women voters with sticks when they tried to enter a cordoned-off polling station in an opposition stronghold in the Nile Delta on Wednesday, the final day of Egypt’s staggered legislative elections. The clashes were the latest violence in a three-stage election that has been marred by state interference. Police blocked access to a polling station in the city of Zagazig’s Nasiriyah district, where a candidate supported by the Muslim Brotherhood was favored...
  • Activist found alive after beating by mob

    10/11/2005 4:01:18 PM PDT · by Hadean · 5 replies · 360+ views
    The Guardian ^ | Oct 11, 2005 | Jonathan Watts
    Lu Banglie, the Chinese democracy activist who was savagely beaten at the weekend, has been found injured but alive. Mr Lu has told the Guardian that he was battered unconscious and later driven hundreds of miles to his home town where he is now recuperating. Civil rights lawyers said they were considering a legal case against his attackers, thought to be a group of thugs hired by the local authorities to put down an anti-corruption campaign against the chief of Taishi village.
  • Schoolgirls riot at tourist spot (hundreds watched in horror - four guards beaten)

    09/18/2005 4:50:35 AM PDT · by Libloather · 126 replies · 5,174+ views
    Northern Territory News ^ | 9/17/05 | NIGEL ADLAM
    Schoolgirls riot at tourist spot By NIGEL ADLAM 17sep05 HUNDREDS of people watched in horror as a mob of schoolgirls rioted at Darwin's biggest tourist attraction. Most of the youngsters were in their teens. But several witnesses said a few were as young as six. About 20 girls threw sticks and stones, and even pulled out a street bollard, as they fought with security guards. Fighting between rival gangs of boys and girls has been escalating at Mindil Beach markets (pictured). Market manager Tim Robinson said four guards were beaten. Security and market managers are to hold a crisis meeting...
  • Suspected Spain al-Qaida leader beaten

    07/15/2005 1:01:05 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 59 replies · 2,394+ views
    Bakersfield Californian ^ | 7/15/05 | AP - Madrid
    MADRID, Spain (AP) - Inmates on Friday beat up a suspected al-Qaida cell leader jailed on charges he helped plot the Sept. 11 attacks in the United States, breaking his jaw, nose and a tooth and injuring one of his eyes, Spanish officials said. Imad Yarkas, 42, a Syrian-born Spaniard, was set upon by other prisoners in the dining hall of a prison in the eastern city of Castellon, said officials at the Interior Ministry department that oversees Spain's prisons. Spanish government press officials did not give their names. An investigation has been opened because Yarkas, who is being held...
  • CA: W. Oakland property owner beaten, drug dealers suspected

    04/02/2005 11:32:33 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 7 replies · 553+ views
    Oakland Tribune ^ | 4/2/05 | Kristin Bender and Harry Harris
    OAKLAND — A 41-year-old Hayward software engineer who has worked to improve West Oakland rentals to earn extra income for his family was beaten last week by a gang of local drug dealers who refuse to stay off his property, police said Friday. Convicted drug dealer Marcus Smith, 23, the accused ringleader in the attack, was charged Friday with violating probation and making terrorist threats, police said. Investigators said Smith threatened the owner with a gun and forced him to the pavement at the Mead Avenue fourplex where he and at least three other drug dealers beat and kicked him....
  • Husband Asks Court to Release His Wife

    03/07/2005 10:42:19 AM PST · by SmithL · 17 replies · 741+ views
    AP ^ | 3/7/5
    Oklahoma City -- The husband of a woman accused of shooting him in the head, beating him with a baseball bat and leaving him for dead says his wife is innocent. Now he wants her back — and out of prison. William McDonald filed a federal lawsuit in Oklahoma City claiming his wife was coerced into pleading guilty, police botched the investigation and he was never contacted about the case. Caren McDonald, 32, is serving a three-year prison term after admitting she beat her husband with a bat June 21, 2002, at the couple's Choctaw home. A charge of shooting...
  • Murder charges filed in Taranova Glick's death

    12/05/2004 12:03:48 AM PST · by freepatriot32 · 9 replies · 1,027+ views ^ | 12 3 04 |
    Last Updated: 12/03/2004 05:43 pm Elkhart County, IN - After a final autopsy report and a failed plea deal, The Truth in Elkhart is reporting that prosecutors have charged Chad Strong with the murder of three-and-a-half year old Taranova Glick. Taranova Glick was the daughter of Strong’s girlfriend. She died on July 13th from blunt-force trauma to the abdomen. County prosecutors also filed neglect charges against Taranova's mother, Dusty James. Strong was previously charged with battery causing death and neglect causing serious injury. Last month, the Elkhart County prosecutor asked for permission to add a murder charge. Related Link Coroner...
  • Guantánamo Britons to sue the US over abuse claims

    10/28/2004 1:31:09 AM PDT · by maikeru · 10 replies · 619+ views
    The Scotsman ^ | Thu 28 Oct 2004 | Mark Sage
    FOUR British men who were released from Guantánamo Bay detention centre after three years in captivity have formally sued the US government after alleging they had been subjected to torture and other human rights violations. The groundbreaking legal claim was brought in Washington yesterday by Shafiq Rasul, Asif Iqbal and Rhuhel Ahmed, who during their incarceration became known as the Tipton Three, and Jamal al-Harith, from Manchester, who have each demanded £5.5 million in the lawsuits from the United States. The men, who were captured in Afghanistan during the US "war on terror" in the aftermath of the attacks on...
  • Iranian woman wants only to be beaten once a week

    09/22/2004 3:25:06 PM PDT · by Rakkasan1 · 51 replies · 1,295+ views
    Reuters-alertnet ^ | 9-22-04 | Reuters
    TEHRAN, Sept 22 (Reuters) - An Iranian woman, beaten every day by her husband, asked a court to tell him only to beat her once a week, a newspaper said on Wednesday. Maryam, the middle-age woman, said she did not want to divorce her husband because she loved him, the Aftab-e yazd daily said.
  • Suspect "beaten to death" by Russian police

    09/19/2004 8:46:49 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 79 replies · 1,479+ views
    Radio Netherlands ^ | September 19 2004
    Russian media report that a man suspected of being involved in plans to assassinate President Vladimir Putin was beaten to death while being interrogated. The man was arrested in Moscow on Saturday after police found explosives in his car. He claimed he had been instructed to park the car along a route often used by President Putin to travel to and from the Kremlin. The man died several hours after his arrest. Police claim he had had a heart attack. But a post mortem apparently revealed that the man had been beaten to death.
  • Another Saudi Face: TV Presenter Is Beaten Up By Husband

    04/15/2004 5:28:55 PM PDT · by blam · 50 replies · 935+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 4-16-2004 | Robun Gedye
    Another Saudi face: TV presenter is beaten up by husband By Robin Gedye (Filed: 16/04/2004) A Saudi television presenter who was beaten unconscious by her husband has allowed pictures of her severely battered face to be published in an attempt to highlight the abuse of women in the kingdom. Rania al-Baz, who works for Saudi Arabia's state television's Channel One, is having a series of operations for 13 fractures to her face. She said she wanted to break the taboo on domestic violence. "I want to use what happened to me to draw attention to the plight of women in...