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  • Man injured in apparent self-defense shooting after woman attacked

    06/18/2019 1:34:16 PM PDT · by marktwain · 28 replies
    WSFA12 ^ | 16 June, 2019 | WSFA Staff
    HIGHLAND HOME, Ala. (WSFA) - A man was shot three times after cutting a woman at a Highland Home cookout, according to the Crenshaw County Sheriff’s Office. According to Lt. Robert Fulton, the shooting happened on Simon Road during a cookout. The victim in the shooting reportedly slashed a woman seven to eight times with a box cutter, then turned on the woman’s boyfriend. The boyfriend pulled out his gun and shot the victim three times. Fulton said the shooting victim was taken by helicopter to Baptist South. The victim who was cut also went to a hospital and required...
  • Woman shouting 'Allahu akbar' attacks 2 with box cutter at supermarket in France

    06/17/2018 9:22:59 AM PDT · by BBell · 49 replies ^ | 6/17/18 | Travis Fedschun
    A woman who allegedly shouted "Allahu akbar" attacked two people with a box cutter at a supermarket in southern France on Sunday before she was arrested, local media reported. The incident took place around 10:30 a.m. at the supermarket Leclerc in the Mediterranean city of La Seyne-sur-Mer, located near Marseilles. Witnesses told Var-matin the young woman attacked a customer and employee. The woman was dressed in black and wearing a veil at the time, shouting "Allahu akbar" -- "God is great" in Arabic -- before she was placed under control by people intervening, according to Var-matin. Europe 1 radio quoted...
  • Fight breaks out between 2 women visiting same Washington Parish Jail inmate

    01/28/2015 5:04:46 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 66 replies
    New Orleans Times-Picayune ^ | January 26, 2015 | Jonathan Bullington
    Two women who went to visit a Washington Parish Jail inmate on the same day ended up facing their own legal troubles after authorities say they attacked each other during the visit.
  • Pawt. man due in Puerto Rican court (New blackout begins on Jet Blue boxcutter, stun gun suspect)

    05/22/2010 5:20:49 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 6 replies · 421+ views
    WPRI ^ | 5/21/10 | Tim O'Coin
    A Pawtucket man accused of trying to bring weapons on board an airliner in Puerto Rico is due in court Friday. Jose Pol was scheduled to go before a judge for a bail and defender hearing. Federal authorities say Pol, 59, tried to board a Boston-bound Jet Blue flight on Monday with the weapons . He was stopped at a security checkpoint; TSA officials said they found box cutters, a switchblade, and a stun gun in his carry-on luggage.
  • Man caught boarding plane with weapons

    05/19/2010 1:29:28 PM PDT · by cll · 42 replies · 1,509+ views
    The Washington Post ^ | 5/19/2010 | AP
    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- U.S. authorities have charged a man with attempting to board a flight from Puerto Rico with weapons including a stun gun, a switchblade knife and four box cutters. ~ snip ~ Pol was scheduled to take a JetBlue flight to Boston when he was arrested on Monday. In addition to the knives agents found pepper spray and a flight simulator program in his luggage.
  • Ex-Clinton aide charged in Ark. prison smuggling

    08/12/2009 3:43:12 PM PDT · by managusta · 55 replies · 3,502+ views ^ | Aug 12,2009 | JON GAMBRELL
    <p>LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -- A former chief of staff for Bill Clinton when he was Arkansas' governor has been charged with attempting to smuggle contraband goods into the state's death row.</p> <p>Betsey Wright, of Rogers, faces 51 felony charges stemming from her arrest May 22 at the state's Varner Unit. An Arkansas State Police report claims she attempted to smuggle in a box cutter, a pocket knife, tweezers and tattoo needles.</p>
  • Threat Matrix: February 2008

    02/01/2008 6:55:58 PM PST · by nwctwx · 1,614 replies · 19,265+ views
    Is the U.S. Failing in Afghanistan? It was malice in wonderland at the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Thursday as Bush Administration envoys insisted things are getting better in Afghanistan, while angry lawmakers from both parties cited facts and figures showing just the opposite. Even the senior Republican on the panel, Senator Richard Lugar, found the Administration's claims wanting. "I'm not sure that we have a plan for Afghanistan," he said. Long seen as the "forgotten war" eclipsed by Iraq in U.S. priorities, Afghanistan is in the Washington spotlight this week with the release of three independent reports concluding...
  • Boxcutter in Hollowed-Out Book at TIA

    02/20/2008 3:44:16 PM PST · by jdm · 53 replies · 381+ views
    Little Green Footballs ^ | Feb. 20, 2008 | Charles Johnson
    He forgot it was there: TIA Passenger Had Box Cutter In Hollowed-Out Book. TAMPA — A 21-year-old Clearwater man was arrested at Tampa International Airport this weekend after security personnel found a box cutter in a hollowed-out book, authorities said. About 7:30 a.m. Sunday, airport security ran Benjamin Baines Jr.’s backpack through an X-ray machine and saw the image of a box cutter, according to a report from the Transportation Security Administration. When searching the backpack, a security officer found a book titled “Fear Itself.” The book was hollowed out, and the box cutter was inside. After Baines was read...
  • GNP Chairwoman 'Stable' After Slasher Attack WARNING Disturbing photo

    05/21/2006 11:13:47 PM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 29 replies · 1,434+ views
    email | 5 21 06
    (Seoul) - Main opposition leader Park Geun-hye was in stable condition Sunday after an assailant slashed her face with a box cutter on the campaign trail in Seoul a day earlier. Park sustained an 11-cm long cut to her face from ear to jaw that required 60 stitches and two hours of surgery, officials at Yonsei University's Severance Hospital in Seoul said. They predict it will be several months before the Grand National party chairwoman can speak normally again. Grand National Party chairwoman Park Geun-hye reacts after being attacked with a box cutter during a campaign for the local...
  • Man with Blade Held - Shoe Bomber part Deux?

    12/22/2004 1:12:58 PM PST · by Spyder · 50 replies · 1,900+ views
    Honolulu Star Bulletin ^ | 12-22-04 | Rosemarie Bernardo
    "This is evidence of why we recommend passengers to remove their shoes, because we need to X-ray (them)." Sidney Hayakawa Honolulu federal security director of the Transportation Security Administration Man with blade held He allegedly tried to board a flight with a box-cutter blade in his shoe sole By Rosemarie Bernardo The Stafford-brand, size 10 1/2, black dress shoes looked common enough. But it was the box-cutter blade glued inside one of the shoes that caught the attention of security personnel at Honolulu Airport's Interisland Terminal yesterday. The 33-year-old man who put his shoes through the screening process now...
  • Box Cutter Found On Plane At Logan Airport

    10/28/2003 10:04:46 PM PST · by I_love_weather · 11 replies · 112+ views
    Maine News ^ | 10/28/03 Quote "Security at the airport was never breached, Massport spokesman Phil Orlandella said." LOL...ummm yeah ok
  • Student charged for carrying weapons on planes

    10/21/2003 7:58:56 AM PDT · by bedolido · 21 replies · 177+ views
    Charlotte Observer ^ | 10/21/03 | SHANNON MCCAFFREY
    WASHINGTON - Box cutters and other dangerous items remained on a pair of Southwest Airlines jets for five weeks even though the college student who smuggled them aboard sent federal authorities a signed e-mail detailing what he had done, according to court papers unsealed on Monday. The incident raises troubling new questions about airport security after the government has spent billions of dollars trying to strengthen procedures after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. During a visit to Duke University on Monday, Homeland Security Director Tom Ridge called the latest incident "a bad experience." "But we may learn something about...
  • Boston - United says mechanic left box cutter on plane

    02/04/2003 8:22:19 PM PST · by HAL9000 · 10 replies · 227+ views
    Associated Press | February 4, 2002
    BOSTON, Feb 04, 2003 (AP WorldStream via COMTEX) -- United Airlines said Tuesday that a box cutter found by a passenger on an airplane at Logan Airport was mistakenly left there by a mechanic in Denver. A first-class passenger discovered the blade in the magazine pouch of the seat in front of her as passengers were boarding a Jan. 28 flight from Boston to San Francisco. The flight was delayed by three hours while security workers scoured the plane and rescreened passengers. United spokeswoman Chris Nardella said the tool was mistakenly left on the plane by a mechanic. Besides...
  • Boxcutter Knife found in First Class in United Flight 179 at Logan Airport Boston -

    01/28/2003 1:42:43 PM PST · by swarthyguy · 117 replies · 353+ views
    Nothing more.... Plane being searched -- passengers offloaded.....
  • Man Held After 9/11 Claims Abuse

    01/04/2003 10:52:33 AM PST · by syriacus · 5 replies · 182+ views
    Newsday ^ | January 3, 2003 | THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
    Indian detained for boxcutter alleges psychological torture Hyderabad, India - An Indian man who was cleared of involvement in the Sept. 11 terror attacks has returned home, alleging sleep deprivation, unhealthy food and solitary confinement during his 15 months of detention in New York. Syed Gul Mohammed Shah, 36, was one of two Muslim men from the southern Indian city of Hyderabad who were detained on Sept. 12 in Texas because they were carrying boxcutters, lots of cash and had been on a flight that was grounded in the wake of the terror attacks. In an interview at his home...
  • "Never bring a box cutter to a Jihad" [repost with FULL TEXT, and source]

    05/28/2002 3:36:36 PM PDT · by RonDog · 26 replies · 1,595+ views
    "Never bring a box cutter to a Jihad”Subject: Info from the Battle Field Date: Fri, 22 Mar 2002 23:40:30 EST Friends, GOOD info and commentary forwarded from misc posting. Our boys truly are performing magnificently.  love this line (from the posting below): "Never bring a box cutter to a JihadPS: Second church massacre in P'stan. Just before Easter/Passover.  A signal to the terrorist cells over here?  Who knows, but stay safe, and stay ready, my brothers and sisters. I trained a bunch of SF troops before their deployment.  Their only request for me to pass on to you?  "Colonel,...