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  • Cameron Macauley The Boy Who Lived Before

    07/16/2007 3:43:04 PM PDT · by DancesWithCats · 27 replies · 1,445+ views
    Extraordinatry Children ^ | july 15th, 2007 | DancesWithCats
    Ever since he was two years old and first started talking, Cameron Macauley has told of his life on the island of Barra. Cameron lives with his mum, Norma, in Glasgow. They have never been to Barra. He tells of a white house, overlooking the sea and the beach, where he would play with his brothers and sisters. He tells of the airplanes that used to land on the beach. He talks about his dog, a black and white dog. Barra lies off the western coast of Scotland, 220 miles from Glasgow. It can only be reached by a lengthy...
  • Police: Ark. Boy Shot for Throwing Rocks

    06/26/2007 2:27:08 PM PDT · by highimpact · 27 replies · 697+ views
    AP via ^ | 6/26/07 | staff
    EL DORADO, Ark. (AP) - A man irritated by children throwing rocks at his house shot and killed a 9-year-old boy, police said Tuesday. Officers were called shortly Monday afternoon and found Demotric Moore with a gunshot wound to the neck. The boy was pronounced dead at a hospital. Officers saw Jonathan Watts, 50, inside his home, ordered him to the ground and arrested him. "I've had it with these kids and the rock throwing," Watts said as he was being handcuffed, El Dorado police Capt. David Smith said. Watts told officers that he'd thrown the gun away. Initial calls...
  • Woman arrested for having sex with boy on side of road

    06/23/2007 6:22:08 PM PDT · by TornadoAlley3 · 33 replies · 943+ views ^ | 06/23/07 | TERESA BELL
    A 22-year-old woman was arrested in Lincoln County after police said they caught her having sex with a 14-year-old boy in a car. The deputy was investigating why a car was parked on the side of Highway 101. “Deputy Dorsey witnessed two subjects in the vehicle having sex. Further investigation revealed that the female was, Melissa Danielle Cullen, age 22 of Berkeley California, and the male subject was a 14 year old juvenile,” said Mark Meister with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office. Investigators said the boy had driven from Berkley, Calif. to Oregon with Cullen without his parents’ permission. Cullen...
  • Boy's Family Upset At Unflattering AwardsParents Demand Apology From Teachers, Reprimand

    06/14/2007 8:18:08 AM PDT · by TornadoAlley3 · 300 replies · 4,447+ views ^ | 06/13/07 | denverchannel
    INDIANAPOLIS -- Sixth-grader Matt Porter didn't enjoy getting "Most Likely Not To Have Children" and "Sir Clowns-a-Lot" awards from two teachers at his school. His parents aren't pleased, either. Matt said he received the awards in front of classmates during a ceremony at the Decatur Intermediate Learning Center at the end of the recently finished school year. His mother and his stepfather have asked the Decatur Township school system to reprimand the teachers, and they want an apology. "Words cut deeper than any knife could. They hurt," said his stepfather, Joseph Sims. "When you hurt a child like that, you...
  • Judge Finds Boy Guilty In Daytona Homeless Beating

    05/10/2007 10:37:46 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 43 replies · 1,395+ views
    AP ^ | May 10, 2007
    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- A 10-year-old boy was found guilty Thursday in the beating of a homeless Army veteran that left the man so severely injured he had to undergo reconstructive surgery Circuit Judge John Watson found the boy guilty of aggravated battery in the March 27 attack in which John D'Amico, 58, was beaten and stoned with a concrete block. The child's mother left the courtroom noticeably upset and refused to comment. Before the hearing began, she was hopeful: "If he gets to come home today, I'm going to bust out crying."
  • Taleban Uses Boy (12) To Behead 'Spy'

    04/21/2007 11:25:16 AM PDT · by blam · 22 replies · 1,118+ views
    BBC ^ | 4-21-2007
    Taleban uses boy to behead 'spy' The Taleban in Afghanistan have used a boy of around 12 to behead a man they accused of spying for the US. Parts of a video of the beheading were broadcast on the Dubai-based al-Arabiya TV network. The Taleban said the dead man, Ghulam Nabi, had given the US information which led to an air strike in which a senior Taleban commander died. The video footage shows Mr Nabi being blindfolded with a chequered scarf and making what is said to be a confession. The boy, wearing a camouflage jacket and wielding a large...
  • Medics Bring Hope to Iraqi boy (Tissues Needed)

    04/18/2007 5:34:09 PM PDT · by SandRat · 2 replies · 266+ views
    Defend America News ^ | Sgt. Natalie Rostek
    1st Lt. Terri Gurrola, medic in Company C, 203rd Forward Support Battalion, casts the leg of Hussein, a 15-year-old Iraqi boy, April 9, at Forward Operating Base Hammer, Iraq. Hussein lost his leg in an improvised explosive device incident four years ago. Photo courtesy of 203rd Brigade Support Battalion Medics Bring Hope to Iraqi boy Soldiers fit 15-year-old for new prosthetic leg. By Sgt. Natalie Rostek 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division Public Affairs FORWARD OPERATING BASE HAMMER, Iraq, April 17, 2007 — Medics from Company C, 203rd Forward Support Battalion, 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, gave...
  • Boy Scouts defeat ACLU

    04/06/2007 12:02:49 PM PDT · by bedolido · 48 replies · 1,471+ views
    Worldnetdaily ^ | 4-5-2007 | staff writer
    President Bush waves to crowd before addressing 2005 National Scout Jamboree at Fort A.P. Hill in Virginia (photo: The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit dismissed a lawsuit by the American Civil Liberties Union to stop the Defense Department from allowing the Boy Scouts of America to hold its National Jamboree every four years at Fort A.P. Hill in Fredericksburg, Va.
  • "Safe Child Coalition" Victim Video (Mega-Barf Alert!)

    03/15/2007 4:42:20 PM PDT · by Soothesayer · 3 replies · 350+ views
    WARNING! GRAPHIC PICTURES OF CHILD ABUSE! Eleven year old boy burned with cigarettes by DCF foster parents, beaten unmercifully by other kids in the foster home, all because he would not break into a person's house and steal for the foster parents. Child is tortured by being stabbed with pencils and burnt with a lighter while handcuffed. DCF Case managers were notified, but ignored the child's pleas for help. Child had a black eye, numerous injuries, was completely emaciated with his rib cage showing, yet DCF does nothing to the foster parents. The Foster mother was taking pills, smoking dope...
  • Boy, 5, knocks on doors after parents are slain

    01/17/2007 8:11:04 PM PST · by LibWhacker · 11 replies · 1,401+ views ^ | 1/16/07 | Demian Bulwa
    Answering her doorbell just after 10 p.m. Friday, Mary Jo Cooney looked through her peephole in San Francisco's Mission Terrace neighborhood and saw nothing. She didn't realize her late-night visitor was too short to see. It was 5-year-old Oscar Limon, spattered with his parents' blood and clutching a Nintendo video game, trying to find someone to help him and his younger sister. After Oscar rang a second doorbell on Badger Street, neighbors made a terrible discovery. In an extended-cab pickup truck parked around the corner on Still Street, the boy's father and mother had been shot dead.
  • Minnesota boy, 8, sues parents over car seat

    01/06/2007 7:55:38 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 25 replies · 1,260+ views
    (MN) Star Tribune ^ | January 5, 2007 | Bob Von Sternberg
    On one side is an 8-year-old boy, grievously injured five years ago in a traffic accident. On the other are his parents, who have been sued by the boy in the hopes of forcing the family's insurance company to pay off a $100,000 policy. The lawsuit reached the Minnesota Supreme Court this week, and the court's ruling, expected later this year, could ultimately have a ripple effect on anyone in the state who straps a child into a car seat.
  • America Supports You: Iowa Boy Makes Mark Supporting Troops

    12/17/2006 12:41:25 PM PST · by SandRat · 6 replies · 439+ views
    America Supports You ^ | Samantha L. Quigley
    BLAKESBURG, Iowa, Dec. 17, 2006 -- Of the 136 scrapbook pages Blakesburg (Iowa) Elementary School students made for Connect and Join’s “World’s Largest and Greatest Scrapbook,” one in particular stood out. Sawyer Deevers, 5, shows Linda Dennis, founder of Connect and Join, how his Brailler works while his Braille teacher, Lane Anthony, looks on. The Blakesburg (Iowa) Elementary kindergartener has been blind since birth. But, through the use of his ‘Brailler,’ he participates in regular classroom activities like creating scrapbook pages for Connect and Join's "World's Largest and Greatest Scrapbook" for the troops. Photo by Samantha L. Quigley   '(Click...
  • [Bitpig] Faces And Names

    09/19/2006 11:16:30 PM PDT · by B-Chan · 11 replies · 519+ views [currently under repair] ^ | 2006.09.19 | Bitpig [B-chan]
    Faces And Names I had an interesting day today — maybe the most interesting day of my life. World's Greatest Wife (WGW) and I went to Dr. DNA today on orders from the OB/GYN (henceforth known as "Dr. Uterus"). Mission: genetic counseling, that transparent exercise in medical ass-covery that allows physicians to shrug, hold up their hands in a gesture of innocence, and say "don't blame me" in a court of equity if the kid turns out to have crab claws or something. Seriously, though, the cute "genetic counselor" lady told us about amnio (no thanks), asked us about our...
  • Pali Band Has Hit With Nasrallah Song

    08/25/2006 10:52:07 AM PDT · by Sam Hill · 25 replies · 841+ views
    Sweetness & Light ^ | August 25, 2006 | N/A
    From Nasrallah's other fans at the DNC's Associated Press:The El Haija Brothers. Song in praise of Hezbollah chief propels West Bank boy band to local stardomSarah El Deeb, Canadian PressPublished: Friday, August 25, 2006YAMOUN, West Bank (AP) - They were struggling in a boy band, working the West Bank wedding circuit and dreaming of stardom.Now the five singers who make up the Northern Band have come a little closer to their goal, with help from an unwitting ally - Hezbollah guerrilla chief Hassan Nasrallah.At the height of the Israel-Hezbollah war, the band wrote new lyrics, in praise of Nasrallah, for...
  • Diaz seeks 'dialogue' with Boy Scouts

    07/27/2006 12:01:15 PM PDT · by Nachum · 32 replies · 1,082+ views
    Philadelphia Inquirer ^ | July 27, 2006 | Tina Moore
    City Solicitor Romulo L. Diaz Jr. said a recent push to force the Cradle of Liberty Boy Scouts Council to denounce the national organization's antigay policy had nothing to do with his own homosexuality. "My own sexuality, my own sexual orientation, has never been hidden and never played into my decision," Diaz said in an interview yesterday with The Inquirer. "It has, perhaps, made me more sensitive to the issues." Diaz said he sent another letter yesterday morning seeking a meeting with William T. Dwyer III, council chief executive officer and president. Diaz, the city's first openly gay solicitor and...
  • The Boy Who Sees with Sound

    07/17/2006 11:09:34 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 19 replies · 611+ views
    People.AOL ^ | 7/14/06 | Alex Tresniowski. Ron Arias
    Blind since age 3, Ben Underwood skateboards, shoots hoops and plays video games. How does he do it? Just like bats and dolphins"I'm a normal kid," says Ben, who lost his sight at 3. (above, he inspects his prosthetic eyes.) Photo by: Theo RigbyThe Boy Who Sees with Sound There was the time a fifth grader thought it would be funny to punch the blind kid and run. So he snuck up on Ben Underwood and hit him in the face. That's when Ben started his clicking thing. "I chased him, clicking until I got to him, then I...
  • In the name of the father

    07/15/2006 7:09:34 PM PDT · by fgoodwin · 4 replies · 558+ views
    Scotland on Sunday ^ | Sun 16 Jul 2006 | DANI GARAVELLI
    In the name of the father DANI GARAVELLI Sun 16 Jul 2006 ONCE upon a time, I believed it didn't matter a whit whether a baby was born into a family with one parent or two. Or with two mothers or two fathers rather than a mother and a father. Why should it? What was important was not the number or gender of the parents, but whether or not they were loving and attentive. That was, of course, before I had any of my own. Now I realise that bringing up children is a challenge even for two well-meaning...
  • Gene study shows sex differences go deep

    07/07/2006 7:18:19 PM PDT · by wouldntbprudent · 53 replies · 1,683+ views
    Reuters U.K. ^ | July 7, 2006 | Staff
    [snip] We saw striking and measurable differences in more than half of the genes' expression patterns between males and females," said Dr. Thomas Drake, a professor of pathology. "We didn't expect that. No one has previously demonstrated this genetic gender gap at such high levels."
  • Boy, 11, stabbed through the heart as policeman father demonstrated killing

    07/06/2006 1:10:52 PM PDT · by rawhide · 45 replies · 2,268+ views
    The Daily Mail ^ | 12:06pm 6th July 2006 | Daily Mail
    A policeman stabbed his son through the heart while demonstrating a tribal killing, an inquest heard today. Conor Johnson, 11, of Littlehampton, West Sussex, died from a single thrust of the knife by his father, Pc Ian Johnson. Worthing Magistrates' Court heard that Mr Johnson had a passion for self-sufficiency and spent many weekends teaching Conor how to track animals and live off the land. Conor was given his first knife at the age of five. On the day before he died - August 13 last year - Conor was staying at his father's flat and Mr Johnson was cooking...
  • Lynum: 'White Boy' Is No Racial Slur

    06/29/2006 11:46:34 AM PDT · by Stoat · 172 replies · 5,973+ views
    Local 6 (Florida) ^ | June 29, 2006
      Related To Story "In the last week, I have been called (expletive) more times than I have ever been called probably in my life for calling a white boy a white boy," Lynum said. "Now, when did that become a racial slur."   Lynum: 'White Boy' Is No Racial Slur Profiling Victims Urged To Call Police Chief   POSTED: 7:11 am EDT June 29, 2006 UPDATED: 11:19 am EDT June 29, 2006   Orlando Commissioner Daisy Lynum insisted she did nothing wrong when she called a city officer who pulled over her son a "white boy," and continued...
  • Boy Once Falsely Accused Arrested(double shooting)

    06/18/2006 2:07:06 AM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 19 replies · 1,226+ views ^ | 6 17 06 | Associated Press
    CALUMET PARK, Ill. - A boy who won a $2 million settlement with the city of Chicago after being wrongly accused of murdering an 11-year-old girl in 1998 has been arrested in a double shooting in a south suburb, according to a news report. The boy, now 15, was caught committing the crime on video surveillance with his older brother, Calumet Park Cmdr. Mel Davis told the Chicago Sun-Times for its Saturday editions. "He turned around and looked at the camera with a gun in his hand," Davis said. "It doesn't get any clearer than that." One of the shooting...
  • Teenage Boy Blows Up The House With Deodorant

    05/31/2006 5:42:38 PM PDT · by blam · 68 replies · 1,196+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 6-1-2006 | David Sapsted
    Teenage boy blows up the house with deodorant By David Sapsted (Filed: 01/06/2006) A teenager left at home while his parents were on holiday decided to do some washing - and ended up blowing the roof off and causing £35,000 of damage. In a freak string of mishaps, Sean Davey, 18, left a washing basket full of clothes on top of the electric cooker. He then accidentally knocked one of the hob controls, turning on one of the rings, before going out to meet friends. The heated ring set fire to the basket of clothes which, in turn, heated a...
  • Grandmother Accused Of Keeping Boy In Dog Kennel (while she went to work)

    05/27/2006 6:21:09 AM PDT · by Libloather · 32 replies · 1,181+ views
    Grandmother Accused Of Keeping Boy In Dog KennelCandelario Works As Detention Counselor For Jefferson County UPDATED: 7:44 pm MDT May 26, 2006 COMMERCE CITY, Colo. -- A detention center counselor remains in jail on $100,000 bond after she was arrested Thursday night for allegedly locking her 13-year-old grandson in a dog kennel while she's at work, Commerce City police said. June Candelario, 61, faces charges of second-degree kidnapping, reckless endangerment, false imprisonment and child abuse. Commerce City police were alerted to the case when they were called to a home in the 68th Avenue and Ash Street on a report...

    05/18/2006 7:23:10 AM PDT · by OKIEDOC · 30 replies · 3,194+ views
    Haber3 ^ | 12 Mayıs 2006 17:42 | Siamak Yari
    Go to this link to see photos of how Islam deals with kids who steal bread. This is gruesome so be advised that it may make you sick at heart and stomach. Link 12 Mayıs 2006 17:42 Malum İran nükleer enerji meselesinden ötürü gündemden hiç düşmediğinden, bu görüntülere ilgi daha da büyük oluyor. Ancak bu arada, adamın elinde mikrofon olmasından, çocuğun hiç direnmemesinden, kolunun altındaki bezden ve şeriat kulallarına göre elin kesilmesi gerekirken ezilmesinden şüphelenen birkaç kişi konunun üzerinde duruyor. Önce İnternet'te basit bir arama yaparak aynı çocuğun başını iki elinin fotograflarda imzası olan gazete ve fotografçıya ulaşılıyor.İranlı fotografçı...
  • Hillah SWAT, Special Forces aid young Iraqi boy (Do a Good Turn)

    05/05/2006 3:54:07 PM PDT · by SandRat · 5 replies · 697+ views
    BAGHDAD, Iraq (Army News Service, May 5, 2006) – Members of Hillah Special Weapons and Tactics team and a U.S. Special Forces Medic saved the life of a four-year-old Sunni boy during an operation south of Baghdad on April 29. The Hillah SWAT was operating in the Yusafiyah area south of Baghdad as part of a larger operation meant to capture suspect terrorists in the city of Hillah. During a sweep through one of the houses, U.S. Army Special Forces advisers accompanying Hillah SWAT team members noticed a boy who was lethargic and looked ill. Upon seeing the young boy,...

    04/27/2006 10:32:01 PM PDT · by brnxyankeegirl · 12 replies · 535+ views
    New York Post ^ | 04/24/06 | Denise Buffa
    April 24, 2006 -- A Bronx family has sued the city, saying their 11-year-old son was busted by cops for trespassing on city property - and then taken to a police station house and handcuffed to a pole, The Post has learned. Joseph Weaver, now 12, and his mother, Melanie Ramirez-Weaver, say in a civil complaint that on April 22, 2005, cops "unlawfully arrested, frightened, assaulted, prosecuted and harassed," the boy, who was picked up while "lawfully playing with friends on a public sidewalk" outside his Grand Concourse home. Joseph and some pals were reported for playing a spy game...
  • Boy Scout Connection Found in War Zone

    03/30/2006 5:49:48 PM PST · by SandRat · 8 replies · 562+ views
    Defend America News ^ | Tech. Sgt. Veronica Aceveda
    U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. David Tarnowski (right), 746th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron, was once the Boy Scout leader of Airman 1st Class Ian Zerby, 379th Civil Engineering Squadron. The two recently reunited after deploying to Southwest Asia. U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Veronica Aceveda U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Ian Zerby, Chief Master Sgt. David Tarnowski Boy Scout Connection Found in War Zone By Tech. Sgt. Veronica Aceveda 379th Air Expeditionary Wing Public Affairs SOUTHWEST ASIA, March 30, 2006 — For 96 years, the Boy Scouts of America has provided a common ground for thousands...
  • Boy Scouts visit 24 MEU

    02/28/2006 3:21:44 PM PST · by SandRat · 7 replies · 234+ views
    Marine Corps News ^ | Cpl. Matt Lyman
    NAVAL STATION NORFOLK, Va. (Feb 27, 2006) -- With a deployment looming for the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, the main focus is on their Training in an Urban Environment Exercise, currently underway in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia. Even so, the Marines found time to tend to America’s future first. The Marines hosted a group of Boy Scouts from local troops 196 and 45 on Feb. 28, guests of the MEU’s host, Lt. Col. Joseph Whitaker, commanding officer of Marine Aircraft Group 42, Det. B, whose hangar the MEU is using to house its combat operations center. Whitaker began...
  • Parents put boy in suitcase,to death

    02/18/2006 2:51:26 AM PST · by voice of india · 4 replies · 476+ views
    Parents put boy in suitcase, to death Hong Kong: A 10-year-old boy who was locked in a suitcase by his parents for being naughty died Saturday. The parents of the boy have been charged with murder, Hong Kong police said. The boy was found in the suitcase measuring 120 cm by 60 cm Thursday evening after the parents called the police saying he had collapsed. It is believed the parents locked him in the case as a punishment for being naughty. He was taken to hospital in critical condition, but died early Saturday morning. The father, 49, and the wife,...
  • Lindenhurst boy reports mom's coke habit to cops

    02/11/2006 2:28:19 PM PST · by LdSentinal · 13 replies · 1,060+ views
    New York Newsday ^ | 2/10/06 | DENISE M. BONILLA
    An 11-year-old Lindenhurst boy who wanted to put an end to his mother's drug use took cocaine from his house Friday and brought it to school to show authorities, Suffolk police said. The boy woke up Friday morning and wanted his mother, Toni LaBarbera, 43, to take him to school at Deauville Gardens Elementary School in Copiague, police said. When he was unable to wake her, he noticed numerous plastic bags of white powder nearby and took one, police said. LaBarbera's boyfriend, Scott Pinto, 43, of Copiague, took the boy to school, where, upset over his mother's drug use, he...
  • Who says the media is not Biased?

    01/30/2006 3:19:23 PM PST · by SandRat · 5 replies · 379+ views
    Two boys in Boston were playing baseball when one of them was attacked by a rabid Rottweiler. Thinking quickly, the other boy ripped a board off of a nearby fence, wedged it into the dog's collar and twisted it, breaking the dog's neck. A newspaper reporter from the Boston Herald witnessed the incident and rushed over to interview the boy. The reporter began entering data into his laptop, beginning with the headline: "Brave Young Red Sox Fan Saves friend From Jaws Of Vicious Animal" "But I'm not a Red Sox fan," the little hero interjected. "Sorry" replied the reporter. "But...
  • AIDS activist charged with sex crimes (on 13-year-old boy)

    01/10/2006 3:52:07 PM PST · by Libloather · 43 replies · 1,985+ views
    AIDS activist charged with sex crimes Tuesday, January 10, 2006 The Associated Press BURLINGTON An AIDS activist was one of two people accused of sex crimes against a 13-year-old boy last year over several weeks. Ricky Odell Yow, 42, of Elon, was charged with five counts of taking indecent liberties with a child, three counts each of a first-degree sex offense with a child, using a minor to assist in an obscenity, first-degree sexual exploitation of a minor, crimes against nature, and two counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor. He was in jail Tuesday under $1.5 million...
  • Boy Scout renovating fort trails for his Eagle Scout project

    12/05/2005 4:44:29 PM PST · by SandRat · 45 replies · 1,020+ views
    FORT HUACHUCA — At 14, Daniel Rich is one part site supervisor and another part worker. The Buena High School ninth-grader needs to be both, as he leads and does labor that hopefully will earn him the rank of Eagle Scout, as a member of Boy Scout Troop 431. Sunday, Daniel had the support of others from his Fort Huachuca troop, a couple of scouts from Troop 444 in Sierra Vista, family members, friends and soldiers from Company B, 305th Military Intelligence Battalion and Headquarters Company of the 111th Military Intelligence Brigade in renovating trails on the post’s Heritage Park....
  • Georgia Woman Charged After Marrying Teen Boy (Good thing she's pregnant)

    11/14/2005 3:57:42 PM PST · by Libloather · 31 replies · 1,783+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 11/14/05
    Ga. Woman Charged After Marrying Teen Boy 1 hour, 36 minutes ago GAINESVILLE, Ga. - A 37-year-old woman has been charged with child molestation for allegedly having a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old boy whom she married last week. The Gainesville Times quoted unidentified members of the boy's family as saying that Lisa Lynnette Clark is pregnant with the boy's child and that they were married Tuesday. The boy's grandmother, Judy Hayles, said she received an official notice of the marriage because she is the boy's guardian. She had filed a complaint against Clark on Oct. 6. Clark was arrested...
  • Police hunt perpetrators of early-morning crime spree in Minneapolis

    10/10/2005 6:41:32 PM PDT · by Rakkasan1 · 10 replies · 815+ views
    MPLS Star & Sickle ^ | 10-11-05 | Pam Louwagie
    Minneapolis police are investigating an early-morning crime spree that left a man and woman walking naked near a freeway, the woman shot and another woman raped. Police spokesman Ron Reier, speaking to reporters Monday, called it the "most confusing set of circumstances" he's seen. Police were called by the State Patrol about 5:30 a.m. to investigate the report of the couple walking near Interstate 35W and Portland Ave. Reier said early information indicates the two had been robbed near the woman's home in the 1800 block of 2nd Ave. S. by a suspect or suspects. They were then carjacked there...
  • Boy run over while playing "chicken" (paging Dr. Darwin)

    09/11/2005 6:26:08 AM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 19 replies · 759+ views
    © 2005 The Post-Standard ^ | Sunday, September 11, 2005 | By Meghan Rubado
    A boat trailer ran over a 13-year-old Syracuse boy who was playing a game of “chicken” with his friend in the 200 block of Mary Street Saturday morning, Syracuse police said. Tywon Robinson, of 410 Pond St., darted between a 1993 Chevrolet Blazer and the boat it towed about 11:30 a.m., said Lt. Joe Cecile, speaking for city police. The passenger-side wheel of the trailer ran over Robinson. He was in serious condition Saturday evening, a nursing supervisor said. Witnesses who saw the boys playing told police it appeared they were challenging each other in a game of “chicken,” police...
  • Clinton: 'I was a fat band boy'

    08/06/2005 2:52:29 AM PDT · by F14 Pilot · 50 replies · 1,773+ views ^ | Friday, August 5, 2005
    ATLANTA, Georgia (CNN) -- Former President Bill Clinton said his weight problem and brush with death are the catalysts behind his foundation's initiative of tackling childhood obesity. Once famous for his love of fast food, Clinton told CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta that bad health habits since childhood led to his September 2004 quadruple bypass surgery. That operation, he said, opened his eyes to a larger issue, and he turned his attention to the problem of overweight American children. "The brush with death I had maybe had the biggest impact of all," Clinton recalled. "I realized that one more time I've...
  • Kentucky Boy, 7, Charged With Murder

    07/23/2005 3:30:15 PM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 48 replies · 2,839+ views ^ | July 22, 2005 | ap
    PADUCAH, Ky. -- The youngest Kentucky child to be charged with murder in decades likely will receive counseling and therapy in a setting away from a state juvenile jail, experts say. The 7-year-old boy is charged with killing his mother's boyfriend on June 27. Under state law, he is too young to be tried as an adult or sentenced to a juvenile facility, but could be placed in specialized foster care or a private psychiatric hospital. The boy's case will hinge on whether he had the mental capacity to know the difference between right and wrong and whether he is...
  • CA: Little girl faces felony charge for throwing rock at little boy

    07/15/2005 1:26:08 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 84 replies · 2,185+ views
    Bakersfield Californian ^ | 7/15/05 | Juliana Barbassa - AP
    FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - An 11-year old girl faces felony assault charges after seeking emergency help for a boy whom she says she accidentally injured after he bullied her with water balloons. Maribel Cuevas was arrested, handcuffed and taken by police to juvenile hall, where she spent five days with only minimal contact with her parents. Her family says Maribel meant no harm when she accidentally hit the Elijah Vang, the 9-year-old neighborhood boy, in the forehead with a rock. They say she was simply defending herself after Vang and several other boys pummeled her with water balloons outside her...
  • 7-year-old N.C. boy drowns in Florida hotel pool; went unnoticed at bottom for hours

    07/04/2005 10:11:36 AM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 19 replies · 1,004+ views
    WFRV.COM ^ | 07/04/2005 | AP
    KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) A 7-year-old boy vacationing with his family drowned in a hotel pool and remained unnoticed for a couple of hours as deputies and others searched for him, authorities said. A tourist wearing goggles found Tad Williams, of Wadesboro, N.C., Sunday at the bottom of the 8-foot-deep pool at the Howard Johnson's Enchanted Land Resort, Osceola County sheriff's spokeswoman Twis Lizasuain said. The sheriff's office ruled the death an accident. An autopsy was scheduled to confirm the cause of death. Tad had been reported missing after he raced to the pool area ahead of other family members. The...
  • Lightning teaches NH teen a valuable lesson - Hit his pS2 while he was playing it!

    06/30/2005 9:13:20 PM PDT · by Mongeaux · 13 replies · 509+ views
    Fosters Daily Democrat ^ | Thursday, June 30, 2005 | JOHN QUINN
    MIDDLETON [--] A local 14-year-old boy and his family learned a powerful lesson after he received a slight electrical shock from a lightning bolt while playing video games Wednesday afternoon. David Robinson, of 239 New Durham Rd, said he was playing Grand Theft Auto 3 on his Play Station in his basement bedroom while a powerful storm swept through the region. A lightning bolt struck the ground near Robinson's room around 2 p.m. and some of the residual electricity made its way into Robinson's television. "My TV went out a few seconds before I got a shock," Robinson said, adding...
  • Little boy survives fall from 12th-story window in Moscow

    07/01/2005 1:28:59 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 12 replies · 490+ views
    Pravda ^ | 07-01-2005 | Dmitry Sudakov
    07/01/2005 12:26 When doctors X-rayed the boy, they were astonished to see that the pictures of his skeleton showed absolutely no bone fractures Arseny is only one year and eight months old. He is a very active little boy; he can hardly sit still on one and the same place for more than a minute. The boy's family moved into a brand new apartment block only a couple of months ago. There was a heavy smell of fresh paint in the family's new apartment on the 12th story: Arseny's parents were keeping the kitchen window open for fresh air 24/7....
  • Red China: Ultrasounds Used to Kill Girls

    06/16/2005 6:16:37 AM PDT · by hinterlander · 9 replies · 1,047+ views
    Human Events Online ^ | June 16, 2005 | Gary Bauer
    An ultrasound image is a picture worth more than a thousand words when it comes to understanding key differences between the values that separate the United States and the People’s Republic of China. In the United States, ultrasound image technology has been instrumental in establishing the unborn child as a living, breathing, sensing person. Several states are in the process of enacting laws requiring abortion practitioners to offer pregnant women the chance to see an ultrasound image of their baby before performing an abortion. Congress is considering the Informed Choice Act, which allows pregnancy help clinics to receive federal grants...
  • The Unknown Boy Scouts

    06/13/2005 2:47:01 PM PDT · by njackson22 · 174 replies · 1,955+ views
    Reform America ^ | 6/13/05 | Lou Bedford
    So what about today's boy scouts? Like their American founder who was lost in London's fog in 1909, the scouts must have lost their way in the nearly 100 years that have passed. What else would explain why so many are so unhappy with the values and beliefs of American Boy Scouts? What caused the Boy Scouts to abandon their original lofty ideals and morph into a modern-day hate group?
  • Boy, 11, arrested for having nails at school

    05/28/2005 7:24:30 PM PDT · by Coleus · 62 replies · 1,496+ views
    The Herald ^ | 05.25.05 | Rebecca Sulock
    A school resource officer arrested an 11-year-old Rawlinson Road Middle School student Wednesday after the boy went to school with 10 nails in his pocket. The boy produced the three-and-a-half-inch-long nails after Dianne McCray, the school's assistant principal, asked about a jingling sound in his right pocket. McCray asked to see what was in his pocket, and he gave her the nails. The boy first said the nails were from a project about 10 days before, according to the police report. He then said the nails were for self-defense because a suspicious man had been seen in his neighborhood. He...
  • 'Lost Boy' finds the Marine Corps

    05/13/2005 11:03:57 AM PDT · by murdocj · 55 replies · 1,363+ views
    The Grand Rapids Press ^ | 05/12/2005 | Ted Roelofs
    WYOMING [(MI)]-- He lost his parents at age 4 to his homeland's brutal civil war. He survived a 600-mile march to neighboring Ethiopia. Then, this "Lost Boy" of Sudan languished in a Kenyan refugee camp for nine years before coming to West Michigan as a refugee in 2000. Now, Simon Majak figures it's time that he gives back -- by putting on the uniform of the U.S. Marine Corps. "This is my new country," said Majak, 22, who expects to ship out Saturday for boot camp in California. "Joining the Marines is my way of saying thank you."
  • Schoolboy Charged for Wearing Dress to Prom

    05/12/2005 10:30:27 AM PDT · by shoffma1999 · 203 replies · 2,989+ views
    LAKE GENEVA, Wis. — A high school senior who thought it would be funny to wear a dress to his prom was ticketed $249 for disorderly conduct, suspended for three days and banned from his last track meet. School district administrator Jim Gottinger said the discipline was for more than just the dress, noting Kerry Lofy (search), 18, was dancing in a sexually provocative manner at the prom, according to a police report. Lofy doubts that was the real reason he was disciplined Monday. "The whole night was that kind of dancing. They can't single me out and say, 'Oh...
  • School Suspends Boy for Wearing Prom Dress

    05/11/2005 8:59:08 PM PDT · by Stonedog · 32 replies · 2,692+ views
    San Francisco Gate ^ | 5/11/2005 | AP
    School Suspends Boy for Wearing Prom Dress - Wednesday, May 11, 2005 (05-11) 19:56 PDT Lake Geneva, Wis. (AP) -- A high school senior who thought it would be funny to wear a dress to his prom was ticketed $249 for disorderly conduct, suspended for three days and banned from his last track meet.
  • School suspends boy for wearing dress to prom

    05/11/2005 3:35:31 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 44 replies · 1,419+ views
    WFRV.COM ^ | 05/11/2005 | Associated Press
    Wednesday May 11, 2005 LAKE GENEVA, Wis. (AP) Kerry Lofy had no qualms about wearing a black, spaghetti-strap dress to his high school prom he thought it would be funny.Turns out, his school didn't.The 18-year-old senior was ticketed $249 for disorderly conduct, suspended from school for three days and told he must miss his last track meet.``Things got a little crazy,'' Lofy said.School district administrator Jim Gottinger said the discipline was for more than just the dress.According to a police report, a school police liaison officer saw Lofy dancing in a sexually provocative manner, including lying on another student on...
  • Ohio police handcuff 5-year-old after bus fight

    05/09/2005 5:37:38 AM PDT · by ILurkedIRegisteredIPosted · 44 replies · 989+ views
    Houston Chronicle ^ | 5/5/2005 | AP
    CINCINNATI Two officers accused of handcuffing a 5-year-old boy after a fight on a school bus have been suspended with pay from police duties while the city investigates the allegations, authorities said. Chief Tom Streicher assigned officers Douglas Snider and Kaneshia Howell to desk work Tuesday and took away their guns, police officials said. Mekel Finch, the boy's mother, sued the police department, the bus company and the driver in Hamilton County Common Pleas Court on Friday. She is asking for more than $50,000. The lawsuit claims the driver improperly detained the boy after he was struck by another child...