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  • Brazil man says needles were meant to kill stepson

    12/22/2009 2:15:28 PM PST · by FredJake · 9 replies · 668+ views
    Fox ^ | 12/22/09 | MARCO SIBAJA
    The 2-year-old boy who had nearly three dozen sewing needles shoved into his body by his stepfather is expected to undergo another surgery this week, doctors said Monday. A day after a jailed Brazilian man admitted in a television interview he wanted to kill the boy to spite his wife, doctors said they will try to remove three needles from the boy's abdominal region on Wednesday.The boy is recovering well from a five-hour operation Friday to remove four rusty needles that were near his heart and in his lungs.He is expected to undergo a third surgery in the near future...
  • Airmen brighten Afghan boy's day by fulfilling simple request

    11/24/2009 3:42:11 PM PST · by SandRat · 4 replies · 672+ views
    Air Force Link ^ | Roger Drinnon
    11/24/2009 - SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. (AFNS) -- Capt. Marian Collins' third deployment to Afghanistan in October became her most rewarding one. Not because of any medal earned or battle fought, but because she reached out to an Afghan youth whose gratitude gave added meaning to her team's mission. Captain Collins, the assistant director of operations for the 571st Global Mobility Squadron at Travis Air Force Base, Calif., was deployed to Shindand, Afghanistan, to restore a 1960s-era airfield to accommodate air mobility operations in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. While deployed, her desire to help others inspired her to...
  • Buffalo Grove boy dials 911 after parents take away his Xbox video game

    11/23/2009 10:50:04 AM PST · by Reaganesque · 39 replies · 1,688+ views
    The Chicago Tribune ^ | November 18, 2009 | Tribune Staff Report
    A 15-year-old boy told Buffalo Grove police that his parents had taken away his video game system and asked whether they were within their rights. They were, police told him. The teen called 911 about 12:50 p.m. Sunday but then hung up, said Cmdr. Steve Husak. Officers went to the house, and after hearing the story, told the youth that his parents have the authority to take away his Xbox as punishment.
  • 11-Year Old Boy Shoots and Kills Black Bear in Teton County(ID)

    11/19/2009 12:50:42 PM PST · by greatdefender · 18 replies · 1,224+ views
    KIDK 3 ^ | Nov. 12, 2009 | Steven Pope
    TETON COUNTY - An 11-year-old boy has shot and killed a black bear at point blank range in Teton County. The Teton Valley News reports that the boy was home alone with two younger sisters and was afraid the bear would make its way into the house just like the bear that Fish and Game trapped and euthanized two weeks ago. The boy tried to get the bear to leave initially. Fish and Game says that the family isn't in trouble, and that they would have likely put this bear down themselves.
  • Idaho boy, 11, kills black bear at his house

    11/18/2009 3:45:25 AM PST · by marktwain · 16 replies · 1,147+ views
    AP ^ | 16 November, 2009 | na
    DRIGGS, Idaho (AP) — An 11-year-old boy shot a black bear on his family's front porch after he said it wouldn't leave. The boy was at his home near Driggs, just west of the Idaho-Wyoming border, with his younger sisters last Wednesday when the bear showed up. The youngster says he couldn't shoo it away, so he went and got his gun and shot it. Black bears in the area have prompted multiple complaint calls, largely because they've been hanging around a transfer station. It wasn't clear if the bear shot by the boy was also attracted by the transfer...
  • Ohio Boy Given H1N1 Vaccine Against Mom's Wishes

    10/29/2009 5:58:38 AM PDT · by Jet Jaguar · 39 replies · 2,901+ views
    Fox News ^ | October 29, 2009 | N/A
    OREGON, Ohio — A furious Ohio mother says her 7-year-old son, who has had problems with medications, was vaccinated for swine flu at school against her wishes. Kim Lutheran works as a nurse and says her son, Matthew, has had bad reactions to medicine. So, she says she signed for "no consent" on a vaccination form and then circled her intentions with a black marker to make things clear to the boy's public school in the Toledo suburb of Oregon. SNIP Deputy Health Commissioner Larry Vasko says his agency has responded by changing the consent forms, telling parents not to...
  • “Balloon Boy” Admits: “We Did This For The Show”

    10/15/2009 8:21:48 PM PDT · by thedailyjabber · 23 replies · 1,498+ views
    The Daily Jabber ^ | 10/13/09 | Dale Gordon
    I realize this may be posted as a comment, in the original thread but may be even bigger than the original breaking news.
  • BREAKING: Saucer Boy safe, at home!

    10/15/2009 3:10:52 PM PDT · by DGHoodini · 48 replies · 3,730+ views
    KUSA | 10/15/09 | DGHoodini
    KUSA is reporting boy is safe at home. Will try and track down a link.
  • U.S. Army medic saves life of Iraqi boy

    10/08/2009 4:58:40 PM PDT · by SandRat · 5 replies · 458+ views
    Multi-National Force - Iraq ^ | Spc. Anthony Jones, USA
    DIYALA — An Army medic here saved the life of a young Iraqi boy after the child received several gunshot wounds from an unknown assailant, Sept. 20. Spc. Adam O'Krent, 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, a native of Littleton, Colo., provided the care which saved the child's life. O'Krent's unit was patrolling near the village of Biwaniyah, north of the Diyala provincial capitol of Baqubah, when they received small arms fire between their Stryker vehicles that ricocheted off a nearby wall, said 2nd Lt. Terrence Nolan, O'Krent's platoon leader. Since there was no positive identification of a shooter, the Soldiers...
  • Forces in Iraq Disrupt Kidnappers, Save Boy

    10/06/2009 6:02:49 PM PDT · by SandRat · 1 replies · 226+ views
    RAMADI, Iraq, Oct. 6, 2009 – Iraqi forces disrupted a kidnapping organization and saved a young kidnapping victim in Iraq in recent days, military officials reported. Iraqi forces in Anbar province arrested several kidnappers, which led to the Sept. 25 rescue of a 10-year-old Iraqi boy. The boy had been kidnapped Sept. 15, officials said. The team referred to one of the kidnappers as “The Ghost,” because he constantly moved from one location to another, said Iraqi army Col. Saad Muhammed Hamoud, Anbar special weapons and tactics team commander. “Because he kept moving, we came up with a new plan...
  • President Jimmy "Billy beer" Carter calling Obama "boy"

    09/16/2009 5:02:13 PM PDT · by pansgold · 10 replies · 824+ views ^ | 4/16/2009 | pansgold
    How does this .mp3 square with the comment he just made? Dem's...ya gotta love-em.
  • America Goes to Washington: I was wrong about the Tea Party Movement

    09/13/2009 5:35:07 AM PDT · by fiodora · 82 replies · 3,578+ views
    Pajamas Media ^ | September 12th, 2009 7:30 pm | Roger L. Simon
    Boy, was I wrong. I can remember telling Glenn Reynolds during CPAC that these Tea Party demonstrations were rinky-dink and going nowhere. Barely more than a half-year later, they’re putting two million people on the Washington Mall. Wow! If I were Obama & Co., I’d be afraid, I’d be very afraid. And no doubt they are. They bobbled the ball big time and I wouldn’t be surprised if heads are going to start to roll – and not just the obvious (and relatively inconsequential) ones like Van Jones. Rahm Emanuel and David Axelrod are going to be looking at each...
  • Our Petulant President

    09/10/2009 12:05:56 AM PDT · by FreedomFighter1013 · 13 replies · 869+ views
    Citizen5408 ^ | September 10, 2009 | Greg Contreras
    The problem with the healthcare debate is that it’s really not even about healthcare anymore. It has evolved. What was once a debate about the Utopian goal of covering millions more people with better care at less cost---a quixotic errand if there ever was one---has given way to the real show: will Obama crack if he fails? The healthcare debate has evolved into a test of wills between a petulant child trying to get his way long after his exasperated parents have said NO. Our young narcissist-in-chief gave a good speech last night, but no less was expected. He gives...
  • Boy Scouts (38 total) bumped from flight (Delta), (forced to) rent bus to make national competition

    08/01/2009 9:12:19 PM PDT · by rawhide · 41 replies · 1,693+ views ^ | 8-1-09 | MASHAUN D. SIMON
    Even though there was a slight hitch in their plan, a group of Boy Scouts who while on their way to a national competition in Indiana found themselves stranded in Atlanta, are now on their way. After exhausting all other options to find a flight that would get them to Indiana before 8 a.m. Sunday, the Scouts were able to rent a charter bus, which Delta will be covering the cost, said Carlos Santos, Delta spokesman. Although they bought their plane tickets in April, the group of 30 Boy Scouts and their eight chaperones were forced to rent the bus...
  • Huntington Beach crime: Boy, 10, knees suspect in groin

    06/19/2009 9:15:33 AM PDT · by Reaganesque · 14 replies · 1,400+ views
    The Orange County Register ^ | 06/19/09 | KRISTAL SEEDEN and ANNIE BURRIS
    A 10-year-old boy said he was riding his scooter around his neighborhood near the 19100 block of Chandon Lane when he rode past a man standing outside of a black BMW. He said the man said, “What’s up,” and then grabbed his wrist. He kneed the suspect in the privates and ran off. The incident was reported at 5:25 p.m. on Wednesday.
  • U.S. Soldiers Struggle to Save Afghan Boy (Tears)

    04/28/2009 5:11:41 PM PDT · by SandRat · 5 replies · 850+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Sgt. Matthew C. Moeller, USA
    KONAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan, April 28, 2009 – Raziqullah laid motionless on the green stretcher as blood oozed across his forehead, dripping onto the floor of Forward Operating Base Blessing’s aid station. Army Maj. Durren Hightower, a physician’s assistant, looked up from the massive head wound that exposed the 15-year-old’s brain, and sighed, “You know he isn’t going to have a good outcome, right?” One of the medics, fighting to keep the boy breathing by pumping oxygen into his lungs, replied quietly, “Yes sir.” Raziqullah, a shepherd, who like many Afghans has only one name, left home early on the morning...
  • Chinese Hunger for Sons Fuels Boys’ Abductions

    04/06/2009 9:00:20 PM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 10 replies · 618+ views
    NYT ^ | 04/05/09 | ANDREW JACOBS
    Chinese Hunger for Sons Fuels Boys’ Abductions By ANDREW JACOBS SHENZHEN, China — The thieves often strike at dusk, when children are playing outside and their parents are distracted by exhaustion. Deng Huidong lost her 9-month-old son in the blink of an eye as a man yanked him from the grip of his 7-year-old sister near the doorway of their home. The car did not even stop as a pair of arms reached out the window and grabbed the boy. Sun Zuo, a gregarious 3 1/2-year-old, was lured off by someone with a slice of mango and a toy car,...
  • Boy, 3, speared through torso with 3-foot iron rod, liver injured

    03/15/2009 7:14:05 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 12 replies · 565+ views
    THREE-YEAR-OLD Mehul Kumar is lucky to be alive after being speared through the torso with a 3-foot (1 metre) iron rod. The boy, from Jharkand, India, was rushed to the hospital after he impaled himself falling off a terrace and onto a rod last week. The boy was fully conscious when he arrived at the hospital. Doctors removed the rod during a 4-hour operation and said he had lost a lot of blood and suffered some injuries, but "nothing major."
  • Boy marries dog to ward off tiger attacks

    03/13/2009 5:14:03 AM PDT · by Loyalist · 24 replies · 549+ views
    Yahoo! ^ | March 13, 2009 | Jatindra Dash/Reuters
    BHUBANESWAR, India (Reuters) - An infant boy was married off to his neighbors' dog in eastern India by villagers, who said it will stop the groom from being killed by wild animals, officials and witnesses said on Wednesday. Around 150 tribespeople performed the ritual recently in a hamlet in the state of Orissa's Jajpur district after the boy, who is under two years old, grew a tooth on his upper gum.
  • 11-Year-Old Murder Suspect Can't Stay in Jail

    02/23/2009 12:11:39 PM PST · by christianhomeschoolmommaof3 · 51 replies · 1,194+ views ^ | Sunday, February 22, 2009 | AP
    PITTSBURGH — A jail warden said Sunday he will ask a judge to move an 11-year-old boy accused of killing his father's pregnant girlfriend from an adult lockup to a juvenile detention center because the jail cannot accommodate the boy. snip Patricia Papernow, a psychologist from Hudson, Mass., and expert on blended families, said tensions from combining families, as Brown's father and Houk were doing, were "pretty normal in a new stepfamily." "It looks awful from the outside and sort of unspeakable, but these are the kinds of feelings that are pretty normal in a new stepfamily," Papernow said. "You...