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  • How Would Ted Nugent React If Hillary Clinton Used One of His Songs? We Asked Him

    07/26/2016 4:52:03 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 17 replies
    Ultimate Classic Rock ^ | July 26, 2016 | By Matthew Wilkening
    Which of your songs would you most like to see Mr. Trump use during his campaign stops? “Stranglehold” would clinch the presidency. How would you react if Hillary Clinton used one of your songs during the Democratic National Convention? We would know the end is near.
  • Seafood restaurant accused of sexism with ads poking fun at presidential candidates

    07/26/2016 3:58:53 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 29 replies
    Metro International ^ | July 26, 2016 | Chris Caesar
    Legal Sea Foods found itself in hot water Monday after some readers said they were offended by a full-page Boston Globe ad that called Hillary Clinton a “cold fish,” all in the service of a sushi pun.
  • Jonathan Mills, 26, former Southern Miss star, shot and killed in Chicago

    07/25/2016 8:31:21 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 28 replies
    ESPN ^ | July 25, 2016 | Myron Medcalf
    Former Southern Mississippi forward Jonathan Mills, 26, was shot and killed Monday afternoon in Chicago, near the high school where he once starred, police said Mills was preparing for a workout at his alma mater, North Lawndale College Prep, when a gunman opened fire on Mills and a group of his friends near a store close to the school, according to the Chicago Tribune. Mills suffered multiple gunshot wounds, according to police spokesman Thomas Sweeney, who had no other details about the shooting and said no arrests had been made.
  • Killings of 2 Mexican mayors spur call for stepped up security

    07/25/2016 7:33:00 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 15 replies
    CNN ^ | July 25, 2016
    The Saturday slayings took place hundreds of miles apart and were apparently unrelated. But both victims -- Ambrosio Soto Duarte and Domingo Lopez Gonzalez -- had the same job titles: They were mayors of towns in Mexico. Authorities say both killings are being investigated. But a group representing Mexico's mayors isn't waiting for more details about the attacks before it calls on government officials to take action.
  • Many stores honoring parents' requests for 'gender-neutral' kids' clothing

    07/25/2016 6:59:34 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 50 replies
    Associated Press ^ | July 25, 2016
    Pink for girls. Truck motifs for boys. A growing number of parents want to get outside those parameters when it comes to dressing their kids. Kristin Higgins was adamant about not pushing "girly" stereotypes on her daughter, and painted her room in shades of green. Higgins later dressed her up in superhero costumes. But as her daughter got older, it took more work to locate items that broke the mold. For "Star Wars"-themed pajamas, she had to go to the boys' section. "It's hard to find gender-neutral clothing," said Higgins, 35, of Little Rock, whose daughter is now 6. "I...
  • WNBA prez withdraws fines regarding anti-violence shirts

    07/23/2016 8:12:20 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 16 replies
    ESPN.com news services ^ | July 23, 2016
    NEW YORK -- The WNBA has withdrawn its fines for teams and players that showed support of citizens and police involved in recent shootings by wearing black warmup shirts before games. WNBA President Lisa Borders said in a statement Saturday that the league was rescinding penalties given to the Indiana Fever, New York Liberty, Phoenix Mercury and their players for wearing the shirts during pregame protests, which began after shootings in Minnesota and Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
  • Donald Trump’s RNC address could mark the start of an American revival

    07/21/2016 9:56:51 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 37 replies
    New York Post ^ | July 22, 2016 | Michael Goodwin
    Donald Trump needed to give the speech of his life–he did that, and much more. He laid out an inspiring American Manifesto for our troubled times. And he did it his way. Not surprisingly, from start to finish, it is muscular and bold, leavened only by appeals to racial harmony and pledges of compassion for all. It offers a prominent nod to Bernie Sanders’ supporters in a bid to get some to jump the Democratic ship.
  • Officials: Luzerne County prison guard, inmate fell to their deaths (Penn.)

    07/20/2016 6:34:02 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 9 replies
    Times Leader (Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania) ^ | July 20, 2016 | Jennifer Learn-Andes
    WILKES-BARRE — Luzerne County corrections officer Kristopher Moules and inmate Timothy Darnelle Gilliam Jr. smashed through a closed elevator door at the county prison and fell several floors down the elevator shaft to their deaths Monday night, county Manager C. David Pedri said Tuesday. Describing the situation as a “freak accident,” Pedri said at a news conference that “something happened” to cause the door to jump off its track and open. He said the county has retained a state expert to identify the problem, and he promised to publicly release the expert’s findings and implement any recommended corrective action.
  • Mom charged with drowning infant; family says she loved boy

    07/19/2016 6:27:22 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 10 replies
    Associated Press| ^ | July 19, 2016
    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The family of a woman charged with murder after her 6-week-old son drowned in a pond at a Myrtle Beach outlet mall said she was overwhelmed by the challenges of returning to work as a first-time mom and dealing with an abusive boyfriend. Jameisha Alexander was seen holding her son, King, near the pond Saturday night by someone who called security. By the time officers arrived, Alexander was gone and the baby was in the water, according to her arrest warrant.
  • 7 Killed, 52 Wounded In Weekend Shootings Across Chicago

    07/18/2016 6:12:24 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 26 replies
    CHICAGO (STMW) — Seven people were killed and at least 52 more were wounded in shootings across Chicago between Friday evening and Monday morning, according to Chicago Police.
  • Mail Online sex attack story 'filled with lies', Swedish woman says

    07/16/2016 7:41:04 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 15 replies
    Guardian UK ^ | July 15, 2016 | Amelia Gentleman
    A Swedish woman has accused the Mail Online of falsely representing her as the victim of a sexual assault in an article about sex attacks allegedly perpetrated by “foreign youths” at a music festival. Lisen Andréasson Florman told the Guardian she was shocked to discover herself cast as the victim of an assault, and said she felt “violated” by the Mail Online report.
  • Pinellas man found guilty of executing ex-boyfriend (Florida)

    07/16/2016 7:01:03 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 18 replies
    Tampa Bay Times ^ | July 15, 2016
    LARGO — A 28-year-old man charged with fatally shooting his ex-boyfriend as he pleaded for his life in 2011 was found guilty of first-degree murder on Friday. According to the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office, Jose Adame held the victim, Landy Martinez, 21, prisoner and tortured him for nearly two hours in his Lealman home before shooting him in the chest and the back of the head on Dec. 21, 2011. A cellphone video taken by Adame showed Martinez begging to be let go moments before he was killed.
  • Pasco teen accused of raping child, 3, at home daycare (Florida; warning: graphic references)

    07/15/2016 7:16:07 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 13 replies
    WFLA ^ | July 13, 2016 | Melanie Michael
    The alleged abuse happened during nap time, documents from the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office show. The details of the case are so disturbing and so unthinkable, that those who hear the facts have a visceral reaction. They wince. They make faces. Some look down and sigh.
  • Even Trump’s enemies are taking his side in battle with Ginsburg

    07/13/2016 9:36:40 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 55 replies
    New York Post ^ | July 13, 2016 | By Daniel Halper
    WASHINGTON — They call her “Notorious RBG” — and Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg lived up to that name this week by starting an epic battle with Donald Trump, in which she publicly denounced the presumptive GOP nominee in a rant that even fellow liberals have described as beneath a member of the High Court.
  • Miko Grimes goes off on Dolphins (again), owner Stephen Ross for keeping ‘Jew buddies’ employed

    07/12/2016 7:43:50 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 19 replies
    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS ^ | July 11, 2016 | Seth Walder
    Brent Grimes' wife, Miko Grimes, is back to ripping the Dolphins — this time in a series of nasty tweets that included an anti-Semitic message targeted at Miami owner Stephen Ross. The Dolphins cut Grimes back in March, perhaps partially because of the actions of and criticisms coming from the cornerback's wife. The Bucs signed him shortly thereafter.
  • Woman allegedly arrives in US with $1.2m in fake bills

    07/12/2016 5:27:54 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 9 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | July 12, 2016
    Alejandrina Elsa Quispe Ramirez had allegedly told authorities she was traveling to Shriners Hospital for Children in Boston, so that her son could be treated for burn wounds. But what she had planned, according to the Secret Service, was actually something sinister. A tip had come from the Peruvian National Police: A woman and her two sons would be traveling to the United States on July 11 carrying a significant amount of US dollars in their luggage, concealed in thread cones, the type of string or yarn spindles used in sewing machines. The Secret Service had recently seized counterfeit US...
  • Suspect in East Boston murder held without bail (Massachusetts)

    07/12/2016 6:33:21 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 5 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | July 11, 2016 | Susan Zalkind
    Jose Hernandez,15, was arraigned in East Boston Municipal Court on Monday, charged with the stabbing and beating death of 18-year-old Blanca Lainez, whose body was found by construction workers on June 15. Hernandez, who did not appear in court, was denied bail. Assistant District Attorney John Verner said the break in the case came on June 30, when Hernandez was arrested for carrying a 9.75-inch knife. Detectives took his fingerprints, and found a match from a between his prints and a palm print found at the murder scene.
  • Vanity: New York Post cover calls the Dallas shootings a "Civil War"

    07/08/2016 5:56:31 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 47 replies
    New York Post ^ | July 8, 2016
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  • Several NFL players express outrage, call for justice after Alton Sterling shooting

    07/06/2016 9:11:51 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 50 replies
    CBS Sports ^ | Sean Wagner-McGough
    The shooting death of Alton Sterling, a 37-year-old black man, at point blank range by Baton Rouge, La., police has sparked outrage from several NFL players. Sterling died of multiple gunshot wounds, according to CNN.
  • NY woman convicted of manslaughter for brother's death after 14-hour group beating at church [tr]

    07/06/2016 8:09:24 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 9 replies
    Associated Press ^ | July 5, 2016
    UTICA, N.Y. — A woman accused of taking part in a 14-hour group beating that killed one of her half brothers and injured another during a church counseling session was convicted on Tuesday of manslaughter and assault but was acquitted of murder. Oneida County Judge Michael Dwyer acquitted Sarah Ferguson of the most serious charge she faced, second-degree murder, saying prosecutors had not proved that she knew 19-year-old Lucas Leonard could or would die after she pummeled both brothers' groins with an electrical cord at the Word of Life Christian Church in October.
  • Sailor seriously injured after fall on board USS Kearsarge

    07/05/2016 4:24:04 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 15 replies
    WVEC ^ | July 01, 2016
    NORFOLK, Va. (WVEC) -- A woman is in critical condition after she fell down an elevator shaft on board the USS Kearsage. The Navy says the incident happened Thursday around 11 a.m., when the sailor was working near the shaft and somehow fell down several decks.
  • Brawl at ‘family oriented’ country club leaves one dead, others stabbed and beaten

    07/03/2016 7:19:54 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 61 replies
    Washington Post ^ | July 3, 2016 | By Peter Holley
    A North Carolina country club turned into a fight club early Sunday morning after a brawl broke out that left one person dead and several others seriously injured. Deputies responded to the Lakewood Country Club, near Salemburg, N.C., about 2:30 a.m. Sunday after receiving multiple calls reporting gunshots and a fight at the clubhouse, according to the Sampson County Sheriff’s Office. “Responding deputies discovered several groups fighting upon their arrival and attempted to break up the fights,” a statement from the sheriff’s office said.
  • Chicago averages 10 shootings a day, June crime stats show

    07/01/2016 8:31:39 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 20 replies
    WGN ^ | July 1, 2016
    CHICAGO -- New statistics out Friday show there is an average of 10 shootings in Chicago a day. There were 355 shootings and 429 shooting victims in June. There were also 72 murders last month, up from 46 in June of 2015. At the halfway point for the year, homicides citywide have jumped 49 percent, hitting levels unseen since the late 1990s. Through June 19, Chicago had more homicide than New York City or Los Angeles combined. Chicago police are blaming repeat offenders with illegal guns and ties to gangs. The CPD says it has taken more than 4,300 guns...
  • Police: Woman attacked bank manager with a hole punch

    07/01/2016 6:21:19 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 24 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | Kristi Palma
    A New Hampshire woman was arrested and charged with assault after police say she attacked a bank manager with a hole punch on Thursday. Leanne E. Yerian, 35, of Salem, allegedly attacked a Bank of America manager just after 4 p.m. when the manager refused to cash a check for her. Yerian picked up a metal hole punch from the desk and hit the manager on the head, according to the Salem Police Department. “The woman then jumped on the manager, pulled her hair, and slammed her up against the wall,” said police.
  • 5 members of Las Vegas family shot dead in domestic dispute

    06/30/2016 8:57:34 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 23 replies
    Las Vegas Sun ^ | June 29, 2016 | By Ricardo Torres
    A man shot and killed his wife and three children at two north valley locations before turning the gun on himself Wednesday night, according to Metro Police. The man shot his wife at a Walgreens back parking lot, at Lake Mead and Jones boulevards, Metro Lt. Dan McGrath said. The woman, Phoukeo Dej-Oudom, 35, suffered multiple gunshot wounds, including one in the head. His body, along with those of his children — Anhurak Jason Dej-Oudom, 9, Xonajuk J.J. Dej-Oudom, 14, and Dalavanh Ariel Dej-Oudom, 15 — were found in a nearby apartment. They all suffered gunshot wounds, McGrath said.
  • Domestic dispute preceded crash that left 2 Worcester pedestrians injured (Mass.)

    06/30/2016 8:31:13 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 2 replies
    WorcesterTelegram & Gazette Staff ^ | June 29, 2016 | Brad Petrishen
    WORCESTER — A grandmother and her 5-year-old granddaughter were seriously injured Wednesday, police said, when an SUV driver chasing a truck outside St. Vincent Hospital lost control and struck the two on the sidewalk. The woman, identified as Cassandra M. McAuliffe, 33, of Channing Street, Worcester, was taken to the hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening. She was arrested at the hospital and charged with domestic assault and battery; two counts of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, a motor vehicle; assault and battery with a dangerous weapon on a child under the age of 14; reckless driving;...
  • Poll: Women against registering for draft

    06/29/2016 9:14:15 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 46 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | June 29, 2016 | Stephanie Akin
    With Congress lined up for a battle over whether women should be required to register for the draft, there’s one group that is solidly against the idea, a new poll suggests: women themselves. Women are much less likely than men to say women should be required to register for Selective Service when they turn 18, according to a poll conducted earlier this month by The Economist/YouGov. Thirty-nine percent of women supported registration for women, compared to 61 percent of men.
  • A father moves after his 3 kids are shot. Then it happened again to a fourth (Miami)

    06/29/2016 7:59:19 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 14 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | June 28, 2016 | Charles Rabin
    In early June, distraught over a shooting inside his home that left two children with gunshot wounds and a third child dead, Tremelle Raymond Sr. vowed he was moving out of Liberty City. He did. It didn’t matter. Early Tuesday morning, his fourth child, 16-year-old Jemelle Raymond was shot dead inside a car in a quiet Miami Gardens residential neighborhood. Also killed was 18-year-old Dre’quan Burnett. A third person, Rodney Goree, 20, was shot but is expected to survive.
  • Woman is Milwaukee's first fugitive on FBI's 'Ten Most Wanted' list

    06/29/2016 5:36:39 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 11 replies
    A Milwaukee woman is on the FBI's "Ten Most Wanted" list, and a reward of up to $100,000 has been offered for information that leads to her arrest and conviction. Shanika Minor is wanted in the shooting deaths of a pregnant woman and her unborn child. According to a criminal complaint, . Minor is the seventh person from Wisconsin and the first from Milwaukee to make the list. She is only the 10th female to appear on the list since its creation in in March 1950, FBI Special Agent in Charge Robert Shields said.
  • Hillary Clinton proposes broadband for all by 2020

    06/28/2016 6:21:56 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 77 replies
    UPI ^ | June 28, 2016 | Eric DuVall
    DENVER, June 28 (UPI) -- Hillary Clinton pledged Tuesday she would bring "affordable" broadband Internet access to all U.S. homes by 2020 as part of a series of proposals to increase web access and bolster the tech sector of the economy. Presently, the Federal Communications Commission reports 10 percent of Americans, roughly 34 million people, do not have access to broadband Internet. The vast majority of them are people living in rural areas, where tech companies have declined to install the infrastructure necessary to bring high-speed Internet to a small number customers due to the cost.
  • Ex-student gets life term for killing baby at sorority house

    06/28/2016 12:57:55 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 54 replies
    Associated Press ^ | June 28, 2016
    ZANESVILLE, Ohio – A former college student who gave birth in her sorority house was sentenced Monday to life in prison without parole for killing the newborn by throwing her in the trash. Emile Weaver, 21, was found guilty by a jury last month of aggravated murder, abuse of a corpse and tampering with evidence.
  • Bikini-Clad Woman Wanted In Lancaster, Lake Hughes Thefts (California)

    06/27/2016 9:49:07 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 16 replies
    SANTA CLARITA (CBSLA.com) — Authorities are searching for a woman who was caught stealing from a home while clad in a bikini. Surveillance video showed the woman, who wore a yellow bikini bottom and a green bikini top, entered a locked property in the 28000 block of West Avenue in Lancaster Saturday and “took items,” according to Shirley Miller of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. Later that day, the same woman took valuable items from an unlocked residence home in the 47000 block of Three Points Road in Lake Hughes, Miller said.
  • Bud Light Tackles Gender Pay Equality in New Ad

    06/27/2016 7:24:16 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 48 replies
    Advertising Age ^ | June 27, 2016. | By E.J. Schultz.
    Fresh off a gay marriage-themed ad, Bud Light is using its marketing budget to spotlight another progressive issue: Equal pay for women. In a TV spot debuting today, Seth Rogen says "women don't get paid as much as men and that is wrong." Amy Schumer, who is co-starring with him in an ongoing campaign, then chimes in: "And we have to pay more for the same stuff," like cars and drycleaning. The kicker: "Bud Light costs the same no matter if you are a dude or a lady," she says.
  • No bail for man charged in fatal stabbing on CTA Red Line train (Chicago)

    06/25/2016 8:17:09 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 8 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | June 25, 2016 | Christy Gutowski
    Before the violence erupted Thursday afternoon, Jones and Hampton moved several times to different train cars, Cook County Assistant State's Attorney Bob Groebner said in court. At one point, Groebner said, the two were sitting facing each other across the aisle and he asked her: "Are you going to have my baby?" Hampton shook her head no and he got up and began repeatedly stabbing her until she fell to the floor, authorities allege. He then dragged her body and slashed her neck several times, authorities say.
  • Toddler fatally shot by gunman in front of parents in southeast Fresno

    06/22/2016 5:48:01 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 25 replies
    Fresno Bee ^ | June 22, 2016
    Visibly distraught, Fresno police Chief Jerry Dyer vowed Wednesday to “do everything we can” to bring to justice the shooter who gunned down 20-month-old Rashad Halford Jr. in front of the toddler’s parents. “A tragedy occurred in our city last night,” said Dyer, who took several minutes to compose himself before addressing the media at police headquarters.
  • Lynch knocks prez’s PC verbiage

    06/22/2016 4:47:04 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 11 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | June 22, 2016 | Laurel Sweet
    U.S. Rep. Stephen F. Lynch yesterday knocked President Obama’s “politically correct” reluctance to use the term “Islamic extremists” — and said the U.S. should have struck back at ISIS with a heavy hand immediately after the Orlando massacre. “I would have liked to have seen a pronounced effort right after Orlando. They called for this. They struck American citizens and we should have a show of force to send a message,” Lynch told Boston Herald Radio.
  • Orlando shooting’s long list of Latino victims galvanizing gay people of color

    06/19/2016 5:22:49 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 30 replies
    San Bernardino Sun ^ | June 18, 2016 | Beatriz Valenzuela
    For Negrete and other Latinos in the LGBTQ community, the Sunday massacre, which President Barack Obama has recently called an act of terror and a hate crime, shined a spotlight on an issue that has not been discussed enough: the targeting of people of color within the community. “A Latinx transwoman was shot the other day in Santa Ana,” said Negrete. Latinx is a term being used with increasing frequency on social media, replacing the “o” in Latino with “x,” making the masculine identifier gender-neutral.
  • Islamists attack Radiohead fans at Turkish release party

    06/18/2016 7:54:30 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 28 replies
    CNN ^ | June 18, 2016 | Gul Tuysuz and Merieme Arif
    (CNN) — A group of men attacked fans at a Radiohead listening party Friday in Istanbul, apparently angry the fans were drinking during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.Pool."
  • Police investigating fatal shooting captured live on Facebook video (Chicago)

    06/16/2016 8:40:37 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 8 replies
    WGN ^ | June 16, 2016 | Marcella Raymond
    CHICAGO -- 28-year-old Antonio Perkins was hanging out with friends he hadn’t seen in a while Wednesday night in North Lawndale. Two of his three young children joined him to enjoy the warm weather. The sun was just setting around 8:45 p.m. as Tony recorded himself and his friends on Facebook Live. He wasn’t saying much. Then, a sudden blast of gunfire. Tony fell on the grass after two shots. A flurry of up to ten shots followed. He was pronounced dead at 9:07 p.m. from gunshot wounds to his head and neck.
  • State worker falls for teen killer Nehemiah Griego (New Mexico)

    06/16/2016 6:24:27 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 6 replies
    KRQE News 13 ^ | June 14, 2016
    ALBUQUERQUE, NM (KRQE) – KRQE News 13 has learned a state worker was arrested for kissing a patient at a center for mentally ill teen criminals. Investigators found that state worker, Amber Lucero, 35, was having an ongoing relationship with Nehemiah Griego, 19, who murdered his parents and three of his siblings. Lucero is a psych tech the Sequoyah Adolescent Treatment Center, an in-patient facility for boys 13 to 17-years-old. Her job is to make sure teens are following their treatment and doing what they’re supposed to do, but police say she was busy falling in love with a teen...
  • Trump banner that caused unease for East Boston's Latinos replaced by Democrat's sign

    06/15/2016 5:02:35 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 8 replies
    Boston Metro ^ | June 15, 2016 | Spencer Buell
    In the weeks following Donald Trump's victory in Massachusetts' Republican primary with 49 percent of the vote, signs supporting the bombastic New York real estate mogul caused unease in East Boston. For many in the heavily Latino area, it was especially unsettling when a large Trump banner with his name and campaign slogan – "Make America Great Again" – went up above the entryway to a neighborhood laundromat, the Soap Box on Meridan Street. Trump launched his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination last year with a tirade against illegal immigration, labeling Mexicans who entered the United States illegally "rapists'...
  • Man Killed Outside Mattapan Barber Shop While Son Was Getting Haircut (Boston)

    06/14/2016 8:20:15 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 20 replies
    CBS Boston ^ | June 14, 2016 | Jim Smith
    MATTAPAN (CBS) — A man was shot and killed outside a Mattapan barber shop where his four-year-old son was getting a haircut. It happened shortly after noon outside Hair It Is on Blue Hill Ave. Relatives identify the victim as 31-year-old Marcus Hall. They say he was killed while bringing his four year old son for a haircut.
  • Red Sox honor victims of Orlando shootings with moment of silence, rainbow flag

    06/14/2016 6:46:41 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 22 replies
    Springfield (MA) Republican ^ | June 14, 2016 | Jen McCaffrey
    BOSTON – Prior to the the series opener against the Orioles, the Red Sox held a moment of silence for the victims of the mass shooting in Orlando over the weekend. A rainbow flag hung alongside the American flag at half-mast during the game and the club. The Red Sox have also committed to donating proceeds from the 50/50 raffle to victims and their families of the Pulse nightclub tragegy through the Florida Disaster Fund activated by Florida Governor Rick Scott.
  • Orlando shooting: Newspaper front pages from across the U.S.

    06/13/2016 6:30:44 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 7 replies
    San Francisco (Gate) ^ | June 13, 2016 | Amy Graff
    A selection of front page newspaper covers from June 13, 2016, reveal the nation's horror and outrage after 49 people were killed by a gunman at an Orlando night club on Sunday morning. Many papers featured only a few words to capture the shock, terror and disgust. The New York Daily News' main headline was "Thanks NRA," while the Miami Herald ran the message "Work of Hate."
  • 5 Killed, 28 Wounded In Weekend Shootings Across Chicago

    06/12/2016 8:48:08 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 23 replies
    CHICAGO (STMW) — Five people were killed and at least 28 others — including a 5-year-old girl — were wounded in shootings across Chicago since Friday evening.
  • Telemundo reporter in Philadelphia punched in the face on the air during live broadcast

    06/11/2016 8:02:29 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 98 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | David Boroff
    A Telemundo reporter in Philadelphia was punched in the face on the air during a live broadcast, video shows. Iris Delgado was concluding a report outside City Hall on Thursday night when she was approached by Waheedah Wilson.
  • (California) CHP says Camarillo woman distracted by phone kills 2 people, gets misdemeanor

    06/10/2016 7:11:35 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 33 replies
    ABC-7 Los Angeles ^ | June 9, 2016 | Amy Powell
    MOORPARK, Calif. (KABC) -- Two grieving widows who lost their husbands in what the California Highway Patrol called a distracted driving crash were shocked to find out the driver accused of killing them was charged with misdemeanor manslaughter. Jesse Cushman, 43, and Maciek Malish, 53, were killed by a car in Moorpark when they were struck by Rachel Hill of Camarillo, according to police. "My life is ruined, of course, and I don't know how to live without my husband, but at least I expect justice for him," Elizabeth Malish, Maciek Malish's wife said.
  • The Average NBA Player Spends $42,500 a Month, Including Big Bucks on Clothing

    06/09/2016 5:24:38 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 24 replies
    Time Magazine ^ | June 8, 2016 | Brad Tuttle
    The average NBA player spends $42,500 per month, or $510,000 over the course of the year, and 11% of that money is dropped on clothing and shoes—the biggest overall category for spending. Whole Foods, Neiman Marcus, Louis Vuitton, Apple, and Mercedes are among the top retailers in terms of NBA player spending, but so are some more middle-of-the-road stores like Target and Walmart.
  • White male doctors earn 35 percent more than black male doctors

    06/08/2016 3:45:23 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 77 replies
    via Boston Globe ^ | June 8, 2016 | Jennifer Adaeze Okwerekwu
    White male physicians in the United States earn a whopping 35 percent more than their black male counterparts — even after accounting for factors such as field of medical specialty, experience, and hours worked. Data published Tuesday in the British Medical Journal also showed a large gender gap. White female physicians earned 40 percent less than white men, and black women earned less still.
  • Albino people hunted in Malawi

    06/07/2016 7:44:52 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 32 replies
    "Wire reports" ^ | June 7, 2016
    At least 18 people with albinism have been killed for their body parts in the southern African country of Malawi since November 2014, Amnesty International said in a report released Tuesday. The body parts are sold for use in remedies by witch doctors, who say albino parts bring good luck or wealth, according to the report. It added that women and children are especially vulnerable to attack because of the myth that having sex with a person with albinism can cure HIV/AIDS.