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  • Fox News anchor who shares same name as hamster toy sues Hasbro for $5M

    09/02/2015 7:42:43 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 73 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | September 1, 2015 | Dareh Gregorian
    A Fox News anchor says she’s no hamster—or choking hazard. In papers filed in New Jersey Federal Court, Harris Faulkner says she’s suffered “substantial commercial and emotional damage” from a plastic hamster doll that shares her name.
  • McDonald's launches all-day breakfast on Oct. 6

    09/02/2015 7:00:07 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 60 replies
    AP ^ | September 2, 2015
    If you're one of those people who hates missing the end of breakfast hours at McDonald's, hang on just a little longer: the chain says its breakfast menu will be available all day starting Oct. 6. Items like Egg McMuffins, hotcakes, sausage burritos, fruit 'n yogurt parfaits, hash browns and biscuits will be available anytime, although the exact menu will vary in different markets. The company said core items like the Big Mac, McNuggets and fries will still be available at all of its locations.
  • Arizona mother admits to drowning twin 2-year-old sons, police say

    08/31/2015 5:46:27 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 19 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | August 31, 2015
    An Arizona mom allegedly told cops she drowned her twin two-year-old sons because "nobody loved them and nobody loved her." Newly released court documents show Mireya Alejandra Lopez, 22, admitted to killing the boys and said she attempted to drown another family member, but was stopped by a relative.
  • Flight escorted by FIGHTER JETS after cabin crew put passenger's cat in bathroom and she threatened

    08/30/2015 9:20:04 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 48 replies
    Daily Mail UK + AP. ^ | August 30, 2015 | Chris Kitching
    Two fighter jets were scrambled to escort a passenger jet that was forced to make an emergency landing after a woman on board allegedly became unruly over her cat. Passengers on board the Condor Airlines flight from Las Vegas to Frankfurt claimed the woman brought her cat onto the plane and became enraged when her pet was put in a lavatory by cabin crew.
  • P.F. Chang’s Chef Stabbed To Death In Northshore Mall

    08/30/2015 7:16:03 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 42 replies
    CBS ^ | August 29, 2015
    PEABODY (CBS) — A P.F. Chang’s chef is facing a murder charge after allegedly stabbing his co-worker to death at the Northshore Mall in Peabody on Saturday. Sources told WBZ-TV that a chef stabbed another chef inside the P.F. Chang’s kitchen shortly after 5:30 p.m, just as the dinner rush was getting started. Jaquan Huston, 23, is charged with first-degree murder in the fatal stabbing of 38-year-old Elivelton Dias, of Salem.
  • Woman, T at odds after fight

    08/30/2015 6:18:51 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 21 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | August 30, 2015 | Chris Villani
    A pregnant Dorchester woman says she has been too afraid to go outside since getting into a fight with an MBTA bus driver who she said swore at her when she couldn’t pay the fare. A cellphone video posted online that went viral captured the fracas after Husniya Anderson, 32, threw a drink at the 13-year veteran driver who had asked her to get off the bus because she didn’t have enough money for the fare. The video then appears to show the driver attacking Anderson outside the bus as she holds on to her 3-year-old daughter in an effort...
  • Police: NY woman killed infant, lived with body for 3 months

    08/29/2015 8:05:08 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 8 replies
    THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ^ | August 29, 2015
    BATAVIA, N.Y. - An upstate New York woman has been arrested on a murder charge after police say she killed her infant child and then lived in an apartment with the baby's body for three months.
  • Walpole to block Confederate flag over high school field

    08/28/2015 4:29:45 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 12 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | August 28, 2015 | Johanna Seltz
    WALPOLE — The School Committee took steps Thursday night to distance itself from a Confederate flag overlooking the high school athletic field, voting to permanently block the rebel emblem flying on private property with a public banner emblazoned with a big W and with a second banner printed with a disavowal of the divisive symbol. “Walpole is not a racist town and does not want to be perceived that way,” School Committee chairwoman Nancy Gallivan said before the unanimous vote.
  • Retired Boston officer shot, killed in Haitian capital

    08/27/2015 8:26:19 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 7 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | August 27, 2015 | Astead W. Herndon
    A retired Boston police officer who long served as a liaison to the city’s Haitian community was shot to death in the Caribbean nation this week, according to his family. Yves Dambreville, 66, who had deep roots in both Haiti and Boston, was killed in Port-au-Prince, according to a woman who identified herself only as his niece.
  • MBTA driver suspended after attack

    08/27/2015 5:25:00 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 10 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | August 27, 2015 | Owen Boss
    A veteran MBTA bus operator has been suspended while transit police investigate an incident captured on video that appears to show the driver attacking a rider who threw a drink on her while leaving the bus. “Transit Police are working to identify the woman who assaulted the bus operator,” MBTA spokesman Joe Pesaturo said of the video, which has been posted online. “The woman was upset because the bus operator had asked her to pay the bus fare. It’s unclear why the woman felt she didn’t have to pay.”
  • Man killed in shooting near Obama's home

    08/26/2015 2:05:25 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 5 replies
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | August 25, 2015 | Sam Charles
    A man was shot to death in the South Side Kenwood neighborhood Tuesday evening, only about two blocks from President Barack Obama’s home. Reginald Sanson, 25, was in a vehicle about 6 p.m. when another vehicle approached and someone inside fired shots, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
  • Father of 9 shot, killed outside Miami apartment

    08/22/2015 4:56:35 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 26 replies
    WSVN ^ | August 21, 2015
    According to police, 36-year-old Michael Antoine Jackson was pronounced dead on the scene. His father said he was sleeping when he heard approximately 13 gunshots from the second floor apartment. "I heard the shots go off," said Grant Jackson Jr., the victim's father. "Then I looked out the window and, you know, it was about 13 altogether, so I fell on the floor. When I got back up, after the shots was gone, I seen somebody in all this black running down the street, and when I looked down on the ground, I seen my son."
  • Sen. Warren: Donald Trump Exposing Ugly Streak in Republican Party

    08/20/2015 7:03:41 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 49 replies
    New England Cable News ^ | August 20, 2015 | Alison King
    Like many Americans, Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren has been watching this summer as Donald Trump has dominated the headlines and set the agenda in the 2016 Presidential race. "Donald Trump is exposing a really ugly streak in the whole Republican Party. This idea of calling Mexicans rapists and then women - classifying them as fat pigs and bimbos - this is a piece of American political theater that really, really is ugly," Warren said.
  • Affidavit: Suspect planned to kill several people at market

    08/20/2015 3:28:36 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 22 replies
    AP ^ | August 20, 2015 | Patrick Whittle and Alanna Durkin 
    SACO, Maine — The person charged with fatally stabbing a mother of five in a Maine supermarket went to the store to kill “several random people,” according to a court affidavit released Thursday that says the suspect confessed to the slaying. Connor MacCalister followed Wendy Boudreau from the parking lot of the Shaw’s supermarket in Saco into the ice cream aisle, grabbed the 59-year-old woman from behind and slit her throat, the suspect told police. Boudreau died later at a hospital.
  • Bellefontaine mom says she killed 3 sons because husband ignored their daughter

    08/19/2015 8:52:08 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 30 replies
    The Columbus Dispatch ^ | August 19, 2015 | Dean Narciso & Jim Woods
    BELLEFONTAINE, Ohio — A Bellefontaine mother has confessed to killing her three young sons, saying she suffocated them because her husband paid more attention to the boys than he did to their daughter. Brittany Pilkington, 23, was charged with three counts of murder on Tuesday and is being held in the Logan County jail. She is scheduled to appear in Municipal Court this morning.
  • Boston Police Treat Kids To Ice Cream Day After Gunfire Erupts Near Public Pool

    08/19/2015 7:03:28 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 13 replies
    CBS Boston ^ | August 18, 2015 | Kim Tunnicliffe
    BOSTON (CBS) — Boston police are trying to assure Roxbury residents that the area around Malcolm X Park is safe after gunfire erupted Monday afternoon near a community pool where children were swimming. Police Commissioner William Evans handed out ice cream cups to kids outside the Melnea Cass Recreational Complex on Tuesday.
  • 110-Year-Old Veteran Emma Didlake Dies Weeks After Meeting President Obama

    08/17/2015 10:29:41 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 16 replies
    ABC ^ | August 17, 2015 | ARLETTE SAENZ
    The nation’s oldest known living veteran, Emma "Big Mama" Didlake, passed away Sunday at the age of 110, just a few weeks after meeting President Obama during a trip to Washington, D.C. “It was a month ago today that we went to the White House, a month ago today,” Didlake's granddaughter Marilyn Horne told the San Antonio Express News. “I think she felt she had accomplished everything and could take her rest.”
  • US labor board dismisses Northwestern football players’ union bid

    08/17/2015 6:44:57 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 8 replies
    Reuters ^ | August 17, 2015 | Daniel Wiessner and Mica Rosenberg
    Northwestern University football players lost a bid to unionize on Monday when the U.S. National Labor Relations Board dismissed their case, in a setback for elite U.S. student athletes seeking a chunk of the riches generated by college sports. The case had spurred a national debate over whether college athletes are truly amateurs when colleges and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) benefit handsomely from ticket sales, television contracts and licensing deals.
  • Sources To CBS2: Gunman In S.I. Barricade Was Being Probed In Several Homicides

    08/14/2015 7:17:16 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 4 replies
    CBS 2 (New York) ^ | August 14, 2015
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The man who police said barricaded himself inside a Staten Island home and shot a firefighter Friday was being investigated in connection with several homicides, police sources told CBS2. Garland Tyree, 38, was killed when he allegedly came out shooting at officers just before noon Friday following a six-hour standoff, at his girlfriend’s home in the Mariners Harbor section of Staten Island.
  • Murders may spark retaliation (Boston)

    08/14/2015 7:34:42 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 40 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | August 14, 2015 | Owen Boss, Brian Dowling, Laurel J. Sweet and Chris Villani
    City leaders in Boston, Cambridge and Everett are saying enough is enough after an otherwise beautiful summer night Wednesday was marred by gun violence that claimed five lives and left cops bracing for retaliatory bloodshed. “We are a better city than this,” an exasperated Mayor Martin J. Walsh said yesterday, hours after the city was hit by two shootings in a span of five minutes that left three young men dead — one of them the nephew of a Boston 
police officer.
  • 2 dead, including 14-year-old girl, and 7 wounded in shootings across Chicago

    08/14/2015 6:03:10 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 20 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | August 13, 2015
    Two people, including a 14-year-old girl, were killed and seven other people were wounded in shootings across Chicago since Wednesday, according to police.. Tracy Davis, 14, was found with a gunshot wound to the head around 2:20 p.m. Wednesday in the 700 block of North Homan Avenue in East Garfield Park, She was dead on the scene, officials said.
  • Kansas State dental student, 22, gunned down in Chicago

    08/11/2015 8:09:08 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 19 replies
    Topeka Capital-Journal ^ | August 10, 2015
    A Kansas State University student was killed Thursday night while in her hometown of Chicago. Briona White, 22, was found bleeding from several wounds about 7 p.m. in the south-side Roseland neighborhood, according to the Chicago Tribune. Police officers responding to reports of a shooting also found White’s boyfriend, William Drake, 20, with a gunshot wound to his head.
  • Texans RB Arian Foster says he doesn't believe in God

    08/07/2015 6:52:36 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 28 replies
    Fox Sports ^ | August 07, 2015
    Houston Texans running back Arian Foster said in an interview published Thursday he doesn't believe in God.
  • Hillary says too many black men are in jail

    08/07/2015 6:40:09 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 70 replies
    New York Post ^ | August 7, 2015 | Marisa Schultz
    WASHINGTON — Hillary Rodham Clinton pledged Thursday to reform the nation’s criminal-justice system if elected, saying it’s “clear as could be” that it favors white suspects. Speaking on the Rev. Al Sharpton’s radio show, Clinton pointed to the “tragic set of facts” that show too many Americans are behind bars and they are disproportionately black men.
  • Worcester mom shot along with son: No reason for shooting

    08/06/2015 7:34:41 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 7 replies
    WCVB Boston ^ | August 6, 2015
    WORCESTER, Mass. —The mother who was shot along with her son in Worcester says there was no reason for the shooting, and now she's looking for help in finding the shooter. Suldano Bilal, 28, and her son, Yasin, 2, were injured when someone opened fire while they were in the back seat of a car that was being parked that almost hit someone.
  • CVS drops Viagra from coverage

    08/05/2015 5:30:44 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 22 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | August 5, 2015 | Aliza Chasan
    What a letdown. Scores of men stand to lose their little blue pills, after a decision by CVS Health Corp., which determines which drugs some insurers cover, to drop Pfizer’s Viagra from its coverage list beginning next year. Affected men looking for an edge in the bedroom will have to turn to Eli Lilly & Co.’s little yellow pills, Cialis, instead.
  • Boston mayor taking on chewing tobacco

    08/05/2015 5:15:57 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 19 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | August 05, 2015 | Kay Lazar
    Fenway Park is steeped in tradition, but one controversial piece may soon be history — the wads of smokeless tobacco stuffed into players’ bulging cheeks or tucked under their lips. Mayor Martin J. Walsh on Wednesday is expected to announce plans to prohibit use of the smokeless products at the city’s baseball parks and other professional and amateur sports venues.
  • UFO? Virgin Atlantic Video Claimed To Be A New York UFO Sighting

    08/04/2015 9:24:15 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 28 replies
    Inquisitr ^ | August 4, 2015
    Does this video really show a UFO? Virgin Atlantic flights out of John F. Kennedy International Airport were treated to a potential New York UFO sighting when a mysterious object was shown racing past the passenger jet as it took off from the runway. In a related report by the Inquisitr, some say a photo by NASA’s Mars rover shows a self-replicating alien probe that’s shaped like a sphere.
  • 3 shot while sitting inside car in Roxbury (Boston)

    08/04/2015 6:46:29 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 18 replies
    Fox Boston ^ | August 3, 2015
    BOSTON (MyFoxBoston.com) - Three people were shot Monday while sitting in a car in Roxbury. This comes, ironically, on the same day as Boston's Night Out and Mayor Marty Walsh and BPD Commissioner William Evans are begging for help from the community. The shooting occurred around 1 p.m. in the area of Academy Terrace. “I’ve got as many cops as I can possibly have in this area, yet it doesn’t seem to stop the violence in the neighborhood,” Evans said.
  • Archaeologists discover humongous gate in Goliath's hometown

    08/04/2015 6:12:36 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 26 replies
    MSN.com ^ | August 3, 2015 | Nico Lauricella
    Archaeologists at Israel's Bar-Ilan University announced on Monday the discovery of a massive gate and other fortifications in the ruins of Gath, the hometown of the Bible's Goliath. The ancient gate is one of the largest ever discovered in Israel and evidence of the Philistine city's power in the 10th and ninth centuries B.C.E, head archaeologist Professor Aren Maeir says. It even made a brief appearance in the Bible when David, Goliath's slayer and future king of Israel, "acted like a madman, making marks on the doors of the gate and letting saliva run down his beard."
  • Iran plans to buy airplanes from Airbus, Boeing to revive fleet

    08/03/2015 5:30:59 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 9 replies
    Market Watch ^ | August 2, 2015
    DUBAI—Iran wants to buy up to 90 airplanes a year from Boeing BA, -0.33% and Airbus AIR, +1.58% to revive its aging fleet following last month’s landmark nuclear deal, according to a report Sunday by the official Islamic Republic News Agency.
  • Four dead in Legionnaires' disease outbreak in New York

    08/03/2015 6:56:42 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 28 replies
    CNN/AP ^ | August 2, 2015 | David Shortell,
    New York (CNN)—The number of deaths in the New York City Legionnaires' disease outbreak is up to four. Seventy-one cases of the flu-like disease have been reported since mid-July in the South Bronx, up from 31 on Thursday, the city Department of Health and Mental Hygiene said Sunday.
  • 3 killed, 12 hurt in Chicago weekend shootings

    08/02/2015 9:14:47 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 22 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | August 2, 2015 | Alexandra Chachkevitch and Rosemary Regina Sobol
    Three men have died and at least 12 other people have been wounded in separate shootings since Saturday afternoon across the city, police said.
  • What animal lovers will hate about the new Dr. Seuss book

    07/28/2015 7:13:22 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 41 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | July 28, 2015 | Rene Lynch
    The new Dr. Seuss book "What Pet Should I Get?" is about two children who go to a pet store to buy a pet. That was a commonplace event back in the 1950s or early 1960s, when Dr. Seuss is believed to have written the long-lost book, but it's discouraged today. Which is why the new book comes with a remarkable addendum: A publisher's note urging children to walk on by the pet store and adopt from an animal shelter. But animal rights activist Ingrid Newkirk, the founder of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, said it's not enough...
  • Missouri man kills 74-year-old father by lying on him

    07/27/2015 9:10:54 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 22 replies
    Reuters ^ | July 26, 2015
    A Missouri man was charged Sunday with murdering his 74-year-old father by lying on his head until the man lost consciousness, to prove "how big and bad" he was, authorities said. Kyle Webb, 44, of Grandview, Missouri, is charged with killing Franklin Webb late Saturday night at a home they shared after the father complained about the way his son was cleaning up around a leaky pipe, according to a police report.
  • Charles Haley told 49ers rookies in May to 'Act like the white guys'

    07/23/2015 7:17:00 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 33 replies
    CBS Sports ^ | July 23, 2015 | John Breech
    Charles Haley is the only player in NFL history who's been a part of five Super Bowl winning teams, so it was no surprise in May when one of those teams, the 49ers, asked him to speak to their rookies. What might come as a surprise to some people though is what Haley said to those 49ers rookies. "As far as the rookies, and I know they probably got mad, but I said, 'Why don't you all act like the white guys? You never see them in the paper getting high or hitting people," Haley said, via the San Jose...
  • Brittney Griner accused wife of cheating on her with men

    07/23/2015 7:04:08 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 22 replies
    Brittney Griner filed to have her marriage to fellow WNBA player Glory Johnson annulled last month, claiming that the union was based on “fraud and duress” and that Johnson pressured her into it. Griner also suspected that Johnson was cheating on her. According to court documents obtained by TMZ, Griner says she discovered in April that Johnson had been texting with her ex-boyfriend. She says she never would have married Johnson if she suspected something was still going on between Johnson and the man.
  • British charge Muslim man in plot against U.S. military, trying to join ISIS

    07/21/2015 6:33:27 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 3 replies
    ·FoxNews.com ^ | July 21, 2015
    British Authorities charged two Muslim relatives on Tuesday with terror-related offenses, including plotting an attack against U.S. military personnel in the U.K. The news comes less than a week since the deadly terror attack that killed five service members in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
  • DEF LEPPARD's VIVIAN CAMPBELL Doesn't Want To Be Associated With 'Clown' DONALD TRUMP

    DEF LEPPARD guitarist Vivian Campbell says that he hopes that reports of his band being introduced by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at next month’s Iowa State Fair are untrue, because doesn’t want his name associated with “this clown.” CNN reported last Friday (July 17) that Trump will handle the introductory duties forDEF LEPPARD at August 15 concert at the State Fair Grandstand on the fairgrounds in Des Moines. But, according to Campbell, he has no knowledge of Trump making an appearance at DEF LEPPARD’s gig, which is also set to feature STYX and TESLA. “I really, really, really hope...
  • Chicago Police officer shoots male with bat in Lincoln Park

    07/20/2015 7:27:57 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 54 replies
    CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) - A Chicago Police officer shot a male beating someone with a baseball bat early Monday in the North Side Lincoln Park neighborhood. Officers working the CTA Special Employment beat were on patrol when a citizen told them there was a large fight in the 1500 block of North Clybourn, according to a statement from Chicago Police. The officers responded and saw a male striking another male lying on the ground with a baseball bat, police said.
  • Private school parents: 100-day requirement for voucher money isn’t fair (Nevada)

    07/18/2015 6:26:58 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 4 replies
    Las Vegas Sun ^ | July 17, 2015 | Ian Whitaker
    Parents of private school students don’t want to put their children in public school for 100 days to be eligible for Nevada’s new voucher program. That was the general consensus of four hours of public comment at a Friday hearing on the new law. Parents urged lawmakers to figure out another way to determine eligibility for the program, which currently requires students be enrolled at a public school for 100 days before their parents can receive money. SB302, passed by legislators this year, says families can receive around $5,000 each year per student to use on things like private school...
  • Three girls blow themselves up in deadly Nigeria attacks

    07/18/2015 6:02:40 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 20 replies
    AFP ^ | July 17, 2015 | Aminu Abubakar
    Kano (Nigeria) (AFP) - Three girls staged suicide bombings in the Nigerian city of Damaturu, killing at least 13 people as residents prepared for the Eid festival at the end of Ramadan, police said. The attacks, in a northeastern area hard hit by the Boko Haram insurgency, came just days before Nigeria's new President Muhammadu Buhari travels to Washington for talks with US counterpart Barack Obama.
  • Teacher’s union members want Hillary endorsement withdrawn

    07/17/2015 6:26:35 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 21 replies
    New York Post ^ | July 16, 2015 | By Marisa Schultz
    WASHINGTON — Furious American Federation of Teachers members are demanding the union withdraw its endorsement of Hillary Rodham Clinton, calling it premature and undemocratic. “There was no internal discussion. Zero. Zip,” said Steve Conn, president of the Detroit Federation of Teachers. “This is wrong and something needs to be done.” The 45-member AFT executive board voted Saturday to back Clinton despite an AFL-CIO request to wait until July when the presidential field is more set.
  • Pennsylvania Game Commission gives Presque Isle Downs permit to shoot deer

    07/15/2015 5:55:33 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 8 replies
    Erie Times-News ^ | JOHN GUERRIERO
    ERIE, Pa. -- Deer that have been invading the thoroughbred horse racing track at Presque Isle Downs & Casino in Summit Township will be shot. The Pennsylvania Game Commission has given the casino a permit for the deer kill as one way to combat the problem of deer entering the track grounds and making it dangerous for jockeys and horses.
  • 'Hunger Games' star calls out Kylie Jenner over cornrows selfie

    07/15/2015 5:39:16 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 36 replies
    Metro International ^ | July 13, 2015
    Stenberg left this piquant comment on Jenner's Instagram post: "When you appropriate black features and culture but fail to use your position of power to help black Americans by directing attention towards your wigs instead of police brutality or racism," followed by the hashtag "white girls do it better." Ouch.
  • Ex-college wrestler gets 30 years in HIV case in St. Charles County

    07/14/2015 6:01:15 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 9 replies
    St. Louis Post-Dispatch ^ | July 13, 2015 | By Mark Schlinkmann
    ST. CHARLES • A former Lindenwood University wrestler was sentenced Monday to 30 years in prison for recklessly infecting one sex partner with HIV and risking the infection of four others. Jurors in May had found Michael L. Johnson, 23, guilty of five felony charges after testimony that included experts in infectious diseases and the men who had unprotected sex with him. One of the men contracted HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.
  • Wife arrested after fight with husband over Confederate flag

    SAFETY HARBOR -- A Safety Harbor woman was arrested for hitting her husband because he wouldn’t take down the Confederate flag, according to deputies. Deputies say Margaret “Peggy” Rae Carpenter and her husband, Larry, were arguing over the Confederate flag Larry had put up Saturday afternoon.
  • Rick Harrison of ‘Pawn Stars’: My vote is going to Marco Rubio

    07/14/2015 6:34:00 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 52 replies
    Las Vegas Sun ^ | July 13, 2015 | Rick Harrison
    Now that there are more than a dozen hats in the ring on the Republican side of the election and several lining up on the other side, I have chosen my favorite: Marco Rubio. I learned a long time ago that you don’t need to agree with a candidate 100 percent of the time, but if you find one you agree with most of the time who speaks well, has knowledge and is for business, genuine and electable, you may have found just the person you’d like to see run the USA and take us to a better place. That...
  • UAE executes woman convicted of US teacher's murder

    07/13/2015 6:51:13 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 19 replies
    The (UK) Telegraph ^ | July 13, 2015 | Richard Spencer
    An Emirati woman said to have been lured into Islamist militancy by her husband has been executed for stabbing to death an expatriate American teacher in an Abu Dhabi shopping mall. Alaa Bader al-Hashemi, 30, was caught on the mall’s closed circuit television behaving oddly before and after the killing, in the women’s toilets of the Boutik Mall.
  • Manager: Rapper Capo killed in South Shore shooting

    07/12/2015 7:34:13 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 49 replies
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | July 12, 2015
    CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) - Chicago rapper Capo, a member of Chief Keef’s “Glo Gang,” was killed in a South Shore neighborhood shooting that resulted in a 1-year-old boy being fatally struck by a vehicle fleeing the gang-related attack Saturday afternoon, according to the group’s manager. The 22-year-old man was shot in the hip and back in a possible drive-by about 1:45 p.m. in the 7700 block of South Kingston, police said.