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  • Michelle Duggar Miscarries: 'I Feel Like My Heart Broke Telling My Children'

    12/08/2011 2:57:12 PM PST · by Jersey Republican Biker Chick · 28 replies
    Access Hollywood ^ | 12/08/2011 | Access Hollywood
    he Duggars were given heartbreaking news on Thursday. According to People, during a routine check-up where Jim Bob and Michelle were supposed to find out the sex of their 20th child, their doctor was unable to find the baby's heartbeat. Michelle was told that she had miscarried in her second trimester.
  • Michelle & Jim Bob Duggar Expecting 20th Child

    11/08/2011 9:18:12 AM PST · by Jersey Republican Biker Chick · 96 replies
    Access Hollywood ^ | 11/08/2011 | Access Hollywood
    The Duggars have their 20th child on the way! "19 Kids and Counting" stars Michelle and Jim Bob will welcome their next child in the spring, People reported.
  • Judge: Anthony must pay nearly $98,000 for probe of dead daughter

    09/15/2011 3:14:25 PM PDT · by Jersey Republican Biker Chick · 43 replies
    cnn ^ | 09/15/2011 | the CNN Wire Staff
    Casey Anthony owes authorities just under $98,000 for the costs of investigating the disappearance of her 2-year-old daughter, Caylee, in 2008, a Florida judge ruled Thursday.
  • WABC Breaking News E-Mail: New 9/11 Terror Alert

    09/08/2011 5:02:31 PM PDT · by Jersey Republican Biker Chick · 65 replies
    WABC Radio | 09/08/2011 | WABC Radio
    New 9/11 Terror Alert Federal law enforcement officials tell ABC News they have a specific, credible, but unconfirmed threat involving a possible al Qaeda plot aimed for the anniversary of 9/11. ABC News has learned that at least two individuals came into the U.S. by air in August with "the intent" to launch a vehicle-borne bomb attack.
  • Mexico town's police force quits after attack

    08/05/2011 8:15:58 AM PDT · by Jersey Republican Biker Chick · 18 replies ^ | 8/5/2011 | RICARDO CHAVEZ
    CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico (AP) — An entire 20-man police force resigned in a northern Mexican town after a series of attacks that killed the police chief and five officers over the last three months, state officials said Thursday.
  • Internet 'Kill Switch' Proposed For President

    06/18/2010 9:22:14 PM PDT · by Jersey Republican Biker Chick · 53 replies · 1,068+ views
    Fox Illinios via Yahoo ^ | 06/18/2010 | CANVAS STAFF REPORTS
    A new bill introduced in the Senate would give the president the equivalent of an Internet "kill switch" if passed. The concept has some communications companies hoping that legislators would rather kill the bill. The bill is known as the Protecting Cyberspace as a National Asset Act.
  • Bret Michaels Suffers a Stroke

    05/20/2010 4:39:02 PM PDT · by Jersey Republican Biker Chick · 37 replies · 1,343+ views
    Us Magazine nia Yahoo ^ | 05/20/2010 | Us Magazine
    Bret Michaels has suffered what doctors call a "warning stroke," or a transient ischemic attack, according to his Web site. The rocker, 47 -- who is still recovering from a brain hemorrhage -- was "readmitted to the hospital this week after suffering numbness on the left side of his body, predominately his face and hands," according to a statement posted on his site. While undergoing tests -- including an MRI and CT scan -- doctors also discovered he has a hole in his heart.
  • Chris Christie proposes permanent salary caps on public workers

    05/10/2010 11:37:40 AM PDT · by Jersey Republican Biker Chick · 52 replies · 1,321+ views ^ | 05/08/2010 | Alyssa Passeggio is reporting Gov. Chris Christie is proposing a package of legislation Monday that would place a permanent 2.5 percent limit on annual raises for public workers. Affecting police, firefighters and teachers, the proposal would allow towns to discard civil service rules governing employee hiring and firing, the report said. Further, the 33-bill package would direct administration officials to study raising the retirement age, reviewing contributions to health benefits and pensions, and keeping new hires out of the pension system, the report said.
  • Bret Michaels Suffers Massive Brain Hemmorhage

    04/23/2010 4:11:40 PM PDT · by Jersey Republican Biker Chick · 34 replies · 4,485+ views
    OMG from Yahoo ^ | 04/23/2010 | Access Hollywood
    LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Two weeks removed from an emergency appendectomy, Bret Michaels was rushed to the hospital on Thursday night where it was discovered the rocker had suffered a massive brain hemorrhage, a rep for the rocker confirmed to Access Hollywood. The 47-year-old "Rock of Love" and "Celebrity Apprentice" reality star is currently listed in critical condition. "After several CAT scans, MRIs and an angiogram, [doctors] decided to keep Michaels in the ICU and are running several tests to determine the cause. [It] will be touch and go for the next few days while he is under intense observation,"...
  • moodINQ - Programmable Tattoo System

    04/19/2010 7:06:04 AM PDT · by Jersey Republican Biker Chick · 10 replies · 500+ views
    Think Geek ^ | Think Geek
    E Ink Tattoos that Change with your Mood Uses Safe Sub-dermal Implants! How many people do you know who regret their tattoo? You grow up, you dump (or get dumped), or maybe you picked a tattoo "artist" that learned their craft in prison using ballpoint pens and a sharpened paper clip. At that point, your choices are: deal with it, get it covered up, or get shot with lasers to take it off. And nobody wants to go for a job interview only to be given the evil eye because you're a little more inked than the current employees! Body...
  • MoveOn Raises $1 Million-Plus To Target Anti-Health Care Dems

    03/18/2010 7:40:40 AM PDT · by Jersey Republican Biker Chick · 27 replies · 367+ views
    Yahoo ^ | 03/17/2010 | Sam Stein
    Just days after launching a petition drive to raise funds for primary challengers against Democrats who help defeat health care reform, the progressive activist group has raised more than $1 million. An alert from the group's communications arm touted the money raised as a "clear sign of the growing momentum and energy behind health care reform." MoveOn is now calling for an additional $1 million to be raised by Friday.
  • Text of Gov. Chris Christie budget speech to Legislature

    03/16/2010 12:01:40 PM PDT · by Jersey Republican Biker Chick · 19 replies · 687+ views
    NJ.Com ^ | 03/16/2010 | Star Legder Continuous News Desk
    Mr. President, Madame Speaker, members of the Senate and Assembly. I am required by statute to report to you today on my plan for the state’s budget for fiscal year 2011. I am required by our state’s constitution to submit a plan in which revenues and expenditures are in balance. And I am required by the duty I have to the people of this state -- and by the moral obligation we all have to the generations who will follow us -- to take bold action now to reverse the direction we have taken for many years. This is my...
  • House Democrats’ ‘NO’ Votes Are Piling Up on Healthcare Reform

    03/11/2010 1:11:11 PM PST · by Jersey Republican Biker Chick · 22 replies · 2,450+ views
    More than two dozen Democrats are expected to vote against the healthcare reform bill that will hit the House floor in the coming weeks. At least 25 House Democrats will reject the healthcare reform legislation, according to a survey by The Hill, a review of other media reports and interviews with lawmakers, aides and lobbyists. Dozens of House Democrats are undecided or won't comment on their position on the measure. The 25 opposed include firm "no" votes and members who are likely "no" votes. Most Democrats on The Hill's whip list are definitely going to vote no, but others, such...
  • Christie looks for ways to privatize jobs

    03/11/2010 10:24:24 AM PST · by Jersey Republican Biker Chick · 23 replies · 820+ views
    New Jersey Herald ^ | 03/11/2010 | BETH DeFALCO
    TRENTON — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is looking at ways to privatize jobs to save money as he tries to find to plug a projected $11 billion budget deficit for the 2011 fiscal year. Christie will sign an executive order today to create a task force to recommend ways to privatize jobs. The administration did not specify which jobs or how many could be privatized. Speaking on New York radio station WCBS, Christie said he’s looking at privatization as a way around the “sweet deal” former Gov. Jon Corzine made with state workers union. Earlier in the week, Christie...
  • New Jersey lawmaker wants salaries of state workers frozen for three years

    03/05/2010 10:42:19 AM PST · by Jersey Republican Biker Chick · 21 replies · 770+ views
    Express Times via Lehigh Valley Live ^ | March 05, 2010, 12:20AM | Express-Times staff
    A New Jersey lawmaker introduced legislation Thursday to freeze salaries of state workers for up to three years and keep property taxes at current levels. Assemblyman Joe Malone, R-Burlington, said the measures would help towns keep property taxes in check and avert teacher layoffs and cuts to education programs. New Jerseyans pay the highest property taxes in the country, averaging $7,300 per household.
  • Fake Weed, Real Drug: K2 Causing Hallucinations in Teens

    03/04/2010 7:04:40 AM PST · by Jersey Republican Biker Chick · 58 replies · 1,204+ views via Yahoo News ^ | 03/04/2010 | Jeanna Bryner LiveScience Managing Editor
    Teens are getting high on an emerging drug called "fake weed," a concoction also known as K2 and "spice" that is also causing hallucinations, vomiting, agitation and other dangerous effects. In the last month, Dr. Anthony Scalzo, a professor of toxicology at Saint Louis University, has seen nearly 30 cases of teenagers experiencing these adverse effects after smoking the fake weed, a legal substance that reportedly offers a marijuana-like high.
  • Hearing scheduled for Tea Party group that wants Menendez recalled

    02/22/2010 1:15:55 PM PST · by Jersey Republican Biker Chick · 18 replies · 570+ views ^ | 02/22/2010 | Ron Zeitlinger/The Jersey Journal
    Conservative activists affiliated with the national Tea Party movement will get another chance to revive their bid to unseat U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez of Hoboken. Sabatino.
  • Christie and unions poised to do battle over budget cuts

    02/21/2010 10:47:37 AM PST · by Jersey Republican Biker Chick · 22 replies · 834+ views
    Star Ledger / ^ | 02/21/2010 | Star-Ledger Staff
    The radio ads started running last week. "When it comes to New Jersey politicians, the more things change, the more they stay the same. Governor Christie promised a new direction, but after a few weeks he’s back to the old Trenton ways of doing business..." The spot by the New Jersey Education Association was just the latest salvo in a rapidly escalating battle over Chris Christie’s efforts to cut the benefits and pensions of state and municipal workers. It could be a long, drawn-out war.
  • Chris Christie declares fiscal 'state of emergency,' paving way for N.J. spending cuts

    02/11/2010 9:23:11 AM PST · by Jersey Republican Biker Chick · 22 replies · 1,001+ views ^ | 02/11/2010 | Claire Heininger/Statehouse Bureau
    TRENTON -- Calling New Jersey on "the edge of bankruptcy," Gov. Chris Christie today declared a fiscal emergency, seizing broad powers to freeze aid to more than 500 school districts and cut from higher education, hospitals and the Public Advocate.
  • Gov't buys $2.5M in Super Bowl ads to boost census

    02/06/2010 8:51:58 AM PST · by Jersey Republican Biker Chick · 20 replies · 444+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 02/05/2010 | By HOPE YEN,
    WASHINGTON – Faced with record levels of red ink into the foreseeable future, Washington is spending $2.5 million to create buzz for the census — by advertising during the Super Bowl.
  • (Mass.) Why is this woman handing out blank absentee ballots? (See Video at Link)

    01/19/2010 8:57:18 AM PST · by Jersey Republican Biker Chick · 50 replies · 4,482+ views
    Election Journal ^ | 01/19/2010 | Election Journal
    Look at the video and then read the comments at the link. They are still trying to steal this election in Mass.
  • Conspiracy Theory....Vanity.

    12/26/2009 5:15:33 PM PST · by Jersey Republican Biker Chick · 50 replies · 1,497+ views
    12/26/2009 | JRBC
    OK, I may be having a tin foil hat moment, but is it just me, or does anyone else find it suspicious that the terror attack on the plane takes place and all the talk of the health care bill went away. Did Obammy have his muslim buddies distract us from what they are trying to pull here? OK...maybe I am losing it...
  • Defiant Iran vows to enrich uranium even more

    12/02/2009 6:44:23 PM PST · by Jersey Republican Biker Chick · 7 replies · 371+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 12-02-2009 | GEORGE JAHN
    Click Link for article....I think AP articles have to have a link only.
  • Should the Bengals-Browns game have ended in a tie?

    10/09/2009 8:37:39 PM PDT · by Jersey Republican Biker Chick · 54 replies · 1,869+ views
    Yahoo Sports ^ | 10/09/2009 | Chris Chase
    On Sunday, the field goal pictured above gave the Cincinnati Bengals a last-second overtime victory over the Cleveland Browns. It appeared pretty routine at the time. Shayne Graham booted it through the uprights, the officials positioned under the goalpost raised their hands to signal the kick was good, the Bengals celebrated, the Browns sulked and Rich Gannon was disappointed there was no kickoff afterward.
  • Obama Slays Kraken, Saves Joppa, and Marries Princess Andrmeda.

    10/09/2009 12:10:58 PM PDT · by Jersey Republican Biker Chick · 1 replies · 219+ views
    vanity | vanity
    Zero just keeps on winning...
  • Obama Wins 20 Man Over The Top Battle Royal...New WWE Champion

    10/09/2009 11:45:21 AM PDT · by Jersey Republican Biker Chick · 7 replies · 200+ views
    vanity | 10/09/2009 | vanity
    ha ha ha
  • Obama wins 2012 RNC presidential nomination, will face only himself in the election

    10/09/2009 11:40:23 AM PDT · by Jersey Republican Biker Chick · 13 replies · 353+ views
    vaniy | 10/09/2009 | Vanity
    Obama does it again...
  • BREAKING...Obama Wins Best Actor Oscar for Portrayal as POTUS.

    10/09/2009 9:45:12 AM PDT · by Jersey Republican Biker Chick · 20 replies · 1,069+ views
    vanity | 10/09/2009 | me
    Obama wins Best Actor Oscar for his portrayal of the POTUS!!!
  • Raiders cornerback thinks he was flagged because of his religion

    10/06/2009 3:17:27 PM PDT · by Jersey Republican Biker Chick · 24 replies · 1,065+ views
    Yahoo Sports ^ | 10/06/2009 | Chris Chase
    An Oakland Raiders cornerback claims he was penalized on Sunday for making a religious display while celebrating an interception. After picking off a Matt Schaub pass in the end zone, Oakland Raiders cornerback Chris Johnson celebrated by dropping to his knees and raising his arms in triumph. He was instantly flagged for an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty for excessive celebration. Johnson later complained that he was whistled for thanking God:
  • Health insurance bills could be hardship for many

    10/04/2009 11:36:29 AM PDT · by Jersey Republican Biker Chick · 17 replies · 1,534+ views
    Yahoo ^ | 10/04/2009 | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR
    WASHINGTON – Many middle-class Americans would still struggle to pay for health insurance despite efforts by President Barack Obama and Democrats to make coverage more affordable.
  • Johnson & Johnson recalls infant's and children's Tylenol products because of possible bacteria

    09/25/2009 4:01:47 PM PDT · by Jersey Republican Biker Chick · 18 replies · 1,475+ views
    New Jersey Herald ^ | 09/25/2009 | New Jersey Herald
    Johnson & Johnson’s McNeil unit is voluntarily recalling 57 lots of infants’ and children’s liquid Tylenol products because of possible bacterial contamination. The products being recalled were made between April and June and include nearly two dozen varieties, including Children’s Tylenol Suspension 4 oz. Grape, Infants’ Tylenol Grape Suspension Drops 1/4 oz. and Children’s Tylenol Plus Cold/Allergy 4 oz. Bubble Gum.
  • Group ranks New Jersey No. 1, again, for property taxes

    09/22/2009 8:42:15 PM PDT · by Jersey Republican Biker Chick · 11 replies · 469+ views
    Star Ledger ^ | 09/22/2009 | The Star-Ledger Continuous News Desk
    New Jersey homeowners put 7 percent of their paychecks toward property taxes in 2008 — the highest in the country, a tax group said today. The state, with the highest property taxes in the nation, is home to six of the nation’s 10 most expensive counties, according the Tax Foundation, a nonprofit group that analyzed Census data released this week. But this year’s list was better for New Jersey than 2007, when the state claimed seven of the top 10 spots.
  • Newark 4 year old passes out cocaine at daycare thinking it was candy

    09/19/2009 4:49:25 PM PDT · by Jersey Republican Biker Chick · 14 replies · 1,500+ views ^ | 09/19/2009 | James Queally
    NEWARK -- Shaheed Wright feared police were closing in on him, authorities say, so he hid his bags of cocaine in his son’s jacket pockets, telling the child that it was candy. And when the boy arrived at his daycare center in Newark on Friday morning, he did what any other 4 year old might: The boy handed the white powder out to his friends. One girl ate it. She was rushed to Beth Israel Medical Center in Newark along with Wright’s son and two other boys from the day care suspected of eating cocaine. They all turned out to...
  • Duffus charged with driving naked on I-95

    09/19/2009 2:06:44 PM PDT · by Jersey Republican Biker Chick · 29 replies · 1,535+ views
    Tampa Bay Online ^ | 09/19/2009 | AP
    Authorities say a Georgia man was driving naked on the highway in Flagler County, where he repeatedly flashed a woman and her 11-year-old son.
  • Vanity-- Opt Out of Obamacare

    07/30/2009 7:34:01 AM PDT · by Jersey Republican Biker Chick · 8 replies · 409+ views
    NewsMax E-mail ^ | 07/30/2009 | Me
    I received this in an e-mail from NewsMax. Go to tyhe link and fill out the form for the following... Thanks but, no thanks. OPT ME OUT! "I, the undersigned citizen of the United States, demand that the U.S. Congress keep the government out of my healthcare decisions. Furthermore, if government-mandated healthcare should be enacted in any form by Congress and signed into law by President Obama, I insist that I be excluded from any government-run or mandated healthcare program and exempt from any and all taxes, fees and mandates imposed to pay for it."
  • Court sets hearing in American Idol contestant Alexis Cohen's hit-and-run death

    07/27/2009 10:03:20 AM PDT · by Jersey Republican Biker Chick · 6 replies · 633+ views ^ | 07/27/2009 | The Star-Ledger Continuous News desk
    SEASIDE HEIGHTS -- The Toms River man charged in the hit-and-run death of former American Idol contestant Alexis Cohen is scheduled to be in court this afternoon in Ocean County for an initial hearing in the case. Daniel Bark, 23, has been charged with reckless driving and leaving the scene of an accident in the Saturday crash that killed Cohen, a 25-year-old Allentown, Pa. resident. Cohen, a contestant on the seventh season of American Idol, was struck by a car as she was walking near the intersection of Bay Boulevard and Dupont Avenue in the beach town of Seaside Heights.
  • Ex-'Idol' contestant struck, killed by car in NJ

    07/26/2009 8:15:39 PM PDT · by Jersey Republican Biker Chick · 9 replies · 288+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 07/26/2009 | Yahoo News
    SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. – Authorities say a 25-year-old former two-time "American Idol" contestant has been struck and killed by a car in a New Jersey shore town. The Asbury Park Press reports that Alexis Cohen, of Allentown, Pa., was killed early Saturday in Seaside Heights.
  • Police: Ex-boxing champion Forrest killed in Ga.

    07/26/2009 10:26:21 AM PDT · by Jersey Republican Biker Chick · 5 replies · 185+ views
    Yahoo Sports ^ | 07/26/2009 | Charles Odom
    ATLANTA (AP)—Former boxing champion Vernon Forrest was shot and killed during an apparent robbery in Atlanta, police said Sunday. Atlanta Police Sgt. Lisa Keyes said in an e-mail Sunday that Forrest may have been robbed and was shot “multiple times in the back” Saturday night in Atlanta.
  • Transportation study ranks N.J. last in road conditions

    07/25/2009 9:17:14 AM PDT · by Jersey Republican Biker Chick · 20 replies · 999+ views ^ | 07/25/2009 | The Star-Ledger Continuous News Desk
    A June study by the American Association of State Highway Transportation Officials ranked road conditions in New Jersey 50th in the country, a report in the New York Times said.
  • Officials lambast NJ corruption after 44 arrested

    07/24/2009 9:08:58 AM PDT · by Jersey Republican Biker Chick · 40 replies · 1,080+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | Fri Jul 24, 8:47 am | DAVID PORTER
    NEWARK, N.J. – Officials are decrying political corruption in New Jersey after more than 40 people, among them rabbis and elected officeholders, were arrested in an investigation in which some were accused of laundering tens of millions of dollars and of black-market trafficking of kidneys and fake Gucci handbags.
  • NKorea prepares missiles; South beefs up defenses

    06/02/2009 2:35:18 PM PDT · by Jersey Republican Biker Chick · 7 replies · 465+ views
    Yahoo ^ | 06/02/2009 | ERIC TALMADGE
    SEOUL, South Korea – North Korea prepared to test-fire missiles at launch pads on both of its coasts, reports and experts said Tuesday, as South Korea beefed up its naval defenses. The moves further heightened soaring tensions in the region following North Korea's underground nuclear test last week, and came as speculation grows that leader Kim Jong Il has selected his third son to inherit rule of the secretive communist country.
  • Eury Jr. out as crew chief for slumping Earnhardt

    05/28/2009 10:15:42 AM PDT · by Jersey Republican Biker Chick · 18 replies · 760+ views
    Yahoo Sports ^ | 05/28/2009 | Jenna Fryer
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP)—Dale Earnhardt Jr. will have a new crew chief starting with this weekend’s race at Dover because of a slump that has dragged deep into the season. Tony Eury Jr. was removed as crew chief of Earnhardt’s No. 88 team Thursday. The two are cousins and have worked together during Earnhardt’s entire career.
  • Tattoo Highway (New A&E Show)

    05/28/2009 6:56:27 AM PDT · by Jersey Republican Biker Chick · 131 replies · 9,325+ views
    A&E TV ^ | Today | Vanity
    ABOUT THE SHOW: The artist that electrified audiences in A&E's hit series Inked is in a new tattoo series that takes us beyond the shop. Tattoo Highway follows artist Thomas Pendelton as he travels the country in a mobile tattoo parlor of his own design, a converted 1970s Silver Eagle Tour Bus. On the outside, it's a moving metal canvas of Thomas' art; on the inside, it's a fully functional tattoo parlor. Whether he's tattooing a Crown Dancer for an Apache Elder in New Mexico or a bat-winged heart on a mortician's chest in Sacramento, Thomas is on the road...
  • Breaking: All-American Herzlich diagnosed with cancer

    05/14/2009 1:20:34 PM PDT · by Jersey Republican Biker Chick · 16 replies · 780+ views on Yahoo Sports ^ | Thu May 14, 2009 2:32 pm | Matt Hinton
    Even for relatively diehard fans, it might have been possible to get through the last couple seasons knowing Mark Herzlich only as "the guy with the crazy facepaint," but that would be missing the lead: The 6'4", 240-pound Boston College linebacker was the defensive player of the year in a conference that had six defenders picked in the first two rounds of this year's draft, and might have joined teammate B.J. Raji in the top-10 if he hadn't decided to come back for his senior season at B.C. Pray today, then, that the football chapter of Herzlich's story isn't closed...
  • California running out of money

    12/10/2008 1:42:06 PM PST · by Jersey Republican Biker Chick · 44 replies · 1,514+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 12/10/2008 | By Ben Arnoldy Ben Arnoldy
    Sacramento, Calif. – California lawmakers just got a Henry Paulson-like ultimatum from state officials: If they don't act, the state could be forced to suspend road, bridge, and other public-works projects as early as next week. Come March, California will be out of cash for even day-to-day operations. A confluence of the national recession and years of legislative budget games is squeezing the Golden State as never before. Although it's not the largest budget gap the state has ever faced, this time it will be harder for California to get help from private lenders. Standard & Poor's now ranks it...
  • Jets DE Ellis charged with marijuana possession

    12/05/2008 6:35:35 AM PST · by Jersey Republican Biker Chick · 18 replies · 570+ views
    yahoo sports ^ | Dennis Waszak
    <p>FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP)—New York Jets defensive end Shaun Ellis was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana, speeding and driving without insurance after being pulled over by police last weekend.</p> <p>Ellis, the Jets’ longest-tenured player, was stopped last Saturday in Hanover, N.J., a few miles from the team’s training facility after speeding, the Daily Record of Morris County reported on its Web site Thursday.</p>
  • Mayor Bloomberg fuming over Plaxico shooting: Throw the book at him

    12/01/2008 11:41:39 AM PST · by Jersey Republican Biker Chick · 84 replies · 1,973+ views
    New York Daily News ^ | 12/01/2008 | FRANK LOMBARDI
    A fuming Mayor Bloomberg said Monday he wants Giants player Plaxico Burress prosecuted "to the fullest extent of the law" for accidentally shooting himself in his leg with an illegal handgun. The mayor also called on prosecutors to throw the book at officials of the Giants and New York-Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell for reportedly not alerting police about the shooting immediately, as required by law. The incident reportedly occurred early Saturday inside the crowded LQ nightclub in midtown. Sources said the loaded gun Burress was packing slipped down his pants leg and went off as he fumbled to grab it....
  • Reports: Romo out four weeks

    10/13/2008 10:15:52 AM PDT · by Jersey Republican Biker Chick · 37 replies · 899+ views
    Yahoo ^ | 10/13/2008 | yahoo sports
    IRVING, TEXAS (TICKER) —Tony Romo evidently will not be around to help the Dallas Cowboys recover from a painful loss. According to multiple reports, Romo has a broken pinkie finger - an injury that will sideline the Pro Bowl quarterback for four weeks. The injury first was reported Monday morning by ESPN, which cited an anonymous team source. The NFL Network reported that Romo currently is being examined by team doctors. The Cowboys could not be reached for comment. Romo suffered the injury during Sunday’s 30-24 overtime loss to the Arizona Cardinals and originally was diagnosed with a sprained pinkie....
  • Raiders fire Kiffin 4 games into second season

    09/30/2008 1:37:43 PM PDT · by Jersey Republican Biker Chick · 35 replies · 1,057+ views
    Yahoo sports ^ | 09/30/2008 | JOSH DUBOW
    ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP)—The Oakland Raiders fired Lane Kiffin on Tuesday just four games into his second season, bringing finality to a situation that had been simmering for eight months. Kiffin had a 5-15 record since being hired last year, losing his final game 28-18 on Sunday to San Diego. The decision on Kiffin was as much about his frequent criticisms of owner Al Davis’ franchise as it was the team’s performance on the field. Those critiques reached a peak when Kiffin distanced himself from the defense after a blowout loss in the season opener, saying that was under coordinator Rob...
  • Burress suspended for failure to appear, not returning calls

    09/24/2008 8:43:51 AM PDT · by Jersey Republican Biker Chick · 5 replies · 140+ views news services ^ | 09/24/2008 | news services
    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Super Bowl star Plaxico Burress was suspended for one game by the New York Giants on Wednesday for an undisclosed violation of team rules. General manager Jerry Reese and coach Tom Coughlin informed Burress of the suspension Wednesday morning before the team held a bye-week practice. The suspension takes effect immediately, meaning Burress will miss the Giants' game against the Seattle Seahawks on Oct. 5. The Giants have a bye week, so Burress will lose two paychecks under the suspension. He will not be with the team during the bye week, and won't be allowed to...