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  • Jersey City, Newark and Paterson mayors launch partnership to fight crime

    07/28/2014 4:48:30 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 7 replies
    Jersey Journal ^ | July 28, 2014
    The mayors of Jersey City, Newark and Paterson announced a major initiative to fight crime and strengthen communities by sharing intelligence, police officers and purchasing agreements.
  • Possible New 'View' Host S.E. Cupp Slams 'Liberal' NYT for Pot Editorial

    07/28/2014 3:18:57 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 9 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | July 28, 2014
    Possible new View co-host S.E. Cupp got a tryout on Monday for the token conservative slot on the morning program. Wasting no time, the conservative commentator got in a fight with Whoopi Goldberg over the New York Times's endorsement of federally legalized marijuana. After Goldberg described herself as "very, very, very happy" with the Times, Cupp shot back, "Luckily, it is not up to the New York Times, a New York City liberal paper, to decide what everyone around the country does."
  • ‘What happens when Obama comes to your hood’? Ask Sarah Michelle Gellar [photos]

    07/25/2014 3:09:32 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 24 replies
    Twitchy ^ | July 24, 2014
    Sarah Michelle ✔ @RealSMG This is what happens when Obama comes to your hood. So much for groceries and dry cleaning #ObamaJam pic.twitter.com/76XM9yJdpi President Obama was in L.A. yesterday for some very important presidential business. Just kidding! He was fundraising, natch. And, just like so many times before, making L.A. traffic even more hellacious than usual. “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” actress Sarah Michelle Gellar was just trying to run some errands. Obama had other plans:
  • Jersey City to launch citywide initiative to collect rainwater

    07/21/2014 2:20:34 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 28 replies
    Jersey Journal ^ | July 20, 2014
    Mayor Steven Fulop and the Jersey City Municipal Utilities Authority, in partnership with Sustainable JC and the Jersey City Environmental Commission, will hold a press conference tomorrow to announce the Jersey City Rain Barrel Initiative.
  • Want to 'kill white people,' says Jersey City man arrested trying to cut through funeral procession

    07/18/2014 5:09:27 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 51 replies
    Jersey Journal ^ | July 18, 2014
    A Jersey City man was arrested today when he tried to cut through the funeral procession of Jersey City Detective Melvin Santiago and began shouting that he wanted to kill “white people,” officials said.
  • Calif. City Will Fine Couple $500 For Not Watering Brown Lawn, State Will Fine’em $500 If They Do

    07/18/2014 1:52:49 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 39 replies
    Consumerist ^ | July 18, 2014
    When you’re in a steady relationship, communication is clear. Because when mom says to do one thing, and dad says another, the kids get really confused. Such is the case in California, where the state has issued rules for homeowners to conserve water in the midst of extreme drought, with fines of $500 per day or violating those guidelines, but one city is threatening to fine a couple $500 — unless they water their lawn.
  • Fulop's foul: Jersey City cop-killer shrine was still free speech (Editorial)

    07/17/2014 2:00:41 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 4 replies
    Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop says he ordered police to take down the sidewalk memorial to cop-killer Lawrence Campbell because it was a threat to public safety. “I made the decision,” he said. “This is in the best interest of safety until things can calm down. That’s where we are.” It is a perfectly understandable reaction from this heartbroken rookie mayor. But it is also exactly the wrong reaction
  • Seattle man sets house on fire while trying to kill spider: officials

    07/16/2014 5:18:35 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 34 replies
    New york Daily News ^ | July 16, 2014
    The man used a can of spray paint and a lighter as 'a self-made blowtorch to kill a spider in the laundry room' of a rental house Tuesday night, said Kyle Moore, a spokesman for the Seattle Fire Department. The resulting blaze caused $60,000 worth of damage.
  • Reporter Who Spoke About Black Families Suspended "Won't return"

    07/16/2014 2:45:10 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 47 replies
    ABCNews ^ | July 15, 2014
    A white TV reporter who voiced his opinions about black families and relations with police during a segment about a fatal police shooting said Tuesday he was suspended from his station and won't return.
  • Jersey City police officer fatally shot in line of duty

    07/13/2014 5:48:10 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 8 replies
    Jersey Journal ^ | Junly 13, 2014
    “Today was a horrible day for Jersey City,” said Jersey Mayor Steven Fulop who held a press conference this morning at the Jersey city Medical Center announcing the death of Officer Melvin Santiago. Santiiago was pronounced dead at the Jersey City Medical Center after being shot while responding to a report of an armed robbery at the Walgreen’s store at Communipaw Avenue and Kenndy Boulevard early this morning, Fulop said
  • Jersey City police chief: Fulop devised 'illegal' operation to snarl traffic at Holland Tunnel

    07/12/2014 3:06:10 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 17 replies
    Jersey Journal Nj.com ^ | July 11, 2014
    Jersey City Police Chief Robert Cowan is alleging that Mayor Steve Fulop planned to snarl traffic outside of the Holland Tunnel the same month he announced plans to sue the Port Authority for $400 million.
  • 'Dating Naked' trailer: And you thought Tinder was brutal (NSFW)

    07/11/2014 6:48:14 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 28 replies
    ew.com ^ | July 11, 2014
    It’s naked and really afraid! Below is the first full trailer for VH1′s next-level dating show experiment Dating Naked, where singles go on tropical dates in the buff. The skin-n-blur preview shows attractive nervous singles as they awkwardly navigate first dates without clothes at a tropical resort. Each close-ended episode will feature a man and a woman as they each date two different, naked suitors and each other. At the end of the episode, the two romance seekers decide whether or not to move forward with their prospective love matches. There’s naked dining, naked swimming, naked horseback riding and even...
  • Student goes blind after keeping her contact lenses in for 6 months & bug EATS her eyeballs(edit)

    07/10/2014 4:23:31 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 10 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | July 10, 2014
    Single-cell amoeba ate away Taiwanese pupil Lian Kao's sight She didn't take out and clean the contacts once during that time Kao even kept her contact lenses in while swimming and washing
  • Target Field Introduces Self-Serve Beer Machines For MLB All-Star Game

    07/08/2014 2:49:21 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 24 replies
    Consumerist ^ | July 8, 2014
    This year, Major League Baseball’s All-Star Game will be held at Target Field in Minnesota. In advance of the game, the stadium has solved one of the great sporting-event dilemmas of our time: the possibility that you might miss some of the action on the field while waiting in line for a cold beer. What do you do? Target Field’s answer: vending machines. Now, Target isn’t starting some kind of underage drinking utopia. Customers will have to prove that they’re over 21 in order to buy a prepaid card to use in the beer-o-mat. The machines also limit the quantity...
  • Total strangers meet at the altar and marry at ‘first sight’

    07/08/2014 2:09:40 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 33 replies
    New York Post ^ | July 8, 2014
    Carrion is one of six singles who agreed to legally marry a stranger for the new show “Married at First Sight,” premiering Tuesday at 9 p.m. on FYI (formerly Bio). The extreme social experiment uses four experts — a sexologist, spiritualist, psychologist and sociologist — to create three perfect couples based on scientific matchmaking.
  • Qantas Flight Returns to LAX After Water Leaks Inside Plane

    07/02/2014 4:05:08 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 11 replies
    NBC New York ^ | July 2, 2014
    A Melbourne-bound Qantas flight returned to Los Angeles Wednesday after water began leaking inside the plane. Passenger Yvette Nicole Brown, who stars in NBC's "Community," described the leak on Twitter as a "river" of water running down the aisles as a result of a pipe that had burst.
  • Bridenstine: I couldn't get in to see illegal minors at Fort Sill (OK Rep)

    07/02/2014 3:42:14 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 35 replies
    NewsOK ^ | July 2, 2014
    Rep. Jim Bridenstine, R-Tulsa, said he was denied access Tuesday to the Fort Sill facility housing unaccompanied minors who have illegally crossed the U.S. border. Bridenstine made a visit to the Health and Human Services Department facility at the U.S. Army post in southwestern Oklahoma and was told he couldn’t enter and should email an HHS official to make an appointment. He was told July 21 would be the earliest date he could visit. Gov. Mary Fallin and Sen. Jim Inhofe, R-Tulsa, visited the facility on June 20. Bridenstine said, “There is no excuse for denying a federal representative from...
  • Seinfeld’s 25 greatest contributions to the English ...

    07/02/2014 2:41:32 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 127 replies
    New York Post ^ | July 1, 2014
    Twenty-five years ago this Saturday, “Seinfeld” debuted on NBC. It didn’t do particularly well at first, but it slowly began gathering viewers and then — yada yada yada — it permanently changed the way that we, as New Yorkers, talk. In honor of those 25 years, here are 25 things that “Seinfeld” added to the popular vernacular over the course of its nine seasons on the air (1989-98).
  • Jersey City man surprised in middle of burglary bites man, gouges eyes: cops

    07/01/2014 1:57:47 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 4 replies
    A Jersey City man has been charged burglarizing a home after he was surprised by the return of the residents and then bit a man, gouged his eyes and then scratched a woman, authorities said.
  • ‘Employee Of The Year’ Postal Inspector Charged With Stealing Passports, Pills, (edit)

    06/27/2014 2:27:29 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 9 replies
    Consumerist ^ | June 27, 2014
    A U.S. postal inspector and 2012 Federal Employee of the Year award recipient probably won’t be getting a trophy for his latest noteworthy achievement, as he stands accused of stealing pills, jewelry, passports, Playboy magazines, knives, marijuana, and an autographed Joan Rivers collectible from the mail he was entrusted to protect. Unlike previous postal pilferers that we’ve featured on the site who did their thieving in secret, this 52-year-old was apparently making little effort to cover his alleged theft. According to the San Francisco Chronicle, he directed his employees at a San Jose, CA, processing and distribution center to alert...
  • Miss Delaware Amanda Longacre: 'Not fair' she was stripped of crown due to her age

    06/27/2014 2:09:30 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 27 replies
    Zap2it ^ | JUne 27, 2014
    Amanda Longacre was riding high as the new Miss Delaware, looking forward to competing in the 2015 Miss America pageant in September -- until officials stripped her of her crown due to an age violation. You must be 17-24 to compete in the Miss America pageant. While Longacre is 24 now (and will be at the time of the 2015 Miss America pageant), she turns 25 in October and apparently that is not allowed. However, Longacre says that pageant officials told her that as long as she was 24 at the time of the pageant, she was fine. What is...
  • Obama Warns Central Americans: ‘Do Not Send Your Children To The Borders’

    06/26/2014 5:03:59 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 25 replies
    ABC News ^ | June 26, 2014
    President Obama says tens of thousands of Central American children flooding into the U.S. along the southern border have created a “humanitarian crisis,” and he appealed directly to parents to stop sending kids north. “Our message absolutely is don't send your children unaccompanied, on trains or through a bunch of smugglers,” Obama told ABC’s Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos in an exclusive interview here. “We don't even know how many of these kids don't make it, and may have been waylaid into sex trafficking or killed because they fell off a train. “Do not send your children to the borders,” he...
  • Thinking they lost, 2 men threw out $1M Powerball ticket; now they're suing New Jersey Lottery

    06/26/2014 4:42:33 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 30 replies
    FOX News ^ | June 26, 2014
    MAHWAH, N.J. – Two New York men are suing the New Jersey Lottery after they threw out a Powerball ticket worth $1 million. Salvatore Cambria and Erick Onyango, of Suffern, New York, argue in their federal lawsuit that the lottery didn't quickly update its website with the winning numbers from the March 23 drawing. Cambria tells The Record (http://bit.ly/1lgeKlD ) newspaper he asked Onyango to check the website soon after the 11 p.m. drawing. Cambria tossed the ticket when the numbers didn't match. The men now think the site was showing the previous drawing's numbers.
  • Obama: I won't run in 2016

    06/26/2014 1:48:36 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 67 replies
    The Hill ^ | June 26, 2014
    1 . At least one high-profile Democrat won't be challenging Hillary Clinton for the party's nomination in 2016. President Obama was asked Thursday if he would ever consider running for a third presidential term during a town-hall meeting Thursday in Minnesota. But the president said even if the 22nd Amendment — which limits presidents to two terms — didn't exist, he'd still be out of the running. "Not only the Constitution bars it, but Michelle bars it — and you can’t change Michelle’s mind," Obama quipped. Last month, a satirical
  • NY homeless angry at China tycoon 'publicity stunt'

    06/26/2014 2:19:00 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 18 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | June 26, 2014
    A three-course lunch hosted by an eccentric Chinese millionaire for 250 homeless New Yorkers in a posh restaurant degenerated into fury when guests were denied $300 cash handouts.
  • Chinese tycoon to treat homeless New Yorkers to fancy lunch

    06/25/2014 2:17:31 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 5 replies
    WPIX11 ^ | June 25,2014
    NEW YORK (AP) - A Chinese tycoon is feeding hundreds of homeless New Yorkers some fancy food – in Central Park.
  • Eli Wallach, dead at 98

    06/25/2014 1:36:40 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 17 replies
    EW.com ^ | June 25, 2014
    Eli Wallach, the actor best known for his roles in The Good, The Bad and The Ugly and The Godfather franchise, has died. He was 98.
  • May Was the Hottest in Recorded History

    06/23/2014 3:53:04 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 72 replies
    NBCnews ^ | June 23, 2014
    The globe just experienced the hottest May in recorded history, according to reports from multiple organizations. Ocean and land temperatures rose 0.74 degrees Celsius (1.33 degrees Fahrenheit) over the 20th Century average, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). That makes May 2014 the warmest May since the agency started tracking those figures in 1880. Both NASA and Japan Meteorological Agency came to the same conclusion — this was the warmest May ever recorded. Overall, this was the second warmest spring ever, trailing only the March-May period in 2010, according to the NOAA.
  • Gillibrand Works to Reduce Barriers to Online Voter Registration

    06/23/2014 2:58:25 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 15 replies
    NY! ^ | June 22, 2014
    Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is working to bring the country's election process into the 21st century. Gillibrand is expected to introduce legislation to modernize the nation's voter registration process Sunday. It would effectively allow anyone who is eligible to vote to register online without a state issued I.D. Currently, according to the senator, only half the country can register electronically—shutting out roughly 100 million eligible Americans and costing the state millions of dollars.
  • Schumer Concerned World Cup Fans Returning To U.S. Might Bring Back Mosquito-Borne Virus

    06/22/2014 5:01:21 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 33 replies
    CBS NYC ^ | June 22, 2014
    ALBANY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer is asking the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to issue a health alert to medical professionals in New York and around the country for identifying, treating and containing the chikungunya, or “chik-v,” virus, a mosquito-borne illness that causes fevers, joint and muscle pain, headaches, joint swelling and rashes.
  • Longtime congressman Rangel finds himself in political peril in New York primary

    06/22/2014 4:52:32 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 19 replies
    Washington Post ^ | June 21, 2014
    This year, many of the speakers were lesser-known Dominican activists and political strategists. The headliner was Dominican entertainer Frederick Martinez, also known as “El Pacha,” a popular Spanish-language radio and television host. Those changes to the guest list tell almost the entire story of the political peril that threatens to end one of the iconic careers in American politics
  • BH Interview: Adam Baldwin's 'The Last Ship' Salutes America as a 'Force for Good'

    06/22/2014 2:14:35 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 21 replies
    Big Hollywood ^ | June 20, 2014
    Adam Baldwin could have joined TNT’s The Last Ship to collaborate with producer Michael Bay, engage in classic action hero banter or relish the latest doomsday scenario. What sealed the deal for the Firefly and Chuck alum was spending time with members of the U.S. Navy. “Any chance I get to work in military-based activities ... I jump at,” Baldwin says. The Last Ship, partially filmed at the 32nd Street naval base in San Diego, follows the USS Nathan James as it searches for a cure to a virus which wiped out most of the earth’s population. Baldwin plays Slattery,...
  • Hollywood Walk of Fame 2015 Honorees Revealed (Larry Elder)

    06/19/2014 5:39:36 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 15 replies
    Variety ^ | June 19, 2014
    Los Angeles radio host Larry Elder will also receive a star, being the only one from the radio category to do so.
  • Dr. Oz: I Thought I Could Call Diet Drugs “Miracles” Because I Wasn’t Actually Selling Them

    06/19/2014 4:50:09 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 44 replies
    Consumerist ^ | June 19. 2014
    Oprah’s favorite alternative medicine mouthpiece Dr. Oz got little love during Tuesday’s Senate subcommittee hearing on the misleading marketing of diet products, with the TV personality admitting that his use of terms like “miracle” for unproven treatments had provided fodder to scammers out to make a quick buck off people desperate to shed pounds. Last night, the Doc went on Facebook to give his fans his perspective on the issue. “For years I felt that because I did not sell any products that I could be enthusiastic in my coverage,” wrote Doc Oz, who was chastised — most notably by...
  • Rep. Frank Pallone, D-NJ, lies about US men’s soccer team to peddle amnesty

    06/18/2014 2:09:52 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 12 replies
    Twitchy ^ | June 17, 2014
    " Rep. Frank Pallone âś” @FrankPallone Immigrants are key to America's successes, even in the #WorldCup! Look what the #USMNT would be w/o them. #TimeisNow 6:23 PM - 17 Jun 2014 " ThatÂ’s from Rep. Frank Pallone, a Democrat congressman from New Jersey who is co-sponsor of an amnesty bill. The implication is that the soccer players who are whited out are immigrants. Get it? The U.S. canÂ’t succeed in soccer unless we enact amnesty and a massive increase in legal immigration. The #TimeisNow! Because American-born soccer players suck! Or something. WeÂ’re curious to know why Rep. Pallone thinks Alejandro...
  • Republican state senator slams Jersey City on tax abatements

    06/17/2014 2:22:19 PM PDT · by SMGFan
    Jersey Journal nj.com ^ | June 17, 2014
    One of the state Senate's most conservative members slammed Jersey City's tax abatement process during yesterday's confirmation hearing for Chief Justice Stuart Rabner, according to a report in the Star-Ledger.
  • ABC producer who changed gender 3 times was fired in May for 'performance-related issues'

    06/17/2014 2:45:39 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 52 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | June 17, 2014
    Dawn Ennis was canned weeks after her latest transition from her male persona, Don Ennis. An industry source claimed the firing had nothing to do with Ennis' flip-flopping sexuality.
  • Stephan Pastis comic Pearls Before Swine

    06/16/2014 2:28:57 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 2 replies
    Stephan Pastis twitter ^ | June 16, 2014 | Stephan Pastis
    I wonder if Joe Biden reads the comics. pic.twitter.com/WhYU8CE33i
  • $18 Million WIC And Food Stamps Fraud Scheme Used Pretend Grocery Stores

    06/12/2014 11:28:53 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 9 replies
    Consumerist ^ | June 12, 2014
    WIC (Women, Infants, and Children) and SNAP (Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program) are both federally-funded, state-administered programs with the simple goal of preventing Americans from going hungry. In Georgia, 54 people have been indicted for setting up pretend grocery stores that defrauded the programs of millions of dollars. While this particular fraud scheme only came to light when the federal indictment was unsealed yesterday, taxpayers learned about problems with WIC administration in Georgia last year. The massive fraud and imaginary store scheme wouldn’t have been possible without serious problems in the state’s administration of nutrition programs. For example, WIC is a...
  • Woman reveals she had sex with dolphin during 1960s NASA experiment

    06/11/2014 5:44:19 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 70 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | June 10, 2014
    Margaret Howe Lovatt, who worked for the agency in the 1960s, was involved in an experiment to help teach dolphins how to communicate with humans. One of the mammals, Peter, took a liking to her and ‘would rub himself on my knee, my foot or my hand and I allowed that,’ the woman said.
  • Miss USA 2014 contestant photos

    06/08/2014 8:58:22 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 51 replies
    Zap2it ^ | June 8, 2014
    Fifty-one women from all over the United States compete for the 2014 crown in Baton Rouge, LA on Sunday, June, 2014.
  • Republican Elan Carr, Democrat Ted Lieu set for November general election battle (CA-33)

    06/04/2014 2:51:15 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 2 replies
    Daily breeze ^ | June 3 , 2014
    With Democrats splitting the vote Tuesday, a Republican — Los Angeles County Deputy District Attorney Elan Carr — emerged atop a large primary field in the race to succeed Democratic Rep. Henry Waxman in Congress.
  • Carlos Bueno Mir: Man called 911 on wife for 'throwing out his beer,' police say

    06/03/2014 7:17:59 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 18 replies
    WPBF ^ | June 2, 2014
    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. —A man was arrested after he repeatedly made false 911 calls and reported to police that his wife had thrown out his beer, police said Monday.
  • 3rd congressional district: MacArthur beats Lonegan for Republican nomination

    06/03/2014 7:02:47 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 27 replies
    NJ.com ^ | June 3, 2014
    TRENTON — Tom MacArthur, a millionaire former insurance executive, will be the Republican nominee in South Jersey’s 3rd Congressional District.
  • Democrats' new coal headache

    06/02/2014 3:37:07 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 20 replies
    the Hill ^ | June 2, 2014
    The Environmental Protection Agency’s new rule on carbon pollution is the latest headache for Democrats trying to defend a fragile Senate majority. With many vulnerable Democrats coming from energy-producing states, Republicans argued the Obama administration’s call for power plants to cut their carbon emissions 30 percent by 2030 would cost local jobs and increase energy prices. Democratic candidates in coal-rich West Virginia and Kentucky were among the first to try to distance themselves from the president after the changes were unveiled Monday.
  • Republicans Likely to Avert Disaster in New Jersey (NJ-3)

    05/30/2014 2:33:28 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 5 replies
    Roll Call ^ | May 30, 2014
    New Jersey Republicans are on track to get their preferred nominee through the primary in the state’s most competitive House race, thanks to the local political machine and a deep-pocketed candidate. On Tuesday, Randolph Township Mayor Tom MacArthur, is expected to defeat a spirited challenge from a tea-party-aligned frequent candidate, Steve Lonegan. The stakes for this South Jersey open seat are high: The race is rated a Tossup by the Rothenberg Political Report/Roll Call, and the district includes the pricey Philadelphia media market.
  • 2014′s Vulnerable Democrats Demand Eric Shinseki Departure in VA Scandal

    05/28/2014 4:02:11 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 8 replies
    Rollcall ^ | May 28, 2014
    Several Democrats in difficult races this cycle have called for Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki to resign, putting political distance between themselves and a scandal that has rocked the White House.
  • Pat Sajak Has Opinions And You Can’t Handle It

    05/27/2014 4:13:47 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 23 replies
    Acculturated ^ | May 27, 2014
    Admittedly, it was a slow news day. But last Thursday CNN, Time, Politico, the New York Daily News, the Washington Post, the Chicago Tribune, and many other outlets all wrote stories about a single tweet from venerable game show host Pat Sajak. Before we proceed, send your children out of the room and lock your delicate sensibilities in the closet. I’d append the appropriate trigger warnings, but I don’t even know where to begin with something this shocking:pat_sajak_climate_tweet
  • Visitors scratch graffiti into 9/11 Memorial name plaques

    05/27/2014 2:44:50 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 15 replies
    New York Post ^ | May 26, 2014
    It’s the graffiti of the grief-stricken. Bereaved friends and family members are scratching personalized messages into the 152 bronze panels that list victims at the 9/11 Memorial Museum, sources told The Post. While Port Authority police are compelled to file reports on the illegal “scratchiti,” no arrests have been made, and pursuing the mournful misdemeanors is not a high priority, sources said.
  • Boxing Champ Vitali Klitschko Claims Knock Out in Kiev Mayor’s Race

    05/26/2014 4:39:40 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 10 replies
    ABC News ^ | May 26, 2014
    Vitali Klitschko, former world heavyweight boxing champ, has claimed victory in an election to become the mayor of Kiev.