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  • Foreclosure 'robo-signers' appear to be widespread

    10/12/2010 2:57:13 PM PDT · by Fred · 11 replies
    Palm Beach Post ^ | 111210 | Kimberly Miller
    Florida foreclosure law firms were using the same "robo-signer"-type practices to repossess homes that tripped up the nation's major lenders, a signal, defense attorneys argue, that should lead to a larger foreclosure moratorium. Banks that have not pulled back on foreclosure sales and evictions, such as lender CitiMortgage, gave firms power of attorney to sign documents on their behalf. In turn, some firms created assembly-line signing systems to keep up with bank deadlines on foreclosure cases.
  • To The Media: Stop LYING About Foreclosuregate

    10/12/2010 11:52:42 AM PDT · by Chunga85 · 38 replies
    The Market Ticker ^ | 10/12/2010 | Karl Denninger
    I'm getting tired of this, so I'm going to trot out the proof and stick it under everyone's nose. We keep hearing that these "lost document" affidavits and similar are just "sloppiness." They are not. They are hard evidence of fraud, with the only decision left to be made being one on exactly where the fraud happened. I'm going to show you a document - a Pooling and Servicing Agreement - from one MBS Trust. There are literally thousands just like this. I've read dozens. Those that were sold to the public are all filed on the SEC's web page,...
  • A Fabian Socialist Dream Come True

    10/06/2010 11:37:33 PM PDT · by restornu · 19 replies
    THE MILITANT JEFFERSONIAN ^ | Monday, August 4, 2008 | columnist: Republicae
    COLLECTIVISM The Fabian Society began in England in 1887 by a very small group of elitist socialist that sought to reform society gradually into one of socialism instead of through violent revolution. At first their purpose was to be an alternative in Britain for the more dominate Marxist Social-Democratic Federation, but their true goal was to accomplish socialism through a very gradual process using the voting booth and representative democracy as their instrument of change. In fact, one of their symbols is a Turtle with the motto: "When I Strike, I Strike Hard". Another symbol is the Wolf in Sheep's...
  • J.P. Morgan Chase to freeze foreclosures over flawed paperwork[At least 56K Mortgages]

    09/30/2010 5:36:50 AM PDT · by Palter · 24 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | 29 Sep 2010 | Ariana Eunjung Cha
    J.P. Morgan Chase, one of the nation's leading banks, announced Wednesday that it will freeze foreclosures in about half the country because of flawed paperwork, a move that Wall Street analysts said will pressure the rest of the industry to follow suit. The bank's decision will affect 56,000 borrowers in 23 states where allegations of forged documents and signatures and other similar problems are being used to try to overturn court-ordered evictions. Yet the impact may be much broader, given J.P. Morgan's stature in the industry. If other banks adopt the same approach, the foreclosure process in many parts of...
  • Chase Online Banking Down Since Monday

    09/14/2010 4:49:48 PM PDT · by John W · 59 replies · 1+ views
    NewsCore Via ^ | September14, 2010 | NewsCore
    <p>The outage was due to "technical problems," said Chase spokesman Tom Kelly, who added that the problem was "not related to hackers or fraud."</p> <p>Kelly said the company was "working to fix the problem as soon as possible."</p> <p>"Rather then give a prediction about when it will be fixed, we're just going to tell people when it goes back up," Kelly said about 6:00pm ET. "But we are talking hours not days."</p>
  • Speeding motorcyclist taunts state trooper trapped in crashed car

    08/12/2010 4:11:26 PM PDT · by KeyLargo · 169 replies
    KOMO News ^ | Aug 10, 2010
    Speeding motorcyclist taunts state trooper trapped in crashed car A state trooper rolled his car multiple times while chasing two reckless motorcyclists, one of whom returned to taunt the injured trooper trooper, officials said. The incident happened on the northbound ramp from Interstate 5 to State Route 599 at approximately 6:45 p.m. Tuesday. Washington State Patrol Trooper Cliff Pratt said the trooper was chasing a group of at least nine members of a south King County motorcycle group who were speeding dangerously and getting too close to cars. As the trooper tried to close in on the fastest biker, he...
  • Go-cart driver arrested after chase through downtown St. Paul

    08/11/2010 9:43:02 AM PDT · by WOBBLY BOB · 15 replies
    pioneer dePressed ^ | 8-11-10 | Tad Vezner
    Four police cars, lights on and sirens blaring, chased a man in a go-cart at top speeds of 20 mph through downtown St. Paul on Tuesday evening. Police finally boxed him into a parking lot, chased him around some more and then shocked him twice with a stun gun before his go-cart came to a stop. The man refused to speak to officers or give his identity. He was booked into the Ramsey County Jail under the name John Doe, his age unknown. The chase began about 5:50 p.m. near 12th and Jackson streets. A police officer in a squad...
  • Live Car Chase Phoenix Arizona

    08/06/2010 5:05:51 PM PDT · by Dallas59 · 25 replies · 2+ views
    Fox News ^ | 8/6/2010 | Fox News
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  • Naked woman leads officers on chase

    06/22/2010 4:25:45 PM PDT · by Colofornian · 28 replies · 1+ views
    AP ( ^ | June 22, 2010
    WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah (AP) -- Police say a woman is undergoing a mental evaluation after leading officers on a bizarre chase while she wasn't wearing any clothes. Officers say she stole two cars, including a police cruiser, and crashed both before she was subdued with a stun gun Tuesday. West Valley City police Capt. Tom McLachlan says the woman is in her early 30s, but her name is not being released for now. He says doctors need to finish the medical assessment before police decide...charges she may face. McLachlan says doctors do not believe drugs or alcohol were involved......
  • WaMu Execs Blame Regulators for Its Demise

    04/13/2010 8:04:15 AM PDT · by hiho hiho · 9 replies · 389+ views
    CNBC ^ | 13 Apr 2010
    Former Washington Mutual Chief Executive Kerry Killinger on Tuesday said regulators unfairly seized the Seattle-based thrift in September 2008 and sold it to JPMorgan Chase for a bargain price of $1.9 billion. In prepared testimony before the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, Killinger said that, while the company suffered from rising loan losses, it was working its way through the financial crisis. Killinger, who was paid more than $100 million between 2003 and 2008, was forced out in 2008. The subcommittee is holding the first of four hearings on the causes and consequences of the financial crisis. Killinger and other...
  • Chase Bank Customers Beware: Long touted fix to debit card overdrafts went into effect today.

    04/01/2010 8:34:20 AM PDT · by Til I am the last man standing · 7 replies · 702+ views
    NYT ^ | 9-22-09 | Ron Lieber
    Chase plans to eliminate by the first quarter of next year a common industry practice that enraged many consumers. Instead of lumping a day’s worth of debit card and A.T.M. transactions together and then processing the highest amounts first — a practice that has caused large numbers of consumers to overdraw more quickly and pay more fees — it will credit the transactions chronologically. Chase also plans to allow customers to opt out of overdraft coverage. Consumers who overdraw often do not realize that overdraft coverage is automatic and that the bank will not simply cut them off when their...
  • & Shareholders Denounce Surrender of the Company to JP Morgan & FDIC

    03/15/2010 7:52:53 AM PDT · by hiho hiho · 3 replies · 371+ views
    Fox Business News ^ | March 14, 2010
    HOUSTON, March 14, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ ----Washington Mutual shareholders (Stock Symbols: WAMUQ, WAHUQ, WAMPQ, WAMKQ) and staff were shocked to discover on Friday that Brian Rosen, council for WMI, has agreed to a proposed "settlement" with JP Morgan and the FDIC of all outstanding litigation and claims without consultation or discussion with the Official Equity Committee of Washington Mutual. This unprecedented surrender involves giving away all of the company's rightful assets and claims for a pittance to the detriment of all equity stakeholders in the company. This proposed settlement was clearly done with no regard to the rights...
  • When Creditors Call Place of Employment, Friends, Relatives

    02/08/2010 10:00:02 AM PST · by hsmomx3 · 46 replies · 1,456+ views
    My best friend's mother is a 77 year old widow who does seamstress work on her own but in the past, did work for a variety of companies. This elderly woman, as a result of her business slowing down, became delinquent with her unsecured credit card debt. She was honest with the creditors and her daughter even spoke to them as well. What is happening is not only is the bank calling the woman everyday at home and asking her to pay or seek out friends and family for money, but they are calling her past places of employment as...
  • Minneapolis K9 Dies During Suspected Burglary Call

    11/30/2009 6:05:57 PM PST · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 14 replies · 603+ views ^ | 11/30/09 |
    A Minneapolis K9 died after falling off the roof of a three-story building, during a possible burglary call. Police say officers were called to the 200-block of Hennepin Avenue South for a suspected burglary in progress, just after 7 a.m. Monday. The K9, named Chase, was called in to assist after police found evidence that the suspect was possibly still in the building. Chase and his handler, Officer Eric Lukes, were searching the roof when the dog fell and sustained grave injuries. "While Chase was running over to the edge, he leapt over the side of the wall and fell...
  • JPMorgan Crushes Profit Expectations

    10/14/2009 4:53:18 AM PDT · by combat_boots · 13 replies · 536+ views
    CNBC ^ | 14 October 2009 | Antonia Oprita
    JPMorgan’s profit beat expectations in the third quarter, with investment banking operations posting strong gains, the company said Wednesday. But the company warned that credit costs remained high. The bank earned 82 cents a share in the third quarter, up from 9 cents a share in the same quarter a year ago. That was much higher than the 52 cents a share analysts surveyed by Thomson predicted. JP Morgan shares rose more than 3 percent in pre-market trading. Tier 1 common capital at JPMorgan [JPM 45.66 -0.42 (-0.91%) ] was also strengthened through capital generation during the quarter, up 8.2...
  • .J.P. Morgan Profit Surges, but Loan Losses Stay High

    10/14/2009 4:37:43 AM PDT · by combat_boots · 4 replies · 330+ views
    WSJ ^ | 14 October 2009 | JOAN E. SOLSMAN
    J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. said third-quarter earnings soared, beating analysts' expectations, as the banking giant was carried again by strong investment-banking results. They more than offset by continued increases in credit costs, which Chairman and Chief Executive Jamie Dimon said will remain elevated "for the foreseeable future" in its consumer and credit-card operations. Jamie Dimon .Shares rose 3.3% premarket to $47.15. J.P. Morgan, the first of the major banks to report results, said it saw broad earnings growth across commercial and retail banking as well during the quarter. Overall, banks are expected to post falling earnings in the most...
  • Canadian Police Chase

    10/13/2009 4:55:24 PM PDT · by buccaneer81 · 3 replies · 780+ views
    YouTube ^ | October 13, 2009 | Some Ad Agency
    Canadian Police Chase
  • ACORN's corporate donors backing off

    09/25/2009 3:50:40 AM PDT · by gusopol3 · 29 replies · 1,567+ views
    Washington Examiner ^ | September 25, 2009 | Kevin Mooney
    Corporations that have given ACORN millions of dollars over the years are now cancelling their donations in the wake of videotape revelations of employees of the infamous community organizing giving advice on mortgage fraud, tax evasion, prostitution, and child sex slavery. Bank of America is reviewing its grant program, while Citigroup is waiting for the results of on-going investigations. JP Morgan Chase had previously ended its relationship with ACORN. Bank of America donated 28 grants totaling almost $3 million to ACORN Housing Corporation (AHC), since 2005, financial records show. A company spokesman said the activity exposed on videotape prompted the...
  • NLPC calls on JP Morgan Chase to drop ACORN ["Obama's 'favorite banker'"] [BofA linked too]

    09/20/2009 12:57:48 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 36 replies · 1,964+ views
    The Washington Examiner ^ | 2009-09-19 | Kevin Mooney
    JP Morgan Chase has been challenged to sever its financial support for ACORN. As more video tapes are released of ACORN workers discussing illicit financial schemes, the bank has been called out for funding activities in violation of its own polices. Peter Flaherty, president of the National Legal and Policy Center (NLPC), in a letter addressed to JP Morgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon, warns that continued support could jeopardize the institution’s credibility. “Continued identification with ACORN harms the company’s brand name and reputation, and carries special risks for this company, a recipient of taxpayer TARP funds,” he wrote. “The New...
  • Too Big To Fail?...Even Bigger

    08/29/2009 10:04:30 AM PDT · by fiscon1 · 3 replies · 280+ views
    The Provocateur ^ | 08/29/2009 | Mike Volpe
    This bill passed in 1999. Essentially the bill broke down the proverbial wall between a commercial bank and an investment bank. As such, there was no longer a separation. The example I use is that Merrill Lynch and Paine Webber were now able to provide checking accounts. Even today, Etrade has checking accounts. This is the mundane and reasonable part of the bill. The more sophisticated part was that bank could get into investing. Banks could get into loan securitization. All sorts of financial business could be done by the exact same institution. This lead to the second dynamic.
  • Too Big to Fail? Even Bigger

    08/28/2009 3:42:40 PM PDT · by fiscon1 · 4 replies · 226+ views
    The Provocateur ^ | 08/28/2009 | Mike Volpe
    That's the supposition from this WAPO article. Today, the biggest of those banks are even bigger. The crisis may be turning out very well for many of the behemoths that dominate U.S. finance. A series of federally arranged mergers safely landed troubled banks on the decks of more stable firms. And it allowed the survivors to emerge from the turmoil with strengthened market positions, giving them even greater control over consumer lending and more potential to profit.
  • Two Giants Emerge From Wall Street Ruins ( Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan Chase)

    07/18/2009 5:41:23 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 10 replies · 605+ views
    New York Times ^ | 7/18/2009 | GRAHAM BOWLEY
    A new order is emerging on Wall Street after the worst crisis since the Great Depression — one in which just a couple of victors are starting to tower over the handful of financial titans that used to dominate the industry. On Thursday, JPMorgan Chase became the latest big bank to announce stellar second-quarter earnings. Its $2.7 billion profit, after record gains for Goldman Sachs, underscores how the government’s effort to halt a collapse has also set the stage for a narrowing concentration of financial power. “One theme here is that Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan really have emerged as the...
  • Drunken tractor driver leads police on slow chase

    07/11/2009 7:56:07 AM PDT · by Mozilla · 10 replies · 524+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | July 10, 2009 | AP
    A drunk German sparked a slow-speed police chase after stealing a tractor to get home from a nightclub after his girlfriend left without him, said police, who used pepper spray to try to stop the vehicle. "After his girlfriend abandoned him in a night club, the 23-year-old driver, who doesn't own a license, commandeered the vehicle to make his way home," a police spokesman said on Monday. Six police cars began trailing the tractor, which was chugging along at 20 km (12 miles) an hour, after they were alerted to the theft at about 5 a.m. Saturday. Officers tried holding...
  • CHASE bank refuses to honor checks written on its bank

    07/09/2009 10:01:30 AM PDT · by Danae · 169 replies · 5,907+ views ^ | 7-9-2009 | Dianna Cotter
    A funny thing happened at the bank on Wednesday (June 8th). CHASE bank in Newberg Oregon refused to honor two corporate checks totaling over 6 thousand dollars. Despite the fact that the funds were available from the account holder in question, CHASE refused to honor the checks and cash them. Upon demanding that Chase honor the checks written on its bank, I was told that if I wanted the funds, that I would have to open a business account with them in which case they would hold the checks until they cleared the account they were written on, in the...
  • Chase Raises Minumum Payment On Credit Cards

    06/25/2009 5:34:45 PM PDT · by Scarchin · 101 replies · 4,351+ views
    Consumer Affairs ^ | June 25, 2009 | Mark Huffman
    snip “My monthly payment from my four accounts will go from $961.00 a month to $2394.00 a month. Needless to say I will not be able to make these payments and will end up defaulting on my accounts and probably claim bankruptcy.”
  • Washington Mutual sues FDIC for over $13 billion

    03/21/2009 12:58:44 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 26 replies · 1,300+ views
    Reuters ^ | 2009-03-21
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Washington Mutual Inc, the failed U.S. savings and loan, has sued the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp for well over $13 billion in connection with the loss of its banking operations, which was acquired by JPMorgan Chase & Co. In a complaint filed with the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, the thrift's former parent accused the FDIC of having on January 23 made a "cryptic disallowance" of its claims, prompting the lawsuit. It also accused the FDIC of agreeing to an unreasonably low price in arranging the a $1.9 billion sale of the banking...
  • Sharpie-'stached' Suspect Turns into Cop Shop

    03/13/2009 9:12:49 PM PDT · by Westlander · 10 replies · 720+ views
    WXYZ.COM ^ | 3-13-2009 | WXYZ
    The chase came to a quick end when the suspect made a wrong turn into the parking lot of the Southfield Civic Center where the Southfield police department is located. Police say the man even used a Sharpie marker to draw a mustache and beard on his face to help disguise himself from investigators.
  • Fresno Officer Injured In Hit and Run Incident

    02/24/2009 4:46:06 PM PST · by Enterprise · 8 replies · 345+ views
    KMPH TV ^ | Feb 24, 2009 | Unknown
    A Fresno Police officer was seriously injured in a hit and run incident while on his motorcycle Tuesday morning.
  • Bentley Driver Leads L.A. Police on City-Wide Chase

    02/10/2009 2:54:17 AM PST · by Maddox · 10 replies · 1,331+ views
    FOX News ^ | Tuesday, February 10, 2009 | AP
    LOS ANGELES — The driver of a white Bentley who led police on a three-hour slow speed chase on Los Angeles freeways has stopped on a street in Universal City north of Hollywood, but has yet to surrender to authorities. California Highway Patrol and police officers with guns drawn are surrounding the car, which has its trunk open. Los Angeles police Officer Karen Smith says the chase began shortly before 8 p.m. Monday on Lankershim Boulevard in North Hollywood before the car pulled over on the same street more than three hours later. Smith says the driver is wanted for...
  • Chase protected themselves from Madoff but not investers

    01/30/2009 11:56:31 AM PST · by FromLori · 8 replies · 521+ views
    Freedoms Phoenix ^ | 1/30/09 | International Herald Tribune
    Chase Protected themselves from Madoff, but not their investors 01/30/2009 • International Herald Tribune David Rockefeller and Co., as usual, protect themselves but leave everyone else hanging out to dry. A close examination of the bank's activities shows that it had hitched itself to Madoff's future returns as early as 2006 but the bank sudden Make a Comment • Send Letter to Editor Reported by Jet Lacey
  • Citi, JPMorgan, Capital One bid for Chevy Chase: sources

    11/20/2008 12:12:26 PM PST · by RockinRight · 23 replies · 1,249+ views
    Yahoo ^ | 11/20/2008 | Reuters
    NEW YORK (Reuters) – Citigroup Inc (C.N), JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM.N) and Capital One Financial Corp (COF.N) are among the final bidders for Chevy Chase Bank, a Bethesda, Maryland, lender, sources familiar with the matter said. Other banks that looked at Chevy Chase include SunTrust Banks Inc (STI.N) and BB&T Corp (BBT.N), one source said. Chevy Chase has $11.4 billion of deposits and 292 branches, according to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp website. "The key thing with that bank is that the asset side is not very attractive, but the deposit side is incredibly valuable because it is in...
  • JPMorgan Chase Acquires Banking Operations of Washington Mutual

    09/25/2008 7:05:39 PM PDT · by Sam_Damon · 34 replies · 1,507+ views
    FDIC ^ | 25 September 2008 | Andrew Gray
    JPMorgan Chase acquired the banking operations of Washington Mutual Bank in a transaction facilitated by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. All depositors are fully protected and there will be no cost to the Deposit Insurance Fund. "For all depositors and other customers of Washington Mutual Bank, this is simply a combination of two banks," said FDIC Chairman Sheila C. Bair. "For bank customers, it will be a seamless transition. There will be no interruption in services and bank customers should expect business as usual come Friday morning." JPMorgan Chase acquired the assets, assumed the qualified financial contracts and made a...
  • WaMu on the block? [WaMu selling itself to JPM?]

    09/12/2008 10:16:03 AM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 41 replies · 173+ views
    Washington Mutual’s (WM) new chief, Alan Fishman, could be looking at the briefest executive tenure in recent memory. The American Banker reported Friday that the struggling Seattle-based thrift is in “advanced discussions” to sell itself to JPMorgan Chase (JPM). The publication, citing sources, said the talks “are ongoing at the highest levels of both companies.” WaMu didn’t comment.
  • Morgan in talks to quintuple Bear Stearns offer

    03/23/2008 11:08:54 PM PDT · by george76 · 9 replies · 557+ views
    Market Watch ^ | March 24, 2008
    J.P. Morgan Chase Co. was in talks on Sunday night for a deal that would quintuple its offer for Bear Stearns Companies Inc., in an effort to pacify angry Bear shareholders... The sweetened offer is intended to win over stockholders who vowed to fight the original fire-sale deal, struck only a week ago at the behest of the Federal Reserve and Treasury Department... Morgan was also in negotiations with the Fed on Sunday night to assume the first $1 billion in losses on Bear assets before the Fed's $30 billion cushion kicks in... Under the new purchase terms being discussed,...
  • Police Arrest Illinois Man for Stealing Van Filled With Doughnuts

    03/21/2008 1:32:58 PM PDT · by kingattax · 33 replies · 735+ views
    Fox News ^ | March 21, 2008
    TOLEDO, Iowa — An Illinois man was arrested after police chased a stolen delivery van loaded with doughnuts across two Iowa counties at speeds of up to 100 mph. The van, owned by Donut Delite, of Moline, Ill., was stolen early Thursday while the driver was making deliveries at a hospital in nearby Rock Island. More than 100 miles later in Iowa, a Benton County sheriff's deputy spotted the van about 9:30 a.m. — and the chase began. Other officers joined in, and the chase stretched into Tama County. Authorities finally cornered the van in Toledo and arrested the driver,...
  • Bear Stearns to Get Backing From J.P. Morgan, N.Y. Fed

    03/14/2008 10:18:55 AM PDT · by Jack Black · 390 replies · 3,525+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | March 14, 2008 | KEVIN KINGSBURY, ANDREW DOWELL and SERENA NG
    In a dramatic move Friday, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York stepped in with emergency funds to keep beleaguered investment bank Bear Stearns Cos. afloat. The move, during a week of worry about whether Bear could continue to meet its obligations, took the credit crisis to a new, more serious stage and was a reminder of how quickly an erosion of confidence can undermine even leading financial institutions. The involvement of the Fed -- coordinating with the Treasury Department and the Securities and Exchange Commission -- made clear authorities were concerned about the...
  • Escaped murderers caught in Wyoming

    09/30/2007 8:09:11 AM PDT · by LdSentinal · 4 replies · 179+ views
    Deseret News ^ | 9/30/07 | Jennifer Toomer-Cook and Linda Thomson
    Two convicted murderers who escaped from the Daggett County Jail a week ago were apprehended in southwestern Wyoming Saturday night but not before one of them was shot in the abdomen, the U.S. Marshal's Office reported. Danny Martin Gallegos, 49, was shot after the Wyoming Highway Patrol spiked the tires of a reportedly stolen vehicle he and Juan Diaz-Arevalo, 27, were riding in on I-80 between Rock Springs and Green River, said Sweetwater sheriff's detective Dick Blust. The pair were armed when they got out of the vehicle, he said. "There was gunfire, Gallegos was shot," Blust said. At midnight,...
  • NASCAR Nextel Cup: Sylvania 300 at NHIS, Sunday Sept. 16, 2007 ~ 2 p.m. ABC

    09/10/2007 10:59:08 PM PDT · by NYTexan · 436 replies · 3,659+ views,, various | 9-11-2007 | NYTexan
    FREE REPUBLIC NASCAR THREADThe Chase for the NEXTEL CUPbegins with the Sylvania 300 Welcome all to the Nextel Cup race atNew Hampshire International Speedway. (Click on the Pics, Graphics, & Links for related news & info.) The field for the Chase is set. Here are the top 12 drivers, # wins, reset points: 1) Jimmie Johnson, 6, 5,0602) Jeff Gordon, 4, 5,0403) Tony Stewart, 3, 5,030 4) Carl Edwards, 2, 5,0205) Kurt Busch, 2, 5,0206) Denny Hamlin, 1, 5,010 7) Martin Truex Jr., 1, 5,0108) Matt Kenseth, 1, 5,0109) Kyle Busch, 1, 5,010 10) Jeff Burton, 1, 5,01011) Kevin...
  • CHEVY ROCK & ROLL 400 ~ Saturday Night ~ September 8, 2007 on ABC ~ 7PM ET [Last Race To The Chase]

    09/04/2007 3:06:21 PM PDT · by WestCoastGal · 915 replies · 5,491+ views
    Jayski, Infield Parking, Nascar | 09-04-07 | me, Jack, Junior
  • Man Leads Cops on High-Speed Chase Over Sick Cat

    07/30/2007 4:05:05 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 36 replies · 1,645+ views ^ | 7-30-07 | Fox News
    DALLAS — A man who said he was rushing his sick cat to the veterinarian led police on a high-speed chase through Dallas and neighboring suburbs that lasted for more than an hour Monday afternoon.
  • Police lose scooter OAP in 8mph chase

    07/26/2007 12:12:33 PM PDT · by the_devils_advocate_666 · 43 replies · 1,860+ views
    Gazette Live ^ | Jul 25 2007 | Sam Beattie
    THIS plucky pensioner led police on a low-speed chase around Middlesbrough [UK] - and then gave officers the slip. The lukewarm pursuit started after he caused traffic chaos by crawling down the fast lane of a busy dual carriageway.Police asked the stubborn senior citizen to pull over. But he defiantly cranked his battery-powered mobility scooter up to its top speed - 8mph - and somehow managed to escape their attention. Engineer, Ian Hardy, from Darlington said he couldn’t believe his eyes as he watched the chase unfold on the A1032 Newport Bridge Approach Road on Monday afternoon. “It was just...
  • Motorcyclist leads police on 100 mph chase (Minnesota!)

    07/18/2007 12:02:17 PM PDT · by MplsSteve · 16 replies · 1,002+ views
    Minneapolis StarTribune (aka The Red Star) ^ | 7/18/07 | Tim Harlow - Staff Reporter
    Authorities in Stearns County attempting to stop a motorcyclist for a traffic violation on Tuesday nabbed their suspect after he led them on a chase at speeds of more than 100 miles per hour, Stearns County Sheriff John Sanner said. A sheriff's deputy attempted to stop David James Fiedler, 45, or Rice, Minn., at 9:51 p.m. in the town of St. Stephen. Fiedler signaled to indicate he was going to pull over. After nearly coming to a stop, Fiedler sped away on County Rd. 2 at speeds reaching 100 mph., Sanner said. Fielder ran two stop signs at 80 mph...
  • ICE uncovers metropolitan area credit card fraud scheme

    05/20/2007 8:19:03 AM PDT · by Calpernia · 3 replies · 523+ views ^ | May 15, 2007 | ICE, ICE Baby
    News Releases May 15, 2007ICE uncovers metropolitan area credit card fraud schemeTwo arrested for allegedly embezzling $6 million from major banks including Bank of America, Citigroup, Wachovia NEWARK, N.J. — U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents today announced the arrests of two men for allegedly masterminding a significant credit card fraud scheme that resulted in the loss of over $6 million to credit card lenders and banks nationwide. On May 11, special agents from ICE’s Office of Investigations in Newark, N.J., arrested Akbar Wrind, a 54-year-old resident of Bayonne, N.J., and Rafael Marte, a 47-year-old resident of Walnut Port,...
  • Machete-Wielding Man Chases Prowler Suspects

    03/22/2007 8:54:16 AM PDT · by stainlessbanner · 23 replies · 663+ views
    local6 ^ | March 22, 2007
    PORT ST. JOHN, Fla. -- A machete-wielding man chased off three young men from a wooded lot near his house Thursday, trapping one of them up a tree before sheriff’s deputies arrived. Luke Weinstein said he stepped outside his house on Kings Highway to have his first cigarette of the day when he spotted the men lurking in the shrubs of a vacant lot across the street. He yelled at them and started after them, then ran back into his garage to grab his machete. Wearing nothing but a pair of black shorts, a barefooted Weinstein chased the trio into...
  • NASCAR finalizing plan to change Chase field to 12

    01/08/2007 7:08:12 PM PST · by alancarp · 8 replies · 286+ views ^ | 1/8/07 | David Newton
    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Staying within 400 points of the lead no longer will be a factor to get in the Chase for the Nextel Cup. A source close to NASCAR said the governing body is finalizing a plan that will allow the top 12 in points in the 10-race playoff with no provision for how many points a driver is from the lead. The top 10 and anybody within 400 points after 26 races qualified for the playoff during the first three years of the Chase. But because the 400-point margin hasn't been a factor -- seven or fewer...
  • Kennedy's only re-election debate next Tuesday

    10/08/2006 10:04:22 AM PDT · by bitt · 51 replies · 1,171+ views
    Boston Glob ^ | October 6, 2006 | AP
    BOSTON --Sen. Edward M. Kennedy will hold his only debate with his Republican challenger, Kenneth Chase, next Tuesday. The Massachusetts Democrat will participate in a half-hour discussion moderated by New England Cable News anchor Chet Curtis, who will ask questions about Iraq, the war on terrorism, health care and education. NECN is barring all other reporters from observing the session. It will be taped at 10 a.m. at the cable station's Newton headquarters update: ...."Our exclusive debate between Senator Edward Kennedy and Republican Ken Chase will air Tuesday October 10th from 8:00p.m - 8:30p.m. "
  • NASCAR - Banquet 400 - Kansas Speedway - on NBC, Sunday 10-1 at 2:00pm ET - Race #3 for the Chase

    09/27/2006 6:46:46 PM PDT · by glock rocks · 948 replies · 6,516+ views
    . The Banquet 400 Sunday 2:00 pm on NBC from Kansas Speedway SPEED Pre-race show at 11:30 EasternNBC Pre-race show at 1:30 Eastern Green Flag 2:10 Please give your support to the FR Canteen - Dedicated to our troops, veterans, and their families: The FR Canteen God Bless Our Troops Please pray on this day, and every day, for our Patriot Armed Forces standing in harm's way around the world in defense of our liberty, and for the families awaiting their safe return.
  • NASCAR - Race for thr Chase Race #1, Loudon, N.H.Sun. 9/17 TNT/12:30 p.m. E.T.

    09/14/2006 2:42:57 AM PDT · by Pete-R-Bilt · 526 replies · 5,483+ views
    New Hampshire International Speedway A glance at the 10 drivers competing in NASCAR's Chase for the Nextel Cup championship, in order of points standings: Drivers in the Chase, a closer lookDRIVER: Matt Kenseth ADJUSTED CHASE POINTS: 5,050 HOMETOWN: Cambridge, Wis. AGE: 34 CAR: No. 17 DeWalt Tools Ford CREW CHIEF: Robbie Reiser BEST CHAMPIONSHIP FINISH: 1st (2003) OUTLOOK: Kenseth, the driver many believe forced the Chase format because of his lackluster 2003 title run, has momentum on his side as he tries to win a championship under the new system. He's got four wins this season and has turned it...
  • HPD's current rules nab people guilty of bigger crimes, at risk of safety, data show

    09/10/2006 9:02:03 PM PDT · by weegee · 4 replies · 429+ views
    Houston Chronicle ^ | Sept. 10, 2006, 1:28PM | MATT STILES
    Scores of criminals might have eluded immediate capture had a controversial new plan to limit Houston police vehicle chases been in effect in the past 18 months, department records show. Police Chief Harold Hurtt's proposal, set for a hearing Monday at City Hall, would restrict his officers from engaging in lengthy pursuits when a fleeing motorist's only known crime is a Class C misdemeanor, such as a traffic violation. That was the reason officers gave for almost half the chases recorded in the past year and a half. Yet when those chases ended and suspects were questioned, 40 percent said...
  • Suspect expected a free pass from officers... thought HPD's no-chase policy would let him flee

    09/07/2006 9:01:45 AM PDT · by weegee · 12 replies · 651+ views
    Houston Chronicle ^ | Sept. 6, 2006, 11:34PM | By ANITA HASSAN
    Suspect expected a 'free pass' from officers Deputies say he mistakenly thought HPD's no-chase policy would let him flee A driver trying to evade authorities thought a recent change in the Houston Police Department's chase policy would help him get away, authorities said. But he was running from a different agency. Regardless, the controversial HPD policy restricting when officers can chase fleeing suspects has been put on hold. "I think this is an absolute perfect example of the mind-sets that are out there," warned Hans Marticiuc, president of the Houston Police Officers' Union, a vocal opponent of the proposed policy...