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  • New York Red Bulls coach Mike Jones stabbed to death

    10/08/2012 9:12:57 AM PDT · by the scotsman · 38 replies
    BBC News ^ | 8th October 2012 | BBC News
    'A 25-year-old British man who was working as a football coach in the US has been stabbed to death in New York. Mike Jones, originally of Tarleton, Lancashire, was attacked in Manhattan in the early hours of Sunday, the New York Police Department (NYPD) said. Mr Jones, who coached the New York Red Bulls juniors, was declared dead on arrival at Bellevue Hospital, New York.'
  • Enter At Your Own Risk: Police Union Says ‘War-Like’ Detroit Is Unsafe For Visitors

    10/07/2012 11:28:09 AM PDT · by Snuph · 42 replies
    Detroit.CBS Local ^ | October 6, 2012
    The men and women of the Detroit Police Department believe the city is too dangerous to enter, and they want citizens to know it. Detroit Police Officer Association (DPOA) Attorney Donato Iorio said officers are holding the “Enter At Your Own Risk” rally at 3:30 p.m. Saturday in front of Comerica Park to remind the public that the officers are overworked, understaffed, and at times, fearful for their lives.
  • Cold-hearted cops charge mom of dead son for dent in NYPD car

    10/06/2012 9:48:13 AM PDT · by Altariel · 40 replies
    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS ^ | October 5, 2012 | John Marzulli
    Tamon Robinson was in coma after struck by cop vehicle TAMON ROBINSON tried to outrun cops, but couldn’t. The 27-year-old coffee barista died in April after being struck by an NYPD squad car that began chasing him as he swiped paver stones in the predawn light at his Brooklyn housing project. Now his mom’s being chased anew, hounded by a collection agency hired by the city with a cruel final demand, the Daily News has learned. The city has ordered her to pay the $710 cost of repairing the police car that killed her boy. “We’re still grieving, and this...
  • Enter At Your Own Risk: Police Union Says ‘War-Like’ Detroit Is Unsafe For Visitors

    10/06/2012 9:42:58 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 60 replies
    WWJ) ^ | October 6, 2012 10:57 AM
    DETROIT (WWJ) – The men and women of the Detroit Police Department believe the city is too dangerous to enter, and they want citizens to know it. Detroit Police Officer Association (DPOA) Attorney Donato Iorio said officers are holding the “Enter At Your Own Risk” rally at 3:30 p.m. Saturday in front of Comerica Park to remind the public that the officers are overworked, understaffed, and at times, fearful for their lives. “Detroit is America’s most violent city, its homicide rate is the highest in the country and yet the Detroit Police Department is grossly understaffed,” Iorio told WWJ’s Kathryn...
  • Man stabbed in the buttocks over a beer

    10/06/2012 7:13:07 AM PDT · by matt1234 · 15 replies
    Northwest Cable News ^ | October 6, 2012 | Honora Swanson &
    SPOKANE -- Police are investigating a stabbing that happened near Third and Wall in Downtown Spokane. They found a man at an apartment complex on Wall around 9:20 p.m. Friday. They got a call that he had been stabbed in the buttocks. Police said the 51-year-old man went to the hospital with a four inch deep gash. Police said he lost a lot of blood and was going in and out of consciousness before an ambulance arrived. The victim told police he was stabbed by a white man wearing all black. Police said they did find a man fitting that...
  • Police Hunt Goateed Woman In Kmart Larceny

    10/04/2012 5:20:29 PM PDT · by Morgana · 4 replies
    Smoking Gun ^ | 10.4.2012 | Smoking Gun
    South Carolina cops are hunting for a woman with a goatee who, along with a female accomplice, last week stole $650 in merchandise from a Kmart. The larceny last Wednesday night at the Columbia retailer involved two shoplifters who fled the store with 10 baseball caps and eight jackets, according to a Lexington County Sheriff’s Department report. A Kmart worker described one of the shoplifters as “a black female” between 25-30 years old, with dreadlocks, glasses, and a goatee (which is spelled “gotee” in the report).
  • Police: Suspected Teenage Robber Dead, Shot by Good Samaritan in Salinas

    10/05/2012 2:37:26 PM PDT · by artichokegrower · 31 replies
    KION ^ | Oct 05, 2012 | April Valencia
    SALINAS, Calif. -- A suspected robber is dead and another critically wounded after being shot by a good samaritan who intervened during a robbery Thursday. Salinas Police say the two suspects entered a business on the 1500 block of North Sanborn Road to commit an armed robbery. There were several people inside the business at the time. Police say the suspects demanded money from the patrons and the business owner, while holding the victims at gunpoint. Police say while this was happening, a good samaritan associated with one of the victims inside the business retrieved a gun from his vehicle...
  • Police Fatally Shoot an Unarmed Driver on the Grand Central Parkway (National Guardsman)

    10/05/2012 9:48:53 AM PDT · by opentalk · 85 replies
    NY Times ^ | October 4, 2012 | J. David Goodman and Wendy Ruderman
    A New York police detective shot and killed an unarmed man, whose hands, a witness said, were on the steering wheel of his Honda, after he had been pulled over early Thursday for cutting off two police trucks on the Grand Central Parkway in Queens, the authorities said....The shooting, which occurred at 5:15 a.m., was the latest in a series of episodes in which police officers fatally shot or wounded civilians...A passenger in Mr. Polanco’s car, Diane Deferrari, said in a phone interview Thursday night that just before pulling the car over, officers appeared irate that Mr. Polanco had cut...
  • Thefts another bump in deputy's career - SWAT sgt. was fired from Key West PD

    10/05/2012 8:06:43 AM PDT · by Elle Bee · 7 replies
    Key West Citizen & Bait Wrapper ^ | October 4, 2012 | ADAM LINHARDT Citizen Staff
    A Monroe County deputy who is the subject of an Internal Affairs investigation following the theft of weapons and other law enforcement equipment from his vehicle -- for the second time in three years -- was fired from the Key West Police Department 14 years ago after accumulating a personnel file full of complaints, according to city and county officials. City of Key West records indicate Monroe County sheriff's Deputy Sgt. Ken Fricke was fired from the Key West Police Department 14 years ago for a litany of complaints that included sleeping on duty, misusing city equipment and falsifying information...
  • U.S. Brig. General Jeffrey A. Sinclair charged with adultery, other sex crimes

    10/05/2012 4:11:35 AM PDT · by Renfield · 18 replies
    York (PA) Daily Record ^ | 9-26-2012 | LOLITA C. BALDOR and MICHAEL BISECKER
    <p>FORT BRAGG, N.C. — An Army brigadier general who served five combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan has been charged with forcible sodomy, multiple counts of adultery and having inappropriate relationships with several female subordinates, two U.S. defense officials said Wednesday.</p>
  • Why Do Gangsters Aim Their Guns Sideways? Marine Marksman Sheds Light On Gangbanger Tactics

    10/04/2012 8:21:47 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 59 replies
    The Daily Mail (U.K.) ^ | 4 October 2012 | Damien Gayle
    So why do gangsters aim their guns sideways? Marine marksman sheds light on how gunmen from the 'hood unwittingly use a well-known aiming technique It's an iconic image immortalised in dozens of Hollywood gangster films: the gangster aiming down the side of his pistol before pumping a volley of bullets into his victim. But with most people knowing that the aiming sights are found on the top of a gun barrel, it's also a counter-intuitive way to accurately fire a weapon. So why is it that gangsters are always shown using their guns in this way? According to Jon Davis,...
  • 'Do your mom look like you? We gonna get her too' (Chilling)

    10/04/2012 5:11:04 PM PDT · by SkyPilot · 83 replies
    Mail Online ^ | 4 OCt 12 | Emily Anne Epstein
    'Do your mom look like you? We gonna get her too': Chilling words of three men who 'dragged girl, 15, off street and held her captive for three days while repeatedly raping her' - Eddie A. Johnson, 37, Alfred Kulah, 35, and Mortiman Kesselly, 41, all of Pennsylvania, have been charged with the violent sexual assault - Girl was able to escape after three-day ordeal after they left her alone Three Pennsylvania men kidnapped a 15-year-old girl while she was on her way to her father's house, ripped her clothes off, raped and sodomized her repeatedly as they held her...
  • SHOCK VIDEO: Teens on a Bus Brutally Sucker Punch Elderly Bus Driver...

    10/04/2012 4:19:48 PM PDT · by Morgana · 20 replies
    Sure News ^ | 10.4.2012 | Sure News
    FULL TITLE: SHOCK VIDEO: Teens on a Bus Brutally Sucker Punch Elderly Bus Driver Knocking him Unconscious for Absolutely no Reason Video only
  • Medicare Fraud Strike Force Charges 91 Individuals for Approximately $430 Million in False Billing

    10/04/2012 11:27:38 AM PDT · by ruralvoter · 4 replies
    Deptartment of Justice ^ | 10/4/12 | Staff
    Medicare Fraud Strike Force Charges 91 Individuals for Approximately $430 Million in False Billing Medicare Fraud Strike Force operations in seven cities have led to charges against 91 individuals – including doctors, nurses and other licensed medical professionals – for their alleged participation in Medicare fraud schemes involving approximately $429.2 million in false billing, Attorney General Eric Holder and Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced today. (SNIP) Dozens of charged individuals were arrested or surrendered in the last 24 hours as indictments were unsealed across the country. Together, those indictments charge more than $230 million in home...
  • Slandering Muhammad Is Not a Crime

    10/03/2012 9:56:26 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 10 replies ^ | October 3, 2012 | Jacob Sullum
    Addressing the U.N. General Assembly last week, President Barack Obama tried to explain this strange attachment that Americans have to freedom of speech. He was handicapped by his attraction to a moral principle whose dangers the journalist Jonathan Rauch presciently highlighted in his 1993 book, "Kindly Inquisitors": "Thou shalt not hurt others with words." During the past few weeks, the widespread, often violent and sometimes deadly protests against "Innocence of Muslims," a laughably amateurish trailer for a seemingly nonexistent film mocking the Prophet Muhammad, have demonstrated the alarming extent to which citizens of Muslim countries -- including peaceful moderates, as...
  • Black mob hijacks store: 'We own this' (Detroit)

    10/01/2012 9:38:47 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 90 replies ^ | October 1, 2012 | Colin Flaherty
    Cops respond 9 hours after clerk attacked, say 'hire security' EDITOR’S NOTE: The links in the following report may contain offensive language. Even the old-timers in Detroit never have seen anything like this: A mob of 40 black people moved into a convenience store and will not leave. They say they now own it. They eat. Smoke. Cuss.Threaten. Spit. Rob. Sell drugs. All on video. Police, ministers, neighbors, the store owner and just about everyone else seems powerless to stop them. “It’s a Bad Crew gas station,” said one of the mob to the local Fox affiliate. “If you don’t...
  • VIDEO: Suspects Beat, Rob Man Inside Northeast Philadelphia Supermarket

    10/02/2012 9:29:08 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 5 replies
    CBS Philly ^ | Oct. 2, 2012
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Police are searching for four suspects who were caught on tape beating and robbing a man inside a Northeast Philadelphia supermarket. The attack happened at about 10 p.m. on September 29th inside the Pathmark on the grounds of the Franklin Mills Mall. The store’s surveillance cameras captured the suspects park in the store’s front lot and enter the store. While inside the store, the suspects approached the 47-year-old victim, who was looking at items inside a freezer. At first, the suspects engaged in a verbal confrontation with the victim. The altercation then escalated into a physical attack,...
  • Defrocked Priest Now TSA Agent in Philadelphia

    10/02/2012 10:43:39 AM PDT · by Jyotishi · 30 replies
    ABC News ^ | Tuesday, October 2, 2012 | Genevieve Shaw Brown
    A Catholic priest who was defrocked for allegedly sexually abusing young girls was hired by the Transportation Security Administration before his background check was complete and has worked at Philadelphia International Airport for the last 10 years. Thomas Harkins joined the TSA in 2002 after resigning from the priesthood the same year. According to the Philadelphia Inquirer, the TSA hired the former priest before completing a background check. The Diocese of Camden revealed to the TSA in 2003 as part of the background check that Harkins had been removed from his ministry in the diocese because of allegations he had...
  • What more can I tell my 25 year old son to keep him from traveling to Mexico ?

    10/02/2012 6:15:23 AM PDT · by George from New England · 88 replies
    My 25 year son was making a nice living playing online poker from the home in Florida that he owns. Then on April 15, 2011, Eric Holder shut the online poker activity within the U.S. Many in my sons's field are traveling to Rosario, Mexico (20 minutes south of Tijuana), opening bank accounts in Mexico and paying inexpensive rate to live there and play online for weeks at a time. All to get past the Holder U.S. blockage. The rates are so low there right now because the tourism is virtually dried up from high crime and bad press. I...
  • Judge May Block Pennsylvania Voter ID

    10/01/2012 11:51:57 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 11 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 30 Sep 2012 | John Semmens
    Commonwealth Court Judge Robert Simpson says he is leaning toward blocking the use of voter ID for casting ballots in the upcoming election. “It’s a difficult issue,” Simpson observed. “On the one hand, we have a natural desire to ensure that only eligible voters cast ballots. On the other hand, no law is perfect and there is a chance that a legitimate voter could be disenfranchised.” Simpson said he will likely bar the ID requirement because, “I think it is better to let a thousand ineligible voters cast a ballot than to deny one legitimate voter his right to vote.”...