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  • 228,000 S.C. Medicaid records improperly accessed

    04/19/2012 5:27:40 PM PDT · by ruralvoter · 5 replies
    The Post and Courier ^ | 4/19/12 | Stephen Largen
    An employee working for the Medicaid program of the Department of Health and Human Services inappropriately transferred some personal information of more than 228,000 beneficiaries to his personal email. Update 1:30 p.m.: The S.C. Law Enforcement Division has identified the employee behind the breach as 36-year-old Christopher Lykes of Swansea. He was arrested this afternoon and booked at the Richland County Detention Center on five counts of violating the Medically Indigent Act and one count of disclosure of confidential information. SLED has confirmed that at least one other party received the information Lykes transferred to his email.
  • Honest Conversations

    04/18/2012 3:47:53 PM PDT · by agee · 3 replies
    Founding Ideals ^ | 04/18/2012 | Aaron Gee & Steve Graff
    The next paragraph is offensive. I will write it, pause, and provide some space to allow you to read, and exit the website without reading another offensive word if you so desire. You have been warned.   In the US, blacks are 6 times more likely to be a victim of homicide than whites. 46% of the people arrested and convicted of murder are black, while blacks only make up about 13% of the US population. 86% of white victims were killed by w.... ......left-wing ideology have, perversely, driven up the ills they were intended to reduce. The kind of...
  • Nurse charged in the shooting of Texas mom who 'died trying to save her baby'

    04/18/2012 9:41:14 AM PDT · by ColdOne · 58 replies ^ | 4/18/12 | foxnews/AP
    SPRING, Texas – Authorities say a 30-year-old woman admitted she shot a young mother and abducted her newborn son in a town near Houston. Verna McClain, a registered nurse, is charged with capital murder in the killing of Kala Marie Golden in Spring, Texas, which is north of Houston, Tuesday. Witnesses saw the shooter repeatedly shoot Golden and drive away with her 3-day-old son, Keegan. Authorities found Keegan late Tuesday night.
  • Mother shot dead, newborn taken near Houston

    04/17/2012 5:51:04 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 29 replies
    Associated Press ^ | April 17, 2012 | JUAN A. LOZANO
    SPRING, Texas (AP) -- A newborn boy was abducted from his dying mother after she was repeatedly shot outside a suburban Houston pediatric center on Tuesday,according to investigators searching for the suspected shooter who sped off with the infant in a blood-stained Lexus. Kayla Marie Golden, 28, was walking to her pickup truck after a checkup with her 3-day-old son, Keegan, when she had a verbal altercation with a woman in a Lexus parked next to her, Montgomery County sheriff's Lt. Dan Norris said.
  • Armed robbers attack pregnant clerk [Urban Youths Wearing Hoodies]

    04/17/2012 12:13:50 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 19 replies ^ | 4/17/12 | Jacey Birch
    Police have arrested a 16-year-old boy and continue to search for two others in connection with the armed robbery of a convenience store during which a pregnant clerk said she was injured... Clerk Murshada Khondaker, who is four months pregnant, said she had stepped out from behind protective glass encasing the cashier's counter at the store so she could change a hot food tray when three men attacked her. "I'm thinking I'm going to die. My head, my eyes is closed," Khondaker said. Miami police said one of the robbers, whom they identified as Deangelo Joyce, 16, forced Khondaker to...
  • Police handcuff Ga. kindergartner for tantrum

    04/17/2012 7:22:38 AM PDT · by Upstate NY Guy · 197 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | April 17, 2011 | AP
    <p>MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Police in Georgia handcuffed a kindergartner after the girl threw a tantrum and the police chief defended the action.</p> <p>The girl's family demanded Tuesday that this central Georgia city change policy so that other children aren't treated the same way. They say the child was shaken up by being put in a cell at the police station.</p>
  • Carjacked tyke knocks on woman's door at 2 a.m.

    04/17/2012 4:53:39 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 9 replies
    A 3-year-old is back with his parents after he knocked on a stranger's door in the middle of the night following the hijacking of his father's car at a Colorado Springs, Colo., convenience store with him in the back seat.
  • They might Be The toughest drinkers in Britain but they are not the worst educated….

    04/16/2012 1:00:40 PM PDT · by sussex · 5 replies
    The Aged ^ | 16.04.12 | The Aged P
    So I doubt that, if I had lived in Bolton, I would have gone within a quarter mile of “The Flying Shuttle”, described by the Daily Mail as probably the “toughest pub” in Britain. It appeared to be open all the time, in defiance of the licensing laws, not because the landlord held an open house but simply because the bar staff were too frightened to call time. In the end it took thirteen police officers to close it down and even then there was a mini riot.
  • 2 dead, 7 wounded in separate South and West Side shootings

    04/15/2012 4:54:22 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 20 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | April 15, 2012 | By Peter Nickeas
    Nine people were shot Saturday night and Sunday morning on the city's South and West sides, according to police. Two died. A 23-year-old was killed on the 1300 block of South Springfield Avenue about 1:40 a.m., police said. A 19-year-old man was shot on the 1000 block of North Waller Avenue in the South Austin neighborhood about 2:50 a.m. Three women were shot on the 13200 block of South Vernon Street about 10:25 p.m., police said. They were standing with a group of people at a party when a man who was denied entry came back with a gun and...
  • Zimmerman Homeowners' Association Info (vanity)

    04/14/2012 9:43:55 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 32 replies
    After the shooting I saw the twitter feed for Zimmerman's HOA. On it was posted a thanks to "neighborhood watch" who solved four burglaries that week. Retreat at Twin Lakes townhomes. Seems to have disappeared.
  • True Crime Stories: Missing the Forest for the Trees

    04/14/2012 12:39:05 PM PDT · by jfd1776 · 3 replies
    Illinois Review ^ | April 14, 2012 A.D. | John F. Di Leo
    On February 26, after some kind of altercation between a young stranger and a neighborhood watch volunteer in Sanford, Florida, the stranger was shot and killed. Every American with a television, radio, or computer now knows the names of Trayvon Martin and George Zimmerman. On April 11, while sleeping in their home on Chicago’s South Calumet Avenue, Tonisha Allen and her one-year-old daughter Jaliyah were shot – in bed – by bullets that came through the wall from outside. They weren’t outside, up to no good in the middle of the night; they can’t be accused of having foolishly put...
  • Old Fire suspect sentenced in sodomy case

    04/12/2012 10:47:17 PM PDT · by Bullish · 13 replies
    Inland valley Daily Bulletin ^ | 04/12/2012 | Mike Cruz
    RANCHO CUCAMONGA - Old Fire arson suspect Rickie Lee Fowler was sentenced this week to three life sentences in his jailhouse sodomy case. Judge Stephan G. Saleson denied defense attempts to get a new trial and sentenced Fowler on Monday to three terms of 25 years to life in state prison, according to court records. Fowler, of San Bernardino, was found guilty in February of three felony counts of sodomy by force on another inmate at West Valley Detention Center. The incidents occurred in August 2010. Jurors also found "true" each of Fowler's two prior strikes, thus allowing each count...
  • Federal Sex-Offenders to Tap N.J. Transit for Treatment Access

    04/12/2012 10:33:09 AM PDT · by Steve Peacock · 3 replies
    The Revered Review ^ | April 12, 2012 | Steve Peacock
    Federal Sex-Offenders to Tap N.J. Transit for Treatment AccessBREAKING NEWS: Your Tax Dollars Give Sex Offenders Free Ride...While Sitting Right Next to You. The Revered Review, April 12 A new batch of federal sex offenders soon will receive treatment in Newark — and New Jersey Transit (NJT) rail and bus lines specifically will carry the ex-convicts in and out of the city, courtesy U.S. taxpayers... An estimated 21,120 trips could be taken by such predators during that time, factoring in the BOP’s prediction that an increasing number of sex offenders could receive treatment each year through 2017... This sex offender...
  • Anti-gun group says celebrities should share in monopoly of violence

    04/12/2012 4:46:45 AM PDT · by marktwain · 8 replies
    Gun Rights Examiner ^ | 11 April, 2012 | David Codrea
    “Bill Cosby's opinion on guns in Trayvon Martin case shows hypocrisy of elites,” Gun Rights Examiner demonstrated on Monday, juxtaposing the comedian and actor’s condemnation of citizens carrying guns against reports that he had obtained one of New York City's rare concealed carry permits, conspicuously awarded to the well-heeled and connected. That news did not bother the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, founded as the National Coalition to Ban Handguns. The Days of Our Trailers blog posted a Twitter exchange between CSGV and the New York State Rifle and Pistol Association. “No, because he’s a celebrity, he’s far more likely...
  • Trayvon Martin parents eager for arrest

    04/11/2012 1:39:39 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 79 replies
    Associated Press ^ | April 11, 2012 | SUZANNE GAMBOA
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The parents of Trayvon Martin say charges against George Zimmerman in the fatal shooting their son would start the healing process, but they won't stop fighting until he's convicted. Martin's mother, Sybrina Fulton, tells The Associated Press that right now she and Martin's father "can't get past our son being murdered and no one being arrested."
  • Police to White Victim: We 'Don't Mess' with Black Gang

    04/10/2012 8:56:13 AM PDT · by Paladins Prayer · 59 replies
    American Thinker ^ | April 10, 2012 | Selwyn Duke
    Most of us have heard about how the media won't report on black-on-white crime. We also may know that authorities sometimes sweep it under the rug due to political pressure, usually with a wink and a nod. But not so in rural Alabama, where the police actually told a white crime victim that they "don't mess" with a local black motorcycle gang. The tragic event that led to this shocking admission occurred on March 28, as truck driver Nick Stokes and neighbor Johnathan Cooper were heading out of Birmingham hauling a portable cabin. While rounding a curve, one of Stokes'...
  • The Story Unravels: New Questions about Trayvon Martin's Final Hour

    04/09/2012 12:23:58 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 151 replies
    American Thinker ^ | April 9, 2012 | Jeff Lipkes
    It was a fable for our times: Once upon a time, a nice young man set off from his dad's fiancée's home before the NBA All-Star game to buy some Skittles and Arizona Tea for his stepbrother. Although the lad was seventeen, he looked like a cute twelve-year-old. Along came a burly ex-con racist vigilante who didn't like the idea of a young African-American male walking around his gated community at night. The cop-wannabe stalked the frightened boy, cornered him, and then shot him. But the racist police didn't arrest the murderer. The conscience of the nation was stirred. Protests...
  • Black Male Guns Down “White Hispanic” With Mental Capacity of 12-Year-Old

    04/08/2012 2:48:33 PM PDT · by Mozilla · 53 replies
    Jammie Wearing Fool ^ | 4-8-12 | Jammie
    If you were looking for a mirror image of the Trayvon Martin incident, here you go. This happened a few days ago, but oddly enough the national media hasn’t made it into a big story. I wonder why? Police are saying more about a shooting at a Taco Bell Tuesday night in which one man died. They’re also identifying the victim as 29-year-old Daniel Adkins. About 7:30 p.m., a 22-year-old man and his girlfriend ordered food at the Taco Bell drive-thru and were told to pull up while their order was prepared. At the same time, Adkins stepped around a...
  • 3 dead, 2 wounded in Tulsa shooting spree

    04/07/2012 1:42:19 PM PDT · by Thunderballer · 61 replies
    CBS News ^ | April 7, 2012
    (CBS/AP) TULSA, Okla. - A spree of early-morning shootings within a one-mile span of north Tulsa in which three people were killed and two critically wounded has lead police to suspect the same attacker or attackers are behind them. All five of the victims were shot within an hour, and within a 1-mile radius of each other, police sources tell CBS News, and all five victims were out walking when they were shot. Police are speculating that the shootings were racially motivated because all of the victims are black; it is not believed the victims knew one another. Police won't...
  • Man leaves rally for peace and assaults his girlfriend on campus

    04/07/2012 9:17:40 AM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 23 replies ^ | 4/6/12 | Jenni Joyce
    A Millersville University student is charged with kidnapping and assaulting his ex-girlfriend only hours after he allegedly stood up against violence at an on-campus rally held in honor of Florida teen Trayvon Martin. Police tell us the victim was punched several times in the face and head, she was then kidnapped and dragged to her ex-boyfriend's home. Fortunately her loud screams alerted neighbors who called for help. Hours after sources say 24-year-old Millersville student Akeem Johnson stood up against violence and rallied in support of slain Florida teen Trayvon Martin, he found himself handcuffed and charged with kidnapping and brutally...