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  • 3 charged after filming Snapchat video in room with dying patient, police say

    07/09/2018 7:10:23 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 54 replies
    WSBTV ^ | July 8 ,2018
    Facebook JACKSON COUNTY, Ga. - Three women have been charged after they made a Snapchat video in a room with a dying woman and titled it "The End," police say. Jorden Lanah Bruce, 21, of Jefferson; Mya Janai Moss, 21, of Colbert; and Lizeth Jocelyn Cervantes Ramirez, 19, of Jefferson were all charged with exploiting an elderly and disabled person. “One of them was smoking a vape pen. They were using profanities and (making obscene hand gestures) at the camera,” a Jefferson Police Department detective said. The three woman worked at the Bentley Senior Living Facility in Jefferson, police said....
  • Don't Have Regrets, Do It

    07/07/2018 6:37:17 PM PDT · by Wuli · 22 replies
    7/7/2018 | Wuli
    Don't have regrets, do it. Coulda, woulda, shoulda don't get it; do it. One of my greatest ever friends died today. He was my church youth and teen activities counselor when I was growing up. I knew of him and sort of knew him for years before I was a teen, and he was still serving as the youth leader when I became a teen. He was a very dynamic, energetic and motivating man. He came by our home with an older brother of mine one day, at a point when I wss really in a deppression and with no...
  • Dog Attack in Arcata Mobile Home Park Monday Will Likely Lead to Euthanization

    06/30/2018 3:21:57 AM PDT · by Norski · 29 replies
    Lost Coast Outpost ^ | June 27, 2018 | Hank Sims
    PREVIOUSLY: SCANNER TRAFFIC INDICATES: One Person Suffers Critical Injuries After Being Mauled by Dog in Arcata Mobile Home Park An Arcata dog is being held in quarantine at the Humboldt County Animal Shelter for the time being, following a rampaging attack on two people Monday morning at the Town & Country Mobile Villa off Giuntoli Lane in Arcata. The incident took place just before 11 a.m. on the 4900 block of Sierra Way, inside the park, and prompted a large response from police and paramedics. The dispatcher’s log of the call reads: “[Reporting party] screaming into the phone about a...
  • U.S. Dog Bite Fatalities Over a 13-Year Period- Breeds of Dogs Involved, Age Groups + (2005 to 2017)

    06/26/2018 12:44:27 AM PDT · by Norski · 160 replies
    Dogsbite.org ^ | May 3, 2018 | Staff
    Austin, TX, May 03, 2018 --(PR.com)-- DogsBite.org, a national dog bite victims' group dedicated to reducing serious dog attacks, releases a multi-year U.S. dog bite fatality report. From January 1, 2005 to December 31, 2017, canines killed at least 433 people. The majority of these victims were ages 10 and older. The 9-page report examines over 20 factors involved in fatal dog maulings and key changing metrics since a government body last examined this issue in 2000. The 13-year report shows that pit bulls contributed to 66% of all dog bite fatalities. Within this period, deaths attributed to pit bulls...
  • Canada to allow mail-order marijuana sales

    06/23/2018 5:03:45 PM PDT · by Simon Green · 29 replies
    The Hill ^ | 06/23/18 | Avery Anapol
    Canadians will soon be able to order marijuana through the mail as part of the nation’s new legalization of recreational pot. Lawmakers in the country passed the Cannabis Act earlier this week, setting the country up to regulate the market in the coming months. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Wednesday that legalization will begin on Oct. 17. The country is the second to legalize the substance nationwide, after Uruguay. The federal minimum age for marijuana use in Canada will be 18, but some provinces are setting their own minimum age at 19, which is the drinking age in most areas....
  • New species of TICK in U.S. can kill in 48 hours

    06/23/2018 1:22:54 PM PDT · by ATOMIC_PUNK · 51 replies
    Crissy Brownstein Naticchia told The Mighty that her husband of 23 years was diagnosed with Babesia, a tick-born illness that quickly attacks the red blood cells. His diagnosis came after the 50-year-old had come down with an intense fever that eventually landed him in the Intensive Care Unit. However, because it took six days for her husband to get the correct diagnosis, he never recovered. Naticchia's husband unexpectedly passed away the day after his diagnosis. According to Fox 2, scientists have recently discovered an exotic tick species in the United States, specifically in Hunterdon County, New Jersey. It is not...
  • Video helps clear Mishawaka officer in death of motorcyclist during chase

    06/06/2018 5:25:34 AM PDT · by BBell · 18 replies
    https://www.southbendtribune.com ^ | 6/5/18 | Jeff Parrott
    MISHAWAKA — A motorcyclist killed in a crash while eluding police on May 26 had far outrun an officer, who won’t face criminal charges in the incident, St. Joseph County Prosecutor Ken Cotter announced Monday. When he crashed the motorcycle on Jefferson Boulevard near Wyland’s Marine and a Village Pantry, John M. Williams, 46, was so far ahead of Mishawaka police Patrolman Andrew Sark, about a quarter-mile, that the crash cannot be seen on the dashcam video. “After speaking with witnesses and reviewing the evidence, (the St. Joseph County Fatal Crash Team) determined that the motorcycle traveled at high rates...
  • Rest in Peace- Ronald Reagan. 14 years ago today.

    06/05/2018 5:02:41 PM PDT · by John S Mosby · 24 replies
    Free Republic Memorial Post ^ | 06/05/2018 | A memorial post- not vanity
    On this day, 14 years ago, Ronald Reagan passed away from pneumonia complications exacerbating his end stage Alzheimer's Disease. This is a memorial post for a truly great conservative, who won the Cold War, and changed the landscape majorly.
  • Coping With The Death of A Dog

    06/03/2018 11:56:34 AM PDT · by Norski · 57 replies
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  • WYFF News 4 anchor, photojournalist tragically die when tree falls on SUV

    05/28/2018 6:25:39 PM PDT · by Enterprise · 40 replies
    http://www.wyff4.com ^ | May 28, 2018 | Unknown
    The accident happened on Highway 176 in Polk County while they were covering the impact of heavy rain in that area. Video: Polk County authorities give update on accident Tryon Fire Chief Geoffrey Tennant said the engine of the SUV was running and the transmission was in drive when authorities arrived at the scene about 2:30 p.m. He said the tree that fell on the SUV was about 3 feet in diameter and had stood back off the road. Tennant said the ground was saturated and the tree's root system failed.
  • How tabloids turned the pits who killed Tracy Garcia into “dachshunds”

    05/17/2018 10:40:53 AM PDT · by Norski · 43 replies
    Animals24-7 ^ | May 17, 2018 | Merritt Clifton
    ARDMORE, Oklahoma––Killed by a pit bull and a pack of pit mixes on the evening of May 10, 2018, Tracy Janine Garcia, 52, had by May 16, 2018 passed into legend via “hot-dogging” and flagrantly inaccurate tabloid headlines as the purported victim of an attack by dachshunds. Though the circumstances of the fatal attack near Ardmore, in rural Carter County, Oklahoma, are still unclear, Garcia was mauled outside her home by seven allegedly neglected and mostly pit dogs belonging to an unidentified neighbor, with little trace of any dachshund ancestry evident among them. Above: bull terrier. Below: the dogs who...
  • Owner of pit bulls in deadly attack arrested for 2017 dog attack

    05/16/2018 10:46:25 PM PDT · by Norski · 34 replies
    wmcactionews5.com ^ | May 16, 2018 | Lindsay Knowles
    GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - The woman who owns two pit bulls that attacked and killed a 75-year-old woman Wednesday in Gulfport has been arrested. Police say Emily Craft, 32, was arrested on a warrant for misdemeanor dog-at-large and vicious animal charges. Police say those charges stem from a July 2017 incident where Craft's two pit bulls entered someone else's yard and attacked that person's golden retriever. Officers were at the home on Deidra Court investigating the death of a 75-year old woman who was attacked by the same two pit bulls just before 8 a.m. Wednesday. The victim has not...
  • Carter County officials identify dog attack victim

    05/15/2018 5:09:12 PM PDT · by Norski · 12 replies
    KTEN abc TEXOMA ^ | May 14, 2018 | Colton Thompson
    CARTER COUNTY, Okla. -- The victim of a deadly dog attack in Carter County last week has been identified. The Carter County Sheriff said Tracy Garcia, 52, was mauled by seven of her neighbor's dogs Thursday evening near the intersection of Banyon and Mary Niblack roads, just east of Ardmore. She later died from her injuries. According to her obituary, Garcia is survived by a son and daughter. Her funeral was scheduled for Tuesday afternoon. Sheriff Chris Bryant said all seven dogs involved in the attack were mixed breeds, and all were under 40 pounds. The initial report that a...
  • A dying mother’s plea for her life

    05/13/2018 5:40:24 PM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 24 replies
    WTRV ^ | 13 May 2018
    At 38, Erika is dying. Her battle to live began almost as soon as her daughter, Loďe, was born four years ago, when Erika was diagnosed with stage 4 metastatic colon cancer that had spread to her liver... Weeks passed until the company reached a decision. Despite her plea, the answer was the same: Denied... “The opinion of the experienced Cleveland Clinic multidisciplinary liver transplant committee (is) that liver transplantation would prolong this young patient’s life substantially, and that there is NO other treatment alternative that could match this outcome at this point in time.”... It was their UHC rep...
  • My Friend Donald Cowling is Dying, I am a little Busy (May 11, 2018)

    05/11/2018 10:44:30 AM PDT · by marktwain · 38 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 11 May, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    My friend is dying in front of my eyes and I can do nothing but say a few words now and then. He exhibits no sign of awareness or understanding. I have been told that hearing is the last sense to go as the body shuts down. I have been praying for him for years. He has been an agnostic for 80 years. When I told him I would be praying for him when this started in January, He said he could use all the help he could get. I have known Don for about 48 years. I met...
  • Exclusive: Ancient Mass Child Sacrifice May Be World's Largest

    04/26/2018 7:33:23 AM PDT · by jalisco555 · 109 replies
    National Geographic ^ | 4/26/18 | Kristin Romey
    Evidence for the largest single incident of mass child sacrifice in the Americas— and likely in world history—has been discovered on Peru's northern coast, archaeologists tell National Geographic. More than 140 children and 200 young llamas appear to have been ritually sacrificed in an event that took place some 550 years ago on a wind-swept bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean, in the shadow of what was then the sprawling capital of the Chimú Empire. Scientific investigations by the international, interdisciplinary team, led by Gabriel Prieto of the Universidad Nacional de Trujillo and John Verano of Tulane University, are ongoing. The...
  • nearly three-quarters of medical scopes tainted by bacteria

    04/25/2018 6:23:51 PM PDT · by spintreebob · 19 replies
    Modern Healthcare ^ | 4-24-18 | Chad Terhune
    In an ominous sign for patient safety, 71% of reusable medical scopes deemed ready for use on patients tested positive for bacteria at three major U.S. hospitals, according to a new study. The paper, published recently in the American Journal of Infection Control, underscores the infection risk posed by a commonly used endoscopes. It signals a lack of progress by manufacturers, hospitals and regulators in reducing contamination despite numerous reports of superbug outbreaks and patient deaths, experts say. "These results are pretty scary," said Janet Haas, president of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology. "These are very...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Our Most Primal Fear and the Source of Our Bondage

    04/18/2018 8:48:24 AM PDT · by Salvation · 2 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 04-17-18 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    Our Most Primal Fear and the Source of Our Bondage Msgr. Charles Pope • April 17, 2018 • Let’s ponder a significant yet often overlooked text from Hebrews, which describes our most basic and primal fear. Our inordinate fear of what people think of us is rooted in an even deeper fear, one which is at the very core of our being. The Hebrews text both names it and describes it as being the source of our bondage. In order to unlock the secret of the text, I want to suggest to you an interpretation that will allow its...
  • Melania Trump Visits ‘Prescribed to Death’ Memorial to Honor Opioid Victims (Photos)

    04/17/2018 5:49:45 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 12 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 4/16/2018 | John Binder
    First Lady Melania Trump visited the “Prescribed to Death” memorial this week for Americans who have died in the opioid crisis. Mrs. Trump kept her ensemble colorful in a pale pink Max Mara coat, similar to a Jil Sander coat she has previously worn, and a yellow-green dress that perfectly matched a pair of yellow-green, suede Christian Louboutins. The chilly Spring has kept Mrs. Trump in a series of suits, coats, and pants, though she has celebrated the season in bright colors. Mrs. Trump wore a similar color palette last month in a coral Emilio Pucci suit and yellow sweater....
  • [Catholic Caucus] Pondering the Great Reversal Announced in Scripture

    04/16/2018 8:12:37 AM PDT · by Salvation · 6 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 04-15-18 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    Pondering the Great Reversal Announced in Scripture Msgr. Charles Pope • April 15, 2018 • One of the strong traditions of Scripture is of the great reversal that will one day come for many. I have often been sobered by it when I consider how blessed I have been in this life. I have also been consoled by it when I struggle to understand why some people in this world seem to suffer so much more that I do, or others do.Life seems a very uneven proposition if we only look at this side of the equation. Only God...