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  • freshman athlete who said he had 'wanted, consensual sex' with drunk sophomore won't be prosecuted

    07/15/2016 10:26:19 PM PDT · by CorporateStepsister · 99 replies
    The DailyMail ^ | 15 July 2016 | James Wilkinson For Dailymail.com
    The University of Virginia (right), the location of the infamously fabricated gang-rape story printed in Rolling Stone last year, has found itself in the spotlight again thanks to another allegation of sexual assault - but this time the events surrounding the alleged rape are all too real. Sophomore volleyball player Haley Lind (left) believes she was raped at a UVA house party on August 22, 2015. The freshman athlete she was with swears it was all consensual. Both have been left distraught. And the UVA says there's just not enough evidence to do anything about it, The Washington Post reported.
  • Hillary Clinton Was Erratic First Lady, 'Violent' To Husband, Staff - Secret Service Author

    06/06/2016 4:09:11 PM PDT · by Helicondelta · 40 replies
    rt.com ^ | 6 Jun, 2016
    Hillary's frequent outbursts and a willingness to violently confront her husband left Secret Service agents and White House staff on edge, writes Gary Byrne, a Clinton-era Secret Service officer, in his forthcoming book, “Crisis of Character: A White House Secret Service Officer Discloses his Firsthand Experience with Hillary, Bill, and How They Operate.” Byrne, a veteran of the military and federal law enforcement, said he was posted near the Oval Office during Bill Clinton's presidency, affording the agent a firsthand look at Hillary, who he says is too “erratic, uncontrollable and occasionally violent” to become president. “What I saw in...
  • Clinton adviser arrested in Nashua (Sid Blumenthal)

    01/12/2008 4:50:37 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 180 replies · 1,167+ views
    Nashua Telegraph ^ | 1/12/08 | STEPHANIE HOOPER
    NASHUA – A top Clinton adviser faces charges of aggravated driving while intoxicated after city police caught him speeding through Greeley Park a day before the state primary. Sidney Blumenthal, longtime friend and senior adviser to presidential candidate Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-N.Y. was allegedly driving a rented car north on Concord Street at a speed of 70 mph when Nashua Police Sgt. Mike Masella decided to stop it at about 12:30 a.m. Monday. -snip- Blumenthal was arrested after completing the test and taken to the police department where he refused to take a breath test and was booked on...
  • Man arrested after alleged violence against police

    04/22/2016 8:45:11 PM PDT · by fella · 8 replies
    Madison County Record ^ | 20 April 2016 | Preston Tolliver
    A Springdale man faces multiple alcohol- and violence-related charges after allegedly kicking law officials and later using his shirt to flood his jail cell. According to a preliminary report obtained from the Huntsville Police Department, Jonathan David Perrodin, 33, faces charges of second degree battery on a law enforcement officer, aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer, DWI, refusal to submit to a chemical test, resisting arrest, driving without proof of insurance, speeding and drinking on a highway. According to the report, Perrodin was pulled over at approximately 1:22 a.m. Sunday after allegedly driving 35 miles per hour in a...
  • 'I thought she was drunk': What witness to Trump campaign aide's alleged battery told police ...

    04/16/2016 5:49:50 AM PDT · by FR_addict · 67 replies
    DailyMail.com ^ | April 14, 2016 | David Martosko
    Prosecutors in Palm Beach County, Florida announced Thursday that a potential criminal battery case against Donald Trump's campaign manager is dead in the water, calling into question the version of events presented by a reporter who filed the criminal complaint. One witness told police his eyes were fixed on Michelle Fields, the journalist who claimed Corey Lewandowski battered her – and her actions 'looked like a fraudulent slip-and-fall.' Police in Jupiter, Florida released video of their interview with Michael Spellman on Thursday, along with a more formal statement that he wrote immediately afterward. Spellman, the president of a glass technology...
  • JILL BIDEN PONDERS WHETHER US 'MISSED AN OPPORTUNITY' WITH HUSBAND

    04/15/2016 4:48:00 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 40 replies
    6 ABC PHILADELPHIA ^ | 15 APRIL 2016 | ALEXANDER MALLIN
    Amid an increasingly contentious Democratic race, second lady Jill Biden said in a recent interview that "maybe America missed an opportunity" after her husband's emotional decision not to run for president. "Well, you know I say every day ... I really do feel that Joe would have made a great president," Biden said in an interview with NBC News' Natalie Morales that aired this morning. "I think that ... one of his strengths is compromise. So I feel maybe America missed an opportunity."
  • Johnny Manziel accused of trashing pad with ‘booze- and drug-filled’ ragers

    04/15/2016 6:47:28 AM PDT · by Wolfie · 39 replies
    Page Six ^ | 04/15016
    Johnny Manziel accused of trashing pad with ‘booze- and drug-filled’ ragers Call it a case of affluenza. Rich-kid quarterback Johnny Manziel’s facing more questions about alcohol and drug use after he threw a wild party at a rented LA house, where he and his friends allegedly caused $32,000 in damage. Manziel, who comes from a Texas oil family and whose NFL future is in peril, rented a house in West Hollywood for two days last week with a pal. The pair’s said to have thrown two all-night ragers that prompted neighbors, including comic Kathy Griffin, to call police. It’s claimed...
  • George Lopez Arrested for Casino Drunkeness (blast from the past)

    03/01/2016 4:15:23 PM PST · by SaveFerris · 25 replies
    TMZ.Com ^ | 2/28/2014 2:00 PM PST | BY TMZ STAFF
    George Lopez had one too many last night at a Canada casino -- law enforcement tells TMZ, the comedian was arrested for public intoxication after passing out on the casino floor. Law enforcement sources tell us Caesars Windsor security alerted police to the Lopez situation -- presumably after they found him on the floor -- and officers subsequently arrested him inside the casino bar at Caesars Windsor. No charges are being filed against Lopez -- we're told he was pretty much dumped in a drunk tank to let him sober up.
  • Biden Congratulates Clinton Clinton As Bernie Fans Swamp CA Convention

    02/28/2016 10:32:52 AM PST · by Biggirl · 19 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | February 28, 2016 | Michelle Moons
    Vice President Joe Biden used the California Democratic convention stage to congratulate 2016 presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton for winning Saturday’s South Carolina Democratic primary.
  • Press Forbidden from Filming Hillary Boarding Private Plane

    02/27/2016 1:53:53 PM PST · by Zakeet · 104 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | February 27, 2016 | Daniel Halper
    <p>The press was forbidden from filming Hillary Clinton boarding her private plane, said an ABC reporter covering the leading Democratic candidate.</p>
  • Drunk monkey brandishing huge knife terrorises bar in booze-fuelled rampage after necking rum dregs

    02/19/2016 7:10:28 AM PST · by LibWhacker · 48 replies
    Mirror ^ | 2/18/16 | Jon Livesey
    A video shows the little capuchin attacking the roof of the bar with the foot-long kitchen knife after chasing after drinkers Customers at a bar were given an almighty fright when a drunk monkey snatched a kitchen knife and started chasing them after downing leftover rum. The little capuchin - a breed known for their temper - apparently turned aggressive after helping itself to dregs of rum in the bar. Picking up the foot-long blade, the animal reportedly set about terrorising punters at the bar in Paraiba, Brazil.
  • Hillary Clinton Falls Boarding Plane

    02/02/2016 12:29:32 AM PST · by WhiskeyX · 39 replies
    YouTube ^ | Jun 23, 2012 | LifeMoments247
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  • Bob Beckel: "Rupert Murdoch Has Been Against Trump From The Beginning"

    01/27/2016 5:13:58 AM PST · by Fhios · 21 replies
    RCP ^ | 1/26/2016 | Unk.
    BOB BECKEL: Just remember that Fox did buckle to Trump in another debate. Rupert Murdoch has been against Trump from the beginng. In the beginning he came out against Trump. Now he says who wants to meet one one-on-one with somebody, a CEO to CEO.
  • Hillary: Drinking Game With John McCain Ended in Tie

    01/01/2016 8:55:30 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 19 replies
    Newsmax ^ | Friday, 01 Jan 2016 06:37 PM
    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says in a video interview posted on her Facebook page she was once challenged by Sen. John McCain to a drinking game, which ended in a tie. In the video, she is asked by someone off camera, "Have you ever won a drinking competition?" Clinton laughs, and replies she hasn't participated in many, but the "most famous one" is when McCain, an Arizona Republican challenged her to a vodka drinking game while on a congressional trip. ...
  • Ax-wielding University of North Texas student shot and killed by campus police

    12/14/2015 4:19:56 AM PST · by servo1969 · 44 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | 12-14-2015 | FoxNews.com
    A University of North Texas police officer shot and killed a student who allegedly threatened him with an ax early Sunday. The student was identified as Ryan McMillan, who had celebrated his 21st birthday Sunday. University spokeswoman Kelley Reese told the Dallas Morning News. McMillan was a sophomore transfer student from Fort Worth studying pre-hospitality. UNT spokeswoman Margarita Venegas says police responded about 1 a.m. to a report that someone was breaking car windows in a parking garage about two blocks from campus. KDFW reported that university police were asked to respond to the situation because local police in the...
  • Admiral reprimanded for drunken, naked escapade at Florida hotel

    12/07/2015 6:26:54 PM PST · by markomalley · 98 replies
    Stars & Stripes ^ | 12/7/15 | Craig Whitlock
    The Navy announced Monday that it has reprimanded a two-star admiral for getting drunk and wandering naked around a Florida beachfront hotel while attending a conference with defense contractors. Rear Adm. David F. Baucom, the director of strategy and policy at the U.S. Transportation Command, became so intoxicated at an upscale beachfront resort in April that he struck his head on a barstool, wet his pants and needed an escort back to his room, according to an investigative report by the Naval Inspector General. A few hours later, still in a haze, Baucom re-emerged from his room without any clothes...
  • Drunk Russian sailor crashes 7,000-ton ship into Scotland -- at full speed

    11/23/2015 8:06:45 AM PST · by rdl6989 · 60 replies
    CNN ^ | November 23, 2015 | Mairi Mackay
    What shall we do with a drunken sailor? Don't put him in charge of a 7,000-ton, 423-foot (129 meter) cargo ship, for starters. That's how a Russian mariner who drank half a liter of rum before work managed to crash into the coast of Scotland -- at full speed.
  • Huma: Hillary 'Often Confused'

    11/16/2015 9:03:22 AM PST · by servo1969 · 100 replies
    Weeklystandard.com ^ | 11-16-2015 | DANIEL HALPER
    In new State Department emails obtained by Judicial Watch, Hillary Clinton's close personal aide, Huma Abedin, is seen warning another aide that Clinton is "often confused."
  • Deputy too drunk to receive Mothers Against Drunk Driving award

    11/09/2015 10:26:31 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 58 replies
    WFTV ^ | 11/09/15 | George Mathis
    But in Florida, a 4-year deputy being honored by Mothers Against Drunk Driving for making more than 100 DUI arrests was too intoxicated to pick up his award. Pinellas County deputy Michael Szeliga arrived at a statewide police training event "ready to party," according to WFLA. Szeliga, who allegedly packed a bottle of liquor for the 2-day training event in Fort Lauderdale, was described as “staggeringly drunk” by a witness at the Friday night banquet where he was slated to receive the MADD award. A 274-page report on the deputy’s behavior indicates he and two other officers went to the...
  • Drunk woman is rushed to hospital after sneaking into a zoo and being bitten by a tiger on Halloween

    11/02/2015 5:40:25 AM PST · by dayglored · 44 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | Nov 1, 2015 | Kelly McLaughlin
    Jacqueline Eide was taken to the hospital after being bitten on her left hand by a tiger at Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium on Sunday morning Eide had sneaked into the zoo to pet the tiger, but when she reached into the cage she was bitten A spokesman for the zoo said that the tiger believed to have been involved was an 18-year-old Malayan tiger named Mai The woman was cited by police at 7.20am for criminal trespass and remained in the hospital for treatment A 33-year-old woman suffered severe hand trauma after sneaking into a Nebraska zoo...
  • Drunk Squirrel Thrown out of Bar after Causing Ł300 of Damage

    10/04/2015 8:59:41 AM PDT · by Jack Hydrazine · 33 replies
    Neatorama ^ | 4OCT2015 | John Farrier
    <p>Yesterday the branch secretary of the club said the rodent had caused around Ł300 worth of damage.</p> <p>He added: "When I opened the door it was absolutely ransacked.</p> <p>"There were bottles scattered around, money scattered around and he had obviously run across the bar's pumps and managed to turn on the Caffrey's tap .</p>
  • Hillary Clinton Invites Ted Cruz to Gay-Pride Parade {How Should Cruz Respond?]

    10/03/2015 11:42:59 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 112 replies
    National Review ^ | 10/03/2015 | by BRENDAN BORDELON
    Hillary Clinton ridiculed her Republican opponents during a Saturday speech before America’s preeminent gay-rights organization, poking fun at Ben Carson’s views on gay marriage and inviting Senator Ted Cruz (R., Texas) to a gay-pride parade. “Ted Cruz slammed a political opponent for marching in a pride parade. He clearly has no idea what he’s missing,” she told board members and staff of the D.C.-based Human Rights Campaign. “Pride parades are so much fun! I was marching in them when I was First Lady. You should join us sometimes, senator. Come on!” Clinton spoke in a crowded ballroom at D.C.’s ritzy...
  • John Boehner just sacrificed his career for the good of the Republican Party

    09/25/2015 3:07:29 PM PDT · by detective · 70 replies
    Washington Post ^ | September 25, 2015 | Chris Cillizza
    The stunning decision by House Speaker John Boehner to resign from office in October is a sign of not only his inability to lead a congressional party riven between its establishment and tea party wings, but also the toll fighting that fight has taken on him -- and the GOP more broadly. Almost since the day he became speaker -- following the tea party-led takeover of Congress in the 2010 midterm elections -- Boehner had been caught betwixt and between. His roots were firmly in the establishment end of the party, having spent decades in Congress and moving up the...
  • Glenn Beck Accuses Trump Supporters of Racism

    09/21/2015 1:24:08 PM PDT · by HomerBohn · 67 replies
    Patriot News Daily ^ | 9/16/2015 | Staff
    Conservative talk show host Glenn Beck has had it up to here with Donald Trump, even going as far as to accuse his supporters of latent racism. Beck, who hasn’t been shy in his opposition to the Republican frontrunner, said Tuesday that any Tea Partiers who jumped on the Trump bandwagon were probably not genuine in their beliefs. “The media’s making this look like Tea Party people,” Beck said, noting the press coverage of Trump’s enormous rally in Dallas. “I don’t think these are Tea Party people who are following him. Some of them may be, but if you were...
  • Glenn Beck Names the ‘Biggest Winner’ and ‘Biggest Loser’ of the GOP Debate

    09/17/2015 4:33:39 AM PDT · by ScottWalkerForPresident2016 · 68 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 09/17/2015 | Oliver Darcy
    Glenn Beck shared his thoughts on Wednesday night’s Republican presidential debate on Facebook, declaring Carly Fiorina as the “biggest winner” and Donald Trump as the “biggest loser.” Beck said that Fiorina “looked presidential, serious, sharp, well informed, non establishment and tough.” He didn’t save any kind words for Trump, however. “Biggest loser was so clearly Trump. He is just not likable,” wrote Beck, who has been highly critical of Trump in the past several weeks. “I just don’t believe he is liked by tea party members. I stood with them and looked into their eyes, is poke with them, marched...
  • Boehner Circle ‘Exasperated’ With Threats to Remove Him from Speakership

    09/16/2015 1:58:11 PM PDT · by cotton1706 · 47 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 9/16/15 | Cortney O'Brien
    A new effort to remove Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) as Speaker of the House is reportedly making the rounds of Congress again. The House Freedom Caucus, which is about 40 members strong, is demanding more fortitude from their House speaker to fight the battles they believe voters entrusted them with when they rewarded them a sweeping GOP victory last November. One of those battles is defunding Planned Parenthood. After the Center for Medical Progress exposed the pro-abortion organization in a shocking investigation into its inhumane practices, defunding became a top priority for hill conservatives. So much so that the group...
  • Bridge-jumping, Car-stealing Woman Was ‘Hella Drunk,’ Say Court Docs

    09/11/2015 4:41:44 PM PDT · by nascarnation · 33 replies
    The Truth About Cars ^ | 09/11/2015 | Aaron Cole
    An alleged prostitute who jumped off the Bay Bridge to avoid arrest in August was “hella drunk” from splitting a fifth of Hennessy, according arrest affidavits reported by the Contra Costa Times. According to the report, 25-year-old Erlynn Kay Sanchez-Edwards was arrested in Oakland after police searched for the woman for nearly a month after they say she crashed a car she had stolen, then jumped off the Bay Bridge to icy water nearly 70 feet below, swam and hitched a ride with a truck driver. Sanchez-Edwards was charged with three misdemeanor counts of hit-and-run driving, evading a police officer...
  • TEXAS SCHOOL BUS DRIVER FIRED AFTER NOT NOTICING 3 DRUNK WOMEN RIDING WITH KIDS

    09/03/2015 6:47:04 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 17 replies
    ABC7NY ^ | Thursday, September 03, 2015
    Texas school bus driver fired after not noticing 3 drunk women riding with kidsA school bus driver in Texas was fired and three women face charges after the women allegedly boarded a bus filled with middle-school students and rode to school, officials said. The alleged incident occurred last Friday on a bus from the North East Independent School District in San Antonio. The three women, all in their 20s, were allegedly intoxicated when they were caught-on-camera boarding the bus filled with children, the unconventional riders apparently slipping right past the bus driver and taking two seats in the back the...
  • Aldon Smith released by 49ers after four seasons

    08/08/2015 7:35:50 PM PDT · by Excuse_My_Bellicosity · 13 replies
    Mercury News ^ | 8/7/2015 | Cam Inman
    Aldon Smith’s turbulent career with the 49ers ended Friday morning, shortly after his fifth arrest since 2012 and third instance of alleged drunk driving. The 49ers announced Smith’s release three hours after he posted bail, following Thursday night’s arrest by Santa Clara police for drunken driving, hit-and-run and vandalism. “This organization has tried very hard to help Aldon fight his issues,” an unattributed statement from the 49ers said. “Although he is no longer a member of this team, our support and concern for him will continue.”
  • Minnesota mom drives drunk to liquor store as daughter clings to car, trying to stop her: cops

    08/03/2015 8:54:20 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 31 replies
    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS ^ | Monday, August 3, 2015, 11:23 PM | Jason Silverstein
    The little girl got dragged through her neighborhood in Farmington as she gripped onto the driver’s side running board, screaming and banging on the car window, KARE reported. She eventually jumped off the car and fell into the road as her mom, 46-year-old Rena Mae Giancherio, drove away last Monday. “I went over to check on (the girl) and her knees are all cut up,” neighbor Terry Heller told the station. “She’s on the curb just crying and the mom is already gone, just drove off, she didn’t stop or look down.” The girl injured her foot from the fall,...
  • Man deported 6 times in 3 years caused serious injury crash, arrested DUI

    07/07/2015 5:33:32 AM PDT · by smartyaz · 13 replies
    Fox 10 Phoenix ^ | July 6th 2015 | Nicole Garcia
    According to the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office, 29-year-old Manuel Perez-Vasques was driving an SUV around 2 p.m. in the area of Papago Road and Armarillo Valley Road when he crossed the center and struck the other vehicle. A 5-year-old boy suffered a laceration to the head and was transported by air to a nearby hospital, said PCSO. A 2-year-old girl was transported by ground for her injuries. Deputies say there were as many as five people inside the SUV and they all ran into a nearby field, but Perez-Vasquez returned. Perez-Vasquez is an immigrant from Mexico who had been deported...
  • Iowa Supreme Court affirms right to be drunk on front porch

    06/12/2015 12:11:04 PM PDT · by GIdget2004 · 42 replies
    KAKE.com ^ | 06/12/2015 | KAKE.com
    The Iowa Supreme Court has affirmed the right to be drunk on your front porch. The court ruled Friday in the case of Patience Paye, who appealed her 2013 public intoxication conviction. Paye called police after fighting with her boyfriend and met officers on the front porch of her Waterloo home. While investigating the domestic assault complaint an officer questioned Paye about whether she'd been drinking. A test revealed her blood alcohol concentration at 0.267 percent, more than three times the amount considered drunk for driving. She was charged and convicted. But she appealed, saying her front porch isn't a...
  • TO THE REPUBLICAN PARTY, YOU THINK YOU WON THE LAST ELECTION.... YOU ARE WRONG

    06/12/2015 6:45:16 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 81 replies
    06/12/15
    TO THE REPUBLICAN PARTY, YOU THINK YOU WON THE LAST ELECTION. YOU ARE WRONG, WE MADE THE MISTAKE OF HELPING YOU WIN. YOU ARE DONE, NEVER AGAIN!
  • Al Sharpton’s Daughter Sues City for $5M after Spraining Ankle

    05/16/2015 11:20:42 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 60 replies
    New York Post ^ | May 17, 2015 | Kathianne Boniello
    She learned at the feet of a master. Shakedown artist Al Sharpton’s eldest child wants $5 million from city taxpayers after she fell in the street and sprained her ankle, court rec­ords show. Dominique Sharpton, 28, says she was “severely injured, bruised and wounded” when she stumbled over uneven pavement at the corner of Broome Street and Broadway downtown last year, according to a lawsuit
  • Police: ‘Chasing bears through the woods drunk with a dull hatchet is strongly not advised’

    05/15/2015 7:06:54 AM PDT · by Loyalist
    National Post ^ | May 15, 2015 | Associated Press
    Who: “Bowling Alone” author, Robert D. Putnam, When: yesterday, May 14th, 2015 Where: at a T.B. Fordham (education think tank) event promoting his latest book, “The American Dream in Crisis,” What: stated the following, “There’s a presidential candidate who yesterday quoted me as saying that therefore, he’s quoting me as saying, all black men are sexual predators. I’m not going to say who it is…” http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=ZpsfmR2uHvU 23:06 This morning, May 15, 2015, at 6:30 PDT, a Bing search on “Robert Putnam all black men are sexual predators” returns at the top a Newsmax article (http://www.newsmax.com/Newsfront/Rick-Santorum-sexual-predators-father-children/2015/05/13/id/644450/), “Santorum Slams Men Having Kids...
  • Drunken Elizabeth May beclowns herself over Omar Khadr at press gallery dinner

    05/10/2015 11:36:48 PM PDT · by Ethan Clive Osgoode · 36 replies
    Youtube ^ | May 10, 2015
    "Omar Khadr, you've got more class than the whole f-----g cabinet," May said, referring to the Conservative party, as Conservative MP and Transport Minister Lisa Raitt tried to usher her off the stage. Watch here
  • Police Arrest Man Trapped In Boston Tunnel Walls

    05/12/2015 6:19:02 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 5 replies
    CBS Boston ^ | April 21, 2015 | CBS
    BOSTON (CBS) — A Somerville man is facing charges after calling for help while allegedly trespassing in Boston’s tunnels. Massachusetts State Police said they responded at 9:20 p.m. Monday to a man who said he was trapped in a storm drain. “Dispatchers were able to determine the man was located somewhere in the Boston tunnels,” police said. Troopers kept the man on the phone as he described the white walls and light blue floor around him. Police said they then asked all troopers to slowly drive around the D ramp and Ted Williams/Connector tunnels with their sirens on to see...
  • Man Arrested after St. Cloud Islamic Center Damaged

    05/07/2015 12:58:58 PM PDT · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 24 replies
    KSTP.com ^ | 5/7/15 | Dave Aeikens
    A man suspected of vandalizing the St. Cloud Islamic Center had regularly attended prayer services there, St. Cloud Police said. The incident was reported at 4:48 a.m. Thursday on the 300 block of Fifth Avenue South in St. Cloud. It happened while prayer services were taking place inside. The front door window of the Islamic Center and a window of a nearby car were broken, police said. Witnesses chased a man and detained him for police. Officers determined that the windows had been broken with a basketball-sized plaster ball that is artwork. The suspect made the piece and obtained it...
  • Chelsea’s Invisible Hand

    04/13/2015 5:48:22 AM PDT · by C19fan · 47 replies
    Politico ^ | April 12, 2015 | Kenneth P. Vogel
    As her mother prepared to launch her second campaign for the presidency, Chelsea Clinton’s staff was compiling an email chronicling the former first daughter’s growing public profile and influence within the family’s sprawling global philanthropy. Sent last month to family insiders from an address in her private domain—@chelseaoffice.com—the email, which was the latest in a series of quarterly Chelsea updates, included links to more than a dozen articles and video clips detailing the charitable efforts of “Chelsea and her family” and “Chelsea and her mom.” It never mentioned her parents, Bill and Hillary Clinton, by name. One article compared Chelsea...
  • University of Virginia student injured during arrest 'could have been Obama'

    03/19/2015 8:05:59 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 62 replies
    Guardian (UK) ^ | March 19, 2015 | Joanna Walters
    University of Virginia student injured during arrest 'could have been Obama' University official says incident in which student suffered a bloody head would could have happened to anyone, as state considers expanding its inquiry Joanna Walters in New York 19 March 2015 The student who sustained a bloody head wound as he was arrested by alcohol control officers at the University of Virginia on Wednesday morning “could easily have been any of us, including a young President Obama”, a university official told the Guardian. Martese Johnson, 20, was seen pouring blood on to the sidewalk as three enforcement agents pinned...
  • University of VA student, Honor Committee member Martese Johnson, beaten, arrested (video)

    03/19/2015 7:45:37 AM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 23 replies
    The Cavalier Daily ^ | 3-18-2015 | Chloe Heskett
    This is a developing story, and will continue to be updated with the latest information available. Martese Johnson, a third-year student in the College and a member of the Honor Committee and Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity, was arrested around 12:45 a.m. on Mar. 18 in front of Trinity Irish Pub on the Corner. At the request of University President Teresa Sullivan, a state investigation into the use of force in Johnson's arrest is now underway. Johnson was charged with resisting arrest, obstructing justice without threats of force, and profane swearing or intoxication in public at 4:21 a.m. The arresting officer was Alcohol...
  • Hillary Clinton: I didn't see any reason to keep private emails (youtube video from today)

    03/10/2015 3:22:44 PM PDT · by dennisw · 36 replies
    youtube ^ | 3 10 15 | Hillary Clinton
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W33iveUy-v8She looks sleepy and sloppy like she just rolled out of bed. She is communicating that she doesn't care about this and neither should you. That its a big fuss over nothing.
  • Ohio Teen Flies 7,000 Miles, Gets Rejected by Woman and Almost Freezes to Death (trunc)

    03/05/2015 1:55:47 PM PST · by SWAMPSNIPER · 53 replies
    ROOT ^ | 03/05/15 | BREANNA EDWARDS
    Ohio Teen Flies 7,000 Miles, Gets Rejected by Woman and Almost Freezes to Death on Chinese Riverbank One love-struck Ohio teen almost died on a Chinese riverbank after getting drunk once he was rejected by the young woman he flew 7,000 miles to see, the Daily Mail reports. Identified by only his surname, Pratt, the 18-year-old flew from Ohio to Jiangshan, a city in Zhejiang province, China, after reportedly falling in love with a young Chinese woman he met online.
  • Ginsburg: ‘I Wasn’t 100 Percent Sober’ For State Of The Union Address

    02/13/2015 7:13:07 AM PST · by Ray76 · 74 replies
    CBS DC ^ | Feb 13, 2015
    We now know why it appears that Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg appeared to fall asleep during President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address last month – she was drinking beforehand.
  • Boing Boing Drunk mountain gorilla punches photographer, who got the shot

    02/10/2015 6:04:12 PM PST · by aMorePerfectUnion · 59 replies
    Boing Boing ^ | 2-10-15 | Xeni Jardin
    Photographer Christophe Courteau was taking images of mountain gorillas in Rwanda's Volcanoes National Park forest when the group's alpha male charged him. Courteau is a pro: he got the shot of that incoming fist before the punch hit him. The ape was reportedly "drunk" from eating bamboo stems, which ferment in the stomachs of gorillas. Basically, their bodies make their own beer. “In less than a second, he was on me, and strongly hit me like a rugby player. With the shock, I felt all his power and weight on my body," Courteau told Caters News Agency.
  • Report: Harry Reid’s Brother, Larry Reid, Arrested for DUI and Assaulting Officer, Had Gun on Him

    02/04/2015 7:02:47 AM PST · by Zakeet · 82 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | February 4, 2015
    Sen. Harry Reid’s brother, Larry Reid, ... has been arrested for drunk driving, battery of a police officer, and possession of a gun while under the influence.
  • State of the ShamWow **LIVE THREAD**

    01/20/2015 4:01:06 PM PST · by RKBA Democrat · 98 replies
    Abc ^ | 1 20 15 | Dear Leader
    OK. I'm doing my public duty and starting the thread. Cuz I'm sure not going to tune in! If there is some brave and hardy soul who can tolerate listening, please give us the play by play. Otherwise we can all make stuff up and it'll probably be more truthful than anything said tonite. Usual State of the ShamWow drinking game rules apply: every time dear leader says "I" or "me" or "my", take a drink. Any survivors will be recognized for their feat. Then sent to detox. Go ahead and drink a 12 pack now to get warmed up....
  • Minnesota man with record 27 DWIs completes prison sentence

    01/08/2015 8:51:48 AM PST · by TurboZamboni · 26 replies
    Pioneer Press ^ | 1-6-15 | Emily Welker
    A man convicted in 27 drunken driving-related cases in Minnesota has been released to residential placement in Clay County. Danny Lee Bettcher, 61, was released Dec. 29 after serving about five years in prison for his latest drunken driving-related conviction, said Minnesota Department of Corrections spokeswoman Sarah Latuseck. Prosecutors said he blew through a stop sign on his motorcycle in Otter Tail County while his blood-alcohol level was twice the legal limit. Bettcher reportedly holds the state record for the most drunken driving-related convictions at 27. His criminal drunken driving-related record goes back to the 1980s. Bettcher was released under...
  • Maryland's first female Episcopal bishop exposed as hit-and-run driver 'who killed young father

    12/29/2014 2:18:14 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 73 replies
    The Daily Mail UK ^ | December 29, 2014 | By Josh Gardner
    Maryland's newly ordained first female Episcopal bishop fatally crashed into and killed a bicyclist before fleeing just two days after the Christmas holiday. Police on Saturday said a 58-year-old female motorist drove away from a scene of mangled metal beside a fatally injured man taking his final breaths--41-year-old father and custom bike maker Tom Palermo. A letter from the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland revealed Sunday that it was their No. 2 leader, Bishop Heather Cook, who disappeared from the fatal crash before finally returning to take responsibility. Meanwhile, photos from the scene can attest there was no way Cook could...
  • Northern California lawyer beaten but not robbed in New Orleans

    12/22/2014 7:33:19 AM PST · by artichokegrower · 27 replies
    A California personal injury lawyer is recovering from a severe beating suffered in New Orleans, and wondering why it happened. Bill Callaham of Sacramento said three strangers beat him unconscious without robbing him -- and he was wearing a Rolex watch and had a cellphone and hundreds of dollars in his pockets. "I don't know if they got interrupted. I don't know if they didn't care," he told The New Orleans Advocate (http://bit.ly/1Cjrv9B). "They apparently made no attempt even to take anything from me."