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  • A father's justice

    10/11/2012 10:17:44 AM PDT · by TigerClaws · 5 replies
    Jerry Sandusky was lucky. He was sentenced to 30 to 60 years on Tuesday. Not all pedophiles get that far. Meet karate coach Jeff Doucet. Jeff Doucet courtesy of Jody PlaucheJeff Doucet, like many molesters, tested the limits with Jody Plauche to groom him for abuse. That's him, walking off a plane and into the Baton Rouge, La., airport on March 16, 1984. There's a sheriff with him. News cameras are rolling. He's accused of repeatedly molesting an 11-year-old boy, Jody Plauche, then kidnapping him to Disneyland. A rape kit proved he sodomized him more there. Now meet Jody's dad,...
  • Cyclist Shoots Dog on Thanksgiving Day

    11/26/2011 6:20:15 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 84 replies
    UPI ^ | Nov. 26, 2011
    A gun-toting man on a bicycle in South Florida shot and killed a Doberman Saturday, saying the dog was threatening him. Dan Abou, who was training the 2-year-old to be a therapy dog, acknowledged Scooby was in his unfenced front yard without a leash, the South Florida Sun Sentinel reported. But he described Scooby as a gentle animal and said many dogs are allowed out without restraints in his neighborhood in Davie with no problems. "It's very alarming that someone would be riding a bike with a gun at 11 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day," Abou said Friday. "That man came...
  • Israel closes probe of shooting of US protester

    02/01/2010 7:38:36 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 17 replies · 512+ views
    AFP via Yahoo! News ^ | February 1, 2010 | Joseph Krauss
    Israel has decided not to press charges against police involved in firing a tear gas canister that left a US protester severely brain damaged, the justice ministry said on Monday. Tristan Anderson, a 39-year-old activist from California, was shot in the head in the West Bank town of Nilin on March 13, 2009 during a protest against Israel's controversial separation barrier. He can only communicate with basic sounds after being in a coma for months and undergoing several brain surgeries at a Tel Aviv hospital, according to Jonathan Pollak, a friend and fellow activist who has visited him recently.
  • Armed citizen takes out tires as shoplifters flee

    05/09/2009 5:36:40 AM PDT · by marktwain · 81 replies · 3,016+ views
    Azle news ^ | 7 May, 2009 | Gail Gilmore
    A citizen with a “concealed-carry” handgun license shot out a tire on a car full of fleeing shoplifters, then followed them in his own vehicle Wednesday morning, helping Azle police apprehend four people who were subsequently charged with robbery. Police officers from at least three agencies caught up with everyone in a neighborhood behind Allsup’s convenience store off Highway 199 west of Azle. Four accused shoplifters had been spotted by employees of Albertsons grocery store and were attempting a getaway with less than $50 worth of miscellaneous items when they were spotted by a citizen in the parking lot. The...
  • Jon Lovitz Smashes Andy Dick's Face into a Bar, Comedians Rejoice

    07/17/2007 3:50:12 PM PDT · by JennysCool · 41 replies · 1,733+ views
    The Cleveland Leader ^ | 7/17/2007 | None Listed
    <p>It was comedian versus comedian last week at an L.A. comedy club which saw a brutal fight between Jon Lovitz and Andy Dick. The fight took place at the Laugh Factory in Los Angeles, where the two were reportedly arguing about the murder of their Saturday Night Live colleague, Phil Hartman.</p>
  • Cumberland Co. Mother Shoots Home Intruder, Authorities Say

    03/14/2006 4:49:01 PM PST · by NCjim · 36 replies · 973+ views
    WRAL ^ | March 14, 2006
    EUREKA SPRINGS, N.C. -- A Cumberland County mother shot and killed an apparent home intruder Tuesday afternoon, authorities said. The shooting happened on the corner of Eloise Street and Charles Avenue near Fayetteville, where investigators said, a man kicked in the front door of the house, possibly to burglarize the house. The woman, Crystal Strickland, 23, then shot the man, investigators said. They said Strickland was inside the house when she heard tapping on an outside window. When she went to investigate the noise, she either saw or heard the intruder, who was armed, trying to kick in the front...
  • Israel downed 2 Syrian MiGslast September over sea

    02/11/2005 10:50:28 AM PST · by lnbchip · 59 replies · 3,058+ views
    Israel downed 2 Syrian MiGs last September over sea SPECIAL TO WORLD TRIBUNE.COM Friday, February 11, 2005 Diplomatic sources said Israel Air Force F-16 multi-role fighters intercepted and downed two Syrian MiG-29 fighter-jets last year. The sources said the dogfight took place in September 2004 over the eastern Mediterranean Sea. This was the first engagement between Israeli and Syrian fighter-jets since the 1980s. The sources said the air battle took place when Israel Air Force fighter-jets buzzed the Syrian city of Latakia, a port used by Iran for the shipment of weapons to Hizbullah. The Washington-based Reform Party of Syria...
  • Update on Attempted Robbery at Shoats Store

    01/25/2005 9:44:58 PM PST · by THEUPMAN · 10 replies · 550+ views
    Oglethorpe County News Online ^ | 1/25/05 | OCNews OnLine
    At 5:33PM on January 24, 2005 the Oglethorpe County 911 Center received an emergency call at 1064 Union Point Road which is known as Shoats Store, stating that a armed robbery was in process. Sheriff Office personnel was dispatched to the incident location. During response E-911 advised that shots had been fired. Deputies arrived on scene at 5:37PM and discovered two male suspects had been shot. EMS personnel also arrived on the scene administering Emergency Medical Care to both suspects. Both of the individuals were transported to Athens Regional Medical Center (ARMC) in Athens, Georgia. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation...

    07/24/2002 2:31:27 AM PDT · by kattracks · 70 replies · 321+ views
    New York Post | 7/24/02 | URI DAN
    July 24, 2002 -- JERUSALEM - Only a few hours after Israeli intelligence pinpointed the whereabouts of its most wanted terrorist, an Israeli air force jet delivered a "perfect hit" on his lair - with a 1-ton "smart" bomb, officials said yesterday. The lightning-quick "targeted killing" of the elusive Hamas leader Salah Shehada was carried out Monday night by a pilot so skilled and with equipment so sophisticated that he could put the powerful explosive "through the left side of a window or through the right side if he had to," former air force Brig. Gen. Ran Peker said. But...