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  • Woman accused of attacking cop with sex toy claims it was self defense

    01/27/2011 7:50:01 AM PST · by jda · 54 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | 26 Janaury 2011 | Philip Caulfield
    "An Illinois woman who was busted for threatening a cop with a sex toy is claiming self defense, saying the officer spooked her by walking into her bedroom. "Carolee Bildsten, 56, was arrested when police said she attacked an officer with a 'clear, rigid feminine pleasure device' in her apartment last November after he escorted her home while she was drunk."
  • Jury convicts Cynthia Finch of 2 felonies, acquits on fabricating evidence

    01/26/2011 4:38:34 PM PST · by SmithL · 7 replies
    Knoxville News Sentinel ^ | 1/26/11 | Jamie Satterfield
    KNOXVILLE - A Criminal Court jury this afternoon convicted former Knox County Community Services Director Cynthia Finch of two counts of felony forgery but acquitted her of fabricating evidence. The jurors found she was guilty of forging an invoice for $1,759, a Class D felony punishable by two to four years in prison. She also was convicted of forging an invoice under $500, a Class E felony that has a sentence of one to two years. Special Judge Jon Kerry Blackwood said sentencing would be set later. The jury acquitted her of fabricating evidence. The verdicts were returned after about...
  • Teacher pleads not guilty to sex charges

    01/26/2011 10:32:59 AM PST · by bigbob · 42 replies
    TribLocal ^ | 1-26-11 | Michelle Manchir
    The Plainfield North High School physical education teacher accused of having sex with a student pleaded not guilty this morning in a Will County courtroom. Ashley M. Blumenshine, 27, of Lisle appeared in court this morning with her attorney, George Lenard, where she pleaded not guilty to one count of aggravated sexual abuse. Blumenshine, who wore a long pink coat and black slacks, said nothing but stood by her attorney before Will County Judge Richard Schoenstedt. Her next court date is March 2. Blumenshine and two adults who came with her to court Wednesday declined comment after the hearing. Lenard...
  • Porn Star Dies After Sixth Breast Surgery

    01/21/2011 10:31:37 AM PST · by inflorida · 76 replies · 1+ views ^ | January 21, 2011
    A German porn actress suffered a fatal heart attack following her sixth breast augmentation operation, leading to a police investigation."Sexy Cora," a 23-year-old porn actress and former Big Brother reality television star was in a coma for nine days after complications during the operation to increase her breast size from an F to a G cup, according to German media reports Friday.She died Thursday at the Hamburg University Hospital, leading to an investigation into the Hamburg plastic surgery clinic where she received the breast operation.
  • Student: Teacher's LAPD Husband Threatened Life Over Sex Affair

    01/21/2011 9:33:48 AM PST · by Sopater · 42 replies
    Fox News ^ | January 21, 2011
    A Southern California middle school teacher seduced and molested a 14-year-old student in a sexual affair that lasted several months, until the teacher's husband, a Los Angeles police officer, discovered the relationship and threatened to kill the boy, his family claims in a lawsuit. The suit, filed Tuesday, claims LAPD officer National Beck threatened to kill the teen and his family with his police department-issued weapon in retaliation for the affair. The incident allegedly occurred when Beck found his wife, Amy Beck, and the boy in his Burbank, Calif., home and she confessed to the relationship.

    01/18/2011 9:26:42 AM PST · by DariusBane · 49 replies
    Seton Hall Constitutional ^ | 2001 | Roger Roots
    Police work is often lionized by jurists and scholars who claim to employ "textualist" and "originalist" methods of constitutional interpretation. Yet professional police were unknown to the United States in 1789, and first appeared in America almost a half-century after the Constitution's ratification. The Framers contemplated law enforcement as the duty of mostly private citizens, along with a few constables and sheriffs who could be called upon when necessary. This article marshals extensive historical and legal evidence to show that modern policing is in many ways inconsistent with the original intent of America's founding documents. The author argues that the...
  • 'Speech or debate' clause invoked in investigations of House members

    01/17/2011 4:21:02 PM PST · by Libloather · 5 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 1/17/11 | Jerry Markon and R. Jeffrey Smith
    'Speech or debate' clause invoked in investigations of House membersBy Jerry Markon and R. Jeffrey Smith Washington Post Staff Writers Monday, January 17, 2011; 12:19 AM A constitutional clash over whether House members are immune from many forms of Justice Department scrutiny has helped derail or slow several recent corruption investigations of lawmakers, according to court documents and sources. At issue is a provision in the Constitution known as the "speech or debate" clause, which shields legislative work from executive branch interference. House members have increasingly asserted the privilege in corruption probes, often citing a 2007 court ruling that said...
  • Who is really guilty?

    01/14/2011 11:16:39 AM PST · by Nachum · 13 replies
    Dallas Voice ^ | 1/14/11 | HARDY HABERMAN
    It’s time for all of us to take responsibility for helping create a climate of violence and hate I am guilty — guilty of seeing a connection between the rabble-rousing rhetoric of Sarah Palin, Glenn Beck and others as a catalyst for the actions of a twisted Arizona man. Guilty of sensing the tragic and outrageous events in Tucson as some kind of clarion call. Guilty of hoping the tone of political discussion in this country might in some way be softened by the senseless murders and injuries caused by a man with a gun. Guilty of thinking to myself...
  • Wellman-Union (TX) teacher pleads guilty to online harassment

    12/17/2010 4:37:54 PM PST · by atomic conspiracy · 19 replies
    KCBD TV ^ | 12-17-2010 | news staff
    WELLMAN-UNION, TX (KCBD) - A Wellman-Union teacher indicted for having an inappropriate relationship with a student pleaded guilty to a lesser charge. Jennifer Beadles, 36, pleaded guilty to online harassment, which is a Class-A misdemeanor. She received two years deferred adjudication and 80 hours of community service. She must also pay a $1,000 fine, court costs, and give up her Texas teaching certificate. Beadles was indicted in March on a charge of having an inappropriate relationship with a student. She was accused of kissing and inappropriately touching a Wellman-Union High School student in a sexual manner in October and November...
  • A resolution impeaching G. Thomas Porteous - GUILTY (Shocking /sarcasm look who voted NOT GUILTY)

    12/08/2010 10:02:48 AM PST · by davidosborne · 80 replies
    Shocking !! /sarcasm
  • School band teacher goes on trial for having sex with pupil, 15

    11/22/2010 7:16:42 AM PST · by traumer · 36 replies · 1+ views
    A former music teacher from Orange County, California, has insisted that she did not have under-age sex with a 15-year-old student. Charged with sexual misconduct, Carlie Rose Attebury, 31, told jurors that she was not sexually interested in the boy. Miss Attebury said that she hugged the boy as she did any other 'band kid', but it was never sexual. Accused: Carlie Rose Attebury has been charged with sexual misconduct after allegedly sleeping with a 15-year-old boy who she was teaching Accused: Carlie Rose Attebury has been charged with sexual misconduct after allegedly sleeping with a 15-year-old boy who she...
  • Guilty -- and still whining (Will tax-cheat Charlie Rangel's ploy work?)

    11/17/2010 6:43:53 AM PST · by Libloather · 19 replies
    NY Post ^ | 11/17/10
    Guilty -- and still whiningLast Updated: 12:11 AM, November 17, 2010 For Charlie Rangel, it's all over but the wrist-slap. A panel of his congressional peers found the veteran Harlem pol guilty, guilty, guilty on 11 counts of ethics violations, and now the matter goes to the full House Ethics Committee for further consideration. Charlie wasn't buying it. "How can anyone have confidence in the decision of the Ethics Subcommittee when I was deprived of due process rights, right to counsel and was not even in the room?" Rangel asked. But he wasn't "in the room" when the ethics panel...
  • Breaking On Fox: Rangel Convicted Of Ethics Violations

    11/16/2010 9:11:29 AM PST · by careyb · 131 replies
    Fox News | 11/16/10 | Fox
    It's still trickling in... guilty of AT LEAST ONE, maybe 11 violations.
  • Glenn Beck Accuses George Soros Of “Helping Send The Jews To The Death Camps”

    11/11/2010 6:27:00 PM PST · by Nachum · 115 replies · 2+ views
    Mediaite ^ | 11/11/10 | Hillary Busis
    What’s with all the recent inappropriate Nazi comparisons? On Tuesday, liberal radio host Mike Malloy likened George W. Bush to Hitler. Now, Glenn Beck has drawn the ire of the Anti-Defamation League by claiming that Jewish billionaire George Soros played a role in the Holocaust. On his radio show yesterday, Beck gave his listeners a history lesson about Soros, who was born György Schwartz in Hungary in 1930. According to Beck, Soros’s father “is a guy who spoke Esperanza fluently—Esperanza was developed in the 1880s as the world’s first international language.” (He’s mistaken about the name of that language; it’s...
  • 'Ugly' dating site marks first engagement

    10/29/2010 11:09:04 AM PDT · by Justaham · 58 replies
    UPI ^ | 10-28-10
    A British dating Web site geared toward the "aesthetically challenged" said it is celebrating its first member engagement., which launched about a year ago, said the engagement of members Tom Clifford, 36, and Janine Walker, 31, marks the first betrothal resulting from the site's services, The Sun reported Thursday. The couple, from Stow-on-the-Wold, England, first talked online in August, met in person for the first time one month ago and became engaged after only four dates. A spokesman for the Web site said Clifford and Walker will receive a free honeymoon in Borth, Wales. "This is our first engagement,...
  • Omar Khadr pleads guilty

    10/25/2010 12:31:16 PM PDT · by Nachum · 8 replies
    Toronto Star ^ | 10/25/10 | Michelle Shephard
    Guantanamo Bay, Cuba - It took less than an hour inside a sombre military courtroom Monday for Canadian Omar Khadr to plead guilty to murdering an American soldier and end a war crimes case that has dragged on for eight years. The Toronto-born detainee told military judge Army Col. Patrick Parrish that he understood the charges, his confession, and the conditions of a plea agreement. In addition to pleading guilty to throwing a grenade when he was 15 that fatally wounded Sgt. First Class Christopher Speer, Khadr is convicted of attempted murder, spying, conspiracy and providing material support to terrorism.
  • 'Hiccup Girl' Charged With First-Degree Murder

    10/25/2010 11:29:09 AM PDT · by ColdOne · 57 replies
    AP/ ^ | October 25, 2010 | AP
    A Florida teenager whose uncontrollable hiccups once brought her worldwide attention was arrested and charged with murder, reports.
  • Mom arrested, accused of kicking student in face during fight (Yeah, there's a picture)

    10/22/2010 8:54:20 AM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 19 replies
    WOAI ^ | 10/22/2010
    SAN ANTONIO -- Police arrested a woman they say assaulted a middle school student who was fighting with her daughter. Krueger Middle School officials reported a large group of students walking off campus when two female students apparently got into a fight. A witness told Northeast Independent School District Police the mother of one of the girls, 28-year-old Jennifer Villegas, stepped in and kicked the other girl in the face and in the side while the girl was on the ground. Villegas was arrested and charged with "Injury to a Child."
  • Belgian parachutist guilty of murder by sabotage (schoolteacher in love triangle gets 30 years)

    10/21/2010 12:17:11 PM PDT · by Libloather · 10 replies
    SF Gate ^ | 10/21/10 | Robert Wielaard
    Belgian parachutist guilty of murder by sabotageRobert Wielaard, Associated Press Thursday, October 21, 2010 (10-21) 04:00 PDT Brussels - A jealous schoolteacher was found guilty of murder Wednesday for sabotaging the parachute of a rival in a love triangle, causing her to crash to her death. The verdict against Els Clottemans, 26, ended a monthlong trial that revealed no hard proof that she had sabotaged Els Van Doren's parachute so that neither it nor a safety chute opened during a Nov. 18, 2006, jump over eastern Belgium. **SNIP** Her trial opened Sept. 24 with the accused sitting nervously near the...
  • At 52, Sharon Stone is still smoking hot in a bikini

    10/18/2010 7:46:19 PM PDT · by TSgt · 83 replies · 1+ views
    / ^ | 11:22 PM on 18th October 2010 | Jody Thompson
    She's best known for that scene in Basic Instinct - and it appears that Sharon Stone still lives by the maxim if you've got it, flaunt it, on the set of a recent movie. The star stripped down to a tiny bikini in low-budget comedy Five Bucks A Day, directed by Calendar Girls and Made In Dagenham British film maker Nigel Cole. In fact, the budget seems to have been so low that the props department couldn't afford to loan Sharon a handbag.
  • Loveland art slasher pleads not guilty, headed to January trial.

    10/15/2010 2:08:49 PM PDT · by killermedic · 11 replies
    The Denver Post ^ | 10/15/2010 10:46:04 AM MDT | Monte Whaley
    A Montana woman accused of destroying a piece of art some say depicted Jesus Christ committing a sex act pleaded not guilty this morning to a charge of criminal mischief, a Class 4 felony. Kathleen Folden waived her right to a preliminary hearing and is scheduled for a three-day trial in January. Folden's appearance was brief. In her arrest affidavit, Folden admitted to visiting the Loveland Museum/Gallery on Oct. 6 for the sole purpose of destroying the print of Enrique Chagoya's "The Misadventures of Romantic Cannibals."...
  • British welfare queen spent $6000 on boob job, never worked in her life (my title)

    10/07/2010 9:40:11 AM PDT · by mainsail that · 46 replies · 1+ views
    DailyMail ^ | 8/7/2010 | DailyMail
    "Miss Marshall, who has never worked, rakes in almost £29,000 [£ is roughly $1.6] a year from benefits - and last year spent £4,500 to go from a 34A to a 34DD. She explained: 'I have wanted a boob job since I was a teen. But it wasn't until I had five children that I could afford it - with all the extra benefits I get. Now I hope to have liposuction, a tummy tuck and regular Botox. 'I thought having children would make my boobs bigger, but that never happened so I decided to do something about them. 'I...
  • Oregon woman arrested after failing to register with sex offender list (mug shot of the year winner)

    10/01/2010 11:50:00 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 159 replies · 1+ views ^ | Sept. 30, 2010 | Justine Scattarelli
    Fayette county officials arrested a Junction City, Oregon woman Sept. 29th , in West Union for Failure to Comply with the Iowa sex-offender registry. Fayette County Sheriff’s Office received a tip from a citizen, and found Tammie Sue Benson-Whitehead, 48, to be staying at 101 Jones Street, Suite B, in West Union. Benson-Whitehead is listed as a sex-offender for two counts of 2nd degree sexual abuse in 2003.
  • Teacher Accused Of Sex With Teens Released (Elementary School teacher?)

    09/22/2010 8:03:06 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 52 replies
    WYFF TV ^ | UPDATED: 10:13 am EDT September 22, 2010 | WYFF4
    SPARTANBURG COUNTY, S.C. -- One of two teachers accused of having parties with underage teenagers that involved alcohol, marijuana and sex has been released, but the other remains in jail. On Monday, Sheriff Chuck Wright announced the arrests of Sarah Jane Lindsay, a teacher at Boiling Springs Elementary School, and Audrey Grabarkiewicz, who was employed at Lake Bowen Baptist Church Daycare. According to Boiling Springs Elementary School’s website, Sarah Lindsay taught 4-year-old child development. Grabarkiewicz was released on $25,000 bond on Wednesday. Lindsay was still being held on a $50,000 bond.
  • Ex-Mobster's Wife Charged With Teen Sex

    09/22/2010 4:06:50 AM PDT · by AtlasStalled · 14 replies
    Friends of Ours ^ | 09/20/10 | Friends of Ours
    In Nassau County, NY police have charged Stephanie Finnerty -- the wife of ex-Gambino mobster Michael Finnerty -- for allegedly having sex with her daughter's underage high school boyfriend as reported by the New York Post. Last May Michael Finnerty was sentenced "to time served and three years' probation" for crimes he committed on behalf of the Gambino crime family when he ran with Junior Gotti's Howard Beach, Queens crew as then reported by Alison Gendar and Corky Siemaszko for the Daily News. Finnerty faced up to six years in prison but Judge Denise Cote was persuaded to be lenient...
  • Shirley Phelps-Roper calls out Florida preacher for plans to burn Quran ... 'cause she did it first

    09/09/2010 6:14:15 PM PDT · by earlJam · 52 replies
    Pitch News ^ | 9/9/10
    Shirley Phelps-Roper calls out Florida preacher for plans to burn Quran ... 'cause she did it first By Justin Kendall, Thu., Sep. 9 2010 @ 2:00PM Terry Jones has angered the Westboro Baptist Church.... Shirley Phelps-Roper is reportedly calling Jones a poseur. Fred Phelps' daughter told the Star that Westboro's was burning the Islamic religious text on a Washington, D.C., street back in 2008. "We did it a long time before this guy," Phelps-Roper told the Star... "They'll browbeat him and he'll back down at the last minute," she said. "He's an apologist. He doesn't serve God."
  • Durham teacher pleads guilty to sex with 10-year-old student

    09/03/2010 9:41:07 AM PDT · by NCjim · 32 replies
    WRAL ^ | September 3, 2010
    Durham, N.C. — Gina Marie Watring, who taught at Durham's Creekside Elementary School, pleaded guilty Thursday to having sex with a 10-year-old student. She was sentenced to up to six and a half years in jail, following by three years probation. Watring, of 106 Cricket Ground, was arrested in April 2009 on charges including first-degree kidnapping, felony child abduction, rape of a child by an adult offender, sex offense with a student and indecent liberties with a child. The boy told investigators the couple had intercourse twice at her home, according to court documents. School officials also discovered sexually charged...
  • Woman who allegedly bragged about sex with boy waives hearing (Stupid AND Guilty!)

    A 42-year-old woman accusing of having sex with a 14-year-old boy in Bath and then bragging about it at work gave up her right to a preliminary hearing Tuesday and her case will head to Northampton County Court. The boasting by Theresa E. Kasznicki not only led to her getting fired from her job at an insurance company, but to a police investigation that landed her in Northampton County Prison, according to court records. Her attorney Tuesday waived the hearing before District Judge John Capobianco under the condition that a plea agreement is in place in court.
  • 12 Hottest Politicians’ Wives (MASSIVE Barf Alert)

    08/18/2010 12:27:51 PM PDT · by Living Free in NH · 111 replies · 3+ views
    / ^ | July 29, 2010 | n/a
    With the power and authority of government office, you might imagine that hotties would be falling over themselves to get their hands on the great and good. In fact, that’s rarely the case – politics can be a dry, dry subject and it takes decades to get to the top. However, to test the rule, here are 12 of the hottest women in the world to be married into politics! With the power and authority of government office, you might imagine that hotties would be falling over themselves to get their hands on the great and good. In fact, that’s...
  • Former NW Rankin Teacher Avoids Jail Time (Guilty and Guilty)

    08/18/2010 10:29:08 AM PDT · by Mikey_1962 · 16 replies · 2+ views
    MSNBC ^ | 8-18-10 | Staff
    A former Northwest Rankin High School teacher accused of having sex with a 16-year-old student will not be going to jail, court officials said. Kelly Finn Blossom pleaded guilty on Monday to one count of sexual battery and was given a 20-year suspended sentence along with five years probation, court officials said. Rankin County District Attorney Michael Guest said that he wanted jail time, but the family of the victim asked that the teenager not be called to testify. The boy told investigators that he had sex with Blossom after school and on the weekends at the high school. The...
  • Caught on tape: Woman goes beserk because she can't get McNuggets (Video at link)

    TOLEDO, OH - This is the newly released surveillance video of a New Year’s Day incident. 25-year-old Melodi Dushane drove up to the window about 6:30 a.m. with her neighbor. She ordered McNuggets but was told she could not get them because they started serving breakfast at 2:30.
  • US man guilty of selling missile secrets

    08/09/2010 9:09:38 PM PDT · by Nachum · 17 replies
    Agence France-Presse ^ | 8/9/10 | Staff
    A former B-2 stealth bomber engineer was found guilty on Monday of selling sensitive military technology to China, the United States Justice Department said in a statement. Noshir Gowadia, 66, was convicted of five offences following trial in a federal court in Hawaii. Gowadia had been accused of passing on design information which would allow cruise missiles to avoid infra-red detection. (Snip) "Mr Gowadia provided some of our country's most sensitive weapons-related designs to the Chinese government for money,"
  • Livermore, California woman, Christine Shreeve Hubbs, charged with having sex with boys

    08/09/2010 9:14:10 AM PDT · by smokingfrog · 57 replies · 3+ views ^ | 7-Aug-10 | Ed Walsh
    A 42-year-old San Francsico Bay Area woman is in jail charged with statutory rape for allegedly having sex with two boys under 15. Police say Christine Shreeve Hubbs of Livermore, about an hour east of San Francisco, has been having sex with the boys for a year and a half. Livermore Police say she sent photos of herself nude to the boys from her cell phone. Investigators say she would pick up the boys in her black Hummer and take them to various locations in Livermore to have sex with them. She regularly gave the boys Visa gift cards and...
  • Lonely woman calls 911 for a date. Also accused of urinating in hallway.

    08/04/2010 4:40:19 PM PDT · by rickmichaels · 14 replies
    QMI Agency ^ | August 4, 2010
    Police say an Ohio woman is in trouble after looking for love in all the wrong places – namely, the local 911 dispatch centre. Bernadette Music, 43, of Norwood, Ohio, faces charges after authorities said she repeatedly phoned 911 while drunk to ask the dispatchers for help getting a date. According to, court records indicate authorities arrested her for the calls at about 5 p.m. Sunday. The lonely woman is also accused of urinating in the hallway of her apartment building. Music, who has become an overnight celebrity since reports of her drunken calls started coming out Monday, said...
  • Buxom blonde looks to stop Ground Zero mosque

    08/03/2010 9:24:41 AM PDT · by RobinMasters · 43 replies · 8+ views
    WND ^ | August 01, 2010 | Drew Zahn
    She ran one of New York's biggest prostitution rings, with a client list that she claims included former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer. She served nearly four months in prison for her role in the Spitzer scandal but is now running for governor herself on a platform that includes legalizing prostitution, marijuana and same-sex marriage. But even for Kristin Davis, previously dubbed the "Manhattan Madam" by some in the news media, the proposed $100 million, 13-story Islamic cultural center and mosque near the site of the 9-11 attacks is too much. "I don't see it as religious freedom; I mean...
  • Dell outsourcer lifts US woman's saucy pix from PC

    08/02/2010 8:32:12 AM PDT · by ConservativeMind · 48 replies · 10+ views
    The Register - UK/News 10 - Sacramento ^ | August 2, 2010 | Kelly Fiveash
    An extremely naive American woman who contacted Dell’s tech support helpline reportedly got more than she bargained for, after some very personal photos were swiped from her computer. News10 reported last week that Sacramento, California resident Tara Fitzgerald, 48, had allowed Riyaz Shaikh - an employee of Sitel India, which has an outsourcing contract with Dell - to access her PC remotely. She had contacted Shaikh in December 2008 because Fitzgerald was unable to locate some naked photographs of her that had been stored on her hard drive. “I couldn’t find them on my computer and that made me nervous....
  • Norwood Woman Calls 911, Asks For Date [Photo]

    08/02/2010 7:24:50 AM PDT · by TSgt · 31 replies · 8+ views ^ | 02/Aug/2010 |
    A Norwood woman faces charges after she allegedly called 911, and asked dispatchers for a date. Court documents say 43 year old Bernadette Music called 911 a week ago Monday, four to five times, asking two dispatchers if they'd like to go on a date with her. Officials say Music was intoxicated. When police went to the door of her home on Maple Avenue, she refused to come out. Officials also say she urinated in the hallway of her apartment building at some point during that day. Music is charged with two counts of disorderly conduct.
  • Elementary Teacher Charged with Sex With 12 Year Old Boy

    08/02/2010 7:13:54 AM PDT · by laotzu · 228 replies · 57+ views
    WOAI ^ | 8/1/10 | Jim Forsyth
    San Antonio police Saturday night arrested a 38 year old teacher in the Northside ISD and charged her with engaging in sexual activity with a 12 year old boy. An arrest warrant obtained by 1200 WOAI news claims that Lucinda Caldwell, 38, is a fifth grade teacher at Cable Elementary School on Pinn Road. The affidavit claims Caldwell picked up the boy at his far west side home Friday night and drove to a hotel, where the sexual contact allegedly took place. But when she tried to return the youngster to his home early Saturday, his dad was waiting, so...
  • Ex-union Official Pleads Guilty to Embezzlement (MN)

    07/27/2010 8:38:31 PM PDT · by WOBBLY BOB · 1 replies ^ | 7-27-10 | ap
    A former labor union official from Albert Lea has pleaded guilty to embezzling $35,000 from his union. The U.S. Attorney's office says 39-year-old Cory Carroll pleaded guilty Tuesday to one count of theft and embezzlement from a labor organization. Carroll was secretary-treasurer of the Regional and Shortline General Committee of Adjustment at the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen. He was indicted in April. In his plea agreement, Carroll admitted that from February 2007 to March 2009, he stole money by charging personal expenses to his union credit card. He also admitted he claimed lost wages for days he was...
  • Mississippi school pays damages to lesbian teen over prom dispute

    07/20/2010 10:24:13 AM PDT · by trumandogz · 47 replies · 1+ views
    CNN ^ | 7.20.10 | the CNN Wire Staff
    (CNN) -- A school district in Mississippi has agreed to pay a recent high school graduate $35,000 in damages and adopt a policy prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation, according to a statement released Tuesday by the American Civil Liberties Union. The settlement comes after the ACLU sued the school district in Fulton, Mississippi, on behalf of Constance McMillen, a lesbian teen who was told by Itawamba Agricultural High School officials she and her girlfriend would be ejected if they attended the school-sponsored prom.
  • Lindsay Lohan due in court to report for jail term

    07/20/2010 8:26:26 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 66 replies · 1+ views
    WTOP ^ | 07.20.10
    Lindsay Lohan is due back in court Tuesday to surrender for a 90-day jail sentence that is likely to be whittled down by overcrowding and other credits.
  • Police sort out story of New Jersey car crash - SUV crashes during sex but reported as carjacking

    07/15/2010 1:43:38 PM PDT · by a fool in paradise · 42 replies · 1+ views
    AP via Houston Chronicle ^ | July 15, 2010 | no byline
    Authorities say a New Jersey woman told them she was carjacked to cover up the fact that her car crashed because she was having sex... Police say she later admitted she picked up a man and let him drive, and the car crashed into a tree while they were engaged in a sex act. Officers say the car had been set on fire. ...She has refused to identify the man.
  • Woman Pleads Guilty To ($8000) Theft of Girl Scout Cookies (Photo)

    07/15/2010 8:17:00 AM PDT · by TSgt · 71 replies · 2+ views
    A Mount Orab woman has entered two guilty pleas in Brown County for separate crimes... admitting to stealing more than $8000 worth of Girl Scout cookies from a troop and $26,500 from an elderly man. 35 year old Donya Waits is in the Brown County Jail awaiting sentencing. The Brown County Sheriff says in January, Donya Waits turned in Girl Scout cookies sheets for her daughter, which showed she sold 2,359 boxes of cookies. The total worth of the cookies was $8,256.50. Waits received the cookies... but never paid the Girl Scouts for them. She is charged with theft. Donya...
  • Woman with largest breasts fights for life

    07/14/2010 8:25:48 AM PDT · by Daffynition · 84 replies · 2+ views
    Fox ^ | July 14, 2010 | Melissa Wilson
    A MODEL with the world's largest breasts is fighting for her life after suffering complications following her latest surgery. Brazilian Sheyla Hershey, who lives in Houston, Texas, contracted a severe staph infection following her most recent breast augmentation procedure in June, reported today. The infection reached both of Ms Hershey's breasts.
  • Mom who had sex with son, 14, going to prison

    07/13/2010 10:23:50 AM PDT · by raybbr · 90 replies · 5+ views ^ | 7-13-2010 | N/A
    A Michigan woman said she was remorseful for having sex with the teenage son she gave up for adoption as a baby before being sentenced Monday to at least nine years in prison. “I don’t understand it,” Aimee Louise Sword said, referring to her actions. Sword, a 36-year-old Waterford Township resident, was charged with three counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct. In early June, she pleaded guilty as part of a plea bargain to one count of first-degree criminal sexual conduct. Sword’s son was 16 when he testified at the preliminary exam in January that Sword contacted him in May...
  • Former Freeland teacher arraigned on Midland Co. charges

    07/12/2010 11:35:02 PM PDT · by rahbert · 9 replies
    Midland (MI) Daily News ^ | 6/29/2010 | Kelly Dame
    The former Freeland High School teacher charged in connection to having a sexual relationship with a student appeared in the Midland County District Court this afternoon to be arraigned on eight charges of third-degree criminal sexual conduct. Marcie Lynn Rousseau, 33, Freeland, was arraigned by Judge Stephen P. Carras, who set bond at $80,000 cash or surety. Other bond conditions are no contact with the victim or children under the age of 18 who are not related to her unless the youngster’s parents are present and no use of the Internet social networking website FaceBook. She is represented by Saginaw...
  • Gym teacher arrested over sex allegations

    07/12/2010 11:03:11 PM PDT · by rahbert · 31 replies · 2+ views
    Carmi Times ^ | 7/8/2010 | Len Wells
    Fairfield, Ill. — A tip from the public has led to the arrest of a Fairfield Community High School physical education teacher on charges she had unlawful sexual contact with a student. Haven A. Kirkpatrick, 29 of Fairfield, faces eight counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse - each a Class 2 felony. If convicted, she faces the possibility of between three and seven years in prison on each count. Kirkpatrick was taken into custody Wednesday afternoon at the home of her parents in Carmi and lodged in the City-County Jail pending transfer to Wayne County. Judge Timothy Neubauer of Jefferson...
  • Rachel Maddow’s Hot High School Yearbook Photo

    07/09/2010 10:02:35 AM PDT · by Qbert · 67 replies · 7+ views
    Daily Caller ^ | 7/9/2010 | UnAmericana via Daily Caller
    UnAmericana has this photo of a young Rachel Maddow and in case you haven’t caught the Rachel Maddow Show on MSNBC lately, TheDC has provided you with the striking contrast.
  • Fairfield, Ill., teacher accused of having sex with student

    07/08/2010 1:43:29 AM PDT · by Impy · 44 replies · 1+ views
    Evansville Courier and Press ^ | 7-7-10 | Len Wells
    FAIRFIELD, Ill. — A tip from the public led to the arrest of a Fairfield (Ill.) Community High School gym teacher on charges she had unlawful sexual contact with a student. Haven A. Kirkpatrick, 29, of Fairfield faces eight counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse — all felonies. If convicted, she faces between three and seven years in prison on each count. Kirkpatrick was taken into custody Wednesday afternoon at the home of her parents in Carmi and lodged in the White County Jail pending transfer to Wayne County. Circuit Judge Tim Neubauer set her bond at $100,000. The arrest...
  • 'Never slaughter a chicken in front of a monkey'

    07/07/2010 11:19:57 AM PDT · by Daffynition · 82 replies ^ | 5 July 2010 | staff reporter
    A Chinese man who saved a one-armed, one-legged monkey says the primate has paid him back - by killing all of his chickens. Li Chun, from Menghai village, Yunnan province, says the monkey has become a member of his family since he nursed it back to health. It has become to devoted to the family and performs many chores around the home - but it also copies everything Li does. When it saw him crack some eggs to make a meal it went into the hen coop and smashed all of the eggs it could find. And when Li slaughtered...