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  • Convicted child molester beaten to death days after arriving at California prison

    07/13/2018 2:28:22 PM PDT · by PROCON · 67 replies
    TRIBUNE MEDIA WIRE ^ | July 12, 2018 | TRIBUNE MEDIA WIRE
    KERN COUNTY, Calif. – A convicted child molester was killed by another inmate less than a week after arriving at a California prison, officials said. The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation said it received Agustin Duran at the Wasco State Prison, about 30 miles northwest of Bakersfield, on July 2. The 66-year-old was sentenced to serve 55 years to life in prison with the possibility of parole after being convicted of lewd and lascivious acts with a child under 14 years old in Los Angeles County, according to the agency. On July 7, at around 7:20 p.m., 19-year-old Andres...
  • Massaging Without A License, Criminal Damage: Elmhurst Arrests

    05/27/2018 8:37:00 AM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 32 replies
    Patch.com ^ | 25 May 2018 | Andrea Earnest
    Pihua Wu, 61, of the 400 block of East Adams, was arrested at 5:31 p.m. in the 500 block of North York for massaging without a license.
  • Resident Smells Home Invasion Suspect’s Cologne, Shoots Him Dead

    04/23/2018 12:28:21 AM PDT · by Trillian · 91 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 21 Apr 2018 | AWR Hawkins
    A Greenville, South Carolina, resident smelled a home invasion suspect’s cologne, followed the smell to a closet, and shot the suspect dead. The incident occurred around 8:25 a.m. Friday morning. Greenville News reports that the woman took her children to school, returned to her residence, and sensed that someone was in her apartment. There was an “unusual smell, an odor, cologne or whatever.” The woman’s uncle, Douglas Sweeney, said his niece began going room to room in the apartment then opened a closet door and “there he was.” The woman shot the intrusion suspect on the spot. Responding officers discovered...
  • Would-be carjacker shot, killed by concealed carry holder outside Milwaukee business

    02/26/2018 6:55:37 PM PST · by LumberJack53213 · 82 replies
    A 21-year-old would-be carjacker was shot and killed by his intended victim early Monday, Milwaukee officials said.
  • Over 3,300 California massage parlors are fronts for sex trafficking, report says

    02/03/2018 12:59:31 PM PST · by artichokegrower · 54 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | February 3, 2018 | Eric Ting
    A recent report by the Polaris Project, an anti-human trafficking organization, found that there are over 3,300 massage parlors in California that are posing fronts for sex trafficking.
  • violent riot rocks Georgia Tech campus tonight

    09/18/2017 8:46:26 PM PDT · by BogusTimes · 55 replies
    Bogus Times ^ | 9/18/17 | Kim Parkhurst
    The Georgia Institute of Technology campus is in chaos tonight as protesters attack police in response to the shooting death of 21-year-old student Scout Schultz. A police car has been torched and several officers have been physically attacked.
  • Concealed Carrier Kills Armed Robber In New Orleans

    02/11/2017 1:07:37 PM PST · by rktman · 27 replies
    bearingarms.com ^ | 2/11/2017 | Bob Owens
    A man attempting to rob a T-Mobile store in New Orleans last night didn’t count on an armed customer drawing his concealed weapon and putting him down hard. A customer foiled an apparent armed robbery at the T-Mobile store on St. Andrew Street, police said, shooting and killing the armed robber. Right around the time police were investigating the shooting of six people in Central City, officers in the same NOPD district were called to a T-Mobile store in the 500 block of St. Andrew Street. Chief Michael Harrison said a suspect was attempting to rob the store, when a...
  • Oops! Suicide bomber detonates vest early, kills 8 other terrorists

    04/28/2016 11:37:54 AM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 53 replies
    India Today ^ | 4/27/16 | Vishakha Saxena
    In a scene straight out of a Hollywood film, a Taliban fighter detonated his suicide vest by mistake, killing himself and his eight colleagues without a single civilian casualty. The militants were reportedly working for Mullah Wali, a Taliban commander, British tabloid The Sun reported. The group had planned a devastating attack on the northern Afghan city of Kunduz. The paper quoted the Afghan Ministry of Interior as saying the jihadis were all wearing suicide vests, and appeared to be plotting a coordinated attack. On their way to Kunduz something went wrong and one of the fighters appears to have...
  • Senior With Cancer-Stricken Wife Shoots And Kills Armed Home Invader In Michigan

    01/30/2015 5:05:51 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 47 replies
    Bearing Arms ^ | January 29, 2015 | Bob Owens
    I can’t imagine the terror that must have been running through the mind of the 74-year-old Southgate, Michigan homeowner just before 5:00 AM this morning as a home invader broke in. The homeowner armed himself and stepped outside the bedroom to protect his cancer-stricken wife as she called 911. The homeowner ran into the armed home invader. According to investigators, the home invader raised his weapon, and the homeowner was forced to fire to save his life.
  • Okla. inmate dies of heart attack after botched execution

    04/29/2014 11:06:41 PM PDT · by Usagi_yo · 48 replies
    Fox News ^ | 4/20/2014 | AP desk via Fox
    McALESTER, Okla. – A botched execution that used a new drug combination left an Oklahoma inmate writhing and clenching his teeth on the gurney Tuesday, leading prison officials to halt the proceedings before the inmate's eventual death from a heart attack.
  • Dog tied up and thrown in Swatara Creek (rescued -- article and video)

    11/23/2013 8:04:02 PM PST · by Innovative · 29 replies
    ABC news ^ | Nov 23, 2013 | Dan Carrigan
    Nearly two weeks ago, O'Donell—a crane operator from Mifflintown—was working on the Vine Street Bridge which spans the Swatara Creek outside of Middletown. That's when he and some coworkers noticed a helpless dog in its cold waters. O'Donell rushed to help. The dog, a two-year-old pit bull named Lady, was shivering and shaking. O'Donell said her legs were tied, causing deep cuts. He later found out her hip was dislocated. He has been taking care of Lady, who is due for hip surgery on Monday. He is also in the process of formally adopting her. "She'll be fine, she'll be...
  • Homeowner shoots, kills escaped prisoner in Iowa

    08/21/2013 7:51:50 AM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 17 replies
    Fox News ^ | 8/20/13
    Authorities say an escaped inmate suspected of shooting a southwest Iowa sheriff's deputy has been killed by a homeowner who said the armed man broke into his house. Rodney Long was shot to death after he broke into a retired farm couple's home in Bedford about 10:15 p.m. Monday, awakening them. Long, who was armed with a handgun, cut their telephone lines and used their cell phone, Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation Special Agent Mitch Mortvedt said. After about four hours, Jerome Mauderly, 71, shot Long with a shotgun in the kitchen of the home he shares with his wife,...
  • ‘He Got What He Deserved’: Texas Dad Beats His Daughter’s Molester to Death

    06/11/2012 3:48:32 PM PDT · by izzatzo · 99 replies
    TheBlaze ^ | 06/11/2012 | Jason Howerton
    A Texas father beat a man to death after catching him molesting his four-year-old daughter in a horse barn, The Houston Chronicle reports. The incident happened Saturday evening near Shiner, Texas. Lavaca County Sheriff Micah Harmon identified the victim as a 47-year-old man from Gonzales, Texas. He was reported dead at the scene, however, his name will not be released until his next of kin is notified
  • Police: Antioch resident disarms, kills apparent home invader

    02/14/2012 9:58:08 AM PST · by SmithL · 16 replies
    Contra Costa Times ^ | 2/14/12 | Robert Salonga
    ANTIOCH -- A man at home with his young son disarmed and shot to death an apparent home invader Monday night, police said. The resident was in his home in the 4800 block of Wexler Peak about 8:20 p.m. when he heard the doorbell ring but did not answer right away, police said. Moments later, he heard what sounded like someone kicking in his front door. He went to the commotion and got into a fight with a man armed with a gun, police said. In the struggle, the resident took the gun from the male intruder and shot him...
  • Tulsa Teen Strikes Home Invasion Suspect With Sword

    01/28/2012 11:57:24 AM PST · by OKSooner · 60 replies
    KOTV Channel 6 Tulsa, OK ^ | 1-28-2012 | Dee Duren, KOTV
    TULSA, Oklahoma - A Tulsa teenager used a sword he'd bought at Mayfest to defend himself during a home invasion Friday night. Police say the 17-year-old was home alone at a residence in the 5200 block of South 36th West Avenue. Just before 11 p.m., officers say suspect Jeremy Wayne Olson kicked in part of the front door, reached in and unlocked it. The victim ran into a back bedroom and grabbed a sword he purchased at Mayfest. As Olson entered the bedroom, the teen struck him in the head with the blade, according to police. The 18-year-old Olson ran...
  • Willow the cross-country cat back with owners

    09/23/2011 2:27:05 PM PDT · by La Enchiladita · 31 replies
    CBSNews ^ | 9/23/11 | Staff
    NEW YORK — Five years after she went missing from her Colorado home, Willow the cat has been reunited with her owners in New York City. How the calico cat ended up on a Manhattan street remains a mystery. But three children and their parents are certainly glad that she'll be headed home with them. ...Willow disappeared when a contractor left the front door ajar during a home renovation project five years ago. The family sent out frantic online messages and put up posters around their home in Broomfield. But when Willow didn't return, they assumed the petite 2-year-old had...
  • Store employee shoots robbery suspect, cops say

    06/04/2011 11:19:07 PM PDT · by SmithL · 5 replies
    Sacramento Bee ^ | 6/4/11 | Andy Furillo
    A gun-toting robber who stuck up a south area convenience store was shot early this evening by one of the employees, a Sacramento sheriff's spokesman said. The unidentified gunman had entered Hite's Market on Fruitridge Road near Mendocino Boulevard just before 6 p.m., according to Deputy Jason Ramos. After the robber left the store with an unknown amount of cash, the two employees in the store chased him outside and exchanged gunfire, Ramos said. About 20 minutes later, a man with a gunshot wound showed up at Kaiser Permanente Medical Center . . .
  • 'Happy ending' for 5 wandering goats picked up in Paterson

    03/31/2011 10:02:45 AM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 68 replies
    North Jersey ^ | 03/31/2011 | MARLENE NAANES
    PATERSON -- The fate of five baby goats changed dramatically when police captured them wandering near the Great Falls. A woman was driving along Wayne Avenue at 2:30 a.m. when she almost hit the small herd, which she thought was a pack of dogs. She called 911, which likely saved their lives, said the city's Chief Animal Control Officer John DeCando. "It's a happy ending," he said. Police officers rounded up the cute animals and took them to the animal shelter where they will be kept until they are sent to a farm to live out their days, DeCando said....
  • Man shot, killed while burglarizing home off Dauphin Island Parkway(AL)

    11/01/2010 5:24:07 AM PDT · by marktwain · 38 replies
    blog.al.com/live ^ | 29 October, 2010 | Rena Havner Philips
    MOBILE, Ala. -- Mobile police say a man who was burglarizing a home off Dauphin Island Parkway was shot and killed Thursday night. A resident of the home on the 1300 block of Driftwood Drive North shot and killed 19-year-old Marcus Steele as he was trying to enter the home, said Mobile Police Officer Chris Levy. Police arrived to the scene around 9:48 p.m. and found Steele lying in a driveway. Steel was taken to the University of South Alabama Medical Center, and he died later from his injuries. Burglary is a crime that occurs when someone either breaks into...
  • Via Rail train kills 3 in Montreal : Victims may have been spraying graffiti, police say

    10/31/2010 9:35:57 AM PDT · by george76 · 20 replies
    CBC News ^ | October 31, 2010
    Montreal police Const. Anie Lemieux said the initial investigation suggests the youths may have been spray-painting graffiti. It's believed they had parked their cars near the scene before heading to the tracks. Lemieux said they were in an area where it would have been difficult to hear trains approaching.