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  • Witnesses: Woman shot by Miami Beach police after she slammed her car into a cop

    10/09/2017 9:24:35 PM PDT · by VanShuyten · 39 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | October 08, 2017 | Monique O. Madan, Carli Teproff and Joey Flechas
    In the heart of South Beach’s entertainment district, a woman was shot dead by a police officer after causing at least one crash and then knocking a cop to the ground with her car Sunday evening. Police Chief Daniel Oates said the incident started at about 6:15 p.m., when a woman driving a black BMW westbound on 12th Street hit a Mercedes with two men inside at Collins Avenue after running a red light. An officer who was nearby on foot because he was part of additional patrols for the weekend tried to get her to stop, but she accelerated...
  • Tollway worker killed in hit-and-run crash along the Tri-State

    09/26/2017 11:04:13 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 28 replies
    The Chicago Daily Herald ^ | September 18, 2017 | Marni Pyke
    Illinois State Police are looking for the driver of a semitrailer that struck and killed an Illinois tollway maintenance worker Monday afternoon. The 48-year-old man, whose name has not been released, was picking up debris on the right shoulder of the southbound Tri-State Tollway (I-294) close to 127th Street in Alsip. As he headed back to his vehicle just before 12:30 p.m., the semitrailer driver hit the worker and sideswiped his vehicle, an Illinois State Police spokesman said. The driver did not stop. The tollway "extends its deepest sympathy to his family and friends," officials said. This is the first...
  • Judge Blames Trump for Illegal Alien’s Deadly Hit-and-Run with Marine

    08/24/2017 11:55:38 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 75 replies
    Breitbart ^ | August 42,2017 | Bob Price
    Anne Arundel County Circuit Court Judge Larua Kiessling said, from the bench, she received many letters about the case expressing concern about the “current political climate” where President Trump has been “harshly critical of illegal immigration and of Mexico in particular,” the Capital Gazette reported. The judge said it is “reasonable to conclude” that the defendant, Martin Martinez-Ballinas, would flee the scene out of fear of being deported. “I’m not going to sentence based on the political environment,” Keissling told the courtroom. Maryland defense attorney Kush Arora told Breitbart Texas that Martinez-Ballinas’s fear does not matter as to guilt or...
  • Illegal immigrant deported 15 times arrested in hit-run crash that hurt 6-year-old boy

    05/10/2017 11:52:58 AM PDT · by safetysign · 42 replies
    Fox News ^ | 05/10/2017 | Staff
    <p>An illegal immigrant – who had been deported 15 times – is accused of seriously injuring a 6-year-old boy in a Saturday night drunken driving hit-and-run crash, authorities said.</p> <p>Constantino Banda-Acosta, a 38-year-old Mexican citizen, was kicked out of the U.S. 15 times in the past 15 years, with his most previous deportation coming Jan. 18, federal officials told The San Diego Union-Tribune.</p>
  • Roger Stone Reportedly In Hit and Run 'Car Accident'

    03/15/2017 1:20:55 PM PDT · by drewh · 90 replies ^ | by Jon Levine | 2:46 pm, March 15th, 2017 | by Jon Levine |
    Donald Trump consigliere, Roger Stone, was reportedly in a car accident. Stone appears to have escaped mostly unscathed, tweeting about the close call Wednesday afternoon. Stone said he suspected foul play was at work. “It didn’t seem like an accident to me,” Stone told the site. “I am a consistent critic of the Deep State that’s why I think I’m targeted.” Stone was reportedly headed to the hospital. Mediaite has reached out to Stone for comment. [image via screengrab]
  • Don't attack President Trump (vanity)

    03/07/2017 6:40:35 PM PST · by Az Joe · 75 replies
    Anyone who attacks President Trump is doing Obama's, Clinton's, Pelosi's & Schumer's bidding. Attacking President Trump puts you in with those traitors. President Trump is turning this nation around and if you attack him out of some fantasy you have about what he promised or what he meant or what he literally said because it doesn't match up with your jackass fantasy world then you will be treated as those other, aforementioned, traitors are. Your choice.
  • Woman arrested in hit and run of children

    10/12/2016 6:00:44 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 8 replies ^ | 10/11/2016 | George Brown
    MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- A woman is behind bars on a list of charges for running over a crowd that left several people injured including two one-year-old children. Sharita Oliver is being held on a $3 million bond for several charges of attempted murder and aggravated assault. She is expected in court this morning on those charges. Police say Oliver turned herself in late Monday, two days after the incident was caught on camera, and posted on social media. In the video, you can see a car plow into a crowd in North Memphis. One of the youngest victims, one-year-old Rekevia...
  • NM: Armed Citizen Holds Hit & Run Driver for Police ~ VIDEO

    10/01/2016 3:15:36 PM PDT · by marktwain · 15 replies
    ammoland ^ | 27 September, 2016 | Dean Weingarten
    On Friday, September 9th, 2016, a man driving a Ford Explorer hit a bicyclist in Abuquerque, New Mexico.  The driver did not stop.  The bicycle was lodged under the SUV.  About a mile further on, the driver, who has been identified as a local MMA fighter, 33 year old Henry Martinez, was stopped. He was held at gunpoint by a legally armed man who remains unidentified. From ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A video sent to KRQE News 13 by a viewer shows an armed man holding another man, suspected of hitting a bicyclist and fleeing, at gunpoint until...
  • Former NYC mayor says he wasn't aware his car hit bicyclist (Dinkins)

    09/03/2016 8:53:04 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 18 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Sep. 3, 2016 12:05 PM EDT
    Former New York City mayor David Dinkins says he was never aware he had struck a bicyclist with his car earlier this summer. Dinkins made the claim in response to a lawsuit filed Friday that says Dinkins left the scene after striking a bicycle deliveryman June 30. …
  • NV: Open Carrier Makes Citizens Arrest on Hit and Run Driver (video)

    07/17/2016 4:30:48 AM PDT · by marktwain · 14 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 15 July, 2016 | Dean Weingarten
     Link to image source On 11 July, an open carrier, Brandon Francis, made a citizens arrest on a hit and run suspect.  Francis had just seen the driver hit a pedestrian and drive away. Francis drove after the suspect, cut him off, then ordered him out of the car at gun point.  It is clear from the video that Francis was open carrying his pistol.  Nevada has always been an open carry state.  In the video, you can see Brandon's holster on his right side.  In interviews with two television stations, he is open carrying. From Matthew Shaykin,...
  • Coroner identifies victims killed while fleeing Metairie crash

    05/17/2016 4:04:33 PM PDT · by BBell · 21 replies | The Times-Picayune ^ | 5/17/16 | Michelle Hunter, | The Times-Picayune
    The Jefferson Parish coroner's office has identified the woman killed while fleeing a collision in Metairie Monday morning as Madison Comeaux, 24, of Metairie. Coroner Dr. Gerry Cvitanovich identified Comeaux's passenger as Jaclyn St. Romain, 38, of Slidell. The women were pronounced dead after the Ford Mustang Comeaux was driving crashed into a power pole in the 3600 block of South Interstate 10 Service Road. Traffic investigators determined she had been involved in a hit-and-run moments earlier on an I-10 exit ramp and was trying to get away when the wreck occurred, according to Col. John Fortunato, spokesman for the...
  • Woman's Car Rats Her Out After She Tries To Pull A Hit And Run: Cops

    12/10/2015 2:12:14 PM PST · by Responsibility2nd · 26 replies
    Jalopnik ^ | 12/07/2015 | Jason Torchinsky
    Most of us like to think of ourselves and our cars as a team. We look out for them, they look out for us. There’s limits, though, as 57-year old Cathy Bernstein learned, when her Ford Focus called 911 after she hit a truck and a van and fled the scene, according to news reports. It’s pretty sad when your car is the one with the conscience.Police in Florida (of course) say Bernstein hit the truck, and then rear-ended a minivan before leaving the scene. Her Focus was equipped with Ford’s 911 Assist system, part of Ford’s SYNC offerings. The...
  • San Francisco's 'Hot Cop of Castro' was on medical leave during hit-and-run crash

    11/30/2015 5:21:40 PM PST · by Navy Patriot · 26 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | November 30, 2015 | Veronica Rocha and Matt Hamilton
    San Francisco police officer whose good looks earned him the nickname "Hot Cop of Castro" was on medical leave when he allegedly hit two pedestrians with his Dodge Charger, then abandoned his vehicle and ran away, police said. Officer Christopher Kohrs turned himself in to fellow officers at police headquarters Sunday, according to the San Francisco Police Department. He was arrested and later booked on suspicion of two felony counts of hit-and-run. Kohrs, a 7-year San Francisco police veteran, was off-duty at the time of the crash and on medical leave for an unrelated medical condition, police said. If Kohrs...
  • Driver hits 4 women in dramatic East St. Louis hit-and-run caught on video [No flag involved]

    07/09/2015 6:24:06 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 21 replies
    KTVI-TV ^ | 7/8/15 | Shawndrea Thomas
    On the afternoon of June 27th, a group gathered in the middle of the street at Lincoln Park in East St. Louis to watch and record what appears to be an argument and fight between two women. Then minutes later suddenly a gray car came barreling down the street mowing down 4 people. Four young women went flying into the air.
  • Suge Knight Kills a Man After Running Him Over With His Car, Then Flees the Scene: Report

    01/29/2015 8:13:07 PM PST · by artichokegrower · 62 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | January 29, 2015
    Suge Knight has reportedly killed a man after engaging in a fight on set of a film project in Compton, TMZ reports. According to the site, the co-founder of Death Row Records got into an altercation with two crew members on set of the project — which involved the Game, Ice Cube, and Dr. Dre — and then fled to his car, where he took off and ran over a bystander.
  • Episcopal bishop identified as driver in fatal bike crash

    12/29/2014 4:23:20 PM PST · by Morgana · 12 replies
    Baltimore Brew Blog ^ | December 28, 2014 | Fern Shen
    In an email to the clergy of the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland, the Right Rev. Eugene Taylor Sutton has identified the driver of the car involved in the fatal bicycle crash on Roland Avenue yesterday as Bishop Heather Elizabeth Cook, ordained in September to serve as Bishop Suffragan, the No. 2 spot in the diocese. “I am distressed to announce that Bishop Heather E. Cook was involved in a traffic accident Saturday afternoon, Dec. 27, that resulted in the death of bicyclist Thomas Palermo, 41,” Bishop Sutton wrote today, noting that Cook did not sustain any injuries. Bishop Sutton also...
  • 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...
  • Man arrested on suspicion of Halloween hit-and-run that killed 3 girls

    11/03/2014 3:23:55 PM PST · by jeannineinsd · 17 replies
    Orange County Register ^ | 11/3/14 | ALYSSA DURANTY, SCOTT SCHWEBKE and SALVADOR HERNANDEZ
    SANTA ANA – Police today identified the suspected driver in the Halloween hit-and-run that killed three teenagers as a 31-year-old Orange County man with a history of traffic offenses. Jaquinn Ramone Bell has a previous conviction for driving under the influence and hit and run charges in August, court records show. Bell was arrested around 11:30 a.m. Sunday near a Stanton motel, where he was staying with his two children, on suspicion of felony hit-and-run causing death, Santa Ana Police Chief Carlos Rojas said during a news conference. - snip- Bell has a history of reckless driving in Orange County,...
  • arn: illegal immigrant charged in hit and run death of rockford youth

    09/05/2014 3:10:49 PM PDT · by moonshinner_09 · 11 replies
    Illinois Review - TypePad ^ | SEPTEMBER 05, 2014 | Ulysses Arn
    n March of this year, 17 year old Emilio Perez ran out of gas on Interstate 88 near Joslin, Illinois. As he was walking to the exit ramp Emilio was struck and killed by a hit and run driver. On Thursday, 41 year old Maria E. Romero of Rockford was arraigned in Rock Island county on felony charges related to the death of Emilio Perez. Friday afternoon the Rock Island states attorney’s office confirmed to that Maria Romero is an illegal immigrant and that Immigration and Customs Enforcement has placed a detainer order against her, meaning that she cannot...
  • Illegal Immigrant Kills 2 Kids in Hit-&-Run, Avoids Deportation & Prison?! (Oregon)

    09/02/2014 9:25:39 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 21 replies
    Fox News Insider ^ | Sep. 02, 2014 9:25 PM
    An illegal immigrant who killed two children in a hit-and-run accident is not only avoiding deportation from the United States, she won’t receive any prison time at all. Cinthya Garcia-Cisneros, an illegal immigrant, recently had her immigration case dismissed, despite the fact that she was convicted of two felonies for a hit-and-run that resulted in the tragic deaths of two young girls. On top of the fact that her case was dismissed—although the reason for dismissal and the judge’s name have not been released—Garcia-Cisneros received no prison time for her conviction, an example of how the immigration laws in the...