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  • Man [Illegal Alien] pleads guilty in hit-and-run death of Santa Rosa 4-year-old

    05/14/2012 1:21:21 PM PDT · by kevcol · 6 replies
    KTVU ^ | KTVU And Wires
    SANTA ROSA, Calif. — A Santa Rosa man pleaded guilty Thursday morning in Sonoma County Superior Court to hit-and-run and other charges stemming from the death of a 4-year-old boy he struck and killed in a crosswalk in August. Marcos Lopez-Garcia, 23, pleaded guilty to felony hit-and-run causing injury or death, and to misdemeanor charges of gross vehicular manslaughter without gross negligence and driving without a license, defense attorney Walter Rubenstein said. Garcia faces five and a half years in prison when he is sentenced on June 29, Rubenstein said. "He wanted to resolve the case because he feels bad...
  • CA: State campaign watchdog levies record fine against Migden (State Senator "Hit'n'Run")

    03/18/2008 4:31:51 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 6 replies · 290+ views
    SFGate.com ^ | 3/18/08 | Matthew Yi
    SACRAMENTO -- State Sen. Carole Migden has been fined $350,000 by the California Fair Political Practices Commission, the largest penalty ever levied against a state office candidate, for dozens of violations including failing to disclose seven years' worth of political expenses that she paid with credit cards, the watchdog agency said today. The agency's investigation was prompted in part by a complaint filed last fall by fellow San Francisco Democrat Mark Leno, an Assembly member who is one of two Democrats trying to unseat Migden in the June primary. The agency's initial probe concerned $397,000 in credit card expenses from...
  • CNN’s (Jack) Cafferty on Dems Rejecting Push to Impeach Bush: ‘Strange’

    12/11/2006 5:25:10 PM PST · by lowbridge · 22 replies · 1,307+ views
    http://newsbusters.org/ ^ | December 11, 2006 | Scott Whitlock
    CNN’s Cafferty on Dems Rejecting Push to Impeach Bush: ‘Strange’ Posted by Scott Whitlock on December 11, 2006 - 17:32. Jack Cafferty, a vociferously anti-Bush CNN contributor, on Monday spoke approvingly of an impeachment bill introduced by outgoing Congresswoman, and fellow Bush hater, Cynthia McKinney. He found it "strange" that, unlike McKinney, so many Democrats are unwilling to consider impeachment. What’s strange is that Cafferty would cite McKinney as a rational source of information. This is, after all, a woman who previously wondered if President Bush knew about 9/11 before it happened, attacked a Capitol Hill police officer and whose...
  • Army recruit hit, killed crossing Tucson street

    10/16/2006 7:39:15 PM PDT · by SandRat · 9 replies · 579+ views
    "The dude knows who he is, he just needs to man up, that's all I can say." Calling out a killer, a Tucson man devastated after his brother was run down while crossing the street. That driver is still on the run. 22-year-old Matthew Salls had just joined the Army and was scheduled to leave for basic training Monday morning. Willing to risk his life fighting for his country, this young man lost his life crossing a street in Tucson. It happened about 3:00 Sunday morning on Irvington Road near Calle Ole. An Army recruit, his family bid him farewell...