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  • Isaac Looters Locked Up

    08/31/2012 3:29:35 AM PDT · by kevcol · 18 replies
    NOLA Defender ^ | August 30, 2012
    [New Orleans].. They found guns, jewelry, various clothing items including caps, shorts, socks and pants, as well as tennis shoes. Sidney Brooks, 17, was arrested in connection with the incident. Police think there could be more suspects. . . at S. Robertson and Martin Luther King Jr. A couple were caught stealing alcohol and money from the bar, and both were booked. Also on Wednesday, five people were caught breaking into a corner store at Jackson and Magnolia. On Tuesday night, four men were caught by police breaking into a building at 7th and Danneel. On Thursday morning, NOPD Chief...
  • Girl 'gang-raped by 20 men when she was 11 sobs in court as she's shown video of horrific ordeal

    08/29/2012 9:00:11 PM PDT · by Lorianne · 93 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | 29 August 2012
    A 13-year-old Texas girl who was repeatedly gang-raped by 20 males when she was just 11 broke down in court today as she watched a video of one of the horrific attacks. The girl, who authorities haven't named, is testifying against Eric McGowen, 20, in the first trial stemming from the shocking case, which involved the 'pack of animals' raping her sometimes two at a time, anally and with a beer bottle. McGowen is among 14 adults accused of sexually assaulting the girl in the series of horrendous attacks that took place in the small Texas community of Cleveland, 45...
  • Court rejects Texas redistricting maps (blocks TX voter ID law)[2 title changes at link]

    08/28/2012 1:47:14 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 106 replies
    Reuters on Yahoo ^ | 8/28/12 | Drew Singer
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Federal court ruled on Tuesday that a controversial Texas voter identification law discriminates against black and Hispanic voters, effectively killing the law before it could take effect for the November 6 presidential election. The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia issued the ruling. ..
  • MSU Student Knocked Unconscious, Mouth Stapled Shut In Alleged Hate Crime

    08/28/2012 10:52:52 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 62 replies
    CBS Detroit ^ | August. 28, 2012
    EAST LANSING (WWJ) - A Michigan State University student is recovering after he was beaten up and had his mouth stapled shut during what investigators are categorizing as a brutal hate crime. Zachary Tennen, a 19-year-old sophomore in MSU’s journalism program, said he was at a house party on the 500 block of Spartan Avenue early Sunday morning when two men approached him and asked if he was Jewish. When he responded “Yes,” the two men raised their arms into a Nazi salute and said “Heil Hitler” before knocking him unconscious, according to Tennen’s mother, Tina. About 20 people reportedly...
  • Student arrested after bus fight posted on Facebook

    08/26/2012 4:15:50 AM PDT · by kevcol · 41 replies
    FOX59 ^ | August 24, 2012 | news
    A Franklin Township student has been arrested after a bus fight was recorded on a cell phone and posted on Facebook. . . Police characterized one of the students as the aggressor, saying the teen ordered the other student out of “his seat.” The fight broke out after the other student refused. . . When they recovered, one student threw and landed multiple punches to the other student’s face and upper body. The recipient of the blows had to go to the hospital and needed stitches. The student who threw the punches was arrested on charges of battery and...
  • "Colorado: 5 Muslims arrested for brutal rape with blunt instrument "horrific sexual assault"

    08/25/2012 8:22:57 PM PDT · by combat_boots · 40 replies
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | August 25, 2012 | Pam Geller
    The elderly victim "suffered from internal injuries that appeared to be caused by blunt force trauma." This is not Pakistan. This is Colorado Springs. When police arrived on the scene at the apartment, they found blood splattered on the walls. Children and elderly women are "uncovered meat." The El Paso District Attorney’s Office said charges are pending against Jasim Mohammed Hassin Ramadon, 22, who was charged with sexual assault and being an accessory after he was arrested Tuesday in connection with the July 22 attack. Others arrested in the case, including Sarmad Fadhi Mohammed, accused of sexual assault and being...
  • NY Senator Says She Expects to be Arrested (RAT Shirley Huntley)

    08/25/2012 7:07:14 PM PDT · by Libloather · 26 replies
    NBC New York ^ | 8/25/12 | Michael Gormley
    NY Senator Says She Expects to be ArrestedState Sen. Shirley Huntley from Queens is facing New York City Councilman James Sanders Jr. in a tough Sept. 13 Democratic primary. By Michael Gormley | Saturday, Aug 25, 2012 | Updated 6:46 PM EDT A veteran New York state senator said Saturday that she expects to be arrested Monday in the state's continuing investigation into the use of pork-barrel grants by legislators. Sen. Shirley Huntley, a Queens Democrat, didn't indicate what the charge against her might be. Huntley founded a nonprofit social service and education group that Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is...
  • 6 charged in beating of NC man in Seneca

    08/24/2012 7:18:07 PM PDT · by TribalPrincess2U · 26 replies ^ | Updated: Apr 26, 2012 5:47 PM CDT | By Casey Vaughn
    We spoke with the man, who, almost a week later, has two black eyes and a swollen face. He told us he was leaving the restaurant when a group of black men near the door called him a "tree honkey." He said he had never heard that, but it "tickled" him, so he turned to ask them what it meant. He said that is when one man hit him, and another hit him in the head with a stun gun; he fell, and others began kicking him in the head.
  • Man who attacked girlfriend for serving dinner guest first gets 2 years of prison meals

    08/24/2012 6:34:22 AM PDT · by kevcol · 32 replies
    Pioneer Press ^ | Aug 23, 2012 | Richard Chin
    A man who hit his girlfriend in the face with a metal rod because she didn't serve him first when preparing a meal was sentenced Thursday, Aug. 23, to two years and two months in prison. . . Leavell had eight prior felony convictions and three prior domestic violence offenses in the last 10 years, according to the complaint.
  • Boy 'glad' he spoke out after hearing racial slurs at Pennsylvania swim club

    08/23/2012 2:36:23 PM PDT · by kevcol · 19 replies
    CNN ^ | August 18, 2012 | Ross Levitt and Susan Candiotti
    . . The U.S. Justice Department announced Thursday that it and the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission reached a settlement with the now-defunct Valley Club of Huntingdon Valley, two and a half years after filing a lawsuit against the club. . . On July 3, 2009, "the club refunded the day camp's membership fee and prohibited the children from returning to swim" according to the federal agency -- a decision the Valley Club contended then was not due to the campers' race but because "we underestimated the capacity of our facilities." Marcus, who was then 12, told CNN soon after the...
  • Aquille Carr Arrest: Top High School Basketball Recruit Arrested For Assault

    08/23/2012 5:30:50 AM PDT · by kevcol · 27 replies
    The Inqisitr ^ | August 20, 2012 | Michael Soze
    Aquille Carr, a star high school basketball player who has verbally committed to playing at Seton Hall, was arrested in Baltimore Friday for allegedly assaulting the mother of his child. . .According to the Baltimore Sun, the assault occurred after the victim, 26-year-old Treshonda Williams, informed Carr, 18, that she no longer wished to be in a relationship with him. . . Carr grabbed her by her shirt and threw her to the ground. He then is accused of kicking her in the back, and punching her in the head and face before fleeing in his vehicle, according to...
  • Robbers disguised as white cops caught...[sent] thank-you to company that made their latex masks

    08/22/2012 4:34:26 PM PDT · by Albion Wilde · 25 replies
    DailyMail online (UK) ^ | 22 August 2012 | EMILY ANNE EPSTEIN
    Officials say Edward Byam, 24, and Akeem Monsalvatge, 37, of Queens, dressed in NYPD gear and wearing high-end masks, robbed a Pay-O-Matic in Rosedale on Valentine's Day. After getting away with the heist, Byam wrote a short thank you note to Composite Effects, the makers of the mask, to show his gratitude for the 'realism' of the disguise. They identified themselves as detectives at the store, wearing dark blue jackets with NYPD logos and police-type shields hanging around their necks, before making off with the contents of an unlocked safe. Police say the two men stole $200,000 from the store....
  • Hot fudge sundae dispute [thug claims racism] leads to legal hot water

    08/22/2012 2:17:43 PM PDT · by kevcol · 29 replies
    Knoxville News Sentinel ^ | Aug 21, 2012 | Jamie Satterfield
    <p>A jury on Tuesday turned a cold shoulder to a Knoxville man's claims he was justified in punching an assistant manager at a fast-food restaurant after a dispute over a hot fudge sundae.</p> <p>"I just wanted to make sure he actually (left)," Skelton said. "I took two more steps out the door, and he hit me in the face."</p>
  • Confusion Over Debit Card Offer At Church Prompts BBB Alert On Advanced Marketing and Promotions

    08/22/2012 8:31:40 AM PDT · by kevcol · 16 replies
    BBB ^ | Aug 17, 2012 | news center
    St. Louis, Mo., Aug. 17, 2012 – The Better Business Bureau (BBB) is urging caution to anyone considering doing business with representatives of Advanced Marketing & Promotions (AMP), an Alabama-based business managed locally by Dean Stanley. The warning comes in the aftermath of an event near St. Louis Power House Church this week in which St. Louis area residents were offered $500 worth of food vouchers in return for signing up for a prepaid debit card. Police were called to the 4000 block of West Florissant Avenue on Tuesday after hundreds of people jammed an area near the church to...
  • Two arrested for stealing [election] signs

    08/22/2012 7:25:32 AM PDT · by kevcol · 34 replies
    The Atmore Advance ^ | August 20, 2012 | Blake Bell
    This year’s political season is yielding more than just heated debate in Atmore, including jail time for two women caught allegedly stealing campaign signs along Martin Luther King Avenue and Ashley Street Monday night. Crenishia Antoinette Bosby, 24, of Fairhope, and Jawada Marquetta Bosby, 31, of Daphne, were taken into custody by Atmore police officers and agents with the 21st Judicial Drug Task force at approximately 8:45 p.m. after being pulled over on Ashley Street. The pair was also found with a 12-year-old minor and a .25 caliber handgun in the vehicle. For the complete story on Monday night’s...
  • ‘Who’s Your Daddy’ Truck Rolls Through NYC, Offers Answers With DNA Tests

    08/17/2012 11:29:47 AM PDT · by kevcol · 9 replies
    CBS New York ^ | Aug 15, 2012 | news
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — It is a sign of the times — getting a quick DNA test is now as easy as walking up to a truck. The “Who’s Your Daddy” recreational vehicle is selling DNA tests, mostly to fathers who suspect their children may not actually be theirs. “They flag us down, they pull us over, they talk to us,” owner and operator Jared Rosenthal said Wednesday. . . “There’s a lot of difficult situations and tough moments and heartbreak,” Rosenthal said, adding that there are happy endings as well. “There’s a lot of good news that we’re...
  • 14-year-old steals car, crashes on Parkway after leading officers on chase [mother blames car owner]

    08/17/2012 8:17:18 AM PDT · by kevcol · 95 replies
    WPXI ^ | Aug 13, 2012 | local news
    PENN HILLS, Pa. — Police said a 14-year-old stole a car on Sunday then led officers on a chase that ended in a crash on a Parkway East ramp. . . Channel 11's Dave Bondy spoke to the mother of the 14-year-old accused of stealing the car. She said what her son did was wrong, but the owner of the car made it too easy for her car to be stolen. "My son was wrong for taking that vehicle but someone jumped out of their car and a 14-year-old seen the opportunity to take the car. He didn't break the...
  • New Black Panthers to RNC: Our 'Feet Will Be On Your Motherf***ing Necks'

    08/15/2012 8:26:45 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 74 replies ^ | Aug 14, 2012
    New Black Panthers to RNC: Our 'Feet Will Be On Your Motherf***ing Necks' Michelle Williams, New Black Panthers chief of staff threatens the upcoming RNC convention in Tampa FL
  • New Black Panthers to RNC: Our 'Feet Will Be On Your Motherf***ing Necks'

    08/14/2012 5:16:55 PM PDT · by Beaten Valve · 214 replies
    Breitbart ^ | August 14, 2012 |
    Michelle Williams, New Black Panther Chief of Staff, threatens the upcoming RNC convention.
  • Mega-Rich Race Hustler Russell Simmons Tweets Romney and Ryan 'Will Destroy Our People'

    08/11/2012 12:49:00 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 27 replies
    Conservative Nation News ^ | August. 11, 2012 | FreeThinkerNY
    Hysterical hyperbole from an intellectually bankrupt Obamacrat. The fear runs deep.
  • Columbia man calls 911 for ride to buy beer

    08/08/2012 12:57:07 PM PDT · by kevcol · 8 replies
    WSMV ^ | August 6, 2012 | news
    Sixty-seven-year-old Allen Troy Brooks called 911 not once, not twice, but at least nine times, including one call in which he asked if someone could send him a ride so he could buy some beer. Dispatcher: "Maury 911 what's your emergency?" Man: "(Inaudible)" Dispatcher: "Sir?" Man: "Want to take me the store." Dispatcher: "Won't take you to the store? What's going on sir?" Man: "To the store want to get me a beer." Dispatcher: "No I can't take you to the store and get you a beer. You called 911." Brooks eventually hung up, but dispatchers called the number...
  • Two Teens, Mother Accused in Walgreens Robbery, Assault

    08/08/2012 11:11:25 AM PDT · by kevcol · 17 replies
    WKRC ^ | Aug 8, 2012 | news
    Two teens and a mother face charges after an apparent shoplifting spree turned more serious in Westwood [OH]. The kids apparently tried to flee the store after loading up their purses with stolen goods. One girl's mother was driving the SUV and is accused of hitting the store manager, who tried to stop their escape. The arrested mother spoke exclusively with Local 12 after the incident on Tuesday. The two teens casually walk into Walgreens on Boudinot on Tuesday afternoon. At first they appear to be normal shoppers. But a closer look reveals they were stuffing their jumbo-sized bags....
  • Latonya Davis: St. Louis Mother Charged After Posting Toddler Fistfight on Facebook

    08/02/2012 11:33:08 AM PDT · by kevcol · 26 replies
    Riverfront Times ^ | Aug 1, 2012 | Chad Garrison
    Here's a follow-up to a story Daily RFT brought you early last month. Latonya Davis, a 21-year-old mother from the 4800 block of Bessie in north St. Louis, has been identified as the person who posted a video last month of two toddlers fighting on Facebook. . . Police have identified one of the kids as Davis' daughter and the other as a boy she was babysitting. Both kids are under the age of four. "Ahh, shi*. Got some action! Got some action!" Davis yells as the children begin punching each other in the face. "Ya'll better ball up...
  • Law Enforcement Frustrated With Growing Number Of Flash Mob Crimes In Md.

    08/02/2012 9:20:47 AM PDT · by kevcol · 50 replies
    CBS Baltimore ^ | July 26, 2012 | Derek Valcourt
    . . When store employees in the red shirts realize what’s happening, they block the doors to stop the young thieves from leaving. But the kids physically struggle to get out and even appear to hit the store manager who then swings back. After the brief altercation, many kids dash out the door. . . After reviewing the surveillance video, the Baltimore City State’s Attorney’s office opted not to pursue criminal charges in the case saying not every conflict warrants them. . . A bill to toughen the punishments for this kind of crime failed to pass in Maryland’s last...
  • Chicago clothing store loses $3,000 worth of jeans in flash robbery

    07/31/2012 11:00:42 AM PDT · by kevcol · 23 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | July 30, 2012 | Erik Ortiz
    A clothing store in a trendy Chicago neighborhood is one of the latest victims of a so-called flash mob robbery — when a large group storms into a shop to collectively rip off a retailer. About 20 people entered the Mildblend Supply Co. in Wicker Park on Saturday afternoon, together grabbing more than $3,000 worth of high-priced denim jeans, according to police. “I’ve gotten somewhat immune to the shoplifting here with young people, but this one was certainly different,” store owner Luke Cho told NBC 5 Chicago Sunday. Cho described the group as a teenage mob. Only four staff...
  • Obama Imposes Race-Based School Discipline

    07/30/2012 7:41:52 AM PDT · by massmike · 36 replies ^ | 07/30/2012 | Dave Blount
    Under our supposedly postracial president, everything is all about race — including school discipline, which Obama has decreed will be meted out according to skin color: "...Barack Obama is backing a controversial campaign by progressives to regulate schools’ disciplinary actions so that members of major racial and ethnic groups are penalized at equal rates, regardless of individuals’ behavior...." The obvious point is to reward a privileged group that is more likely to behave disruptively. One of the many ham-fisted executive orders through which Obama rules specifically states that “African Americans … disproportionately experience school discipline.” Therefore, they are to be...
  • In Obama era, have race relations improved? (hurl-o-rama)

    07/29/2012 12:07:30 PM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 20 replies
    ap/Pioneer dePress ^ | 7-29-12 | JESSE WASHINGTON
    PHILADELPHIA—Ask Americans how race relations have changed under their first black president and they are ready with answers. Ashley Ray, a white woman, hears more people debating racial issues. "I know a lot of people who really thought we were OK as a nation, a culture, and now they understand that we're not," she says. Karl Douglass, a black man, sees stereotypes easing. "White people deal with me and my family differently," he says. Jose Lozano, who is Hispanic by way of Puerto Rico, believes prejudice is emerging from the shadows. "Now the racism is coming out," he says. In...
  • Grandmother, 34, and boyfriend,22, surrender to cops after toddler swallows crack cocaine

    07/26/2012 8:02:25 PM PDT · by kevcol · 23 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | July 25, 2012 | Victoria Cavaliere
    A 34-year-old grandmother surrendered to police to face charges including cruelty to children after her young grandson allegedly ingested crack cocaine while in her Georgia home. Ebony Daniel, of Palmetto Ga., also faces charges of possession of cocaine and reckless conduct. Daniel’s boyfriend, 22-year-old Charlie Martin, was also arrested in connection with the incident, and he told WSB-TV that it was his crack cocaine the 13-month-old swallowed. The toddler was treated at a local hospital and is expected to recover.
  • Muslim Brotherhood Wields Big Influence in Obama Administration

    07/25/2012 9:25:23 AM PDT · by bayouranger · 16 replies ^ | 25JUL12 | ROGER ARONOFF
    Many in the media are condemning Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) and four other congressmen who sent a letter to the State Department Deputy Inspector General, and the IGs of four other agencies, calling for investigations into the possible infiltration by the Muslim Brotherhood (MB) of the State Department and other agencies. What's gotten the most attention is the fact that the letter to the State Department singled out Huma Abedin, the State Department's Deputy Chief of Staff, who has been a close aide to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton going all the way back to her time as First Lady,...
  • Bulgarian press names bomber: Mehdi Ghezali (former Gitmo detainee)

    07/19/2012 1:59:39 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 60 replies
    Times of Israel ^ | July 19, 2012
    Bulgarian media on Thursday named the suicide bomber who blew up a bus full of Israeli tourists, killing five Israelis and a local bus driver, in the Black Sea resort of Burgas on Wednesday as 36-year-old Mehdi Ghezali. Ghezali reportedly arrived in Bulgaria five weeks before the bombing and arrived at the airport via taxi, Channel 2 reported. He was also reportedly given the bomb by someone else, but no further details were provided. [Snip] Ghezali has a Wikipedia page, which describes him as a Swedish citizen, with Algerian and Finnish origins. He had been held at the US’s...
  • Why Isn't Anyone Asking Obama To Prove He's Not A Racist?

    07/19/2012 1:23:45 PM PDT · by massmike · 1 replies ^ | 07/19/2012 | Don Feder
    According to conventional wisdom, Mitt Romney’s pilgrimage to the NAACP convention last week wasn’t a futile attempt to win a larger share of the black vote. Obama pulled 95% of the African-American vote in 2008 – doubtless due to the fact that 95% objectively determined that the man who served less than two years in the U.S. Senate and had zero real-world experience was best qualified for the job. Instead, we are told, Mitt’s obeisance to the race-hustlers was an attempt to convince white suburban voters that he’s not a racist by doing the inclusiveness mambo. Not surprisingly, the hand...
  • Flash mob overruns Northwest Jax Walmart (Florida)

    07/17/2012 5:29:48 AM PDT · by SWAMPSNIPER · 119 replies
    YOUTUBE ^ | July 17, 2012 | Youtube
    Flash mob at a N.W. Jacksonville Walmart.
  • 'Flash rob' targets Troutdale Albertsons

    07/17/2012 8:44:11 AM PDT · by crosshairs · 67 replies
    KGWNews Portland ^ | 6/18/12 | KGW staff
    TROUTDALE -- A flash mob targeted a Troutdale store last weekend and investigators are trying to identify the suspects. Investigators said as many as 40 kids entered the Albertsons store at 25691 SE Stark Street at the same time late Saturday night and started stealing things. Raw video: Flash robbery Security officers chased the thieves out, but no one was captured. They also left employees pretty shaken up, including one woman who was in tears after getting terrorized by the robbers. Investigators have not said exactly how many items were taken. "Basically it looks like they went in, just to...
  • Wendy Fisher's teenage daughter saw her mother gunned down

    07/09/2012 7:04:16 PM PDT · by suthener · 132 replies ^ | Monday, July 09, 2012, 12:00 PM | Brendan Kirby, Press-Register
    MOBILE, Alabama -- The fatal gun shot that cut down a single mother of two Saturday night occurred in front of her teenage daughter, family members said today. The daughter, who asked that her name not be used, said she was standing in her front yard when her mother, Wendy Fisher, ran across the street to retrieve their dog. Fisher yelled at a passing car to slow down because it nearly hit the pet, the daughter said. At that point a black man with short hair got out of the car, she said. The daughter said she is not sure...
  • Mother Shot & Killed After Yelling At Speeder

    07/09/2012 7:46:56 PM PDT · by MrPiper · 91 replies
    WKRG news ^ | July 09, 2012 |
    Police are looking for leads in the bizarre murder of a mother who tried to slow down a speeding car. Wendy Fisher, 40, was across the street from her home in the Overlook Heights community when witnesses say a car sped down her street.   Fisher signaled for the car to slow down, then the driver stopped the vehicle and at least one person got out and started shooting. The shooting happened in the light of day, around 6:30 pm on Saturday. Fisher was shot in her chest.  She later died at the hospital. Police have told WKRG they are looking...
  • Ambridge man [300 lb sodomite] accused of assaulting boy, 14 [more victims]

    07/12/2012 5:56:11 AM PDT · by kevcol · 10 replies
    TimesOnline ^ | Jul 11, 2012 | Bill Utterback
    AMBRIDGE -- An Ambridge man is facing multiple charges for serving alcohol to teenagers and then sexually assaulting a 14-year-old boy, according to an Ambridge police report. Von Gene Barbee, 44, of 616 Olive Lane was charged with aggravated indecent assault, indecent assault and endangering the welfare of a child for assaulting the boy, according to the criminal complaint. Barbee was charged with two counts each of corruption of minors and furnishing alcohol to minors for providing beer to the teens in his home. The victim said he and two teen girls were drinking beer in Barbee’s home on...
  • Maryland:Web ad features black same-sex marriage supporters

    07/10/2012 5:08:46 PM PDT · by scottjewell · 9 replies
    Washington Post Politics ^ | July 10 2012 | John Wagner
    Proponents of upholding Maryland’s same-sex marriage law on Tuesday launched on a new Web video featuring a series of African-Americans explaining why they are supporting this fall’s referendum. “As an African-American male, I know what it’s like to be discriminated against,” says LeVar Michael, one of the featured voices in the three-minute video produced by Marylanders for Marriage Equality. African Americans are a key demographic for both sides in the fight over the November ballot measure. The percentage of black residents in Maryland is the largest outside the deep South, and polling has long shown their support for same-sex marriage,...
  • [homosexual] University doctor who sexually molested patients sued for wrongful death

    07/07/2012 3:20:56 PM PDT · by kevcol · 23 replies
    Mail Online ^ | July 2, 2012 | Daily Mail Reporter
    A former UC Berkeley doctor accused of sexually molesting six male patients is being sued for wrongful death after one of his alleged victims committed suicide. The body of Elgin Stafford was found floating in a Carson, California, river channel on March 29, nine days after the 23-year-old was reported missing. The parents of the UC Berkeley and University of Southern California student claim he killed himself after he was 'repeatedly sexually violated and abused' by Dr. Robert Kevess, according to the San Francisco Chronicle. . . 'He was ashamed, and this thing ate him up,' she told the newspaper....
  • Cook Murdered by Men Angry Over Long Wait Time for Food

    07/07/2012 9:22:39 AM PDT · by kevcol · 62 replies
    KSEE24 news ^ | July 5, 2012 | Digital Daily
    A group of diners angry that their food was taking too long shot and killed a cook in southern California in what police are calling “a random dispute that went tragically wrong.” The cook, 38-year-old Raul Lopez, was working one of his two jobs he has to support his wife and five children. The killing took place at Hoagies & Wings on Ventura Boulevard in Sherman Oaks, Calif., and followed a dispute with racial undertones, reported a local news station. Lopez was fatally shot in his chest when he tried to ward off five black men who were causing a...
  • Judge: Zimmerman was going to jump bail with other people’s money [B.S. Reasoning]

    07/06/2012 5:43:24 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 52 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | 7/5/12 | Frances Robles
    A judge said Thursday that George Zimmerman appeared to be preparing to flee when he transferred funds out of his name just before his bond hearing, but his plan was “thwarted.”
  • Pastor whose congregation dwindled after gay-marriage vote to close St. Paul church

    06/30/2012 7:24:01 AM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 41 replies
    pioneer press ^ | 6-30-12 | Frederick Melo
    Grace Community United Church of Christ will close its doors this weekend, but the pastor who says his decision to publicly support gay-marriage rights unwittingly thrust it on a path toward financial ruin plans to find a new home for his small congregation. He has faith that his flock will follow. The Rev. Oliver White, 69, had hoped fundraising would keep the predominantly African-American church on St. Paul's East Side open after a Seattle investor demanded full payment on a high-interest loan. But after a well-publicized Internet campaign raised only about $56,000 of the $200,000 the church needs to pay...
  • Team Obama’s Brother Sharpton Moment

    06/27/2012 7:31:14 AM PDT · by Dysart · 9 replies ^ | 6-27-12 | Michelle Malkin
    Attorney General Eric Holder’s people have no shame. After months of stonewalling, misinformation and petulant disregard for the victims of the Fast and Furious gunwalking scandal, President Obama’s Justice Department is hiding behind the most despicable race-card demagogues on the planet. “Post-racial” America never looked so bitter, clingy and cowardly. At a Tuesday press conference in Washington, D.C., human shield Al Sharpton condemned the upcoming House vote on a contempt motion against Holder as “reckless” and “morally reprehensible.” Yes, the infamous hate-crimes hoaxer, cop-basher and riot incitement specialist is now the self-appointed sheriff of Capitol Hill morality. A Huffington Post...
  • Update - Court proceedings begin in delivery driver's murder

    06/22/2012 1:37:32 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 9 replies ^ | Last Modified: Friday, June 22, 2012 at 12:03 p.m. | By Brian Freskos & F.T. Norton
    A Wilmington judge Friday denied the release of a 15-year-old boy charged with first-degree murder in the death of a food delivery driver. Chief District Court Judge J.H. Corpening ordered that Mustafaa Friend remain in custody until a probable cause hearing July 3. Friend is charged as a juvenile with the June 14 shooting death of Zhen Bo Liu, a delivery driver for China King on South 17th Street. Assistant District Attorney Jason Smith said during a hearing Friday morning in juvenile court that Friend was with Marvin White, 18; Rasheed Thompson, 16; Manije Johnson-Martin, 16; and Cornell Dewayne Haugabook...
  • Taxpayers foot bill for free [low income] government cell phones [$1+ billion per year!]

    06/12/2012 5:17:25 PM PDT · by kevcol · 59 replies
    WLS - Chicago ^ | June 12, 2012 | Ben Bradley
    New questions have emerged about a government program that has given away millions of free cell phones and service to people with low incomes and those in rural areas. The money comes from the federal "Universal Service Charge" on your phone bill. It has its roots way back in the 1930s. The goal was to make sure people in rural areas and the poor had access to telephone service. In the 1990s, it expanded to include wireless phones. Since then, the numbers have exploded. The cost of the program is now more than $1 billion dollars a year. The FCC,...
  • Holder: DOJ Will ‘Vigorously Use’ Voting Rights Act Against States

    06/07/2012 10:58:22 AM PDT · by · 58 replies ^ | June 7, 2012 | Matt Cover
    ( – Attorney General Eric Holder told the House Judiciary Committee Thursday that the Justice Department will “vigorously use” anti-Jim Crow provisions in the Voting Rights Act of 1965 to prevent some southern states from purging ineligible voters from their rolls and enacting voter-I.D. laws. "It is the position of this Department of Justice and certainly this Attorney General that we will vigorously defend and vigorously use Section 5. The need for it is still there." Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act requires several southern states and counties in states such as California and Florida to get federal “pre-clearance”...
  • Nurse to feds: State grants went to politicians’ campaigns

    06/04/2012 6:53:40 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 9 replies
    Chicago Sun Times ^ | June 4, 2012 | CHRIS FUSCO AND DAVE MCKINNEY
    ‘Thousands of dollars” in state grants awarded to bolster health care in minority communities instead went to pay campaign workers for former state Sen. Rickey Hendon and Democratic candidates Hendon supported, a Chicago nurse has told investigators. The nurse, Tonja Cook, 44, detailed her allegations in four interviews with state and federal authorities between October 2010 and May 2011, records show. In June 2011, federal prosecutors in Springfield charged Cook and another Chicago nurse, Margaret A. Davis, with siphoning $500,000 from state grant funds for Davis’ “personal use.” Hendon, 58, a West Side Democrat who unexpectedly retired from the Senate...
  • (Eric Holder's) DOJ to Monitor Wisconsin Recall Election

    06/04/2012 1:45:21 PM PDT · by Nachum · 142 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 6/4/12 | Dana Loesch
    Eric Holder's Department of Justice will monitor a number of Wisconsin polling places on Tuesday. The state Department of Justice will dispatch a team of assistant attorneys general and special agents from the Division of Criminal Investigation to Appleton as part of its efforts to prevent voter fraud. Appleton is one of 12 cities that will be monitored Tuesday during the recall election. Seven teams will monitor Milwaukee in conjunction with the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s office, two teams will monitor Madison, and single teams will be sent to Beloit/Janesville, Eau Claire, Green Bay, Kenosha/Racine, La Crosse, Waukesha, and Wausau....
  • Jury finds man, 18, guilty in rape, burglary [of 87 yr old woman]

    05/30/2012 6:42:22 PM PDT · by kevcol · 19 replies
    The Record (Stockton, CA) ^ | May 30, 2012 | Keith Reid
    STOCKTON - An 18-year-old Stockton man was convicted Tuesday of raping an 87-year-old woman while he also burglarized her cottage home at O'Connor Woods retirement community Oct. 9, 2010. Kunta Shaquille Ali Rigmaden will be sentenced to 15 years to life at a hearing to be held within the next 28 days. A San Joaquin County Superior Court jury found him guilty of rape and multiple counts of burglary. The jury could not come to a consensus on an additional count of sodomy, voting 11-1 in favor of conviction on that count after 21/2 days of deliberations. Della Maggiore...
  • Fourth suspect in soldier's beating turns himself in

    05/29/2012 1:10:50 PM PDT · by kevcol · 18 replies
    Tampa Tribune ^ | May 29, 2012 |
    The fourth person wanted in connection with the brutal robbery and beating of a soldier stationed at MacDill Air Force Base turned himself in today, Tampa police say. Brandon Miller, 18, of 16023 Sharewood Drive, Tampa, showed up at the Orient Road Jail. When detectives arrived to interview him, he was uncooperative and showed no remorse, police said in a news release. Investigators believe Miller was one of four men seen on a surveillance video attacking Sgt. Johnny Aparicio on a South Tampa street in the early hours of May 13. Aparicio, who is stationed with U.S. Central Command...
  • Americans James Blackston, Unnamed Teen, Arrested in Connection with Death [Tokyo]

    05/27/2012 6:07:41 PM PDT · by lonevoice · 56 replies
    Hinterland Gazette ^ | May 27, 2012 | Janet Shan
    Full title: Americans James Blackston, Unnamed Teen, Arrested in Connection with Death of Nicola Furlong After Nicki Minaj Tokyo Concert TOP STORY: Two black Americans, one identified as dancer James Blackstone (James “King Tight” Blackstone or James Blackston), and another unnamed teen, (reported as Larry Perry) have been arrested in connection with the death of an Irish exchange student, Nicola Furlong, in Tokyo, Japan.