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  • Man found on fire atop Metro-North train

    11/09/2014 8:17:01 PM PST · by Ray76 · 64 replies
    WTNH-TV (New Haven, CT) ^ | Nov 9, 2014 | Elizabeth Hess and Brian Spyros
    An Ohio man caused a great deal of commotion early Sunday after officials say he was found on the roof of a moving Metro-North train. He was also on fire.
  • Fred Phelps, former head of Westboro Baptist Church, died, family member says

    03/20/2014 9:01:36 AM PDT · by Second Amendment First · 158 replies
    WIBW ^ | Mar 20, 2014
    Fred Phelps Sr., the former head of the Westboro Baptist Church, died late Wednesday night, according to a family member. Phelps' son, Timothy told 13 News that his father died just before midnight. Timothy Pheps works at the Shawnee Co. Jail. Ironically, another son who is a member of the church, attorney Jonathan Phelps told us Thursday morning, "Pastor Phelps is doing just fine." That, of course, could have been a spiritual reference. Over the weekend, we learned that Phelps was reportedly "on the edge of death." In a statement on his Facebook page, Nathan Phelps, who has been estranged...
  • Man Attempts To Set Self On Fire To Protest Homeless Treatment

    12/09/2006 8:30:10 PM PST · by highimpact · 53 replies · 1,092+ views ^ | 12/9/06 | staff
    ORLANDO, Fla. -- A homeless man tried to set himself on fire to protest the city's treatment of the homeless population, but was thwarted by bystanders before he could go through with it, police said. The man was taken by ambulance to a nearby hospital and placed in protective custody under the state's Baker Act, which allows authorities to commit people for up to 36 hours for psychological evaluations if they appear to be a danger to themselves or others. The suicide attempt Friday happened during Project Homeless Connect, an event that provided food, health care and other social services...