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  • Teen Burned Alive 1 Month Ago; No Arrests Made

    PANOLA COUNTY, Miss. - It's a mystery that seems to have no known answers. Tuesday, January 6th marks one month since the burning death of 19-year-old Jessica Chambers. It's a feeling of both heartbreak and outrage for the countless people anxiously waiting to know what happened to Jessica. As time has gone by, Authorities in Panola County tell us they still have not made any arrests.
  • Man getting death threats due to Jessica Chambers investigation

    Ali Alsanai went to the Panola County Sheriff’s office Monday to try to get an order of protection. “They came to the store, they asked for the surveillance video. I showed them the surveillance video. The next day, they came and asked for the camera, so I gave them the camera system. What else can I do?” he said. There has been online speculation Alsanai was not telling the truth and might be involved, but there is no proof of that. Hear from him on WREG at 5 p.m. Monday, the Panola County Sheriff’s Office confirmed the FBI is now...
  • Jessica Simpson's fashion empire to reach $1 BILLION

    02/13/2011 3:36:07 PM PST · by OldDeckHand · 54 replies ^ | 02/13/2011 | Aliyah Shahid
    Jessica Simpson may not know the difference between chicken and tuna, but she can distinguish what's in style and what's not. And it's earning her A LOT of money. The pop singer's fashion empire raked in $750 million dollars last year, and it's expected to push to a jaw-dropping $1 billion this year as she expands her collection, according to an article in New York Magazine that will hit shelves on Feb. 21.
  • Mass. Marine Trying To Get Home For Cancer Treatment

    12/03/2010 8:14:56 PM PST · by Westbrook · 78 replies
    CBS Boston / WBZ ^ | Dec 3, 2010 | Ron Sanders
    Video at the site BOSTON (CBS) — So many times has Jessica Shepherd helped others, says her mother: as a flight crew chief for Marine helicopters in Iraq and more recently at Costal Carolina ... Now, Jessica has a rare and aggressive form of esophageal cancer; tumors have fractured her spine and she needs a private flight to Boston for treatment because she could not stand the vibration of a helicopter or a regular commercial flight. ... The family was in the process of setting up a web site and a fund for people who want to help. Until then,...
  • They came for Jessica, and I will not be silent

    11/08/2008 1:57:05 AM PST · by Marie · 37 replies · 1,915+ views
    WND ^ | October 13, 2008 | Roger Hedgecock
    After World War II, trying to explain how good Germans allowed the monstrous evil of the Nazi regime, a pastor recalled that the Nazis came for the communists, and he did nothing; then for the trade unionists, then for the gypsies and Jews; then for the Catholics – and each time he did nothing. When they came for him, none were left to defend him. Last week, here in America, they came for Jessica Hughes, and I will not be silent. I will not turn away, hoping, in the end, they will not come for me. Jessica Hughes of Lufkin,...
  • Jessica Simpson goes into the beer business

    08/21/2008 7:58:31 AM PDT · by evets · 16 replies · 260+ views
    MSNBC ^ | Aug. 20, 2008 | Ree Hines
    ... Jessica Simpson's... the new spokesperson for Stampede Light Plus.... ... she's more than the face of the brand — Jess is part owner of the brew... ... the beer is for people who "choose to look after themselves"... "As an entrepreneur, I am always looking for ways to diversify my portfolio with good ideas and good people," Jessica said of the deal."Yes, I work out and take care of myself, but I also like a cold beer once in a while."
  • A New Call for Jessica's Law in Vermont

    07/06/2008 8:10:56 AM PDT · by george76 · 19 replies · 153+ views
    WCAX News ^ | July 5, 2008 | Andy Potter --
    Brook Bennett's murder has brought back calls for a tougher law against adults who sexually prey on children. More than thirty states -- but not Vermont -- have enacted Jessica's law, setting a 25-year minimum prison sentence for convicted child sex offenders. "When a person is sexually assaulted, a minor is sexually assaulted, it's my opinion that they should go to jail for 25 years," Dubie told Channel 3. "That's very simple and that's what Jessica's Law calls for. I'm also asking that we reconsider what the governor proposed last legislative session, and that's civil confinement." House Judiciary committee chairman...
  • Jessica Simpson Supports Our Troops [Pics]

    03/11/2008 9:33:55 PM PDT · by stainlessbanner · 24 replies · 901+ views
    yahoo! ^ | 10-March-2008
    Jessica Simpson travels to Kuwait to take part in Operation Myspace (10 March, 2008).
  • Your Rights or Results: You Choose!

    02/27/2008 3:35:09 PM PST · by Bear Brooks · 2 replies · 309+ views ^ | 2/26/2008 | Bear Brooks
    You cannot have it both ways! Every year in America, this “both ways” mentality gets worse and worse. Somewhere along the line Americans started thinking that we could have all of our rights and freedoms and have expedient justice and results at the same time. Well, I have to tell you: YOU CANNOT. There is a blend of the two that must be championed if we are going to continue being a successful country. The mortgage crisis of late is one of the great disasters caused by this “have it both ways” mentality. The government was constantly pressured by citizens...
  • Baby Jessica waits to collect $1M fund

    10/17/2007 2:39:09 PM PDT · by Santa Fe_Conservative · 37 replies · 89+ views
    Associated Press ^ | 10/17/07 | BETSY BLANEY
    MIDLAND, Texas - The 18-month old girl pulled from a backyard well two decades ago is now a young wife and mother — one waiting to collect donations given to her during her ordeal that are expected to total $1 million or more. The anniversary of Jessica McClure's rescue passed Tuesday like almost every other day in the 21-year-old's life, with no public comment from her about the event that once captivated viewers around the world. The young wife and mother is living quietly in this West Texas oil patch city, the same one where she fell into the backyard...
  • Lynch: "Americans Are Capable of Creating Their Own Heroes

    04/24/2007 8:16:56 PM PDT · by Tailgunner Joe · 68 replies · 2,748+ views ^ | April 24, 2007
    WASHINGTON, DC -- Army Private Jessica Lynch told a congressional hearing Tuesday morning that "Americans are capable of creating their own heroes" without the military making them up. Lynch, a West Virginia native who got tremendous coverage after a military team rescued her from a makeshift Iraqi hospital, joined relatives of NFL-star-turned war hero Pat Tillman in discussing her time in the limelight. "This is not a time for finger-pointing, but a time for proof," she told the panel. Lynch's platoon was hit by a rocket and grenade attack on the initial drive to Baghdad in 2003. Three in her...
  • Jury will hear accused killer's jailhouse confessions about Jessica Lunsford's murder

    02/14/2007 12:12:03 PM PST · by varina davis · 8 replies · 577+ views
    court tv ^ | Feb. 14, 2007 | court tv
    Jury will hear accused killer's jailhouse confessions about Jessica Lunsford's murder Corrections Officer John Read testified Tuesday that murder defendant John Couey talked about the crime while in jail. By Emanuella Grinberg Court TV MIAMI — A judge on Tuesday refused to suppress jailhouse statements from a man who allegedly expressed remorse for raping and murdering 9-year-old Jessica Lunsford in 2005. Circuit Court Judge Richard Howard halted jury selection Tuesday in John Couey's capital murder trial to hold a hearing on whether to suppress the statements that the convicted sex offender allegedly made in 2006. After hearing testimony from two...
  • When mommy goes off to war, it's rough on kids [sickening]

    11/29/2006 8:36:31 AM PST · by XR7 · 301 replies · 4,932+ views
    The Seattle Times ^ | 11/28/06 | Donna St. George
    HAVRE DE GRACE, Md. — When they called her name, she could not move. Sgt. Leana Nishimura intended to walk up proudly, shake the dignitaries' hands and accept their honors for her service in Iraq — a special coin, a lapel pin, a glass-encased U.S. flag. But her son clung to her leg. He cried and held tight...T.J. was 9, her oldest child, and although eight months had passed since she had returned from the war zone, he was still upset by anything that reminded him of her deployment... The faraway move to live with his grandmother. The months that...
  • Jessica Lynch: Injured POW wants to run again

    09/11/2006 10:48:52 AM PDT · by steel_resolve · 73 replies · 2,725+ views ^ | 09-11-2006 | Cindi Lash
    Running is something I want to get back to. I last went running in Kuwait, on the sand. Before we went to Iraq. I wanted to think it's like riding a bicycle, you don't forget. I've tried on a treadmill, but it's not pretty. It's getting back into learning how to do it. What were the odds? For me to be one of a few POWs out of all the soldiers deployed? It was a definite shock. There have been times when my physical abilities and mental abilities have been tested. But that also keeps me going. My brother and...
  • Judge throws out confession in Jessica Lunsford case

    06/30/2006 6:47:31 AM PDT · by lunarbicep · 109 replies · 2,372+ views
    tampabays10 ^ | 6/30/2006
    The confession of a man charged with kidnapping, raping and killing 9-year-old Jessica Lunsford isn't admissible in court, but the discovery of her body can be used as evidence, a judge ruled today. John Evander Couey, a 47-year-old convicted sex offender, gave the confession to detectives, but also told them that he wanted to consult a lawyer. He wasn't given the opportunity to do so. Jessica Marie Lunsford was found kneeling and clutching a stuffed animal, hands tied with speaker wire and fingers poking through the garbage bags in which she was buried alive in March 2005. Two days earlier,...
  • Confession Of Man Accused In Fla. Girl's Slaying Tossed

    06/30/2006 8:52:09 AM PDT · by fso301 · 23 replies · 816+ views
    WRAL ^ | June 30, 2006 | Wire
    ORLANDO, Fla. -- The confession of a man charged with kidnapping, raping and killing 9-year-old Jessica Lunsford isn't admissible in court, but the discovery of her body can be used as evidence, a judge ruled Friday.
  • STARS SEE DOLPHINS' DARK SIDE (Alba, Saradon speak out against horny dolphins)

    06/19/2006 8:50:52 AM PDT · by presidio9 · 44 replies · 1,398+ views
    New York Post ^ | June 12, 2006 | Dick Johnson
    IT'S hard to believe those gentle, playful dolphins we all love are actually ultra-horny, dangerously jealous creatures - but Jessica Alba and Susan Sarandon can tell you it's true from personal experience. Alba learned just how sex-crazed the lovable mammals are when she filmed the 1990s "Flipper" remake. "Dolphins get excited, even when you are a human being and they have long, long," the "Sin City" hottie told MTV. ". . . I didn't know this until I was being poked by a few of them, which was very rude. I sort of requested female dolphins after that because those...
  • Freep a poll! (Jessica Simpson refuses to meet Pres. Bush)

    03/16/2006 5:46:36 AM PST · by dynachrome · 74 replies · 1,929+ views ^ | 3-16-06 | CNN
    Is Jessica Simpson right to refuse to meet with President Bush at a fund-raiser? Yes No or View Results
  • Jessica Simpson Snubs Bush

    03/15/2006 8:11:39 PM PST · by doesnt suffer fools gladly · 192 replies · 5,825+ views
    Jessica Simpson snubs Bush Wed Mar 15, 2006 10:50 PM ET By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Concerned about politicizing her favorite charity, singer-actress Jessica Simpson on Wednesday turned down a invitation to meet with U.S. President George W. Bush, a snub that left Republicans dismayed. The apparent final word that Simpson would be a no-show at a major Republican fund-raiser with Bush and congressional leaders on Thursday night came after a day of conflicting reports from her camp and organizers of the event. The blond star of the film "The Dukes of Hazzard" still plans to visit Washington...
  • 'Baby Jessica,' Now 19, Reportedly Marries

    01/29/2006 7:57:29 PM PST · by blam · 67 replies · 2,928+ views
    'Baby Jessica,' Now 19, Reportedly Marries Monday January 30, 2006 3:31 AM MIDLAND, Texas (AP) - ``Baby Jessica,'' whose dramatic rescue from an abandoned Texas well was televised across the country 18 years ago, got married in a private ceremony, People magazine reported on its Web site. Crews struggled for 58 hours to rescue Jessica McClure after she fell into an 8-inch-wide pipe in October 1987. The celebrity magazine reported that McClure, now 19, married Daniel Morales, 32, at a rural church outside Midland on Saturday. A sign on the door instructed guests not to take pictures or video, the...
  • Jessica Simpson Reveals Split With Nick Lachey Was Over Saddam Hussein

    11/25/2005 4:30:38 PM PST · by iowamark · 46 replies · 5,393+ views ^ | 11/24/05 | by Ed E. Druckman
    (Los Angeles--CA) MTV's newlyweds for eternity couldn't make it past the shelf life of the average Twinkie. Jessica Simpson and Nick Lachey revealed today, through their publicist Meredith O'Sullivan, that the breakup of their marriage was over Simpson's obsession with former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein. "The rumors that the parting was over Jessica's romance with Bam Margera are not true. It was another Jackass, Saddam Hussein," said O'Sullivan at a press conference held at the Beverly Wilshire hotel with both Lachey and Simpson present. Apparently, Simpson had become fixated on Saddam Hussein as she put it "ever since he crawled...
  • Did Jessica Simpson use a Butt double?

    05/16/2005 1:19:16 PM PDT · by pissant · 131 replies · 9,049+ views
    MSNBC ^ | 5/11/05 | Jeanette Walls
    Jessica Simpson’s rep is blasting a report that she used a butt double in the “Dukes of Hazzard,” calling it “absurd.” “The word on the set was: ‘Jessica’s butt is too flat. We need a rounder, sexier rear end, and someone with better legs,’” a source tells the forthcoming issue of Star magazine. The story is “not true — it’s all Jessica,” her rep tells the Scoop. . . . Meanwhile, Pam Anderson is denying rumors that she turned down the role in “Desperate Housewives” that went to Teri Hatcher because she refused to dye her hair dark. The “Stacked”...
  • Governor signs sex-predator bill (Jessica Lunsford Law Fl)

    05/02/2005 4:28:45 PM PDT · by CitizenM · 3 replies · 737+ views
    The Miami ^ | May 02, 2005 | MARC CAPUTO
    TALLAHASSEE - As the parents of two murdered girls looked on, Gov. Jeb Bush signed the Jessica Lunsford Act into law today to provide longer and harsher sentences for sex offenders, including the death sentence for some and lifetime electronic satellite monitoring for others on probation. The act was passed by the Legislature at the time the grisly details of 9-year-old Jessica's death were made public, and about the same time that 13-year-old Sarah Lunde was killed. Both girls lived in the greater Tampa Bay area and were killed by sex offenders in unrelated cases. ''Their daughters did not deserve...
  • Documents Relating To Lunsford Murder Released

    04/20/2005 5:35:32 PM PDT · by SFmother · 36 replies · 911+ views
    Tampa Bay Online ^ | April 20,2005 | Kathy
    April 20, 2005 INVERNESS - A 9-year-old girl who was raped and killed in Citrus County earlier this year was bound, then buried alive in a partial kneeling position while she clutched a purple stuffed dolphin doll, state prosecutors said in documents released Wednesday. When Jessica Marie ``Jessie'' Lunsford's body was found March 19 in a grave 4 feet deep, she was wrapped in two plastic trash bags that were knotted at her head and feet, the Fifth Circuit State Attorney's Office said in 292 pages of evidence that at times revealed the gruesome nature of her death. John Evander...
  • Justice for Jessica Lunsford (*Action Alert* DA Freed John Couey's 3 Accomplices)

    04/14/2005 12:49:17 PM PDT · by JennieOsborne · 22 replies · 1,402+ views ^ | 4/12/05 | Bill O'Reilly
    Tuesday, April 12, 2005 By Bill O'Reilly As you may know, 9-year-old Jessica Lunsford (search) was kidnapped, sexually assaulted, and murdered. Convicted sex offender John Couey (search) has confessed to the crime. In the days before Jessica's body was recovered, police visited a trailer close to Jessica's house and asked three people who were living there if they knew anything about the little girl's disappearance. The cops went back to that place three times. But it wasn't until the third time, after Couey had fled the state, that the three individuals, Dorothy Dixon, Madie Secord and Matthew Dittrich admitted Couey...
  • Justice for Jessica Lunsford: Send State Attorney Brad King a message

    04/14/2005 9:28:50 AM PDT · by kof · 517+ views
    Fox News ^ | 4/12/05 | Bill O'Reilly
    As you may know, 9-year-old Jessica Lunsford was kidnapped, sexually assaulted, and murdered. Convicted sex offender John Couey has confessed to the crime. In the days before Jessica's body was recovered, police visited a trailer close to Jessica's house and asked three people who were living there if they knew anything about the little girl's disappearance. The cops went back to that place three times. But it wasn't until the third time, after Couey had fled the state, that the three individuals, Dorothy Dixon, Madie Secord and Matthew Dittrich admitted Couey lived in the trailer. Subsequently, Couey has told the...
  • Justice for Jessica Lunsford: Send State Attorney Brad King a message

    04/13/2005 1:25:39 AM PDT · by kof · 2 replies · 360+ views
    Fox News ^ | 4/12/05 | Bill O'Reilly
    As you may know, 9-year-old Jessica Lunsford was kidnapped, sexually assaulted, and murdered. Convicted sex offender John Couey has confessed to the crime. In the days before Jessica's body was recovered, police visited a trailer close to Jessica's house and asked three people who were living there if they knew anything about the little girl's disappearance. The cops went back to that place three times. But it wasn't until the third time, after Couey had fled the state, that the three individuals, Dorothy Dixon, Madie Secord and Matthew Dittrich admitted Couey lived in the trailer. Subsequently, Couey has told the...
  • Jessica Lunsford's family coming on Hannity/Colmes

    03/28/2005 6:03:41 PM PST · by CitizenM · 18 replies · 970+ views
    FOX news | March 28, 2005
    A special interview with the family of little Jessica Lunsford and tapes of Couey's comments. Coming up
  • Memorial service held for 9-year-old Jessica Lunsford, Lecanto, FL

    03/26/2005 2:32:45 PM PST · by CitizenM · 21 replies · 1,467+ views
    Tampa Bay News 10 ^ | March 26, 2005
    LECANTO, Fla. (AP) - About a thousand people gathered today at a Presbyterian church to remember 9-year-old Jessica Lunsford, who was abducted a month ago from her home in Homosassa. The third-grader's body was found last week. A convicted sex offender has confessed to kidnapping and killing Jessica. A private funeral was held yesterday. This afternoon hundreds of people watched a photo montage of Jessica's life: an infant embraced by her parents, a toddler on a playground swing, a child posing behind the steering wheel of a car. The final shot showed a broadly smiling Jessica wearing a fuzzy, pink...
  • JESSICA PETITION - CHILD PROTECTION AMENDMENT - Florida Residents (and all interested parties)

    03/20/2005 12:41:27 PM PST · by CitizenM · 43 replies · 2,088+ views
    Link to Jessica Marie Lunsford websiteCHILD PROTECTION AMENDMENT JESSICA PETITION The following undersign legal voting residents of Florida along with their Authors, Joseph & Marlene Dawson, (352-621-4653) of Homos ass a, FL. Request the Honorable Governor Jeb Bush and the Florida Legislators Amend or adopt the Florida Penal Code as follows: 1) All newly convicted adult sexual predators of children are sentenced to a minimum of 50 years in prison without the possibility of parole. 2) All newly convicted adult sexual predators of children perpetrating truly deviant or heinous acts become eligible for the death penalty. 3) All convicted adult...

    03/20/2005 8:17:03 AM PST · by CitizenM · 14 replies · 2,399+ views
    This Act is now in the House of Representatives for action. Write and Urge your House Representatives to take action NOW! History: (from the website of Senator Coleman) -- November 20th, 2004 - Washington, DC - Senator Coleman joined his colleagues in the United States Senate in successfully passing the "Dru Sjodin National Sex Offender Public Database Act of 2004" (S.2154) last night, which would create a publicly-available national database of sex offenders. Coleman is an original cosponsor of the legislation. This bill is named after Dru Sjodin of Pequot Lakes, Minnesota, who was tragically abducted last year. This legislation...
  • Press Conference (Upcoming - Live), Sheriff, Citrus Co. FL - Details on Jessica Lunsford Case

    03/19/2005 7:39:55 AM PST · by CitizenM · 74 replies · 2,157+ views
    FOX news | March 19, 2005
    Supposedly a Press Conference coming soon. We now know: At approx. 3:30 am. Jessica's body was located about 150 yards away from her home. Three others have been charged for aiding/hiding Couey.
  • Jessica Lunsford's body Found

    03/19/2005 7:08:48 AM PST · by SLB · 325 replies · 13,697+ views
    Today! | CNN
    Developing. The sheriff is on CNN annoucing that at between 3:30 and 4:30 AM they found the body of Jessica Lunsford.
  • State of Florida ...a spiritual battleground?

    03/18/2005 6:00:55 PM PST · by MoFiZiX Gr4FiX · 14 replies · 510+ views
    As many of you may well know, Terri Schiavo’s feeding tube has been removed today, ordered by an arrogant judge in defiance of a Congressional subpoena and she now begins her long and painful torturous death by starvation. As if that wasn’t enough to handle alone, now we learn of the of the 9 year young Florida girl, Jessica Lunsford. Her confessed murderer, John Evander Couey, finally admitted to investigators that he indeed was responsible for her abduction and her death. While my prayers go out to the Lunsford family – especially Jessica’s father who has been so out...
  • Jessica's neighbor's house a "Crime Scene" - Citrus Co. FL

    03/18/2005 3:05:06 PM PST · by CitizenM · 18 replies · 1,619+ views
    FOX news | March 18, 2005
    Police in Citrus Co. Florida have now called the house, where Couey (?) lived : "A crime scene." This is the man they talked with in Georgia. This was just on Fox and news is just breaking.
  • Police looking for "Person of Interest" in Jessica Lunsford Case (Florida)

    03/15/2005 12:32:10 PM PST · by CitizenM · 28 replies · 1,430+ views
    FOX news | March 15, 2005
    Just announced: Citrus Co., Florida. Police are looking for a "person of interest," - a man, in another state - in regard to the case of missing Jessica Lunsford. Police said that a polygraph from the Grandmother showed two responses that raised "red flags," when they reviewed the polygraph. Police are following up on other tips received, also, regarding this "person of interest."
  • Missing Clearwater boy's case like Jessica's (FL)

    03/09/2005 8:07:06 PM PST · by CitizenM · 1 replies · 594+ views
    Tampa Bay's 10 News ^ | March 9, 2005 | Ned Roberts
    "Clearwater, Florida - It's been two weeks since Jessica Lunsford’s father discovered his daughter was missing from her room. The family is holding out hope the nine-year-old girl will be found safe, despite days of searching that turned up nothing.The case is a lot like that of Zachary Bernhardt who disappeared on September 11, 2000. Like Jessica, the eight-year-old Clearwater boy was home at bedtime, but gone by morning. As with Jessica's disappearance there was an all-out search, still Zachary remains missing....
  • Search Suspended For Fla. Girl (Jessica Lunsford)

    03/01/2005 6:28:07 AM PST · by MisterRepublican · 1,774 replies · 32,458+ views
    Fox News ^ | March 1, 2005 | AP
    HOMOSASSA, Fla. — The full-scale search for a missing 9-year-old girl ended its final day as law enforcement officers turned to child abduction experts for help. Investigators and hundreds of volunteer searchers have uncovered little evidence during five days of scouring the rural area where Jessica Lunsford disappeared, and the full-scale search was suspended Monday afternoon. "To continue this, we would be spinning our wheels," said Citrus County Sheriff Jeff Dawsy. Instead, law enforcement officers were turning to 20 experts from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children to help crack the case. They planned to focus on a...
  • Missing Girl On Surveillance Tape? [Update: Jessica Lunsford not on said tape]

    02/27/2005 1:05:02 PM PST · by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle · 24 replies · 5,678+ views
    CBS ^ | 2/27/05 | CBS/AP
    (CBS/AP) Florida investigators have released a picture of a man possibly connected to the disappearance of a 9-year-old girl. He was photographed with two children at a Circle K convenience store hours after Jessica Marie Lunsford was last seen in her bedroom about a half-mile away. The man is wearing a white tank top and black sweat pants -- and appears to be in his 20s. Jessica's family has seen the surveillance tape and doesn't think the girl in the picture looks like her, but authorities want the public's help as they follow up on the possible lead. The girl...

    02/26/2005 9:30:18 AM PST · by varina davis · 33 replies · 1,275+ views
    AP Wire ^ | Feb. 26, 2005 | AP Wire
    Search Resumes for Missing Girl in Fla. February 26, 2005 11:11 AM EST HOMOSASSA, Fla. - Police and volunteers scoured the community and nearby woods Saturday for a 9-year-old girl who vanished from her bedroom. More than 250 people gathered at Faith Baptist Church on a cool, overcast morning to join the search for Jessica Marie Lunsford. Buses took groups of the volunteers to the woods and marshes of western Citrus County, about 60 miles north of Tampa. Some searched on foot while others rode horses and all-terrain vehicles. Atlanta Braves pitcher Mike Hampton, a Homosassa native, and his wife...
  • AS PLEAS GO OUT, HUNT FOR CITRUS GIRL GOES ON (Most Wanted to air Jessica Lunsford case tonight)

    02/26/2005 6:36:54 AM PST · by varina davis · 68 replies · 2,313+ views
    St. Petersburg Times ^ | Feb. 26, 2005 | St. Petersburg Times
    CRYSTAL RIVER - Too weary to walk, the father and grandparents of a missing 9-year-old girl drove the 50 yards from their home to a bank of microphones and TV cameras. "I really ... I really need as much help as I can right now," Mark Lunsford said between sobs. "I need my daughter home." Jessica Marie Lunsford was reported missing Thursday morning. She was still missing when Lunsford, 41, and his parents addressed the media for the first time at 9 a.m. Friday. And she was still missing long after darkness fell and well-wishers held candles and prayed. For...

    02/25/2005 8:26:18 AM PST · by varina davis · 137 replies · 6,559+ views
    Bay News 9 ^ | Feb. 25, 2005 | Bay News 9
    Search intensifies for missing Citrus County girl Friday, February 25, 2005 Over 100 federal, state and local law officers are taking part, as the search for Jessica Lunsford continues. The 9-year-old was last seen about 10 p.m. Wednesday. That's when authorities said her grandparents put her to bed in their Homosassa home. They said her father Mark, who also lives there, returned home early Thursday to find her missing. Today, authorities are beefing up the search for Lunsford. "We've activated the CART Team which is the Child Abduction Response Team from the Tampa area," Citrus County Sheriff Jeff Dawsey said....
  • ALL OUT SEARCH FOR MISSING GIRL (UPDATE: FBI involved in search for 9 year old Fla. girl)

    02/24/2005 7:04:57 PM PST · by varina davis · 54 replies · 2,635+ views
    Citrus County Chronicle ^ | Feb. 24, 2005 | Citrus County Chronicle
    All-out search for missing girl By Amy Shannon Sheriff's officials combed the streets of a Homosassa community Thursday as neighbors clung to hope that the search for a 9-year-old girl who mysteriously disappeared from her home would end on a positive note. Authorities issued a missing person's alert for Jessica "Jessie" Marie Lunsford after her father reported her missing from her bed around 6:30 a.m. However, sheriff's officials weren't ready Thursday to issue an Amber Alert, because they didn't know for sure whether an abduction had occurred at the Sonata Avenue home. "We're working something above a missing person's (case),"...
  • Jessica Simpson Gets a Little Hot as Daisy Duke

    02/17/2005 3:47:40 PM PST · by pissant · 21 replies · 4,768+ views
    It seems Daisy Duke gets a little hot in the forthcoming Dukes of Hazzard movie and uses some...southern style air conditioning to stay cool. The Dukes of Hazzard follows the adventures of cousins Bo Duke and Luke Duke, and their curvaceous cousing Daisy Duke, as they torment the hapless lawmen of Hazzard County in the hills of Georgia. The Dukes' Uncle Jesse, formerly the moonshine runner in Hazzard County, makes a deal with the government to stop the family trade in exchange for keeping the family out of jail. Nevertheless, the Dukes have a knack for getting into trouble, which...

    12/16/2004 3:43:15 PM PST · by Rakkasan1 · 76 replies · 3,596+ views
    NY Post ^ | 12-16-04 | richard johnson
    JOE Simpson, the former Baptist minister turned manager of daughters Jessica and Ashlee, doesn't shy way from talking about his offspring's physical assets. "Jessica never tries to be sexy," Simpson tells GQ. "She just is sexy. If you put her in a T-shirt or you put her in a bustier, she's sexy in both. She's got double D's! You can't cover those suckers up!"

    08/16/2002 7:39:49 AM PDT · by Merchant Seaman · 735 replies · 30,137+ views
    Annoyed Reader
    The purpose of's multiple message boards is to limit the topics for each board to particular topics. Posting the same message on all the boards defeats the purpose of multiple-boards for special topics. It is very annoying to see the same message on every bulletin board. PLEASE! DO THE READERS A FAVOR. STOP CROSS-POSTING YOUR MESSAGES!
  • Outrage in Israel forces Sarah Jessica Parker cover-up

    11/30/2004 12:41:03 AM PST · by freepatriot32 · 36 replies · 2,518+ views
    Brand Republic ^ | 11 30 04 | Staff, Brand Republic
    Sarah Jessica Parker has been ordered to cover up after her Lux billboard advert offended Israel’s Orthodox Jews. Within 24 hours of the billboard being displayed, a senior rabbi contacted the Israel office of consumer magnates Unilever to threaten a boycott of the company's entire range of products, not just Lux. With this potentially devastating boycott in mind, Unilever decided to appease the rabbis by drawing up new posters that conceal the 39-year-old’s exposed flesh.
  • Kerry, Edwards, Hollywood, and the Politics of Hate

    07/13/2004 7:15:47 AM PDT · by stevejackson · 4 replies · 882+ views ^ | July 13, 2003 | Andrew L. Jaffee
    Kerry, Edwards, Hollywood, and the Politics of Hate By Andrew L. Jaffee, July 13, 2004 Home   Search   Forum   Terms John Kerry and John Edwards both looked at the same intelligence presented to President Bush, and they voted for the Iraq war. Then both Kerry and Edwards voted against an $87 billion funding package for our troops in Iraq. How could they be both for and against the war? Kerry, the great flip-flopper, has even gone so far as stating, I actually did vote for the $87 billion before I voted against it. Several weeks before Kerry voted against the $87 billion bill,...
  • "Baby Jessica" Graduates

    05/31/2004 2:00:23 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 35 replies · 955+ views
    CBSNEWS.COM ^ | 05/31/2004 | AP
    'Baby Jessica' Graduates MIDLAND, Texas, May 31, 2004 A rescue worker carries 18-month-old Jessica McClure in this Oct.16,1987 file photo, shortly after she was rescued from an abandoned water well at Midland,Texas. (Photo: AP (file)) (AP) She held the attention of the nation and the world as a toddler 17 years ago after she fell into an abandoned well. Crews struggled for 58 hours to rescue 18-month-old Jessica McClure from the eight-inch-wide pipe. On Friday night she became a high-school graduate. The 18-year-old Midland-area girl joined 113 other seniors from Greenwood High School near Midland in receiving their diplomas....
  • Nick Lachey Likely To Start Kissing Jessica Simpson's Tummy More

    01/15/2004 1:42:23 PM PST · by MegaSilver · 3 replies · 744+ views ^ | 14 January 2004
    No, Jessica Simpson's not pregnant, but Nick Lachey is likely to start kissing his wife's tummy a little more in the new year. That's thanks to the pop starlet's new belly-button fragrance, made from pheromones, aromatic chemical compounds naturally emitted by humans that can act as an aphrodisiac. The perfume is part of D'lish Fragrance Inc.'s upcoming Dessert, a body-care line Simpson helped create. Due in Sephora stores nationwide in April, the line will also feature whipped body cream, chocolate body gloss, powdered sugar body shimmer, lip-plumping fragrance, bath bubbles, and hair and body treatments. All of the items are...