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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...