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  • Man Hijacks Metrobus; Pedestrian Fatally Struck: Police (Armed Teens Hijack DC Metro Bus)

    05/03/2016 9:07:00 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 28 replies
    NBC Washington DC ^ | 03 MAY 16 | News staff
    A man attacked a Metrobus driver with a weapon and hijacked his bus Tuesday morning, D.C. police said. The bus then struck a pedestrian, who later died. It's not clear where the bus was taken from, but police say the bus in now stopped at a gas station in the 4300 block of Minnesota Avenue in Northeast Washington. Police say the suspect got on the bus and attacked the bus driver with a weapon. The driver managed to get off the bus, but suffered a back injury in the process. He is expected to be OK. The suspect then drove...
  • Beating caught on cell phone and posted to Facebook, one suspect arrested

    04/02/2014 10:10:40 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 70 replies
    WFSB ^ | Lisa Hutson
    WINTON TERRACE, OH (FOX19) - Three women are in custody and another remains at large for the stripping, beating and robbery of two women at Winton Terrace Saturday. Cell phone video recorded during the incident shows two women stripped naked, beaten and robbed. After the incident, the video was posted on Facebook.
  • Michelle knows best: Kids ‘owe’ it to their moms to enroll in Obamacare

    12/21/2013 11:05:12 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 27 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | December 20, 2013 | The Washington Times
    The White House is apparently turning to guilt to drive Americans toward Obamacare. First lady Michelle Obama told “Keeping it Real with Reverend Al Sharpton” that children owe it to their mothers to enroll in Obamacare.
  • Flash Mob of Teens Rob Clothing Store in Broad Daylight!

    06/01/2011 12:31:19 PM PDT · by Neoliberalnot · 151 replies
    youtube ^ | April 28, 2011 | soitgoes
    This is the culture of inner city african communities. These are old world tactics brought from deepest africa. Do we accept this culture or demand that laws be enforced. Are we becoming a 3rd world cr*p hole like Zimbabwe? Watch this video.
  • Dunkin' Donuts 'rampage' caught on video...

    05/23/2011 7:00:11 PM PDT · by Niuhuru · 63 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | Last updated at 7:35 PM on 23rd May 2011 | By Daily Mail Reporter
    In perhaps the ultimate sugar high, nearly two dozen young people allegedly mobbed a Dunkin' Donuts in an historic district of New York City, 'terrorizing' employees and making off with sweets and drinks. The 'swarm mob' rampage was caught on video, with highlights posted online. According to local news site, the mob descended on the shop just after 8 p.m. on May 16, at 75 Christopher Street in New York's Greenwich Village neighbourhood.
  • Teens Riot In Manhattan Businesses

    05/24/2011 5:14:15 AM PDT · by Puppage · 91 replies
    My Fox NY ^ | 05/24/2011
    MYFOXNY.COM - It's like a flash mob gone bad. Security footage from a Manhattan Dunkin' Donuts shows a group of youths climbing on counters, throwing chairs and throwing tables in a violent attack on workers. It happened at the Dunkin' Donuts on Christopher Street in Greenwich Village. A $2,000 hot chocolate machine was reportedly destroyed in the attack. Similar attacks have targeted other stores in the neighborhood in the previous weeks. The video shows one of the teens throwing a chair and then running up to grab a donut. A few of the attackers also grabbed drinks out of a...
  • Violence in another Mc Donalds almost kills customer

    04/22/2011 7:49:22 AM PDT · by Altura Ct. · 749 replies
    Here is another fine example of the trend of violence in fast food restaurants. Two black females beating the hell out of a white patron, while several black employees stand by and watch. One black male manages to provide the facade of assistance to the white victim in this brutal attack. The two black females exit, then re-enter the store to continue the beating, until a an older white woman attempts to stop them from dragging the white victim outside into the parking lot. note: the black male employees have disappeared from camera view, even though they are plenty well...
  • Woman stabbed to death in Lower East Side was nearly decapitated: 'Her neck was cut all the way'

    04/11/2011 7:04:36 AM PDT · by Realman30 · 62 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 04-10-11 | BY Erik Badia, Henrick Karoliszyn and Joe Kemp
    A dazzling blond former Hunter College student was fatally stabbed and nearly decapitated Sunday after battling with her live-in boyfriend, cops said. The yelling between Sarah Coit, 23, and Raul Barrera, 33, inside their third-floor lower East Side apartment grew so loud that it woke neighbors around 2:15 a.m., witnesses said. Cops would later find Coit on the living room floor of the Clinton St. flat, blood spilling from her wounds.
  • Convicted killer tells jury he wants to kill them, shows no remorse for Marrero murder (New Orleans)

    03/27/2011 6:50:44 AM PDT · by BerniesFriend · 40 replies
    Times Picayune (New Orleans) ^ | 3/25/2011 | Paul Purpura, The Times-Picayune
    Against the advice of his attorneys, convicted murderer Isaiah Doyle took the stand in the penalty phase of his trial in Jefferson Parish this morning and promptly told the jury he was guilty of first-degree murder, had no remorse, and wished he could kill the jury.
  • Center City Store Brawl Caught On Tape (Philadelphia, PA)

    03/25/2011 6:28:38 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 32 replies
    CBS Philly ^ | 24 MAR 11 | dcbryan1
    Center City Store Brawl Caught On Tape March 24, 2011 9:00 AM PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - A brawl involving a number of young people, mostly girls, resulted in several arrests and charges being filed in Center City and the entire incident was caught on tape. Police took a number of unruly teens into custody around 7 p.m. Thursday, March 17, when group of teenage girls started to fight inside the H&M clothing store at 16th and Chestnut Streets. Police and store security were nearby and quickly broke up the feuding teens while onlookers grabbed their cell phones and started recording. A...
  • Video shows BIKINI BRAWL in PCB, FL Burger King

    03/24/2011 8:23:34 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 146 replies
    WJHG ^ | 24 MAR 11 | dcbryan1
    Panama City Beach -- A cell phone camera captured the action in the Panama City Beach Burger King on Front Beach Road Saturday, as a crowd of tourists nearly rioted at the restaurant. Employees dialed 9-1-1 for help, as one bikini-clad woman, later identified as Kimesia Smith of Montgomery, Ala., jumped up on the counter and threw a charity coin jug at employees, and 3 of Smith's friends also began throwing napkins, utensils, and trays throughout the location. The woman in the bikini, who became concerned about the whereabouts of her two children after Panama City Beach Police placed her...
  • The Beefy Crunch Burrito incident

    03/21/2011 7:37:17 AM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 42 replies
    San Antonio Express News ^ | 03/20/2011 | Michelle Mondo
    The price of the Beefy Crunch Burrito had gone up from 99 cents to $1.49 and the man at the Rigsby Road Taco Bell drive-thru had just ordered seven. The fast food customer was so disgruntled by the price hike he shot an air gun at the manager, displayed a semiautomatic assault rifle and pistol while in the restaurant's parking lot, fled as police were called, exchanged gunfire with three officers who pulled him over, then barricaded himself in his hotel room — all over $3.50 plus additional tax. The final incident in the burrito-triggered spree happened Sunday afternoon at...
  • Texas: Eleven-Year-Old Gang Rape Victim Blamed for Crime (Them boys didn't rape her)

    03/12/2011 1:41:37 PM PST · by dragnet2 · 114 replies ^ | 3/11/2011 |
    At a Thursday night meeting to discuss concerns about a gang rape investigation has degraded into allegations that the eleven-year-old victim is to blame. Many who attended the meeting in Cleveland, Texas support the group of men charged with the crime. More than 130 people attended the meeting led by Quanell X, a Houston activist in the black community, who insisted that his goal was not to "jump on an 11-year-old girl" but to question the police investigation. His concern centered around the fact that only young black men were arrested, and although he believes some charged are guilty, others...
  • Affidavit: Texas girl's assault recorded on cell phones (20 people rape 11 year old)

    03/08/2011 6:16:18 PM PST · by dragnet2 · 230 replies ^ | 3/8/2011 | Aaron Cooper,
    (CNN) -- An alleged sexual assault of a Texas girl involving nearly 20 people was recorded on cell phones, and a video of the alleged incident was circulating among students in her school district As of Monday, 13 adults and five juveniles had been arrested as part of the investigation, authorities said. A defense attorney for one of the suspects told CNN affiliate KPRC that the number of suspects could increase. "I don't know the exact number of people involved," James Evans said. "I've heard as many as 28 or more." The case has sharply divided the community, according to...
  • 4 more students arrested in alleged gang rape of 11-year-old Texas girl

    03/07/2011 10:54:16 AM PST · by SkyPilot · 123 replies
    Kens 5 San Antonio ^ | 5 Mar 11 | staff
    CLEVELAND, Texas – Four more Cleveland ISD students were arrested Friday in connection with the alleged gang rape of an 11-year-old middle school student, district officials said. The four new suspects bring the total number of arrests in the case to 15. A district spokesperson said the students will face charges of aggravated sexual assault of a child, a first-degree felony. Their names have not been released, because Cleveland police said the suspects are minors. Investigators say the incident occurred over the Thanksgiving holiday in an abandoned mobile home in Cleveland. The girl reported the alleged assault to her principal’s...
  • Brawl Mars DMV Music Awards Outside Washington

    03/07/2011 7:57:09 AM PST · by Altura Ct. · 47 replies
    Fox News ^ | 3/7/2011 | ROZ PLATER
    ARLINGTON, Va. - Arlington police say a brawl broke out during the DMV music awards ceremony, sending one person to a local hospital. Police say five people were treated Saturday night at the scene of the awards ceremony, which honors local rap, hip-hop and R&B performers. About 1,500 people attended the ceremony at the Crystal City Hyatt, and witnesses said more than 20 police vehicles responded to deal with a half dozen fights that broke out.
  • Man Facing Charges After Beating Officer at Fayetteville IHOP

    02/24/2011 9:37:28 AM PST · by DCBryan1 · 101 replies
    5 News-Fort Smith, AR ^ | 24 FEB 11 | Allison Woods
    Two Fayetteville police officers were injured after a fight at IHOP in Fayetteville. Police said officers responded to the business before 3 a.m. Wednesday after employees called about an intoxicated customer. Officers attempted to arrest Hiram Graham, 35, of Fayetteville. Officers applied one handcuff before Hiram yanked his arm away and tucked it into his torso. Police attempted to use a taser, but it didn't work properly. Shortly after, Hiram's brother, Joemo Graham, 33, began a physical fight with an officer. Police attempted to deploy another taser. Hiram was able to grab an officer's baton. According to police reports, Hiram...
  • News Crew Attacked At Natomas Murder Scene

    02/21/2011 9:48:22 AM PST · by DCBryan1 · 23 replies
    CBS13 ^ | 21 FEB 11 | CBS 13
    News Crew Attacked At Natomas Murder Scene SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Grieving family and friends attacked a reporter and photojournalist from a Sacramento news station Sunday as they covered the aftermath of a deadly shooting in north Natomas. KTXL reporter John Lobertini and photojournalist Rebecca Little were attacked at an IHOP restaurant on the 2900 block of Advantage Way by a number of bystanders who had gathered at the site of the murder. Video captured by CBS13 news crew a short distance away shows several people shouting profanities at the news crew at about 4:00 p.m. as a growing crowd began...
  • Dramatic Footage: Capital One Bank Robbed, Hostage Escapes, Robbery Suspect Shot (Takoma Park, MD)

    01/28/2011 7:30:50 AM PST · by DCBryan1 · 31 replies
    MYFOXDC ^ | 28 JAN 11 | MyFoxDC
    Alleged Bank Robber Takes Hostage - Shot By Police After Slipping And Falling On Ice Updated: Friday, 28 Jan 2011, 10:18 AM EST Published : Friday, 28 Jan 2011, 9:53 AM EST by MYFOXDC TAKOMA PARK, Md. - Dramatic video shows an alleged bank robber being taken down by police after slipping and falling on ice. WARNING – GRAPHIC VIDEO The incident happened at the Capital One Bank in Takoma Park, Md. around 9:00 a.m. on Friday. Police had the bank surrounded when the alleged robber came out of the front door with what looked like a gun to the...
  • Vicious Attack On Wendy's Worker (Per Drudge "pack of wild teens")

    01/25/2011 5:57:54 AM PST · by DCBryan1 · 140 replies
    Fox NY ^ | 25 JAN 11 | BY ANDREA DAY
    <p>MYFOXNY.COM - A fight broke out at a Wendy's in Queens Village, leaving one of the workers seriously injured. The disturbing scene from inside the Wendy's was captured on a phone. In the video, you can see the cashier get pummeled to the ground by teenage girls.</p>
  • Screaming killer disrupts chance for families of victims to confront him in court(Dallas,Texas)

    01/21/2011 7:35:37 AM PST · by SwinneySwitch · 45 replies ^ | January 20, 2011 | JENNIFER EMILY
    The families of Steve Swan and Matthew Butler didn’t get to tell their sons’ killer exactly what they thought of him. After a Dallas County jury convicted Demarius Cummings on Thursday of capital murder with an automatic sentence of life without parole, bailiffs attempted to drag the 22-year-old man back to the courtroom to hear victim impact statements. But Cummings’ screaming and cursing as he struggled with at least four bailiffs led State District Judge Mike Snipes to declare it wasn’t safe for Cummings to return to the courtroom. The families and jurors looked horrified and nervous as they tearfully...
  • 90 Pregnancies At One Memphis High School

    01/14/2011 8:49:30 AM PST · by markomalley · 78 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 1/14/11 | Bonny Kinney
    About 90 students at a Memphis High School are either pregnant, or have been recently. The startling news was confirmed by a high ranking city official and comes as the community plans to roll out a new initiative to help combat the problem. However, one Frayser High School graduate says teen pregnancy is not a new problem for the school. "When we would come back from summer break, there would be a thousand people pregnant. We were like, what's going on?" joked Alicia Williamson, who graduated from Frayser in 2004. "There were a whole lot of bellies. You had to...
  • Marine, wife attacked by teens after showing of "Little Fockers"

    12/28/2010 1:08:19 PM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 250 replies · 31+ views
    Orlando Sentinel ^ | December 28, 2010 | AP
    MANATEE, Fla. (AP) — A group of unruly teenagers attacked a 27-year-old Marine and his wife who had asked them to be quiet during a Christmas night showing of "Little Fockers." The attack happened as the couple left the theater near Bradenton Saturday night. Authorities say the fight attracted about 300 bystanders. Federico Freire, home on leave from Afghanistan, says they left the theater shortly after the teens were asked to leave. The couple was kicked and punched in the parking lot before a gun-brandishing witness told the crowd to step back just before deputies arrived.
  • Salvation Army killer pleads guilty (2009 XMAS Eve Murder of Chaplain)

    10/29/2010 10:04:30 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 11 replies
    LITTLE ROCK — The 19-year-old man charged in the Christmas Eve shooting death of a Salvation Army major pleaded guilty Friday to a murder charge and was sentenced to 50 years in prison. Laquan Fitzpatrick was arrested March 16, nearly three months after the Dec. 24, 2009 killing of Philip Wise outside a Salvation Army community center in North Little Rock. Wise was shot in front of his three young children. Fitzpatrick entered the court shortly after 9:30 a.m. and told Pulaski County Circuit Judge Barry Sims he understood his rights and was entering the plea. Sims accepted the agreed...
  • Teens In Court In Botched Robbery Attempt (Teller trapped them between two sets of security doors.)

    09/21/2010 11:04:33 AM PDT · by DemforBush · 37 replies
    WRTV 6 (Indianapolis) ^ | 9/21/10 | n.a
    INDIANAPOLIS -- Three teenage girls with no prior criminal history appeared in court Tuesday after they were accused of involvement in a spectacularly bad bank robbery attempt on Indianapolis' northeast side...
  • 2 youths arrested in robbery attempt (12 & 13 year olds causing mayhem)

    09/20/2010 7:10:56 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 7 replies | 20 SEP 10 | dcbryan1
    <p>Two boys, ages 12 and 13, were arrested early Saturday in an attempted robbery in Little Rock in which a man was pulled out of his car and beaten, police said.</p> <p>The attack happened about 4:15 a.m., after Jamel Johnson, who was driving with his girlfriend, Jelisa Cooper, was flagged down near West 22nd and South Brown by someone who tried to sell Johnson drugs, police said.</p>
  • Justice Department Seeks Ebonics Experts

    08/23/2010 6:03:29 AM PDT · by massmike · 81 replies ^ | 08/23/2010 | n/a
    The Department of Justice is seeking to hire linguists fluent in Ebonics to help monitor, translate, and transcribe the secretly recorded conversations of subjects of narcotics investigations, according to federal records. A maximum of nine Ebonics experts will work with the Drug Enforcement Administration’s Atlanta field division, where the linguists, after obtaining a “DEA Sensitive” security clearance, will help investigators decipher the results of “telephonic monitoring of court ordered nonconsensual intercepts, consensual listening devices, and other media” The DEA’s need for full-time linguists specializing in Ebonics is detailed in bid documents related to the agency’s mid-May issuance of a request...
  • Ten wounded in shootings during Black Expo

    07/18/2010 11:22:08 AM PDT · by 4buttons · 56 replies
    Associated Press; no quote.
  • Duluth teen gets 20 years for convenience store shooting

    05/18/2010 9:36:59 PM PDT · by skeptoid · 13 replies · 539+ views
    Grand Forks Herald ^ | May 18 2010 | John Lundy
    Steven Albert Cooper was sentenced today to 20 years in prison for shooting two Lincoln Park convenience store clerks in their backs as he robbed the store. The sentencing, the result of a March 11 plea agreement, came over the objection of a probation officer who said it wasn’t strong enough to fit the crime. John Serre, a probation officer with Arrowhead Regional Corrections, told St. Louis District Court Judge Mark Munger that because of the “heinous” nature of the crimes, Cooper, now 18, should serve consecutive instead of concurrent sentences, doubling his time in prison. But Prosecutor Charles Schumacher...
  • Scissors were used to kill FIU athlete, witness says

    05/08/2010 12:46:04 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 42 replies · 1,403+ views
    Miami Herald ^ | May 8, 2010 | DAVID OVALLE
    As the scrum unfolded outside the Florida International University recreation center, accused killer Quentin Wyche broke away, hustling back to the building, witnesses told police. ``Then he kind of stopped in front of where I was and took out like -- took his backpack off and took out a pair of scissors from the backpack,'' witness Chidinma Orj told Miami-Dade police in newly released court documents. Wyche, she told police, tried frantically to break apart the eight-inch scissors. ``He was just saying stuff like, I'm a get him'' she recalled.
  • Pastors, police plead for tip on NLR killing ("Stop Snitchin'" foils murder detectives!)

    12/29/2009 6:11:00 AM PST · by DCBryan1 · 20 replies · 1,291+ views
    Arkansas Democrat Gazette (subscription may be required) ^ | 29 DEC 09 | JACOB QUINN SANDERS-ARKANSAS DEMOCRAT-GAZETTE
    Pastors, police plead for tip on NLR killing Salvation Army slaying reward at $10,000 JACOB QUINN SANDERS ARKANSAS DEMOCRAT-GAZETTE Pastors, police and politicians begged and pleaded Monday for information about the unsolved Christmas Eve killing of a Salvation Army major in North Little Rock’s Baring Cross neighborhood. “I’m asking the community to start snitching,” said the Rev. Benny Johnson, founder of the Little Rock-based group Stop the Violence, during an afternoon news conference at the Salvation Army Corps and Community Center at 1505 W. 18th St. where Philip Wise was shot just after 4 p.m. on Dec. 24. The longer...
  • Christmas Eve Massacre: Salvation Army major shot dead in front of 3 children

    12/24/2009 10:38:09 PM PST · by DCBryan1 · 157 replies · 7,021+ views
    Salvation Army major shot dead in front of 3 children By The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette A Salvation Army major was fatally shot in front of his three children Thursday afternoon as he walked into the the organization's community center in North Little Rock, authorities said. Around 4 p.m., two black men dressed in black approached Philip Wise, 40, of Maumelle outside the community center at 1505 W. 18th St., Pulaski County Coroner Garland Camper said. Wise’ children — ages 4, 6, and 8 — were walking with him when the men came up to them, police said. His wife, Cindy, also...
  • Wife of Salvation Army pastor speaks of prayer for his killer (On XMAS eve by x2 YBMs)

    12/28/2009 8:44:48 AM PST · by DCBryan1 · 8 replies · 775+ views ^ | 28 DEC 09 | EVIN DEMIREL
    ‘Work is not done,’ widow says Wife of Salvation Army pastor speaks of prayer for his killer EVIN DEMIREL ARKANSAS DEMOCRAT-GAZETTE Leading a Sunday service in the building where her husband was shot and killed in a Christmas Eve robbery attempt, Salvation Army Major Cindy Wise said her mission to minister to the people in North Little Rock’s Baring Cross neighborhood has not changed. “I believe I have peace today because I know the work is not done here yet,” Wise told nearly 50 people on Sunday. Standing before the congregation in her navy blue uniform, she said she will...
  • How We Make Racists In America

    12/26/2009 9:13:37 AM PST · by bocopar · 53 replies · 2,303+ views
    Bob Parks: Black & Right ^ | 12/26/09 | Bob Parks
    On Christmas Day, a Major with the Salvation Army taking his three children into the organization's community center in North Little Rock, was held up and shot to death (in what appears to be a botched robbery attempt). The Major and his children are white and the two perpetrators were black. Given what we know about how long it takes for racial wounds to heal, what's to say that these three young children (four, six, and eight) who witnessed the murder of their father become personally hostile to every black person they see, and who could really blame them?
  • (Sad story): Manhunt for Killers of Salvation Army Major

    12/27/2009 5:04:18 PM PST · by Publius804 · 25 replies · 1,257+ views
    Fox News ^ | December 27, 2009 | N/A
    Arkansas police continue to search for two suspects in the shooting death of a Salvation Army major on Christmas Eve. Salvation Army Major Philip Wise was killed outside the organization’s community center in North Little Rock, Arkansas as his three young children looked on. Wise had worked for the Salvation Army for 16 years and had been at the Little Rock location for 3 years. "He was so important to that community," said North Little Rock Police Department spokesman Terry Kuykendahl told "This has been a tremendous blow to (them)." Thanks to private citizens' donations, police are offering a...
  • Police: ‘Relentless search’ for Wise’s killer

    12/25/2009 1:18:51 PM PST · by Sofia · 15 replies · 1,473+ views
    The Sherwood Voice ^ | 12/25/2009 | Jeremy Peppas
    LITTLE ROCK — Salvation Army Maj. Phillip Wise had Christmas plans. All he had to do was drop off the Christmas Eve donations at the Salvation Army headquarters in North Little Rock, pick up his wife, Cindy, who also is a Salvation Army major and was in the building waiting on him, and head home, to West Virginia, for the holidays. His three young children — 4, 6 and 8 — were with him. Then the unthinkable happened. Wise was robbed at gunpoint and as his children watched. He was then shot and bled to death in the parking lot...
  • 6 women slapped with assault charges after allegedly beating up woman for bad karaoke

    09/26/2009 11:19:03 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 63 replies · 3,101+ views ^ | Sept. 25, 2009 | Carolyn Salazar and Nancy Dillon
    Talk about a hit song. Six Connecticut women are facing assault charges for attacking a Westchester County woman for her amateurish karaoke performance at a bar, police said Friday. Leidy Alcantara, 25, was singing "A Dios Le Pido" by Colombian superstar Juanes on Wednesday night when suspect Kiana Strickland, 20, began heckling her, cops said. "I was singing the song in Spanish, and some girl said I was very annoying," Alcantara told the Daily News. "I didn't know she was talking to me, and I said, 'Excuse me, are you talking to me?'" "'Yeah, you're very annoying,'" Alcantara quoted Strickland...
  • Slaying an afterthought to LR robbery, police say (Execution style murder in home invasion)

    07/02/2009 5:56:48 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 51 replies · 1,942+ views
    Slaying an afterthought to LR robbery, police say Teens’ accounts of killing differ in affidavit BY JACOB QUINN SANDERS ARKANSAS DEMOCRAT-GAZETTE All that the four teenage boys wanted to do, Little Rock police say, was rob the old man and scare him a little. Killing him, police said, was an afterthought. According to an arrest warrant affidavit unsealed Wednesday, the four boys, who ranged in age from 14 to 16, met Tuesday afternoon at the corner of Eddy Lane and Lark Place in a quiet, older neighborhood just south of Base Line Road, just to hang out. One asked if...
  • Million Dollar Bonds for 3 LR Teens in (fatal home-invasion) Burglary... (LR, AR)

    07/01/2009 12:14:14 PM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 25 replies · 1,213+ views
    KARK (AR NBC affiliate) ^ | 01 JUL 09 | KARK news
    Three suspects appeared in a Little Rock courtroom this morning and pleaded not guilty to murder charges in a burglary-turned-shooting Tuesday afternoon that left a homeowner dead. The three juveniles are all charged as adults in the killing of Maurice Clark, 67, at his home at 4 Lark Place, just south of Baseline Road. They're identified as: Thomas Stacy Caffery, 17 Craig Deshaun Woods, 15 Mashawn Kendrick, 14 Bonds for each of the teens, who are all from Little Rock, were set at one-million-dollars. They are also charged with theft of property and fleeing. According to police reports read in...
  • Police Seek Fourth Teen in LR Burglary-Homicide (home invasion & execution of homeowner)

    07/01/2009 12:15:29 PM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 14 replies · 1,123+ views
    KARK (AR NBC affiliate) ^ | 01 JUL 09 | KARK 4 News
    Police Seek Fourth Teen in LR Burglary-Homicide Reported by: KARK 4 News Wednesday, Jul 1, 2009 @10:30am CST Little Rock Police are looking for local teen they're calling a person of interest in Tuesday's residential break-in that left a homeowner dead. The suspect is identified as Antonio Demetrius Terry, 16, of Little Rock. He is named in police reports read in court this morning when three other suspects were arraigned in the case. Maurice Clark, 67, was shot when the suspects broke into his home. Thomas Stacy Caffery, 17, Craig Deshaun Woods, 15, and Mashawn Kendrick, 14, all pleaded not...
  • 2 brothers fatally shot 15 years, 2 blocks apart (Good read on LR, AR "stop snitchin" violence)

    04/02/2009 8:21:16 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 38 replies · 1,405+ views
    Arkansas Democrat Gazette ^ | 02 APR 09 | BY JACOB QUINN SANDERS
    2 brothers fatally shot 15 years, 2 blocks apart As he lay dying in ’94, 1st bade 2nd goodbye BY JACOB QUINN SANDERS ARKANSAS DEMOCRAT-GAZETTE As Toboris Molden lay dying from a gunshot wound on a February night 15 years ago, he took care to say goodbye to his grandmother, his mother and his two younger brothers. The youngest brother was Anthony Jackson, named for his father and just a year old at the time. On Wednesday, their mother again grieved the loss of a son. This time it was Jackson, who was 16. Little Rock police found him and...
  • Obama to Meet Privately With Queen of England

    03/05/2009 10:21:00 PM PST · by anniegetyourgun · 58 replies · 1,829+ views
    The Sun ^ | 3/5/09 | FoxNews
    The Queen of England is to give President Obama a private "getting-to-know-you" audience next month. Her Majesty will meet the new president in advance of an economic summit in London. The private meeting is highly unusual because Obama will not be on a state visit. But advisers believe it is important the Queen meets him before any official trip. A source said: "There is a wish to do these things as discreetly as possible in the first instance." President Obama, famed for his 'Yes We Can' slogan, will fly with wife Michelle on Air Force One to Stansted, Essex. The...
  • Rodney King shot in San Bernardino

    11/29/2007 11:40:03 AM PST · by DCBryan1 · 109 replies · 302+ views
    The Press-Enterprise ^ | 29 NOV 07 | By PAUL LAROCCO
    Rodney King shot in San Bernardino 10:41 AM PST on Thursday, November 29, 2007 By PAUL LAROCCO The Press-Enterprise Rodney King was apparently shot and wounded on a San Bernardino street corner late Wednesday night before biking home to Rialto to report the incident, police said. King, the 42-year-old man who gained national fame when his 1991 beating by Los Angeles police was caught on videotape, called Rialto police at 11:39 p.m. to report the shooting, said Sgt. Don Lewis. He had been struck in the face and arm with a shotgun, Lewis said. King reported that the shooting occurred...
  • CA: S.F. father, son seek justice for suspected robber, end up in jail (Baghdad by the Bay)

    09/13/2007 12:31:25 AM PDT · by BurbankKarl · 13 replies · 586+ views
    SF Gate ^ | 9/13/07 | Jaxon Van Derbeken, Chronicle Staff Writer
    It first appeared to be an all-too-typical drive-by shooting in San Francisco's troubled Western Addition - distinguished only because it was witnessed by a member of the city's Board of Supervisors. But police now say the incident was far darker: an extreme case of vigilante vengeance involving a father and his 16-year-old son against a supposed street robber blamed for holding up the youth on the way to school. The 39-year-old father, after being summoned to the scene by his son, allegedly ran over the suspected robber in the family car and then urged his son to shoot the prone...
  • Police: PA Boy (13) Stabs to Death Brother Over Video Game

    07/17/2007 12:00:01 PM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 100 replies · 4,819+ views
    Breitbart ^ | 17 JUL 07 | dcbryan1
    Police: Pa. Boy Stabs Brother Over Game Jul 17 01:16 PM US/Eastern LANSDOWNE, Pa. (AP) - A 13-year-old boy fatally stabbed his brother with a steak knife after the 16-year-old refused to turn over a video game controller, authorities said. Jahmir Ricks was charged with first-degree murder in the death of Antwan Ricks at their home outside Philadelphia. The older boy died of a single stab wound to the chest, police said, and a bent and bloody knife was recovered from the home. Lansdowne police said the younger boy told them, "I just stabbed my brother," when they arrived at...
  • Rap is the culprit in killing of black men

    01/07/2007 12:12:43 AM PST · by neverdem · 113 replies · 2,683+ views
    The Baltimore Sun ^ | January 6, 2007 | Gregory Kane
    The 800-pound gorilla is back, and as usual folks are pretending the critter ain't in the room. We'll call this particular 800-pound gorilla Joey, in tribute to that 1940s film about the giant ape called Mighty Joe Young. I think it's time Joey got his props. I think it's time we acknowledge Joey. Joey, meet the guys. Guys, shake hands with Joey. "The guys" in this case are those Baltimoreans who, for the past week, have expressed angst and dismay about the appalling way some young black men in this city, addicted to the thug life, dispatch each other with...
  • Bloody brawl erupts at beauty salon as Spanish sparks customer clawfest

    05/29/2006 3:25:29 PM PDT · by Xenalyte · 90 replies · 1,715+ views
    A Boston beauty salon was more bloody than beautiful this weekend when a brawl broke out over a customer speaking Spanish. "Speak English! This is America!" one woman reportedly screamed at another at Kathy's Nail Design in the Dorchester section of the city. The remark ignited a massive melee at the salon, with numerous women engaging in manicure-to-manicure combat. "Ten years in this country, I never seen anything like this. The lady says 'Speak English, I don't want to hear Spanish!' and big fight happens," shop owner David Win told the Boston Herald. "There was blood in here and everything....
  • Smithsonian to Collect Hip-Hop Relics

    02/28/2006 3:31:33 AM PST · by Huber · 34 replies · 855+ views
    Associated Press ^ | 2/27/06 | By MARCUS FRANKLIN Associated Press Writer
    NEW YORK For nearly three decades, hip-hop relics such as vinyl records, turntables, microphones and boom boxes have collected dust in boxes and attics. On Tuesday, owners of such items _ including pioneering hip-hop artists such as Afrika Bambaataa, DJ Kool Herc, Grandmaster Flash and Fab 5 Freddy _ will blow that dust off and carry them to a Manhattan hotel to turn them over to National Museum of American History officials. The museum, part of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., is announcing its plans to embark on a collecting initiative, "Hip-Hop Won't Stop: the Beat, the Rhymes, the...
  • Black man charged with hate crime in threats to TV news crew

    05/21/2005 9:23:58 AM PDT · by Elcie30 · 80 replies · 1,856+ views
    The New Tribune ^ | 5/21/05 | Sean Robinson
    Darnell Colquitt thought the TV reporters didn’t belong in the Tillicum ’hood and told them so. People tote heat around here, he warned. He started to pedal away on a bicycle, then stopped, turned, and told the reporters what would happen if they were still there when he came back. “You’re dead where you stand,” he said. That, and a hail of racial slurs, earned him a trip to jail Thursday, along with a rare charge from Pierce County prosecutors: a black-on-white hate crime.

    09/18/2004 2:42:30 PM PDT · by nwrep · 334 replies · 7,019+ views ^ | September 18, 2004 | nwrep
    The ongoing controversy over the fake CBS documents and the prominent role played in shedding the light on this by has caused an unprecendented surge in new memberships on the website. Thursday, September 16, 2004 should be remembered as a landmark day for this website. On that day, more new users signed up on than on any single day before. Click here for a running tally of daily new signups that the website keeps. The 390 users signed up on the website eclipsed sign-up spikes caused during other newsworthy events, such as the Florida recount during the 2000...