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  • Petaluma Burglar Eats Tater Tots, Falls Asleep on the Couch

    04/26/2015 4:01:27 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 13 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | Apr 26, 2015 | Kale Williams
    A Placerville man was arrested in Petaluma Thursday afternoon after he broke into a house, had himself a snack of tater tots and set down on a sofa to take a nap, only to be discovered by the startled resident, police said. Around 2 p.m., the homeowner was minding her own business in an upstairs bedroom on the 1600 block of Caulfield Lane. For one reason or another, she decided to venture to the first floor, where she found a man — later identified as 44-year-old James Adams — peacefully snoozing on the sofa.
  • New Jersey woman killed by avalanche on Mount Everest after Nepal earthquake

    04/26/2015 6:59:43 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 39 replies
    nydailynews.com ^ | Joel Landau
    She was from Edison and previously worked at the East Orange General Hospital. Girawong was part of a group that had trained at the lower Khumbu glacier before climbing the mountain. Her last post on Facebook was about the snow on Everestt a few hours before she died. "Day 28 on this arduous journey , snow is falling & my food cravings are at an all time high...Is a crunchy spicy tuna roll with eel sauce too much to ask for?" she posted.
  • Canadian town finally admits ‘Land of Rape and Honey’ is not a good slogan

    04/25/2015 11:36:42 PM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 52 replies
    Metro [UK] ^ | 22 Apr 2015 | Oliver Wheaton
    Many towns have questionable names, as the people of Twatt, in Scotland can attest, however surely town slogans are easier to change than town names? This may be why the people from Tisdale, in Saskatchewan, Canada, are finally admitting the fact that their town slogan, ‘The Land of Rape and Honey’, needs updating.Rather than sexual assault, the slogan cites the harvesting of rapeseed which was a large part of the town’s economy many years ago.However, after witnessing hundreds of giggling travellers stopping by the town’s signs to take humorous pictures, Tisdale’s Economic Development Office have created an online survey asking residents if...
  • Hillary-Gate:How Will She Campaign In Purple States?,Middle Schools And Commercials?

    04/25/2015 5:59:51 PM PDT · by Cruz_West_Paul2016 · 19 replies
    Now Hillary has backed herself into a corner. With the crucial swing states leaning GOP, what is she going to do? Just keep sneaking into local watering holes, fast food restaurants, kindergartens and trans-gender health clubs? Anyone wondering if Hillary is going to book "Red Rocks" in Colorado anytime soon? Or visit a Century Village or "The Villages" in Florida? Hey, Maybe even Hillary will sing their infamous theme song! Joe Biden did, maybe Hillary could give it a shot! How is Hillary going to take a lead in Florida, Colorado, Iowa, Ohio at this point?
  • Cops Kill Man for Refusing to ID as He Dropped Off Stray Cat to Animal Shelter, Police Remain Silent

    04/25/2015 1:06:03 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 410 replies
    Free Thought Project ^ | 4/22/15 | Jay Syrmopoulos
    Cops Kill Man for Refusing to ID as He Dropped Off Stray Cat to Animal Shelter, Police Remain Silent By Jay Syrmopoulos on April 22, 2015 Dothan, Ala. – In late December of 2014, Robert Earl Lawrence, 30, in an act of compassion, took a stray cat to the Dothan Animal Shelter. What was a seemingly selfless act of kindness would subsequently end with Lawrence being fatally gunned down by a cop.Almost four months after that fateful day, police have provided the public with no more answers than were given the day after the killing. They have maintained a blanket...
  • Freddy Gray demonstrations are getting violent in Baltimore

    04/25/2015 3:51:40 PM PDT · by Sgt_Schultze · 70 replies
    WBAL TV ^ | 27 Apr 2015 | WBAL TV
    This is a live video of the protest as it evolves.
  • When did Taqiyah become de facto policy of the left?

    04/25/2015 7:49:31 AM PDT · by Michael.SF. · 26 replies
    Benicia Herald ^ | April 23, 2015 | Dennis Lund
    Taqiyah: The practice of concealing one’s beliefs and foregoing ordinary religious duties when under threat of death or injury. — www.thereligionofpeace.com/Quran/011-taqiyya.htm IN THE ISLAMIC FAITH, deception, either Taqiyah or Kitman — in Islamic jurisprudence, the art of making ambiguous or deceptive statements — is permitted under certain very specific circumstances. It is the political form of Taqiyah to which I refer when I say that such lying without embarrassment or repercussion has become a too-often-used tool — indeed, the de facto policy — of the left. Several recent examples serve to confirm this:
  • (vanity) Big Thunderstorm about to hit Dallas - no Tornado at the moment though

    04/24/2015 4:31:33 PM PDT · by Cringing Negativism Network · 18 replies
    Weather Channel etc ^ | 4/24/2015 | (si th
    Hi. Just a quick note there is a (serious but no tornado) just now hitting Ft. Worth, heading for Dallas. It is however very fast-moving, so it won't last long. Just a heads-up.
  • Parents anger after children as young as THREE told to sign contract promis'g not to use transphobic

    04/24/2015 8:10:45 PM PDT · by massmike · 63 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | 04/24/2015 | ELEANOR HARDING
    Children as young as three are being asked to sign a contract pledging not to use transphobic language at school. The pledge is contained in a ‘home-school agreement’ which all children must sign before they start at Turnham Primary School in September. The infants must also promise to refrain from using homophobic and racist phrases and to be tolerant of people with different sexual orientations and lifestyles. Each child must print their name and provide a signature to confirm that they understand their ‘responsibilities’ while attending the school. It is understood that teachers at the South-East London school introduced the...
  • Mom gave birth in bathroom stall, sealed newborn in plastic bag at work, prosecutor says

    04/24/2015 6:00:29 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 15 replies
    mlive.com ^ | April 24, 2015 | Gus Burns
    REDFORD, MI -- Kim Pappas, a 25-year-old Wyandotte mother, gave birth inside a bathroom stall during business hours at her office in Redford on March 31, Redford police say. What she did next led to the Wayne County Prosecutor's Office charging her with murder Friday. Pappas placed the full-term newborn in a sealed plastic bag, then inside a tote; she put the tote inside her desk drawer at Ceva Logistics, shut it and returned to work as usual.
  • Drunk driver on stolen excavator left trail of Harvey destruction

    04/24/2015 4:52:34 PM PDT · by BBell · 18 replies
    NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune ^ | 4/24/15 | Michelle Hunter
    William Strength had quite a night. Authorities say the 23-year-old Harvey resident stole an excavator and led Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office deputies on a drunken chase through parts of the West Bank, plowing over trees and utility poles before sinking the 89-ton machine in the Harvey Canal. No one was injured during the joy ride. But it left behind a path of destruction. "I just would like someone to pay for the damage," said Albert Daigle, 69, whose business, Daigle Towing Services LLC., took the brunt of the rampage.The excavator plowed through the locked, chain-link fence on the side of...
  • No Ma: Marijuana's Hardest Sell — the Chinese

    04/24/2015 1:13:31 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 23 replies
    SF Weekly ^ | Wednesday, Apr 22 2015 | Chris Roberts
    Want to escape the booming neighborhoods of San Francisco? Head west, where the rows of single-family Mediterranean-style or boxy Doelger homes that make up the Sunset District are virtually unchanged since their construction in the mid-20th century, giving the avenues a timeless feel. There are no towering construction cranes putting up condos, and 21st-century conveniences fail you: My Sidecar ride request to be taken to the Sunset was rejected three times before I settled in for a $40 cab ride. There is also little sign of California's multibillion dollar cannabis industry. The city's west side is entirely bereft of legal...
  • Assembly OKs Bill to Name Waldo Tunnel After Robin Williams

    04/24/2015 11:16:46 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 21 replies
    The California Assembly on Thursday unanimously approved a bill to rename the Waldo Tunnel after late comedian Robin Williams. The Waldo Tunnel is a tunnel on U.S. 101 between the Golden Gate Bridge and Sausalito in Marin County. William Waldo was a California politician who ran unsuccessfully for governor in 1853. The tunnel’s archways are painted in rainbow colors, which is why people sometimes call it the "rainbow tunnel." Williams was a long time resident of Marin. The idea to rename the tunnel started with an online petition that received more than 60,000 signatures. Julie Wainwright, who started the petition,...
  • Missing Cupertino Teen Hid on Campus, Ate Fruit to Survive: Sheriff (Prepper?)

    04/24/2015 11:04:53 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 20 replies
    A 17-year-old Cupertino boy who had been missing and returned to his family on Thursday night, hid on his high school campus over the last four days and ate fruit to survive, according to the Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office. Sgt. James Jensen told NBC Bay Area on Friday morning that Connor Sullivan had hidden for a portion of the time at Monta Vista High School, where he had last been seen Monday morning after his first class. Jensen said he also used portable toilets on campus as scores of deputies and volunteers had fanned the South Bay looking for...
  • Whatever happened to Larry the Downing Street cat’s increased security?

    04/24/2015 7:15:08 AM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 19 replies
    Spectator [UK] ^ | 30 March 2015 | Camilla Swift
    When reports emerged that a dog had allegedly been poisoned at Crufts, David Cameron appeared to be extremely worried that a similar fate might befall the Downing Street cat, Larry. Talking to Heart FM, the Prime Minister promised to ‘double the security around him and make sure he’s ok’. But this morning Larry looked far from ‘ok’ when police sniffer dog Bailey turned up on his doorstep. Perhaps the PM has more important things to think about – or perhaps police security is what Cameron had in mind to waylay any attempts on his cat’s life. But needless to say,...
  • At least 12 injured after Indiana high school stage collapses during joyful musical

    04/24/2015 6:01:29 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 19 replies
    Washington Post ^ | Nick Kirkpatrick and Abby Ohlheiser
    Journey’s classic tune was blasting as students bathed in purple stage lights began signing “Don’t Stop Believin’.” What happened next was not on the script for Thursday night’s performance of “American Pie” at Westfield High School in Westfield, Indiana, just north of Indianapolis. As the students began their finale, with performers leaping joyfully on to the stage for a big dance number, the stage collapsed, injuring at least a dozen people, police said. Officials were relieved that no students were seriously hurt in the dramatic collapse, which was captured on video by several audience members. The injured students are “doing...
  • Prayer Request Local Family

    04/24/2015 4:45:16 AM PDT · by Grumpybutt · 5 replies
    LIBERTY HILL, Texas (KXAN) — John Alvarado has been charged with two counts of intoxication manslaughter and driving with an invalid license in the Wednesday night wreck that killed a 10-year-old sister and 15-year-old brother and left their mother and two other siblings in the hospital in critical condition.
  • Gun Enthusiast Dies in Mountain View Fire, Ammo Explodes in Garage: Neighbor

    04/23/2015 4:55:31 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 27 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | Thursday, Apr 23, 2015 | Kris Sanchez
    A gun enthusiast died in his Mountain View home on Thursday morning during a one-alarm fire that set off live rounds of ammunition in the garage, firefighters said. The fire broke out in the 700 block of Lola Lane about 3:30 a.m. When firefighters arrived, they found the man dead in his bedroom. Gary Macloud said he wanted to save his neighbor, "Dan," whom he identified as a gun aficionado and gun writer. But when he saw the thick smoke and the flames, he knew he couldn't help. "We were yelling, Dan, Dan, Dan," Macloud said. "Your first instinct is...
  • Coyote That Has Made The Big Apple Its Home Still On The Run

    04/23/2015 2:46:30 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 12 replies
    CBS New York ^ | April 23, 2015
    Another Coyote Also Reported In Norwood, New JerseyCoyotes remained on the run Thursday in both the suburbs and city, and residents remained on edge as they were warned of possible danger. As CBS2’s Matt Kozar reported, at least one coyote has been spotted more than once now by CBS2 cameras running around Riverside Drive. CBS2 cameras captured the coyote at 4:45 a.m. at Riverside Drive and 96th Street, and then again around 5:38 a.m., CBS2’s Janelle Burrell reported. The second time, the coyote sprinted in front of Mobile 2 and scampered across the street toward Grant’s Tomb in Morningside Heights....
  • India suspends Al-Jazeera broadcasts for 5 days over maps

    04/23/2015 6:36:17 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 2 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Apr 23, 2015 7:05 AM EDT
    The TV network Al-Jazeera was off the air in India on Thursday following a 5-day suspension ordered by the government over maps of the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir. India is deeply sensitive about how Kashmir, which is divided between India and Pakistan but claimed by both, is portrayed on maps. A government report said that in the Al-Jazeera maps a portion of Kashmir had “not been shown as a part of Indian territory.” The suspension began Wednesday and is to last until next Monday. …
  • A Volcano Just Erupted in Chile, Spewing Ash For Miles

    04/22/2015 7:38:25 PM PDT · by kingattax · 36 replies
    RYOT Blog ^ | 4-22-15
    A few hours ago Volcano Calbuco in southern Chile erupted for the first time in nearly 40 years. According to CNN Chile, a Red Alert was issued for the surrounding area. An estimated 1500 people are being asked to evacuate within a six mile radius. “The eruption happened about half an hour ago. There are a lot of people out in the streets, many heading to the gas stations to fill up on gas,” Derek Way, a resident of Puerto Varas, told Reuters.
  • Texas Lieutenant Governor Advisers: Pre-K a 'Godless' Choice

    Advisers to Republican Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick described a major bipartisan pre-K initiative as socialist and keeping children in a `Godless environment' in a letter sent to lawmakers Tuesday. The letter was a rebuke over a preschool push being led by Republican Gov. Greg Abbott, whose office responded by defending its plan while not addressing the criticism. It was written by a "grassroots advisory" board of conservative activists that Patrick, a tea party leader, assembled upon taking office in January. Eaglet Spotted in Relocated Bald Eagle's Nest "We are experimenting at great cost to taxpayers with a program that removes...
  • Super Dave grounded due to noise complaints

    04/22/2015 4:13:19 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 40 replies
    Chilliwack Progress ^ | April 22, 2015 | Jennifer Feinberg
    The roar of Super Dave Mathieson's aerobatic aircraft has been grounded over noise complaints. The full-time air show pilot, who made Chilliwack his home base a few years ago, received notification from Transport Canada earlier this month that he could no longer perform the aerobatics under 2000 feet at Chilliwack Airport, citing proximity to "noise sensitive or livestock" areas.
  • Why Only a Democrat and Not a Republican or Other Registration Booth?

    04/22/2015 2:13:01 PM PDT · by A CA Guy · 34 replies
    A CA Guy live in person | 04/22/2014 | A CA Guy
    My wife after 22 years went for her citizenship today and she is happy and proud to be an American. My issue was outside the Los Angeles Convention Center where there was only a Democrat only Registration both. They give them cards inside as well when they get their certificate, but outside this blazing Democrat only both was going. So right away I wonder, is the Republican Party just lazy? Are Democrats pulling something here or what? Anyone aware of this kind of thing going on; because either the Democrat party is doing something illegal or the Republicans are lazy...
  • U of A Student Arrested for Lying About Sexual Assault

    04/22/2015 7:33:50 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 42 replies
    ArkansasMatters.com ^ | April 20, 2015
    FAYETTEVILLE, AR (KNWA) - Police arrested 20-year-old Lindsey Sweetin Thursday for filing a false police report about a sexual assault she originally said happened in the Harmon Parking garage on the University of Arkansas campus. According to a police report, on March 8, Sweetin's brother called the University of Arkansas Police Department to report that his sister had been sexually assaulted in the garage on March 5.
  • Mesa woman pleads guilty to running over husband for not voting

    The 31-year-old Solomon originally pleaded not guilty to aggravated assault and disorderly conduct charges. Authorities say Solomon was upset about President Barack Obama's re-election and began arguing with her husband when she found out that he didn't vote. Her husband suffered a fractured pelvis. He told investigators Solomon believed their family was going to face hardship.
  • U.S. Prosecutors: Suspects Busted for Stealing Barrels of Bourbon

    04/21/2015 5:50:08 PM PDT · by BBell · 8 replies
    Associated Press ^ | 4/21/15 | BRUCE SCHREINER
    Kentucky authorities indicted nine people Tuesday on charges of spiriting away what one prosecutor called more bourbon whiskey than a person could drink in a lifetime. Prosecutors say the scheme led by rogue distillery workers lasted for years and involved tens of thousands of dollars' worth of whiskey but began to unravel when whiskey barrels were discovered behind a shed.
  • Deadly canine flu strikes Ohio: What you need to do to protect your pet

    04/21/2015 1:10:24 PM PDT · by EBH · 18 replies
    Cleveland.com ^ | 4/14/2015
    A canine flu outbreak has sickened many dogs in the Midwest, and veterinarians are cautioning pet owners to keep their dogs from going nose-to-nose with other four-legged friends. The University of Wisconsin-Madison's School of Veterinary Medicine says the virus has sickened at least 1,000 dogs in Illinois, Wisconsin, Ohio and Indiana, and some veterinarians worry it could easily spread to other areas of the country. Recent tests from the Wisconsin Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory have identified the strain as H3N2. Clinical assistant professor Keith Poulsen says it's not yet known how effective current vaccines are against this strain, which is believed...
  • Michael Brown Tree Memorial Vandalized, Destroyed

    04/21/2015 9:13:11 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 27 replies
    americanlivewire.com ^ | Chelsea Alves
    After just one day of being planted, someone vandalized and destroyed a tree planted in memory of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. A memorial stone placed at the foot of the tree is also missing, according to a local news channel. The memorial tree was planted by members of the Black Caucus of the American Library Association. Caucus members had planted the tree in January-Wabash Memorial Park on Saturday and just one day later, community members found it destroyed. Another tree featured in a local news report was completely destroyed – just a few meters away from the tree planted...
  • School under fire for transgender kindergarten lesson

    04/21/2015 5:16:10 AM PDT · by NewHampshireDuo · 29 replies
    EAGNews ^ | April 20, 2015 | Victor Skinner
    KITTERY, Maine – Officials at Mitchell Primary School are apologizing after a book about a transgender child was read to most of the school’s K-3 students. “We have a practice of if a topic is considered sensitive, parents should be informed,” superintendent Allyn Hutton told SeaCoastOnline.com. “In this situation, that didn’t happen. The whole culture at Mitchell School is about teaching tolerance and respect. The people presenting the lesson thought (the book) was one more piece of teaching that lesson. “In retrospect, we understand that toleration is tolerating people of all opinions,” Hutton said. Criticism flooded the district after Fox...
  • Ask Emily: Bouncing between Medi-Cal and Covered California

    04/20/2015 8:14:54 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 3 replies
    Los Angeles Daily News ^ | 04/19/15 | Emily Bazar
    Many Californians with Covered California or Medi-Cal hover near the intersection where the two programs meet. When their incomes fluctuate, however, that “hover” can turn into a “bounce.” State officials say the transition between Covered California and Medi-Cal is supposed to be “seamless,” but in reality, moving from one to the other sometimes puts Californians’ health coverage — and their health — at risk. “There’s not a seamless transition. There’s not someone helping them figure out who to call or how to navigate the system,” said Jen Flory, senior attorney at the Western Center on Law and Poverty. “Frankly, it’s...
  • CLINTON SHOT HEARD AROUND THE WORLD BAR CLOSES. (unpaid rent)

    04/20/2015 6:45:40 PM PDT · by protoconservative · 10 replies
    The Times of Northwest Indiana ^ | 4/20/2015 | Diane Poulton
    Bronko’s is known locally for its popular pizza and chicken and -- nationally -- as the place where Hillary Rodham Clinton during the 2008 Democratic presidential primary campaign drank her “shot heard around the world,” when she downed a shot and beer there.
  • Suggestion For GOP Candidates.Go To "That Chipotle Restaurant", And Make An Impression !!

    04/20/2015 6:11:19 PM PDT · by Cruz_West_Paul2016 · 12 replies
    Now this would be a slap in the face to Hillary. Can you just imagine Ted Cruz going into that same Chipotle Restaurant during a rush hour and greeting every patron? Hi, My Name Is Ted Cruz and I Am Running For President Of The United States!. Then next week Rand goes in, then later Scott Walker, Then Rubio. By the time all of the leading candidates go in there and making headlines all over Iowa, it will eventually be like, "Hillary? Hillary Who?".
  • Looks Like Hillary Will Be Using The Term "Distractions", When Defending Her Scandals.

    04/20/2015 4:02:23 PM PDT · by Cruz_West_Paul2016 · 34 replies
    Here we go! So now Hillary will be referring to all "GOP Facts" as "Distractions. In other words, every scandal from Benghazi to Wiping Her Server Clean to Taking Money from Foreign Nations is just a distraction or a "Phony Scandal". Let's see if Hillary even brings up any of her several scandals when she speaks before her massive crowds of 200(ish) in the purple states. If Hillary is going to bring up the GOP Candidates "Twakin' Chit" about her, then she needs to bring up the scandals in the same sentence!
  • Hundreds help girl, 10, with rare condition celebrate birthday after none of her friends RSVP

    04/20/2015 11:44:30 AM PDT · by twister881 · 37 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | April 20, 2015 | Fox News
    When Jenny Moretter turned to Facebook after none of her daughter’s fourth-grade classmates RSVP’d to her 10th birthday party, she was simply aiming to prevent her daughter, Mackenzie, from having to celebrate her special day alone. But on Saturday, the Minnesota mom — whose daughter has an enlarged skull due to a rare genetic condition — got an even bigger surprise: a birthday party with hundreds of supporters, mostly strangers, plus an outpouring of donations. VIDEO LINK
  • 44 Arrested, Hundreds Cited in Crackdown on Illegal Street Racing in South L.A.: LASD

    04/20/2015 8:44:30 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 2 replies
    ktla ^ | Mark Mester and Tracy Bloom,
    The multi-agency operation began around midnight at the intersection of Imperial Highway and Broadway in unincorporated South L.A. with law enforcement cars boxing in suspected street racing vehicles, according to Edgar Figueroa, a public information officer with the California Highway Patrol. “We boxed them in here … because this is the main place they converge to do this illegal type of activity,” Figueroa said. ... “We have problems with these racers coming out,” Hutak said. “They have high-end cars with modifications, they drive fast, often they’re under the influence of alcohol, and the increase in fatalities and traffic collisions is...
  • Vet and former Playboy model scuffles with cops while trying to recover trampled American flag

    04/19/2015 8:49:26 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 46 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | April 19, 2015 | Tobias Salinger
    Don’t tread on this flag. That’s the message Air Force veteran and former Playboy model Michelle Manhart says she was trying to convey by picking up a damaged flag that protesters had been stomping on in a demonstration at Valdosta State University in southern Georgia on Friday.
  • Chinese man hurt after toilet bowl he was squatting on collapses

    04/19/2015 5:26:59 PM PDT · by Gamecock · 42 replies
    inquirer.net ^ | April 18th, 2015
    HEFEI—Here’s why it’s not wise to squat on a sitting toilet. A man who went to the restroom while waiting for a flight at Hefei Xinqiao International Airport in Anhui, China, was injured when he attempted to squat on the toilet bowl. Anhui News reported that his companion received a call for help and found the man lying on the floor, his buttocks bleeding and the toilet bowl crushed to pieces. He was sent to hospital for treatment but reportedly managed to make it back to the airport to catch his flight. According to a member of the airport’s staff,...
  • Clowns Brawl w/(Animal Rights) Protesters Under Circus Big Top in San Bernardino

    04/19/2015 2:26:41 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 43 replies
    NBC Los Angeles ^ | April 18, 2015 | Michael Larkin
    Clowns Brawl With Protesters Under Circus Big Top in San Bernardino • Hundreds of spectators watched the fight break out when workers allegedly tried to stop the activists from forcing their way inside Clowns brawled with animal rights protesters under a circus big top in San Bernardino Friday night, witnesses say. Hundreds of spectators watched the fight break out when workers allegedly tried to stop the activists from forcing their way inside after the Ramos Bros. Circus show began. Two protestors were arrested following the melee, while two circus employees were injured when the fight broke out at 8:08 p.m.,...
  • Hundreds attend mentally disabled girl's tenth birthday after Facebook appeal when none of her class

    04/19/2015 1:22:25 PM PDT · by BBell · 44 replies
    Dailymail.com ^ | 4/19/15 | Kelly Mclaughlin
    Hundreds attend mentally disabled girl's tenth birthday after Facebook appeal when none of her class Mackenzie Moretter, of Shakopee, Minnesota, celebrated her tenth birthday on Saturday When none of her classmates could come to her party, Mackenzie's mother posted on Facebook groups, inviting strangers to the celebrations More than 700 people joined a Facebook event for the birthday party Hundreds of people flocked to a park in Shakopee on Saturday They brought Mackenzie gifts and food and she made new friends Mackenzie was diagnosed with Sotos Syndrome when she was a year old The disorder delayed her development and makes...
  • Shattuck: Granite State braces for Hillary drive-by

    04/19/2015 1:04:24 PM PDT · by calvincaspian · 5 replies
    The Boston Herald ^ | 04/19-15 | Tom Shattuck
    It looked like the scene in “Back to the Future”: A van screeches through a parking lot, pedal to the metal, disrupting the quiet and bringing forth pure chaos. In the movie version it was a van full of angry Libyan terrorists bent on snuffing out “Doc Brown” and “Marty McFly,” but last week in Iowa it was Hillary Clinton whose campaign van began final approach toward the entrance of a community college — press and supporters in waiting — when suddenly Hillary hit the afterburners and the so-called “Scooby van” flew right by, leaving fans bewildered and media members...
  • Man Makes Final Request in Obituary – And It Involves Hillary Clinton

    04/19/2015 10:54:46 AM PDT · by Diana in Wisconsin · 10 replies
    IJ Review ^ | April 19, 2015 | Kyle Becker
    Obituaries can be an unexpected source of amusement, and an 81-year-old North Carolina man didn’t let the world down. “Larry Darrell Upright, 81, passed away Monday, April 13, 2015, at CMC- NorthEast in Concord. Darrell was born Aug. 15, 1933, in Cabarrus County to the late Arthur and Mary Ruth Upright. He was also preceded in death by his son, Joel Allen Upright. He is survived by his beloved wife and devoted caregiver, Colleen McDonald Upright; son Michael D. Upright; daughter Jill Upright McLain and husband Phil; granddaughters McKenzie Upright Brady and husband Logan, Lindsay McLain Leece and husband Jason...
  • Oklahoma man woke to girlfriend biting his penis off: police (photo)

    03/16/2015 1:05:47 AM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 113 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | Friday, February 20, 2015 | Nina Golgowski
    An Oklahoma man says he nearly lost his penis when he woke to find his girlfriend trying to bite it off. A night of drinking and arguing led to the painful arousal when the victim said he found Amber Ellis "biting his (penis) off" as he slept on the couch Thursday, KJRH reported. He told Tulsa police he fought the 31-year-old off but in the process she hit him in the head with a laptop computer. Their earlier argument was over his accusing her of being too needy, he said.
  • JSO Officer Accused of Letting Woman Drive Patrol Car to Hooters

    03/24/2015 6:43:33 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 6 replies
    News4Jax ^ | Mar 21 2015 | Hailey Winslow
    Officer was disciplined for groping his girlfriend in uniform in public last summerA JSO officer who was disciplined for groping his girlfriend while in uniform in public last summer is now being accused of letting a woman drive his patrol car to Hooters. According to reports obtained by the Florida Times-Union, the latest incident stems from complaints that two people witnessed a woman driving Irving Diaz's police cruiser. The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office Internal Affairs unit received the complaints in October. The first was from a man married to Diaz's ex-wife, who was dropping off Diaz's kids for a visit. According...
  • Woman Who Stabbed Boyfriend to Death Claims She Was Hypnotized

    Gift Wahab, the young lady who stabbed her boyfriend to death over money believes she was hypnotized to murder the man. 20-year-old Gift Wahab, who stabbed her boyfriend, Ebi Amade, to death over house keeping allowance on Thursday, March 19, 2015, has claimed that she was hypnotized into murdering her man by a force she could not resist. Wahab's argument is that before then, the deceased used to give her the sum of N200 for her feeding daily but on that day, the money seemed smaller than other days which led to a fight. Coupled with the drinks they both...
  • [Language Warning] Cop Biker Threatened with Jail if He Doesn’t Apologize for Swearing at a Cop, He

    04/09/2015 5:02:41 PM PDT · by Half Vast Conspiracy · 22 replies
    In a video uploaded to Facebook on Wednesday, Michael Cates filmed a disturbing interaction between police and retired truck driver, Russel Ayers. The recording shows police threatening Ayers with incarceration after he refused to apologize to an officer, after calling him a......bad word...Caution, Harsh language!
  • 2 Arrested in Attack That Knocked Long Island Teacher Unconscious (Hempstead NY)

    04/18/2015 9:39:30 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 89 replies
    NBC New York ^ | 8:33 PM EDT, Thursday, Apr 16, 2015
    A parent and a juvenile have been arrested after an attack on a Long Island teacher that a group said left the educator unconscious for several minutes. Authorities say the duo allegedly attacked the female math teacher Wednesday at Alverta B. Gray Schultz Middle School in Hempstead. […] The parent, Annika McKenzie, pleaded not guilty to assault charges and is being held in lieu of $10,000 bond. McKenzie’s attorney, Don Rollock, told NBC 4 New York that the parent came to the school because the teacher put her hands on her 12-year-old daughter. “Teachers shouldn’t lay their hands on kids,”...
  • Huge brawl in the aisles of Philadelphia Zara store caught on camera

    04/18/2015 9:33:31 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 43 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | April 18, 2015 | By Evan Bleier
    Philadelphia might mean the City of Brotherly Love in Greek, but the sentiment of the name apparently doesn't always doesn't apply to Philly's female residents. At least five women got into a large-scale brawl that lasted for multiple minutes at a Zara clothing store on Friday afternoon. The fight broke out at a store location in the city's Rittenhouse Square neighborhood.
  • Officer: 'I wanted to be absolutely sure before I used deadly force'

    04/18/2015 5:37:57 PM PDT · by Ronald_Magnus · 185 replies
    WLWT ^ | 1:41 PM EDT Apr 18, 2015 | Jackie Congedo
    ELSMERE, Ky. —Officer Jesse Kidder has only been on the New Richmond police force for a year, but he did two tours of duty in Iraq as a Marine and he's a Purple Heart recipient. Still, he said he's never been confronted the way he was on Thursday. "Law enforcement officers all across the nation have to deal with split-second decisions that mean life or death. I wanted to be absolutely sure before I used deadly force," said Kidder. It's easier said than done, and that has never been clearer than through the lens of Kidder's body camera, when the...
  • KSP arrest man for drunken horse ride on U.S. 23

    04/18/2015 4:49:07 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 17 replies
    The Floyd County Times ^ | April 16, 2015 | Aaron K. Nelson
    Kentucky State Police Post 9 responded to a call Monday evening about an intoxicated horse rider on U.S. 23. When they arrived, they found Michael Kimmel, 40, of Betsy Layne, matching the description. The arrest report, filed by Trooper J. Gabbard, says he was ordered to stop, but instead he ran down an embankment, fleeing on foot, wearing only a brown hat, jeans, and boots. During the search for the suspect, police say the found his clothing on the back porch of his own house.