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  • 13-Year-Old Mexican Drug Cartel Hitman Found Dead, Tortured ( Gun Free zone )

    03/01/2013 4:54:15 PM PST · by george76 · 25 replies
    CBS Houston ^ | March 1, 2013
    MORELOS, Mexico — A 13-year-old Mexican drug cartel hitman was found dead along with five other people. Univision reports that Jorge Armando Moreno’s body showed signs of torture when he was found near the town of Morelos. Moreno — who was a member of the Los Zetas gang — was arrested earlier this month, along with 15 other suspects, and confessed to taking part in 10 executions. He was released into his family’s custody because he was too young to be criminally prosecuted. Zacatecas state law says no one under the age of 14 can be subject to criminal prosecution....
  • A response to (Dan) Cathy and Huckabee

    09/25/2012 12:02:14 PM PDT · by Thebaddog · 80 replies
    Chicago First Ward Report ^ | 9.25.12 | Alderman Moreno
    Dan Cathy decided to make a PUBLIC statement to Mike Huckabee that, at the least, muddied the progress we had made with Chick-fil-A and, at the worst, contradicted the documents and promises Chick-fil-A made to me and the community earlier this month. Since Mr.Cathy made a PUBLIC statement, I am PUBLICLY asking him to confirm and support what I was told and shown by his company representatives. 1. For the FIRST TIME in the company’s history the company wrote and distributed a document to all of its employees titled, “Chick-fil-A: Who We Are” that guarantees that the company and its...
  • Chicago official asks Chick-fil-A to clarify gay marriage stance (Or else...)

    09/24/2012 10:10:07 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 68 replies
    CNN ^ | 09/24/2012 | By Melissa Gray
    A Chicago alderman says Chick-fil-A's president is publicly contradicting what company executives personally assured him for months -- that the fast-food chain is changing its stance on gay marriage -- and he asked the company Sunday to clarify. Alderman Joe Moreno made news last week when he announced Chick-fil-A has ceased making donations to anti-gay groups and has enacted workplace protections for its employees against discrimination. Moreno said the two concessions were the result of 10 months of negotiations he had with Chick-fil-A executives as he weighed whether to support a new Chick-fil-A restaurant in his Chicago ward. He said...
  • Moreno relents, will allow Chick-fil-A

    09/19/2012 8:32:31 AM PDT · by Tex-Con-Man · 22 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | September 19, 2012 | Hal Dardick
    Chicago alderman who made national headlines during the summer for opposing a Chick-fil-A in his increasingly trendy Northwest Side ward has reversed course, saying he will let the fast-food chain open a store in Logan Square. Ald. Proco "Joe" Moreno, 1st, said the restaurant has agreed to include a statement of respect for all sexual orientations in an internal document and promised that its not-for-profit arm would not contribute money to groups that oppose gay marriage. Though Moreno said he scored a "big win," the company made nearly identical pledges in a July 19 Facebook post that went up even...
  • Alderman to Chick-fil-A: No deal

    07/25/2012 4:55:30 AM PDT · by scottjewell · 67 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | July 25 2012 | Hal Dardick
    Moreno tries to block restaurant that opposes gay marriage from opening in his Northwest Side ward A Chicago alderman wants to kill Chick-fil-A's plans to build a restaurant in his increasingly trendy Northwest Side ward because the fast-food chain's top executive vocally opposes gay marriage. Ald.Proco "Joe" Moreno announced this week that he will block Chick-fil-A's effort to build its second Chicago store, which would be in the Logan Square neighborhood, following company President Dan Cathy's remarks last week that he was "guilty as charged" for supporting the biblical definition of marriage as between a man and woman.
  • State Supreme Court Justice Carlos Moreno to step down

    01/06/2011 6:23:24 PM PST · by CounterCounterCulture · 20 replies
    San Jose Mercury News ^ | 6 January 2011 | Howard Mintz
    Just days after his inauguration, new Gov. Jerry Brown has a quick opportunity to dust off his once controversial judge-picking skills and name a justice to one of the most influential state Supreme Courts in the country. California Supreme Court Justice Carlos Moreno, the sole Democrat and Latino on the state's high court, submitted his letter of resignation to Brown this week, informing the governor he would retire from the court on Feb. 28. Moreno's resignation is expected to place pressure on the governor to either replace him with another Latino, or choose an African-American justice on a court without...

    03/03/2009 9:57:58 PM PST · by neverdem · 57 replies · 4,058+ views
    NY Post ^ | March 2, 2009 | BRAD HAMILTON and MURRAY WEISS
    A uniformed cop accused of raping an East Village woman in her apartment tried to hide from a surveillance camera while using a key to enter her building, sources said yesterday. But what he didn't appear to know was that there was a second camera catching his and his partner's every move before and after the alleged sexual assault, the sources said. The NYPD's Internal Affairs Bureau is investigating a claim that the patrolman raped an intoxicated business executive after the cop and his partner responded to a cabdriver's 911 plea for help with his drunken passenger, the sources said....
  • Feds probe Moreno's push for contract for pal (more Cook County corruption)

    12/19/2008 11:41:08 AM PST · by randita · 5 replies · 442+ views
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 12/19/08 | MARK J. KONKOL
    Feds probe Moreno's push for contract for pal COOK COUNTY | Commissioner denies influence December 19, 2008 BY MARK J. KONKOL Cook County Reporter Federal authorities have launched a probe into Cook County Commissioner Joseph Mario Moreno's push to get his pal and political supporter, Ronald Garcia, a piece of a multimillion-dollar hospital system billing contract, sources said. The U.S. attorney's office wants to know more about Moreno's role in lobbying Georgia-based Med Assets Inc. to hire Garcia's firm, Chicago Medical Equipment and Supply, as a minority subcontractor. » Click to enlarge image Federal authorities have launched an investigation into...
  • 3/11: Three Years On: the Eighth Suicide Gives Testimony before the Court

    03/11/2007 11:54:31 AM PDT · by J Aguilar · 6 replies · 952+ views
    Libertad Digital ^ | 8 March 2007 | Libertad Digital (transl. J Aguilar)
    He also reveals that The Tunisian talked to UCIE agents.Cartagena Identifies the Police Officer that Asked Him to Go into the Leganés Apartment in the Morning of April 3rd.The testimony as protected witness, asked by the State Attorney Olga Sánchez, of the Police informer nicknamed Cartagena has left a lot of question that might change drastically the trial. Some details had been already revealed by EL MUNDO, as the pressure from the Police to avoid mentioning ETA. According to his testimony, The Tunisian was also linked to UCIE Police Officers. Asked by the Accusation Attorney, he gave names: “Enrique, Rubio,...
  • Tucson's Catholic Bishop Emeritus Dies

    11/19/2006 6:36:24 AM PST · by NYer · 6 replies · 302+ views
    AP ^ | November 18, 2006 | ARTHUR H. ROTSTEIN
    Bishop emeritus Manuel D. Moreno, the son of a migrant farmworker who rose to became the nation's sixth Hispanic bishop and led the Roman Catholic Diocese of Tucson for 21 years, has died. He was 75. Moreno died Friday night at his home in Tucson surrounded by friends and family after a long battle with prostate cancer and Parkinson's disease, according to Fred Allison, a spokesman for the diocese. His successor, Bishop Gerald F. Kicanas, called Moreno "a humble and loving person, aware of his own limitations, but always striving to do his best; a great servant of the Lord."...
  • "No Further Treatment" for Tucson Prelate

    11/17/2006 12:05:19 PM PST · by NYer · 2 replies · 241+ views
    WITL ^ | November 16, 2006 | Rocco Palmo
    The prognosis seems dire for Bishop-emeritus Manuel Moreno of Tucson, who had emergency surgery on Tuesday after a cereberal hemorrhage:Moreno's condition has worsened and family members, after consulting with his doctors, have decided not to continue further medical treatment. That news comes from Moreno's successor, Roman Catholic Diocese of Tucson Bishop Gerald Kicanas, who was traveling to Phoenix this afternoon to be with him. Moreno on Monday night had surgery in Phoenix to relieve pressure on his brain caused by bleeding, and that had resulted in some relief, said diocese spokesman Fred Allison. But the bleeding returned two nights...
  • CA: Governor calling on big spenders

    08/29/2005 2:36:03 PM PDT · by calcowgirl · 3 replies · 234+ views
    Sacramento Bee ^ | Aug 28, 2005 | Gary Delsohn
    When you're governor of California and need a boatload of cash in less than 80 days, you're going to be hanging out with some pretty wealthy people. Like Rick Cronk, who paid $1 million for Dreyer's Ice Cream in 1977 and merged it with Nestle three years ago in a deal reportedly worth $2.4 billion. He and his wife, Janet, are hosts for a fundraiser for Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger in the East Bay on Sept. 28. Or Arte Moreno, owner of the Los Angeles Angels, who is throwing a Schwarzenegger fundraiser at the team's game in Anaheim on Tuesday night...
  • Ducks, Angels Owners: Same Goal, Not Style

    06/26/2005 10:46:04 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 260+ views
    Orange County Business Journal ^ | Orange County Business Journal | Vita Reed
    Henry Samueli and Arturo “Arte” Moreno have a few things in common. They’re both billionaires, Republicans and Orange County pro sports team owners. Moreno is a fourth-generation American of Mexican descent. He served in Vietnam right after high school and returned to earn a degree from the University of Arizona. Samueli’s parents survived the Holocaust and emigrated from Poland to the U.S. in 1950. After settling in Buffalo, the family moved to West Hollywood when Samueli was a boy. He later earned three degrees from the University of California, Los Angeles. The Samuelis have made more than $150 million in...
  • Moreno becomes new Angels' owner - ''FREE BEER''

    05/23/2003 10:01:38 AM PDT · by Eric Esot · 17 replies · 398+ views
    kcal9 ^ | Thursday May 22, 2003 | By KEN PETERS
    Moreno becomes new Angels' owner Thursday May 22, 2003 By KEN PETERSAP Sports Writer ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) The Angels' new owner grinned, opened the big gift box and helped manager Mike Scioscia and general manager Bill Stoneman put on huge red sombreros.Arturo Moreno was introduced Thursday as the third owner of the Angels in their 43-year history after completing his $184 million purchase from The Walt Disney Co.``This is what I got for that,'' he said, laughing and holding up two keys to the stadium.Moreno wants to be called Arte and started off his tenure by giving the hats to...
  • California: Just Say No To Justice Kathryn Werdegar [CA Supreme Court reconfirmation elections]

    10/28/2002 4:44:52 PM PST · by heleny · 2 replies · 171+ views
    Traditional Values Coalition ^ | Wednesday, October 16, 2002 | Traditional Values Coalition
    Just Say No To Justice Kathryn Werdegar Date: Wednesday, October 16 @ 13:47:28 EDT October 14, 2002 Anaheim, California — Officials from Traditional Values Coalition today urged California families not to support California Supreme Court Justice Kathryn Werdegar in her re-confirmation bid this November and have announced their plans to lead a statewide effort exposing her record on the bench.  Citing recent rulings, Rev. Louis P. Sheldon, Traditional Values Coalition Chairman, warned pro-family voters to examine her record carefully before casting their ballots. “Justice Werdegar has displayed outrageous contempt for those values that California families hold dear,” said Sheldon. “In...