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  • 2 suspects in volleyball player's death face more charges

    08/29/2012 9:15:31 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 6 replies
    Associated Press ^ | August 29, 2012
    The two teenage cousins charged with the killing of a volleyball star from Wheaton are also accused of robbing and kidnapping a woman a week earlier, police say.
  • Australian jailed over penis hack killing of ex-lover

    08/29/2012 3:53:42 AM PDT · by BlackVeil · 3 replies
    Straits Times ^ | Aug 29 2012 | anon
    SYDNEY (AFP) - An Australian woman who admitted killing her ex-lover and attempting to hack off his penis was jailed for three years and nine months on Wednesday, with a court accepting she was suffering depression. Jian Chen, 47, pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of her former partner Jin Xiang Peng over his fatal sedation and stabbing in February 2011 amid a protracted and bitter dispute over money and their young son. Jian told a psychiatrist that "something inside me" told her to destroy the "monster's weapon", that he "uses his penis to harm woman and children". "I knew Peng...
  • Soldiers allegedly plotted to kill Obama, oust government (credibility Zero)

    08/27/2012 9:07:48 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 87 replies
    The Hill ^ | 08/27/12 04:08 PM ET | Jeremy Herb
    Army soldiers formed a militia group in Georgia that plotted to overthrow the U.S. government — and they killed a fellow soldier and his girlfriend to keep the plot secret, prosecutors alleged Monday, according to the Associated Press. Prosecutors in the Long County, Ga., case say that the militia group planned to overtake the nearby Fort Stewart, to bomb a dam in Washington state and poison the state’s apple crop and ultimately overthrow the government and assassinate the president, according to reports.
  • Girl’s violent death stuns P.G. neighbors

    08/24/2012 9:07:48 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 79 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | August 23, 2012 | Andrea Noble
    A 17-year-old Prince George’s County honor student who aspired to attend Harvard University was killed in her bedroom after a gunman burst into her house, police said Thursday — a crime considered unthinkable to residents who remembered the girl for her ambition and intellect. The shooting occurred at about 10:15 p.m. Wednesday inside a split-level home on a quiet street of single-family houses in the Kettering neighborhood. Detectives are investigating a report that the gunman came through the front door, made his way into the house in the 100 block of Chartsey Street and shot Amber Deanna Stanley. Other family...
  • G.O.P. Approves Strict Anti-Abortion Language in Party Platform

    08/21/2012 2:15:26 PM PDT · by lbryce · 7 replies
    New York times ^ | August 21, 2012 | Michel Cooper
    Even as the Republican establishment continued to call for Representative Todd Akin of Missouri to drop out of his Senate race because of his comments on rape and abortion, Republicans approved platform language on Tuesday calling for a constitutional amendment outlawing abortion with no explicit exceptions for cases of rape or incest. The anti-abortion plank, approved by the Republican platform committee Tuesday morning in Tampa, Fla., was similar to the planks Republicans have included in their recent party platforms, which also called for a constitutional ban on abortions. The full convention is set to vote on the party's platform on...
  • Why turn a rape into rape-murder?

    08/20/2012 7:55:26 PM PDT · by sagar · 63 replies
    Please ignore this if you are so "outraged" about Akin that you cannot dissect things more rationally and logically. Akin made a legitimate mistake, in his choice of words. There are no legitimate rapes. A rape is a rape, whether it was legitimate or statutory. A rape destroys life -- the life of the victim. If the rape inadvertently creates life, then that should be cherished as a sign of something good out of something horrible. So, murdering a child conceived via rape is still worth saving. By turning the rape into murder is evil. The grieving victim of the...
  • Fort Hood Shooter Trial Delayed Indefinitely Over Beard

    08/19/2012 5:19:25 AM PDT · by SLB · 95 replies
    The Blaze ^ | Augnust 18, 2012 | Madeleine Morgenstern
    A military appeals court placed the trial for accused Fort Hood shooter Maj. Nidal Hasan on hold indefinitely Friday amid continuing issues surrounding Hasan’s refusal to shave his beard, CNN reported. The court martial was first halted Wednesday so the appeals court could consider the Army psychiatrist’s objections to being forcibly shaved. He has been fined and held in contempt repeatedly for remaining bearded, which is a violation of Army regulations, but says the facial hair is an expression of his faith. Hasan, 41, is an American-born Muslim. Hasan’s court martial had been scheduled to start Monday for the 2009...
  • 2 dead, 18 wounded in overnight shootings across Chicago

    08/18/2012 8:35:18 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 33 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | August 18, 2012 | Peter Nickeas with Jeremy Gorner
    Twenty people were shot, two fatally, across the city Friday night and Saturday morning. The weekend's violence started about 6:20 p.m. Friday.......... [The article runs about 1000 words, listing locations and times of crimes, the sex and ages of casualties and where on their bodies everyone was shot]
  • 16-year-old arrested, charged with Sikh man's murder

    08/18/2012 6:27:17 AM PDT · by James C. Bennett · 19 replies
    Press Trust of India ^ | August 18, 2012 | Press Trust of India
    WASHINGTON: A 16-year-old high school student has been arrested on charges of killing an elderly Sikh in Milwaukee, where only days back a shootout at a gurdwara (temple) had left six worshippers dead. Identified as Deangelo Williams, the suspect has been charged with first-degree reckless homicide-party to a crime and possession of a firearm by a felon. If convicted he could be sentenced up to 70 years in prison. A high school student, Williams made a court appearance late Friday afternoon. The judge set bail at USD 250,000. The suspect is scheduled to be back in the court on Monday,...
  • This Week’s Birthday Boy—“Cuba’s Elvis!” Fidel Castro

    08/18/2012 2:30:19 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 9 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 18, 2012 | Humberto Fontova
    “Fidel Castro could have been Cuba’s Elvis!” (Dan Rather.) “Fidel Castro is one hell of a guy! “You people would like him!” (Ted Turner to a capacity crowd at Harvard Law School during a speech in 1997.) “Fidel Castro is old-fashioned, courtly—even paternal, a thoroughly fascinating figure!” (Andrea Mitchell.) “Castro has brought very high literacy and great health-care to his country. His personal magnetism is powerful, his presence is commanding.” (Barbara Walters.) “Viva Fidel! Viva Che!” (Jesse Jackson while arm in arm with Fidel Castro himself in 1984.) "Fidel Castro is very shy and sensitive, I frankly like him and...
  • Pastor’s Faith Tested By His Son’s Murder

    08/13/2012 8:43:25 AM PDT · by CHRISTIAN DIARIST · 14 replies
    The Christian Diarist ^ | August 13, 2012 | JP
    Imagine yourself a parent whose 22-year-old son was brutally murdered by three thugs, two of whom have lengthy criminal rap sheets. And imagine the trial of your son’s killers delayed not once, not twice, but three times over the past three and a half years, owing to the legal maneuvers of lawyers representing the accused. That’s the ordeal Pastor Ron Armstrong has endured. And today he makes his way to a Southern California courtroom – yet again – praying that his son’s killers will finally answer for their crime. Pastor Ron freely admits that his soul has been tormented since...
  • More guns = more murders, part II

    08/13/2012 8:37:51 AM PDT · by marktwain · 4 replies
    humanevents.com ^ | 13 August, 2012 | Mark LaRochelle
    In the last Debunker, we examined the relationship between gun ownership and the murder rate. We found that the most recent statistics from the Federal Bureau of Investigation showed that annual gun purchases increased by more than 60 percent over the past decade, while the murder rate declined by more than 14 percent. We concluded that either “(1) there is no correlation between gun ownership and the murder rate, or (2) gun ownership is negatively correlated with the murder rate (in other words, more guns means fewer murders).” Some comments online have argued that we did not prove the point:...
  • Marion Murder Victim Begged For Mercy: Court Affidavit (Indiana)

    08/11/2012 9:00:23 AM PDT · by george76 · 14 replies
    Indiana’s NewsCenter ^ | Aug 3, 2012 | Jeff Neumeyer
    An 81-year old Marion man, slain in his own home last month, begged for his life, before two suspects killed him and made off with more than $100,000 worth of cash and valuables. ... a cold-blooded killing. 21-year old Lacy Bradley and 33-year old James Griffith of Rockford Ohio are awaiting extradition to face multiple charges in the beating death of 81-year old Duwayne Lindsey... Bradley and Griffith knew Lindsey was an avid coin collector and came to his residence in the early morning hours of July 21st, under the ruse that they wanted him to check out some old...
  • Fast And Furious Whistle-blower Reaches Agreement Over Retaliation Claims

    08/08/2012 6:13:22 AM PDT · by marktwain · 12 replies
    boisestatepublicradio.org ^ | 7 August, 2012 | Carrie Johnson
    Peter Forcelli, an ATF agent who blew the whistle on management lapses in the gun trafficking scandal known as Fast and Furious, has reached an agreement with the bureau over his retaliation claims. A lawyer for Forcelli declined to disclose the terms of the settlement because it was the product of a confidential mediation process. "We can't reveal the details but Mr. Forcelli's smile could not be broader," lawyer Tom Devine, of the Government Accountability Project, told NPR in an interview. "This outcome was a 180 degree reversal by new management... This dispute is over." Forcelli appeared in Congress in...
  • New High: 52% Are Pro-Choice (Rasmussen poll)

    08/06/2012 10:52:18 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 31 replies
    Rasmussen Reports ^ | 08/06/2012 | Scott Rasmussen
    More voters than ever are now pro-choice when it comes to abortion, but just as many view it as morally wrong in most situations. Overall, 52% of Likely U.S. Voters consider themselves pro-choice when it comes to abortion, according to the latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey. Forty-one percent (41%) say they are pro-life. (To see survey question wording, click here.) The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on July 31-August 1, 2012 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys...
  • Report: “Sea Hag” Kills Man Over A Beer

    08/04/2012 9:58:27 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 43 replies
    CBS Miami ^ | 7/30/12
    CONCH KEY (CBSMiami) – A lower Florida Keys woman known as ‘the sea hag’ reportedly shot a man to death Sunday night because he refused to giver her a beer. Carolyn Dukeshire, 62, has been charged with first degree murder... According to a witness, Dukeshire shot Mazur five times in the abdomen, back and arm after he refused to give her a beer
  • Chinese teen kills nine in knife attack

    08/02/2012 8:45:03 AM PDT · by grundle · 21 replies
    yahoo.com ^ | August 2, 2012
    A teenager has been arrested after killing nine people and wounding four others in a knife attack in northeast China, state media reported Thursday. The 17-year-old, who was identified only by his surname Li, barged into the home of his girlfriend armed with a knife following an argument and killed two relatives of the girl, the Legal Daily said. As he left his girlfriend's home in Liaoning province's Xinbin county, he stabbed six more people to death and wounded five, it said. One of the injured died Thursday in hospital, the paper said. Li was arrested near the scene of...
  • CU Psychiatrist Called Threat-Team Members About Holmes

    08/02/2012 6:40:12 AM PDT · by libstripper · 11 replies
    TheDenverChannel.com ^ | Aug.1, 2012 | Arthur Kane & John Ferugia
    DENVER -- The psychiatrist treating accused Aurora theater gunman James Holmes was so concerned about his behavior that she notified other members of the University of Colorado Behavioral Evaluation and Threat Assessment, or BETA, team that he could potentially be a danger to others, sources with knowledge of the investigation told CALL7 Investigators.
  • Keys woman kills man who denies her a beer, cops say

    07/30/2012 9:32:18 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 34 replies
    South Florida Sun Sentinel ^ | July 30, 2012 | Mike Clary
    CONCH KEY — — A simmering feud over money and unrepaired lobster traps exploded in violence Sunday evening when a woman denied a beer pulled a gun and killed a Keys fisherman, according to the Monroe County Sheriff's Office.
  • Miscarriage won't affect charges in Colo. shooting

    07/29/2012 12:04:42 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 11 replies
    Associated Press ^ | July 29, 2012
    DENVER (AP) -- A former prosecutor says the man suspected of shooting and killing 12 people and wounding 58 others at a Colorado theater won't face an additional homicide charge after one of the victims who was critically injured suffered a miscarriage.
  • U.S. Murders: All 13,636; Hands and Feet 801; Assault Rifles: less than 348

    07/29/2012 10:41:40 AM PDT · by marktwain · 19 replies
    opencarry.org ^ | 29 July, 2012 | Dean Weingarten
    It is often said that guns, particularly assault rifles, are designed for one thing, and one thing only: to kill lots of people. Assault rifles in the United States are failing miserably in this purpose. There are tens of millions of assault rifles in America. Because the definition of an assault rifle has been rather fuzzy, the number can be said to be anywhere from 10 million to 30 million. Of those, the AR-15 type is fairly common with numbers between 5 and 10 million. The FBI murder statistics do not differentiate between types of rifles. There are about 100...
  • Woman seriously injured in CO shooting miscarries

    07/28/2012 8:11:19 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 18 replies
    Associated Press ^ | July 28, 2012
    DENVER (AP) - A woman who was critically wounded in the Colorado theater shooting that left dead her 6-year-old daughter has suffered a miscarriage. The family of Ashley Moser said in a statement Saturday that she is recovering from surgery but that the trauma caused the miscarriage.
  • Woman Dies After Planned Parenthood Botched Her Abortion, Congress to Investigate

    07/28/2012 9:58:09 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 16 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 28, 2012 | Townhall.com Staff
    The negligence of Planned Parenthood appears to be a contributing factor in the tragic death of 24 year old Tonya Reaves. Ms. Reaves passed away last Friday after complications from a failed abortion at an Illinois Planned Parenthood clinic. Documents released by CBS detail just how disastrously the clinic responded to her medical emergency. At 11:00 a.m. on Friday, Reaves received a second-trimester dilation and evacuation (D&E) abortion at Planned Parenthood, located at 18 S. Michigan Ave. in Chicago. Following the abortion, Reaves began bleeding heavily and it continued at Planned Parenthood for five and a half hours before a...
  • Report: Chick-fil-A's public relations director dead of heart attack

    07/27/2012 12:02:56 PM PDT · by Ranald S. MacKenzie · 100 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | July 27, 2012 | Alex Pappas
    The head of public relations at Chick-fil-A died Friday morning of an apparent heart attack, according to a local news report. WBRL News 3 in Georgia identified the employee as Donald A. Perry, the company’s vice president of Corporate Public Relations. His death comes as Chick-fil-A finds itself embroiled in a public relations fiasco with the gay community and supporters of same-sex marriage protesting the company because of statements made by company president Dan Cathy. Perry joined Chic-fil-A in 1983, according to information posted on the website of Hillcrest Church of Christ. He became an elder of the church in...
  • Woman Accused of Poisoning Husband

    07/26/2012 8:16:24 PM PDT · by bigcat32 · 28 replies
    cleveland.com ^ | 7/26/12 | Peter Krouse
    CLEVELAND, Ohio — A Cleveland woman who coaches youth baseball was accused this week of killing the father of their two children six years ago by poisoning his tea with antifreeze. Holly McFeeture, 34, was indicted Tuesday, charged with the 2006 murder of Matthew Podolak. They were engaged at the time and lived on Archmere Avenue in the Old Brooklyn neighborhood of Cleveland.
  • Man [illegal alien] Pleads Guilty to Murder at Albion WalMart

    07/25/2012 6:58:33 AM PDT · by kevcol · 10 replies
    WGRZ ^ | July 20, 2012 | WGRZ Web Staff
    ALBION, NY - A 24-year old illegal immigrant from Honduras pleaded guilty to 2nd degree murder Wednesday in Orleans County Court. According to Orleans County District Attorney Joseph Cardone, Luis Rodriguez-Flamenco will face 25 years to life behind bars for his role in the murder of 45-year old Dr. Kathleen Byham, with no promise as to what his sentence will be. Dr. Byham was shopping at WalMart in Albion in October of 2011 when Rodriguez-Flamenco approached her in the parking lot, and stabbed her to death. Rodriguez-Flamenco will be sentenced on October 22.
  • Obama's Passport Breach: Unanswered Questions, and an Unsolved Murder

    07/25/2012 5:09:54 AM PDT · by quimby · 13 replies
    americanthinker ^ | 7-23-2012 | Pamela Geller
    Back in March 2008, the State Department launched an investigation of improper computer access to the passport records of Barack Hussein Obama, and days later those of Hillary Clinton and John McCain. The investigation centered on one employee: a contract worker for a company that was headed by John O. Brennan, a key Obama campaign adviser who later became assistant to the president and deputy national security adviser for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism. Then, a month later, the key witness in this case was murdered. Lt. Quarles Harris, Jr., 24, was shot in the head in his car, in front...
  • Woman Admits Aborting Baby
 Just a Week Before Due Date

    07/23/2012 7:58:08 PM PDT · by Tau Food · 21 replies
    Yorkshire Post ^ | July 24, 2012 | Staff
    A WOMAN has admitted ending her pregnancy only a week before the unborn child’s due date after she bought medication on the internet to carry out the abortion. Sarah Catt appeared at Leeds Crown Court yesterday and admitted a charge of procuring her own miscarriage. The 35-year-old bought medication over the internet that would induce the labour, although North Yorkshire Police officers admitted they remain baffled as to her motives. No evidence of the baby has ever been found, according to 
officers involved in the investigation. Catt told police she had terminated the pregnancy legally, despite medical records in March...
  • Murderous profile? What, no right-wing, Bible-thumper?

    07/23/2012 5:22:54 PM PDT · by Mark Landsbaum · 5 replies
    The mainstream media met our level of expectation last week by immediately – and wrongly – identifying the shooter in Aurora, Colo., as a member of the Tea Party. Congratulations to ABC for living down to what we have come to expect of the MSM – bash first, ask questions later. But wasn’t the presumed shooter more right than left? Wasn’t he one of those religious fanatics? After all, his parents attend church...
  • Woman Dies After Second-Trimester Abortion at Planned Parenthood

    07/23/2012 10:23:07 AM PDT · by NYer · 31 replies
    Life News ^ | July 23, 2012 | Steven Ertelt
    A young woman has died after having a second-trimester abortion at a Chicago-area Planned Parenthood clinic. Tonya Reaves, 24, died late Friday night, according to a local CBS television station, of hemorrhage, with a cervical dilation and evacuation, according to the medical examiner’s office following an autopsy after the abortion that claimed her life.CBS Chicago said Reaves died after the abortion she had at 18 S. Michigan Avenue Planned Parenthood facility. The woman was transported from the Loop Health Center Planned Parenthood abortion clinic to Northwestern Memorial Hospital where she was pronounced dead at 11:20 P.M.An autopsy conducted Saturday determined...
  • Satan Rears Himself in Colorado Shootings

    07/20/2012 4:24:07 PM PDT · by CHRISTIAN DIARIST · 23 replies
    The Christian Diarist ^ | July 20, 2012 | JP
    A piece I wrote last weekend on Christian businesses prompted a snarling response from a reader who clearly was no follower of the Son of God. “Hail Satan!” it closed. I thought nothing of the comment, chalking it up to the hostility Christians sometimes face from non-believers. That is, until I saw the news reports of the horrific shootings today at a suburban Denver movie theater. The suspected triggerman, 24-year-old James Holmes, will be described variously as “troubled” or “unstable” or “detached from reality.” But I am convinced that the young killer was operating under satanic influence. Of course, to...
  • Sex dungeon details emerge in California death of deployed Marine's wife

    07/20/2012 4:36:47 AM PDT · by markomalley · 34 replies
    Reuters ^ | 7/19/2012 | Marty Graham
    A woman killed in California this year while her husband, a U.S. Marine, was deployed in Afghanistan was the victim of television-inspired sadomasochist violence, search warrants filed by police and prosecutors showed on Thursday. A seven-page note left by one of three suspects charged in the murder of 22-year-old Brittany Killgore led police to a "sex dungeon" in the basement of a home in Fallbrook, a small community adjacent to the Camp Pendleton military base north of San Diego. The case has received intense media coverage in the San Diego area, home to both Camp Pendleton and a large naval...
  • Kelly: Colorado Movie Theater Shooting Suspect Claimed To Be Batman Nemesis ‘The Joker’

    07/20/2012 12:30:23 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 43 replies
    CBS New York/AP ^ | July 20, 2012
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – New York Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said the gunman suspected of attacking a crowded movie theater in Aurora, Colorado resembled Batman’s arch-villain “The Joker” at the time of the shocking attack. “We have some information, most of it is public. It clearly looks like a deranged individual. He had his hair painted red, he said he was ‘The Joker,’ obviously the ‘enemy’ of Batman,” Kelly said at a news conference after noon.
  • Our attitude to violence is beyond a joke as new Batman film, The Dark Knight, shows

    07/20/2012 9:01:52 AM PDT · by I still care · 36 replies
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 26 Jul 2008 | Jenny McCartney
    If I were 10 years old, would I be badgering my parents to take me to see the new Batman film, The Dark Knight? You bet I would. It's the latest and biggest release in the superhero genre, which children instantly understand as a direct appeal to their special interests. It's also touched with the alluring suggestion of forbidden fruit: the maniacal, deranged face of The Joker, grippingly played by the late Heath Ledger, leers from posters all over town. If I were the parent who relented and took a 10-year-old child to see The Dark Knight, would I be...
  • Bloomberg: What are Obama, Romney going to do?

    07/20/2012 8:13:55 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 39 replies
    Politico ^ | July 20, 2012 | Kevin Robillard
    New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who has emerged as one of the nation’s highest-profile supporters of gun control, demanded on Friday that the presidential candidates “stand up and tell us what they’re going to do about” mass shootings. Asked about the Colorado mass shootings at a movie theater showing “The Dark Knight Rises” in Aurora, Colo., that killed at least 12 people, Bloomberg said politicians needed to offer policy proposals in addition to prayers and sympathy. “Soothing words are nice,” Bloomberg said during an interview on WOR News Talk Radio 710 in New York City. “But maybe it’s time...
  • Police respond to shooting at Colorado mall; hospital preparing for several victims possible

    07/20/2012 3:26:11 AM PDT · by Cementjungle · 6 replies
    AP via Yahoo News ^ | 7/20/2012 | AP
    AURORA, Colo. - Police say there has been a shooting at a movie theatre near Denver, and a hospital spokeswoman says there may be several victims. Aurora, Colo. police say they are responding to a shooting at a movie theatre at a local mall. Police spokeswoman Cassidee Carlson says "the scene is still very active and we have little information for release at this time."
  • Marine’s Wife’s Murder Tied To Sadistic Sex Ring Love Triangle

    07/19/2012 2:14:48 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 9 replies
    CBS/AP) ^ | July 18, 2012 10:50 PM | Carter Evans
    SAN DIEGO (CBS/AP) — One of three suspects charged with murdering a Marine’s wife said she strangled Brittany Killgore, fearing he woman would upend a kinky sex ring by seducing her “Master,” according to search warrants unsealed Wednesday. The comments suggest jealousy was a possible motive in the killing of 22-year-old Brittany Killgore, whose body was found in April near a Southern California lake. A judge ordered the warrants unsealed at the request of news organizations including The Associated Press. Jessica Lopez wrote in a seven-page letter that she believed Killgore was trying to come between her, Louis Ray Perez...
  • MSNBC's 'Cycle' Showcases Feminist Author Promoting Abortion, Pornography

    07/16/2012 4:22:26 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 16 replies
    NewsBusters.org ^ | July 16, 2012 | Jeffrey Meyer
    On Monday’s edition of The Cycle on MSNBC, Catlin Moran, author of the provocative book “How To Be A Woman” was brought on the show to brag about controversial women’s issues.  The British author came on to talk about a variety of topics, beginning with more lighthearted fare like her hatred of high heels and delving into serious issues like her defense of pornography and her decision to have an abortion, which she insists she doesn't nor never has regretted. Following a question by Toure Neblett, Moran argued that she didn’t understand the argument -- that both social conservatives and...
  • UPDATE: Elderly Woman Murdered In Her Fair Oaks Home Identified

    07/16/2012 9:16:53 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 26 replies
    CBS Sacramento ^ | July 15, 2012 9:39 PM | none stated
    An elderly Fair Oaks woman murdered in her own home Sunday evening has been identified. The Sacramento County Coroner’s webpage identified her as 79-year-old Carole Jane Sturgis. The suspect in her death, 32-year-old Moses Trotter, was naked and bloody when he was taken into custody outside Sturgis’ Olympic Way home Sunday evening.
  • Terrorised Chicago residents plead for police crackdown as gang war murders soar

    07/16/2012 2:51:08 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 20 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 7-16-12 | Philip Sherwell
    The cluster of young men hanging out on the porch of the run-down brick home cast menacing stares at the unknown car as a "spotter", a teen on a bicycle, talked into a mobile phone. Beneath a tree across the street, burned red candle wax was the last remnant of an impromptu shrine for a 13-year-old boy, Tyquan Tyler, shot dead two weeks earlier by a killer just a few years older than him. The assailant had run through an alleyway past a boarded-up home, mown down his victim and then disappeared back down the same route into a neighbouring...
  • Three teenagers arrested murder 62 year old father filmed posted-Facebook

    07/16/2012 2:16:17 PM PDT · by Anvilhead · 34 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | 7/16/2012 | Graham Smith
    Three teenagers were playing a game called 'Pick'em out and Knock'em dead' when they beat a father of twelve to death then posted the footage on Facebook, prosecutors said today. Delfino Mora was found unconscious in an alley in Chicago, Illinois, last Tuesday morning. He died in hospital the next day as a result of blunt head trauma. Malik Jones, 16, Nicholas Ayala, 17, and Anthony Malcolm, 18, have each been charged with first-degree murder and robbery. Jones had spotted Mr Mora and decided to attack him, State Attorney Terry Clancy told a bail hearing today. The teen is said...
  • Outrage as police shoot and kill the wrong man in hunt for attempted murder suspect....

    07/16/2012 12:59:03 PM PDT · by Student0165 · 53 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | 07/16/2012 | Laura Cox
    An innocent man was shot dead by police after deputies mistook him for an attempted murder suspect. Lake County, Florida officers showed up at the Blueberry Hill apartment of Andrew Scott at around 1.30am on Sunday Roused from his bed in the middle of the night by an unknown presence at his property, Andrew Scott answered the door holding a gun. Officers had not announced who they were because they did not want the man they thought was inside, Jonathan Brown, to escape.
  • Tenn. Democrat beats lawyer who linked him to KKK

    08/07/2008 9:06:08 PM PDT · by Kleebo151 · 20 replies · 495+ views
    Washington Times ^ | 8-7-2008 | WOODY BAIRD ASSOCIATED PRESS
    A racially charged Democratic primary campaign ended Thursday with an incumbent congressman trouncing the opponent who ran an ad linking him to the Ku Klux Klan. Early, unofficial results showed Democrat Steve Cohen with 79 percent of the vote to 19 percent for Nikki Tinker, a black corporate lawyer who was his chief opponent in the district that covers Memphis.
  • Jury: Man Killed Wife, 6-Year-Old Girl Over Paternity Results

    07/13/2012 6:44:40 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 35 replies
    AP) ^ | July 13, 2012 3:23 PM
    A Southern California jury has convicted a man of murdering his wife and their 6-year-old daughter after a paternity test revealed the child was not his. The Riverside County jury found 55-year-old Michael Barbar guilty Friday of two counts of first-degree murder in the November 2009 case. Prosecutors say Barbar, who had raised the child since birth, smashed her head against a bedpost and strangled his wife eight days after finding out the girl was not his. Jurors also found true the special circumstance allegation of lying in wait, which makes Barbar eligible for the death penalty.
  • Judge Denies Bail For Trayon Washington In Wendy Fisher Slaying (Mobile)

    07/12/2012 9:35:05 AM PDT · by blam · 23 replies
    Press-Register, Mobile ^ | 7-12-2012 | Brendan Kirby
    Judge Denies Bail For Trayon Washington In Wendy Fisher Slaying (Mobile) Updated: Thursday, July 12, 2012, 11:14 AM By Brendan Kirby, Press-Register MOBILE, Alabama — A Mobile County judge this morning denied bail for a teenager accused of killing Wendy Fisher on the street outside her home on Racine Avenue in west Mobile. That means that Trayon Omar Washington, 17, will be jailed pending trial on a murder charge. For now, Washington is charged with murder, but Mobile County District Attorney Ashley Rich said it could be upgraded to capital murder depending on the circumstances. “The investigation is continuing,” she...
  • Deplorable Injustice Continues for Lt. Michael Behenna

    07/12/2012 5:04:35 AM PDT · by scottfactor · 4 replies
    scottfactor.com ^ | 07/12/2012 | Gina Miller
    Last Thursday, yet another example of the corrupt attempts at appeasement of our enemies within and without was displayed in the rotten-to-the-core decision by three of a five-judge panel of the Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces to uphold the insanely unjust conviction of 1st Lt. Michael Behenna for unpremeditated murder of a known al Qaeda operative who was suspected of orchestrating a bombing that injured and killed members of Lt. Behenna’s platoon. You may recall this awful story of an American hero Army Ranger caught in the upside-down world of a military machine so compromised by leftist ideology...
  • Wendy Fisher's teenage daughter saw her mother gunned down

    07/09/2012 7:04:16 PM PDT · by suthener · 132 replies
    al.com ^ | Monday, July 09, 2012, 12:00 PM | Brendan Kirby, Press-Register
    MOBILE, Alabama -- The fatal gun shot that cut down a single mother of two Saturday night occurred in front of her teenage daughter, family members said today. The daughter, who asked that her name not be used, said she was standing in her front yard when her mother, Wendy Fisher, ran across the street to retrieve their dog. Fisher yelled at a passing car to slow down because it nearly hit the pet, the daughter said. At that point a black man with short hair got out of the car, she said. The daughter said she is not sure...
  • DOJ charges five with Brian Terry’s murder, FBI offers $1M reward for arrests

    07/09/2012 11:06:37 AM PDT · by Nachum · 28 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 7/9/12 | Joel Gehrke
    Justice Department (DOJ) officials indicted five individuals for the death of U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry — who was murdered by drug traffickers armed through Operation Fast and Furious – and a $1 million reward for information leading to their arrest. “Agent Terry served his country honorably and made the ultimate sacrifice in trying to protect it from harm, and we will stop at nothing to bring those responsible for his murder to justice,” Attorney General Eric Holder said today. “This investigation has previously resulted in one defendant being charged with Agent Terry’s murder and taken into custody, and...
  • Woman posts pics of own abortion online, receives praise

    07/08/2012 2:29:21 PM PDT · by NYer · 31 replies
    Catholic Online ^ | July 8, 2012
    Author says she wanted to counter the propaganda used by pro-life activists.An anti-life activist has surreptitiously photographed her own abortion and posted the images online in what she claims is an effort to "demystify" the practice. The woman, who uses the name "Jane Young" on the site, claims the imagery commonly used by pro-life activists, is mere propaganda and that women are being used as pawns in a national debate. Recently, I had an abortion. Lining the street in front of the clinic were a dozen or so protesters. They held up large banners with anti-abortion slogans, religious iconography, and images...
  • Dutch Assisted Suicide Policy Should Serve as a Grisly Warning

    07/07/2012 1:21:45 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 10 replies
    LiveActionNews ^ | 7/5/12 | Cassy Fiano
    In Canada, a judge in British Columbia has just struck down the law banning assisted suicide. Gloria Taylor, along with several other plaintiffs, filed suit claiming that the seriously ill should have the right to take their lives with the assistance of a doctor in Carter v. Canada. And it’s easy to sympathize with them. It’s easy to look at people suffering through a terminal illness and think that it’s cruel to deprive them of a quick, painless death as opposed to a long, drawn-out, painful one. But if you need to understand why both assisted suicide and euthanasia need...