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  • Purse snatching knock-out [Old woman hospitalized by UNARMED son of Obama]

    08/19/2014 9:32:43 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 19 replies
    ksn.com ^ | Published: August 18, 2014, 12:10 pm | Updated: August 18, 2014, 12:12 pm
    An elderly Florida woman is recovering after a brutal purse-snatching that left her unconscious. Charlotte Dunaway, 74, was knocked out when her purse was ripped from her hands inside a Publix grocery store in Ocoee. “I was knocked unconscious and have no memory of what happened,” Dunaway said.
  • A city ripped apart: Heavily-armed SWAT teams fire tear gas on demonstrators and arrest (SHORT)

    08/14/2014 11:57:17 PM PDT · by F15Eagle · 3 replies
    Mail Online via Drudge ^ | Published: 20:38 EST, 13 August 2014 | Updated: 16:36 EST, 14 August 2014 | By James Nye For Mailonline and Associated Press Reporter
    FULL TITLE: A city ripped apart: Heavily-armed SWAT teams fire tear gas on demonstrators and arrest two journalists in FOURTH night of clashes over the shooting of unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown Heavily armed SWAT police trained their guns on the public and fired tear gas in Ferguson, Missouri, last night as racial unrest over the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teen rocked the St. Louis suburb for the fourth night running. An estimated 500 people, who had been protesting 18-year-old Michael Brown's death on Saturday, ignored the night curfew imposed by police and instead faced-off against officers chanting 'Hands...
  • 72-Year-Old Man Knocked to Ground in West Village Attack

    08/12/2014 8:21:11 AM PDT · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 26 replies
    dnainfo.com ^ | 8/12/14 | By Natalie Musumeci
    72-Year-Old Man Knocked to Ground in West Village Attack By Natalie Musumeci WEST VILLAGE — A 72-year-old man was punched in the face in an apparently random attack in the West Village Monday afternoon, police said. The victim was knocked to the ground with a single hit as he walked past a man waiting in front of 99 Jane St., a doorman building in a residential part of the village between Washington Street and West Street. The male attacker immediately ran off as his victim, who was carrying a shopping bag, fell into a doorway at 5:29 p.m., surveillance video...
  • Orangeburg Sheriff: Man accidentally shoots, kills friend while firing at 2 others

    08/06/2014 6:53:58 AM PDT · by Gamecock · 29 replies
    The State ^ | 5 Aug 2014 | ANNE-KATHRYN FLANAGAN
    ORANGEBURG COUNTY, SC — Orangeburg County Sheriff’s deputies have arrested a man in connection with a fatal shooting that happened Monday morning. Police say Marquis Diondre Stevenson, 20, has been charged with murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime. Officers were flagged down by a woman around 11:30 a.m. Monday because she heard gunshots while traveling along Stilton Road, Sheriff Leroy Ravenell said. Officers discovered a shattered back window of a vehicle parked near a house and a man laying in the front yard at a Stilton Road address, Ravenell said. “Our investigation indicates 20-year-old Marquis Diondre...
  • Police charge 2 men in fatal Philly carjacking

    07/29/2014 3:24:38 AM PDT · by F15Eagle · 38 replies
    AP via Yahoo! News ^ | 12 hours ago | Associated Press By MARYCLAIRE DALE
    Two men who carjacked a woman and sexually assaulted her in her SUV before plowing into a family selling fruit on a street corner, killing three children, were charged with murder on Monday, police said. Jonathan Rosa and Cornelius Crawford were each charged with three counts of felony murder and other crimes, police announced at a news conference. Police said they believe Rosa, 19, and Crawford, 23, forced a real estate agent into her sport utility vehicle on Friday, then took off at high speed. The three children, killed by the SUV crash about 15 minutes later, were siblings who...
  • Man gets 3 life sentences plus 60 years for Hoffman Estates triple murder

    07/09/2014 8:08:30 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 11 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | July 9, 2014 | George Houde
    The man who murdered three members of a Hoffman Estates family and seriously wounded another in a 2009 knife attack was sentenced today to three life sentences without parole plus an additional 60 years. D’Andre Howard, 26, showed no emotion as Cook County Judge Ellen Mandeltort delivered the sentence in a crowded Rolling Meadows courtroom.
  • Cibolo man charged in fatal beating at Amtrak station

    07/09/2014 2:53:04 PM PDT · by equalator · 14 replies
    KSAT ^ | 7-8-2014 | Katrina Webber
    They told police that Fobbs suddenly launched an unprovoked attack on Richard, who was sitting on a bench outside the station’s waiting room, the report stated. Witnesses said Fobbs repeatedly hit Richard with his fists, leaving him bloodied. The incident was caught on the station’s surveillance camera. Witnesses told police after the attack, Fobbs calmly walked into a restroom and changed his bloody shirt. Officers arrived later and arrested him. Meanwhile, Richard died of his injuries at the scene.
  • Woman Attacked With Bat At Fort Smith Walmart (Video)

    06/22/2014 3:27:13 PM PDT · by Main Street · 70 replies
    5NewsOnline ^ | June 19, 2014 | Aubry Killion
    [Editor's note: Warning: this surveillance video contains graphic content that some may find disturbing.] A River Valley man is behind bars after police said he attacked a woman with a baseball bat at Walmart on Sunday night (June 15). Fort Smith police said the incident happened at the Walmart on Rogers Avenue. Police said a man identified as Corey Mosley got a running start and struck a woman identified as Ashlyne Rogers in the head with a bat inside the store. “I couldn’t be happier based on the situation of how she’s doing and holding up,” said the victim’s father...
  • Police: Teen attacked, sexually battered woman in her home

    06/19/2014 5:01:33 PM PDT · by equalator · 17 replies
    News4Jax ^ | 6-18-2014
    Melendez punched the woman in the head and committed a sexual battery, police said. They said he then fled the home after taking a white tank top shirt and cellphone from the woman.
  • Teen arrested in Scranton cabbie's murder

    05/24/2014 7:36:44 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 25 replies
    The Scranton Times Tribune ^ | May 23, 2014 | JOSEPH KOHUT, PETE CAMERON and DAVID SINGLETON
    As detectives escorted Aazis Richardson from Scranton Police Headquarters Friday night, he gave a simple explanation for shooting a McCarthy Flowered Cab driver twice in the back of the head. “That’s what I do to people that don’t listen.”
  • ‘Knockout game’ suspect chased down by victim’s friend

    05/23/2014 10:07:39 AM PDT · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 25 replies
    NY Post ^ | 5/23/14 | By Philip Messing
    ‘Knockout game’ suspect chased down by victim’s friend By Philip Messing A Brooklyn fare-beater allegedly punched a young woman in the face while apparently playing the “knockout game” in a Manhattan PATH station — and her friend chased him down, put him in a chokehold and forced him to apologize, sources said. Ibrahim King, 36, allegedly slugged 21-year-old Elizabeth Mejia, breaking her orbital bone, in the Ninth Street station around 3:40 a.m. Sunday. “He looks at her for a very short moment and then he pulls his right fist back and lunges across the railing and punches her in the...
  • Cell phone video captures Nimitz student assaulting substitute teacher

    05/17/2014 2:28:21 AM PDT · by F15Eagle · 57 replies
    abc13.com - Houston ^ | Friday, May 16, 2014 | http://abc13.com
    A Nimitz High School student is facing charges after allegedly assaulting a substitute teacher Thursday. The 16-year-old student is charged with injury to an elderly person. According to Aldine ISD, the substitute teacher took away the student's cell phone. The student is accused of shoving the substitute teacher to the ground and getting his cell phone back.
  • Trayvon Martin Foundation To Host Summit For Mothers Who Have Lost Children to Gun Violence

    05/03/2014 4:45:23 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 53 replies
    Uptown / CocoaFab ^ | May 3, 2014
    The Trayvon Martin Foundation will host a two-day healing retreat for mothers who have experienced gun violence. The “Circle of Mothers Empowerment Retreat,” spearheaded Sybrina Fulton will be held in Weston, Florida from May 16-18 and will include workshops, empowerment seminars, and keynote speeches by influencers including rapper Tupac Shakur‘s mother Afeni Shakur. Fulton is inviting all mothers, not just African-Americans, who have lost a child. “The loss of a child is unbearable,” she said in a statement. “The goal of this retreat is to gather together women, who like myself have experienced every mother’s nightmare.” Both Shakur and Fulton...
  • Teen misses rival & shoots innocent bus rider dead as girls laugh

    03/21/2014 7:48:10 AM PDT · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 48 replies
    NY Post ^ | March 20, 2014 | By C.J. Sullivan, Larry Celona and Gabrielle Fonrouge
    Teen misses rival & shoots innocent bus rider dead as girls laugh By C.J. Sullivan, Larry Celona and Gabrielle Fonrouge A young thug chased his rival onto a Brooklyn bus Thursday night and fatally gunned down an innocent man who was riding home to see his kids in between his two jobs, cops said. Kahton Anderson, 14, boarded the B15 bus in Clinton Hill at around 6:20 p.m. after two girls shouted, “He’s on the bus,” referring to the teen’s intended target, cops and witnesses said.
  • Texas set to execute aspiring rapper for murdering studio manager

    03/19/2014 10:16:06 AM PDT · by CorporateStepsister · 87 replies
    MSN News/Reuters ^ | March 19, 2014 | Reuters
    AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Texas is set to execute on Wednesday an aspiring rap musician who was convicted of slitting the throat and stabbing to death a music studio owner in San Antonio so that he could rob him of equipment.
  • These Are the Mug Shots of the Alleged Crooks Accused of Beating a Vet Who Later Died

    02/20/2014 9:49:01 AM PST · by mandaladon · 34 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 20 Feb 2014 | Billy Hallowell
    An 86-year-old Korean War veteran died earlier this month days after he was beaten and stabbed during a violent home robbery. Carroll Jordan of Chickasaw, Ala., was attacked on Jan. 27 and died 12 days later as a result of complications from surgery. Considering the brutal nature of the crime, two of the suspects charged in Jordan’s death — DeAngelo Terrell Smith, 21, Yasmine Munnerlyn, 19 — sported some curious grins in their mug shots. The third suspect, and Carlos Nottingham, 20, had a more somber look in his official police photo. The three, who have reportedly had past issues...
  • 4 charged after men found dead in burning Detroit home

    02/19/2014 10:32:11 PM PST · by Sheapdog · 25 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 17, 2014 | By myFOXDetroit.com Staff
    <p>Four people have been charged in connection with the deaths of three males found in a Detroit house fire last week.</p> <p>Tenisha Jackson, 19; Larry Johnson, 20; Rashawn Johnson, 19; and Keeshon Lake, 19, have all been charged with three counts of first-degree murder; three counts felony murder; two counts armed robbery; and one count of arson. Larry Johnson was also charged for Felony Firearm and Possession of Heroin.</p>
  • Suspect named in Tamaqua woman's murder case. Hate

    02/06/2014 6:43:47 AM PST · by angcat · 4 replies
    A vehicle belonging to Tamaqua homicide victim Angela Serfass Steigerwalt was recovered in North Carolina on Sunday after police had a standoff with an Allentown man
  • Woman Says Man Tried to Rape Her on Subway: Cops

    01/13/2014 3:34:57 PM PST · by Morgana · 16 replies
    NBC ^ | NBC
    The man ran away at the 148th Street station in Harlem, police said Woman Says Man Tried to Rape Her on Subway: Cops Police released this sketch of a suspect in an attempted rape on a subway train.
  • Did Oakland robber take selfie on stolen phone?

    12/28/2013 8:03:48 AM PST · by artichokegrower · 5 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | December 27, 2013 | Vivian Ho
    The actor James Franco recently opined in the New York Times that the “selfie” is “one of the most popular ways to post — and garner the most likes from followers.” But it’s not the best way to get away with an armed robbery. Oakland police on Friday released a selfie — a photo a person takes of oneself — that they believe was taken by a man on a cell phone he had just stolen from a woman in August.
  • Florida Man's Carjacking Plot Fails Because He Can't Drive Stick

    06/20/2013 12:44:13 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 61 replies
    Broward New Times ^ | Thu., Jun. 20 2013 | Chris Joseph
    A Florida man wanted to steal himself a vehicle, so he decided to flag down the first car that came his way so he could carjack it. A woman driving down 50th Avenue in Escambia County slowed down when she spotted the man waving her down, pretending he needed help. When she stopped, the man pulled out a gun and demanded she get out. She did. He hopped in the car. And then his grand criminal plan was foiled when he noticed the car was stick shift, because he apparently drive stick. So it was time to switch to Plan...
  • Woman (76) killed in shootout with attempted robbers (SC)

    12/01/2013 10:04:10 PM PST · by servo1969 · 12 replies
    sundayworld.com ^ | 12-1-2013 | Sunday World
    A 76-year-old woman was killed in a shootout with attempted robbers outside her South Carolina home early on Saturday morning. “She fought. She was a fighter. She shot him,” the victim’s brother, Ronnie Lollis, told local news. Dorothy Hendrix returned home at about 1am when two armed men and one woman approached her attempting to rob her, coroner Greg Shore said. Hendrix pulled out a gun and fired at the suspects, and one of them returned fire, hitting her twice. One neighbour reported the gunshots to police. Hendrix, known as “Dot” to friends and family, managed to shoot one of...
  • Neighbors mourn beloved Miramar boy slain in nail salon robbery

    11/25/2013 7:32:40 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 5 replies
    South Florida Sun-Sentinel ^ | November 24, 2013 | Mike Clary
    On a shady cul-de-sac in the Riverdale Homes neighborhood, residents gathered Sunday in the street and talked quietly about the friends who weren't there. "We are all very close. And very torn up about this," said Angelia Brown, 45, referring to the shooting in a northwest Miami-Dade nail salon less than 48 hours earlier that left 10-year-old Aaron Vu dead and his father, Hai Nam Vu, in the hospital fighting for his life.
  • Mass. teen indicted on murder, aggravated rape charges in popular math teacher's death

    11/22/2013 1:51:38 AM PST · by Zakeet · 15 replies
    Fox News ^ | November 22, 2013
    A 14-year-old Massachusetts boy used an object to sexually assault his popular high school algebra teacher before killing and robbing her, according to an indictment issued Thursday. [Snip] "The indictments returned today detail horrific and unspeakable acts," Essex County District Attorney Jonathan Blodgett said.
  • Report: DHS Employee Who Called for Murder of Whites Still Has Job (income over $100 thousand)

    11/19/2013 11:33:42 PM PST · by chessplayer · 24 replies
    Although Department of Homeland Security (DHS) procurement officer Ayo Kimathi was "exposed...four months ago for running a website that espouses the mass murder of whites," National Journal reports he "has still not been fired." According to National Journal, Kimathi was exposed by The Southern Poverty Law Center. This led to "a small media firestorm" that led DHS to put him "administrative leave with pay pending review." On his website Kimathi posited, "In order for black people to survive the 21st century, we are going to have to kill a lot of whites--more than our Christian hearts can possibly count." He...
  • Union Square ‘I Hate White People’ Beating Victim Dies at Bellevue Hospital

    09/09/2013 11:27:36 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 28 replies
    A 62-year-old man who was brutally attacked in Union Square last week died Monday. On Wednesday, a man shouting that he “hated white people” punched victim Jeffrey Babbitt — who is white — in the face, witnesses said, causing him to fall and strike his head on the ground. Lashawn Marten, 31, who is black, “made statements to the effect that I’m going to punch the first white man that I see,” said NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly. image Brooklyn resident Jeffrey Babbitt died at Bellevue Hospital after a seemingly unprovoked attack at Union Square. (Image: Handout via Newsday) After punching...
  • Union Square beating victim dies at Bellevue Hospital

    09/09/2013 3:02:38 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 28 replies
    A 62-year old man who was brutally attacked in Union Square last week has died. On Wednesday, a man shouting that he “hated white people” punched victim Jeffrey Babbit in the face, witnesses said, causing him to fall and strike his head on the ground so hard he ended up in a coma at Bellevue Hospital.
  • Andrea Kruger's Murder Was Quick and Random

    09/07/2013 5:11:55 PM PDT · by Arthurio · 126 replies
    WOWT ^ | Updated: Wed 10:25 PM, Sep 04, 2013
    While the investigators in the Jenkins case are still keeping details of the murders under wraps, sources tell Channel Six News it appears that what led up to Andrea Kruger's death happened quickly. In the early morning hours of August 21, Andrea Kruger, a wife and mother of three, was on her way home from work, approaching the intersection of 168th and Fort, where she was about to become the victim of a random attack. Our sources tell us Nikko Jenkins, along with an unidentified second party were in a vehicle stopped at that intersection when Andrea Kruger happened to...
  • Police probe August slayings as man, family members are taken into custody

    08/30/2013 6:51:15 PM PDT · by hatfieldmccoy · 4 replies
    Omaha World Herald ^ | 8/30/2013 | Alissa Skelton and Roseann Moring
    Before his July 30 release from prison, Nikko Jenkins reportedly had promised his fellow inmates that the world would soon take notice of his exploits. And he made another promise to them — that he would never return. Now authorities are trying to determine whether Jenkins attempted to make good on those boasts. As The World-Herald first reported Friday, Omaha police and Douglas County sheriff's detectives are investigating whether Jenkins, 26, was involved in three sets of killings in August that occurred over a 10-day span: » The Aug. 21 slaying of Andrea Kruger, 33. » The Aug. 19 killing...
  • Memorial, support grow for murdered WWII vet in Spokane

    08/26/2013 9:45:30 PM PDT · by chessplayer · 21 replies
    SPOKANE, Wash. -- Ever since 88-year-old Delbert Belton was fatally beaten outside Eagles Ice-A-Rena Wednesday night, people from the Spokane community and from around the country have increasingly displayed their support in the face of Belton’s tragic death.
  • Second teen arrested in fatal beating of 88-year-old WWII veteran

    08/26/2013 1:33:21 PM PDT · by F15Eagle · 31 replies
    New York Post ^ | Last Updated: 12:10 PM, August 26, 2013 Posted: 11:13 AM, August 26, 2013 | From POST WIRE REPORT
    SPOKANE, Wash. — Police arrested a second teenage suspect in the fatal beating of an 88-year-old World War II veteran outside an Eagles Lodge in North Spokane. Kenan Adams-Kinard, 16, was arrested in a basement apartment in Spokane just after 3 a.m. Monday The victim, Delbert Belton, was attacked and robbed in the lodge's parking lot last Wednesday night. One of the suspects, a 16-year-old Demetrius Glenn, surrendered to authorities Thursday night, and he was being held on charges of robbery and first-degree murder. Several other people with him were arrested for investigation of rendering criminal assistance, Spokane police spokeswoman...
  • Judge gives teen maximum 18 month sentence for killing of 51-year-old man in 'Knockout' case

    08/23/2013 2:47:35 PM PDT · by Arthurio · 65 replies
    Syracuse.com ^ | 8.21.13
    Syracuse, NY -- Onondaga County Family Court Judge Michael Hanuszczak today sentenced a 16-year-old to 18 months of confinement for the killing of a 51-year-old man. The sentence was the maximum the judge could have handed down to the teen, who was recently found guilty of second-degree manslaughter in the beating death of Michael Daniels. The boy was 15 at the time of the incident and has maintained his innocence since his arrest at the end of May. The judge, who is required by law to sentence a juvenile delinquent to the "least restrictive available alternative consistent with the child's...
  • Three teens accused of murder of baseball player Chris Lane identified

    08/20/2013 11:31:07 AM PDT · by Carismar · 66 replies
    The Oklahoma teens who face first-degree murder charges have been named as Chancey Luna, James Edwards and Michael Jones. But their parents yesterday protested their innocence. Jennifer Luna, whose son is suspected of firing the fatal shot, claimed her son was at home saying: "My son is not that way. My son is a good kid." Earlier today, former deputy prime minister Tim Fischer has urged Australian tourists to boycott the US in the wake of the shooting murder of the Melbourne baseball star.
  • Zimmerman Trial Day 4 – End-of-Day Analysis & Video of State’s Witnesses

    06/27/2013 8:50:30 PM PDT · by chessplayer · 65 replies
    Once again, it was simply not a very good day at all for the prosecution. The primary State witnesses today were Rachel Jeantel, Jenna Lauer, and Selma Mora. The first had her credibility substantively destroyed, the second was powerfully–almost humiliatingly–co-opted by the defense, and the third provided testimony entirely consistent with the defense’s theory of lawful self-defense. There was also some (I expect temporary) hubbub that O’Mara may have inadvertently opened the door to allow the State to introduce evidence of specific prior bad acts by George Zimmerman, and I address that in detail, as well, below.
  • Indiana teen 'stabbed father in the chest because he told him to pull up his pants'

    03/24/2013 6:23:08 PM PDT · by Morgana · 22 replies
    mail online ^ | Helen Pow
    An Indiana teenager is accused of stabbing his father in the chest because he told him to pull up his pants. Cody Burns, from New Albany, faces a charge of battery by means of a deadly weapon after the Tuesday incident. According to a probably cause affidavit, Burns became enraged after his father, who hasn't been named, suggested he pull up his pants, which he was presumably wearing low in a fashion that revealed his underpants. The 18-year-old then walked into the kitchen and returned to the living room with a knife in his hand, police said. According to his...
  • Wisconsin Judge Orders Deadbeat Dad Of Nine (With Six Women) To Stop Procreating

    12/04/2012 6:20:01 PM PST · by Morgana · 35 replies
    SmokingGun ^ | 12.4.2012 | Smoking Gun
    Meet Corey Curtis. The Wisconsin man, who has fathered nine children with six women, was ordered yesterday to cease procreating until he can support his numerous offspring. At Curtis’s sentencing yesterday for bail jumping and failure to pay child support, Circuit Court Judge Tim Boyle told the 44-year-old Racine man that his frequent breeding was to be curbed as a condition of his three-year probation term.
  • Bloody new photo of Trayvon Martin's killer released

    12/03/2012 5:42:08 PM PST · by Morgana · 29 replies
    yahoo ^ | 12.3.2012 | Barbara Liston
    ORLANDO, Florida (Reuters) - A color photograph of George Zimmerman with a bloody, swollen nose taken on the night he shot and killed unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin last February was posted on the Internet on Monday by Zimmerman's legal defense team. As the photo began to be circulated widely by the news media, lawyers on both sides disagreed about its significance to the second-degree murder case against Zimmerman. "It's not a game changer," Zimmerman lawyer Mark O'Mara told Reuters. But O'Mara said the photo was significant in that it shows vividly the injuries Zimmerman incurred during his confrontation with...
  • Knife-wielding man gunned down by cops in Times Square

    08/12/2012 4:28:33 AM PDT · by raybbr · 86 replies
    NYPost.com ^ | 8/12/21012 | LARRY CELONA, AARON FEIS and ANNIE KARNI
    Cops shot a knife-wielding maniac dead on a packed Midtown street yesterday after several officers drew their weapons and chased him at gunpoint through Times Square. “Shoot me! Shoot me!” the armed madman shouted at a crowd of more than 20 cops, who had followed him for several blocks and blasted him with pepper spray before cornering him on Seventh Avenue near West 38th Street, according to witness Robert James. The furious 51-year-old finally lunged at the officers with his 11-inch butcher knife, leading two cops to blast him in the torso, groin and arms at about 3 p.m., police...
  • El Chico workers held in killing [Hoodies vs. white Hispanic hate crime alert]

    04/17/2012 10:07:43 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 15 replies
    CWArkansas ^ | 0432 hrs 17 APR 2012 | By Andy Davis
    El Chico workers held in killing 2 robbed LR eatery, 2 helped plan, police say; co-worker shot LITTLE ROCK — Four restaurant employees face capital murder charges after they were arrested Monday in connection with a robbery the night before of a west Little Rock El Chico in which another employee was shot and killed.Kiywuan Perry, 23, of Little Rock; his brother Zeckeya Perry, 19, of North Little Rock; Quantez Dobbins, 19, of Little Rock; [and his girlfriend] Kenya Smith, 19, of Little Rock also face charges of aggravated robbery and theft in the holdup of the restaurant on Breckenridge...
  • Two arrested in brutal hammer beating in Seminole

    04/03/2012 10:38:24 AM PDT · by maggief · 59 replies
    Orlando Sentinel ^ | April 2, 2012 | Gary Taylor
    A tip to Crimeline has led to the arrests of two men in a brutal beating that occurred a week ago in the Midway community east of Sanford. Julius Ricardo Bender, 18, and Yahaziel Isaac Israel, 19, face charges of attempted first-degree murder, burglary with assault or battery and armed burglary. The victim, a 50-year-old Winter Springs man whose name has not been released, is on life-support at Orlando Regional Medical Center.
  • Families Of British Teens Murdered In U.S. Lash Out At Obama White House For Ignoring Them

    03/29/2012 11:04:16 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 33 replies
    Mediaite ^ | March 29, 2012 | Noah Rothman
    The grieving parents of two British teenagers who were killed while on holiday in Sarasota, Florida in April, 2011, received justice this week; their murderer, Sean Tyson, was convicted on two counts of first-degree murder and awaits sentencing. But the pleas from the friends and families of the murdered teens for public acknowledgement of the tragedy from the President of the United States have gone unanswered. Before the Obama presidency, it would have been considered ludicrous for the White House to weigh into every politically relevant criminal act – but the president has invited this criticism by elevating several local...