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  • Ex-teller admits stealing $2M from Illinois bank

    07/11/2014 4:27:28 PM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 24 replies
    Fox 2 St. Louis ^ | 7-11-2014
    <p>A central Illinois woman has pleaded guilty to embezzling nearly $2 million from the bank where she worked as head teller.</p> <p>Sixty-two-year-old Nancy J. Huskins of Lincoln pleaded guilty Thursday to one count of bank embezzlement in federal court in Springfield.</p>
  • 74-year-old woman attacked by raccoons

    10/04/2009 2:09:45 PM PDT · by devane617 · 88 replies · 6,471+ views
    BayNews9 ^ | 10/04/2009
    A 74-year-old Lakeland woman was attacked and severely injured Saturday evening by five raccoons, according to the Polk County Sheriff's Office. The sheriff's office animal control section is investigating. There is no word on the woman's condition.
  • Hillary Says She is 'Most Innocent' on Campaign Trail.

    01/04/2008 12:50:28 PM PST · by DBCJR · 62 replies · 216+ views
    Sen. Hillary Clinton went on the counterattack today, one day after a stinging defeat in the Iowa caucuses to Illinois Sen. Barack Obama. She said New Hampshire voters need to take a hard look at Obama, suggesting that they shouldn't just buy into his message of "hope" without analyzing his policies. Clinton said she wasn't suggesting anything in particular about Obama, but simply "drawing contrasts." "I'm running on my record. … I'm running on my plans," Clinton told reporters. "I think everybody needs to be vetted and tested. That's the way elections are supposed to operate. The last thing the...
  • 80-Year-Old Woman Who Moved To Scotland As A Toddler Faces Deportation To U.S.

    06/15/2007 4:26:31 PM PDT · by buccaneer81 · 35 replies · 1,469+ views
    The Boston Herald ^ | 15 June 2007 | NA
    80-year-old woman who moved to Scotland as a toddler faces deportation to U.S. Friday, June 15, 2007 - Updated: 06:26 PM EST EDINBURGH, Scotland - A U.S. citizen who moved to Scotland at the start of the Great Depression said Friday that she could be deported from Britain as an illegal immigrant and was scared of returning to an America she didn’t remember. Marguerite Grimmond, 80, was born in Detroit, but at the age of two she moved to Arbroath in northeast Scotland with her Scottish mother. In May, she traveled outside of Britain for first time since 1929 on...
  • A warning for Moonbats everywhere...

    07/21/2006 10:27:55 PM PDT · by Aussie Dasher · 29 replies · 2,061+ views
    email | 22 July 2006 | unknown
    Here's a quote from a government employee who witnessed a recent interaction between an elderly woman and an antiwar protester in a train station in Sydney: "There were protesters on the train platform handing out pamphlets on the evils of Australia. I politely declined to take one. An elderly woman was behind me getting off the escalator and a young (20ish) female protester offered her a pamphlet, which she politely declined. The young protester put her hand on the old woman's shoulder as a gesture of friendship and in a very soft voice said, "Lady, don't you care about the...
  • Birthday suit (Hillary's 58th birthday party, Where was Bill?)

    10/28/2005 12:28:09 AM PDT · by victim soul · 62 replies · 3,348+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | 10.28.05 | John McCaslin
    Outfitted as she was in her eye-grabbing hot pink (or was it orange?) pantsuit, it was difficult for restaurant patrons of Cafe Milano in Georgetown not to gaze upon Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton of New York as she celebrated her 58th birthday Wednesday night with two of her closest friends. "There's the birthday girl," Terry McAuliffe said when a smiling Mrs. Clinton, born Oct. 26, 1947, arrived by her lonesome self just after 9 p.m., joining the former Democratic National Committee chairman and his wife, Dorothy, at a surprisingly accessible aisle table barely feet from the boisterous bar crowd. Mrs....
  • Standoff in Passaic NJ: Home stormed by SWAT team over code violations (porch and windows)

    07/20/2004 9:26:08 AM PDT · by Coleus · 138 replies · 4,181+ views
    Standoff in Passaic: Home stormed over code violations   Tuesday, July 20, 2004 PASSAIC - A crackdown on city housing violations escalated into a standoff Monday when a homeowner refused to cooperate, prompting authorities to call in a SWAT team, one that broke down a door and shot her with non-lethal weapons.Code enforcement officials arrived about noon, wanting to talk about, among other things, broken windows and a deteriorating porch - violations written three months ago, said Community Development Director Donald Van Rensalier.It just so happened that 109 Quincy St. was smack in the middle of an area targeted in...
  • R.I. Woman, 80, Carries Friend Out of Fire

    04/28/2005 11:21:35 PM PDT · by kingattax · 40 replies · 639+ views
    Associated Press ^ | 4-28-2005
    HOPKINTON, R.I. (AP) - An 80-year-old woman rescued her 67-year-old neighbor from an apartment fire, carrying the ailing woman down two flights of stairs. Madalene Lindill put Grace Brayman's arms around her neck and carried her on her back out of their elderly housing complex Wednesday after Brayman accidentally ignited a fire in her apartment. Lindill told WJAR-TV there was "nothing to it." "I'm not a great person," she said. "You just don't think at the time." Hope Valley-Wyoming Fire Chief Fred Stanley described Lindill as "a small woman." She told him she had served as an auxiliary firefighter in...
  • Brazilian, 125, May Be the Oldest Woman

    03/03/2005 10:41:20 PM PST · by Dan from Michigan · 29 replies · 903+ views
    ap ^ | 3-3-05 | Stan Lehman
    Brazilian, 125, May Be the Oldest Woman Thu Mar 3,10:25 PM ET Strange News - AP By STAN LEHMAN, Associated Press Writer SAO PAULO, Brazil - An elderly woman living in a small, wooden shack in rural southern Brazil could be the world's oldest living woman, according to a Brazilian record-keeping organization. Maria Olivia da Silva, who recently celebrated her 125th birthday, "is definitely the oldest living woman in Brazil and possibly in the entire world," said Iolete Cadari, administrative director of RankBrasil, this country's equivalent to the Guinness World Records. Da Silva's birth certificate shows that she was born...
  • Animal Control Finds Dozens of Dead Animals Stockpiled In Woman's Home (Roadkill In Fridge)

    02/11/2005 7:56:41 PM PST · by silent_jonny · 69 replies · 1,649+ views
    WFMY News 2 ^ | 2-11-05 | Patrick Donovan , Producer
    Greensboro, NC -- An Irving Park home has been condemned in a case animal control officers are calling "extremely unsanitary". Investigators say the homeowner was picking up roadkill and keeping it in her refrigerator, freezer and in plastic bags behind her house. "[There was] just trash, filth and debris throughout the house," says animal control officer Jennifer Welch. "There wasn't anywhere in the house that wasn't covered in it." Welch says the homeowner's sister called animal control after the house was condemned by the city, seeking help in the cleanup. Investigators say the animal carcasses were removed last weekend and...
  • Does Jenna Welch (Laura's Mom) Live at the White House?

    01/21/2005 1:15:42 PM PST · by katieanna · 11 replies · 644+ views
    1/21/2005
    Does anyone know if Mrs. Welch lives with the family? I know she's a widow and over 80.
  • Car dealers taken for ride by woman, 75, officials say

    03/24/2004 9:05:31 AM PST · by Rennes Templar · 14 replies · 285+ views
    Chicago tribune ^ | Mar. 24, 2004 | Jeff Long
    White-haired Betty A. Gooch has hobbled into car dealerships across the Chicago area and chatted about her ailments with eager salesmen while admiring their shiny new vehicles, police and prosecutors said Tuesday. Each time, they said, the 75-year-old woman ended up writing a bad check for the full amount and driving home in a new car. Gooch of Algonquin is charged with five felonies in two counties, accused of using bad checks to buy new vehicles, including a $36,000 Toyota Sienna and a $20,000 Toyota Matrix. But police say they believe Gooch has taken advantage of about a dozen car...