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  • Ohio teens charged with murder over sandbag tossed from overpass

    12/27/2017 1:23:19 PM PST · by Simon Green · 66 replies
    CBS News ^ | 12/27/17
    Four Ohio teens face murder charges after allegedly throwing a sandbag from a highway overpass. The bag smashed through the windshield of a car that Marquise Byrd, 22, was riding in last week on Interstate 75 in Toledo. Byrd died from severe head injuries on Friday. Three of the boys charged are 14 years old, and the other is 13. They had already been charged with felonious assault, reports CBS News correspondent Jericka Duncan. Around 10 p.m. last Tuesday, a woman was driving with her friend, Byrd, under an overpass when something came crashing through the passenger-side windshield. She pulled...
  • Dump truck hit overpass on I-75 early Wednesday

    11/03/2017 12:35:58 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 26 replies
    The Gainesville Sun ^ | October 25, 2017 | Staff Report
    Troopers said Ronnie Jackson, 67, had failed to lower the truck’s bed after leaving a construction zone. A dump truck driver was cited for careless driving Wednesday after he failed to lower the bed of his truck and it hit an overpass on Interstate 75 in Gainesville. Ronnie Jackson, 67, of Lake City, was cited after the accident, which occurred at 12:45 a.m. in the northbound lanes around Mile Marker 385, according to a Florida Highway Patrol media release. The truck overturned and the bed came off after hitting the Southwest 20th Avenue bridge. Troopers said Jackson had failed to...
  • Rock dropped from overpass kills passenger in car (idiot teenagers)

    10/24/2017 1:12:09 PM PDT · by Signalman · 32 replies
    msn.com ^ | 10/23/2017 | Amanda Jackson
    Five teenagers from Michigan have been charged with second-degree murder after being accused of throwing a rock off an overpass that killed a man, according to the Genesee County Sheriff's Office. Kenneth White, 32, was a passenger in a van that was traveling along I-75 near Flint, Michigan, on the night of October 18, when a 6-pound rock smashed through the windshield of the vehicle, fatally injuring him. White was struck in the face and head, and the rock ricocheted to his chest, causing him to lose consciousness, according to Genesee County Sheriff Robert Pickell. The driver told police he...
  • Kolkata Overpass Collapse Leaves Dozens Dead or Injured

    03/31/2016 8:43:43 PM PDT · by Ray76 · 28 replies
    New York Times ^ | Mar 31, 2016 | Hari Kumar and Nida Najar
    Rescue teams in Kolkata, India, scrambled on Thursday to retrieve scores of people believed to be trapped under a partly constructed vehicle overpass that collapsed with a deafening blast around midday.
  • Cincinnati bridge collapse: 1 dead, 1 hurt after Ohio bridge collapses

    01/20/2015 6:13:56 AM PST · by ilovesarah2012 · 58 replies
    abc15.com ^ | January 19, 2015
    CINCINNATI, OHIO - Hours after an Ohio interstate overpass undergoing demolition collapsed, killing one person and injuring another, commuter traffic was slow around the Cincinnati region early Tuesday, particularly on other main arteries into the city. Cincinnati Police Chief Jeff Blackwell late Monday urged commuters to plan ahead and said drivers should stay away from the collapsed overpass north of downtown Cincinnati and leave with plenty of time to get to work. Authorities say a construction worker was killed and a tractor-trailer driver injured when the Interstate 75 overpass collapsed about 10:30 p.m. Monday. Blackwell called it a workplace accident,...
  • I-75 closes as emergency crews respond to Hopple Street (Cincinnati)

    01/19/2015 9:17:38 PM PST · by PghBaldy · 17 replies
    Local 12 WKRC-TV (Cincinnati) ^ | January 20 | Angenette Levy or Staff
    CINCINNATI (WKRC) -- One person has died after the Hopple Street overpass has collapsed I-75 northbound... A truck driver has also been hurt...
  • Wisconsin town sued for banning display of American flag on overpasses

    02/04/2014 6:55:00 PM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 28 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 2-4-14 | Rachel Stoltzfoos
    The town of Campbell, Wis., is facing a federal lawsuit challenging ordinance 9.12, which bans the display of banners or flags on or near the town’s pedestrian overpass. Demonstrators began using the overpass in August 2013 to call for President Obama’s impeachment and to display patriotism. After a gathering in October angered local citizens and garnered media attention, the Town of Campbell passed the ordinance, which prohibits the display of signs, flags or banners within 100 feet of the overpass. On Oct. 24, Gregory Luce and a few supporters, wearing T-shirts that collectively spelled out “IMPEACH OBAMA,” were ordered by...
  • What are you protesting for?

    11/02/2013 5:43:51 PM PDT · by GILTN1stborn · 28 replies
    Overpasses for Obama's Impeachment Facebook ^ | October 31st, 2013 | Deborah Smith
    WHAT ARE YOU PROTESTING FOR? I recently became active in the Overpass Protests that are springing up all over our country. I have been amazed at the outpouring of support from passersby but also dismayed by the fact that even after every...thing that’s happened, most people still seem disengaged. Today, at our Overpass Rally, I was rendered nearly speechless, when a car with several women stopped to ask questions. The car stopped on top of the overpass, blocking traffic and a very elegant black woman opened her door and turned in her seat. I thought she was getting out of...
  • 84 Year Old Man Arrested for Pointing Gun at Two Women Protesting Barack Obama

    10/14/2013 9:33:46 AM PDT · by from occupied ga · 31 replies
    guns save lives.net | 10/8/2013 | guns save lives.net
    We reported several days ago that two women who were part of a protest against President Barack Obama found themselves looking down the barrel of a gun during their protest. Apparently someone didn’t like the message they were sending. Now the suspect in that case has been arrested, and it’s an unlikely culprit. According to WSBTV, Police have arrested an 84-year-old man accused of pointing a gun at anti-President Barack Obama protestors. Roy Smith said he kept the Colt .32 handgun in his car for carjackers. Gwinnett police said he faces three counts of misdemeanor simple assault and pointing a...
  • Freepers – a call for help! Local government to silence my freedom of speech!

    10/01/2013 8:09:30 PM PDT · by ThE_RiPpEr. · 6 replies
    The right to free speech is under attack by our local government that wishes to help shut down the Overpasses for Obama's Impeachment movement. The Town of Campbell, La Crosse County, Wisconsin is trying to pass an ordinance to ban free speech in the name of “safety”. The enemies of our Constitution are claiming it is a traffic safety issue when we are protesting on a pedestrian bridge over the I-90 interstate. They claim the road construction a couple of miles away presents a hazard to safety. When asked if they would remove the ordinance when the construction was finished...
  • Impeach Obama Overpass Demonstration in New Caney, Texas

    08/31/2013 10:18:47 AM PDT · by humblegunner · 23 replies
    Concerned Citizens | 8/13/2013 | humblegunner
    Today there was an "Impeach Obama" demonstration on the overpass in New Caney, TX. Granted, there isn't much to New Caney.. we've only got the one overpass. All told there were maybe a dozen folks in attendance. Here's pictures: Also nice to see were some young folks there. We got a lot of support from the traffic which was gratifying. I only learned of this event this morning, and I'm told not a lot of planning went into it. Next Saturday the effort will continue a couple of miles south in the thriving metropolis of Porter which has no overpass...
  • Arrest of anti-Obama protesters on St. Charles [Missouri] overpass sparks controversy

    08/20/2013 11:05:22 AM PDT · by Da Bilge Troll · 36 replies
    STLToday (St. Louis Post Dispatch) ^ | August 19, 2013 | Mark Schlinkmann
    ST. CHARLES • The arrest Saturday afternoon of two anti-Barack Obama protesters on an Interstate 70 overpass is stirring controversy - fueled by a video of the incident circulating on the internet. The two — Marc S. Messmer, 41, of St. Charles, and Jimmy D. "Duane" Weed, 57, of Bridgeton — say that their constitutional rights were violated. "Citizens have a right to peaceably assemble," said Messmer, who was part of a series of overpass demonstrations around the country seeking the president's impeachment. "We were simply doing that. There were no laws broken." Sgt. Al Nothum, a spokesman for the...
  • St. Charles [Missouri] Police, Highway Patrol Arrest Overpass Protesters

    08/19/2013 10:01:19 AM PDT · by Da Bilge Troll · 55 replies
    danaloeschradio.com ^ | August 18, 2013 | Dana Loesch
    A few of you sent me this video, published to Youtube today, of the weekend overpass protests, this one in St. Charles, Missouri. I’m still trying to figure out what laws these protesters broke. While I wasn’t there, it seems to me the protesters were standing on public ground, not in traffic, therefor not impeding traffic. Having organized and attended many protests myself — and having worked with local law enforcement to make sure regulations (even mindlessly unnecessary ones) are met, so long as a protester isn’t standing in traffic, there isn’t an issue. Am I missing something here? Don’t...
  • Breaking News: Overpass Protests Organizing To Impeach Obama [AUG 6, 2013 - NATIONWIDE]

    07/29/2013 4:35:43 AM PDT · by onyx · 66 replies
    Breitbart - One Voice Silenced, Millions Awakened ^ | July 29, 2013 | Breitbart with Stacey Brown
    Watch this video! There is a group that is organizing protests on city overpasses in all States across the country to give attention to all the scandals and unconstitutional actions by this President in over 4 years. The organization says they want patriots to gather and protest this President at overpasses so large amount of people will see. There are more overpass protests scheduled in every State. Click on the YouTube video HERE to find out more, and also each State has a Facebook link below to inquire.
  • Overpasses to Impeach Obama set to rally nationwide Aug. 17

    08/13/2013 7:37:24 PM PDT · by calypgin · 86 replies
    self ^ | 8-13-13 | calypgin
    Overpasses to Impeach Obama (soon to be known as "Overpasses for America") is staging "National Patriot Wave II" rallies in all 50 states Aug. 17, protesting the continued scandals, unconstitutional/illegal executive actions, corruption, etc., etc. Visit the website,click on your state's link to find a rally near you. The first National Patriot Wave was held Aug. 6, and rallies were held in over 300 American cities/towns.
  • More Chicago area overpass protests for Friday ["Impeach Obama" 7-19]

    07/18/2013 2:15:40 PM PDT · by Outland · 12 replies
    Come out and join in the Friday July 19th "Impeach Obama" overpass protests in the Chicago suburbs, 4~6 PM: -Great Western Trail over 355 -Highland Ave over 88 -Eola Rd over 88 -Clarendon Hills Rd over 55See www.facebook.com/events/520623267991420 for details. Bring signs and water... it'll be hot. No, I didn't organize this event... I'm just the video guy.
  • Video of Wednesday's Impeach Obama overpass protest in the Chicago burbs.

    07/11/2013 1:17:27 PM PDT · by Outland · 37 replies
    Video by Myself ^ | 07/10/2013 | Outland
    Video from Wednesday's "Impeach Obama" overpass protest.  This took place from 4~6PM (rush hour) on a bicycle overpass over Interstate 290 in Elk Grove Village.  This was organized through the Facebook page, "Overpasses For Obama's Impeachment".Except for local traffic reports and a mention on Joe Walsh's radio show, it garnered no media attention despite a local news helicopter fly-by.More protests at other overpasses are scheduled in the coming weeks. www.youtube.com/watch?v=4eLv-dK6lFgEnjoy.
  • Impeach Obama Overpass Demonstrations Planned

    06/28/2013 8:30:26 AM PDT · by magna carta · 19 replies
    White House Dossier ^ | 6/26/13 | Keith Koffler
    The impeach Obama movement may be coming to an overpass near you. A new activist group is attempting to launch summertime demonstrations across the country demanding that Congress act to impeach the president. The protests will feature groups of anti-Obama activists hanging banners across overpasses above the busiest highways they can find.
  • Overpasses For Obama’s Impeachment Aims To Sweep The Country

    06/26/2013 9:59:45 AM PDT · by Lucky9teen · 56 replies
    “The Patriot Wave” will sweep the country demanding that Congress impeaches President Barack Obama, James Neighbors, National Coordinator and Founder of a movement called Overpasses for Obama’s Impeachment, announced today. He said there will be nationwide overpass protests this summer in July and August. The movement is inspired by a similar protest earlier this month in California. Protestors in Carlsbad, California made news a couple weeks ago holding a protest on a nearby highway overpass on Interstate 5 on June 8. The protesters held up a variety of “Impeach Obama” signs and the demonstration slowed down southbound traffic on the...
  • Bus hits Miami airport overpass; 1 dead

    12/01/2012 7:18:01 AM PST · by Doogle · 13 replies
    AP via FOX ^ | 12/01/12 | AP via FOX