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  • Airliner crew restrain co-pilot ‘who wanted to talk to God’ (his name is still being withheld)

    01/30/2008 4:19:14 PM PST · by jdm · 44 replies · 445+ views
    The Herald (U.K.) | Jan. 30, 2008 | by William Tinning
    Source is link only.Story.
  • Sheriff's Office: Man Killed Baby Daughter Because He Wanted Son

    01/11/2008 11:01:54 AM PST · by Red in Blue PA · 110 replies · 688+ views ^ | 1/11/2008 | Staff
    WINTER HAVEN, Fla. -- A Winter Haven man was charged with murder, accused of fatally beating his 4-month-old daughter because he wanted a son, authorities said. Marcos Gomez-Romero, 28, told investigators that he beat Ariana Rodriguez Romero to death because did not want a daughter, according to a Polk County Sheriff's Office report. Gomez-Romero told investigators that the beatings had gone on for months, the sheriff's report stated.
  • Colorado (Church) Gunman Posted Anti-Christian Manifesto: report

    12/12/2007 10:18:51 AM PST · by tcrlaf · 64 replies · 687+ views
    Google NEws ^ | 12-12-07 | Google News/AFP
    DENVER, Colorado (AFP) — The gunman responsible for shootings at two religious centers in Colorado warned of his plans for the rampage in anti-Christian rants posted on the Internet, it was reported Tuesday. Matthew Murray, who shot dead four people in separate attacks on a missionary training center and mega-church on Sunday, published more than a dozen writings online prior to his shooting spree, KUSA TV reported in Denver. "You Christians brought this on yourselves," Murray reportedly wrote on a Web site for people who have left Pentecostal and fundamentalist religious organizations, shortly before the second of his two attacks....
  • 8 Dead in Finland School Shooting

    11/07/2007 1:27:53 PM PST · by BlackVeil · 41 replies · 185+ views
    The Guardian ^ | November 7, 2007 | Anon
    TUUSULA, Finland (AP) - An 18-year-old student opened fire in a Finnish high school Wednesday, killing seven students and the principal before turning the gun on himself, police said. The teenager, who was not identified, shot himself in the head but survived and was taken to a hospital in ``extremely critical condition,'' police spokesman Tero Haapala said. The attack at Jokela High School in Tuusula, some 30 miles north of the capital, Helsinki, shocked the Nordic nation, where gun ownership is fairly common by European standards but deadly shootings are rare. ... Police said at a news conference after the...
  • Redford backs completely normal Cruise

    10/08/2007 5:50:34 PM PDT · by melt · 23 replies · 859+ views ^ | 10/08/07 | © Thomas Crosbie Media, 2007.
    Robert Redford has defended Tom Cruise, insisting the Hollywood superstar's behaviour was perfectly normal on the set of their new movie. -SNIP-In an interview with Playboy magazine, Redford says: "Tom's a talented actor and I think people will respond positively to him (in Lions For Lambs)… "I didn't concern myself with the gossip - I never do - and I knew enough from what I've been through to judge the man based on what I experience firsthand. And I didn't see any behaviour on the film that troubled me. Really."
  • 13-Year-Old Confesses To Murdering 8-Year-Old Brother Over Dessert

    10/03/2007 2:28:20 PM PDT · by LdSentinal · 101 replies · 2,606+ views ^ | 10/3/07
    OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. -- Investigators say 8-year-old Lavares Key was killed over a dessert. His 13-year-old brother, Demetrius Key, is being held in juvenile detention on first-degree murder charges. The arrest report details a confession by the 13-year-old that he beat his brother in the head with a metal bracket and then punched, kicked and choked him, before finally smashing his head on the ground until he passed out. Penny Blackmon is the woman Lavares Key really considered mom. Wednesday, she surrounded herself with images of the boy she's raised since he was an infant. "I'm just going to look...
  • Police: Woman Chases Kids With Samurai Sword

    09/28/2007 1:17:51 PM PDT · by decimon · 70 replies · 195+ views
    The Denver Channel ^ | September 28, 2007 | Wayne Harrison
    EAGLE, Colo. -- An Eagle woman accused of chasing a group of Hispanic children with a sword faces a number of charges, including ethnic intimidation, after allegedly calling them "illegal spics," according to police. Amanda Jane Darling Harris, 21, allegedly chased the children, aged 9 to 15, with an 18-inch samurai sword because they were playing in a parking lot of the Villa apartments, according to a police report. Police investigated the incident on Sept. 20, and Harris was jailed until she posted a $3,500 bond this week. According to the police report, the teens said Harris yelled at...
  • Disturbed anti-war protester [US] can't find soldier, kills [Dutch] civilian with axe instead

    09/11/2007 11:06:45 AM PDT · by Doctor Raoul · 72 replies · 2,130+ views
    Canadian Press ^ | 9/11/07 | Associated Press
    Disturbed anti-war protester can't find soldier, kills civilian with axe instead AMSTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) — A U.S. citizen has confessed to using an axe to kill a Dutch student after failing to find a soldier to attack, his lawyer said Tuesday. The suspect, Carlos Hartmann, 41, of Tecumseh, Mich., has confessed to the Sept. 8 killing on a train platform in the southern city of Roosendaal, defence lawyer Peter Gremmen said. Gremmen said Hartmann wanted to punish the Netherlands for its support of the war in Iraq. Hartmann appeared before a judge Tuesday and was ordered held for another two...
  • N.J. Confessed Killer Escapes Mental Facility

    09/11/2007 12:25:56 AM PDT · by james500 · 41 replies · 759+ views
    AP via FOX News ^ | Tuesday, September 11, 2007
    Several New Jersey police agencies searched Monday for a killer who apparently walked away from Ancora Psychiatric Hospital on Sunday with a backpack full of survivalist equipment. Authorities searched for William Enman on Monday in Atlantic and Camden counties near the Ancora campus in Winslow Township and also in other places where he was thought to have contacts. "As far as we're concerned he's still a danger to others," said Robyn D'Onofrio, a spokeswoman for the Morris County Prosecutor's Office. Enman escaped after being allowed to take a walk on the grounds a little after 2 p.m. Sunday. He was...
  • Cindy Sheehan Arrested Outside Petraeus Hearing

    09/10/2007 11:07:32 AM PDT · by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle · 106 replies · 3,649+ views ^ | 09/10/2007 | Klaus Marre
    Anti-war activist Cindy Sheehan was arrested Monday in or near the hearing room where General David Petraeus and U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Ryan Crocker are testifying on the situation in Iraq, according to the U.S. Capitol Police. Four anti-war protesters were arrested for disorderly conduct. One of them, who was not named, is being taken to George Washington Hospital “due to complaint of injury” is also charged with assault on a police officer. According to the information from the Capitol Police, Sheehan and the other three were shouting in a hallway.
  • I Love Freepmail (Vanity)

    09/08/2007 4:39:02 PM PDT · by gotribe · 53 replies · 1,242+ views
    Vanity | 09/08/07 | gotribe first vanity. Posting a little Freepmail sent to me from someone whose account apparently has been banned. My question is: if eihwaz13 is banned, how can eihwaz13 still post Freepmail? .... Re: Cops: Boy slashed L-S High classmate to death From eihwaz13 | 09/08/2007 1:18:32 AM EDT read Your go off on this Kid John Odgren with a disability on which you know anything about “Aspergers Disorder” for killing a fellow student which treated him cruelly, teased repeatedly few time a week at school. You a piece of shit over the internet express your opinion by degrading, verbally abusing...
  • Dallas Man Beats Mother to Death, Lives With Decomposing Corpse

    08/20/2007 10:58:56 AM PDT · by TornadoAlley3 · 6 replies · 491+ views
    A 50-year-old Dallas man with a history of abusing his elderly mother lived with her decomposing corpse for about a week after allegedly beating her to death, MyFoxDallas reported Monday.
  • "Lethal force is required in retribution"

    08/14/2007 9:45:32 AM PDT · by AFA-Michigan · 87 replies · 2,727+ views ^ | Aug. 14, 2007 |
    While many already possess such self defense and military skills, it is necessary for the worldwide gay-allied community to acquire a relatively-uniform knowhow and expertise to defend and enforce human rights against human rights violators, using lethal force as needed to prevent and punish violations. The Stonewall Rebellion celebrated on Christopher Street Day each year in the month of June serves as a reminder of our capacity to hold the top human rights violators and their bloodlines accountable for GLBT persecution. There is not a single nation on Earth where such violators and their bloodlines can escape our retribution when...
  • Boy shoots at 'bloody capitalist' golfers

    07/31/2007 4:37:13 PM PDT · by WesternCulture · 67 replies · 1,511+ views ^ | 07/31/2007 | Paul O'Mahony
    While out for a round of golf on Monday a middle-aged couple had their game disrupted by a teenage boy bearing a grudge and a gun. The strange encounter took place at Ringenäs golf course near Halmstad in western Sweden, Aftonbladet reports. At around 5.30pm the golfers came upon a boy dressed in camouflage combat fatigues and a helmet. Before they had time to react, the boy took aim at the pair and screamed "bloody capitalists" before firing a shot into the air above their heads. "My wife ducked behind her bag. It was very unpleasant. We were scared," the...
  • Mets Fan Murdered Mom After Loss: Queens DA

    07/31/2007 8:04:36 AM PDT · by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle · 46 replies · 1,709+ views
    The Village Voice ^ | 07/30/2007 | Michael Clancy
    Doesn't this seem more like something a Yankee fan would do? Or a Red Sox fan? Mets fans always appeared more suicidal than homicidal. In any event, it's awfully tragic. Michael Anthony—no relation to the former bassist of Van Halen—stabbed his mother in the head and beat her to death with a twenty-pound barbell on Saturday night after she tried to break up a fight between him and his father during a Mets game, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said Monday. Anthony, 25, of Fresh Meadows, started pounding on the walls while watching the Mets play the Nationals, Brown said....
  • Woman Admits Torturing Baby Before Killing Her (Not for the Squeamish)

    07/18/2007 4:10:08 PM PDT · by Diana in Wisconsin · 50 replies · 2,429+ views ^ | July 17, 2007 | Steven Elbow
    A Madison, WI woman admitted to abusing her infant daughter for weeks before she killed her by slamming her head into a table and stuffing a blanket into her mouth. Ee Lee, 23, was charged today with first-degree intentional homicide in the July 7 death of 6-week-old Anastasia Vang, first-degree reckless endangerment and two counts of physical abuse of a child in the weeks prior to her death. A criminal complaint detailed Lee's confession that she pinched the child repeatedly over her body and head, at times in front of others while covering her hand with a blanket, used the...
  • Grounded girl's revenge plot (had boyfriend try to slash her parent’s throats, dad kicked his

    07/11/2007 10:30:07 AM PDT · by dead · 14 replies · 762+ views
    Sydney Morning Herald ^ | July 11, 2007 - 3:42PM | Christine Kellett
    A 15 year-old schoolgirl hatched a plot to kill her parents because they grounded her and forced her to go horse-riding "when she didn't want to", a court has heard. The Brisbane girl, who cannot be identified because she is a juvenile, enlisted the help of her 18 year-old boyfriend, Joshua Andrew Hockey, to slash their throats in the family's Newmarket home on February 18 last year after giving him a hunting knife as a Valentine's Day gift. Hockey, 20, of Bellbowrie, and the girl, now 16, have each pleaded guilty to one count of attempted murder and conspiracy to...
  • Dem blogger wants to shoot Rush Limbaugh (Media Matters)

    07/08/2007 7:29:42 PM PDT · by Jacob Kell · 113 replies · 14,245+ views ^ | July 8, 2007 |
    A Democratic Party blogger says he wants to shoot Rush Limbaugh and is calling for volunteers to assassinate rock star Ted Nugent, who champions the Second Amendment. Hart Williams, a former writer for porn magazine Hustler and who now toils for the Democratic Daily, was waxing incoherent about a recent Wall Street Journal op-ed by Nugent, complaining that it was likely ghost-written. "How we can remain 'civil' in the face of this is beyond my ken," wrote Williams. "I will only reiterate what I've said WHEN they manage to inevitably push their litany of hatespeak into actual bloodletting, and full-blown...
  • Man Beats Peacock He Says Was Vampire

    07/01/2007 9:09:10 PM PDT · by TFFKAMM · 29 replies · 2,503+ views
    (07-01) 14:12 PDT New York (AP) -- A peacock that roamed into the parking lot of a fast-food restaurant was attacked by a man who vilified the bird as a vampire, animal-control authorities said. Beaten so fiercely that most of his tail feathers fell out, the bird was euthanized, said Richard Gentles, a spokesman for the city's Center for Animal Care and Control. "It's just unbelievable that someone would do something to a poor, defenseless animal and do it in such a cruel fashion," he said. The peacock, a male several years old, wandered into a Burger King parking lot...
  • Chinese Internet addict kills mother over money

    06/16/2007 6:39:09 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 7 replies · 297+ views
    Reuters UK ^ | June 14, 2007
    BEIJING (Reuters) - A teenage boy in southern China, "heavily addicted" to the Internet, killed his mother and severely injured his father with a kitchen knife after he was refused money to go to a cybercafe, state media said on Thursday. Wang, from Guangzhou, capital of Guangdong province, stabbed his mother to death at home during a heated argument, the Beijing Youth Daily said. "After his father got home, Wang hacked at him causing serious injury. Seeing what he had done, Wang went to his room and sat on his bed," the paper said. Wang's father ran bleeding to his...
  • Court hears girl plotted to kill family (horrifying murder trial)

    06/12/2007 12:53:30 PM PDT · by oakcon · 49 replies · 3,677+ views
    The Globe and Mail ^ | June 12, 2007 | Dawn Walton
    MEDICINE HAT, Alta. — A 12-year-old Alberta girl hatched a plot to kill her family and run away with her boyfriend – who was more than a decade her senior – after the girl's distraught parents tried to sever the unseemly relationship, the Crown prosecutor alleged yesterday at the start of the youngster's triple murder trial. “I hate them so I have this plan,” prosecutor Stephanie Cleary read from a message the girl allegedly sent to her boyfriend on the Internet. “It begins with me killing them and it ends with me living with you.” A month later, on April...
  • Caption Hillary's "Mexican Fiesta" autograph session (barf alert)

    05/31/2007 11:25:29 AM PDT · by redstates4ever · 71 replies · 2,997+ views
    Flickr Photos ^ | 5/26/07 | snapoutofit703
    'The pen blew up all over her hands.'
  • Teen takes his mother’s severed head to police (killed her to end terrorism & war)

    05/15/2007 8:27:59 AM PDT · by dead · 32 replies · 1,530+ views
    Sydney Morning Herald ^ | May 15, 2007 - 3:58PM
    Japanese police arrested a 17-year-old boy on Tuesday on suspicion of murdering his mother after he turned up at a police station carrying a severed human head in a bag. Police in Aizuwakamatsu, Fukushima prefecture, 200km north of Tokyo, said they arrested the teenager, a student at a local high school, after officers found a beheaded body in the apartment where he lived. The boy told police he killed his mother on Monday evening while she was asleep, Kyodo news agency said. "If it's true, then it is horrendous," the government's top spokesman, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yasuhisa Shiozaki, told reporters....
  • Mom of mutilated baby in HPD custody (genitals)

    05/11/2007 1:21:50 PM PDT · by trumandogz · 68 replies · 3,919+ views
    Houston Chronicle ^ | 5/11/07 | PEGGY O'HARE
    A woman who claimed that a family pet mutilated her infant son's genitals was taken into police custody this morning, shortly before a protective custody hearing in the case began. Katherine "Katie" Nadal, 25, is charged with injury to a child, a felony offense. The former Anahuac High School cheerleader was led away in handcuffs by two plainclothes Houston Police Department officers at 9:30 a.m. Nadal, a former cocktail waitress now unemployed, had arrived at the Harris County Juvenile Justice Center with her mother and her attorney, Itze Soliz Matthews. Police said Nadal did not seem that surprised by the...
  • PA Leader calls for killing all Jews and Americans

    04/30/2007 7:15:17 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 19 replies · 593+ views
    Palestinian Media Watch ^ | April 30 2007 | Itamar Marcus and Barbara Crook
    Last week PMW released the text of this call for the killing of all Americans and Jews, preached by the Speaker of the Palestinian Legislative Council, Dr. Ahmad Bahar on Palestinian television. Israel is referred to as a "cancerous lump, that is the Jews, in the heart of the Arab nation," and the US is said to be "on its way to disappear." Due to its importance PMW is now releasing the subtitled video. The following is the transcript: Dr. Ahmad Bahar (acting Speaker, Palestinian Legislative Council): “This is Islam, that was ahead of its time with regards to human...
  • Alec Baldwin Leaves Talent Agency (Latest Fallout)

    04/24/2007 9:57:10 PM PDT · by CAWats · 64 replies · 1,714+ views ^ | 4/24/2007 | CAWats
    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Alec Baldwin has parted ways with his agents at a major Hollywood talent agency, his spokesman said Monday. Baldwin left Creative Artists Agency for personal reasons, said spokesman Matthew Hiltzik. He did not elaborate. The actor has made headlines in recent days after an angry voicemail to his daughter was obtained by the celebrity Web site and broadcast around the world. Baldwin and actress Kim Basinger have been locked in a custody dispute over their 11-year-old daughter, Ireland, since their 2002 divorce. In it, Baldwin yelled at his daughter for failing to answer the telephone...
  • Babysitter Charged With Drowning 3 Kids in Bathtub, Hiding Them in Washing Machine

    04/20/2007 2:07:21 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 28 replies · 1,355+ views
    Fox News ^ | April 20, 2007
    BELLEVILLE, Ill. — A baby sitter already accused of killing a pregnant friend was charged Friday with drowning the woman's three children in a bath tub and then hiding the bodies in the family's washing machine and dryer. [Snip] Hall admitted she drowned Ivan Tunstall-Collins and Jinela Tunstall, then found their brother, DeMond Tunstall, Illinois State Police investigator David Bivens testified during a coroner's inquest last week. "She told DeMond it was time to take a bath, and she drowned him, too," Bivens said.
  • Frisco (Texas): Alleged interest in serial killers worries DA's office, neighbors

    04/18/2007 7:08:08 AM PDT · by getmeouttaPalmBeachCounty_FL · 52 replies · 1,439+ views
    Dallas News ^ | Wednesday, April 18, 2007 | Paul Meyer
    08:24 AM CDT on By PAUL MEYER / The Dallas Morning News A Frisco teenager who police said was fascinated with serial killers before he shot a 14-year-old boy in the chest last summer has been released on bail, sparking concern from the district attorney's office and homeowners in the teen's neighborhood. Edward Ji, 17, was released into his parents' custody Monday while he awaits trial in the random July shooting of Bryan Chevalier, who survived. Days before that shooting, Mr. Ji had shot at and missed a man walking his dog in a gated Frisco community, police said....
  • Experts: Signs of Disturbed Students Can Be Dealt With By Colleges

    04/18/2007 7:21:55 PM PDT · by nmh · 21 replies · 1,261+ views ^ | Wednesday, April 18, 2007 | Michael Y. Park
    As the country still reels from the Virginia Tech shooting massacre while trying to piece together what happened on April 16, college and university campuses around the world are united in asking themselves one question: How do they prevent another Virginia Tech from happening right here? There don't seem to have been any surprises about the shooter. He reads almost like a checklist of the American Psychological Association's warning signs of youth violence: A sullen loner with no real social network, a fascination with guns, deep and disproportionate feelings of anger and being disrespected, a history of problems with teachers,...
  • Gunman taken to mental health facility in 2005

    04/18/2007 8:14:16 AM PDT · by Names Ash Housewares · 124 replies · 2,929+ views
    It emerged today that at one stage students were so scared of his behaviour that only seven out of 70 turned up for class, forcing lecturers to give him one-to-one tuition. One teacher even suggested today he was given A grades because he was so "intimidating and staff wanted to keep him happy". Nikki Giovanni, who teaches poetry, said she threatened to resign if Cho was not taken out of her class. She said: "I think he liked the idea he was a scary guy. Some people like that. That is how they define themselves. Kids write about murder and...
  • An Oakdale newborn's grisly death: She was stabbed 135 times

    04/13/2007 6:07:38 AM PDT · by SmoothTalker · 76 replies · 2,119+ views
    Minneapolis Star Tribune ^ | April 12,2007 | Jim Adams and Joy Powel
    "A 17-year-old Oakdale girl told police she gave birth on the laundry room floor early Monday, then panicked and stabbed the baby girl after seeing her move a finger. The baby, found by investigators in a bloody garbage bag outside the teen's home, had 135 stab wounds, many in her tiny chest. The Ramsey County medical examiner's office said the baby was born alive and bled to death." "County Attorney Douglas Johnson noted that state law allows mothers to leave infants at any hospital within 72 hours of birth with no legal consequences. "She could have walked away and the...
  • Texas resident says 'God told him' to kill 75-year-old Soviet émigré

    03/16/2007 10:04:36 AM PDT · by CJ-50 · 163 replies · 1,811+ views
    The Star Ledger ^ | Friday, March 16, 2007 | RICK HEPP AND ROBERT SCHWANEBERG
    Believing he was doing God's will, a Texas man early yesterday picked up a rock and fatally beat a 75-year-old former Soviet dissident and prison camp survivor who had stopped by a New Jersey Turnpike service area for refreshments, State Police said.
  • 'Execute Republicans,' says college prof

    03/12/2007 10:39:04 PM PDT · by peggybac · 112 replies · 3,712+ views
    'Execute Republicans,' says college prof Defends classtime instruction because she said it with a smile A part-time teacher at North Idaho College says it's all right to talk about executing "anyone who's ever voted Republican" as long as it's said with a smile. The belief was expressed by instructor Jessica Bryan when her comments were challenged by a student, Linda Cook, who served as an aide to the late U.S. Rep. Helen Chenoweth, R-Idaho, and is a longtime supporter of the Republican Party. Cook wrote to the school asking for a refund on fees she paid for a course taught...
  • UNC 'Hit-And-Run' Suspect Ordered to Dorothea Dix for Evaluation (Mohammed Taheri-azar)

    03/05/2007 9:58:57 AM PST · by good old days · 69 replies · 1,655+ views
    WRAL ^ | March 5, 2007 | WRAL
    Hillsborough — A man accused of driving a sport utility vehicle through a crowd of UNC students will be placed at Dorothea Dix Hospital after he made disparaging remarks in court Monday. During the hearing, Mohammed Taheri-azar yelled that he "hates all Americans" and "hates all Jews." Taheri-azar then looked at Superior Court Judge Ken Titus and asked him what his name was and then asked him to spell it. Taheri-azar then looked at his attorney and said, "I don't know him." Taheri-azar also called his attorney "a moron" and said "hasta luego," before he was removed from the courtroom....
  • Man Questioned About Bush Yard Artwork

    03/04/2007 9:16:17 PM PST · by Dallas59 · 17 replies · 1,052+ views
    ABC News ^ | 3/1/2007 | ABC News
    ALAMEDA, Calif. Mar 1, 2007 (AP)— Secret Service agents have questioned an Alameda man about a display in his front yard featuring a cardboard cutout of President Bush with a knife through his head. Michael McDonald said he was grilled for about 90 minutes by two agents who asked about his personal history and his political views. They also asked him to allow access to his medical records, he said. The cutout also shows painted blood running over the president's eyes and down the bridge of his nose. McDonald said the federal agents asked if he interpreted his work as...
  • Son who dismembered mother gets six months in jail

    01/22/2007 5:21:26 PM PST · by plain talk · 18 replies · 507+ views ^ | 1/22/2007 | not sure
    A teenager who said he killed and slowly dismembered his mother over several days at the urging of a pedophile was sentenced Monday to six months in jail. Angel Rosa, 16, had pleaded guilty to first-degree manslaughter in the death of Madeline Irene, 46. Irene's head and hands were found encased in cement in a garbage can at the home of the alleged sexual abuser, 50-year-old Edwin Gimenez, who is a convicted pedophile. Other body parts were found floating in a nearby river. Psychiatrists for both the prosecution and the defense determined Rosa was emotionally under Gimenez's control.
  • Cops: NC Man Chopped off Daughter's Head

    01/14/2007 9:00:38 AM PST · by workerbee · 171 replies · 6,458+ views
    Fox ^ | 1/13/07 | AP
    RALEIGH, N.C. — A man suspected of decapitating his 4-year-old daughter and leaving the body for her mother to find in their suburban home was arrested in Washington, D.C., early Saturday, authorities said. Investigators have not found any history of domestic or mental health problems at the home, and still have no leads as to a possible motive in the killing, said Clayton police Lt. Jon Gerrell. Amber Violette told police Friday evening she had found her daughter, Katlin, with her head severed from her body, police said. An "edged weapon" believe to have been used in the killing was...
  • Teen Murderer Says Jail Is Too Hard, Appeals Sentence

    12/04/2006 3:34:17 PM PST · by FreedomCalls · 134 replies · 4,899+ views
    WFTV-TV 9 ^ | December 4, 2006 | WFTV
    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- One of the teenagers responsible for beating a Holly Hill homeless man to death asked a judge to reduce his 22-year prison sentence Monday. Warren Messner and three other teens pled guilty to killing the man because they were bored, but Messner said prison is too hard. Messner is a big boy. He was 15 at the time he was brought into the woods to see the homeless man his friends had been beating. Even at that young age, he outweighed the victim, Michael Roberts, by 200 pounds when he jumped on his chest, crushing his...
  • Police say mother microwaved her baby

    11/28/2006 1:04:55 PM PST · by presidio9 · 70 replies · 2,000+ views
    Yahoo & AP ^ | 11/28/06 | JAMES HANNAH
    A mother was arrested on suspicion of murdering her newborn daughter by microwaving the baby in an oven. China Arnold, 26, was jailed Monday on a charge of aggravated murder, more than a year after she brought her dead month-old baby to a hospital. Bail was set Tuesday at $1 million. "We have reason to believe, and we have some forensic evidence that is consistent with our belief, that a microwave oven was used in this death," said Ken Betz, director of the Montgomery County coroner's office. He said the evidence included high-heat internal injuries and the absence of external...
  • Minn. Principal Who Shot Kittens Resigns

    10/15/2006 12:02:03 PM PDT · by The_Englishman · 370 replies · 4,490+ views
    AP via Guardian ^ | Sunday October 15, 2006 1:46 AM | AP Staff
    INDUS, Minn. (AP) - A school principal has resigned and could face felony firearm charges after he shot and killed two orphaned kittens on school property last month. Wade Pilloud, who resigned as principal of the K-12 Indus school, 40 miles west of International Falls, said he shot the kittens to spare them from starving to death after their mother was killed in an animal trap. Pilloud said the shooting, which occurred on school grounds, endangered no one. ``I have bred cats, and I currently own two myself,'' he wrote Friday in an e-mail to the Minneapolis Star Tribune. ``I...
  • Howard Dean: Americans Can't Trust GOP (Mad Howie SCREAMS again)

    10/09/2006 5:38:47 PM PDT · by SandRat · 14 replies · 784+ views ^ | Staff
    Howard Dean talked up Democrats, talked down Republicans and went door-to-door in a Portland neighborhood on Monday to rally Democrats for the upcoming election. Dean, chairman of the Democratic National Committee and a former Vermont governor, and Maine Gov. John Baldacci spoke to about 150 people at a breakfast fundraiser at the Italian Heritage Center before knocking on doors in a heavily Democratic Munjoy Hill neighborhood. Accompanied by a gaggle of reporters and cameras, Dean and Baldacci stopped at four houses to tout the Democratic message. One of them was owned by Jon Radtke, a high school teacher who said...
  • "We Have Not Forgotten, Mr. President."

    09/12/2006 2:11:17 PM PDT · by steve-b · 38 replies · 1,058+ views
    The Nation, via Yahoo ^ | 9/11/06 | Keith Olbermann
    ...However, of all the things those of us who were here five years ago could have forecast -- of all the nightmares that unfolded before our eyes, and the others that unfolded only in our minds -- none of us could have predicted this. Five years later this space is still empty. Five years later there is no memorial to the dead. Five years later there is no building rising to show with proud defiance that we would not have our America wrung from us, by cowards and criminals. Five years later this country's wound is still open. Five years...
  • The untold story of Cynthia McKinney's final demise

    08/10/2006 7:56:17 PM PDT · by LdSentinal · 136 replies · 6,434+ views
    Townhall ^ | 8/10/06 | Matt Towery
    I wrote last week that our InsiderAdvantage/Majority Opinion survey showed that controversial Democratic Rep. Cynthia McKinney would likely lose her primary runoff election against former county commissioner Hank Johnson in Georgia's 4th District. McKinney lost handily. Beyond that, her final hours before eventually conceding defeat made for the most underreported and bizarre story of a political exit I've ever seen in my years of participating in or analyzing political races around the country. I had agreed to join the anchor desk at Atlanta's NBC-TV affiliate to provide analysis for that day's elections. As the night wore on, it became clear...
  • Police: Former Ohio State Star Clarett Arrested With 4 Guns

    08/09/2006 5:26:12 AM PDT · by OKSooner · 32 replies · 1,103+ views
    Fox News ^ | 8-9-06 | AP
    COLUMBUS, Ohio — Maurice Clarett was arrested early Wednesday after a highway chase that ended with police using Mace on the former Ohio State running back and finding four loaded guns in his truck, a police spokesman said.
  • Girlfriend: Dyleski talked about torturing children

    08/03/2006 8:37:50 PM PDT · by SmithL · 7 replies · 335+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 8/3/6 | Henry K. Lee
    MARTINEZ -- Accused killer Scott Dyleski engaged in sado masochism, talked about beating and breaking the necks of children and was curious about how the human body would function without certain organs, his girlfriend testified Thursday. A visibly uncomfortable Jena Reddy, 18, told jurors in Contra Costa Superior Court that Dyleski didn't admit to killing his Lafayette neighbor Pamela Vitale in October but didn't deny it either. After Vitale was killed, Dyleski had scratches on his face and his right hand and arm were swollen, she said. She added, however, that she was the source of scratches on his back...
  • Voters can see through McKinney

    07/30/2006 5:15:18 AM PDT · by Oshkalaboomboom · 47 replies · 4,403+ views
    Atlanta Journal Constitution ^ | 7/30/06 | Cynthia Tucker
    In a few precincts of American politics, voters still applaud the utterly futile gesture of defiance, the confrontational rhetoric that pleases only true believers, the fist shaken in the face of an opponent who neither notices nor cares. Apparently, such empty gestures — signs of impotence, really — have come to be seen as "speaking truth to power." That helps to explain the remaining, if faltering, appeal of U.S. Rep. Cynthia McKinney (D-Ga.), whose supporters are nothing if not naïve. They have turned Theodore Roosevelt's maxim — "Speak softly and carry a big stick" — upside down. McKinney speaks loudly...
  • DUmmie FUnnies 07-10-06 (Leftwing NUttie Professer Makes SICKO Threats)

    07/10/2006 5:07:54 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 148 replies · 4,228+ views
    DUmmie FUnnies ^ | July 10, 2006 | Deborah Frisch and PJ-Comix
    One of the basic themes of the DUmmie FUnnies is that the looniness demonstrated by the DUmmies (and the Kos KOmmies) is not an exception but the RULE among the liberals. Therefore it was no great surprise to see the bizarre RANTINGS by University of Arizona psychology professor, Deborah Frisch, against Jeff Goldstein of PROTEIN WISDOM as chronicled below by MICHELLE MALKIN. After it was discovered that the SICKO anonymous postings were made by Frisch, she resigned her post at the University of Arizona but after a lame "apology" Frisch quickly reverted back to Moonbat form. My main question...
  • Al-Jazeera, as American as Apple Pie[Tokyo Rose Megabarf Alert]

    06/25/2006 2:30:01 AM PDT · by Oshkalaboomboom · 24 replies · 2,107+ views
    Washington Post ^ | 6/25/06 | Joanne Levine
    In a country's hinterlands, a distant region seldom visited by outsiders, a television crew investigates why so many residents are fleeing the area. When local officials catch wind of the crew's presence, they begin interrogating people the journalists interviewed, and pressure others not to talk. Russia? Uzbekistan? China? No. This incident took place in North Dakota, in the heart of the United States. That's where a team of reporters I supervise went to shoot a story about the Great Plains emptying out. When the sheriff of Crosby, a town near the Canadian border, heard about it, he contacted the U.S....
  • 2004 "Greatest Canadian” and Father of Medicare was “Merciless” Eugenicist

    06/23/2006 3:30:38 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 9 replies · 873+ views
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 6/23/06 | Hilary White
    CALGARY, June 23, 2006 ( – Recently, Canadians voted in a nationwide contest for who they thought was the “Greatest Canadian” of all time. They chose socialist icon, Tommy Douglas, the “father of medicare,” and founder of the extreme left party, the New Democrats.  The 2004 “Greatest Canadian”, however, held views on the poor and disabled that his zealous fans on the left would like to keep quiet. In the July 3 edition of the Western Standard, John Robson quotes Douglas’ 1933 master’s thesis, where he argued that “The subnormal family presents the most appalling of all family problems.” “Because this class...
  • Don't Take Hubby Shopping

    05/25/2006 2:11:47 PM PDT · by Paul Ross · 50 replies · 2,138+ views
    Email ^ | 5/25/2006 | Anonymous
    Subject: Don't take hubby shopping Dear Mrs. Fenton, It has come to our attention that over the past six months, your husband, Mr. Bill Fenton has been causing quite a commotion in our store. We have documented all incidents on our video surveillance equipment. We have identified and classified 15 objectionable types of conduct, to date, summarized below in the attched memo from our Internal Security Dept.Based on this continuing egregious pattern of conduct, harmful to our company's reputation, we regrettably must ask, no, we must insist that you please refrain in the future from bringing your husband along with...