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  • Black Community Cries Racism Over New ‘Saggy Pants’ Ban

    08/23/2014 8:03:04 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 52 replies
    American news ^ | 8/23/14
    Recently, states and communities have started to ban “saggy pants,” requiring those with their pants too low to pay a fine for indecency. The latest city to support the ban is Pikeville, Tennessee. If residents are caught sagging, they will be charged a $25 fine. The ban has raised questions over whether or not the government has the right to institute laws that regulate someone’s fashion choices. There are also doubts as to whether police will take the time to enforce the law. “All I know is we just don’t want them running around half-naked on our streets,” Pikeville Mayor...
  • Summertime Blues: Teen Unemployment in Major U.S. Cities Tops 50 Percent

    06/02/2014 8:07:41 PM PDT · by blam · 32 replies
    CNS News ^ | Penny Starr
    June 2, 2014 - 4:16 PMPenny Starr(CNSNews.com) – A new analysis by the Employment Policy Institute (EPI) shows that unemployment among teens without a high school diploma is more than 50 percent in two of the largest U.S. cities. Using U.S. Census Bureau data from May 2013 to April 2014, the analysis reveals that in Riverside-San Bernardino area of Southern California, the unemployment rate for teens ages 16 to 19 years old who don’t have a high school diploma is 54.2 percent. In the Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton, Ore., metropolitan area, the unemployment rate from that population is 53.8 percent. “These numbers are...
  • Auto dealer owner shoots teen who tries to steal car, deputies say

    05/29/2014 4:49:29 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 120 replies
    WPLG-TV ^ | 5/28/14 | Peter Burke
    Detectives say Jonas Charles ambushed teens who returned to lot after stealing keys.... Instead of waiting for authorities to arrive, Charles took the law into his own hands and ignored the 15-year-old's plea not to shoot him, detectives said. Charles then chased the wounded teen, yelling at him and firing another shot while on the phone with a BSO dispatcher, detectives said.
  • The Knockout “Game”: Not Just for City Streets Anymore

    11/30/2013 2:03:46 PM PST · by IbJensen · 68 replies
    DC Clothesline ^ | 11/30/2013 | Kimberly Paxton
    Some fads are so hot that they begin to escape their humble beginnings and spread beyond their original scope. Apparently the knockout “game” is just such a trend. It is so darned versatile that it can be played anywhere, not just on the city streets where it started out. Take the halls of a public school for example. In Hamden, Connecticut a high school senior was punched in the face simply walking down the hallway last week. A male senior was walking in the halls of Hamden High School on Friday when police said a student “ran toward him and...
  • Police arrest one juvenile male in beating of 88-year-old (Spokane)WW2 veteran

    08/23/2013 8:53:08 AM PDT · by llevrok · 62 replies
    SPOKANE, Wash. — Police said they arrested one juvenile male in connection with the beating death of an 88-year-old WWII veteran Wednesday. The suspect has been charged with first degree murder and first degree robbery. His name has not yet been released because of his age. The other suspected killer is still on the loose. The Spokane Police Department said in a press release officers responded to reports of an assault and found the victim in his car with serious head injuries on Wednesday evening. He later died in the hospital. Authorities on Thursday released surveillance photos of the two...
  • Disturbing Details in Teen Taser Death [An attempt to create a hispanic Trayvon]

    08/10/2013 6:40:14 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 29 replies
    At just 17, Israel Hernandez-Llach was already an award-winning artist, on the threshold of acclaim in Miami Beach art circles. He was a sculptor, painter, writer and photographer whose craft was inspired by his home country of Colombia and his adopted city, Miami. He was also a graffiti artist, known as "Reefa," who sprayed colorful splashes of paint on the city's abandoned buildings while playing cat-and-mouse with cops, who, like many property owners, consider graffiti taggers to be vandals, not artists. It was while spray-painting a shuttered McDonald's early Tuesday morning that Hernandez-Llach was chased down by Miami Beach police...
  • In one part of UK, Goths can be hate crime victims

    04/03/2013 10:40:24 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 20 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Apr. 3, 2013 1:24 PM EDT | Jill Lawless
    If you punch a punk in Manchester, it could be a hate crime. Police in the English city announced Wednesday that they will begin recording offenses against members of alternative subcultures in the same way they do attacks based on race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or transgender identity. The Greater Manchester force—the first in Britain to take the step—says “Goths, emos, punks and metallers” and members of other alternative groups often endured abuse. … “Some people discriminate against somebody else because they are wearing a Slayer T-shirt or have long hair,” said Jay White, 23, referring to the thrash metal...
  • Poll: Armstrong, Te’o, Culter among most-disliked American athletes

    02/08/2013 7:16:05 AM PST · by george76 · 16 replies
    Manti Te’o and Lance Armstrong both started the year with headlines they would just as soon like to forget. Now, they are part of a list just as humbling, as Forbes has published a list of the most disliked American athletes. ... Here’s the final tally: 1.Manti Te’o 15% Appeal 2.Lance Armstrong 15% Appeal 3.Tiger Woods 19% Appeal 4.Jay Cutler 21% Appeal 5.Metta World Peace 21% Appeal 6.Alex Rodriguez 22% Appeal 7.Michael Vick 23% Appeal 8.Kurt Busch 27% Appeal 9.Kobe Bryant 27% Appeal ... One of those names is former Denver Bronco Jay Cutler. The quarterback lost a lot of...
  • Fight among teenagers closes Baton Rouge mall

    01/07/2013 4:55:26 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 14 replies
    Sun Herald ^ | 1/7/13
    A fight or series of fights led to the early closure of the Mall of Louisiana. No injuries were reported in the Saturday night episode. The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's office tells The Advocate that they plan to charge a number of people in the incident. Witnesses say the trouble started after Instagram users posted a "meet and greet" invitation to meet their followers in person. Eventually, a fight between 100 or more teenagers broke out, leading to a stampede.
  • Flash mob causes havoc at Walmart

    07/17/2012 7:17:04 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 76 replies
    news4jax.com ^ | July 17,2012
    Flash mobs are known across the United Stats as a group of people, dancing, having fun and enjoying themselves while entertaining others. However, the Wal-Mart off Lem Turner Road in Jacksonville fell victim to a flash robbery when more than 300 people entered the store and destroyed the security system as well as some merchandise. According to the police report, the group destroyed an electronic anti-shop lifting security scanner that costs about $1,500. The police report also stated the massive crowd could have arrived at the store after a party that was broken up on Sampson Road. YouTube video showed...
  • 3 arrested at Occupy Miami rally. Police deny claims that protesters injured

    05/02/2012 1:52:21 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 5 replies
    Police officers took three people into custody during an Occupy Miami rally in Miami on Tuesday... According to the arrest report, police said they arrested Rolando Prieto, 23, of Miami, when he blocked a police car that was escorting the crowd. Police said when the officer told Prieto to move, he said, "I'm not moving from the road. I'm a taxpayer."
  • 'I had my hands full' ... Man aiding bus driver from students' assault

    04/17/2012 12:43:34 PM PDT · by Pining_4_TX · 34 replies
    wsbt.com ^ | 04/17/12 | Chad Damp
    Randy Rohrer was taken aback by how strong two boys were, especially being so young. The boys … 7- and 8-years-old … will be in court May 11 to face battery charges stemming from a Friday afternoon incident on a Michigan City Areas Schools bus. Witnesses say it took five adults to stop two young boys who police say punched and pulled the hair of their bus driver.
  • Sharia Police Arrest ‘Punks’ in Indonesia’s Aceh

    12/15/2011 9:47:37 AM PST · by doug from upland · 6 replies
    voanews ^ | 12-2011
    Indonesian police in the Sharia-ruled province, Aceh, have detained 25 teenagers, but it is not clear why. The youths call themselves “punks” and human rights activists call their detention an attempt to curb freedom of expression in the traditionally conservative province. After a charity music event for a local orphanage at Banda Aceh’s Budaya Park on Saturday, police in the province arrested dozens of teenagers for apparently no other reason than their appearance. Those detained had come to Aceh from as far away as Jakarta and West Java, sporting hairstyles and clothing rarely seen in the conservative province. Witnesses said...
  • Occupy Oakland's State-Sponsored Riots

    11/03/2011 5:36:09 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 20 replies · 1+ views
    IBD Editorials ^ | November 3, 2011 | Editor
    Politics: "Occupy" protest propaganda would have you believe the downtrodden are rising up against the rich. But as Wednesday's riots in Oakland showed, it's really the political elites attacking the embattled private sector. Marching under a huge "Death to Capitalism" banner and egged on by 1960s-era glam-radical Angela Davis, some 7,000 leftists marched on downtown Oakland's businesses in what they called a "general strike," trashing cafes, breaking bank windows, and barricading and spraying graffiti at a Whole Foods Market. Seems local retailers were on the receiving end of this violence — hardly members of the mob's hated 1%. Some retailers,...
  • Protesters should go after Big Education

    10/16/2011 7:29:12 AM PDT · by WOBBLY BOB · 9 replies
    pioneer press ^ | 10-16-11 | Joe Soucheray:
    With demands seemingly all over the map by various occupiers of various streets and/or government centers and/or college campuses, a recurring theme has been free education, as in college education should be free. Incidentally, the drums and hula hoops have started up in Durham, N.C., home of Duke University, which was created by the generosity of a tobacco corporation. The Duke news came to me the other day from an acquaintance who informed me, "It's started, drums and hula hoops.'' I knew instantly what she meant and deduced that she watched, with, I hope, some irony, before resuming the rather...
  • Outrage Over Vandalized Flag

    04/25/2011 5:09:09 PM PDT · by matt04 · 9 replies
    Holding a tattered POW/MIA flag in his hands, Korean War veteran Bob Dumas can not hide the disgust at the vandals who damaged it. "Desecrating a flag that represents so much to the families is unbelievable," said Dumas, 81, of Canterbury. For years, the POW/MIA flag flew on the flag pole outside the Plainfield Post Office, until vandals got a hold of it. "This happened sometime during the night Tuesday night into Wednesday," said Plainfield Deputy Police Chief Michael Surprenant. Vandals removed the flag, cut deliberate holes in it with a knife and then ran it back up the flag...
  • Cops: Gang Of Thugs Targeting, Robbing Older Women In Queens [New York City]

    01/18/2011 6:11:03 AM PST · by ETL · 14 replies
    CBS New York ^ | January 17, 2011
    NEW YORK (CBS 2) – Police are warning women in Jamaica, Queens to be on high alert for a group of robbers they say are targeting older women getting in and out of their cars. The robbers are after cash, and in some cases they took their victims hostage to get it, reports CBS 2′s Hazel Sanchez. Esther Geffner said she’s afraid to go home alone ever since a woman in her neighborhood was nearly abducted by two men with guns. “I thought, ‘oh my gosh,’” Geffner said. “[It was] in the middle of the day, and she was...
  • Gang members fire shots at bus stop, police say(Tn)

    12/08/2010 7:40:59 AM PST · by deoetdoctrinae · 7 replies
    Times Free Press ^ | Dec. 8, 2010 | Michael Stone
    Charges are pending against two teenage gang members who shot at students who had just gotten off a bus Tuesday afternoon, led police on a chase, crashed into another vehicle and later into a utility pole, Chattanooga police said. Officers are looking for a third suspect, a female, Chattanooga police spokeswoman Officer Rebecca Royval said. One of the male suspects in custody was involved in a shooting earlier this year at Coolidge Park, she said. Police responded to a shots-fired call about 2:35 p.m. at 3210 Through St., Royval said. Several juveniles had just gotten off a school bus when...
  • n Black Caucus, a Fund-Raising Powerhouse

    02/15/2010 5:23:50 PM PST · by Altura Ct. · 10 replies · 340+ views
    NY Times ^ | 2/13/2010 | ERIC LIPTON and ERIC LICHTBLAU
    When the Congressional Black Caucus wanted to pay off the mortgage on its foundation’s stately 1930s redbrick headquarters on Embassy Row, it turned to a familiar roster of friends: corporate backers like Wal-Mart, AT&T, General Motors, Coca-Cola and Altria, the nation’s largest tobacco company. ...Most political groups in Washington would have been barred by law from accepting that kind of direct aid from corporations. But by taking advantage of political finance laws, the caucus has built a fund-raising juggernaut unlike anything else in town. ...From 2004 to 2008, the Congressional Black Caucus’s political and charitable wings took in at least...
  • DFU SONG: I Never Promised You a Rose Garden (labcoats in Rose Garden for phony photo op)

    10/08/2009 1:40:06 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 8 replies · 644+ views
    DFU news of the day in song ^ | 10-8-09 | Lyrics, DFU
    MIDI - I NEVER PROMISED YOU A ROSE GARDEN I beg your pardon, but wear this lab coat in the rose garden With cameras rolling, we want to see a rise in health care polling We admit that he is a disaster...a photo op is what we're after...smile We'll pull it off here in the rose garden Yes, the voters made an awful mistake It is clear he doesn't know what he is doing...this nation he is screwing The community that he organized is made up of hoodlums telling lies They are awful...they have done things unlawful So our...
  • Four arrested in brutal murder of NH mom

    10/06/2009 7:02:12 AM PDT · by Andy'smom · 37 replies · 4,162+ views
    The Union Leader ^ | 10/6/2009 | Kathryn Marchocki
    Four local young men are under arrest in connection with the violent stabbing death of a Mont Vernon mother and the vicious attack on her daughter. Steven Spader, 18, Christopher Gribble, 19, both of Brookline, William Marks, 18 and Quinn Glover, 17, both of Amherst, will be arraigned late this morning in Milford District Court, according to the New Hampshire Attorney General's Office. Spader and Gribble are charged with first degree murder in the death of Kimberly Cates, 42, and attempted murder in the attack on her 11-year-old daughter. Marks and Glover are charged with burglary, conspiracy to commit burglary...
  • Burglar eludes woman's grasp by shirttail

    08/29/2009 7:57:06 PM PDT · by BBell · 14 replies · 1,002+ views
    times picayune ^ | August 29, 2009 | Jeff Adelson
    A Slidell woman nearly nabbed two men who were burglarizing her boyfriend's home Thursday night, but they managed to wrest free of her grip, leaving her holding part of one burglar's shirt. Police arrested two suspects soon afterward, however, when the men returned to the area, one still wearing a torn gray T-shirt. John Stile Jr., 17, and Robin Arnold, 18, both of Slidell, later confessed to police that they were involved in that burglary, two other successful burglaries and another attempted break-in in the same subdivision, authorities said. The woman, whose name was not released, stopped by her boyfriend's...
  • FR under attack again by leftist punk trolls

    08/01/2009 12:31:07 AM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 226 replies · 9,264+ views
    forums.somethingawful.com | 7/31/2009 | evilweasel
    http://forums.somethingawful.com/showthread.php?threadid=3179840 As some of you may have noticed, recently the Republican Party has begun cracking down on the "birthers", realizing that openly supporting the most crazy members of your party is, well, problematic for appealing to non-crazy people. This, of course, leads to even more crazy, as they turn on their leaders for hiding the "truth". It's a drat shame to let all this crazy go to waste, when properly cultivated and raised it could be so much more. So welcome to the first FreeRepublic Infiltration Contest! We're going to infiltrate freerepublic as agents provocateur. This can take several forms;...
  • Video shows looters after Lakers win

    06/24/2009 6:37:46 PM PDT · by blueyon · 31 replies · 1,150+ views
    LA Now ^ | June 23, 2009 | Andrew Blankstein
    Los Angeles police released security video today that captures unruly celebrants of the Lakers NBA finals victory helping themselves to merchandise at a Shell gas station convenience store blocks from the Staples Center. The footage, shot June 14 by a security camera at the rear of the store in the 600 block of West Olympic Boulevard, shows a group of about two dozen men swarming the store and helping themselves primarily to juice, soda and energy drinks in a large cooler. The mob shouted, “Free soda, free soda” as they grabbed merchandise in a two-minute rush in which they also...
  • Have You Seen Michael Edmonds? (Party to shooting of Marcus Luttrell's Rehab Dog-TX)

    04/06/2009 4:07:00 PM PDT · by STARWISE · 42 replies · 3,266+ views
    FNC ^ | 4-6-09 | Glenn Beck Show
    Cowards killed Marcus Luttrell's dog, Dasy. *snip* One of suspects remains at large — there is a warrant for his arrest. Have you seen Michael Edmonds? If you have any information about his whereabouts, please call the Texas Rangers in Huntsville, Texas at: (936) 435-0152 and ask for Sgt. Steven Jeter.
  • On Fox News - Black Panthers Blocking Polling Place - Philly

    11/04/2008 9:11:24 AM PST · by khnyny · 68 replies · 14,531+ views
    Fox News | November 4, 2008
    On Fox News now: Republicans: 2 Black Panthers with night sticks blocked polling place in Philly. Police were called....
  • Obama to Supporters: 'Argue with Your Neighbors, Get in Their Face'

    09/17/2008 8:34:49 PM PDT · by kristinn · 223 replies · 3,294+ views
    Wednesday, September 17, 2008 | Kristinn
    Democratic presidential nominee Sen. Barack Obama of Illinois today exhorted his supporters to get extremely aggressive in their communities to persuade their neighbors to vote for Obama in November.Speaking to a crowd in Elko, Nevada, Obama was quoted by the AP as urging the people to be his 'ambassadors':"I need you to go out and talk to your friends and talk to your neighbors. I want you to talk to them whether they are independent or whether they are Republican. I want you to argue with them and get in their face. "And if they tell you that, 'Well, we're...
  • OBAMA TO SUPPORTERS: Argue With Your Neighbors, Get In Their Face

    09/17/2008 11:16:45 PM PDT · by SatinDoll · 168 replies · 1,225+ views
    TD Blog ^ | September 18, 2008 | Texasdarlin
    Now we know where Obama’s mean, nasty, abusive followers get their marching orders. At a Nevada rally Wednesday, Obama said this to about 14,000 people: “I need you to go out and talk to your friends and talk to your neighbors. I want you to talk to them whether they are independent or whether they are Republican. I want you to argue with them and get in their face,” Nice. So much for the politics of hope and unity. So much for teaching our youth how to be good citizens and neighbors. So much for teaching tolerance, respect, and bi-partisanship....
  • Man stakes out and attacks Cabbagetown [Atlanta] graffiti artists

    07/03/2008 10:00:30 AM PDT · by madprof98 · 37 replies · 710+ views
    Atlanta Journal-Constitution ^ | 07/03/08 | TIM EBERLY
    Cabbagetown has had an ongoing problem with graffiti. Early Sunday morning, resident Rodney Bowman took the matter into his own hands. Bowman perched himself in a tree to catch vandals who had been spray-painting a concrete wall that runs along a set of railroad tracks and borders his neighborhood. Around 2:20 a.m., they showed up. Two young men, Joshua Ward, 19 and Jesse Jaeger, 21, started spray-painting the wall when Bowman sprang from the tree and attacked Ward, according to an Atlanta police report. "It took me a few seconds to realize what was going on," Jaeger said Wednesday. "This...
  • Teen charged with shoving senior off dock

    07/02/2008 4:10:11 AM PDT · by Renfield · 57 replies · 285+ views
    Cape Cod Times ^ | Aaron Gouveia
    FALMOUTH – A 14-year-old boy was arrested yesterday after he pushed a senior citizen off a dock because he “thought it would be funny,” police said. The North Falmouth teen – whose name was not released because he is a juvenile – was at Megansett Beach when the 2:20 p.m. incident occurred. Police said the boy ran up behind the 71-year-old victim, who was fishing off the dock with his grandson, and pushed him off the dock and into the ocean. The man suffered lacerations to both knees and lost his prescription glasses, police said. Although the boy fled into...
  • Ann Coulter: DREAMS FROM MY FATHER, LAME EXCUSES FROM MY GRANDFATHER (Grandma is a Rasist!)

    04/09/2008 2:36:00 PM PDT · by Syncro · 48 replies · 462+ views
    AnnCoulter.Com ^ | April 9, 2008 | Ann Coulter
    DREAMS FROM MY FATHER, LAME EXCUSES FROM MY GRANDFATHERApril 9, 2008 Since a Chinese graduate student at Columbia University, Minghui Yu, was killed last Friday when black youths violently set upon him, sending him running into traffic to escape, I think B. Hussein Obama ought to start referring to the mind-set of the "typical Asian person." As of Wednesday, police had no motive for the attack, and witnesses said they heard no demand for money or anything else. The Associated Press reports that the assailant simply said to his friend, "Watch what I do to this guy" before punching Yu....
  • When Ron Paul Lunatics Attack (Ron Paul Lunatics Attack Hannity)

    01/07/2008 1:57:23 PM PST · by mnehring · 705 replies · 2,554+ views
    Ron Paul Lunatics Sean returns to his hotel after crazy Ron Paul protesters rallied outside of a restaurant he was visiting in Manchester, New Hampshire. Video Link: http://zshn.fimc.net//Article.asp?id=543226 --my comments-- According to Ron Paul forums, about 200 Paul supporters were part of this attack on Sean. They claim they were only throwing snowballs but the videos make it clear they were throwing bottles and other items other than snowballs. Warning, foul language by Paul supporters.
  • Reward Offered In Geno's Steaks Assault [Video at link]

    01/03/2008 1:14:55 PM PST · by Gondring · 24 replies · 614+ views
    CBS 3 (Philadelphia) ^ | Jan 3, 2008 2:24 pm US/Eastern
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS 3) ― Police are searching for two suspects wanted in connection with an assault on a Geno's Steaks employee just two days after Christmas. Surveillance video shows the suspects at the world-famous cheesesteak shop in South Philadelphia in the early morning hours of December 27. Police said the unidentified males reportedly were verbally harassing a female employee at about 6:30 a.m. A 32-year-old male employee, who was outside power-washing, tried to intervene when the suspects turned their attention to him. Following a brief argument, one of the males allegedly picked up the employee up and flipped him onto...
  • Teacher Stabs Student In The Hand

    11/15/2007 2:02:02 PM PST · by George - the Other · 62 replies · 49+ views
    WJZ-TV ^ | Nov 15, 2007 2:02 pm US/Eastern | Eyewitness News
    BALTIMORE COUNTY, Md. (WJZ) ― Eyewitness News has learned a Baltimore County teacher is accused of stabbing a student in the hand. The incident happened Wednesday morning at Randallstown High School. Baltimore County police tell Eyewitness News the 17-year-old boy was standing over the teacher's desk. The teacher had asked the boy to be seated several times. Finally, the teacher told the boy to step back and when he didn't, she stabbed him in the hand with either a pen or a pencil. Police are still investigating the incident, but so far no charges have been filed. (© MMVII, CBS...
  • Anarchists Throw Bricks in Georgetown, Washington, D.C., Assault Bystanders

    10/19/2007 8:14:07 PM PDT · by kristinn · 41 replies · 472+ views
    Friday, October 19, 2007 | Kristinn
    Local D.C. TV News stations are reporting in their 11 p.m. newscasts that a woman was hit in the head with a brick, store windows smashed and a man had his camera destroyed by anarchists protesting the annual IMF meeting in Washington, D.C. this weekend.The protest is called 'October rebellion' and has been endorsed by leftist groups including Code Pink.News footage showed black-clad people with bandanas covering their faces marching down M St. An agitated man told a news crew his video camera was taken and smashed by the protesters because he was wearing a Fox News ballcap.A woman in...
  • Democracy Now! Distorting Jena Six Case

    09/28/2007 11:55:29 AM PDT · by bocopar · 30 replies · 157+ views
    Bob Parks: Black & Right ^ | 9/28/07 | Bob Parks
    On the September 28th Democracy Now! broadcast, hostess Amy Goodman led off the program's headlines with... Black Teen Jailed in Jena Six Case Freed on Bail In Jena, Louisiana, the seventeen year old Mychal Bell -- one of the Jena Six -- has been released on bail after ten months in prison. Bell and five other African American high school students were arrested last year for beating a white student during a schoolyard fight. The fight occurred after white students hung three nooses in a tree in the schoolyard. An all-white jury convicted Bell of aggravated second-degree battery.
  • Man reportedly wounds suspected robber

    07/04/2007 5:56:08 AM PDT · by Dysart · 10 replies · 545+ views
    Star-Telegram ^ | 7-4-07 | unknown
    FORT WORTH -- One teen-ager is in custody Wednesday and two suspects are being sought in connection with a robbery at a supermarket where the husband of an employee waiting outside confronted the suspects and opened fire, according to reports.The 17-year-old showed up at Huguley Memorial Medical Center in south Fort Worth where doctors called police as the teen was treated for gunshot wounds to his backside and foot , KRLD reported.The robbery occurred at about 11:30 p.m. Tuesday when three suspects with yellow bandanas robbed customers and workers at an Albertsons at 3525 Sycamore School Road in south Fort...
  • Street racers’ souped-up cars crushed

    06/20/2007 8:31:15 PM PDT · by Ready4Freddy · 283 replies · 5,481+ views
    AP via MSNBC ^ | 6/20/2007
    Nick Ut / AP Manuel Hernandez reacts after his car and other impounded vehicles were crushed at Ecology Auto Parts in Rialto, Calif., on Wednesday.Southern California authorities crack down on illegal hot rods, street racingRIALTO, Calif. - Charles Hoang winced when the whoosh went out of the tires. Daniel Maldonado took pictures with a digital camera as glass exploded and rained down to the ground. The cars the teens had so meticulously souped up and tricked out were crushed Wednesday as part of a crackdown on illegal street racing in Southern California. "That's my heart, my dream," said Hoang,...
  • Police arrest 2 teens at parade -Allegedly threw eggs at Color Guard

    05/29/2007 10:02:28 AM PDT · by 3AngelaD · 67 replies · 2,676+ views
    Boston Globe ^ | May 29, 2007 | Michael Levenson
    Standing ramrod straight in dress blues and crisp khakis, the seven color guard members lifted their rifles for one of the most solemn moments of any Memorial Day parade, the 21-gun salute. Hundreds who had gathered to witness the tribute watched in silence. Just then, the eggs came flying. One glanced off a tree branch, and landed far away from the marchers in yesterday's Memorial Day Parade in Rockland, said Ryan Durfee , a former Marine who was marching in the color guard. Another crashed 8 feet in front of the color guard... After the throwing , Durfee said he...
  • Senate Dems Move to Limit Iraq Mission

    02/22/2007 5:41:39 PM PST · by CedarDave · 64 replies · 1,427+ views
    breitbart.com ^ | February 22, 2007 | David Espo, AP
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Determined to challenge President Bush, Senate Democrats are drafting legislation to limit the mission of U.S. troops in Iraq, effectively revoking the broad authority Congress granted in 2002, officials said Thursday. While these officials said the precise wording of the measure remains unsettled, one draft would restrict American troops in Iraq to combatting al-Qaida, training Iraqi army and police forces, maintaining Iraq's territorial integrity and otherwise proceeding with the withdrawal of combat forces. The officials, Democratic aides and others familiar with private discussions, spoke only on condition of anonymity, saying rank-and- file senators had not yet been...
  • Officer assaulted in downtown Santa Cruz on first day of heightened police action

    02/15/2007 6:49:21 AM PST · by Technoman · 13 replies · 636+ views
    Santa Cruz Sentinel ^ | 2/15/07 | Jennifer Squires
    SANTA CRUZ — A police officer was attacked on Pacific Avenue Tuesday evening, the first night of a concerted city effort to crack down on bad behavior downtown.
  • Neighborhood defiantly displaying Christmas decorations [despite vandalism of local teens]

    11/27/2006 8:50:57 PM PST · by Huntress · 14 replies · 815+ views
    KCTV Channel 5 (Kansas City) ^ | 11/27/06 | Betsy Webster
    Video here: http://www.kctv.com/global/video/popup/pop_player.asp?ClipID1=1087789&h1=Neighborhood%20Defiantly%20Displaying%20Christmas%20Decorations&vt1=v&at1=News&d1=139266&LaunchPageAdTag=Homepage&activePane=info&playerVersion=1&hostPageUrl=http%3A//www.kctv.com/&rnd=8373932
  • Repeated vandalism of mosque stirs fear (Lubbock TX)

    10/26/2006 10:23:26 AM PDT · by atomic conspiracy · 11 replies · 1,147+ views
    Lubbock Avalanche-Journal ^ | 10-26-06 | Beth Aaron
    Repeated vandalism of mosque stirs fear BY BETH AARON AVALANCHE-JOURNAL Members of a Lubbock mosque fear for their safety as vandals have continuously defaced their place of worship. Within the last month, the Islamic Center of the South Plains at 3419 La Salle Ave. has been vandalized at least three times. Between 11 p.m. Monday and 6:45 a.m. Tuesday, someone wrote the misspelled word "Redemtion" in black spray paint and scribbled lines on the sidewalks. "I don't know what is the message they're trying to give," said Faiz Rahman, a member of the mosque and the adviser to Texas Tech's...
  • Gunman Wounds 20 at Montreal College

    09/13/2006 10:42:27 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 410 replies · 22,662+ views
    AP ^ | Sep 13 5:33 PM US/Eastern | PHIL COUVRETTE
    <p>MONTREAL (CP) - Students at a Montreal college say they have heard several shots in the building and that four people have been shot.</p> <p>One student at Dawson College said she saw two people who had been shot, including one who had been hit in the neck. The student said a friend told her four people had been shot.</p>
  • Venezuelan Troops Take U.S. Embassy Bags

    08/24/2006 9:42:28 PM PDT · by james500 · 65 replies · 1,621+ views
    AP via Newsday ^ | August 25, 2006, 12:13 AM EDT | CHRISTOPHER TOOTHAKER
    CARACAS, Venezuela -- Authorities seized several U.S. diplomatic bags at Venezuela's main airport on Thursday, prompting protest from embassy officials and a probe into the Americans' actions by prosecutors. Attorney General Isaias Rodriguez said prosecutors would investigate U.S. officials for allegedly sidestepping official regulations and checkpoints when bringing the diplomatic bags into the South American country. Rodriguez made the announcement after Venezuelan National Guard troops seized the bags earlier Thursday from four U.S. embassy vehicles stopped outside Caracas' Simon Bolivar International Airport. The vehicles had just picked up the bags from a U.S. military aircraft on the tarmac, he said.
  • Teenagers To Serve Time-After Football

    08/16/2006 4:52:11 PM PDT · by buccaneer81 · 18 replies · 420+ views
    The Columbus Dispatch ^ | 16 August 2006 | Holly Zachariah
    Teenagers to serve time - after football KENTON, Ohio — Two teenagers who pulled a stunt last winter that left a man physically disabled and his friend brain-damaged will each spend 60 days in juvenile detention, but not before they finish the upcoming high-school football season. Judge Gary F. McKinley told a standing-room-only crowd in his courtroom yesterday that he knows his decision to allow standout Kenton High School athletes Dailyn Campbell, 16, and Jesse Howard, 17, to play sports before serving their sentences will be unpopular. Five deputies were on hand during the sentencing hearing in Hardin County Common...
  • Man in Puerto Rico kills four for gunplay on beach

    07/04/2006 3:53:28 PM PDT · by Bangupjob · 11 replies · 4,410+ views
    Agencia EFE ^ | 4 July 2006 | Staff
    San Juan, Jul 4 (EFE).- Four men who fired off guns on a beach in southern Puerto Rico were killed by an angry father who mistakenly thought his daughter had been struck by one of their shots, police said Tuesday. Ernesto Albarran, 19; Cristian Flores, 21; Armando Castro, 25, and his brother Angel, 20, fired shots Monday night on La Jungla beach in the town of Guanica, according to the preliminary investigation. Adan Torres Quiñones noticed the gunplay and thought his daughter had been hit when he saw her throw herself on the sand to dodge the bullets. Enraged, he...
  • Cousins charged with felonies in Holy Hill vandalism (older one expresses no regrets)

    06/10/2006 5:22:10 AM PDT · by NYer · 83 replies · 1,939+ views
    Journal Sentinel ^ | June 9, 2006 | TOM KERTSCHER
    David Groth Tyler Groth West Bend - Two cousins were charged with a felony crime each on Friday in the desecration of Holy Hill and, according to authorities, the older of the two admitted what he did but had no regrets.Tyler B. Groth, 21, of Neosho and David J. Groth, 17, of Hartford each face up to 3 1/2 years in prison and a $10,000 fine if convicted of criminal damage to religious property. Tyler Groth told investigators that he and his cousin used red spray paint in a spree of vandalism at Holy Hill on Tuesday, according to...
  • Tampa Devil Rays Prospect Hits Umpire With Bat

    05/09/2006 2:23:35 PM PDT · by Imnotalib · 47 replies · 1,556+ views
    FoxNews.com ^ | May 9, 2006 | AP
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Tampa Bay prospect Delmon Young, who plays for the Triple-A Durham Bulls, was suspended for 50 games without pay by the International League on Tuesday for throwing a bat that hit a replacement umpire in the chest. IL president Randy Mobley said he believed the suspension was the longest in the league's 123-year history. Young was the No. 1 overall pick in the 2003 draft and was chosen the 2005 minor league player of the year by Baseball America. His brother is Detroit Tigers star Dmitri Young. "The Tampa Bay Devil Rays fully support the decision,"...
  • University's praise for 1969 violence sets ugly precedent

    04/28/2006 12:28:26 PM PDT · by Caleb1411 · 21 replies · 854+ views
    Minneapolis Star Tribune ^ | April 26, 2006 | Katherine Kersten
    Last weekend, the University of Minnesota hosted a conference to celebrate the achievements of several returning alumni. High officials gathered to thank and applaud the visitors. There was a campus tour, a banquet and a panel discussion. Events at the U of M's Morrill Hall nearly four decades ago were the focus of all this hoopla. What happened that day? Did the honorees announce an exciting scientific breakthrough? No, they led a group that trashed university offices, stuffed student records in toilets and injured a fellow student. Yellowed press clips from the Minneapolis Star and Tribune tell the story: At...