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  • Gaggle of good Samaritans chase down purse snatcher in Chester

    12/07/2017 3:24:10 AM PST · by csvset · 21 replies
    WTVR ^ | 6 Dec 2017 | Wayne Covil
    Man runs down thief who grabbed 77-year-old`s purse: `I got him on the ground` CHESTER, Va. – A 77-year-old woman put her purse down in the front seat as she loaded into the backseat groceries she had just bought at the Kroger in Chester. Meanwhile, Justin Watkins was inside Lowe’s picking up items for a construction job when he heard a loud commotion of people. "We proceed to check out and while we're standing in this checkout line, people start hollerin'… they're saying, ‘stop stop stop…he's got her purse,’” Watkins said. Witnesses in the Kroger Parking lot chased the suspect,...
  • 'I wasn't going to let him get away with it': Dramatic moment pregnant woman runs down a fleeing...

    06/29/2017 8:56:35 AM PDT · by Morgana · 48 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | June 29, 2017 | Gareth Davies For Mailonline
    FULL TITLE: 'I wasn't going to let him get away with it': Dramatic moment pregnant woman runs down a fleeing man 'who stole purse from her car' in Walmart parking lot This is the dramatic moment a pregnant woman mowed down a fleeing man she accused of stealing a purse from her car in a Walmart parking lot. Christine Braswell, 26, said the man - identified as Robert Raines - was rummaging through her SUV picking her valuables from the vehicle in Asheville, North Carolina. After she started chasing the man on foot, she quickly realized being five months pregnant...
  • Never Mess With This Girl's Purse (Gun Video)

    11/28/2015 9:30:34 AM PST · by RightGeek · 17 replies
    YouTube ^ | April 19, 2013 | GUN-TIME with Brandon
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  • EXCLUSIVE: Dems' marketing consultant busted in purse theft

    03/14/2015 2:59:15 AM PDT · by Libloather · 18 replies
    NY Daily News via MSN ^ | 3/14/15 | SHAYNA JACOBS
    A top marketing consultant for the Democratic party who worked for both the Bill and Hillary Clinton presidential campaigns and for Barack Obama was busted in a bizarre purse snatching at a Flatiron District restaurant, the Daily News has learned. Michael Coscia, 52, was dining with celebrity jewelry designer Shahla Karimi, 33, at Almond on E. 22nd St. Wednesday night when they were accused of stealing a $3,100 Celine shoulder bag from another patron, according to court records. Both were arraigned on fourth-degree grand larceny charges and criminal possession of stolen property in Manhattan Criminal Court late Thursday night and...
  • Purse snatcher targets 76 year old; stopped by 10 good Samaritans

    11/01/2014 4:36:21 AM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 20 replies
    cfnews13 ^ | 10-31-2014 | John W. Davis, Reporter
    ORANGE COUNTY -- A group of good Samaritans are being credited with saving a 76-year-old woman from having her purse stolen by a 23-year-old man in Orange County. That woman was attacked in the parking lot of the Winn-Dixie grocery store on University Boulevard, near Goldenrod Road Wednesday afternoon. "I had to do something. Sitting back and watching, it wouldn’t feel right. I wouldn’t have been able to sleep at night, that could have been my grandmother," said good Samaritan Kendrick Taylor. In the surveillance video, which was released by the Orange County Sheriff's Office, you can see a 76-year-old...
  • Work of Samaritan's Purse

    08/06/2014 6:34:42 PM PDT · by Uri’el-2012 · 8 replies
    Samaritan's Purse ^ | Aug 6. 2014 | Franklin Graham
    Samaritan's Purse physician, SIM missionary are recovering in an isolation unit at Emory University Hospital. Dr. Kent Brantly’s condition is improving as he remains in the isolation unit at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta. His wife, Amber, has been able to see him and said he was in good spirits. Dr. Brantly, who contracted the Ebola virus while treating patients in Liberia, is being treated at a special unit set up in collaboration with the CDC to treat patients who are exposed to certain serious infectious diseases. He was flown to the U.S. in a medical evacuation plane equipped with...
  • Boy suspended for wearing a purse to school (Garnett, Kansas)

    11/07/2013 2:32:09 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 67 replies
    KTVI, Fox 2, St. Louis ^ | 11:48am, November 7, 2013 | Vera Culley
    A 13-year-old Kansas 8th grader says he was suspended from school for carrying a purse. Skylar Davis says the Vera Bradley purse is his form of expression. He adds that girls carry purses, so he should be able to do the same. …
  • Three Men In Grand Rapids, Mich., Worked Together To Detain A Female Purse-Snatching Suspect....

    09/18/2013 4:15:27 PM PDT · by Morgana · 8 replies
    michael berry ^ | michael berry
    FULL TITLE: Three Men In Grand Rapids, Mich., Worked Together To Detain A Female Purse-Snatching Suspect Until Police Could Arrive. video only
  • Oprah and the purse a question

    08/14/2013 2:17:45 PM PDT · by airedale · 23 replies
    How much was the purse the clerk showed Oprah? $1,000 or $25,000? If $1,000 then you could buythe arguement that the clerk didn't want to show the purse because she didn't think the customer could afford it. If it was a very expensive purse Ianthe $25,000+ Opeah's argument falls apart. By appearence only if you can afford a $25,000 purse you probably can afford the $38,000 one. If I go to a store to buy something and the clerk shows me something identical which costs a lot less I appreciate it. If they are close I'll evaluate the difference and...
  • Women snapping up new concealed carry gun purses

    01/16/2013 1:15:12 PM PST · by rightwingintelligentsia · 34 replies
    KRMG ^ | January 16, 2013 | Rick Couri
    Rhonda Hight was at a gun show with her husband but she wasn’t looking for a gun, she was looking for a purse to carry one in. “All they had was these little type, cheap bags that didn’t have any design or anything like that” she told KRMG news. That made Rhonda think about a way to start a business and fill a need all at the same time. After a little checking around she found a line of bags and began talking to them “I started giving them some feedback on what they don’t have” she said. That led...
  • 17-year-old missed flight to Jacksonville after agents inspected gun replica(design on purse)

    12/02/2011 11:14:58 AM PST · by rawhide · 85 replies
    newsjax4 ^ | Dec 01 2011 04:09:03 PM EST
    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A teenage girl's sense of style got her in trouble at the airport. Vanessa Gibbs, 17, claims the Transportation Security Administration stopped her at the security gate because of the design of a gun on her handbag. Gibbs said she had no problem going through security at Jacksonville International Airport, but rather, when she headed home from Virginia. "It's my style, it's camouflage, it has an old western gun on it," Gibbs said. But her preference for the pistol style didn't sit well with TSA agents at the Norfolk airport. Gibbs said she was headed back home...
  • Woman accused of stealing from another's purse at church

    06/15/2011 12:01:36 PM PDT · by Morgana · 6 replies
    HOUSTON (KTRK) -- Police say there's a woman stealing from purses in the middle of church services all over the Houston area and some people may not even realize they've fallen victim to her. One of the churches hit by the thief is Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church in northwest Houston, say police. But it's the video from another church that investigators want you to watch closely. Sheriff's deputies believe she has targeted victims across the city and as far away as Galveston -- and in a place those victim's least expected it. Cynthia Gonzalez, 43, also known as...
  • Robbers Attacked As Crowd Defends Woman (perps captured, beaten, shot, stabbed)

    05/25/2011 8:26:38 AM PDT · by Libloather · 43 replies
    WXII 12 ^ | 5/24/11
    Robbers Attacked As Crowd Defends WomanOne Man Remains In Critical Condition POSTED: 10:15 am EDT May 24, 2011 FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. -- Fayetteville police say the tables quickly turned on two would-be purse-snatchers when more than a dozen of the victim's family and friends attacked the suspects. The Fayetteville Observer reports that two men flashed a handgun and tried to rob Maria Guevara of her purse outside an apartment complex shortly after midnight Monday. That's when 10 to 15 family members and friends rushed to her aid. Police say one the alleged robbers fired into the crowd, prompting a chase that...
  • First Lady's Purse Sells Out Around the World

    03/15/2011 12:45:44 PM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 33 replies · 1+ views
    ABC News ^ | March 15, 2011
    Michelle Obama went to a parent-teacher conference in style March 7, 2011. The first lady was seen toting a teal blue leather tote by designer Reed Krakoff. The bag has already sold out around the world -- despite the fact that it costs nearly $1,000.
  • Vegas police: Hilton denied owning purse, cocaine

    08/30/2010 12:42:09 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 56 replies
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 8/30/10 | Ken Ritter - ap
    LAS VEGAS – Paris Hilton denied owning the purse in which police say less than a gram of cocaine was found after a traffic stop on the Las Vegas Strip, according to an arrest report released Monday. "She told me the purse was not hers, that she had borrowed it from a friend," Las Vegas police Lt. Dennis Flynn wrote in his report of Hilton's arrest shortly before midnight Friday. The friend was not identified. The 29-year-old celebrity socialite acknowledged owning $1,300 in cash, several credit cards, a package of Zig-Zag rolling papers and a broken tablet of the prescription...
  • Coach Plans Spring Opening For First Store Focused On Men (Pursies!)

    02/09/2010 1:07:14 PM PST · by Red Badger · 79 replies · 1,238+ views ^ | 02-09-2010 | By Karen Talley
    Coach Inc. (COH) is opening its first men's-only store as the retailer moves to extend its reach beyond traditional female customers. The store will be on trendy Bleecker Street in New York City's West Village, taking over space that was occupied by a Ruehl boutique that was closed as Abercrombie & Fitch Inc. (ANF) shuttered the concept last year. Coach, known for its leather handbags and accessories for women, wants to explore "a broader men's opportunity for the brand globally," said Mike Tucci, Coach's president of North America retail. Coach is also opening a few men's shops in department stores...
  • Tea Party Fashion .. (proud of wife vanity)

    08/16/2009 2:42:59 PM PDT · by LowOiL · 43 replies · 1,599+ views
    self ^ | 8-16-09 | myself
    My wife is not much of a political nut like her husband is, but I must say I was so very proud of this "fashion" tidbit she sewed up for the occasion. Hope I did this right... Mods if I broke any rules posting please delete this post.
  • White House denies manufacturer's boast that First Lady carried their $5,950 bag

    07/09/2009 7:49:28 AM PDT · by NMEwithin · 186 replies · 4,659+ views
    Daily News ^ | 7/9/2009 | DAILY NEWS STAFF
    Is First Lady Michelle Obama sporting a taste for ultra-expensive fashion pieces, or is she cementing her status as a savvy shopper? Back in April she wore a pair of $540 Lanvin sneakers at a Washington food bank. Earlier this week (while strolling the wooded landscape outside of Moscow), she carried a sexy black clutch, which Italian luxury house VBH boasts is their shiny black alligator manila bag – with a retail sticker price of $5,950. The White House flatly denies that Obama bought such a high-priced accessory, and says that she was carrying a patent clutch that retails for...
  • Video: Grandmother Chases Down Purse Snatcher

    03/03/2009 12:27:27 PM PST · by Dallas59 · 28 replies · 1,411+ views
    NBC 13 ^ | 3/3/2009 | NBC 13
    A 65-year-old Texas grandmother says she chased down a man who had just snatched her purse, hit him with her car and held him until police arrived. “I was madder than hell is what I was,“ Val Renfro said. “I didn’t think about anything else except, ‘He’s not going to get away with this.‘“ Renfro had just finished shopping at Office Depot in East Fort Worth on Sunday afternoon and was getting in her car when Ricky Lee Sample stole her purse. “The next thing I know, somebody just blindsided me,“ Renfro said. She grabbed her cell phone, which...
  • Woman finds $97,000, returns it to the Owner

    12/09/2008 5:56:18 PM PST · by EdnaMode · 55 replies · 1,772+ views
    The Tennessean ^ | December 9, 2008 | Doug Davis
    A Tennessee woman who found a bag containing $97,000 in a Cracker Barrel restroom said she was tempted to keep the cash but her faith led her to give it back. Billie Watts, 75, said she initially took the bag to her Murfreesboro home and considered using the cash to pay for dental work, The (Nashville) Tennessean reported Tuesday. I have been having real bad teeth problems, Watts said. I thought 'I'll get my teeth fixed.' Satan will tempt you, she said.