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  • 3 killed, 17 injured in overnight shootings

    10/08/2011 10:12:35 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 23 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | Peter Nickeas
    At least three people were killed and at least 17 others wounded, including nine teenagers, in shootings across the city late Friday night and early Saturday morning.
  • Numerous Springfield (MA) shooting incidents keep police busy

    09/06/2011 3:27:06 PM PDT · by matt04 · 4 replies
    The Republican ^ | Conor Berry
    A flurry of back-to-back shooting reports kept police busy early Monday morning, just as the city's entertainment district was shutting down for the night and police were preparing to clear hundreds of people from Worthington Street and Stearns Square. Beginning just before 2 a.m. until around 2:30 a.m., police units were called to virtually every corner of the city for shooting reports, starting with an incident in the downtown entertainment district. In that incident, an altercation involving a pair of men and two women that allegedly began with an assault at the Shadow Lounge, 278 Worthington St., carried over to...
  • VIDEO - Gunmen shooting into a Philadelphia Bus

    09/02/2011 1:10:39 PM PDT · by Puntagorda · 12 replies
    VIDEO - Gunmen shooting into a Philadelphia Septa Bus | 2 Video Newscasts FoxPhillyNews
  • 2 dead, 6 wounded in overnight shootings

    08/13/2011 8:50:32 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 9 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | August 13, 2011 | Deanese Williams-Harris
    At last two people are dead and six others wounded in separate overnight shootings in the city, police said The first homicide occurred in an incident in which three people were shot about 1:23 a.m. on the 8800 block of South Princeton Avenue in the West Chatham neighborhood on the South Side. According to preliminary reports from Chicago Police News Affairs, a male who sustained a gunshot wound to his chest was found unresponsive at the scene and was transported to Roseland Community Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 2:10 a.m., officials said.
  • 2 dead, 5 wounded in overnight shootings

    08/07/2011 7:10:24 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 17 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | August 7, 2011 | Deanese Williams-Harris
    At least two people are dead and five others wounded in separate overnight shootings in Chicago, police said. A 16-year-old boy, identified as Marshaun Taylor of the 6900 block of South Bell Avenue by the Cook County medical examiner's office, was shot dead this morning about 12:35 a.m. on the 6900 block of South Oakley Avenue in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood on the city's South Side, said Police News Affairs Officer Ron Gaines.
  • Hippie Files: Lesbian Dwarfs, Communal Jealousies...

    08/06/2011 4:10:55 PM PDT · by AustralianConservative · 17 replies · 1+ views
    Weekend Libertarian ^ | August 7, 2011 | B.P. Terpstra
    My unvarnished view: Your representative American Christian family gives the U.S. a good reputation. It’s those crazy left-liberal hippies, and their enablers, Hollywood should keep an eye on. I’m talking some crazy mother-----s (sometimes in the literal sense). From The Sunday Times (UK), Jun 04, 2006: IT was meant to promote peace and love, but ended in a hail of bullets. America’s counter- culture has come back under the spotlight after the founder of a New York commune was repeatedly shot by an unhinged former member last week. As Jeff Gross was recovering from gunshot wounds to his chest and...
  • 1 killed, 5 wounded in city-wide violence overnight

    07/16/2011 7:10:45 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 10 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | July 16, 2011 | Caroline Kyungae Smith
    A man was killed in a drive-by shooting early this morning, one of several instances of overnight violence that also left five people wounded. About 1:30 a.m., two men were standing on the sidewalk in the 3600 block of West Chicago Avenue in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side when a light-colored vehicle drove by and fired shots at the men, according to a release from the Chicago Police Department's News Affairs. A 28-year-old suffered a gunshot wound to his chest and later died. He was identified as Stanley Washington of the 7500 block of South Peoria Street,...
  • At least 11 wounded across city on steamy night

    07/11/2011 7:22:43 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 32 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | July 11, 2011 | William Lee
    At least 11 people, including a 13-year-old boy, were wounded in shootings across the city over a hot and steamy night, according to Chicago police reports. Those shootings beginning Sunday evening added to a weekend violence toll that earlier included at least two deaths and 11 woundings by gunshot.
  • 2 shot, killed in Maywood in separate incidents

    07/09/2011 7:50:06 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 24 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | July 9, 2011 | Caroline Kyungae Smith
    <p>Two teens were shot in separate incidents in west suburban Maywood and died early this morning, officials said.</p> <p>Sharon Draine, 16, of the 300 block of Bellwood Avenue in west suburban Bellwood, was shot and killed in the 2000 block of South 2nd Avenue in Maywood, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.</p>
  • 2 killed, 11 hurt in overnight violence

    07/02/2011 10:12:17 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 15 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | July 2, 2011 | Caroline Kyungae Smith
    Two men were killed and 11 other people were wounded in incidents around the city beginning late Friday. One fatality occurred in a shooting about 11:15 p.m. Friday in the University Village neighborhood, where two males were shot, one fatally, in the 1300 block of West 13th Street, according to police News Affairs officer Ron Gaines. The fatality was identified as Javone Oliphant, 22, of the 5000 block of West Maypole Avenue, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office. He was pronounced dead at 12:09 a.m. at Stroger after police said he was shot in the chest and the...
  • 1 killed, 10 more injured in overnight shootings

    06/26/2011 7:24:53 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 36 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | June 26, 2011 | Caroline Kyungae Smith
    A man was killed and at least 10 people were wounded in separate shootings around the city, beginning with a violent half hour on the South Side. The one fatality occurred at 10:40 p.m. Saturday in the Englewood neighborhood, one of five shootings that occurred within 30 minutes Saturday night on the South Side. A man identified as Kent Richardson, 55, was fatally shot in the 6200 block of South Laflin Avenue, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office and police. He lived in the 1500 block of West 77th Street. He was pronounced dead at 12:43 a.m. at...
  • Man Suspected in Pentagon Terror Scare Identified

    06/17/2011 10:16:26 AM PDT · by Kartographer · 20 replies · 2+ views
    ABC News ^ | 6/17/11 | PIERRE THOMAS, RICHARD ESPOSITO and LEE FERRAN
    Sources told ABC News a backpack in Melaku's possession contained a package labeled ammonium nitrate as well as spent firearm ammunition. Ammonium nitrate, a common fertilizer, can be used in explosives. The FBI later said despite the label, the backpack presented no immediate threat. A search of Melaku's nearby car also found no potential devices. Law enforcement sources said Melaku does not appear to have known ties to any terror organization. In addition to his arrest today, Melaku already faces pending charges in Loudoun County, Virginia, for a rash of vehicle break-ins, police said.
  • Man dies after being shot in head at party

    06/12/2011 8:07:27 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 27 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | June 12, 2011 | Caroline Kyungae Smith
    A man who was shot in the head early Saturday morning has died, officials said. The death raises the number of people fatally shot over the weekend to six. Torrence Wright, 20, of the 5100 block of South Wolcott Avenue, was shot in the 5200 block of South Wood Street in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.
  • 4 dead, at least 9 wounded in shootings overnight

    06/11/2011 8:27:59 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 42 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | June 11, 2011 | Caroline Kyungae Smith
    Four people were killed and at least 9 wounded in overnight shootings on Chicago's South and West Sides. The violence began about 9:24 p.m. in the Lawndale neighborhood when a 19-year-old was fatally shot in the 1400 block of South Trumbull Avenue. A minute later at 9:25 p.m. in the West Garfield Park neighborhood, a 23-year-old man was shot and killed in the 300 block of South Kilpatrick Avenue.
  • 4 dead, 12 wounded in overnight shootings

    06/04/2011 8:04:16 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 12 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | June 4, 2011 | Caroline Kyungae Smith
    Four people are dead and at least 12 others were wounded in overnight shooting incidents in Chicago, police said. The first death was a little before 1 a.m. in the Gresham neighborhood. Three men were shot -- one fatally -- in the 8400 block of South Seeley Avenue, police said, as an attacker approached the three and fired shots with a assault rifle. Lionel Rattler, 35, was pronounced dead at 1:58 a.m. at Christ, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office. One man was shot in his back and fell and hit his head, police said. Another man suffered...
  • Obama/Dept of Justice cracks down on abuses by big-city police departments (while yutes run riot)

    05/31/2011 7:21:32 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 11 replies
    Patriot Action Network ^ | May 31, 2011 | Darla Dawald
    Obama cracks down on abuses by big-city police departmentsBy Justin Elliott AP/Julio Cortez Thomas Perez, assistant attorney general for the Civil Rights Division, center, talks about a federal investigation of the Newark Police Department during a May 9 news conference with Newark Mayor Cory Booker, far left. In a marked shift from the Bush administration, President Obama's Justice Department is aggressively investigating several big urban police departments for systematic civil rights abuses such as harassment of racial minorities, false arrests, and excessive use of force.In interviews, activists and attorneys on the ground in several cities where the DOJ has dispatched...
  • Three dead in West Palm Beach shootings close in time and place ("All the homies dying")

    05/09/2011 7:57:00 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 22 replies
    Palm Beach Post ^ | May 8, 2011 | Staci Sturrock
    WEST PALM BEACH— Police are investigating three shooting deaths, two of which occurred at the same apartment complex within 12 hours of each other. Around 4:30 a.m. Saturday, a 25-year-old man was found, shot in the face, at 1017 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd. Police identified him as Edward Burkes, who was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital, where he died. Police are treating Burkes' death as a homicide. At approximately 3 p.m., another man was shot and killed at the same two-story building — an empty lot away from Hook Fish & Chicken, which sits at the corner of Palm Beach...
  • Springfield (MA) police exchange gunfire with assailants in downtown

    04/10/2011 10:20:49 PM PDT · by matt04 · 12 replies
    The Republican ^ | April 10, 2011 | Jeanette DeForge
    ... At about 2 a.m., two officers who were on special duty patrolling the downtown area heard multiple gunshots. They walked to the area near Barnes and Hillman streets, where they saw people shooting, Collins said. “They observed muzzle flashes indicating shots were being fired at them. One officer said he could hear the sound of bullets going by,” Collins said. The officers saw one man, who was armed with a gun, hide behind a mini-van. Shortly afterward, a car with three black men in it drove by the mini-van, and at one of the officers. That officer could not...
  • 3 killed, 5 hurt in overnight shootings

    04/10/2011 6:46:27 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 13 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | April 10, 2011 | Caroline Kyungae Smith
    Three people were killed and five others were injured in a series of overnight shootings on Chicago’s South and Southwest Sides. The most recent fatality was Jesus Arellanos, 20, of the 2400 block of West 45th Street, who was shot about 1:44 a.m. in the alley just behind his house in the Brighton Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side, according to officials. Arellanos suffered a gunshot wound to the abdomen and was initially taken in critical condition to John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County, according to a release from the Chicago Police News Affairs office. A witness who...
  • At least 4 wounded in city-wide shootings

    04/03/2011 7:04:42 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 11 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | April 3, 2011 | Caroline Kyungae Smith
    At least four people were wounded in shootings overnight in Chicago. Saturday night, a 20-year-old man was seriously wounded in a drive-by shooting in the East Chatham neighborhood on the South Side, police said.