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  • Fiddling with gun led to fatal shot

    03/15/2011 10:12:58 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 44 replies · 2+ views
    southtownstar chicago ^ | Mar 15, 2011 | CASEY TONER
    Chicago Hts. cops: Fiddling with gun led to fatal shot BY CASEY TONER Last Modified: Mar 15, 2011 08:48AM Ryan Fantasia couldn’t figure out why his 9mm handgun wasn’t firing correctly, so he was fiddling with it Friday night in the bedroom of his Chicago Heights home, police said. His girlfriend entered the room and told him to stop playing with the gun, but he pulled the slide back and the gun then fired, killing the 19-year-old woman, police said. Haley Pelock, of the 3100 block of Courtney Lane in South Chicago Heights, died from a gunshot wound in...
  • Attempted Terror Attack Ends in Death of Terrorist

    03/12/2011 4:48:16 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 25 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 13/3/11 | Hillel Fendel
    A Palestinian terrorist opened fire at an IDF position in the northern Shomron this morning – and was shot and killed by Nahal Hareidi Brigade soldiers. No soldiers were hurt. A military sapper team was dispatched to the scene to ensure that the dead terrorist did not have explosives on his body. An initial investigation showed that the terrorist “managed to open fire at the soldiers, who acted as expected and returned fire to liquidate the threat.” The IDF is investigating...
  • IDF: 6 Palestinians shot in clashes with settlers

    03/07/2011 10:44:33 AM PST · by Nachum · 7 replies ^ | 3/7/11 | staff
    Security forces use live fire to disperse ongoing clashes that broke out after settlers reportedly uprooted trees in Kusra, south of Nablus. Six Palestinians were hit by live fire during a violent incident that took place with settlers from the Alei-Ayin settlement south of Nablus on Monday evening, the IDF spokesperson said. Settlers reported one injury sustained from thrown rocks. Eqab Hassan, a resident of Kusra, south of Nablus, said about 20 settlers cut down olive trees belonging to the village. Its residents began throwing stones at the settlers who then opened fire, wounding 10 people, he said.
  • US Soldiers Shot Dead At Frankfurt Airport (ROP)

    03/02/2011 8:00:10 AM PST · by TSgt · 122 replies
    SkyNews ^ | 03/02/2011 | SkyNews
    Two US soldiers have been killed in a shooting at Frankfurt airport, Sky sources have said. Two other people are said to have been injured in the incident and police have reportedly arrested a 21-year-old suspect from Kosovo. The shots were fired on or near a bus carrying soldiers, according to reports.
  • Boy shot(by his own brother)after Apple store dispute dies

    02/17/2011 8:04:57 AM PST · by greatdefender · 32 replies
    COLUMBUS, Ohio — An Ohio teen has died days after police say he was shot by his older brother in front of shoppers after a dispute inside an Apple store. Columbus police said in a news release that 15-year-old Andrake Kelley died at a hospital on Wednesday. Police said he received a single gunshot wound to the head Saturday night at the popular Easton Town Center mall. Police charged 16-year-old Andrew Kelley with a delinquency count of felonious assault earlier this week. They now say prosecutors will consider amending the charge, given his brother's death. A message for comment was...
  • Man shot in alleged pharmacy robbery attempt in serious condition

    02/15/2011 6:53:03 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 10 replies
    Northwest Herald, Illinois ^ | Feb 15, 2011 | STEPHANIE LEHMAN
    Authorities: Man shot in alleged pharmacy robbery attempt in serious condition WAUCONDA – A man who was shot Monday as he allegedly tried to rob the Wauconda Pharmacy was in serious condition as of this morning, a hospital spokesman said. Police said Guy Michael Conti, 31, who has addresses in both Indiana and Arkansas, was shot Monday when he tried to rob the pharmacy at 222. S. Main St. Conti walked into the pharmacy wearing a ski mask, armed with a large knife and demanded a large quantity of drugs, police said. After Conti was given drugs, the pharmacy owner...
  • Four Detroit police officers shot inside Northwest District precinct headquarters

    01/23/2011 6:24:19 PM PST · by FromLori · 25 replies
    WXYZ ^ | 1/23/2011 | staff
    <p>Four Detroit police officers were shot inside the Northwest District headquarters. The district office is located near Warwick and Plymouth and houses both the 6th and 8th precincts.</p> <p>We're told a man walked into the lobby and opened fire with a shotgun during roll call at about 4:30 p.m. He was killed by police.</p>
  • Afghan Civilian Shot by Insurgent in Qades

    01/20/2011 2:54:37 PM PST · by SandRat · 1 replies
    ISAF Joint Command - Afghanistan ^ | ISAF Joint Command - Afghanistan
    KABUL, Afghanistan (Jan. 19, 2011) — An Afghan man, shot by an insurgent in the remote hills of Qades district, Badghis province, received treatment from coalition forces Jan. 17. The patient, who sustained a gunshot wound to the arm, was immediately treated by a U.S. Special Forces medic upon arrival at the coalition forces base. After examining the wound, the medic determined that further treatment was required. Request to transport him was approved, allowing the patient to be medically evacuated to a nearby facility capable of providing the required care for the type of wound sustained. Earlier this week, eight...
  • Credit Mark Buehrle for save after dog’s recovery

    12/25/2010 6:34:12 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 11 replies · 1+ views
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | Dec 25, 2010
    <p>A dog found wandering in the St. Louis area with an arrow sticking from her abdomen has a new home, thanks to the generosity of star Sox pitcher Mark Buehrle.</p> <p>Buehrle, who lives in St. Charles, Mo., volunteered to pay the veterinary bills of Shelby, the stricken Sheltie, after media reports of the pooch’s plight. The bill was almost $3,000.</p>
  • Napolitano to Ariz. after agent is shot

    12/15/2010 11:31:35 AM PST · by ColdOne · 43 replies
    Politico44 ^ | 12/15/10 | MATT NEGRIN
    Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano will go to Arizona on Thursday after a Border Patrol agent was shot and killed in the state. “The fatal shooting of Border Patrol Agent Brian A. Terry last night is an unconscionable act of violence against the men and women of the Border Patrol and all those who serve and defend our country,” Napolitano said in a statement
  • Florida School Board Hostage Survivor: “I’m Telling You – God Blocked that Bullet” – Video

    12/15/2010 5:55:18 AM PST · by Federalist Patriot · 14 replies
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | December 15, 2010 | Brian
    Here is video from this morning of one of the Panama City, Florida School Board Hostages recounting his experience of facing a crazed gunman at their meeting yesterday, who opened fire on him at point-blank range. Miraculously, no one was shot by the man, who was then wounded by a security officer before taking his own life. School Board Member Bill Husfelt describes the experience, and gives credit to God for saving his life – “I’m telling you: God blocked that bullet.”
  • Do All 2010 Flu Shot Vaccines contain H1N1? (Vanity)

    09/19/2010 4:48:08 PM PDT · by Babu · 56 replies · 1+ views
    I was checking around online to find a convenient place nearby to get an annual flu shot, as is my habit, but so far, every place offering shots this year I have gone to is stating something along the lines of this: "The H1N1 component is included in this year's Seasonal Influenza Immunization." They don't offer a "plain vanilla" flu shot, so to speak, that is, a regular flu shot, WITHOUT any H1N1. If I am unable to find a flu shot offered without H1N1 included, then I will be skipping it this year. My wife is a health care...
  • Man, 91, Claims Self-Defense in Fatal Shooting(TX)

    09/17/2010 9:03:43 AM PDT · by marktwain · 24 replies ^ | 15 September, 2010 | Mayra Moreno
    The shooting happened just before midnight Tuesday at a home on Antha near Bertwood in North Houston. Homicide detectives were investigating the case Wednesday. They confiscated several guns in the man's home. The elderly man said he let the victim inside his home before this time he feared for his life. If you sit down with Jack Hands, you'll hear plenty of stories that span over his 91 years. This story, however, is one he never thought he'd tell police. Hands shot and killed a man inside his home Tuesday night. "That's where he fell and I stood right here,"...
  • James lee Killed Shot Dead discovery channel hostage

    09/02/2010 6:47:51 AM PDT · by yokami · 34 replies
    newsvideo ^ | 2nd sep, 2010 | Yoka
    James Lee, was killed by police discovery channel hostage
  • SF Man Survives After Being Shot 16 Times (33-year-old gang member, had bulletproof vest on)

    07/31/2010 7:21:05 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 34 replies · 12+ views
    CBS 5 ^ | 7/31/10 | CBS 5
    SAN FRANCISCO (BCN) - A 33-year-old man is suffering life-threatening injuries after he was shot 16 times early Saturday morning, a spokesman for the San Francisco Police Department said. Police responded to the 300 block of Ellis Street at around 3:15 a.m. and found that the victim was wearing a bulletproof vest, officer Samson Chan said. But the victim was shot at least once in the face, and was transported to San Francisco General Hospital with life-threatening injuries, Chan said.
  • Porn film shot in London hospital

    07/07/2010 5:20:52 PM PDT · by Nachum · 20 replies
    yahoo ^ | 7/7/10 | afp
    LONDON (AFP) – A "big budget" porn film was shot inside a London hospital which hired out one of its unused wards in return for a substantial sum of money, a British lawmaker has revealed. The unnamed film, described by Conservative MP Penny Mordaunt as a "big budget" porn movie, was filmed in a hospital in the British capital several years ago. "When I was director of Kensington and Chelsea Council, I discovered that one of our local hospitals was hiring out one of its closed -- but fully-equipped wards -- to a film company to use as a film...
  • Store Owner Fights Back (concealed carry victory)

    06/30/2010 8:33:32 AM PDT · by Blueflag · 9 replies ^ | 6/30/2010 | Fox news Video
    "Thief shot after/during robbery attempt in Ohio (watch/ listen to the video)
  • Rwandan opposition journalist shot dead: police

    06/25/2010 11:42:48 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 3 replies
    AFP on Yahoo ^ | 6/25/10 | AFP
    NAIROBI (AFP) – A Rwandan journalist who accused the regime of attempting to assassinate a dissident general in Johannesburg was gunned down in Kigali, police said Friday, fuelling tensions ahead of August elections. Jean-Leonard Rugambage's colleagues and media watchdog Reporters Without Borders alleged Thursday's killing was linked to reports alleging the involvement of President Paul Kagame's services in the assassination bid. "He was killed in front of his house when he was going home at 10 pm last night," police spokesman Eric Kayiranga told AFP by telephone, adding that the "unknown gunman" responsible for the attack had fled. Rugambage ran...
  • Another Stupid Democrat Reason Not To Secure The Border

    06/15/2010 10:03:58 PM PDT · by Starman417 · 9 replies · 210+ views
    Flopping Aces ^ | 06-15-10 | DrJohn
    Enforcement leads to violence: Dem border lawmakers: Violent incidents will come with enforcement Several Democratic lawmakers representing districts along the U.S.-Mexico border say that more violent episodes, such as the recent killing of a Mexican teenager by a U.S. Border Patrol officer, can be expected as the region’s law enforcement is heightened. The killing of the teenager in the Mexico border city of Ciudad Juarez last week comes on the heels of an incident on May 31 at a San Diego border crossing in which a U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer shocked a Mexican man to death. So the...
  • Vodka Eyeballing - Bizarre New Trend Requires 'Shot' of Booze into the Eye

    05/31/2010 3:54:23 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 23 replies · 863+ views
    National Ledger ^ | May 31, 2010 | Cyndi James
    What is vodka eyeballing? A new fad among some kids in Europe may be spreading to the US. In online videos it is dubbed vodka eyeballing and now the claim is that some American teens have tried the odd way to get a buzz. It is just as it sounds - supposedly it is a shot of vodka into the eye. This bizarre new "trend" has found a home on YouTube and some say they are concerned for US kids as the claim is that it will get you a buzz quicker than taking a shot of vodka by mouth....
  • DeVore releases tape to bolster account of shooting in Lebanon (Denies being like Blumenthal )

    05/22/2010 1:01:51 PM PDT · by red flanker · 53 replies · 2,009+ views
    Los Angeles Times ^ | May 22, 2010 | Maeve Reston
    Republican Senate candidate Chuck DeVore said Friday that "the liberal media" had accused him of "a Blumenthal moment" — a reference to Connecticut Atty. Gen. Richard Blumenthal's admission this week that he had misspoken about his military record in the Vietnam War era. A Times report Friday said the Irvine assemblyman, who spent 24 years in the California Army National Guard and U.S. Army Reserve, mentioned during a March candidate debate that he was "shot at in Lebanon" without making it clear that the incident occurred in 1984 while he was a student and a reporter for the Orange County...
  • Suspect shot by clerk at store near Lake Minnetonka

    05/21/2010 8:35:23 AM PDT · by WOBBLY BOB · 19 replies · 636+ views
    MPR ^ | 5-21-10 | tim nelson
    St. Paul, Minn. — A convenience store clerk apparently shot a robbery suspect Thursday night near Lake Minnetonka, police said. The robbery suspect was recovering at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis. South Lake Minnetonka Police Chief Brian Litsey says officers were called to the Lakeshore Market in Greenwood at about 10:30 p.m. "Two armed male suspects wearing masks had just fled the market after encountering the clerk inside, who was also armed," he said. "At least one of the suspects was wounded during the encounter with the clerk."
  • AP Photographer Sees 3 Foreign Journalists Shot During Bangkok Army Operation, 1 Appears Dead

    05/18/2010 9:46:15 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 43 replies · 2,860+ views
    May 17th 2010
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  • Motorcyclist shot by off-duty FBI agent at MacDill Air Force Base gate

    05/19/2010 10:59:58 PM PDT · by Brandonmark · 52 replies · 1,852+ views
    St. Petersburg Times ^ | May 20, 2010 | Shelley Rossetter
    TAMPA — An off-duty FBI agent shot and killed an Army veteran Wednesday night after a confrontation and chase at MacDill Air Force Base, officials said. It all started at the base's family camp, a recreational vehicle area at the south end of the base, said Col. Larry Martin, 6th Air Mobility Wing commander. The veteran was visiting the base when an altercation broke out. He took off on a motorcycle with security officials in pursuit, according to Martin. "He became more and more aggressive as the pursuit continued," said Dave Couvertier, a special agent with the FBI. When the...
  • Officer shot and killed in St. Paul; one suspect down, other at large

    05/01/2010 10:45:46 AM PDT · by blueyon · 5 replies · 887+ views
    twin ciries . com ^ | 5/01/10 | Mara H. Gottfried
    A Maplewood police officer was shot and killed in St. Paul this morning, and a suspect was shot during the manhunt on the city's East Side. An officer said over his radio about 10:30 a.m. that he'd shot one of the suspects. The officer was not injured, St. Paul police spokesman Sgt. Paul Schnell said. Witnesses said the suspect was killed at the intersection of Ivy Avenue and Etna Street, though Schnell would not confirm that. The suspect's body was reportedy lying in Etna Street. The search continues for a second suspect, Schnell said. Police officers from several agencies have...
  • 54 Arrested, 3 shot in Times Square Riot

    04/05/2010 11:16:55 AM PDT · by LUV W · 89 replies · 2,616+ views
    New York Post ^ | April 5, 2010 | JAMIE SCHRAM, LARRY CELONA and CHRISTINA CARREGA
    Scores of gangbangers marauded through Times Square and nearby streets last night, storming businesses and harrassing pedestrians as three people were shot in possibly related violence. Hundreds of cops struggled to disperse the youths. Police made 54 arrests on a variety of charges, including disorderly conduct. Read more:
  • Cantor's Office Attacked-FoxNews

    03/25/2010 9:27:09 AM PDT · by Stayfree · 53 replies · 2,333+ views
    FoxNews ^ | March 25, 2010 | Stayfree
    My wife just told me that Eric Cantor is speaking about a gunshot through his window...sorry, that is all I know right now
  • 5-Month-Old Found, Baby's Father Shot

    03/24/2010 5:01:53 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 4 replies · 390+ views
    <p>COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A 5-month-old boy has been found safe and sound at his father's girlfriend's house.</p> <p>Police were concerned about Byron Baugh Jr.' s whereabouts after his father -- who had custody of him the past few days -- was found shot at an apartment in north Columbus.</p>
  • Soon-to-be Marine Fires At Intruder (OOH-RAH!!!)

    03/11/2010 6:47:10 AM PST · by greatdefender · 15 replies · 646+ views
    A local man fights to protect his home from an intruder who breaks in, in the middle of the night. The Delhi Township man grabbed his gun - and fired two shots at the intruder. The burglar broke into his home off Hillside Avenue early Monday morning. Local 12's Shawn Ley spoke with the homeowner who was fighting for his safety, just before he leaves to fight for our country. Kevin Boyle- "I came around the corner and looked down and saw my door was open." And that's when Boyle came face to face with every homeowners fear:an intruder, in...
  • Pilot Shot Between The Eyes Rescues Comrades

    03/05/2010 1:23:34 PM PST · by Nachum · 13 replies · 901+ views
    SkyNews ^ | 3/5/10 | Roddy Mansfield, Sky News Online
    A British pilot got shot between the eyes as he flew his Chinook helicopter into a firefight in Afghanistan - but he still managed to land safely and rescue all 20 people on board. Flight Lieutenant Ian Fortune, 28, was sent in to Helmand Province to rescue casualties as a ferocious battle raged between American and Afghan troops and Taliban rebels. As he approached the fire-zone the fighting was so intense he had to circle the area several times until it was safe to land
  • Northern NJ police officer shot

    01/30/2010 5:38:59 PM PST · by ml/nj · 6 replies · 1,219+ views ^ | Jan 30, 2010
    A prosecutor's spokeswoman says a police officer has been shot and critically wounded in northern New Jersey. Fairfield police aren't releasing the officer's name or any details about the shooting to The Associated Press. A police dispatcher tells The Record of Bergen County that the shooting happened near police headquarters. Essex County Prosecutor's Office spokeswoman Charlotte Smith says the officer was critically wounded and has been airlifted to University Hospital in Newark.
  • Florida Gators Beat NC State with Three-Quarter Court Buzzer-Beater Shot - Video 1/3/10

    01/04/2010 11:04:35 AM PST · by Federalist Patriot · 3 replies · 594+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | January 4, 2010 | Brian
    Here is video of a fantastic 75 ft. game-winning shot at the buzzer by Florida's Chandler Parsons to defeat North Carolina State yesterday. The shot gave Florida a 62-61 victory, and left the North Carolina State home crowd stunned. . . . (VIDEO)
  • Marshals shot in downtown federal courthouse; suspect dead

    01/04/2010 10:05:53 AM PST · by Nachum · 5 replies · 922+ views
    The Los Vegas Sun ^ | 1/4/10 | staff
    Gunman taken into custody, nearby school put on lockdown Two federal marshals were shot this morning at the Lloyd D. George Federal Courthouse, 333 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Metro Police responded at 8:05 a.m. to the shooting, which occurred in the lobby of the federal courthouse, police spokeswoman Barbara Morgan said.
  • Intruder Shot At Danish Cartoonist's Home

    01/01/2010 4:17:11 PM PST · by Steelfish · 16 replies · 1,092+ views
    NineMSNnews ^ | January 01st 2010
    Intruder Shot At Danish Cartoonist's Home Sat Jan 2 2010 Danish police shot and wounded a 27-year-old man trying to enter the Aarhus home of Kurt Westergaard, who drew controversial cartoons of Islam's prophet Mohammed, Danish media reported.
  • Wauconda father goes to wrong house, gets shot

    12/31/2009 12:17:59 PM PST · by Daffynition · 19 replies · 1,056+ views
    ChicagoSunTimes ^ | December 31, 2009 | KIM JANSSEN
    Three hours after the birthday party Elizabeth Reyes threw for her son ended Saturday, one of his classmates still hadn't left. So, when the doorbell of Reyes' Wauconda home finally rang, she expected to see one of the 11-year-old's embarrassed parents, not the police. "All I wanted to do was have a birthday party, and suddenly police are asking me questions," Reyes, 38, said Wednesday as further details emerged of a bizarre double shooting that left the boy's father fighting for his life. In an apparent case of confused identity, the 49-year-old dad dropped his son off at the Reyes...
  • 2 masked men shot in alleged home invasion (Armed Citizen in Illinois!)

    12/28/2009 9:10:00 PM PST · by greatdefender · 3 replies · 876+ views
    Chicago Tribune ^ | December 28, 2009 | Georgia Garvey
    A homeowner shot two masked men who pushed their way into a far north suburban Wauconda house early Saturday night, sending both suspects to the hospital, police said. A trail of what appeared to be frozen blood ran from the front door of a home in Wauconda on Sunday, but the people in the home declined to talk to the media. A piece of metal appeared to have been broken off of the door. Wauconda Police Sgt. Tim Burke said the names of alleged victims and suspects would not be released until or unless charges were filed. He added that...
  • (IN)Pizza Hut employee shoots would-be robber

    12/28/2009 12:04:43 PM PST · by greatdefender · 20 replies · 1,430+ views
    Herald Bulletin ^ | December 24, 2009 | Christina M. Wright
    ANDERSON – A Pizza Hut delivery person shot a man who allegedly tried to rob the store Wednesday, according to police. A police report said Spencer Simmons, 44, attempted to rob the Pizza Hut on Broadway Street at about 11 p.m. Wednesday. The report said Simmons pointed a .25 Raven Arms semi-automatic handgun at the store’s cashier and demanded money. The cashier loaded about $720 into a small bag. Simmons wasn’t aware that a delivery man, Michael Shaker, had heard the commotion and snuck to the back as well, the report said. “Seconds later, Simmons left the register area, and...
  • Father of seven shot dead in northern West Bank terror attack

    12/24/2009 9:07:57 AM PST · by Nachum · 8 replies · 501+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 12./24/09 | YAAKOV KATZ AND JPOST.COM STAFF
    An Israeli father of seven was shot dead in an apparent terror attack in the West Bank on Thursday afternoon, while driving along Route 57, between the northern West Bank settlements of Shavei Shomron and Einav. Rabbi Meir Chai, 40, lived in Shavei Shomron for the last 14 years, and teaches at the Talmud Torah School. His seven children range from two months-old to 18 year-old. Magen David Adom paramedics attempted to save Chai, but were forced to pronounce his death at the scene of the shooting.
  • Tire change stops Suffolk burglar (Store owner shoots tire)

    12/20/2009 4:51:55 PM PST · by csvset · 6 replies · 804+ views
    The Virginian-Pilot ^ | December 20, 2009 | Alicia P.Q. Wittmeyer
    SUFFOLK An indiscreet tire change may have been a burglar’s undoing Friday night, according to police. At first, it looked like he’d make a clean getaway. An attempt to burglarize Butler’s Store, on Godwin Boulevard, had been unsuccessful. The store’s owner, John Butler, said he heard an intruder try to kick in the door and had chased him away, but the intruder managed to drive off and, better yet, escape unharmed. “I coulda dropped him,” said Butler, who’d come running out of his store with a 9 mm in his hands. He and his wife live in an apartment in...
  • Questioning the Regular Yearly Flu Shot

    12/05/2009 6:18:38 AM PST · by RetSignman · 27 replies · 717+ views
    Me | Dec. 5, 2009 | RetSignman
    I have some serious concerns about the yearly shot that most people get during the flu season. It has been many years since I have had a serious cold or the flu.. This year after I had my shot, I came down with serious flu symptoms and it has been hanging on for more than a week. My next door neighbor also came down with the flu after she had her yearly shot, she went to her doctor and confirmed she, indeed, had the flu. I know that that this happens on occasion that the shot can cause the flu...
  • Elderly question flu shot controls- 65 and older face H1N1 vaccine limits

    11/29/2009 11:51:00 PM PST · by Nachum · 4 replies · 514+ views
    George Anter knows he has a lot to be thankful for during the holidays. The heart he received during a transplant procedure 12 years ago, for which he gives thanks every day, continues to do its job. Most Popular Stories # Elderly question flu shot controls # NORM: Wynns finalize divorce papers # U.S. HIGHWAY 95 CRASH: Longtime LV officer mourned # Slaying details emerge # NORM: At last, Ripa gets her wedding cake # NORM: Crash compounds Woods' problems # Surgeon agrees to plea deal in medical malpractice fraud case # Two more teens arrested in slaying of officer...
  • Four police officers shot dead at Lakewood coffee shop

    11/29/2009 10:26:10 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 104 replies · 4,925+ views
    komo news ^ | Nov 29, 2009
    PARKLAND, Wash. - Four police officers were shot and killed in a Sunday morning ambush at a Parkland-area coffee shop, officials said. Pierce County Sheriff's Office spokesman Ed Troyer called the ambush "a targeted attack." Officials at the scene said two gunmen burst into the Forza Coffee Co. outlet at 11401 Steele St. South, shot the four uniformed officers as they were working on their laptop computers, then fled the scene. Other customers were inside the coffee shop at the time of the attack, but none of them were shot or injured. A $10,000 reward is being offered for any...
  • 4 Police Officers Shot Dead Near Washington State Air Force Base

    11/29/2009 10:04:55 AM PST · by Nachum · 52 replies · 2,946+ views
    FOX ^ | 11/29.09 | staff
    SEATTLE — Four police officers were shot dead in an ambush at a Washington state coffee house, a sheriff's official said Sunday.
  • Stimulus Dollars, TARP Funds, And A Flu Shot Fiasco

    11/22/2009 4:41:14 AM PST · by Kaslin · 13 replies · 798+ views ^ | November 22, 2009 | Austin Hill
    Where did the swine flu vaccinations go? They went the way of the “stimulus money” – that is to say, they were sent here, and shipped there. And, of course, they were “administered” and “disbursed” and “distributed” by high ranking officials who work in very important positions in vital departments of our U.S. Government. But nobody in our government – no one, specific individual – can say with certainty how many flu shots there are, or where they are, or where they might be headed. And the same is true for the billions of dollars that were entailed in President...
  • Somali Muslim Pirates Attack Maersk Alabama Again. Only This Time . . .

    11/18/2009 6:45:26 PM PST · by .454Puma · 12 replies · 815+ views
    Transsylvania Phoenix ^ | 11/18/09 | Transsylvania Phoenix
  • Gardasil Researcher Drops A Bombshell

    10/26/2009 12:57:04 AM PDT · by neverdem · 29 replies · 1,882+ views
    The Bulletin (Phila, PA) ^ | October 25, 2009 | Susan Brinkmann
    Harper: Controversal Drug Will Do Little To Reduce Cervical Cancer Rates Dr. Diane Harper, lead researcher in the development of two human papilloma virus vaccines, Gardasil and Cervarix, said the controversial drugs will do little to reduce cervical cancer rates and, even though they’re being recommended for girls as young as nine, there have been no efficacy trials in children under the age of 15. Dr. Harper, director of the Gynecologic Cancer Prevention Research Group at the University of Missouri, made these remarks during an address at the 4th International Public Conference on Vaccination which took place in Reston, Virginia...
  • A One-in-a-Million Shot-Flu shot suspected in Redskins cheerleading hopeful's neurological condition

    10/15/2009 10:12:05 AM PDT · by BGHater · 10 replies · 2,127+ views
    NBC Washington ^ | 14 Oct 2009 | DERRICK WARD and MATTHEW STABLEY
    ASHBURN, Va. -- Desiree Jennings thought it would be a good idea to get the seasonal flu shot. Her job offered incentives for it, and she didn't want to get sick. Ten days after she got the shot at a Reston Safeway, she did get sick. "I got flu-like symptoms -- nausea, vomiting, body aches, fever -- then was lethargic for a week and started blacking out," said Jennings, an AOL employee and Washington Redskins ambassador hoping to one day be a cheerleader for the team, the Loudoun Times-Mirror reported. Doctors couldn't figure out why her ability to speak and...
  • 4 Police Officers Shot in NJ

    09/24/2009 2:59:03 AM PDT · by prisoner6 · 89 replies · 4,910+ views ^ | 09/24/2009 | NA
    4 Police Officers Shot in NJ The Associated Press LAKEWOOD, N.J. - Four Lakewood police officers have been shot executing a search warrant in New Jersey. Deputy Chief Michael Mohel (mohl) says members of the tactical unit were serving a no-knock narcotics and weapons warrant around 2:25 a.m. Thursday when Jamie Gonzalez opened fire
  • Tampa police officer shot on Nebraska Avenue dies

    08/19/2009 10:12:45 PM PDT · by jwparkerjr · 9 replies · 827+ views
    Tampa Bay Online TBO ^ | 08/20/09 | SAMARA SODOS
    A Tampa police officer was shot and killed on Nebraska Avenue late Wednesday. His name was not available at press time, but police said he was a veteran officer. A man in his 20s was taken into custody.
  • Pit Bull Shot By Palm Bay Police Officers

    07/30/2009 10:28:24 PM PDT · by VeniVidiVici · 23 replies · 870+ views
    WFTV-TV ^ | 7/30/2009 | Staff
    PALM BAY, Fla. -- Police shot a dog Thursday while responding to a domestic disturbance in Palm Bay. Officers, with guns drawn, approached a house on Geary Street. That's when a pit bull charged at officers. Officers say they were forced to open fire. "I myself fired a bean bag, less lethal round, hitting the pit bull in the head. The other officer fired a 9-mm, hitting the pit bull in the right rear leg," explained Sgt. Don Smith, Palm Bay Police Department. The dog survived the shots. Police took the dog, along with two others, into custody. Police also...