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  • Picture emerges of teen suicide pilot (Alexander Felos and the Tampa teen suicide pilot)

    04/05/2005 9:15:39 AM PDT · by alwaysaskingquestions · 20 replies · 1,819+ views
    St. Petersburg Times ^ | January 8, 2002 | Curtis Krueger, Katherine Gazella, Ed Quico
    Picture Emerges of Teen Suicide Pilot CHARLES BISHOP: To some, he was a smart, humorous student, which makes his suicide flight all the more incomprehensible. By CURTIS KRUEGER, KATHERINE GAZELLA and ED QUIOCO © St. Petersburg Times published January 8, 2002 ----------- Charles Bishop was a teacher's dream. He read Shakespeare in class, pulled together a middle school literary magazine and enjoyed a good game of flag football. Friends and family members who knew him best described Charles as a patriot. The teen who flew an airplane into the Bank of America building, carrying a note sympathizing with Osama bin...
  • OJ Simpson to admit to murders? OJ Simpson to admit to murders?

    06/24/2011 11:42:56 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 110 replies · 1+ views
    Hot Air ^ | 23 Jun 2011 | Ed Morrissey
    Call off the search at American golf courses everywhere for the murderer of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman. According to the National Enquirer and reported in the Daily Mail, OJ Simpson has admitted to the murders and will do so again in a televised interview with Oprah Winfrey — and will claim self-defense, if the report is accurate: O.J Simpson has confessed to Oprah Winfrey that he murdered his former wife, it has been reported. The talk show host made headlines recently saying that one of her regrets was never having got the shamed former sportsman to confess to...
  • Domestic Violence Fairytales Threaten Constitutional Protections

    09/04/2010 9:01:32 AM PDT · by marktwain · 12 replies
    pajamasmedia.com ^ | 2 September, 2010 | Carey Roberts
    Kristin Ruggiero of New Hampshire figured it would be a slam dunk. The gambit worked like a charm during the divorce hearing; now she would bring the case to criminal court. Her husband Jeffrey, an officer in the U.S. Coast Guard, was an incorrigible batterer, at least that’s what she led to the judge to believe. That got him convicted of criminal threatening, and she won custody of their 7-year-old daughter. But Kristin Ruggiero wasn’t finished. One day, the woman bragged to her startled ex, “I took all your money, I took your daughter, and now I’m going to take...
  • Domestic Violence Fairytales Threaten Constitutional Protections

    09/02/2010 5:21:40 AM PDT · by FreeManDC · 41 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | September 2, 2010 | Carey Roberts
    Kristin Ruggiero of New Hampshire figured it would be a slam dunk. The gambit worked like a charm during the divorce hearing; now she would bring the case to criminal court. Her husband Jeffrey, an officer in the U.S. Coast Guard, was an incorrigible batterer, at least that’s what she led to the judge to believe. That got him convicted of criminal threatening, and she won custody of their 7-year-old daughter. But Kristin Ruggiero wasn’t finished. One day, the woman bragged to her startled ex, “I took all your money, I took your daughter, and now I’m going to take...
  • Reid Unapologetic for Linking Unemployment to Violence Against Women

    02/24/2010 12:59:38 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 43 replies · 709+ views
    Fox News ^ | February 23, 2010
    Advocates for men are calling for Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to apologize for suggesting that men are more likely than women to commit domestic violence, especially when they're out of work for long periods of time. But Reid's spokesman told FoxNews.com on Tuesday that the Nevada Democrat is not apologizing for arguing during Senate debate a day earlier that the $15 billion jobs bill he is sponsoring should be passed to help prevent an uptick in violence. Marty Nemko, co-president of The National Organization for Men, described Reid's comments as "irresponsible," citing numerous studies that show women are just...
  • In Maine, It Doesn't Pay to be a Man

    02/01/2010 9:08:35 AM PST · by FreeManDC · 27 replies · 1,790+ views
    Renew America ^ | February 1, 2010 | Carey Roberts
    Practically everyone in town knows Amy Dugas is a serial batterer. But the Maine criminal justice system keeps finding ways to keep her from facing the music. In 2004 Amy assaulted her husband Mark in their home in Waldoboro. When the police officer came to arrest her, she kicked him in the groin. The judge released her on bail, ordering her to refrain from using weapons. Four months later she stabbed Mark with a foot-long kitchen knife, fatally severing his pulmonary artery. At the trial, she got away with the trusty I-feared-for-my-life alibi. Two years later Dugas spent 125 days...
  • Abuse Industry Teaches Women to Fear Men, Teaches Men to Fear Women

    11/10/2009 11:28:59 AM PST · by FreeManDC · 12 replies · 1,407+ views
    Renew America ^ | November 9, 2009 | Carey Roberts
    Recently I attended a domestic violence conference hosted by a church in my community. "The Church's Role in Addressing Domestic Violence in the Faith Community," the glossy brochure explained. The program featured a Proclamation by President Barack Obama filled with heart-rending language about the "devastating impact" of domestic violence on women and children. The conference included a workshop a dramatic presentation of The Yellow Dress, a play based on stories of women who were victims of dating violence. I opted to screen a video called "Defending our Lives," featuring the accounts of five women incarcerated for murdering their partners. All...
  • Woman, 78, shattered hubby's groin

    05/19/2009 12:19:39 PM PDT · by NativeNewYorker · 31 replies · 2,002+ views
    upi via email no link | 5/19/9
    LYNNWOOD , Wash., May 19 (UPI) -- Police in Washington state said a 78-year- old woman allegedly attacked her husband, causing broken ribs, a fractured wrist and a shattered pelvis. Snohomish County deputy prosecutor Valerie Shapiro said the Lynnwood woman, whose name was not released, told police she struck her 84-year-old husband with a bowl and metal pipe because she believes he was unfaithful several times over the course of their marriage, the Everett (Wash.) Herald reported Tuesday. Shapiro said police also confiscated the woman's diary, which allegedly had an entry reading: "I beat him again." The entry described the...
  • What is a Battered Husband?

    08/14/2007 5:57:01 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 47 replies · 1,314+ views
    Wise Geek ^ | August 14, 2007 | Michael Pollick
    When many of us hear the words "domestic violence," we automatically assume the victim would be a female and the attacker would be a male. After all, men are traditionally viewed as the more aggressive of the two sexes, and the victims of most domestic abuse situations are indeed women. But a surprising number of domestic violence episodes do involve women as the aggressors, creating a new category of victim known as the battered husband. A battered husband suffers the same emotional, verbal and physical abuse as a battered wife, but is less likely to report these crimes to authorities....
  • Wife feeds dog poo to husband [unhappy wife fed her husband dog excrement in a curry]

    05/02/2007 6:49:41 AM PDT · by bedolido · 24 replies · 528+ views
    news.com.au ^ | 05-02-2007 | staff writer
    AN unhappy wife fed her husband dog excrement in a curry, the BBC has reported. Jill Martin, 47, pleaded guilty in a Scottish court to culpable and reckless conduct against her ex-husband Donald Martin. The court heard that Martin served the dinner to her husband and started laughing as he began to eat it. At first she claimed she had laced the dish with arsenic but then confessed she had added dog excrement , the BBC reported. Martin's defence lawyer Terry Gallanagh compared the case to "an episode of Desperate Housewives", and said that at the time of the curry...
  • Baldwin Not the Only Culprit in Custody Battle with Basinger

    04/27/2007 10:34:04 AM PDT · by PercivalWalks · 103 replies · 3,061+ views
    San Diego Union-Tribune ^ | 4/27/07 | Jeffery M. Leving and Glenn Sacks
    Alec Baldwin’s angry, over-the-top voice-mail tirade at his daughter, Ireland, was clearly wrong. Unfortunately, while we’ve been wringing our hands over how bad Baldwin is, we’re ignoring the case’s central truth – Kim Basinger’s well-documented parental alienation campaign against Baldwin. Parental alienation often arises after a divorce, as one angry, vengeful parent tries to turn the children against the other parent, destroying the loving bonds the children and the target parent once enjoyed. Baldwin claims that his outburst occurred in the context of Basinger alienating Ireland and trying to drive him out of his daughter’s life. This claim appears to...
  • Charlie Sheen Divorce Bombshell: Drugs, hookers, threats, gambling, porn on actor's plate

    04/21/2006 3:34:20 PM PDT · by Paddlefish · 68 replies · 4,050+ views
    In a searing court attack on Charlie Sheen, actress Denise Richards alleges that her estranged husband is unstable, violent, addicted to gambling and prostitutes, and visits pornographic web sites featuring young men and girls who appear underage. In a remarkable sworn declaration (a copy of which you'll find below) filed today in Los Angeles Superior Court, Richards also charges that Sheen, 40, assaulted her and threatened her life during a December 30 incident at the actress's Los Angeles home. Richards claims that an enraged Sheen--who was over for a visit with the couple's two children--told her she was "fucking with...
  • Michael Schiavo speaks at local medical ethics conference

    09/23/2005 2:09:04 PM PDT · by amdgmary · 12 replies · 552+ views
    Star Tribine ^ | September 23, 2005 | Maura Lerner
    In his first public comments since his wife's death, Michael Schiavo said today that ''I never, in my entire life, thought I would be thrown into such a national debate.... All I wanted to do was carry out my wife's wishes.'' Schiavo spoke at a conference in Minneapolis on medical ethics as several dozen protesters marched outside the Hyatt Regency Hotel where the conference was being held. Wiping away tears, Schiavo described his last moments with his wife, Terri, who died in March after a dramatic court battle to remove her feeding tube. ''Terri didn't die an awful death,'' he...
  • Dr. Phil exposes female perpetrated domestic violence

    05/21/2005 6:26:56 AM PDT · by TerryGale · 34 replies · 876+ views
    Dr. Phil exposed a female DV perp 5/19/05. It's rare for people to admit that women commit their share (if not more) of domestic violence - and even rarer to have live video of female perpetrated DV aired on national TV. Female victims of domestic violence get sympathy from police, courts, media, and plenty of help from shelters. Male victims of domestic violence get laughed at and little or no help from police, courts, or shelters. If the men hit back, they are seen as the perpetrator. If they volunteer too quickly to leave, they lose the house and access...
  • Men Should Join Attorney General Ashcroft and Pledge to Defeat Domestic Violence

    04/28/2005 3:23:19 PM PDT · by KevinNuPac · 16 replies · 559+ views
    GOPUSA ^ | July 15, 2004 | Kevin Fobbs
    Men Should Join Attorney General Ashcroft and Pledge to Defeat Domestic Violence By Kevin Fobbs July 15, 2004 "All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing." Edmund Burke. On June 9, 2004, Paulette Litzan of Sterling Heights, Michigan, had all of her dreams, all of her expectations of life, all of the abuse she had endured from her ex-boyfriend Harry D. Stanley come to an end with a single shot to her head. What news accounts don't record is the terror Paulette and thousands of women like her in Metro Detroit endure as...
  • "Bean Rage" Husband Fined

    04/18/2005 5:44:23 AM PDT · by NRA1995 · 7 replies · 285+ views
    A husband who assaulted his wife after she bought the wrong brand of baked beans was ordered to pay £500 compensation yesterday. David White, 42, flew into a rage after noticing that his wife, Sharon, had bought HP beans when he wanted Heinz. Mrs White had intended to buy Heinz beans but the shop only had HP, which she knew White would be annoyed about. White threw the beans at her at their home in Rhydyfelin, near Pontypridd, but they missed. He continued to shout abuse that evening and kicked Mrs White in the thigh, the court was told, telling...
  • Evidence of Physical Abuse Haunts Michael Schiavo

    02/11/2005 6:24:10 AM PST · by amdgmary · 147 replies · 36,718+ views
    Christian Wire Service ^ | Feb 10, 2005 | Gary McCullough
    Evidence of Physical Abuse Haunts Michael Schiavo Fractures in wife’s ribs, pelvis, spine and ankle point to prolonged violent abuse To: National Desk Contact: Gary McCullough for the Schindler Family, 202-546-0054 CLEARWATER, Fl., Feb.10 /Christian Wire Service/ -- On May 6, 1990, two months after the mysterious incident that left Terri Schindler Schiavo severely mentally disabled, Dr. Hamilton, an Orthopedic Surgeon, examined her. A year later Terri was demonstrating painful reactions to physical therapy treatment, so on March 5, 1991, the Mediplex therapist director ordered a bone scan. This bone scan revealed a healed broken right femur bone and healed...
  • Psychiatric Expert Witness profiles Michael Schiavo

    02/09/2005 5:48:41 PM PST · by amdgmary · 45 replies · 3,134+ views
    Hyscience ^ | February 08, 2005 | Dr. Carole Lieberman
    February 08, 2005 Psychiatric Expert Witness profiles Michael Schiavo In response to several reader's emails asking if a psychiatrist had ever profiled Michael Schiavo's demeaner or possible psychiatric problems, I offer the following 2004 expert witness testimony. Mindful that this is an expert witness in behalf of the Schindler's position and therefore prejudicial to Michael's case. However, according to Dr. Lieberman's testimony, Michael's own psychiatrist warned the Schindlers to call the police. --- "Michael has been under psychiatric care, including being prescribed several psychotropic medications. One of his treating therapists, Dr. Peter Kaplan, told Terri’s father that he should have...
  • Family, Friends Reflect on Schiavo

    10/24/2003 8:44:33 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 36 replies · 652+ views
    Newsday ^ | October 24, 2003, 10:33 PM EDT | ALLEN G. BREED
    PINELLAS PARK, Fla. -- Diane Meyer can recall only one time her best friend Terri Schiavo really got angry with her. It was 1981, and it haunts her still. The recent high school graduates had just seen a television movie about Karen Ann Quinlan, who had been in a coma since collapsing six years earlier and was the subject of a bitter court battle over her parents' decision to take her off a respirator. Meyer told a cruel joke about Quinlan, and it set Terri off.
  • Putnam couple's squabble turns nasty (she drives him to police on hood of car!)

    03/18/2003 7:39:38 AM PST · by eyespysomething · 15 replies · 352+ views
    The Macon Telegraph ^ | 3-18-03 | Rob Peecher
    EATONTON - A Putnam County couple are in jail following a domestic dispute Sunday that involved them attempting to run over each other, the woman stabbing the man multiple times and her eventually driving him 4 miles on the hood of a car to the Eatonton Police Department, where she deposited him on the curb, according to a sheriff's incident report. Rickey Binion, 32, and Shanta Rena Ingram, 31, both face charges of aggravated assault and criminal trespass. In addition, Ingram is charged with reckless conduct, and Binion is charged with criminal damage to property. Both Binion and Ingram gave...