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  • Report: FBI Visiting Gun Shops Looking For “People Talking About Big Government”

    04/16/2014 7:14:09 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 61 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 4-16-2014 | Jim Hoft
    The FBI is reportedly visiting fun shops looking for people talking about “big government.” InfoWars reported: FBI counterterrorism agents are visiting gun shops in South Carolina to investigate “suspicious purchases” made by people who talk about “big government,” according to a new report. Author Brandon Turbeville says he was approached by an individual who works in a Columbia, South Carolina gun shop to relate the story of how an FBI agent entered the store on Monday, showed his credentials, before proceeding to ask a series of stunning questions. Telling the gun store worker he was tasked with visiting all the...
  • Officials identify cause in deaths of 2 US SEALs

    02/25/2014 6:04:58 PM PST · by M Kehoe · 46 replies
    AOL ^ | 2/25/14 | AOL.com
    AIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- Police on the island nation of Seychelles say that two former U.S. Navy SEALs found dead aboard the ship Maersk Alabama died of respiratory failure and were suspected to have had heart attacks, possibly from drug use.
  • 2 former Navy SEALs found dead aboard ship at center of ‘Captain Phillips’ saga

    02/19/2014 7:52:16 AM PST · by yldstrk · 60 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 19, 2014 | Fox News
    <p>Two former Navy SEALs working as security contractors aboard the Maersk Alabama were found dead Tuesday aboard the container ship, a day after it was docked near an island northeast of Madagascar, according to the Trident Group, the security firm that employed the men.</p>
  • 6 hotels near NJ Super Bowl stadium have received envelopes containing suspicious white powder

    01/31/2014 11:03:09 AM PST · by kcvl · 27 replies
    NBC 6 South Florida ‏@nbc6 · 14m #BREAKING: 6 hotels near NJ Super Bowl stadium have received envelopes containing suspicious white powder: http://bit.ly/1klY7aa
  • [San Francisco] Suspicious fire scorches SF Chinese Consulate door

    01/02/2014 1:14:02 AM PST · by Lonely Bull · 3 replies
    ABC7 [KGO-TV, San Francisco] ^ | Wednesday, January 01, 2014
    SAN FRANCISCO -- The front door of the Consulate General of China in San Francisco was found ablaze on Wednesday night and is being investigated as arson, according to a fire dispatcher. The blaze was reported to be at the front door of the structure, located at 1450 Laguna St. in the city's Lower Pacific Heights neighborhood, a dispatcher said.
  • Oklahoma City bomb squad says suspicious item was a burrito

    11/22/2013 9:58:43 AM PST · by norcal joe · 35 replies
    <p>OKLAHOMA CITY -- A burrito caused a minor scare at an Oklahoma City police briefing station after a man brought the foil-wrapped object in for analysis.</p> <p>Oklahoma City Police Capt. Dexter Nelson says a man discovered a Thermos-type container in his lawn Thursday afternoon and brought it to a police briefing station.</p>
  • Feds Say Possession of “Large Amounts” of Weapons May Indicate Terrorist Activity

    10/24/2013 9:16:41 AM PDT · by Joe Brower · 91 replies
    Feds Say Possession of “Large Amounts” of Weapons May Indicate Terrorist ActivityPublic Intelligence10/16/13 A joint bulletin issued in early August by the Department of Homeland Security and FBI warns state and local law enforcement agencies to look out for people in possession of “large amounts” of weapons and ammunition, describing the discovery of “unusual amounts” of weapons as a potential indicator of criminal or terrorist activity. Citing the example of Norwegian mass-murderer Anders Behring Breivik, who reportedly “stockpiled approximately 12,000 pounds of precursors, weapons, and armor and hid them underground in remote, wooded locations,” the bulletin instructs law enforcement to...
  • Prime Minister’s Office evacuated after suspicious package found

    10/16/2013 11:10:31 AM PDT · by Squawk 8888 · 5 replies
    National Post ^ | October 16, 2013
    The Langevin Block, the building across from Parliament Hill that houses the Prime Minister’s Office, was evacuated Wednesday morning amid reports of a suspicious person and package in the area. Prime Minister Stephen Harper was not in the building. Police also closed Wellington Street, the street in front of the Parliament Buildings, for two blocks, and taped off roads in the area. RCMP officers were questioning a man who was put into a police cruiser. A joint RCMP-Ottawa police team that deals with potentially hazardous materials was called to the scene. The Conservative government’s throne speech was to be delivered...
  • Man in Custody After Suspicious Car Found Near Dupont Circle

    06/03/2013 4:31:24 PM PDT · by VanShuyten · 27 replies
    WRC (NBC 4 DC) ^ | 6/3/13 | NBC4. DC
    People in the area reported a man driving erratically and yelling from a black Honda Civic with signs and stickers -- some referencing Sept. 11, 2001 -- about 3 p.m. Monday, News4’s Jackie Bensen reported. One sign read "Death to Capitalism," bicyclist Jen House told News4...... Several of what appear to be gas cans and propane canisters are visible inside the car, which prompted police to close several streets in the area and evacuate Ross Elementary School and an apartment building as a precaution, Bensen reported.
  • Heartbreak as police 'find body of missing college student FALSELY accused..

    04/24/2013 5:29:13 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 43 replies
    Police found the body of a man in the Providence River and they think it is 'very possible' that it is missing student Sunil Tripathi who was wrongly accused of being one of the Boston Marathon bombers. Tripathi, 22, was a Brown University student and has been missing since the middle of March.
  • Waterford Lakes Town Center evacuated over suspicious devices

    04/23/2013 11:32:55 AM PDT · by Nachum · 4 replies
    Click Orlando ^ | 4/23/13 | staff
    ORLANDO, Fla. - The Waterford Lakes Town Center has reopened on Tuesday afternoon after four suspicious devices were reported, prompting an evacuation of the mall, officials said. The devices, two of which were described by deputies as backpack-like packages with wires protruding from them, were discovered Tuesday morning, prompting officials to evacuate more than 20 businesses at the Orlando shopping plaza, including a day care. They were later deemed safe.
  • Florida: Court Approves Detaining Motorists at Toll Booth

    09/24/2012 9:40:22 AM PDT · by Neil E. Wright · 19 replies
    theNewspaper.com ^ | September 24, 2012
    Florida: Court Approves Detaining Motorists at Toll Booth US Court of Appeals upholds right of toll road operators to detain drivers for using large denomination currency. Motorists can be held indefinitely at toll booths if they pay with large denomination bills, according to a federal appeals court ruling handed down Wednesday. A family of drivers -- Joel, Deborah and Robert Chandler -- filed suit last year arguing they were effectively being held hostage by the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) and the private contractor in charge of the state's toll road, Faneuil, Inc. Under FDOT policies in place at the...
  • New Image Suggests More Suspicious Activity at Parchin

    08/24/2012 5:50:06 PM PDT · by Nachum · 8 replies
    inn ^ | 8/24/12 | Elad Benari, Canada
    A new satellite image suggests that additional suspicious activity may be occurring at the Parchin site in Iran, according to a Friday report by the Institute for Science and International Security (ISIS). The new GeoEye image dated August 15, 2012 shows that additional suspicious activity may be occurring at a building suspected of housing high explosive experiments related to the development of nuclear weapons and at an adjacent, northern building that may have also hosted suspect activities. ISIS noted that the new image shows what appears to be pink tent-like material over the two buildings, citing an article which concurrently...
  • Suspicious wires on Delta flight out of JFK could have been the beginnings of a bomb, source says

    07/14/2012 5:05:01 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 27 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 7/14/12 | ROCCO PARASCANDOLA
    Authorities interviewed several passengers on the Spain-bound Delta flight, including an Argentinian woman and a Pakistani-American. Two suspicious wires found in one of the plane’s bathrooms could have linked a battery and an explosive. Investigators have not ruled out the possibility someone was putting together an explosive device when wires were found about a Spain-bound Delta flight, forcing an emergency landing, a law enforcement official said Friday. -snip- “There is the possibility somebody was interrupted,’’ the official said. -snip- They also interviewed a Pakistani-born passenger who was believed to be the last person in the bathroom. A U.S. citizen for...
  • Secret Service shuts down ‘fire Eric Holder’ protest

    U.S. Secret Service officers shut down a student-led protest calling for President Obama to fire Attorney General Eric Holder this morning, according to a report from in front of the White House. After discovering a “suspicious package,” the Secret Service ended the protest. “Several agents seemed hostile to our march and seemed anxious for us to leave the area,” Maurice Lewis, a University of California student, told Campus Reform . “The discover[y of] the ‘unidentified package’ came just as the protest began gain traction.”
  • Disneyland suspicious package threat cleared; student was playing game

    03/03/2012 1:24:33 PM PST · by I Drive Too Fast · 17 replies
    ANAHEIM, Calif. (KABC) -- A suspicious package threat at Disneyland was cleared on Saturday after police deemed the item as harmless. Anaheim police said the item turned out to be a rolled-up piece of paper with some kind of message.
  • 3 taken to hospital over suspicious package at Illinois base

    08/31/2011 11:19:37 AM PDT · by Nachum · 4 replies
    communinist news network ^ | 8/31/11 | staff
    A suspicious package at the mail center of an Illinois Air Force base prompted the evacuation of several buildings, officials said Wednesday, and three people were taken to a hospital. The report of the package at Scott Air Force Base came in at 9:26 a.m. (10:26 a.m. ET), said Lt. Benjamin Garland, base spokesman. The building containing the mail center was evacuated, along with surrounding buildings (Snip) The three people were taken to the hospital as a result of possible chemical exposure, said another base spokesman, Thomas Kistler. Thirteen people were being decontaminated on the scene as a precaution, Garland
  • See a Robot Blow Up Suspicious Packages at John Boehner’s Office

    08/15/2011 2:45:04 PM PDT · by Nachum · 6 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 8/15/11 | Jonathon M. Seidl
    WEST CHESTER, Ohio (The Blaze/AP) — Briefcases with handwritten signs attached were left at the front door of U.S. House Speaker John Boehner’s Ohio office, bringing out a bomb squad. Investigators in the Cincinnati suburb of West Chester tell multiple media outlets that the bomb squad blew the cases apart on Sunday and found they contained only papers. No one was hurt. WCPO-TV captured the bomb squad robot removing the briefcases and exploding them:
  • Obama’s Suspicious Connections to Clean Tech Companies Receiving Federal Money

    06/29/2011 6:22:28 PM PDT · by Nachum · 16 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | 6/29/11 | Aubrey Vaughan
    Having friends in Washington is one of the quickest and dirtiest paths to success, but when President Barack Obama is the one helping you out by discriminately favoring your company's products over others, very few in the media seem to care. Flashback to the early 2000s during former President George Bush's first term. The mainstream media pounced on former Vice President Dick Cheney's association with Halliburton, an oil company for which Cheney once served as CEO. The Bush administration supposedly favored Halliburton by rewarding the company with a
  • Suspicious Object Found on Flight from Minnesota

    06/23/2011 11:58:57 AM PDT · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 40 replies
    KSTP.com ^ | 6/23/11 | Leslie Rolander/AP
    Police are questioning how a strange object got on a Delta Airlines flight that arrived at Newark Liberty International Airport from Minnesota. Authorities told The Star-Ledger of Newark the object was wedged between seats 21B and 21C. No one had been assigned the seats. The object had the body of a clear pen, with an electrical button trigger and a nail and alligator clip protruding from it. A battery was held by electrical tape, and next to it was a flashlight top.
  • FBI Wants Help Identifying Man Acting 'Suspiciously' Near Charlotte Light Rail

    06/22/2011 11:26:40 PM PDT · by Cindy · 24 replies
    MyFox8.com ^ | 11:44 a.m. EDT, June 21, 2011 | Staff Writer
    SNIPPET: "CHARLOTTE, N.C.— The FBI is asking for the public's help in identifying a man who was seen near a restricted area along the light rail near uptown Charlotte. A worker monitoring security cameras said the man was spotted in the area in late April, according to investigators. The man was clearly in an area he wasn't supposed to be in and was acting suspiciously, the FBI said."
  • Suspicious Activity amongst the Islamic Community in Chicago (Since OBL Dead)

    05/03/2011 5:49:02 PM PDT · by Dengar01 · 353 replies
    Free Republic ^ | 5/3/11 | Dengar01
    I am sending out a question to those living in Chicago or Suburban Chicago. My dad has Arab neighbors next door who has their address posted in Arabic (not numbers). Their son was kicked out of school for making a bomb threat. Yesterday, I picked up my father at 2:00 PM and there were 10 cars in their driveway and along the street which was insanely bizarre. My family has lived there since 1990 far earlier than when they moved in and we never seen anything like that. So I was suspicious and took a bunch of photos. Tonight, there...
  • Bin Laden to be buried at sea?

    05/01/2011 8:52:39 PM PDT · by giotto · 81 replies
    ABC News | 5/01/11
    I just heard on ABC radio news that bin Laden is to be buried at sea. Why in the world, after everything that has resulted from his actions, would they fail to produce a body as proof of his death?
  • Please report suspicious activity at Wal-Mart to the Department of Homeland Security

    01/11/2011 9:18:41 AM PST · by Lucky9teen · 40 replies · 1+ views
    Click on link to see video... This video parody exposes the ridiculousness of Janet Napolitano's recent request that people should be on the lookout for "suspicious activity" at Wal-Mart. The mere act of shopping at Wal-Mart is suspicious all by itself, it seems. But this video takes a deeper look at the bizarre people who frequent the store. Photos courtesy of PeopleOfWalmart.com
  • Suspicious object found on Air Berlin jet (in Namibia)

    11/18/2010 3:24:17 AM PST · by markomalley · 5 replies · 1+ views
    RTE ^ | 11/18/2010
    Police in Namibia have intercepted a suspicious object with a detonator and a running clock in luggage on an Air Berlin plane en route from the country's capital, Windhoek to Munich. Germany's Federal Crime Office (BKA) said it was not clear if the object found during loading of the Airbus jet yesterday was an ignitable explosive. Germany stepped up security measures after saying it had received intelligence pointing to a planned attack in the country towards the end of this month. Security was stepped up at potential targets such as train stations and airports.
  • Bomb Squad Called to Vehicle Containing Gas Containers in NYC

    05/13/2010 9:12:47 PM PDT · by The Magical Mischief Tour · 56 replies · 3,145+ views
    FOX News ^ | 05/13/2010 | FOX News
    NEW YORK -- Police and the fire department are investigating a suspicious vehicle parked with gas canisters inside it near Union Square in Manhattan late Thursday, MyFOXNY.com reported.
  • Report Of Suspicious Device On Bus Closes Portsmouth Streets

    05/06/2010 10:33:18 AM PDT · by OCCASparky · 35 replies · 866+ views
    WMUR.com ^ | 6 May 2010
    PORTSMOUTH, N.H. -- Portsmouth Bus Incident Several streets in Portsmouth have been blocked off after a report of a suspicious device on a bus. Police said the incident involved a Greyhound bus that was en route from Portland, Maine, to New York. A 911 call was received at about 11:15 a.m. from someone on the bus reporting a possible suspicious device. Police said the area around Hanover, High and Market streets was closed. News 9 reported that 17 passengers were still on the bus, but the bus driver had left the bus. There have been reports of a possible hostage...
  • NYPD investigating suspicious truck near bridge- Abandoned Truck [Update: all clear has been given]

    05/05/2010 8:20:04 PM PDT · by cammie · 139 replies · 5,546+ views
    Washington Post-AP ^ | May 5, 2010 | AP Staff
    <p>I don't see this below, so I thought I'd post. The Triborough Bridge here in NYC has been closed because an abandoned rental truck, smelling of gas, has been found on the bridge. Who knows - may be nothing, but I thought it was worth the post.</p>
  • DC Building Evacuated Due to "Suspicious Package"

    05/03/2010 8:37:07 AM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 44 replies · 2,831+ views
    American Spectator ^ | 5.3.10 @ 11:10AM | By Philip Klein
    Washington DC's Thomas Circle has been shut down because of a suspicious package. As I write, cop cars are surrounding the traffic circle, located just a half-mile north of the White House, and the area is blocked off by yellow police tape. While the cops declined to comment on the situation, I spoke to somebody who works in one of the affected buildings, and she told me that around 10:30 am, an announcement came across the PA system instructing everybody that they had to evacuate because of a suspicious package.
  • Video: Glenn Beck Says Sarah Palin is Suspicious of Everything and Has Her Shields Up

    01/17/2010 2:09:58 AM PST · by Suvroc10 · 137 replies · 4,804+ views
    Associated Content (AC) ^ | January 17, 2010 | Marc Schenker
    Glenn Beck says that Sarah Palin is suspicious of everything and has her shields up more than anyone he's ever known or met. The opinionated FNC commentator whose show has taken Fox News by storm in the last year pronounced Palin as such while appearing on the O'Reilly Factor just before the weekend, on the show's weekly feature entitled "At Your Beck and Call." During an analysis of his interview with Palin which occurred earlier in the same week, Beck was prompted by Bill O'Reilly to give his memorable impression of what kind of a woman Palin was, and he...
  • Suspicious airplane passenger questioned in Mich.

    01/15/2010 7:38:14 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 8 replies · 1,156+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 1/15/10 | John Flesher - ap
    TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. – Police questioned a passenger on a small commercial plane that flew from Chicago to a northern Michigan resort town on Friday after the crew reported he was acting suspiciously. Crew members aboard United Airlines Flight 6036 said the 28-year-old California man had taken "an article" into the bathroom and left without it, said Traverse City Police Capt. Steve Morgan. The crew found that a panel inside the bathroom had been tampered with, he said. They requested law enforcement assistance while approaching Cherry Capital Airport, Morgan said. A government official said earlier the passenger had made a...
  • New details released in Harrington investigation (VT girl still missing at UVa.)

    11/20/2009 1:10:23 AM PST · by rabscuttle385 · 7 replies · 1,040+ views
    Morgan Harrington was seen hitchhiking for a ride on the Copeley Road Bridge on the night of her disappearance, according to a police brief released Nov. 13. “After the 9:30 (p.m.) timeframe, we can’t seem to establish any other sightings of her,” said Corinne Geller, spokeswoman for the Virginia State Police. It was also released in the brief that she was wearing a Swarovski Crystal necklace on that night. Harrington might have received a ride or approached someone to borrow a cell phone, Geller said. “She was wearing it that night,” Geller said. “She dropped her purse and her cell...
  • British nuclear expert’s 17th floor UN death plunge ‘was not suicide’

    10/31/2009 4:55:17 PM PDT · by Saije · 17 replies · 1,636+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | 10/31/2009 | Keri Sutherland
    A British nuclear expert who fell from the 17th floor of a United Nations building did not commit suicide and may have been hurled to his death, says a doctor who carried out a second post-mortem examination. Timothy Hampton, 47, a scientist involved in monitoring nuclear activity, was found dead last week at the bottom of a stairwell in Vienna. An initial autopsy concluded that there were ‘no suspicious circumstances’. But it is understood that Mr Hampton’s widow Olena Gryshcuk and her family were deeply unhappy with that verdict. Now a doctor who undertook a second post-mortem examination on behalf...
  • Cab Driver Cuts His Own Head Off In Suicide

    07/11/2009 8:19:04 PM PDT · by Gordon Greene · 67 replies · 2,927+ views
    Skynews.com ^ | 7:11pm UK, Saturday July 11, 2009 | Skynews.com
    A taxi driver has decapitated himself in his black cab in what appears to have been a gruesome suicide. Police are treating the man's death as "non-suspicious" The man, believed to be in his 30s, died in Southwark, southeast London, on Friday. His body was found by police slumped in the car. Police are treating the driver's death as suicide and are trying to trace his next of kin. Officers were called at 12.40am to the horrific scene in Great Suffolk Street, where the car had crashed into a pillar. A spokesman for the Metropolitan Police said: "Officers attended and...
  • Speed of Iran vote count called suspicious

    06/15/2009 6:19:20 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 11 replies · 536+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 6/15/09 | Jason Keyser - ap
    CAIRO – How do you count almost 40 million handwritten paper ballots in a matter of hours and declare a winner? That's a key question in Iran's disputed presidential election. International polling experts and Iran analysts said the speed of the vote count, coupled with a lack of detailed election data normally released by officials, was fueling suspicion around President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's landslide victory. Iran's supreme leader endorsed the hard-line president's re-election the morning after Friday's vote, calling it a "divine assessment" and appearing to close the door on challenges from Iran's reformist camp. But on Monday, after two days...
  • Suspicious comments ground flight at Lynchburg Regional Airport

    06/01/2009 3:03:53 AM PDT · by Cindy · 8 replies · 909+ views
    LYNCHBURG NEWS & ADVANCE/WSLS ^ | Updated Monday, June 1 at 12:15 a.m. | By Chris Dumond, Lynchburg News & Advance
    SNIPPET: "U.S. Airways flight 4423 was supposed to leave Lynchburg for Charlotte around 2:30 p.m., Airport Director Mark Courtney said. Instead, it was delayed for nearly three hours while Transportation Security Administration workers and local law enforcement made sure it was safe to fly. Campbell County Sheriff’s Office Capt. Kevin Schmitt said a 23-year-old man was overheard on his mobile phone making the comments while he was standing in the airport lobby. “He was overheard by a TSA official making the comment that the plane wouldn’t make it to Charlotte — that it would fall out of the sky,” Schmitt...
  • UCONN Police Reporting a Suspicious Occurrence and Safety Alert

    02/08/2009 6:51:59 PM PST · by LibWhacker · 17 replies · 1,023+ views
    On 2/7/09 at approximately 6:35 PM a suspicious incident occurred at Hilltop Apartments, in the parking lot between the Beard and French buildings. A male approached a female from the opposite direction and came up within several feet of her personal space. The female turned around and left the area. The male walked away in the opposite direction. The male did not say anything or make physical contact with the female. The intention of the male is unknown. Description as follows: a white male 6’ 0” with shoulder length brown hair wearing a red or brown cloth jacket and jeans....
  • Boone officer shoots, kills Nicholas County woman on her farm

    12/31/2008 5:50:56 AM PST · by earlJam · 365 replies · 4,833+ views
    Lexington News ^ | 12/31/08
    Boone officer shoots, kills Nicholas County woman on her farm By Steve Lannen - slannen@herald-leader.com A dispute over a horse could be the reason behind a deadly shooting in Nicholas County involving a sheriff's deputy. Scotty Hill, a five-year veteran with the Boone sheriff's department, shot Brenda May Pollitt on her property in rural Nicholas County after she threatened him with a pistol, according to Kentucky State Police. Pollitt, 55, was pronounced dead at the scene at 2630 Headquarters Road, according to a state police press release. The shooting occurred a little before 11:45 p.m. Monday. It appears that Hill,...
  • Girl Missing 5 Weeks Never Reported Lost; Mother Says Doing Own Search

    07/17/2008 9:49:21 AM PDT · by the_devils_advocate_666 · 24 replies · 193+ views
    Local 6 ^ | July 16, 2008 | Anon
    ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. -- A woman accused of not reporting her daughter missing for five weeks refused to answer a judge's question of where her daughter was in a bizarre missing person case that continues to frustrate investigators. Casey Anthony, 22, was taken into custody Wednesday after her daughter's grandparents called Orange County sheriff's deputies over concerns about the well-being of Caylee Marie Anthony, 2. Detectives said when they contacted Casey Anthony it was determined that she apparently never told anyone that Caylee has been missing for more than a month. Thursday, Judge John Jordan asked Anthony where her daughter...
  • Obama Campaign Sign Defaced With Swastika

    04/07/2008 12:55:01 PM PDT · by Kuksool · 31 replies · 76+ views
    Fox News ^ | April 7, 2008 | Associated Press
    State police say a swastika was spray painted on a campaign sign for Sen. Barack Obama in an Indiana County couple’s yard. Kamal Youssef and his wife, Maria, say they found the defaced sign on Saturday. Police and an Obama campaign official say it appears to be an isolated incident. Youssef is 86 years old and moved to the United States from Egypt. He became a citizen in 1958. His wife is an immigrant from Czechoslovakia and is also a U.S. citizen. Youssef is a Muslim, while his wife identifies with the Christian Orthodox faith. The couple told the Pittsburgh...
  • (Vanity)Anybody Else Hear The Report About Tennessee Trucking Company Raided By FBI?

    02/26/2008 10:14:23 AM PST · by girlangler · 42 replies · 241+ views
    me ^ | 2/26/08 | me
    About an hour and a half ago Fox News ran a report about an FBI raid on a trucking company in Millington TN. A reporter with WREC in Memphis was talking, said the FBI came in with copies of two drivers licenses. I caught some of it, then haven't seen another word on FOX, on FOX website, nor can I find a word about this on the WREC site. Now that Naomi Campbell is sick and in the news, this will probably go down the memory hole. Just wondering if any other freepers heard this report? I searched FR and...
  • Clemens day in Washington will be steroids' watershed moment

    02/11/2008 6:23:13 PM PST · by canuck_conservative · 11 replies · 193+ views
    National Post [Canada] ^ | Monday, February 11, 2008 | Mark Spector
    Admit it, whatever happens between Roger Clemens and the United States government's House Oversight Committee Wednesday, almost every person reading this column assumes that Clemens was a user. If he is exonerated, then fine. We'll accept that, too. But the headline, "Ageing Hall of Fame Pitcher Didn't Do Steroids" will come as a bit of a surprise, because let's face it: aren't all those guys juiced these days? Clemens' team of lawyers would chastise us for looking at Clemens as guilty until proven innocent, and not the other way around. But the fact he even has a team of lawyers...
  • Campus Noose Sparks Hate Crime Probe

    09/13/2007 5:32:43 PM PDT · by Dysart · 31 replies · 608+ views
    ABC News ^ | 9-10-07 | By DAVID SCHOETZ
    A noose was left hanging from a tree limb near a black cultural studies center on an American college campus. That's the scenario that University of Maryland police, with help from the FBI, are investigating as a possible hate crime that may be tied to a similar racial controversy playing out in Louisiana. Students and faculty at the university's Nyumburu Cultural Center reported the noose to police Friday afternoon, Paul Dillon, a spokesman for the University of Maryland Police Department, told ABC News. The building has been a meeting point for the university's black students and faculty for 27 years....
  • Car carrying four men speeds past Customs entry in Port Angeles. (WA Ferry-again)

    08/23/2007 10:26:48 PM PDT · by NavyCanDo · 72 replies · 2,511+ views
    Peninsula Daily News ^ | 8-23-07 | Peninsula Daily News
    PORT ANGELES - A car carrying four men reportedly sped through the U.S. Customs port of entry off the ferry from Victoria on Wednesday night. The Port Angeles Police Department received a report through the PenCom dispatch center of the car failing to stop for inspection. The car disembarked off the MV Coho at about 9:20 p.m. after the day's last southbound sailing. It reportedly raced past the checkpoint so quickly that nobody could determine a license plate number or even the plates' jurisdiction. The car turned left - or eastbound - onto Railroad Avenue from the port of entry,...
  • Military jets force small plane to land at Clay County airport (Kansas City)

    06/12/2007 4:11:16 AM PDT · by Dumpster Baby · 5 replies · 1,217+ views
    Kansas City Star via AP ^ | 6-12-2007 | AP
    Military F-16 jets forced a small plane to land at a Clay County airport Monday night after an air traffic controller reported the pilot had made suspicious comments. FBI spokesman Jeff Lanza said multiple jets intercepted the plane, which was being flown from Oklahoma, and escorted it to Clay County Regional Airport near Excelsior Springs, where agents interviewed the pilot. Lanza said the FBI had received information that the pilot had made a statement that would lead one to conclude the plane, which was en route to Kansas City, had been taken over. He said the pilot then stopped communicating....
  • suspicious powder found in D.C. congress building (news flash on CNN)

    09/28/2006 9:00:15 AM PDT · by Btrp113Cav · 31 replies · 1,640+ views
    CNN ^ | 29 september 2006 | myself
    just saw it on cnn, it was a quick news flash anyone else see it?
  • British police find suspicious suitcase (in woods near home of one of the detained suspect)

    08/17/2006 4:59:22 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 19 replies · 886+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 8/17/06 | David Stringer - ap
    LONDON - Police searching woods for clues in an alleged plot to bomb trans-Atlantic passenger jets have found a suitcase containing components for an improvised explosive device, the British Broadcasting Corp. reported Thursday. The BBC quoted an anonymous police source as saying a suitcase holding "everything you would need to make an improvised device" had been uncovered in a stretch of woodland in High Wycombe, 30 miles northwest of London. The wood is near the home of one of two dozen suspects arrested Aug. 10 in connection with the foiled bomb plot. The Metropolitan Police refused to comment on the...
  • Tucson Police say cellphone purchases were suspicious, but not criminal (What did I tell you?!!!)

    08/14/2006 9:06:25 PM PDT · by SandRat · 53 replies · 1,698+ views
    Tucson Police are trying to track down two men of Middle Eastern descent who, reportedly, bought a number of cell phones within a 36-hour period over the weekend at a Tucson Sam's Club. The incident comes on the heels of other similar incidents across the country. The incidents have prompted terror investigations because, authorities say, those cell phones can be untraceable and used as detonators. Tucson Police issued a news Release Tuesday afternoon regarding the incident that occurred three days ago. Tucson Police were called to Tucson's Sam's Club on Friday just before noon on a 'suspicious activity" call. Apparently,...
  • The $70,000 Wrong Turn

    02/14/2006 9:40:02 PM PST · by canuck_conservative · 13 replies · 689+ views
    National Post [Canada] ^ | Tuesday, February 14, 2006 | Kelly Patrick
    A man who "accidentally" crossed the Canada-U.S. border with $70,000 in cash hidden in his pickup truck can not use his wrong turn as a reason to get his seized money back, the Federal Court has ruled. In a decision released yesterday, Federal Court Justice Michael A. Kelen dismissed an action brought by Van Phat Hoang, who had been trying to reclaim his cash since Customs officers seized it at an Ontario border crossing in 2004. The case hinged on the legal definition of importing and exporting. Under Canada's Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act, everyone who...
  • CA: Suspicious passenger taken into custody at San Jose airport

    01/04/2006 1:04:20 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 18 replies · 941+ views
    SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - A Frontier Airlines passenger was taken into custody Wednesday on the tarmac at Mineta San Jose International Airport after reportedly making statements about bombs on a flight from Denver, police said. The man was taken from Frontier Flight 169 at about 10 a.m. after it taxied to a halt short of the gate. He was questioned by the FBI and San Jose police, who were in charge of the investigation, authorities said. A passenger told flight attendants the man was acting suspiciously, talking about bombs and writing in a notebook, said FBI spokeswoman LaRae Quy....