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  • Carnival worker known as 'Zombie Mike' for lack of hygiene is on the run after raping....

    04/08/2016 7:40:09 PM PDT · by Morgana · 29 replies ^ | April 8, 2016 | Kalhan Rosenblatt For
    FULL TITLE: Carnival worker known as 'Zombie Mike' for lack of hygiene is on the run after raping a wheelchair-bound woman - and cops say he is a 'survivalist' who could be hiding in one of seven states A man known as 'Zombie Mike' is on the run after raping two women and police say he is a survivalist who could be hiding in one of seven states. Michael Steven Hawkins, 29, a carnival worker known as 'Zombie Mike' due to a lack of personal hygiene, is wanted for raping a mentally challenged wheelchair-bound woman and a woman at a...
  • traditional Latin Mass

    08/18/2015 10:41:07 PM PDT · by IgnatiusAntioch ^ | August 17, 2015 | Brother André Marie
    Saint Benedict Center is losing our resident priest, who has been with us the last almost five years. We are looking for another priest to fill that role as soon as possible. Here in southern New Hampshire are a small group of religious brothers, sisters, and traditional Catholic lay faithful (200+ on Sundays). We have a small school, too, and do some publishing, such as this web site. Interested priests who are able to offer the traditional Latin Mass are asked to call or send inquiries to Brother André Marie: Email: bam [at] catholicism [dot] org Office: 603-239-6485 Mobile: 603-762-2148...
  • Sometimes it’s a “baby”, sometimes it’s not

    12/21/2014 8:25:00 PM PST · by Morgana · 9 replies
    Clinic Quotes ^ | September 3, 2013 | Sarah Terzo
    From Lydia, an administrator at an abortion clinic: “Patients who have a wanted pregnancy and lose it, or choose abortions because of fetal anomalies, always call it “the baby.” It is a baby to them, developed or not… Some women never “connect” to the pregnancy… For them, it is nothing like a baby. It is just there, and they want it removed. They would hate the word “baby” and do not use it. Our job is to meet the woman where she is and provide her with accurate information. I do not feel it is my job to correct terminology...
  • Miley Cyrus’ date turns self in, posts bail in Oregon (accepted Cyrus' MTV award Sunday night)

    08/29/2014 10:57:40 AM PDT · by Dave346 · 18 replies
    Seattle Times ^ | August 28, 2014 at 9:15 PM
    DALLAS, Ore. — The young homeless man who accompanied Miley Cyrus to the MTV Video Music Awards and who had been sought on an Oregon arrest warrant has turned himself in and posted bail. The director of Polk County Community Corrections in the Willamette Valley community of Dallas, Ore., says 22-year-old Jesse Helt turned himself in Thursday, was booked on a probation violation warrant and then posted $2,500 bail. Corrections Director Martin Silbernagel says Helt will be expected to appear before a judge in about two weeks. Court records show that Helt pleaded guilty to misdemeanor criminal mischief and criminal...
  • ICE seeks public's help to locate Alabama felon wanted for child pornography......

    08/06/2014 11:24:02 AM PDT · by Morgana · 14 replies ^ | staff
    FULL TITLE: ICE seeks public's help to locate Alabama felon wanted for child pornography Matthew Chase Harbin, convicted sex offender, may be hiding in Alabama or Florida HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) urgently seeks the public's help to locate a convicted Alabama sex offender wanted on a federal arrest warrant issued in June for receipt of child pornography in the Northern District of Alabama. Matthew C. Harbin, 28, of Arab, Alabama, is a convicted felon who pleaded guilty in 2009 to state charges of transmitting obscene material to a minor. He is...
  • FBI searching for ‘I-55 Bandit' following series of bank robberies spanning 5 states

    09/10/2013 4:52:51 PM PDT · by Morgana · 3 replies
    WOWK ^ | Nicholas Cartmill
    The Federal Bureau of Investigation is searching for a man who they believe robbed banks in several states. The FBI believes the man may have robbed 10 banks and attempted to rob two others in five states. The bank robberies happened in Illinois, Missouri, Maryland, West Virginia and Tennessee. In most of the robberies, the suspect showed a note and implied he was armed but no one has been hurt during the crimes. The amount of money taken has not been released. The suspect is described as being in his mid-20s, between 6'0" and 6'3", with short brown or strawberry...
  • Facebook child sex abuse video spurs nationwide alert for 'John Doe 8'

    03/28/2013 12:51:52 AM PDT · by Morgana · 7 replies
    FOX ^ | Jeremy A. Kaplan
    Police and FBI agents across the country are receiving reports of a disturbing video depicting child pornography on Facebook that has spread on the social network like a poisonous weed. Reports began last week of a video showing a white male with brown hair and a dark circular mark on his right forearm sexually abusing a young girl -- a video that was reportedly shared tens of thousands of times and received 4,000 “likes” on Facebook. The pornographic video itself is old and was first spotted online in May 2005, an FBI spokeswoman confirmed to Authorities are still searching...
  • Al-Qaeda’s ‘suicide bombers wanted’ ad

    08/14/2012 9:38:21 AM PDT · by Beave Meister · 14 replies
    The Times Of Israel ^ | 8/14/2012 | Asher Zeiger
    Apparently low on bombers, al-Qaeda is running a (short-term) employment advertisement on its Shumukh al-Islam Internet forum. Under the heading “Area of activity: The planet Earth,” the ad seeks jihadists to carry out suicide attacks. Applicants must be Muslim, mentally mature, dedicated, able to listen, and utterly committed to completing their mission, the Hebrew daily Yedioth Ahronoth reported on Tuesday. Several email addresses are provided for applicants. While their real names are not required, candidates are asked to send details of their nickname or handle, their age, marital status, languages spoken and a list of passports in their possession. The...
  • The Los Angeles Police Department's TOP TEN MOST WANTED

    06/27/2012 3:03:54 PM PDT · by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost · 18 replies
    LAPD Online ^ | June 27, 2012 | GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
    The Los Angeles Police Department's 'TOP TEN MOST WANTED' list can be seen here: reads like a who's who of foreign nationals or illegal aliens from south of our border. Hey Obama, you might want to rethink your ongoing suppression of State's abilities to apprehend, detain and export illegal aliens.. Your actions are a direct threat to our nation and it's citizens.
  • 'Wanted Dead or Alive' poster issued for George Zimmerman by New Black Panther Party

    03/27/2012 4:13:08 PM PDT · by fightin kentuckian · 50 replies
    All Voices ^ | 23 March 2012 | Harold Michael Harvey
    new black panther party (nbpp) offers $10,000 for the murder of Zimmerman.
  • Email Address, Facebook Account Lead To Sex Offender Arrest

    09/21/2011 7:19:26 AM PDT · by Morgana
    FORT THOMAS, Ky. -- Northern Kentucky authorities say being on the state sex offender registry and Facebook at the same time got a registered offender into trouble. Mark Steven Schlasinger was taken to the Campbell County jail after his arrest on a charge of failure to comply with registry requirements, according to The Kentucky Enquirer. State troopers and Fort Thomas city police searched Schlasinger's home and say they found computer equipment. Kentucky State Police received tips that Schlasinger was on Facebook. Officers said they found an email address not listed with the Kentucky Sex Offender Registry and a Facebook account....
  • WikiLeaks: US wanted 'derogatory' information on Bahrain king's sons

    02/18/2011 9:39:43 AM PST · by Nachum · 10 replies
    Telegraph ^ | 2/18/11 | Gordon Rayner
    The office of Hillary Clinton, the Secretary of State, wanted to know if Prince Nasir bin Hamad al Khalifa or Prince Khalid bin Hamad al Khalifa took drugs, drank alcohol or "caused problems" within the monarchy. Embassy staff in the Bahraini capital of Manama were also asked whether the princes had any friends among the country's Shia Muslim majority, which is behind this week's protests against the minority rule of the Sunni regime. Prince Nasir, 23, who is serving in the Bahrain Defence Force, and Prince Khalid, 21, are King Hamad's sons by his second wife and there have been...
  • Passenger Busted in Miami Airport Shutdown-Luggage suspicious, bomb squad on scene

    09/03/2010 1:07:18 AM PDT · by STARWISE · 24 replies · 1+ views
    Newser ^ | 9-3-10 | Mary Papenfuss
    Sep 3, 2010 2:20 AM CDT - A passenger has been arrested after something suspicious in his checked luggage triggered a shutdown of Miami International Airport last night. Four of six terminals and airport roadways have been closed,
  • I Don’t Want To Hear About It – Not Now.

    07/01/2010 8:16:56 AM PDT · by BigChiefLtd · 1 replies
    Grand Rants ^ | July 1, 2010 | Gerry Ashley
    In a perfect world, we could all look forward to the long week-end that lies before us, and enjoy the fine flavor of ribs, steaks, burgers and hot dogs on a grill as we kick back to celebrate the 4th of July. Like most people across America , 31 year-old Tampa Police Officer Dave Curtis looked forward to the holiday with his wife, Kelly, and their 4 sons, Austin, 9, Sean, 6, Tyler, 5, and Hunter, 8 months. His co-worker, Jeffrey A. Kocab (also 31) was looking forward to an additional celebration this week-end: His wife Sara, 9 months pregnant,...
  • Lone AZ squad tracks fugitives here illegally

    06/01/2010 6:27:22 PM PDT · by SandRat · 22 replies · 632+ views
    Arizona Daily Star ^ | Brady McCombs
    Three Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers walk briskly between two buildings in a sprawling apartment complex on Tucson's south side. As they approach a parking lot, one says, "There's the car." The trio - wearing black bulletproof vests with "ICE" on the back - sprint toward a red car with its brake lights on. The officers surround the vehicle with their weapons drawn and begin shouting. The man inside, wearing shorts and a Lakers jersey, exits slowly and puts his hands behind his head. It's near dusk on an early summer day in Tucson, and Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Arizona...
  • FBI places Bulger ad in plastic surgery newsletter

    05/12/2010 1:48:13 PM PDT · by JoeProBono · 13 replies · 796+ views
    hosted. ^ | May 12
    BOSTON (AP) -- The FBI is hoping vanity could help in its search for fugitive New England gangster James "Whitey" Bulger (BUHL'-jur). The bureau took out a full-page ad featuring photos of Bulger's girlfriend in the April edition of Plastic Surgery News. It says 59-year-old Catherine Greig had cosmetic procedures including breast implants, a nose job and a face lift before going on the lam with Bulger in 1995.
  • Man is 'person of interest' in burglaries near where Cochise County rancher killed

    04/21/2010 7:06:18 PM PDT · by SandRat · 26 replies · 566+ views
    Arizona Daily Star ^ | Brady McCombs
    Arizona Daily Star This image provided Wednesday by the Cochise County Sheriff's Department shows Alejandro Chavez-Vasquez, who has been identified as a person of interest in several burglaries near Portal. The Cochise County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a person of interest in connection with several burglaries that took place this year in the Portal area in Southeastern Arizona. They are looking for Alejandro Chavez-Vasquez, who has given authorities various birth dates and lives in Agua Prieta, Mexico. Officials say he has a criminal history with convictions that include sex crimes, auto theft and being an aggravated deported illegal...
  • Craigslist Wanted Ad: President of the United States Of America

    04/14/2010 7:42:58 AM PDT · by stainlessbanner · 13 replies · 576+ views
    Craigslist ^ | 14-April-2010
    We the People are currently looking for an honest leader to keep our Country afloat. They must be willing to clean up the mess that exists and then put the people first. In November we the people will also have several hundred openings in Congress as well. You need to be selfless, always on the job, transparent and never vote on any bill that you haven't read. Please send resumes.
  • Right Talk Radio Needs you help

    01/29/2010 4:55:41 AM PST · by Arthur Conley · 5 replies · 331+ views
    1/29/10 | Arthur Conley
    Right Talk Radio ( is a fast growing conservative based internet radio station that needs your help. If you ever wanted to get your voice out there to help defeat those whose goal seems to be to destroy America as we know and love her, this is the year to get it done! We've in the process of creating the Right Talk Radio Citizen Field Reporters. We all know the main stream media will only cover the stories that make them look good. 1000's of stories are ignored daily! We're here to create an army of real journalists (professional and...
  • China Jails Environmentalist Wanted in U.S. (ELF ecoterrorist)

    11/28/2009 11:19:59 AM PST · by Stultis · 70 replies · 3,509+ views
    The New York Times ^ | November 27, 2009 | Dan Levin
    DALI, China — Justin Franchi Solondz, an environmental activist from New Jersey who spent years evading charges of ecoterrorism in the United States by hiding out in China, was sentenced to three years in prison by a local court on Friday on charges of manufacturing drugs in this backpacker haven. After serving his time, Mr. Solondz, 30, who is on the F.B.I.’s wanted list, will be deported to the United States, where he faces charges stemming from what the authorities say was his role in an arson rampage that destroyed buildings in three western states as a member of a...
  • Bring Them Home

    11/13/2009 7:15:45 AM PST · by mshoffner · 2 replies · 352+ views
    Huntington Examiner ^ | 11/13/2009 | Mark Shoffner
    For the last 25 years, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, has aided in the search for missing children. In conjunction with all levels of law enforcement, children's organizations and John Walsh's America's Most Wanted, 492 (at last report) children have been recovered. Through the daunting tasks involved in these cases, searchers, law enforcement, and the observant citizens, work tirelessly to either bring home the missing, or provide closure.
  • Sources: Emanuel wanted Claypool to be placeholder -Plan to keep House seat warm ..

    09/25/2009 9:12:58 AM PDT · by Nachum · 19 replies · 667+ views
    The Chicago Sun Times ^ | 9/25/09 | NATASHA KORECKI
    t has long been claimed that Rahm Emanuel wanted to find someone to keep his congressional seat warm while he served as President Obama's chief of staff. Now, the Chicago Sun-Times has learned that Emanuel wanted then-Gov. Rod Blagojevich to appoint Cook County Commissioner Forrest Claypool to his 5th Congressional District seat. Claypool would serve one or two terms and then be considered for a place in Obama's Cabinet, according to sources familiar with Emanuel's proposal. That would give Emanuel the option of returning to Congress, where he could vie to become House speaker.
  • Where is Rep. Susanne Kosmas

    08/20/2009 2:32:26 PM PDT · by AnnieGotHerGUN77 · 10 replies · 340+ views
    U-Tube ^ | Aug. 20, 2009 | Volusia 9-12 Project
    Wanted Rep. Suzanne Kosmas
  • 'Most wanted Nazi died in 1992'

    02/04/2009 2:05:10 PM PST · by Nachum · 19 replies · 1,226+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 2-04-09 | ap
    Documents have surfaced in Egypt showing the world's most-wanted Nazi war criminal, concentration camp doctor Aribert Heim, died in Cairo in 1992, Germany's ZDF television and The New York Times reported Wednesday. Araibrt Heim, a Nazi criminal known by the nickname 'Dr. Death'. The report said Heim was living under a pseudonym and had converted to Islam by the time of his death from intestinal cancer. ZDF said that in a joint effort with the New York Times, it located a passport, application for a residence permit, bank slips, personal letters and medical papers, in all more than 100 documents,...
  • What are all these "OBAMA Tele-Fundraising Vets WANTED! Raise $$$"

    11/16/2008 4:45:52 PM PST · by hamboy · 364+ views ^ | November 16, 2008 |
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  • If you’re the praying type, I have a request for you.

    06/07/2008 9:59:33 PM PDT · by Dawnsblood · 79 replies · 169+ views
    Rachel Lucas ^ | 6/7/08 | Rachel Lucas
    I hate to start a post like this by talking about myself, but I want to clear something up: I don’t subscribe to organized Christian religion but I do believe “someone” is out there and is listening and, yes, even cares. That’s why when stuff like this happens, I actually pray myself and very much appreciate it when others do, too. So: This afternoon (Saturday), “Rupert” and I were at an engagement party for some friends of ours when his cell phone rang. It was his mom up in Illinois, and she told him bad news. Rupert’s dad is named...
  • Wanted: British secret agents [no license to kill granted]

    05/18/2007 8:52:55 AM PDT · by bedolido · 8 replies · 737+ views
    news24 ^ | 5-18-2007 | Staff Writer
    London - Britain's secretive foreign intelligence service MI6 will take a small step out of the shadows when it places its first-ever advertisement for jobs in The Guardian newspaper on Saturday. Officially the Secret Intelligence Service, MI6 did not even officially exist in government records until 1994, but has changed its image in recent years, launching its own website and accepting online job applications. The advertisement in The Guardian, a left-of-centre national newspaper, marks a further break from MI6's shadowy past in an effort to attract a more diverse talent pool - just five percent of the agency's staff, for...
  • Romney Letter Angers Conservatives

    12/12/2006 1:39:02 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 954 replies · 8,358+ views
    Newsmax ^ | December 10, 2006 | staff
    Prominent conservatives are upset after reviewing a 1994 letter signed by Mitt Romney when he ran for the U.S. Senate in Massachusetts against Sen. Ted Kennedy. In the 1994 letter addressed to the Log Cabin Republicans, a gay Republican group, Romney strongly argued for gay rights. "We must make equality for gays and lesbians a mainstream concern,” Romney wrote, adding that he would be more aggressive than Senator Kennedy in pushing for gay rights. In recent months, Romney has been garnering significant support for his White House bid among grass roots conservatives. Romney has gained points among social conservatives for...
  • Former Iran leader wanted in Argentina (Hashemi Rafsanjani)

    10/25/2006 1:44:40 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 5 replies · 384+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 10/25/06 | Oscar Serrat - ap
    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Argentine prosecutors asked a federal judge on Wednesday to order the arrest of former Iranian President Hashemi Rafsanjani and seven others for the 1994 bombing of a Jewish cultural center that killed scores of people. The decision to attack the center "was undertaken in 1993 by the highest authorities of the then-government of Iran," prosecutor Alberto Nisman said at a news conference. He said the actual attack was entrusted to the Lebanon-based group Hezbollah. The worst terrorist attack ever on Argentine soil, the bombing of the Jewish cultural center in Buenos Aires killed 85 people and...
  • "Abducted' Girl Says She Wanted To Leave Scotland (Pakistan)

    09/01/2006 5:16:48 PM PDT · by blam · 12 replies · 689+ views
    'Abducted' girl says she wanted to leave Scotland (Filed: 01/09/2006) A 12-year-old girl taken to Pakistan by her father without her mother's knowledge has spoken out for the first time, insisting that she went of her own free will. Louise Campbell had appealed for her daughter's return this week Molly Campbell disappeared from her home in the Western Isles on Friday amid fears that she had been abducted. But today she told a British MP that she had gone voluntarily and planned to stay in Pakistan. She also spoke on the phone to her mother in Stornoway for 10 minutes....
  • Iraqi Forces Capture Wanted Terrorists in Separate Baghdad Raids

    08/17/2006 4:34:40 PM PDT · by SandRat · 3 replies · 393+ views
    WASHINGTON, Aug. 17, 2006 – Iraqi forces captured two wanted men in separate operations in and near Baghdad yesterday. Both operations were part of Operation Together Forward, the recent security crackdown in the Baghdad area. One early morning operation led to the capture of a known terrorist cell leader in southern Baghdad. Iraqi security forces, assisted by coalition advisers, conducted a precision raid in the Rasheed district, capturing an individual known to be a former Baath Party member who now leads a terrorist cell in Baghdad’s Dora area. One other individual, a subordinate cell leader, also was detained during the...
  • Coalition forces capture wanted terrorist leader

    08/01/2006 5:59:23 PM PDT · by SandRat · 2 replies · 217+ views
    Multi-National Forces-Iraq ^ | COMBINED PRESS INFORMATION CENTER
    BAGHDAD – Coalition forces successfully targeted and captured a wanted terrorist leader during a raid in Mahmudiyah July 27. The terrorist is reported to be responsible for weapons, ammunition and explosives used to make improvised explosive devices. Intelligence indicates that this individual is also in command of his own terrorist cell. This terrorist has also been linked to Al-Qaida in Iraq senior leaders, and has been reported to have received substantial amount of money to fund terrorist activities and to support recruiting efforts. The assault force secured multiple buildings and detained the targeted individual without incident. This and other recent...
  • Wanted: Small Asteroid For Use As A Slingshot To Slay A Goliath

    07/15/2006 4:10:05 PM PDT · by blam · 10 replies · 508+ views
    The Guardian (UK) ^ | 7-15-2006 | Ian Sample
    Wanted: small asteroid for use as slingshot to slay a Goliath Ian Sample, science correspondent Saturday July 15, 2006 The Guardian (UK) It worked for David as he squared up to Goliath, and now scientists hope a slingshot will help save the planet. Scientists at the French space agency, CNES, have calculated how to capture an asteroid and manoeuvre it into a near-Earth orbit, from where it can be flung into the path of a larger asteroid that threatens to collide with Earth. The plan joins a growing list of strategies put forward to protect our home planet should scientists...
  • Saddam's Daughter On 'Most Wanted' List

    07/02/2006 8:28:27 PM PDT · by blam · 8 replies · 818+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 7-3-2006 | Jim Muir
    Saddam's daughter on 'most wanted' list By Jim Muir in Baghdad (Filed: 03/07/2006) Saddam Hussein's first wife, Sajida Tulfah, and his daughter Raghd appeared yesterday alongside the new Iraqi al-Qa'eda leader on a list of 41 fugitives most wanted by the Iraqi government. The list includes high officials of Saddam's former Baathist regime as well as Islamist activists in the violent insurgency. Abu Hamza al-Muhajer Rewards are on offer, with the biggest bounty $10million (£5.4million), for Saddam's erstwhile right-hand man, Izzat Ibrahim, who has eluded capture for three years and apparently survives on the run despite numerous rumours of his...
  • Man wanted in judge's shooting in custody - Darren Mack [arrested in Puerto Vallarta]

    06/23/2006 7:36:51 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 32 replies · 1,140+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 6/23/06 | Sandra Chereb - ap
    RENO, Nev. - A man charged with killing his estranged wife and suspected in the sniper shooting of a judge was in custody early Friday, authorities said. Washoe County District Attorney Dick Gammick confirmed that Darren Mack had been arrested. No further details about where or how he was arrested were immediately released. On Thursday, authorities said Mack, 45, was believed to be on Mexico's west coast and had been spotted previously in Cabo San Lucas and La Paz. Gammick said then that Mack had arranged to turn himself at the U.S. consulate in Puerto Vallarta on Thursday, but failed...
  • Mexico arrests man wanted in U.S. for distributing fake documents

    06/19/2006 6:38:41 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 15 replies · 498+ views
    AP on Bakersfield Californian ^ | 6/19/06 | Olga R. Rodriguez - ap
    Mexican authorities have arrested the leader of a wide-reaching organization that allegedly made and distributed forged immigration and identification documents in numerous U.S. cities, U.S. officials said Monday. Pedro Castorena, 42, was arrested Saturday in the western city of Guadalajara while carrying two counterfeit Mexican identification documents that bore his photograph but an assumed name, the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE, said in a statement. Castorena's arrest "deals a serious blow to one of the largest fraudulent document organizations in the United States," said Julie Myers, the Department of Homeland Security's assistant secretary for U.S. Immigration and Customs...
  • Wanted Tyrant Of Liberia Vanishes From Nigerian Haven (Charles Taylor)

    03/28/2006 6:44:03 PM PST · by blam · 4 replies · 486+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 3-29-2006 | Davis Blair
    Wanted tyrant of Liberia vanishes from Nigerian haven By David Blair, Africa Correspondent and Katharine Houreld in Lagos (Filed: 29/03/2006) The Nigerian government was accused of allowing Charles Taylor, Africa's most notorious fallen tyrant, to escape justice after he vanished from his grace-and-favour residence yesterday. Taylor, 58, the former Liberian dictator, had been living in the city of Calabar despite being the subject of an Interpol arrest warrant and an indictment on 17 counts of war crimes. Charles Taylor took refuge in Nigeria when he was deposed The Baptist lay preacher, who devastated Liberia and led a brutal rebel army...
  • Mexico arrests man wanted in killing of California policeman

    02/23/2006 8:59:23 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 22 replies · 871+ views
    MEXICO CITY (AP) - A man wanted in California for the 2002 killing of a Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy was captured by Mexican police on Thursday, the U.S. embassy in Mexico City reported. Agents of the Mexican Federal Investigation Agency arrested Jorge Arroyo Garcia in the city of Tonala in western Jalisco state, according to a statement from the embassy. A spokeswoman with the Mexico Attorney General's Office confirmed the arrest. Arroyo Garcia, a Mexican national who also goes by the first name Armando, is the lead suspect in the shooting death of Los Angeles County sheriff's Deputy David...
  • Volunteers For Deja Vu Study Wanted. Come Again?

    02/01/2006 8:41:30 PM PST · by blam · 23 replies · 534+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 2-2-2006 | Paul Stokes
    Volunteers for déjà vu study wanted. Come again? By Paul Stokes (Filed: 02/02/2006) University researchers are conducting the world's first study into déjà vu - the feeling that something one is experiencing has happened before. They are seeking volunteers who are chronic sufferers of the condition, which takes its name from the French phrase for "already seen". Psychologists from Leeds University are being funded by the Economic and Social Research Council and will attempt to recreate déjà vu in laboratory conditions. The project coincides with "Groundhog Day" which was set as Feb 2 in the eponymous Hollywood film and is...
  • Captured: Two of Samarra’s Most Wanted

    01/24/2006 3:41:21 PM PST · by SandRat · 14 replies · 1,045+ views
    Defend America News ^ | Jan 24, 2006 | Spc. William Jones
    U.S. Army 1st Lt. Matthew Upperman, Military Integrated Transitional Training (MITT) team, and an Iraqi soldier from 2nd Battalion, 1st Brigade, 4th Iraqi Army interrogate a suspected insurgent during a predawn raid in Samarra, Iraq, Jan. 18, 2006. U.S. Army photo by Spc. William Jones More Photos Captured: Two of Samarra’s Most Wanted U.S., Iraqi forces detain seven men linked to making and trafficking improvised explosive devices. By U.S. Army Spc. William Jones 133rd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment SAMARRA, Iraq, Jan. 24, 2006 — U.S. Army soldiers from Fort Campbell’s Rakkasans and soldiers of the 2nd Battalion, 1st Brigade,...
  • Village People singer among 'Most Wanted' - Fails to surrender to San Mateo court

    01/24/2006 1:20:52 PM PST · by TFFKAMM · 58 replies · 958+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 1/24/06 | Bay City News
    A man who helped make famous the songs "YMCA" and "In the Navy" is still scheduled to be featured on the television show "America's Most Wanted," after failing to surrender in a San Mateo County courtroom today, according to San Mateo County Chief Deputy District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe. Victor Willis, 54, the original policeman from the musical group the Village People, was scheduled to turn himself in today after a $200,000 warrant for his arrest was issued on Oct. 20. Willis's new defense attorney Dean Johnson indicated Willis would appear in court today, although he failed to do so, Wagstaffe...
  • Not Wanted: White Male Police

    11/28/2005 5:46:05 PM PST · by blam · 6 replies · 548+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 11-29-2005 | Richard Savill
    Not wanted: white male police By Richard Savill (Filed: 29/11/2005) A police force was warned yesterday that it may have acted illegally by rejecting 186 job applications from white men in favour of those from women and ethnic minorities. The Police Federation, which represents rank and file officers, accused Avon and Somerset of positive discrimination in a recent recruitment drive. It claimed that the force turned down some strong candidates on grounds of race or gender. A spokesman for the force said that all successful applicants had undergone the "same rigorous selection process". When the recruitment process opened last summer,...
  • Wanted: "Machine Gun Sammy" Alito!(24 bag barf alert take pepto bismol before reading)

    11/17/2005 1:49:58 PM PST · by freepatriot32 · 14 replies · 676+ views
    email | 11 17 05 | freedom states alliance
    WANTED SAMUEL "MACHINE GUN SAMMY" ALITO is WANTED for: -Voting to strike down the 1986 federal machine gun ban. In the 1996 case U.S. v. Rybar, Judge Alito was the lone dissenter in the decision upholding the conviction of a gun dealer who sold illegal machine guns at a Pennsylvania gun show. Possession of an unusual and extremely restrictive view of Congressional regulatory power. Alito (also called "Scalito" by his associates because of his similarity to conservative Judge Antonin Scalia) is known to possess views that could imperil virtually every federal law that regulates firearms, ammunitions, and explosives. Known consortion...
  • Met Chief Wanted Army Rules For Police (UK)

    09/30/2005 6:27:35 PM PDT · by blam · 212+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 10-1-2005 | Philip Johnson
    Met chief wanted Army rules for police By Philip Johnston, Home Affairs Editor (Filed: 01/10/2005) Sir Ian Blair, the Metropolitan Police Commissioner, asked the Home Office to draw up "rules of engagement", similar to those issued to the military, for use by armed officers confronting suspected suicide bombers, it was disclosed yesterday. He also pressed Tony Blair to give officers the maximum legal protection against prosecution. Sir Ian Blair: wants officers to be protected from repercussions The requests emerged with the publication under the Freedom of Information Act of letters written immediately after the shooting of an innocent man at...
  • CA: U.S. authorities capture Mexican fugitive wanted for murder (killed a man over herd of goats)

    08/05/2005 9:43:23 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 3 replies · 298+ views
    AP on Bakersfield Californian ^ | 8/5/05 | AP - Los Angeles
    LOS ANGELES (AP) - A Mexican national wanted in his native country for allegedly killing a man following an argument over a herd of goats was arrested in Los Angeles County, immigration officials said Friday. Federal agents arrested Miguel Garcia-Chavez, 49, at his Palmdale home Thursday night, according to a statement from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. A legal permanent resident, Garcia-Chavez could be deported because he has a prior conviction for spousal battery. He was held without bond and faces immigration proceedings, officials said. He allegedly shot to death a man in the rural community of Tamazula de Gordiano...
  • Jon Bon Jovi Still Recalls Million Faces, Rocking All

    06/17/2005 7:51:40 AM PDT · by The Therapist · 331+ views
    The Therapist ^ | june 17, 2005 | The Therapist
    Trenton, NJ—Singer/songwriter Jon Bon Jovi, of the group Bon Jovi, says he can “still recall” the million faces he’s seen, all of which he has “rocked.” “It’s all the same,” he said. “only the names have changed.” Bon Jovi says this phenomenon happens "everyday", but that it seems they’re “wasting . . .
  • Police allege parents aided fugitive(murder suspect helped by dean emeritus at U of MN)

    04/27/2005 7:30:37 PM PDT · by Rakkasan1 · 2 replies · 484+ views
    Pioneer Press ^ | 4-27-05 | SHANNON PRATHER
    When murder suspect Gordon Weaver skipped out on $300,000 bail while awaiting trial in the 1999 death of his wife, Jean, the fugitive White Bear Lake businessman reportedly turned to "the only two people from my past I can trust." In a new twist in the case, White Bear Lake police detail, in a series of reports, how they believe Weaver sought help from his parents, and how Lawrence and Delores Weaver helped their fugitive son, who used the alias David Carson, avoid capture for four years.
  • AS PLEAS GO OUT, HUNT FOR CITRUS GIRL GOES ON (Most Wanted to air Jessica Lunsford case tonight)

    02/26/2005 6:36:54 AM PST · by varina davis · 68 replies · 2,313+ views
    St. Petersburg Times ^ | Feb. 26, 2005 | St. Petersburg Times
    CRYSTAL RIVER - Too weary to walk, the father and grandparents of a missing 9-year-old girl drove the 50 yards from their home to a bank of microphones and TV cameras. "I really ... I really need as much help as I can right now," Mark Lunsford said between sobs. "I need my daughter home." Jessica Marie Lunsford was reported missing Thursday morning. She was still missing when Lunsford, 41, and his parents addressed the media for the first time at 9 a.m. Friday. And she was still missing long after darkness fell and well-wishers held candles and prayed. For...
  • A List of Iraq's Most-Wanted

    02/22/2005 7:53:48 PM PST · by Wiz · 1 replies · 311+ views
    Associated Press ^ | 2005 Feb 22 | Associated Press Staff
    The 29 most-wanted supporters of insurgent groups in Iraq, their alleged roles, and the rewards offered for them, as released by U.S. Central Command: _Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, al-Qaida affiliate and terrorist leader, $25 million. _Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri, member of Saddam's inner circle and leader of New Regional Command and New Baath Party, $10 million. _Muhammad Yunis al-Ahmad. Al-Douri's second-in-command. $1 million. _Rashid Ta'an Kazim. Saddam-era leader and insurgent commander in Diyala province. $1 million. _Abd-al-Baqi Abd al-Karim al-Abdallah al-Sa'adun. Saddam-era leader and insurgent commander in eastern and central Iraq. $1 million. _Sabawi Ibrahim al-Hasan al-Tikriti (aka Thafir Alsemak). Saddam's half-brother,...
  • Police hunt loose killer Estranged husband shoots wife in front of daughter

    02/21/2005 4:58:41 AM PST · by xcamel · 25 replies · 686+ views
    Glens Falls (NY) Post Star ^ | Today | THOM RANDALL
    Estranged husband shoots wife in car in front of 13 year old daughter Police are searching for Raymond G. DiLorenzo, described by witnesses as: - 5 feet, 5 or 5 feet, 6 inches tall - weighing 265 pounds - with some facial hair - wearing a light-colored jacket at the time of the incident. - driving a Nissan Pulsar with the license plate (NY)CRZ3365. Assumed to be armed with a "hunting rifle"