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  • Helena woman charged with rape of 12-year-old

    11/16/2018 5:31:18 PM PST · by Brown Deer · 12 replies
    Independent Record ^ | Nov 13, 2018 | Thomas Plank
    A 38-year-old Helena woman is accused of raping a 12-year-old child. Reene Marie Mills is being charged with felony counts of sexual intercourse without consent and sexual assault. In October and November of 2018, the child spoke with counselors and a forensic interviewer and disclosed alleged sexual abuse by Mills. The child described two incidents involving Mills, once at a Helena-area store and once at a private residence, according to charging documents. Mills was arrested and taken into custody at the Lewis and Clark County Detention Center.
  • Man apologizes for yelling 'Heil Hitler, heil Trump' at 'Fiddler on the Roof' performance

    11/16/2018 3:37:54 PM PST · by rightwingintelligentsia · 43 replies
    Baltimore Sun ^ | November 16, 2018 | Sarah Meehan
    The man who shouted “Heil Hitler, heil Trump” at a Baltimore performance of “Fiddler on the Roof” apologized Friday for his outburst, saying he chose the wrong words when he was attempting to compare President Donald Trump to the Nazi leader. Anthony M. Derlunas II, 58, said the play, which tells the story of a Jewish family facing persecution in tsarist Russia, reminded him of Trump’s immigration policies. His comparison “came out wrong” and was “beyond a mistake” he said during an interview at his home in Joppa. “Instantly it was like, ‘Oh my God, what did you do?’ ”...
  • Pizza-spitter at Detroit's Comerica Park sentenced to probation

    11/16/2018 7:44:42 AM PST · by ETL · 27 replies ^ | Nov 16, 2018
    <p>A food service worker at the Detroit Tigers' stadium who was fired after video surfaced showing him spitting on a pizza has been sentenced to 18 months of probation.</p> <p>Twenty-one-year-old Jaylon Kerley also was ordered Thursday to take an anger management class and to not work around food while he serves his probation. He earlier pleaded guilty to one felony count and one misdemeanor count of food law violations.</p>
  • Meet the winner of the biggest lottery jackpot in New York History

    11/14/2018 11:50:57 AM PST · by SMGFan · 10 replies
    NYPost ^ | November 14, 2018
    A retired government employee from Harlem came forward Wednesday to claim last month’s $343.8 million Powerball jackpot — the largest in New York state history. Harlem resident Robert Bailey, 67, has been”faithfully” playing the same numbers for 25 years, ever since a family member gave them to him, he said. The day of the drawing, Oct. 27, Cailey said he checked his ticket online — and was in shock.
  • The Watcher

    11/14/2018 10:48:43 AM PST · by conservative98 · 25 replies
    The Cut ^ | NOV. 13, 2018 | Reeves Wiedeman
    The Watcher A family bought their dream house. But according to the creepy letters they started to get, they weren’t the only ones interested in it. One night in June 2014, Derek Broaddus had just finished an evening of painting at his new home in Westfield, New Jersey, when he went outside to check the mail. Derek and his wife, Maria, had closed on the six-bedroom house at 657 Boulevard three days earlier and were doing some renovations before they moved in, so there wasn’t much in the mail except a few bills and a white, card-shaped envelope. It was...
  • Miley Cyrus, Gerard Butler, Neil Young and More Lose Homes in Woolsey Fire

    11/12/2018 10:39:10 AM PST · by rktman · 99 replies ^ | 11/12/2018 | R. Ruben
    In a post on his website, Young said he hoped the calamitous fires would urged people to take action on the impact of climate change. “Firefighters have never seen anything like this in their lives. I have heard that said countless times in the past two days, and I have lost my home before to a California fire, now another,” he wrote. “Hopefully we can come together as a people to take climate change on. We have the tools and could do it if we tried. There is no downside.”
  • Queen Elizabeth II, Royal Family Attend WWI Festival of Remembrance

    11/10/2018 6:26:38 PM PST · by CondoleezzaProtege · 15 replies
    BBC ^ | Nov 10, 2018
    The Queen and senior royals attended a remembrance concert at the Royal Albert Hall on the eve of Armistice Day. It came ahead of Remembrance Sunday on 11 November, which this year marks 100 years since the end of World War One. The dukes and duchesses of Cambridge and Sussex, and Prime Minister Theresa May were among the audience. The royals stood as thousands of people in the audience held up photos of World War One soldiers - including Mrs May and husband Philip who held pictures of two of her ancestors. Poppies fell from the ceiling of the iconic...
  • Boy, 11 Years Old, Leads Police on Second High-Speed Chase in 13 Months [Cleveland, OH]

    11/09/2018 10:44:38 AM PST · by Red Badger · 37 replies ^ | By Rob Hevia
    After a quarrel with his mom about video games, he grabbed the car keys and took off — now he's due in court in a few weeks ________________________________________________________________ A Cleveland boy of a mere 11 years of age has been charged for his involvement in a police chase that averaged speeds of about 80 mph. The pre-teen is — surprisingly — a second-time offender, as he led police on a 45 mile-long chase that reached up to 100 mph just over a year ago, as reported. The boy is charged in juvenile court with three counts of failing to...
  • Arizona woman, 27, marries best friend's dad, 54, and now they all vacation together

    11/08/2018 10:41:36 AM PST · by rintintin · 53 replies
    The Sub/Fox News ^ | Oct 20 2018 | Hayley Richardson
    A woman married her best friend’s dad who is twice her age — and now the trio all go on vacation together. Real estate agent Taylor Lehman, 27, admitted she did feel guilty at first about dating Kern, 54, due to her friendship with his daughter Amanda, 30. But five years in, the couple from Phoenix, are still going strong – and Taylor says people compare them to Hollywood stars Catherine Zeta Jones and Michael Douglas.
  • Security guard hit by car in parking lot of Fort Wayne MAGA rally (Hit-n-Run)

    11/05/2018 12:43:04 PM PST · by tcrlaf · 30 replies
    ABC57 ^ | 11-5-2018 | BEcca Davilla
    A security guard was hit in the parking lot of MAGA rally in in Fort Wayne on Monday afternoon. President Trump is set to speak at the rally in Fort Wayne on Monday and many people are lined up before the doors open at 6 p.m. ABC57 reports that one driver tried pulling into a parking spot outside the event and then allegedly side-swiped a car. While the driver tried to leave the scene, he was flagged down by a security guard in the lot. The driver then allegedly struck the guard with his vehicle before leaving the parking lot....
  • Local Newa Follies

    11/04/2018 4:50:02 AM PST · by VastRWCon · 9 replies
    CBS 12
    Vanity. Please post quotes of your stupid local news casters. Example. Students are REQUIRED to participate in a VOLUNTARY program. What’s voluntary about that?
  • Maywood Teacher Arrested, Caught On Video Punching Student In Classroom (video)

    11/02/2018 8:22:58 PM PDT · by blueyon · 54 replies
    CBSLosangles ^ | 11/02/19 | CBS2-KCAL9???
    MAYWOOD (CBSLA) — A teacher was arrested Friday after a violent confrontation with a student inside a classroom. Video of the incident at Maywood Academy High School shows the teacher swinging at the student following an alleged dispute over the uniform the student was wearing. Police and school district officials had not identified the teacher at the time of this report. Parents want answers. “I’m shocked. Why did it have to escalate to this point?” one
  • Pro-Life Lawmaker Suspended By His Political Party for Voting Against Abortion

    11/01/2018 9:48:08 PM PDT · by OddLane · 12 replies
    LifeNews ^ | 11/1/18 | Michaiah Bilger
    An Irish lawmaker was punished Thursday for voting to protect unborn babies from abortion. Meath West TD Peadar Tóibín voted against his party last week on a motion to move a pro-abortion bill forward for debate. His party, Sinn Féin, required its members to vote pro-abortion instead of their conscience on the legislation. For supporting the unborn rather than his party, Tóibín has been suspended for six months, The Irish Times reports. Sinn Féin Whip in the Dáil Aengus Ó Snodaigh TD criticized Tóibín on Thursday when he announced the suspension and called his vote “a serious breach of the...
  • Octogenarian Shot Dead With His Own Gun After Confronting a Burglar on His Patio

    11/01/2018 6:22:25 PM PDT · by Simon Green · 32 replies
    As John Boch recently discussed, it’s not a good idea to go outside to confront a suspicious person in your yard. Around 3:30 a.m. this past Monday morning in Las Vegas, an elderly homeowner in his eighties lost his life in a struggle with a stranger on his patio. That stranger was Sheldon Thomas, age 34. Based on reports, it appears that police were already searching for a prowler in the west Las Vegas neighborhood in response to a call: Someone had been breaking fences in an attempt to get into residents’ backyards. When officers arrived at one home, however,...
  • Trapped (Florida Man) rescued from well in DeLand, says he went in ‘just to say that he did'

    11/01/2018 9:43:55 AM PDT · by Haiku Guy · 24 replies
    WFTV9 (ABC Orlando, FL) ^ | 10/31/18 | Sarah Wilson
    Volusia County Fire Rescue had to rescue a man out of a 30-foot deep well in DeLand after he climbed into it and couldn’t get back out. “He wanted to go down the well just to say that he did it and get out of it. Unfortunately, he didn't have the strength to get out of it,” said Scott Smoak, battalion chief with Volusia County Fire Rescue. (etc.)
  • BART Rider Arrested After Brandishing Chainsaws On Train

    10/31/2018 3:14:27 PM PDT · by Flick Lives · 34 replies
    CBS SF BayArea ^ | 10/30/2018 | Juliette Goodrich
    OAKLAND (CBS SF) — A BART rider was placed under arrest Monday after the suspect was accused of pulling out two chainsaws while on a train in the East Bay, authorities confirmed. A BART commuter shot video that was posted on Twitter Monday afternoon that showed the man waving around a chainsaw on a train. The person posting the clip said it happened on a train traveling from Fremont to Richmond. BART officials admitted to KPIX 5 that they had never seen anything quite like it on the transit system. Jalina Bluford, the woman who took cell phone video of...
  • Bomb Squad Investigating Suspicious Package, Vehicle Near Media Offices in Pasadena; Evacuations...

    10/29/2018 8:39:06 PM PDT · by Beowulf9 · 11 replies
    ktla ^ | OCTOBER 29, 2018, | Erika Martin
    Evacuations were underway in Pasadena as authorities investigated a suspicious vehicle and package reported in a commercial area of the city on Monday.
  • Self Defense in Texas: 22LR Single Shot Beats AR15 & .40 Cal

    10/29/2018 6:20:25 AM PDT · by marktwain · 67 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 26 October, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    The gunfight happened in the early morning hours of 17 August 2018. The location was 867 Bootlegger Lane in Yoakum, Texas.  Yoakum is a small town in Texas, about halfway between San Antonio and Houston.There was “bad blood” between Dakota Wayne Kirkman, 19, and Manuel Martinez III, 36.  The men lived about 22 miles apart. Yoakum is in DeWitt County, Texas. Kirkman and his girlfriend lived in Hallettsville in Lavaca County, Texas. Dakota did not want his live-in girlfriend to hang around Martinez and his wife. His girlfriend, Martinez, and Martinez' wife were at Martinez' house when Kirkman came to...
  • Making Halloween more inclusive for kids with food allergies

    10/28/2018 7:20:24 PM PDT · by rintintin · 30 replies
    KESQ ^ | Oct 25 2018 | Jeremy Chen and Jesus Reyes
    Candy is typically at the top of what kids love about Halloween, but many parents have to worry about food allergies. Lisa Sterud, a Palm Desert resident, has her house all decked out in Halloween decorations. Among her decorations is a teal pumpkin, this is aimed at raising awareness about food allergies, including kids that have them in the festivities. Sterud's home is one of at least four households in the Coachella Valley signed up with the teal pumpkin project. The project offers nonfood treats alongside candy for kids when they trick or treat, like coloring books and glow sticks....
  • Tourists facing 10 years in Thai jail over ‘ridiculously drunk’ stunt

    10/28/2018 10:41:45 AM PDT · by chief lee runamok · 109 replies
    fox ^ | 10/28/2018 | Laure McMah
    Two tourists facing 10 years in jail for graffiti-tagging an ancient wall in Thailand say they were “ridiculously drunk” when they pulled off the stunt. Canadian Brittany Schneider, 22, and British man Lee Furlong, 23, were caught on CCTV on Thursday spray-painting a message on the wall of the 13th century Tha Pae Gate in Chiang Mai.