Archive for January 1st, 2012

Four Dead, Including Two Military Personnel, in Possible Murder-Suicide in Coronado CA

More New Year’s Day violence as four people were found dead in a possible murder-suicide in Coronado early Sunday morning. Two of the victims appear to be military personnel, according to the Naval Criminal Investigative Service, which is assisting in the investigation. The Sheriff’s Department SWAT team found one body […]

by Janet Shan· · Murder-Suicide
Benjamin Colton Barnes Named as “Strong Person of Interest” in Death of Ranger Margaret Anderson

Benjamin Colton Barnes Named as “Strong Person of Interest” in Death of Ranger Margaret Anderson

Iraq war veteran Benjamin Colton Barnes named as a “strong person of interest” in the shooting death of Mt. Rainier National Park Ranger Margaret Anderson, said to have military experience and survivalist skills. Iraq war veteran Benjamin Colton Barnes has been named as a “strong person of interest” in the […]

Gun Sales Surge in US to Record Numbers for Christmas, Tops 1.5 Million Background Checks in December

Gun sales surge in U.S. for Christmas to highest levels on fears stalled economy will lead to crime waves and tighter firearms laws in the future. Gun sales surge in U.S. for Christmas.  According to the FBI, over 1.5 million background checks on customers were requested by gun dealers to […]

by Janet Shan· · Business News
Mt. Rainier National Park Ranger Margaret Anderson Fatally Shot, Gunman Still at Large

Mt. Rainier National Park Ranger Margaret Anderson Fatally Shot, Gunman Still at Large

Mt. Rainier National Park Ranger Margaret Anderson shot to death New Year’s Day while conducting felony stop, gunman still at large. Benjamin Colton Barnes identified as “strong person of interest.” Mt. Rainier National Park ranger Margaret Anderson, 34, was shot to death Sunday while conducting a felony stop. When officers […]

BREAKING NEWS: Mt. Rainier National Park Officials Say Ranger Dies after Shooting

BREAKING NEWS: Mt. Rainier National Park Officials Say Ranger Dies after Shooting

BREAKING NEWS (AP):  Mt. Rainier National Park officials say Ranger Margaret Anderson dies after shooting; gunman at large

by Janet Shan· · Breaking News
Cee Lo Green Under Fire for Changing “Imagine” Lyrics to ‘All Religions True’ During NYE Performance

Cee Lo Green Under Fire for Changing “Imagine” Lyrics to ‘All Religions True’ During NYE Performance

R&B singer Cee Lo Green under fire for changing John Lennon’s “Imagine” lyrics from “no religion too” to “all religions true” during NBC New Year’s Eve celebration. R&B singer Cee Lo Green is under fire for swapping lyrics to John Lennon’s “Imagine” — “no religion too” to “all religions true.” […]

by Janet Shan· · Entertainment
Des Moines Register Believes Longshot Rick Santorum Could Win Iowa Caucuses

Des Moines Register Believes Longshot Rick Santorum Could Win Iowa Caucuses

Des Moines Register believes GOP presidential hopeful and longshot Rick Santorum could still win Iowa caucus even though he hasn’t led one poll there. Could GOP presidential hopeful Rick Santorum eke out a win in the Iowa caucases, even though he hasn’t led a single poll?  First Read breaks down Saturday night’s Des […]

by Janet Shan· · Rick Santorum

Dead Blackbirds Fall from Sky for Second New Year’s Eve in a Row in Beebe Ark.

Twenty dead blackbirds fall from the sky in Beebe, Ark., for the second New Year’s Eve in a row. Police are blaming the fireworks for the deaths and have instituted an emergency ban on fireworks, KATV reports.  Scientists said the loud cracks and booms from celebratory fireworks sent the birds crashing […]

by Janet Shan· · Environment
Rayshawn Laster Arrested for Fatally Shooting His Mother, Posted Farewell Messages on Facebook

Rayshawn Laster Arrested for Fatally Shooting His Mother, Posted Farewell Messages on Facebook

Rayshawn Laster arrested for fatally shooting his mother, Brenda Laster (Brenda Taylor), takes to Facebook to post farewell messages to friends before being taken into police custody. Rayshawn Laster, 26, of Colorado Springs, who was suspected of fatally shooting his mother, took to Facebook to say goodbye to his friends. […]

by Janet Shan· · Murder Charges
Actress Jenny McCarthy Makes Out with NYPD Officer to Welcome the New Year

Actress Jenny McCarthy Makes Out with NYPD Officer to Welcome the New Year

Actress Jenny McCarthy makes out with NYPD officer to welcome the New Year, what will Police Commissioner Ray Kelly say about a uniformed officer engaged in such behavior? Comedienne Kathy Griffin wasn’t the only one to shock viewers watching CNN’s New Year’s Eve telecast with Anderson Cooper, by stripping down […]

by Janet Shan· · Entertainment