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Archive for March 13th, 2012

Georgia Police Officer Travis Edwards Charged with Dogfighting, Cruelty to Animals

Sparta police officer Travis Edwards, 33, was arrested Monday and charged with dogfighting and cruelty to animals. Investigators found several pit bull dogs in his Hancock County, Ga., home. Davis wouldn’t disclose the role Edwards allegedly played in dogfighting. The officer was arrested at the Sparta police headquarters, Davis said. Another […]

by Janet Shan· · Criminal Charges
Michigan City Father Shelly Miller Arrested for Punching Youth Coach into Unconsciousness

Michigan City Father Shelly Miller Arrested for Punching Youth Coach into Unconsciousness

Another parent going berserk over a youth basketball game. Police says Shelly Miller , a resident of Michigan City, was arrested and charged with Class C felony battery after he punched the assistant basketball coach at St. Stanislaus School until he became unconscious. The incident occurred after two players got […]

by Janet Shan· · Sports News
Possible Voter Fraud in District of Congressional Black Caucus Member Sheila Jackson Lee

Possible Voter Fraud in District of Congressional Black Caucus Member Sheila Jackson Lee

Fraud in Congressional Black Caucus member Sheila Jackson Lee’s district? Well, Townhall seems to think some shady business is going on: True the Vote then compared the socio-economic demographics of the three predominantly Democratic congressional districts in an effort to explain why Jackson Lee’s district could have such a high number […]

by Janet Shan· · Black Politics

Military Couple Baanh Dinh, Wife Priscilla Dinh-Kittelson Dead in Apparent Murder-Suicide in Oklahoma City Home

MILITARY MURDER-SUICIDE:  A military couple is dead in an apparent murder-suicide. Oklahoma City police say Baanh Dinh killed his wife Priscilla Dinh-Kittelson before turning the gun on himself in an apparent murder-suicide in their home Saturday night. The couple were both active members of the Air Force and had been […]

by Janet Shan· · Murder-Suicide
Timothy Lee Forbes Beats Up Youth Coach, Bites Off Part of Ear Over Basketball Game

Timothy Lee Forbes Beats Up Youth Coach, Bites Off Part of Ear Over Basketball Game

SHOCK:  Timothy Lee Forbes pulled a Mike Tyson last Friday night at his son’s basketball game at the Holy Name School in Springfield, Mass., when he bit off a part of the coach on the winning team’s ear because the team lost. The game was a part of the Catholic Youth Organization […]

by Janet Shan· · Criminal Charges, Sports News
Phillip Ward, Serving 20 Years for Murder of Second Wife, Charged with Killing First Wife Veronica Bowen

Phillip Ward, Serving 20 Years for Murder of Second Wife, Charged with Killing First Wife Veronica Bowen

SHOCK: Phillip Ward, who is serving a 20-year to life sentence for murdering his second wife, Sheila Jackson, was charged Monday with decapitating his pregnant first wife, Veronica Bowen, in 1989, and burying her head in Riverside Park. He pleaded not-guilty in a Manhattan court for the murder, after he […]

by Janet Shan· · Murder Charges
Obama Approval Ratings Sinks to New Low on Rising Gas Prices, Disapproval Rate Climbs to 47%

Obama Approval Ratings Sinks to New Low on Rising Gas Prices, Disapproval Rate Climbs to 47%

Obama approval  ratings have slipped to a new low, with 47% disapproval of his performance,  and that’s in large part to the perception that he isn’t doing enough to stem the rising gas prices. CBS News:  President Obama’s approval rating has hit the lowest level ever in CBS News polling, […]

by Janet Shan· · President Obama
Nike Names New Trainers ‘Black and Tan’ After British Paramilitary That Cracked Down on Irish Revolt in 1920s

Nike Names New Trainers ‘Black and Tan’ After British Paramilitary That Cracked Down on Irish Revolt in 1920s

Nike is in the news again over another sneaker, the Nike SB Dunk Low, also known as “Black and Tan.” The sportswear giant has come under blistering attack for naming a new $90 “beer-themed” trainer, “Black and Tan,” after a notorious British paramilitary unit sent to Ireland to suppress revolt in […]

by Janet Shan· · Latest News

Rush Limbaugh Faces New Threat When New Mike Huckabee Show Launches in His 12-3 PM Time Slot

Rush Limbaugh faces new threat — former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee. Why?  The new Mike Huckabee show launches on 100 stations in his noon-3 p.m. time slot. Um, give me Mike Huckabee any day over Rush Limbaugh.  Advertisers won’t be the only ones running from Rush Limbaugh, listeners will too. […]