Archive for June 9th, 2012

Avtar Singh Kills Wife and Two Kids, Ages 3 and 15, Wounds Teenage Son, in Apparent Triple Murder-Suicide in Selma

Avtar Singh Kills Wife and Two Kids, Ages 3 and 15, Wounds Teenage Son, in Apparent Triple Murder-Suicide in Selma

SELMA TRIPLE MURDER-SUICIDE: Avtar Singh fatally shot his wife, two children ages three and fifteen, in an apparent triple murder-suicide in Selma, Calif. A teenage boy was shot but is listed in critical condition at a local hospital. Police were reportedly called to Avtar Singh’s home for a domestic violence […]

by · June 9, 2012 · Murder-Suicide

Retired Houston Fire Fighter Eugene Scott and Wife Sheila Scott Dead in Apparent Murder-Suicide

HOUSTON MURDER-SUICIDE:  Retired firefighter Eugene Scott and wife Sheila Scott, 52, were found dead in an apparent murder-suicide Friday night in their Houston home. According to KPRC, Eugene Scott made a 911 call saying that he had just killed his wife and then hung up. When police officers responded to […]

by · June 9, 2012 · Murder-Suicide
Obama Clarifies “Private Sector Doing Fine” Comment, While Romney Ignores Owner of Iowa Restaurant Used for Roundtable Meeting

Obama Clarifies “Private Sector Doing Fine” Comment, While Romney Ignores Owner of Iowa Restaurant Used for Roundtable Meeting

Friday was another tough day for President Obama, particularly after he said the private sector was fine. The right pounced like a pack of hyenas fighting over a gazelle in the Serengeti, only to have him backtracking faster than Usain Bolt in a 100m dash. There was reminiscent of then-GOP presidential […]

by · June 9, 2012 · Elections
Kathleen Pyles, North End MS Math Teacher, Suspended for Calling African American Student “Black Boy”

Kathleen Pyles, North End MS Math Teacher, Suspended for Calling African American Student “Black Boy”

WTF: Kathleen Pyles, a Math teacher at North End Middle School in Waterbury, Conn., has been suspended after allegedly calling a black student “black boy” because she forgot his name. Um, why not just ask the kid his name? She might as well have called him Sambo. The investigation was […]

by · June 9, 2012 · Race in America