Archive for February 27th, 2013

NH Rep. Mark Warden Apologizes for Insensitive Domestic Abuse Remarks

NH Rep. Mark Warden Apologizes for Insensitive Domestic Abuse Remarks

Republicans continue to show how out of touch they are with women’s issues and it is a sad commentary. The latest Republican to trivialize a women’s issue, in the tradition of Richard Mourdock, is New Hampshire Rep. Mark Warden, who said some people may like being in abusive relationships and […]

by · February 27, 2013 · Domestic Violence
Body of Marco McMillian, Clarksdale MS Mayoral Candidate, Found in Coahoma County

Body of Marco McMillian, Clarksdale MS Mayoral Candidate, Found in Coahoma County

A body found in Coahoma County, Miss., has now been confirmed to be that of Clarksdale mayoral candidate Marco McMillian, 34. Police began searching for Marco McMillian after his car was involved in an accident that sent two people to the hospital. His body was found about 10 to 15 miles […]

by · February 27, 2013 · Latest News

Homeland Security Official Resigns After Illegal Immigrants Released, Blamed on Budget Cuts

BREAKING:  Homeland Security official resigns after ICE’s release of illegal immigrants blamed on budget cuts, the AP reports. KIRO-TV identified the official as Gary Mead, who sent an email telling co-workers he was leaving the ICE at the end of April. His resignation was reportedly sent hours after U.S. officials […]

by · February 27, 2013 · Breaking News, Immigration
Las Vegas Strip Shooting:  Tineesha Lashun Howard a ‘Person of Interest’ in Ammar Harris Manhunt

Las Vegas Strip Shooting: Tineesha Lashun Howard a ‘Person of Interest’ in Ammar Harris Manhunt

Have you seen Tineesha Lashun Howard? She is now listed as a ‘person of interest’ in the Las Vegas Strip shooting that left three dead — Kenneth Cherry (AKA Kenny Clutch), taxi cab driver Michael Boldon and his passenger Sandi Sutton Wasmund. Police said Tineesha Lashun Howard was riding in […]

by · February 27, 2013 · Breaking News, Gun Violence

15 Year Old Alleged Rape Victim ‘to be Flogged’ for Premarital Sex in Maldives

A 15 year old girl is facing lashing in the Maldives after she admitted to having premarital sex. The girl was allegedly raped by her stepfather, who is facing 25 years in prison if convicted. He is also accused of killing a baby which resulted from the alleged rape of […]

by · February 27, 2013 · African News, Criminal Charges

SHOCK: Infant Brothers Ashton and Alton Perry, Grandmother Dead in Possible Murder-Suicide

SHOCK:  Infant brothers Ashton and Alton Perry, who were taken from their Connecticut daycare by grandmother, Debra Denison, were found dead Tuesday night in a possible double murder-suicide. ABC affiliate WFSB reports that Debra Denison was supposed to take the children from the Kidds & Co. daycare in North Stonington, and […]

by · February 27, 2013 · Murder-Suicide
5 Things You Need to Know Today Feb. 27: Rosa Parks Statue to Be Unveiled, Voting Rights Act Before SCOTUS

5 Things You Need to Know Today Feb. 27: Rosa Parks Statue to Be Unveiled, Voting Rights Act Before SCOTUS

Five things you need to know today, Feb. 27:  Rosa Parks’ statue will be unveiled at the Capitol and the 1965 Voting Rights Act is being challenged before the Supreme Court. 1.  ROSA PARKS STATUE TO BE UNVEILED AT THE CAPITOL Rosa Parks, who refused to move to the back […]

by · February 27, 2013 · Breaking News, Politics

SANTA CRUZ SHOOTING: Sgt. Loren Butch Baker, Det. Elizabeth Butler Killed by Jeremy Goulet

SANTA CRUZ SHOOTING:  Santa Cruz Sgt. Loren Butch Baker and Detective Elizabeth Butler were fatally shot by Jeremy Goulet after they were called to investigate a sexual assault in Santa Cruz Tuesday afternoon. Suspect Jeremy Goulet, 35, was arrested on Friday after a co-worker at a Santa Cruz coffee shop […]