Wednesday October 22, 2014

Archive for the ‘Law’ Category

Dirty Tricks: ‘Calibration error’ changes GOP votes in favor of Democrats in Cook County Illinois

Early voting in Illinois got off to a rocky start Monday, as votes being cast for Republican candidates were transformed into votes for Democrats. Republican state representative candidate Jim Moynihan went to vote Monday at the Schaumburg Public Library. “I tried to cast a vote for myself and instead it cast the vote for my opponent,” Moynihan said.  More…

Obama Administration Quietly Prepares ‘Surge’ Of Millions Of New Immigrant IDs Ahead of Elections

Despite no official action from the president ahead of the election, the Obama administration has quietly begun preparing to issue millions of work authorization permits, suggesting the implementation of a large-scale executive amnesty may have already begun.  More…

Martin Luther King, Jr. Niece: ‘Moral Bankruptcy’ Under Obama

“President Obama has given us free access to abortion and free birth control, but that’s nothing that’s going to help blacks economically.” Under Obama, “black home ownership is 31 percent less than the rest of the country. Poverty rates have increased from 12 percent to 16.1 percent. Income for blacks is $20,000 less than the national average. Thirty-five percent of young blacks are out of work.”  More…

Vice President Biden’s youngest son discharged from Navy Reserves after testing positive for cocaine

Vice President Biden’s youngest son was discharged from the Navy Reserves this year after testing positive for cocaine, according to a report Thursday. Hunter Biden, 44, a lawyer who works for an investment company, failed the drug test after he reported to a Norfolk, Va., reserve unit.  More…

Man attacks tour bus passengers with a box cutter

Police said a man was attacking passengers on board a tour bus with a box cutter on Tuesday night, allegedly stabbing another man, a woman and himself.  More…

Florida home built on the wrong lot

A dream beach house in Florida has turned into a nightmare for a Missouri couple after the $680,000, five-bedroom home was built on the wrong lot. Six months after the custom house was built the owner learned it’s on the wrong lot in the gated community.  More…

Barber suspected of slicing customer’s neck

Authorities say an Imperial Beach barber in southern California has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after repeatedly slicing the neck of a man he was shaving with a straight razor.  More…

’7th Heaven’ Dad Stephen Collins Confesses to Child Molestation

Stephen Collins, who played the pastor/dad on "7th Heaven" confessed to his estranged wife he was a child molester, and it’s all on tape. New York Police are mow conducting an active criminal investigation involving sexual contact with multiple children.  More…

Michael Phelps Suspended

Olympic swimming great Michael Phelps has been suspended for six months from USA Swimming-sanctioned competition after his arrest for driving under the influence in Baltimore last week. Phelps, 29, was charged last Tuesday with driving under the influence, excessive speed and crossing double lane lines on Interstate 95 in Baltimore.  More…

Seattle Replaces Columbus Day With Indigenous Peoples’ Day

The Seattle school board unanimously resolved on Wednesday to direct public schools across the city to celebrate “Indigenous Peoples’ Day” instead of Columbus Day on the second Monday of each October. Further, according to board members, Seattle’s taxpayer-funded schools have “a responsibility to oppose the systematic racism towards Indigenous people in the United States.  More…

No charges in students’ fatal fight

A male high school student involved in a school fight that led to the death of a 17-year-old student will not be charged because he used legally justifiable force in responding to the fight, authorities said Wednesday.  More…

Ben Bernanke turned down for mortgage refinancing

Do you want proof that it’s tough to get a mortgage? Ben Bernanke, the former Federal Reserve Chairman, is having trouble refinancing his home. Bernanke spoke of his problems during an appearance Thursday at a conference in Chicago hosted by the National Investment Center for Senior Housing and Care.  More…