Texas would have the toughest anti-drone legislation in the country under a bill filed by State Rep. Lance Gooden (R-Terrell).
1200 WOAI’s Michael Board reports that Gooden has introduced a measure which would outlaw the use of drones by individuals, or state or federal law enforcement.
Gooden tells 1200 WOAI news that his bill would have limited exceptions, including allowing drones within 25 miles of the Rio Grande for drug and illegal [...]
From Glenn Canady www.project.nsearch:
This story is moving fast! We are going to be DAYS ahead of the mainstream media in reporting that JPMorgan Chase CEO – Jamie Dimon has had an arrest warrant issued by the FBI! This story which was broken by Tom Heneghan is EXPLOSIVE! The banksters have robbed America since the creation of the Federal Reserve in 1913 and the Fake CIA News and political puppets will not [...]
After struggling for years to regulate storefront pot shops, the Los Angeles City Council retreated Tuesday, voting to repeal the carefully crafted ban on medical marijuanadispensaries it approved a few months ago.
The move shows the political savvy of the increasingly organized and well-funded network of marijuana activists who sought to place a referendum overturning the ban on the March ballot, when the mayor and eight council seats will be up for grabs.
From Eric Peters:
There are two different stories being told about why a family’s dog in Hamlet was shot to death by a police officer this weekend.
Neighbors have been putting up signs and flowers around the Schoff house in Hamlet in remembrance of a 10-month old rescue dog named Rosco.
On Saturday afternoon, Hamlet Police officer Kyle Hinds shot the Schoffs’ boxer puppy six times.
The officer stopped by the house to ask about [...]
“Do You Own Gold?” Ray Dalio at CFR: “Oh Yeah, I Do”
Today’s AM fix was USD 1,758.50, EUR 1,361.91, GBP 1,084.96 per ounce.
Friday’s AM fix was USD 1,773.75, EUR 1,361.28and GBP 1,089.19 per ounce.
Gold climbed $4.70 or 0.27% in New York on Friday and closed at $1,773.10. Silver hit a high of $35.16 in New York on Friday, but it still finished with a loss of 0.29%. On the [...]
ATHENS—The spokesman of Greece’s ultranationalist Golden Dawn party struck a female member of parliament from a rival party on live television Thursday, shocking Greeks ahead of what is already a heated campaign ahead of the June 17 elections.
During a morning program on the privately-owned Antenna television channel, Ilias Kasidiaris, a parliamentarian and spokesman for Golden Dawn, threw a glass of water at Rena Dourou from the leftist Syriza party before [...]
And you thought US politics was ugly!
This happened in Greece!
A representative from the ultra-right, Neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party threw water in the face of a SYRIZA (left wing) politician. Then when confronted by a communist party politician, he started repeatedly slapping her.
This was in the middle of a TV debate that’s taking place about 11 days before a crucial election.
Remember, the Golden Dawn party stunned the world by crossing the [...]
JUNE 6–From the Zombie Apocalypse news desk comes word of the arrest of a Louisiana man who bit off a chunk of the face of a victim whom he allegedly battered during a bloody attack Saturday.
According to cops, Carl Jacquneaux, 42, attacked Todd Credeur outside the victim’s home in Scott, a city in Lafayette Parish. After punching Credeur in the face, Jacquneaux bit the 48-year-old victim in the face, “removing a [...]
Estrella Carrera, 26, married on Friday night and was last seen 2am on Saturday morning
Police issue arrest warrant for Arnoldo Jimenez
Cousin said she had a quickie wedding after an on-off relationship with Jimenez for 3 years
Relatives did not approve of relationship
Mother of 2-year-old son and 9-year-old daughter
Police are searching for the husband of a woman found stabbed to death in a bathtub still wearing her wedding dress on Sunday.
Arnoldo Jimenez, [...]
Samantha ‘Sammy’ Koenig vanished in February from her coffee stand workplace
CCTV footage shows an armed man forcing her to leave the coffee shop
The teen had filed for a restraining order in November but it was never issued
A man who owns a construction company in Anchorage has been arrested in Texas on charges related to the disappearance of an 18-year-old barista, police revealed on Thursday.
Israel Keyes, 34, was arrested this week [...]
State television in Russia said that special forces had seized two conspirators in Odessa, southern Ukraine, after an explosion in an apartment in January.
The Chechen alleged ringleader, Adam Osmayev, 31, has reportedly confessed to planning the assassination on the orders of Doku Umarov, the emir of the Islamist insurgency against Moscow’s rule in the North Caucasus region.
Channel One showed Osmayev in detention saying: “The ultimate aim was to travel to [...]
By KRISHAN FRANCIS
The Associated Press
MALE, Maldives — The former president of the Maldives, who says he was forced from power earlier this week in a coup, has demanded that his successor step down and that new elections be held in the Indian Ocean nation.
The next elections are scheduled for 2013.
Mohamed Nasheed made the announcement late Thursday after a court in the Maldives issued a warrant for his arrest. It came [...]
JACKSON, Mississippi (CNN) -
Mississippi’s attorney general said Thursday that the state may have to issue a nationwide manhunt after four pardoned murderers left jail and “hit the road running.”
“We’ll catch ‘em. It’s just a matter of time,” Attorney General Jim Hood told CNN.
The four were among nearly 200 convicted criminals to whom Gov. Haley Barbour granted clemency or a pardon in a final act before leaving office this week.
The governor’s [...]
Pervez Musharraf, who resigned as Pakistan’s president in 2008, will be arrested on arrival in the country later this month, the Press Trust of India reported, citing a prosecutor.
Musharraf is a “proclaimed offender” and there’s no need for a warrant for this arrest, PTI reported today, citing Chaudhry Zulfiqar Ali, prosecutor at the Federal Investigation Agency. Musharraf lives in Dubai and London and plans to return to Pakistan on Jan. 25 or [...]
Russell Mace, of New Milford, is charged with the Dec. 17th robbery of a New Milford bank.
Photo: Contributed Photo / CT
NEW MILFORD — A local man charged with robbing a New Milford bank Friday is depicted in court documents as a drug-addicted ex-convict with nervous bowels whose wife and two young children were in the car when police said he committed the robbery.
Russell D. Mace, 55, of Pumpkin Hill Road, has a criminal [...]
Two weeks ago we presented pictures of a bank run in Latvia after one local bank had been found to do just what MF Global is alleged of doing – gross commingling. To wit: “If anyone is wondering why the collapse of MF Global after the discovery of its commingling and theft of client funds was the single worst thing that could happen to market confidence, then look no further than [...]
If anyone is wondering why the collapse of MF Global after the discovery of its commingling and theft of client funds was the single worst thing that could happen to market confidence, then look no further than the small Baltic country of Latvia where precisely what Jon Corzine’s firm did to its clients, has happened at the bank level. Businessweek Reports: “Lithuanian prosecutors issued an arrest warrant for Vladimir Antonov [...]
ISLAMABAD: An anti-terror court Saturday indicted two police officers and five alleged Taliban militants over the 2007 assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto, a prosecutor said.
Nobody has been convicted or jailed for Benazir’s assassination on December 27, 2007, in Rawalpindi, in a gun and suicide attack after she addressed an election rally.
Police say that three other suspects in the high-profile case have been killed — including the chief of [...]
A Florida lawyer for a man who lowered an anchor on a cruise ship while drunk says his client committed “felony stupidity.”
Daniel Castillo, who practices in Tampa, Fla., asked a court Thursday to dismiss a federal indictment against Rick Ehlert, the Tampa Tribune reported. He suggested charging Ehlert under a federal law designed to go after terrorists is overkill.
“He’s guilty of felony stupidity — that he [...]
The African Union has called on member states to disregard the arrest warrant issued against Colonel Muammar Gaddafi by the International Criminal Court.
The AU says the ICC’s move “seriously complicates efforts to find a solution to Libya’s crisis”.
The African body recommended member nations do not honour the warrant if Col Gaddafi visits their country.
If members apply the AU’s decision, it will weaken the warrant as it will [...]
The lasting impact of the raid on Gary Adams’ home became clear in a comment from his 3-year-old granddaughter during a recent trip to the pharmacy.
“She said, ‘Granddad. Police. Hide,’ ” Adams, 57, of Bellevue recalled Wednesday while discussing the federal lawsuit he filed against the officers who burst into his home March 3.
Led by FBI Special Agent Karen Springmeyer, about a dozen officers used [...]
Some lawmakers, judges and regulators are trying to rein in the U.S. debt-collection industry’s use of arrest warrants to recoup money owed by borrowers who are behind on credit-card payments, auto loans and other bills.
More than a third of all U.S. states allow borrowers who can’t or won’t pay to be jailed. Judges have signed off on more than 5,000 such warrants since the start [...]
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LAKE ELSINORE, Calif. — A Lake Elsinore woman has been sentenced to 14 years in prison after being convicted of torture and child abuse for holding her 2-year-old daughter’s legs under scalding water as punishment.
Diana Vicky Estrada, 24, claimed the burns on her daughter’s legs were an accident, but prosecutors alleged the injuries were the result of a potty-training outburst.
In 2009, Sheriff’s [...]
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) – The International Criminal Court prosecutor asked judges Monday to issue arrest warrants for Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi and two other senior members of his regime, accusing them of committing crimes against humanity by targeting civilians in a crackdown against rebels.
Luis Moreno-Ocampo says Gadhafi, his son Seif al-Islam Gadhafi and intelligence chief Abdullah al-Sanoussi ordered, planned and participated in illegal [...]