Archive for June, 2008

Mother accused of killing ‘Baby Grace’ Gives Birth to Another Child

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Date: June 30th, 2008

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GALVESTON, Texas – The mother of the 2-year-old girl who was known only as “Baby Grace” for weeks after her dead body was found in Galveston Bay has given birth to another child. Kimberly Dawn Trenor, 19, of Spring, gave birth Thursday afternoon at Mainland Medical Center, said Maj. Mike Henson, Galveston County Jail commander. The child, a boy, was immediately taken from her, Henson told the Houston Chronicle in an online report on Saturday. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceFranklin Mint

$85 million in defective scratch-off tickets – The tickets had no chance of winning the top prize promised on them

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Date: June 30th, 2008

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ROANOKE, Virginia – In the latest challenge to a state lottery’s deceptive practices, a business professor’s lawsuit seeks to hold the Virginia Lottery accountable for selling about $85 million in defective scratch-off tickets. A lawsuit by Washington and Lee University professor Scott Hoover seeks reimbursement for purchasers of an estimated 26.5 million tickets over the past five years. He asserted that the tickets had no chance of winning the top prize promised on them. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceFT Press

Crackdown on Arizona Illegals Stirs National Immigration Debate

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Date: June 30th, 2008

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Arizona – Sheriffs in Phoenix, Arizona have launched an aggressive crackdown on illegal aliens as part of a growing movement by local officials to help prevent illegal immigration. Sheriff Joe Arpaio said the law is clear cut. “Our policy is if we come across any illegal … you are arrested. You don’t get a ticket. You get to appear before a judge later on.” More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceSky Mall

Just relaxing with his pants undone

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Date: June 30th, 2008

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FORT PIERCE — A 41-year-old man who told police he was just “relaxing” with his pants undone at the Fort Pierce Community Center was arrested and charged Saturday with lewd or lascivious exhibition/masturbation. Fort Pierce Police officers saw Nicodeme Petion sitting in the driver’s seat with his pants open, belt unbuckled with a sock over his genital area, according to a police report. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceGoodwill Too

Man commutes from Denver by bus to beg for cash in Monument – Begs $340 in one day

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Date: June 30th, 2008

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MONUMENT – Briefcase in hand, Leerie Tagney boards the morning FREX bus in downtown Denver with commuters heading to jobs along the Front Range. He naps on the hourlong ride south on Interstate 25, gets off at the Monument exit and walks to the nearby Woodmoor onramp to start his day’s toil. Block letters on a rumpled cardboard sign tell motorists he is OLD-TIRED-SICK-HUNGRY CREATIVE BROKE. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceiLetYou

Man who killed burglary suspects robbing his neighbor’s house cleared

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Date: June 30th, 2008

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HOUSTON, Texas – A Texas man who shot and killed two men he suspected of burglarizing his neighbor’s home was cleared in the shootings Monday by a grand jury. Joe Horn shot and killed two men last November after he saw them crawl out a neighbor’s window. Joe Horn, 61, shot the two men in November after he saw them crawling out the windows of a neighbor’s house in the Houston suburb of Pasadena. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceGriffin Technology

Most condemned inmates are essentially given life sentences because so few executions are carried out

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Date: June 30th, 2008

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SAN FRANCISCO, California – California’s 30-year-old death penalty, which costs more than $100 million annually to administer, is “close to collapse,” according to a new report issued Monday. The California Commission on the Fair Administration of Justice, appointed by the state Legislature to propose criminal justice reforms, issued a 117-page report detailing a deeply flawed death penalty system that has the biggest backlog of cases in the nation. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceFortunoff

Woman Accused of Tying Noose around Infant Son’s Neck – Fighting with her boyfriend

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Date: June 30th, 2008

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Frederick County prosecutors will drop attempted murder charges against a woman accused of tying a noose around her infant son’s neck after fighting with the child’s father. Assistant State’s Attorney Lindell Angel says 26-year-old Blanca Noehmi Juarez of Frederick will be prosecuted on charges of second-degree assault and child abuse. Juarez remains in custody on a warrant from the Immigration and Naturalization Service. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceOnly Natural Pet Store

Man Arrested After Striking Mom In Head With Sausage

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Date: June 30th, 2008

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DeLAND, Florida – A 46-year-old man was arrested after he threw a 3-pound pack of Polish sausage at his mother, striking her in the head, police said. Gregory Allan Praeger was charged with battery on Saturday after the incident at a Hunters Creek home, according to a DeLand police report. Praeger’s mother told police that her son was drinking and they got into an argument. She said Praeger picked up the pack of sausage and threw it at her, grazing the back of her head, the police report said. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceSirius Satellite Radio

16 Accidentally Wounded by Military in Shooting Demo

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Date: June 30th, 2008

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PARIS — A military shooting demonstration in southeast France on Sunday left 16 people wounded, including children, when real bullets were used instead of blank ones, officials said.
Four of the wounded were in serious condition, including a 3-year-old child, Bernard Lemaire, chief of the regional administration in Aude, said on France-3 television. Fifteen of the injured were civilians. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News Marketplacegiggle

America’s Shrinking Groceries

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Date: June 30th, 2008

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American supermarkets are epics of excess: it often seems like every item in the store comes in a “Jumbo” size or has “Bonus!” splashed across the label. But is it possible that the amount of food Americans are buying is, in fact… shrinking? Well, yes. Soaring commodity and fuel prices are driving up costs for manufacturers; faced with a choice between raising prices (which consumers would surely notice) or quietly putting fewer ounces in the bag, carton or cup (which they generally don’t) manufacturers are choosing the latter. This month, Kellogg’s started shipping Apple Jacks, Cocoa Krispies, Corn Pops, Froot Loops and Honey Smacks containing an average of 2.4 fewer ounces per box. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceMountain Gear

Hero: Special Forces Soldier, Blinded in Battle, Determined to Keep Serving

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Date: June 30th, 2008

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FORT BRAGG, North Carolilna – When Capt. Ivan Castro joined the Army, he set goals: to jump out of planes, kick in doors and lead soldiers into combat. He achieved them all. Then the mortar round landed five feet away, blasting away his sight.
“Once you’re blind, you have to set new goals,” Castro said.
He set them higher. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceVermont Teddy Bear

Man Tortured Girlfriend for 3 Hours Over Infidelity Allegations

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Date: June 30th, 2008

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MIAMI, Florida – Police are asking the public for help in finding a man who they said tortured his live-in girlfriend. Detectives said Roman Rengifo, 31, beat and choked the woman for several hours on Saturday night at their home, 444 N.W. 4th Street in Miami. The victim, whose name is being withheld for her protection, told police she arrived home and was confronted by her drunken boyfriend. She said he began shouting and accusing her of being unfaithful and then filled the bathtub with water and attempted to drown her. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceBake Me A Wish

Man Accused of Walking Down Interstate Wearing Thong and Fake Breasts

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Date: June 30th, 2008

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MANCHESTER – Drivers along I-291 had quite a sight Saturday, as a man wearing nothing but a thong, fake breasts and a wig sauntered along the side of the highway. Police said they received several calls about the man, which prompted an hour-long search. Police said they found the man, fully clothed and collecting cans behind a business on Batson Drive in Manchester. Police said they found a wig and fake breasts in the man’s car. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceElf Cosmetics

Rider climbs from Ferris wheel – Didn’t like the conversation with his girlfriend

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Date: June 30th, 2008

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Pennsylvania – A Ferris wheel rider in Hersheypark Saturday evening didn’t like the conversation he was having with his female companion, so he got off the ride — while it was moving. The man, who was not identified, climbed out of the ride’s car and climbed to its roof, where he sat crossed-legged for about 25 minutes as Derry Twp. police and his family tried to talk him down. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceLive Aquaria