Archive for February, 2013

25 Feb 2013

Group Giving Away Shotguns To Test If Crime Is Reduced

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I just read an article on Houston.cbslocal.com that I thought you should read. With the recent debates happening about gun control in America, one group has decided to create an experiment. A Houston college student has handed out 20 shotguns to citizens that meet certain criterias. The point of the experiment is to determine whether […]

25 Feb 2013

Newtown Shooter had Sensory Processing Disorder

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Check out this blog post on Abcnews.go.com. The Sandy Hook Massacre shooter was the subject of a PBS special this past Tuesday. When he was a young child he was diagnosed with sensory processing disorder, a disorder that makes physical contact from people, food, or sounds unbearable to withstand. This is believed to have led […]

25 Feb 2013

Gas Thief Gets a Real Mouthful #dailydumb

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I just read an article on Mwootrr.blogspot.com that might interest you. The very gross article is about a dumb criminal that was attempting to siphon gas from a motor home. Instead of connecting the tube to the gas tank, it was connected to the sewage tank on accident. The owners found sewage and what liked […]

25 Feb 2013

In Hurry to Get to Traffic Court, Driver Causes Crash #dailydumb

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The article from Lakeville.patch.com is about a driver who is in a hurry to get somewhere and attempted to make an illegal u-turn in order to avoid traffic at a traffic light. When he attempted it, he was hit by an oncoming car. When the police arrived, the driver that made the moving violation admitted […]

25 Feb 2013

Apple Store robbed: Burglar breaks glass door in ‘Smash and Grab”

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Check out this article on Examiner.com. On Febuary 18, an Apple store in colorado was robbed for $64,000 worth of merchandise. Ipads and macbooks were among the stolen items. Apple employees theorize that the merchandise will be sold on the black market, such as craigslist. Luckily, Apple has implanted computer chips in their goods and should […]

25 Feb 2013

Andre Thomas: Mental Health Problems and Crime

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Interesting article posted on Texastribune.org. Andre Thomas was born the fourth of six children to his small town family in North Texas. Very religious and bright, his father once noted how obsessed he was with the books of revelations. Getting into trouble at a young age, his first arrest was at the age of 11. […]

25 Feb 2013

Report links violent media, mental health and guns to mass shootings

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This article from Daltondailycitizen.com discusses a report that links mental health, violent media, and guns to mass shootings. The report finds that not one single factor is responsible. There are a large number of violent images that are seen by kids as they grow up. Mental health is not properly addressed for many people that […]

22 Feb 2013

5th-graders accused of plotting to kill classmate

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Check out this article on Foxnews.com. 5th grade school students have been accused of plotting to kill a classmate, according to reports. The suspects are students of a Stevens County school. The 5th graders being accused are 10, and 11 years old. The young age of the suspects is posing many challenges to prosecutors due […]