Archive for Crime

03 Apr 2013

Couple dead in murder-suicide at hospital

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I just read an article on Lehighvalleylive.com that may be of interest to you. A couple was found dead at a hospital. They were both shot. It appears that the husband shot his wife and then shot himself. His wife was in hospice care at the time. Investigators think that the husband wanted his wife’s […]

03 Apr 2013

Man pleads guilty to Twitter threat to assassinate President Obama

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Check out this article on Nydailynews.com. Did you know it’s illegal to even threaten to assassinate the president? Well, one man recently found out that such an act is punishable by five years in prison and a $250,000 fine. Jarvis Britton, of Birmingham, Alabama, tweeted his desire to kill the president. It didn’t help that […]

03 Apr 2013

T.J. Lane wears ‘Killer’ shirt at sentencing

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Check out this article on Cleveland.com. In a bizarre twist to an already twisted tale, convicted school shooter T.J. Lane chose a white tee shirt with the word “Killer” written on it for his sentencing hearing. According to his attorneys, it was something they were unaware of, as was his statement to the court. In […]

03 Apr 2013

Ambulance stolen from St. Louis hospital

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Just read this on Stltoday.com. Workers at a hospital have had an ambulance stolen from them. There is a lock that workers can set that prevents the ambulance from being driven, but the victim was in such critical condition that workers forgot to set this lock. After they took the victim inside the hospital, someone […]

03 Apr 2013

Brooklyn man fakes his own kidnapping #dailydumb

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I just read an article on Newsburp.com that you may be interested in. A man decided that the best way to avoid the agony of having to face his girlfriend was to fake his own kidnapping, according to the author of this article. The faked kidnapping took place in Brooklyn, as the man used tape […]

03 Apr 2013

253,000 U.S. guns smuggled to Mexico annually

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Here’s an article worth a read posted on Mcclatchydc.com. Guns are frequently smuggled from the United States to Mexico on an annual basis, and the author of this article talks about the impact of the gun smuggling ring. The guns are first made in the United States before they are taken across the border to […]

03 Apr 2013

Brawl erupts at child’s birthday party in Chuck E. Cheese

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I just read an article on Digitaljournal.com that I thought you should read. Eighteen people brawl at a kids pizza restaurant? It happened at a Boynton Beach Chuck E. Cheese establishment. Allegedly, two men began the altercation in the restroom, but it then spilled out into the main parlor, where 18 people were involved. By […]

03 Apr 2013

The Cultural Revolution & the Role of Police Silence

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The Cultural Revolution & the Role of Police Silence This week The Badge Guys discuss Police Silence The Code & the Lamb. In addition to Juli Adcock and me, two very distinguished forces join us; Lauri Stevens and @NathanConstable. The topic of a code of police silence and its effect on social media use by […]