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Florida: Dante Martin Convicted of Manslaughter in Band Hazing Death

Florida: Dante Martin Convicted of Manslaughter in Band Hazing Death

Friday in Florida, percussionist Dante Martin, who had attended Florida A&M University and was a member of the school’s Marching 100 band, was convicted in his part of being the ringleader of a hazing ritual that brought about the death of drum major, Robert Champion, 26, in November 2011. Dante Martin, 27, was convicted in […]

Mary Landrieu Insults the People of Louisiana

Mary Landrieu Insults the People of Louisiana

Senator Mary Landrieu, who has represented the state of Louisiana for 18 years, now blames her declining popularity on the people who have kept her in office; describing voters in Louisiana as being both sexist and racist. She made the allegations during an interview on NBC Thursday. Landrieu pulled the race card to explain President […]

What to Do With Pumpkins When Halloween Is Over

What to Do With Pumpkins When Halloween Is Over

Pumpkins are great decorations and definitely a staple of the Halloween holiday. Houses are lined with jack-o-lanterns, painted pumpkins, glittery pumpkins, and other varieties of this tradition. Shortly after the spooky night though, they end up in the garbage, or in some cases, are left out on porches to rot until someone gets around to […]

Kansas Airport Crews Start to Begin Working to Recover Victims

Kansas Airport Crews Start to Begin Working to Recover Victims

Kansas airport crews have started to begin working on Friday to recover victims of the small Kansas plane that hit a Flight Safety building at the Wichita Airport Thursday. It struck the top of the flight center after its engine lost power during takeoff on Thursday. It had been reported that four people were killed […]

Virgin Galactic SpaceShip Two Goes Down

Virgin Galactic SpaceShip Two Goes Down

A search operation is underway for the pilots of the Virgin Galactic SpaceShip Two after reports that an in-flight anomaly during a test flight caused the aircraft to go down. The SpaceShip Two is designed to hold six passengers, but only the pilots were on board during this test. Parachutes were seen in the air, […]

Clark County Fire Department Vehicle Involved in Crash

Clark County Fire Department Vehicle Involved in Crash

According to officials, a fire department vehicle from Clark County was involved in an accident with a passenger car Friday morning on the southwest side of the Las Vegas Valley. Nevada Highway Patrol Trooper Loy Hinson indicated that the fire department vehicle and car collided late Friday morning at Durango Drive and Blue Diamond Road. Two paramedics […]

Halloween Costumes Beware

Halloween Costumes Beware

This may very well be the scariest Halloween ever, but before going out shopping for costumes, beware that some choices can come back to haunt everyone. Typically, Halloween costumes are an exercise in familiarity, a reflection of the times. Each and every year, Michael Jackson’s familiar Thriller song plays as a costume store’s advertising soundtrack. […]

Connecticut Ghost Town Sold

Connecticut Ghost Town Sold

The Connecticut ghost town which made the news and captured imaginations over the past month was sold via auction on Thursday afternoon. Just in time for Halloween, an unnamed buyer placed the winning bid of $1.9 million and won the entire town of Johnsonville in East Haddam, Connecticut. The opening bid for the town started at […]

Columbia Missouri Police at Scene of Reported Double Shooting

Columbia Missouri Police at Scene of Reported Double Shooting

Columbia, Missouri police have responded and have arrived at  the scene of what was reported as a possible double shooting. The alleged shooting is on Woodrail Terrace, but police have just begun to arrive and no details about the possible shooting have been released as of yet. The identities of the possible victims have not […]

New York City Settles Case With Family Over Jailed Marine’s Death

New York City Settles Case With Family Over Jailed Marine’s Death

New York City has reached a settlement in a case filed by  the family of an ex-marine with mental health issues who died in his jail cell earlier in the year, according to a statement by Scott Stringer the CIty comptroller. The man, Jerome Murdough, was being held on Rikers Island in a mental health […]

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