Crime

New York Daily News Rips GOP Leaders For “Meaningless Platitudes” In Wake Of Mass Shooting

Over the last few years the New York Daily News has devoted countless screaming headlines which denounced the NRA, its head Wayne LaPierre, and many other gun control opponents. Above is tomorrow morning’s front page reaction to the avalanche of pointless “thoughts and prayers” tweets issued today by GOP leaders.

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SAN BERNARDINO: Cops Report Two Dead Suspects, One Male, One Female, Both In “Assault Clothing”

NBC News reports: At least 14 people were killed and two suspects were dead Wednesday after up to three people on a mission that authorities described as “possibly terrorism” barged into a holiday party in a California conference room and unleashed a bloodbath. The shooter or shooters fled in a black SUV after the shooting about at 11 a.m. (2 ...

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REPORT: Christian Terrorist Robert Dear Vandalized Planned Parenthood Clinic In The Past

NBC News reports: The man charged with killing three people at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs, Colorado, has targeted the agency before, his ex-wife said Tuesday. Dear appears to have been opposed to the reproductive health agency for decades. Barbara Mescher Michaux, who was married to Dear from 1985 to 1993, said Tuesday that Dear once put glue ...

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Court Filing: Colorado Killer Believed He Could Do “Anything He Pleased” Because Jesus Forgives All

According to divorce papers filed by his second wife in a South Carolina court, Colorado mass murderer Richard Dear was an End Times fanatic who believed that he could commit any action he pleased because he would “saved” by Jesus. The Post & Courier reports: His second wife, [Deborah] Mescher, described Dear in divorce papers filed in 1993 as a controlling, ...

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QUEENS: Trans Woman In Critical After “Curb-Stomping”, NYPD Investigates As Possible Hate Crime

CBS News reports: Police are looking for a man who nearly killed a transgender woman in a beating in Queens. Around 4 a.m. Sunday, the attacker followed the 35-year-old victim — whose given name was Ricardo Sal but goes by the name Kathy — to the front of Sal’s apartment on 93rd Street in Jackson Heights, police said. As CBS2’s ...

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THE PHILIPPINES: US Marine Found Guilty In Murder Of Transgender Woman [VIDEO]

CNN reports: A U.S. Marine was found guilty of killing of a transgender woman who was found strangled in a Philippines hotel room in October last year. The court in Olongapo, a city 77 miles (124 km) northwest of Manila, sentenced Lance Corporal Joseph Scott Pemberton to up to 12 years in prison, according to CNN Philippines’ Ina Andolong, who ...

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MEXICO: Gunmen Kill Three At Acapulco Gay Event

Agence France-Presse reports: Three people were killed and five more injured when armed gunmen attacked a gay festival in Mexico’s southern tourist resort of Acapulco, police said on Monday. Attackers stormed the “Reina Gay” festival taking place in Tres Palos on the edge of Acapulco on Sunday, opening fire on the crowd, a local police official told AFP. Three men ...

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NEW YORK: Democratic Former State Assembly Leader Sheldon Silver Found Guilty Of Corruption

Former New York Assembly Leader Sheldon Silver was today found guilty on all seven federal counts of extortion, money laundering, and influence peddling. Among the charges were that Silver received millions of dollars in referral fees after pushing state grants for a cancer researcher who then sent mesothelioma patients to Silver’s ambulance-chasing law firm, which airs incessant television commercials offering ...

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Mike Huckabee: The Anti-Abortion Movement Has No Responsibility For “Domestic Terrorism” [VIDEO]

Mike Huckabee appeared on CNN this morning where he denounced the “domestic terrorism” in Colorado, adding, “I don’t know any pro-life leader, any––if you can tell me one, please correct me––but I don’t know of anybody who has suggested violence toward Planned Parenthood personnel.” Anti-abortion leaders may not condone violence, but Huckabee needs to visit the comments section on just ...

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Carly Fiorina: It’s Typical Left-Wing Tactics To Link Colorado Murders To Anti-Abortion Rhetoric [VIDEO]

Carly Fiorina appeared on Fox News Sunday this morning where she denounced the left for “demonizing the messenger” by linking anti-abortion rhetoric to the murders at the Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs. And then she talked about “taking our country back.” Watch below.

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REPORT: Colorado Planned Parenthood Shooter Handed Out “Impeach Obama” Pamphlets To Neighbors UPDATE: Killer Said “No More Baby Parts” To Cops

File this under “totally not surprising.” Via Buzzfeed News: Zigmond Post, who told BuzzFeed News he was a neighbor of Dear’s in Hartsel, said the man once gave him anti-Obama pamphlets. Post said he once went to Dear’s home to retrieve two dogs that had gotten loose. “We were there for a minute and the guy was already handing us ...

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Obama On Colorado Shootings: Enough Is Enough

Reacting to yesterday’s shootings in Colorado Springs, President Obama today again called for stricter gun control measures. In a written statement, Obama said that regardless of the motive, it was unacceptable that these sort of mass shootings happen so frequently in the United States. “This is not normal. We can’t let it become normal,” he said. “If we truly care ...

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COLORADO: Police Officer Killed In Planned Parenthood Attack Was A Pro-Life Co-Pastor At His Church

The Washington Post reports: The police officer who was killed during Friday’s shooting standoff at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs has been identified as Garrett Swasey, 44, a co-pastor at his church and an ice-skating champion. Swasey, who was married and had two young children, had been with the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs police department for ...

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COLORADO: Planned Parenthood Shooter Surrenders, Two Civilians And One Police Officer Dead

The Washington Post reports: A suspect is in police custody following an hours-long ordeal at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs, Colo., where at least five police officers and six civilians were injured in a shooting Friday. One of the injured officers has died, a federal law enforcement official told The Post. The Colorado Fraternal Order of Police also ...

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NEW YORK CITY: Man Charged In Chelsea Restaurant Chair Attack Sues Everybody For Defamation

The gay man charged with clubbing a Chelsea gay couple over the head with a restaurant chair has sued the couple for assault and defamation. Also being sued for defamation are witnesses who provided video and statements to the police. Courthouse News Service reports: An HIV counselor’s night out in New York City went off the rails when he was ...

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PHILADELPHIA: Judge Rules Alleged Basher Kathryn Knott’s Anti-Gay Tweets Can Be Used Against Her

The Philadelphia Inquirer reports: Remember those alleged anti-gay tweets posted by Kathryn Knott, one of the three Bucks County defendants charged in last year’s assault on a gay couple in Center City? Well, they can be introduced at Knott’s assault trial next month, a judge ruled Tuesday. Knott faces trial on a count of conspiracy, two counts of aggravated assault ...

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Pentagon: Report Male-On-Male Sexual Assault [VIDEO]

Recent Department Of Defense statistics show a rise in reported male-on-male sexual assaults, prompting hate groups like to Family Research Council to issue many press releases blaming Obama’s “sexualization” of the military and the repeal of DADT. In actuality, the rise in reported assaults is more likely due to Pentagon campaigns like the one issued today, which urges soldiers to ...

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NEW YORK CITY: Feds Arrest Gay Chelsea Dentist On Meth And Child Porn Possession Charges

This will be one of the most stomach-churning things you’ll read this year. From the New York Times: A Manhattan dentist was arrested Friday on charges that he had done dental work for a drug dealer in exchange for methamphetamine, and possessed child pornography videos, according to federal prosecutors. The complaint against the dentist, John Wolf, states that he is ...

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DALLAS: Gay Man Suffers Skull Fracture In Tenth Recent Attack To Hit Oak Lawn Gayborhood [VIDEO]

The Dallas gayborhood of Oak Lawn is enduring a rash of violent attacks on gay men. Last night there was another one. The Dallas Morning News reports: Police are investigating after a bartender was beaten up while walking to his friend’s home in Oak Lawn Thursday night — the latest in a spate of attacks in the neighborhood in recent ...

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Jim Bakker’s Buckets [VIDEO]

As some of you surely remember, in 1989 televangelist Jim Bakker (then husband of Tammy Faye) was sentenced to 45 years in federal prison after being convicted on 24 felony counts of wire and mail fraud. That conviction came two years after Bakker was accused of raping Jessica Hahn, prompting Jerry Falwell to call him “the greatest scab and cancer ...

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