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Missouri woman fears boyfriend’s gun so she gives it to brother, who shoots a 4-year-old

A 22-year-old Kansas City man was accused of accidentally shooting a 4-year-old boy this week after his sister gave him a gun because she feared that her boyfriend might do something “stupid” with it. KCTV reported that the sister of Delaney R. Singleton told police that she gave her boyfriend’s…

Connecticut trooper admits to stealing bloody gold crucifix, cash from dying motorcyclist

A 45-year-old Connecticut state trooper admitted in court this week that he stole a gold crucifix and cash from a dying motorcyclist. Trooper Aaron Huntsman, a 19-year veteran of the force, was charged with larceny in 2012 for allegedly stealing from 49-year-old John Scalesse, the president of JAS Masonry, as…

Drunk man posing as TSA agent pats down women down at San Francisco airport

A San Francisco man has been accused of getting drunk and posing as a Transportation and Security Administration (TSA) agent so he could pat down women. According to the San Francisco Chronicle, the man was seen at the International Terminal of San Francisco International Airport at around 12:30 p.m. on…

‘This is 2014, not 1914′: Sen. Elizabeth Warren blasts GOP and Hobby Lobby ruling

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) blistered her GOP colleagues and the Supreme Court’s ruling in the Hobby Lobby case just before a bill reversing the decision was blocked. “Guys, this is 2014, not 1914,” Warren said. “Most Americans thought this was settled long, long ago. But for some reason, Republicans keep…

Robert Reich: Children fleeing to the U.S. are ‘refugees of the drug war we created’

Robert Reich, President Bill Clinton’s former Secretary of Labor, recently put the so-called immigration crisis in perspective by reminding Americans that the women and children who were escaping to the U.S. were “refugees of the drug war we’ve created.” “I’ve been watching media coverage of angry Americans at our southern…

Wisconsin hate crime suspect says lynching letter he sent to black family is not racist

A Wisconsin man has admitted sending a letter depicting a lynching to a black family, but he insisted that racism was not a motive. On Tuesday, Stoughton Police charged 21-year-old Matthew J. Cimaroli with Felony Threats to Injure or Accuse with a Hate Crime Enhancer, according to the Wisconsin State…

Road-raging NM man shoots at carload of kids in cross-town chase over traffic disagreement

A New Mexico mother said that she was lucky to be alive this week after an angry stranger began firing a gun at her car full of children. Theresa Lechuga told KOAT that the incident began when she pulled her car over to avoid a crash on Saturday, and then…

CNN anchor grills ‘reckless’ AZ sheriff for publishing bus route of refugee children

CNN anchor Carol Costello on Wednesday pressed an Arizona sheriff after he published the bus route of refugee children, sparking protests from anti-immigrant demonstrators. On Tuesday, angry protesters had used trucks to block a road near Oracle in response Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu’s press release revealing that 40 refugees…

Louie Gohmert: Obama won’t ‘defend women’ from ‘hundreds of thousands’ of immigrant rapists

Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert (R) asserted this week that the crisis of women and children refugees seeking protection inside U.S. borders was so serious that it put “our continued existence at risk.” During a speech on the House floor on Tuesday, the Texas congressman renewed his called for border states…

Seattle women’s group threatened with gun violence after supporting background checks

A Seattle women’s group said this week that a bullet-riddled target left outside their offices was meant to intimidate them over their support for a bill that would close background check loopholes. Seattle-King County League of Women Voters Administrative Manager Allison Feher told KIRO that she believed the threat was…

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