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Alleged gunman’s family breaks silence

The US lawmaker shot in the head in an attack killing six in Tucson can now breathe unaided, doctors said Tuesday as the gunman’s family broke their silence to say they were “so very sorry.” Surgeons gave an upbeat outlook for Representative Gabrielle Giffords’ condition, as President Barack Obama prepared to travel to Arizona and a…

Sentence in racially charged NY shooting commuted

NY’s Paterson commutes sentence of black man in racially charged NY shooting of teenager New York Gov. David Paterson commuted the sentence Thursday of a black man imprisoned for the racially charged shooting death of a white teenager on Long Island, a decision in the final days of his administration…

Stewart to Blago: You’re either the victim of terrible persecution or a sociopath

Blagojevich appears on Jon Stewart’s ‘The Daily Show,’ won’t say if he will testify Despite goading from “The Daily Show” host Jon Stewart, former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich declined Monday night to promise to testify if he is retried on corruption charges. Blagojevich appeared on Stewart’s TV show on Comedy…

Exonerated by DNA evidence, man walks from Texas prison after 27 years

Imprisoned for 27 years for a rape he didn’t commit, Michael Anthony Green walked out of jail a free man on Friday and in the process was able to leave behind some of the anger that had fueled his survival behind bars. Accompanied by his attorney, Green walked out of…

In attack on Christian philosophy, Glenn Beck sides with Nazi propaganda

Fox News personality Glenn Beck believes the Jews murdered the biblical messiah Jesus Christ, and Gosh Darn It, if the Christian savior had been more like Barack Obama he’d have “come back and made the Jews pay for what they did.” That’s just the tip of a bizarre rant recently…

Package bomb goes off at Houston oil executive’s home

Pipe bomb disguised as chocolates sends woman to hospital A seemingly anonymous gift left on the front porch of a Houston home owned by an oil company executive has the city’s affluent population of oil profiteers on edge this weekend, after that package exploded and seriously injured a 62-year-old woman.…

School district blames disabled student for own molestation

When a teacher’s aide at Saddleback High School in Santa Ana, CA was arrested for molesting one of the special-ed students under his care, the school district’s first impulse was to cover the incident up and hope no one would find out. Now the student’s parents have sued the Santa…

Guilty verdict for Ohio cop who shot unarmed motorcyclist in back

Thanks to a jury in Ottawa Hills, Ohio, former police officer Thomas White is facing up to 11 years behind bars: plenty of time to think about the unarmed motorist he paralyzed with an unprovoked bullet more than one year ago. After just six hours of deliberation, the jury found…

Palestinian group accuses Israel of assassinating operative

The Palestinian resistance group and political party Hamas has accused Israel of being behind the killing of one of its senior operatives in Dubai and is vowing revenge. Mahmoud al-Mabhouh was found murdered in his hotel room on Monday, the apparent victim of deliberate electrocution. The Dubai government claimed that…

Victim in Polanski case opposes director’s extradition

LOS ANGELES — The victim in Roman Polanski’s 1978 child-sex case expressed support for the fugitive filmmaker’s request to be sentenced in absentia, court filings revealed. An attorney for Samantha Geimer, who was 13 when Polanski allegedly plied her with drugs and alcohol before having unlawful sex with her in…

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