David Crowley – Unanswered Questions

Did David Crowley murder his wife and daughter before killing himself? Apple Valley Police Captain John Bermel believes so and is working to establish a timeline of events that led up to the alleged double murder-suicide. Within a day of finding the bodies inside the Crowley home, police were telling local media outlets they were […]

Senate committee approves new whistleblower protection measures

ShareThis Senate committee approves new whistleblower protection measures 07 Nov 2013 A new Senate bill authorizing the next year’s worth of intelligence operations would force the public disclosure of civilian deaths in drone strikes and add protections for spy-sector whistleblowers that are being hailed by advocates. The bill, which was approved in the Senate intelligence […]

Illinois zoos, agencies conducting bird flu disaster drills

The exercise involves an imaginary employee leaking sensitive information on a personal Facebook page –Research included watching the virus outbreak movie ‘Contagion’ as ‘field research.’ As a zoo CEO drives to work, a radio news segment announces that dead birds were reported in a park near the zoo. In this hypothetical scenario involving the Lincoln […]

Legislator claims one in 10 darted polar bears die – 60 times the number reported by scientists

ShareThis Legislator claims one in 10 darted polar bears die – 60 times the number reported by scientists 23 Mar 2013 On March 1, in response to the state losing its appeal of the threatened-species designation for polar bears, Rep. Eric Feige (D) said the federal government itself was responsible for the deaths of many […]

California gun sales jump; gun injuries, deaths fall Read more here

Gun deaths and injuries have dropped sharply in California, even as the number of guns sold in the state has risen, according to new state data. Dealers sold 600,000 guns in California last year, up from 350,000 in 2002, according to records of sale tallied by the California Attorney General’s office. During that same period, […]

Auto Insurance Site Says Marijuana Users Are Safer Drivers

  (Steve Elliott)   There’s yet another study now that concludes marijuana users are better drivers, especially when compared with those who use alcohol behind the wheel. Twenty years of study has concluded that marijuana smokers may actually be getting a bad rap and that they may actually have fewer accidents than other drivers.  The website 4AutoinsuranceQuote.org put […]

U.S. alert as Taliban vows to avenge Afghan deaths

ShareThis U.S. alert as Taliban vows to avenge Afghan deaths —Official: Soldier was assigned to assist special operations unit of either Green Berets or Navy SEALs 12 Mar 2012 U.S. forces are on alert, after the Taliban vowed to exact revenge for the U.S. soldier who went on a shooting spree Sunday, allegedly killing at […]

Afghanistan deaths: Six dead UK soldiers named by MoD

ShareThis Afghanistan deaths: Six dead UK soldiers named by MoD –Deaths take total of British military personnel killed in Afghanistan since 2001 to 404 08 Mar 2012 Six British soldiers killed in southern Afghanistan by a Taliban bomb have been named by the Ministry of Defence. Cpl Jake Hartley, 20, Pte Anthony Frampton, 20, and Pte […]

Afghanistan deaths: Six dead UK soldiers named by MoD

ShareThis Afghanistan deaths: Six dead UK soldiers named by MoD –Deaths take total of British military personnel killed in Afghanistan since 2001 to 404 08 Mar 2012 Six British soldiers killed in southern Afghanistan by a Taliban bomb have been named by the Ministry of Defence. Cpl Jake Hartley, 20, Pte Anthony Frampton, 20, and Pte […]

5 deaths on one street: ‘There are no words to describe this’

ShareThis 5 deaths on one street: ‘There are no words to describe this’ –The city of 9,000 was caught in the crosshairs of a storm that raked the nation’s midsection Wednesday, killing at least 12 people in three states. 01 Mar 2012 (IL) Brady Street stood directly in the path of the deadly tornado that […]