Wednesday, August 08, 2007

Boobs of Death

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Women who get cosmetic breast implants are nearly three times as likely to commit suicide as other women, U.S. researchers reported on Wednesday.

The study, published in the Annals of Plastic Surgery, reinforces several others that have shown women who have breast enlargements have higher suicide risks.

Sunday, August 05, 2007

Cop Shooting at Snake Kills 5-Year-Old Boy

A cop's worst nightmare:

A shot fired by a police officer trying to kill a snake at a rural pond hit the little boy who had been out fishing with his grandfather.

Saturday, August 04, 2007

Baby Pronounced Dead Later Found Alive in Morgue


Doctors in Buenos Aires pronounced the child dead after 40 minutes of attempting to revive her. They sent the body to the morgue. Four hours later a worker heard her crying. -Video Link-

A-Rod Hits 500th Home Run

Without steroids

NEW YORK (AP) - Alex Rodriguez became the youngest player in major league history to hit 500 home runs, sending the first pitch he saw Saturday just past the foul pole in left field.

When he reached the plate, he hugged Derek Jeter and Bobby Abreu, who both scored on the landmark home run. His teammates were already on the field and he embraced several of them on his way to the dugout.

Friday, August 03, 2007

Senate passes Bush terrorism spy bill

WASHINGTON - The Senate, in a high-stakes showdown over national security, voted late Friday to temporarily give President Bush expanded authority to eavesdrop on suspected foreign terrorists without court warrants.

The House, meanwhile, rejected a Democratic version of the bill.


Abscam John Nabs $150 million of Pork

Rep. John Murtha (D-Pa.), chairman of the House Appropriations defense panel, has secured the most earmarked dollars in the 2008 military spending bill, followed closely by the panel’s ranking member Rep. Bill Young (R-Fla.).

Even though Young secured 52 earmarks, worth $117.2 million — and co-sponsored at least $27 million worth of others — Murtha’s 48 earmarks amount to a total of $150.5 million, according to a database compiled by the watchdog organization Taxpayers for Common Sense (TCS).

Drugs Sold Out of Ice Cream Truck

No word yet from Cheech or Chong

NEW YORK (AP) - An ice cream truck parked in front of a junior high school was offering up cocaine and marijuana along with the soft serve, police said.

A police search of the vehicle uncovered a loaded pistol along with the drugs, police said Friday after arresting 26-year-old Jermaine Jordan on charges including criminal possession of a weapon near a school and criminal sale of a controlled substance near a school.

Wednesday, August 01, 2007

Police: Mom Bathed, Dressed Dead Kids


HANAHAN, S.C. (AP) - Two children found dead under an apartment sink were bathed and dressed by their mother before being wrapped in trash bags, according to arrest warrants released Wednesday.

The warrants provide new details of the events that police say led to the arrest of a troubled single mother suspected of leaving her children in a hot car for hours while she was at work.

Sametta Heyward, 27, was charged Tuesday with homicide by child abuse after the bodies of 1-year-old Triniti Campbell and 4-year-old Shawn Campbell Jr. were found in her apartment.