Officer Killed Boyfriend and Son in Murder-Suicide, Police Say An off-duty police officer was believed to have shot and killed her boyfriend and their 1-year-old son, and then turned the gun on herself in an apparent murder-suicide at their Brooklyn home on Monday morning, investigators said. The officer’s 19-year-old son managed to escape the three-story house on East 56th Street by fleeing through a bedroom window after hearing the sound of gunshots, said Paul J. More
Pope Francis supports crackdown on US nuns The Vatican says Pope Francis supports the Holy See's crackdown on the largest umbrella group of U.S. nuns, who were faulted for focusing too much on social justice instead of issues such as abortion. American sisters had expressed hope that Francis, a Jesuit whose emphasis on the poor mirrored their social outreach, would take a different approach than his predecessor. More
Burke leads improbable Michigan rally over Kansas Trey Burke scored all 23 of his points after halftime, including a long, tying 3-pointer in the final seconds of regulation, and Michigan rallied to beat Kansas 87-85 in the South Regional semifinals Friday night.... More
GOP: Hobby Lobby Ruling 'Victory for Religious Freedom' - NewsMax.com Don’t blame Alito for ruling against women’s health. Blame ... - Washington Post 06/30/2014 - 8:49 am | View Link
Sandra Fluke weighs in on Hobby Lobby - Washington Post Sandra Fluke on Hobby Lobby: 'A Woman's Boss Should Not Have a Say' - Breitbart.com 06/30/2014 - 5:38 am | View Link
Sen. Tom Coburn Releases V.A. Report, Continues to Keep Congress in ... - REASON Online ... at the VA also found that a doctor was able to ... a co-author of the Partial-Birth Abortion Act of ... Shot by Jim Epstein and Meredith ... 06/29/2014 - 9:41 am | View Link
House OKs Peace Corps Abortions; Libyan Activist Slain - Womens Enews ... rights activist Salwa Bugaighis was shot dead by ... the legal fight over a new Wisconsin law that requires any doctor performing an abortion ... 06/28/2014 - 8:19 am | View Link
Libyan Activist Who'd Fled Violence Was Murdered After Returning to ... - Slate Magazine 50, was dead, having been stabbed, shot and left ... a Woman About to Have an Abortion Needs Is to ... Is 2014. Why Can’t I Send an Email to My ... 06/27/2014 - 2:25 pm | View Link
Son of Infamous Abortion Doctor Kermit Gosnell Shot by Law-Abiding Gun Owner During Home Invasion The son of infamous Philadelphia abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell was reportedly shot by a resident while he was attempting to burglarize a home in West Philadelphia on Wednesday morning. Police say Barron Alexander, 22, broke into a home shared by a group ... 06/5/2014 - 4:07 pm | View Link
Son of notorious killer abortion Doctor Kermit Gosnell shot while committing a robbery The son of infamous Philadelphia abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell was shot on Wednesday morning after an alleged attempted burglary. Barron Alexander - formerly Barron Gosnell - was shot several times inside the West Philadelphia home shared by a group of ... 06/5/2014 - 12:45 pm | View Link
Son of late-term abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell shot while allegedly breaking into Philadelphia home The son of convicted late-term abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell apparently changed his name only to start a new legacy for himself: burglar. Barron Alexander, who until recently shared the last name of his incarcerated dad, was critically shot while ... 06/4/2014 - 10:46 am | View Link
Cops: Son of Phila. abortion doctor Gosnell shot in robbery PHILADELPHIA - The 22-year-old son of Kermit Gosnell, a former doctor who performed illegal abortions, was shot after breaking into a home in West Philadelphia, police say, according to CBS Philadelphia. Barron Alexander was reportedly shot around 7 a.m ... 06/4/2014 - 10:35 am | View Link
Doctor: Abortion safer than getting shot of penicillin A Texas doctor Wednesday said a state law requiring doctors performing abortions to have admitting privileges at local hospitals was medically unnecessary and might end up harming women. "The risk of death from live childbirth is about 8.8 per 100,000," Dr ... 05/21/2014 - 6:48 am | View Link
George Tiller George Richard Tiller, MD (August 8, 1941 – May 31, 2009) was an American physician from Wichita, Kansas. He gained national attention as the medical director of ... 07/31/2014 - 7:17 am | View Website
Dr. David Gunn is murdered by anti-abortion activist ... Dr. David Gunn is shot and killed during an anti-abortion protest at the Pensacola Women's Medical Services clinic. Dr. Gunn performed abortions at several clinics in ... 07/30/2014 - 4:51 pm | View Website
Anti-abortion violence Anti-abortion violence is violence committed against individuals and organizations that provide abortion. Incidents of violence have included destruction of property ... 07/30/2014 - 11:07 am | View Website
WashingtonPost.com: Abortion Violence Doctor Killed During Abortion Protest. By William Booth Washington Post Staff Writer Thursday, March 11, 1993; Page A01. PENSACOLA, FLA., MARCH 10 -- A doctor was ... 07/23/2014 - 1:10 pm | View Website
Son of Infamous Abortion Doctor Kermit Gosnell Shot by Law ... The son of infamous Philadelphia abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell was reportedly shot by a resident while he was attempting to burglarize a home in West Philadelphia on ... 06/5/2014 - 11:04 pm | View Website
URBANA — A Champaign man who admitted taking part in a violent home invasion earlier this year has been sentenced to 12 years in prison.
Korey Coleman, 21, who listed an address in the 1300 block of Scottsdale Drive, pleaded guilty Thursday before Judge Tom Difanis to home invasion.
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — Cedar Rapids Native Joey Gase will race in the NASCAR Nationwide Series at the Iowa Speedway in Newton this weekend. But before he competes, Gase will be back in his hometown to raise awareness for a special cause. Gase will throw out the first pitch at Thursday night’s Kernels game and will then go back to the place where his career began, Hawkeye Downs Speedway.
When U. S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow announced passage of the Farm Bill in February, she echoed a refrain from a car commercial.
“This is not your father's Farm Bill,” she said.
While Stabenow, the Michigan Democrat who leads the Senate Agriculture Committee, was referring to what proponents heralded as “reform” of some programs, her remarks were accurate on another score.
A fast spreading, crop destroying weed may be coming to the farms near you.
Palmer amaranth, which has plagued southern farms for decades, has been marching across the Midwest. It can decimate a crop. It can withstand many common herbicides. And it can cost farmers millions.
Roger Hargrafen, a farmer in Muscatine County, Iowa, is on the front lines in the battle against Palmer amaranth.