Crime & Safety

Shooting at Jewish community centers leave three dead

Shooting at Jewish community centers leave three dead

| April 13, 2014

There were no details at the time we first saw this. Let it suffice to say that given recent history, we can only assume the worst. Pray for the folks there; prayer for this nation: Three people killed, one wounded in shootings at Jewish centers in Kansas Police at the scene of the Jewish Community […]

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Xbox hackers break in to army computer system

Xbox hackers break in to army computer system

| April 13, 2014

Hmmmm. All the money we spend on defense and security and the U.S Army’s computer system is penetrated by guys trying to get the heads up on a video game. Well, no need to worry because we’re sure that governments across the world—as usual—are well behind kids and others in the video game world. Good […]

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Nigerian senator says 135 civilians killed

Nigerian senator says 135 civilians killed

| April 13, 2014

Nigeria long has been touted as a point of pride in Africa with its growing economy and status as an oil-producing nation, as well as its reputation for being a thriving democracy. But, that status has been under attack over the years due to government corruption, the jailing and suspicious deaths of dissidents in oil-producing […]

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Murder charges against baby dropped

Murder charges against baby dropped

| April 13, 2014

This is the follow up on an earlier story. Nice to know that the world hasn’t gone totally crazy—just up to the brink: Pakistan drops murder charge against baby Also launches separate case to look into how police pressed charges against Musa Lahore: A Pakistani court on Saturday threw out charges of attempted murder against […]

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Teen too “affluent” to go to prison for killing 4 people, but now taxpayers have to pay for his rehab?

Teen too “affluent” to go to prison for killing 4 people, but now taxpayers have to pay for his rehab?

| April 13, 2014

Still have doubts that this an oligarchy and not a democracy? Wealth has it’s privileges. If you are poor, you’re going straight to jail, do not pass go and do not collect $200. But, if you’re rich, well, you can afford to exercise your rights! Teen too “affluent” to go to prison for killing 4 […]

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Crime & Safety Report

Crime & Safety Report

| April 11, 2014

Reports courtesy of Mike Joyner, Public Information Officer, City of Fort Wayne Police Department Smoke House Tobacco Outlet owner murdered in store FORT WAYNE—At approximately 8:30 a.m., April 7, Fort Wayne Police responded to the report of a man down inside The Smoke House Tobacco Outlet located at 2217 S. Lafayette Street. Officers arrived to […]

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Prosecutor attempts to punch holes in Pistorius story

Prosecutor attempts to punch holes in Pistorius story

| April 11, 2014

We aren’t taking sides in an ongoing trial but, frankly, that was the question that has long been on our mind. Wouldn’t most people concerned about an intruder first try to establish where their loved ones were in the house—especially a person who should have been sleeping right next to you? In fairness, in any […]

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Sharpton revealed as helping FBI spy on mob

Sharpton revealed as helping FBI spy on mob

| April 10, 2014

While some information has floated around regarding this for some time, leave it to the Smoking Gun to put your business in the street! (See http://www.thesmokinggun.com/documents/Al-Sharpton-918273 and http://www.thesmokinggun.com/documents/investigation/al-sharpton-764312) While the event being discussed below doesn’t seem to be impacted, we can’t help but wonder how this will affect people’s perceptions when considering taking a complaint to […]

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Crime & Safety: April 9-15 edition

| April 9, 2014

FWPD resumes downtown beat patrols FORT WAYNE—On April 7, the Fort Wayne Police Department resumed the Monday through Friday two officer downtown beat patrol. Officers assigned the detail will utilize bikes, T3s, and ATVs as well foot patrols to canvass an area that is bounded by Clay Street to the east, Broadway to the west, […]

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Gruesome details of ‘exploded head’ emerge in Pistorius trial

Gruesome details of ‘exploded head’ emerge in Pistorius trial

| April 9, 2014

Various sources report that South African laws governing “self defense” are very different from those in the U.S. and that, given that, our perspective on the details of the incident being revealed in the press don’t fully give a picture of why “Blade Runner” is being pursued so vigorously in this trial. It would be […]

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