A rumor is swirling in D.C. and beyond that Liberal U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy will announce his retirement on Monday, June 26.
Chronologically, and by that we mean, sooner than later, Justice Kennedy, 80, and Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 84, will need to retire their esteemed positions on the Supreme Court, but sources say the pressure has been on now for over a month for an official announcement from one or both of the supreme law makers.
In May, author/political consultant Roger Stone predicted Justice Kennedy will retire soon paving the way for President Donald Trump to appoint his second SCOTUS judge. Continue reading
Lumberton, NC., man, Ronnie Lee Sampson, was found dead on the roof of his house Friday while working on his roof with several other people.
Sampson. 45, was employing Jonathan Brent Skipworth, 54, also of Lumberton, to help him repair his roof when a dispute in pay occurred.
Sampson and Skipworth began arguing about Skipworth’s pay, and at some point, Skipworth left the scene and then returned with a gun. He shot Sampson while he was working on the roof.
Skipworth has been charged with First Degree Murder and Possession of Firearm by Felon. He is in the Robeson County Detention center without bond.
In 2009, Sampson made local news after being arrested in Lumberton on several charges, including first-degree kidnapping and armed robbery.
Klay Thompson‘s jumpshot? Nothing short of sweet.. His dunking skills? Well now let’s just say that’s a work in progress.
Thompson made his annual travel to China to promote his new Anta-branded sneakers, when he showed fans a failed 360 dunk that left the NBA star on his backside.
Phoenix firefighters are on the scene, investigating a suspicious odor and a hissing sound reportedly coming from Pinnacle Transplant Technologies, a company in north Phoenix that specializes in the storage of human tissue
The fire department received reports around 2:30 p.m. Saturday afternoon in the area of Pinnacle Peak Road and 11th Avenue about an unusual smell and sound in the area.
The person who made the 911 call said the building is occupied by a medical company that stores human tissue. Continue reading
VIA: A Colorado Springs motorcycle officer has been injured in an accident while escorting Vice President Mike Pence’s motorcade to the city’s airport.
Police Lieutenant Howard Black told The Gazette the accident happened at 7:30 a.m. Saturday. Black didn’t release the officer’s name or details on the crash, but he said he was in serious condition.
No other vehicles were involved, and Pence’s motorcade continued to the airport.
Pence said in a Tweet released by the police department that he’d spoken with the officer’s wife and was “so relieved his injuries are not life-threatening.”
Pence was in Colorado Springs to mark the 40th anniversary of Focus on the Family. He also visited Schriever Air Force Base, home to the Air Force Space Command.
We just reported on a tragedy involving a teen who was electrocuted while visiting Put-In-Bay, OH., after jumping in the water to save the family dog. And now, a waterpark in Turkey is the scene of a similar fatal accident involving electricity.
The most striking similarity is now the following cautionary tale.
If you see someone, who is otherwise a good swimmer, suddenly flailing in the water, there’s a chance there getting electrocuted. In this case, you do not want to jump in right away to save them. Check for an obvious source of electricity and pull the plug or shut down the power at a master junction box BEFORE you touch the water. Continue reading
Police have arrested Texas mother, Cynthia Marie Randolph, after she allegedly left her two young children in a hot car as a form of punishment in late May.
Randolph, 25, faces charges of first-degree felony counts of injury to a child causing serious bodily injury, according to the Park County Sheriff’s Office. The two young children — a 2-year-old girl and a 16-month-old boy — were found dead in Parker County, Texas on May 26.
According to investigators, when the 2-year-old refused to get out of the vehicle, Randolph closed the door and left them inside to teach them “a lesson,” thinking that her daughter would be able to open the door when they wanted to leave, according to WFAA.
She admitted to police that she went back into the house, smoked marijuana and fell asleep for several hours, KTVT reports. Continue reading
Virginia State Police have identified Carrie Friedhoff, as the woman killed in a hit and run crash on I-95 North in Richmond.
Friedhoff, 41, was the passenger of a motorcycle driven by Robin Friedhoff that crashed around 9:20 p.m. Friday, just south of Exit 75, near Broad Street.
Police say the crash occurred when a vehicle cut in front of Robin’s motorcycle, making contact with the front tire, causing the bike to go down. Robin was transported to VCU Medical Center with nonlife threatening injuries. Continue reading
Tragedy has struck the North Carolina sports community after East Carolina safety Domonique Lennon was found shot dead in the parking lot of the Bahama Breeze restaurant located in the 3300 block of Wake Forest Road near Interstate 440, in North Carolina.
Lennon, 24, was shot Friday night near the popular eatery in Raleigh. He was found by authorities lying on the ground with multiple gunshot wounds. The NFL bound player was sadly pronounced deceased at the scene.
The Suffolk, Va., native played with ECU from 2011-15. He started 12 games at safety for the Pirates in 2014 before playing in all 12 games in 2015, tallying 27 tackles. Continue reading
A body found near a creek on Indianapolis’ south side on Thursday has been identified as, Tanya Ragsdale, the woman reported missing June 16.
Two children found Ragsdale’s body near a creek while playing in the area.
On Friday, the Marion County Coroner identified the body as Ragsdale, 40. The death remains under investigation. Continue reading