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Philadelphia’s Mo’ne Davis, Chicago team the buzz at Little League World Series

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SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — An African-American female pitcher from Philadelphia and a team from Chicago have created a buzz at the Little League World Series. Philly’s Mo’ne Davis and the Jackie Robinson West squad are the talk of the series; professional athletes and politicians alike are following their every move. They’ve Skyped with the Los Angeles Dodgers, had shout-outs from NBA star Kevin Durant on Twitter and the Pennsylvania governor was in…

Guys, makeup and Instagram videos – there really is nothing better

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Ladies (and gentlemen), this is something you have got to see! No matter what angle you approach this from, it is quite clear makeup can literally transform a face. It’s a craze going around right now that you don’t want to miss, or you will be cheated some laughter in your life. It even has its own hashtag, #makeuptransformation, basically unveiling the mystery of makeup, but also showing all of…

Things Just Got Way Worse For Leland Yee

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Indicted California state Sen. Leland Yee (D-San Francisco) faces additional charges that he tried to extort several sports figures, according to a new grand jury indictmentfiled Thursday. Yee, who was arrested in March and has pleaded not guilty to eight charges of corruption, bribery and gun-trafficking, faces an additional three counts under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, a federal law that provides for extended criminal penalties and civil action when acts…

Cop Did Dirty Things With Teen, But Called It Sεx Education

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By Daphne R It’s been five years since a highway trooper in Ohio had reportedly watched pοrn and mαsturbated in the presence of a teen. And, although Ricky Vitte, Jr. admitted the act to his wife and has a history of domestic violence, he won’t be facing any time or charges for his actions. In fact, prior charges against him have been withdrawn by a prosecutor in Sandusky County. The…

Missing New Jersey Couple Found Dead

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By Daphne R Late in the month of December a young couple went missing in northern New Jersey. Prosecutors now say the couple has been found dead in a car inside the girlfriend’s detached garage. There have been no details released concerning the actual cause of death for 24 year old Jorge Rodriguez and his girlfriend, 25 year old Melissa Pereira. Authorities say the couple was found dead at 11:15…

Smash and Grab Jewelry Heist at Memphis Mall Valued at $700 Thousand Loss

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By Daphne R Thieves in Memphis, Tennessee entered a mall on a mission to take Rolex Watches. A little after 7:30 pm on Saturday, January 18, five men wearing all black hoodies and black pants reportedly targeted Reed’s Jewelers, inside the Wolfchase Mall, in Memphis, bearing sledgehammers and guns, according to witnesses. The thieves used their sledgehammers to smash the glass display cases and grabbed about 65 Rolex watches, stuffing…

Congressman Cuts Food Stamps in His Own District

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By Greg B. U.S. Representative votes to cut food stamps in district he represents, for people that needs them. Booneville Kentucky is home to Owsley County which has a population of 4,722 people. The county has a median income of $19,351 and is the lowest outside of Puerto Rico. Additionally the county is 99% white and presidential candidate Mitt Romney won 81% of the vote. With this in 2009 the…

$100 Million In Cocaine Found In Norfolk

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By Greg B Authorities in Virginia found $100 million dollars worth of cocaine that was seized at the Port of Norfolk. The drugs were concealed in cans of fruit juice and weighed about 732 pounds and housed in 20-foot containers. The bust was credited to the intelligence received and the current narcotic trend in the area; the shipment was destined for New York. The origin of the drugs was Trinidad…

The “World’s Ugliest Woman” is Now a Motivational Speaker

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By Daphne R Insults hurt in more ways than imaginable. When someone says words could never hurt them they’re usually just hiding behind the hurt because the reality is that negative words can cut deeply, causing depression, low self-esteem and the list goes on. But one young woman named Lizzie Velasquez, age 24, used negative words as inspiration to rise above her situation. Lizzie was once labeled as the “World’s…

IDIOT: Man Was So Drunk That The Breathalyzer Couldn’t Even Measure It

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By Greg B. Iowa City police arrested Levi Carter for DUI on Friday night, but that was only the half of it. Carter who was so intoxicated that he blew a .467 percent reading on the Breathalyzer test before the testing instrument simply read “HI,” KCCI-TV reported. Not HI, as in a greeting, HI as in the machine could not accurately produce a reading applicable to his level of drunkenness….

CDC Says That Americans Spend Too Much Time In The Bottle And It’s Costing Us Billions

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By: Stephanie Allen- Gobert Alcohol drinking causes about 88,000 deaths in the United States each year, and costs the economy about $224 billion annually.  According to the January vital signs edition of the Atlanta based Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, at least 38 million adults drink too much and most are not alcoholics. The excessive use of alcohol makes it the 3rd leading lifestyle-related cause of death for the…

Father Kills Baby While Playing with His New Gun

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By Daphne R A man in Pennsylvania has been charged with involuntary manslaughter and other charges for shooting his 2 month old daughter to death on Christmas Eve. G. Scott Davis,35, was playing around with a recently purchased 9 mm handgun when he pulled the trigger and accidentally hit his baby girl, Kestyn, who was nearby in a swing in their apartment. His lawyer says that he was devastated and…

Dad Leaves Toddler Alone in Freezing Truck While He Shoplifts at Walmart

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By Daphne R Police in Tennessee were called to a Walmart in Dyersburg  on a shoplifting call but when they arrived to investigate they found more. Stetson Smith, 20, was caught shoplifting on a store security camera, but when they tried to arrest the man they found that he had left his infant son alone in a cold truck on a freezing day while he went into the store to…

Extended Jobless Benefits End for 1.3 Million Americans

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By Daphne R About 1.3 million Americans will lose their federal extended unemployment benefits this weekend and this will likely lead to a tense political battle when Congress reconvenes in the new year. From vacation in Hawaii, President Barack Obama has reached out to a couple senators proposing a new extension and offering his support. On Friday, The White House reported that he called it an ‘urgent economic priority’. Families…

Finance Company To Pay $35 Million in National City Bank Racial Discrimination Lawsuit

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By Daphne R Who says racism has improved for minorities? The Department of Justice and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau hit PNC Financial Service Group with a whopping $35 million settlement alleging that the former National City Bank overcharged Black and Hispanic mortgage customers systematically. Between 2002 and 2008, more than 76,000 Black and Hispanic mortgage customers were price gouged by National City’s pricing and compensation scheme, according to the…