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Jan 3, 2011 15 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

PHOENIX (AP) - A homicide case that drew attention to so-called honor killings moves into the trial phase this month for an Iraqi immigrant accused of killing his daughter because he believed she was too Westernized. Faleh Hassan Almaleki, 50, faces life in prison if convicted. In October 2009, he slammed his Jeep into Noor Almaleki, ...

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Dec 29, 2010 Comments Off Pat Dollard

(CNN) -- Detroit, Michigan, computer technician Leon Walker faces a jury trial in February for allegedly hacking into his then-wife's e-mail account. "She'd asked me to read her e-mails before," Walker said in an interview this week. "She gave me the password before. She didn't hide it." Walker says the e-mails revealed that Clara Walker, who has ...

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Dec 21, 2010 8 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Fox News: A man given seven years in prison after being found with two guns he purchased legally in Colorado has had his sentence commuted, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie announced Monday. The case of Brian Aitken, 27, had become a cause célèbre among gun-rights advocates. On Jan. 2, 2009, Aitken, an entrepreneur and media consultant with ...

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Dec 20, 2010 2 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

WASHINGTON (AP) — After a monthslong blockade, Senate Republicans have agreed to let at least 19 of President Obama's noncontroversial judicial nominees win confirmation in the waning days of the congressional session in exchange for a commitment by Democrats not to seek votes on four others, according to officials familiar with the deal. Among the four ...

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Dec 20, 2010 Comments Off Pat Dollard

From Big Government: The mainstream media has treated accusations of large-scale fraud in the Pigford settlement with overt skepticism and a distinct lack of journalistic curiosity. The press has blindly repeated the Obama Administration’s claim that there are only a handful of fraud cases among the twenty thousand or so paid Pigford claims. Worse, the ...

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Dec 19, 2010 Comments Off Pat Dollard

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Dec 19, 2010 12 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

"Not only had it been the world's worst screw, it had also been violent." - Woman raped by Julian Assange

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Dec 17, 2010 3 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

WASHINGTON (AP) —The CIA has pulled its top spy out of Pakistan after threats were made against his life, current and former U.S. officials said, an unusual move for the U.S. and a complication on the front lines of the fight against al-Qaida. The CIA station chief was in transit Thursday after a Pakistani lawsuit earlier ...

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Dec 16, 2010 21 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — An Army doctor who disobeyed orders to deploy to Afghanistan because he questioned President Barack Obama's eligibility to be commander in chief was sentenced by a jury Thursday to six months in a military prison and dismissal from the Army. The military jury spent nearly five hours deliberating punishment for Lt. ...

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Dec 16, 2010 1 Comment ›› Pat Dollard

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Dec 16, 2010 1 Comment ›› Pat Dollard

A London judge rules that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange can remain free while fighting extradition to Sweden on sex-crimes allegations, which Assange says are politically motivated. After posting $312,000 bail, Assange will surrender his passport, wear an electronic tag, be under curfew and report to police daily. Los Angeles Times: Reporting from London — After nine days in ...

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Dec 16, 2010 2 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

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Dec 16, 2010 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Phoenix (AP) - A federal judge in Phoenix has dismissed another challenge to Arizona's new immigration law. U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton on Wednesday granted the state's motion to dismiss the lawsuit filed in July by the League of United Latin American Citizens. The league sued over training materials distributed to Arizona law enforcement meant to guide ...

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Dec 13, 2010 Comments Off Pat Dollard

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Dec 12, 2010 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Kill 'em classically with this classic All-American warrior's t-shirt.

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Dec 3, 2010 1 Comment ›› Pat Dollard

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Nov 26, 2010 13 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

New York Times: WASHINGTON — As the Obama administration presses ahead with the health care law, officials are bracing for the possibility that a federal judge in Virginia will soon reject its central provision as unconstitutional and, in the worst case for the White House, halt its enforcement until higher courts can rule. The judge, Henry ...

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Nov 25, 2010 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Fox News: With Tom DeLay vowing to fight his conviction Wednesday on conspiracy and money laundering charges, a broad array of lawyers, professional political operatives, and analysts has begun assessing the grounds that DeLay might have for an appeal and, too, the implications the verdict could raise for political fundraising operations across the country. A jury of ...

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Nov 24, 2010 12 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

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Nov 24, 2010 7 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

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Nov 24, 2010 11 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – Former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay — once one of the most powerful and feared Republicans in Congress — was convicted Wednesday on charges he illegally funneled corporate money to Texas candidates in 2002. Jurors deliberated for 19 hours before returning guilty verdicts against DeLay on charges of money laundering and ...

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Nov 24, 2010 2 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - An Iraq war veteran who shot a noisy moviegoer in Philadelphia on Christmas 2008 has pleaded guilty to aggravated assault. Thirty-one-year-old James Cialella could face prison time when he is sentenced in March. He admitted Tuesday that he shot Woffard Lomax Jr. in the arm during a showing of "The Curious Case of ...

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Nov 24, 2010 3 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

L.A. Times: Stephanie Lazarus, the Los Angeles police detective charged in the 1986 murder of an ex-boyfriend's wife, admitted to investigators the morning of her arrest that she had confronted the victim on multiple occasions, but denied having a role in the killing, according to the transcript of her interrogation. The interview transcript, which became public during ...

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Nov 23, 2010 4 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Washington Post: Prosecutors overcame a lack of any scientific evidence to secure a conviction Monday of illegal immigrant Ingmar Guandique in the killing of former federal intern Chandra Levy. Guandique, 29, will be sentenced in February on two counts of first-degree felony murder, one related to her kidnapping and one related to attempted robbery. He could ...

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Nov 19, 2010 2 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

NEW YORK (AP) – More than 10,000 workers exposed to the tons of toxic dust that blanketed ground zero after the World Trade Center fell have ended their bruising legal fight with New York City and joined a settlement worth at least $625 million, officials said Friday. The deal will resolve an overwhelming majority of the ...

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