Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Daily Misfortune Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Daily Misfortune Tuesday, July 21, 2015 ---
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Headlines:
  1. The Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) and human rights organizations say that YPG fighters have captured one juvenile prison and a power station south of Al-Hasakah. (kurdpress)
  2. Authorities in Waller County, Texas announce that the death of activist Sandra Bland in police custody will be treated as a murder investigation. (CNN)
  3. Voters in Burundi go to the polls for a presidential election amidst gunfire and violence with President Pierre Nkurunziza seeking a third term and opposition parties boycotting the election. At least two people have been killed in election violence. (BBC)(Reuters via SABC)
  4. July 21, 2015 5 Men, 2 Fraud Schemes [in US and Israel] and a Possible Link to JPMorgan Chase Hacking 
  5. 1 mailbox destroyed by (prank?) explosion July 21, 2015  Feds, local police investigate Ballwin MO mailbox explosion
  6. 1 injured 4 cars crash 1 arrest July 21, 2015  Boise ID officer rammed, injured, teen charged with DUI crash spree, flee traffic stop, hitting police cars, trash cans 
Detail:
  1. The Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) and human rights organizations say that YPG fighters have captured one juvenile prison and a power station south of Al-Hasakah. (kurdpress)Business and economy
  2. Authorities in Waller County, Texas announce that the death of activist Sandra Bland in police custody will be treated as a murder investigation. (CNN)Politics and elections
  3. Voters in Burundi go to the polls for a presidential election amidst gunfire and violence with President Pierre Nkurunziza seeking a third term and opposition parties boycotting the election. At least two people have been killed in election violence. (BBC), (Reuters via SABC)
  4. July 21, 2015 5 Men, 2 Fraud Schemes and a Possible Link to JPMorgan Chase Hacking New York Times federal prosecutors accused him and another former college classmate, Yuri Lebedev, of running an illegal Bitcoin money exchange operation that enabled criminals operating online to convert the digital currency to cash. arrested at their homes in Florida Tuesday morning. same day, Israel seized two other men, who were charged with running a multiyear stock manipulation scheme. two cases — which on the surface appear unrelated — are the first tantalizing clues to a long-running federal investigation into the huge hacking of JPMorgan Chase’s vast network last summer. That breach compromised some personal contact information for 83 million customer accounts Arrests in stocks, Bitcoin fraud tied to JP Morgan hackBusiness Recorder (press release) (blog) In Depth:U.S. Racing to Show Links to Elusive Hackers in JPMorgan AttackBloomberg  arrest Two Israelis facing extradition to US for 'pump and dump' scam ordered kept in ...Jerusalem Post Israel News defendants, 31-year-old Gery Shalon and 40-year-old Ziv Orenstein, were indicted by a grand jury in New York in June, on multiple charges, including conspiracy to commit securities fraud.  indictment says that he orchestrated “multi-million dollar stock manipulation schemes – called “pump and dump” – to manipulate the price and volume of traded shares in numerous publicly traded stocks by means of deceptive and misleading email campaigns, and manipulative prearranged stock trading.”  third main suspect, yet to be arrested.
  5. 1 mailbox destroyed by (prank?) explosion July 21, 2015  Feds, local police investigate Ballwin MO mailbox explosion - KSDK.com KSDK tuesday night BALLWIN, Mo. - Ballwin neighbors say it sounded like gunfire, but it turned out to be a mailbox explosion in the Castle Pines subdivision.The explosion in the 700 block of Castle Pines Drive. Because destroying a mailbox is a federal crime, the ATF and the FBI have joined the St. Louis County Bomb and Arson Squad and Ballwin Police in catching the person who exploded the mailbox just ...
  6. 1 injured 4 cars crash 1 arrest July 21, 2015  Boise Officer injured, teen charged with DUI crash spree, flee traffic stop, hitting police cars, trash cans Idaho Statesman Witnesses told responding officers a teenager was driving north on Veterans Memorial Parkway late Wednesday and ran a red light before broadsiding this Boise police patrol car and injuring the officer.Boise police officer was hospitalized with head and leg injuries late Wednesday night after an accident involving a teenager, collision – reportedly the last of a series of crashes involving the young driver The 17-year-old Boise girl was charged with felony aggravated DUI and three misdemeanor counts of leaving the scene of the crash.  the girl reportedly rear-ended a vehicle near the intersection of North Cole Road and West Northview Street, causing that vehicle to hit an Ada County Sheriff’s deputy patrol vehicle, Boise police said. When the deputy involved attempted to speak with the girl, she reportedly drove off. Another crash and fled the scene, striking several garbage cans last vehicle she struck was a Boise police car  ...determined the teen was intoxicated with alcohol and other drugs. They drew blood at the hospital for evidence. [but it is cover for deliberate attacks]
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Man gets life sentence in Halloween death of Los Angeles boy

Wednesday, July 22 AP
A gang member who opened fire on a South Los Angeles backyard and killed a 5-year-old boy posing for pictures in his Spider-Man Halloween costume has been sentenced to 128 years to life in prison. ...


'Meth babies' on the rise as meth seizures hit record high

Tuesday, July 21 USA Today
Federal agents are seizing more methamphetamine than they have in a decade, according to officials. The increase in meth seizures accompanies an increase in the number of babies born with meth addiction. ...


Parents: Shootings began when daughter reported assault

Tuesday, July 21 AP - Alanna Durkin
The parents of a woman police say was kidnapped during a shooting rampage that left two people dead believe the gunman was furious at her when he found out she went to police saying he abducted...


2 young people dead in apparent murder-suicide
Tuesday, July 21 AP
Police in Northern California are investigating an apparent murder-suicide after finding a young man and a woman shot to death at a San Francisco Bay Area home. Walnut Creek police say neighbors called 911 Tuesday morning...


Man, dog fatally before house fire near Rockton
Tuesday, July 21 AP
The Winnebago County coroner's office says a man found dead Saturday after a fire ravaged his home had been shot to death. Coroner Sue Fiduccia said Tuesday that 67-year-old Henry Murphy was killed before the...


Man found fatally shot in Oxon Hill, Maryland
Tuesday, July 21 AP
Prince George's County Police say a man was found fatally shot in Oxon Hill. Officers were called to Maury Avenue about 8 p.m. Monday for a reported shooting. Police say officers found 37-year-old Hudson Bhagwat of...


Gunman robs Delaware liquor store

Tuesday, July 21 AP
Delaware State Police are looking for a man who robbed a Newark liquor store at gunpoint. It happened about 9:50 p.m. Monday at Lampost Liquors on Christiana Road. Troopers say a masked man with a handgun...


5 Arizona Officers Face Termination in Prostitution Probe

Tuesday, July 21 AP
Tucson police Chief Roberto Villaseñor said he plans on firing five officers accused of being involved with illicit massage parlors where sex was offered as a service.


A Timeline of Blagojevich's Career, Legal Battles

Tuesday, July 21 AP
A timeline of imprisoned ex-Illinois Gov. Blagojevich's political life and legal saga...


A look at Colorado's record on the death penalty

Tuesday, July 21 AP
Colorado theater shooter James Holmes will be sentenced to either death or life in prison without parole after the penalty phase of his trial, which starts Wednesday.


Kentucky Prosecutor Fired After Disparaging Remarks in Court
Tuesday, July 21 AP
Ky. prosecutor fired after disparaging remarks about women, crime victims and others in court...


The Latest: Blagojevich's Wife Wanted More Counts Dismissed

Tuesday, July 21 ABC News
The Latest: Court Orders New Sentencing for Blagojevich...


The Latest: Judge doesn't have to lower Blagojevich sentence

Tuesday, July 21 AP
The latest on a federal appeals court ruling that overturned some of the corruption convictions of imprisoned former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich (all times CDT): The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago on...


Former pediatrician sentenced on child pornography charges

Tuesday, July 21 AP
A retired pediatrician who lives on Cape Cod and once practiced in New York has been sentenced to more than five years in prison after pleading guilty to federal child pornography charges. Prosecutors said O'Hern...


Flags at Pennsylvania Capitol ordered at half-staff

Tuesday, July 21 Washington Times
Gov. Tom Wolf has ordered all U.S. and Pennsylvania flags at the state Capitol and at commonwealth facilities throughout the state lowered to half-staff in honor of the five service members killed in last week's shooting...


Indecent exposure charge dropped against Maryland lawmaker

Tuesday, July 21 AP
The Montgomery County State's Attorney's office says it has dropped charges of indecent exposure and trespassing against a Maryland lawmaker. State's Attorney's spokesman Ramon Korionoff said in a statement Tuesday that the incident on June 27...


Theater shooter may not be executed even if sentenced to die

Tuesday, July 21 AP
The time has come for jurors to hear whether James Holmes should be executed for killing 12 people in a Colorado movie theater. But even if they choose death, Holmes could spend the rest of his...


Wife of Ohio guardsman convicted of sex abuse sentenced

Tuesday, July 21 AP
The woman's attorney had argued for leniency, noting that she wasn't accused of assault or permitting sexual abuse. Documents said the mother of nine worked with counselors, regained custody of some of her children and...


Bloomington man charged with murder of accountant ex-wife

Tuesday, July 21 AP
Bloomington police investigating the slaying of an accountant found shot to death in her office have charged her ex-husband with murder. Police Chief Brendan Heffner said Kirk Zimmerman was charged Tuesday in connection with the...


Des Moines police seek man in road rage incident

Tuesday, July 21 AP
Des Moines police say an arrest warrant has been issued for a 21-year-old man suspected in a road rage incident in which a motorist shot another vehicle carrying a couple and their children. Police say a...


Flags to be flown at half-staff in honor of shooting victims
Tuesday, July 21 AP
North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple has ordered that flags on state property be flown at half-staff to honor the five service members killed last week in Tennessee. Dalrymple's order comes at the request of President Barack...


Facebook loses in clash with prosecutors over users' data

Tuesday, July 21 AP
A New York appeals court says Facebook can't block nearly 400 search warrants seeking users' postings for a criminal fraud investigation.


26 years later, brothers sent to prison for woman's death

Tuesday, July 21 AP
Two brothers convicted of murder in the slaying of a young woman 26 years ago in western Michigan's Newaygo County face sentencing....


Utah teenager ordered held in killing of 12-year-old girl

Tuesday, July 21 AP
15-year-old boy ordered held in juvenile detention in luring girl from Utah home, killing her...


'Muslim-free' gun store owner to host Muslim leader at gun c...

Tuesday, July 21 Reuters
A Florida gun dealer who received national attention for declaring his store a "Muslim Free Zone" will host a Muslim civil...


The Latest: Blagojevich's brother hopeful after court order

Tuesday, July 21 AP
The latest on a federal appeals court ruling that overturned some of the corruption convictions of imprisoned former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich (all times CDT): Rod Blagojevich's brother says he's hopeful after an appeals court...


Parents: Shooting spree began when daughter reported assault

Tuesday, July 21 AP - Alanna Durkin
The parents of the woman allegedly kidnapped during a shooting rampage in northern Maine say the suspect was furious at their daughter for going to police after he sexually assaulted her days earlier....


Man shot, killed inside California police station

Tuesday, July 21 AP
An official says a man was shot and killed by police inside a California police station after he tried to grab a gun from an officer. Farmersville Police Chief Mario Krstic said Tuesday the shooting...


Ga. church with gay pastor vandalized with spray paint

Tuesday, July 21 AP
An Augusta church has been vandalized after its senior pastor and his fiance applied for a marriage license in Richmond County.


South Carolina Man Gets 90-Year Sentence For Raping Girl, Terrorizing Bowling Alley

Tuesday, July 21 Opposing Views
A South Carolina man was sentenced to 90 years in prison for raping an 11-year-old girl and terrorizing a loca...


Former National Guard colonel pleads guilty in no-show job scam

Tuesday, July 21 Army Times
A retired colonel of an Air National Guard unit at Pittsburgh International Airport has pleaded guilty to charges he created a no-show military job for a civilian contractor.


Washington truck driver sentenced in Nevada on drug charges

Tuesday, July 21 AP
A Washington state truck driver caught with $500,000 worth of heroin and methamphetamine while passing through White Pine County, Nevada in 2013 has been sentenced to 16 years in prison....


Lynch visits Connecticut in stop on community policing tour

Tuesday, July 21 AP
U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch will visit Connecticut next week as part of a national tour aimed at highlighting programs to strengthen relations between police and communities....


Wyoming parks employee shoots two homeless men

Tuesday, July 21 AP
A parks employee in a central Wyoming city who said he was incensed by homeless people drinking in parks slipped into a detox center over the weekend and shot two men...


Mother on New Orleans-bound bus found holding dead toddler
Tuesday, July 21 AP
Authorities say the child and her 19-year-old mother were traveling from Greenville, South Carolina, to New Orleans.


German spy chief sees reason to thank Snowden

Tuesday, July 21 AP - Frank Jordans
Germany's domestic intelligence chief said Tuesday that the revelations by Edward Snowden have had at least one positive effect, by raising awareness about the importance of counter-espionage.


Nazi Hunter Asks Police to Probe Dane Over Murder of Jews

Tuesday, July 21 AP
Nazi hunter asks Danish police to probe Dane's involvement in WWII murder of Jews in Belarus...


Lawyer: Tennessee shooter's uncle detained in Jordan

Tuesday, July 21 AP - Karin Laub, Erik Schelzig
Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez was supposed to appear in court next week for driving under the influence of alcohol. Instead authorities are struggling to understand what led him to a far more heinous act: the cold-blooded assault...


Trial set for Casper man charged with attempted murder
Tuesday, July 21 AP
A Casper man is heading to trial on charges that he tried to kill his wife by hitting her with his pickup truck. Court documents say Webb's wife was on her way home from a...


Police seek teen after firearms stolen from Yakima store

Tuesday, July 21 AP
Yakima police say one man is in jail and police are looking for a 16-year-old boy after at least 98 firearms were stolen from an outdoor supply store last week.


Israeli Premier's Household Spending Facing Criminal Probe

Tuesday, July 21 AP - Tia Goldenberg
Israel's attorney general has ordered a criminal investigation into excessive spending at Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's residences.


Idaho Falls man sentenced for sexual abuse of 14-year-old

Tuesday, July 21 Washington Times
An Idaho Falls man has been sentenced to serve two to 13 years in prison for inappropriately touching a 14-year-old girl. The Post Register reports (http://bit.ly/1CTiuIX ) that 27-year-old Derrick Aschliman entered an Alford plea...


Tracey Grissom Convicted Of Murder, But Judge Didn't Allow Graphic Domestic Violence Photos In Trial

Tuesday, July 21 Opposing Views
Alabama woman Tracey Grissom, convicted of murdering her ex-husband, had graphic photographs of domestic viole...


Pennsylvania dad put drugs in toddler's cereal bowl, police say
Tuesday, July 21 AP
Police say the father told them he and a friend had been snorting Klonopin.


Equipment operator pleads in building collapse, 6 deaths

Tuesday, July 21 AP
A heavy equipment operator charged in a building collapse that killed six people and injured 12 more has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter and other charges....


Former teacher sentenced for sexual contact with students

Tuesday, July 21 AP - Ross Terrell
A former southwest Missouri high school teacher has been sentenced to four years in prison for having sex with one boy and sending nude photographs to another....


US Capitol flags lowered in memory of Tennessee victims

Tuesday, July 21 AP
The flags at the U.S. Capitol have been lowered to half-staff to honor the five service members killed in Chattanooga, Tennessee, last week. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker John Boehner said in a...


Los Angeles man sentenced for role in $20M drug scam

Tuesday, July 21 AP
A 33-year-old Los Angeles man has been sentenced to 15 years in federal prison for masterminding a $20 million drug scheme to defraud Medicare and Medi-Cal.


Police track theft using GPS from stolen van

Tuesday, July 21 AP
Waterbury police say they used a GPS system found in a stolen van to track the theft of $60,000 worth of tires and rims to property owned by a local tire store. Police say they...


Father charged with throwing baby off bridge faces a judge

Tuesday, July 21 AP
A 21-year-old Middletown man accused of throwing his infant son off the Arrigoni Bridge and into the Connecticut River faces a judge to answer a murder charge. Moreno has been held in a state Department...


Off-duty Midwest City officer kills man in in-law's home

Tuesday, July 21 AP
Police in Choctaw say an off-duty Midwest City police officer shot and killed a man who had apparently broken into the home of the officer's in-laws. Choctaw Police Chief Connie Clay told reporters that the...


Trial begins for former US Senate candidate in South Dakota
Tuesday, July 21 AP
A trial has opened for former South Dakota U.S. Senate candidate Clayton Walker, who is acting as his own attorney as he faces accusations of violating election law. Walker faces felony charges for submitting nominating...


LAPD finds 1,200 guns, 2 tons of ammo in man's home
Tuesday, July 21 AP
Los Angeles Police Department Cmdr. Andrew Smith called the number of rifles, pistols and shotguns staggering.


Worcester police investigate moving-car shootout
Tuesday, July 21 AP
Worcester police are investigating after witnesses described seeing a scene straight out of a movie, with people hanging out the windows of moving cars and shooting at each other in broad daylight.


Ohio lawmaker charged in burglary case says he rejected deal
Tuesday, July 21 AP
A northern Ohio lawmaker charged with stealing antiques and other items from a home while doing work as an auctioneer is set for trial. An attorney for Kraus' has said the lawmaker took items from...


Safety officials visit psychiatric hospital after attacks

Tuesday, July 21 AP
Workplace safety officials are investigating an assault at the Minnesota Security Hospital that left a counselor hospitalized with serious injuries. Minnesota Occupational Safety and Health Administration officials recently met with staff at the hospital which...


Rapid City robber locks clerk in storage area before fleeing
Tuesday, July 21 AP
Police are investigating a weekend armed robbery in Rapid City in which a convenience store clerk was locked in a storage area. Authorities say a gun-wielding man entered the Windmill Truck Stop about 4 a.m. Saturday,...


Asheville man sentenced for killing girlfriend's son, 4

Tuesday, July 21 AP
Man to spend at least 18 years in prison...


Illinois slaying suspect turns up in Nebraska

Tuesday, July 21 AP
Northeast Nebraska authorities say they've found a man wanted on an Illinois warrant that alleges murder. Norfolk police say 21-year-old Rickey Winfield was taken into custody on Sunday afternoon. Online records say he remained in Madison...


Gulfport man indicted in impostor case set to plead guilty
Tuesday, July 21 AP
A Gulfport man indicted on a federal charge accusing him of being an impostor when he used a Puerto Rican man's identity for more than 10 years has informed the court of his intent to plead...


Vermont man to change plea in elderly woman's death
Tuesday, July 21 AP
One of three men charged with killing a grandmother in the Vermont town of Sheffield is due in court where he's expected to change his plea. Sussman says his client is not offering to testify...


50-Year-Old Man Arrested For Allegedly Raping 8-Year-Old Boy

Tuesday, July 21 Opposing Views
A teacher at Norfolk County Agricultural High School in Walpole, Massachusetts, has been accused of raping an ...


Mental evaluation not ready for mom accused of burning baby
Tuesday, July 21 AP
A New Jersey woman accused of setting her newborn on fire and leaving her in the middle of a street to die will soon complete a mental evaluation....


Chattanooga shooter was possibly troubled; motive a mystery

Tuesday, July 21 AP - Jay Reeves, Michael Biesecker, Adrian Sainz
A look at Chattanooga shooter's life reveals signs of trouble, but motive for attack elusive...


1 day in jail, fine for ex-deputy who struck handcuffed man

Tuesday, July 21 AP
The U.S. Attorney in Lafayette says a former Iberia Parish sheriff's deputy faces one day in jail for a civil rights conviction.


Wife of Ohio guardsman convicted of sex abuse faces sentence
Tuesday, July 21 AP
The wife of an Ohio National Guardsman who was convicted of sexually abusing three adopted daughters is seeking leniency when she's sentenced for intimidation and obstructing justice. In court documents before Tuesday's scheduled sentencing, an...


Trial set for US Marshal in Los Angeles man's fatal shooting
Tuesday, July 21 AP - Linda S. Zhang
The trial is set to begin for an off-duty deputy U.S. Marshal who fatally shot a Los Angeles man in an alley after a night of drinking.


Israeli Leader's Household Spending Facing Criminal Probe

Tuesday, July 21 AP
Israel's attorney general has ordered a criminal investigation into excessive spending at Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's residences.


Federal jury finds Pine Ridge man guilty of child abuse
Tuesday, July 21 AP
A federal jury has convicted a Pine Ridge man of child abuse and assault charges. The charges stem from an incident in December 2012 in which authorities say White Plume assaulted a three-month-old baby, causing...


3rd victim of fatal shootings in St. Louis identified
Tuesday, July 21 AP - Ross Terrell
Police have identified a 19-year-old man who was among three people killed in separate incidents within the span of a few hours in St. Louis. According to police, Marco Warren was fatally shot when he...


Lynch to make Connecticut stop on community policing tour

Tuesday, July 21 Washington Times
U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch is bringing her national community policing tour to Connecticut, where she will highlight efforts by East Haven police to improve ties with local residents after a federal probe found a pattern...