When Dray asked why the men were being arrested, he said the officers replied, “for lack of common sense.”Read more »
Should parents of extremely obese children lose custody for not controlling their kids' weight? A provocative commentary in one of the nation's most distinguished medical journals argues yes, and its authors are joining a quiet chorus of advocates who say the government should be allowed to intervene in extreme cases.Read more »
Man ticketed by Ballwin police for giving the finger to a motorist who blocked traffic.
On June 8th, 2011 I was the first caller on FTL and discussed an incident where I was threatened with a taser for not showing my ID. I never mentioned on the air that the police I dealt with that night were Ballwin PD, just to set the record straight.Read more »
Biker pulled over by NYPD for sexy outfit: 'I thought he was joking'Read more »
We posted the Rapper Lupe Fiasco video saying "The biggest terrorist IS Obama, and the USA"... CBS complained and we got a warning.
Maybe CBS is angry because we called them on their MISQUOTE... on the CBS channel they quote Fiasco as saying, "Obama is America's Biggest Terrorist"
There's a BIG difference, right?
WHAT HAPPENED TO THE FAIR USE ACT?
WHY IS THE YOUNG TURKS VIDEO STILL UP??Read more »
Jesse Robinson was arrested for underage consumption one day before his 21st birthday. But, the law is the law.Read more »
A 15-year-old Harvey girl who is Jefferson Parish prosecutors' key witness in a second-degree murder case spent a night in jail after she refused to testify against the accused killer Wednesday, a silence apparently based in her fear of the defendant or his family.Read more »
Laura Dennis’ son Graham had a pen knife and a Leatherman that school authorities found while they searched a team bus before it headed to a game. He now faces jail time and damage to his permanent record.“A police officer came and took him away in handcuffs and they said ‘Give us 40 minutes, we have to process him,’ Laura Dennis said. “So they did mug shots and they fingerprinted. I was able to pick him up from the police department 45 minutes later.”Read more »
A Quebec judge has ordered a family to send their two youngest children to state-run daycare for "socialization."Read more »
The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, Julius Genachowski, said the Commercial Mobile Alert System that Congress approved in 2006 will direct messages to cellphones in case of a terrorist attack, natural disaster, or other serious emergency. There will be at least three levels of messages, ranging from a critical national alert from the president to warnings about impending or occurring national disasters to alerts about missing or abducted children.Read more »
The 69-year-old who grew marijuana to help his cancer-stricken wife was sentenced to jail on Friday morning
Gary Burton must serve 60-days behind bars for growing two pot plants in Chippewa Lake. He will also serve 30 days house arrest and will undergo drug testing for two years.
Burton says he was growing the plants for medicinal purposes, to help ease his wife's pain due to her breast cancer treatments.Read more »
A pub singer has been arrested on suspicion of racism for singing the classic chart hit Kung Fu Fighting.Read more »
Evan Emory had been charged with “manufacturing child pornography,” a charge that comes with a potential 20-year prison sentence, over an edited YouTube video. Too bad there were no naked children in the video. Per usual, he took a plea deal for a reduced charge. People need to fight these ridiculous charges!Read more »
Oakland, California bureaucrats fine organic farm/herb grower Novella Carpenter $2500 for selling and raising crops in an empty lot in the city and for not applying for a permit to operate her business on the city's premises.Read more »
Peter Williamson, aged 27, suffered from the Swine Flu. Being, a UK citizen, the socialized NHS should've taken care of him, right? However, Peter died of his treatable illness because NHS refused to treat him. NHS officials claimed that they "assumed he was a junkie", because of Peter's hairstyle and piercings, which were part of his stage persona as a rock musician.Read more »
Soon maybe you can braid hair in Florida without a "permit" ... but we much protect people from Jimi Hendrix design???Read more »
The most populous county in Minnesota is planning to prohibit smoking on any county property, even if smokers are in their own cars.
Lighting up is already banned inside the Hennepin County Government Center in Minneapolis but if new proposals are approved, smokers may be liable for fines on pavements outside and in vehicles parked on county grounds.Read more »
SB 1246 by Sen. Jim Norman, R-Tampa, would make it a first-degree felony to photograph a farm without first obtaining written permission from the owner. A farm is defined as any land "cultivated for the purpose of agricultural production, the raising and breeding of domestic animals or the storage of a commodity."Read more »
The Hennepin County Board could consider the tobacco-free proposal next month. If passed, it would keep people from smoking on county property, even in their own cars.Read more »
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