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  • Crime & Punishment: Police Apprehend Interstate Tractor Thief

    Crime & Punishment: Police Apprehend Interstate Tractor Thief
    Gregory Beck, a town-employed emergency dispatcher, has been asked by his own party to give up his seat on the Brookfield Board of Education because of a Facebook comment about the Sandy Hook massacre that no one liked. The Newtown Patch website profiled a Newtown native's "26 Days of Kindness," a simple initiative encouraging people to do one nice thing a day in the 26 days leading up to the first anniversary of the tragedy. Beck, a black-hearted man who is unable to respond to the issue of Sandy Hook with that kind of empathic, non-political sentiment, wrote, "I shall buy my friends who are gun enthusiasts a box of ammunition on days 1-26" on a link to the story posted on Patch site's Facebook page. Both town Republicans (who endorsed him) and Democrats have asked Beck to give up his seat. Beck apologized and called his comments "completely indefensible" but told the Danbury News-Times he won't resign.
  • Prosecutors face difficult task in Texas biker gang shootout

    WACO, Texas After a gunfight between rival motorcycle gangs outside a crowded restaurant left nine dead, police rounded up everyone on the scene wearing biker vests. Now, as 174 people sit in jail on organized crime charges, legal experts say...

    Newport News mothers speak out against violence killing their children

    Newport News mothers speak out against violence killing their children
    NEWPORT NEWS — Collena Wells, who most call Miss Rita, carried a framed photo of her son Saturday as she marched through the Southeast Newport News neighborhood where she lives and he died. "It could be your child next," Wells cried, a crowd of...

    A look at the past week in the Oregon Legislature

    The 2015 legislative session is getting busier as the July 11 deadline to adjourn approaches. Here's a look at some of the highlights of the past week in the Oregon Legislature: ___ IMPEACHMENT As ethical questions surrounded former Gov. John Kitzhaber...

    Father of Santa Barbara shooting victim wants gun reforms

    Richard Martinez thinks of his son every day, and with those thoughts come the constant reminder of a young life cut tragically short by a troubled man with a gun. That is why, the 61-year-old attorney says, he crisscrosses the country, poking and...