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Saturday, February 9, 2013

Saturday Morning News

Posted by on Sat, Feb 9, 2013 at 6:55 AM

More Snow!: The Northeast will continue to be blitzed by torrential snowfall until later this afternoon. The storm so far has brought 75 mile winds, 2 to 3 feet of snow, and closed every road in the state of Massachusetts.

The Manhunt Continues for Ex-LAPD Officer Gone Postal: As if hunting for the military trained, alleged murderer of 3 wasn't miserable enough, the hunt is progressing deeper into California's snowstorm ravaged mountains.

Army PTSD Doctor Suspended from Madigan Army Hospital: His task? To create an effective treatment center for soldiers with PTSD. His crime? Unclear, but likely to include the alleged diagnoses of too much PTSD and possibly operating outside of the scope of his pratice.

15-Year-Old Boy Allegedly Strikes Security Car, Gets Shot in Foot: The incident happend at Bothell's Food and Drug Administration Facility. Aside from the foot, everyone appears to be okay.

Japan to Expose China for "Radar Locking" One of Its Naval Vessels: Sources say the act of agression between the two powerful nations spawned from a boiling ownership dispute concerning a small chain of uninhabited islands.

Auburn Police Officer Allegedly Follows Pregnant Woman Home, Gropes Her, and Asks to Come Inside Her House: Auburn police are launching an investigation.

A Tale of Two Planes: In Belgium, a small passenger plane with engine problems crashed, killing five. In Washington State, the problematic 787 Dreamliner took its first non-passenger flight after its unfortunate firey hot battery fiasco.

First Malian Suicide Attack: A Motorcycle bound, allegedly Al-Qaeda linked Taureg insurgent detonated himself, killing 2.

Boy Scouts Have Still Not Made a Decision on Allowing Gay Young Men to Participate in Organization: There is no merit badge for being on the wrong side of history.


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tedb310 1
The link to Al Jazeera site's story about the Japan/China dispute doesn't seem to work.
Posted by tedb310 on February 9, 2013 at 7:18 AM · Report this
eastcoastreader 2
I hope SLOG posts lots of stuff today, I'm snowed in here in CT
Posted by eastcoastreader on February 9, 2013 at 8:01 AM · Report this
That report on the snowstorm is strange. It reads as though Saturday has already come and gone. Did she write it in the future?
Posted by catsnbanjos on February 9, 2013 at 8:06 AM · Report this
Fifty-Two-Eighty 4
Well, it is almost noon there.
Posted by Fifty-Two-Eighty on February 9, 2013 at 8:43 AM · Report this
Max Solomon 5
nice work, DHS rent a cops.
Posted by Max Solomon on February 9, 2013 at 9:02 AM · Report this
delirian 6
The CO of the base was suspended last year due to complaints of unfairly overturning PTSD diagnoses. It sounds like the Army or the VA is telling hospital commanders that they don't like paying for PTSD or disability benefits. Yet again the vets get shafted.
Posted by delirian on February 9, 2013 at 9:20 AM · Report this
Can't believe you missed the Candlelight March Against Gun Violence tonight on Capitol HIll
Posted by Sandman on February 9, 2013 at 9:51 AM · Report this
zoom 8
"There is no merit badge for being on the wrong side of history." is my favorite quote from the Slog. Ever.
Posted by zoom on February 9, 2013 at 10:16 AM · Report this
The pregnant woman story.... something doesn't smell right about it. She miscarried last week due to stress? Does that mean she was in her first trimester? So the cop didn't know she was pregnant?

Maybe he did what he did. I don't know. That headline, however, paints a misleading portrait of what allegedly occurred -- but it worked, that headline did. I was shocked enough to read the article and get to that last tidbit of information -- which means either the cop isn't the pervert the headline alludes to OR she is fabricating all or part of the events, covering with a convenient miscarriage.

Either way, that headline stinks.
Posted by bareboards on February 9, 2013 at 10:19 AM · Report this
keshmeshi 11

The pregnancy supposedly came up when he asked her if she had been drinking. So it sound like, yes, she was in a very early stage in the pregnancy if she had to bring it up at all.
Posted by keshmeshi on February 9, 2013 at 1:07 PM · Report this

Why do Boy Scouts ban girls?

Why are they on the wrong side of history (HIStory? OURstory!)

Heterosex equality today!
Posted by Supreme Ruler Of The Universe http://_ on February 9, 2013 at 3:05 PM · Report this
Pridge Wessea 13
@12 - I don't understand why you put such effort into being loathesome.
Posted by Pridge Wessea on February 9, 2013 at 5:22 PM · Report this
seatackled 14

Pent up anger from not having yet been weaned from his sow's middle left teat?
Posted by seatackled on February 10, 2013 at 12:24 AM · Report this

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