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March 28, 2024

Orlando City Commissioner Regina Hill arrested on elderly exploitation, fraud charges

https://www.wftv.com/news/local/fdle-orlando-city-commissioner-regina-hill-arrested/XTIJE4LIONDHBB4EEELA5I4YHE/?outputType=amp


She defrauded 100K out of a 96 year old while holding office. Bold and dumb thing to do!!!!!


ORLANDO, Fla. — Orlando City Commissioner Regina Hill, 58, was arrested Thursday morning on elderly exploitation and fraud charges, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement said.

Hill, who represents District 5, surrendered herself to FDLE’s Orlando Regional Operations Center near downtown Orlando on Thursday morning.

Agents said they then took her to the Orange County Jail, where she was booked at 9:45 a.m. on charges including, exploitation of the elderly, fraud, mortgage fraud and scheme to defraud.

During her booking, Hill refused to provide personal information, including her current address, jail officials said.



Hill is accused of exploiting a 96-year-old constituent and also faces civil charges.

FDLE agents said Hill used falsified documents to gain power of attorney over the woman, to purchase a home, to obtain loans to renovate that home and to spend more than $100,000 of the woman’s money on luxuries, including a facelift, perfume and dental surgery.

Agents also said that while Hill spent money to renovate the home that she was staying in rent-free -- outside of her district -- Hill’s own home remained in a dilapidated state.
March 27, 2024

Biden says Baltimore bridge rebuild should be paid for by the federal government after collapse

I’m ok with this, but shouldn’t the shipping company’s insurance be first up to the plate? Why are we paying everything?

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/amp/rcna145138

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden said he wants the federal government to pay to rebuild the Baltimore bridge that collapsed early Tuesday after a large cargo ship sailed straight into one of the bridge's support pillars.

"We’re going to work with our partners in Congress to make sure the state gets the support it needs. It’s my intention that the federal government will pay for the entire cost of reconstructing that bridge, and I expect the Congress to support my effort," Biden said in brief remarks from the White House before he left for North Carolina.


Biden said that it will take "some time" to rebuild the Francis Scott Key Bridge, which transverses the Patapsco River, but that he told Maryland Gov. Wes Moore, a Democrat, that he's directing the federal government to "move heaven and earth" to reopen the port and rebuild the bridge "as soon as humanly possible."

He said he also plans to visit Baltimore as "quickly" as he can.

"Our prayers are with everyone involved in this terrible accident and all the families — especially those waiting for the news of their loved one right now," Biden said.

February 12, 2024

A woman entered a Houston megachurch with a child and began shooting. Here's what we know

Updates on the shooter.
The strangest part was she went in between Spanish language service with a AR-15 with “Free Palistine” on it. How can they stop a war?

CNN

A woman who walked into a popular Texas megachurch Sunday afternoon with a long gun and a young child opened fire before she was killed by law enforcement officers on scene. The gunfire left the child in critical condition and another man injured, officials said.

Authorities are now probing the shooting at televangelist and pastor Joel Osteen’s Lakewood Church – roughly 6 miles from downtown Houston.

The woman, estimated to be between 30 and 35 years old, entered the church shortly before 2 p.m. wearing a trench coat and backpack and opened fire, Houston Police Chief Troy Finner said in a Sunday afternoon news conference.

The shooter died at the scene after two law enforcement officers intervened and she was shot, Finner said.

The young child was hit during the shooting and is in the hospital in critical condition, the police chief said. It’s unclear who fired the shot that injured the child. CNN has reached out to police for more information.

Police have not shared details about a possible motive in the shooting or said what the woman’s relationship is to the child who accompanied her. The injured man was shot in the leg and sought treatment at a hospital, Finner said.

The gunfire unfolded while the church was “in between services” and preparing to go into a Spanish service, Osteen said in Sunday’s news conference.

https://www.cnn.com/2024/02/12/us/joel-osteen-lakewood-church-shooting-monday/index.html



February 12, 2024

The hearts I received really made my day!

I sincerely thank those who gave me one. You all are the best!!!!!

August 20, 2023

Watching Painkiller on Netflix

Holy cow! These drug companies are just nasty. I am so grateful that the government cracked down on that horrible drug OxyContin. What a disaster that’s been for our country. Basically all done behind the scene until a smart women questioned the drug. It’s a powerful movie. I highly recommend it. I’m not done but needed a break. Lol.

It’s a mini series that has real actors and a very informative and true storyline.


It is totally eye opening

April 22, 2023

Those jerks ruined a good persons life. For what?

https://www.forbes.com/sites/tylerroush/2023/04/22/more-bud-light-dylan-mulvaney-fallout-marketing-executive-out-amid-far-right-uproar/amp/


More Bud Light-Dylan Mulvaney Fallout: Marketing Executive Out Amid Far-Right Uproar

Alissa Heinerscheid, Bud Light’s vice president of marketing, has taken a leave of absence, according to AdAge, weeks after the brand was criticized and boycotted by far-right personalities for its marketing partnership with transgender TikTok star Dylan Mulvaney.
April 18, 2023

Sen. Bob Menendez of New Jersey to set up legal defense fund amid criminal probe

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/amp/rcna80133



Repugs are constantly attacking him legally. Please donate if you can.



Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., is paying tens of thousands in legal fees and is setting up a legal defense fund in connection with a federal criminal probe, according to campaign finance records and a spokeswoman for Menendez.

The new filings reveal payments totaling roughly $200,000 to two law firms and a document search company since the beginning of the year.

A spokeswoman declined to provide details about the payments but said Menendez would be establishing a defense fund.

“Senator Menendez is confident that this official inquiry will be successfully closed, but as it is still unresolved he will be opening a separate legal defense fund so as not to drain any further campaign funds,” the spokeswoman said in a statement.

Sources have said Menendez is under investigation in connection with a Weehawken, New Jersey, meat company that won an exclusive contract with the government of Egypt to certify halal exports worldwide. Several officials have said owners of the company, IS EG Halal, have given expensive gifts to Menendez’s wife in the past.

NBC News previously reported that dozens of federal grand jury subpoenas were issued in connection with the investigation, led by the U.S. attorney’s office for Southern New York.
March 27, 2023

California crowns first transgender Miss San Francisco

https://www.kron4.com/news/bay-area/california-crowns-first-transgender-miss-san-francisco/

KRON) — It’s Women’s History Month, and we are celebrating at KRON4.

This month, the Bay Area crowned its new Miss San Francisco. She’s also the first transgender woman to earn a title in the organization’s 99-year history.

Monroe Lace joined KRON4 for an interview (watch in the video player above).

San Francisco is definitely a city that should be emulated all over the country. It’s awesome that the city judges on equality and professionalism. Congratulations to San Francisco. Hopefully the rest of the country wakes up.
March 23, 2023

Denver East High shooting suspect expelled from Overland HS


He was found deceased.

https://kdvr.com/news/local/what-we-know-about-the-denver-east-high-school-shooting-suspect/amp/

Two adult faculty members at Denver East High School were shot Wednesday morning while searching a student who attended the school.

According to Denver Police Chief Ron Thomas, the student, identified as 17-year-old Austin Lyle, was being searched as part of a safety plan.


Latest updates on Denver East School shooting
A source with connections to the district told FOX31 this safety plan was in effect because Lyle had previously been expelled from another district.

A spokesperson from the Cherry Creek Schools district told FOX31 that Lyle was “disciplined for violations of board policy and was removed from Overland High School.”

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