- Death toll reaches 141, mostly children, in the aftermath of the Pakistani Taliban attack on a school run by the military
Taliban Terrorists Attack School … Kill 126 People, Most Children, Take Hostages in Peshawar, Pakistan (VIDEO) (Update: 141 Dead)
Yup, you got terrorism is on the run President Obama …
Bahramand Khan, director of information for the regional Chief Minister’s Secretariat, said at least 126 people were killed and 122 wounded. A group of Taliban gunman attacked the school and murdered children in response to the Pakistan military launching a military offense against them. This is their justification, slaughtering children?
At least 126 people, most of them children, were killed on Tuesday when Taliban gunmen stormed a school in the Pakistani city of Peshawar, taking hundreds of students hostage in the bloodiest insurgent attack in the country in years.
Troops surrounded the building and an operation was underway to rescue children still trapped inside, the army said.
Hours into the siege, three explosions were heard inside the military-run high school, and a Reuters journalist at the scene said he heard heavy gunfire.
Outside, as helicopters rumbled overhead, police struggled to hold back distraught parents who were trying to break past a security cordon and get into the school.
Bahramand Khan, director of information for the regional Chief Minister’s Secretariat, said at least 126 people were killed and 122 wounded.
All six attackers are said by officials to have been killed but the security forces are still checking for bombs they may have left.
Scores of survivors are being treated in hospitals as frantic parents search for news of their children.
The attack is the deadliest ever by the Taliban in Pakistan.
The BBC’s Shahzeb Jillani in Karachi says the militants appear to have been intent on killing as many students as possible – rather than taking hostages, as initially thought.
VIDEO – CNN
An assault led by the Taliban on a Pakistan military-run school Tuesday left 141 people dead, 132 of which were children, officials say, in the worst attack to hit the country in years.
The horrific attack in Peshawar, carried out by a relatively small number of militants from the Tehreek-e-Taliban group, a Pakistani militant group trying to overthrow the government, also sent dozens of wounded flooding into local hospitals as terrified parents searched for their children.
Pakistani military spokesman Asim Bajwa told a news conference Tuesday that 132 of the dead were children and another nine were staff members.
He said there were seven attackers, who all wore explosive vests.
UPDATE II: Country shuts down today to mourn deaths.
President Mamnoon Hussain and Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif and other political leaders and people from all walks of life Tuesday strongly condemned the cowardly terrorist attack on Army Public School in Peshawar in which many precious human lives were lost.
They expressed sorrow and grief over the loss of precious human lives in the attack. They also expressed deep sympathies with the bereaved families and directed the authorities concerned to provide the best medical assistance to the injured. They also reiterated that such coward attacks cannot deter the resolve and morale of Pakistani nation, adding that operation against militants would continue till the elimination of last terrorist.
The prime minister and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa chief minister announced the three-day mourning over the tragedy.The prime minister also called a meeting of all the parliamentary parties at Governor’s House today (Wednesday) at 11.00 am to discuss the situation arising out of the terrorist attack at the Army Public School and College.
Amber Alert Issued 12/13/14 for Missing 4 Year Old Ricardo Alekzander Lara after Mother Found Dead at a Denton, TX Business … POI, 23 Year Old Ricardo Lara Martinez
An AMBER ALERT was issued Saturday night, December 13, 2014 for missing 4 year old Ricardo Alekzander Lara after his mother, Maria Isabel Romero Medina, was found murdered at a Denton, Texas business. The 4 year old boy has not been seen since 12/12/14. Police are looking for the boy’s biological father, 23 year old Ricardo Lara Martinez, in connection with his disappearance and Martinez is also a “person of interest” in the death of 27 year old Maria Isabel Romero Medina. She was killed inside her workplace Saturday night at Sanchez Tax and Insurance at 1111 East McKinney Street shortly before 5 p.m. Saturday after a customer found the door locked. The Amber Alert was issued due to fears that the child could be in “grave danger.”
Police believe that the two may be on foot and still in the Denton area. However, no details were provided on where or when he was last seen in Denton.
Ricardo Lara Martinez Description:
- 23 year old Hispanic male
- brown hair and brown eyes
- 5′-5″ tall and weighs 150 lbs. Police did not say what he was wearing, and no vehicle information was available.
Ricardo Alekzander Lara Description:
- three feet tall, weighs 55 lbs.
- brown hair and brown eyes.
- He may have been wearing a blue shirt and shorts.
Left, Ricardo Lara Martinez – right, Ricardo Alekzander Lara
Police were seeking the boy’s biological father, 23-year-old Ricardo Lara Martinez, in connection with his disappearance. Martinez was said to be a “person of interest” in the death of 27-year-old Maria Isabel Romero Medina.
She was killed inside her workplace Saturday night, Sanchez Tax and Insurance. Police won’t say how she was killed, but did say that Medina and Martinez were in a custody battle.
Denton police said Sunday that someone reported seeing the child and his father at a Houston convenience store. Martinez is also said to have ties to Chicago, Springfield, Missouri and Mexico City.
If you have information on the child or suspect’s whereabouts, contact the Denton County Sheriff’s Office at (940) 349-8181 or 911.
54 Year Old Elbert Richardson Arrested in Massachusetts for Impregnating a 12 Year Old Girl … Charged with Aggravated Rape of a Child & Indecent Assault on a Child Under 14
SICK: 54 year old man charged with impregnating a 12 year old girl …
54 year old Elbert Richardson, of Brockton, Massachusetts has been arrested and charged with two counts of aggravated rape of a child and indecent assault on a child under 14. The victim, an apparent acquaintance of Richardson, is eight months pregnant. Richardson was arraigned in Brockton District Court where he plead not guilty. However, is being held without bail until a hearing on December 10th. A DNA test has been ordered to determine whether he is the father of the child.
A 54-year-old Massachusetts man has been arrested and charged for impregnating a 12-year-old girl, according to WickedLocal.com.
Elbert Richardson, of Brockton, MA, pleaded not guilty to two counts of aggravated rape of a child and indecent assault on a child under 14. Richardson had been arraigned only a few days earlier on similar charges.
The victim, an apparent acquaintance of Richardson, went to the hospital in need of medical attention and it was there she discovered that she was eight months pregnant. Authorities say that she was unaware of her pregnancy prior to the hospital visit. The girl was reportedly raped in April, and after learning that she was 32 weeks pregnant she told police that Richardson was the father. It was revealed through witness testimony that Richardson also raped the teen this past August.
A Morgan Nick Amber Alert has been issued for 2 year old Malik Drummond. The toddler has been missing since Sunday night, November 23, 2014 in Searcy, Arkansas. Malik was last seen around 5:45 pm on Sunday at his home in the 700 block of West Park Avenue around 6:30 pm. Malik is considered autistic and appears to have walked away from his home. The level two alert was activated early Monday morning according to Arkansas State Police.
Malik is autistic, and was last seen in his bedroom around 5:45 p.m.
He’s described as 3 feet tall, 40 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a blue shirt and brown pants with stripes.
Anyone with information should call 911 or the Searcy Police Department at (501) 268-353.
Police, firefighters, neighbors, friends, and family members continue the search for missing 2-year-old Malik Drummond into the late night and early morning hours.
Police say the little boy walked away from his home on the 700 block of West Park Avenue around 6:30 Sunday night.
The FBI has joined in on the search for Malik Drummond, a 2-year-old boy who was been missing since Sunday night. Arkansas State Police issued a Morgan Nick Amber Alert on the night of his disappearance.
Volunteers are now searching a creek on the other side of Beebe Capps Expressway for any signs of the child. The Searcy Police Department has moved their command post to the St. Mary Church at Park Avenue and Sowell Street; this is where volunteers need to go first before joining the search.
UPDATE II: Missing child’s father: “Just bring my son home”.
The father, mother, and grandmother of the missing toddler spoke to KATV on Monday. With Malik missing for more than 24 hours, the family says they are getting desperate.
“He’s so little, you know? He doesn’t know his way around, and he doesn’t have nothing on but a t-shirt and some pants and shoes…that’s it,” Malik’s mother Tanya Drummond said.
Malik’s father, Jeff Clifton, experienced the loss of a child almost ten years ago. He says that nightmare is haunting him again.
“The main thing is for him to be home safe, it’s not to get anybody in trouble. The main thing is to just bring my son home,” Clifton said.
THV11 spoke with the boy’s mother who said she’s not giving out hope. Tanya Drummond was with her mother and some other family members at the volunteer checkpoint Tuesday evening.
The mood had changed since Monday night, and many people THV11 spoke with are now thinking the child did not wander away from the home by himself.
Drummond said, “We think he was kidnapped, but we’re not sure. Worse comes to worst, that’s what we think.”
If you have any information on the missing child call Searcy Police at 501-268-3531.
What ever happened to common sense in this country … note to educators, ITS A FINGER!!!
10 year Nickolas Taylor was suspended from Milford’s Stacy Middle School for pointing his finger and using it as an imaginary ray gun in the school’s cafeteria. HUH? It gets even more ridiculous. According to school administrators, two students reported to the assistant principal that they believed the gesture Nickolas made was threatening. THREATENING? The fifth grader was written a conduct slip by Assistant Principal Noah Collins, who listed the offense as a threat. Thus, the brain surgeons at the school state that the discipline consistent with “other incidents of a threatening nature.”
If a school is going to punish every individual for what some child in this day makes them feel uncomfortable, there is going to be a very full detention class. Of course back in the day what Nickolas did would have been common place and no one would have thought anything of it. We’ve come a long way.
Yup, looks really threatening to me, sarcasm intended.
A child was suspended for two days after reportedly pointing an imaginary gun at school.
Nickolas Taylor, 10, was suspended last Friday from Milford’s Stacy Middle School after pointing his finger and using it as an imaginary ray gun in the school’s cafeteria.
“It’s totally ridiculous, it’s not right at all,” Rory O’Brien, Nickolas’ grandfather, told FOX 25 News.
According to school administrators, two students reported to the assistant principal that they believed the gesture Nickolas made was threatening. The fifth grader was reportedly written a conduct slip by Assistant Principal Noah Collins, who listed the offense as a threat.
Nickolas was suspended, discipline consistent with “other incidents of a threatening nature,” a statement from the school said on Wednesday.
Nickolas has no history of discipline outside detentions for incomplete school work, said Brian Taylor.
Nickolas has been diagnosed with ADHD and sometimes is disciplined because he is hyperactive and fails to focus, Brian Taylor said.
Just curious, has anyone in authority at this school ever heard of the word discretion? How about you explain to the child not to do this in the future and explain what was wrong. Not suspending him from school.
Memphis, Tennessee Dead Beat Dad: 50 Year Old Terry Turnage Has Fathered 26 Children with 20 Different Women
Sorry, but I think it is time the Court orders Mr. Turnage to be neutered.
50 year old Terry Turnage will not be getting any father of the year awards any time soon. Unless the award because a reward for someone fathering the most children. Turnage has fathered 26 children with 20 different women to date and counting. Twenty-three of them in Shelby County, TN and it appears 3 more across the river in Forrest City, Arkansas. Three women in Forrest City went to court asking for child support from Terry Turnage. He didn’t show up. I don’t know who is more pathetic, Turnage or the 20 woman. What are the odds that all of the twenty woman are single mothers, getting public assistance from our tax dollars. Some how this walking serial impregnation is allowed to just continue along his merry way. UNREAL. Sorry, but this is serial child abuse.
Just curious, where is Barack Obama, Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson speaking out against this and the destruction of the black family structure? No where of course.
The Paternity Complaint can be read HERE.
The Tennessee deadbeat who has fathered 26 children with 20 different women has again been ordered by a judge to make child support payments, this time for a two-year-old Arkansas boy, court records show.
Terry Turnage, a 50-year-old Memphis resident, was ordered this month to pay $60 per week to Miesha Davis, mother of the pair’s son Ja’Voin. The support order came as a result of a paternity complaint filed on
Davis’s behalf by Arkansas’s Office of Child Support Enforcement.
A Circuit Court judge also ordered Turnage to “maintain health care insurance” for the child “when reasonably available” through his employer, and pay $365 in court fees.
According to Arkansas court records, state officials have filed income withholding notices with a Memphis company that operates a McDonald’s restaurant where Turnage has supposedly worked (and earned $247.28 weekly).
Amber Alert Issued For 4 Year Old Victoria Sierra Abducted by Non-Custodial Mother Lavondy Sierra in Lame Deer, MT (Update: Child and Non-custodial Mother Located in Bozeman)
An AMBER ALERT was issued on November 12, 2014 for 4 year old Victoria Sierra, a Native American female child, who was abducted by her non-custodial mother Lavondy Sierra. The abduction took place in Lame Deer, Idaho. Authorities believe they could possibly be in the Bozeman or Billings area.
Lavondy Sierra is a 32-year-old Native American female, 5 ft. 7 in. tall, 250 lbs., brown eyes, brown hair, and is a know drug user. Lavondy was last seen driving a maroon 1989 Plymouth Voyager van with fake Idaho license plates. They are could possibly be in the Bozeman or Billings area.
If you have any information, call Northern Cheyenne Law Enforcement at 406-477-6288.
According to officials, the abducted child and her non-custodial mother have been located in Bozeman.
The woman wanted by law enforcement this weekend in connection with a missing/endangered child incident called the Bozeman Police Department early Saturday morning, telling police she was in Bozeman with the child.
Officers met with the woman and the child and Bureau of Indian Affairs. Bozeman Police Department believes the incident was a custody dispute. It’s unknown if the child is still with the mother at this time. Northern Cheyenne Law Enforcement are in charge of the case now.
Upon investigation, it was determined the woman had not committed an offense or violated an order of protection.
12 Year Old Jasmine Baker Missing Since 11/11/14 in Nottingham, MD (Update: Found Safe in North Carolina)(Update: 32 Year Old Victor Arroyo Charged with Kidnapping & Rape)
12 year old Jasmine Baker has been missing since Tuesday, November 11, 2014 in Nottingham, Maryland. The 12 year old missing girl was last seen on Tuesday morning at about 7:30 when she left her home in the 4200 block of Soth Avenue and walking toward Perry Hall Middle School. According to accounts, the walk is a very short distance from Jasmine’s home to school; however, she never made it to the school. Jasmine’s mom, Tina Baker, said called the school when her daughter didn’t come home after school. The school stated, Jasmine was absent that day. WHAT? Do you mean in this day and age all schools do not call parents when a child is absent? This is a middle school.
Jasmine was last seen wearing blue jeans and a brown jacket. She is 5 feet 5 inches tall, about 175 pounds with blue eyes and long brown hair that has red and blonde streaks. The incident is being investigated by the Baltimore County Police Crimes Against Children Unit.
Missing: Jasmine Baker
Police said Jasmine Baker was last seen around 7:30 a.m. Tuesday leaving her home in the 4200 block of Soth Avenue and walking toward Perry Hall Middle School, where she is a sixth-grade student.
Jasmine’s parents said their daughter usually takes a left onto Deborah Avenue and then crosses Joppa Road to get on school grounds.
“She just left for school, and everything was fine. She said goodbye to her mother and told her she loved her and never made it school,” said Jasmine’s dad, Robert Baker.
Jasmine was last seen wearing blue jeans and a brown jacket. She is 5 feet 5 inches tall, about 175 pounds with blue eyes and long brown hair that has red and blonde streaks. Police said she is known to be very active on social media.
The FBI said Wednesday it has joined the search for a missing 12-year-old girl from the Nottingham area of Baltimore County.
A North Carolina man has been charged with the kidnapping of a Perry Hall girl. Monday, he made his first court appearance where he is facing kidnapping and rape charges.
Thirty-two-year-old Victor Arroyo is being charged with kidnapping and first degree rape of 12-year-old Jasmine Baker. Arroyo spoke through a translator, saying, “I didn’t do nothing” and was then advised by the judge not to say anything else.
Police say the 12-year-old was known for communicating with older men on her iPod Touch and X-Box. Investigators were able to find Arroyo by tracking the girl’s internet activity. The FBI found Jasmine with Arroyo Friday and arrested him the following day.
Jasmine Leighlin Baker, a sixth-grader student at Perry Hall Middle School, was last seen at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday when she left her home on the 4200 block of Soth Avenue to walk to school, police say.
When she did not return home in the afternoon, her mother called the school and was told the girl was absent that day.
If anyone has any information on Jasmine Baker’s whereabouts, please call police at 410-307-2020 or the FBI at 410-265-8080.
UPDATE III: Missing 12 Year-Old Jasmine Bakerl Found Safe In N.C.
A missing 12-year-old girl has been found safe.
Jasmine Baker–missing since Tuesday–was found alive, according to Baltimore County Police.
Authorities say Baker was located at 10:30 p.m. in Raleigh, North Carolina by federal officers. She appears unharmed.
Authorities say Baker was located at 10:30 p.m. in Raleigh, North Carolina by federal officers. She appears unharmed. FBI agents found her with a man, thanks to clues from her iPod and X-Box.
A missing 12-year-old girl has been found safe.
Jasmine Baker–missing since Tuesday–was found alive, according to Baltimore County Police.
She was taken to a nearby hospital for examination.
Four Teens Charged With Videotaping with Cellphones Themselves Having Sex with Intoxicated & Unconscious 15 Year Old Girl in Kannapolic, NC … How Are Their No Rape Charges?
What a future these fours teens have ahead of them …
Four teens, two 16 year old and two 15 year old boys face charges after videotaping themselves with their cell phones having sex with a 15 year old intoxicated and unconscious girl. According to police, the charge is preparation of an obscene video made using their cellphones. Two teens were students at South Rowan High School and the other from A.L. Brown High School. The video was not made on school grounds, but in a home where alcohol was present. According to an arrest warrant, the girl was intoxicated and unconscious when two 15-year-olds and two 16-year-old boys took turns making videos. It is unknown how many others received copies of the video. One of the teens charges was Randy Velazquez, who is in locked up under a $5,000 bond. Velazquez’s mother said she has no intention of getting her son out of jail and said he needs to learn a lesson from what he is accused of doing.
Wait a minute, am I missing something? Did the police not say that these boys had sex with an intoxicated and unconscious girl … how is this not sexual assault and rape as well? Also, it would be simple to determine who was sent the videos, would that not also be considered the crime of disseminating child porn? Hey Kanappolis DA … Wake the Hell up!!!
A 16-year-old and two 15-year-olds face charges after deputies said they videotaped themselves having sex with a 15-year-old who was intoxicated.
Police arrested a fourth teenager Friday afternoon.
The charge is preparation of an obscene video made using their cellphones.
Police showed Channel 9 some of the evidence which was one disc after another of the cellphone videos showing the teens having sex with a 15-year-old girl.
According to an arrest warrant, the girl was intoxicated and unconscious when two 15-year-olds and two 16-year-old boys took turns making videos.