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Tabitha Leah Ritchie baby bump was cold and hard

Tabitha Leah Ritchie baby bump was cold and hard

Colombian police say they have arrested a Toronto woman who wore a fake pregnancy belly to smuggle cocaine. Col. Esteban Arias says 28-year-old Tabitha Leah Ritchie was stopped while trying to board an Air Canada flight in Bogota after an inspector noted that her belly was unusually cold and hard. He says police discovered a false belly made of latex ... Read More »

Jonathan Trappe went from Maine to Newfoundland

Jonathan Trappe went from Maine to Newfoundland

The balloonist who took off from northern Maine early Thursday morning on what he hoped would be a record-breaking trans-Atlantic flight is on the ground after landing in Newfoundland around 6:30 p.m. Few details are available on what cut Jonathan Trappe’s cluster balloon flight short, but according to a post he made on his Facebook page he is in a ... Read More »

Nuisance skunks in Buffalo were trapped and killed by city officials

Nuisance skunks in Buffalo were trapped and killed by city officials

Residents of a Buffalo, N.Y., neighborhood plagued by skunk odors now know what caused the stink: Trapped critters that were shot and stored at a shuttered police station. The Buffalo News reports (http://bit.ly/18myscv ) that the city’s public works commissioner confirmed Monday that humanely trapped skunks have been taken to an old police station in South Buffalo, where they’re shot ... Read More »

Elizabeth Smart activist for abused children : Conference

Elizabeth Smart activist for abused children

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. — It was one of the most notorious kidnapping cases in our country. This week, survivor Elizabeth Smart visited a women’s benefit in Metro Detroit. WJBK reports that on Wednesday, the 25-year-old spoke out about abuse and victim support at the Women of Vision benefit in Southfield, which was hosted by the National Council of Jewish Women. “I ... Read More »

Elian gonzalez joins cuban military : Cuba Releases Photo

Elian gonzalez joins cuban military

This April marks the ten-year anniversary of when Elián González was forcibly removed from the home of relatives in Miami and returned to his father in Cuba. The Cuban propaganda machine, ever aware of the symbolism of Elián, has no qualms about exploiting the boy, now 16, when it serves the regime’s purpose. The AP reports the government released today ... Read More »

Bethany Arceneaux :

Bethany Arceneaux

Armed with a handgun, a man searching for his abducted cousin kicked in the back door of an abandoned house and shot and killed her kidnapper Friday, Louisiana authorities said. Bethany Arceneaux, 29, was abducted Wednesday outside a day care in Lafayette by the father of her 2-year-old son. Police said witnesses told them the suspect, 29-year-old Scott Thomas, confronted ... Read More »

HealthCare.gov Enrollment Falls Far Short of Target

Fewer than 50,000 people had successfully navigated the troubled federal health-care website and enrolled in private insurance plans as of last week, two people familiar with the matter said, citing internal government data. The figure is a fraction of the Obama administration’s target of 500,000 enrollees for October. The early tally for the HealthCare.gov site, which launched Oct. 1, worries ... Read More »