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  • Sex offender found guilty of sex crimes against a minor

    Sex offender found guilty of sex crimes against a minor

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 3:49 PM EDT2014-08-27 19:49:55 GMT
    It was a whirlwind trial for a man who committed sex crimes against children in Fayette County. The trial for Gaylord Lane began in front of Judge Paul Blake with jury selection on Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2014 and the trial wrapped up on Wednesday, Aug. 26.
    It was a whirlwind trial for a man who committed sex crimes against children in Fayette County. The trial for Gaylord Lane began in front of Judge Paul Blake with jury selection on Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2014 and the trial wrapped up on Wednesday, Aug. 26.
  • Mass.-based fighter jet crashes in Virginia

    Mass.-based fighter jet crashes in Virginia

    A sheriff's dispatcher says authorities are searching for a military jet that crashed in western Virginia.
    A Massachusetts Air National Guard officer says authorities are still searching for the pilot of a fighter jet that crashed in Virginia and do not know whether the pilot may have ejected.
  • UPDATE: Search for suspects in Beckley shooting continues

    UPDATE: Search for suspects in Beckley shooting continues

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 11:49 AM EDT2014-08-27 15:49:18 GMT
    Three people are in the hospital Tuesday night after a shooting along Antonio Avenue in Beckley.Police said around 5 PM two men rushed up to a basketball game on a court near an apartment complex and started firing guns.Three men suffered injuries as a result.The three men were taken to a nearby hospital.Detective Morgan Bragg with Beckley Police said one man was in surgery around 6 PM Tuesday night.The other two men were in stable condition. Surveillance video from a camera near the basketba...
    Three people are in the hospital Tuesday night after a shooting along Antonio Avenue in Beckley.Police said around 5 PM two men rushed up to a basketball game on a court near an apartment complex and started firing guns.Three men suffered injuries as a result.The three men were taken to a nearby hospital.Detective Morgan Bragg with Beckley Police said one man was in surgery around 6 PM Tuesday night.The other two men were in stable condition. Surveillance video from a camera near the basketba...

Slow, unresponsive, bureaucratic – and now we can add one more adjective to describe the federal government – dangerous.

After reports surfaced this week that the IRS was targeting political groups and the Justice

Department sought reporters phone records, you have to wonder what the devil is going in Washington.

This is the kind of stuff that happens in places like Cuba and North Korea – not in America.
Democracy cannot survive when government puts retribution above our Constitutional rights.