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“You're going to shut your mouth or I'm going to have some duct tape put on it," Judge John McBain told Camia Gamet during her sentencing Wednesday. (Screenshot: WJBK Video)
James Owens April 17, 2014 at 05:10 pm
If a convicted criminal has no remorse or self pity for crimes committed, and is verballyRead More disrespectful to Judge & Court. He deserves whatever sentencing the Judge deems necessary and whatever comments are made by Judge are not without merit or warrant!!! "Your MOUTH can get you KILLED!!!!!
james smith April 17, 2014 at 05:10 pm
How do you expect us to answer the question when the author of this article did not tell the wholeRead More story? What was the judge responding to when he said that to her? Was she acting up in the courtroom, did she speak out of line in court, or was he referring to the crime that she committed? This "journalist" needs to go to journalism school.
Joe April 17, 2014 at 05:13 pm
Please people, get a grip, just because she ihas obvious issues doesn't allow the judge to sink toRead More her level
WCSC screen grab shows charges against worker.
Igor April 17, 2014 at 03:45 pm
He admitted he's done it before. He didn't know it wasn't free refills. He made a mistake. We allRead More make mistakes. Like you calling people retards. Big mistake. Considering you can't spell, It's paid not payed."cops are PAYED to enforce". Johnny "B" stupid, I've paid more taxes in a month then you probably make in a year. Johnny if you have a valid statement I'm willing to read it, but you've come off as a loud mouth little punk.
Igor April 17, 2014 at 03:50 pm
Okay Johnny "B" Stupid, here's an update ""In reviewing the case, the Ralph H.Read More Johnson VA Medical Center has determined a warning in lieu of a citation is sufficient in this case," a statement released by the VA stated on Thursday." So go drink some grape Kool aid it's only $00.89.
Margaret Perry April 17, 2014 at 04:44 pm
This is my favorite part of the whole story "The Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center isRead More fortunate to have a highly trained Federal police force to ensure the safety of our patients, visitors and employees." Apparently refilling a cup is extremely unsafe and therefore everyone needs to be protected from that violent criminal. Give me a break! I'm sure the hospital is ripping people off left and right. Give free refills and get over it.
Sky lanterns during a Buddhist ceremony. Wikimedia.
Jacqueline King McClellan April 17, 2014 at 10:08 am
Maybe someone should contact Groupon, they've had an ad/sale/coupon for them in the Santa CruzRead More section for as long as I can remember! Chinese Sky Lanterns with Fuel Patches from Sky Lanterns (Up to 60% Off). Two Options Available. Online Deal FROM $40 BUY! VALUE DISCOUNT YOU SAVE $100 60% $60 GIVE AS A GIFT Limited time remaining! Over 490 bought LIMITED QUANTITY AVAILABLE Party Planner Cultural Pursuits In a Nutshell Handmade Chinese lanterns with plastic-free biodegradable design ascend into the sky for up to 15 minutes The Fine Print Expires 360 days after purchase. Limit 5 per person, may buy 5 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Online only. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Valid for sky lanterns only. Does not ship to AK, HI, IL, TN, Canada, Puerto Rico or PO Boxes. Extra fee for shipping. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.
Susan C. Schena April 17, 2014 at 10:11 am
And a reader in Santa Cruz just wrote in saying one of these landed on the roof of a neighbor afterRead More a bunch were set off in Aptos ...
CJ Butcher April 17, 2014 at 07:39 am
Well first off, not to get TOO technical, but LG has raised the issue before so I'm raising it forRead More them now. LG is NOT a city...it is a TOWN. So therefore you cannot be on the list of any "Cities". Besides traffic always gets really bad in 17 south right in the middle of LG...how it could it possibly be that happy in an "overall sense"?
Clint Mattacola April 17, 2014 at 10:01 am
Santa Cruz is a great town EXCEPT for ALL THE BUMS, DRUG ADDICTS and BIKE THIEVES. I would not voteRead More for Santa Cruz as "the happiest town" until these issues are resolved.
Freda Salatino April 17, 2014 at 10:17 am
In that case you probably also wouldn't vote for San Francisco, which has similar issues.Read More Remember, we're not voting for anything here. CreditDonkey.com is merely assessing cities as "happy" based on the ability of their inhabitants to both live and work there, not the ability of their inhabitants to live undisturbed by panhandlers. (As for bike thieves: Stanford is rife with them. :->)
Screen grab from video
MillicentBroderick April 17, 2014 at 05:00 am
Horses should not be nose to exhaust pipe on city streets. That is cruelty and the horse had hadRead More enough.
kathleen macmurray April 17, 2014 at 05:46 am
A horse and carriage ride in a park, fine. But not on busy, crowded city streets. It's cruel to theRead More horse and dangerous to everyone else. I'm with the NYC mayor on this one.
Sheila April 17, 2014 at 05:16 pm
Poor horse. I hope someone equine rescue unit will relieve him from his present circumstances andRead More either give him a good home or find him one.
It could cost Americans 20 percent more to get their bacon fixes as a deadline virus sweeps through the nation's hog barns. (Patch file photo)
Bob B April 16, 2014 at 09:24 pm
There is always a reason for a price-increase - I can't remember ever reading about a reason for aRead More price-decrease. It's possible no one else has noticed this. Isn't capitalism wonderful?
mark April 17, 2014 at 04:39 am
The disease came from China! Aids came from Africa, other diseases come from Mexico but yet we letRead More people flood to this country and they bring those diseases with them!
kay sieverding April 17, 2014 at 06:56 am
The price of pork can also go up because the price of beef is up. It's not just weather andRead More disease, it's also cost of fuel.
Screen grab from KETV report
noah arribas April 16, 2014 at 10:35 pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vVWyT5RWHtA How its done
knee jerk April 17, 2014 at 05:41 am
Hey," No News in Natick" ( D Penta} Good idea, don't click if it's not local news. TheyRead More are almost out of business now, let's put them over the top. What little local news you get now on Patch, will be non-existent.
Heather Osrien April 17, 2014 at 10:31 am
Just another copy cat. They crawl in thu the exit where the toy is dropped into when youRead More "win". Where were the oh so stupid parents while this was going on?
Bomb squad on scene. Photo Credit: WHDH, 7-News
Snow April 17, 2014 at 02:38 pm
Thats what I was saying- taxes paying for that bomb squad- let em do their job.
jpf2361 April 17, 2014 at 02:40 pm
I agree with you Snow 100%
Snow April 17, 2014 at 02:45 pm
That whole artistic expression he was going after- we will call "Idiot in a jail cell".
Midwest Hydroganics owner Joseph Vota said business has been booming since Patch revealed the DEA was staking out his store. Credit: Joseph Hosey
Aileen Dodge April 17, 2014 at 09:17 am
The Clinton's wish they were as rich as the 2% I speak of. And Hillary is very Ego driven. And IRead More would have been willing to bet that with her Ego she would have gone against the Old Boy network. That Network that constantly tried to shut her up when her husband was president!! Her Ego alone would have made a huge difference!!!!
knee jerk April 17, 2014 at 09:28 am
Ronald Regan was a buffoon, a cartoon character, and the only thing that trickled down was thatRead More substance that slipped past his adult diaper.
Genius Species April 17, 2014 at 02:30 pm
Your naïveté is laughable. You mean the same "old boy betwork" that gave theRead More Clintons millions. Lets not forget about the Goldman Sachs speaking fees either. Shame, shame, shame. http://www.realclearpolitics.com/2013/11/02/hillary_clinton039s_big_paydays_from_goldman_sachs_319105.html Oh and btw having a ego doesn't make you a good leader. A good tyrant yes but not a good leader.
John April 16, 2014 at 11:47 am
Stu@ ask Mike( the Brown Nose) Brown what he thinks.All should be on the Gov't. A true Communist ifRead More ever.
Sent from my Lear Jet April 16, 2014 at 05:26 pm
Here's the story I posted this morning and was censored by PATCH Pistol Turned to ‘SubmachineRead More Gun’ By Clueless Media April 15, 2014 | Filed under Constitutional Issues,corruption,Culture,Culture Of Corruption,Democrats,Dumb Criminals,Gun control,Liberals,Media | Posted by Warner Todd Huston Once again we get proof of how mindless and clueless the media is, how they don’t fact check, but just mindlessly pass on each other’s bad work ad infinitum. This time it happened with a story about a criminal who used a .22 caliber pistol in a crime but one clueless reporter turned it into a “submachine gun” and hundreds of his mindless colleagues followed suit passing the lie on and on and on. Clueless reporter Darryl Holliday of DNAinfo Chicago, a website that caters to local news, reported on an incident that was perpetrated by a man from West Garfield Park who began wielding a .22 caliber pistol in a grocery store because he didn’t want to pay the 22 cents tax on a bottle of pop he was trying to buy. Holliday “reported” that the crook “pulled an Intratec submachine gun out of a Gucci satchel,” and in the next paragraph again claimed the piece was a “submachine gun” saying, “Officers arrived on the scene shortly after to find Shelton’s Gucci bag open on the counter as well as 15 bullets in the blue steel .22-caliber submachine gun–eight live rounds in one magazine, five in another and one in the chamber, according to court documents.” Of course, it is clear that reporter Holliday doesn’t have any idea what he’s rambling on about. The .22 caliber Intratec pistol is not a “submachine gun. It is a semi-automatic pistol like every other semi-auto pistol. A submachine gun is an automatic rifle that uses pistol cartridges instead of larger ones such as rifle or armor piercing cartridges. A one-hand-held version of this weapon is called a “machine pistol,” but it is also fully automatic. The Intratec pistol used in this crime is not a fully automatic weapon, however. It is semi-auto-meaning it fires only once when the trigger is pulled. It does not expel a stream of bullets like a fully automatic weapon does. Yet, as soon as this story went live on April 13, dozens of other so-called news outlets took up the claim that this dolt used a “submachine gun” in his crime. All one need do is put “Nahshon Shelton submachine gun” in any search engine and dozens of so-called news stories will be revealed saying that the criminal used a “submachine gun.” It all just shows that whenever you see a report on guns in the Old Media establishment, you should not trust it. They don’t even know the proper definitions of firearms terms and from there all their “facts” are suspect.
Jordan S. Zoot April 17, 2014 at 11:28 am
The thug they arrested with the firearm was predicate felon...the right answer is to put a length ofRead More rope around his neck and hang him.
Twitter photo of the bus burned in a crash in Orland last week, where 10 people died, including five students.
Holly B April 14, 2014 at 07:20 pm
God bless Heaven's newest angels. We here on earth will miss them both.
RM April 15, 2014 at 08:26 am
Hey John Rithouse, if you don't like it, then don't come here for news. Guys like you make this sameRead More annoying comment every day. Are you mentally slow?
rubberband April 15, 2014 at 10:28 am
This was out in my neck of the woods. All really great kids, college bound and starting their adultRead More lives. Having lost a child, I can say these families will mourn for as long as they live, and will have to find a "new normal" as EVERYTHING is changed for them now...I wish them strength, there is nothing quite like burying a child. Appreciated are the messages of respect and sympathy. It can be annoying to get news from areas other than your own, however the new Patch is doing things differently, and show no evidence of changing it back.....my best advice would be to ignore stories not in your area, and to write your editor directly, and share your comments with those who can make changes.
Screen Grab from WCVB report of a senior home resident who was evacuated.
DaveR April 16, 2014 at 07:52 am
I believe it was Gov. Dukakis that allowed the dopers and losers into the senior housing. Got toRead More love the blind faith voting mentality of Massachusetts.
david mokal April 16, 2014 at 12:31 pm
Your right DaveR it was Dukakis.They are there because if your an addict your on disability. So poorRead More Ol Greeema n Greeepa now have to live out their Golden Years worrying if their asses are going to be blown out the window.
nitagregory April 16, 2014 at 01:08 pm
Phew glad grandma and grandpa were ok
Megan Huntsman: Credit KLTV screen grab
John April 15, 2014 at 11:23 am
Well gee officer, I was throwing out some old stinky boxes my wife had in our garage and the nextRead More thing you know......
Geoff Burton April 15, 2014 at 02:05 pm
Nothing new there Black panther o Poetry the human race has been delving the depth of depravity forRead More eons. There are a lot of good people in our world, but unfortunately evil is hyper active
D Penta April 15, 2014 at 02:29 pm
It says Around Town but the headline is UTAH. Utah is not near Natick!! I think everyone should notRead More open an article on Patch unless they see their town's name in the headline. So If it doesn't say Natick, then we all know it is not LOCAL to the Natick Patch. The less clicks these Patch sites get, the fewer advertisers they will get and then perhaps they will realize if we want sensational news from across the country we'd go back to Patch's former owners AOL and the HuffPost! Those here from other Patch sites - I think you should do the same only click on articles that mention your community's name. No name. No click!
A screen grab from WKYC's Facebook page.
Andie April 16, 2014 at 07:50 pm
Agranon you sound just like the bully we're talking about with the comment "Don't make me comeRead More there and smack you down" I agree that you and others like you should refer to " MFriedwich" suggestion. Walk a bit in our shoes and see how you feel then. I'm a parent of a child with Autism...What's your super power
John Santaella April 17, 2014 at 03:19 pm
Hey Aragon, you're giving yourself away. You are a bully who hides behind the anonymity of theRead More internet. I know your code words. You're not only a bully but a racist bully. Don't make me come there and smack you down. Wow.
Agranon April 17, 2014 at 04:45 pm
You punks better STFU. You can all talk big hiding behind the internet but lets face up. To youRead More Andie: I am not a bully. But you are. You think because you have a slow kid that you can talk down to me. No way. I have a normal kid and I'm proud. And you Santaella: You're just a big mouth. You keep egging me on when you know that even though I'm a nice guy and not a bully, I would crush the life out of you.
CBS Sacramento screenshot of the bus accident in Orland, which took the lives of 10 people, including five students from Southern California.
John Chrusciel April 14, 2014 at 11:16 am
John the reports stated the vehicle was on fire. This was before the crash. Maybe the driver saw hisRead More tractor on fire and had a massive heart attack? Who knows.
John Chrusciel April 14, 2014 at 11:21 am
Decaturette back in the days before collapsible steering shafts it was a bad idea to wear a seatbeltRead More because during a head on collision the steering shaft would act as a spear and run you through. I never wore a seat belt my old MGA or TR3. However, this is no longer a problem because of modern design and engineering. Some people will hem and haw about being t-boned at an intersection and the harm that a three point harness can do. I personally know many people who have had their lives saved by seat belts. I always wear mine. They should afford children the same opportunity to protect themselves. A 25 mile per hour head on collision with another vehicle travelling at 25 miles per hour is like a 50 mile per hour collision. So I do not buy the argument about shorter distances nor do I buy the article about lower driving speeds. What can is cost to have simple lap belts installed in a school bus? Are we that greedy?
Becky April 14, 2014 at 01:03 pm
I think the real reason they don't install them is that it would raise a whole other level ofRead More liability -- like that then they would have to keep the seatbelts in good working order, and maybe enforce that people wear them. Could I sue them because another passenger flew out of their seat and hit me. Etc, etc.
Benjamin Lee Fullwood.
Grumpy Old Man April 15, 2014 at 07:59 am
@Igor - I'm no fan of Obama but your comment as to others bringing him up regarding this article isRead More right on.
A Delargo April 15, 2014 at 03:50 pm
5 Years ? Are you kidding me ? It's a stinking pig. I've seen people that stab humans get farRead More less time. Thank god it wasn't a panda, that's life !!
Igor April 15, 2014 at 04:33 pm
Well maybe they should change the law and give people who stab other humans longer than 5 years. OneRead More thing to kill an animal for food, it's another thing to do to be sadistic.