A mother in Bakersfield, California, was sentenced Tuesday for stabbing her newborn while in a meth rage. An Oklahoma woman drowned her baby in a washing machine in November. A New Mexico woman claiming to be God stabbed her son with a screwdriver last month, saying, "God wants him dead."
It is filling hospitals with thousands of uninsured burn patients requiring millions of dollars in advanced treatment ~ a burden so costly that it is contributing to the closure of some burns units.So-called 'shake-and-bake' meth is produced by combining raw, unstable ingredients in a two-litre bottle.But if the person mixing the noxious brew makes the slightest error, such as removing the cap too soon or accidentally perforating the plastic, the concoction can explode, searing flesh and causing permanent disfigurement, blindness or even death.A survey of key hospitals in America's most-active meth states showed that up to a third of patients in some burns units were hurt while making meth, and most were uninsured.
• Human trafficking is a $32-billion industry worldwide.• Up to 2 million people are trafficked worldwide every year. Of those, 15,000-18,000 are in the U.S.• Eight in 10 human trafficking cases involve the sex industry; the others involve labor trafficking.• In 2010, 2,515 human trafficking cases were under investigation in the U.S.
• Eighty-three percent of victims in confirmed sex trafficking cases in the U.S. in 2010 were American citizens
Today, Keisha Head is a wife and mother of three. But more than decade ago, she was the victim of a notorious human trafficker.At 16-years old, Head says she was being sold on the streets of Atlanta for sex.“I did not know that a normal, average man who was a preacher, who was a lawyer, who was a senator ~ could turn into this monster,” Head said. “That is the scariest moment when you are amongst people who claim to be normal yet they purchase you and they turn into these monsters. They rape you. They beat you. And then act as if they're normal. These are not your normal pedophiles.”
*In Fresno, California the damage caused by thieves stealing copper wire from city street lights is costing the city approximately $50,000 a month. So far, about 2,500 street lights have been stripped of their wiring.*In northern Alabama, one group of crooks has been using a forklift to pull entire ATM machines out of the ground.*A while back, a team of ambitious thieves in Pennsylvania actually stole an entire 50 foot long bridge.
"Babies are buried 10, 15 to a box. They're buried in there with animal remains. They're buried in there with arms and legs from body parts they found during the course of the year. It is not anything that our county or society should ever sit there and say is acceptable"
Barbed wire fencing doesn’t keep illegal aliens off the property anymore. One Starr County, TX rancher doesn’t have time to worry about the illegals these days. He now worries about the smugglers protecting their loads.“I don’t think they would have any conscience of taking someone’s life,” the rancher says.He saw that will to kill firsthand. A smuggler shot at him on his own land.“One round was fired at me, and it missed my head by about two feet,” says the rancher.He says there’s only way to react.“Fire all the rounds you have, reload, and do it again,” says the rancher.