Wednesday June 10th

Little Leaguer, hit in head with stray bullet, headed home from the hospital.

An 11-year-old Little Leaguer who thought he had been beaned by a baseball until doctors discovered he had been shot in the head is expected to leave Brookdale Hospital today. Davonte Kelly can even return to PS 219 in Brooklyn as early as tomorrow.

Honestly, why can’t people just get a freakin’ room?

A man and woman were arrested and charged with open and gross lewdness on Monday morning after they were caught having sex in the bushes in front of the Pottenger Elementary School, police said. Officers Mark Kenney and Joseph Piemonte were on patrol at 10 a.m. when a passerby flagged down their cruiser to report “two white people are having sex in the open in front of the Pottenger school,” said Lt. Robert Strzempek.

Guy goes after his wife with hatchet while their kids were sleeping next to her.

A Pasco County man is accused of attacking his wife with a hatchet while the couple’s two children slept next to her. “They’re going through a divorce and I guess he snapped and that apparently drove him to attack his wife,” PCSO spokesperson Kevin Doll said.

Houston woman who had gone to Panama for plastic surgery dies after procedure.

Panamanian prosecutors are investigating the death of Patrice Lascion Clark, who died in the city of David after undergoing plastic surgery, a judicial official said. The woman, who was from Houston, Texas, arrived in Panama late last week, prosecutor Franklin Amaya said in David, the capital of the province of Chiriqui.

50 car pileup in southern California as motorists fail to slow down in the heavy fog.

Dozens of vehicles piled up in heavy fog on Interstate 15 near the summit of Cajon Pass early Wednesday, injuring 15 people, authorities said. No fatalities were reported. Up to 50 cars and trucks were involved in the incident which occurred about 7:30 a.m. and spanned a half-mile of the northbound lanes, said California Highway Patrol Officer Mario Lopez.

Video report. Police helicopter missing in New Mexico.

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City of Oakland one step away from declaring bankruptcy.

Even though city officials would prefer to avoid a public conversation, behind closed doors the Oakland City Council has discussed filing for bankruptcy protection in the midst of a $100 million budget deficit. “We have asked the (bankruptcy) question because we wanted to know the impact,” said District 5 council member Ignacio De La Fuente. “In closed session, the question has been asked, and an answer was given.”

13 year old kidnap victim able to escape attackers car and flee.

Newark police say a 13-year-old girl was able to escape after she was grabbed in a grocery store parking lot and forced into a car. The girl tells police that she was walking through the rear of the Pathmark parking lot in the 100 block of College Square around 5:15 p.m. Tuesday, when the man forced her into a car.

Bag full of stolen guns and ammo recovered in trash bin.

A bag full of stolen guns and ammunition was turned into police Monday after a man found them in a large trash container at an apartment complex. Police said the guns were stolen in a burglary earlier this month at Baron’s Trading Post in Hartford, Vt.

Police chief, under the influence of drugs, slams cruiser into parked car.

Vergennes Police Chief Michael Lowe was under the influence of prescription drugs when the cruiser he was driving Sunday afternoon struck a parked car, the Vermont State Police said Tuesday. “Chief Lowe was displaying signs of possible impairment,” state police Capt. Donald Patch said at a news conference Tuesday, describing the chief’s condition when the accident took place. “The field sobriety tests and evaluation indicated Chief Lowe was under the influence of drugs.”

New Jersey state trooper found not guilty of vehicular homicide in a case where he rammed a car, killing two sisters, while chasing a speeder.

New Jersey State Police will launch a process to consider reinstatement for Trooper Robert Higbee after he was found not guilty of vehicular homicide in the 2006 deaths of two Upper Township sisters, according to a report in The press of Atlantic City.

Repossessing vehicles can be a mighty dangerous line of work.

A Jones County man is in custody after deputies responded to a shooting call in Taylorsville. When deputies arrived on Sunday, Sheriff Alex Hodge said they discovered that a repo company was attempting to repossess a sport utility vehicle from the owner, Odell Hatten, 57, for delinquent payments.

Driver manages to run into the same house two days in a row. Police have yanked his license.

A man lost control of his car and hit a house Wednesday morning, the second time the driver has hit the house in two days. Witnesses said the driver, John Mika, hit a curb while taking a corner near 41st Avenue and P Street. His Chevrolet Lumina flipped and came to rest on its top next to the house. The house sustained a broken window.

Fight with son’s former girlfriend lands entire family in the slammer.

Police used warrants to arrest a family — mother, father and two sons — in the assault of the former girlfriend of one son. The incident began about 10 p.m. Sunday in the 2400 block of 6th Street, when a woman and man got into an argument outside a house. Greeley police Sgt. Joe Tymkowych said the son, Travis Schneller, 24, allegedly assaulted the woman, then the son’s family came out of the house and joined in.

Dog being walked along river bank yanks owner into the water. Man later pulled out but dog hasn’t been found yet.

Eric Dommer was working at the Vail Marriott StreamSide on Saturday morning when he noticed a man walking his dog along Gore Creek. Dommer started walking toward the creek. It was a spot where the man wasn’t really supposed to be, and Dommer was going to talk to him. Before Dommer got there, the dog jumped in the water and pulled his owner in with him, Dommer said. “The dog went in the water, and he got pulled in behind the dog,” Dommer said. “His hand was on the leash.”

Israeli woman buys mom new mattress and chucks out her old one. Mad rush on to find the old bed since it had a million dollars stuffed inside.

An Israeli woman mistakenly threw out a mattress with $1 million inside, setting off a frantic search through tons of garbage at a number of landfill sites, Israeli media reported Wednesday. The woman told Army Radio that she bought her elderly mother a new mattress as a surprise on Monday and threw out the old one, only to discover that her mother had hidden her life savings inside. She was identified only as Anat, a resident of Tel Aviv.

Hawaiian mother of three small children going to jail for a year after exposing private medical records of woman with HIV.

A 22-year-old woman was sentenced yesterday to a year in prison for illegally accessing another woman’s medical records and posting on a MySpace page that she had HIV. Rhonda Wong-Fernandez also was sentenced to five years’ probation and 200 hours of community service by Circuit Judge Randal Lee for first-degree unauthorized computer access, a felony.

Missed paperwork deadline means 11 year old girl may be split with family, deported to Poland.

The family of an 11-year-old Forsyth County girl is trying to keep her from having to return to Poland next month because the family missed a deadline to apply for the right for her to remain in the U.S. The girl, Ewelina Bledniak, hasn’t been in Poland since she was 2 years old. Immigration officials say she must return there and wait a year before she can come home.

Quote of the day.

For Joe Biden…

You couldn’t get a clue during the clue mating season in a field full of horny clues if you smeared your body with clue musk and did the clue mating dance.

-Edward Flaherty

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