Lyme disease: A ticking time bomb

any ranked list of nasty diseases transmitted by mosquitoes, ticks and fleas in the Western world, Borrelia burgdorferi, would have to lie near the top. These bacteria cause Lyme disease, which was first recognised in the US in the early 1970s among patients in Lyme, Connecticut. However, the oldest known …

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Cop Sneaks Into Bed With 4-Year-Old Girl

Ontario, Canada — If you woke to find someone in your four-year-old daughter’s bedroom who refused to identify themselves to you or explain their presence in your house, what would you do? In the case of Cheryl Yurkowski — who lives in Ontario, Canada — you attempt to defend your …

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Officer Shoots Innocent Homeless Man 14 Times, Executing Him

MILWAUKEE (CN) — The family of Dontre Hamilton, the unarmed, mentally ill black man who was fatally shot 14 times by a police officer, has filed a federal civil rights complaint.They say the Milwaukee Police Department initially dispatched officers to Red Arrow Park, where 31-year-old Hamilton was sleeping on April …

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Ex-pharmaceutical CEO Ferrone convicted of fraud

A U.S. federal jury found former Immunosyn Corp Chief Executive Stephen Ferrone guilty on Friday of fraudulently misleading investors, U.S. securities regulators said. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in 2011 had charged California-based Immunosyn with misleading investors about the regulatory status of the company’s sole product, a drug derived …

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