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"melendez" Discussed on The MMA Hour with Ariel Helwani
"By a longtime friend of mine who is one of the greatest light weights of all time of course former strikeforce shabby former ufc title contender. And of course a longtime teammate of a guy. Who will be fighting at usc to sixty six coming up in a matter of days. Welcome in gilbert melendez. Gill how are you. I'm doing great man. How about yourself damning. It's great to be here with you absolutely appreciate. I am fantastic man. You know it's funny. We've we've done so many interviews over the years but obviously you've been doing much of the analyst of recently that it was only perfect to have you on now to talk about this fight coming up as well as of course your teammate. Nick d. as making a long awaited return to action. Yeah long-awaited turn. His return is correct. You know. Nick is a guy who is always stays ready. You know always stained ready. Always running the. Jimmy's always doing stuff. So it's great to see him back. you know. I'm very excited for this. Absolutely let's try because we just. I'm sure you saw the news yesterday. this week i guess i should say carlos condit announced his retirement for mixed martial arts and i was reminded of one of the first time i actually met you and jake and nick and nate. Everybody was at the rumble on the rock. welterweight tournament. down to why back in two thousand six and even back then like you said such a close knit team. Do you remember the first time you cross paths with the diaz brothers or i should say more specifically nick because he's the older brother the exact day but but i do it was definitely at the cesar gracie academy and You know jake moved up here to the bay area From san luis obispo. And he's the one who introduced me to mixed martial arts in may so we wrestled together at san francisco state university. And he said hey. Wanna try this grappling this jitsu and i said sure. Let's go So i started training there for a while. And of course you know there's this guy out there Trump as heck you know. Has that that look of ready to go. All the time with his little brother rated gone his whole crew from stock. Then you know back. In the day. So i do remember going into the cesar gracie jim You know nick and jake going at it. And then nick and jake talent nate and either go at it so I do remember those first days. And i'll tell you what man The thing jake in nick cannon common those guys step into the gym with the intention to be champion vein new at that young age they were there to be champions. I'll tell you what. I had no idea what i was gonna do. I enjoyed my life. I enjoy training soda today. We had a good time but those guys were men on a mission. That were so focused. And i remember that focus and in south belief from nick d. as i i felt that immediately from him you know it's funny because in this sport nowadays you know guys and girls switch teams a lot. They tried to cross train. And there's absolutely nothing wrong with that. But when you guys first came up and i speak speak specifically about you nick and jake and nate. You guys were more than a team. You guys were like a family. It was almost like you were brothers at arms away Do you feel like that's like i will say it's a lost art today because we do still see guys in some deal teams very close. But you guys were. I mean you guys. Were such a close knit group and all really kinda coming up in the prime of your careers. Yeah till this day were close knit group and i think that's kind of our our Our style or or kind of the way we all run our gin. You know we are close knit. We are loyal to each other. We are a family. We believe that we're sharing just priceless knowledge. You know we believe that we're working together to to lift each other up. You know we do not want to help people who are going to fight against us. We don't think this is friendly competition. We consider this award. You know it really. Is you know i try. I'm a friendly guy. We try not to be friends with other people. I might like them. So i try not to be friends with people in my weight class and and the same with these guys you know put again. We are a close knit. That's our code. That's the code. We live by whether it's right or wrong. That's how we do it. You know we feel good cruising around in our pack we feel good cruising with people we trust and we know who earned their stripes. We have a totem pole. Some people think that's off but that's just the way we work in. And we like it. And i think that is a law start. You know you have to work for it. You know you don't walk into our gym and have this I'm a member and you're an instructor and provide the service. No you walk in our jim. You've become a student and that becomes your teacher and you show respect your teacher and you show loyalty. That's just the way we will absolutely you know. I know this might be a bit of a bad example to bring up. But i but i think it does kind of speak to the closeness and kind of the loyalty. You guys have each other because i was there and i know you remember the strikeforce nashville card when you beat shinya. Okay and jacob defeated. Dan henderson and then the brawl. That happened afterwards. I know so much was made of that bra. And we've talked about talked to jake about it but one thing that always stands true about that moment was when somebody got in jake's phase when mayhem miller got his face you know. Nick and nate were there to defend their brother. And i think like i know everyone like made a big deal about it and said this i said that but i don't think there's ever been a clear definition of the closeness of the bond that you guys had then that moment i know.
"melendez" Discussed on AfterHour
"He would avoid their calls. He eventually even changed his phone number so they wouldn't contact him. Two of the victims even said that he offered to marry them so they could stay in the united states and they were obviously disgusted. Right it's interesting. It was not just one but two considering. He had a history of bigamy So it seemed unlikely. Obviously that his office could do anything to stop these immigrants all of whom were already here and working in the. Us from being deported because the law provides illegal immigrants who are victims of violent crime to receive temporary visas but not victims of fraud so all of these immigrants were subject to deportation. And this is not just a joke right now. Just that's a bummer. They were really dire consequences. They were living in the us. They were working in the us. They i'm sure the costs were insurmountable extremely high. Not only that but you lose time years and then when you're deported there's there's a high likelihood you're never gonna come back right. This is your one shot and you did it wrong. And so the losers are his victims who put their faith in this man who is a complete scammer. The government did respond because they recognized that scams in this particular industry are so common. they're everywhere So actually. During the obama administration there was a huge effort. The first of its kind Where everyone essentially teamed up so this was federal and state prosecutors the federal trade commission lawyers groups advocacy organizations all trying to fight this epidemic of scammers essentially and this involved essentially huge amounts of advertising to mourn immigrants of how to recognize fake lawyers. Basically all of these scammers and say this is what it looks like. Stay away from this and they would show criminal cases as an example of. Here's what will happen. Here's what to look out for But i was really shocked. At how many types of fraud there are in this sector in in our immigration not in the system. But i guess yeah scammers within the system and honestly i. I'm really shocked. At how many how many different types of fraud there are seems so systemic. And not just with you know the mafia or the mob or a few really bad actors. It seems like there's just is just saturated with scammers friday saturated with all of these these individual con artists or these little groups of con artists. Who are taking advantage of people trying to work their way through our immigration system. And that's odd to me. Because i can't think of another industry like that because i mean this isn't the black market right. This is the united states immigration system. This is a big deal. It's not fake. it's not illegal. This is how people come into this country is. That's how people obtain green cards if this was happening on a local level at the dmv if the dmv was saturated with scammers trying to hand out fake driver's licenses. I don't think that would last very long right but somehow for something so serious as this our immigration system for people to become us citizens. Somehow we allow this to exist and to me. That just seems odd. Because i was reading things about you know telemarketers right who are just calling. Everyone demanding visa fees and things of that nature who immigrants assume and trust are going straight to a federal agency..
"melendez" Discussed on AfterHour
"A lawyer to societal problems. Because sometimes knowing why isn't good enough we need to know what we can do. Sometimes we need more than truth. We need hope. I'm jane steal your host and investigative journalist here with joseph the managing partner of saying in Hi joseph thanks so much for coming on again today all right. Let's get right into the case today. Were dealing with immigration fried There was one particular case that really stood out to me. So i'd love to go over that with you. The man's name in question is wilmer rivera melendez and this man essentially pretended to be a lawyer taking all of his clients fees but then through his actions instead of helping his clients. He was responsible for initiating their deportation. Totally backwards right And he charged a lot of money for this. It wasn't it wasn't a free service that ended horribly. It was something that they paid for. And and this is almost like if you go to a doctor to have a surgery done and instead of helping you. This physician takes her life. And then you get the bill from the hospital completely absurd right so this man. He was a con man. He was convicted of bigamy. Back in two thousand three. He was convicted of burglary in the us virgin islands and ninety three and in seventy one. He escaped from a jail in ohio. So he he does not have a great record But still he pretended to be a lawyer and offered to help more than a dozen undocumented immigrants in brooklyn get green cards. He told these immigrants that he had twenty years of experience as the lawyer and worked on a ton of immigration issues. He claimed to work for w in our immigration services. I don't know if this was made up or something. He saw But it was a purported nonprofit based in georgia he had all of these immigrants sign notice of entry empowering him to represent them in court and they agreed to wire money directly into his bank account. Huge red flag But he did go on to file documents with immigration authorities. The he told his clients would have earned them a withholding of removal which according to him would have allowed them to remain in the country and obtained green cards within two years. But to my knowledge this withholding of removal actually doesn't allow one to even get a green card so he was lying to them So instead his actions led federal immigration officials to begin deportation proceedings. These fourteen immigrants. Well yeah and once it all started to fall apart..
R. Kelly Sex Abuse Trial Openings Start in Brooklyn Court
"Prosecutors and singer R. Kelly's racketeering trial or painting him as a predator while his defense says he's the victim of accusers with agendas I'm marquees are a lot of with the latest assistant U. S. attorney Maria Cruz Melendez says in opening statements in New York that R. Kelly controlled in the enterprise of people loyal to him who helped him lure girls boys and young women for sexual exploitation defense attorney Nicole blank Baker says Kelly made no secret of having multiple girlfriends and it's a stretch to think that Kelly ran an enterprise like a mob boss prosecutors are expected to call as witnesses several accusers and former Kelly associates who have never spoken before about their experiences the trial is expected to last a month
"melendez" Discussed on Biz4Good Show
"Then they drop off of the that when we look at the masks and the pp right a lot of those came into the country last year because we were running out we ran out rate so when they were flooding in the fda granted these companies emergency use authorization since then a lot of them have been removed from the market. But if i go onto a website for acupuncturists all see recalled item for sale on that particular resource because again. It's how you know that that emergency use authorization was removed for that manufacturer. Unless you know you're at unless you have your app. Yeah yeah so and and we made it easy you know. We actually developed another application called. Udi clearinghouse so if you go to clearinghouse dot com What we have there is we've taken all of the fda databases for medical devices further recalls. There are over thirteen. Medical device recall databases at the fda. So they don't all have the same data rate. So we've taken all of the data sets from the fda and combined it into one use the bible application portal. You know so that anyone can go and look and see all the recalls for any medical device and we go. We don't restrict that you go to the fda you get five hundred that's all you get you get a return of five hundred same thing with coded with the adverse events for the vaccines. You would be surprised to see The number of adverse events that we're not hearing about in the number of deaths from the from the vaccines. It's not the vaccine that's unsafe. It's the handling it's emergency use authorization and how you know where we're handling that medication. Wow so there's a lot to go into medical devices and drugs and biologics people don't really realize You know we went really is happening out there and again. The fda broken into different divisions so medical devices has handled one way. Biologics are handled. The different way drugs are handled a different way. So you know we have that. Udi that unique device identifier on medical devices..
"melendez" Discussed on Biz4Good Show
"If you do whatever we say at the end of the show end of the show. I mean this is legit. No catch if you're looking to make a one hundred dollars today you will if you do what we ask you to do. At the end of the show today so We talks online. All you gotta do is listen to this amazing human being joan to the end and then we will tell you how to get that hundred bucks. The turned the okay. We got that out of the way hundred dollars on the line. People hundred dollars on the line but now let's focus on joan. Yeah joan melinda's amazing human. We want we want to get to know your first. We ask people this question. What does biz forgive me to you. Why does it mean something to you. Win in your life did it become. When did you find your world your passion your whatever you whatever that means to you joe. Yes yes thank you. So my world came into fruition. When i was in my late teens Seeing how You know getting people ready for hospital admissions and then seeing this lovely man Mccoo had Needed surgery but could have been postponed for a little bit It didn't need to be you know that day or the next day. Because he had to be medically cleared for surgery he had fallen broken his hip. So i saw this lovely man Die as a result of Not waiting for the proper time For his surgery and it's all about communication For patients and for the providers. So that's how. I got started in the medical side of really trying to bridge that that understanding and knowledge and being that patient advocates and also nurse advocate To make sure that the nurses knew what they were using in the operating room and how it could affect a patient's outcome so you said you were told you were sixty one thousand nine hundred ninety nine and you were a nurse at the timer you were. I was going through my training as a medical assistant..
"melendez" Discussed on KFI AM 640
"All right. He's good to go, apparently trumps, doctors say, come Saturday he could start going out in public again. We'll see. We'll talk about last night's VP debate a little bit after 5 30 an update on whether or not there's gonna be another presidential debate. We're now going to get the no side on proposition, 17. We just talked to the Yes side. We're going through the ballot measures one at a time one day at a time, and this is the one about allowing felons on parole. The right to vote in California affecting supposedly about 50,000 residents, and the no side is being represented by up. Who else state Senator Melissa Melendez. Well, welcome to the show. We just had the campaigner campaign manager on for prop 17. Talking about how this helps integrate the parolees back into life leads to less recidivism. What's what's your argument? Well, that's interesting that she said that did she provide any data to show that it reduces recidivism because I don't think there is any No. I didn't think so. So here's the thing. California restores voting rights. To anyone who's been incarcerated after they have completed their time incarceration and they completed their time on pool or probation. I think that's fair that gives you an opportunity to show you are now willing to follow the rules and the laws of society that everyone else has to follow. And then your voting rights are restored. And I would ask the young or the woman who was in favor of this. What she thinks about the victims and how they feel about this because it is preposterous for her to suggest that someone should be allowed to vote in this upcoming election specifically because there's prop 20 on the ballot, which relates to criminal justice. So is she saying that she thinks it's appropriate that someone who ended up in prison Is now going to be allowed to vote while they're on parole on a proposition that directly related to a crime that they may have committed, given the fact that they haven't shown that they're not willing to commit that crime again. Conflict of interest. I think this is a ploy to just try to find more votes for the political criminal justice reform er, people. I think that's all they're trying to do is throw another bone out there to find more votes by allowing parolees, felon parolees. Yeah. And when you look at who's bankrolling this? I mean, you've got the wife of the Netflix cofounder Hasting Reed, Reed Hastings. She's funding it. You've got the value of Northern California. I mean, they have a very clear interest in famous products passed. But again, I say. What about the victims? And what about the victim's families? Because how do you think as a mother a woman would feel if her daughter were raped or murdered? And now the person who did that to her is treated like every other citizen and is allowed to vote on matters relating to criminal justice that that is incredibly insensitive. It's certainly not per woman. Um And I would think that It says soon their line of thinking Melissa that the yes on 17 campaign would like to move this next to those still in jail, getting the right to vote, which apparently happens in Maine and Vermont. That's apparently their next goal. Is this incremental don't have criminals in Maine and Vermont. It's not like we do. But no, but you know that people incarcerated in our jails in California. They are allowed to vote because the Legislature passed a bill. They found a loophole in the law. In in the penal code words it talks about, you know who convey oat and it talks about those who are imprisoned, not being allowed to vote and they said, Well, the people who are in jail they're not imprisoned. They're in jail. So they found a loophole and they passed a bill. So now people in our county jails are allowed to vote from jail. That is happening now, because now they want to move it to the prisons as well for when they get released, and that's completely inappropriate. That's a great place for ballot harvest. There's Tio. Absolutely collect alone Bill right, And the bill also allowed for interest groups to go into the jails to educate them on their on their voting rights. And I think you know what that means course. All right, Melissa, thanks for coming on with us there, will said. State Senator Melissa Melendez, Republican from the Inland Empire, representing the No. Which is the John and Ken's position. No on prop 17 felon. 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"melendez" Discussed on Catch my Killer
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"melendez" Discussed on Catch my Killer
"Maybe. Like Good Morning America or somebody get out. So that more people in the US 'cause I'm another killer could have left. The could enough North Carolina already, and maybe someone knows in another state but no one will know because it just stays in our local news. No one's really about his story. Right. I mean it does need to go out because you know sometimes what happens is. You. Have people that. Saw something that day and they don't know that your brother was murdered but maybe they saw strange car in their driveway or they saw something strange that day but they never call the police or they report it because maybe they don't realize that your brother was killed but if there's a lot of attention. A media coverage, it gets out and somebody sees a story. Somebody might go wait a minute I used to live in that area I'm familiar with that. I used to live in that complex and I saw strained Carson in my driveway on that particular day I mean you know thanks crimes get solved for all kinds of strange reasons I you never know that even like the littlest tip or information could solve a and that's that's why you have to get it out in right now I think social media's pretty good. I've have heard of cases that have been solved through tips from social media so. it's a possibility. So yeah, I, mean, it sounds like you're doing what you need to do. So are you the one that's pretty much head up this for the family does your mom and dad participate to they also involved in trying. To The Wax with the military you retired. So He's always gone for work and my mom she likes. Spokesperson Person 'cause they're English is like his big accent. So she rather I be the spokesperson. So when was the last time that you saw your brother and spoke to him? Thanksgiving. Literally Three A. Thanksgiving landed on not year. thanksgiving. Thursday. That year and died on a he went out to Wednesday. So yeah, I was three to four days with the last time. But yeah, 'cause my mom had left before Thanksgiving that Panama and me Haga my brother. I decided just to have our thanksgiving, all three of us and We're also announced the last time together cryer tha that my father's birthday November seventeen was the last time. My whole family was together 'cause we took them out to dinner. We do have a photo of the last last family photo was. Obscene weeks before things will. You'll cherish those moments forever I. Mean You know you see somebody you don't know through the last time. You're ever going to see that person again reo that has brought. Has Been An awakening like you say you just gotTa cherish every moment and live your life. I guess to the fullest that he would make my buddy but like that phrase a lot because you really don't know if tomorrow's your last day, right? Yeah. He looked based on what I read. He sounds like a pretty ambitious young man I know that he was eighty second airborne. and. I'd read that he had an interest in going to ranger school when you know. I had thought about it long time ago back when I was in. School I. Mean it's very hard. Most people who go through it don't make it through but. It was saying that he wanted to go into special forces because I think your father is in special forces. So that's even tell. Yeah I mean that that training to go to ranger school and two Special Forces School those a tough is a matter of fact, one of the units that I was traveled with I because I was thinking about changing my mls one time. And I spent some time with this unit and the top the first sergeant. He was a Vietnam veteran and he he had the special forces badge. Any had a ranger tab. So this guy was eleven bravo. No, and he was complaining infantry guy you know and. Roll Gung Ho I mean this was older guy too but yet he had made it through its gone through the. Ranger school gone through special forces training. You know he did a combat tour in Vietnam. I. Mean This guy was a this guy was a bad ass. I met a lot of guys when I was in. So you know I'm I'm sure that your brother probably looked up to your dad. Because that's very special. Especially, if you're in the military and you know somebody's special forces or ranger training, you have a lot of respect for them. It's like going through seal training you how hard training is. And you're truly an elite troop if you can get through that training, because most people do not make it through so I saw that he was ambitious and wanting to do all that. She wanted to do exactly what my dad did. He had my mom I think a year ago founder of who goals he wanted to do, and he had stuff that were checked off and she had just broken down and cry she's like look what they did make. His change they cut his life short or what on The question per day why a what I'm guessing it's probably something very foolish I mean. It. Could have been mistaken idea. I mean I if he wasn't robbed now was he did he have a girlfriend at the time? No. Unmarried Single Motorola. Okay. Because I was GONNA say did probably had a girlfriend perhaps she had a jealous because ex husband or a jealous. ex-boyfriend or something that happens to slit islands thinking to. Be. Anyone he was whisked on night if they had an axe and just assumed that my brother was a new. person in their life but. We don't know. Damn. That's really tough. Now who did you say again was who is heading up the investigation is at the Raleigh Police Department is that what you're saying? Yes. Rally Police Department. Okay. So they're handling this now how often do you contact the authorities for updates my paren- cavs. Lead detective. So they tried to contact him I think every week or so and then it takes a little bit the contact back they try to stay on top of them even if there's nothing they just WanNa know that they're still working on it. So it's considered active it's not a cold case. No, it's not cold. Or hoping doesn't go into. Well, you know if they they close it, they close it. You can do the freedom of Information Act and you can get all the information that they have and I've I've talked to a couple of people that have done that that they want the case closed. So they could get the information and then they can look through their own. You know to see what the th authorities had and kind of look investigate on their own. Because they can open it back big reopened at any time, but you can't get their information as.
"melendez" Discussed on Catch my Killer
"Very close, but I know people have. Of. Big Just in disbelief also, they don't know what happened the army friends that he has his comrade. Dave asked around to and they've continuous Sherry store maybe even tried on their own asking crushing and going back to that bar before shutdown, which was odds of me. That was kind of questionable like it shut down and less than a year after he died as well. Just everyone just. Keeps saying they don't. They didn't see anything that happened at the bar that could to maybe one following them home. If there was an altercation prior to being killed, they just stink wrong place wrong time. What everyone just keeps saying no one knows August wrongfully shrunk time. Do you know if he had any enemies or anything? No, he did not have any like I. Say very kind sociable dependable van I mean just to go to Raleigh ever. Abid. Guy For to friendly. Last, back, at Fort, Bragg for training in the morning to showed what kind of person he was. He didn't want his frank out drinking and driving back. He's sacrificed driving up there annoying I to have a little bit of before gotta go to work this sounds like a pretty good guy I mean that would do something like that needed looking out for his friends. It seems kind of odd. I mean somebody would just shoot him in there doesn't seem to be any type of a motive possibly maybe it was mistaken identity or maybe like you said baby he witnessed something you know that's I mean that's also a possibility. On many Christians out there because I've asked, what was he rob? Is there anything missing and the police told us no, and then my mom even verify the attic everything I would have been as well. It was still there even have money or. Even at his phone and his keys next. So if someone around could have got a car. or his wallet or the things in his cup, but they did it. That's why everything's just like. Someone knows something and come forward. That is what I'm thinking. Maybe someone that night because it's just odd that he was a shot and all recent. He wasn't robbed nothing to us that we have with missing. A Guy Walking to his car, what uniform and have shot killed in the middle of a park. Yeah that doesn't sound. At all now, the the neighbor that saw this, have you spoken to this neighbor? my parents spoke to her I. Think a week or so after his death because we wanted to. Thank. For what not only calling one? But giving us much detail. She could receive and went above and beyond by staying next to my brother taking glass breath to me she was like an angel. Guy. That must have been tough. was able to say anything. she said, Tacoma. Because she wanted to. Conserve energy just in case you could survive. That's that's a blessing. himself. He said that the police and ambulance they take a while to get there which was another thing i. found was odd because Wake Matt? It was less than two months to three miles from the town homes that he was at. So in my mind, I, think is like they took too long to get there from the initial call. So you said that she described in. So it was one person that shot in did did she wasn't able to give you? Did you say she wasn't able to provide a whole lot of details about his description? No she just said that front where she was sitting from her window she could tell that the person was wearing dark clothes. He couldn't tell really the city she says she could try to tell that they were. Average height on male she witness the shooting and them running towards the woods towards the. Neighborhood that's connected to the town home. So when she said that gave her her discussion thing to police all I kept thinking when they told us. What she had told them was this person live in the area that they frank the area 'cause how would they know that there's a trail here here he ran bruce that will go straight into another neighborhood. Then begin whether cameras and could have been cameras facing matt side good anyone catch quotas. Gone. Many unanswered questions than just like could have been handled properly gas saying that case been. A lot of questions. My bed now don't I've lived in townhouses before in always thought that they had security that they had security cameras kind of in the area to keep an eye on the property they guy assume that they didn't have any well. That they were. supposed. To Click cameras in that same location that live brother was shot and killed because I guess there was issues in the back these town halls where his friend live where in the back of the neighbor. Last building, and then there's like a little roundabout or some people hanging out late at night have music or little fire shows I guess neighbors have been complaining and finally the town hall or owners of the area we're supposed to put cameras up but on the one house that they needed to put the camera, the owner wasn't home I think he or she was on vacation, they never could get permission to enter her here. He's home in order to get the wives or whatnot. So. Dallas. Happened a few days prior to the twenty ninth. Of November twenty nine, th of two, thousand seventeen. Going my other like. The other thing I think about it. What if they were able to do that? Could they have had footage of the land that? Or here she a big That's a possibility. Especially, I mean in the last years, I mean a lot of people have cameras. There's cameras all over the place mean stores and banks them people have their own security cameras to pretty much capture everything that's in the area so I would almost think there would be something there and it's possible that this person was familiar with the area to like you said, he kind of knew where to go to escape. Now What else are you doing to get attention for your brother? Now I know you said you were like hold vigils and everything have you talked to like like Nancy grace or tried to reach out to Dr Phil or any of these? Large. I sent a letter. Day, and no one writes back. It goes the other day I comment on something dateline and they wrote back credits a lot through our liking my comment about to this case. And they roll saying right them, send them all the information I can. And then I did and I still haven't heard from them. Then I wrote some Spanish or the within big media ones that univision and Telemundo nothing from Damn I even wrote a reporter that was bring another one of the recent Hispanic soldiers that was killed also. And all he said was thank you. But then he never got back to me. So like for years I have written many people I. Guess recently though. If you contacted me, I started looking more into the podcast Austin I wrote other podcasts and. Social media people as well to get. I. Just trying to push through area. I can. Keep trying and hope them.
"melendez" Discussed on Catch my Killer
"A donation production costs, please click on my pay POW donation lane for this week's episode I spoke Tamara Mel Dolan's Who is the sister of a murdered soldier named Jose Melendez. Stationed at Fort Bragg North Carolina on November twenty eighth two, thousand, seventeen army specialist Melendez had been out with friends. Melendez was designated driver in had taken his friends to the black. Flower Bar. He wanted to make sure that his friends didn't drive drawn and that they got home safely. He had played a return to Fort Bragg, the next day to report. For. Duty. According to Sergeant Pennock of the Raleigh Police Department's Homicide Unit an unidentified killer shot Jose to death after he dropped his friends off. Jose had entered the parking lot and was getting ready to get back into his car for unknown reasons an unidentified man pulled out a gun and shot Jose to death. The Raleigh police have no suspects his sister Mara said that he had no enemies issues with anyone. He'd spent most of his life at Fort Bragg as his father is retired special forces soldier who is also stationed at Fort Bragg. After Jose graduated from college in Two Thousand Eight, he tried to work in his chosen field. However. He didn't have much success in finding employment. Ended the join the US Army in two thousand thirteen. He was with the eighty second airborne division at the time of his death. On the morning of November twenty, nine, th two, thousand, seventeen. A woman called the Raleigh Police Department to report several gunshots in twenty, two, hundred block of Raven road. Caller saw me and running into the woods after the shooting. She didn't recognize then. Unfortunately there were no working cameras to capture Jose's death after an extensive investigation, the police and Jose's family are frustrated. They have no motive or suspects. Now with the story, of Jose, Melendez is told by his sister Mara Mel. donuts. My brother, his name was Jose this junior. He was my older brother. We're actually only thirteen months apart. So just man him throughout our whole life with grew up in the military community. My father served in retired after twenty years and we lived in were born and raised in Fort Bragg north. Carolina. And then my father got orders and we lived overseas Panama and Puerto Rico and then he got orders again back to Fort Bragg. And Fort Bragg where we finished our high school and college years. My brother graduated from Campbell University. He majored in graphic design. He tried to find a career graphic design but was not successful prior to that. He had always talked about joining the military for he went to college when my parents were very stern on getting the college degree I. So he did that he waited a fears after graduation and went ahead and signed into the army. Is listed. In the army, he decided then to go airborne. The funny thing about him wanting to be airborne is my brother's afraid of heights. He never wanted to go on roller coaster ride. He, we even went to a park actually in Ohio we went to Cedar Point and he got on maybe one or two rides, and after that he was just completely done he just he couldn't handle it and then so it was odd when he decided to join the army airborne and we also joked about well, if you go airborne high chance of being you know right back up what brats and sure and his first and only military station was Fort Bragg. So, really he never left home, but only during the time of joining the army and then coming right back during the time in the army deployed to Iraq. And Kuwait now is his only deployment. He's traveled for some training to Germany and then local training and in the states he wanted to make this career long-term he wanted to retire, and then we'll run after the army muddy didn't have that chance. Because in November, two thousand, seventeen on the twenty eighth of November. His friend asked him to come out and be a designated driver I. believe they were celebrating someone's birthday but there was also a musical or a music event in Raleigh. At a local bar called the black flower and so you picked up his fence he drove in their vehicle. I guess they went out for a few hours. He drove them back home according to the friends and what the Raleigh Police stated was he entered the apartment collected his belongings. Changed. Or whatever because I? Think the event also was the nightmare before Christmas theme ago Onesie Type Theme Party. So I guess that would be the reason he went into the apartments that are just going straight says car. So they stated that he collected his belongings. and walked back out as he was walking out that's where the story is kind of like up in the air. We don't know if someone was waiting for him if he witnessed robbery or attack or overheard an argument or possibly witnessed a drug deal and the parking lot but whatever he saw. Or whatever happened he never made it to his car. What it looks like is that he was chased from behind because he had. His belongings with as his military boots. And some belongings were found in the sidewalk maybe five to six cars from where his body was found. So the police assume he was chased and then there was a struggle in the middle middle of the parking lot. Because a nearby neighborhood five to six gunshot one hitting a window seal a few hitting nearby cars. And then when she looked out the window the neighbor who ended up being the one calling nine, one one, she witnessed the murder standing on my brother aren't. And the final two shots. Then she witnessed murderer run through the woods. Then air by woods is actually a trail there that leads to an adjoining neighborhood. There's no leads there's not really any update. I just recently got an update from friends excellent I requested to know of all evidence had been Rad because just a year ago. There were stating they were behind in the laboratory and that they are probably going to be another few months before they could get to all evidence. We're still waiting to know even though I got contact that all evidence was wrong, it's not specific to our knowledge. If it was all evidence that was collected at the crime scene or just evidence that the police had submitted that they felt was only materials needed in terms of the army they have helped a little bit to assist the Raleigh PD with the case, but they have an assistant enough in my opinion like they have assisted prior cases in other military bases and just in general when you go to the army see ID website and see all the listings of cases, cold cases, etc.. that they have assisted with local.
"melendez" Discussed on Catch my Killer
"melendez" Discussed on Mornings With Gail - 1310 KFKA
"That's what a lot of folks WanNa know when it comes to see pace. This is a private public financing option by the Weld County Board of Commissioners. They pulled out from this private public financing offense Option. Well it's got According to a piece Incomplete Colorado. You can find it on complete Colorado Dot com page to has some crying foul claiming political payback and others saying the program is just too big a risk for tax players. Now you've got Windsor Mayor Christie Melendez is among those calling foul. She says the decision. May Have Cost Windsor. A one hundred and sixty million dollar sports complex a development that has been on the books but has failed to come to fruition for more than a decade joined this morning by Windsor Mayor Christine Melendez Mayor Melendez. Welcome to the show. I hope you're doing well. Thank you. Yes and good morning to you. I am doing well this morning. Thanks so work us through this. Because the acronym well it it stands it's quite a mouthful it stands for the Colorado Commercial Property assessed clean energy program which is part of the Colorado New Energy Improvement District. Break this down for us certainly well and the first thing that I like to clarify as the project that we are looking at has not been in the making for ten years as was suggested in that article. Actually that we've been working on this project for about three and a half years. Thanks for that clarification Three and a half years. We've been working with this project. It has gone through several different run. Debt renditions because there's been several different property owners But because of that and the magnitude of this project we went before the well county Board of Commissioners Back on October twenty third twenty seventeen Because it was brought to our attention that this program was out there and perhaps it would be An opportunity that the projects could at some point able to utilize so we did go before the board back in two thousand seventeen and got unanimous unanimous. Vote to approve the pace program. Okay so we had thirty of Colorado Sixty four counties currently participating in the program but two counties well to me so I have opted out. Now what do you believe was behind this decision? I mean I can't speak for what the commissioners were thinking at the time they did this over. The one question that has yet to be answered is it was approved. Unanimous unanimously back in twenty seventeen nine on the books for all those years the project developer. Pull it an application and on gave notice to the county that the application was coming on February.
Activists Will Use Super Bowl To Raise Awareness About The Environment
"When thousands of people attend and millions of People Watch the Super Bowl in Miami on Sunday? Environmental groups hope that some people will look beyond the stadium. They want to use the super bowl to raise awareness about ocean health and the everglades. Here's Alexandra consolidate of our member station. WWL R N Jose Melendez Melendez was visiting Miami from his hometown of San Francisco decked out in Bright Red Forty Niners Jersey. But he's not attending the game. I'm not going can't afford artist expensive Melendez instead was here at a free festival put on by the local host committee that includes an environmental village. I was shocked to see all this environment. This is different. There were virtual reality headsets. That took people underwater without getting wet. You're going to slide this on your face. Scenic coral. FEC's Miami has hosted the Super Bowl eleven times times more than any other city. But it's the first time that the local host committee has decided to make this kind of awareness campaign focused on the environment they call it ocean to everglades everglades. Hard Rock Stadium sits right in the middle from the Atlantic Ocean into the everglades to its west. Eric I can Burg wants the nonprofit everglades foundation station one of the groups putting on this campaign but when they turn on the tap at home to drink water to wash their cars go in their poll. Whatever it might be the water supply that they're benefiting from comes from the everglades millions of Floridians get their drinking water from the biscuit aquaphor located under the everglades? That's partly why. Some environmentalists environmentalists are calling for restoration of the so called river of grass. The large source of underground freshwater depends on the health of the wetlands. I Burke says says the focus is not only on the everglades but also plastics in the ocean invasive species and algae blooms the last six years. We've had states of emergency due due to red tide and blue-green algae so this has become mainstream Florida's Republican governor got involved with the effort Rhonda Santa's announced the launch of the Super Bowl campaign reign on Earth Day. Last year. He really see how just the average citizen regardless of party regardless of part of the state you know they all WanNa see Florida's environment tended to under the previous governor and now Senator Rick Scott. Staffers couldn't use words like climate change but descent appointed floridas first chief science officer and proposed more than six hundred million dollars for everglades restoration and water quality projects. Frank Jacqueline heads the Florida chapter of the Sierra Club. His group wasn't involved volved the Super Bowl but says the game can be a platform to talk about ways to fight the causes of climate change in some ways. Were misleading the public by not talking about Out The bigger crises that are facing south Florida. The biggest one of all is climate change and sea level rise. According to the National Oceanic an atmosphere administration global sea level is likely to rise at least a foot by the end of the century. Jack alone says in another fifty years Miami might not be able to host another super bowl. That's how fast it's going to take for the sea level rise to make life really bad in Miami fans of Sunday's Sunday's game we'll be cheering on the two football teams but these advocates hope that everyone at the Super Bowl will also route for the environment for N._p._R.. News I'm Alexander Gonzales in Miami.
"melendez" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM
"Melendez is an eighteen year old from Staten Island I'm ashamed of New York the fact that this happened within our city and there was no repercussion there is no justice for anyone involved I feel fired up that there's so many people here willing to say Hey we remember we're here still fighting for the internal disciplinary case against officer Daniel Pantaleo was still pending other protests are planned around the city in the coming days a new anti a report recommends laying off nearly three thousand employees help restructure the organization WMI see Stephen Nessun reports the governor who oversees the authority has already said he doesn't like the plan with a billion dollars a year expected to flow into the MTA from congestion pricing the governor wants to make sure it's not squandered so we ordered the MTA to hire a third party consultant to come up with a plan its top suggestion is to trim twenty seven hundred jobs mostly from MTA headquarters not union labor the report recommends two years for implementation the governor Cuomo says that's too long you're gonna get a pink slip in six months you don't have two years you have to improve to date the MTA board will meet next week to vote up or down on the recommendations New Jersey governor Phil Murphy says there are plans to address the recent engineer shortage at NJ transit three hundred seventy three trains were canceled in June that's about a fifty percent increase from a year ago Murphy says staffing is always harder during the summer when that engineering pull which is still too thin even though we're growing it will on the margin your kids are out of school it's human nature you're going to have more folks who were going to take a vacation in the summer Murphy says NJ transit is training six classes.
Ancient Whiz Opens Archaeology Window
"Yeah. This is scientific American sixty seconds science. I'm Bob Irshad. John a ten thousand year old archaeological site in central Turkey is helping scientists unlock the region's p historic past. That's right. The salty residue of ancient urine can reveal how and when humans went from hunter gatherers to her farmers who kept and raised animals in their settlements. And so we thought okay, what's a process that you know, an animal would go through if it was being kept at the site whether it's crowd between buildings or kept an others Pacific areas. Archaeologist Jordan able from Columbia's Lamont Doherty earth observatory he's been studying the settlement of Schick laic located on a sixteen meter high mound near Turkey's Melendez river without okay. These animals were be urinating all the time that they were on the mound in the dry climate of central Turkey. The sodium chloride and nitrates from all that animal excretion would be trapped in the layers of earth onto which they were originally peed excavating those salts layer by layer should provide a timeline of. Animal populations at the site. And so we calculated using a simple mass balance approach an estimate of number of organisms that it would take to produce these large quantities of salt able in his colleagues founded from ten thousand years ago to about ninety seven hundred years ago, the site jumped from having just a few large organisms worth of whiz to more than eighteen hundred of course, people p two so the researchers had to figure out which salts were from humans and which were from their animal's. Luckily, the location of the salts provided clues for example, high concentrations in narrow alleyways too small for animals, the general thought is that they might have been standing on their roofs and just peeing into these these alleyways something that goats and sheep do rarely if ever by subtracting contributions from humans. The researchers calculated that there had to be between eight hundred and thirteen hundred sheep and goats to account for the remaining p the study appears neutral science advances. If true it means. An animal domestication didn't originate solely in the fertile crescent of neces- Petya. As many of us learned in history class are technique has been able to support that idea that somewhere outside the fertile crescent. In this case in central Turkey was developing this process at near the same time as has been shown elsewhere within the fertile crescent, an important discovery. Since the advent of herding and farming was turning point for human civilization leading to cities, and modern society able points out that many archaeological sites have little in the way of physical evidence like bones and artifacts. But presumably all of them have p so his advice for other archaeologists to on a track animal and human populations look out for number one. Thanks for listening for scientific American sixty seconds science. I'm Bob her, Sean.
"melendez" Discussed on WGN Radio
"You think that you could have lowered and proven guilt, Florida. Because we have this is consistent with what we do in alternative prosecution. And I think it's important because I don't think people understand what that is in the last two years, we've had fifty seven hundred people participating some form of diversion program because we want to get to just outcomes. It is possible that if we did not offer a diversionary outlet for Mr. smaller that he could have taken this case to trial. He could have been found guilty. He could have very well been found not guilty. We are not the Trier effect. We do bring the charges with the belief that we can prove it. Well. Oh, we're not the what route the Trier fact. You present the facts to the court. The defence presents their rebuttal to your facts or their own facts. And then you worry about those that that's called a trial. That's why they call it. A try. You have facts they have all been there. All they're they're not made up this videotape chosen we what was it wasn't in the store. They went through the do brothers rope. And the items that the masks and everything. Go to the hardware store. Yeah. Right. And you know, you're over there and their the crafty beaver they're going to the crafty beaver of pets. Right. Hold on. We got the videotape of the craft beaver. We got we got doing that. Right. All right. Well, if that's the case of Justice Melendez settle will completely innocent. Then why are we charging Nelson? Darrel brothers with a hate crime. I think that's a great question. If this is all they actually are have committed a hate crime. Why not go ahead and drag them? Go ahead and prosecute them. Yes. They are. There's something that.
"melendez" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM
"Police in Chicago have offered some of the evidence that a hate crime was fate. We're talking about the alleged attack on jussie smollet an actor in a series empire. Police superintendent Eddie Johnson says the attack the racial slurs. Even the rope around smell neck were false this stunt was orchestrated by smollet because he was dissatisfied with his salary. So he concocted a story about being attacked now. Police and prosecutors say smell at paid the attackers by check although the actor is still maintaining his innocence. We're joined now by Peres shots correspondent for Chicago tonight on WTT w Chicago public media. Good morning. Good morning. Thanks for having me. What information stood out for you? As as police and prosecutors laid out their case, just the the the specific detail that Cook County prosecutors had on this all the evidence that they had compiled text messages interviews with witnesses. In the outline their case yesterday in court where we're small let allegedly sent a text message to his friend Abell Darrow. Who is an expert an extra on empire? The text reads, quote might need your help on the low you around to meet up and talk face to face disappoints. Melendez Johnson mentions air the open is is upset that a threatening letter that police say he sent himself although it hasn't been proven yet was not getting the attention. He wanted to to receive. So he talks to Abell Abell introduces him to his brother Ola Ola if he can trust him, and then he hatches this alleged claim with him. And then of course, we have the check as well at the end of that. I wanna play police superintendent Eddie Johnson, again, let's listen to put the national spotlight on Chicago for something that is both egregious and untrue is simply shameful people in Chicago do not seem happy to be associated with us, including the police superintendent. As you can hear in his voice there. The mayor of Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel issued a long statement condemning what happened and making sure that everybody knows Chicago is a place of tolerance. There are a lot of people that have signs in their homes. It's a hate has no home here and Emanuel on to drive home. The fact that people here really mean that and Eddie Johnson reserves that kind of emotion for particularly heinous crimes that he that happened that he comes in and talks about says, you have to wonder what's going through this man's mind in Chicago as people around the nation. No the homicide rate is really high and more than eighty percent of those murders. Go unsolved juxtaposed that with this case where twenty four detectives were working on it from the beginning. It was a so called heater so much media attention on it, and it charges were brought relatively quickly this. So there's frustration that that crimes like there was there was the murder of a one year old recently. And they have no leads. On that. But this one got solved right away, a heater case, meaning one that got the, publicity and therefore got the resources parachutes. Thanks very much. Thank you. He is with Chicago tonight on WTT w Chicago public media and joins us via Skype..
"melendez" Discussed on AP News
"News. I'm Tim McGuire empire. Actor jesse's Melendez posted bond after being arrested on a felony charge for allegedly filing a false police report in Chicago AP's, Ed Donahue with more on fire filmed. In Chicago assistant state's attorney recent Lanier says specific instructions were given to two brothers small at also included that he wanted. Oh, let's place rope around his neck for gasoline on him and yell. This is mega country. Linear says Smolen misled people into thinking the attackers were white investigation shifted from a hate crime to disorderly conduct police superintendent Eddie Johnson says let was upset with his salary. Why would anyone especially an African American man? Use the symbolism of a noose to make false accusations. Jussie smollet attorneys say the allegations are outrageous inconsistent with his character. I may Donahue a forty nine year old Coast Guard Lieutenant from Maryland suburb of Washington remains in custody on drug and wet. Weapons charges. Us attorney Robert her says Christopher hasn't had fifteen guns and more than two thousand rounds of ammunition in his apartment sheer number and force of the weapons that were recovered from Mr. Hassans residents in this case, coupled with the disturbing nature of his writings appear to reflect a very significant threat to the safety of our community. Investigators say hasn't had a hit list of prominent Democrats and others longtime Syracuse university basketball coach Jim boeheim struck and killed a man standing an interstate late last night. Syracuse police chief Kenton Buckner says behind sore to miss a stalled car all coming vehicle notice.
Israel Adesanya beats Anderson Silva by unanimous decision at UFC 234
"The non title middleweight bout between Israel at a Sonya and Anderson Silva was the headliner with the undefeated New Zealander beating the all time great by unanimous decision. According to UFC stats he out struck sixty five to thirty four besting the Forty-three-year-old Silva kale Sonnen Gilbert, Melendez the UFC analysts re SPN with this ache. So many ways this delivered for me. Look the great fighters. I'm talking about Anderson Silva, the Gilbert grape fighters go and fight their fight regardless of who the opponent is Anderson Silva got a slow start for the first minute. You'll he always gets start. Once he started to feel it out. He realized that I can reach touch this guy to he started do that. He started to move with. I was completely entertained, and I thought it did deliver. There is a great fight. Both guys are very disciplined tactical and calculated. It did not go out of their their type of fighting style. No one got to overaggressive. You can't compromise your form just to put on a show because that's when you get hit fantastic. Boxing, by Anderson Silva, some great kick scored by Israel signed it. I would love to see two rounds. Unfortunately, we didn't get to see also announced the winner would be next in line to challenge for the one hundred eighty five
"melendez" Discussed on KLBJ 590AM
"The perfect up to rush and Melendez day two to three on KLBJ. This is the who in the mother rotation, mama. Got us monks. And here here's Jim in San Francisco. Jim great to have you. How are you doing, sir? Hey, really, good rush. Happy birthday from their only fan out here in San Francisco. No, no, no, no, no. We have many more. I'm not trying to diminish you. But our audience ratings out there quite high. There's a lot of. Yeah. Yeah. You're you're you're not alone. I am unbound. And I am not diminish that San Francisco so, but anyway, it rush what I wanted to point out was going back to the beginning of the show. We're talking about national emergencies and Republicans, and I just think that we need to fight like warriors cynical warriors, like the Democrats do and I was going to give to ideas. And I hope anybody from the administration or anybody that has access to the administration passes, these two ideas up the flagpole. But here we go so idea one is we know as sure as sun shines Trump, the colors, the national -mergency that an injunction will be used by the ninth circuit out in the western state and why the night circuit because they reliably liberal judges. And. Can't I go to the ninth circuit there? An appellate court. They'll have to find we discussed this earlier in the week. They will I'm gonna have to hold break because we got it's coming up.
Concern spreads over White House ethics lawyer stepping down
"East Bay congressman marked as Sonia says he's alarmed by the news that President Trump's top lawyer is stepping, down Trump, announced yesterday. On Twitter that White House counsel Don Mcgann is leaving the Sonya. Has worked with Mcgann in his capacity as a member of the house oversight committee he says Mcgann defended attorney general. Jeff Sessions and special counsel Robert Muller and that made him a target. Of the, president this is, really unfortunate again is unquestionably, a conservative. Republican but, he's also a person principle and The ladder doesn't work well in this. Administration disown, Yay says he supports legislation to better protect the special counsel, from being fired by the executive branch in a. Tweet Trump says his. Decision to fire him again had, nothing to do with Muller or
Youngest person ever given new face in transplant surgery
"York, Katie Stubblefield is sharing her story of trying to kill herself at eighteen and become The youngest person in the, us to get a face transplant National Geographic magazine is featuring her life and it's September issue Stubblefield put a hunting rifle under Chen. And tried to kill herself because of health problems or family moving often and the end of a relationship. She survived but her face had major trauma she became only the, fortieth known person in the world, to get a face transplant in two thousand
Italy bridge collapse: State funeral held in Genoa
"Hundreds turned out for a, state funeral in the Italian port city of Genoa on Saturday for the victims of the. Recent bridge collapse the unofficial death toll rose to forty two after, rescuers recovered for more bodies many, of those who lost loved ones blamed the government for. Tuesday's collapse the CEO of the company in, charge, of, the, highway bridge, extended, his condolences Is so the situation is so complex that is up to the, I mean Justice Understand what happened Italian investigators are looking into the cause of the
'K2,' Drug Behind New Haven Mass Overdoses, Killing Nationwide
"To our top story now a conservative free speech rally on city hall plaza turned into a screaming match, today WBZ's. Karyn regal was right in the middle of it A couple dozen conservative demonstrators. Were, met by leftists counter demonstrators entering city hall plaza it almost looked to be over. As the counter demonstrators marched off the plaza and then The two, sides raged at each other in a slogan smack down for about ninety minutes hoisting signs with Boston
Smoking ban takes effect in public housing
"And AM eight twenty NPR news and the New York conversation From NPR news in Washington I'm Dave Mattingly officials. In northern California say a. Wildfire that's been burning for nine days in the reading area has. Now destroyed nine hundred sixty five homes. That, number continues to grow as crews, work to contain the car fire containment is at less than one third, it's left six people, dead Tiffany Cam high with member station k. q. e. d. reports on another wildfire. North of San Francisco the Mendocino complex fire has quickly become one of, the largest active wildfires in California a Cal fire spokeswoman says, crews have been making good. Progress on containment especially since more than six hundred. Firefighters from across the state joined the fight Monday night thousands of people from nearby towns have been. Evacuated the UN is condemning the militants. Who carried out yesterday's attack on a government building in Jalalabad Afghanistan NPR's Diaa Hadid says it left fifteen People dead the attack began with a suicide bomber blowing himself up at the gate. Of a government building it ended hours, later the dead included an aid worker with the International Rescue Committee it followed an attack. On Saturday when an ISIS. Militants stormed dormitory the midwife trainees they killed three people ISIS and. The Taliban are active in and around. Jalalabad, neither group is claiming responsibility for, yesterday's attack I'm Dave Mattingly in Washington and I'm Richard Hake on WNYC, in New York the, city's public housing residents are being told no smoking allowed anywhere on Nitra property starting. Monday public housing authorities across the country began enforcing the smoking ban WNYC, Zoe Atalay spoke to nitro residents about the new policy at, side the proof houses were. His family has lived for ten years Hector Melendez. Says prohibiting tenants from smoking inside their apartment is about more than.
Comedian claims he prank called Trump posing as senator
"Time five ten you may remember him as stuttering john on the howard stern show podcast hosts john melendez says he pulled a prank phone call on president trump as the president was flying back to washington this week from north dakota melendez says posing as new jersey senator bob menendez talked with trump's soninlaw jared kushner before being put through to the president himself congratulations on everything we're proud of you president trump congratulating what he thought was menendez for winning his new jersey primary wbz news time on five eleven well we had soccer early in the day now it's golf with baseball on tap for a nightcap here with a look at all of the day's action wbz's chris pharma who updates us now from the ace hticket dot com sports studio it's back.
Texas special election: the race to replace Blake Farenthold (for a few months
"To the polls to elect a new president tomorrow governor abbot announcing yesterday the race to elect a replacement for state representative larry gonzalez brown drop is going to be in november on the november ballot gonzalez announcing an early retirement last week voters around corpus are going back to the polls today for a special election to replace former u s congressman blake farren hold nine candidates are vying to fill the remainder of congressman blake farren holes former seat he resigned in april amid sexual harassment allegations and an ongoing ethics investigation among the candidates one libertarian to independence three democrats including party nominee eric hogan and three republicans including party nominee michael cloud today's election is separate from the november election the winner of which takes over the seat for a full two year term after that jeff monosso fox news a texas judge in kaufman county native is under consideration for an appointment to the us supreme court don willett service on the fifth us circuit court of appeals and previously served on the texas prima court will it is on a list of twenty five names from which president trump says hills elected nominee to replace us supreme court justice anthony kennedy who retires this july thirty first rachel estrada newsradio seven forty ktar h president trump says he will announce his nominee to replace justice kennedy a week from monday on july ninth three days before he meets with russian president vladimir putin in helsinki supreme court justice john roberts was on c span talking about justice kennedy's career he was an extraordinary man an extraordinary jurist he was deeply committed to collegiality and civil discourse he taught that by example very widely read very thoughtful justice kennedy announced last week that he's retiring at the end of july it appears the president got punked in a phone call made by a comedian who gained notoriety with a satellite radio show abc news has details a comedian former sidekick to howard stern stuttering john melendez claims that he actually convinced the white house to have the president return a phone call to him he was claiming to be senator bob menendez the two apparently talked about immigration at the president's supreme court pick and an alabama puppy is captured the nation's heart it took thirty hours but firefighters cave rescue crews and plumbers working together saved a seven week old death puppy in alabama toffee the puppy fell into a narrow crevice thursday behind a house and dropped fifty feet the team of volunteers lowering net snares and food to retrieve the puppy volunteers erupted in cheers when toffee was pulled to safety around midnight saturday huntsville television station drew thousands of followers.
The Daily 202: Abortion is already emerging as a top issue in the midterms with Supreme Court vacancy
"Really gets real driving erratically was in the opposite lane of travel debris could be seen up and down the street afterwards apparently the man got out and fled on foot he went into the subway he jumped a turnstile win subway james flippin for seven ten w o r organizers say hundreds of thousands of people are expected at rallies from coast to coast today against the trump administration's policies on immigration tom roberts has more more than six hundred twenty rallies are planned for people upset with recent family separations at the us mexico border that made headlines in washington dc alone the aclu is predicting three hundred thousand people will turn out tom roberts nbc news radio maryland police say the man suspected of killing five people at a local newspaper is not cooperating with authorities police say the suspect in the capital gazette shooting had to be identified through facial imaging technology nineteen year old kevin alvarez is the latest suspect to be arraigned in the murder of fifteen year old junior guzman vilis alvarez is one of eight suspect in the crime he appeared before a bronx judge yesterday and stood just feet from the victim's family authorities have accused alvarez of dragging the victim out of the belmont bodega where it happened last week his next court appearance is july sixteenth president trump is prank called by a comedian claiming to be new jersey senator bob menendez here's lisa g stuttering john melendez best known for his years on the howard stern show got through to the president while he was aboard air force one trump spoke with the comedian about his eero tolerance policy i to be able to take care of the situation they also discussed who would replace justice anthony kennedy the president also said the senator went through a tough an unfair situation with his corruption trial and congratulated him that it was over the case ended in a mistrial i'm.
Comedian John Melendez tricks Donald Trump with prank call on Air Force On
"From the valley view casino and hotel studios this is the breadwinner so the white house has got some serious egg on their face they're very embarrassed comedian john melendez some people who are fans of of radio over the last twenty five years will remember john melendez as jay leno's announcer at one point before that he was a stuttering john on the howard stern show he he got together with one of his buddies and they decided to prank call the president of the united states and he posed as senator melendez his name is john melendez with the now knowing that it would sound like he was calling as bob menendez from new jersey a democrat attempt grad who just narrowly escaped being convicted of all sorts of improprieties and bribes and things like that and the white house is now scrambling to figure out how the heck this guy not only got through to the white house but got through to the white house and then quite literally got patched through to air force one to talk to president trump on his way back from the rally we we carried a couple of nights ago in fargo north dakota the white house is scrambling trying to figure out how this prank call from the comedian who print pretended to be as i mentioned senator bob menendez managed to get a return phone call from the president of the united states the person inside the white house said the call was routed to the president by the president's son in law jared kushner and that it was not routed through the office of legislative affairs which has no record of menendez new jersey democrat trying to connect with the president there would be no reason for them to anyways there'd be no reason for menendez to be calling the president he would be first of all he'd be fit to be tied over the retirement of anthony kennedy he'd also be upset i'm sure over the the the separation of children at the border that's a big issue bob menendez is not somebody i mean just in terms of his personal character he's not a guy who's picking up the phone and calling president trump and the only thing i can conclude is that's the reason why they took the call because he's not a guy who would call the president so they might have figured well wait a minute maybe this guy wants to talk some kind of a deal maybe he wants to talk turkey because menendez is up for reelection this year in new jersey and we've talked about the pressure that some of these senators are going to be under when it comes to facing a vote on a supreme court justice menendez would certainly be that i'd have to double check but i think menendez may also be on the judiciary committee the senate judiciary committee i know he's he's the ranking member on the senate foreign relations committee but i thought at one point he was participating over the judiciary he may not be on judiciary i'd have to double check that at any rate i'm gonna let you hear the call it's actually we edited this thing down right because there's a lot of dead spots in it when you listen to the entirety of it we didn't cut anything out that was substantial or important just there were a lot of pauses that we're going to take time and create dead air on the radio which is our enemy so we got this thing fired up here okay this is john melendez a comedian getting through to president trump roller john.
Dave Rankle, Kentucky Center and Melendez discussed on The Sean Hannity Show
"I'm dave rankle yesterday's fire at the kentucky center for the performing arts may have damaged artwork worth eighteen million dollars according to a spokesperson with the center the artwork was in the lobby which suffered water damage louisville fire captain saw melendez says the fire was started by a grinder used by crews repairing the center's roof the status of upcoming shows at the center will be determined after assessing the damage in other news kentucky attorney general andy bashir has filed a six lawsuit against a pharmaceutical company or deceptive marketing of opioid based pain killers the sheer announced that he has filed a lawsuit against walgreens and boone circuit court this year says walgreens excessively distributed and dispensed opioids and kentucky and failed to legally report the suspiciously large orders received for prescription opioids this news has been brought.