Comments Subscribe to Personal Liberty News Feed Subscribe to Personal Liberty

Breaking Now

Britain’s Riot Suspects Include 11-year-old Girl

LONDON, Aug. 11 (UPI) — An 11-year-old girl is among the 1,500 arrested in four days of rioting and violence in Britain, police said Thursday. Though she apparently was the youngest suspect, others were almost as young. The girl was charged with criminal damage and attempted criminal damage in Nottingham, England, where three 14 year […]

Not Giving Daughter Medicine Ruled Neglect

DETROIT, Aug. 11 (UPI) — The lawyer for a Detroit mother found guilty of neglect for refusing to give her daughter medicine for a mental disorder says he’s considering appealing. Maryanne Godboldo was found in neglect Wednesday by a Wayne County jury, The Detroit News reported. Godboldo allegedly kept police in a four-hour standoff and […]

Bail Set At $1.25 Million For Doughertys

PUEBLO, Colo., Aug. 11 (UPI) — Bail was set at $1.25 million each Thursday for a Florida woman and her brothers, captured in Colorado after a cross-country drive. Lee Grace Dougherty, 29, Dylan Stanley-Dougherty, 26, and Ryan Dougherty, 21, could face charges in Florida, Georgia and Colorado, and possibly federal charges as well, The Denver […]

2 Drown In Rough Lake Michigan Waters

SAUGATUCK, Mich., Aug. 11 (UPI) — The bodies of two Michigan men were found in Lake Michigan after being swept away in huge waves and rip currents brought on by high winds, authorities said. Daniel J. Reed, 46, of Redford Township, and his nephew, Brad Stoner, 22, of Livonia, were found Wednesday about a quarter […]

Feds Argue For Treatment Of Loughner

TUCSON, Aug. 11 (UPI) — Prosecutors in the Tucson shooting case that left Rep. Gabrielle Giffords wounded say prison officials have the right to medicate suspect Jared Lee Loughner. In a brief to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, federal prosecutors argued an inmate awaiting trial can be medicated to reduce their dangerousness, the […]

Destroyer Sunk To Create Artificial Reef

BALTIMORE, Aug. 11 (UPI) — A decommissioned U.S. Navy destroyer has been sunk off the coast of Maryland to create the east coast’s largest artificial reef. A marine salvage crew sent the USS Radford to the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean Wednesday, The Baltimore Sun reported. Tourism and natural resources officials in Delaware, New Jersey […]

Crestwood Officials Indicted For Tainted Water

CHICAGO, Aug. 11 (UPI) — Two former officials in the Crestwood, Ill., water department were indicted for lying to regulators for more than 20 years about using tainted well water. “The indictment alleges that for 20 years, Crestwood officials purposely hid the fact that they commingled well water with Lake Michigan water and, by doing […]

Anthrax Cases Confirmed In China

HAICHENG, China, Aug. 11 (UPI) — Health authorities in China say three people have been confirmed as being infected with anthrax in the country’s northeast Liaoning Province. The provincial health department said another 18 suspected cases are being investigated in the city of Haicheng and in Xiuyan County, China’s state-run news agency Xinhua reported Thursday. […]

Injuries Reported In 5.8 China Quake

ATUX CITY, China, Aug. 11 (UPI) — A 5.8-magnitude earthquake in northwest China has left 26 people injured, three of them in critical condition, authorities said. The Thursday temblor in the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous region destroyed 30 housing units, China’s official state news agency Xinhua reported. No deaths had been reported, spokesman with the Jiashi […]

Fire Spreads In Great Dismal Swamp

NORFOLK, Va., Aug. 11 (UPI) — A fire in the Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge in Virginia and North Carolina had grown to 5,700 acres by Thursday morning, fire officials said. Dry weather and variable winds have fueled the blaze, which consumed 1,000 acres overnight, The Virginian-Pilot reported. More than 150 firefighters, many of […]


Sign Up For Personal Liberty Digest™!

PL Badge

Welcome to,
America's #1 Source for Libertarian News!

To join our group of freedom-loving individuals and to get alerts as well as late-breaking conservative news from Personal Liberty Digest™...

Privacy PolicyYou can opt out at any time. We protect your information like a mother hen. We will not sell or rent your email address to anyone for any reason.