Battle of Cowpens: A tactical masterpiece

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_4043581" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Battle of Cowpens[/caption] "The bloody butcher" is what colonists called British Colonel Banastre Tarleton. He let his dragoons bayonet and hack hundreds of surrendering more…

Cops 'drink beer confiscated from minors'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (VTDIGGER) -- Burlington police are internally investigating two officers who allegedly drank beer they confiscated from minors last month. Police Chief Brandon del Pozo said the officers confiscated more…

Woman smuggles 24 gerbils under her skirt

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TAIWAN NEWS) -- After visiting China, a Taiwanese woman was caught on Friday (Jan. 11) trying to smuggle 24 gerbils under her skirt at customs checkpoint on Taiwan's more…

'To Catch a Predator' host busted by police

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (STAMFORD ADVOCATE) -- STAMFORD, Connecticut -- Shippan resident and “To Catch a Predator” host Chris Hansen has been accused of bouncing checks and failing to pay for $13,000 more…

Shutdown to impact Super Bowl?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION) -- Publicly, Republican lawmakers from Georgia are holding the line on the partial federal government shutdown, which is now in its 26th day. But cracks are more…