UPDATE: Ohio man who held 3 women captive found dead | VIDEO » Evansville Courier & Press

The Cleveland man serving a life sentence for holding three women captive in his home for a decade hanged himself in his prison cell, officials said Wednesday in another startling twist in the case that transfixed and appalled the city.

IN Attorney General Announces Anti-Smurfing Campaign | News – Indiana Public Media

Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller joined with the Indiana Pharmacists Alliance, the Indiana Retailers Council and other industry leaders yesterday to launch a statewide campaign to combat “smurfing”.

Zoeller, officials visit pharmacy to announce new meth initiative » Evansville Courier & Press

Hermann warned that anyone caught “smurfing” in could face conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine charges.

In Pictures: 24 Stunningly Dumb Warning Labels – Forbes

Only a moron would try to wash her daughter in a washing machine; or shake hands with the business end of a chainsaw; or light a match to check the contents of a gas tank. And yet manufacturers continue to go to laughable lengths to protect their customers, bombarding them with ridiculous warning labels or stunningly obvious explanations of how their products work. Here are 24 of the best–er, worst–we found over the last four years.

Enviro-lawsuit forces five Indiana coal plants to shut down | The Daily Caller

A lawsuit brought by environmental groups has forced the shutdown of five Indiana coal-fired power plants by 2018, totalling 668 megawatts of power.

Climate Scientists Continue To Bury Facts That Disprove The Theory Of Manmade Climate Change | FreedomWorks

This week’s example comes from Georgia Tech, where climate professor Judith Curry reports that a colleague was encouraged by three other scientists not to publish studies that would “only provide fodder to the skeptics”:

Chicago Police Superintendent Says Cops Will Shoot Gun Carrying Citizens Because of His Training

“You put more guns on the street expect more shootings,” McCarthy said. “I don’t care if they’re licensed legal firearms, people who are not highly trained… putting guns in their hands is a recipe for disaster. So I’ll train our officers that there is a concealed carry law, but when somebody turns with a firearm in their hand the officer does not have an obligation to wait to get shot to return fire and we’re going to have tragedies as a result of that. I’m telling you right up front.”

Chicago top cop warns that his officers will shoot concealed carriers

In most cities, a police superintendent threatening his city’s most law-abiding citizens with bloodshed would result in a groundswell of calls for his ouster or resignation. That outcome is unlikely in Chicago. Citizens are too busy going to funerals of the more than 250 citizens murdered so far this year under McCarthy’s watch in his “gun free” city.

Gun Homicides in America: 11 U.S. Cities With Double-Digit Rates of Gun Homicides

Every day, people are killed by gun violence in America; the chances of being the victim of a gun homicide are highest if you stop in these 11 towns.

School board narrowly approves contract with The Crossing – South Bend Tribune: Education

“… It remains the position of the administration that the students serviced by The Crossing, as well as the students remaining within the SBCSC, would be better served if a contract were not executed between the SBCSC and The Crossing,” Schmidt wrote in information supplied to the school board.

Gresham bakery that denied same-sex wedding cake closes | kgw.com Portland

A Gresham bakery that refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple, prompting a state investigation, shut its doors.

Oregon bar owner to pay $400G to banned cross-dresser | Fox News

A bar owner has been ordered to pay $400,000 to a group of cross-dresser he banned from his club last year.

The Gateway Pundit | Where Hope Finally Made a Comeback

Charles Krauthammer says he believes anti-war Democrats will eventually support Obama on Syria because, as some have admitted, they will be loyal to the president. Given that, BillO argues to Krauthammer that some conservatives oppose Syria because they just don’t like the president, because they want to hurt him politically. He says it’s all about ideology but Krauthammer disagrees: