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About Tina Volpe

Tina Volpe is an author, freelance writer and a college student. She loves spending time with her rescued feathered and furry friends... cooking Italian food, reading, writing, hiking and dreams of a huge animal sanctuary. Follow her on Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin and Google+
Federal Prosecutors Investigating Chairman of Port Authority

Perhaps the full story will come out about the “Bridgegate Scandal” involving Gov. Chris Christie’s aides, and what part Christie actually played, as Federal prosecutors in Manhattan have subpoenaed the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey for records …

Missing Malaysia Airplane – What We Now Know

The Malaysia Flight MH370 and its disappearance is getting stranger every day – how does a huge Boeing 777 just disappear without a trace? Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 took off at 12:41 am from Kuala Lumpur on the morning of …

Barack Obama: Special Message On “Cosmos” Debut

For the fans of Carl Sagan’s Cosmos series, you might just be pleasantly surprised that the series is back with a ‘big bang’, not to mention updates on all of the new discoveries in the universe. As if the debut …

California Earthquake: Magnitude 6.9 Hits CA Coast

A magnitude 6.9 earthquake off the coast of California had residents rocking and rolling. The quake hit around 10:18 pm on Sunday night, and was located in the Pacific Ocean less than 55 miles from McKinleyville, Fortuna, Eureka and Ferndale …

Steak Laced With LSD Sickens Family In Florida

A woman, nine months pregnant, and her family were forced to seek medial attention after eating steak purchased at Wal-Mart. The medical examiner’s initial tests showed the steak was laced with the hallucinogenic drug LSD. The woman, Jessica Rosado, her …

Do Stolen Passports Point To Terrorism On Malaysia Flight 370?

Uncertainly abounds over the fate of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, that disappeared from radar suddenly on Saturday night, and passengers using stolen passports raises some serious questions about possible terrorism. Two passengers listed on the flight reported their passports …

Malaysia Airlines Plane: The Mystery Continues

The mysterious disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 remains unexplained, even though multinational search teams are in the Asian waters, where it is thought to have gone down, and in the air, searching relentlessly. One consideration of the disappearance is …

Father Wrongly Convicted And Executed In Texas

The Innocence Project claims that the 2004 execution of Cameron Todd Willingham was a mistake. This atrocity, that happens to more people than the justice system is willing to admit, is taking execution in this country into question. Especially after …

San Francisco Ban Of Plastic Water Bottles

Bottled water is getting closer to being banned in San Francisco. The environmentally “conscious” City by the Bay is moving closer to banning sales of the plastic water bottles at events held on city property. Legislators there unanimously voted to …

Beef Recall: Beware Of Beef, FDA Expands Recall

Tainted beef that was recalled earlier this year has been expanded from the previously thought six states, to include nearly 35 states, and many major grocery store outlets. The first recall consisted of beef from Rancho Feeding Corp., based in …

Christie to Obama: “What The Hell Are We Paying You For?”

In typical Chris Christie manner, he is known as “The Bully“, he lashed out at the media and blasted President Barack Obama’s leadership during Thursday’s gathering of the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC.) Christie took on Obama asking, “Mr. President, …

Safeway Sold: Mega Merger With Albertsons

Safeway Inc. began as Skaggs, which opened its first store in 1915 and grew into Safeway in 1926. Safeway grew to be the second-largest U.S. mainstream grocery store operator in the United States, boasting 1,335 stores located throughout the western …

Sugar Guidelines: Listen Up, Americans

With the rate of obesity rising every year and more than two-thirds of U.S. adults overweight or obese, the World Health Organization decided it was time to change intake guidelines. Children’s numbers show about a quarter of 2-5 year olds …

Asteroid Near Earth And Uncomfortably Close

An asteroid named 2014 EC, considered small to astronomers, (25 feet wide) is zooming past earth at a surprisingly close proximity. It’s actually between the moon and the earth, and within 38,300 miles from us. It passed by us early …

Small Business Loans:  Bank Loans On The Rise Small Business Loans: Bank Loans On The Rise

It appears as if banks are loosening their grip on those small business loans, at last. At one point, just getting a mortgage loan was nearly impossible, but now it is getting easier, leading to the hope that the economy …

Nine-month-old baby may have been cured of HIV

The nine-month-old baby that is now free of HIV isn’t the first baby that was cured. The first time, it happened almost by accident. A baby that was hours old and born with HIV in Mississippi was given high doses …

Hitler Remark: Clinton Sparks Uproar

Hillary Clinton has done it again, just as her “Benghazi” remark sparked conflict, she has caused in uproar in the political realm by a comment she made about Russian President Vladimir Putin. In reference to the current conflict in Ukraine, …

Missing Nursing Student Held A Secret From Parents

The mystery surrounding the disappearance of Syosset, L.I. missing nursing student, Jasmine Joseph, has puzzled law enforcement officials as well as family and friends since she was last heard from in late February. However, according to the local police, there …

$7 Million Shoplifting Spree: The Family Responsible Is Arrested

An Illinois family living in one of the nicest areas of Chicago just got arrested after a suspected 10-year shoplifting spree, according to a federal complaint released Wednesday. The family, Branko Bogdanov, 58, Lela Bogdanov, 52, and their 34-year-old daughter, …

Army Sex Case: General Sinclair Is Going To Court

Brigadier General Jeffrey Sinclair is most likely facing jail time as a prime suspect in sexual misdemeanors that include sodomy, assault, and threatening behavior. Although the lead prosecutor, Lt. Col. William Helixon, emotionally urged top military officials to drop some …

Phoenix Police Shooting: 1 Officer Dies, 1 Wounded

Today, in an attempt to arrest an ex-convict for an outstanding warrant, two Phoenix undercover police detectives were shot. Authorities described the scene as grim, John Hobbs, 43, while laying on the ground bleeding, managed to return fire – shooting …

The Major Foodborne Illnesses Circling The U.S.

Foodborne illness is becoming more common and more dangerous in the U.S. and in the rest of the world. The mass food production required to feed the more than 7 billion people on the planet cannot be monitored closely enough …

Supreme Court Considers IQ Of Death Row Inmates

A person who has an IQ of less than 70 could be considered mentally disabled, but should that protect them from execution over a heinous crime? The Supreme Court is taking that argument into consideration with the recent appeal from …

Forbes Richest People: The Top Ten American Billionaires

Billionaires are becoming more and more common, as evidenced by the latest newbie coming on the scene, Facebook’s founder, Mark Zuckerberg, who fit nicely into Forbes list at #21- boasting a net worth of $28.5 billion. The top man on …