Wednesday February 21, 2018
Today's Tabloid News

Cities trying to get rich off of city ordinance laws

Ramona Morales, 79, had no idea a few chickens could be so expensive. She also didn’t know that prosecutions could be so profitable. “She didn’t know this little dispute about a couple of chickens would turn into nearly a $6,000 bill,” said Jeffrey Redfern, Morales attorney. “But it’s because these guys are making money off of her and everybody else.”  More…

Teacher charged with abuse and assault for allegedly forcing boy to stand for Pledge Of Allegiance

A Boulder Valley School District teacher now faces child abuse and assault charges for allegedly forcing a child to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance.  More…

Toronto Serial Killer Suspect Was a Mall Santa

The suspected serial killer was a mall Santa. As investigators dug for bodies at a Toronto-area property Monday, details continued to emerge about the life of suspect Bruce McArthur. McArthur, who is charged with five counts of murder and is alleged to have hidden some victims’ remains in planters around Toronto, served as Santa Claus at Agincourt Mall in the Scarborough neighborhood of the city.  More…

‘Obit Bandit’ Broke Into Homes While Residents Attended Funerals

Police arrested a man dubbed the “obit bandit” after he allegedly broke into several homes while residents attended funerals or wakes. Plymouth resident Randy Brunelle, 35, was found guilty in 2012 of breaking into the home of a Sandwich police officer’s mother while the officer attended her funeral. He served 18 months in jail for the crime.  More…

‘Homeland’ Season Premiere Takes on ‘Paranoid,’ ‘Fascist’ President

While the the liberal media lauds fascist dictators at the Winter Olympics, liberal Hollywood lectures us (with a wink and a nod) about fascist presidents on Showtime’s Homeland.  More…

FBI admits it didn’t investigate tip on alleged school shooter

The FBI was warned last month that Nikolas Cruz was an armed psycho who might shoot up a school — but it didn’t bother investigating, the agency admitted Friday. A little over a month later, on Wednesday, Cruz gunned down 17 people at his former high school.  More…

Deputies called to suspected shooter’s home 39 times

Before Nikolas Cruz carried out his mass killing at a Florida high school this week, police responded to his home 39 times over a seven-year period, according to disturbing new documents. But the nature of the emergencies at his Parkland home included “mentally ill person,” “child/elderly abuse,” and “domestic disturbance.”  More…

“Everyone predicted it”

"Everyone predicted it," a student said about the Parkland school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz.  More…

The FBI Was Warned About the School Shooter in September

Last fall, a Mississippi bail bondsman and frequent YouTube vlogger noticed an alarming comment left on one of his videos. "I’m going to be a professional school shooter," said a user named Nikolas Cruz. The YouTuber, 36-year-old Ben Bennight, alerted the FBI, emailing a screenshot of the comment to the bureau’s tips account. He also flagged the comment to YouTube.  More…

Letter claims inmates survived infamous Alcatraz escape

The three inmates who famously broke out of Alcatraz prison in 1962 may not have gone down to their watery graves in shark-infested San Francisco Bay after all, according to a report. According to a letter allegedly written by one of the three convicts in 2013, they all survived their daring escape.  More…

Michelle Obama Official Portrait Unveiled

An official portrait of former first lady Michelle Obama was unveiled at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery Monday morning. The painting was done by Baltimore artist Amy Sherald, who is known for her social justice painting style.  More…

Nephews of Alcatraz escapee slam authorities over letter

Family members to the man claiming to be one of the three Alcatraz escapees still walking the Earth spoke out after a letter he allegedly penned was made public this week. Nephews to escapee brothers John and Clarence Anglin – who tunneled out of their prison cell along with Frank Morris 56 years ago – believe John, who was claimed to have sent the chilling letter, could still be alive.  More…

Rembrandt painting found in basement auctions for $1 million

Three brothers in New Jersey, and a keen-eyed German art aficionado, made a killing from the sale of a small painting gathering dust in a Teaneck basement — that turned out to be an early work by the 15th-century Dutch master Rembrandt.  More…

Elon Musk sells 10,000 flamethrowers in 48 hours

Tech entrepreneur Elon Musk says he has sold more than $5 million worth of flamethrowers since Sunday through The Boring Company, his infrastructure firm.  More…

Family’s ‘professional’ photo shoot goes hilariously wrong

When Pam Zaring booked a professional photographer to take photos of her family, she was hoping for some simple, smiling pictures of her loved ones. But when Pam received the finished product from the photographer, she found that all of her family’s faces had been bizarrely edited to look like cartoon characters.  More…