Thursday April 18, 2019

Archive for the ‘Crime’ Category

Cher questions Los Angeles’ ability to ‘take care of its own’ amid immigration debate

Cher took to Twitter on Sunday to point out that Los Angeles, a city with about 50,000 homeless, is ill-equipped to deal with a large influx of illegal immigrants, much less its own residents.  More…

The FCC has fined robocallers $208 million. It’s collected $6,790

Since 2015, the Federal Communications Commission has ordered violators of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, a law governing telemarketing and robodialing, to pay $208.4 million. That sum includes so-called forfeiture orders in cases involving robocalling, Do Not Call Registry and telephone solicitation violations. So far, the government has collected $6,790 of that amount, according to records obtained by The Wall Street Journal through a Freedom of Information Act request.  More…

Man gets 50 years for raping neighbor in Florida

A 20-year-old convicted of raping his neighbor and then offering to do work around her house to make it up to her is being sent to prison for 50 years.  More…

Woman fights back during sex assault, alleged attacker busted

A Florida woman left an attacker — who reportedly mistook her for a prostitute and sexually assaulted her —with a fat black eye that appeared to be swollen shut, police said.  More…

Woman Arrested For Allegedly Assaulting Man Wearing MAGA Hat. Then Authorities Discover Something Else

A woman at the Casa Vallarta Mexican restaurant near Falmouth, Massachusetts, allegedly assaulted a young man wearing a MAGA hat and got herself arrested. After viewing Rosiane Santos’ fingerprints, police contacted Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and it turned out that Santos was in the United States illegally.  More…

Chicago seeks $130,000 from Jussie Smollett as actor’s legal team demands apology from mayor, police chief

The city of Chicago delivered a letter to Jussie Smollett’s legal team seeking $130,000 from the actor, a spokesperson for the city law department revealed to Fox News on Thursday, as Smollett’s lawyers demanded an apology from Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson for "for dragging an innocent man’s character through the mud."  More…

McDonald’s customer calls police after employee put onions on his Big Mac, gets arrested

A McDonald’s customer was arrested after calling police to complain about his Big Mac hamburger having onions – and challenging the restaurant’s manager to a fist fight.  More…

Flashback: 50 Hollywood Stars Who Accused Trump of Treason, Collusion with Russia

Left-wing Hollywood stars have spent the past two years spreading wild conspiracy theories about President Donald Trump and Russian “collusion,” with a slew of celebrities calling him a “traitor,” a “puppet,” a “thug,” a “urine-lapper” for Putin and predicting that he will be “in chains” soon.  More…

State’s Attorney on Jussie Smollett: ‘I do not believe he is innocent’

The prosecutor who dropped charges against Jussie Smollett said Tuesday that doesn’t mean he is not guilty of staging a hate attack against himself — and he attributed the move in part to the actor’s lack of criminal history. “I do not believe he is innocent,” First Assistant Cook County State’s Attorney Joseph Magats, who took over the case after Kim Foxx recused herself, told a Chicago CBS affiliate.  More…

All charges against Jussie Smollett have been dropped

Chicago prosecutors on Tuesday dropped all charges against “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett during a surprise court hearing. “Today, all criminal charges against Jussie Smollett were dropped and his record has been wiped clean of the filing of this tragic complaint against him,” his attorneys Tina Glandian and Patricia Brown Holmes said in a statement.  More…

Ex-CIA head Brennan on Trump attacks: I may have relied on ‘bad information’

Former head of the CIA John Brennan admitted on Monday that he may have relied on “bad information” for his relentless attacks on President Trump. Brennan — who once warned that “our Nation’s future is at stake” — told MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” that he may have been misled on the extent of Trump’s connections to Russia.  More…

Michael Avenatti to be charged with wire and bank fraud

Celebrity lawyer Michael Avenatti has been arrested on charges related to an alleged $20 million extortion of the athletic apparel company Nike, federal authorities said.  More…

Olivia Jade Giannulli blames her parents for ‘ruining her life’

Lori Loughlin‘s internet-famous daughter is fuming at her parents for “ruining her life” by allegedly scamming the YouTube star’s way into college, reports said. Olivia Jade Giannulli, 19, is “really angry with her parents because she told them she did not want to go to college and she was pushed.”  More…

Dental assistant charged with stealing jewelry from sedated patients

A Long Island dental assistant faces a brush with the law after she allegedly ripped off jewelry from sedated patients, police said.  More…

Suspected burglar crushed to death by 900-pound safe

A suspected burglar was found crushed to death by a 900-pound safe in an Indiana home this week, local authorities said.  More…