Tuesday October 23, 2018

Archive for the ‘Crime’ Category

Man who stole $1.2M worth of wine from Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon jumps to his death from Carlyle Hotel

A former personal assistant who was about to plead guilty to ripping off his ex-boss — the multi-millionaire head of Goldman Sachs — leaped to his death from the Carlyle Hotel as his lawyers waited for him in court.  More…

School turned blind eye to female students’ false assault allegations

A Pennsylvania high school has come under fire for its handling of false sexual assault allegations brought against a male student by five “mean girls” — who are accused of targeting the teen because they “just don’t like him.”  More…

San Francisco dubbed ‘doo-doo capital’ of US thanks to out-of-control bum crisis

It’s anything but a San Francisco treat. One of the most beautiful cities in the country has turned into a dumping ground for Bay Area bowel movements — and things have gotten so bad the California city is now dubbed the “Doo-Doo Capital of the US.” Living in a s–tty neighborhood has a whole new meaning for San Franciscans.  More…

Where’s the outrage over Hillary’s call for a ‘civil’ war?

Hillary Clinton’s statement Tuesday that Democrats “cannot be civil” as long as Republicans hold the White House and Congress. “You cannot be civil with a political party that wants to destroy what you stand for, what you care about,” Clinton told CNN. There you have it — a declaration of war and a license for violence. Where is the media outrage?  More…

Death limo was listed for sale on Craigslist two days before crash

The stretch limo involved in the upstate crash that killed 20 people was put up for sale by its owner just two days before the deadly wreck, according to a report Tuesday. Prestige Limousine tried to unload the customized 2001 Ford Excursion for $9,000 in an ad posted on Craigslist.  More…

Limo had unlicensed driver, failed inspection before deadly crash

The limo that crashed upstate, killing 20 people, failed a safety inspection just last month — and its driver wasn’t licensed to be behind the wheel, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday.  More…

Friend of Ford told FBI she was pressured into altering statement

A friend of Christine Blasey Ford told the FBI that allies of the college professor, who accused Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her, pressured her to revise her earlier statement that she knew nothing about the alleged incident.  More…

Las Vegas entertainer sues after being mistakenly jailed for 18 days

A Las Vegas entertainer who lost his job on an Australian cruise ship while jailed in rural Nevada on $675,000 bail for a residential burglary is suing two counties for holding him 18 days illegally before his release in a bizarre case of mistaken identity.  More…

Man hit with assault charges after FBI agent is shot by booby-trapped wheelchair in Oregon

A former southern Oregon property owner has been charged with assault on a federal officer after authorities say an FBI agent sent to the property was shot from a booby-trapped wheelchair.  More…

Porsche sales executive stole $2.5 million from customers, lawsuit claims

One of the nation’s top Porsche dealerships has promised to pay back $2.5 million in deposits that were allegedly stolen from customers by a former marketing vice president, whose whereabouts are unknown.  More…

Cruel Dunkin’ Donuts worker dumps water on sleeping man

A worker at an upstate New York Dunkin’ Donuts poured a pitcher of water on a customer sleeping inside the store — and then laughed at the soaking wet man as he gathered his belongings, video shows.  More…

Look who was behind the Jeff Flake elevator setup

On Friday morning, two women raced past reporters and security officers and blocked a senators-only elevator in the US Capitol. They cornered Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake, who had just announced he was going to vote yes on moving Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination out of the Judiciary Committee and onto the Senate floor for a full debate.  More…

Ex-boyfriend filed restraining order against third Kavanaugh accuser

Julie Swetnick, the woman who accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and a friend of attending house parties where women — including herself — were sexually assaulted, had a restraining order filed against her years later in Miami by her former boyfriend.  More…

Two men tell Senate that they, not Kavanaugh, assaulted Christine Blasey Ford

Two men have come forward to members of the Senate Judiciary Committee to claim that they are the ones who actually assaulted Christine Blasey Ford during a house party in 1982 — and not Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.  More…

Eight big problems for Christine Blasey Ford’s story

Christine Blasey Ford’s allegations against Brett Kavanaugh are serious. She is accusing him of violent attempted rape. But her story is also growing less believable by the day. Here are eight reasons why it’s hardly “anti-woman” for senators to question her account at Thursday’s hearing.  More…