Thursday April 26, 2018

Archive for the ‘Crime’ Category

Cosby goes berserk moments after guilty verdict is read

Bill Cosby went berserk Thursday — just moments after he was convicted of sexual assault — as lawyers argued over whether he should be allowed ?to remain ?free on bail. “He has a plane,” District Attorney Kevin Steele told the judge. That’s when Cosby suddenly stood up and screamed, “He doesn’t have a plane, you a–hole!  More…

Bill Cosby found guilty of drugging, molesting woman 14 years ago

Nearly 14 years after Bill Cosby drugged and molested a woman 30 years his junior, a jury found him guilty Thursday of all charges in his sex assault retrial. The convicted actornow faces up to 10 years behind bars on each of the three counts of aggravated indecent assault.  More…

Bill Cosby’s lawyer falls asleep during testimony

As rapt jurors listened to the judge overseeing Bill Cosby’s sex assault retrial read back prior testimony, the entertainer’s lead lawyer snoozed in his chair.  More…

Tourists find bullet-riddled body on Acapulco beach

Chilling pictures of a man lying dead in the sand in crime-plagued Acapulco encapsulates the brutal violence gripping the once-idyllic tourist hotspot in Mexico. Acapulco is still in the midst of its worst crime wave in a decade with as many as 12 people murdered every day.  More…

The largest Black Lives Matter page on Facebook has been exposed as a fraud

The largest Black Lives Matter page on Facebook is reportedly a fraud — run by a white man in Australia who used it to take in more than $100,000 in donations.  More…

Topless protester gets close to Bill Cosby as retrial begins

A topless protester with "Women’s Lives Matter" written on her body jumped a barricade and got within a few feet of Bill Cosby on Monday as the comedian walked into a suburban Philadelphia courthouse for the start of his sexual assault retrial.  More…

Stoneman Douglas students must now use clear backpacks

The students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida returned to campus Monday after their spring break, as a slew of new security measures took effect — including a rule requiring clear backpacks.  More…

Congressman Darren Soto’s wife arrested at Walt Disney World

The wife of U.S. Rep. Darren Soto was arrested at Disney Springs on Sunday on a charge of disorderly intoxication. Amanda Soto, 33, appeared intoxicated, and Orange County Sheriff’s Deputy Cory Heller helped her call an Uber vehicle to take her home but Soto began yelling profanities at Heller and the driver. Soto was handcuffed and placed in a patrol car, where “she began banging head against the window.  More…

‘Palm Sunday Massacre’ killer now lives next to a daycare

He killed eight kids and two mothers in one of the city’s most infamous mass shootings, and as soon as he was sprung from prison in January, Christopher Thomas told authorities he was headed to his mom’s Bronx home — which is right next to a children’s day-care center.  More…

London murder rate is HIGHER than New York’s

London’s murder rate has overtaken New York City’s for the first time ever as the twelfth person has been killed in just 19 days. February marked the first month in history books that London had more murders than the American city with a total of 15 homicides. Out of the 15 killed, nine were aged 30 or younger.  More…

Teacher allegedly had sex with 13-year-old student

A sixth-grade teacher in Arizona has been arrested after the parents of a 13-year-old boy found text messages indicating a sexual relationship between the pair, police said. Brittany Zamora, a 27-year-old teacher at Las Brisas Academy Elementary School in Goodyear, was taken into custody late Wednesday after the discovery of the text messages, which implied the pair had gotten physical both on and off campus.  More…

They never learn: Deputy caught sleeping outside Parkland school

A Broward County sheriff’s deputy has been suspended after he was caught sleeping in a patrol car outside the site of the mass shooting that left 17 people dead last month.  More…

Student carrying Trump flag assaulted during school walkout

A student carrying a flag emblazoned with the word “Trump” was assaulted outside of a high school in Minneapolis during Wednesday’s National School Walkout, police said. The flag-waving student was confronted by two classmates at Southwest High School as students gathered outside early Wednesday to protest gun violence.  More…

ESPN president brought down by cocaine extortion plot

John Skipper was forced to resign at ESPN after he was extorted by a person he bought cocaine from. Skipper’s departure from ESPN in December sent shockwaves through the industry, and the abrupt nature of it is now clear. “They threatened me, and I understood immediately that threat put me and my family at risk, and this exposure would put my professional life at risk as well,” Skipper said.  More…

Man who says he helped dispose of Natalee Holloway stabbed to death

A Florida man who came forward last year — claiming to have helped dispose of Natalee Holloway’s body — is now dead, according to police. John Christopher Ludwick, 32, was fatally stabbed on Wednesday during a failed kidnapping attempt in Sarasota County.  More…