Sunday August 28, 2016

Archive for the ‘Law’ Category

Rio police charge Ryan Lochte with false report of robbery

Brazilian police charged American swimmer Ryan Lochte on Thursday with filing a false robbery report over an incident during the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.  More…

EpiPen CEO blames jacked price on ‘broken’ healthcare system

The drug company CEO who raised the price of life-saving EpiPens to an exorbitant $608 for a two-pack is blaming Congress for not overhauling an “outdated” medical system. Mylan CEO Heather Bresch’s father happens to be a member of Congress, Sen. John Manchin (D-W.Va.), and he’s getting slammed on Facebook for his daughter’s actions.  More…

Video shows suspect trashing convenience store

Deputies in Jacksonville say a suspected shoplifter got wild after clerks locked her inside to keep her from getting away.  Surveillance video shows the woman flinging items all over the store before getting away. The woman walked into a Shell station convenience store in downtown Jacksonville and tried to hide $11 worth of candy bars in her pockets.  More…

‘We don’t feel safe’: Detroit couple sues Pokémon Go

Nintendo says its mission is to "put smiles on people’s faces." Scott and Jayme Dodich of St. Clair Shores aren’t smiling. Pokémon Go, they say, is making them miserable — so they’ve decided to sue the video game giant and its wildly successful game in federal court.  More…

Ryan Lochte apologizes over fake ‘mugging’ scandal

US swimmer Ryan Lochte issued the apology through his Twitter page this afternoon. He wrote: "I want to apolozise for my behavior last weekend – for not being more careful and candid in how I described the events of that early morning and for my role in taking the focus away from the many athletes fulfilling their dreams.  More…

Lochte, 3 US swimmers lied about robbery to cover up gas station brawl

Ryan Lochte and three other US Olympic swimmers lied about being robbed at gunpoint to cover up a brawl they had with a gas station security guard, authorities said Thursday.  More…

John Gotti’s namesake grandson busted on drug charges

John Gotti, the namesake grandson of the late “Teflon Don” crime boss, was busted early Thursday on drug charges in Queens, law enforcement sources told The Post. The 23-year-old Gotti and another unnamed defendant were collared for peddling Oxycodone and other controlled pharmaceuticals.  More…

‘Dont Tread On Me’ shirts could be declared racist

The United States workplace discrimination watchdog is considering if employees wearing clothing with a Gadsden flag logo are racial harassing African Americans. The complainant said he found the cap racially offensive to African Americans because the flag was designed by Christopher Gadsden, who he described as a ‘slave trader & owner of slaves’.  More…

Woman Charged With Vandalizing Trump Sign, Nearly Running Over Resident

A woman was arrested after she allegedly vandalized a resident’s Donald Trump campaign sign and nearly ran over the homeowner as she tried to speed away.  More…

Husband of highway rock-toss victim kills self

The husband of an Ohio schoolteacher, who was severely injured when four men dropped a rock on her car from a highway overpass, killed himself late Saturday — and the prosecutor who jailed the rock-throwers blames them for Randy Budd’s suicide.  More…

‘Veep’ Sued by LAPD Cop Over 30-Minute Meal Break

An off-duty LAPD officer is suing the makers of HBO’s “Veep,” claiming he was not paid for a 30-minute meal break. According to the lawsuit, officer Wilson was paid a base wage of $53.22 an hour, plus a $75 car allowance. He also received time-and-a-half for working more than eight hours, and double time for working past 12 hours. Wilson complains that he was not paid for a 30 minute meal break.  More…

I caught my maid wearing my designer clothes on Facebook

A wealthy Greenwich Village TV producer played an unexpected game of who-wore-it-better with the housekeeper she fired — when she discovered the woman had stolen her clothes and then posed in them for photos on Facebook.  More…

IRS to Team USA Medalists: Pay Up!

American athletes still face taxation on Olympic medal rewardsThe 554-member Team USA has descended upon Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to compete in the Olympic Games. As a reward for winning Gold, Silver, or Bronze, U.S. athletes receive a monetary reward. But the IRS still wants its share. A gold medalist from Team USA could end up facing a tax bill of $9,900 per gold medal, $5,940 per silver medal, and $3,960 per bronze medal.  More…

Ozzy Osbourne’s mistress sues Kelly Osbourne

Ozzy Osbourne’s mistress, Michelle Pugh, just dropped a bombshell lawsuit on Kelly Osbourne in which she admits to a 3 year affair with the rock star, but denies she abused him. Kelly blasted hairstylist Pugh saying, "Anyone looking for cheap chunky LOW-lights a blow out and a b***job call (phone number)." She also accused Pugh of manipulating Ozzy — saying, "My father is almost 70 ever heard of elder abuse?"  More…

Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof attacked in jail

Accused coldblooded killer Dylann Roof suffered an assault at the hands of an inmate at the jail he was tossed into following his massacre of nine people at a church in Charleston, South Carolina. Roof suffered bruising to his back and face, but officials reported that both prisoners were “checked by medical at the jail and cleared.”  More…