Tuesday July 17, 2018

Archive for the ‘Scary’ Category

Montana man says he left baby in woods after car crash because he was heavy

A man told investigators he left a 5-month-old baby boy in the woods after a weekend car crash because the baby was very heavy, court records said. Officers found the baby — cold and hungry — under a pile of debris and sticks early Sunday, several hours after the crash.  More…

Video shows moment of George Clooney crash

Actor George Clooney slammed his motorbike into an oncoming car that turned suddenly into his lane Tuesday and was thrown several yards in the air on the Italian island of Sardinia. Clooney is thrown over the front of his bike and up in the air before landing on the asphalt.  More…

Compulsive video-game playing could be mental health problem

The World Health Organization says some obsessive video gamers may really have an addiction. In its latest revision to a disease classification manual, the U.N. health agency said Monday that compulsively playing video games now qualifies as a mental health condition.  More…

Baby climbs closed and unclimbable pool ladder

Paparazzo who snapped Asia Argento with French reporter regrets shots

Rino Barillari, the paparazzo who caught Asia Argento dancing in a Roman restaurant with French reporter Hugo Clément, regrets he took the photos and sold them to Chi, an Italian magazine. Argento’s recent lover, Anthony Bourdain, 61, committed suicide on June 8, five days after the photos first appeared online. “If I had known, I would have stopped, A picture is not worth a life.  More…

I wrote a negative Yelp review — and it made my life a nightmare

Yelp reviewers, beware. A Manhattan woman who gave one-star reviews on Yelp and ZocDoc to a Kips Bay gynecologist has spent nearly $20,000 defending herself against a defamation suit filed by the physician, according to her and court papers. And the litigation has only just started.  More…

Vanessa Trump’s street gang romance revealed

Vanessa Trump — who became part of America’s first family in 2017 as the wife of Donald Trump Jr. — was known at the Dwight School for her bright smile, model looks and outstanding ability on its tennis courts. But on weekends, she drove high school sweetheart Valentin Rivera — who has since served various prison terms for assault, weapons offenses and negligent homicide.  More…

Chicago Is Trying to Pay Down Its Debt by Impounding Innocent People’s Cars

Chicago police pulled Spencer Byrd over for a broken turn signal. Byrd says his signal wasn’t broken, but that detail would soon be the least of his worries. Ever since, Byrd has been trapped in one of the city’s most confusing bureaucratic mazes, deprived of his car and his ability to work. He now owes the city thousands of dollars for the pleasure.  More…

Man bitten by shark, bear, snake in less than 4 years

A Colorado man achieved a distinction last week that few people would probably want to match. When Dylan McWilliams was bitten by a shark Thursday in Hawaii, it meant he had been bitten by a shark, a bear and a rattlesnake – all in less than four years.  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…

Woman embalmed alive in deadly hospital mistake

A Russian woman was embalmed alive when doctors unwittingly put her on a formaldehyde-based drip instead of saline during a surgery, according to a report Sunday.  More…

Copperfield may be forced to reveal illusion secrets in multimillion-dollar injury case

He can’t make this just disappear. Magician David Copperfield is expected to testify as early as Friday in a multimillion-dollar injury case filed by an audience member who was left brain damaged by a Las Vegas illusion gone awry.  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…

Faulty water heater blamed in Mexico vacation tragedy

The toxic gas leak that killed an Iowa family vacationing at a Mexico resort town likely came from a faulty water heater, officials said.  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…