Sunday February 25, 2018

Archive for the ‘Shocking’ Category

Downtown San Francisco filled with diseased streets, needles, and feces

The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit surveyed 153 blocks of downtown San Francisco in search of trash, needles, and feces. The investigation revealed trash littered across every block. The survey also found 41 blocks dotted with needles and 96 blocks sullied with piles of feces.  More…

Toronto Serial Killer Suspect Was a Mall Santa

The suspected serial killer was a mall Santa. As investigators dug for bodies at a Toronto-area property Monday, details continued to emerge about the life of suspect Bruce McArthur. McArthur, who is charged with five counts of murder and is alleged to have hidden some victims’ remains in planters around Toronto, served as Santa Claus at Agincourt Mall in the Scarborough neighborhood of the city.  More…

‘Obit Bandit’ Broke Into Homes While Residents Attended Funerals

Police arrested a man dubbed the “obit bandit” after he allegedly broke into several homes while residents attended funerals or wakes. Plymouth resident Randy Brunelle, 35, was found guilty in 2012 of breaking into the home of a Sandwich police officer’s mother while the officer attended her funeral. He served 18 months in jail for the crime.  More…

FBI admits it didn’t investigate tip on alleged school shooter

The FBI was warned last month that Nikolas Cruz was an armed psycho who might shoot up a school — but it didn’t bother investigating, the agency admitted Friday. A little over a month later, on Wednesday, Cruz gunned down 17 people at his former high school.  More…

Host kills himself after accidentally killing his best friend at birthday party

A Michigan man celebrating his birthday committed suicide moments after he accidentally killed his best friend, cops said. Zachary Woodcock invited friends over for his 21st birthday party and at some point pulled out a gun that he fired unintentionally, killing his friend, 21-year-old Richard Cody Skillman. He then went outside and turned the firearm on himself.  More…

Reporter covering school shooting learns suspect is her son

It’s the scoop no reporter would ever want. A local newswoman uncovered a horrific personal story after rushing to cover last week’s shooting at a western Kentucky high school: the 15-year-old boy who had allegedly shot and killed two classmates was her own son.  More…

Fisherman sues after dramatic boat crash caught on video

A fisherman who jumped ship into bone-chilling water to dodge a speeding motorboat has filed a $372,500 lawsuit, alleging the other driver was distracted by his cellphone just before the dramatic crash caught on video.  More…

New York’s criminal underground in the 20th century

When the likes of mob kingpins like Joe the Boss and Kid Twist ruled the streets of New York in the 1930s, they instilled a legacy of murder, robbery, and petty crime in the city. Enemies were dealt with in the most violent ways imaginable: public shootouts and ‘concrete boots’ were common. (disturbing images)  More…

Video shows car stuck in second story of office

Dramatic CCTV has revealed exactly how a car ended up wedged in the second story of a California dental office after pictures of the crash baffled the internet. Footage taken in Santa Ana, California, shows the vehicle speeding across an intersection before hitting a road divider. It can then be seen sailing through the air for a brief moment before smashing into the side of the office building, where it got stuck.  More…

‘He feels really bad’: Civil Defense employee who sparked terror in Hawaii by accidentally triggering ballistic MISSILE warning will be ‘retrained’

A Civil Defense employee is set to be retrained after a shocking blunder on Saturday morning, when a mistaken alert warning of an inbound ballistic missile sent thousands fleeing for shelter. The false alarm was caused by a Hawaii Emergency Management Agency employee who ‘pushed the wrong buttons’ during an internal drill.  More…

Wife stabbed to death after changing TV channel

A Carlisle man was charged Monday with capital murder after he told police he stabbed his wife to death after she changed the television channel while he was outside having a smoke.  More…

Remains found inside giant crocodile are feared to be hiking granny

Police confirmed that human remains were located inside a crocodile captured at Queensland’s Mowbray River near in Australia. The 14-foot estuarine crocodile, which is believed to be the one involved in the death of 79-year-old Anne Cameron, was examined by a specialist on Tuesday.  More…

Student falls to her death while jumping in air for photo on cliff

A student plunged 200 feet to her death while posing for a photo at the edge of a cliff, an inquest heard. The girl had asked a stranger to take her picture but as she jumped in the air for a shot, the 23-year-old lost her footing and plummeted 200 feet from the cliff edge.  More…

Salma Hayek claims Weinstein threatened to kill her

Salma Hayek came forward in an op-ed in the New York Times with stories of how she had to repeatedly tell Harvey Weinstein “no.” Hayek, 51, revealed she was urged by friends, including Ashley Judd, to open up about her experiences with the Miramax mogul, but didn’t because she thought she had “brainwashed” herself “into thinking that it was over” and that she “survived.”  More…

‘They all knew’: Media elites roared in laughter at obscene 2008 ‘roast’ sending up Matt Lauer’s office sexcapades

Embattled NBC executives have been falling over themselves insisting they had no idea about Matt Lauer’s pervy past. But if anyone doubts that New York’s media elite was aware of Lauer’s reputation, they should look no further than a top-secret “roast” of Lauer that took place in October 2008.  More…