Sunday August 30, 2015

Archive for the ‘Law’ Category

Texas Sheriff’s Deputy Killed ‘Execution-Style’ at Gas Station

A uniformed Texas sheriff’s deputy was shot and killed at a gas station late Friday in what police called an unprovoked execution-style killing of a police officer. Harris County Sheriff’s Deputy Darren H. Goforth, 47, had just filled his patrol car when a man “walked up behind him and literally shot him to death,” Sheriff Ron Hickman said at a news conference.  More…

TSA agent charged in molestation at LaGuardia airport

A TSA agent is accused of sexually assaulted a woman at LaGuardia Airport after telling her she needed to be searched in the bathroom. A 22-year-old college student was told by the suspect to go into the bathroom for a search.  More…

Donald Sterling sues TMZ, V. Stiviano over loss of Clippers

Billionaire Donald Sterling sued celebrity website TMZ and an ex-girlfriend over the recording of his off-color remarks that cost him ownership of the Los Angeles Clippers NBA team. Sterling’s lawsuit accused TMZ and V. Stiviano of violating his privacy and causing damage on a "scale of unparalleled and unprecedented magnitude."  More…

ABC News Describes 23-page Fax Related to On-Air Shooting Received Night Before

ABC News says it received a fax from someone who claimed to be Bryce Williams, a person on the staff at the Virginia station that saw two employees fatally shot on air. ABC News says on its website that sometime between Tuesday night and Wednesday morning, it received the fax. It describes it as a lengthy document of 23 pages.  More…

EPA knew of ‘blowout’ risk for tainted water at mine

Internal documents just released show managers at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency were aware of the potential for a catastrophic "blowout" at an abandoned mine that could release "large volumes" of wastewater laced with toxic heavy metals.  More…

Uber hired a convicted murderer who applied with a fake name, complaint claims

Because of flaws in Uber’s background-checking system, 25 drivers with criminal records — including murder, child abuse, and assault — were allowed to drive for the ride-hailing service in San Francisco and Los Angeles, according a complaint filed Wednesday by the San Francisco District Attorney’s office.  More…

Caitlyn Jenner: Manslaughter Charge From Car Crash Heads to DA

Caitlyn Jenner could be charged with manslaughter following Bruce Jenner’s car accident in Malibu earlier this year that left one dead. “The case will be submitted to the district attorney next week,” said Lt. Shaun Mathers of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. A misdemeanor manslaughter charge usually carries a one-year county jail sentence.  More…

‘Don’t you know who I am?’ How Hillary’s ‘arrogant’ aide Huma Abedin – now in the crosshairs of Servergate

When it comes to arrogance, Huma Abedin, Hillary Clinton’s longtime top aide, and her presidential candidate boss are two peas in a pod, according to Secret Service agents. For that reason, it’s not surprising that the FBI investigation of Hillary’s use of classified emails reportedly got a jump start after uncovering highly classified emails sent by Abedin and another Clinton aide.  More…

Hillary Clinton’s email firm Platte River Networks was run from a loft in Denver

The IT company Hilary Clinton chose to maintain her private email account was run from a loft apartment and its servers were housed in the bathroom closet. Daily Mail tracked down ex-employees of Platte River Networks in Denver, Colorado, who revealed the outfit’s strong links to the Democratic Party but expressed shock that the 2016 presidential candidate chose the small private company for such a sensitive job.  More…

Subway Spokesman Jared Fogle Admits to Sex with 14 Minors

Former Subway pitchman Jared Fogle has admitted that he had sex with at least two minors and obtained child pornography of 12 other children as young as 6 years old, according to shocking federal court documents released yesterday. As part of a plea deal Fogle signed with prosecutors, Fogle, a married father-of-two, faces between 5 and 12½ years in prison and has agreed to pay $1.4 million restitution to his 14 victims.  More…

Morgan Freeman’s granddaughter stabbed to death in ‘exorcism’

Morgan Freeman’s granddaughter was stabbed to death by her crazed boyfriend as he appeared to be trying to perform an “exorcism” on her on a Manhattan sidewalk early Sunday. “’Get out, devils! I cast you out, devils! In the name of Jesus Christ, I cast you out!’ ” the suspect screamed.  More…

Fidel Castro to US: you owe us millions

Fidel Castro marked his 89th birthday Thursday by insisting the United States owes Cuba "many millions of dollars" because of the half-century-old American trade embargo.  More…