Crime

KANSAS: Murder Charges For Man Who Shoots Three After Shouting “Get Out Of My Country” [VIDEO]

Curiously, Donald Trump did not mention this attack during his CPAC speech this morning. The Washington Post reports: A 51-year-old man faces first-degree murder charges after shooting three men in an Olathe, Kan., bar Wednesday night, police say, reportedly telling two of them, local Garmin engineers from India, to “get out of my country.” One of the Indian men, Srinivas ...

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NEW YORK CITY: Anti-Defamation League National Headquarters Evacuated After Another Bomb Threat

NBC New York reports: The Anti-Defamation League’s national headquarters in New York received a bomb threat Wednesday, and the group says it is working with authorities to determine if it is connected to the rash of threats targeting Jewish community centers across the country in recent months. The bomb threat to the Third Avenue office was anonymous, according to ADL ...

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FLORIDA: Feds Bust Man In Complex Scheme To Bomb Target Stores So He Could Buy Their Stock Cheaply

The Orlando Sentinel reports: An Ocala man made at least 10 explosive devices in hopes of blowing up Targets along the East Coast in an elaborate and deadly scheme to buy cheap stocks of the company, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Mark Charles Barnett, 48, was charged with possession or a possession of a destructive device affecting commerce ...

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Senate Approves GOP Bill Legalizing Gun Ownership By Severely Mentally Ill, White House Says Trump Will Sign

The Associated Press reports: Congress on Wednesday sent President Donald Trump legislation blocking an Obama-era rule designed to keep guns out of the hands of certain mentally disabled people. On a vote of 57-43, the Senate backed the resolution, just one of several early steps by the Republican-led Congress to undo regulations implemented by former President Barack Obama. The House ...

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Breitbart Warns Hollywood: Get In Line Behind Trump Or We’ll Launch Campaign To Steal All Your Movies

Breitbart yesterday warned Hollywood’s celebrities that unless they get in line behind Trump, a concerted campaign to steal their movies will be launched. They write: These condescending lectures have also helped spark another, more nefarious behavior…theft. Evidence of this practice can be seen anecdotally in the comment threads of conservative entertainment media. But data also shows new genres of piracy ...

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NEW YORK CITY: Neo-Nazi Gang Attacks Brothers After Noticing “Anti-Fascist” Sticker On Their Cell Phone

The New York Post reports: A group of “Neo-Nazis” beat up two twin brothers and menaced them with a knife in front of a Lower East Side bar Saturday morning when they took offense to an “anti-fascist” sticker on one of the men’s cell phone cases, police said. The beat down happened when the brothers, both 27-year-old Columbia graduate students ...

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MISSOURI: Pro-Trump KKK Leader Found Murdered

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports: The leader of a Missouri Ku Klux Klan group was found dead of a gunshot wound near the Big River by a family in the area to go fishing. An autopsy revealed that Frank Ancona, 51, had been shot in the head, officials said. Washington County Sheriff Zach Jacobsen said one man was arrested on ...

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CANADA: Quebec Mosque Shooter Was Facebook Fan Of Trump And Marine Le Pen, Trolled Refugee Group

You can’t be surprised by this: Social media postings by the suspect in the shooting attack that killed six persons and injured 19 at a Quebec City mosque on Sunday evening indicate he was a fan of US President Donald Trump, French far-right leader Marine Le Pen and the Israeli army. Alexandre Bissonnette, 27, was arrested as a suspect in ...

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GEORGIA: State GOP Rep Shot At Porn Shop [VIDEO]

A Republican lawmaker has made the national news after changing his story about where he was during a mugging in which he was shot in the leg. The New York Daily News reports: A Georgia state lawmaker carrying thousands of dollars in storm relief funds says he was shot in the leg during a robbery behind an adult cinema. Republican ...

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NEW YORK CITY: Feds File Charges In $81M Ponzi Scheme Involving Resale Of Tickets To Hamilton

Via press release from the SEC: The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced fraud charges against two New York City men accused of running a Ponzi scheme with money raised from investors to fund businesses purportedly created to purchase and resell tickets to such high-demand shows as Adele concerts and the Broadway musical Hamilton. The SEC alleges that Joseph Meli ...

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FLORIDA: Two Teens Arrested For Columbine-Style Mass Shooting Plot, Weapons Found At Both Of Their Homes

Orlando’s NBC affiliate reports: Students at The Villages Charter Middle School are being heralded as heroes for speaking up and potentially stopping a school shooting. School officials said they heard rumors Tuesday about a 13-year-old student planning a mass shooting and carrying it out Friday. The middle schooler was taken into custody and admitted to authorities that he and a ...

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IDAHO: Federal Hate Crime Charges For Man Who Admits To Murdering Gay Man After Posing As Escort

The Associated Press reports: An Idaho man has been charged with a federal hate crime after prosecutors said he lured a gay man to a remote location and then beat him to death. Kelly Schneider, 23, was indicted by a grand jury earlier this month, but the case was kept under seal until he was taken into federal custody, U.S. ...

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REPORT: Milo Protest Shooter Sent Him Facebook Message Asking For Autograph, Backs Trump And NRA

The Seattle Times reports: The man who told police he shot and wounded another man during a violent demonstration over the appearance of Milo Yiannopoulos at the University of Washington sent a social-media message to the Breitbart News editor just an hour before the shooting. “Hey Milo,” the 29-year-old former UW student posted to Yiannopoulos’ Facebook page at 7:24 p.m. ...

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SEATTLE: Man In Critical After Shooting At Protest Against Homocon Milo, Suspect In Custody [VIDEO]

Seattle’s CBS affiliate reports: A man was shot Friday night on the University of Washington campus during a protest for a controversial speaker, and the suspected shooter turned himself in claiming self defense, police said. A large crowd packed the Red Square area of campus Friday night protesting a speech by controversial Brietbart News editor Milo Yiannopoulos. Police were blocking ...

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Trump Surrogate Sheriff David Clarke Posts Second Violent Threat Against Man Who Dissed His Outfit

Trump surrogate and Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke has posted a second violent threat against the man he had detained at the airport for commenting about his outfit. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports: Milwaukee County Sheriff David A. Clarke Jr. isn’t backing away from his strong words for a Riverwest resident who filed a harassment complaint against the sheriff. Clarke ...

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Trump Pays Out $25M “University” Fraud Settlement

But it’s still not completely over: Days before President-elect Donald Trump is set to take the oath to uphold the Constitution, he has followed through on a more painful obligation: coughing up $25 million to settle litigation over his defunct Trump University real estate seminar program. Trump University — now known as the Trump Entrepreneur Initiative — transferred the funds ...

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BRAZIL: Woman Confesses To Stabbing Her Teenage Son To Death Because He Was Gay [VIDEO]

Fox News reports: A woman in Brazil has confessed to stabbing her teenage son to death because she couldn’t tolerate he was gay, local media outlets are reporting. The woman, Tatiana Lozano Pereira, lured her 17-year-old son to the family home after a heated argument on Christmas Eve. Once in the house, Itaberli Lozano was reportedly ambushed by the woman ...

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FLORIDA: Feds Drop “Weak Case” Against Gay Man Accused Of Making Terror Threat Against Gay Bars

The Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel reports: Federal prosecutors are dropping the criminal case against a man accused of issuing a Facebook threat to “exterminate” gay people in South Florida, according to a court document filed Tuesday. The decision to drop the case against Craig Jungwirth comes about six weeks after prosecutors publicly acknowledged in court that the evidence against him was ...

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REPORT: Man Seen Cheering Next To Trump On New Year’s Was Alleged Mobster Joey “No Socks” Cinque

The New York Daily News reports: President-elect Donald Trump rang in the new year together with Joseph “Joey No Socks” Cinque — a convicted felon with ties to notorious Gambino crime family boss John Gotti, a recently released video has revealed. Cinque can be seen in a video obtained by the Palm Beach Daily News, cheering loudly as a tuxedo-clad ...

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Pope Commands Bishops To Have “Zero Tolerance” For Child Sex Abuse (That They’ve Been Covering Up)

Reuters reports: Pope Francis has told bishops around the world they must adhere to a policy of zero tolerance for clergy who sexually abuse children and begged forgiveness for “a sin that shames us”. In a letter sent on Dec. 28 but released by the Vatican only on Monday, Francis said: “I would like us to renew our complete commitment ...

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