Crime

DALLAS: Three Suspects In Custody, One Dead

From the Voice Of America: Dallas police say three suspects are in custody and a fourth is dead hours after snipers killed five police officers during a coordinated attack on a peaceful demonstration. At least six officers were wounded in the ambush which occurred Thursday evening during a protest against the killing of two black men by white police officers ...

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Obama On Dallas Shooting: This Was A Vicious, Despicable Attack On Law Enforcement [VIDEO]

CNN reports: President Barack Obama said Friday that the nation was “horrified” after what he called “a vicious, calculated and despicable attack on law enforcement” in Dallas. It was the second somber statement about shootings on American soil the President made from Europe in less than 12 hours. He condemned the recent shootings by police of black men in Minnesota ...

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President Obama Reacts To Latest Killings By Police: These Fatal Shootings Are Not Isolated Incidents

“All Americans should be deeply troubled by the fatal shootings of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and Philando Castile in Falcon Heights, Minnesota. We’ve seen such tragedies far too many times, and our hearts go out to the families and communities who’ve suffered such a painful loss. “Although I am constrained in commenting on the particular facts of these ...

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IRELAND: Priest Convicted Of Raping Boy With Crucifix

The Irish Post reports: A Catholic priest who raped a boy in the 1980s with a crucifix has been sentenced to two years in prison. Anthony Walsh, 63, who first gained notoriety in Britain and Ireland through his Elvis impersonations as part of Father Michael Cleary’s All Priests Show was found guilty of forcing the child to have sex twice. ...

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SACRAMENTO: Multiple Stabbings As Neo-Nazi White Supremacists Clash With Counter-Protesters [VIDEO]

From Sacramento’s NBC affiliate: Ten people were injured during a clash between anti-fascists and white supremacists at the State Capitol Sunday, authorities said. Two people suffered life-threatening stab wounds were taken to area hospitals, officials said. Nine men and one woman, ages 19 to 58, were injured during the fight. At least three people were stabbed at the State Capitol ...

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ISRAEL: Jerusalem Pride Killer Gets Life Sentence

The Times Of Israel reports: The Jerusalem District Court on Sunday sentenced to life behind bars Yishai Schlissel, an ultra-Orthodox Jewish man convicted of stabbing to death 16-year-old Shira Banki at the Jerusalem Gay Pride Parade last year. Schlissel was given another 30 years in prison for attempted murders of the six other people he injured in the attack, and ...

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SEATTLE: Police & FBI Investigate Hate Crime Attack On Transgender Man Leaving Benefit For Pulse Victims

From the Seattle Police: Seattle police are working with the FBI as they investigate an attack on a transgender man, who was beaten late Wednesday on Capitol Hill after leaving a fundraiser for victims of the Orlando mass shooting. The victim left the fundraiser around 11:30 PM and was walking near 11th Avenue and East Pike Street when the suspect ...

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NEVADA: Teen Arrested At Rally Tells Secret Service That He Planned To Assassinate Donald Trump

From the Las Vegas Review-Journal: The man arrested at a Donald Trump rally on the Strip over the weekend said he tried to grab a police officer’s gun so he could kill the Republican presidential candidate, according to a federal complaint filed Monday. Michael Steven Sandford, 19, was arrested Saturday at Treasure Island and later transferred to federal custody. He ...

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No Early Release For Gay-Basher Kathryn Knott

Earlier this month convicted gay-basher Kathryn Knott petitioned for early release from prison because she’s been such a good girl while behind bars. That’s not gonna happen. Philadelphia Gay News reports: Knott’s attorney, Bill Brennan, told PGN he submitted to the court attestations from Riverside Correctional Facility, where Knott has been housed since her Feb. 8 sentencing, that she has ...

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BRITAIN: Neo-Nazi Pro-Brexit Killer Of Labour MP Jo Cox Tells Court “My Name Is Death To Traitors”

Politico reports: The man charged with murdering British Labour MP Jo Cox this week said on his first appearance in court on Saturday that his name was “Death to traitors, freedom for Britain.” U.K. media said 52-year-old Thomas Mair, who has been charged with the murder by West Yorkshire police, refused to give his real name or his address and ...

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Kathryn Knott: Let Me Out For Good Behavior

Philadelphia.com reports: Convicted gay basher Kathryn Knott was sentenced to five to 10 months in jail on February 8th, but she could get out of jail any day now if Common Pleas Court Judge Roxanne Covington grants her request for early parole. Center City attorney William Brennan, who began representing Knott after her 2015 conviction, has filed a motion asking ...

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NEW YORK CITY: Elliot Morales Sentenced To 40 Years To Life For Hate Crime Murder Of Mark Carson

The New York Times reports: Days after a gunman killed 49 people at a gay nightclub in Florida, the judge in a hate-crime murder case in New York invoked the massacre as he sentenced a man to 40 years to life in prison on Tuesday. The man, Elliot Morales, was convicted in March of murder as a hate crime for ...

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Orlando Killer’s Father Denies Connection To Religion: My Son Was Angry Because He Saw Two Men Kissing

From NBC News: Law enforcement sources told NBC News that Mateen was born in New York in 1986 and was listed as living at a residence in Port St. Lucie, about 125 miles south of Orlando. The incident is being investigated as an act of terrorism, officials said. Mir Seddique, Mateen’s father told NBC News, “this has nothing to do ...

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Obama Briefed On Orlando Gay Nightclub Shootings

Via White House press release: The President was briefed this morning by Lisa Monaco, Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism, on the tragic shooting in Orlando, Florida. Our thoughts and prayers are with the families and loved ones of the victims. The President asked to receive regular updates as the FBI, and other federal officials, work with ...

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ALABAMA: GOP House Speaker Mike “Sanctity Of Marriage” Hubbard Convicted On 12 Corruption Charges

From the Associated Press: A jury on Friday found Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard guilty on 12 counts of public corruption — agreeing with prosecutors’ assertions that the powerful Republican used the influence and prestige of his political office to benefit his companies and clients. The verdict automatically removes Hubbard, 54, from both the Legislature and the speaker’s office, ending ...

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FLORIDA: Finalist From NBC’s The Voice Christina Grimmie Murdered After Orlando Concert [VIDEO]

Orlando’s NBC affiliate reports: “The Voice” singer Christina Grimmie was shot and killed during an autograph signing after her concert in Orlando on Friday night. Grimmie was performing with the band “Before You Exit” at The Plaza Live on Bumby Avenue. According to Orlando police, the concert ended at 10 p.m., and Grimmie, along with band members, stayed to sign ...

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HONDURAS: Leading LGBT Activist Found Murdered

Michael Lavers reports at the Washington Blade: A prominent LGBT rights activist in Honduras was murdered this week. La Prensa, a Honduran newspaper, reported Rene Martínez’s family reported him missing on Wednesday after he left his home in the city of San Pedro Sula’s Chamelecón neighborhood and got into someone’s car. La Prensa reported that Martínez’s relatives identified his body ...

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New Charges For Pharma Douche Martin Shkreli

From the Associated Press: Federal prosecutors in New York have filed additional criminal charges against a pharmaceutical executive who separately was heavily criticized for raising the price of a lifesaving malaria medication. A new indictment filed Friday in Brooklyn says Martin Shkreli and his former attorney Evan Greebel schemed to defraud potential investors of his former drug company Retrophin Inc., ...

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Log Cabin Member: Criminals (Otherwise Known As Democrats) Broke My Nose At Donald Trump Rally

“My experience at the Trump rally in San Jose. Protesters = they are criminals, otherwise known as Democrats. Got jumped last night as we exited the rally. Really? For practicing my right to support the next Commander in Chief?? Law enforcement failed last night in San Jose. Failed. Thanks for a broken nose, uncontrollable bleeding, and a bash to the ...

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NEW YORK: Catholic Church Has Spent $2M Lobbying Against Reform Of Child Molestation Laws

Last month I reported that soon-to-be imprisoned former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver dropped his support for the reform of child molestation laws shortly after he began an adulterous affair with a lobbyist hired by the Catholic Church. Today the New York Daily News reports on how much the church has spent to oppose the proposed reforms. From their ...

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