Crime

Junior’s Infomercial For Silencers Resurfaces [VIDEO]

Carbonated reports: After a lone white man killed at least 59 people and injured more than 500 at a concert in Las Vegas, the gun control debate became increasingly relevant. Logic would suggest that means tighter gun controls, however, the Republicans have other plans. Currently, they are pushing a bill that contains a provision to legalize gun silencers — a ...

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Shooter Wired $100,000 To Philippines Last Week

NBC News reports: Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock wired $100,000 to an account in his live-in girlfriend’s home country of the Philippines in the week before he killed at least 59 people in the worst mass shooting in U.S. history, according to multiple senior law enforcement officials. Marilou Danley, 62, traveled to Hong Kong on Sept. 25 and was in ...

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Police Found Shooter’s Room Due To Smoke Alarms From Gunfire, Photos Released From Inside Room

The Washington Post reports: It wasn’t the hundreds of muzzle flashes that exploded from the shooter’s rifles that gave away his position. Nor was it the panicked 911 calls from people reporting the rhythmic thundering of gunfire. It was the smoke. As the gunman, identified as Stephen Paddock, fired round after round, gun smoke filled his room on the 32nd ...

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MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski: We Asked Republicans To Discuss Las Vegas Terror And They All Declined [VIDEO]

Raw Story reports: MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” hosted two Democratic lawmakers — but no Republicans — to talk about gun laws in the wake of the horrific mass shooting in Las Vegas. But that’s because no Republicans agreed to go on TV to discuss the massacre, according to co-host Mika Brzezinski. “We just want to mention that we did ask a ...

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Kimmel Blasts GOP In Emotional Gun Control Plea: You SHOULD Be Praying….For God To Forgive You [VIDEO]

The New York Times reports: Jimmy Kimmel, a son of Las Vegas, delivered one of the most emotionally searing monologues in his show’s 14-year history on Monday as he honored those killed and injured in Sunday night’s shooting, and challenged President Trump and Congress to act against gun violence. Just as he did in his attacks on the Republican health ...

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Gunman Used Device Enabling Automatic Firing

The Associated Press reports: The gunman who unleashed hundreds of rounds of gunfire on a crowd of concertgoers in Las Vegas had two “bump-stocks” that could have converted semi-automatic firearms into fully automatic ones, officials said. The devices have attracted scrutiny in recent years from authorities. California Sen. Dianne Feinstein has long railed against them. Several years ago, she told ...

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Explosives And Thousands Of Rounds Of Ammo Found In Gunman’s Home, Ammonium Nitrate Found In Car

Talking Points Memo reports: Police on Monday said they retrieved 18 more weapons, along with explosives and other “devices,” from the home of the alleged gunman who killed more than 50 people and injured hundreds more in Las Vegas on Sunday night. Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo told reporters that police retrieved “18 additional firearms” from the suspect’s home in ...

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Las Vegas Gunman Was Multimillionaire Real Estate Investor, Casinos Treated Him As High Roller [VIDEO]

The Associated Press reports: The brother of the shooter in the mass Las Vegas shooting says Stephen Craig Paddock was a big spender at casinos and often received free rooms and meals from the casinos. Eric Paddock told reporters Monday his brother never showed signs that he could be violent and owned several guns but never collected firearms. He described ...

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Gun Stocks Rally After Las Vegas Terror Attack

Market Watch reports: The grim predictability of stock-market reactions to U.S. mass shootings—where before a final tally of casualties can be reached, shares of gun makers rise—continued Monday in the wake of a Las Vegas attack that killed at least 58 and wounded 515. Historically, gun stocks have experienced a bump after a mass shooting for reasons both political and ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Trump Speaks On Las Vegas Terror Attack

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump will address the deadly shooting in Las Vegas this morning, the White House said. President Trump will speak to the nation at 10:30 a.m. Meanwhile, the Department of Homeland Security said it is monitoring the situation. “At this time, we have no information to indicate a specific credible threat involving other public venues ...

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Las Vegas Gunman Once Sued Casino For Negligence, Brother Claims Gunman Had No Political Affiliations

The Daily Mail reports: The brother of the Las Vegas shooter said that he was a normal guy who must have ‘snapped’ before carrying out the worst mass shooting in American history. In an exclusive interview with DailyMail.com, Eric Paddock said that ‘something happened’ to make his brother Stephen kill at least 50 people and injure 200. Eric said that ...

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POLICE: Gunman Stephen Paddock Killed Himself In Hotel Room, Had “In Excess Of Ten Rifles” [VIDEO]

The Associated Press reports: Heavily armed police are searching the Nevada retirement-community home of a man authorities say killed more than 50 people when he opened fire at a country-music concert in Las Vegas. Mesquite Police Chief Troy Tanner says police surrounded and entered the single-family home where 64-year-old Stephen Paddock lived with 62-year-old Marilou Danley early Monday morning. He ...

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OJ Simpson Released From Prison After Nine Years

The Associated Press reports: Former football legend O.J. Simpson became a free man Sunday after serving nine years for a botched hotel room heist that brought the conviction and prison time he avoided after his 1995 acquittal in the killings of his ex-wife and her friend. Simpson was released at 12:08 a.m. PDT from Lovelock Correctional Center in northern Nevada, ...

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Canada Issues Arrest Warrant For Recalled US Vatican Envoy Over Alleged Child Porn Possession/Distribution

Catholic News Service reports: An arrest warrant has been issued in Canada for Monsignor Carlo Capella, the Vatican diplomat recalled from service in Washington in late August, who already was the subject of a Vatican criminal investigation involving child pornography. Police in Windsor, Ontario, issued a statement Sept. 28 saying, “A Canada-wide arrest warrant has been issued for Carlo Capella, ...

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NEW YORK CITY: Student Bullied With Gay Slurs Stabs Classmate To Death, First School Killing Since 1993

The New York Post reports: The Bronx student who allegedly stabbed a classmate to death and seriously injured another was bullied for his sexual orientation — and will be put on suicide watch in jail, it was revealed in court Thursday. Abel Cedeno, 18, is facing murder charges for allegedly killing classmate Matthew McCree, 15, and critically injuring Araine LaBoy, ...

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Hackers Steal Credit Card Data From Whole Foods

Reuters reports: Amazon.com Inc’s Whole Foods Market on Thursday said payment card information has been stolen from taprooms, restaurants and other venues located within some of its stores. The upscale grocer, which Amazon recently purchased for $13.7 billion, said it uses a different point-of-sale system for its roughly 450 U.S. stores. That system was not involved in the data hack, ...

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TRY THE PRIEST: Russian Cannibal Couple Confesses To Killing 30, Served “Human Meat Pies” To Local Soldiers

The New York Daily News reports: A Russian couple who confessed to killing and eating at least 30 people turned soldiers into unknowing cannibals, and tried to sell “human meat pies” to local restaurants, according to authorities. Dmitry Baksheev and wife Natalia are believed to have given “frozen meat pieces” to personnel at a military academy based near their home ...

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ALABAMA: Anti-Gay Former Republican State House Leader Pleads Guilty To Mail Fraud, Faces 20 Years

AL.com reports: State Rep. Micky Hammon, R-Decatur, pleaded guilty to devising a scheme to commit mail fraud, U.S. Attorney Louis Franklin in Montgomery announced today. Hammon used campaign money to pay his personal expenses, Franklin said. Hammon has represented the 4th district in the Alabama House since 2002. He served as majority leader in the House from the time Republicans ...

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Anthony Weiner Sentenced To 21 Months In Prison

The Daily Beast reports: Anthony Weiner was sentenced to 21 months in prison Monday on federal charges of sending pornography and sexually explicit messages to a 15-year-old girl. “Transmitting obscenity to a minor to induce her to engage in sexually explicit conduct by video chat and photo — is far from mere ‘sexting,'” prosecutors implored the judge. Weiner pleaded guilty ...

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Judge Orders Psych Exam For Pharma Douche

The New York Daily News reports: This bro’s got issues. A federal judge has signed an order for a psychiatric exam for convicted Pharma Bro Martin Shkreli, just days after yanking his $5 million bail, court records show. Brooklyn Federal Judge Kiyo Matsumoto signed off on the test for the 34-year-old on Tuesday, according to court records. The reason for ...

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