New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg got into a verbal altercation with a leader of the city’s taxi cab lobby saying that he was going to ‘f***ing destroy’ the group when he leaves office this fall.
Bloomberg has championed a new model of taxi cabs for the City, but that plan recently hit a legal pothole when a state judge sided with the taxi industry in going against his proposed changes.
May 1, 2013
All he wanted was a soda. Now a 52-year-old California executive is asking for half a million dollars from airline Virgin America.
Salvatore Bevivino of San Francisco, California filed the $500,000 lawsuit against the airline company last week not because he was never brought the soft drink he requested during a flight home from Philadelphia in April 2012. Bevivino, rather, is asking Virgin to pay him back for the [...]
A United Airlines flight to Chicago returned to Raleigh-Durham International Airport shortly after takeoff Wednesday morning, after an altercation broke out between two flight attendants.
“Our law enforcement team was notified by the tower that the captain had requested law enforcement to meet the aircraft,” said Mindy Hamlin, RDU spokeswoman. “The aircraft had gotten about 50 miles out when he reported a possible assault on the aircraft.”
Read more here: http://www.newsobserver.com/2012/09/26/2371033/altercation-between-two-flight.html#storylink=cpy
McDonalds does not allow new hi tech glasses in France – beats customers who wear them
Google Glass could revolutionize daily life, but wearing what looks like Star Trek props could reduce humanity to playground bullies.
Dr. Steve Mann, the original inventor of digital eyeglasses, blogged extensively Monday about an altercation earlier this month in a Parisian McDonald’s. A customer attempted to rip the device off Mann’s head, to which it is permanently fixed.
The inventor built the [...]
Things got downright HOSTILE on the Jersey Shore last night — with NJ Governor Chris Christie getting into a heated verbal altercation right on the boardwalk … and it was all caught on tape.
Gov. Christie (R-NJ) was hangin’ with his family in Seaside Heights … and had just ordered an ice cream cone when a passerby fired off some snide comments about Christie’s policy on education.
Christie got PISSED — and while clutching [...]
Sounds very much like the Kelly Thomas murder in Fullerton last summer. Never call the police for “help” with someone having a problem — they will “help” them into an early grave!
Investigators: Police Tasered, Choked El Monte Man Who Died After Altercation
Detectives said El Monte police officers had been called to the family’s home twice before on similar calls
By Samantha Tata
| Wednesday, Jun 20, 2012 | Updated 8:50 AM PDT
A medical report compiled by the family physician of accused Trayvon Martin murderer George Zimmerman and obtained exclusively by ABC News found that Zimmerman was diagnosed with a “closed fracture” of his nose, a pair of black eyes, two lacerations to the back of his head and a minor back injury the day after he fatally shot Martin during an alleged altercation.
Zimmerman faces a second degree murder charge for the [...]
An argument between two South Carolina men over which one of them “can have the most sex” ended Sunday with a stabbing, police report.
Calvin Bernard Hill, 54, was arrested on a felony battery charge following an altercation in the back of a PT Cruiser being driven by a female acquaintance of the duo.
According to a Greenwood City Police Department report, Hill stabbed the 41-year-old victim in the ribs after they left [...]
Via Carlos Miller at Photography is Not a Crimecomes the news that the Orange County DA finally released security footage of the brutal beating death of 37-year-old Kelly Thomas, a homeless man from Fullerton, California.
Two police officers, Manuel Ramos and Jay Cicinelli, are now on trial for the killing of Thomas, who suffered from schizophrenia. Cops used their fists and batons to beat Thomas. They Tasered him multiple times. Cause of death was apparently“mechanical [...]
By MATT GUTMAN (@mattgutmanABC) and SENI TIENABESO (@senijr_abc)
April 20, 2012
A new photograph obtained exclusively by ABC News showing the bloodied back of George Zimmerman’s head, which was apparently taken three minutes after he shot and killed Trayvon Martin, gives possible credence to his claim that Martin had bashed his head against the concrete as Zimmerman fought for his life.
Click here to view the image. Warning: graphic content.
The revelation comes as his attorney and prosecutors prepare [...]
Three female relatives were beaten by a group of about 20 attackers when ordering dinner for their family Friday evening at a Burger King in the city’s Chatham neighborhood, police and witnesses said.
A 16-year-old boy was arrested and charged as a juvenile with one count of battery, police said.
According to the preliminary police report, the victims were ordering their food when a male told one of the women he was [...]
FRIDAY, APRIL 6, 2012
AUGUSTA, Ga. — Investigators have arrested a female they say opened fire in the air at a Waffle House early this morning.
Shots were fired outside the Waffle House on Wrightsboro Road near Marks Church road just before 5 a.m. Deputies responded and found two groups of females involved.
One group was inside the restaurant when deputies say another group approached them and started a verbal altercation. The fight [...]
By NBC News, msnbc.com staff and news services
In the wake of spreading public outrage, the Justice Department and the FBI have opened an investigation into the shooting of a black teenager by a Florida neighborhood watch captain who escaped arrest.
More than 435,000 people, many alerted by tweets from celebrities such as movie director Spike Lee and musician Wyclef Jean, signed a petition on Change.org, a social action website, calling for the arrest of [...]
LOS ANGELES (CBS) — An Burbank woman was detained for 10 hours after taking a Southwest flight to Houston for painting her nails on board.
Jeanie Daniels was on the flight on Feb. 26 to see her boyfriend, Jimmy Hauser, who lives in Houston. Daniels was painting her fingernails in her seat when a flight attendant asked her to stop.
“I said I’m sorry, I apologize and I put it away,” Daniels said in [...]
Posted on February 27, 2012 at 11:02 AM
HOUSTON — A man who was singing karaoke at a southwest Houston restaurant early Monday was shot to death because another patron did not like his song choice, according to Houston police.
The shooting happened at Ostioneria Mazatlan in the 6400 block of Hillcroft at Sandspoint around 2 a.m.
Police said the victim had just finished singing “Somos mas Americanos,” which means “We are [...]
New World Reporter
February 9, 2012
It’s one thing when a governmental law enforcement official in America attempts to convince a U.S. citizen of the host of supposed threats to their safety from alleged terrorist plotters abroad, but when they raise the specter of American citizens becoming a threat to State or local police (and thereby, to everybody else in the country) – as has been reported by the Associated Press [...]
Senator Rand Paul, R-Ky., wrote a dramatic account of his Monday “detention” at the Nashville airport in a Washington Times op-ed on Tuesday. After the Senator set off a body scanner, he refused to undergo a pat-down and airport security guards made him sit in a cubicle—a delay that resulted in the Senator missing his flight.
(CAMPAIGN 2012: Palin: Christie Got His ‘Panties in a Wad’ Over Gingrich)
“My detention was real,” Paul wrote. “Despite removing my belt, glasses, [...]
Mug shot of Hubert Lee Credit. (credit: Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office)
TAMPA, Fla. (CBS Tampa) – When it came to getting medical attention, stealing an ambulance and driving it to the hospital wasn’t such a bad idea at the time for one Tampa man.
Hubert Lee Credit, 39, was arrested last night after he stole an ambulance and drove himself to the hospital for treatment for injuries from what Credit claims to have [...]
December 22, 2011
Daniel Hiler ran out of gas during an evening motorcycle ride in Oildale, California on December 16. While walking his bike to a gas station, the twenty-year-old father of two ran into a family friend named Chrystal Jolley. The pair was crossing a street at a widely-recognized intersection when they were fatally blindsided by a vehicle traveling at a speed well in excess of the posted speed limit. [...]
by Nomi Prins
Jon Corzine, MF Global, and Unaccountability
In April 2007, former New Jersey governor, ‘honorable’, Jon Corzine had an altercation with a Garden State Parkway guardrail. A year later, he addressed a bevy of reporters at the swanky Drumthwacket mansion and expressed appreciation for “family, friends, and the fragility of life.” During his recovery period, he advocated seatbelt safety, before returning to New Jersey’s budget, extracting $500 million in austerity measures [...]
(MOBILE, Ala.) – A teenager was grazed in the face by a bullet early Tuesday morning during a group fight in downtown Mobile.
Police tell LOCAL 15 News the teen was one of many attending a teen dance party at a downtown club who went outside to watch a fight in a nearby parking lot.
It happened at St. Francis Street and N. Claiborne Streets. Witnesses say the altercation began between adults who’d [...]
A picture may be worth 1,000 words, but Narces Benoit’s decision to videotape a shooting by Miami police landed him in jail after officers smashed his cell-phone camera.
It was 4am on May 30 when Benoit and his girlfriend Erika Davis saw officers firing dozens of bullets into a car driven by Raymond Herisse, a suspect who hit a police officer and other vehicles while driving recklessly. Herisse died in the [...]
Police say Davis Randolph bit off and swallowed Terrance Johnson’s ear during a fight.
St. Petersburg, Florida – Not even Mike Tyson went so far.
St. Petersburg Police say a fight between two men culminated with one biting – and then swallowing – the other’s ear.
Investigators say a fight broke out in the street between Davis Randolph and his ex-girlfriend Sarah Zimmerman in the early morning hours of Saturday on [...]
A senior prank involving a flash mob of hundreds of Brandeis High School students last week grew out of control and resulted in the injury of a teacher and several students’ arrest by Northside Independent School District police, district spokesman Pascual Gonzalez said Wednesday.
Videos posted on the Brandeis flash mob’s Facebook page show 300 to 400 students quickly gathering in a common area near the school’s cafeteria during a passing [...]
It’s one thing to go to prison for a crime you didn’t commit, but it’s a whole ‘nother thing to do more than four years for a crime you weren’t even charged with.
A Brooklyn man in the mdist of an 18-year prison term was granted $75,000 bail today after an appeals court heard that the crimes he was convicted of had been dismissed before his trial even began.
“I’m happy,” said [...]
(WBSC) SUMMERVILLE, S.C. – A dashboard cam recorded an unusual altercation between police and a South Carolina man who got into a fight at a stop, then promptly stole the police cruiser and drove off at high speed. before crashing into a landscaping truck.
According to police, Arthur Lee Thompson, 38, was pulled over after an alert was posted for his green Jeep, following a robbery attempt [...]
A Cleveland man was attacked by a housecat Friday afternoon and the man’s injuries are so severe that he had to be taken by air ambulance to Memorial Hermann Hospital in Houston.
The altercation between the man and the animal occurred at a home on CR 3182 a few miles south of Cleveland in Liberty County.
At some point during the attack, the man and the cat reportedly were injured by a [...]
It was a college romance with a horrific ending. On Wednesday, a student of St Xavier’s College, Ranchi, was beheaded by her boyfriend inside the campus in the heart of the city. Bijendra Kumar alias Golu, 23, an engineering diploma student of Jamshedpur, used a small dagger to severe the head of Kh
usbu, 18, an intermediate student. He was nabbed by students and security guards.
Khusbu belonged to [...]
Dominick (Quiet Dom) Cirillo (in suit) may have given the order to kill his own son, according to a conversation between ex-Bonanno boss Joseph Massino and acting boss Vincent Basciano.
The presumed murder of the son of high-ranking Genovese gangster Dominick (Quiet Dom) Cirillo may have finally been solved – a top mobster says the order to kill him came from the victim’s father.
Nicholas Cirillo‘s fate came up in a [...]
WALTERBORO, SC (WCSC) – Authorities say Colleton County Sheriff George Malone’s wife is accused of attacking the sheriff’s secretary while holding onto the victim’s moving car.
The victim told police she was talking to Sheriff Malone in a restaurant parking lot around 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, when the sheriff’s wife, Pamela Malone, pulled up.
Pamela Malone told authorities that as she was driving by Arby’s, she saw her husband and his secretary [...]