Former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo will not have to face a trial in connection with sexual harassment allegations after the only criminal charge filed was dropped by a judge on Friday. Prosecutors said they did not believe they could prove the case beyond a reasonable doubt.
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A 73-year-old New York grandmother outsmarted scammers who pretended to be her grandson and said he needed $8,000 to be bailed out of jail
"I told him I had the money in the house, and I figured, he's not going to fall for that. Well, he fell for that hook, line, and sinker," the woman said.
- Democrat and Chronicle
This deer poacher may be the king of all dummies.
The mother refused to give the child's name to the woman. But the woman somehow already knew his name and began to call it out, police said.
In Sandy Springs, Georgia, Northside Hospital is known for its maternity facility. But on June 7, 2012, it was the scene of a violent death: A young man was shot in his car in the parking lot. The victim, who had four bullet wounds in his back, was pronounced dead in the emergency room. Police identified him using a fingerprint scanner as Melvin Vernell III, a 19-year-old rising rapper known as Lil’ Phat. “We knew the murder weapon used was a Glock 357 SIG,” JT Williams, a detective with Sandy S
- NBC News
A Connecticut man has been charged with intimidation based on bigotry or bias, breach of peace and criminal trespassing after, authorities said, he hurled a
- Miami Herald
“It had to be divine intervention.”
The four-year-old girl was taken from a campsite and held in a locked house for 18 days.
- Lexington Herald-Leader
While Richmond police were investigating the robbery, the suspect contacted the victims on social media, threatening to return to the house. Officers waited and confronted him when he arrived.
- LA Times
Lourdes Maldonado López was shot to death Sunday night in Tijuana, becoming the second journalist killed there in less than a week.
- The Herald News
A week before Jasiel Correia heads to prison in New Hampshire, he's asked for a delay. But the government says, if he can work, he can face prison.
- Consequence of Sound
The man was wearing "extremely large, baggy pants," according to a police statement. Man Steals $6,500 Gibson Les Paul Guitar by Stuffing It Down His Pants Spencer Kaufman
Evoking "Weekend at Bernie's," the incident occurred after a man was told the pensioner must be present to collect the money, reports said.
- USA TODAY
Authorities in Wisconsin are investigating the deaths of six people found in a Milwaukee home, a medical examiner's office said Sunday evening.
- NBC News
Friends of a nurse who was fatally struck by an off-duty police officer, who then loaded the body into his car and drove home, are still reeling in shock and grief.
Anouar Sabbar, 28, had consensual sex with nine victims and then demanded payment, saying he was an escort. He was sentenced to five years in jail.
- Herald Times Reporter
3-week-old girl in Manitowoc child neglect case was dehydrated, court documents state. Mother and grandmother due in court Monday.
A criminal complaint states Samantha and Kristine Jordan failed to get urgent medical help for Samantha's infant, suspected of being dehydrated.
- The Daily Beast
Norwalk Police DepartmentA Connecticut government official gunned down her tenant this week over a rent payment dispute, police say.Ellen Wink, 61, was arrested Thursday after she allegedly shot and killed a tenant in her building, 54-year-old Kurt Lametta. Police say it was Wink herself who called the police about the shooting at her Norwalk building, where they arrived to find Lametta suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene.Wink—a local landlord and the city
- The Fayetteville Observer
As a young exotic dancer, Leslie Rye had no stable housing or transportation. Her lack of necessities made her an easy target. January is Human Trafficking Prevention Month.
Maryland officials discover the body of a deceased man inside his home filled with more than 120 snakes, some venomous
According to the Charles County Sheriff's Office, more than 100 snakes "were discovered in tanks situated on racks" inside the man's home.
- The Des Moines Register
Opinion: My arrest and aborted prosecution underlined 3 lies Iowa is propagating about animal agriculture
Direct Action Everywhere investigator: The government, in short, is an active collaborator in industrial animal cruelty.