Here are the top stories for Wednesday, June 30th: Four more bodies found in Fla. condo collapse; Cosby released from prison after court ruling; Biden boosting pay for federal firefighters; Former defense chief Donald Rumsfeld dies. (June 30)
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- KTRK – Houston
CAUGHT ON CAMERA: The noise of the gunman racking the slide of his pistol got one victim's attention, all happening in broad daylight.
Shocking footage of supermarket brawl shows man in 'Spider-Man' costume going berserk and knocking out a female employee
Videos from an incident on Thursday night at an Asda in south London show a man kicking a female employee in the throat and punching her in the face.
After a widow put her $1.5 million mansion on the market, a group of 'sovereign citizens' moved in, changed the locks, and tried to claim it as their own
At least two of the squatters have since been arrested, including a dentist and a convicted sex offender, The Baltimore Sun reported.
- Washington Examiner
Group of NYC suspects seen beating 61-year-old woman with kitchen pot and stealing her walker: Video
The New York City Police Department is looking for suspects seen beating a 61-year-old woman with a kitchen pot before making off with several of her personal items, including her walker.
- Kansas City Star
“The sheriff cannot find any place to house the defendant,” court records said. “Court sets bond at $10,000 with GPS monitoring.”
- Miami Herald
Alex Lasnik, a Cape Coral Floridian, apparently doesn’t like the current state of affairs in his state, and he isn’t shy about expressing his opinions.
"The 'ski mask rapist' terrorized at least 25 women. The deputy DA called him 'arguably the most vicious and horrific serial rapist' in the county’s history."
An Indian court on Friday extended the custody of Raj Kundra, a businessman married to popular Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty, police said, in a pornography case that has stunned the country's film industry. Mumbai police on Monday arrested Kundra in a case related to the production of pornographic films by his company, and on Friday, he appeared before the court for his bail hearing. The court ordered Kundra into police custody until July 27, S Chaitanya, Mumbai police spokesman, told Reuters.
- The Daily Beast
‘Avenge Her Murder’: The Grisly Killing of an Ex-Diplomat’s Daughter Ignites a Wave of Fury Worldwide
Zahra HaiderFour days after the headless body of a former Pakistani diplomat’s young daughter was discovered in Islamabad, her death has ignited a wave of fury across the globe and sparked calls for stronger protections for women in Pakistan. Near the Toronto waterfront, writer and activist Zahra Haider—who grew up with both the 27-year-old victim, Noor Mukadam, and her alleged killer, Zahir Jaffer—hosted a vigil in Queen’s Park on Friday night. Haider opened the vigil with a quote from writer M
- Washington Examiner
The leader of the New York State Assembly's impeachment investigation into Gov. Andrew Cuomo is warning of "severe repercussions" after a senior aide to the governor tweeted alleged "attempts to demean the Attorney General."
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
“When I saw the video and I saw him run after the car, it just made my heart feel like broken. But now that he’s here and he’s running around and he’s happy, I feel very happy and excited.”
A Philadelphia officer who appeared to delete video footage of an arrest from a suspect’s cell phone has been apprehended […] The post Philadelphia officer shown deleting cellphone video of arrest charged with tampering appeared first on TheGrio.
- ABC News
A former sales representative for a Kentucky company that marketed a performance-enhancing drug used with racehorses pleaded guilty Friday to a criminal charge stemming from what federal prosecutors in New York called a "widespread, corrupt" doping scheme. Michael Kegley conspired with trainers, veterinarians and others to make misbranded drugs, secretly administer them to racehorses and cheat bettors in the $100 billion global racehorse industry, prosecutors said. According to the indictment, Kegley marketed SGF-1000, the same adulterated and misbranded performance-enhancing drug that Maximum Security was given when he briefly placed first in the 2019 Kentucky Derby before being disqualified for interference.
- KTRK – Houston
The man's being accused of pointing a gun at a driver on Beltway 8 and shooting at him, and it was all caught on dashcam video.
- NBC News
A driver was having a seizure in his car, which came to a stop in his neighbor's yard. The owners told the man who rushed to the driver's aid to "get off our lawn," officials said.
The Texas Republican's prediction was "utterly, completely, in every possible conceivable way wrong," said MSNBC's Chris Hayes.
Washington D.C. Police Chief Robert Contee said marijuana is “undoubtedly” a factor in the city’s rise in violent crimes during […] The post D.C. Police Chief: Marijuana ‘undoubtedly’ connected to violent crime surge appeared first on TheGrio.
An off-duty Customs and Border Protection officer admitted to threatening 3 tribal employees with a rifle, telling them he 'shoots first, asks questions later'
Prosecutors said the tribal members tried to leave, but the off-duty CBP officer kept his rifle pointed at them and ordered them to come closer.
A New York Police Department sergeant is facing charges after allegedly assaulting two suspects who lashed out at police in the last two years. Sgt. Phillip Wong, who was assigned to Transit District 3 in Hamilton Heights at the time, allegedly punched a 48-year-old man in his holding cell.
- Associated Press
An Iowa man arrested by Chicago police for having guns and ammunition in his hotel room overlooking a Lake Michigan beach told officers he “didn’t mean to startle anyone" and simply forgot to remove the firearms from a bag while packing for a trip to the city, police video shows. Keegan Casteel's arrest for having a rifle with a laser sight and a handgun in his hotel room during the July Fourth holiday weekend prompted Mayor Lori Lightfoot and police Superintendent David Brown to suggest he may have intended to fire on Navy Pier crowds from his hotel window. Casteel's attorney has said those remarks were baseless and spurred sensational media coverage, while his client was in Chicago to propose to his girlfriend, not to launch a mass attack.