Pennsylvania School Arms Teachers With Baseball Bats

A Pennsylvania school district is arming hundreds of teachers with miniature baseball bats as a “last resort” in the wake of a recent school shooting that has revitalized the debate over school safety. Each teacher in the school district will be given a small bat and receive training on how to respond to a potential school shooting. The move comes after a nationwide debate on … Continue reading Pennsylvania School Arms Teachers With Baseball Bats

Man Tells Victim He Has “Full Blown AIDS” Before Raping Her

San Antonio police have made an arrest in a sexual assault case, but it may not stop the alleged victim from worrying. An arrest warrant affidavit said the woman told police Carlos Harper, 40, told her he has full blown AIDS. But Carlos Harper’s arrest, after police say he barged into his host’s bathroom after she got ready to take a shower, won’t quell all the … Continue reading Man Tells Victim He Has “Full Blown AIDS” Before Raping Her

Topless Protester At Bill Cosby Trial Was Ex-‘Cosby Show’ Actress

Nicole Rochelle, who appeared as a child actor on several episodes of The Cosby Show, was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct today after she jumped a barrier as Bill Cosby entered the Montgomery County courthouse for the first day of his sexual assault retrial in Pennsylvania. Rochelle, 39, was protesting topless outside the courthouse, and when Cosby neared the entry a little before 9 AM ET she … Continue reading Topless Protester At Bill Cosby Trial Was Ex-‘Cosby Show’ Actress

Mark Zuckerberg cardboard cutouts storms Capitol lawn

Ahead of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s Senate hearing Tuesday, an army of 100 life-size Mark Zuckerberg cardboard cutouts stood on the Capitol lawn in Washington, D.C. The cutouts were wearing t-shirts that read “fix Fakebook.” The stunt is the work of global activist group Avaaz, which wants Zuckerberg, Internet CEOs and government regulators to fight disinformation campaigns across Facebook and other social platforms. “We know … Continue reading Mark Zuckerberg cardboard cutouts storms Capitol lawn

CEO Of Backpage.com Arrested, Charged With Pimping

The CEO of Backpage.com, a classifieds website that allows users to post escort ads, was arrested Thursday on felony pimping charges. Carl Ferrer was arrested in Houston after he arrived on a flight from Amsterdam; dozens of law enforcement officers then searched Backpage’s Dallas headquarters. Ferrer, 55, is charged with pimping a minor, pimping and conspiracy to commit pimping. Two controlling shareholders of Backpage — … Continue reading CEO Of Backpage.com Arrested, Charged With Pimping

Ohio Teens Charged With Tossing Sandbag Off Overpass That Killed Man

Relatives of the Michigan man fatally struck with a tossed sandbag were irate Friday as a Lucas County Juvenile Court judge ordered the four teenagers to a local treatment center instead of a state prison. Marquis Byrd was the passenger in a vehicle that was hit by the sandbag dropped onto Interstate 75 in Toledo last December. Byrd was left in critical condition and died … Continue reading Ohio Teens Charged With Tossing Sandbag Off Overpass That Killed Man

Teen turns down plea deal for 25 years in prison,gets 65 years instead

An Alabama teen who had turned down a 25-year sentence in a plea deal laughed and smiled in court on Thursday as he was sentenced to 65 years in prison for felony murder and other charges. Smith smiled and laughed through the sentencing, said C.J. Robinson, chief assistant district attorney. Smith flashed a broad smile March 14 as he was led out of the courtroom shortly … Continue reading Teen turns down plea deal for 25 years in prison,gets 65 years instead