Florida man arrested for allegedly burning Dallas lawyer alive in 2016

A Florida man was arrested Wednesday for allegedly brutally burning a prominent Texas lawyer to death in 2016 — a case that became one of the Lone Star State’s highest-profile unsolved mysteries. Steven Benton Aubrey, 61, beat attorney Ira Tobolowsky, 68, then doused him with gasoline and lit him on fire because he represented his mother in a bitter court case against him, cops charged. … Continue reading Florida man arrested for allegedly burning Dallas lawyer alive in 2016

Tesla driver goes airborne in ‘dangerous stunt’ on Los Angeles street

A reckless driver in a rented Tesla crashed into two parked cars while attempting a “dangerous stunt” on a steep residential Los Angeles street, wild video shows. The footage, posted Sunday by the LAPD, shows a black 2018 Tesla S-BLM going airborne at Baxter and Alvarado streets just after midnight in the city’s Echo Park section as breathless spectators look on. Video shows the car speeding … Continue reading Tesla driver goes airborne in ‘dangerous stunt’ on Los Angeles street

St. John’s lacrosse captain accused of nearly gutting his roommate stands trial

An ex-St. John’s University lacrosse player who was stabbed in the guts by a former teammate during a house-party brawl over loud music recalled the bloody incident Monday during his alleged assailant’s assault trial in Queens. Justin Corpolongo looked shaken as he described the lead-up to the brutal 2019 fight with his then-roommate Matthew Stockfeder — whose lawyer said that he used the knife only in self-defense … Continue reading St. John’s lacrosse captain accused of nearly gutting his roommate stands trial

Frederick McKinley Jones

Before Frederick McKinley Jones developed the automatic refrigeration equipment used in long-haul trucks transporting perishables in the late 1940s, the only way to keep food cold en route to delivery destinations was by using ice. Thanks to his invention, grocery stores were able to buy and sell products (many of which you probably purchase regularly) from far distances without the risk of them spoiling during transport. Jones’ … Continue reading Frederick McKinley Jones

Fat cats are taking on even fatter rats in Tribeca’s posh Cast Iron House

Fat cats living in an exclusive Tribeca building are battling even fatter rats. The Cast Iron House, an 1881 doorman building with 11 duplex lofts and two penthouses, has been infested by large rodents found “crawling on couches, in kitchens, down stairs and perhaps most unsettling, in a child’s playroom,” according to a lawsuit filed by fed-up residents, including Giorgio De Luca, co-founder of the … Continue reading Fat cats are taking on even fatter rats in Tribeca’s posh Cast Iron House

US Army develops vaccine to fight all COVID variants

The US Army has developed a vaccine to fight all variants of COVID-19, including Omicron and Delta — as well as all prior coronaviruses and strains not yet identified. Scientists at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research expect to announce the one-stop shot in just weeks after nearly two years of research that began with the DNA sequencing of the COVID-19 virus in early 2020, Defense One … Continue reading US Army develops vaccine to fight all COVID variants

Billie Eilish began watching porn at 11: ‘It really destroyed my brain’

Billie Eilish says porn “destroyed my brain” after she began watching graphic online movies while she was still in elementary school. The singing sensation — who is now 19 — made the shocking confession during “The Howard Stern Show” on Monday. “As a woman, I think porn is a disgrace,” Eilish declared in the interview. “I used to watch a lot of porn, to be honest. … Continue reading Billie Eilish began watching porn at 11: ‘It really destroyed my brain’

Ex-porn star allegedly kills son, 2, dumps body on supermarket counter

A former Hungarian porn star has been accused of fatally stabbing her 2-year-old son during a bitter custody battle — and dumping his body at the checkout counter of an Italian supermarket, according to a report. Katalin Erzsebet Bradacs, 44, entered the Lidl chain store in Città della Pieve, a community in the central region of Umbria, on Friday and shouted for help as she placed … Continue reading Ex-porn star allegedly kills son, 2, dumps body on supermarket counter

Barrage of rockets launched at Tel Aviv from the Gaza Strip

The Israeli city of Tel Aviv is under fire from a barrage of 130 rockets launched by Hamas from the Gaza Strip. The volleys set off air raid sirens across Tel Aviv on Tuesday night, and Israel’s anti-rocket defense systems were activated. It is not clear how many rockets were blocked by the Israel Defense Forces’ Iron Dome missile defense system, though shrapnel from projectiles could be seen breaking … Continue reading Barrage of rockets launched at Tel Aviv from the Gaza Strip