Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez sued by Dov Hikind for blocking him on Twitter

Per: CNN Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is being sued for blocking a former Democratic New York state assemblyman on Twitter who is citing a similar court case against President Donald Trump. Dov Hikind claims the Tuesday ruling from an appeals court that found Trump violated the First Amendment by blocking users on Twitter makes it unconstitutional for […]

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Viral-video arrest puts focus on troubling incidents of police escalation nationwide

Staring down the mayor of Phoenix and its police chief, 12-year-old Savannah Taylor made a confession to the city leaders after a viral cellphone video emerged of police officers screaming profanities and pointing guns at a black man, his pregnant fiancee and their two young children. Savannah noted that police said the couple’s 4-year-old daughter […]

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New York will start enforcing its styrofoam ban today. Here’s where else it’s banned

New York City will begin officially enforcing its ban on styrofoam beginning Monday. The city outlawed the material on January 1, 2019, but businesses were given a six-month transition period before the crackdown began. The ban largely affects food establishments that have used styrofoam for take-out or large beverages, and it also prohibits stores from […]

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Jury convicts ex-NFL player of rape, mulls 8 other charges

SAN DIEGO (AP) A California jury that convicted former NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr. of raping a 58-year-old homeless woman has been ordered to return to deliberations Tuesday after deadlocking on eight other charges against him, including two additional counts of rape involving a 54-year-old hitchhiker and an unconscious teen. A jury on Monday in […]

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Cuba Gooding Jr investigated by NY cops for allegedly groping woman in bar

Oscar-winner Cuba Gooding Jr. is being investigated by New York police for allegedly groping a woman’s breast in a New York bar, according to the New York Post, E! Online, and TMZ. Two spokesmen for the NYPD, Det. Hubert Reyes and Det. Martin Brown, confirmed Monday the Special Victims squad is investigating an allegation of “forcible touching” but […]

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Helicopter crash NYC: Pilot dead after helicopter crash lands on top of building

NEW YORK — The pilot of the helicopter that crash landed on top of a Manhattan building was killed Monday, authorities said. The helicopter made an emergency landing onto the roof of a building on 7th Avenue near 51st in New York just before 2 p.m., authorities said. The crash caused a fire at the building, located […]

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Helicopter crashes into roof of Midtown NYC building

A helicopter crashed into the roof of a Midtown building Monday.   The aircraft crash landed on the roof of the building on 51st St. between Sixth and Seventh Aves. about 1:50 p.m. A fire broke out immediately after the crash on the roof, which was not equipped with a helicopter landing pad, law enforcement […]

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‘Empire’ Star Terrence Howard Under Criminal Investigation for Tax Evasion

“Empire” star Terrence Howard is currently being investigated by the federal government for criminal tax evasion. © Terrence Howard Getty According to court documents obtained by The Blast, the feds are interested in possible financial crimes committed by Howard, his third wife Mira Howard (they got divorced but got re-engaged last December) and Universal Bridges Inc. (a company […]

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Trump HUD Official Says She Doesn’t Care If She Broke the Law

A Regional Housing and Urban Development official wrote on Wednesday that she did not care if she had broken a federal law intended to stop government officials from acting in a partisan manner. Lynne Patton, who oversees HUD operations in New York and New Jersey, reposted a message from an account named “Educating Liberals.” The […]

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Gambling-addict granny nicknamed ‘Losing Streak Lois’, 57, is charged with her husband’s murder, a year after she ‘shot him dead’ and sparked a nationwide manhunt by fleeing to the Mexican border

A grand jury in Minnesota indicted a 57-year-old woman who authorities allege fatally shot her husband before fleeing to Florida and killing a woman there. The Dodge County grand jury on Wednesday indicted Lois Riess on first- and second-degree murder charges. Riess, who was known as ‘Losing Streak Lois’ because of her gambling habit, allegedly […]

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