News

May, 2016

  • 27 May

    Thailand: Python Emerges From Toilet and Bites Man’s Penis

    Thailand: Python Emerges From Toilet and Bites Man's Penis

    A Thai man is recovering in hospital after a 3m (10ft) python emerged from a squat toilet and sank its teeth into his penis. Attaporn Boonmakchuay said the python was “yanking very hard” as he and his wife tried to wrestle it off. Doctors said Mr Attaporn, who lost a …

  • 27 May

    Air Force Veteran Tricia Todd’s Ex-Husband Confesses to her Murder

    Steven Williams has confessed to murdering his ex-wife, 33-year old Air Force veteran Tricia Todd, who disappeared in April. He has been arrested on charges of second-degree murder and child neglect and is being held at the Martin County Jail without bond. Todd was last seen alive at a Publix supermarket …

  • 26 May

    Video: Man KO’S Brussels Police Chief During Violent Protest

    Video: Man KO'S Brussels Police Chief During Violent Protest

    BRUSSELS — The Brussels police chief was injured Tuesday during clashes at the end of a major anti-austerity demonstration attended by around 50,000 people in the center of the Belgian capital. Police chief Pierre Vandersmissen was treated for a head injury after he was hit with a stone in the …

  • 26 May

    VIDEO T.I. Reacting to Shooting at Irving Plaza, New York City

    VIDEO T.I. Reacting to Shooting at Irving Plaza, New York City

    Last night at Irving Plaza in New York City, at least four people were shot–one has died–during a T.I. show before the Atlanta rapper hit the stage. Tip was scheduled to perform with Anderson Paak, Troy Ave–who was wounded by a gunshot–Uncle Murda, Maino and more during the show. At around 10 p.m. ET, shots began …

  • 26 May

    Study Examines Why African-American Residents Are Moving From Austin, Texas

    Study Examines Why African-American Residents Are Moving From Austin, Texas

    IUPRA Faculty Fellow Eric Tang, PhD, surveyed African American residents who previously lived in Austin to discover why the city has experienced such a rapid decline in its African American population. Read the executive summary from the report and download the full report below. Executive Summary Although Austin is one …

  • 26 May

    4 Pilots Recovered After US Navy Jets Collide Off North Carolina Coast

    4 Pilots Recovered After US Navy Jets Collide Off North Carolina Coast

    OREGON INLET, N.C. – The U.S. Coast Guard responded about 25 miles off the North Carolina shore after receiving reports of a collision between two planes. According to the Coast Guard the incident involved two F/A-18 jets. Reports indicate there were two pilots in each jet all four were recovered. The incident was reported around 10:30 a.m. …

  • 26 May

    ‘Saved by The Bell’ Dustin Diamond Is Back in Jail in Wisconsin

    'Saved by The Bell' Dustin Diamond Is Back in Jail in Wisconsin

    The former ‘Saved by the Bell’ star violated the terms of his parole, according to officials. Former Saved by the Bell star Dustin Diamond is back in jail in Wisconsin after an official says he violated the terms of his parole. Ozaukee County jail records show Diamond, who was recently released after …

  • 25 May

    South Carolina Governor Signs Law Banning Abortions After 20 Weeks

    South Carolina governor Nikki Haley has signed into law a bill that bans abortion in the state after 19 weeks of pregnancy unless the mother’s life is at risk or the fetus has an “anomaly” that will lead to its death. The bill was passed by the South Carolina state legislator …

  • 25 May

    ‘Love and Hip Hop Atlanta Star’ Karen King Arrested for Identity Fraud

    'Love and Hip Hop Atlanta Star' Karen King Arrested for Identity Fraud

    A reality star on a popular VH1 TV show is in trouble with the law again. Police say Karen King, of  “Love & Hip Hop Atlanta” fame, is accused of participating in a fraud ring where employees at the store “knowingly rang sales that were being paid for with fraudulent credit cards and received …

  • 25 May

    Prosecutors Say They Will Seek Death Penalty for Charleston Gunman

    Dylan Storm Roof, the 21-year-old man who police say strolled into a South Carolina church and lethally shot nine individuals going to Bible study class, was captured in Shelby, N.C., on Thursday.

    Attorney General Loretta Lynch has issued a statement that federal prosecutors will be seeking the death penalty in their case against  Dylan S Roof. Roof is charged with the mass killing of nine members of a predominately African-American church in Charleston, South Carolina last year. “Following the department’s rigorous review process to …