BEVERLY HILLS, Fla. – A Florida man is accused of using a coat hanger-like tool to remove pork bones from his dog’s intestinal tract. 58-year-old Anthony Avella took the dachshund to a local veterinarian after the unsuccessful procedure, according to WFLA. The vet advised he take the dog to an advanced animal facility treatment. But when animal control officials went to the Avella’s home to check on the dog, they discovered the animal had still not been treated. Warrants were issued for Avella’s arrest and he was charged with practicing veterinary medicine without a license and causing cruel death, pain, and suffering to an animal. The dog has since received medical care and is expected to be OK.
Stefan Rousseau / AFP / Getty Images The British Embassy in Moscow used the services of a Russian catering company that was charged with conspiracy in connection with allegations of interfering in the 2016 US election as part of an indictment returned last Friday by special prosector Robert Mueller.BuzzFeed News understands that the St. Petersburg and Moscow–based company, Concord Catering, was a supplier to the UK’s diplomatic mission in the Russian capital until December 2013, just a few months before operations to interfere with the US political system allegedly began. After the contract with the catering company ended, the embassy launched a competitive tender, and Concord decided not to put itself forward for it.Still, the embassy’s logo remained on a lis...
ST. LOUIS, Mo. - Three people were robbed and one of them shot after confrontations with someone posing as a cell phone seller using the LetGo app. According to our partners at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Normandy police are investigating two of the incidents. The department tweeted out a warning urging residents to avoid buying electronics from strangers using the app. LetGo is an app where people can buy and sell used items locally. But in three different encounters, the situations appear to have turned dangerous. Normandy police say two of the robberies happened in a residential area on Bermuda Drive and the third happened in nearby Ferguson. Investigators say around 5 p.m. Sunday, a victim came to the Normandy Police Department saying they had been robbed on Bermuda after responding
MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO – The Maryland Heights Police Department is investigating a shooting that happened along I-270 just south of I-70. The incident occurred around 3 pm Saturday afternoon on the northbound shoulder of I-270, when a man parked his vehicle, exited the car and began shooting a handgun into the air. Police officers were dispatched the scene and arrested the suspect without incident. A spokesperson for the Maryland Heights Police Department says a gun was recovered. There were no injuries to the officers or passing motorist. 3 lanes of the interstate were closed as a precaution, but were quickly reopened once the suspect was taken into custody. No word on why the man fired his handgun into the air or his identity. An investigation is ongoing.
Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has drawn a new accusation of bank fraud from U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's office, according to court documents. The post Trump ex-aide Manafort accused of bank fraud in bail offer: document appeared first on Politicus USA.
A 15-year-old boy accused of killing two students in a shooting at a Kentucky high school last month will be tried as an adult, state police said Friday. A grand jury indicted Gabriel R. Parker on two counts of murder and 14 counts of first-degree assault in the January 23 shooting at Marshall County High School in western Kentucky, police said in a statement. He was arraigned Friday at the Marshall County Circuit Court. His bond was set at $1.5 million, according to The Courier-Journal in Louisville. Before the arraignment, Parker was held in a juvenile detention facility and had not been identified. In Kentucky, a suspect can be charged in an adult court if a judge rules the case meets certain criteria, officials said. Parker is accused of opening fire on his classmates, killing Bailey H...
CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. (NEWS10) – A local man is facing charges after police say he distributed child pornography. Police say an officer assigned to the FBI Child Exploitation Task Force received downloads from Jonathon Bratton, 37, containing children engaging in sexual activity. Bratton was charged with promoting a sexual performance by a child. He was arraigned and released. Police say additional charges are possible.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation on Friday said it mishandled a January tip that the 19-year-old accused of killing 17 people in Florida had guns and the potential to carry out a school shooting. The post FBI failed to act on tip accused Florida gunman wanted to kill appeared first on Politicus USA.
Shocking court documents against Michael Fassbender from 2010 have resurfaced, in which his ex, Leasi Andrews, accuses him of violent abuse and more.
NEW YORK (AP) — A former high school teacher was accused on Thursday of paying students to dismantle fireworks for gunpowder so he could eventually make a bomb and was ordered held without bail. Christian Toro was charged in a federal complaint with offenses including unlawfully making an explosive. His brother, Tyler Toro, also was arrested in the case. There was no immediate response to requests for comment from their attorneys. The complaint said the case grew out of a bomb threat called into a school by a student in December. It said Christian Toro then resigned, Tyler Toro returned the ex-teacher’s school laptop and a technician found a document about explosives on it. Authorities interviewed Christian Toro at his Bronx apartment earlier this month. Christian Toro told law enforcement