Day: January 9, 2019

Ex-judge who called himself ‘Don Tequila’ in posts is convicted in online revenge case

Christopher Dupuy, a 47-year-old former county judge in Texas, was convicted Wednesday of impersonating two women on the internet. (Galveston County Jail)A former judge who served Galveston County, Texas, was convicted Wednesday of online impersonation after using the pseudonym “Don Tequila” to post fake escort ads of two ex-girlfriends.Christopher Dupuy, 47, was sentenced to… …

Foreclosed home of late MLB great Tony Gwynn has squatter living inside: report

A squatter has reportedly been living in the multimillion-dollar home of former MLB player Tony Gwynn. (Google Maps)The multimillion-dollar San Diego-area home of the late Major League Baseball batting champion Tony Gwynn, which was foreclosed last summer, is reportedly being occupied by a squatter.The $2.3 million home in Poway, Calif., had been vacant from… …

Raleigh police officer shot in face responding to suspicious-car call: report

FILE: Authorities in Raleigh are searching for a second suspect after a police officer was shot.  A police officer in North Carolina was shot in the face Wednesday night while responding to a call about a suspicious vehicle — and two people were in custody in connection with the case, reports said.The officer was not… …

Louisiana police officer dies after being shot multiple times: report

Police Officer Chateri Payne was fatally shot Wednesday night in Shreveport, La., according to reports. (Facebook) A police officer in Shreveport, La., died Wednesday night after being shot at least four times, including at least once in the head, according to reports.The victim was Officer Chateri Payne, sources told the Shreveport Times, although police would not confirm… …

Amazon removes ‘offensive’ products containing Islamic text

Amazon removed home goods that included doormats and bath mats featuring verses from the Quran from its website last week. (Associated Press)Doormats featuring verses from the Quran were promptly removed from Amazon last week.The Council on American-Islamic Relations complained to Amazon on Jan. 3 about more than a dozen bathroom and outdoor mats, which… …

Canadian hockey team bus crash survivor returns to the rink

Layne Matechuk returned to the ice months after the crash that killed 16 members of the Humboldt Broncos hockey team. (Kevin Matechuk)One Humboldt Broncos player finally returned to the ice rink less than a year after a semi-truck collided with the Canadian hockey team’s bus, killing 16 people.Kevin Matechuk took to Twitter Tuesday to share an inspiring… …

‘El Chapo’ trial sees drug lord’s texts with wife — and ‘wild beast’ mistress

NEW YORK CITY – The trial of notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman on Wednesday saw revealing texts he exchanged with his wife — and with a mistress nicknamed "Fiera," or “wild beast”.With his wife, Emma Coronel, he discussed giving a gun to his daughter, then a toddler, in 2012. “Our Kiki is fearless, I’m gonna……

Chelsea Manning again tweets ‘f— the police’ on Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

Convicted leaker Chelsea Manning showed her lack of support for law enforcement on Wednesday when she tweeted out a photo of a burning Thin Blue Line flag."f— the police," Manning tweeted alongside the photo. "Thin Blue Line" flags are a variation of an American flag that features a thin blue line to represent law enforcement. It’s……

Driver in New York City gets 12 years in prison for close friend’s fiery auto death

Saeed Ahmad, left, was sentenced Wednesday after pleading guilty to manslaughter in the October 2017 death of Harleen Grewel. (Facebook) A driver in New York City has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for crashing on a Brooklyn highway and fleeing his burning car while leaving his friend to die.Saeed Ahmad was sentenced… …

Patriots owner Bob Kraft awarded Israel’s ‘Jewish Nobel’ prize

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft walks on the field prior to Super Bowl XLIX at University of Phoenix Stadium on Feb. 1, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images) New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft was awarded the “Jewish Nobel” on Wednesday and is said to be donating the million-dollar award to charity combating… …

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