Shooting incidents leave four dead across NYC

Gunfire across the city late Friday and early Saturday left four people dead, police said. The violence began in Brooklyn around 10 p.m. Friday. A 24-year old man was with friends in the back parking lot of Brevoort Houses on Patchen Avenue in Bedford-Stuyvesant when an unknown gunman

Lawyer accused of trying to have Dem official killed

An eccentric Staten Island lawyer busted Friday in a fraud, kidnapping and extortion scheme also tried to have a Democratic Party official killed, according to court documents. see also In an application to deny bail to Richard Luthmann, acting Brooklyn federal Attorney Bridget Rohde said the attorney tried to hire

Man sentenced to death for beheading coworker

NORMAN, Okla. — An Oklahoma judge on Friday sentenced a man to death for beheading a co-worker in 2014 at a food processing plant. More On: alton nolen Man with 'no regrets' convicted of beheading co-worker To stop the next US beheading Prosecutor to seek death penalty in Oklahoma beheading Workplace beheadings Cleveland County District

Teacher accused of having sex with teen inside middle school

An Ohio middle school teacher is accused of engaging in oral sex and intercourse with a 14-year-old male student in May – and the alleged sex acts reportedly occurred inside the school. Jessica Langford, 32, has pleaded not guilty to three counts of sexual battery and three counts of

Daily News reporter arrested after drunken melee at hospital

A drunken and belligerent reporter for the New York Daily News was arrested on Thursday for allegedly sneaking into the hospital room of a teenager and then fleeing the scene, sources said. Aaron Showalter, 41, was charged with criminal trespass, driving while intoxicated and a slew of other crimes

Woman busted sending thousands in bitcoin to ISIS

A Long Island woman was busted sending tens of thousands of dollars worth of Bitcoins to ISIS fighters overseas — after swindling money from banks using bogus information. Zoobi Shahnaz, 27, of Brentwood allegedly then planned to flee the US for Syria, but was stopped at JFK airport. She

Cops bust fiend who allegedly slugged elderly actress

Police have arrested the heartless mugger who allegedly pummeled an elderly actress in the lobby of her Greenwich Village building during a robbery earlier this fall. see also Leroy Wright, 59, was picked up and charged with the despicable attack, in which he punched the 81-year-old victim in the face

These hackers took down the internet for money and revenge

Last year, hackers used a network of hundreds of thousands of hijacked devices to take major portions of the internet offline for hours. The Mirai botnet, as it’s called, conscripted routers, smart fridges and CCTV cameras to take down vital services that power companies like PayPal and Netflix. New

Airbnb host accused of hiding camera in guest’s room

A South Carolina man was arrested Saturday after a woman discovered a camera hidden in the room he rented to her through Airbnb. Cesar Adam Mendez Fuentes, 35, of Greenville, was charged with voyeurism after the unidentified woman, 26, told police she discovered the camera in an alarm clock,

School staffer allegedly took upskirt videos of juvenile students

A former staffer at a Colorado secondary school is accused of secretly recording upskirt cellphone videos of at least three students. Steven Michael Jenkins, 54, was booked on three counts of sexual exploitation of a child after his arrest over a complaint made by the principal of Castle Rock’s

Woman left autistic boy during Bingo to freeze in truck: cops

BAKER, La. — Police say a Louisiana woman left an autistic child in a truck with the engine off in cold weather while playing bingo. The Advocate reports a Baker police report says an anonymous caller reported someone sitting in a truck outside the Baker Bingo Hall for nearly

Woman pleads guilty to hiding dead babies under house

SMITHFIELD, N.C. — A North Carolina woman accused of hiding the remains of two infants under a house in 2016 has pleaded guilty to two counts of failure to report a death. The News & Observer reports that 41-year-old Bridgette Morgan Smith was sentenced to between six to eight

American cut through steel bars to escape Indonesian prison

A California man is on the lam after he broke through the steel ceiling bars in an Indonesian jail on Monday — the second time foreign inmates escaped from the overcrowded prison this year, authorities said. Cristian Beasley, 31, a suspect in narcotics-related crimes who had not yet been

Woman who ‘blacked out’ night of son’s death to be sentenced

BELFAST, Maine — A Maine woman who told jurors that she drank multiple shots of liquor and smoked marijuana the night of her infant son’s death is due to be sentenced this week. Thirty-two-year-old Miranda Hopkins will appear in court on Wednesday in Belfast. The Troy resident says she doesn’t

Celebrity publicist Max Clifford dies during sex crimes sentence

LONDON — Former British celebrity publicist Max Clifford, the confidante of the stars who found himself swept up in Britain’s historic sex abuses scandal, died Sunday after collapsing in prison. He was 74. Once one of the most powerful figures in the British entertainment world, Clifford was convicted in

Man carjacked at gunpoint

A group of thugs carjacked a man at gunpoint in Brooklyn before quickly ditching his ride Saturday morning, cops said. The victim, 32, was sitting inside his 2015 Toyota Camry around 6:30 a.m. at Bay 19th Street near 86th Street in Bath Beach when six men — one of

Accused child molester accidentally released from Rikers

A man accused of molesting two underage relatives was mistakenly released from Rikers Island by the city’s Department of Correction — but was quickly caught, the agency said. James Alvarez, 53, was being held on $150,000 bond on charges he allegedly forced his 8-year-old granddaughter into anal sex and

Socialite’s secret lover found guilty of her gruesome murder

Thomas Chris Lang has been sentenced to life imprisonment for the stabbing murder of Australian socialite Maureen Boyce in her Brisbane apartment in 2015. Boyce’s family broke down in tears when they discovered Lang’s fate on Tuesday afternoon, after a trial that ran for two and a half weeks

Never-before-seen photo shows Bonnie and Clyde before their bloody end

A never-before-seen photo shows notorious lovebirds Bonnie and Clyde locking lips before their murderous crime spree came to a gruesome end in Texas. Along with the snap of the loved-up fugitives, another rare photo shows their bullet-riddled bodies after they were each shot more than 50 times. These and other