Suspect, girlfriend charged in NYC shooting over cold fries

Suspect, girlfriend charged in NYC shooting over cold fries

The man who allegedly shot a McDonald’s worker – leaving him clinging to life – during a heated spat over cold fries has been charged with attempted murder, cops said Wednesday. Michael Morgan, 20, was taken into custody shortly after the Monday night shooting outside the eatery at 1531 Fulton St. in Bed-Stuy – and … Read more

Trump says Brittney Griner prisoner swap for Viktor Bout doesn’t seem like a ‘good trade’

Trump says Brittney Griner prisoner swap for Viktor Bout doesn't seem like a 'good trade'

Former President Donald Trump suggests that the proposed prisoner swap between Russia and the United States that would return jailed WNBA star Brittney Griner in exchange for a Russian arms dealer “doesn’t seem like a very good trade.” “She knew you don’t go in there loaded up with drugs, and she admitted it,” Trump told … Read more

J. Alexander Kueng: Former officer who restrained George Floyd sentenced to 3 years in prison

J. Alexander Kueng: Former officer who restrained George Floyd sentenced to 3 years in prison

CNN — J. Alexander Kueng, one of the former Minneapolis Police officers convicted of federal charges in the fatal arrest of George Floydwas sentenced to 3 years in prison on Wednesday. Tou Thao, another ex-officer who helped restrain Floyd, is also set to be sentenced Wednesday. Kueng and Thao were each convicted in February of … Read more

Suspected Lee Zeldin attacker David Jakubonis arrested on federal assault charge

Suspected Lee Zeldin attacker David Jakubonis arrested on federal assault charge

The Army veteran who attacked gubernatorial candidate Lee Zeldin during a campaign stop near Rochester was slapped with a federal assault charge Saturday, authorities revealed. David Jakubonis “wilfully” assaulted the congressman “with a dangerous weapon” in Perinton on Thursday evening, an FBI agent alleged in a criminal complaint filed in United States District Court. The … Read more

Saudi police arrest man who helped Israeli sneak into Mecca

Saudi police arrest man who helped Israeli sneak into Mecca

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Police in Mecca say they have arrested a Saudi man who helped an Israeli-Jewish reporter sneak into Islam’s holiest city, defying a rule that only Muslims can enter the area. While Muslims of any nationality and background can enter Mecca, non-Muslims are not permitted because a very specific code of … Read more

Off-duty New York correction officer arrested in connection to fatal shooting of 18-year-old in the Bronx

Off-duty New York correction officer arrested in connection to fatal shooting of 18-year-old in the Bronx

CNN — An off-duty New York City correction officer who allegedly shot a teen in the face was formally charged Friday with murder and manslaughter, authorities said. Dion Middleton, 45, was charged in the Bronx County Criminal Court with second-degree murder, as well as first- and second-degree manslaughter, according to a spokesperson for the New … Read more

Charlotte Hornets’ Miles Bridges charged with domestic violence

Charlotte Hornets' Miles Bridges charged with domestic violence

NBA player Miles Bridges was hit with domestic violence and child abuse charges in Los Angeles Tuesday after he allegedly attacked his girlfriend in front of their two children last month, prosecutors said. Charges against the 24-year-old Charlotte Hornets forward came after his girlfriend, Mychelle Johnson, shared disturbing photos of her injuries in the aftermath … Read more