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The youth centre battling back after the shock of a tragic stabbing

A year after the murder of Glendon Spence, a community is facing up to the surge in youth violenceOn 21 February 2019, two young men ran into the Marcus Lipton youth centre in south London on a busy Thursday and stabbed 23-year-old Glendon Spence to death. The tragedy sent shockwaves across my community in Loughborough Junction.Faced with intergenerational cycles of neglect and disadvantage, young people have for decades considered the youth centre as a second home. Glendon’s murder was a sharp ...
Tags: London, Crime, Britain, Young People, Knife crime, Glendon, Glendon Spence, Marcus Lipton, Loughborough Junction Faced

Search On For Lodi Bank Robbery Suspect

LODI (CBS13) — Police are looking for a suspect who robbed the Premier Community Bank on Friday afternoon. The robbery happened around 3:40 p.m. on the 500 block of W. Lodi Avenue. Police say the suspect demanded money with a note and got away with cash. He was last riding a bicycle on Lodi Avenue. Anyone with information about the suspect’s identity is asked to contact the Lodi Police Department.
Tags: Crime, News, Local, Lodi, Lodi News, Lodi Bank Robbery Suspect, Premier Community Bank, W Lodi Avenue Police, Lodi Avenue Anyone

3-Year-Old Girl Sexually Assaulted by 34-Year-Old Man in McDonald’s Bathroom While Her Dad Was in the Next Stall

Accused of one of the most horrifying and repulsive crimes, a Chicago man has been arrested for sexually assaulting a 3-year-old girl in a McDonald’s bathroom stall right next to the girl’s father. Christopher Puente, 34, was charged with one count of felony predatory criminal sexual assault of a victim under the age of 13 on Wednesday (Feb 19). According to prosecutors, on Monday (Feb. 17), Puente lured the 3-year-old into a bathroom stall and placed her on his lap. He then pulled down her pant...
Tags: Wtf, Crime, News, Sexual Assault, Chicago, Jazz, Mcdonalds, Pedophiles, McDonald, Puente, Child Molesters, JUST PLAIN SICK, Christopher Puente

Man charged over stabbing attack at London mosque

Daniel Horton, 29, charged with grievous bodily harm and possession of a bladed articleA man has been charged over Thursday’s stabbing attack at London Central Mosque.Daniel Horton, 29, of no fixed address, was charged on Friday night with grievous bodily harm and possession of a bladed article, Scotland Yard said. He will appear at Westminster magistrates’ court on Saturday. Continue reading...
Tags: London, Crime, UK News, Westminster, London Central Mosque, Daniel Horton

Childlike Sex Doll Owner Arrested, Also Had “Child Abuse Material”

Australia has continued to crack down on males importing childlike sex dolls into the country as a Brisbane resident was the next to be seized by the authorities, the culprit also being in possession of “child abuse material”. The 44-year-old Terry John Dunnett had his home raided by police on January 25th, with officers finding […]
Tags: Politics, Crime, Children, Law, Australia, International, Brisbane, Pornography, Anime, Dolls, Terry John Dunnett

Harvey Weinstein Jury Indicates Split on Most Serious Charges as Deliberations Continue

Jurors weighing Harvey Weinstein’s fate indicated Friday they were deadlocked on the most serious charges facing the former movie mogul—two counts of predatory sexual assault, which carry a maximum sentence of life imprisonment. But the seven men and five women, who did not say if they had unanimously agreed on rape and sexual assault charges also facing Weinstein, were sent back for more deliberations by the judge in the case. They’ll return Monday for their fifth day of deliberations. If...
Tags: New York, Hollywood, Crime, News, Uncategorized, Bill Cosby, Harvey Weinstein, Manhattan, Courts, Emmy, Rosie Perez, Burke, Haley, Weinstein, James Burke, Jessica Mann

2 Dead, 3 Injured in Shooting at Idaho Senior Citizens’ Apartment Complex

(CALDWELL, Idaho) — Idaho police say at least two people were killed and three were injured in a shooting at an apartment complex for senior citizens in Caldwell. Caldwell Police Chief Frank Wyant said the report of an active shooter at the Portstewart Apartments came in about 4:19 p.m. Thursday, and responding officers found multiple victims at the scene. A police officer was among the injured, and the suspect in the case was among the dead. Police said there was no ongoing threat to the public...
Tags: Crime, News, Uncategorized, Idaho, Boise, Caldwell, Caldwell Police Department, Overnight, Onetime, Joey Hoadley, CALDWELL Idaho Idaho, Caldwell Caldwell Police, Frank Wyant

Hollywood Therapist May Have Been Strangled Before Being Thrown Off Balcony, Coroner Finds

(LOS ANGELES) — A prominent family therapist and former fiancee of comedian Drew Carey appears to have been strangled before she was thrown off the third-floor balcony of her Hollywood Hills apartment, the Los Angeles County coroner’s office said Thursday. An ex-boyfriend is facing charges. Dr. Amie Harwick, 38, died Saturday and her ex-boyfriend Garth Pursehouse was charged with murder and first-degree residential burglary with the special circumstance allegation of lying in wait, making h...
Tags: Crime, News, California, Uncategorized, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Carey, Drew Carey, Hollywood Hills, Sarah Ardalani, Overnight, Onetime, Amie Harwick, Harwick, Twitter CBS, Pursehouse

Police: Sonora Man Swung Metal Bat At One-Year-Old Child

SONORA (CBS13) — A man is accused of swinging a metal bat at multiple people, including a one-year-old child, before he was taken down by police. Joseph E. Worthington (credit: Sonora Police Department) It all started Thursday afternoon on Greenly Road when officers were called for a man chasing people with the bat. Witnesses say 45-year-old Joseph Worthington was yelling and threatening people. READ: 2 Folsom Restaurant Workers Suspected Of Giving Alcohol To Minor Who Later Died In Fiery Cra...
Tags: Crime, News, Local, Sonora, Worthington, Sonora Police Department, Sonora News, Folsom Restaurant, Joseph E Worthington, Greenly Road, Joseph Worthington

Ex-boyfriend held without bail in death of therapist Amie Harwick

The ex-boyfriend of Hollywood marriage and sex therapist Amie Harwick was ordered to remain jailed without bail on charges including murder for allegedly throwing the woman from her third-floor balcony in the Hollywood Hills. The coroner’s office determined that Harwick’s death was caused by blunt force injuries to her head and upper body, but on Thursday, Feb. 20, also found bodily “evidence” she had been choked. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Miguel Espinoza ordered Gareth Pursehouse, 41, to...
Tags: Hollywood, Crime, News, La, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Long Beach, Los Angeles Superior Court, Carey, Durst, LA County, Drew Carey, Hollywood Hills, Blagojevich, Playa del Rey

Police Believe Pop Smoke Murder Was a Targeted Hit, Not a Robbery As Initially Reported

The murder of up and coming rapper Pop Smoke may not have been a robbery gone wrong as initially believed, but in fact, a targeted hit. According to TMZ, police now believe the 20-year-old rapper was intentionally murdered in his Hollywood Hills, California Airbnb on Wednesday (Feb. 19) morning. Police began to believe the murder was a targeted hit after reviewing surveillance footage from the rented home. The footage shows four men entering the home around 4:30 am and exiting with no stolen ite...
Tags: Celebs, Murder, Crime, Pop, Hip Hop, Pop Culture, Jazz, Party, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Hollywood Hills, Pop Smoke, Hollywood Hills California Airbnb

Trail of empty pill bottles led cops to Florida robbery suspects

In Florida, sheriff's officials say a trail of pill bottles stolen from a Florida pharmacy led detectives to a home where they encountered two men who matched descriptions of robbers seen on surveillance video. The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office says the two men and a third accomplice robbed a CVS in Clearwater, Florida at about 5 in the morning on New Year’s Day. They waved guns at employees and tied up several of them with zip ties, say authorities. The Tampa Bay Times reports that the tr...
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Former Texas Pastor Murdered Wife & 11-Year-Old Son, Tried to Strangle Adult Daughter Before Killing Himself

A small community outside of Houston, Texas is reeling following a tragic double murder-suicide committed by a former pastor and non-profit founder and CEO. On Tuesday, February 11th, the 53-year-old Sugar Land, TX resident, Richard Logan, was found dead 160 miles away from his hometown outside of an environmental consulting company. Authorities were notified of the presence of the dead body, and upon arrival, they discovered the deceased Logan along with the gun he used to kill himself. After d...
Tags: Facebook, Murder, Texas, Crime, News, Guns, Jazz, Dan Winters, Murder-suicide, Gun Violence, San Marcos, Logan, Houston Texas, Texas State University, Patrick Kelley, Sad News

Man Pleads Guilty for Role in Alleged Voter Fraud Scheme Involving Homeless People in Downtown Los Angeles

A 62-year-old man pleaded guilty on Wednesday for his role in a voter fraud scheme in which homeless people in downtown Los Angeles were allegedly offered “money and cigarettes” in exchange for hundreds of “false and forged signatures on ballot petitions and voter registration forms,” according to city authorities. The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office , saying in a statement that Norman Hall was “immediately sentenced to one year in county jail, placed on formal probation for three ...
Tags: Crime, News, Office, Uncategorized, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Downtown Los Angeles, Norman Hall, Onetime

Over half of UK women killed by men die at hands of partner or ex

Femicide Census for 2018 shows 149 women killed, the highest number since census beganMore than half the women killed by men in the UK in 2018 were killed by a current or former partner, many after they had taken steps to leave, according to a report on femicide.The fourth Femicide Census, conducted by Women’s Aid and the campaigner Karen Ingala Smith, found 149 women were killed by 147 men in 2018. The number of deaths is an increase of 10 on the previous year and the highest number since the c...
Tags: UK, Crime, Women, Society, UK News, Domestic Violence, Karen Ingala Smith

Traffic Stop On I-80 Takes Dangerous Turn

PLACER COUNTY (CBS13) — What started at a normal traffic stop turned into anything but on Interstate 80 in Newcastle Wednesday morning. Deputies say a speeding driver was pulled over but refused to cooperate. It took several more deputies before 38-year-old Marshall McMain was finally arrested. During a search of his vehicle, deputies found a loaded gun under the driver’s seat as well as meth and heroin. McMain is facing charges of carrying a concealed weapon, being a felon in possession of a fi...
Tags: Crime, News, Newcastle, Interstate 80, Placer, Placer County News, Marshall McMain

Ex-Boyfriend charged in therapist Amie Harwick’s death

The ex-boyfriend of Hollywood marriage and sex therapist Amie Harwick was charged Wednesday, Feb. 19 with murder for allegedly throwing the woman from her third-floor balcony in the Hollywood Hills. The murder charge against Gareth Pursehouse, 41, includes a special circumstance allegation of lying in wait, making him eligible for a possible death sentence. Pursehouse was also charged with first-degree residential burglary. He is scheduled to be arraigned Thursday morning in downtown Los Angeles...
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Lawyers begin questioning potential jurors in LA’s Durst trial

Attorneys began questioning prospective jurors on Wednesday, Feb. 19, in the trial of millionaire New York real estate scion Robert Durst, who is charged with murdering a friend inside her Benedict Canyon home in December 2000. With the trial expected to stretch for an estimated five months, attorneys and Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Mark Windham will look to choose 12 jurors and 12 alternates, with the jury selection process estimated to take at least two weeks. Prospective jurors have alre...
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LA County sheriff, civilian-oversight advocates square off over Measure R

Voters’ approval of Los Angeles County Measure R would give the county’s Civilian Oversight Commission the power to subpoena documents from the Sheriff’s Department and make that ability permanent, not subject to political whims of the Board of Supervisors. Proponents who want stronger scrutiny of the law enforcement agency, especially following deputy-involved shootings, believe the measure would enable the commission to fulfill its watchdog role while requiring the Sheriff to supply its member...
Tags: Elections, Crime, News, Police, Sport, Soccer, Trump, Los Angeles County, Board of Supervisors, LA County, HUNTSMAN, Coachella Valley, VILLANUEVA, Jim McDonnell, West Hills, Sheriff 's Department

University doctor accused of performing unnecessary rectal exams on male athletes for decades

The University of Michigan says it’s investigating multiple “disturbing and very serious” allegations of sexual abuse against a former member of its campus medical team. Robert E. Anderson was the director of the University Health Service and spent several years as a top physician for school’s football team from 1968 until 2003 when he retired. He passed away in 2008. In July 2018, the university quietly launched an investigation into Anderson after a former student athlete wrote to the univers...
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Six men jailed for rape and assault of two girls in Huddersfield

Defendants face up to 15 years in prison for ‘vile and wicked’ crimes between 1995 and 2011Six men who sexually exploited two vulnerable young girls in Huddersfield have been sentenced to up to 15 years in prison.The girls – who were aged 13 and 14 when the grooming began – were abused between 1995 and 2011. One is said to have come to the attention of the group while on a paper round. Continue reading...
Tags: Crime, Law, Society, UK News, Huddersfield, Rape and sexual assault

WATCH: Pot shop clerk fights off robbers with bear spray

In this security footage, three masked and armed robbers raid a pot shop in Everett, Washington, only to be confronted by an unexpected challenge: a blast of bear spray right to the face. The operator, Chris Vincent, told reporters that he was shutting up shop when the men ran in: "He was ordering me to open the register, but I couldn't. I noticed the guy was a little bit away from me so I grabbed the bear spray, I came after the second guy. They were so confused they couldn't even get the d...
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Indianapolis Woman Allegedly Shot & Killed in Traffic After Blackmailing & Exposing Down Low Gay Men on Social Media

An Indianapolis woman was allegedly shot and killed for exposing a man she knew as being gay on social media. The victim, who went by the name Jane TheMayor Waughfield on Facebook, was involved in a car crash Tuesday morning (Feb. 18) where police found her suffering from a gunshot wound. She was later pronounced dead at a local hospital. According to social media, Jane’s death was over a beef she had with a man who she knew personally. Here are some things to know about Jane and the investigati...
Tags: Facebook, Crime, News, Shooting, Guns, Social Media, Indiana, Indianapolis, Fox, Jazz, Smith, Gun Violence, Facebook Live, Mike Smith, Jane, Chevrolet Camaro

From the archives: For the first time, an insiders’ account of the Third Force

Two young gangsters give an horrific account of how they were encouraged, equipped and trained to carry out violence against ANC-linked targets by the security forces. The post From the archives: For the first time, an insiders’ account of the Third Force appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Crime, Article, National, Gangs, Black Cats, ANC, African National Congress, Top Six, Gangsterism, South Africa (country, Chris Ngewenya, Ermelo, Isaac Hlatshawyo, Lucky Hlongwane, Third Force, Wesselton

Black Man Arrested After Forcing White Woman to Watch “Roots” to Show Her How Racist She Is

An Iowa man did the absolute most in an extreme attempt to call out a white woman’s racism during this Black History Month. Robert Noye of Cedar Rapids was arrested on Monday (Feb. 17) for allegedly holding a woman hostage and forcing her to watch the 1977 mini-series Roots in its entirety. According to a criminal complaint, Noye forced the women to watch the 9-hour series “so she could better understand her racism.” Police also say that when the woman tried to move or stand up, the 52-year-old ...
Tags: Wtf, Crime, News, Chicago, Iowa, Jazz, Black History Month, Roots, Noye, Cedar Rapids, Alex Haley, Kunta Kinte, Interstate 380, Robert Noye

Washington Woman Pleads Not Guilty to Trying to Kidnap Newborn Baby

(TACOMA, Wash.) — A Washington woman has pleaded not guilty to drugging a mother after authorities say she posed as a photographer in a complex plot to kidnap the mother’s newborn baby. Juliette Parker, 38, pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to attempted kidnapping and assault in Pierce County Superior Court, The News Tribune reported. Parker posted $50,000 bail over the weekend and was released. New bail of $150,000 was set Tuesday after prosecutors described her as a flight risk and she was bo...
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Trump commutes former Illinois Gov. Blagojevich’s sentence

By MICHAEL TARM CHICAGO — President Donald Trump says he has commuted the 14-year prison sentence of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, Trump on Tuesday told reporters the former governor’s sentence was “ridiculous.” Blagojevich, who hails from a state with a long history of pay-to-play schemes, is expected to walk out of prison later Tuesday, according to a person close to him, who spoke on condition of anonymity because they had not seen any signed paperwork. He had been found guilty of cri...
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7 philosophers who were exiled from their societies

Many thinkers have been killed for their ideas. Some got away with exile.Most of the ones we'll look at here were driven out by the government, but others fled for their own safety.The fact that some of these thinkers are still famous centuries after their exile suggests they might have been on to something, even if their countrymen disagreed. It's no secret that people often have a difficult time allowing radical thinkers to live in peace. History is full of examples of philosophers who died fo...
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