Disabled grandfather attacked with hammers by masked men who mistake him for someone else

Philip Jones was attacked with hammers in what he says was a case of mistaken identity (Picture: SWNS) A disabled grandfather who was attacked by three hammer-wielding masked men, in a case of mistaken identity, said he is scared to return home. Philip Jones, 63, was ambushed as he got into his car to go shopping on Saturday afternoon with his partner Eileen O’Rourke in Garden City, Flintshire. Three masked men appeared at his window and knocked on the glass – apparently thinking he was someone else. Despite Philip showing…

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Massive swarm of bees invades Yankee Stadium

The Bronx Bombers’ head-to-head against Tampa Bay wasn’t the only buzz at Yankee Stadium Monday afternoon — about 25,000 bees had to be hauled off after they descended on the outfield. The NYPD’s two-man beekeeping unit had to be called in to remove the swarm after it took up residence near Monument Park. “I’d like to thank @Yankees for being such a classy organization for calling a beekeeper to come in and safely remove the honeybees and having them relocated. #mlb #Yankees #nypdbees #beekeeping,” reads a message posted to the…

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Indiana police officer who fatally shot black man resigns, union says, due to stress, media attention

A white Indiana police officer who fatally shot a black man, sparking protests and roiling the presidential campaign of South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, has resigned, the local police union announced Monday. The Fraternal Order of Police said Sgt. Ryan O’Neill’s resignation from the South Bend Police Department was due to stress and media attention given to last month’s shooting of Eric Logan. The union also pointed to “hateful things said on social media.” SOUTH BEND POLICE CALL OUT BUTTIGIEG FOR SENDING PIZZA RATHER THAN APOLOGY AFTER RACE COMMENTS “Sgt. O’Neill did…

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NHL mascot NJ Devil accidentally smashes through a window at a NJ child’s birthday party

A child’s birthday party went off with a bang after the surprise guest of honor had an accident while performing for the kids. ​ Lawrence Chiu had invited the New Jersey Devils Mascot to attend his son’s birthday party on Sunday. In a Twitter video posted by Chiu, the mascot is seen clowning around the New Jersey event.   Video shows the NJ Devil mascot performing at a birthday party Lawrence Chiu threw for his son Glass window shatters as the mascot touches it with his gloves. Children freeze in shock. NJ Devil mascot jokingly slaps…

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Fake fundraisers trying to capitalize on murder of internet star Bianca Devins

Fundraisers popping up online in honor of slain internet star Bianca Devins — whose gruesome murder was chronicled on Instagram by her alleged killer — are all fake, a spokesman for her family said Tuesday. Internet trolls are claiming to raise cash to help the Upstate teen’s heartbroken relatives, the spokesman said, adding her family hasn’t approved any official fundraisers. “Unfortunately, there are some fundraising sites that have been put up on the internet purporting to be raising funds for Bianca and these are not legitimate sites,” Devins’ family said…

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Smartphone app allows migrants to live stream the moment they are being detained by ICE

The ACLU of Texas developed the MigraCam, a smartphone app that allows undocumented immigrants to record their arrest in the event they are detained by law enforcement agents A smartphone app is providing undocumented immigrants the ability to live stream the moment they are being detained by law enforcement agents. Developed by the ACLU of Texas in 2018, MigraCram serves as the latest tool to aid migrants living in the United States in the event they are stopped by  the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency.  Under orders of President…

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Accused Colts Neck killer is in more legal trouble

The New Jersey man already facing four counts of murder for allegedly killing his brother, sister-in-law and their two kids, then torching their Colts Neck mansion, is staring down a new legal hurdle — an insurance fraud charge. Paul Caneiro, 51, now faces a count of insurance fraud, punishable by up to 10 years in state prison, the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office announced Tuesday. The office declined to elaborate on what Caneiro is alleged to have done to warrant the new charge, but he’s accused of committing the November 2018…

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CCTV shows 18-year-old prisoner escaping while cops slept aboard their pickup truck in Argentina

A prisoner is on the run in Argentina after he escaped from a police car when two cops guarding him fell asleep in the front seat.   Franco Antonio Alderete, 18, was arrested Saturday in the province of Buenos Aires and was being held on charges of aggravated robbery with the use of a firearm and illegal possession of a weapon for civilian use. A CCTV camera at a courthouse in Banfield, a city in the district of Lomas de Zamora, captured the moment a handcuffed Alderete calmly walked out of…

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Brexit-hating Ursula ‘the soloist’ is approved as Juncker’s successor

Ursula von der Leyen has been confirmed as Jean-Claude Juncker’s successor as president of the European Commission after scraping home by nine votes tonight.  The German minister won the vote by 383 to 327, needing the support of 374 MEPs for an absolute majority.  There were 22 abstentions and one blank vote, the speaker of the European Parliament said.   Ms von der Leyen, who has previously spoken of her desire to create a ‘United States of Europe’, had earlier been heckled by Brexit Party MEPs as she said she was…

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Texas social media influencer and aspiring musician PJ Simien III killed in car wreck

A popular social media influencer was killed when he was thrown from his Jeep in a single-car accident this week, according to a new report. PJ Simien III, who graduated from Texas A&M, and previously attended Kinkaid High School, was driving east in his Jeep Wrangler early Monday when his SUV rammed into sand barrels placed by the state Department of Transportation at an exit ramp toward the HOV lanes leading to downtown Houston, local outlet ABC 13 reported. His vehicle rolled over several times until he was ejected from…

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