NYPD cop placed in headlock while trying to break up Bronx crowd, video shows

A pair of NYPD cops simply wanted to disperse a crowd gathered on a hot July night at a Bronx street corner. But as this disturbing video shows, in an instant the two officers found themselves surrounded by angry, taunting bystanders. And as the crowd cheered, a man they were trying to arrest put one of the two officers in a headlock — one of the very maneuvers they themselves will, under a new City Council bill, soon face misdemeanor charges for using. “F–k him up! F–k him up!” an…

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Showdown at Trump Tower: MAGA supporters clash with protesters outside president’s NYC home

Supporters and opponents of President Trump clashed in front of his New York City residence on Fifth Avenue on Saturday just two days after a large Black Lives Matter mural was painted on the street next to the entrance. The tense exchanges between the warring political sides came as the city and the nation continued to be roiled by protests against police brutality. In Brooklyn, some 400 people turned out for a ‘Back the Blue’ demonstration in support of the New York Police Department, but the atmosphere grew tense after…

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Daniel Andrews faces pressure to jail or fine anyone who deliberately exposes others to coronavirus

Daniel Andrews has been urged to jail or fine anybody who deliberately exposes other people to coronavirus. The Victorian Premier is facing mounting pressure from the Opposition to be tougher on rule breakers as the state grapples with a second COVID-19 outbreak. Victorians living in metropolitan Melbourne and the Mitchell Shire are currently in the midst of a second lockdown in an attempt to stem the spread of the virus. Anybody caught breaking stay-at-home orders faces a fine of $1,652. But Shadow Attorney-General Edward O’Donohue said more still needs to…

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Naya Rivera’s distraught father and brother swim in the lake she is presumed to have drowned in

The family of Naya Rivera spent part of their day on the banks of the California lake where the actress disappeared on Wednesday.   Her father, George Rivera, arrived on the shores of Lake Piru with the rest of the family. He was seen dashing into the lake and splashing water over himself as he walked into the waters in an emotional moment as he attempted to connect with his missing daughter.   Rivera’s distraught mother was also pictured crumpled on the banks of the lake where her daughter vanished as…

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Two elderly men stabbed in NYC subway attack as NY sheriff says ‘We’re starting to lose control’

Two elderly men were stabbed with scissors on the New York City subway last week, as crime surges in the City and a Long Island sheriff warned the City authorities were ‘starting to lose control’.  Shootings last month in New York City were up 130 per cent year on year – from 89 shootings last year to 205 this year.  During the July 4 weekend the City saw 21 shootings that left 44 people injured and eight dead. ‘When you see the vandalism in all our own communities – when…

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Virgin Mary statue vandalized with graffiti in NYC

A vandal spray-painted “IDOL” across the skirt of a Virgin Mary statue in Elmhurst, Queens, early Friday, police said. The statue stands outside the Cathedral Preparatory School and Seminary on 92nd Street and was tagged in black paint at about 3 a.m., according to police. A masked suspect, who appeared to be a young woman, fled on foot. Police are asking anyone with information on the crime to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). Source

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Man compares how Scott Morrison and Daniel Andrews spent their Saturday night

A political blogger has sparked furious debate online after taking aim at Scott Morrison for going to an NRL game while Daniel Andrews worked at home.  Carrick Ryan took to Twitter to share two images of the politicians side by side with the caption:  ‘A tale of how two ‘leaders’ spent their Saturday night.’  The first image showed the Prime Minister cheering on his beloved Cronulla Sharks while waving a team scarf at Netstrata Jubilee Stadium in the city’s south. The second photo showed the Victorian Premier at his desk on…

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Two police officers have been shot to death while in the line of duty

Two police officers were shot in the line of duty while responding to a domestic violence call in Texas, with the suspected gunmen killing himself once other cops arrived on the scene.  McAllen Police Officers Edelmiro Garza and Ismael Chavez were fatally gunned down after responding to the call at the home at Queta Avenue and South 35th Street near Los Encinos Park.  According to Police Chief Victor Rodriguez, the two officers arrived to the home at around 3.30pm and were immediately gunned down upon trying to enter, KURV reports.  McAllen…

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Sarah Hanson-Young and Labor MP Penny Wong billed taxpayers to fly to Sydney for the Mardi Gras 

Labor and Greens MPs billed taxpayers thousands of dollars to fly to Sydney’s Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras parade and get driven around by chauffeurs.  Greens MP senator Sarah Hanson-Young charged Australians more than $1,700 for her trip from Canberra to Sydney for the festival in February. Expenses included $1,300 for two nights’ accommodation, $290 for flights from Canberra and $126 for a private car and driver, the Herald Sun reported. Greens leader Adam Bandt and his wife Claudia Perkins were also invoiced almost $3,000 in flights alone from Sydney…

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Alabama Five Guys employees who reportedly refused to serve cops have been fired or suspended, restaurant says

Five Guys employees in Daphne, Ala., who reportedly denied three police officers service have been fired or suspended, the restaurant said. “Five Guys and the Daphne, AL franchise want to thank the Daphne Police Department for their support in working together toward a resolution,” Five Guys said in a statement Friday. “The actions the Daphne, AL franchise have taken include termination and suspension of the employees involved.” DETROIT POLICE RELEASE VIDEO OF MAN FIRING AT COPS BEFORE OFFICERS FATALLY SHOOT HIM A local Fox 10 news outlet reported that police…

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