Doc charged with involuntary manslaughter in Flint crisis wins top health award

Enlarge / Flint Mayor Karen Weaver, pictured, called the award “just disrespectful.” (credit: Getty | Bill Pugliano) Health officials in Michigan this week honored Dr. Eden Wells with the state’s top award for an eminent career in public health—despite that Wells is currently facing several charges in connection with the Flint water crisis, including involuntary […]

Teen charged in alleged Toronto Raptors ticket fraud: police

A teenager is facing a dozen charges related to what police describe as a fraud scheme involving Toronto Raptors tickets. City police say the alleged fraud was carried out between April and November 2017 on Twitter by a boy who was 17 at the time. They allege he reached out to Raptors fans through a […]

Limo company operator in New York crash charged with negligent homicide

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Filed under: Government/Legal,Safety,Commercial Vehicles All 20 victims listed in the felony count. Continue reading Limo company operator in New York crash charged with negligent homicide Limo company operator in New York crash charged with negligent homicide originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 10 Oct 2018 19:10:00 EDT. Please see our […]

17 people charged in a string of Apple store robberies

A number of individuals have been arrested in conjunction with a series of Apple store robberies that resulted in the theft of over $ 1 million worth of devices. The California Attorney General’s office said in a statement on Thursday that seven were arrested earlier in the week, another suspect was in custody and nine […]

Viral Aussie emu-killer arrested & charged with animal cruelty (GRAPHIC VIDEO)

The Australian man who filmed himself running over a number of emus has been arrested and charged with animal cruelty. Animal welfare groups have described the viral video as “horrific.” According to police, the incident took place in Cowangie, a town approximately 500km (300 miles) northwest of Melbourne.The brutal footage sparked outrage across social media […]

3 Pennsylvania men charged with 1,460 counts of ‘sexual intercourse with animals’

Three Pennsylvania men have been arrested and charged with 1,460 counts of “sexual intercourse with animals,” in addition to animal abuse and endangering the welfare of children, according to Clearfield County District Attorney. In what District Attorney William A. Shaw, Jr described as one of the “most extreme cases of animal abuse,” the three suspects were […]

The SEC has charged a former rising star VC, accusing him of ‘misappropriating millions of dollars’ and barred him for 5 years

Courtesy of Michael Rothenberg The SEC announced charges and a settlement with Michael Rothenberg, the founder of Rothenberg Ventures. The SEC charged Rothenberg with overcharging investors to fund personal projects. Rothenberg did not admit or deny the allegations in the settlement. Rothenberg will be barred from the brokerage and investment advisory business for five years. […]

A Malaysian court has found there is enough evidence to mount a case against the women charged with murdering the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un

Reuters/Fuji TV/AP The trial against two women charged with the murder of the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is set to continue.  A court ruled Thursday there was enough evidence presented by prosecution to mount a case.  The women have been asked to enter their defense. They face death penalty on charges. KUALA […]

Car tax changes could see YOU charged based on the amount of miles you drive

Motorists living in rural areas could end up paying more than city dwellers in Ireland under a proposed shake-up to car tax. The changes would see car tax charged on distant travelled which would target motorists in rural areas that have to travel further distances. An AA spokesperson has warned motorists in rural areas that […]