Day: January 31, 2019

New York dietitian, 27, hangs herself after posting suicide note; ‘I’m really sorry mama’

Tara Condell, a 27-year-old dietitian living in Manhattan, N.Y., killed herself after leaving a suicide note on her website, police said. (Facebook)A young Manhattan dietitian hanged herself in her West Village apartment after posting a suicide note online in which she apologized to her mom and said she “felt absolutely nothing during what should have been… …

Zebra at Indiana farm dies in subzero temperatures as cold air crystallized in its lungs

A zebra that was stuck in fencing has died at an Indiana farm on Wednesday due to the subzero temperatures’ cold air crystallizing in its lungs, reports said.The animal’s back hooves were stuck in the farm’s fence and was unable to get to warm shelter, officials said, according to Indiana’s WLFI-TV and WTHR-TV reported. The farm is in……

Missing Tennessee teen found; adoptive father arrested, charged with rape: officials

Randall Pruitt was arrested and charged on Thursday with rape after his 14-year-old daughter was found, after being reported missing earlier this month, in Wisconsin. (Monroe County Sheriff’s Office)A missing Tennessee teen was found on Thursday, and her adoptive father was arrested and charged in connection to her disappearance, officials said.The 14-year-old was discovered… …

Naked Virginia man charged after allegedly biting dog and off-duty FBI agent: police

A Virginia man who was reported to be wandering around without clothes on Tuesday morning was detained and charged following a series of events in which he allegedly smoked weed, bit his dog on the ears and bit an off-duty FBI agent in the neck, police said. (Prince William County Police Department)A Virginia man… …

Group of Trump supporters reportedly tour southern border in push to build their own wall

A GoFundMe campaign that sought to raise money for a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border has reportedly led to the launch of a foundation whose member’s objective is to build their own barrier.Air Force veteran Brian Kolfage initially launched the “We The People Will Build the Wall” account and, with other Trump supporters, has since……

New Jersey man caught faking ice cube ‘slip-and-fall’ for insurance money, prosecutors say

A New Jersey man has been caught on surveillance video faking a fall, bogus injuries, for which prosecutors said he filed an insurance claim, reports say.Alexander Goldinsky, 57, filed a claim between Sept. 1 and Nov. 1 alleging he was injured after he slipped and fell at a business in Woodbridge Township, the Middlesex County……

Polar vortex death toll rises as Midwest awaits thaw

At least three people died in New York this week as a result of the intense polar vortex that barreled into the East Coast this week after punishing the Midwest with abundant snow, ice and subzero wind chills. The death toll as a result of the winter storm has risen to at least 13 people.Authorities in Buffalo, New York, said two men……

‘El Chapo’ defense asks jury not to ‘give in’ to drug lord’s ‘myth’

NEW YORK CITY – Accused drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman’s defense team presented closing arguments Thursday in his trial in Brooklyn, saying his reputation was just a “myth.”The defense claimed the only real leader of the Sinaloa cartel is Ismael "El Mayo" Zambada, who is still on the loose."You don’t have to give in to……

Girl Scout leader removed as stolen-cookie claim crumbles

The Girl Scouts of Central and Southern New Jersey issued a statement Wednesday that the Woodbridge Police Department, addressing the alleged theft. The Girl Scout troop leader who alleged that her girls were robbed of over $1,000 while they sold cookies at a New Jersey mall has been removed from her position after police… …

19 charged in Chinese ‘birth tourism’ crackdown: US prosecutors

Federal agents walk past Carlyle Apartments, a location suspected of involvement in "maternity tourism" schemes, in Irvine March 3, 2015. (REUTERS/Bob Riha Jr.)  Federal authorities charged 19 people on Thursday in the first crackdown on birth tourism businesses, which prosecutors say bring hundreds of pregnant women from China to the United States.Among the arrested were Dongyuan… …

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