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Mighty Ducks Star Shaun Weiss Slow Fall From Grace

Early Saturday morning, police officers amused officers with his sense of humor; they called him witty. The witty man police arrested and later released was none other than Shaun Weiss, former child star and actor famous for his roles in The Mighty Ducks and Heavyweights. Born in 1978 in Montvale, New Jersey, Weiss got his start in show business in 1986 with a small part by Emilio Estevez was a surprise hit for Disney at the box office and spawned two sequels. In between Mighty Ducks films, Weiss kept busy…

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Formerly Jailed Ex-NBA Star Jayson Williams Gives Support to Ex-NYC Jail Union Boss at Retrial

Former New Jersey Nets player and ex-convict Jayson Williams gave moral support to former jail guard union boss Norman Seabrook on Thursday at his retrial for an alleged kickback he received for putting union cash into a hedge fund without authorization. Hes like family to me, Williams told the New York Daily News. Seabrook is accused of accepting a $60,000 payment for making a $20 million union investment into a shady hedge fund. Williams and Seabrook have reportedly known each other for over a decade, with Seabrook helping out with…

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How an Ex-Cop Rigged McDonalds Monopoly Game and Stole Millions

On August 3, 2001, a McDonalds film crew arrived in the bustling beach town of Westerly, Rhode Island. They carried their cameras and a giant cashiers check to a row of townhouses, and knocked on the door of Michael Hoover. The 56-year-old bachelor had called a McDonalds hotline to say hed won their Monopoly competition. Since 1987, McDonalds customers had feverishly collected Monopoly game pieces attached to drink cups, french fry packets and advertising inserts in magazines. By completing groups of properties like Baltic and Mediterranean Avenues, players won cash…

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How the LAPD Uses Data to Predict Crime

If you’ve ever been incarcerated, it’s never easy to escape your past. In Los Angeles, it may be even harder. The Los Angeles Police Department is one of dozens of cities across the country that’s trying to predict where crime will happen—and who those future criminals will be—based on past crime and arrest data. One effort, known as Operation LASER, which began in 2011, crunches information about past offenders over a two-year period, using technology developed by the shadowy data analysis firm Palantir, and scores individuals based on their rap…

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The Creepy Genetics Behind the Golden State Killer Case

For the dozen years between 1974 and 1986, he rained down terror across the state of California. He went by many names: the East Side Rapist, the Visalia Ransacker, the Original Night Stalker, the Golden State Killer. And on Wednesday, law enforcement officials announced they think they finally have his real name: Joseph James DeAngelo. Police arrested the 72-year-old Tuesday; he’s accused of committing more than 50 rapes and 12 murders. In the end, it wasn’t stakeouts or fingerprints or cell phone records that got him. It was a genealogy…

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Feds Are Treating Michael Cohen Like a Mob Lawyer, Trump Allies Say

Federal prosecutors in Manhattan are treating personal attorney. The news that FBI agents raided his office appeared to leave the president shaken, and he told a pool spray of reporters a few hours after it broke that he was now considering firing special counsel Bob Mueller. The raid was handled by the Southern District of New York, not Muellers office. Lawyers told The Daily Beast that raiding lawyers offices isnt unheard ofbut is generally used for lawyers who work with alleged members of organized crime, or for lawyers who are…

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This Florida Teacher Hid 65 People During a Massacre

Ashley Kurth is a 34-year-old culinary teacher at Nikolas Cruz allegedly walked into the school and opened fire with a rifle, killing at least 17 people. Kurth spoke with The Daily Beast about how she helped 65 kids and other teachers hide from the gunfire. It was the end of the day and I was closing up because we just finished doing all of our cooking labs. We heard two pops and I thought it was something like a balloon popping. Then the fire alarm went off, which was really…

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Teenager given life sentence for planned Justin Bieber gig attack

Lloyd Gunton, 17, researched security for the Cardiff concert and wrote a martyrdom letter A teenager who planned an Islamic State-inspired terrorist attack on a pop concert a month after the Justin Bieber gig in Cardiff and wrote a martyrdom letter. Police raided the boys home in south Wales on the day of the show and found a claw hammer and a gutting knife in his school rucksack. His letter read: I am a soldier of the Islamic State. I have attacked Cardiff today because your government keep on bombing…

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Silicon Valley Star T.J. Miller Accused of Sexually Assaulting and Punching a Woman

Warning: This story includes graphic content. An alleged victim of former Silicon Valley star T.J. Miller is coming forward with accusations that Miller hit and sexually assaulted her while in college. The accusations were eventually addressed by a student court at George Washington University and have been buzzed about in Hollywood and stand-up circles for years. He just tried a lot of things without asking me, and at no point asked me if I was all right, the woman told The Daily Beast. He choke[d] me, and I kept staring…

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Justice At Last: This Man Spent 38 Years In Prison For A Crime He Didnt Commit, So Now Theyre Letting Him Commit That Crime!

In July 1977, police officers in Tupelo, MS burst through the front door of Franklin Buck’s apartment and told the confused and frightened 19-year-old that he was under arrest for armed robbery and second-degree murder. Only problem was, he didn’t do it. Now, after spending 38 hellish years in prison for a crime he didn’t commit, Buck has finally been exonerated! On Monday, the Mississippi Supreme Court overturned Buck’s conviction, and now they’re finally going to let him rob a gas station and kill the cashier for real. Nice! In…

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Trump links UK crime rise to ‘spread of Islamic terror’

In latest Twitter outburst US president makes terrorism link even though annual figures cover all police-recorded offences Donald Trump has erroneously linked a rise in recorded crime in England and Wales to the spread of radical Islamic terror in his latest outburst on Twitter. Just out report: United Kingdom crime rises 13% annually amid spread of Radical Islamic terror. not good, we must keep America safe! wrote the US president. The UK Office for National Statistics (ONS), in its quarterly update on crime on Thursday, @realDonaldTrump October 20, 2017 Others…

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A rogue woman is pooping all over the streets of Colorado

Next to public speaking, public pooping has to be the greatest fear of most Americans. Some people will even drive home from work, or the bar, just to avoid going number two where they can be heard. But apparently, that’s not a problem for a jogger in Colorado. She’s been dubbed “The Mad Pooper” by one family and she has been defecating on the sidewalks all over the town of Colorado Springs. Cathy Budde, who caught the woman in the act, said she was sure it was just an embarrassing…

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Trust me, I’m a fake doctor: how medical imposters thrive in the real world

Versions of Jodie Whittakers bogus TV medic do exist. But fantasists and charlatans tend to operate outside the hospital, where victims have been assaulted, misdiagnosed or offered false hope Within the first half-hour of the BBCs psychological thriller Levon Mkhitarian who encountered 3,363 patients in two years, working across seven NHS trusts on oncology, cardiology, transplant and surgical wards as well as in A&E. Mkhitarian, originally from Georgia, had graduated from medical school in the Caribbean island of Grenada and received provisional registration from the General Medical Council (GMC) to…

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