Harvey Weinstein begins 23-year sentence at New York state prison

Harvey Weinstein was transferred to a state prison in New York on Wednesday as he begins to serve a 23-year sentence for rape and sexual assault in his landmark #MeToo case .The disgraced film mogul, who will turn 68 on Thursday, is locked up at the maximum security Wende correctional…

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Schenectady man charged with rape

HALFMOON — A Schenectady man was arrested and charged for having sex with a minor.The Saratoga County Sheriff's Office said Avindra Khargie, 19, allegedly had sex with a 15-year-old girl he knew in Halfmoon. There was no allegation of force.Khargie allegedly had explicit pictures of the girl on his phone.He…

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Jeffrey Epstein associate Ghislaine Maxwell sues his estate

Ghislaine Maxwell, the former girlfriend and longtime associate of Jeffrey Epstein, has sued the late financier’s estate, seeking to recoup legal fees to defend herself against claims that she helped recruit women for Epstein’s alleged sex-trafficking scheme .In a complaint filed with the superior court in the US Virgin Islands,…

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Detroit man charged in non-fatal Harper Woods shooting

Harper Woods — Police said they have arrested and charged a Detroit man in the attempted murder of another man. Williams (Photo: Harper Woods Public Safety Department) Tyren Wesly Williams, 23, was arraigned Wednesday in 32-A District Court on an assault with intent to murder charge and a felony firearm…

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Killer ‘stabbed 18-year-old sales assistant 128 times when they met on first date in woods then rode off on his bike before trying to find other men on Grindr’

A sales assistant stabbed to death in a remote wooded area was the victim of a 'sustained and very violent assault', a pathologist has told a jury.Alex Davies, 18, from Skelmersdale, Lancashire, was said to be alive when most of the 128 stab wounds were inflicted to the back of…

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Pub landlord admits manslaughter after seven-year-old boy was electrocuted while playing in beer garden

A pensioner has admitted to killing a seven-year-old boy who was electrocuted while playing in a pub garden.Harvey Tyrell fell to the ground after suffering a fatal electric shock at the King Harold in Romford, Essex, on September 11, 2018.He was taken to hospital and died an hour later.David Bearman,…

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Good Samaritan, 41, dies in hospital after being punched to the ground – as footage emerges of dirt bike yob he confronted moments before attack

Thady Joe Higgins, 41, tried to confront a bike yob tearing up a green space He was punched to the ground on grassland in Coventry, West Mids, on Tuesday His family have confirmed he has died in hospital from a serious head injury West Midlands Police said a man, 37,…

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Detroit Man Convicted In Killings Of 2 Gay Men, Transgender Woman

DETROIT (AP) — A 19-year-old Detroit man has been convicted of gunning down two gay men and a transgender woman who authorities believe were targeted because of their sexual orientation last year following a house party.A Wayne County jury convicted Devon Kareem Robinson on Tuesday of first-degree premeditated murder, assault…

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Minnesota jury acquits sheriff’s deputy in shooting death

STILLWATER, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota sheriff’s deputy was acquitted of second-degree manslaughter on Thursday in the 2018 fatal shooting of a suicidal man who held a gun to his own head as he knelt in the street during a 40-minute standoff with police.Prosecutors said Washington County Sheriff’s Deputy Brian…

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Indiana man dies after police subdue him with stun gun

GRANGER, Ind. (AP) — A northern Indiana man has died in custody shortly after a sheriff’s deputy used a stun gun to subdue him when he refused to drop a knife, authorities said.St. Joseph County sheriff’s deputies on Wednesday went to a home in Granger, just east of South Bend,…

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