Freddie Gray's Seatbelt Was Not Fastened After Arrest: Police Union

Freddie Gray, the Baltimore man who died Sunday after suffering a broken neck while in police custody, reportedly was not buckled into his seatbelt during the 30-minute ride to the police station, despite having his hands cuffed and his legs in irons.
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Baltimore Police Union Compares Freddie Gray Protests to "Lynch Mob"

On Wednesday, the Baltimore police union issued a statement likening the protests over the death of Freddie Gray, who died Sunday after suffering a broken neck while in police custody, to a “lynch mob.” » 4/23/15 12:52pm Thursday 12:52pm

Here's Boston Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Flipping Off a Jail Cell Camera

Above is a picture of convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev giving the finger to the camera in his holding cell. The image—taken from security footage filmed on July 10, 2013—was revealed this afternoon during the second day of the penalty phase of his trial. » 4/22/15 1:56pm Wednesday 1:56pm

Softball Enthusiasts Accused of Daring Pappy van Winkle Bourbon Heist

The greatest whiskey heist of the past 25 years—or at least the greatest whiskey heist of the past 25 years I am thinking of right now—may have been solved: On Tuesday, a Franklin County, Kentucky, grand jury indicted nine people in connection with the theft of at least $100,000 worth of bourbon, including 65 cases of… » 4/21/15 6:16pm Tuesday 6:16pm

Cops: Man Fatally Injured While in Custody Was "Arrested Without Force"

Freddie Gray, the 25-year-old Baltimore man who died Sunday after suffering critical injuries while in police custody, was arrested last week “without force or incident” for possessing a switchblade knife, according to police documents obtained by the Baltimore Sun. » 4/20/15 12:49pm 4/20/15 12:49pm

Florida Mailman Arrested After Landing Gyrocopter on Capitol’s Lawn

A Florida mailman was arrested this afternoon after he landed his gyrocopter on a grassy area in front of the U.S. Capitol. The man, identified as Doug Hughes, reportedly wanted to draw attention to campaign finance reform, specifically the Supreme Court's 2010 decision to strike down limits on campaign… » 4/15/15 3:07pm 4/15/15 3:07pm

Don't Mess With My Bacon, Egg, and Cheese

A bacon, egg, and cheese sandwich can be many things: good, bad, cheap, expensive, readily available, rare, redemptive, a thing to argue about endlessly with respected colleagues. It is not, however, a “secret handshake that New Yorkers exchange” or anything else that Pete Wells describes it as in his recent… » 4/14/15 1:10pm 4/14/15 1:10pm

Cookie Monster Arrested in Times Square for Allegedly Groping Teenager

The prayers of the deranged have been answered: Crime is back in Times Square. On Sunday, a man dressed as Cookie Monster was arrested in the Midtown hellhole after allegedly groping a 16-year-old tourist.
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