Boom News - News Hightlights -Deaths / Suicides / Child Abuses / Stupid Celebrities & Politicians - June 3 thru 10, 2019
SECOND NYPD SUICIDE: Veteran NYPD Detective Kills Himself – HOURS After Chief Does The Same
A frantic search for a missing NYPD Detective, ended with a grim find, the second in just 24 hours.
Authorities were on a frantic search to find Detective Joseph Calabrese, after his car was found abandoned near Plumb Beach in Brooklyn. Unfortunately, his body was found near the water. He died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. He was last seen early Thursday morning at Maimonides Medical Center at around 2:00AM after visiting his wife who had undergone a small surgical procedure. She was expected to be released on Thursday morning.
Former Oklahoma state senator found dead in Norman home
Police confirmed in a press release Thursday they discovered the body of the 53-year-old inside his west Norman home after receiving a call Wednesday night of an individual with a gunshot wound. Police say the case remains under investigation and that they are working with the medical examiner's office to determine the exact cause and manner of his death.
West Point Cadet Dead, 22 Injured in Major Crash
One cadet is dead and 22 more are injured following a Thursday morning crash near West Point, the U.S. Military Academy in New York’s Orange County, according to reports. The major crash occurred when an armored personnel carrier overturned during a training accident at West Point. It was reported near Route 293 and Natural Bridge Road in West Point at 7:30 a.m. EST.
NYPD Chief Kills Himself Just Days Before Retirement
Deputy Chief Steven Silks was pronounced dead from a self inflicted gunshot wound Wednesday evening. Silks was off-duty and located near Burns Street and 69th Avenue in Queens.
Mystery surrounding death of former Arkansas State Senator Linda Collins-Smith, 57, deepens as judge issues gag order on all investigation documents
Linda Collins-Smith's body was discovered in her home in Pocohontas Tuesday Neighbors said they heard gunshots a day or two before Collins-Smith was found Sources said her body had decomposed, which made it difficult to identify She was married to former Circuit Court Judge Philip Smith but divorced in 2018 As a state senator, Collins-Smith introduced or co-sponsored multiple bills seeking to expand the places where concealed weapons could be carried Collins-Smith was also owner and operator of Days Inn and Suites in Pocohontas
Former Arkansas State Senator Calls into QAnon YouTube Channel
A former Republican Arkansas state senator appeared this afternoon on “Patriots Soapbox,” which is a 24/7 live source of content for the QAnon community on YouTube. Linda Collins-Smith was elected to represent Arkansas Senate District 19 in 2014 and served in the office until she was defeated in primary elections in 2018 by Republican challenger James Sturch. She previously served in Arkansas’ House of Representatives from 2011 to 2013 on behalf of Arkansas’ District 80.
Arkansas police confirm dead body is former state lawmaker
Authorities in Arkansas on Thursday confirmed that a body found outside the home of a former Republican state lawmaker was hers, and police are investigating her death as a homicide. The Arkansas State Police said the medical examiner confirmed that former state Sen. Linda Collins-Smith's body was found outside her home Tuesday in Pocahontas, about 130 miles (210 kilometers) northeast of Little Rock. Police did not give a cause of death, but said Wednesday that they're investigating the case as a homicide. No arrests have been made and no suspects have been named in her death.
Religious Leader Praised by Mexico’s Elite Arrested in U.S. Child Sex-Trafficking Probe
Authorities in California arrested a religious leader who was recently praised in Mexico’s most famous museum, the Bellas Artes Palace. The religious leader is named in a multicount sex-trafficking indictment targeting key leaders of the Light of the World Church (Iglesia Luz Del Mundo) and its top leader Naason Joaquin Garcia. California’s Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced the arrest and indictment and shared the 26-count indictment on his page.
According to Becerra, “Joaquín García and his co-defendants allegedly coerced victims into performing sexual acts by telling them that if they went against any of his desires or wishes as ‘the Apostle,’ that they were going against God.”
'Coward Of Broward' Arrested: Former Sheriff's Deputy Who Ran From Mass Shooting Faces 11 Counts
Peterson, who was the armed school resource officer at the time, faces seven counts of neglect of a child, three counts of culpable negligence and one count of perjury according to a Tuesday statement by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. He was booked into the Broward County main jail, and could face up to 97 years in state prison if convicted, according to the Sun-Sentinel, which noted that his bond was reportedly set at $102,000.
President Trump, Queen Elizabeth II, World Leaders Gather in Portsmouth to Commemorate D-Day Landings
The third and final day of President Trump’s State Visit to the United Kingdom kicked off Wednesday morning in Portsmouth, the home of the Royal Navy, for a day of commemorations of the D-Day landings of 1944. Leaders of allied nations including President Trump, UK Prime Minister Theresa May, and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau paid tribute to veterans by reading letters, prayers, and poems written to those who fought in 1944.
Is Obama about to collaborate with Spielberg? Barack and the Oscar-winning director talk over dinner after they both announce big Netflix deals
Michelle and Barack Obama could be teaming up with Steven Spielberg Obama was spotted on Monday with the director at New York's Marea restaurant Spielberg entered through front and Obama via the side with Secret Service Not many noticed the low-key meeting the day before Spielberg was revealed as executive producer for Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous on Netflix in 2020 Obama revealed team for Netflix project Higher Ground Productions in February
Ohio critical care doctor charged with murder in death of 25 hospital patients 'deliberately given overdoses of painkillers'
Dr William Husel turned himself in to authorities in Columbus on Wednesday The physician, 43, was indicted by grand jury on 25 counts of murder Authorities say he ordered potentially fatal doses of painkillers - mainly fentanyl - for 29 patients at Mount Carmel Health System between 2014 and 2018 Many of the now-deceased patients were seriously ill when under Husel's care Husel worked for Mount Carmel for five years before he was fired in December and stripped of his medical license after the allegations came to light He pleaded not guilty and is being held on $1million bond
Pedophile, 29, who raped a girl nearly 100 times from birth to when she was six - and even livestreamed it - is sentenced to 120 years in jail
Iowa man Steven Douglas Crook Jr, 29, was sentenced to 120 years in prison He was sentenced on Monday to the maximum penalty after he pleaded guilty to four count of sexual exploitation of a child He sexually abused a little girl from her infancy to the age of six He took pictures and video of the rape and sometimes livestreamed it on the app Live.Me and encouraged his followers to watch The child was rescued from Crook's home in March 2018 when she was six Crook's live-in girlfriend Kendra Hoover was arrested in January 2019 for letting the abuse take place
Bette Midler Suggests Someone Should Stab President Trump
Left-wing actress Bette Midler took to social media this week and suggested that someone in President Donald Trump’s “camp” should “shiv” or stab him. “He actually looks better here! Maybe someone in his camp can gently give him a shiv. I mean, shove,” Bette Midler said on Tuesday night. The actress was piggybacking on a tweet by Michael Moore, who had ranted about President Trump’s surprise visit to McLean Bible Church in Virginia on Sunday.
Bette Midler Deletes Tweet Suggesting Trump Should Be Stabbed
Casey Anthony could profit from film she’s making about daughter Caylee’s death — and she says it will include ‘erotic’ footage
Anthony told the Daily Mail that the film will be called “As I Was Told” and will chronicle life post-Caylee.
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange will not be extradited to Sweden in suspected rape case
A Swedish court on Monday rejected a request from prosecutors for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to be detained in absentia over a 2010 rape allegation. Assange, an Australian national, is currently serving a 50-week sentence in Britain for skipping bail after spending seven years holed up in the Ecuadorean embassy in London to avoid extradition to Sweden. He denies the rape accusation. The ruling by the Uppsala District Court doesn't mean the preliminary rape investigation must be abandoned, only that Assange won't be extradited to Sweden for now.
Tony Rodham, The Youngest Brother Of Hillary Clinton, Dead At 65
Hillary Clinton’s youngest brother died, the former secretary of state announced Saturday on Twitter. Clinton did not say how her brother Tony Rodham died. There have not been any recent reports that he was ill. “We lost my brother Tony last night,” Clinton wrote. “It’s hard to find words, my mind is flooded with memories of him today.”
Ocasio-Cortez wants to lead the charge for magic mushrooms research
AOC is on a new trip: studying—and potentially legalizing—magic mushrooms and other psychedelic drugs for medicinal use. “We need to get drugs and drug use out of criminal consideration and into medical consideration,” Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-Queens/Bronx) told The Post on Saturday, after an appearance at the Yemeni-American Day Parade in the Bronx.
Mary Max, wife of famed artist Peter Max, kills herself in Upper West Side apartment
Mary Max, the wife of world-renowned psychedelic artist Peter Max, killed herself in her Upper West Side apartment over the weekend, police said Monday. Mary Max, 52, died of nitrogen asphyxiation and was discovered in her apartment on Riverside Drive near West 84th Street on Sunday evening, cops said. She had been involved in an ugly legal battle with other members of the family over her dementia-afflicted, 81-year-old husband’s artwork.
Dr. John, funky New Orleans musician, dies at 77
NEW ORLEANS — Dr. John, the New Orleans musician who blended black and white musical styles with a hoodoo-infused stage persona and gravelly bayou drawl, died Thursday, his family said. He was 77. In a statement released through his publicist, the family said Dr. John, who was born Mac Rebennack, died “toward the break of day” of a heart attack. They did not say where he died or give other details. He had not been seen in public much since late 2017, when he canceled several gigs.
Leftist Tech Reporter Peter Bright Arrested for Soliciting Child Sex Online
Leftist Ars Technica journalist and male feminist Peter Bright has been arrested for soliciting sex from a minor online. According to the FBI, Bright sought sex with a 7-year-old and a 9-year-old. The Daily Dot reports that far-left male feminist and Ars Technica reporter Peter Bright has been arrested on charges of soliciting sex from a minor via the Internet. According to a federal complaint, Bright sought to molest a 7-year-old and a 9-year-old and met with an undercover agent in an attempt to do so, Bright was then arrested. Even more worrying is that in chat logs between Bright and the undercover agent, Bright alleges that he’s currently in a sexual relationship with an 11-year-old.
California Poised To Spend $1 Billion On Healthcare For Undocumented Immigrants
As California moves closer than ever to offering free health care to low-income undocumented adults — at a potential cost of $1 billion — battle lines are being drawn about who should benefit, and who ultimately will pay the price. On the surface, the arguments are familiar, with supporters insisting this is the humane thing to do, and opponents demanding that state tax dollars go only to citizens. But there are deeper questions to consider.
Southern Calif., brush fire shuts down Six Flags amusement park
Ash rained down on Six Flags Magic Mountain visitors Sunday as a fast-moving brush fire spread in Southern California, prompting the amusement park’s evacuation. The blaze erupted at around noon, local time in Santa Clarita and burned 40 acres in four hours, The Los Angeles Times reported.
MSM Mourns Death Of CIA-Backed Syrian Al-Qaeda/ISIS Ally
On Wednesday the alternative media outlet Southfront published an articletitled “New Video Throws Light On Jaysh Al-Izza High-Tolerance To Al-Qaeda Ideology” about newly discovered footage showing the leader of a “rebel” faction in Syria cozying up with a militant who was wearing a badge of the official flag of ISIS.
MS-13 Gang Member Used Chickenpox-Infected Toddler for Fake Family Claim
El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents found a migrant with a small child he allegedly claimed to be his daughter. The child was determined to be infected with chickenpox, according to information obtained from El Centro Sector Border Patrol officials. Further investigation, including a biometric background investigation, revealed the man to have ties to the MS-13 gang. Investigators also determined the little girl is not the child of the man attempting to make a family migrant claim, officials tweeted.
16,000 people in L.A. now live in cars, vans and RVs. But safe parking remains elusive
Two years ago, Los Angeles began testing an alternative to homeless shelters called safe parking, giving people living in their cars a secure spot to sleep at night. The first site was quickly deemed a success, so the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority agreed to fund nine more lots in the pilot program, with promises to expand. Earlier this year, before the release of new data showing more than 16,500 people living in their vehicles, the authority put out a request to providers across the county to help them make good on that promise. But the details of the request left some groups frustrated, saying the rules were too burdensome and the budget too tight.
Kiwis 'Just Say No' To Gun Ban
New Zealand politicians who rushed to enact nationwide gun confiscation following the Christchurch mosque massacres are befuddled by the lack of enthusiasm from citizens who have yet to comply with the new law.
The so-called “gun reform” was expected to rid the vast New Zealand countryside of most semi-automatic firearms, magazines over a specified limit, and shotguns. Two months ago, Reuters breathlessly reported, “New Zealand police expect tens of thousands of firearms to be surrendered by a guns buy-back scheme.” Law enforcement authorities averred that “it could be more.” Pregnant with the expectation that gun owners would trade their firearms for cash, the political class is nonplussed by the results. Only 530 guns have thus far been turned in to the authorities.