Fireworks, cigarettes may have caused deadly Chicago blaze

Fireworks, cigarettes may have caused deadly Chicago blaze

CHICAGO — Investigators seeking the cause of Chicago’s deadliest fire in well over a decade were searching the porch area where the blaze started for evidence of fireworks, cigarettes or other smoking materials, a fire official said Monday. Fire Department spokesman Larry…

Horror claims about torture, abuse and MURDER in Catholic orphanage

Horror claims about torture, abuse and MURDER in Catholic orphanage

‘We saw nuns kill children’: Horror claims about torture, sexual abuse and MURDER in Catholic orphanage in Vermont surface decades on Detailed new report examines abuse claims against St. Joseph’s Orphanage The Catholic orphanage in Burlington, Vermont shuttered in the 1970s Residents…

NYPD, ASPCA team up for animal-abuse mobile unit

NYPD, ASPCA team up for animal-abuse mobile unit

The NYPD and ASCPA on Monday unveiled this swanky, $500,000 mobile unit to handle animal-abuse complaints across the city. “This vehicle will prove to be a great resource in the field as we investigate and seek to prosecute animal cruelty cases,” said…

Plans for 3D-printed guns can’t be posted online: judge

Plans for 3D-printed guns can’t be posted online: judge

A U.S. judge in Seattle blocked the Trump administration Monday from allowing a Texas company to post online plans for making untraceable 3D guns, agreeing with 19 states and the District of Columbia that such access to the plastic guns would pose…

NJ teen among those injured in Florida video game shooting

NJ teen among those injured in Florida video game shooting

A New Jersey teen was among those wounded during the mass shooting at a video game competition in Florida, according to a published report on Monday. George Amadeo, 17, was in stable condition after surgeons removed a bullet from his ankle, his…

First lawsuit filed stemming from Les Moonves allegations

First lawsuit filed stemming from Les Moonves allegations

A story in The New Yorker alleging sexual misconduct by CBS chief Les Moonves and other company executives has generated its first lawsuit. Shareholder Gene Samit charged in Manhattan federal court on Monday that claims in the magazine from a half-dozen women…