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Florida man gets life for slaying he blamed on sleepwalking

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A man who claimed he was sleepwalking when he stabbed his roommate to death has been sentenced to life in prison.

The Palm Beach Post reports 26-year-old Randy Herman Jr. was convicted Wednesday of first-degree murder and sentenced. Herman argued that he was sleepwalking when he stabbed 21-year-old Brooke Preston more than 20 times at an area home in March 2017.

He testified he had no memory of the attack, just being covered in blood with a knife in his hand.

A forensic psychologist testified that Herman’s history of sleepwalking could explain the attack. Herman’s defense argued there was no motive or history of violence between the two. Investigators said Preston was preparing to move to New York.

Prosecutors rejected the sleepwalking claim, saying the attack was deliberate.

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Information from: The Palm Beach (Fla.) Post, http://www.pbpost.com

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Woman who threw big prom party spared prison term for fraud

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A Philadelphia woman who made headlines for an elaborate prom send-off has been spared a prison term for Social Security fraud.

Saudia Shuler was ordered Wednesday to pay back the nearly $37,000 in benefits, do 100 hours of community service and serve three years of probation with six months house arrest.

Shuler had acknowledged in January that she collected Social Security disability payments for years while failing to report income that would have made her ineligible.

Prosecutors said Shuler applied for benefits, describing herself as disabled and unable to work. But she continued working — including operating a restaurant — and cost the government more than $36,000.

Shuler threw a $25,000 Dubai-themed prom party for her son in 2017 and last year threw a “Black Panther”-themed prom send-off with an actual panther for neighborhood kids.

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Woman who threw big prom party spared prison term for fraud

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A Philadelphia woman who made headlines for an elaborate prom send-off has been spared a prison term for Social Security fraud.

Saudia Shuler was ordered Wednesday to pay back the nearly $37,000 in benefits, do 100 hours of community service and serve three years of probation with six months house arrest.

Shuler had acknowledged in January that she collected Social Security disability payments for years while failing to report income that would have made her ineligible.

Prosecutors said Shuler applied for benefits, describing herself as disabled and unable to work. But she continued working — including operating a restaurant — and cost the government more than $36,000.

Shuler threw a $25,000 Dubai-themed prom party for her son in 2017 and last year threw a “Black Panther”-themed prom send-off with an actual panther for neighborhood kids.

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Ex-teacher aides accused of verbally abusing students now suing media for making recordings public

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Two teacher aides who lost their jobs in West Virginia following allegations that they harassed special needs students are suing several media companies that disseminated a secret recording of the alleged verbal abuse.

A recording device hidden in a mentally disabled student’s hair captured eight hours of audio with “numerous instances of verbal abuse,” prosecutors said. One adult can be heard saying, “I ought to backhand you right in your teeth. How’s that for anxiety?” Hagerstown, Md.’s WDVM-TV reported.

WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY STUDENT ARRESTED AFTER ALLEGEDLY THREATENING TO CARRY OUT ‘SHOOTING SPREE’

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Two former teacher aides are seeking hundreds of thousands of dollars in lost salary and retirement income, plus other compensation, according to reports. (iStock)

Former aides Kristin Douty and June Yurish filed a lawsuit against 17 media companies in May, claiming the outlets violated state and federal wiretapping laws by airing clips of the audio recording, the Hagerstown Herald-Mail reported.

The two women are seeking hundreds of thousands of dollars in lost salary and retirement income, compensation for lost health care benefits, $1 million each for pain, suffering and emotional distress damages, and punitive damages of $5 million or a sufficient amount to deter similar conduct in the future, the newspaper said.

Amber Pack chose to hide the audio recording device in her daughter’s hair when she suspected her child was being harassed by staff at Berkeley Heights Elementary School. After hearing what the device captured, she filed a harassment complaint with the Martinsburg Police Department on Oct. 5, 2018. West Virginia is a one-party consent state, meaning conversations can be legally recorded as long as one party agrees.

Pack said she chose to post clips of the recording to social media after school administrators failed to take action against its staff, WDVM reported. The media outlets involved in the suit further disseminated the recording by broadcasting it on air and quoting it online.

Douty and Yurish resigned from their teaching aide positions in February. Another woman, Christina Lester, who worked as a teacher in the special needs classroom was “no longer employed” was the school, the Berkeley County Board of Education confirmed in a statement.

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The Berkeley County Board of Education filed a counter-lawsuit against Pack, claiming the recording is illegal and should be excluded from evidence in the case, WDVM reported. The board voluntarily dismissed the lawsuit against the mother April 30.

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey said Tuesday that he is pursuing additional charges against Berkeley Heights Principal Amber Boeckmann, Berkeley County Deputy Superintendent Margaret F. Kursey and the Berkeley County Board of Education for failing to take action to protect special needs students.

The media outlets listed on the lawsuit are: Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc., Barrington Broadcasting Group, LLC, Cunningham Broadcasting Corporation, Deerfield Media, Inc., Gocom Media of Illinois, LLC, Gray Television, Inc. Howard Stirk Holdings, LLC, Roberts Media, LLC, New Age Media, Shenandoah Communications, Inc., Tegna, Inc., E.W. Scripps Company, Thomas Broadcasting Company, Waitt Broadcasting, Inc., Greer Industries, Inc., RSV NG, LLC and Nexstar Media Group, Inc.

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Dog dragged from back of truck suffers road rashes, bloody paws; homeless driver, 58, charged, police say

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A Florida homeless man was arrested on animal cruelty charges Wednesday after allegedly dragging a pit bull behind his pick-up truck, badly injuring the dog.

Police said Gregory Tousignant, 58, was driving while his pit bull was standing in the bed of the truck. Witnesses saw the 1-year-old pup named Ollie jump from the truck, and then get dragged by a rope tied to his collar before slipping out of the collar.

FLORIDA BOY CALLED 911 BECAUSE HE WAS LONELY AND WANTED A FRIEND, POLICE SAY

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A pit bull named Ollie was injured after being dragged behind a pick up truck, police said. (Nature Coast Animal Wellness & Surgical Center/Facebook)

“He came loose and flew into the median at which point he was rescued,” a man who witnessed the incident, Jan Harwood, told Orlando’s FOX 35. Harwood owns Nature Coast Animal Wellness & Surgical Center where Ollie is recovering from severe road rashes and bloody paws.

“He’s doing really well, he doesn’t have any broken bones or internal injuries,” Harwood said of the dog.

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Michael Terry, a spokesman for the Hernando Sheriff’s Office, said it did not appear that the dog’s owner intentionally dragged the dog behind the truck to harm him. It is illegal in the state of Florida to transport an animal in the bed of a truck if it is not properly secured.

Nonetheless, Tousignant is charged with animal cruelty, which carries a $1,000 bond, Fox 35 reported.

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Bicyclist gets throat sliced by fishing line at Florida pier: ‘He literally could have been decapitated’

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A couple riding their bikes on a Florida pier narrowly avoided a deadly incident over the weekend when they said a fishing line tied across the path sliced the man’s throat.

The couple, who declined to be identified over fear of retaliation, was riding at the Joyce Ebbins Fishing Pier and Observation Deck in Ormond Beach when they found the fishing line tied from a dock to a tree, they told Click Orlando on Monday. Ormand Beach is about 62 miles northeast of Orlando.

FLORIDA BOY CALLED 911 BECAUSE HE WAS LONELY AND WANTED A FRIEND, POLICE SAY

“He literally could have been decapitated. If we were going faster like we normally do and it wasn’t raining,” the woman told Click Orlando. “There’s no way this could have been somebody’s fishing line that got hung up on the dock and they just walked with it because it would be laying on the ground. It was strung up around neck height on purpose.”

“There’s no way this could have been somebody’s fishing line that got hung up on the dock. … It was strung up around neck height on purpose.”

— Companion of injured bicyclist

The man told the station he thought it was a “spider web.” The woman added that the incident didn’t stop them from riding their bikes but gave them a reason to be more cautious.

It was unclear how badly the man was injured or how much medical attention he required.

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Ormond Beach police were investigating the incident.

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Michigan boy, 9, charged with murder in death of mother, docs say

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A 9-year-old Michigan boy was charged with murder in the shooting death of his mother, court documents revealed.

The boy is also charged with using a firearm during the commission of a felony, according to the court documents filed in St. Joseph County Circuit Court on Tuesday. The woman was reportedly shot with a rifle. The boy was undergoing a psychiatric evaluation at a state-run juvenile facility.

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The woman was found dead early Monday in Fawn River Township, prosecutor John McDonough told Kalamazoo’s WWMT-TV. It wasn’t clear if the boy was charged as an adult or juvenile. The details around the killing were not immediately released.

The boy appeared to have a history of outbursts. Alecia Pieronski told WWMT-TV that the boy threatened to stab her 8-year-old daughter to death last year. She said she told the elementary school principal about the incident but nothing was done.

“My want was to remove him from the school and protect the children. I do feel in my whole heart the teachers and principals did everything they could do,” Pieronski told the station.

Sturgis Public Schools Superintendent Arthur Ebert released a statement, but didn’t mention the child.

“As a district it is our goal to provide support to our students, staff, and the community,” Ebert said. “We are limited in what we can share due to privacy laws and the sensitive nature of this tragedy.”

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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Sex offender arrested in ‘unusually gory’ murder of elderly man claims involvement in six more killings: cops

A convicted sex offender who was arrested in New York City in connection with an “unusually gory” killing of an elderly Florida man told authorities he had been involved in at least six other murders, according to reports.

Nicholas Brent Gibson, 32, confessed to the murder of 77-year-old Erik Stocker who was found dead at his Miami Beach home, police said in a statement Wednesday. A source told the Miami Herald police found an “unusually gory” scene as it appeared Stocker had been killed by a sword of some kind.

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Police also said Gibson had confessed to his involvement in a half-dozen killings across other states.

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Nicholas Brent Gibson, 32, was wanted in the murder of an elderly Florida man. (Florida Department of Law Enforcement)

“Mr. Gibson also made an additional statement about his involvement in six other murders doing earlier times in his life,” police said in a statement, according to CBS Miami. “He said these occurred in Florida, Georgia and California.”

Police were investigating the claims.

Gibson, whom police said was Stocker’s caretaker, was arrested in New York City earlier this week as a suspect in the man’s killing. At the same time, police also learned he was wanted by U.S. Marshals for failing to register as a sex offender in an Illinois case that goes back nearly two decades, the Miami Herald reported.

Gibson was spotted Sunday morning on an L train platform by transit officers and when the officers tried to take him into custody he became combative, the New York Post reported, citing a law enforcement source.

Once he was in custody, Gibson was charged with resisting arrest, obstructing governmental administration and being a fugitive in another state, police said.

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Police said they recovered evidence to support a murder charge against Gibson in Stocker’s death.

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Florida boy called 911 because he was lonely and wanted a friend, police say

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A young Florida boy called 911 this week and asked the responding officer to be his friend because he was lonely, the Tallahassee Police Department wrote on Facebook.

After explaining to him that 911 is reserved for emergencies, “Officer White said he’d always be a friend!” the department wrote.

AFGHAN BOY, 5, DOES HAPPY DANCE WITH NEW PROSTHETIC LEG

The boy also received a stuffed animal from the department, got to sit in a patrol car and spend time with Officer White.

The department hashtagged the post with #positiveencounters, #mentoring and #communitypolicing.

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Community policing – officers being involved in the community they protect – is increasingly becoming a priority for departments across the country.

“We have a new friend!” the department wrote at the end of the post.

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Trump taunts 2020 Democrats; Subpoena stalemate in battle over Mueller report

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‘Pick somebody’ – Trump taunts 2020 Democrats at Florida rally
President Trump riffed on his potential opponents in the 2020 presidential election, making jokes at the expense of three of the current Democratic contenders and hoping that Democrats quickly “pick somebody” to run against him. Trump appeared to doubt whether South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg could handle complex negotiations with economic rival China. “I want to be in that room, I want to watch that one,” he said. Trump also expressed concern that several foreign leaders want former Vice President Joe Biden to be president. “Of course they do, so they can continue to rip off the United States,” Trump said. “Sleepy Joe and Crazy Bernie [Sanders], I’ll take any of them.”

The president also mused about the recent fortune of former U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke, saying the Texas Dem’s poll numbers appear to be “falling like a rock.” At the rally, Trump also announced his administration would allocate $448 million in federal aid to communities in Florida affected by last year’s Category 5 Hurricane Michael, all while blasting Democrats standing in the way of his policies. He also called the political crisis in Venezuela “disgraceful.”

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U.S. Border Patrol Chief Carla Provost testifies during a Senate Judiciary Border Security and Immigration Subcommittee hearing about the border, Wednesday May 8, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Migrant surge at US-Mexico border tops 100,000 for second month in a row
More than 100,000 migrants were apprehended or turned away at the southern U.S. border with Mexico in April for the second month in a row, U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced Wednesday. In the figures released by immigration officials, 109,144 people were encountered trying to enter the U.S. illegally last month. Of those trying to cross, 58,474 were with families, and 8,897 were unaccompanied children. Border Patrol Chief Carla Provost told senators Wednesday that apprehension numbers were “off the charts,” and she’s had to divert agents to care for children detained at the border. At his rally in Florida, Trump defended his characterization of the situation at the border as a “national emergency and said Democrats “don’t mind [the] crime” illegal immigrants bring to the U.S.

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China threatens retaliation if Trump hikes tariffs
U.S. and Chinese negotiators are scheduled to resume trade talks as President Trump’s threat to hike tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods to 25 percent looms.
In Beijing, Chinese officials said Thursday they will retaliate if Trump follows through on his threat, but they offered no specific details. Tension between the two countries further escalated this week after U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin accused the Chinese of reneging on commitments they’d made earlier.

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Tension between Trump administration and congressional Democrats: Barr held in contempt, Donald Jr. subpoenaed
The House Judiciary Committee voted Wednesday to recommend holding Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress for defying a subpoena for Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s unredacted Russia report and underlying documents, after President Trump asserted executive privilege in a bid to protect those files from release. Afterward, the House Intelligence Committee subpoenaed the Justice Department for the aforementioned items. Both developments represented a major escalation in the already-tense fight between the two branches of government over access to information the Justice Department says cannot be legally released.

In a separate but related matter, Fox News confirmed that the Senate Intelligence Committee has issued a subpoena for Donald Trump Jr. The subpoena is in regard to remarks President Trump’s oldest son made while testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee in 2017, the Associated Press reported, citing a person familiar with the situation. The Senate Intelligence Committee has been looking into Russian election interference and Trump’s ties to Russia for the last two years.

A newborn royal — and an old obsession with race
As Prince Harry and Meghan Markle introduced their newborn baby, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, to the world on Wednesday, some critics have blasted members of the media for being too obsessed with the baby’s race. Ex-CNN anchor Soledad O’Brien slammed her former network over a lack of diversity on Monday after CNN’s website responded to the birth of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s son by asking, “How black will the royal baby be?” Laura Ingraham and Fox News contributor Raymond Arroyo had their own takes on the controversy in their latest edition of “Seen and Unseen” on “The Ingraham Angle” on Wednesday night. Click on the video above to watch the segment.

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TODAY’S MUST-READS
California OKs new sex-ed guidelines for teachers despite objections from parents, protesters.
Chris Christie battles MSNBC’s Stephanie Ruhle over Mueller report, knocks her network.
Senator proposes ban of Candy Crush, other so-called ‘loot box’ apps that he says target kids.

MINDING YOUR BUSINESS
Judge Napolitano: Trump within legal rights to pile up massive tax losses.
Americans have ‘incredible’ misconceptions about Social Security.
Tips for saving during periods of low interest rates.

#TheFlashback
2017: President Trump fires FBI Director James Comey.
1958: “Vertigo,” Alfred Hitchcock’s thriller starring James Stewart and Kim Novak, premieres in San Francisco, the movie’s setting.
1712: The Carolina Colony is officially divided into two entities: North Carolina and South Carolina.

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