Shohei Ohtani: Police Dismiss Bomb Threat in Seoul

Shohei Ohtani, the recently married and well remunerated Japanese star baseball player of the Los Angeles Dodgers, is beloved by many around the world. But ahead of the MLB’s season opener in Seoul on Wednesday, he was the target of a bomb threat that has since been dismissed by local authorities. South Korean news agency … Read more

Dad arrested after police say he called ‘18 or 19 times’ in under an hour to complain about his son’s homework

An Ohio dad was arrested after repeatedly calling a school — and then the police — to complain about his child’s homework, police say. Detective Sergeant Adam Price of the Oxford Police Department tells that Adam Sizemore called the police approximately “18 or 19 times” in less than an hour. “It was disruptive,” says … Read more

3 police officers killed in an attack on western Mexico highway

MEXICO CITY — A state police officer and her two bodyguards were killed in a highway attack in Mexico’s violent western state of Michoacan, security officials said Monday. Michoacan’s state security agency said on X, formerly Twitter, that three members of the state Civil Guard had died in the line of duty Sunday night. One … Read more

Police discover Riley Strain’s bank card amid college student’s disappearance

Authorities discovered a clue in the case of missing University of Missouri college student Riley Strain, Sunday, who vanished while visiting Nashville earlier this month. Nashville Police announced Strain’s bank card was found Sunday on the embankment between Gay Street and the Cumberland River, near Riverfront Park, in a post on X (formally known as … Read more

Rats Get Into Marijuana at New Orleans Police Station and It’s As Wild As It Sounds

On Monday during a Criminal Justice Committee meeting it was announced that rats infesting the New Orleans Police Department headquarters are getting high off of marijuana from the evidence room. The New Orleans Police Department headquarters also has a mold and cockroach problem. USA Today reports, “The decrepit building is also overrun with cockroaches, mold, … Read more

This Week in AI: Midjourney bets it can beat the copyright police

Keeping up with an industry as fast-moving as AI is a tall order. So until an AI can do it for you, here’s a handy roundup of recent stories in the world of machine learning, along with notable research and experiments we didn’t cover on their own. Last week, Midjourney, the AI startup building image (and soon … Read more

Brazil’s military leaders told police Bolsonaro was involved in plan to reverse 2022 election result

SAO PAULO — Top Brazilian military leaders declared to police that former President Jair Bolsonaro presented them a plan to reverse the results of the 2022 election he lost, but they refused and warned him they would arrest him if he tried it, according to judicial documents released Friday. The testimonies of Bolsonaro’s former Army … Read more

Porn Star Sophia Leone’s Death Labeled ‘Suspicious’ & ‘Unique’ By Police

Porn star Sophia Leone died earlier this month — but it doesn’t sound like cops are sure if foul play is afoot … even though they’re currently describing her death as a “unique situation.” Albuquerque PD tells TMZ … Leone’s body was found March 1 at her home … and while an official cause of … Read more

NY sergeant killed in line of duty after attack with metal necklace chain: Police

Two arrests were made following the death of a sergeant who was attacked and killed after breaking up a dispute early Sunday morning at New York’s Batavia Downs Gaming & Hotel, according to the Batavia Police Department. Genesee County Sheriff’s Sgt. Thomas Sanfratello was working a special assignment detail at Batavia Downs when police responded … Read more

Missing Washington woman’s body found in Mexican cemetery, police say

The body of a Washington woman who went missing two weeks ago was found over 1,300 miles away in a local cemetery in Mexicali, Mexico, police said. Reyna Hernandez, 54, was found in the cemetery on the Tijuana Highway, the Renton, Washington Police Department said Monday in a Facebook post. Hernandez disappeared Feb. 26 from … Read more