An undercover, off duty NYC detective was arrested for his involvement in a motorcycle-SUV confrontation that made headline news around the world.
Off duty officer Wojciech Braszczok (not pictured) was arrested on riot and criminal mischief charges. Braszczok was one of the mob of motorcyclists involved in the pursuit and assault of Alexian Lien, who required stitches to close his wounds.
The motorcycle stunt club chased Lien's SUV after he ran over another motorcyclist, paralyzing him.
One of the motorcyclists involved in the melee, Craig Wright, (pictured right) was arraigned in a NY courtroom on Tuesday. Wright punched Lien through the broken SUV window and joined in stomping him on the street. He was ordered held on $100,000 bond.
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A California man is being held in jail on $100K bond for viciously punching a female store clerk in a dispute over 41 cents.
Kendrick Ruth was arrested at a Long Beach, California on Wednesday and charged with assault after the police received tips from the public.
The brutal attack occurred at a Lakewood, California Chevron gas station on Sept. 7, NBC Los Angeles reports.
According to the clerk, Yadira Lara, the customer attempted to pay for a $1.41 cigar with a one dollar bill.
Lara said he became agitated when she told him he needed 41 cents more.
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A missing child case in Houston has been solved by Texas authorities. The infant who vanished 8 years ago will be reunited with his mother after police arrested the child's former babysitter for kidnapping him.
Krystle Rochelle Tanner, 26, is being held without bond in a San Augustine jail. The now 8-year-old boy will be reunited with his mother, Auboni Champion-Morin, who hasn't seen her son since he was 8-months-old.
"I want to hold him in my arms and let him know who I am," said Champion-Morin, who lives in Houston. "I hope he can feel the same thing I feel for him." But before the reunion happens, Champion-Morin will have to undergo a DNA test to prove the boy is her son, even though authorities know it's him.
Police were led to Tanner last Summer after child welfare investigators in San Augustine County received a complaint that a mother was neglecting her two children. But when officials followed up on the complaint, they couldn't locate the older boy.
Tanner initially told police she was keeping the boy for a woman she had met in a park, but she didn't know where he was. Sheriff's deputies had no records for the boy and little information to work with, according to USA Today.
The sheriff's were unaware of the missing baby case in Houston. That's because police closed the missing child case in 2006 after they were unable to locate Tanner or the baby, and the case went cold.
Chief Deputy Gary Cunningham of the San Augustine Sheriff's Department (pictured above) said the case was closed in 2006, after relatives of Tanner told them she vanished with the boy in 2004 and they had not heard from her.
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House and Senate negotiators from both parties said early Thursday that they had reached general agreement to move forward with the administration’s proposed $700 billion bailout of Wall Street to avoid a widespread economic collapse.
But Sen. Richard Shelby, the head of the Senate Banking Committee just emerged from a meeting at the White House and announced "there is no agreement".
This throws the first presidential debate tomorrow into question.