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Just one day after two NYPD officers were shot in Brooklyn, another former NYPD policeman was killed in Florida.
17-year veteran Charles Kondek was on-duty for the Tarpon Springs Police Department at 3am on Sunday morning. There was a complaint that a suspect was knocking on doors at the Villa Plumosa condos, which is what he was responding to.
Kondek, a father of five, was tragically shot and killed while responding to the call.
According to reports, the suspect was driving a white Hyundai Elantra and sped away before he crashed into a pole and another car, then was apprehended.
This is the first officer since 1969 that has been killed in the line of duty in Tarpon Springs. The police department released a statement, saying
Now, people are really starting to worry!
It's been months since exercise guru Richard Simmons has been seen at his exercise studio, and almost a year since his friends have seen him!
Now, there's even more cause for them to worry about him.
With the holidays in full-swing, the usually bubbly Simmons' Hollywood Hills house is without a single decoration, and his housekeeper reportedly won't let anyone past the gate.
It was previously mentioned that he was upset over injuring his knee, but his lack of interaction has people close to him very, very worried.
We're not sure what's going on with him, but we're sending lots of love and light!
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In a new twist to the Sony hacking scandal, North Korea so strongly denies that they're behind the cyberattack, that they've offered to help the United States find the hackers.
Well, really, they threatened the U.S. to let them help, or to suffer "serious consequences."
On Saturday, a spokesman for the country relayed a message, stating:
"The U.S. should bear in mind that it will face serious consequences in case it rejects our proposal for joint investigation and presses for what it called countermeasures. We have a way to prove that we have nothing to do with the case without resorting to torture, as what the C.I.A. does."
However, there are a lot of similarities behind this attack on Sony and one they likely perpetrated on South Korean banks last year, like wiping out the systems they hacked into, which cyberattackers normally don't do.
The country also immediately denied involvement, but called the hack a
We hope she's okay!
Mel B was reportedly hospitalized last weekend in London, due to an accidental overdose. The Spice Girls singer reportedly mixed tranquilizers and alcohol.
Sadly, this came after she split from hubby Stephen Belafonte. There are also rumors that he abused Mel B, but those have been denied by many.
When she missed the X Factor UK taping, it was reported that it was because of stomach pains, but a source revealed something much different, saying
NYPD Cop Killer Posted Pictures Indicating He Was Going To Kill The Officers After Wounding His Girlfriend
This is chilling stuff.
Two NYPD officers were tragically executed in Brooklyn on Saturday, and the shooter has been reportedly identified as Ismaaiyl Brinsley.
Brinsley was reportedly a gang member form Baltimore who wounded his girlfriend after he shot her in the stomach. He then drove to New York City to kill the police. He posted some Instagrams before the shooting, warning people of what he planned to do.
One of the two graphic images (above) said
This is completely tragic.
It's being reported that two NYPD police officers were shot in Brooklyn at around 3pm on Saturday, in what one law enforcement source called "an execution." The shooting took place near the Tompkins Houses apartment buildings at Myrtle and Tompkins Avenues. Both officers have reportedly died.
The gunman reportedly was "pumping bullets" into their patrol car, which they were sitting in. The gunman then ran to a nearby subway station, where he was shot and killed. It's not clear if the police shot him or if he killed himself.
A high-ranking police official said:
"The perp came out of the houses, walked up behind the car and lit them up."
[Image via Twitter.]
We're gonna miss him so much!!!
Craig Ferguson had the world up in stitches after his final episode for the Late Late Show on Thursday night slash Friday morning and while the Scottish host had a great amount of celebrities available for his send off — it was actually Craig's own words that touched us the most!
Here is some of the memorable words that he said