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Published: Friday, July 04, 2014 @ 6:30 PM
Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014 @ 6:30 PM
— Outraged viewers reached out to Eyewitness News about a Facebook video they said showed three young people attacking and robbing an ice cream man in Northeast Charlotte.
A girl opens an ice cream cart in the beginning of the video.
The ice cream man closes it and soon the girl and other young people begin hitting the man over and over.
"It seems like he's not trying to fight back initially, like he just wants to be left alone, and that's the thing -- you can't even be left alone," said Manuel Fuentes.
He contacted Eyewitness News about the video and said the young people should be arrested.
"It’s just not right because the man didn't do anything," he said.
Eyewitness News reached out to police Friday morning about the incident.
Within eight hours, they arrested one of the teenagers they believe was in the video -- Daishaun Tyrone Burney. They charged him with common law robbery.
Officers said they were searching for two more people.
Some in the Hispanic community said crime victims who are undocumented sometimes don't report the crimes because they fear deportation.
Police said they don't ask about citizenship when investigating, so they encourage any victim to come forward quickly.
Published: Saturday, March 17, 2018 @ 9:17 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Authorities are looking for a man who stole a Jeep on Thursday from a dealership during a test drive, police said.
The suspect walked into Philly Auto dealership around 7 p.m. and expressed interest in a red Jeep Cherokee on the lot, according to WPVI.
The man and a salesman went on a test drive. During the drive, the man started driving erratically and the salesman asked him to pull over, according to WPVI. The salesman started to switch seats with the man when the thief pulled out a gun and drove off, leaving the salesman on the side of the road.
Published: Friday, March 16, 2018 @ 9:18 PM
Updated: Sunday, March 18, 2018 @ 11:23 AM
MIAMI — A recently installed pedestrian bridge connecting Florida International University with the City of Sweetwater collapsed Thursday, killing six people, the Miami-Dade Police Department said Friday morning.
Published: Sunday, March 18, 2018 @ 4:44 AM
Continuing to attack the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 elections, and any links to his campaign, President Donald Trump on Sunday went on Twitter to attack the veracity of former top officials of the FBI, accusing them of lying, and making up information to use against him in the Special Counsel’s investigation.
As he attacked former FBI Director James Comey, and recently fired top FBI official Andrew McCabe, Mr. Trump appeared to be watching television on Sunday morning, citing one of his favorite Fox News programs, Fox and Friends.
“Wow, watch Comey lie under oath,” the President tweeted at one point, moving on to take more jabs at McCabe, who was fired on Friday.
“I don’t believe he made memos except to help his own agenda, probably at later date,” the President wrote. “Can we call them the fake memos?”
On Twitter in recent days, Mr. Trump has again focused his ire on the investigation being led by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, once more making the argument that the FBI went easy on Hillary Clinton’s email investigation, and showed bias on the Trump-Russia probe.
“The Mueller probe should never have been started in that there was no collusion and there was no crime,” the President tweeted, ending with a familiar line: “WITCH HUNT!”
Mueller’s probe has already netted a series of guilty pleas from people who worked for the President’s campaign, with two specifically pleading guilty to lying about contacts involving Russia.
As the President used Twitter as his bully pulpit, one of the President’s lawyers also stirred the pot by saying it was time to end the Mueller investigation, which many in Washington believe is far from being complete.
Democrats in Congress again warned the President not to try to end that probe.
“What, Mr. President, are you hiding from the American people?” said Rep. Ted Lieu (D-CA).
“Thou doth protest too much, methinks,” said Rep. David Cicilline (D-RI).
“This shows how scared the Trump Administration is about what Mueller will find,” said Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY). “This investigation must continue.”
Published: Sunday, March 18, 2018 @ 8:05 AM
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