Articles by Michael Billera
- Former Top CIA Spy Dies: Richard 'Dick' Stolz Succumbs To Injuries After Fall
June 14 2012 10:40 AM
Richard F. Dick Stolz, one of the Central Intelligence Agency's most respected and legendary operatives, died on Saturday at the age of 86.
- Phillie Phanatic Sued For Throwing Pa. Woman Into Pool At Golden Inn Hotel And Resort
June 13 2012 4:42 PM
The Phillie Phanatic has been a staple to one of Pennsylvania's popular baseball team, the Phillies, since it was first introduced in 1978. However, now the large, green creature will find himself in the courtroom after Suzanne Peirce, of Abington, Pennsylvania, filed paperwork to sue the mascot after he tossed her into a pool.
- Forest Boy Ray, Who Appeared In Berlin After 5 Years Of Living In The Woods, Still Not Identified, Picture Released
June 13 2012 12:48 PM
Police in Berlin released the photos of the English-speaking boy who walked out of the woods near the city limits nine months ago claiming he had been living in the forest for five years with his father.
- Henry Hill Dead: Gangster And Inspiration For The Movie 'Goodfellas' Dies in Los Angeles
June 13 2012 11:04 AM
Henry Hill, the reputed mobster from New York City whose life became the basis for the film Goodfellas, died on Tuesday in a Los Angeles hospital.. He was 69.
- Yardley Joy Frantz Hits Two Pedestrians, Uses Stun Gun On A Third And Flees Driving A Vehicle With License Plate 'ZOMBIE'
June 12 2012 4:37 PM
A Pennsylvania woman, who allegedly attacked a man with a stun-gun after she hit two pedestrians and fled the scene, was arrested after witnesses were able to report her easily recognizable vanity license plate, which said ZOMBIE, to police.
- Jeremy Roberts Murders Ex-Wife Candice Roberts In Front Of Children As 13-Year-Old Son Calls 911
June 12 2012 12:55 PM
A central Ohio man is accused of stabbing his ex-wife to death outside an apartment complex on Sunday when she arrived to pick up their two children. A 13-year-old boy called 911 to report the killing, before handing the phone to his father, according to news reports.
- Yacht Explosion Near Sandy Hook, N.J. Believed To Be A Hoax, Coast Guard Offering Reward For Information
June 12 2012 11:01 AM
After several hours of searching, authorities were unable to find any sign that a yacht exploded in the Atlantic Ocean off of Sandy Hook, N.J., which led investigators to believe a distress call was a hoax.
- Ray Dolin Shot In Random Drive-By By Charles Lloyd Danielson III While Working On Book Called 'The Kindness Of America'
June 11 2012 4:29 PM
A West Virginia man, Ray Dolin, says he was shot in a drive-by shooting while in Montana writing a book called The Kindness of America.
- Gina Virgilio Placed On Suicide Watch After Allegedly Setting Her Fiancee, Michael Gonzalez, On Fire In Their Apartment In Anchorage
June 11 2012 1:11 PM
Police arrested a 25-year-old woman in Anchorage, Alaska, charging her with first degree murder for allegedly dousing her live-in boyfriend with gasoline and then setting him on fire at their apartment.
- 'Canadian Psycho' Luka Rocco Magnotta Possibly Connected To Unsolved Murder Of Miami Man, Omar Laparra
June 11 2012 11:17 AM
Miami police are investigating a possible link that Luka Rocco Magnotta, dubbed the Canadian Psycho, who killed his gay love, before being captured in Germany, could have committed an unsolved murder in 2009.
- Mega Millions Lawsuit Has Coworkers From Pita Pan Bakery Fighting Over $118 million
June 08 2012 5:17 PM
In Cook County, there are now four pending lawsuits filed by employees of a suburban Chicago Heights bakery who claims that they were deprived of chance to buy into a pool of lottery tickets that won the grand prize of $118 million.
- Ryan Guider's Funeral Erupts In Gunfire After His Alleged Killer, Marcus Ventress, Reportedly Attends The Ceremony
June 08 2012 1:06 PM
Two people and two others were wounded when a gunfight erupted in front a funeral near Atlanta, reports said. DeKalb County police said that the shootout erupted Thursday when Marcus Ventress, the man believed to be responsible for the death of person whose funeral guests were attending, showed up at Victory of the World Church in Stone Mountain.