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Man sues parents for getting rid of his vast porn collection
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uGRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — An Indiana man is suing his parents for getting rid of his vast pornography collection, which he estimates is worth $29,000.

The 40-year-old man last week filed a lawsuit in federal court in Michigan, where he moved in with his parents in 2016 following a divorce.

He says that when he moved out 10 months later, they delivered his things to his new home in Muncie, Indiana, but that his 12 boxes of pornographic films and magazines were missing. His parents admit they dumped the porn, which included titles such as “Frisky Business” and “Big Bad Grannys.”

The man filed a complaint with police, but the Ottawa County prosecutor declined to press charges. The lawsuit includes an email excerpt from the man’s father, who told his son, “I did you a big favor by getting rid of all this stuff.”

The man is seeking triple financial damages of roughly $87,000.


uMINNESOTA WOMAN WITH 64 DEAD CATS, 43 LIVE CATS SENTENCED: FARMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota woman who was found to have 64 dead cats, 43 live cats, a 400-pound pig and other animals on her property has been sentenced.

Twenty-five-year-old Caycee Bregel, who ran an animal rescue nonprofit out of home south of the Twin Cities, pleaded guilty Friday to 13 counts of animal cruelty.

Bregel was ordered to serve 200 hours of community service, two years of probation and 90 days of electronic home monitoring. She must also receive a psychological examination.

Court documents say complaints about the pig running loose led investigators to the house. They found numerous cats and dogs in poor health and said the emitted an “overpowering smell of urine and feces.” Dead cats were found in shallow graves across the backyard, in freezers and refrigerators, and in the garage.


u6-YEAR-OLD GEORGIA GIRL DIES; SHOT BY 4-YEAR-OLD BROTHER: DALLAS, Ga. (AP) — A 6-year-old Georgia girl has died after being accidentally shot by her 4-year-old brother.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports the shooting happened about 6 p.m. Monday inside a car parked in the driveway of a home in unincorporated Dallas.

Sheriff’s spokesman Sgt. Ashley Henson says the family was in the car about to leave home, when the car wouldn’t start. He says the mother got out to see what was wrong and somehow, the little boy found the handgun and it accidentally discharged. His sister, identified as Millie Drew Kelly, was shot in the head. She was pronounced dead Thursday.


uMAN PUNCHES ATTORNEY IN HEAD AFTER BEING CONVICTED OF MURDER: TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A Tucson man just convicted of murder in the stabbing death of his girlfriend waited until jurors left the courtroom before turning and punching one of his defense lawyers in the side of the head.

The Arizona Daily Star reports that sheriff’s deputies then wrestled 28-year-old Chet Jack Wadsworth Maley to the floor as additional deputies ran into the courtroom Friday.,

When court resumed, Maley wasn’t in the courtroom and paramedics arrived to tend to attorney Craig Kessler.

The judge presiding over the case then granted a motion by another defense lawyer to allow public defenders to withdraw as Maley’s counsel and appointed a contracted attorney to represent Maley in his May 13 sentencing in the killing of Roxanne Ortiz and in an assault case stemming from the courtroom attack.


uMAN GUILTY OF KILLING WIFE AFTER SON FINDS BODY YEARS LATER: JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man has been convicted of the 1993 murder of his wife, which was witnessed by their then-toddler son who found his mother’s buried body 21 years later.

The Florida Times-Union reports that a jury found Michael Haim guilty of second-degree murder Friday for killing 23-year-old Bonnie Haim.

Their 3-year-old son Aaron told police his father had shot his missing mother, but no body was found and Michael Haim was not charged.

Now known as Aaron Fraser after his adopted family, he later won a wrongful death lawsuit against his 53-year-old biological father and got his home.

Fraser was removing the pool in 2014 when he found his mother’s remains. Haim was soon arrested.

Haim could get seven years, but prosecutors want a life sentence at next month’s hearing.

  

uSHERIFF: MAN WOUNDS DEPUTY, SHOOTS HIMSELF DEAD HOURS LATER: BYHALIA, Miss. (AP) — A north Mississippi man has killed himself and wounded a sheriff’s deputy in a standoff.

Marshall County Sheriff Kenny Dickerson tells local news outlets that a deputy confronted an unnamed man as part of a drug investigation Friday evening. Dickerson says the man fled and the deputy chased him to a house in Byhalia.

The man got out of his vehicle and shot the deputy at least twice. The man barricaded himself in the house while the wounded deputy was taken by helicopter to a Memphis, Tennessee, hospital, where he’s expected to recover.

Deputies cut power to the house during the hours-long standoff. Dickerson says the suspect emerged about 10:30 p.m., asked to speak to the sheriff, then shot himself.


uMAN WHO SAYS HE HELPED ACTOR STAGE ATTACK WINS BOXING TITLE: CHICAGO (AP) — One of two brothers who say Jussie Smollett paid them to help him stage a racist, anti-gay attack against himself has won an amateur boxing title in Chicago.

The Chicago Tribune reports that Abimbola “Abel” Osundairo became a Chicago Golden Gloves champion with a technical knockout Friday night at a stadium in the Chicago suburb of Cicero. Osundairo won the senior novice division at the 178-pound limit.

Police say Osundairo and his brother told investigators in February that the “Empire” actor paid them to help orchestrate a Jan. 29 attack in downtown Chicago because he was unhappy with his pay on the Fox TV show and was looking to promote his career.