Suspected serial rapist is an illegal immigrant who drove for Lyft

SAN FRANCISCO — Ride-sharing company Lyft said Tuesday that it’s investigating how a former driver now charged in a series of rapes passed a background check even though federal immigration officials say the suspect was living in the country illegally. The San Francisco district attorney’s office charged Orlando Vilchez Lazo, 36, with raping four women while posing as a ride-share driver in San Francisco. More On: rape Mom accused of letting men rape her 2-year-old

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‘Spider-Man’ allegedly pulled off over 40 high-rise robberies

A man has faced court today for allegedly scaling dozens of high-rise buildings in Queensland, Australia and slipping through unlocked balcony doors. The 32-year-old man was arrested over the weekend after police investigated more than 40 burglaries over the past two months. The man allegedly scaled a bunch of high-rise complexes in the Gold Coast, a picturesque city on Australia’s east coast, and used unlocked balcony doors to easily grab things at night. It’s believed he

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Three hurt by gunfire on Brooklyn street

Surveillance video shows the moment two gunmen opened fire on a Brooklyn street, wounding three people. The footage, released by cops Monday night, shows the two suspects walking on Herkimer Street near Brooklyn Avenue in Bed-Stuy at about 12:50 a.m. July 5. The suspects turn, aim handguns at a group of people across the street and unleash a barrage of bullets, the video shows. A 19-year-old woman was shot in her right knee, a 21-year-old man in his left thigh and a 27-year-old man in

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Stalker contacted ex-girlfriend 200 times per day: cops

A Florida man threatened to kill his ex-girlfriend’s family and aggressively stalked her by contacting her at least 200 times a day, police said. Michael Taylor Debaun, 25, of Riverview, was arrested Monday on a warrant for aggravated stalking after he allegedly managed to contact his ex-girlfriend of three years via phone, text message or Facebook despite her changing her number and blocking him on the social media platform, the Gainesville Sun reports. Police in High Springs said the

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Man accused of killing abusive dad considering plea deal

The Brooklyn man accused of killing his abusive dad is mulling a plea deal, it was revealed in court Monday. see also Teen endured hours of abuse before he stabbed dad: lawyer A Brooklyn teen and his younger sister endured hours of… Hassan Razzaq faces murder charges for the fatal stabbing of his father, Mohammed Razzaq, in July 2015 as the dad napped on the family’s couch in Kensington. The 22-year-old suspect’s family initially rallied behind him, pulling together assets in

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Ex-con randomly punches women in the face in subway station: cops

An ex-con randomly attacked three women — punching each person in the face — inside a busy Manhattan subway station on Monday morning, police said. The three women — ranging in age from 27 to 63 — were waiting for a southbound B train inside the 59th Street-Columbus Circle station around 10:15 a.m. when the 55-year-old stranger approached. Without being provoked, the man punched each woman in the face before walking away, police said. A bystander alerted nearby

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Gym teacher accused of having years-long affair with student

A longtime California teacher was arrested for having a sexual relationship with a high school student that lasted more than three years, police said. Angela Webb, a 50-year-old PE teacher at Tulare Union High School, was arrested Friday at her home in Tulare, about 50 miles southeast of Fresno, after police learned of the alleged relationship late last month, the Visalia Times-Delta reported. The alleged victim is a former student at the school, where Webb also coached volleyball during

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Duo steals fire truck, sends cops on hours-long chase

A man and woman allegedly stole a fire truck after seeing the door open and “thought, ‘Hollywood,’” before leading police on an hours-long chase through several California towns. A Sacramento Metro Fire engine was stolen Saturday afternoon from the scene of a vegetation sire in the Rio Lina area, FOX 40 reported. The unidentified man stole the truck, valued at about $1 million, in Rio Linda and picked up the woman outside her home about 1 miles away and a pursuit ensued,

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Mom fatally stabbed outside laundromat as her kids watched: cops

LEWISTON, Maine — Police in Maine are investigating the killing of a woman who was stabbed outside of a laundromat in downtown Lewiston. Police say 48-year-old Kimberly Dobbie was stabbed on Sunday morning and died later in the day at Central Maine Medical Center. They say she’s the mother of two young children and both of them witnessed the assault. Police say a bystander tackled the assailant until they arrived, and they were questioning the suspect on Sunday. No charges had been

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Man turns himself in for killing ex-girlfriend’s fiancé

A Connecticut man wanted in the slaying of his ex-girlfriend’s fiancé in the Bronx has turned himself in to police, cops said. Jose Quinones, 49, of Bridgeport is charged with shooting and killing Juan Flores in his University Heights apartment building about 7:30 a.m. Saturday. Flores, who lived with his fiancée on the fifth floor of the building, was rushed to St. Barnabas Hospital and pronounced dead, police said. His fiancée, who did not want to give her name, told The Post

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