TMZ.com Tyre Nichols ' mom is hopeful Congress will make good on what came across as a promise during President Biden 's State of the Union address ... but she's reiterating it's time for them to finally act on real police reforms. We caught up with RowVaughn Wells on Capitol Hill Tuesday night, shortly after the President delivered his State of the Union address ... in which he referenced the fatal beating her son endured at the hands of Memphis cops last month. RowVaughn tells us she's very appreciative of the President's strong message Tuesday night ... saying now it's all about putting forth action. Given the reaction in Congress after the Prez speech, she says it looks like something might really change this time around. However, she says "we'll just wait to see" -- a point Ben Crump , who is representing the Nichols family also reinforced. Courtesy of Tyre Nichols Family & Ben Crump As you know Tyre was beaten by … [Read more...] about Tyre Nichols’ Mom Says It’s Time for the President, Congress to Take Action
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Porn legend Ron Jeremy is being accused of sexual battery, and the L.A. County District Attorney is reviewing the case ... TMZ has learned. Law enforcement sources tell us the Sheriff's Department turned over the results of its investigation to the D.A.'s Office. The alleged case involves a woman at the famed Rainbow Bar & Grill ... who claims Ron followed her into the bathroom back in December and groped her. This is the second sexual misconduct case brought against Ron as of late. As we reported, he was cleared of sexual assault in Washington State last month. … [Read more...] about Ron Jeremy Alleged Sexual Battery Case Turned Over to D.A.
First Lady Jill Biden may have played her husband's hand when it comes to the 2024 ticket ... and it all comes down to a kiss. Second Gentleman Doug Emhoff was in the VIP section of the House, up in the gallery when the First Lady arrived. She planted a friendly kiss, smack on Doug's lips, which has now become a thing on social media. Getty The smooch is an old-fashioned, polite gesture for sure, but there could be political implications as well. There have been rumblings within the Democratic Party about the Veep's fate as JB circles a 2nd bid for POTUS, which he's expected to announce in a couple weeks. Some Dems think Harris would be a drag on the ticket and want him to dump her and go with a new running mate. Now it's certainly possible we and others may be reading too much into the kiss, but Jill and Joe know what time it is ... they've certainly been around long enough to know image matters. The fact that Jill gave Doug a … [Read more...] about First Lady Jill Biden Kisses Second Gentleman Doug Emhoff on Lips
A reporter for NewsNation was arrested on Wednesday as he was covering a press conference being given by Ohio Governor Mike DeWine about the train derailment in East Palestine. Evan Lambert , who is based in Washington, had traveled to Ohio to cover the story and was doing a live report during the press conference when he was told by local law enforcement to be quiet as DeWine was speaking. He was then taken into custody on charges of disorderly conduct and criminal trespassing, according to the network. At the press conference, DeWine said that he had not authorized the arrest , which NewsNation captured on video. Preston Swigart, the photographer who was with Lambert, said that police had told him to stop talking as he did his live shot. “From their standpoint, he didn’t obey orders when he was told to stop talking,” Swigart said, according to NewsNation. “Gymnasiums are echoey and loud and sound kind of carries, so I’m guessing that they just didn’t like … [Read more...] about NewsNation Reporter Arrested At Ohio Governor’s Press Conference
WKYC 3News UPDATE 5:01 PM PT -- NewsNation Bureau Chief Mike Viqueira just released an official statement on the arrest of Evan Lambert , stating ... "I Just spoke with Evan, who called from the Columbiana County Jail, where he is currently detained." UPDATE Viqueira continued, "First, Evan is safe and calm, and continues to act with professionalism and integrity that he brings to his work each day. As you see from the videos, he was doing his job -- what hundreds of journalists do without incident -- reporting to the public on a matter of urgent, critical interest to our audience." UPDATE As for Evan's release, Mike says "Local law enforcement has told [Evan] that the soonest he can be released is 8:30 ET tomorrow. Every effort is being made to assist Evan and secure his release as soon as possible." A reporter covering Governor Mike DeWine 's news conference was taken down to the ground by law enforcement and arrested Wednesday for allegedly … [Read more...] about NewsNation Reporter Taken Down By Cops, Arrested During Ohio Governor News Conference
Gallery Launch Gallery Ex-NFL star Vontae Davis seemed to be sound asleep on the side of a highway near two wrecked vehicles after he was accused of drunkenly crashing his Tesla during an accident on Saturday morning ... new photos, obtained by TMZ Sports , show. In the pictures -- snapped just minutes after Davis allegedly rammed his ride into the back of a Toyota truck in Broward County, Fla. -- you can see Davis appeared to be unconscious on the pavement. Wearing a mint-green corduroy set with his shoes still on, the 34-year-old former Indianapolis Colts defensive back was balled up with his head laying in his hands and his eyes closed. A witness tells us that even as people moved around him -- including first responders, a clean-up crew and police -- Davis remained fast asleep ... until cops woke him up and put him in a squad car. In Florida Highway Patrol dash cam footage we obtained, you can see Davis appeared to be having … [Read more...] about Vontae Davis Crash Scene Photos Show Ex-NFL Star Asleep Near Wrecked Cars