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Lawyer Michael Avenatti accused of extortion, demanding millions of dollars from Nike

Lawyer Michael Avenatti accused of extortion, demanding millions of dollars from Nike

1 minute ago   |   KSBW

The high-profile lawyer met with attorneys for Nike and "threatened to release damaging information regarding Nike" in exchange for money, according to a complaint.
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Meet Michael Avenatti, the former professional sports car driver who represented Stormy Daniels and was just charged for attempting to extort more than $20 million from Nike

Meet Michael Avenatti, the former professional sports car driver who represented Stormy Daniels and was just charged for attempting to extort more than $20 million from Nike

3 minutes ago   |   Business Insider   |   8 articles

Michael Avenatti is an attorney whose most famous client was Stormy Daniels. He has inserted himself into the national conversation this year, often making claims about...
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Michael Avenatti Charged With Attempting to Extort More Than $20 Million From Nike

19 minutes ago   |   Time   |   8 articles

Federal prosecutors announced Monday that they are charging high-profile attorney Michael Avenatti for allegedly attempting to shakedown Nike. The United States Attorney of the...
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Police: Man Arrested After Being Found With Stolen Firearms, Materials That Could Make Explosives

41 minutes ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - Police in Eden Prairie have arrested a suspicious person they say was in possession of stolen firearms and materials that could be used to make explosive...
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Man Charged With Killing New York Mob Boss Influenced by Right-Wing Conspiracy Theories, Lawyer Says

49 minutes ago   |   Time

A lawyer for a man suspected of killing a reputed New York mob boss says hate speech and right-wing conspiracy websites are to blame for recent changes in the man's...
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Ilhan Omar Says Trump ‘Fuels Hate Against Muslims' At CAIR Banquet

1 hour ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - Rep. Ilhan Omar continued her criticism of President Donald Trump and Israel while speaking at a banquet over the weekend in California. The Minnesota Democrat...
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K-9 officer helps catch suspect after $6,000 Victoria's Secret lingerie heist

2 hours ago   |   ABC

Two of the four suspects ran off after they were pulled over but a K-9 officer tracked one down. The other got away.
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Shopper with child targeted in Central Market parking lot robbery attempt near River Oaks

2 hours ago   |   ABC

Police said the woman had just finished putting groceries and 2-year-old son in the car when the suspect tried to get inside.
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Eyewitness This: IE sheriff's bloodhound nabs assault suspect, push to tax sugary drinks, $750M Powerball jackpot

2 hours ago   |   ABC

Here are some stories to start your day. A Riverside County sheriff's bloodhound helped nab an assault suspect. Plus, there's a new push to possibly tax your favorite sugary...
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Banning of mosque shooting suspect's manifesto raises free speech debate in New Zealand

Banning of mosque shooting suspect's manifesto raises free speech debate in New Zealand

2 hours ago   |   New York Post

NEW ZEALAND - New Zealanders are debating the limits of free speech after their chief censor banned the 74-page manifesto written and released by the man accused of...
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Father of Sandy Hook victim commits suicide at town hall, police say

Father of Sandy Hook victim commits suicide at town hall, police say

The father of one of the victims of the Sandy Hook school shooting committed suicide Monday at Newtown town hall, police said. Read more ...

After delivering his Mueller Report findings, Attorney General Bill Barr was...

After delivering his Mueller Report findings, Attorney General Bill Barr was spotted enjoying a seafood dinner

Attorney General William Barr released his summary about special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation on Sunday, determining that President Donald Trump did not... Read more ...

Dr. Dre posted and then deleted a photo bragging that his daughter got into...

Dr. Dre posted and then deleted a photo bragging that his daughter got into USC 'on her own' without mentioning he donated $70 million to the school

Dr. Dre's daughter, Truly Young, was accepted into the University of Southern California's School of Cinematic Arts. The rapper celebrated Truly's admission to the school on... Read more ...

Kenyan teacher who gives away 80 percent of his salary awarded $1M global prize

Kenyan teacher who gives away 80 percent of his salary awarded $1M global prize

A math and physics teacher from rural Kenya, who gives away 80 percent of his monthly income to help the poor, wins a $1 million prize. Read more ...

Buy this isle in Sicily from $1.1million

Buy this isle in Sicily from $1.1million

Isola delle Femmine is in the heart of a scuba diving and snorkeling mecca off the coat of Sicily. It could be yours for $1.1million. Read more ...

Rob Gronkowski's friends predict post-retirement plans: ‘Party time'

Rob Gronkowski's friends predict post-retirement plans: ‘Party time'

The NFL community and beyond has nothing but love for Rob Gronkowski. Shortly after the Patriots tight end announced his retirement Sunday with an Instagram post, dozens of... Read more ...

Officials: Father of Sandy Hook victim found dead of apparent suicide at...

Officials: Father of Sandy Hook victim found dead of apparent suicide at town hall

So sad. He was the father of Avielle Richman, a first-grader who was among the 20 children and six adults killed in the 2012 shooting. Read more ...

Scott Walker, Pop Idol Turned Avant Auteur, Dies At 76

Scott Walker, Pop Idol Turned Avant Auteur, Dies At 76

The former member of The Walker Brothers and singer of "The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine " was also one of experimental music's most beloved composers. (Image credit: Michael... Read more ...

AL East guide for 2019: Biggest strength, weakness and question for each team

AL East guide for 2019: Biggest strength, weakness and question for each team

The AL East is a three-horse race in 2019, but that doesn't mean the top three squads are without their questions. Read more ...

NY prosecutors announce charges against Avenatti in alleged extortion scheme

NY prosecutors announce charges against Avenatti in alleged extortion scheme

New York prosecutors on Monday said it will be announcing charges against attorney Michael Avenatti for allegedly attempting to extract more than $20 million from a publicly... Read more ...