79°
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
3 Day Outlook
Mon
83°
58°
20%
Tue
82°
63°
10%
Wed
82°
65°
20%
TrueView© Local Radar

Latest Weather Blog

Follow our weather team on social media

You're no hero, Spider-Man

9 months ago Wednesday, June 18, 2014 5:48:57 PM CDT June 18, 2014 Wednesday, June 18 2014 Jun 18, 2014 in News
Source: Associated Press

NEW YORK- A Times Square costumed Spider-Man was convicted of harassing a woman in a spat over a tip for taking a family picture with the character.

He swore, hurled snow and took at swing at Victoria Goreaciuc.

A judge acquitted Phillip Williams of the more serious charge of attempted assaulted. Harassment is a non-criminal violation.

Both Williams and Goreaciuc admit he cursed while complaining that she didn't tip him for posing for a photo with her children last year.

She left but returned and confronted him and says he punched her in the face.

He claims he did it in self-defense after she threw a chunk of snow that hit him in the head.  

More News

comments powered by Disqus

Desktop News

Click to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
5 Days
Radar
Today
79°
60°
Mon
Partly Cloudy
83°
58°
Tue
Partly Cloudy
82°
63°
Wed
Partly Cloudy
82°
65°
Thu
Partly Cloudy
86°
68°