Jimmy McCloskey, Metro

Jimmy McCloskey


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Past articles by Jimmy:

Woman who deliberately coughed on mother of 10 with cancer is jailed

Debra Hunter was jailed for 30 days over the June 2020 coughing attack on Heather Sprague → Read More

$440k artwork vandalized by couple who thought pots of paint were for them to use

The young couple mistook the huge canvas for 'participatory art', and added their own paint splotches - to the fury of its creator JonOne → Read More

Boy, 16, caught and killed huge Mako shark – then took it home to eat for dinner

Thomas Thompson spent two-and-a-half hours reeling in the monster fish, which will now produce 200 meals → Read More

Hero boxer dog who saved family from house fire looks so happy to be reunited with them after disappearing

Tank looked overjoyed to be back with owners Shae and Calvin Bice two months after he saved their lives, then disappeared → Read More

Woman with record-breaking 24ft fingernails has them cut for first time in 30 years – with electric saw

Ayanna Williams said farewell to her nails over the weekend - almost 30 years after she last trimmed them → Read More

Gunman who murdered doctor and his family then killed himself ‘was ex-NFL star Phillip Adams’

A gunman who murdered a prominent doctor, his wife, grandchildren and another man before killing himself was ex-NFL star Phillip Adams, police say. → Read More

Couple who struggled with infertility for five years are now expecting quadruplets

Maria and Joseph Sawaged decided to try one final treatment after years of disappointments - with spectacular results → Read More

Boy, 4, can recite all 118 elements of the periodic table from memory in just 80 seconds

Bhavik Jain's interest in the elements was piqued after his mother gave him a glass of milk, and he asked her about the calcium it contained → Read More

Girl, 16, killed herself after school bullies tormented her about the size of her forehead

Riley Garrigus shot herself after years of taunts about her appearance, appetite, and for being gay → Read More

Two teenage brothers ‘murdered parents, sister and granny then killed themselves’

A pair of teenage brothers murdered their mother, father, sister and grandmother, then killed themselves, police say. The unnamed siblings allegedly carried out the horrific murder suicide at their family... → Read More

Killer who murdered girl, 3, at her birthday party moans that jail is making him restless and depressed

Timmy Kinner has filed complaints about his treatment in jail, and faces a potential death sentence over the June 2018 murder of Ruya Kadir → Read More

Conjoined twin sisters, 1, on the mend after successful separation surgery

Remi and Reese Erickson are back home enjoying life after undergoing successful separation surgery last November → Read More

Woman with condition that makes one leg swell with fluid hopes to become diversity model

Mahogany Geter used to try and disguise her condition - but says she has now learned to embrace it → Read More

Morgue workers ‘stole corpses credit cards then blew thousands on holidays and McDonald’s’

Willie Gracon and Charles McFadgen are said to have used the stolen cards to rack up thousands in stolen goods → Read More

Family distraught after ‘only drug that keeps gravely-ill daughter, 2, alive’ is discontinued

Emma Peterka's parents Sara and Mitch say the drug - abrabetadex - is keeping the toddler alive. But its manufacturer says there is no proof of this, and plans to axe it in October → Read More

Blameless woman banned from church fishing trip prize over fears she’d make #MeToo allegation

Blameless woman banned from fishing trip prize over fears she'd made #MeToo allegation → Read More

Pfizer and Moderna vaccines prevents Covid infection and not just serious symptoms, US government finds

Scientists initially believed Pfizer and Moderna's shots prevented serious illness from a Covid infection, but they now believe the injections prevent people from catching Covid at all → Read More

George Floyd’s dying screams ‘prove he was killed by police not drug overdose’

Prosecutor Jerry Blackwell claimed Chauvin would have been unconscious had fentanyl in his system been the cause of his death → Read More

Woman gives birth aged 57 five years after losing daughter, 13, to brain tumor

A 57 year-old teacher has given birth to a healthy baby boy five years after losing her 13 year-old daughter to a brain tumor. Barbara Higgins, from Concord in New... → Read More

Joe Biden doubles US Covid vaccination goal to 200m jabs in his 1st 100 days

US President Joe Biden has doubled the number of Covid vaccines he wants doctors to administer in his first 100 days in office, from 100 million to 200 million. → Read More