News: Suspect Admits Arson Attempt To Stop Drag Show + More

An 18-year-old man in Jamaica is in critical condition after being ambushed in a fake dating app hookup where he was robbed, had his penis partially severed and set on fire.

Some news stories you might have missed:

AP News: Aimenn Penny, 20, admitted to investigators he tried to burn down the Community Church of Chesterland on March 25 in an attempt to stop a scheduled charity drag event. He also said he regretted his arson attempt didn’t work.

Fox5Atlanta: Residents in some Atlanta neighborhoods are expressing concern and outrage after waking up to antisemitic and transphobic flyers left for residents. The flyers claim six Jewish individuals are behind a “rise in transgenderism.”

The Hill: A new Morning Consult poll finds that 58% of potential GOP primary voters said they would support Donald Trump, compared to the 21% who said they would back Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis. Former Vice President Mike Pence sits in a distant third with 7% support.

Variety: Long-time “Dancing With the Stars” (2005-2022) and “Strictly Come Dancing” (2004-2016)  judge Len Goodman died on April 22 of bone cancer. He was 78.

AP News: North Dakota has adopted one of the strictest anti-abortion laws in the country. The new law bans the procedure throughout pregnancy, with slim exceptions up to six weeks’ gestation. North Dakota no longer has any abortion clinics.

Fox News: Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis – who’s on the verge of announcing his own run for the Republican presidential nomination – says he has no idea why already-announced candidate Donald Trump is currently taking shots at him.