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Inherit Some Expensive Jewelry? Don’t Post It on Facebook Inherit Some Expensive Jewelry? Don’t Post It on Facebook

Since the beginning of the social media craze, police have been warning people that criminals use Facebook too, and they can stalk you just the same as a crazy ex-boyfriend. Sure, you think you’re being cute with your wooo-hooo, goin …

Teen Took Snapchat Selfie with Classmate He Shot in the Face: Police

In true wtf news of the day, a Jeannette, Pennsylvania teen is facing first-degree murder charges after he reportedly confessed to shooting his classmate in the face. Police say they were able to link 16-year-old Maxwell Morton to the crime …

Mom Turns in Son After Spotting Him on Police Facebook Page

This is going to be an awkward Thanksgiving. Police in Casselberry, Florida, like many police departments around the country, have taken to Facebook and Twitter over the past few years to get help in solving crimes, locating fugitives, and getting …

Florida Man Used Fake Facebook Accounts to Lure Minors for Sex, Brought Baby Along for Meetup

A Florida Man is facing charges of unlawful sexual activity with a minor after police say he used Facebook to convince underage girls to meet him for sex. The scheme was a bit more elaborate than just contacting young girls …

Jessica Chambers: No Suspect, Investigators’ Fault?

Jessica Chambers’ family and friends gathered on Saturday in Sardis, Mississippi to celebrate her birthday. Even without her, they seemed to be in fairly good spirits as they shared stories of her and released balloons into the sky in her …

Uber Sued by Woman Who Accused Driver of Rape in Delhi Uber Sued by Woman Who Accused Driver of Rape in Delhi

In December, an Uber driver in India was arrested after a female passenger accused him of rape. Now, that passenger is suing Uber – in a US federal court. The woman, who is still unidentified, is demanding unspecified damages. She …

Man Turns Himself in After Facebook Promise to Police

In Canadian news, a Canadian man has gone full Canada and turned himself in to police after assuring them he would on Facebook. CTV News says that Rodney Constantine was wanted on four warrants, including failing to appear in court …

Emoji-Laden Facebook Threat Against Police Lands Teen in Jail

Don’t threaten the police. Don’t threaten the police on Facebook. Don’t use a bunch of gun emojis when threatening the police on Facebook, which you’re not supposed to be doing anyway. In fact, at this point, I’d advise against Facebook …

Feds Settle Facebook Impersonation Suit Feds Settle Facebook Impersonation Suit

The U.S. Justice Department is about to pay a New York woman $134,000 over investigative tactics it once described as “legitimate law enforcement”. In October of 2014, the story of Sondra Arquiett hit the web. Arquiett claimed DEA agents stole …

Florida Man Posts Stolen Nude Photos to Victim’s Mom’s Facebook Page

Florida Man, the world’s worst superhero, is at it again. This time he’s engaging in some real top-shelf creepster activity, “hacking” Facebook accounts and posting nude photos to his victim’s mom’s wall. 30-year-old Michael Rubens has been arrested on 31 …

‘Disrespectful’ Facebook Post Could Land Parolee Back Behind Bars

If you ever happen to find yourself in a situation where you’re out of prison on parole, it might be a good idea to stay off Facebook – or at least watch what you say. A Cuyahoga county, Ohio parolee …

Florida Man Has Drugs, in Case You Were Wondering – the Police Sure Were

I’ve never tried to give someone a bag of meth in a Kmart, so I’m no expert on the matter. I have to imagine, however, that if I did decide to make that life decision – I’d wear the most …

Jermaine Cunningham, Jets Linebacker, Arrested for Revenge Porn

New Jersey has one of the oldest and harshest laws on the books regarding revenge porn, and New York Jets linebacker Jermaine Cunningham is currently feeling its effects. Cunningham was reportedly arrested on December 29th and charged with a number …

Boston Cop Reportedly Assaults Uber Driver

Something something man bites dog? An Uber driver is claiming that he was the victim of a beating – at the hands of a Boston police officer. The driver says that he was dropping of 40-year-old Michael Doherty, a 16-year …

Uber Driver Charged with Rape As Company Promises to Make Service Safer Uber Driver Charged with Rape As Company Promises to Make Service Safer

Yesterday, Uber made a promise to make the service safer, by focusing more attention of background checks for drivers and employing new technology to make sure customers get the safest ride possible. Today, another Uber driver has been charged with …

Alysa Suguro Bathrick Mugshot Latest To Go Viral

A North Carolina teen’s mugshot has gone viral after she posted it to Twitter following her arrest on felony drug charges. Alysa Suguro Bathrick, of Cary, was arrested on charges of possession with an intent to manufacture, sell or deliver …

Man Killed With Hammer Near Ferguson; Was This A Hate Crime?

Just 20 miles away from Ferguson where protests and riots started after the tragic police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown, a small group of people gathered in St. Louis to protest the most recent hate crime that shook the town. …

West Virginia Shooter Jealous Of Ex, Her Boyfriends

A West Virginia gunman who went on a shooting spree Monday, before killing himself, took to Facebook to express his jealousy of his ex-girlfriend and her new boyfriend. Towing company proprietor Jody Lee Hunt, 39, shot and killed ex-lover Sharon …

Miss Honduras Accused Killers Refuse to Testify

The man, along with three accomplices, accused of killing Miss Honduras and her sister, refused to testify during their first court appearance on Tuesday. Miss Honduras and Miss World contestant Maria Jose Alvarado and her sister were found buried near …

Florida Man Phuc Kieu Charged in Attempted Rape, Robbery

A Florida man, legal name Phuc Kieu, has been charged with robbery, kidnapping, and sexual battery after attempting to rape another man in a Gainesville parking lot. 58-year-old Phuc X. Kieu allegedly waited for the victim to finish making a …

Oklahoma Police Officer Charged with Rape

Oklahoma City police officer Daniel Holtzclaw has been charged with sexual assault, after allegedly raping 13 women while on duty. Court officials said Wednesday that prosecutors have tallied 35 felony counts against the 27-year-old. Holtzclaw, who is presently on paid …