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Robber Caught After Friending Victim on Facebook

You have to be a real winner to hit someone in the back of the head just to steal their iPod, but it takes quite the criminal mastermind to seek out their victim on Facebook the day after the robbery. …

Teen Murders Parents for ‘Taking Away His iPod and Stuff’

Here’s a chilling, sad, and ridiculous story out of Norfolk, Virginia. And otherwise well-balanced high school sophomore has pleaded guilty to two counts of second-degree murder after he beat and stabbed both of his parents to death. The reason? “I …

David Schwimmer: ‘Friends’ Star in Right Place at Right Time

David Schwimmer of Friends fame was in the right place at the right time this Memorial Day Weekend–or at least his security cameras were. Schwimmer’s New York City residence is replete with several installed security cameras that keep watch on …

Mom Banned from Facebooking About Kids, Hitler Mom Banned from Facebooking About Kids, Hitler

If a judge orders, as part of a probation deal, that you must stop ranting about Hitler and your family on Facebook, you should probably take it seriously. An appellate court has ruled that banning a woman from posting about …

Atlanta High School Shooting: Possible Suspect Questioned

On Tuesday, five people were shot near Therrell High School in Atlanta. Authorities say that those who were injured are believed to be students at the high school, but no confirmation was announced. According to reports, the injuries were not …

Jodi Arias Will Face A Death Penalty Hearing For A Second Time

Jodi Arias, the 33-year-old woman who was convicted of first-degree murder last year for killing her boyfriend in 2008, is slated to appear in court this week. Last year, the jurors were not able to a unanimous decision on her …

Florida Man Facebooks Cop-Adjacent Drug Deal Photos Florida Man Facebooks Cop-Adjacent Drug Deal Photos

Florida Man, the world’s worst superhero, is staying busy, as always. A Port St. Lucie man has been arrested after–well, after doing a lot of dumb things. According to the Martin County Sheriff’s office, 21–year-old Taylor Harrison has been arrested …

Peephole Shooting: Man Killed While Looking Through Peephole

Be careful the next time you check to see who is knocking on your door, as a 29-year-old man was shot through the peephole of his Philadelphia home. The victim, whose name hasn’t been released, died from the injuries he …

Sober Driver Arrested For Drunk Driving

On February 20th, 2013, Milwaukee County Deputy Joseph Quiles, with the airport division of the Sheriff’s Office, was working night shift by General Mitchell International Aiport. After making his rounds patrolling, he blew through a stop sign on to Howell …

Waffle House Robbed By Man With Pitchfork

Reality is stranger than fiction, and sometimes you have to creative with the robbery process. In Norcross, Georgia, police are searching for Jeffery Wooten, a 50-year-old man that robbed Buford highway’s Waffle House with a pitchfork on Thursday night. Surveillance …

Police Plan to Live-Tweet Prostitution Sting, Embarrass Johns Police Plan to Live-Tweet Prostitution Sting, Embarrass Johns

In what they call an “unprecedented social media tactic,” the Prince George County Police Department is going to live-tweet a bunch of prostitution sting arrests next week. “We won’t tell you when or where, other than it’s somewhere in the …

Sinn Fein Leader Gerry Adams Arrested For IRA’s 1972 Slaying Of A Widow

Irish republican and Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams was arrested and interrogated on Wednesday for being a suspect in the killing of Jean McConville, a widowed mother of 10, in 1972. Adams confirmed his arrest and called it voluntary and …

Man Named Popadick Fulfills Surname Destiny in Public Park

Until just now, I’d never come across any “Popadicks.” My introduction to the surname comes in the form of a story about one Donald Popadick, who Ottawa Police claim exposed himself in a public park. Yep. A man named Donald …

FedEx Shooter Injured Six Before Taking His Own Life

A FedEx employee armed with a shotgun injured six people at a FedEx warehouse in Atlanta, Georgia, before killing himself with his own gun on Tuesday morning. According to police spokesperson Sgt. Dana Pierce, the shooting started at 5:54 am. …

Julie Schenecker Double Murder Trial Begins

Julie Schenecker was a suburban mother and former military linguist. She is charged with two counts of murder for allegedly killing her two teenaged children. On Monday, Schenecker attend the jury selection stage of her trial at the Hillsborough County courtroom. …

Potato Arrest: Police Put An End To Crime Spree

Police authorities from Providence, Rhode Island, put an end to a robbery suspect’s potato crime spree Friday afternoon. No, this man did not try to steal potatoes; instead, he used the starchy vegetable as a weapon in two separate robbery …

Tennessee Policeman Fired After Choking Student

A Knoxville, Tennessee police officer was dismissed by the Knox County Sheriff after photos surfaced of the patrolman strangling a University of Tennessee student during an arrest near the site of a large party. The officer, 47-year-old Frank Phillips, choked …

Rachael Rapraeger Admits to Falsifying Mammogram Reports

One of the scariest things for a woman is the possibility of getting breast cancer, which is why many women diligently check themselves for lumps at home each month and have regular mammogram screenings. Taking such preventative measures is great, …

Florida Execution Leaves ‘Old Sparky’ Unemployed

Florida executed a man on Wednesday who was convicted of murdering two relatives in 1990, marking the 85th instance of capital punishment for the state, and the fourth so far this year. Robert Hendrix, 47, was pronounced dead at 6:21 …

Kentucky Mailman Jailed for Stashing 45K Letters

Former Western Kentucky postal worker William “Brent” Morse has been sentenced to 6 months in a federal prison for hiding almost 45,000 pieces of mail he didn’t feel like delivering. According to David J. Hale, the U.S. attorney for the …

Missouri Execution: Fourth Inmate Executed in 2014

Death row inmate William Rousan was executed on Wednesday; the execution is the fourth for Missouri in 2014. Rousan was sentenced to death after being found guilty of murdering a couple in 1993. After being denied clemency by Missouri Governor …