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John “Junior” Gotti Gets Stabbed In Fight John “Junior” Gotti Gets Stabbed In Fight

Nassau County police and prosecutors are investigating the alleged stabbing of John Gotti Jr, but the Washington Post reports that Gotti is not cooperating with the police.  The authorities say that Gotti has refused to divulge information to the police …

John Gotti Jr. Was Stabbed in CVS Parking Lot John Gotti Jr. Was Stabbed in CVS Parking Lot
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Police in Long Island are investigating John “Junior” Gotti, Jr. after he says he was stabbed while trying to break up a fight. Gotti, who officials say was at one time the acting boss of the Gambino crime family, was …

North Korea Executes 80 for Bad TV, Having a Bible North Korea Executes 80 for Bad TV, Having a Bible
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In the past year, North Korea came under international criticism when details of gulag-like prisons leaked out from defectors. Although the world reacted in horror as those details included the familiar stories of loved ones disappearing mysteriously in true Stalinist …

Man Posts Craigslist Ad Seeking Rape of 11-Year-Old Relative Man Posts Craigslist Ad Seeking Rape of 11-Year-Old Relative

People use Craigslist for some pretty strange stuff – and a lot of it, while odd and at times off-putting, usually winds up being pretty funny. This isn’t. This is probably one of the worst things I’ve ever heard – …

CCSU Suspect Apprehended, No Guns Found CCSU Suspect Apprehended, No Guns Found
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You know those Halloween costume stories that just won’t go away? Well, here’s another one. A university in Connecticut went on lockdown yesterday after someone reported seeing a man in military gear carrying a gun. As it turns out, there …

NJ Mall Shooting Terrorizes Shoppers NJ Mall Shooting Terrorizes Shoppers
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Reports claim that a shooter dressed in full body armor has fired shots inside the Garden State Plaza in Paramus, New Jersey. The gunman started firing around 9:20 p.m., which is shortly before the mall was scheduled to close. At …

Man Accidentally Shoots Friend During Bigfoot Hunt Man Accidentally Shoots Friend During Bigfoot Hunt

Three people in Rogers County, Oklahoma were arrested after a Bigfoot hunt went wrong. After one of the men involved in the hunt, Omar Pineda, heard a noise and got scared, he accidentally shot his friend with a .9 mm …

Bullet Hits Smartphone, Saves Gas Station Clerk’s Life Bullet Hits Smartphone, Saves Gas Station Clerk’s Life
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A Winter Garden, Florida gas station clerk was shot in the abdomen on Monday morning, and today he is alive after only sustaining minor injuries. He can almost certainly give all the credit for that amazing turn to the fact …

No Touching! Woman Files Charges After Pregnant Belly is Rubbed No Touching! Woman Files Charges After Pregnant Belly is Rubbed
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Any woman who has ever been pregnant can probably sympathize with a Frankfort, Pennsylvania woman who got so frustrated with people rubbing her belly that she decided to file charges. After a neighbor approached the woman and rubbed her belly …

Supermax Prisons: Created in Response to Aryan Murders Supermax Prisons: Created in Response to Aryan Murders
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Slate crime correspondent Justin Peters wrote a story last week that explored the origins of the Super-maximum-security prison. In 1983, the Marion Penitentiary in Illinois was the toughest prison in the federal system. In Marion’s maximum-security complex, the most dangerous …

Penn State to Pay $59.7 Million in Abuse Settlement Penn State to Pay $59.7 Million in Abuse Settlement

Nearly two years after news of the Penn State child molestation scandal broke, the university has agreed to pay a settlement of almost $60 million to 26 victims that were sexually assaulted by former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky. Thirty …

Canadian Travel Scam Turns Australian Couples into Drug Mules Canadian Travel Scam Turns Australian Couples into Drug Mules

The Australian reports that a Perth couple were conned into being drug mules by a bogus Canadian travel agency. It all looked legit, at least on the surface. A 72-year-old man and his 64-year-old wife entered a sweepstakes for a …

Belmont, NC Drug Store Standoff Ends Peacefully Belmont, NC Drug Store Standoff Ends Peacefully
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In a story that should be hailed as a shining example of two police departments working together towards a nonviolent goal, the Charlotte Observer reports a six-hour standoff between a lone gunman and law enforcement came to a peaceful end. …

Sultan of Brunei Moves Sharia into Law Sultan of Brunei Moves Sharia into Law

As unlikely as it looked that any of the United States would implement Sharia law (in spite of people who believed it possible), other nations seem more willing. The AFP reports the tiny nation of Brunei, noted as the third …

Danvers Homicide: Teacher, 24, Killed By Student, 14 Danvers Homicide: Teacher, 24, Killed By Student, 14
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CNN reports tragedy out of Boston today, where a Danvers High School mathematics teacher was brutally murdered by a 14-year-old student and dumped in the woods behind the school. According to the Essex County District Attorney’s office, 24-year-old Colleen Ritzer …

Drunk Driver Who Confessed to Killing Man on YouTube Gets 6.5 Years Drunk Driver Who Confessed to Killing Man on YouTube Gets 6.5 Years
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A 22-year-old man who famously confessed, via YouTube video, to killing a 61-year-old man while drunk driving has been sentenced to six and a half years in prison. “It should have been me instead of an innocent man. I vow …

‘Duck Dynasty’ Scarecrow Thief is Arrested ‘Duck Dynasty’ Scarecrow Thief is Arrested

Poor Uncle Si can’t catch a break. Between the guys on Duck Dynasty giving him a hard time for his vocabulary and naps and someone stealing and burning up a scarecrow made in his likeness, the tea-guzzling duck hunter is …

Boy Scout Leaders Are Kicked Out After Toppling Rock Formation [VIDEO] Boy Scout Leaders Are Kicked Out After Toppling Rock Formation [VIDEO]
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A group of Boy Scout leaders may find themselves facing felony charges after toppling a rock formation at Utah’s Goblin Valley State Park. The rock formation was estimated to be around 170 million years old before Glenn Taylor, one of …

Want to Know if Someone Died In Your House?  This Website Tells You. Want to Know if Someone Died In Your House? This Website Tells You.
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Have you ever heard a noise in your home that you couldn’t explain, or are planning to buy a house soon and want to see whether any deaths have occurred in the home? If so, check out Died In House, …

Drug Cartel Leader Shot… By Clown Drug Cartel Leader Shot… By Clown

Reuters and The New York Post have both reported that one of Mexico’s most powerful ex-drug lords was shot by children’s clowns as he attended a party in Cabo San Lucas. A former Tijuana Cartel boss, the 63-year-old Francisco Rafael …

Bourbon Heist: 65 Cases of Pappy Van Winkle Stolen Bourbon Heist: 65 Cases of Pappy Van Winkle Stolen
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As Zac Brown sings, “The whiskey’s gone.” Someone in Frankfort, Kentucky must like Pappy Van Winkle bourbon an awful lot because they made off with 65 cases (195 bottles) of the rare bourbon, which is valued at over $25,000. Nine …