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Danville Pawn Shop Shooting: A Triple Homicide Danville Pawn Shop Shooting: A Triple Homicide

The Lexington Herald-Leader reported today that a 9-year-old boy called police from the ABC Gold and Games pawn shop in Danville, Kentucky shortly after 9 a.m. Apparently, somebody had entered the shop with the intention of robbing it, and ended …

Violent Crime Rose Slightly in 2012, Says FBI Violent Crime Rose Slightly in 2012, Says FBI

As Americans sort through the emotional wreckage of the recent Navy Yard shooting, the FBI quietly this week released crime statistics for 2012. While property crimes saw a decrease for the 10th year in a row, violent crime unfortunately saw …

Google Street View Car Hits 3 Vehicles In Reportedly Attempted Hit And Run Google Street View Car Hits 3 Vehicles In Reportedly Attempted Hit And Run
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Wow. Just wow. A Google Street View car driver apparently hit two buses and a truck, and tried to flee the scene. The incident happened in Bogor, Indonesia, and there is photographic evidence of a wrecked Street View car. Gizmodo …

Camp 22 Inmates Disappear: People Gone from Gulag Camp 22 Inmates Disappear: People Gone from Gulag
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In a further development on the Korean peninsula of the worst possible kind, the Committee for Human Rights in North Korea has launched a new effort to report on the conditions in North Korea’s prison camps. Unfortunately, their discoveries of …

Dollar Counterfeiting: Peru is #1 Worldwide Producer Dollar Counterfeiting: Peru is #1 Worldwide Producer
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In a heavily reprinted AP story out of Lima, a 13-year-old boy was arrested during a raid on a large counterfeiting operation. The boy was caught with almost three quarters of a million in fake dollars and euros; this led …

NYC Issues Warning to Cyclists: Robbers Afoot NYC Issues Warning to Cyclists: Robbers Afoot

A CBS local affiliate is reporting out of New York that a gang of thugs is targeting lone bike riders along the Hudson river and across the George Washington Bridge in Washington Heights, choosing to strike when it’s dark and …

Tulsi Gabbard: Hawaiian Congresswoman Threatened Tulsi Gabbard: Hawaiian Congresswoman Threatened

CNN had a downright freaky story this morning, with a man from Tijuana arrested for vowing to “behead” freshman congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI). Aniruddha Sherbow was arrested by officers working in conjunction with the U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the …

Third Florida Mayor Arrested for Corruption This Month Third Florida Mayor Arrested for Corruption This Month
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Does anyone remember a couple of goofy-looking Caucasian officials from south Florida who took a sizable sum in bribes? Well, the feds nabbed a third. Reuters got the initial scoop last night. Mayor Steven Bateman of the town of Homestead …

Tukwila Raids: Police Target Three Motels Tukwila Raids: Police Target Three Motels

An interesting tale of sex, drugs, and cash out of the town of Tukwila, Washington: three motels were raided by hundreds of officers from the Marshal Service, ATF, FBI, and local sheriffs in what was the conclusion of a year-long …

Catonsville Shooting: Officer Killed in Shootout Catonsville Shooting: Officer Killed in Shootout
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A press conference from Baltimore this morning announced that officer Jason Schneider, 36, was killed in the line of duty while serving a warrant. Schneider was a 13-year veteran of the Baltimore police, and is survived by his wife, his …

‘Orange Is The New Black’ Star Attends Islan Nettles Vigil, Raises Awareness ‘Orange Is The New Black’ Star Attends Islan Nettles Vigil, Raises Awareness

Earlier this month, Islan Nettles, a transgender woman, was attacked and killed in Harlem. The NYPD has reportedly said that Nettles was with her friends when one or more people attacked her while using anti-gay and anti-transgender slurs. She was …

Revenge Porn Bill Moves Along in California Revenge Porn Bill Moves Along in California

The state of California is looking to crack down on so-called “revenge porn” with a new law that would make posting sexual images without someone’s consent a misdemeanor punishable by up to a year in prison and $2000 fine. We …

WWII Vet Beaten To Death In “Random” Attack WWII Vet Beaten To Death In “Random” Attack
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Two teens are the suspects in the beating death of a WWII vet outside a Spokane, Washington lounge on Wednesday night, and one of them has been arrested. Police are asking for the public’s help in locating the other suspect. …

Man Gets 5-Year Social Media Ban After 6-Month Stint in Jail over Tumblr Post Man Gets 5-Year Social Media Ban After 6-Month Stint in Jail over Tumblr Post
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A Georgia man has been sentenced to time served, probation, and given an all-out 5-year social media ban after pleading guilty to making terroristic threats via his Tumblr blog. 20-year-old Caleb Jamaal Clemmons has spent the past 6 months in …

Vine Cat-Kicker Arrested, Charged with Cruelty to Animals Vine Cat-Kicker Arrested, Charged with Cruelty to Animals
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A viral animal abuse video has led to an arrest, and the perpetrator faces a maximum of 60 days in jail on a charge of cruelty to animals. 17-year-old Walter Easley will be back in court on September 12th to …

Dine & Ditcher Shamed on Facebook, Promptly Arrested Dine & Ditcher Shamed on Facebook, Promptly Arrested
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In the social media age, it’s probably a bad idea to dine and ditch. Ok, it’s always a bad idea to dine and ditch – because if you dine and ditch, you’re an asshole. But if you plan on dining …

The Japanese Are Now Using 3D Printers To Catch Terrorists The Japanese Are Now Using 3D Printers To Catch Terrorists

The Japanese have come up with some ingenious (and terrifying) uses for 3D printers since the technology became largely mainstream last year. It’s latest use of the technology is once again an entirely new take on 3D printing that will …

The Death of Princess Diana; Police Begin New Inquiry The Death of Princess Diana; Police Begin New Inquiry
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She was a much beloved public figure who died violently 16 years ago. But was it a car accident or not? British investigators say they are looking into some new information about the death of Princess Diana. Born Lady Diana …

Gang Members Arrested; Feds Seize Cash, Drugs and Weapons Gang Members Arrested; Feds Seize Cash, Drugs and Weapons
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There are 263 less gang members on the street today. Federal agents arrested many violent offenders and seized cash, weapons and drugs. “Among those charged are 158 members and associates of MS-13, with 105 others allegedly belonging to other gangs. …

263 Arrested: Gang Sweep Goes Nationwide 263 Arrested: Gang Sweep Goes Nationwide
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The FBI conducted a nationwide sweep this week to bust hundreds of gang members, resulting in 263 arrests. Authorities say 158 of those arrested were members of the notorious MS-13 gang, a group with rap sheets that include murder, assault, …

Tweets Lead to Speeder’s Manslaughter Charge Being Upped to Murder Tweets Lead to Speeder’s Manslaughter Charge Being Upped to Murder
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An 18-year-old Pleasanton, California man who has been charged with vehicular homicide will see that change upped to murder based on a series of tweets. Cody Hall was charged earlier this week in the death of 58-year-old Diana Hersevoort. According …