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Fake Cop Waves Real Gun in a Dunkin Donuts for 10% Off Fake Cop Waves Real Gun in a Dunkin Donuts for 10% Off
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Fox13-Tampa Bay, along with the Orlando Sentinel, report that a Pasco County man has been arrested for waving a fake badge and a real gun at a Dunkin’ Donuts in order to get discounts. Surveillance footage clearly shows Charles Barry …

JPMorgan Scraps Twitter Q&A Over Fiscal Furor JPMorgan Scraps Twitter Q&A Over Fiscal Furor

It was a brief idea that lasted all of nine glorious hours: the vice-chairman of US corporate banking giant JPMorgan, Jimmy Lee, announced he would be taking over the @jpmorgan Twitter feed at 1pm today. By last night, however, major …

Jameis Winston is Investigated for Sexual Assault Jameis Winston is Investigated for Sexual Assault
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It has been announced that America’s favorite squinting college quarterback is being investigated for sexual assault stemming from a report that was filed nearly a year ago. Winston denies the allegations and so far, no charges have been filed against …

Pittsburgh Shooting Left Three Students Injured Pittsburgh Shooting Left Three Students Injured
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A shooting close to the Pittsburgh area has left three Brashear High School students injured. One student was shot in the shoulder and neck region, another student in the arm as well as the foot, and the third in the …

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 …