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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 …

WalMart Shooting, Suspect Identified in Shooting of Wisconsin Woman WalMart Shooting, Suspect Identified in Shooting of Wisconsin Woman
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A shooting occurred at a busy retail store in Wisconsin. The suspect is in custody and a victim is in critical condition. Justin Boyd, a 46-year-old, female cashier, reportedly walked into a Walmart, located in Neenah, and shot another female …

Walmart Shooting Suspect Arrested, Victim Still Critical Walmart Shooting Suspect Arrested, Victim Still Critical
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Police have made an arrest in the recent shooting of a Walmart employee in Neenah, Wisconsin. Forty-six year old Justine Boyd of Greenville, Wisconsin was arrested today on a charge of first degree attempted intentional homicide after allegedly shooting a …

Famke Janssen’s Apartment Burgled Famke Janssen’s Apartment Burgled

Have we seen this feature film before? Famed movie starlet, Famke Janssen, alone in her home, fearful after something bizarre has happened to her? Well, unfortunately, it’s a creepy reality, yet again, for the 47-year-old, Dutch actress. Most recently, Janssen …

Fugitive French Nanny Gets “Frisky” on Facebook Fugitive French Nanny Gets “Frisky” on Facebook
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She took their hearts when they took her in. Trust isn’t the only thing missing for some victims now. Childrens’ piggy banks ransacked, credit and debit cards stolen.  One teacher says both she and her family may never be the same …

Drunk Driver Does Not Give a Damn, Dances for Cops Drunk Driver Does Not Give a Damn, Dances for Cops

Don’t drink and drive. Just don’t do it. But if you’ve already made the bad decision and have been caught by the police, I guess you might as well go down with funky dance moves, boasting about cougars, and some …

Porn Hankering Foils Church Computer Thief Porn Hankering Foils Church Computer Thief
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In just face it, most people use their computers mainly to watch porn news, an Owasso, Oklahoma man has been arrested after reportedly stealing a computer from the Owasso First Assembly of God church. That, in and of itself, isn’t …

YouTube Rapper Raps About Impending SWAT Team Arrest YouTube Rapper Raps About Impending SWAT Team Arrest

Last year, a Utah man live-Facebooked his own standoff with police and until now that was the craziest use of social media by a guy about to get himself arrested. Enter 19-year-old Josh Jackson aka Adequate Advocate, an aspiring rapper …

Scammer Sells Online iPhone-Shopper Two ‘Apples’ Scammer Sells Online iPhone-Shopper Two ‘Apples’
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Someone basically pulled the ol’ “Oh, so you want a new Apple for Christmas” dad trick on an unsuspecting online shopper in Brisbane, Australia last week. According to police, a 21-year-old woman was shocked to find that the two new …

Drunk Man Tweets About Single Punch That Killed Royal Marine, Gets 4 Years Drunk Man Tweets About Single Punch That Killed Royal Marine, Gets 4 Years
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A 20-year-old Rochdale, U.K. man has been convicted of manslaughter and given four years in prison after he killed a 19-year-old royal marine in a fight outside of a bar. Shortly following the altercation, Reece Kay tweeted that his hand …

Malware Fools Man into Turning Himself in for Child Porn Malware Fools Man into Turning Himself in for Child Porn

A Virginia man has been arrested and held without bond after he turned himself in to police for viewing child porn. The story is a bit more complicated than it sounds, mainly due to the fact that it was a …

Woman Burns Dog Alive, Brags About It on Facebook Woman Burns Dog Alive, Brags About It on Facebook
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[WARNING: Graphic images of animal abuse below] In what the St. Louis, Missouri Animal Cruelty Task Force is calling one of the most notorious animal cruelty cases in its history, a woman has been charged with felony animal abuse and …

Threatening Facebook Post Following Zimmerman Verdict Lands Man in Jail Threatening Facebook Post Following Zimmerman Verdict Lands Man in Jail
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If you happened to log on to Facebook or Twitter in the aftermath of the George Zimmerman not guilty decision, well, you probably saw your fair share of sharply-worded posts. The acquittal sparked massive social media protests – and to …

George Zimmerman’s Acquittal Sparked 4 Times As Many Angry Tweets As Supportive Ones George Zimmerman’s Acquittal Sparked 4 Times As Many Angry Tweets As Supportive Ones
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If you were on Twitter during the aftermath of the George Zimmerman not guilty verdict, you probably noticed that the majority of tweets referencing the trial did not support the decision. Hashtags like #justicefortrayvon and #nojustice spread quickly, as many …

Wanted Man Nabbed After Posting Comments to Sheriff’s Office Facebook Page Wanted Man Nabbed After Posting Comments to Sheriff’s Office Facebook Page

The Pasco County Sheriff’s Office is part of a growing movement in law enforcement – one that involves a social media strategy of posting photos of wanted criminals on Facebook in the hopes that it will help generate leads. Last …

NFL Films Parody Teaches How Not to Kill People NFL Films Parody Teaches How Not to Kill People

In light of recent developments, the video you are about to see may help some wayward NFL rookie find his way in the league. There are a lot of things that a rook needs to know, but one skill set …

Juror B37: Book Deal Killed with an Online Petition and Some Help from Twitter Juror B37: Book Deal Killed with an Online Petition and Some Help from Twitter
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On Monday morning, news broke that one of the jurors responsible for George Zimmerman’s acquittal was gearing up to write a book and that she already had the backing of a literary agent. Less than 24 hours later, the book …

San Francisco Shooting Leaves 2 Dead San Francisco Shooting Leaves 2 Dead
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A shooting in San Francisco on Friday left two women dead and one man critically injured. The shooting occurred in one of the jewelry shops in San Francisco’s expansive Giftcenter & Jewelrymart. Police said that the suspect, identified as 23-year-old …

Felon Posts Gun Pics to Facebook, Gets Arrested Felon Posts Gun Pics to Facebook, Gets Arrested
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If you’re a felon that’s prohibited from owning or operating firearms, there are basically three ways in which you can avoid going to jail. First you could simply stop playing with guns. But if you have to play with guns, …

Facebook Threats to Kill Schoolchildren Land Self-Described Troll in Jail Facebook Threats to Kill Schoolchildren Land Self-Described Troll in Jail
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Less than three months after admitting to making threats to shoot over 200 schoolchildren, a 24-year-old British man has been sentenced to 28 months in jail. Back in April, Reece Elliot admitting to making the following comments on Facebook. They …

‘Angry Trayvon’ Game Reportedly Yanked, Still Up in Google Play ‘Angry Trayvon’ Game Reportedly Yanked, Still Up in Google Play

In “yeah, that was probably the best idea for all involved” news, a game depicting Trayvon Martin as a ruthless revenge killer has been yanked from the Android Market – at least according to the game’s developers. But wait, it’s …