All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Crime’

Two-Year-Old Held Hostage In Rapid City, SWAT Team Called On Scene

On Tuesday, a two-year-old boy was held hostage by a burglar in Rapid City. The authorities were alerted of a burglary at 4pm, but the suspect fled to a nearby house where he took the two-year-old boy hostage. Reports indicate that several children and adults were able to escape, but Raymond Cuny held the two-year-old boy captive. Police reports say …

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Miami Shooting: 2 Dead In Troubled Neighborhood

A Miami shooting early on Tuesday left two people dead and several others injured. The shooting took place in Liberty City, a neighborhood in Miami that is known for excessive violence and rampant crime. Neighbors were saddened, but not shocked. Resident Jose Hernandez said gun violence is pretty much a daily ritual in the area. “I have friends who have …

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Criminal Mastermind Forgets to Log-out of Facebook at Home He Burgled

There’s still one Hall of Fame that will accept everybody – it doesn’t matter if you’re a liar, thief, cheat, or whatever. It’s the Facebook Idiots Hall of Fame, and it’s accepting new members all the time. Today’s honoree is one Nicholas Wig, a criminal mastermind from Minnesota whose Facebook obsession will likely cost him his freedom. WCCO reports that …

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Facebook Scam Results in Just the Saddest Story

Normally, if someone told me that they’d been conned out of thousands of dollars by Nigerian hucksters on Facebook, I’d probably tell them that they’d just given me the single most depressing example of human stupidity imaginable. Sure, I’d be adding insult to injury, but they’re really, really, dumb so it’s ok. But this story about a 67-year-old woman who …

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Andrea Sneiderman Is Out On Parole

Andrea Sneiderman, the woman who lied about having an affair with her husband’s killer, was released from prison on parole. Gwendolyn Hogan, spokeswoman for the Georgia Department of Corrections, said that Sneiderman was released at 12:22 am on Monday. Family members greeted her. Sneiderman’s husband was killed in 2010 outside the Dunwoody preschool, where he had just dropped off their …

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Chaining 6-Year-Old Son: Man Accused of of Child Abuse

A Utah man has been accused of child abuse after it was discovered that he had chained his 6-year-old son to a bed. Police in Logan City arrested 28-year-old Sammie Lee Hodges on four charges of child abuse after the child was found chained. Someone called the police and made an anonymous complaint that the 6-year-old son was regularly chained …

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Hospital Leaked Patient’s Syphilis Diagnosis on Facebook, Claims Lawsuit

I’d imagine that being told you have an STD isn’t pleasant, but I’m pretty sure that it would be twice as awful if that news was made public – plastered all over Facebook, for instance. That’s what one Cincinnati woman is alleging in a new lawsuit. She claims that University of Cincinnati Medical Center employees posted a photo of her …

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People Pointing Lasers at Airplanes Is Such a Problem That the FBI Is Offering a $10,000 Reward for Info

Who knew that so many people were pointing lasers at airplanes? Since 2012, pointing lasers at airplanes (or as the Federal Bureau of Investigation calls it “lasing aircraft”) is a federal offense punishable by up to five years in prison. And since about four months ago, the FBI has been rewarding people for providing information on any known instances of …

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Uber Driver Allegedly Kidnapped Drunk Woman, Took Her to Motel

One of the big questions facing on-demand car services like Uber is this: Exactly who the hell is driving me around? Really, that’s a question that many people ask themselves during any car ride with a stranger–taxis included. But services like Uber and Lyft are new players in the game and therefore under much more scrutiny, especially since they promise …

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12-Year-Old Slender Man Devotees Stab Girl 19 Times

Two twelve-year-old Waukesha, Wisconsin girls have been charged as adults with attempted murder after stabbing a classmate 19 times in an attempt to appease internet folk monster Slenderman. For those unfamiliar with Slenderman, he’s a fictional character created in forums five or so years ago. Usually, Slenderman is depicted as a strangely tall, thin man with a blank, white face …

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Brooklyn Stabbing: Reward Offered For Six-Year-Old’s Killer

A young boy is dead and a young girl is in critical condition following what appears to be a random stabbing in Brooklyn, New York. According to a New York Times report, six-year-old Prince Joshua “P.J.” Avitto and seven-year-old Mikayla Capers were stabbed Sunday evening in the elevator of a Shenck Avenue apartment building. Avitto suffered stab wounds to his …

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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. A Port Orchard, Washington man has been arrested and charged with second-degree robbery after trying to connect, via social media, …

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