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A Texas Cop Alleges He Was Kept From Testifying In The Sandra Bland Case

If true, this allegation would mean there was a deliberate cover-up.

Karen Fratti | July 28, 2016 - 6:02 pm

The Freddie Gray Case Concludes With No Convictions After The Remaining Charges Are Dropped

The prosecutors dropped charges against Officer William Porter, who was awaiting a retrial after his first ended in a hung jury in December, and Officer Garrett Miller and Sergeant Alicia White, who never went to trial.

Lauren Holter | July 27, 2016 - 10:40 am

‘Making A Murderer’ Will Return To Netflix With Brand New Post-Conviction Episodes

The creators of the documentary series continued to follow Steven Avery after his conviction and sentencing to life in prison without parole for the 2005 murder of Teresa Halbach.

Lauren Holter | July 19, 2016 - 2:01 pm

Teenage Girls Keep Disappearing In The Bronx As They’re Written Off As Runaways

It’s easy to shrug off underserved teenage girls who disappear.

Karen Fratti | July 1, 2016 - 4:23 pm

12 Girls Found In Some Sicko’s Pennsylvania Home, One Of Whom Was Allegedly “Gifted” To Him By Her Parents

One of the girls had been “gifted” to the man by her parents.

Karen Fratti | June 20, 2016 - 6:05 pm

Brock Turner’s Mugshot Was Finally Released, And Here’s Why That Matters So Much

On top of his standing as an athlete at a prestigious university, Turner had another factor working in his favor — his whiteness.

Lauren Holter | June 6, 2016 - 5:00 pm

Psycho NYC Restaurateur Jailed For Slipping 13-weeks Pregnant GF Three Dosages Of An Abortion Pill

Manhattan restaurateur, Joshua Woodward, has been sentenced to nine years in prison for slipping his 13-weeks pregnant girlfriend three dosages of an abortion pill in her drink.

Prosecutors…

Katrin Higher | January 30, 2016 - 12:30 pm

Rapist Forces Victim To Call Her Boyfriend, She Calls 911 Instead

The victim’s quick thinking led to her rapist’s arrest.

Robyn Pennacchia | December 30, 2015 - 12:30 pm

Affluenza Teen Ethan Couch Detained Near Mexican Resort Town With His Mother

Couch and his mother were apprehended by Mexican officials near Puerto Vallarta.

Megan Reynolds | December 29, 2015 - 9:00 am

YouTube Star Arrested For Sexually Exploiting 12-Year-Old Girl

Steven Fernandez and two older men have been brought in on charges of lewd and lascivious acts with a child under the age of 14.

Robyn Pennacchia | December 18, 2015 - 12:15 pm

Rabbi Gets 10-Year Sentence For Torturing Jewish Men Who Refused Give Their Wives A Divorce

It is very hard not to feel a tinge conflicted over this.

Robyn Pennacchia | December 16, 2015 - 5:00 pm

Donald Trump Tries To Make A Racist Point With Bullshit Statistics Favored By Neo-Nazis

Can we stop mincing words and dancing around what we know to be true, which is that the melted-rainbow-sherbet-faced dustpan full of hair clippings with a chapped asshole for a mouth is the

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 23, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Wisconsin Attorney Real Sorry For Trying To Kill His Wife Three Times

Fred Wortman attempted to hire two different men to kill his wife, and tried to poison her toothpaste.

Robyn Pennacchia | November 11, 2015 - 5:00 pm

Father Who Robbed Bank To Pay For Daughter’s Chemo Should Not Go To Prison For Life

Something far more immoral than bank robbery happened here.

Robyn Pennacchia | August 27, 2015 - 2:45 pm

Women In Sexy Cop Costumes Break Almost 30 Inmates Out Of Prison

When three women wearing sexy cop costumes arrived at a Nova Mutum, Brazil, prison around 3 a.m. Thursday asking to come inside to “chat and drink,” the guards strangely did…

Claire Hannum | February 10, 2015 - 1:30 pm

Teen Pours Acid On Boyfriend’s Penis For Releasing Sex Tape On The Internet

When 25-year-old Humphrey Khoza of South Africa made the douchey decision to film himself having sex with his underage 17-year-old girlfriend without her knowledge and then posted it on the…

Claire Hannum | February 5, 2015 - 11:40 am

Horrible Person Drowns Puppy In Airport Toilet So She Can Board A Flight

When Cynthia Anderson of Edgewater, Florida tried to board a plane at a Nebraska airport last week with three uncaged puppies and two older dogs, she was denied boarding. Not only were…

Claire Hannum | January 27, 2015 - 1:30 pm

This Month In Boobs: An Extremely Resourceful Woman Used Her Breast Milk To Rob A Pharmacy

A woman in Germany robbed a pharmacy by squirting breast milk into the cashier’s eye, taking cash from the till, and running off.
Again: A woman in Germany robbed…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 29, 2014 - 1:30 pm

Frisky Rant: It’s Not Offensive To Suggest That People Help Protect Themselves From Crime

The University of Wisconsin Madison Police Department posted an article this week about safety tips on campus and, of course, people are manufacturing reasons to get mad about it.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 10, 2014 - 12:25 pm
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