Posts tagged "crime"

Mommie Dearest: Kids Shouldn’t Believe The World Revolves Around Them

There’s an old Chris Rock bit where he explains that his only job as the father of a girl is to keep her off the pole. The joke itself is a tired one, incredibly sexist with a dollop of slut-shaming on the side. Yet at the center of its warped core i…
By: Avital Norman Nathman / December 12, 2013

Alabama Judge To Resentence Rapist Who Got Zero Prison Time

Following an outcry over some complete and utter bullllllshit, an Alabama judge will resentence a convicted rapist who got exactly zero prison time for his crimes. Austin Clem was found guilty by a jury of raping a teenaged girl, who was his neighbor, twice when she was 14 and again when she was 18.  Two…
By: Jessica Wakeman / November 27, 2013

Former ESPN Editor Warns Son To Get Texts Proving Consent To Sex

Never have sex with a girl unless she's sent you a text that proves the sexual relationship is consensual beforehand.  And it's a good idea to even follow up any sexual encounter with a tasteful text message saying how you both enjoyed being with one another -- even if you never plan on hooking u…
By: Jessica Wakeman / November 27, 2013

George Zimmerman’s “Sources” Claim Girlfriend Is Lying About Pregnancy & Domestic Violence, Because Of Course

"Sources" connected to George Zimmerman, the Florida neighborhood watch volunteer who was acquitted this summer of murdering unarmed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, say his girlfriend is lying about the circumstances of his domestic abuse arrest on Monday. Samantha Scheibe called 911 on Monday after Zimmerman allegedly smashed furniture in her house and…
By: Jessica Wakeman / November 21, 2013

Totally Insane Charles Manson Might Have A Totally Insane Fiancee He Renamed “Star”

Are you done eating lunch? Because mass murderer Charles Manson has a 25-year-old maybe-fiancee he renamed "Star," who has been visiting him prison since she was a teenager.
By: Jessica Wakeman / November 20, 2013

Fraud Charges Are Being Handed Out To Teresa Giudice Like Candy

Teresa Giudice, everyone's favorite New Jersey housewife, was smacked with even more federal fraud charges this week along with her husband. The Feds indicted Teresa and her husband Joe Giudice on one count of bank fraud and one of loan application fraud. That second charge refers to a mortgage loan application on which the couple falsely…
By: Claire Hannum / November 19, 2013

George Zimmerman Is Out Of Jail, Ordered To Give Up His Guns (Finally)

George Zimmerman is a free man (for now). The man who killed unarmed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin was released from a Florida jail on a $9,000 bond today after yesterday's arrest. Zimmerman was charged with aggravated assault, battery domestic violence, and criminal mischief after he allegedly pointed a shotgun at his girlfriend, Samantha Scheibe,…
By: Jessica Wakeman / November 19, 2013

RIP Society: Cop Chased, Tasered Woman For Refusing To Show Her Breasts

The police have done some pretty disgusting stuff before but this one takes the cake: A woman alleges Haskell, Arkansas, police officer Brandon Carter showed up at her workplace, demanded she show her breasts, and then chased her around the office with a taser when she said "no." Ashlea Bennet said Carter, who was on-duty,…
By: Jessica Wakeman / November 5, 2013

RIP Society: Police Looking For “Roast Busters,” Teen Boys In New Zealand Who Brag About Raping Drunk Girls [NSFW]

Trigger warning on the video   Several teenage boys in Auckland, New Zealand, who call themselves "Roast Busters" have been raping drunk girls and then bragging about it on social media sites like Facebook, YouTube and Ask.fm. According to CNN, one boy is the child of a police officer and another is "said to be…
By: Jessica Wakeman / November 5, 2013

Grown Man Tried To Get His “Pretty in Pink” Moment In Most Disturbing Way

When it comes to high school dances, we've all secretly craved our own "Pretty in Pink" moment. You know, we're Molly Ringwald, showing up at the dance and finding true love? Even if that means wearing a terribly dated pink dress. But life isn't a romantic comedy and those so-called movie-moments don't always work out…
By: The Stir / October 27, 2013

Parents Posted This Sign To The Thief Who Stole Their 2-Year-Old Son’s Pumpkin

Two-years-old is too damn early to learn that sometimes people are mean for no reason. Alas, people can be terrible. A Redditor posted this sign that one of his neighbors put up for the person who stole his kid's jack-o-lantern. The sign reads:…
By: Jessica Wakeman / October 25, 2013

Barney’s Detains 19-Year-Old Black Kid Just Because He Bought An Expensive Ferragamo Belt

Racial profiling — it's so in this season! On April 29th, Trayon Christian, a 19-year-old from Queens, New York, got paid from his work-study job at New York City College of Technology, so he decided to go shopping. The teen made his way to Barney's New York, an upscale department store on tony Madison Avenue,…
By: Jessica Wakeman / October 23, 2013

2 Dead In Nevada Middle School Shooting

Details remain sparse, but Nevada police say two people are dead after a shooting at Sparks Middle School shortly after 7am local time this morning. The shooter is among the dead, according to the Reno Gazette-Journal, and Sparks' city manager says the shooter was killed by a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Two more people have bee…
By: Newser / October 21, 2013

Walmart Fires Employee For Helping Woman Being Abused By Man In Store Parking Lot

If you're going to get physically abused in a Walmart parking lot, then you are shit out of luck! The company fired employee Kristopher Oswald, 30, after he intervened when he saw a man "grabbing" a woman outside their Hartland Township, Michigan store on Sunday morning.
By: Jessica Wakeman / October 18, 2013

Teen Carrying Dead Fetus In Bag Arrested For Shoplifting At NYC Victoria’s Secret

Today in Horrible Things I Would Rather Not Know: a 17-year-old girl was arrested  for shoplifting at a Victoria's Secret in midtown Manhattan yesterday and was carrying a dead fetus inside her bag. Two 17-year-old girls were pulled over by security guards inside the Victoria's Secret in Herald Square because they were seen stealing lingerie.
By: Jessica Wakeman / October 18, 2013

Second Maryville Rape Victim, Paige Parkhurst, Comes Forward

Paige Parkhurst, the second victim in the Maryville, Missouri rape case, has come forward to speak with Al-Jazeera about the night she and Daisy Coleman were sexually assaulted. Paige was 13 at the time and sleeping over at the house of her then-14-year-old friend Daisy. The girls were drinking alcohol together and snuck…
By: Jessica Wakeman / October 16, 2013

Gropey Former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner Facing Charges By Three Women

Super creepy former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner is facing sexual harassment and assault charges from three women who were allegedly victimized by him. Filner resigned in August after 18 women, including his employees, came forward with allegations that he had touched them without their consent. The AP is now reporting that the…
By: Jessica Wakeman / October 15, 2013

Daisy Coleman, Maryville Rape Survivor, And Mother Melinda Coleman Speak To CNN

So much respect is going out right now from me to Daisy Coleman, the 14-year-old girl in Maryville, Missouri teen who has come forward about her mistreatment by the justice system after she was raped by a student athlete — who also happened to be the grandson of a local politician. Last night Daisy and…
By: Jessica Wakeman / October 15, 2013

Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick Sentenced To 28 Years In Prison

Today, a Detroit judge sentenced the city's former mayor Kwame Kilpatrick to 28 years in prison for corruption, including racketeering conspiracy, fraud, extortion and tax crimes. According to reports, Kilpatrick, who served as the Motor City’s mayor from 2002 to 2008, "fattened his bank account by tens of thousands of dollars, traveled the country i…
By: Hello Beautiful / October 11, 2013

Kaitlyn Hunt, Florida Teen Who Dated Younger Student, Enters Plea Deal For 4 Months In Jail

Kaitlyn Hunt, a lesbian teen in Florida who was charged with having sexual relations with a minor after her younger girlfriend's parents objected to their consensual relationship, has entered a plea deal which will require jail time for four months. Hunt, who dated her 14-year-old girlfriend while she was 18, will also have…
By: Jessica Wakeman / October 3, 2013
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