Posts tagged "crime"

NYC Driver Chased, Beaten By Biker Mob

What started as a minor fender-bender between an SUV and a motorcycle on a New York City highway turned into chaos after the driver was reportedly surrounded and beaten by a mob of angry motorcyclists. And it was all caught on video by a biker’s helmet cam. Read more on Newser…

By: Newser / October 1, 2013

Lipstick Diss Leads To Face Slashing

Oh no you didn’t! A woman in Simsbury, Connecticut slashed another woman on the dance floor after she criticized her lipstick. Police say the victim had spoken to the slasher in the restaurant’s bathroom and told her that her lipstick “did not look good on her.” Oh, snap! So naturally, the lady on the receiving end…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 23, 2013

Animal-Control Officer Hid 850 Snakes Worth $500,000 In His Home

An animal-control officer had hundreds of snakes, including two 6-foot Burmese pythons, at his home, where he ran an illegal side business selling them, authorities said Thursday.

There were 850 snakes worth half a million dollars in a detached garage at the Shirley home of Richard Parrinello, including the Burmese pythons, which are…

By: Huffington Post Weird News / September 21, 2013

Amanda Knox: I Can’t Go Back

Amanda Knox won’t be returning to Italy for her retrial, she confirmed in an interview today. “It’s not a possibility,” she told Matt Lauer on the “Today Show”. “I was imprisoned as an innocent person and I just can’t relive that.” When Lauer asked if she were worried that would look like an admission of…

By: Newser / September 20, 2013

What We Know: All The Facts Regarding Yesterday’s Navy Yard Shooting

Yesterday’s horrific Washington Navy Yard shooting saw 12 innocent people killed and 8 wounded, and in the hours following, the media saw a host of inaccurate, unsubstantiated, and contradictory information. Reporting in the aftermath of such a tragedy often generates more confusion than clarity. Here’s what we know for certain — about the shooter, about…

By: Rachel Krause / September 17, 2013

U.K. Man Bites Neighbor’s Penis During Argument Over Music

Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor’s goods … and also, try not to bite thy neighbor’s penis. Jason Martin, 41, of Kent, U.K., has been found guilty of biting neighbor Richard Henderson’s penis, allegedly “like a sandwich,” during a scuffle over Martin’s loud music. Martin must have really given it his all, because the attacker…

By: Rachel Krause / September 17, 2013

Louisiana Woman Arrested After Allegedly Swimming Nude In Casino Fountain

Courtney Cox was arrested after fooling around in a fountain. Guess the opening credits for “Friends” were criminally misleading.

Cox — not the actress, who spells her name with an extra “e” — of Shreveport, La., was arrested Sunday at the Horseshoe Casino Hotel in Bossier City after the 29-year-old allegedly went for…

By: Huffington Post Weird News / September 15, 2013

Woman Fakes Pregnancy To Smuggle Cocaine: Officials

Colombian police say they have arrested a Toronto woman who simulated pregnancy to try to smuggle cocaine.

Col. Esteban Arias says 28-year-old Tabitha Leah Ritchie was stopped while trying to board an Air Canada flight in Bogota after an inspector noted that her belly was unusually cold and hard. He says police discovered…

By: Huffington Post Weird News / September 13, 2013

Dina Lohan Arrested For — What Else? — Drunk Driving

There’s been a Lohan arrested and it isn’t Lindsay or papa Michael! Sadly, the arrest is still all too predictable: party-hardy momager Dina Lohan got busted for a DWI  in Oyster Bay, Long Island, last night. The 50-year-old former Rockette was pulled over in her BMW for driving 77mph in a 55mph zone and turned…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 13, 2013

Sex Party Broken Up At Masonic Temple In Michigan

This party would make Stanley Kubrick proud.

Cops in Battle Creek, Mich. said they broke up something of an orgy early Sunday morning at a Masonic Temple. A source called it an “out of control sex party.” Read more at Huffington Post…

By: Huffington Post Weird News / September 4, 2013

Police Mistake Celebrity Impersonator Photoshoot For Armed Criminal Enterprise

Even though the Port of London Authority only requires artists to register if they plan to be filming, not merely taking photos, the organizers of a celebrity look-a-like photoshoot are saying that, in hindsight, they probably should have. Turns out people jump to conclusions when they see a bunch of black-clad people waving guns around…

By: The Mary Sue / August 30, 2013

John Earl Eutzy Allegedly Masturbates, Rotates Outside Convenience Store

This isn’t your typical meat spin.

John Earl Eutzy, 37, is accused of taking himself for a spin outside a convenience store in Fort Walton Beach, Fla., the North West Florida Daily News reported. And no, it was not a Kum & Go.
Police say Eutzy was standing outside the store Tuesday…

By: Huffington Post Weird News / August 29, 2013

Legendary Thief Caught By Retired Archnemesis

It’s a criminal tale that reads like “Catch Me If You Can.” At its center: a thief of antique silver alleged to have burgled 500 homes over 30 years (including that of Ivanka Trump) and the retired detective who spent his career trailing him. Blane Nordahl was arrested yesterday in a small town in north…

By: Newser / August 28, 2013

The Soapbox: Is “Orange Is The New Black” Entertainment Or Education?

Everybody has feelings about Jenji Kohan’s “Orange is the New Black.” I have all the feelings. Since the show’s debut, we’ve tossed opinions back-and-forth about the cast of characters and the powerfully written narratives that reveal the unseen lives of American’s imprisoned women. But of the many conversations that have surfaced, the most discernible for…

By: Shanelle Matthews / August 20, 2013

Kendra McKenzie Gill, Utah Beauty Queen, Steps Down Amid Bomb Charges

A Utah beauty pageant winner charged last week with tossing homemade “bottle bombs” from a vehicle said she is relinquishing her crown.

Kendra McKenzie Gill, 18, called the Aug. 2 incident a “stupid mistake” and said she wanted to turn over her Miss Riverton title before pageant officials stripped her of it. Read

By: Huffington Post Weird News / August 16, 2013

7 Celebrities Who Could Have Used A Better Alibi

For some reason it’s comforting to know that, when painted into a corner by life’s little problems, celebrities are capable of coming up with lame excuses just like the rest of us.

In today’s gallery, we present some of the least believable, most implausible excuses ever offered – as we salute the star…

By: Celebuzz / August 15, 2013

Customers Tattle On Pirated Porn Over Poor Quality

Pirates, pirates, pirates. We need to have a little chat. Don’t make shitty quality copies unless you want your customers to go crying to the police about not getting what they paid for, undermining your whole business. Which is exactly what a few porn fans did in Hull, England. Fred Thompson (not that one) and…

By: Alyson Penn / August 11, 2013

Hair Robbery Is The New Trend In Venezuela

Venezuelans now need to worry about their hair.

Women in the city of Maracaibo in Venezuela should be careful when wearing their hair down. According to local news sources, a group known as “piranhas” are now stealing women’s hair — and they prefer it straight.

The robbers will hold women at…

By: Huffington Post Weird News / August 9, 2013

Nicest Burglars Ever Return Valuables After Realizing They Stole From Sexual Assault Services Nonprofit

On the night of July 31, police arrived at the San Bernardino County Sexual Assault Services office to respond to an alarm. According to CBS Los Angeles, the building had been broken into through the ceiling, but by the time police arrived the thieves had already fled the area. Cindy Stalling, the executive director was notified,…

By: Mary Odell / August 9, 2013

The Soapbox: On The Forgotten Women Of “Fruitvale Station”

Everything you’ve heard about “Fruitvale Station” is true. The biopic, which won the Grand Jury Prize and Audience Award for U.S. dramatic film at Sundance, explores the final day in the life of Oscar Grant, a 22-year-old Black man from Oakland who was shot and killed by a BART officer on New Year’s Day i…

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 8, 2013
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