Posts tagged "crime"

Teresa & Joe Giudice Hit With 39 Criminal Charges For Tax Evasion & Other Alleged Crookery

In a reality TV twist worthy of “The Bling Ring,” Teresa Giudice from “The Real Housewives Of New Jersey” and her husband Joe Giudice have been hit with 39 criminal charges for fraud, tax evasion, allegedly withholding financial information and trying to illegally obtain mortgages and loans by inflating their incomes. These two chucklehead…

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 29, 2013

Jogger Caught On Video Pooping In Man’s Yard

One woman in New Mexico has a really bad habit of pooping in the same man’s yard on her morning runs. The man, who wishes to remain anonymous, has described the attacks as “malicious fecal distribution,” according to Daily Mail.

By: Mary Odell / July 21, 2013

Teen Temar Boggs Saves Kidnapped Young Girl

A much-needed wonderful story: An African-American teenager in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, who saved a young girl from a kidnapper. Temar Boggs and six of his friends joined in a city-wide manhunt for a man who kidnapped 5-year-old Jocelyn Rojas from her front yard, luring her with the promise of ice cream. Boggs and his friend Chri…

By: Julie Gerstein / July 15, 2013

Burglary Victim Finds Thief’s Cell Phone, Calls His Mom

What does justice look like? If you’re anything like burglary victim Eliza Webb, justice looks a lot like mom. Webb’s car was burgled along with several others in her neighborhood, and her running shoes and sunglasses were stolen. But the thief left behind one really important thing: His cell phone. So Webb looked through it…

By: Julie Gerstein / July 10, 2013

Woman Went Skinnydipping In Pool To Distract Homeowner During Robbery

Tennessee’s got a modern Bonnie and Clyde on their hands! At around 3 p.m. on Saturday, in Crossville, Tennessee, a man and women approached the 52-year-old man outside his home; soon after, the woman asked her accomplice to fetch her cigarettes from their own house nearby. The male accomplice pretended to leave the premises while…

By: Daley Quinn / July 9, 2013

Retaliation Complaint By UNC Sexual Assault Survivor Sparks Federal Investigation

The University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill is currently facing three investigations by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights over the school’s handling of sexual assault reports.

The issues at UNC first became apparent when rape victim Landen Gambill (pictured here) was found in violation of the school’s honor code and…

By: Mary Odell / July 8, 2013

Robbery Ring Run By Barhopping Temptresses

I’m almost positive I’ve seen at least one episode of “CSI: Miami” that goes exactly as follows: A few women team up to seduce some unsuspecting men in sleazy clubs. The men are incapacitated in some way and then robbed. Oddly enough, this is actually happening in real life.

That is, of course,…

By: Mary Odell / June 30, 2013

John Wayne Bobbit Updates Us On His Penis: “It’s Never Been Better”

“The doctors told me I would never be able to have sex again because my injuries were so bad. But I’ve proved them wrong time and time again. I believe I’ve slept with 70 women since the incident. Being the most famous man to have his penis chopped off does have its advantages. It definitely ha…

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 24, 2013

Not This Crap Again: Florida Police Officer Asks Woman To Remove Bra, “Shake It” For Him

A standard traffic stop over a broken headlight turned into sexual abuse in Florida when a Lakeland police officer asked Zoe Brugger to lift up her shirt, pull her bra away from her chest, and shake it. He then decided that the first time had not been sufficient, so she was made to do it…

By: Mary Odell / June 24, 2013

Dolce and Gabbana Guilty Of Tax Evasion

The two iconic Italian fashion designers, Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana, were both found guilty this week of evading taxes on $1.3 billion in income. The case dates back to 2004 when the pair sold Dolce & Gabbana’s main two brands to a Luxembourg-based holding company. Prosecutors claimed that this was done to avoid paying…

By: Mary Odell / June 22, 2013

Not This Crap Again: Student Suspended For Bringing “Disrepute” To UK College After Reporting Alleged Rape

An 18-year-old female student claims she was suspended from Bishop Burton College in the UK after she reported a sexual assault to the administration because her behavior had brought the college into “disrepute.”

The victim claimed that fellow students Stephen Johnson, 21; William Robinson, 22; and Thomas Price spoke to her outside a residence…

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 20, 2013

Girl Talk: On Redemption In Fatherhood

I’ve written candidly about Mother’s Day and all the ways I think the commercialization of it fucks up our relationships with our moms. My own relationship with my mom has been easy because … well, she’s awesome. But my complex relationship to fatherhood makes both talking and writing about it difficult.

There are…

By: Shanelle Matthews / June 14, 2013

Real Life Or Soap Opera? Man Is Stabbed To Death With Stiletto Heel

Early on Sunday morning, University of Houston Research Professor Alf Stefan Andersson was found dead on an apartment floor. The culprit was his girlfriend, Ana Trujillo, but this murder occurred in no ordinary fashion: he was bludgeoned to death with the heel of a stiletto.

By: Mary Odell / June 11, 2013

How Not To Exact Romantic Revenge: Attempting To Cut Off Your Rival’s Fingers

After finding flirtatious texts that her boyfriend sent to another woman, Shena Moore took the all too familiar route of blaming the other woman and not her boyfriend for the transgression. Although this reaction is typical, Shena’s revenge plan, thankfully, is not. In something described by the victim Brittany Rager as “like being in a…

By: Mary Odell / June 10, 2013

This High School Hot Sauce Prank Is Too Hot To Handle

It’s prank season and a student at Highland Park High School in the suburbs of Chicago pulled off a doozy. Last month, a kid allegedly poured hot sauce into the marinara sauce in the school’s cafeteria. Sounds standard enough, but this particularly brilliant specimen happened to use hot sauce so hot that it sent three…

By: Mary Odell / June 8, 2013

Texas Man Acquitted Of Murdering An Escort Who Refused Sex

On Christmas Eve 2009, an escort named Lenora Ivie Frago refused to have sex with a client who hired her via Craigslist, so he pulled out a gun and shot her. Ezekiel Gilbert of Texas injured Frago in the neck, paralyzing her for seven months until she died.

Yesterday, a jury acquitted Gilbert…

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 6, 2013

Jose Canseco Tweets Rape Accuser’s Name, Phone Number, Photo

This afternoon, former baseball player Jose Canseco livetweeted the police arriving at his house to allegedly charge him with drugging and raping a fitness model — and then he tweeted the rape accuser’s name, phone number and a photograph of her in a bikini. He eventually deleted a bunch of the tweets, although many of…

By: Jessica Wakeman / May 22, 2013

Gay Man Murdered In NYC’s West Village In Hate Crime On Friday Night

Mark Carson, a 32-year-old gay man, was murdered on Friday night in a hate crime that has rocked New York City’s famously gay-friendly West Village.

Carson was shot in the head with a .38-caliber revolver by ex-con Elliot Morales, 33, who yelled numerous gay slurs before the shooting. He’s been charged with second-degree…

By: Jessica Wakeman / May 20, 2013

First Person: I Helped Put A Wanted Man Behind Bars

Last Thursday, Frisky staffers noticed the sound of a police helicopter hovering above midtown Manhattan for what felt like at least an hour. We had no idea what they helicopter was looking for – until later that evening, when New York news reported on the manhunt for Nicolas Almonte, a Queens man who had walked…

By: Julie Gerstein / May 13, 2013

“Girls Gone Wild” Founder Joe Francis Convicted For Assault

Sleaze master “Girls Gone Wild” Joe Francis has been found guilty of assaulting a woman at his home in 2011. Three women accused him of refusing to let them leave his Hollywood home and attacking one of them by “choke-slamming her head into his tile floor.” He’s been convicted on three counts of false…

By: Jessica Wakeman / May 7, 2013
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