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… READ MORE »
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 been… READ MORE »
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. … READ MORE »
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… READ MORE »
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… READ MORE »
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 California Attorney… READ MORE »
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… READ MORE »
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… READ MORE »
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 two years… READ MORE »
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… … READ MORE »
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… READ MORE »
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… READ MORE »
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… READ MORE »
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… READ MORE »
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… READ MORE »
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… READ MORE »
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… READ MORE »
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… READ MORE »