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Video Of Steubenville Rape Witnesses Released

ABC News aired new video of teen partygoers in Steubenville, Ohio, being questioned by police regarding the sexual assault of “Jane Doe,” the then 15-year-old girl whose story has entranced…

Jessica Wakeman | March 25, 2013 - 2:20 pm

Teen Testifies That He Recorded Some Of The Steubenville Rape

A teenager testified in the Steubenville rape trial today that he’d personally witnessed defendant Trent Mays put his fingers inside the victim’s vagina as they drove from one party to…

Newser | March 15, 2013 - 3:50 pm

Another Day, Another Mother Giving Her Baby A Bong Hit

Rachel Braaten of Washington was arrested after this video of her giving her 22-month-old son a bong hit surfaced.”I guess it was a joke and a stupid mistake that wasn’t…

Ami Angelowicz | March 13, 2013 - 3:20 pm

Power Wheels Make Really Bad Getaway Cars

It did NOT happen in Florida. It happened in Arkansas. Twenty-eight-year-old Jamie Craft drunkenly crashed her 2001 Pontiac Grand Am into a mobile home and tried to flee the scene…

Ami Angelowicz | March 7, 2013 - 8:00 am

Man Dressed As Batman Delivers Criminal To Yorkshire Police Department

Some guys have a hero complex. Others, have a superhero complex. Take the mysterious tights-clad man who walked into the Yorkshire Police Department last week to deliver a bad guy…

Julie Gerstein | March 4, 2013 - 12:40 pm

Be My Boyfriend: Man Who Tried To Hide The Fact The He’s “The Sun”

Dear Brett Eric Drachenburg aka “The Sun,”

If were sitting in the same room right now, I would be giving you a slow clap. From a safe distance,…

Ami Angelowicz | February 7, 2013 - 5:00 pm

Man Forces Underage Girl To Shower With Him, Throws Cheese At Her

Raymond Duesler of Gloversville, New York is facing sexual abuse charges for getting into a shower with a 16-year-old girl and throwing cheese at her. Of course, I know what…

Ami Angelowicz | January 30, 2013 - 1:40 pm

Online Dater Sues Match.com Because Her Date Tried To Kill Her

I think Mary Kay Beckman wins the award for the worst online date of all time. We complain about our online dates with weirdos and shitbirds (there have been a…

Ami Angelowicz | January 25, 2013 - 12:20 pm

Woman Smothers Boyfriend To Death With Her Boobs

In case you were wondering, and I know you were, breasts can be used as a weapon. Washington woman, Donna Lange has been charged with second-degree manslaughter for smothering her…

Ami Angelowicz | January 22, 2013 - 3:40 pm

8 Oral Sex Fails

Helloooo, Florida! You’re back. And with important life lessons for us. What can we learn from 53-year-old teacher, Mary Maloney? That if you’re arrested for a hit-and-run, it’s a very…

Ami Angelowicz | January 16, 2013 - 11:00 am

What Would You Do If You Found Out Your Husband Was Cheating? Poop On The Floor? Why Not?

A gem of a story comes to us today from Florida (natch), about a woman whose rage at her cheatin’ man led her to poop. On the floor. Brenda Schumann…

Julie Gerstein | January 9, 2013 - 11:30 am

Woman’s Family Sues Online Gun Website Over Lack Of Accountability

The family of Jitka Vesel filed a lawsuit earlier this month against Armslist.com for illegally selling a gun to the man who murdered her. Vesel was shot as many…

Jessica Wakeman | December 27, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Today In People Are Horrible: You Have To Pay To Get Your Name Off “Potential Prostitutes” Web Site

PotentialProstitutes.com is a hideous new website that posts the photos, locations and phone numbers of women who it deems might be sex workers. Many of the pics appear to be…

Jessica Wakeman | December 27, 2012 - 4:20 pm

Woman Wins $1.5 Million Settlement After Being Accused Of Lying About Sexual Assault

Sara Reedy of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, has won a $1.5 million settlement after she was falsely accused of both theft and lying about a sexual assault. The gas station where…

Jessica Wakeman | December 17, 2012 - 5:20 pm

Justin Bieber Murder Plot By Convicted Killer Dana Martin Foiled

UM, WHAT. A convicted killer named Dana Martin was planning to kill Justin Bieber and the Biebs’ bodyguard by strangling them “with paisley ties” and castrating them. Martin, who…

Jessica Wakeman | December 12, 2012 - 6:00 pm

On Men As Victims Of Domestic Violence — From A Prosecutor

Last week an anonymous prosecutor who has prosecuted a domestic violence caseload explained to us, from her professional point of view, how we should respond when we have friends or

Anonymous | December 6, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Dad Shows Up At Daughter’s High School, Swinging Chain, Yelling “Who’s F**king My Daughter?”

There’s “overprotective” … and then there’s someone-get-Child-Protective-Services on the phone.

The New York City dad who showed up at his daughter’s high school, swinging a chain and padlock…

Jessica Wakeman | November 29, 2012 - 4:40 pm

True Story: Everything You Need To Know About Domestic Violence — From A Prosecutor

Two weeks ago, I wrote an essay about how I witnessed a man committing domestic violence against a woman outside my apartment. I received many incredible emails from readers, including

Anonymous | November 29, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Where Are They Now? “The Real World: San Francisco” Edition

You may remember Puck from “The Real World San Francisco,” which aired way back in 1994, when the show didn’t take place in a hot tub and reality TV was…

Ami Angelowicz | November 26, 2012 - 12:20 pm

Woman Pulls Gun On Flasher, Flasher Puts Penis Away And Runs

I’m never really sure how I feel about concealed weapons, but in this case, I have to just laugh: A woman in Longview, Washington, was walking at Lake Sacajawea on…

Jessica Wakeman | November 18, 2012 - 10:00 am
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