Posts tagged "crimes"

Matthew Fox Arrested For Punching Woman

Jack Shepherd may drink heavily. He may have resolved not to press the button, and made a slew of other assorted decisions that led to a castaway's demise. But the #1 thing that Jack would never do? Punch a woman. Unfortunately, it appears that Matthew Fox, who played the iconic character on "Lost,"…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / August 29, 2011

Woman Who Performed Home Circumcision On Infant Receives Her Sentence

n case you missed the story last October, 30-year-old Keemonta Peterson was arrested after performing a DIY circumcision on her three-month-old son. Inspired by a passage in the Bible, she decided to perform one herself after watching some YouTube video tutorials. (These exist?) The boy was badly injured, but doctors were able to save hi…
By: Ami Angelowicz / August 17, 2011

What Is Bad Ass? Alex Trebek Chases Burglar, Injures Achilles Tendon

Alex Trebek is gangsta. The "Jeopardy" host—who's been doing his gig for 27 years now, by the way—showed up at an event yesterday on crutches. Naturally, the press wanted to know what happened. The answer: "What is a thwarted robbery?" Apparently, Trebek woke up in the middle of the night and found a burglar rummaging…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / July 28, 2011

Today In Terribleness: A Woman Is Framed For Armed Robbery By Her Ex

Meet Seemona Sumasar. She is 36 years old, a mother, and a former Morgan Stanley analyst who managed a restaurant in Queens. One night about two years ago, her Jeep was pulled over by police. She was shocked to be arrested. "You know you did it. Just admit it," a police officer threatened her. "It"…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / July 27, 2011

Rapports Opus, The Sperm-Sniffing Police Dog

Behold, woman's new best friend. Rapports Opus is a police dog in Sweden who has been training for over a year to help police nab rapists by sniffing out sperm. This pup has just closed his first case. Last month, a woman was forced to perform oral sex on a man in a Swedish park.
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / July 19, 2011

Casey Anthony Is Out Of Jail. Her Next Move? Pursuing Criminal Justice Or Photography.

On Sunday circa 3 a.m., Casey Anthony was released from jail, just a week and a half after being controversially acquitted for the murder of her 2-year-old daughter, Caylee. As Casey walked out of the Orange County Jail in a hot pink polo shirt and got into a car, dozens of people watched,…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / July 18, 2011

Today In Terribleness: Catherine Kieu Becker Puts Husband’s Penis In Garbage Disposal

Remember the name Catherine Kieu Becker because she is the new Lorena Bobbit. Last night, the 48-year-old California woman poisoned her husband's dinner, tied him to the bed, cut his penis off with a knife, tossed it in the garbage disposal, and turned it on. Why? Becker told officers that her husband "deserved it."…
By: Ami Angelowicz / July 13, 2011

The Casey Anthony Madness Continues

A week later, we are still in shock that Casey Anthony was found not guilty of murdering her daughter, Caylee, and is scheduled to be released this Sunday. Apparently, the rest of the country is in the same state. Juror number 12 in the case, a redheaded woman in her 60s, quit her part-time…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / July 12, 2011

Lindsay Lohan Implies That She Should Never Have Gone To Jail

"Unless you're a killer, I don't see a reason to stay there. I never hurt anyone but myself." —Lindsay Lohan looks adorable on the cover of Italian Vanity Fair. Too bad that inside she kind of backtracked on the whole "I accept my punishment and am working hard to move on" stance she'd…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / July 7, 2011

Juror #3 In The Casey Anthony Trial Said The Verdict Made Her “Sick”

"I toggled on manslaughter and not guilty. It doesn't feel good. It was a horrible decision to have to make. I did not say she was innocent. I just said there was not enough evidence. If you cannot prove what the crime was, you cannot determine what the punishment should be ... Everyone wonders why…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / July 7, 2011

Casey Anthony Sentenced To 4 Years For Lying To Police [UPDATED]

UPDATE: After calculating time served and good behavior, it was determined that Casey Anthony only has six days left to serve in her four year sentence and will be released next Wednesday, July 13. Oof. [CNN] Casey Anthony, who was acquitted on Tuesday of murdering her two-year-old daughter Caylee in 2008, wa…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 7, 2011

The Casey Anthony Outrage Bubbles Over

Ever since Casey Anthony was found not guilty of murdering her 2-year-old daughter, Caylee, there has been an explosion of emotion about the crime online. Oodles of famous folks, from Miley Cyrus to Rainn Wilson, have chimed in to express their disbelief. After the jump, some of the most extreme reactio…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / July 6, 2011

A Casey Anthony Porn? NO!

Less than 24 hours after being acquitted of murder, Casey Anthony already has a job offer. While the rest of the world was outraged by the verdict, Vivid Entertainment's CEO, Steve Hirsch, saw it as an opportunity. According to TMZ, Hirsch has reached out to Anthony about starring in a porno. “Whether you agree…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / July 6, 2011

The Casey Anthony Trial: An Overview Of The Case On The 2nd Day Of Jury Deliberations [UPDATED]

UPDATE [2:22 p.m.]: Casey Anthony has been found NOT GUILTY of murder in the 1st degree, the highest charge she faced. You can read the full verdict here. Thoughts? UPDATE [1:56 p.m.]: Well, that didn't take long. The jury has apparently reached a verdict which will be delivered at around 2:15 p.m. EST.
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 5, 2011

Lindsay Lohan’s House Arrest Is Over: How Should She Celebrate?

Lindsay Lohan has paid her debt to society. Yesterday marked the end of the 35 day in-home detention sentence she received after the infamous stolen necklace case in February. Off came the ankle monitor! She's officially a free woman. Woo-hoo! We see a party on the horizon. But now that Lindsay claims she i…
By: Kamilah Black / June 30, 2011

Woman Attacks Cops With Breast Milk

Stephanie Robinette, a teacher in Delaware, has been charged with resisting arrest and assaulting police officers. But it's the weapon she used that is highly unusual. On Saturday night, Robinette attended a wedding where she had too much to drink. After hitting her husband several times, she darted for their car and locked herself inside.
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / June 28, 2011

James “Whitey” Bulger Arrested After 16 Years, Thanks To Girlfriend’s Salon Habit

Jack Nicholson was spine-tingling nasty as mobster Frank Costello in Martin Scorsese's "The Departed." The character was, of course, based on a real life dude—James "Whitey" Bulger, the mobster turned informant turned fugitive who has been on the FBI's 10 Most Wanted List for the past 16 years. Yesterday, Bulger was finally arrested, along with…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / June 23, 2011

Peanut-Butter Attack Claimed Woman With Nut Allergy

There have been a lot of crazy crimes but this one is completely nuts: a Michigan woman is under investigation for assault, because she mailed a letter coated with peanut butter to her ex-husband, whose new wife just happens to have a peanut allergy. The wife with the goober allergy picked up the letter soaked…
By: Huffington Post Weird News / June 18, 2011

Juror Faces Jail Time For Friend Requesting Defendant

Things not to do if you are a juror in a high profile case: friend request the defendant on Facebook. That's exactly what British woman Joanne Fraill did and the action may just land her in jail for being in contempt of court. Fraill was a juror in a drug case with four defendants.
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / June 15, 2011

Lindsay Lohan Begins House Arrest. 9 Things She Can Do In The Next 120 Days.

Lindsay Lohan began serving her 120-day house arrest on Thursday. Sources say that she has some big plans for the next four months and is looking at the house arrest as a "time to relax, focus on her recovery and figure out her new game plan for her life and career." Apparently, in additio…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / May 28, 2011
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