Posts tagged "crimes"

Joran Van Der Sloot Retracts His Confession

In a Joran van der Sloot total shocker, the 22-year-old has retracted the confession he gave to police in Peru about killing Stephany Flores. And when I say "shocker," I mean that it was totally expected as it's the exact same thing he did in the Holloway case—confess and then deny. A…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / June 21, 2010

The Jeremy London Kidnapping Case Gets More Twisted

Wow. The more we hear about Jeremy London's alleged kidnapping, the stranger and stranger the whole thing seems. Here's what we've learned since the initial report: everything went down when Jeremy and his on-again-off-again wife, Melissa London, decided to go for a (romantic?) dinner at Jack in the Box. When they came out, they…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / June 21, 2010

Quotable: Joran Van Der Sloot Was “Prince Charming” To His Ex

"He was amazing. He was romantic. ... [Our relationship] was very playful, very honest. We could sit and talk for hours. We liked looking into each other's eyes. ... I told him I liked red Skittles, and what he did was he made this vase at school, went and bought a lot of Skittles packets,…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / June 18, 2010

Jeremy London Abducted And “Forced To Smoke Dope”

In April, Jeremy London—who played Griffin on "Party of Five" (not to be mixed up with his twin brother, Jason London of "Dazed and Confused" fame)—sat down with People to talk about his battle with prescription pill addiction. He lost his wife and custody of his son because it got so bad,…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / June 17, 2010

Joran Van Der Sloot’s Tattoo Reads “No Worries”

Earlier this week, a photo surfaced of Joran van der Sloot, sans shirt, being examined by a prison doctor. And folks couldn't help but notice that he had a tattoo across his chest. The tattoo is in Thai and it reads, "No worries." Oh, the irony—since van der Sloot has confessed to…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / June 16, 2010

How Did Charlie Sheen’s Car End Up At The Bottom Of A Ravine, AGAIN?

At 3 a.m. last night, a security guard at a building in Sherman Oaks, California, heard a crash nearby and called the cops to investigate. Turns out a car had been pushed over the ravine—the keys were in the ignition, and the car was running, but it appeared that no one was in the driver'…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / June 15, 2010

Shawn Johnson Faces Down Her Stalker

Shawn Johnson is one tough cookie. She impressed us in the 2008 Olympics with her badass gymnastics skills and again when she won "Dancing with the Stars" season 8. But yesterday, we truly had to give it to her for getting up on the witness stand to testify against her stalker, the uber…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / June 11, 2010

Joran Van Der Sloot Confesses To Killing Stephany Flores Ramirez

I bet you guys didn't see this one coming—and yes, that is sarcasm. Joran Van Der Sloot, the 22-year-old Dutch dude who was long thought to be involved in the disappearance of Natalee Holloway in 2005, has confessed to killing Stephany Flores Ramirez, the 21-year-old daughter of a prominent Peruvian business man and former…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / June 8, 2010

Porn Actor Wanted For Murder Falls To His Death

Stephen Clancy Hill, the porn star charged with killing one colleague and injuring two others, committed suicide after an 8-hour police standoff on Saturday. He had been at large since the incident last Tuesday, after fleeing from the scene with the weapon that looked like a samurai sword. This weekend, a SWAT team located…
By: Kelli Bender / June 7, 2010

Now Joran Van Der Sloot Is Wanted For Extortion

There are only two options in the cases of Natalee Holloway and Stephany Flores, who were killed exactly five years apart to the day: either Joran Van Der Sloot killed them, or he is the unluckiest person on the planet and also the stupidest for continually fanning the flames. Remember in 2008, when he…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / June 4, 2010

Joran Van Der Sloot A Murder Suspect. Again.

Joran Van Der Sloot, 22, has the world's creepiest name. And he's a suspect in a murder trial. Again. If his name sounds familiar, it's because this Dutch dude was arrested twice in connection with the disappearance of Natalee Holloway, once shortly after she disappeared during a graduation trip to Aruba in 2005 and agai…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / June 3, 2010

Did John Mark Karr Recruit Young Girls For A Sex Cult?

Remember John Mark Karr? He was the creepy teacher who confessed to killing JonBenet Ramsey, but when police began investigating they determined he could not have been at the crime scene. Well, apparently after that, a former student of his—Samantha Speigel, now 19—contacted him online and the two became friends. Then more. They eventually got…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / June 2, 2010

Kate Moss Was Robbed! Burglar Took Off With Her Banksy Portrait

Breaking into a supermodel's house is easier than you would think. Police in London say a burglar nabbed $115,000 worth of art from Kate Moss' house on Thursday night while she, boyfriend Jamie Hince, and her mother, Linda, were upstairs sleeping. The thief took off with three paintings, including a portrait of Moss allegedly…
By: Jessica Wakeman / May 21, 2010

FBI Uses Breast Implants To Find A Mob Boss

Boston mobster Whitey Bulger is wanted by the FBI in connection with 19 murders—many think he is the person Jack Nicholson's character in "The Departed" is based on. He and his wife, Catherine Greig, have eluded authorities since 1995, but now, the FBI has a diabolical plot to find them. Greig, before she went o…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / May 17, 2010

Woman To Be Charged With Killing Own Fetus After Starting A Drunken High Speed Chase

Here's another one for "Sick, Sad World." A 21-year-old woman in Georgia, Jessica Bruce, was clocked doing 85 mph in a 65 mph zone on Wednesday night. A police vehicle turned on its lights, but Jessica refused to pull over, starting a high speed chase. The chase ended with her hitting a car, spinning…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / May 14, 2010

82-Year-Old Pervy Priest Fired After A Television Station Airs His Sex Tape

In Brazil, an unidentified 21-year-old vowed to get back at 82-year-old priest Luiz Marques Barbosa, who he claims sexually abused him. And so this 21-year-old knelt by a window, and shot a video of Barbosa having sex with a 19-year-old. In the middle of the act, Barbosa noticed him and yelled, "Who is it? Who'…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / March 20, 2010

Man Resists Arrest … Using His Junk As A Weapon

Marium Varinauskas, a 28-year-old engineer in the U.K., had an interesting reaction when the police arrived at his house after his girlfriend called them to complain about his drunk and disorderly behavior. As a female sheriff approached him, he jumped on the couch, dropped his pants, and started swinging his peen around wildly. Evidently, the…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / March 17, 2010

Evil Guy Rapes 5 Of His Daughters, Impregnates 3 Of Them

This New Jersey man will certainly get the Worst Father of the Century award and, hopefully, will spend the rest of his life in jail. After having apocalyptic visions, he raped five of his daughters ... and impregnated three. Their babies were born at home and did not get birth certificates. When some of them…
By: Nikki Dowling / March 11, 2010

A Murderer Charms A Woman On “The Dating Game”

Apparently, Ryan Jenkins wasn't the first alleged killer to finagle his way onto a dating show. In 1978, Rodney Alcala appeared on "The Dating Game." A good looking dude with long, curly hair, he was Bachelor #1. Host Jim Lange introduced him as, "a successful photographer who got his start when his father found…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / March 9, 2010

Parents So Obsessed With Second Life Baby That They Neglect Real Baby

This is an extremely twisted story. Korean couple Kim Yoo-chul, 41, and Choi Mi-sun, 25, met in 2008 in an internet chat room and fell in love over their mutual love of Second Life. Three months ago, they had a baby together—at the same time, they also had a baby in Second Life. But because…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / March 5, 2010
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