Posts tagged "crimes"

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…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | March 9, 2010 - 4:10 pm

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…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | March 5, 2010 - 3:40 pm

Guys: If You See This Girl, Run In The Opposite Direction

Crystal Gail Mangum really knows how to stir up trouble. In case you don’t remember her, she is the stripper who falsely accused three Duke lacrosse players of rape back…

Ami Angelowicz | February 19, 2010 - 4:50 pm

Jaycee Lee Dugard’s Diary Makes Us Sad

Phil Garrido’s trial begins on Feb. 26. In the meantime, he is trying to force prosecuters to reveal where Jaycee Lee Dugard, the woman he kidnapped and than held prisoner…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | February 12, 2010 - 6:50 pm

Dad Waterboards 4-Year-Old For Forgetting Her ABCs

Joshua Tabor, a 27-year-old soldier in Washington, won’t be winning any Father of the Year awards anytime soon. He got custody of his 4-year-old daughter a few weeks ago, and…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | February 9, 2010 - 6:50 pm

Goth Kitties? Woman Busted For Piercing Cats’ Ears And Tails

Here’s a super not-cute cat tale. Pennsylvania dog groomer Holly Crawford had a genius idea. She’d take some kittens, pierce their ears, necks and tails, and market the little tykes…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | February 5, 2010 - 6:20 pm

Charlie Sheen’s Car Stolen And Crashed

You are looking at Charlie Sheen’s SUV crashed 100 feet below Mulholland Drive. No, Charlie was not in the car at the time. At 4 a.m. this morning, he got…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | February 5, 2010 - 6:10 pm

Male Model Accused Of Offering Sex To Cops

It turns out that women aren’t the only ones who try to weasel their way out of a ticket. Nick Snider, who was Forbes’ 5th most successful male model in…

Lauren Panariello | February 5, 2010 - 2:10 pm

5 Reasons To Fear Teenage Girls

Yesterday, 15-year-old Tylar Witt pleaded not guilty to murdering her mother, Joanne Witt, last June in Northern California. The teenage girl says she was insane when she drugged her mother…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 2, 2010 - 8:00 pm

Help Put The Butt Bandit Behind Bars

OK, I’m still trying to get over my disgust of foot fetishes, but getting off on sniffing a stranger’s butt? Grosser than gross. A man in the U.K. is…

Ami Angelowicz | December 23, 2009 - 5:40 pm

Was Amanda Knox Slut-Shamed Into A Murder Conviction?

On Friday, after nearly 14 hours of deliberation and a trial that spanned almost a full year, an Italian jury returned to the courtroom and delivered a verdict—Amanda Knox is…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | December 7, 2009 - 4:40 pm

Grand Theft Fashion: Heiress Casey Johnson Accused Of Burglarizing Model’s Home

Model Jasmine Lennard came home to her Hollywood home after six weeks away to find her apartment trashed, her closet and jewelry box ransacked, and a used vibrator in her…

Jessica Goldberg | December 1, 2009 - 4:10 pm

Diapered Astronaut Gets Slap On Wrist In Court

Remember Lisa Nowak, the astronaut turned would-be kidnapper? She stole a car to race to Florida, wearing a diaper so she wouldn’t have to stop since she was in such…

Jessica Goldberg | November 11, 2009 - 4:19 pm

It Should Be Illegal …

With all the talk about legalizing gay marriage and decriminalizing marijuana, we started thinking about the super-important stuff that we wish the po-po would come in and regulate. After the…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 11, 2009 - 1:00 pm

A Convicted Sex Offender Tells His Side Of The Story In Vanity Fair

The December issue of Vanity Fair contains a pretty shocking article called “A Crime Of Shadows.” The piece is about a convicted sex offender named “J” who was coaxed by…

Nikki Dowling | November 5, 2009 - 8:20 pm

Car Crashes Into Couple’s Bedroom While They Sleep

What is the worst possible way to be woken up from your slumber at 4 a.m.? By a car crashing into your bed! No, this is not a cockamamie plot…

Ami Angelowicz | October 29, 2009 - 7:45 pm

Woman Exchanges Two Children For $175 And A Cockatoo. A Fair Trade?

Paul and Brandy Romero, a couple from Louisiana, got themselves in a bit of a pickle when they bought two children from Donna Greenwell in exchange for a cockatoo and…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 17, 2009 - 12:00 pm

Elizabeth Smart Takes The Stand To Tell About Her Kidnapping Ordeal

Elizabeth Smart was found more than six years ago, but her kidnapper, Brian Mitchell, has still not gone to trial. His lawyers claim that he’s a complete looney, and it’s…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | October 2, 2009 - 1:40 pm

Chris Brown Starts Community Labor

I know what you’re thinking—there’s a typo in the headline and that it should be “Chris Brown Starts Community Service.” But you’re wrong—Brown’s judge specifically sentenced him to hard “labor,”

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 17, 2009 - 8:30 pm

Female Twins In An All-Girl Gang Acquitted Because No One Could Tell Who Did What

Australians Courtney and Amelia Prentice—19-year-old twins who look like bad-ass versions of Lauren Conrad—used to be part of an all-girl gang that spent a lot of time getting drunk and…

Nikki Dowling | September 13, 2009 - 7:30 pm
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