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5 Times Animals Served As Witnesses In Criminal Cases, From Talkative Parrots To Blood-Stained Cats

Fascinated by the bizarre logic involved in using a parrot as a witness, I rounded up five more cases in which animals were used as witnesses.

Bronwyn Isaac |

Cher Just Accused Donald Trump’s Son Of “Killing Her Friend” & 5 Other Time She Was The Best Part Of Twitter

For those tragically uninitiated, following Cher on Twitter is one of easiest and most life-giving decisions you can make.

Bronwyn Isaac |

There’s A Real Life “Gone Girl” Called The “Black Widow” — She’s Terrifying (And Slightly Amazing)

An 80-year-old Canadian woman has spent the past 25 years harming her four husbands, and don’t bother trying to get her to apologize for it. Melissa Ann Shepard, aka the “Black Widow,” is…

Leah Prinzivalli |

A Woman Murdered Her Husband And Made Him Into Doggie Treats

The details themselves are not funny or pretty, so proceed with caution.

Bronwyn Isaac |

Woman Ordered Photos Of Her Ghost Daughter To Cover Up Murder

Sometimes the story of a crime is so surreal it sounds more like the plot of an arthouse film than an actual violent crime.

Bronwyn Isaac |

State Trooper Who Arrested Sandra Bland Was Hardly A “Model” Police Officer [UPDATED]

This post has been updated with the dash cam video of Bland’s arrest, as well as details from the press conference held this evening.

Tiffanie Drayton |

Mall Cop Guns Down Woman Who Filed Sexual Harassment Complaint Against Him

Alexander Kozak, a 22 year-old security guard at the Coral Ridge Mall in Iowa, has been arrested after gunning down and killing 21 year-old Andrea Farrington, who worked at a…

Robyn Pennacchia |

Woman Slain By Ex-Boyfriend Who Held Her Captive In A Box & Had A Prior History Of Torturing Women

In what is a horrifying example of the system absolutely failing victims of domestic violence, a Clinton, Missouri, woman was found dead just three weeks after she escaped from captivity, and authorities…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

Good News, Your Cat Most Likely Cannot Kill You

Science said so, and so it must be true.

Megan Reynolds |

George Zimmerman Says It Was “God’s Plan” For Trayvon Martin To Die

Hey! Guess what? George Zimmerman said a bunch of terrible things! I know, I know. It’s shocking. Who would have expected that from a man who killed a teenage boy…

Robyn Pennacchia |

Missing “Food Network Star”‘s Remains Were Discovered In A Wood-Burning Oven

In tragic, stomach-turning news, the remains of former “Food Network Star” contestant Christie Schoen Codd and her husband Joseph Codd were discovered in a wood-burning stove belonging to their neighbor,…

Beejoli Shah |

Troubling: Cows Are Cold-Blooded Human Killers

Being an Indian who isn’t a vegetarian, despite my religion mandating it, has already put me on the shortlist for “Who’s Getting Gored in the Ass First” when the animals…

Beejoli Shah |

The Soapbox: Fear Me If You Do Not Respect My Right To Walk Down The Street In Peace

Before the movement to end street harassment really gained steam, I penned an essay about my childhood experiences as a poor, Black girl. In the piece, I detailed an interaction I…

Tiffanie Drayton |

Man Murders Mother Of Three For Rejecting His Advances

Mary “Unique” Spears, a 27-year-old mother of three, had just left the funeral of a relative on Saturday when a man she’d never met began harassing her under the guise…

Claire Hannum |

Amanda Knox Found Guilty Of Murder (Again)

Amanda Knox has been found guilty once again in the murder of former roommate Meredith Kercher in Italy, reports ABC News. Her lawyers are expected to appeal. Even if she…

Newser |

Bryan Cranston Admits That He Once Fantasized About Killing An Ex-Girlfriend

“What happened to Walt is something I related to … If I’m truly honest with myself. I’ve come to realize that I think everybody is capable of [transforming into a…

Ami Angelowicz |

Today In Terribleness: Lesbian Murdered During “Corrective Rape” Assault In South Africa

A 26-year-old woman in South Africa named Duduzile Zozo was raped and murdered  because she is a lesbian. Zozo’s body was found  in a yard near her home on June…

Jessica Wakeman |

Real Life Or Soap Opera? Man Is Stabbed To Death With Stiletto Heel

Early on Sunday morning, University of Houston Research Professor Alf Stefan Andersson was found dead on an apartment floor. The culprit was his girlfriend, Ana Trujillo, but this murder occurred…

Mary Odell |

Criminal Butt Dials Cops During Murder Plot

Just a wee suggestion, but if you’re going to talk about your plot to follow a dude home and murder him? Make sure all of your electronic devices are off.

Julie Gerstein |

RIP Society: Fifth Grade Boys Plotted To Rape, Murder Female Classmate

When I was a 10-year-old, the worst thing a boy did to me was put Scotch tape in my hair. If only! Proof that society is going down the toilet:…

Jessica Wakeman |
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