Posts tagged "murder"

It’s Time To Cry: Teen Girl Murdered Before She Could Testify Against Her Rapist

More than half of all sexual assaults are never reported to the police and 97 percent of rapists will never spend a day in jail. These statistics from the Rape…

Jessica Wakeman | September 15, 2012 - 2:00 pm

NH Sheriff Candidate Would Use “Deadly Force” To Stop Abortions (Because That Makes Sense)

“I would make abortion illegal after 12 weeks.”

“Yeah? Well, I would make it illegal even in cases of rape and incest.”

“Well, I would use…

Jessica Wakeman | August 27, 2012 - 3:20 pm

Death By Bra

An unnamed, 26-year-old Russian woman has been charged with murdering a man with her bra. Allegedly drunk, the woman and her boyfriend went next door to ask her 65-year-old neighbor…

Ami Angelowicz | August 22, 2012 - 4:20 pm

What’s Happening To The Women Of Juarez?

The border city of Juarez, Mexico — found just across the river from El Paso — has a woman problem. Women disappear, are sexually abused, and they often — way…

Julie Gerstein | June 28, 2012 - 4:00 pm

Aubrey Plaza Would Do Murder For Ryan Gosling

“I actually did hear from [Ryan Gosling] one time. He invited me to a magic show through someone else, and I couldn’t go because I had to go to this…

Julie Gerstein | January 25, 2012 - 9:40 am

Did Robert Wagner Murder Natalie Wood?

It’s been 30 years since movie star Natalie Wood (“West Side Story,” “Miracle on 34th Street,” “Rebel Without A Cause”) allegedly drowned during a yacht party. This morning, the captain…

Ami Angelowicz | November 18, 2011 - 11:20 am

Another Terrible Ex-BF: Guy Tries to Murder Ex by Pretending to Be a Bear

It seemed like such a good idea at the time. All Clyde Gardner had to do was kill a bear, skin it, and wear the bear skin and claws to…

Julie Gerstein | October 5, 2011 - 1:40 pm

What Should Amanda Knox Do Now?

Just two hours after seeing her conviction for murder overturned, Amanda Knox was released from prison in Perugia, Italy, after being held there since 2007. Upon her release, she thanked…

Kate Torgovnick/ | October 4, 2011 - 12:20 pm

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…

Kate Torgovnick/ | July 18, 2011 - 12:20 pm

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…

Kate Torgovnick/ | July 12, 2011 - 2:40 pm

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…

Kate Torgovnick/ | July 7, 2011 - 12:20 pm

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…

Kate Torgovnick/ | July 6, 2011 - 5:00 pm

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,…

Kate Torgovnick/ | July 6, 2011 - 2:20 pm

South Dakota Bill Would Make Killing An Abortion Provider “Justifiable Homicide”

A committee in South Dakota’s House of Representatives has passed a bill that would broaden the legal definition of “justifiable homicide” to include murders done to prevent harm to a…

Jessica Wakeman | February 15, 2011 - 6:00 pm

Girl Talk: About That Time I Accidentally Went On A Date With A Hobo Killer

Earlier this week, I wrote about my flagrant disregard for Valentine’s Day. But a small (minor!) detail–a teensy admission about a particular ex of mine–seemed to garner the most attention.

Julie Gerstein | February 11, 2011 - 2:00 pm

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords Shot In The Head In Tucson, Arizona

Gabrielle Giffords, a congresswoman from Arizona, was shot in the head this morning outside a Safeway grocery store in Tucson, Arizona, by a white male in his mid-20s. Witnesses said…

Jessica Wakeman | January 8, 2011 - 5:30 pm

Movie Publicist Ronni Chasen’s Murder Looks Premeditated

It’s a movie plot unfortunately come to life. Earlier this week, movie publicist Ronni Chasen—who represented big-time flicks like “Alice In Wonderland” and “Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps”—was shot while…

Kelli Bender | November 19, 2010 - 8:45 pm

Hiccup Champ Arrested For Murder

Perhaps the hiccups made her do it: We’ll never know. In 2007, Jennifer Mee made headlines when she suffered from uncontrollable hiccups. Over the weekend, Mee was arrested and charged…

Julie Gerstein | October 25, 2010 - 1:10 pm

Woman Gets 30 Years For Love Triangle Skydiving Murder

A 26-year-old Belgian woman was just sentenced to 30 years in prison for sabotaging her rival’s parachute while skydiving. The woman fell 13,000 feet to her death in a Flemish…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 22, 2010 - 11:10 am

Former Playmate Charged With Attempted Murder

In 1968, Angela Dorian was Playmate of the Year. And today … she’s in jail for attempted murder.

Kate Torgovnick/ | October 20, 2010 - 6:45 pm