Saturday, May 19, 2018

Teen, 18, accused of killing dad because he 'would tease her about being fat'

A Michigan teen is accused of killing her father on Mother’s Day because he “would tease her about being fat,” local media reported.

Ameera Corena Stokes, 18, of Muncie, was arrested on May 14 after alerting police that her father, Donald Stokes, 53, was dead, Star Press reported.

Authorities discovered Stokes’ body in the stairway at his home in Mt. Morris Township, about 80 miles from Detroit.

Stokes allegedly had been hit in the head with a hammer and stabbed in the chest.  More

Friday, May 18, 2018

Sheriff: 8-10 shot dead at Houston-area high school; suspect held

Eight to 10 people were shot dead Friday at a southeast Texas high school after a gunman dressed in black opened fire on the Houston-area campus, authorities and witnesses said.

At a late-morning news conference, Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said the dead included mostly students and a couple staff. He also said the shooter is in custody and a second person was being questioned. More

Why you should be watching Netflix's new true crime documentary, Evil Genius

Every time we think we're gonna have a spare hour or two to do something productive, Netflix drops a new series that we absolutely MUST binge watch as a matter of urgency.

The latest documentary to capture the streaming service's audience is Evil Genius, which people on social media are dubbing as the "new Making A Murderer" and "the best true crime show ever".

The Netflix description reads, "This baffling true crime story stars with the grisly death of a pizza man who robs a bank with a bomb around his neck - and gets weirder from there."  More

Monday, March 26, 2018

He Tried to Flee From Cops. He Forgot One Thing

A northern Virginia man is facing charges including driving while intoxicated and possessing marijuana after a police pursuit in which he ended up running over himself, the AP reports. 

Fairfax County Police released dashboard video of Tuesday's incident in which 30-year-old Isaac Bonsu is seen getting out of his car on a residential street in Alexandria, a Washington, DC, suburb.  More

Saturday, March 24, 2018

Man detonates bomb to kill his neighbor’s chickens because they were driving him nuts

ST. LUCIE COUNTY, Fla. - St. Lucie County detectives arrested a Fort Pierce man Wednesday for making explosive devices.
Detectives said 55-year-old Scott Wegener threatened to plant an IED under a neighbor’s home.
They also say he set off one in a neighbor's yard, trying to kill chickens.  More

Monday, January 29, 2018

German police hunt thieves who stole 44 tons of chocolate

BERLIN — Police say two truck trailers loaded with 44 tons (48.5 U.S. tons) of chocolate were stolen in southern Germany and there's no sign of the sticky-fingered perpetrators.
Police said Monday the trailers packed with 400,000 euros ($496,100) worth of chocolate were stolen from an industrial park in Freiburg on Friday night.
One was found Saturday hauled by a Polish truck that had stopped at a rest area near the German-French border. The driver fled on foot and the trailer was still full of the stolen chocolate.  More

Sunday, January 28, 2018

Man Arrested For DUI After Mistaking Bank Drive-Thru For Taco Bell

Spring Hill, Fla.  — A Tampa man was arrested on Wednesday afternoon for DUI after he reportedly mistook a bank drive-thru for Taco Bell.
According to the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office, the manager of Bank of America on Mariner Boulevard called to report an impaired driver after he found an unconscious man behind the wheel of a blue sedan in the bank’s drive-thru lane.  More

Friday, January 26, 2018

An incensed bride punched a wedding crasher in the face

An incensed bride punched a wedding crasher in the face after the interloper disrupted her reception by pawing several teenage female guests, according to a criminal complaint.

Cops say that William Dickinson, 25, and two co-workers were drinking at the bar of a Best Western in Eau Claire, Wisconsin Friday night when they decided to crash a wedding reception being held in the hotel.
But Dickinson--wearing jeans and a t-shirt--quickly caused an uproar when he sought to dance with two 17-year-old girls and an 18-year-old woman.  More

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Woman vows to kill everyone on Southwest flight for not being allowed to finish her cigarette in plane’s bathroom

This is the unsettling moment a woman screams that she will 'kill everyone' aboard a flight after she was caught smoking.

In shocking scenes, the woman - wearing sunglasses and a straw hat - roars in the face of airline staff.

She yells: 'I will kill everybody on this f****** plane! I will kill everybody on this f****** plane! I will!'

There were 141 people aboard the aircraft.  More