Ex-Police Chief Sentenced for Shooting Ex-Wife with a Gun He Had in Bed

William McCollom, the ex-police chief of Peachtree City, Georgia, has been sentenced to probation for shooting and paralyzing his ex-wife on New Year’s Day. McCollom reportedly kept a loaded gun in bed for secuirty and said the shooting was an accident. The couple divorced in the ‘90s, reunited but did not re-marry,… » 8/14/15 3:30pm 8/14/15 3:30pm

Sleepy Hollow's 'Headless Day' Promotion Has the Worst Possible Timing

The PR firm responsible for promoting the release of the Sleepy Hollow's first season on DVD faced just about the worst possible timing for their push yesterday, as an email celebrating "Headless Day" went out to fans and media at just about the exact moment that news broke that ISIS had beheaded American journalist… » 9/03/14 12:00pm 9/03/14 12:00pm

Woman Accidentally Kills Her Husband During Stupid Drunken Gunplay

You guys, guns — and we really can’t stress this enough — are incredibly dangerous. They’re made specifically for blasting giant holes in living things, and they do it with a frequency that should alarm just about anyone who’s ever watched Predator and thought, “Holy shit — Jesse Ventura just tore up part of a… » 4/29/13 10:25am 4/29/13 10:25am

Watch a Hot Air Balloon Wedding Go Disastrously Awry

Want to get married in a hot air balloon? Okay, sure. But as is the case with most affairs of the heart, there are some risks involved. Just ask the California couple who wanted to wed high in the sky at sunset; they cashed in on the "for worse" part of their vows when the balloon — which carried not just the bride… » 1/09/13 10:50am 1/09/13 10:50am

Try Not to Light Yourself on Fire This Halloween

If not for all the poison candy (that's not actually a thing, btw) and lazy, "I'm-a-baseball-fan!" sports apparel costuming, Halloween would be the Platonic ideal of holidays. Oh, and except for all the conflagrations — U.S. fire experts estimate that, during the witching season, people are far more likely to set… » 10/21/12 6:00pm 10/21/12 6:00pm

Women Drivers: Is This the Gas Pedal, the Brake or a Tampax Pearl? Everything Looks Like a Tampax Pearl!

And here's a startling new development in the case of Women v. Math, Science, Saying Something Is "Fine" When It Is Not Actually Fine At All, and Driving: According to the L.A. Times, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that there is a prevalence of females (two-thirds of the drivers involved)… » 4/13/12 4:45pm 4/13/12 4:45pm

Worst Subway Ride Ever: People Get Off Train and Find a Severed Head

It was an unusually dangerous weekend on the New York City subway. And one particular set of train passengers got the horrifying shock of a lifetime. It happened at about 10 p.m. on Saturday, when people got off the L train at the Sixth Avenue stop and saw a man's severed head wedged between the train car and the… » 1/23/12 12:30pm 1/23/12 12:30pm

Woman Trapped In Lawn Chair Saved By Paper Boy

A freak accident that left a 75-year-old woman trapped outside in a canvas chair overnight has a happy ending thanks to the newspaper carrier). Last month Evelyn Rogers of Liberty Hill, Texas pulled a piece of plastic on the chair she was sitting in on her patio and it collapsed, trapping her in the aluminum frame.… » 9/06/11 10:41pm 9/06/11 10:41pm

3000 Pairs Of Panties Dumped Near Highway

If you've misplaced any underwear recently, it might have turned up on the side of a highway in Ohio. Today in Fairfield County, police found about 3,000 pairs of panties strewn in trees and along hillsides at four dumping locations. Officers collected 10 bags of the "evidence," which includes worn and unworn panties… » 9/01/11 10:09pm 9/01/11 10:09pm