The Devil Has Won: 19 Kids & Counting Is Off the Air

America’s most awful sanctimonious family is finally getting the kind of recognition they deserve: In the wake of Josh Duggar’s admission that he had molested children as a minor, TLC has pulled 19 Kids & Counting from their schedule, removing all traces of the Duggars from our televisions. At least for now.
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Woman Murdered After Escaping Captor Who Kept Her In a Box For Months

Earlier this month, Sandra Kay Sutton escaped the Sedalia, Missouri, home of ex-boyfriend James B. Horn after being held captive in a wooden box for four months. Though Horn was quickly charged with “kidnapping, armed criminal action, and unlawful use of a weapon,” he went missing soon after. Today KMBC is reporting… » 5/21/15 5:40pm Thursday 5:40pm

Virginia Pol Finally Admits He Fathered Child with Teenage Secretary

At long last, former Virginia delegate Joe Morrissey has acknowledged the extremely, extremely obvious: that he had a baby with his former secretary, 19-year-old Myrna Pride. This follows a bizarre incident last week where Morrissey handed a reporter a photo of himself, Pride and the baby, dressed in what looked like… » 5/20/15 4:40pm Wednesday 4:40pm

Emma Sulkowicz and Friends Carried Mattress During Columbia Graduation

Columbia student Emma Sulkowicz, who accused fellow student Paul Nungesser of rape and then carried a mattress all year in protest of the administration’s handling of her claims, carried that mattress onstage during Tuesday’s commencement exercises. Sulkowicz was helped by several friends; the audience cheered as they… » 5/19/15 1:45pm Tuesday 1:45pm

Remember That One Wedding That Was Actually a Huge Drug Sting?

If there’s ever a reason to not show up to a wedding, it’s the risk of being arrested. So if you’re planning a wedding and want to invite some of your favorite drug dealers, you should probably just send the save-the-date to someone else. After the Shiawasse County fake wedding in 1990, it’s unlikely they’re going to… » 5/14/15 7:10pm 5/14/15 7:10pm

The Subway Slaying That Wasn't a Crime

Linda Rodriguez was lying in bed when the knock at the door came. Her youngest son, Eric Maldonado, 17, heard it first. He figured it was his older brother Gilbert coming home. Gilbert Drogheo, 32, was a jokester, and Eric knew if he got up and let him in, they might be up all night chatting. Eric had school the next… » 5/08/15 4:28pm 5/08/15 4:28pm

Nice Guy Just Trying to Chat Slashes Woman When She Laughs at Him

On Saturday evening just before 6 p.m., according to the NYPD, a 34-year-old woman was minding her own business in the Brooklyn Bridge/City Hall subway station when a man came up to her and tried to talk. When she ignored him, he spat at her; when she laughed at him after that, he “allegedly took out a sharp… » 5/06/15 10:10am 5/06/15 10:10am

Kayaker Vanishes, Fiancee Charged with Murder After Mysterious Accident

The fiancée of a missing man from Upstate New York has been charged with murder, after police came to doubt her story that his kayak had capsized during a night trip down the Hudson River. Angelika Graswald, 35, said that her fiancéVincent Viafore, 46, had been pulled under around 7:30 p.m. during an April 19 trip,… » 5/01/15 1:00pm 5/01/15 1:00pm

Jury Finds Boston Marathon Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Guilty on All Counts

Dzhokhar “Jahar” Tsarnaev has been found guilty on all 30 counts stemming from the terrorist attack he and his brother orchestrated on the Boston Marathon. Several of the counts on which Tsarnaev was found guilty render him eligible for the death penalty. It took the jury only 11 hours to reach its verdict. » 4/08/15 2:40pm 4/08/15 2:40pm

Prosecution to Appeal Not Guilty Verdict in Death of Cindy Gladue 

Prosecutors have announced they will appeal the not guilty verdict in the death of First Nations woman Cindy Gladue. Gladue bled to death from a large wound in her vaginal wall four years ago, at the age of 36. Ontario truck driver Bradley Barton, 56, was acquitted by a jury earlier this month. » 4/02/15 3:40pm 4/02/15 3:40pm

Durst Denied Bail, Also Eyed In 1971 Case of Missing Vermont Teen

The long arm of the law is finally drawing Scooby Doo villain Robert Durst into its halfhearted embrace: a New Orleans judge denied Durst bail on Monday, ruling that he's a flight risk. Prosecutors said that when Durst was arrested in New Orleans on March 14, they found a .38-caliber revolver, a latex mask, and a map… » 3/24/15 9:50am 3/24/15 9:50am

Jerry Springer Producer Arrested for Murder of Deaf Sister

Former Jerry Springer producer Jill Blackstone was arrested for murder in Los Angeles on Monday after she called police to inform them that a woman had committed suicide in her garage. Upon arrival, police discovered the body of her sister, Wendy Blackstone, and several crime scene details that led them to believe… » 3/19/15 12:50pm 3/19/15 12:50pm