Maybe Don't Send Your Online Boyfriend $10,000, Since You Might End Up in Jail

Forget the fact that you might be getting catfished: what if your online boyfriend is a multimillion-dollar global scammer? A relationship of this sort just landed Virginia native Audrey Elrod in prison for over two years and, instead of being angry, Elrod appears to just want to know if her scammer ever really loved… »10/05/15 6:50pmMonday 6:50pm

Roman Polanski's Lawyers Ask Polish Court Not to Extradite Him, Arguing Justice Has Been Served 

Roman Polanski is once again fighting extradition to the United States, where he pleaded guilty in 1977 to drugging and raping a 13-year-old girl. Polanski fled the United States after serving 42 days in jail, which his lawyers now argue should count as having done his time. »9/22/15 10:45am9/22/15 10:45am

Red Bull Aficionado Holds 3 People at Knifepoint, Forces Them to Buy Him Red Bull

Let no one ever tell you that an addiction to Red Bull isn’t dangerous. One man, 26-year-old Eddie Johnson of New Jersey, is about to do some hard time due to his uncontrollable affinity for the drink—and also the fact that he straight-up threatened to shoot people if they didn’t buy it for him. »9/17/15 6:30pm9/17/15 6:30pm

It Me: Asthmatic Otter And Snack Thief Edition

It is fun and hip to say “it me” about articles and photos — the implicit humor is that, of course, you are not that fat baby, or those lazy cats, or that mailbox brimming with letters. You are a normal adult human. I do it maybe too much. When I brought the following two news items to the attention of Jezebel’s… »9/17/15 5:30pm9/17/15 5:30pm

Report: Mississippi College Professor Suspected of Gunning Down Girlfriend, Romantic Rival

A geography professor at Mississippi’s Delta State University is suspected of gunning down his girlfriend as well as one of his colleagues. Shannon Lamb has been named as a person of interest in the death of Ethan Schmidt, an assistant professor of American history shot to death in his office on Monday morning. Police… »9/14/15 4:26pm9/14/15 4:26pm

Man Poses as Uber Driver, Attempts to Kidnap Student

I get scared when I am walking home at night because I am a girl who is bad at punching who also looks like she is bad at punching. So, I am grateful that Uber exists to protect me from the outside world. But now you can’t even trust the people you are inside the Uber with you because sometimes they are the kidnappers. »9/09/15 5:15pm9/09/15 5:15pm

Anonymous Woman's Tip About Strange Bestiality Sexts Led to Jared Fogle's Child Porn Charges

The story of the unnamed woman who tipped off the authorities to former Subway spokesman Jared Fogle is unfolding: It all began one year ago when she was sexting with family friend Russell Taylor—Fogle’s friend and former employee—and he offered to send her child pornography. »9/02/15 10:50am9/02/15 10:50am

California Man Was Not Actually Human-Alien Hybrid Sent to Save Humanity

The circumstances surrounding Jeffrey Lash’s death on July 4 in a wealthy Los Angeles suburb are still unclear. Also unknown is where Lash managed to acquire the hundreds of thousands of dollars in cash and the many, many guns found in his home. However, contrary to what he told two devout followers, we can be pretty… »8/28/15 11:30am8/28/15 11:30am