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Eight Men Jailed in Malala Yousafzai Attack 'Secretly Acquitted'

In April, ten men were sentenced to life in prison by a Pakistani court for the assassination attempt on Malala Yosafzai, the schoolgirl and education activist shot in 2012. “Life,” we now learn, apparently means “a couple months.” The BBC now reports that eight of the men were secretly acquitted. Immediately after… » 6/05/15 9:30am 6/05/15 9:30am

College Accused of Ignoring Threats Before Murder of Feminist Student 

A campus feminist group at University of Mary Washington has filed a federal complaint against the school, alleging that it ignored hundreds of violent threats against them on the anonymous app Yik Yak before one of their members, 20-year-old Grace Mann, was murdered in April. Mann’s 30-year-old housemate has been… » 5/08/15 10:10am 5/08/15 10:10am

Missouri Man On the Run After Keeping Woman In a Box for Four Months

A Missouri man named James B. Horn is on the run after keeping his “girlfriend” in a wooden box for four months. ABC 17 reports that 47-year-old registered sex offender Horn has been charged with “kidnapping, armed criminal action, and unlawful use of a weapon” for making her “stay in the box when he was not at home,… » 5/05/15 1:40pm 5/05/15 1:40pm

Robert Durst Indicted in New Orleans on Gun and Drug Charges

Jinx star and person doing a very good impression of someone extremely guilty Robert Durst has been indicted in New Orleans on charges of illegal possession of a firearm by a felon and illegal possession of a firearm in the presence of a controlled substance. Durst, who will appear in court this morning to be… » 4/09/15 11:30am 4/09/15 11:30am

Dear Teens: Stop Putting Your Sex Selfies on Twitter, You Idiots 

Three teenage boys in Michigan are facing charges of criminal sexual conduct and distributing child pornography after they engaged in a sex act with a 15-year-old girl and one of them posted a photo of it to Twitter. Other students who shared the photo could also face child porn charges. Which raises the question: are… » 1/07/15 1:45pm 1/07/15 1:45pm

The Monsters at Teva Are Encouraging You to Wear Socks With Sandals

Red alert, red alert: The fugly shoe trend has gone too far and it must be neutralized immediately. In a horrifying development, Teva has decided to make an asset of its association with hippie nerds and is now actively encouraging people to combine socks and sandals. Evacuate sectors five through eight; I've got… » 10/14/14 6:30pm 10/14/14 6:30pm