Reminder: Police Suck At Handling Campus Rape Allegations, Too

By now, it's an established fact that college administrations are utterly inept at handling sexual assault allegations. For all those well-intentioned humans out there who think the best solution is to leave such cases in the hands of local law enforcement: turns out, the police are pretty damn terrible at… » 9/15/14 6:00pm Yesterday 6:00pm

There Won’t Be an Exhibit of Stolen Jennifer Lawrence Pictures After All

LA artist XVALA, also known as mild-mannered Jeff Hamilton, was the source of a collective groan after he announced his upcoming show "No Delete" which would feature life-size prints of the hacked nude images of Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Upton. Well he's realized just how dumb an idea that is, so instead of using… » 9/10/14 10:40am 9/10/14 10:40am

Florida Judge Charged with Over a Dozen Instances of Improper Conduct

Earlier this year, Circuit Judge Linda Schoonover was removed from a case after sending one of her litigants a friend request on Facebook and then allegedly retaliating against the litigant when her request was denied. Well apparently Schoonover has quite the record of "ethical wrongdoing"—like more than a dozen and… » 9/02/14 10:50am 9/02/14 10:50am

Charlie Crist Calls On Rick Scott Not to Defend FL Gay Marriage Ban

Former Florida Governor Charlie Crist has penned an open letter calling on his successor, Rick Scott, not to defend the recently struck down state ban on same-sex marriage. In the letter, Crist points to his own actions after a district court of appeals struck down the state's gay and lesbian adoption ban. » 9/01/14 1:01pm 9/01/14 1:01pm

Florida Man Picks Fight With Fire Hydrant When Asked About Prowling

A very reasonable man in St. Petersburg, Florida took a novel approach to being questioned by police about peeking into windows last week. He told the officers he was looking for "Tony" (aren't we all?) and then proceeded to try and beat the shit out of a fire hydrant. Because fuck fire hydrants for being dirty… » 8/19/14 5:45pm 8/19/14 5:45pm

No, Florida, You Can't Have a Same-Sex Marriage Ban Either

Surprising absolutely no one, yet another judge has ruled that a state ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional. This time in the sunny state of Florida. Circuit Court Judge Sarah Zabel in Miami-Dade County said the state's ban denied due process and equal protection, and because she's a badass, also "basic human… » 7/26/14 5:35pm 7/26/14 5:35pm

CAT DIALS 911 Is the Ultimate Summer News Story

Forget a slow news day—summer is the slow news season. Politicians, celebs and bigwigs aren't doing anything but chilling at their second and third homes. Coverage thins to two categories: sudden catastrophes (plane crash, plane crash, plane crash) and "hell, just go with it." Here is the ultimate example of the… » 7/24/14 1:00pm 7/24/14 1:00pm

Sunday Night Sign-Off: The Weirdest Undersea "Concert"

The Associated Press posted this footage of an underwater concert held in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary today and I have no idea what any of these 59 seconds actually mean. If someone knows, please help me. My only explanation so far is Florida.

Also, congratulations to Germany for their nail biter of a… » 7/13/14 6:48pm 7/13/14 6:48pm