Relatable Pre-Teen Takes $1300 Cab from Arkansas to Florida For a Boy

A daring and resourceful pre-teen in Arkansas gave her family the shock of their lives when she disappeared in the middle of the night. While Alexis Waller's parents frantically got in touch with police after finding a note from Alexis explaining she had run away, the 11-year-old was sitting in a cab on her way to… » 12/13/14 6:46pm 12/13/14 6:46pm

Florida For-Profit College Allegedly Recruited Students with Strippers

Though it reads sort of like B-roll from that SNL sketch where Fred Armisen is like "YOU GOTTA LEARN COMPUTER," this is actually a 15-second promo spot for the now-defunct FastTrain chain of for-profit colleges, which at its peak operated seven campuses across Florida by way of—according to federal and state… » 12/04/14 11:30am 12/04/14 11:30am

Florida to Allow Holiday Monument to Satan in State Capitol

Hail and ho ho ho Satan! After a protracted fight with the state officials, the Satanic Temple will be allowed to put up a holiday display in Florida's state capitol building, depicting an angel plummeting into a lake of fire. It's the same holiday display that Florida's Department of Management Services rejected last… » 12/03/14 7:45pm 12/03/14 7:45pm

Campus Newspaper Responds to President's Tone-Deaf Letter About Rape

On Tuesday we told you about Eckerd College President Donald Eastman's rather regrettable letter to the student body, which suggested that sexual harassment and sexual assault might be avoided if the students could simply cut back on their drinking and casual sexing. The editors of the Current, the campus newspaper,… » 11/26/14 1:50pm 11/26/14 1:50pm

The Satanic Temple Demands a Holiday Display at the Florida Capitol

Chalk it up to their special relationship with Lucifer, but nobody trolls like the Satanists. For their latest trick, they're trying to get a special seasonal display installed at the Florida Capitol, depicting an angel falling from Heaven into the fiery pit. Merry Christmas! Happy Hanukkah! Hail, Satan! » 11/25/14 4:15pm 11/25/14 4:15pm

Marissa Alexander Accepts Plea Deal, Will Likely Be Freed in January

Marissa Alexander, the Florida woman who was facing 60 years in prison for firing a warning shot to scare away Rico Gray, her abusive husband, has accepted a plea bargain, pleading guilty to three charges of aggravated assault with a weapon. The plea means she'll serve 65 more days in prison and likely be released for… » 11/24/14 4:50pm 11/24/14 4:50pm

Woman Sets Roommate on Fire For Throwing Out Her Food

Imagine coming home after a spirited night on the town. You had a drink or seven, but you managed not to lose your ID or debit card, so things are looking good. On your way back, all you can think about is your carton of leftover spaghetti and meatballs sitting in the fridge waiting to be your hearty 2:30 am snack.… » 10/23/14 3:45pm 10/23/14 3:45pm

GOP Proves It Finally 'Gets' Women With Say Yes to the Dress Ad

After being pummeled in the 2012 elections, the GOP has been asking itself, over and over, the infernal question it cannot seem to answer: What do women even care about? Finally, almost two years and dozens of embarrassing news cycles later, they have their answer. Wedding dresses. Bitches love wedding dresses. » 10/01/14 2:15pm 10/01/14 2:15pm

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 9/15/14 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