Teen Threatens to 'Kill All the Girls' After Cheerleaders Refuse to Send Him Nude Photos

An Idaho high school went into temporary lockdown Wednesday after a 15-year-old boy reportedly threatened online to bring a gun to school and “kill all the girls” for refusing to send him nude photos. The student has since been arrested and is being charged with telephone harassment and threatening violence at a… »10/08/15 10:10amYesterday 10:10am

Reporter Covering Patrick Kane Rape Allegations Receives Barrage of Twitter Threats

Julie DiCaro, a former lawyer and current anchor for Chicago sports radio station 670 The Score, has been covering the rape allegations against hockey star Patrick Kane. And for that, of course, DiCaro is being punished by an angry Twitter mob. She tweeted Friday that she’s not at work after receiving a credible… »9/25/15 12:15pm9/25/15 12:15pm

University of Toronto Under Increased Surveillance After Commenter Threatens to 'Spray Bullets' At Feminists

The University of Toronto is under increased surveillance after an account called “Kill Feminists” threatened to gun down female students, professors, and feminists on a public Toronto blog. Many students argue, however, that the University’s response is lacking. »9/11/15 3:50pm9/11/15 3:50pm

Viral Miscarriage Vlogger Sam Rader Kicked Out of Conference After Threatening Violence

According to reports from other vloggers who attended the conference, the viral Christian vlogger Sam Rader was ejected from the Vlogger Fair conference in Seattle yesterday for “threatening violence” against one or more people. This incident allegedly occurred just one day after Sam admitted to using a paid account »8/23/15 6:30pm8/23/15 6:30pm

Threats Against Abortion Providers Have Doubled Since 2010

A new report by the Feminist Majority Foundation has found that the number of threats against abortion providers has roughly doubled since 2010. While incidents of severe violence have slightly decreased, doctors at abortion clinics nationwide reported more intimidation in 2014 — flyers with their personal information… »1/29/15 10:30pm1/29/15 10:30pm

​Supreme Court To Decide Importance of Intent in Online Threats

Yesterday, the Supreme Court announced it will be hearing arguments on a case involving a Pennsylvania man convicted in 2010 under federal law for posting violent and graphic threats directed at his ex-wife and coworkers on Facebook. They will be deciding "whether, as a matter of statutory interpretation, conviction… »6/17/14 4:30pm6/17/14 4:30pm

Hours After Twitter's Apology, British Classicist Reports Bomb Threat

Mere hours after Twitter’s UK honcho Tony Wang apologized personally for the death and rape threats scores of women have received in apparent response to their activism, British classicist and occasional TV presenter Mary Beard received a bomb threat on Twitter, because the world can often be one big, festering pile… »8/04/13 1:00pm8/04/13 1:00pm

Principal Pointlessly Threatens Student Who Protested Abstinence Rally

Katelyn Campbell, the high school student who notified the media about Pam Stenzel's insane abstinence-only presentation last week, is apparently being threatened by her principal. She says that George Aulenbacher, the principal at George Washington High School in West Virginia, said he'd call Wellesley College —… »4/18/13 9:33am4/18/13 9:33am

D.C. Police Officer Allegedly Threatens to Shoot The First Lady

A police officer in the District of Columbia's Special Operations Division, which is tasked with providing motor escorts for the First Family, was allegedly overheard telling his fellow officers that he was going to shoot First Lady Michelle Obama. Though details of the incident aren't yet clear, the department's… »7/13/12 10:00am7/13/12 10:00am

This Scary Animal Rights Activist Thinks Researchers Should Die

Animal rights activist Camille Marino has conducted an extensive campaign against cardiac researcher Donal O'Leary, publishing his personal information and reportedly even "wishing him a slow painful death." Now she's been arrested, and she faces trial later this year. But she says everything she's done is totally… »3/08/12 6:30pm3/08/12 6:30pm

Jackass Who Used Twitter to Threaten Michele Bachmann With Rape is in Huge Trouble

A judge has ruled that Twitter must reveal the identity of the man who threatened to rape Minnesota Congresswoman and former Presidential candidate Michele Bachmann using the microblogging service on the grounds that legally, saying you're going to sexually assault a Presidential candidate on an internet forum isn't… »2/28/12 12:40pm2/28/12 12:40pm