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Romance Novelist Accused of Killing Her Husband Once Published Essay Titled 'How to Murder Your Husband' Romance Novelist Accused of Killing Her Husband Once Published Essay Titled 'How to Murder Your Husband'

The Oregonian reported on Tuesday that 68-year-old romance novelist Nancy Crampton Brophy, who was accused of killing her husband last week, once wrote an theoretical article on how one might kill their husband. Crampton Brophy was charged on September 6 with the murder Daniel Brophy, a 63-year-old chef who was…

Texas Man Allegedly Shot Women Drivers Because He Doesn't Believe Women Should Drive Texas Man Allegedly Shot Women Drivers Because He Doesn't Believe Women Should Drive

A Texas man who allegedly shot and injured several women drivers has been accused of targeting them because he believes only men should be allowed to get behind the wheel.

Man Who Killed Indian Immigrant in Hate Crime Sentenced to 3 Lifetimes in Prison Man Who Killed Indian Immigrant in Hate Crime Sentenced to 3 Lifetimes in Prison

Adam W. Purinton, the man who killed an Indian immigrant and wounded another two men at a bar last February as he yelled, “Get out of my country,” has been sentenced to three consecutive life prison sentences on federal hate crime and firearm charges.

Trump Is 'Not Familiar' With Weinstein Case But Thinks It's 'Too Bad'  Trump Is 'Not Familiar' With Weinstein Case But Thinks It's 'Too Bad' 

On his way to deliver a U.S. Naval Academy commencement address, Trump left the question of his cancelled summit with North Korea hanging (“We’ll see what happens, it could even be the 12th”) and was asked for his thoughts on Harvey Weinstein’s arrest. Oh boy!

The Mess and the Murders The Mess and the Murders

There’s an image stuck in my brain that’s been haunting me. It’s a matter of public record, and has even been published in the New York Times, but it’s my instinct to refrain from describing it here. On the off chance that you haven’t read much about the Krim children, Lucia and Leo, 6 and 2, who were stabbed to death…

A Long Island Judge Allegedly Broke Into His Neighbor's Home and Stole Her Dirty Underwear A Long Island Judge Allegedly Broke Into His Neighbor's Home and Stole Her Dirty Underwear

A Long Island, New York judge was arrested on Thursday after his neighbor accused him of breaking into her home and stealing her underwear. Erm. Erlck. Ergglg. Glarg.

In the Trial of Manhattan Nanny Yoselyn Ortega, Brutality Is the Only Clear Takeaway In the Trial of Manhattan Nanny Yoselyn Ortega, Brutality Is the Only Clear Takeaway

On the third day of the trial of Yoselyn Ortega, the New York City nanny who killed two of her charges, the jury was instructed to inspect a photo of the bodies of Leo Krim, 2, and Lucia “Lulu” Krim, 6. As the picture was passed from person to person, a flash of red visible from the gallery, a juror’s lip began to…

Fugitive Owing $560,000 in Child Support Apprehended Over Maraschino Cherry Mischief  Fugitive Owing $560,000 in Child Support Apprehended Over Maraschino Cherry Mischief 

Full disclosure: this story doesn’t really make sense and that’s precisely why I’ve *ahem* cherry-picked it for blogging. It also might be based on an Encyclopedia Brown story, I don’t know, I haven’t read them all.

Woman Accused Of Unplugging Fiancé’s Kayak Says She Was 'Just At the Wrong Place At the Wrong Time' Woman Accused Of Unplugging Fiancé’s Kayak Says She Was 'Just At the Wrong Place At the Wrong Time'

Angelika Graswald, the 37-year-old Poughkeepsie woman who was sentenced to prison after she admitted to fatally tampering with her fiancé’s kayak, still claims she didn’t try to kill him. “I was just at the wrong place at the wrong time, bottom line,” she told the New York Times in an interview on Friday. “I was in…

Man Arrested Twice on Domestic Violence Charges Shot and Killed Ex-Girlfriend on the Street  Man Arrested Twice on Domestic Violence Charges Shot and Killed Ex-Girlfriend on the Street 

A man who had previously been arrested on domestic violence charges twice and released pending trial, shot and killed his ex-girlfriend on the street on Tuesday, NBC New York reports. Law enforcement sources told NBC New York that Kareem Dawson, 31, chased after and shot Tiffany Wilson, 28, who was the mother of his…

Robert Wagner Has Been Named a 'Person of Interest' in the Death of Natalie Wood  Robert Wagner Has Been Named a 'Person of Interest' in the Death of Natalie Wood 

Well, hooo-ly shit. In a startling update to the long-mysterious case of actress Natalie Wood’s 1981 drowning death, Los Angeles County investigators have told CBS News’ 48 Hours that they believe then-husband Robert Wagner is a “person of interest” in the case, which was reopened in 2011 after initially being ruled…

Toronto Landscaper Who Appears to Have Targeted LGBTQ Community Charged as a Serial Killer  Toronto Landscaper Who Appears to Have Targeted LGBTQ Community Charged as a Serial Killer 

Bruce McArthur, a Toronto-area landscaper and part-time mall Santa, has been charged with first-degree murder for the deaths of five men, and police have announced that they anticipate more victims to surface.

Florida Man Arrested for Allegedly Rigging Door to Electrocute Pregnant Wife Florida Man Arrested for Allegedly Rigging Door to Electrocute Pregnant Wife

A Florida man was arrested this week after he allegedly attempted to electrocute his estranged pregnant wife by rigging the front door of his home with a car battery charger.

Woman Sentenced for Killing Her Fiancé by Deflating His Kayak Is Released From Prison  Woman Sentenced for Killing Her Fiancé by Deflating His Kayak Is Released From Prison 

The Associated Press reported on Thursday that 37-year-old Poughkeepsie resident Angelika Graswald—who admitted in June 2016 to removing the plug and paddle from her fiancé’s kayak in 2015, which resulted in his death by drowning—was released from prison.

Track Palin Was Arrested Again on Domestic Violence Charges [Updated] Track Palin Was Arrested Again on Domestic Violence Charges [Updated]

For the second time in two years, Track Palin, the eldest son of Sarah Palin and an army veteran, was arrested on domestic violence charges. According to online court records, Palin was charged with felony burglary (involving an injury or attempted injury), misdemeanor reckless assault, and misdemeanor criminal…

Indonesian Court Rejects Petition to Criminalize Extramarital Sex Indonesian Court Rejects Petition to Criminalize Extramarital Sex

Indonesia’s constitutional court narrowly voted to reject a petition that would make sex outside of marriage a crime, though activists remain concerned that the battle will continue in parliament and elsewhere thanks to increasing conservative sentiment gaining strength throughout the country.

R. Kelly Robbed Blind  R. Kelly Robbed Blind 

Georgia police announced on Wednesday that they identified a suspect who they say stole absolutely everything out of R. Kelly’s two Atlanta homes while the singer was on tour, then probably sold the items off.

Oscar Pistorius's Prison Sentence Has Been Doubled Oscar Pistorius's Prison Sentence Has Been Doubled

A South African high court has increased Oscar Pistorius’s prison sentence from six years to 13 years and five months, following his conviction in 2016 for the murder of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

What the Frick Is Going on With Rand Paul and His Neighbor, Someone Tell Me Right Now   What the Frick Is Going on With Rand Paul and His Neighbor, Someone Tell Me Right Now  

Okay, so we’ve been over the basics of this bizarre Rand Paul story, but let’s skim through it once more, because there are more weird updates and I am about to hitch a ride down to Bowling Green my goddamn self to investigate why a U.S. Senator is being so coy about getting physically attacked by his neighbor of 17…

Did Senator Rand Paul Actually Get the Shit Beaten Out of Him Over a Landscaping Dispute?  Did Senator Rand Paul Actually Get the Shit Beaten Out of Him Over a Landscaping Dispute? 

The curious case of Sen. Rand Paul’s out-of-nowhere assault by his Bowling Green, Kentucky neighbor Rene Boucher has become far curiouser with reports that the dispute may have been over a landscaping skirmish. A New York Times report lists “stray yard clippings, newly planted saplings and unraked leaves”—!!!—as…

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