Criminal

Two Suspects Arrested In Ohio Snowman Assault

Two Ohio men have been charged with "criminal damaging" for wielding screwdrivers in a late-night attack that would have been savage and brutal, had the target not been a 12-foot inflatable snowman. Instead, it was savage and comical. Homeowner and…


Goat-Painter and Accomplice Face Criminal Charges

"Obviously it’s not an occurrence you see every day," said Lt. Brian Karst of Carmel, New York, of the charges against two men accused of breaking into a barn, spray-painting three goats orange and scattering pages from pornographic magazines around…


Rink Employees Fired For Late-Night Zamboni Run

Two employees of Idaho Ice World, a skating rink in Boise, were fired this week after they made a midnight fast-food run. That might not ordinarily have been a problem except that they were driving their Zambonis. As many of…


Drunk Australian Threatens Police With Snake

Never bring a snake to a gunfight, I think the saying goes. This driver did not bring one with him, actually, but he improvised. Police spotted the man swerving on Saturday night as he was driving near the city of…


O.J. to Explain How He Hypothetically Did It

According to reports today, the Fox network will run an interview with O.J. Simpson at the end of November in which he will provide details of the murders of his ex-wife and Ron Goldman. You would think this would be…



Orange-Jumpsuit Halloween Costume Causes Problems

A New York man got in some trouble on Halloween when he dressed up as a prison inmate, complete with an orange prisoner’s jumpsuit, to take his daughter trick-or-treating. It was a very realistic costume, because it was a real…



Toga Party Attendance is Critical in Abu Ghraib Defense

Lt. Col. Steven Jordan is currently on trial for 12 charges relating to the torture — sorry, "maltreatment" — of detainees at Abu Ghraib prison.  His defense attorneys have argued that Jordan was actually not in charge of the interrogation…