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Poetic Justice: Mugshots Are Circulating of the Owners Arrested for Extortion

The premise of the website involved posting booking photographs and charging individuals to have them un-published.

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Robert Wagner Named a “Person of Interest” in the Death of Natalie Wood, His Ex-Wife

After more than 30 years, the death of Natalie Wood is getting a new suspect.

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25-Year Sentence for Teen In “Slender Man” Case Is the Real Horror Story

Alissa Weier, one of the two girls who stabbed their friend at age 12 in what they claimed was an attempt to impress the fictional Internet character Slender Man, will be institutionalized until she is 37 years old.

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Police on Both Coasts Investigating Allegations of Sexual Assault Against Harvey Weinstein and James Toback

Because, you know, sexual assault is a crime.

Lest we forget, sexual assault is a crime, regardless of how Hollywood brushes it under the rug.

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Martin Shkreli Had His Bail Revoked, Is in Jail Now Because You Can’t Ask the Internet to Assault Hillary Clinton for You

Martin Shkreli is headed to maximum-security prison to await sentencing after posting a call for assault on Hillary Clinton on Facebook, which he called an "awkward attempt at humor."

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The Big Sleep to The Big Short: The Rise of Post-Financial Crisis Crime Fiction

Capitalism and American crime fiction have always been intertwined because greed and crime have always been intertwined.

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David Fincher and Charlize Theron Team up for a New Netflix Thriller

David Fincher's new Netflix series is an adaptation of John Douglas and Mark Olshaker's non-fiction book, Mind Hunger, which covers "legendary" Special Agent John Douglas' 25-year career of pursuing "the most notorious and sadistic serial killers of our time."

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The Loooooong Con: Criminal Mastermind Leaves ID-Tagged Wiener Dog at the Scene of the Crime

Just your textbook dachshund and grab.

A 31-year-old man has been arrested and sentenced to six months in jail after stealing a laptop and $5 from a denture clinic in Quebec and leaving his dog-complice behind.

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Welp, Computers are Ordering Illegal Drugs From the Internet Now

Yes, IRL.

If someone programs a robot to randomly purchase items, and it happens to order illegal drugs and a forged passport, was a crime committed? And if so... who committed it?

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Former Power Rangers Stuntman Arrested For Cat Burglary

No No Power Rangeeeeeeers!

Yasutomo Ihara was once a stunt man on two of the biggest live action superhero franchises on Japanese TV: Kamen Rider and Super Sentai, the latter of which is recycled into Power Rangers for American audiences. All of that ended, though, when he injured his knee and was forced to retire from his life of acrobatics. What's a broke and desperate former performer to do? Why, turn to a life of crime, of course.

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A Town in Spain Hired a Poo Detective, Sorry Space Lawyers, There’s a New Most Entertaining Job

Magnum P.O.O.

We've all, at one time or another, stepped in a pile of someone else's pet poop and thought, "Man, if only I could find the person responsible for this and make them pay." Well, a town in Spain finally made that a reality by hiring a poo detective to seek out and find these dastardly poo-petrators.

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Woman Jailed for Not Returning Jennifer Lopez Monster in Law Video

Her punishment should be watching that movie.

Remember physical video rentals? Kayla Michelle Finley will probably never forget. She was arrested and jailed for not returning a copy of the Jennifer Lopez epicĀ Monster in Law.

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Science Finally Able To Tell The Genetic Difference Between Identical Twins

Sorry, every cop drama ever.

It's such a great conceit for a crime show: guy commits murder; guy denies it; turns out it was guy's identical twin all along; everyone is happy (except murdered dude). Sadly, procedurals are going to have to get some new plotlines, because scientists at Eurofins have finally discovered a way to tell identical twins apart genetically.

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Nissan Leaf Owner Arrested for “Stealing” Five Cents Worth of Electricity

We put "stealing" in quotes because we think this is ridiculous.

Stealing is bad, mmkay? That's a lesson the Chamblee, Georgia police are trying to teach Kaveh Kamooneh, who plugged his electric car into an outlet at his son's school while he was waiting for the boy to be finished with tennis practice. The sum total of his crimes? About five cents. Must have been a slow day in Georgia.

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Burglar Invades Old Lady’s House Only to Find She’s a Competitive Axe-Thrower


Robyn Irvine chased off a thief from her California home this week, presumably because the intruder did not know she was a competitive axe-thrower who keeps an axe at her bedside.

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This Kid Lived Leo DiCaprio’s Life From Catch Me If You Can

He basically used the film as an instruction manual, honestly.

Did you watch the Leonardo DiCaprio filmĀ Catch Me If You Can, and think, "Gee, that's a great idea. I think I'm going to try that, because Leo makes fraud seem fun!" Well apparently one Scottish kid thought exactly that, and started living the high life, con-artist style.

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Man Convicted For Burglary Attempt Is Sentenced To Singledom For Three Years

No time for love, Inmate Jones!

If you ever get dragged into a plot to commit robbery, you don't just have to worry about possible jail time, legal fees, or probation if you get caught -- you'll also have to worry that you're not going to be allowed to date anyone anymore. That's apparently a thing a judge can demand of you now.

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Oompa Loompas Plead Guilty in Street Fight, This Really Happened

Oompa loompa doopity de dight, don't go out drinking and get in a fight.

We always knew the Oompa Loompas had a mean streak in them, so we're not surprised to hear that two Oompa Loompas have been charged for their part in a brawl outside a nightclub. We were surprised to find out that it was actually just two guys dressed as Oompa Loompas, and not real Oompa Loompas, because Oompa Loompas aren't real.

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Student in Spider-Man Costume Tazed and Arrested for Robbery

Maybe old J. Jonah Jameson was right this whole time?

21-year-old University of Pitttsburgh student Jonathan Hewson was arrested on robbery charges while wearing a full Spider-Man costume. A clerk at the Atwood Express called police after tazing Hewson, who was then found about a block away. Don't worry: There's video.

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Things We Saw Today: Kermit and Piggy Go LEGO

Things We Saw Today

This Muppets LEGO set is only a proposed project on LEGO Cuusoo, LEGO's site for petitioned projects the public can vote on, but the Muppet minifigs look ready for the big time. User Jedikermit has suggested multiple sets for the figures, based on the many Muppet films, and given that Muppets Most Wanted comes out next spring, we think LEGO should take note.

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