The suspect “identified himself as Jesus of Bethlehem and Nike Air Jordan.”


Jefferson Parish, Louisiana authorities: His actual name is Nike Jordan Abila.

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The Serial Killer Has Second Thoughts: The Confessions of Thomas Quick by Chris Heath

In a remote psychiatric hospital in Sweden, there is a man known as Thomas Quick who has been convicted of unspeakable crimes. Over the course of multiple trials, he would tell his brutal stories—of stabbings, stranglings, rape, incest, cannibalism—to almost anyone who would listen. Then, after his eighth and final murder conviction, he went silent for nearly a decade. In the last few years, though, he has been thinking about all he has said and done, and now he has something new to confess: He left out the worst part of all

“The kestrel was allowed to fly off after authorities determined there was no need to press charges.”


Turkish authorities briefly detained a bird, thinking that it was an “Israeli Spy.”



The value of equipment stolen from the van of 80′s new-wave band A Flock of Seagulls. Yes, A Flock of Seagulls are still a touring band…

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He Was a Teenage Hit Man for the Zetas

Now Rosalio Reta is serving 70 years in a Texas prison.

All They Are Now Are Ashes In The Stove


Officials from a Romanian museum are analyzing ashes found in a stove at the home of a suspected theif’s mother to see if they are the remains of seven paintings that were stolen last year from the Kunsthal Rotterdam in the Netherlands.

Picasso’s 1971 Harlequin Head; Monet’s 1901 Waterloo Bridge, London and Charing Cross Bridge, London; Matisse’s 1919 Reading Girl in White and Yellow; Paul Gauguin’s 1898 Girl in Front of Open Window; Meyer de Haan’s Self-Portrait, around 1890; and Lucian Freud’s 2002 work Woman With Eyes Closed.

That Cuba to North Korea Weapon Connection…


Needs to find a new route as “a North Korea-bound ship carrying ‘weapons of war’ hidden in brown sugar” was raided on its way to the Panama canal.

“He’s the most sadistic of them… He really gets off on inflicting diabolical pain on people.”


Z-40, aka Miguel Angel Trevino Morales, leader of the Zetas drug cartel was captured by the Mexican Marines yesterday.



Operation Easter by Julian Rubinstein

The hunt for illegal egg collectors.

“the referee was tied up, beaten, stoned and quartered.”


Brazilian soccer fans don’t mess around when it comes to retaliation for one of their players being fatally stabbed by a referee.

(In)Famous Last Words


The Texas Department of Criminal Justice’s “Last Statement” archive.

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Well, His Name is “Ignatius”


A 47-year-old “world-traveling cat lover” is believed to have stolen more than $2 million of toys from Toys R Us stores across the US. He lives with his mother (who occasionally acted as a lookout) and his nine cats.

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Starting July 1st in Florida, you can no longer buy pipes, or bongs, or anything like that.

“He actually saw the saw coming up (through the floor) and trying to saw through”


Some landlords will try do anything to try to get their tenants out of the building. Meet San Francisco’s “Landlords From Hell.”

The More You Know


Some of The Most Creative Heists of All-Time

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Kid Cannabis: The Wild Rise and Violent Fall of a Teenage Weed Kingpin by Mark Binelli

How one kid moved $18 million worth of pot without telling his mom

Federally Funded, Decades-Old Ghost Hunts


This morning in Michigan, the FBI is digging for the shallow grave of Jimmy Hoffa on land once owned by former mob boss Jack Tocco.


This morning in Queens, the FBI are digging for human remains at the former home of James “Jimmy the Gent” Burke.

His Look Was Cleaner Than His Graffiti


Daily Mail: “A £60,000-a-year surveyor who became one of Britain’s most prolific graffiti vandals was jailed for three and a half years today.”

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Prosthetic Pinkies


A necessary accessory for both Yakuza and ex-Yakuza.

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