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Drone Footage Of The East Village Explosion Gives A Stunning Aerial Look At A New York Tragedy

(7) Comments | Posted March 27, 2015 | 1:54 PM

As more than 250 firefighters swarmed the East Village of Manhattan to quell the flames caused by a building explosion Thursday, Saxon Eldridge was in the air.

Police had restricted access to the streets surrounding the inferno on Second Avenue, but Eldridge, who lives nearby, wanted to document...

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I Drank So Much Soda as a Child That My Veins Collapsed

(147) Comments | Posted March 25, 2015 | 1:27 PM

The last thing I remember before I blacked out was getting up from the couch to eat.

I was an otherwise healthy 12-year-old kid in middle school. I'd just finished a Mountain Dew, my first love, which I drank whenever I was thirsty. My mom called me to the kitchen...

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Babysitter Ashley Dack's Shocking Text: 'We Could Use The Seat Belt To Hold Her Down'

(630) Comments | Posted March 24, 2015 | 1:52 PM

A Texas babysitter's text messages paint a horrifying picture of abuse that includes sexually assaulting children as young as 11 months old and detailing the acts to her boyfriend, prosecutors say.

Some of the graphic exchanges between Ashley Dack, 29, and Patrick Schuneman, 37, were released in court documents obtained...

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Ejaculating On Your Colleagues' Food Is Not A Sex Crime In Minnesota

(69) Comments | Posted March 23, 2015 | 5:00 PM

Let's be clear: Leaving any bodily fluid in your colleagues' food will get you into trouble in Minnesota, and it's ill-advised.

But at this point, it is unclear what charge you'd be convicted of.

To that end, a man was just cleared of sex charges after admitting...

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Dustin Theoharis Wins $5.5 Million After Cops Shoot Him 16 Times, Says 'Sometimes They Make Mistakes'

(320) Comments | Posted March 23, 2015 | 11:08 AM

Dustin Theoharis woke up from a nap on Feb. 11, 2012, and two officers pumped his body full of 16 rounds.

The shooting was a mistake. The cops -- who were serving a warrant on someone else -- thought Theoharis was reaching for a gun, but he was...

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Human Remains Found In Alaska Town Believed To Be Missing Family

(28) Comments | Posted March 23, 2015 | 9:14 AM

Police believe they've found the remains of an Alaska family of four that had been missing since Memorial Day weekend last year.

Clothing and human remains were spotted on the western edge of Kenai, south of Anchorage, on Saturday night, according to the Alaska Dispatch News....

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Officer Shot, Man Killed After '8 On 8' Brawl In Walmart Parking Lot

(62) Comments | Posted March 22, 2015 | 12:10 PM

A Cottonwood, Arizona police officer was shot in the leg and a suspect was killed during a parking lot brawl outside a Walmart.

Officers responded when a female employee said she'd been assaulted at about midnight on Sunday, according to Verde News. Eight suspects in the parking lot reportedly ambushed...

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Florida Cops Fired Over Racist Texts, KKK Video

(611) Comments | Posted March 22, 2015 | 10:49 AM

Four Florida cops lost their jobs Friday after racist texts and an "inexcusable" video surfaced, their chief said.

A five-month internal investigation led to three of them being fired, and one of them resigning, according to NBC Miami. The officers reportedly sent a trailer-style video amongst themselves containing...

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The Art Of The Pimp: Dennis Hof And Ron Jeremy Reveal How To Run A Legal Brothel

(28) Comments | Posted March 20, 2015 | 10:32 AM

Pimpin' ain't easy -- especially when you're doing it legally, splitting your earnings with your sex workers, and paying your taxes.

That's Dennis Hof's game, and he plays it better than anyone. Some would say Hof has it all. The Nevada sex mogul runs seven legal brothels in...

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Royal Baby Name Revealed... If These Racing Corgis Have Any Say In The Matter

(7) Comments | Posted March 19, 2015 | 2:48 PM

All barks are off -- the royal family's newest member will be a girl named Alexandra.

At least that's the oh-so-official prediction made by a bunch of racing corgis. Betting site Ladbrokes introduced the world's first "Barkingham Palace Gold Cup" in London, pitting 10 adorable corgis against one...

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Robert Durst Could Be Linked To Disappearance Of Teen Girls In The 90s

(52) Comments | Posted March 18, 2015 | 5:32 PM

Just days after an HBO documentary rocketed Robert Durst's sensational murder case into the spotlight, old stories are beginning to surface that could link him to more disappearances.

He was already charged on Saturday in the shooting death of his friend, Susan Berman in California in...

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LAPD Cop Arrested At Mexico Border After Man Found Hidden In Car

(18) Comments | Posted March 17, 2015 | 9:59 AM

A Los Angeles police officer was arrested at the U.S.-Mexico border when he allegedly tried to smuggle a Mexican citizen into the country in the trunk of a car.

The cop and another woman were collared at the Otay Mesa, California border crossing on Saturday evening, according to...

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United Airlines Flight 1074 Passengers Tackle Man Allegedly Claiming To Have Bomb (VIDEO)

(33) Comments | Posted March 17, 2015 | 8:19 AM

United Airlines passengers say they had to tackle a man who rushed the cockpit claiming he had a bomb.

Flight 1074, which was headed for Denver, was abruptly grounded at Dulles International Airport in Virginia on Monday night "after a passenger failed to comply with crew instructions,"

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Jon Stewart Questions Gov. Chris Christie's Loyalty Over Exxon Spill Settlement

(88) Comments | Posted March 13, 2015 | 6:57 AM

ExxonMobil got off easy after its massive chemical spill left New Jersey looking like "Satan's skunk had diarrhea," Jon Stewart said Thursday. That's because Gov. Chris Christie reportedly interfered with the state's $9 billion lawsuit against the oil company, trimming the final settlement down to a mere $250...

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Here's What Happened When Kids Tried Frog Legs For The Very First Time (VIDEO)

(15) Comments | Posted March 13, 2015 | 4:50 AM

We already know it's adorable when kids try coffee for the first time.

But coffee's easy.

Now the idea of eating something new and unfamiliar like frog legs, on the other hand, can make even us adults squirm.

The REACT Channel, which gets kids and...

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Texas Bill Would Make Recording Police Illegal

(822) Comments | Posted March 13, 2015 | 3:24 AM

A bill introduced in the Texas House of Representatives would make it illegal for private citizens to record police within 25 feet.

House Bill 2918, introduced by state Rep. Jason Villalba (R-Dallas) on Tuesday, would make the offense a misdemeanor. Citizens who are armed would not be permitted...

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Twizzler Truck Turnover Trounces Traffic With Treats (PHOTOS)

(9) Comments | Posted March 13, 2015 | 2:04 AM

Twizzlers may "Make Mouths Happy," but they likely drew the ire of every driver on Interstate 70 Wednesday night.

A truck carrying a load of the candy struck a barrier and overturned on a Pennsylvania stretch of the highway at about 11:30 p.m., according to the...

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Arkansas Legislator Justin Harris Performed Exorcisms On Adopted Daughters Before Giving Them Away: Report

(443) Comments | Posted March 13, 2015 | 2:00 AM

Arkansas state legislator Rep. Justin Harris gave his adopted daughters away because he and his wife thought they were possessed by demons, according to a report in the Arkansas Times.

The revelation is particularly shocking because one of the girls was eventually raped by the new foster parent,...

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Jon Stewart: Why Did SAE Frat Bros Wait So Long To Apologize For Its 'Anti-Negro Spirituals?'

(178) Comments | Posted March 12, 2015 | 7:14 AM

Fraternity brothers from the now-defunct Sigma Alpha Epsilon chapter at the University of Oklahoma have apologized for their infamous racist chant, but they weren't the first to do so.

No, the first man to say sorry was Eric Striker, a linebacker on the OU football team,...

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Teens Arrested In Dogfighting Case After Cabela The Dog Tied To Railroad Tracks

(290) Comments | Posted March 12, 2015 | 5:56 AM

Two 17-year-old boys were arrested in Florida Wednesday on suspicion of shooting a dog and tying her to railroad tracks last week.

Police say the dog, Cabela, had been sold for use in illegal dogfighting but was "too sweet-tempered," so the teens decided to kill her,

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