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And The State With The Happiest Mugshots Is ....

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 07.01.2016 | Weird News

If North Carolina ever gets tired of being called as the "Tar Heel State," there's another nickname just waiting for them: "Home of the happiest mug s...

Burglary Suspect Found Asleep Surrounded By Chicken And Beer

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 07.30.2015 | Weird News

LAKE WORTH, Fla. (AP) — Chicken and beer make for a bad burglary. A Florida family tells police they came home to chicken bones and empty beer bottl...

Man Who Used Rattlesnake As Weapon Has Used Hornets Before, Witness Says

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 08.14.2015 | Weird News

An Arizona man suspected of entering a home uninvited and threatening to kill residents had an unwitting and unwilling accomplice: A rattlesnake he pi...

Florida Man Sentenced For Running Over Ducks With Lawnmower

Newser | David Moye | Posted 07.27.2015 | Crime
Read More: Mugshots, Crime News

A Florida landscaper accused of cackling as he deliberately ran over a family of ducklings with a lawn mower probably isn't laughing now: He's been s...

David Lohr

DUI Suspect Can't Seem To Keep Her Tongue In Her Mouth | David Lohr | Posted 04.07.2015 | Weird News

The tongue is an ingenious organ. It manipulates food for consumption, and conveys a range of moods and biological urges. The outstretched muscular...


The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 02.25.2015 | Weird News

An Oklahoma woman obviously saw a ghost just as she posed for authorities to capture her mugshot. How else does one explain the petrified expressio...

War and Perpetual Adolescence

Robert Koehler | Posted 04.07.2015 | Politics
Robert Koehler

While the USA has always been a warrior culture, built on a foundation of conquest and exploitation, that's only been part of the picture. Movements of liberation and the expansion of the mantle of humanity have always been a part of the picture as well, but today they seem less so than I can remember. Why?

2 Men Sprayed Doe Urine On Walmart Merchandise: Cops

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 09.08.2014 | Weird News

Deer me, urine trouble now! Two Oklahoma men are in jail after allegedly spraying doe urine on $2,500 worth of merchandise at the Walmart in Owasso...

Was This The Wackiest Mugshot Of Labor Day Weekend?

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 09.02.2014 | Weird News

You may have enjoyed a three-day holiday, but crime didn't take a vacation on Labor Day. And some criminal suspects seemed to have enjoyed themselv...

More Than a Mug Shot

DJ Kalkutta | Posted 08.23.2014 | Women
DJ Kalkutta

As Jeremy Meeks ascends into cyber superstardom from the confines of a Stockton, California jail cell while his handsome mugshot garners the lust of women (and men!) Internet wide, (straight) men all over social media have decided to shame those lusting for idolizing a criminal.

'Alabama Caveman' Arrested Allegedly Sneaking Drugs Into Music Festival

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 05.28.2014 | Weird News

Poor caveman. All he wanted to do is get crunk and groove out to Queens of the Stone Age. A hirsute music festival attendee was picked up on drug ...

Scientists Find Way To Create 'Mugshot' From Perp's DNA

natureheader | Sara Reardon | Posted 03.21.2014 | Science

Leaving a hair at a crime scene could one day be as damning as leaving a photograph of your face. Researchers have developed a computer program that c...


The Huffington Post | Posted 01.25.2014 | Weird News

This as about as bad as police sketches get. Two women in Texas were robbed at knifepoint in broad daylight Thursday by what appears to be a perip...

Decomposed Body Leads To Arrest In Murder Case

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.24.2013 | Crime

South Carolina police arrested a 24-year-old man Friday in connection with a murder after a decomposed body was found in woods near Lancaster, S.C. ...

Few Media Outlets Have the Power to Alter the Facts of the Stories They Are Reporting... But NYT Still Has It

Peter Scheer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media
Peter Scheer

The Times, through its newsgathering alone, and before publication of a single word, was changing fundamentally the financial and technological underpinnings of the businesses it was reporting on.

Criminal Mastermind? Not So Fast, Alkapone Cruz-Balles

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 07.21.2013 | Weird News

Either this suspect was trying to live up to his name, or he desperately wanted it changed to a number. Alkapone Cruz-Balles, a 19-year-old homeles...

PHOTOS: Most WTF Florida Mugshots

The Huffington Post | Adam Pavley | Posted 06.24.2013 | Weird News

When you think about Florida images of beaches, clubs and alligators may come to mind but one shouldn't overlook the hilariously amusing pictures that...

Mugging for the Camera

Rob Hiaasen | Posted 08.21.2013 | Comedy
Rob Hiaasen

Smile -- you've been arrested. Never before in the sensational annals of mug shots have these snapshots of the naked human condition been so chronicled, popular and shared.

LOOK: Victims Beat Up Robbery Suspect

Posted 05.16.2013 | Weird News

A 19-year-old man in Palm Bay, Fla., allegedly had his robbery attempt interrupted when the house's residents beat, kicked, and stun-gunned him. Mi...

The Happiest Mugshot In All The Land

Posted 05.08.2013 | Weird News

"This is going to end up in that mugshot paper, isn't it?" That's what an allegedly intoxicated Cabrone Brewer asked Tulsa, Okla., deputies seconds...

Michael McLaughlin

Free Speech Or Blackmail? Mug Shot Websites Taken To Court | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 01.14.2013 | Crime

When police broke up a Toledo, Ohio, party on a summer night in 2011, Phillip Kaplan was arrested on a charge of failure to disperse. Thinking the acc...

Man Arrested For Threatening To Blow Up CTA Bus

Posted 01.09.2013 | Chicago

A 23-year-old Chicago man was arrested after he allegedly made a bomb threat while aboard a CTA bus during the Monday rush hour. According to the C...

Mug Shots On Pinterest: Creepy Or Clever?

Posted 12.08.2012 | Technology

Pinterest, the virtual pinboard widely known for its users' celebration of lavish nail art and mouth-watering food, is now reportedly being used for a...

What's Going On In This Mugshot?

Posted 01.26.2013 | Comedy

Getting a mugshot is serious business. It's an image that will be on file forever, representing you and the crime you allegedly committed. In the ...

WATCH: Thief Gets Some 'Street Justice'

Posted 11.17.2012 | Miami

Keith Kirk, 30, appeared in Broward County circuit court Thursday on charges he stole a $600 bicycle from outside of a Fort Lauderdale convenience sto...