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The Eerie Coincidences of the Erdington Murders

The Lineup | Posted 11.30.2016 | Crime
The Lineup

Credits: Photo of Barbara Forrest via Birmingham Mail; Illustration of Mary Ashford via Wikimedia Commons An English suburb is haunted by the chillin...

The Constant Forger

Anthony Amore | Posted 08.21.2016 | Arts
Anthony Amore

If imitation is truly the sincerest form of flattery, then Vettriano should be quite pleased, as should dozens of other artists -- even amateurs like Sir Winston Churchill -- because Henty has made a career out of selling fakes of their works.

Sex Crimes '100 Percent Consensual'?

Jane Wells | Posted 11.02.2014 | Impact
Jane Wells

It's all too easy to imagine this does not happen here in the United States or that this is an isolated incident. Sadly, neither is the case. Nor is it simply a story of child abuse and rape.

Giving the Devil His Due: A Review of Alex Grecian's The Devil's Workshop

Brandy L. Schillace | Posted 07.12.2014 | Home
Brandy L. Schillace

The reader finds herself plunged first into the dim recesses of a disturbed mind, itself imprisoned in the dark belly of London's underground.

Madeleine McCann Investigators Want To Interview Three Alleged Burglars

Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime

Authorities in the UK are traveling to Portugal this week to interview three men in connection with the disappearance of Madeleine McCann. The thr...

Innocent Man Burned To Death After False Pedophilia Accusations

Posted 11.04.2013 | Crime

An innocent man in the United Kingdom was burned to death after being wrongly accused of pedophilia. According to the Bristol Post, Bijan Ebrahimi...

David Lohr

New Images Released Of Man Sought In Madeleine McCann's Disappearance | David Lohr | Posted 10.14.2013 | Crime

UK police released new sketches Monday of a man they are seeking in connection with the investigation into the disappearance of British girl Madeleine...

Man Posed As Justin Bieber To Get Underage Girls To Strip

Posted 09.20.2013 | Crime

A man in Middlesbrough, England, pleaded guilty this week to posing as Justin Bieber online in order to get hundreds of underage children around the w...

Goat Sex Offender Jailed, Banned From UK Farms

Posted 09.12.2013 | Weird News

Things went from baaaaa-d to worse. Robert Newman, who was banned from all farms in the United Kingdom in August after he admitted to having sex wi...

Sex With Goat Gets Man Banned From Every Farm In Entire Country

Posted 08.20.2013 | Weird News

This court isn't kidding around -- this guy's baaaaaaaaanned. Robert Newman, 23, is banned from every single farm in the United Kingdom after sexua...

Pilot Murdered Wife By Disabling Airbag, Crashing Car

Posted 06.27.2013 | Crime

A former airline pilot was convicted this week of murdering his wife by disabling her airbag and crashing their car into a tree. Iain Lawrence, 53...

Oompa Loompa Attack Baffles UK Police

Posted 01.01.2013 | Weird News

A man in Norfolk, England, was reportedly attacked last week by a pair of Oompa Loompas. According to, the 28-year-old man was assaulted ...

CCTV Shows Teen Girl Knocked Unconscious In Unprovoked Attack

Posted 11.20.2012 | Crime

In this disturbing CCTV footage, a man is seen jogging up to a young girl and punching her in the head. According to the Daily Mail, the unprovoke...

Foxy Thief Makes Off With Ill-Gotten Treats

HuffPost | Davi Lohr | Posted 11.15.2012 | Crime

A mother-of-two in South East London was recently the victim of a bold mugging by a crafty animal as she walked home from a grocery store. Accordin...

Cat Thrown In Dryer, Perp Gets Dumped By Girlfriend (GRAPHIC VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 10.24.2012 | Crime

A tearful UK man wept in court Tuesday as he admitted to throwing Princess, his girlfriend's cat, into a dryer and running it through three spin cycle...

KFC Chicken Bucket Sparks Battle Royale, Arrest (VIDEO)

Posted 09.21.2012 | Weird News

If only Colonel Sanders were here. He'd never let this happen. An Englishman went postal on a handful of KFC workers when they wouldn't give him a ...

Thief Sentenced For Urinating On Power Station Transformer, Knocking Out Electrity To 2,000 Homes

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 02.20.2012 | Weird News

This guy was no whiz kid. A heroin user was sentenced to a year in prison after he tried to rob a UK power station last year, only to suffer sever...

'Shattered' Family Mourn New Year's Day Shooting Victims (VIDEO)

Posted 01.04.2012 | Crime

Family members of three women brutally murdered by a suicidal shooter say they are "shattered" following the New Year's Day incident. On Sunday, Mi...

Luke Stillman, 16, Injured By Bomb Bought Online

PA | Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.24.2012 | Home

Police are investigating after a teenager suffered burns to his hands when a "deactivated" mortar shell he bought on the internet blew up in his hands...

Vincent Tabak Denies Sex Thrill In Jo Yeates Killing

PA | Posted 12.21.2011 | Home

Joanna Yeates's killer has been accused of strangling her for sexual thrills. Vincent Tabak denied claims he was aroused and gratifi...

Family Googled 'Easiest Way To Kill An Old Person' Before Beating Grandpa With Bricks

Posted 12.03.2011 | Crime

Before attempting to murder an 89-year-old relative for inheritance money, a British family Googled "the easiest way to kill an old person," according...

Boyfriend Turns Out To Be Woman's Mystery Stalker

Posted 11.20.2011 | Crime

A stalker who tormented a British girl for over three-and-a-half years using social media turned out to be the girl's boyfriend. Shane Webber, 22, ...

Woman Arrested Over Suicide Bombing

PA | Posted 11.14.2011 | Home

The wife of a man who carried out a suicide bombing in Sweden last year has been arrested by police. It is understood Mona Thwany, t...