Uber Accused of Charging People More If Their Phone Battery Is Low
A small study by the Belgian newspaper Dernière Heure looked at whether the app changes its pricing for users in Brussels based on their battery.
Drug-Testing Company Used in Child Custody Cases Investigated for Fraud
The DOJ investigated Averhealth, emails reviewed by VICE News show, after the company’s ex-lab director testified up to 30 percent of its results in Michigan were wrong.
Cop Who Died While Investigating LAPD Officers ‘Smacks of a Cover Up,’ Lawyer Says
LAPD Officer Houston Tipping died after he was supposedly dropped on his head by a fellow cop during a training exercise. His family isn’t convinced.
Police Use DNA Phenotyping to Limit Pool of Suspects to 15,000
The Queensland police department said that the DNA sample from the case generated a genealogy tree of “15,000 ‘linked’ individuals” and they have not been able to find a close match yet.
Tiny ‘Glock Switches’ Have Quietly Flooded the US With Deadly Machine Guns
An investigation by VICE News and The Trace uncovered an alarming surge in criminal cases involving “auto sears” or “switches,” which convert Glock pistols and other common weapons into fully automatic machine guns.
What It’s Like To Run a Paranormal Investigation Helpline
Paranormal investigator Jay Alani has taken more than 1,000 calls from people claiming to have seen ghosts or to be possessed. His findings are quite the surprise.
I Can’t Find This Photo of Leonardo DiCaprio and It’s Driving Me Insane
In 2011, Leonardo DiCaprio was in Sydney. All I can remember is a photo, taken of him at a university bar, that no one can find..
Maryland Mayor Accused of Posting Revenge Porn to r/needysluts Reddit Forum
Mayor Andrew Bradshaw of Cambridge, Maryland, was just charged with 50 counts of distributing revenge porn.
Police Thought They Saw Brian Laundrie Coming Home. It Was His Mom.
Brian Laundrie left home on Sept. 13. Two days later, his mom came home in a baseball cap and thoroughly confused the cops.
Woodson Terrace Police Sic Police Dog on Black Man Already in Custody
Officers from the Woodson Terrace Police Department let their police dog attack a Black man who was already in custody and appeared not to pose a threat.
Inside TikTok’s Amateur Investigation Into Gabby Petito’s Disappearance
When Gabby Petito went missing on a cross-country road trip with her fiancé, the internet banded together to help find her. Right now, it’s unclear if they actually helped.
The FBI Just Released New Video of the Capitol Hill Pipe Bomber
The pipe bomber remains at large nearly nine months later.