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Two Men in Indonesia Were Arrested for Stealing Parts of a Bridge to Buy Drugs

They allegedly stole dozens of metal plates.
Meera Navlakha
9.13.19
Australia Today

A Seal Helped Police Pull Off a $1 Billion Drug Bust

A gang of international drug smugglers was thwarted when a disgruntled elephant seal cornered them on the beach, forcing their arrest.
Gavin Butler
9.13.19
food news

Someone Used the Domino's Pizza App to SWAT a California Home

Victims of these acts have been seriously injured and even killed by police officers who have responded to the phony emergency calls.
Jelisa Castrodale
9.13.19
food news

Former Bakery Worker Allegedly Stole $90,000 Worth of Wildly Expensive Cakes

Lady M didn't notice that it was missing more than 1,000 cakes until someone revealed that they were being sold on the black market.
Jelisa Castrodale
9.11.19
food news

Shady Wine Consultant Allegedly Scammed Wealthy Investors out of Millions

Omar Khan met his victims—or his "marks," as the lawsuit calls them—at his International Business & Wine Society events.
Jelisa Castrodale
9.10.19
weird

A Melbourne Ice Addict Dressed Up as a Cop and 'Raided' Another Drug User's House

He beat two men so badly with a hammer that legitimate police officers later thought they were dead.
Gavin Butler
9.5.19
food news

Man Faces Assault Charge After Allegedly Throwing Cupcake at Driver in Road Rage Incident

Trevor Pearson, 31, allegedly responded to a middle finger by winging a cupcake out his car window and smacking another driver right in the face.
Jelisa Castrodale
9.5.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Cops Arrest Indian Teenager for ‘Kidnapping’ Her Lesbian Partner After Charges Are Laid by Father

The minor "victim" said that the two had known each other for almost two years, and considers the accused as her “husband”.
Pallavi Pundir
9.4.19
food news

Guy Holds Up Popeyes at Gunpoint for Sold-Out Chicken Sandwich

A group of three men and two women tried to force their way into a Popeyes restaurant in Houston, demanding the highly coveted sandwich.
Jelisa Castrodale
9.4.19
crime

Life Inside the Prison Unit for the UK's Most Dangerous Prisoners

Close Supervision Centres are where you're sent if you're too unruly for a regular segregation wing.
Nick Chester
9.4.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Bangladesh Bans Phone Access for 1 Million Rohingya Refugees Just in Case They Sell Drugs

The authorities say the refugees have been “abusing” phone services to traffic meth. But many say the move will simply just isolate the already persecuted Rohingya community.
Pallavi Pundir
9.3.19
Mass Shootings

At Least 5 Dead and 20 Wounded In West Texas After Gunman Sprayed Highway With Bullets

The mayhem began after a traffic stop on a highway between Midland and Odessa, Texas.
Tess Owen
9.1.19
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