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Keith Raniere’s ‘Sex Cult’ Was Powered by Gaslighting, Experts and Witnesses Testify

The NXIVM founder’s disturbing private messages shown in court are full of lies, distortions, and threats, according to prosecutors.
Sarah Berman
6.12.19
food news

Teen Pulled Over for Driving 105 MPH Blamed Hot-Wings-Induced Bathroom Emergency

The cops said that “an adult” came to pick up the Camaro—but didn't say whether the driver made it to a bathroom.
Jelisa Castrodale
6.10.19
food news

Man Arrested After Robbing Two Banks Using Nothing But an Avocado

The alleged robber made off with nearly US $8,000 from two separate incidents before his weapon was revealed to be a fruit.
Jelisa Castrodale
6.7.19
food news

Cops Seek Dunkin' Donuts Thief Who Livestreamed Himself Stealing a Doughnut

The South Brunswick police are calling the man the "Donut Desperado."
Jelisa Castrodale
6.6.19
Drugs

The Inside Story of Europe's First Narco-State

A young generation of Albanians are caught between organized crime's politics, rampant unemployment, and the fast cash of Class A drugs.
Monty Reed
6.6.19
food news

Hells Angels Showed Up Too Drunk or Too Hungover to Participate in Own Anniversary Ride

Seven hundred bikers were expected to participate, but only about 100 Hells Angels (or Hells Hangers-on) were able to take part in the ride.
Jelisa Castrodale
6.5.19
food news

YouTuber Who Fed Toothpaste-Filled Oreo to Homeless Man Sentenced to 15 Months in Prison

Kanghua Ren, who goes by ReSet, found his victim begging outside a Lidl supermarket in Barcelona.
Jelisa Castrodale
6.3.19
crime

The Missing Teen Whose Cold Case Was Revived With the Probe of a 'Warlock' Pedophile Ring

In 1988, Lee Boxell disappeared without a trace, and the case gradually went cold—until 2011, when an investigation into child abuse at a youth club gave the family some hope of closure.
James McMahon
6.3.19
Cartel Chronicles

How One of Mexico's Biggest Cartels Is Trying to Dominate the Country's Wildest West

In a shift in the drug war, Cartel Jalisco Nueva Generation is confronting rivals in southwestern Mexico, and fighting the government.
Deborah Bonello
5.31.19
crime

The Murder of Charlene Downes, the British Schoolgirl Who Vanished Without a Trace

Sixteen years ago, the 14-year-old disappeared. Since then, her case has sparked an investigation into police work and has become the focus of the far-right.
James McMahon
5.31.19
food news

Man Pretending to Be Beto Campaigner Allegedly Broke Into House, Stole Popsicle

The man said he was “campaigning for Beto for President,” which flew because 1) it’s Austin and 2) he was wearing a Beto T-shirt at the time.
Jelisa Castrodale
5.30.19
food news

Thieves Keep Stealing Entire Fields' Worth of Strawberries

Unfortunately, this is far from the first time that sticky-fingered criminals have targeted berry fields.
Jelisa Castrodale
5.30.19
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