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A Terrifying Drunk Clown Was Arrested with a Machete Taped to His Arm

The masked culprit told the cops that he had been inspired by the wave of creepy clown sightings around the country last year.
Drew Schwartz
7.26.17
Europe

The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the machete attack in Belgium

The terror group issued the claim only after police said the dead attacker was a 33-year old Algerian man.
VICE News
8.7.16
Europe

A machete-wielding man shouting "Allahu Akhbar" attacked police in Belgium

The man was shot and later died of his injuries. There has been no claim of responsibility yet.
Tess Owen
8.6.16
FRANCE

Police arrested a man with a machete at a vigil for Nice attack victims

One day after the terror attack that killed 84 people, police have taken the man in for questioning.
VICE News
7.15.16
Tacos

We Spoke to Danny Trejo About Tofu Tacos and What Machete Would Put in a Tortilla

We sat down with him at his new restaurant in LA and talked about his deep Texas roots, the tortillas for his tacos, and how John Cusack can probably kick your ass.
Javier Cabral
5.4.16
asia & pacific

Fourth Bangladeshi Blogger This Year Hacked to Death by Machete-Wielding Gang

Niloy Chakrabarti, better known on the internet by his pen name Niloy Neel, was a secular blogger who had criticized previous attacks on authors in the country.
VICE News
8.7.15
americas

Police Find Six Molotov Cocktails in Bag of Machete-Wielding Man at New Orleans Airport

Authorities aren’t sure why a 62-year-old swung a machete and doused TSA agents and travelers with insecticide before he was shot and wounded by a sheriff's deputy.
Liz Fields
3.21.15
Bad Cop Blotter

The Police Aren't So Brave When Someone Has a Weapon

British police managed to subdue a mentally ill man armed with a machete—without even shooting him. That wouldn't happen in America.
Lucy Steigerwald
8.26.14
News

Murderous Fanatics and EDL Idiots Brought Darkness to Woolwich, London Yesterday

Yesterday afternoon in Woolwich, South London, two men ran over a soldier from the local army barracks, before getting out of their car and hacking at his body with machetes, while shouting "Allahu Akbar!" We spent the day there trying to make sense of...
Simon Childs and Alon Aviram
5.23.13