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Whitey Bulger's Real Life Was Crazier Than the Movies

The infamous Boston gangster and snitch was whacked on Tuesday in prison. His wanton brutality cast a long shadow.
Alex Norcia
The VICE Guide to Right Now

These Lunch Ladies Allegedly Stole $500K from Their School Cafeterias

Cops believe the sisters scammed their schools unnoticed for years.
Drew Schwartz
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Watch Alex Trebek Trash These Nerds for Knowing Nothing About Football

"Let's look at the $1,000 clue, just for the fun of it."
Drew Schwartz
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Mad Patriots Fans Burned a Bunch of Gear at a Memorabilia BBQ

Complete with an off-key rendition of the National Anthem.
Drew Schwartz

The 23-Year-Old Accused of Murdering His Relatives for Inheritance Money

After his grandfather was murdered and his mother disappeared at sea, Nathan Carman came under intense scrutiny. Now he's being sued by his aunts.
Susan Zalkind
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Turns Out It's Totally Cool to Have a 20-Pound Lobster in Your Suitcase

As one New England traveler proved Sunday.
Drew Schwartz

Let Creepy-Cuddly NSFW Embroideries Put You in a Halloween Mood

Fiber artist and New England native Alaina Varrone creates enigmatic embroideries to help her understand the world.
Andrew Salomone

A Lawsuit Could Expose a Culture of Sexual Violence at an Elite Prep School

Attorneys describe a school shed littered with discarded condoms dubbed the "Mars Hotel," among other allegations.
Susan Zalkind

Vermont’s Heroin Crackdown Could be Fueling Crack-Related Violence

Brutal incidents like a couple being lit on fire by apparent crack thieves suggest things could get even worse in a state known for its heroin woes.
Gina Tron

The VICE Morning Bulletin

This morning, Ben Carson will formally back Donald Trump, major powers discuss a divided Syria, France, J.K. Rowling faces backlash from Native Americans, and more.
VICE Staff

My Surreal Train Ride with One of New England's Most Notorious Sex Offenders

I watched Owen Labrie get convicted of statutory rape in the St. Paul's prep school trial in New Hampshire last summer. Then I bumped into him on the train.
Susan Zalkind

How Director Robert Eggers Made ‘The Witch’ into a Genuinely Creepy Feminist Fable

We spoke with the award-winning director about his gloriously scary new movie set in 1630s Puritan New England.
Aaron Hillis