THREATS

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

“She Should Be Shot”: An Ohio Man Was Just Charged With Threatening AOC

Timothy J. Ireland Jr. was arrested in Toledo for posting a threatening message on Facebook and telling Capitol Police he meant it.
Greg Walters
8.9.19
Reddit

Reddit Quarantined r/The_Donald for ‘Threats of Violence’

Reddit placed a quarantine on the pro-Donald Trump subreddit for “threats of violence against police and public officials.” Users must now go through a warning portal before accessing the subreddit.
Caroline Haskins
6.26.19
domestic terrorism

8chan Is a Mysterious Place to U.S. Anti-Terrorism Officials

U.S. intel officials from the FBI, DOJ and DHS seemed fairly unfamiliar with the platform during a Congressional hearing Wednesday.
Tess Owen
5.8.19
future

We Asked 105 Experts What Scares and Inspires Them Most About the Future

Climate change, extremism, and artificial intelligence were among the top fears, and young people, technology, and equality were among the top hopes.
Becky Ferreira
12.5.18
terrorism

Woman Says Twitter Did Nothing After Suspected Mail Bomber Threatened Her

Twitter found "no violation" in threats to Rochelle Ritchie less than two weeks before Cesar Sayoc was taken into custody on suspicion of mailing bombs to politicians and prominent figures.
Leila Ettachfini
10.26.18
maine

Restaurant Drops Crinkle Cut Fries, Receives "Disturbing and Hostile" Threats

"[W]e really cannot be fighting or throat-punching people over our differences, or the differences between straight and crinkle-cut."
Jelisa Castrodale
8.20.18
Michael Cohen

Michael Cohen threatened a journalist and said spousal rape isn’t real in 2015

NPR published exclusive audio Thursday of Cohen’s threats to one of its own reporters, Tim Mak, when he worked for the Daily Beast.
Christianna Silva
5.31.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The Secret Service Doesn't Like @realDonaldTrump Either

The agents are apparently struggling to deal with a "tidal wave of threats" made against the president on Twitter.
Drew Schwartz
4.27.17
revenge porn

One in 25 Americans Say They’ve Been a Victim of Revenge Porn

While the issue is widespread, young women and gay, lesbian, and bisexual people face a greater chance of being publicly exposed online.
Kimberly Lawson
12.14.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Teachers Report Spike in Trump-Related Harassment at Schools

Ninety percent of the 10,000 teachers, administrators, and counselors who responded to the survey reported that the election has had a "negative impact" on students.
Lauren Messman
11.29.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

America Is Officially Overrun by Terrifying Evil Clowns

People in Florida, Kentucky, Louisiana, and Virginia have reportedly spotted terrifying clowns wandering through grocery stories, riding shotgun in cars, and even sending strange, threatening messages on Facebook.
VICE Staff
9.27.16
News

An Alleged Gang Member from Queens Was Thrown in Jail Because of a Rap Video

The 20-year-old got stabbed multiple times in the head after just a week on Rikers Island.
VICE Staff
3.7.16
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