Boston mobster James “Whitey” Bulger was found guilty of a whole lotta crimes, including 11 murders.
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Actor Randy Quaid has lost his bid for permanent residency status in Canada, where he’s been since 2010, hiding from the “Hollywood Star-Wackers” who are out to get him.
The two murderers portrayed in the book In Cold Blood have been exhumed in Kansas, in the hopes of solving murders in Florida.
Mass murderer David Berkowitz says violence is bad. As if he didn’t already prove that 35 years ago.
A 1929 oil painting by Pablo Picasso was defaced in Houston. The act was captured on video, of course!
A man walked into a New York art gallery with a shopping bag and walked out with a 1949 Salvador Dali painting. See the man, and watch an old clip of Dali on What’s My Line?
They’re public, and they don’t make Florida teen killer George Zimmerman look so good.
Twenty years ago, on 29 April 1992, Los Angeles erupted in riots after the acquittal of the cops who beat up Rodney King. Read what King (and others) have to say about it now.
Maybe it didn’t exactly rock Dublin, but Christ Church Cathedral had a break-in over the weekend. The thief made away with just one item: a 900 year-old heart.
A million dollars in loot, a novice thief and his older gentleman friend… and the White House?
The most wanted criminal in the United States was nabbed thanks to a tip from Anna Bjornsdottir, a former model and 1974’s Miss Iceland in the Miss Universe pageant. How did a TV spokesmodel for Noxema cross paths with James “Whitey” Bulger?
The FBI has released the mugshots of Boston crime boss James “Whitey” Bulger:
The Los Angeles Times is reporting that Whitey Bulger has been arrested.
According to this press release from Bonhams Art Auctioneers, a painting entitled The Blind Sea Captain will be up for sale in March and could fetch $97,000 or so.
Probably not, say Quora commenters:
It’s a drag when you have to rush a bank robbery because you gotta pick up the kids at school.
It’s the Lizzie Borden sesquicentennial! The accused — but acquitted — killer was born on this day in 1860 in Fall River, Massachusetts.The “acquitted” part is what everyone forgets, which just proves the power of rhyme:Lizzie Borden took an axeAnd gave her mother forty whacks.When
she saw what she had doneShe gave her father forty-one.
Note to Cincinnati criminals: don’t mess with the grannies. Mike Bedinghaus already tried it:
Come to beautiful Mt. Airy, North Carolina, where Barney Fife’s girlfriend gets robbed on the street!
He had a Harvard Medical School degree, a thriving practice as an orthopedic surgeon, and a nice place in the South End with a Saab parked outside. Then, in the summer of 2002, while performing complicated spinal surgery, Arndt walked out on his patient — who was lying on the operating table, anesthetized and sliced open — so he could go cash his paycheck. The Boston Globe catches up with Dr. David Arndt.
Retired NBA star Jayson Williams has been sentenced to five years in prison.Williams today gave a teary-eyed apology to Superior Court Judge Edward Coleman.
A 98-year-old woman was indicted Friday on a second-degree murder charge that alleges she strangled her 100-year-old nursing home roommate after making the victim’s life “a living hell” because she thought the woman was “taking over the room.”It happened in a nursing home in sleepy New Bedford, Massachusetts.