crime

How to Kill a Black Man Twice in America: The Botham Jean Story

On September 6th, a warm Thursday night in Dallas, Botham Jean was shot and killed by his neighbor — a cop. There’s no good way…

The Angler Gangsters Getting Rich Off Fish Bladders — The Cocaine of the Sea

Oscar Parra Aispuro, aka “El Parra,” is an alleged hitman for the Sinaloa Cartel in Mexico. The cartel, however, has fallen onto hard times recently…

A Brief History of the ‘Lost Weekend’

When a man jumps naked into an aquarium shark tank just hours after allegedly assaulting someone outside a Medieval Times dinner show on a Friday…

‘Boxes of Ziti’ and Other Fun Terms to Describe Your Wads of Cash

Last month, Joseph Percoco, a former top aide to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, was sentenced to six years in prison for accepting more than…