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10 Hurt, Suspect Dead in Office Hammer Attack

Attack took place at First Nations government office

(Newser) - A man armed with a hammer injured 10 people—some of them very seriously—during an attack Wednesday morning at a First Nations government office in British Columbia, CP24 reports. The suspect entered the Bridge River Indian Band office and attacked one person with a hammer. An emergency worker reports... More »

Cops: Ritualistic Murder May Be Tied to Blue Moon

Florida mother and her 2 sons had slit throats and hammer wounds

(Newser) - An elderly woman and her two sons have been found dead at their home in Pensacola, Fla., the apparent victims of what police are calling a ritualistic murder that coincided with last week's blue moon (ie the second full moon in July). Voncile Smith, 77, Richard Thomas Smith, 49,... More »

'Smash-Me Bernie' a Hit at Toy Fair

(Newser) - He may have crushed your savings—but for $99.95 more you can stomp on him, reports the New York Times. The hot ticket at this year's American International Toy Fair is "Smash-Me Bernie," a mini-Madoff dressed in a red devil suit that you can bludgeon with an... More »

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