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Victims, Suspects in Calif. Triple Murder Were 'Furries'

6-year-old called cops after finding slain parents

(Newser) - Two men arrested in the killings of a California couple were friends with the victims' teenage daughter and all attended "furry" events where some participants dress up in colorful animal costumes, the AP reports. Jennifer Yost, 39, and her husband, Christopher Yost, 34, were found dead in their Fullerton... More »

Please Stop Sending Porn, Propositions to Tony the Tiger

'Let’s keep things gr-r-reat—& family-friendly'

(Newser) - Warning: Stop reading now if you ever want to enjoy another bowl of Frosted Flakes. Apparently, the Tony the Tiger Twitter account has been besieged by pornography, sexual propositions, and more since the cartoon cereal mascot started blocking furries on social media, the Guardian reports. Let's back up. In... More »

'Intentional' Gas Leak Sickens 19 at FurFest

Chlorine powder found in stairwell at Chicago-area hotel, thousands evacuated

(Newser) - Thousands of people cleared out of a Chicago-area hotel hosting the 2014 Midwest FurFest convention early today after a leak of chlorine gas that investigators believe was intentional, reports the Chicago Tribune , noting that some evacuees "were dressed as animals." Nineteen people were hospitalized in the incident, which... More »

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