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Affidavit: Man Sold Lemon of
a Car in 1986 Gets His Revenge
in case you missed it
Jul 31, 2022 11:50 AM CDT
Affidavit: Man Sold Lemon of a Car in 1986 Gets His Revenge
Dewey Fredrick of Indiana could spend the rest of his life in prison if convicted of arson
- A 79-year-old Indiana man is facing up to 48 years in prison after allegedly exacting revenge on a car dealership that earned his resentment almost as many years before. As the
reports, Dewey Fredrick "bought a lemon of a Jeep" from a car dealer in Fort Wayne,...
'Elaborate Conspiracy' Leads
to Arrest of Sheriff's Deputy
Feb 16, 2022 9:15 AM CST
'Elaborate Conspiracy' Leads to Arrest of Sheriff's Deputy
Niko Irizarry, 25, accused of arranging to plant drugs in real estate broker's car in Florida
- A young Florida law enforcement officer is out of a job, and facing charges, after an alleged scheme involving sex, drugs, and a promised trip to Europe was busted wide open. Lee County Sheriff Carmine Marceno said at a Friday presser that 25-year-old Niko Irizarry, a now-former deputy with his...
Twitter Suspends Account
of Barstool Sports Founder
Nov 9, 2021 11:55 AM CST
Twitter Suspends Account of Barstool Sports Founder
Dave Portnoy is on campaign for 'revenge' against Insider.com over allegations of sexual misconduct
- After Insider.com published an article accusing Barstool Sports founder Dave Portnoy of sexual misconduct, Portnoy adamantly denied the allegations and fired back on Twitter: "Here is what people have to know about me," he wrote . "If you wrong me I will burn you to the ground....
Cops Fess Up: We Vandalized
Guy's Cars After His Complaint
Aug 27, 2020 10:05 AM CDT
Cops Fess Up: We Vandalized Guy's Cars After His Complaint
NJ officers Stephen Martinsen, Thomas Dowling went after outspoken resident's vehicles
- It's a guilty plea for two New Jersey cops who retaliated against a local man after he'd filed a complaint against them. New Jersey Advance Media reports that 27-year-old Thomas Dowling and 31-year-old Stephen Martinsen admitted to fourth-degree criminal mischief Tuesday after vandalizing two vehicles belonging to Ernest...
Girl Saw Taliban Fighters Kill
Her Parents. Then She Got Even
Jul 22, 2020 10:20 AM CDT
Girl Saw Taliban Fighters Kill Her Parents. Then She Got Even
Qamar Gul reportedly killed several militants in Friday gun battle in Afghanistan
- A photo of an Afghan girl in a headscarf, holding an AK-47 across her lap, has gone viral owing to its incredible backstory. The girl, Qamar Gul, said to be between 14 and 16, was at her home in the village of Geriveh, in Ghor province, around 1am Friday when...
Took Revenge on
Man Who Filed
Complaint on Them
Sep 7, 2019 10:00 AM CDT
Authorities: Cops Took Revenge on Man Who Filed Complaint on Them
NJ officers Stephen Martinsen and Thomas Dowling allegedly vandalized man's cars
- Ernest Mignoli is known in Asbury Park, NJ, for speaking out about the city and its police department, but when two of his cars were recently vandalized, even he didn't think the perps could've been some of the very people he constantly criticizes. That's why he tells...
10,000% Tip May Not
Have Been as Kind
as Waitress Thought
Jul 4, 2019 8:30 AM CDT
10,000% Tip May Not Have Been as Kind as Waitress Thought
Cops say it was an act of revenge on woman's boyfriend
- A woman dined at a Florida restaurant last week, leaving a 10,000% tip on a $55.37 breakfast bill. But what her waitress interpreted as a kind gesture after the death of her dog, per WFTS , was actually far from it.
reports that Serina Wolfe and boyfriend...
Cop's Alleged 'Revenge' Plot
to Win Back Ex Backfires: Police
Apr 11, 2019 10:20 AM CDT
Cop's Alleged 'Revenge' Plot to Win Back Ex Backfires: Police
David Scott Burroughs is accused of planting heroin, meth in love rival's car
- When a law enforcement officer buys drugs, it's typically in a sting operation. North Carolina's David Scott Burroughs allegedly had another motive—and it had nothing to do with getting high. The former Anson County sheriff's deputy is accused of planting heroin and meth in the vehicle...
When Night Fell, the
Chickens Killed the Fox
Mar 14, 2019 9:15 AM CDT
When Night Fell, the Chickens Killed the Fox
Fox intruder did away with chickens last time
- Not quite the easy meal the fox may have expected when it entered a bustling chicken coop at an agricultural school in northwest France. The automatic hatch door closed behind the juvenile fox, trapping him in a coop holding 3,000 hens, reports the BBC . The birds confronted the intruder,...
A Snake Needs
a Name: Your Ex's
Feb 5, 2019 8:40 AM CST
A Snake Needs a Name: Your Ex's
Aussie zoo contest lets you explain why its resident reptile deserves your ex's moniker
- The brown snake of Australia is among the most poisonous in the world, which is apparently why a zoo Down Under has decided to let you name one of them after your ex. That is, if you win Wild Life Sydney's Valentine's Day contest, which is giving competitors...
Unpaid Worker Wreaks
Revenge on Newly Built Hotel
Jan 22, 2019 9:45 AM CST
Unpaid Worker Wreaks Revenge on Newly Built Hotel
Man who smashed into UK Travelodge with backhoe was allegedly owed $775 in wages
- The finishing touches were just being put on the new Travelodge hotel in Liverpool when "some idiot in a mini digger decided to drive through the middle of the building." That's the gist of a story out of the UK, where police are now on the hunt...
Critics on Netflix's
Shut It Down
Jul 24, 2018 9:07 AM CDT
Critics on Netflix's 'Revenge Comedy': Shut It Down
Some say 'Insatiable,' about a once-overweight teen, engages in 'body shaming'
- The trailer for a new Netflix show dropped last week, but instead of generating excitement, it has spurred a petition calling for the show's cancellation. More than 113,000 people have signed the Change.org appeal to nix
, starring Disney Channel darling Debby Ryan as a once-obese teen,...
Cops: Son-in-Law Reveals Their
Affair, Mom Goes After Him
Sep 27, 2017 8:05 AM CDT
Cops: Son-in-Law Reveals Their Affair, Mom Goes After Him
Kathleen Davis, 58, says his confession ruined her relationship with daughter
- A Florida mom allegedly tried to run down her daughter's husband with her Mercedes after he exposed their affair. The
Palm Beach Post
reports that Kathleen Regina Davis, 58, told cops she wanted her son-in-law dead after he wrecked her relationship with her daughter by copping to the affair....
Putin Was Getting
Revenge on Me
Dec 16, 2016 12:32 PM CST
Hillary Clinton: Putin Was Getting Revenge on Me
She says grudge after she criticized Russia's 2011 elections led to hacking
- Hillary Clinton spoke at a "thank you" party for donors Thursday night in New York—complete with attendees who cried as she spoke, per ABC News —and she says two "unprecedented" events led to her stunning defeat in the election, the
New York Times
reports. Clinton first...
Man Gets 40 Years for
Killing Daughter's Molester
Nov 17, 2016 11:07 AM CST
Man Gets 40 Years for Killing Daughter's Molester
'My father was protecting me, like a father should do'
- "He is an amazing father—actually the best," says Julia Maynor of the man just sentenced to 40 years in prison for the murder of her abuser. For years as a child, Maynor, now a 24-year-old mother of three, was sexually abused by Raymond Earl Brooks, her adopted...
Man's Revenge Site So Extreme
Ex Wants to 'Disappear'
Jun 22, 2016 10:39 AM CDT
Man's Revenge Site So Extreme Ex Wants to 'Disappear'
Patrick Fox said he hopes to harass Desiree Capuano into committing suicide
- A man who created a revenge website to "destroy" his ex-wife is now in custody and facing charges of criminal harassment. His ex says her only hope is that he'll be held long enough to give her time to change her identity and "disappear" before he is...
Man Claims He Was
Omar Mateen's Lover
Jun 22, 2016 6:00 AM CDT
Man Claims He Was Omar Mateen's Lover
He says motive was revenge on gay Puerto Ricans
- The mystery that was Omar Mateen is still unraveling more than 10 days after the Orlando nightclub massacre. In a Univision interview that aired Tuesday night, a man who gave his name as Miguel came forward claiming to be Mateen's lover, CBS News reports. He said he met Mateen...
Allegedly Kills Dozens
With Poisoned Treats
May 6, 2016 2:04 PM CDT
Sweetshop Owner Allegedly Kills Dozens With Poisoned Treats
Authorities say he wanted revenge on his brother
- Authorities say the co-owner of a sweetshop in Pakistan confessed to killing dozens of people with pesticide-laced treats in an effort to teach his older brother a lesson, AFP reports. According to the BBC , 18-year-old Khalid Mahmood owns the sweetshop with his older brother Tariq, who he says "beat...
Revenge on ISIS
Nov 16, 2015 8:19 AM CST
Anonymous Vows Revenge on ISIS
"War is declared. Get prepared" is the message in YouTube video
- Online vigilantes Anonymous wasted little time in handing ISIS a message Saturday via a YouTube video , a response to Friday's Paris terror attacks , reports
. A man in the group's trademark Guy Fawkes mask spoke in French and noted: "Expect massive cyber attacks. War is declared. Get...
Wisconsin Hunter Shoots Deer, She Strikes Back
Jan 5, 2015 10:13 AM CST
Wisconsin Hunter Shoots Deer, She Strikes Back
72-year-old bow hunter wounded a doe and she struck his leg with her head
- Sometimes the hunter becomes the hunted, as a 72-year-old bow hunter in Wisconsin recently found out when the doe he struck with his arrow apparently had enough. After the man injured her and attempted to track her, she turned on him. "Apparently the man was going through some thick...
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