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District suspends ‘dangerous’ teacher for writing scifi novel about school shooting in 2902

A 23-year-old middle school teacher in Cambridge, Maryland was placed on administrative leave and “taken in for an emergency medical evaluation” after the Dorchester County Board of Education and Sheriff’s Office discovered he had written a novel about a school shooting — that is set 900 years in the future.…

Baton Rouge TV personality killed by son-in-law and alleged lover in murder-suicide attempt

The host of the popular Baton Rouge Around Town morning show was shot to death by his son-in-law in what police believe was an attempted murder-suicide, WAFB-TV reports. The body of Scott Rogers was found in his St. Gabriel, Louisiana home along with that of his alleged murderer, his son-in-law…

‘Paranoid’ FL divorce judge accused of punishing woman who refused Facebook ‘friend’ request

A Florida judge who is being investigated for sending a Facebook “friend” request to a woman whose expensive divorce case she was deciding is asking the state’s Judicial Qualifications Commission to dismiss the charges against her, The Orlando Sentinel reports. In an August 25, 2014 hearing, Circuit Judge Linda Schoonover…

Eruption of Yellowstone supervolcano could spell the end of the U.S.: geologists

According to an article published by United States Geological Survey scientist Larry Mastin in the latest edition of Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, an eruption of the supervolcano beneath Yellowstone National Park would blanket much of the United States in a meter of ash. Mastin and his colleagues used computer modeling to…

Pregnant New York woman shot and killed while sitting in her car

Police in Suffolk County, New York are investigating the shooting death of a pregnant woman outside of her home on Saturday night, Newsday reports. Milagro “Millie” Canjura and her unborn child were shot multiple times in her car, which was parked in front of the two-bedroom apartment she shared with…

CNN host stunned when radical Muslim cleric makes 9/11 joke during soundcheck

On CNN’s Reliable Sources this morning, host Brian Stelter spoke with radical Muslim cleric Anjam Choudary, who last week got into a fifteen minute-long shouting match with Fox News commentator Sean Hannity. “Why would you agree to go on a show like [Hannity]?” Stelter asked. “I don’t believe there’s any…

Penn. man sentenced for suffocating girlfriend after failing to kill her in 115 mph car crash

A 21-year-old man was sentenced to 28 to 56 years in prison for suffocating the girlfriend he failed to kill in a deliberate 115 mile per hour automobile accident, Lancaster Online reports. According to prosecutors, Benjamin Klinger was driving with his on-again, off-again girlfriend Samantha “Sammi” Heller on December 4,…

Russell Brand: Industrial farms would ‘defecate in our faces’ if it made them more profitable

On the latest episode of The Trews, English comedian Russell Brand criticized the global corporate food industry for caring more profit than people. “The food industry and the agricultural industry,” he said, “when conducted on a global, transnational level by multinational corporations is terrifying. There’s all sorts of skullduggery conducted…

California sex offender impersonating cop ‘arrests’ and rapes exotic dancer

A California exotic dancer who was raped by a convicted sex offender impersonating a police officer spoke about her ordeal to Fox 11 on Saturday. Desiree Patton said that her assailant, Guy Dietz, found her through online advertisements placed by the exotic dancing agency she works for. She said that…

Iowa professor to protest ‘sissy’ pink visitors’ locker room by holding ‘Million Robot March’

A communications professor at the University of Iowa will be protesting the color of the opposing football team’s locker room on Friday by dressing up as a robot and marching through the school’s annual “FryFest,” a celebration of Hayden Fry, the coach who had the locker rooms painted pink. In…

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