So bored with Australian coverage of US election

Am I the only one in Australia to be overwhelmingly bored stiff with the television coverage of the US election? Do I care who is competing for the presidential race? Bad manners, diatribe, accusations, rigging,  criminal threats…these are only a few of the  digs at the opponents. The whole affair is a nightmare, a soap opera, … [Read the full story]

On this day…in 1967

John McVitie, a British drug dealer and thief known as “Jack the Hat,” is stabbed to death in London by the Kray brothers, Britain’s most notorious criminals of the 1950s and 1960s. Ronald and Reginald Kray, identical twins, were eventually convicted of McVitie’s murder, putting an end to their lengthy underworld careers. The Kray brothers … [Read the full story]

Dear Lily – I’m in love with an armed robber

Dear Lily, I’ve fallen in love with an absolutely wonderful man who is kind and funny and loving. The only issue is that he’s in jail for armed robbery and aggravated assault. We met through one of those prison pen pal schemes, which I got involved with soon after my last relationship went wrong. I’ve … [Read the full story]

Judge ordered man to ‘refrain from having sex’

A man who has fathered nine children has been told by a judge to stop procreating. Corey Curtis, of Racine, Wisconsin, USA, has been ordered to stop breeding as a condition of probation until he can financially support his nine children from six different women. Racine County Judge Tim Boyle sentenced Curtis to the rare … [Read the full story]

Tommy Taylor’s SRU (Sunday Round-Up)

Another week of spin and pollies ducking the issues they promised when elected. Both parties highlighted issues relating to education, policing and health. Crime is increasing…especially violent crime. The promise of more police officers recruited to the force has been a miserable failure. There’s going to be more doctors and nurses to boost our hospitals … [Read the full story]

Do crime and religion go hand in hand

Crime rates are higher in countries where more people believe in heaven than in hell, researchers have found. The finding emerged from a study into 26 years of data involving more than 140,000 people from almost 70 nations. The results suggest that people are more likely to feel they can get away with criminal behaviour … [Read the full story]

Insane Clown Posse start their own ‘Facebook’

Rap duo Insane Clown Posse have set up their own version of Facebook. The rappers, who have an extremely loyal fanbase who are known as ‘Juggalos’, have set up their own version of the social networking site, which is titled Juggalobook.com. Fans can sign up to the site and interact with one another, using many … [Read the full story]

Saucy video, but Shitney Spears is still shit

Who needs a reality series when you can just make a music video? Britney Spears and her boyfriend Jason Trawick have given her fans a steamy look at what goes on in their bedroom in the X-rated music video for her single Criminal. The couple play a modern Bonnie and Clyde-style duo who play out … [Read the full story]

The dumbest criminal ever

BUNGLING Amir Ali has put himself forward as a contender for Britain’s dumbest criminal of the year, after his attempt to burn down a pub turned into a comedy of errors. Hapless Ali, 28, was caught red-handed on CCTV trying to petrol bomb a pub but had to dodge two bricks he hurled at the … [Read the full story]