The Other McCain

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Why Wasn’t Ibraheem Yazeed in Jail?

Aniah Blanchard (front center) with her family. “The warrant affidavit for [Ibraheem] Yazeed says blood discovered in the passenger’s side of [Aniah Blanchard’s] car was indicative of someone suffering a life threatening injury.” Unfortunately, it seems unlikely that this beautiful 19-year-old girl will be found alive, and the suspect will likely face murder charges: The […]

Police Arrest Ibraheem Yazeed, 29, in Disappearance of Aniah Blanchard, 19

Probably the suspect was resisting arrest, or something. Far be it from me to imagine that a fugitive apprehended in the kidnapping of a teenager might have been intentionally injured by the cops who caught him, because accidents happen. (Nudge, nudge.) All things considered, Ibraheem Yazeed should count himself lucky that one of the police […]

Harvard-Educated Sociology Professor Charged With Brooklyn Hate Crime

  Michael Gould-Wartofsky graduated magna cum laude from Harvard University in 2007 and is the author of the 2015 book The Occupiers: The Making of the 99 Percent Movement. He had been an adjunct professor at New York University, where he was pursuing a Ph.D. in Sociology, but that was before he was caught vandalizing […]

‘Crimes Against Nature’

  Say hello to Emma Ogle, a North Carolina teacher who was suspended Oct. 31 from her job teaching at Garinger High School: She was charged on Halloween with three felony counts, including having sex with a student, indecent liberties with a student, and crimes against nature with a student. The 63-year-old educator supposedly began […]

Americans Murdered in Mexico

Breaking news from the Salt Lake Tribune: Three mothers and at least six children with Utah ties were killed Monday in Mexico, according to the victims’ families. Three other children suffered bullet wounds, said Lafe Langford Jr., a relative of some of the victims. He said doctors from across the Mexican state of Sonora were […]

Florida Man Raped 15-Year-Old Girl, Posted Videos to Internet, Police Say

  He also paid for her abortion: When a 15-year-old girl’s mother found out sexually explicit photos of her daughter were online, it had been nearly a year since her family had seen her. Police investigated and discovered nearly 60 pornographic videos of the Sunrise girl posted on Periscope, Pornhub, Modelhub, Snapchat and other websites, […]

Emily (a/k/a ‘Ross’) McFarland ‘Harbored Animosity’ Toward Victim, Police Say

  Sunday, we reported on the murder of Martha White, 66, in Auburn, Alabama. A news account stated that the suspect in that case, named as Ross Jonathan McFarland, 16, was “publicly known to identify as male” and yet was “being held at the Lee County Detention Facility as a female.” The latest news clarifies […]

Transgender Teen Charged With Murdering Father’s Fiancée in Alabama

  Pay close attention or you could miss the transgender angle: A Lee County Judge has ordered an Auburn teen charged with Murder be held without bond due to public safety concerns on behalf of the Lee Co. District Attorney’s Office. 16-year-old Ross McFarland is charged in Thursday’s shooting death of 66-year-old Martha White. White […]

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