Senator John Cornyn has tried three times in seven years to pass a law outlawing the sale of “murderabilia,” or memorabilia connected to famous criminals—will tying his latest attempt to the sale of a letter by Nidal Hasan help him finally get it through?
One doesn’t need to be a master thief to figure out why there might be a flaw in this plan.
It would be frightening if it weren’t so weird, dumb, and ineffective: A new scam that attempts to prey on the elderly involves calling people up, telling them they’ve won the lottery, and then sending a cab to their house. The big flaw? No one has of yet gotten into the car.
Olivia Lord told Dallas police officers that her boyfriend put a gun to his head after a drunken argument. Detective Dwayne Thompson couldn’t see how the evidence—or motive—made any sense. How did Michael Burnside die on May 9, 2010?
I mean, yeah, we’ve all wanted to magically zip through stalled traffic at 100mph, but that doesn’t mean we’d actually do it.
He wanted six tacos, and if his sword had anything to say about it, those tacos were going to be free.