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Just Robbed A Vehicle In Mexico? You Might Have A Radiation Problem

There’s a bizarre crime wave afoot in Mexico, in which thieves are targeting trucks transporting radioactive materials. But before you suspect terrorists, know this: in all of the recent cases (three in the past 18 months, including one this week), the robbers had no idea what they were stealing. » 4/18/15 11:52am 4/18/15 11:52am

People Were Murdered in This House. So Why Do We Keep Visiting It?

Why we so fascinated by houses that have played host to horrible murders? Would you dare to live in one? These are the questions posed in American Murder Houses: A Coast-to-Coast Tour of the Most Notorious Houses of Homicide, written by attorney (and Jalopnik contributor) Steve Lehto. » 2/03/15 8:47pm 2/03/15 8:47pm

A 'True Detective'-inspired map of America's most macabre murder cases

True Detective, HBO's newest series, is a testament to our unrelenting desire to look into the darkness from safe distances. Unfortunately, not all monsters live in our imagination. Inspired by the show, this map is an exploration of America's real-life monsters and the detectives who caught them. » 3/04/14 4:40pm 3/04/14 4:40pm

Idiot Steals Gas from Cop Car, Posts Picture on Facebook, Goes Directly to Jail

This is Michael Baker. Michael is 20 years old, lives in Kentucky, and likes The Bucket List on Facebook. I know these things because Michael has not activated his Facebook privacy settings, which is something that's recommended in most cases but absolutely essential if you're going to post pictures of yourself… » 4/19/12 9:30am 4/19/12 9:30am

Mother Tasered Twice By Cops After Leaving Baby In Car While She Went Tanning

Ashley Agerenza tried to take her seven-month-old baby into Extreme Tan and Smoothies (real place) with her, only to find that infants weren't welcome. So she did what any desperately pale mother would do: locked that baby in the car by herself with the engine running, attacked the cop who tried to arrest her for… » 2/15/11 8:30pm 2/15/11 8:30pm