police

crime

Krispy Kreme Worker Tries to Bribe Arresting Officer with Free Doughnuts

Sound logic, poor execution.
Jelisa Castrodale
7.26.18
crime

Police Called to Break Up Vicious Dispute Over Stolen Meatballs

You don’t mess with a person’s spherical meat.
Ian Burke
7.19.18
Fast Food

Cop Writes Facebook Post Accusing Burger King Workers of Putting 'Dirt' on His Burger

It was seasoning.
Jelisa Castrodale
7.6.18
burrito

Innocent Burrito Was ‘The Only Casualty’ in Car Crash, Sheriff Says

Thoughts and prayers for the burrito.
Jelisa Castrodale
6.25.18
crime

Maryland Police Officer Charged for Pouring Beer Down Man's Shirt After Writing Ticket

The officer was wearing a body camera but turned it off before grabbing the man by the collar and dousing him in beer.
Jelisa Castrodale
5.24.18
Oops

Cops Show Up at Forager's Door After Mistaking Morels in Facebook Post for Shrooms

Some might consider morel mushrooms kind of magical, but they're not the kind of magic that makes you trip balls.
Danielle Wayda
5.15.18
the internet

Don't Fall for the Meme That Says You Can Call 911 and Order a Pizza for Help

A brief history of this wildly popular but largely untrue claim.
Jelisa Castrodale
3.27.18
coffee

Why This Oakland Coffee Shop Refuses to Serve Cops

Since local news caught wind of Hasta Muerte's policy, the cafe’s Yelp page has been locked and its Facebook page is offline.
Jelisa Castrodale
3.9.18
crime

How Cops Use Pizza Crusts and Half-Eaten Burgers to Solve Murder Mysteries

The Savopolous murders—a grisly quadruple homicide in Washington, DC—piqued the public’s darkest fascination for a variety of reasons: the wealth of the family, the alleged torture of a ten-year-old-boy, and the case's dependence on a piece of Domino’s...
Gigen Mammoser
1.27.18
st. louis

Pizzeria Owner Facing Blue Lives Matter Backlash Says His Role Is 'to Get More People Pissed'

"As they said in the protest, ‘white silence is violence,’ and as hard as it was saying that, I think I get it."
Jelisa Castrodale
10.2.17
Street Food

Street Food Vendor Harassed by Police Raises Enough Money for New Food Truck

"Juan is a symbol of the injustice that takes place to street vendors."
Nick Rose
9.14.17
WTF

Road Covered In Slime After Truck Carrying 7,500 Pounds of Eels Overturns

Nearly four tons of these hideous creatures turned the highway into a scene from Ghostbusters.
Jelisa Castrodale
7.15.17
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