False claim Sydney stabbing suspect was Jewish university student motivated by Zionism spread like wildfire on social media

How social media falsely accused a 20-year-old Jewish student of being behind a mass stabbing

Others initially claimed the attacker was a radical Islamist, which is also untrue.

On Apr 15, 2024 by Katherine Huggins

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Tech industry’s blame of homeless for Cash App executive’s murder upended when fellow tech executive arrested

'A wakeup call to all the newsrooms that baselessly amplified claims tying his death to the homelessness crisis.'

On Apr 13, 2023 by Mikael Thalen

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Professor allegedly murders boyfriend as part of a ‘sexual fantasy’ with online stranger

The victim was stabbed 70 times and nearly decapitated.

On Aug 21, 2017 by Ana Valens

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2 killed in Portland trying to stop white supremacist’s anti-Muslim rant

They tried to stop the white supremacist from verbally attacking two women.

On May 27, 2017 by Samantha Grasso

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Suspect dead in St. Cloud, Minnesota stabbing that left at least 9 injured

The suspect's identity was released later on Sunday.

On Sep 18, 2016 by April Siese

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Man stabs Japanese pop star two dozen times after she refused his gift

The suspect reportedly sent the singer multiple Twitter threats prior to the stabbing.

On May 23, 2016 by Colette Bennett

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Drunken knife-wielding monkey chases everyone out of a bar


On Feb 19, 2016 by David Britton

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Ridiculous Amazon review claims headphones blocked out noise from a stabbing

Five out of five stars.

On Nov 18, 2015 by Gabe Bergado

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Sydney siege suspect Man Haron Monis’s bizarre life of crime

Everything we know about the man allegedly at the center of a deadly hostage crisis.

On Dec 15, 2014 by Miles Klee

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One man dead, another blind after Find My iPhone confrontation goes wrong

Usually Find My iPhone tales have a happier ending. 

On Aug 6, 2014 by Shadan Larki

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Why Slender Man is the perfect culprit for the Internet era

Slenderman is whoever you want him to be.

On Jun 6, 2014 by Gillian Branstetter

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The man behind ‘Slender Man’ speaks out over Wisconsin stabbing

Eric Knudsen never guessed that his urban legend would play a part in real-world horror.

On Jun 5, 2014 by Miles Klee

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Teen admits he killed his parents for taking away his iPod

An appalling motive for a senseless slaying.

On May 31, 2014 by Miles Klee

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Crowdfunded report paints sobering picture of anti-transgender violence

This is only the beginning.

On May 16, 2014 by [email protected]

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U.K. tabloids blame school stabbing on video games

The media would like to think that Dark Souls can drive a kid to murder.

On Apr 30, 2014 by Miles Klee