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Israel Keyes’ handwritten notes, found under his body after the serial killer took his own life in an Alaska jail, have been released, according to the FBI.
The agency said the handwritten notes from Keyes offer no clues about his heinous crimes, such as the names of additional victims, however.
The notes were found on legal paper underneath Keyes, who slit his wrist December 2 with the blade of a disposable razor embedded in a pencil.
He also had strangled himself with a bed sheet.
Keyes’ writings were on a yellow legal pad, FBI special agent Mary Rook said in a statement,More >
NRA President David Keene said he is aggressively preparing for “battle” with the White House and Congress over President Obama’s gun control plan.
He also defended the new NRA ad calling Obama an “elitist hypocrite.”NRA Ad: Obama a Hypocrite
Keene criticized Obama’s announcement Wednesday, surrounded by four children from around the U.S., for “using kids to advance an ideological agenda.”
He expressed confidence that few measures would ultimately pass.
“It’s going to be very tough for the president to accomplish some of these things, but that doesn’t mean he can’t do it ifMore >
Trey Songz is focusing on what matters most this holiday season.
And, to the R&B singer, that does not include rumors of a homosexual relationship.
With a photo circulating online that purports to depict Songz kissing another man (BELOW), the artist has taken to Twitter and shrugged off the chatter.
“On my to Virginia to spend the holidays with my family,” Songz wrote. “No senselessness, lies or hate can take away my joy. #LOVE.”
Songz has battled this kind of rumor for years, but the following picture is the first alleged proof many bloggers are pointing to as signs of hisMore >
Attention, Internet users: Instagram has an important message to pass along…
In response to uproar over the rumor that a new terms of service agreement would allow the company to sell photos without compensating the subject of said photos, co-founder Kevin Systrom has released a statement.
“[The new terms of service] was interpreted by many that we were going to sell your photos to others without any compensation. This is not true,” Systrom says.
According to the controversial Instagram agreement:
“A business or other entity may pay us to display your username, likeness,More >
While an assault weapons ban will likely go before Congress in 2013, and while many are calling for stricter gun control laws in response to the Connecticut shooting, residents in at least two states are taking a different tact:
They’re getting locked and loaded.
On Saturday, Virginia state police reported 4,166 filings for background checks on those seeking to purchase a gun, that’s a whopping 42 percent increase from the same date in 2011.
It’s also the highest tally since the state starting tracking these transactions in 1989.
Colorado also set a single-day record forMore >
The crazed gunman dressed in black who went on a rampage at a Connecticut elementary school this morning has been identified as Adam Lanza, according to reports.
The Connecticut school shooting left 27 dead, including Lanza 18 children.
Adam Lanza, 20, repotedly shot his mother, a teacher, dead and targeted her kindergarten class at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.
Police in Hoboken, N.J. are questioning his brother Ryan Lanza, 24, who was originally reported as the shooter; the N.Y. Post says he is not a suspect.
The Post says Lanza’s mother and he “had aMore >
Michaele and Tareq Salahi are both officially free to go about their lives nailing rock stars, crashing White House parties, desperately seeking fame and so on.
Tareq announced (and made a huge spectacle of the fact) that he would divorce Michele last September after she ran off with Journey’s Neal Schon.
A Virginia judge signed the divorce decree yesterday, making Michaele and Tareq’s split official. All their assets have been divided and accounted for.
After Michaele ditched him without notice in 2011, Tareq subsequently sued for $50 million, claiming Neal hijacked hisMore >
We now pause from reporting on Ryan Lochte’s abs and Michael Phelps’ girlfriend Megan Rossee to bring you some important news that should make any American proud:
Curiosity, NASA’s long-touted plutonium-powered rover, made a picture perfect landing on Mars today and etched its name in space exploration history.
Earlier Monday, the agency released a photograph taken by its Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter showing the rover still encased in the descent capsule.
Shortly after, it touched down on the planet’s surface.
During the early hours of the morning, the rover, about the size of a small car,More >
Brian Edwards and Tom Privitere, a New Jersey couple married in 2010, were stunned – and irate – to find themselves on an anti-gay political ad campaign.
The photo of the two men had been posted innocuously on Edwards’ personal blog and was originally set against the backdrop of the N.Y. City skyline.
A doctored version shows the gay couple standing in a Colorado setting and was used in a political ad to attack a Republican who supported civil unions:
The tagline for the attack ad, which was sponsored by Public Advocate of the United States, was: “State Sen. Jean White’s Idea of ‘FamilyMore >
Casey Anthony had been hiding out in South Florida area, but had to leave at some point last week after being outed and fearing for her safety.
As a result, she is once again on the move, according to reports.
Anthony has been in hiding in Florida, where she must remain due to her probation, since she was acquitted of murdering her daughter last July.
She has recently been more making forays back out in to the public, albeit virtually unrecognizably due to the amount of weight she has gained.
Having been served with a subpoena recently in the defamation suit filed by Zenaida Gonzalez,More >
The Bachelorette is back in full swing, and with it, all the scripted drama, misleading promos and man tears we’ve come to expect over the years.
It doesn’t get any better than this … for us. Emily might beg to differ.
After a season premiere that featured memorable first impressions – some good, some not so good – the remaining men took another shot tonight.
Follow this link for a rundown of The Bachelorette spoilers we know so far, including the (alleged) final three. Then read on for THG’s +/- Bachelorette recap!
In case we weren’t aware or forgot, this show’s being filmed in CharlotteMore >
Move aside, Basketball Wives. Step off, Jenelle Evans.
Two girls on TLC’s My Big Fat American Gypsy Wedding just set the new high water mark for reality TV fights, and it may take a long time to top this.
At a wedding in West Virginia, two girls (one from each side of the family) got into it after one said the soon-to-be newlyweds are basically a bad fit.
Mellie (the smaller of the two) hails from the groom’s side, while Diamond was the maid of honor on the bride’s side. There was no love lost to start with.
The tipping point came after theMore >
Five years to the day after a mentally ill student gunned down 32 people at Virginia Tech, the university held classes for the first time on the anniversary of that event.
Officials said resuming classes on the anniversary of the April 16, 2007, rampage was another way to honor the students and faculty who perished that day.
Freshman Jessie McNamara wasn’t on campus at the time, but remembered the moment the shooting occurred. Two girls from her high school were victims.
“It was really hard, but we got through it,” she said, her voice choking with emotion.More >
Michaele Salahi and Neal Schon scored a resounding legal victory over her ex-husband Tareq when a judge threw out his ridiculous claim Wednesday.
A Virginia judge dismissed Tareq’s $50 million lawsuit that thee former Real Housewives star and her Journey guitarist lover defamed him somehow.
Short story: They screwed him over (and each other a lot) big time, but that’s not illegal. The judge called the case”not legally sufficient” to proceed.
The lawsuit claimed Schon sent pictures of his junk to Tareq, and that the Journey guitarist also called him and said boastfully, “I’m f–king yourMore >
Democrat Tim Kaine and Republican George Allen are currently running a tight and contentious campaign for Virginia’s open seat in the U.S. Senate.
They’re both political heavyweights, but right on their collective tail is an insurgent, third-party candidate who’s surging in grassroots support.
That candidate is Hank the Cat. Bow down, bitches!
The official site of the Hank Senate campaign claimed in a press release Friday that the 9-year-old Maine Coon (52 in human years) has pulled ahead of Kaine.
In Facebook fans, anyway.
Despite entering the race just two months ago, Hank’s FacebookMore >