Two-Year-Old Girl Loses Both Legs in Terrible Lawn Mower Accident

Taylor Berman · 04/10/13 10:28PM

A horrific accident in Palm Harbor, Florida left a two-and-a-half year old girl a triple amputee. The girl's father was driving his riding lawn mower down his driveway when his daughter crossed in front of him, apparently slipping and falling. The girl's mother attempted to flag the father down and yelled for him to stop, but couldn't be heard over the engine. The father then accidentally ran the girl over, reportedly dragging her down the driveway and into the street before he noticed what he'd done.

Father of 6-Year-Old Newtown Victim Heckled by Pro-Gun Activists

Taylor Berman · 01/28/13 10:10PM

From their "What Would Django Do?" campaign to their ill-fated (and shooting-filled) Gun Appreciation Day to idiotic NRA commercials, pro-gun activists have been on an impressive roll. But it's been a few days since their last PR disaster – surely they've done something stupid recently, right? Correct. During a legislative hearing Monday in at the Connecticut State Capitol in Hartford, protesters heckled the father of a six-year-old killed at Sandy Hook elementary.

Creative Uses for Cat Heads: Baseballs

Caity Weaver · 04/03/12 08:47PM

A homeless man in Anderson, Indiana was arrested Monday after police found him playing "baseball" with a severed cat head.

'Human Zoo' Allowed Tourists to Throw Bananas at Islanders

Maureen O'Connor · 01/11/12 01:07PM

What horrible human outrages does this monstrous world of ours bring today? Video of a "human zoo" in India's Andaman Islands, featuring women from the Jarawa tribe, ordered to dance for tourists in exchange for food.

Santa Kills Six

Hamilton Nolan · 12/27/11 09:04AM

"Police were looking for a motive in a shooting in which they believe a man dressed as Santa Claus killed six family members in a Fort Worth, Texas, suburb on Christmas day before shooting himself." It's not known whether this is connected to Santa's string of roofie attacks in Germany.

Sacramento Cops Arrest World's Worst Human Being

Seth Abramovitch · 10/13/11 08:27PM

The internet is a funny place, in that one moment, it's restoring your faith in the world — say, with the story of a one-legged cat who returns a $10 million lottery ticket to his favorite waitress — and the next, it's showing you something so cruel and awful, you want to climb into a kayak and not stop paddling until you reach Pluto. This video, first posted on Tuesday afternoon by World Star Hip Hop and which has since gone viral, is a perfect example of the latter.

Just When You Thought the Qaddafis Couldn't Get Any Worse

Jeff Neumann · 08/29/11 03:22AM

Coverage of the war in Libya has exposed an incredible amount of atrocities — by both Qaddafi loyalists and rebels. And the video report below, by CNN's Dan Rivers, is yet another awful addition to the formers' crimes. Rivers visited a vacation home that belonged to Muammar's youngest son, Hannibal, and his wife Aline Skaff, a Lebanese former model. There he found a woman who was essentially a slave to Hannibal and Aline, and was repeatedly tortured. Hannibal — whose party crew recently included Beyoncé and Usher — has a long history of beating servants and general scumbaggery. So while it's not surprising that he and his wife would abuse this woman, what Aline did to her is horrifying.

Maintenance Worker Gets Sucked Into Airplane Engine

Jeff Neumann · 08/08/11 06:46AM

Think of a truly horrible way to die, and then think about this: A 51-year-old airplane maintenance worker in New Zealand was performing "a very routine procedure" on a a C-130 Hercules when he was sucked into the engine and killed. The propellers were not attached and the engine was on a stand at the time. The man, Miles Hunter, worked for a subsidiary of Air New Zealand, according to ONE News.

Dad Angry Over Missing Cologne Gets Son Killed

Hamilton Nolan · 06/30/11 08:33AM

It's early, but this should be a lock for Most Awful Story of the Day: Isayah Muller (pictured) graduated from high school in the Bronx on Tuesday. Afterwards, he went out to a celebration dinner with his family. When his father, Andre, got back in the car after the dinner, he found that a $200 bottle of cologne was missing. Andre, with his family in the car, drove back to the parking garage where he'd been parked and confronted the attendants there, accusing them of stealing the cologne. They let him search the office. He couldn't find it. So, police say, he attacked one of the parking attendants, punching him. The other attendant grabbed a knife to defend his colleague.

Kids Fined for Operating Lemonade Stand Without Permit

Matt Cherette · 06/17/11 12:27AM

What's worse than a story about how a group of children were fined $500 by Montgomery County for operating a lemonade stand without a permit outside the site of this weekend's US Open? How about the fact that they were going to donate their proceeds to a pediatric cancer-fighting charity? Don't worry, though, because all the middle-aged men charging $50 to park on their lawns are doing just fine. [via WUSA]

Man Dies While Raping Elderly Woman

Max Read · 06/13/11 10:08PM

On June 2, Isabel Chavelo Gutierrez, a 53-year-old registered sex offender, rode his bicycle to the house of a 77-year-old woman who lived nearby in Refugio County, Texas. He broke in, and, wielding a knife, raped the woman. And then: