Insane Clown Posse Files Juggalo-Defending Lawsuit Against the FBI

On Wednesday, the Insane Clown Posse filed its lawsuit—which they announced last fall— against the FBI, who the clown duo says has caused "significant harm" to its fans, known as Juggalos, by classifying them as a "a loosely-organized hybrid gang." » 1/08/14 8:48pm 1/08/14 8:48pm

How America Commie-Baited A Baseball Hero

MLB executives and owners feared Marvin Miller, but they weren't the first. FBI documents reveal that the federal government, at the height of the Red Scare, undertook an embarrassingly extensive investigation into Miller's liberalism to determine whether or not he was a loyal citizen of the United States. » 5/14/13 12:35pm 5/14/13 12:35pm

FBI: Browns Owner Jimmy Haslam's Company Engaged In A Lot Of Fraud

Pilot Flying J, the truck-stop empire of which Browns owner Jimmy Haslam is the most prominent scion, had its Tennessee headquarters raided Monday by the FBI and IRS. Today, we know why: The Bureau says the company engaged in a five- to seven-year fraud, and that Haslam knew what was going on. » 4/18/13 7:35pm 4/18/13 7:35pm

Read The Racist, Threatening Postcards Art Modell Received For…

Ravens owner Art Modell, who died last September at age 87, made lots of enemies when he moved the Browns to Baltimore. But Modell's FBI file, which was released by the bureau today, contains no death threats from Cleveland fans. Indeed, nothing in his career inspired menacing, racist, anti-semitic rage like Modell's… » 3/20/13 3:17pm 3/20/13 3:17pm

Trade Rumor: The Washington Redskins For The FBI

There are two, seemingly unrelated real estate issues in and around our nation's capital. The FBI is seeking to move out of its dilapidated, Brutalist ugly headquarters in downtown Washington, and officials from DC, Maryland, and Virginia are all trying to lure the bureau to their districts. Meanwhile, DC would… » 12/07/12 11:25am 12/07/12 11:25am

Tulsa Fires AD For His Role In Sports Betting Ring

Tulsa athletic director Ross Parmley was suspended last week, after his name appeared in FBI documents concerning an ongoing probe into an Oklahoma City gambling ring. Parmley told investigators that he had bet on both college and pro football games, but claimed he had stopped in 2010, when he was in Tulsa's athletic… » 12/05/12 1:55pm 12/05/12 1:55pm

Hunter S. Thompson Was "The Bad Boy Of Our Neighborhood," According To…

Cody Winchester of the Argus Leader just posted the FBI's file on Hunter S. Thompson on his Tumblr, and it looks like the agency was keeping close tabs on Thompson during his failed bid to run for sheriff of Pitkin County, Col. in 1970. Looking through the pages, it seems that the FBI first took interest after… » 10/09/12 2:50pm 10/09/12 2:50pm

"When I Get A Clear Shot...": 25 Years Ago, Dale Earnhardt Received This …

On May 17, 1987, Dale Earnhardt Sr. and Bill Elliott swapped paint and made a place for themselves in NASCAR lore. The Winston, a newly created all-star race at Charlotte Motor Speedway, came down to a sprint, with Earnhardt and Elliott jockeying for the lead. After bumping and nudging for two laps, Elliott got in… » 8/21/12 2:15pm 8/21/12 2:15pm

The FBI Now Considers The Juggalos A "Loosely-Organized Hybrid Gang"

The annual National Gang Threat Assessment, released yesterday by the FBI, classifies our friends the Juggalos as a "loosely-organized hybrid gang" that is "forming more organized subsets and engaging in more gang-like criminal activity." The grouping ranks them as a kind of junior varsity version of the Latin Kings and… » 11/01/11 1:20pm 11/01/11 1:20pm