J.K. Rowling’s New Book Features a Character Murdered After Being Accused of Transphobia: I Wrote It Before My Own Backl

recently told Graham Norton that her new novel, “The Ink Black Heart,” is not based on her own experience being slammed as transphobic despite featuring a character who finds herself in a similar social media firestorm (via ). The new book, published under Rowling’s pseudonym Robert Galbraith, is part of Rowling’s “Cormoran Strike” crime thriller … Read more

Pat McAfee on Matt Araiza’s 82-yard punt: ‘That ball was murdered’ (video)

Drawn up almost exactly how the Buffalo Bills would want, sixth-round rookie punter Matt Araiza caught headlines both in and out of western New York after his NFL debut. Playing in the first preseason contest of his pro career, Araiza booted an 82-yard bomb on a punt. Among those clamoring was the . McAfee, a … Read more

Teenage Head Guitarist Gord Lewis Dead at 65 After Allegedly Being Murdered By His Son

Canadian rock group Teenage Head is mourning the loss of one of their own. Guitarist Gord Lewis was found dead in his Hamilton, Ontario home on Aug. 7. He was 65. “We are heartbroken and still trying to process the loss of our friend, bandmate and brother Gord Lewis,” the band said in a statement … Read more

Logan Mwangi’s father had ‘no idea’ about abuse endured by murdered five-year-old

Watch: Logan Mwangi’s dad says losing son “never gets any easier” Logan Mwangi’s biological father has said losing his son “never gets easier” as he launches a campaign to ensure parents are notified when their children are identified by social services as at risk. The five-year-old’s body was discovered submerged in the River Ogmore in … Read more

Father of murdered Logan Mwangi says law must change to protect children

The heartbroken father of murdered five-year-old Logan Mwangi has started campaigning to have the law changed so that estranged parents are told if social services become involved with their biological child. Logan’s Law would ensure absent parents are notified if their child is placed on the child protection register, Benjamin Mwangi said. Logan and his … Read more

Murdered British journalist Dom Phillips laid to rest in Brazil

The family of Dom Phillips on Sunday bid farewell to along with Brazilian indigenous expert Bruno Pereira in the Amazon. Phillips’s wife Alessandra Sampaio, siblings Sian and Gareth, and brother-in-law Paul Sherwood attended the 57-year-old’s funeral in Niteroi near Rio de Janeiro. “Today Dom will be cremated in the country he loved, his chosen home,” … Read more