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Michael GundersonBALDWIN TOWNSHIP, MN – Michael Gunderson, 32, is facing charges after his two children were found by their mother starving in a crib, and one of them appearing to eat feces.

The children’s mother left for Utah for work, leaving the toddlers, ages 2 and 3, in the care of Gunderson. When she returned two months later, she found the kids alone in a crib inside a home that smelled like piss and was littered with trash and dog shit.

Even worse, the children were “weak and thin” with their rib cages clearly defined. One “appeared to be trying to eat feces,” while another was too weak to even walk.

The mother took her kids to the hospital where medical personnel noted that the children had sores on their bodies and “were diagnosed as being severely malnourished and subject to starvation.” The kids were immediately given fluids by IV, and police were notified about the conditions of the children.

When police interviewed Gunderson, he admitted he left the children at home so he could go to work.…

piss sinkHERE, NOW – I want to thank all of you who turned out to what could possibly be one of the most asinine Pulpit of Doom podcasts we have created in a long time, and that’s saying a lot.

In case you missed it, Jaded crawled out of the gutter to help my drunk ass deal with power outages and talk about the top 10 terrible stories circulating the site for the last week or so.

These stories included Sasquatch attacks, attacking babies with circular saws, school suicides, school porn, capping ejaculations, angry teens grounded by drunk drivers (again), and Jaded dating men who piss in the kitchen sink.

We did not go over the oddest search phrases that have landed people on the site as I was way too drunk by the end of the podcast. If you’d like to call in during future shows, you can do so at (704) 750-9928.

You can find my Spreaker profile here, and the Pulpit of Doom Spreaker podcast page here.…

Zachary SheltonLEXINGTON, KY – Zachary Shelton is facing some pretty serious charges after the 29-year-old was accused of duct-taping his wife before drawing male genitalia on her face – and even getting their young son to draw on her back.

According to Georgetown police, Shelton’s ex-wife was visiting their son on Sunday when Shelton bound her hands and feet with duct-tape. During the 20 minutes she was restrained, the woman said Shelton drew dicks on her face and forearm, and had their son draw a tattoo on her back.

She also said he slapped her belly, ripped her underwear, and suffered rug burns from Shelton dragging her across the floor.

The police report states that Shelton admitted that he helped his son duct-tape his ex-wife, but “it was all in good fun and there was no ill intent to his actions.” The report also states that investigating officers found a photo of the woman duct-taped.

Zachary Shelton was arrested and charged with kidnapping-adult, fourth-degree assault-domestic violence, third-degree unlawful transaction with a minor and harassment with physical contact.…

Cassie TownsendBESSEMER, AL – Bessemer police have charged Cassie Townsend after the two-year-old she was caring for died from drinking a grape soda spiked with the woman’s methadone.

Police say that around 1 a.m. Saturday morning, Townsend rushed Demonie Hendon to the hospital after realizing the grape soda she spiked with methadone was missing and Hendon was acting sick.

For those of you unaware, methadone is a medication that reduces withdrawal symptoms in people addicted to heroin or other narcotic drugs. It allows the addict to get high without the associated drug addiction. Methadone is normally not supposed to leave the clinic from where it is dispensed.

By time Hendon was admitted to the hospital, he was unresponsive and placed on life support. Townsend, who is the boy’s aunt or godmother, bonded out of jail after initially being charged with chemical endangerment of a child that morning.

However, Hendon was taken off of life support on Monday, and Townsend was arrested again, charged with chemical endangerment resulting in death. Townsend is currently in the Jefferson County Jail on a $60,000 bond.…

girl pornLAKE STEVENS, WA – Two third grade girls from Sunnycrest Elementary School have been suspended after they bypassed Internet filtering software on their school supplied laptops and shared explicit pornographic images with other students while in class.

The two girls were in class using the laptops at the time, says Lake Stevens school district spokeswoman Jamie Taylor. According to the district, the school system subscribes to a filtering software that blocks certain content like pornography, gambling, obscenities, etc.

The girls were able to view the porn due to a change in the search engine that had not been updated by the filtering software company. Regardless, the district says they are standing by their decision to suspend the two girls because instead of alerting their teacher, they shared the images with other students.

Austin Maxwell, the stepfather of one of the girls, isn’t happy with their decision. He says they have parental locks on their home computer that work, and that his daughter only saw the images after searching for words on the urging of another student.…

Sprague KidnapperSPRAGUE, WA – Police are looking for a man whose toddler shopping was foiled after he tried abducting a young child and was chased down the street by the boy’s siblings.

On Sunday, Michael Wright dropped his three kids off at a babysitter’s house and went to work. At some point during the day, 10-year-old Brenden, 8-year-old Delicia and 22-month-old Owen were all playing unsupervised in a park near the babysitter’s house.

That’s where an unidentified man talked with them for a few minutes before snatching Owen out of a stroller and began running down the street. Surveillance cameras from city hall and a local grocery store captured the man running with Owen in his arms and his two siblings giving chase.

“This little girl come running around the corner screaming her head off,” said Dorothy Giddings, who sent her grandson and his friend after the man.

The kidnapper ended up dropping Owen in a vacant lot and disappeared. The suspect is described as about 30 years old, 6-foot to 6-foot-2, with a thin build, brown hair and a mustache.…

power sawCHICAGO IL — Police have arrested a 52-year-old woman after they say she killed her 7-month-old granddaughter by slitting the baby’s throat with a power saw.

Police were called to to a Little Village apartment Monday morning where they would find the body of Rose Herrera. The baby’s grandmother was also found after she attempted to kill herself.

Authorities say the woman was upset with the baby because it would not stop crying. So after trying to shove a cloth in the baby’s mouth in an attempt to get her to stop, she used a circular saw to cut the baby’s throat.

Charges are now pending against the woman who was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital and in police custody. She is in stable condition and is expected to survive.

Neighbors who know the family are shocked at the news. One neighbor knows the woman taken into custody and cannot believe the woman did what she has been accused of.

“She was a nice person, she came to my house,” they said.…

2015-03-09_143921HERE, NOW – Thanks again to everyone who turned out to Saturday night’s Pulpit of Doom Podcast. I may have been a bit too drunk as I don’t remember much aside from putting a bit too much thought into why that guy splooged in that girl’s face.

In case you missed it, I flew solo with my Kraken and discussed the top 10 terrible stories circulating the site for the week, including baby maracas, unwanted facials, teachers hanging around classrooms, shooting fish in a barrel, penis cakes, handicapped placards and those that abuse them, tag-team baby rape, angry teens being grounded by drunk drivers, and the ALS pit bull challenge.

We also revealed some more of the oddest search phrases that have landed people on the site, and spoke with Forensix, BostonBurns, and Totemic about a lot of stuff – including the New Orleans DD meetup. If you’d like to call in during future shows, you can do so at (704) 750-9928.

You can find my Spreaker profile here, and the Pulpit of Doom Spreaker odcast page here.…

Linus NorgrenMANNING, OR – There was a lot of sobbing in a Washington County courtroom on Friday after 22-year-old Linus Norgren was convicted of the attempted murder of a hunter who found him naked in the woods.

In October 2013, Norgren walked into his brother’s room and began babbling about nonsense. He then punched out a window, cutting his hand, and wandered outside. He was eventually discovered by a hunter in the woods, standing by the hunter’s ATV.

Norgren approached the hunter and wrestled away his rifle, then allegedly said, “Sasquatch kills the hunter.” Norgren then knocked the hunter unconscious by hitting him over the head with a rock. When the hunter came to, Norgren was on top of him trying to remove his arms.

“When Mr. McDonald was unconscious, Linus Norgren, with unspeakable violence, caused two fractured and dislocated arms,” the prosecutor told the jury. “He systematically and violently ripped Mr. McDonald’s arms out of his torso.”

Norgren then began strangling the hunter, shoved his fingers down the man’s throat and gouged his eyes.…

Grant Elementary SchoolDUMONT, NJ – Students will return to Grant Elementary School this morning following the death of one of their classmates who jumped out of a classroom’s second-story window.

On Friday, around 20 fifth-graders and a lunch aide were in a classroom for lunch when the 10-year-old boy handed a note to a classmate he had been playing chess with.

He then walked over to an open window and, without saying a word to anyone, jumped out. The boy would die at the hospital from injuries he sustained from landing on a concrete sidewalk 25 feet below.

Officials have not released the boy’s name or the details contained in the note he handed his classmate. A law enforcement source did not describe it as a suicide note, but said suicide is one of the motives being investigated.

The boy hasn’t been at the school long, but another student said he fit in well and had lots of friends. Counselors have been made available for any students, parents or staff who need them.…

John MarshallBOKEELIA, FL –John Marshall, 52, shot his neighbor after an argument, then loaded the man’s dead body into his truck and drove to his attorney’s office instead of calling police for help.

Marshall and 65-year-old Theodore Hubbell Jr. owned property next to each other off a dirt road in a rural subdivision call Bokeelia. Marshall and his wife had purchased the property with hopes of building a home with a shed there.

Hubbell was upset with Marshall for clear cutting parts of the property and covering over gopher tortoise burrows. In Florida, the gopher tortoise is listed as Threatened. Both the tortoise and its burrow are protected under state law. Gopher tortoises must be relocated before any land clearing or development takes place, and property owners must obtain permits from the FWC before capturing and relocating tortoises.

Hubbell explained this to Marshall and uncovered the buried burrows. Marshall was upset with this and contacted his attorney, Robert Harris, who instructed him to contact police to get a restraining order. Marshall did contact police but there isn’t a restraining order against Hubbell.…

James PolkEAST WINDSOR, CT – James Polk, 43, has been accused of brutally raping a stripper then slitting his own throat when confronted by police.

At around 3:00 am Thursday morning, police received a 911 hangup call from a woman who seemed to be in medical distress. The number was traced to a land-line phone at Power Service Concepts, a company Polk manages.

When officers arrived, they interrupted Polk in the middle of brutally raping an exotic dancer he had picked up at the Mardi Gras II strip club.

The woman was able to run to police while Polk was held at gunpoint. Polk told the officers that he had a knife and that they were going to have to kill him. Just before police Tased him, Polk produced the knife and slit his own throat.

Both Polk and his victim were rushed to the hospital. Unfortunately, Polk either needs a better knife or more moxie, as he is expected to survive his self-inflicted injury. He’s currently in intensive care under police guard.…

Jose Orta-SantanaBRENTWOOD, NH — Jose Orta-Santana is behind bars after the 25-year-old was accused of breaking multiple bones in his 3-month-old son’s body.

Police said they became involved after the boy was taken to the hospital on Saturday suffering a seizure.

The boy was airlifted to Boston where doctors there found he was suffering from two skull fractures and 17 broken bones, from his ribs to his toes. Orta-Santana’s son had to be placed in a medically induced coma.

When questioned, Orta-Santana admitted to police that he had punched his son in the head several times on Saturday after becoming frustrated with him.

No word on if he admitted to breaking 6% of his son’s bones in the last three months, but investigators believe some of the boy’s injuries happened around the time he was born.

Jose Orta-Santana was arrested and charged with felony first- and second-degree assault. He is currently being held on a $100,000 bond.

“This is probably the most serious child abuse case that we’ve dealt with in a long, long time,” said Chief Kevin Cyr.…

Victor SolanoDAVENPORT, FL –  Victor Solano has been arrested after Polk County deputies say he hanged his dog from a tree for making a mess in his trailer.

Solano had initially asked his neighbors to borrow a gun so he could shoot the 18-month-old pit-bull for making the mess. This, as we all know, being the standard method of disciplining animals when they misbehave.

When neighbors refused to let the Solano have a loaded firearm, he tied a rope around the dog’s neck and hanged it from a tree, killing it. Solano then tied the rope to an ATV and dragged the dog to a local pond where  he dumped the body.

Investigators were able to recover the dog’s body and delivered it to Polk County Animal Control. Solano was arrested and charged with felony animal cruelty and unlawful disposal of a dead domestic animal.

This isn’t Solano’s first brush with the law. He was released from prison in March 2013 and had been arrested on previous charges of burglary, larceny, carrying a concealed weapon, battery domestic violence, and violation of parole.…

Michael EmoryCOMSTOCK PARK, MI – Stevie Foehl and Michael Emory have been sentenced to life for raping a 1-year-old girl and filming it.

Police learned of a sexual relationship Michael Emory had with a 14-year-old girl who he met through an advertisement for babysitting services on Craigslist. During the statutory rape investigation police seized computers from the home these sick fucks shared. That’s when video was found of the couple taking turns raping a 1-year-old girl.

The girl’s mother says she has known Foehl since high school when Foehl became pregnant at 17. Foehl and Emory had a second child and would often babysit the little girl and her 5-year-old brother while their single mother was working and pursuing a college degree.

It was during this time that they admitted they took the child into a locked room and took turns violating her while the other filmed it. Their own children and the girl’s 5-year-old sibling were present outside the door while this was happening. Police believe she was assaulted on at least two occasions when she was in the couple’s care.…

Nicholas PfeiferPLYMOUTH, MA – Nicholas Pfeifer has been arrested after the 19-year-old was accused of exposing himself to his girlfriend’s 14-year-old sister on multiple occasions.

According to the criminal complaint, the first incident happened in December when the teen woke up to find Pfeifer facing her while jacking off. He left the room immediately and did not touch her.

That same month, she woke up to, once again, find Pfeifer standing next to her bed masturbating. The teen asked Pfiefer what in the hell was he doing, to which Pfiefer left the bedroom without saying a word and went inside a hallway bathroom.

How there was ever a third incident I will never know, but in February the teen woke up to find Pfiefer standing over her bed basting his ham. Pfiefer’s girlfriend was in the same room and woke up to her younger sister’s screams and saw her boyfriend running out of the bedroom.

She told police that her younger sister was visibly upset and kept repeating “what do I do?” Possibly referring to the semen she saw on her sister’s face, hair and bedding.…

Kari MilbergPRESCOTT, WI – Kari Milberg is facing three counts of homicide after police say the 34-year-old was chatting on Facebook while driving, moments before getting into a crash that killed her daughter and her two nieces.

In December 2013, Milberg was returning home from the Giggle Factory with her two children and two nieces when she lost control of her vehicle and slid into the path of an oncoming truck.

Her 11-year-old daughter, Lydia, was killed on impact. Milberg’s 5-year-old nieces, Laynie Jo Amos and Clara Pavek, would die at area hospitals.

Milberg was ejected from the vehicle and thrown down an embankment. However, she and her 3-year-old son, Easton, would survive along with the driver of the truck and his two passengers.

During their investigation, police would recover two cellphones inside the totaled vehicle. Milberg’s undamaged iPhone wasn’t found until almost four months later after the snow had melted, and would be one of the factors leading to her now facing criminal charges.

Wisconsin State Patrol determined bad tires and driver inattention to be a large contributing factors in the collision.…

Waylon PumpkinseedBISMARCK, ND – Waylon Pumpkinseed has some trouble with kids. He just can’t seem to not injure them in some way. On Monday, March 2nd, he was arrested by US Federal Marshals on federal child abuse charges.

Pumpkinseed brought his four month old daughter to the emergency room at the Fort Yates Hospital for a cough, where doctors determined that the 7 pound girl was in respiratory distress and immediately transported the baby to better-equipped facilities in Bismarck, North Dakota.

Katherine Ludewig, a special agent for the FBI, spoke with the doctor caring for the child at CHI St. Alexius, who advised that this was a severe case of child abuse and neglect. X-rays taken back at Fort Yates showed that the infant has multiple healed and unhealed bone fractures of the ribs and skull.

During the interview with the FBI, Pumpkinseed changed his story multiple times, but he admitted to squeezing the child too hard two times. The third incident he admitted to picking up the baby and squeezing and shaking her for 30 to 45 seconds, causing the baby’s eyes to roll back into her head.…