Brisbane, Australia: Thieves break into a private home and steal a 17th century hand-carved ivory chess set. (source)

Appleton, WI: RPG store owner suspected of having sexual relationship with 15 year old girl customer. (source)

Martensdale, IA: Self-described video, board, and LARP gamer kills elderly couple by running them off the road with his car at a high speed. Claims not guilty of vehicular homicide, because he hadn’t had more than six beers and some acid tabs. (source)