Katie Nichols, the woman in this video, stabbed her mother in the neck, chest and stomach. Her mother is in the ICU. The case is still unfolding. According to the details so far, Nichols stuffed a sock in her mother’s mouth Continue reading
True Detective, a new crime drama series that premiered on HBO in January 2014, is one of the best shows on television. Some reviewers predict that it will become as popular as Breaking Bad. If you haven’t seen it, you should. Continue reading
18-year-old Keith Vidal was shot and killed by a police officer Sunday when authorities responded to a call for help from family members. Keith was in the midst of a schizophrenic episode. According to early reports, Keith had picked up Continue reading
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Montana newlywed, 22-year-old Jordan Linn Graham (also known as Jo-Jo) is accused of pushing her husband, 25-year-old Cody Lee Johnson, to his death over a cliff in Glacier National Park. Investigators believe that she pushed her husband because she was having Continue reading
This is a powerful video. A Columbus, Ohio man posted an online video confessing to crashing into another man’s vehicle after a night of drinking.
I’m beginning my preparations for a new class in which we will be studying the “worst of the worst” offenders. It will focus on the people who have committed the most heinous crimes. One of the first contenders is Robert Continue reading
There are several interesting stories in the news and I wanted to do a “roundup.” Texas Father Who Killed His Daughter’s Molester Won’t Be Charged A Texas father walked in on his five-year-old daughter being molested by Jesus Flores. The Continue reading
A news organization obtained search warrant documents that reveal a number of items found at the burned-out property of James Lee DiMaggio. They include the following:
New information has been released in the case of the Hannah Anderson kidnapping. Court records show that firefighters found the body of Christina Marie Anderson, in James Lee DiMaggio’s garage. Nearby was a crowbar and blood next to her head.
Former nurse Genene Anne Jones, now 63, was convicted of murdering 15-month old Chelsea McClellan in 1982 by repeatedly injecting her with succinylcholine chloride, a lethal substance. For that murder, Jones was sentenced to 99 years in prison.
The transit police covering the beat at the Alewife MBTA subway and bus station in Cambridge, Massachusetts placed a cardboard cutout of a police officer in the bicycle cage to try to discourage bike theft.
Are you watching the Jodi Arias trial? The more that I watch the more I am shocked about the depravity of the defendant. One of the hosts of In Session made this comment today about the nature of the crime Arias has Continue reading
Mr. Carr discusses his relationship with Jodi Arias. He meets with her on a regular basis. It is not clear that they are dating but he is providing a great deal of support for her. He says he was motivated Continue reading
Tom Sublett was the Commissioner of Glynn County, Georgia. He body was discovered this past December in a lake. His hands were tied and he had a gunshot to the head. The Coroner ruled it a suicide. Facts of the Continue reading
I love TED talks and this video is quite interesting. Cameron Russell is a model. She speaks candidly about what that experience is like, and not in a way you’ve ever heard before. Two aspects of her talk are quite Continue reading