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Caretaker bites off chin and breast of 92-year-old woman causing her death

An elderly woman died after being bitten multiple times by her intoxicated caretaker, according to police in Arkansas. Cherokee Village police said that they have arrested 55-year-old Jennifer Lea Collins (picture), after being accused of biting off the chin and breast of 92-year-old Jane Palmer Sandefur. Show More Summary

A Missing Hearse In Texas

When you part from this world, you hope that the body you’re leaving behind is treated with respect. Most of us expect ourselves to be buried or cremated in some form

Cops and Children Exposed to Violence

Author Leonard Adam Sipes, Jr. Thirty-five years of speaking for national and state criminal justice agencies. Former Senior Specialist for Crime Prevention for the Department of Justice’s clearinghouse. Former Director of Information Services, National Crime Prevention Council. Show More Summary

Excited Delirium Syndrome: The Taser-Proof Man

In the McGuinness Book of World Records there seems to be a record for just about everything. But there is no mention of the man police used their Taser guns on 71 times within a span of thirty minutes. This had to be a world record in the category of repeatedly shocking someone who didn't die from it. Show More Summary

A Writer's Vocabulary

A huge vocabulary is not always an advantage. Simple language, for some kinds of fiction at least, can be more effective than complex language which can lead to stiltedness or suggest dishonesty or faulty education.John Gardner, The Art of Fiction, 1984

How Some Serial Killers Are Caught

The identification of a serial murderer frequently occurs through happenstance or a fluke in which a seemingly unrelated criminal event. A serial murderer may be apprehended for driving a stolen vehicle, and very quickly the police learn...Show More Summary

The Lure of Detective Fiction

The resilience of detective fiction, and particularly the fact that so many distinguished and powerful people are apparently under its spell, has puzzled both its admirers and its detractors and spawned a number of notable critical studies which attempt to explain this puzzling phenomenon. Show More Summary

Bank Robbery as a Hanging Offense

In Western communities lynchings were the preeminent social event, especially if the bank robber was well known. A local holdup man, or a stranger who had received enough publicity, could and did draw a crowd. Vendors sold popcorn, flags, peanuts, and cold drinks, giving the event a carnival atmosphere. Show More Summary

1878: A day in the death penalty around the U.S.

2 days agoNews / Crime : Executed Today

From the Jackson (Mich.) Weekly Citizen: A WOMAN’S DEATH AVENGED NEW ORLEANS, May 24. — To-day, between the hours of 1 and 2 o’clock p.m., at the parish seat of Union parish, Louisiana, Jesse Walker, a colored man, was executed for the murder of Violet Simmons. On the 12th of April last he was convicted. […]

Antoine Stone murder 9/10/1994 Far Rockaway, Queens, NY Robert Haji Jones convicted, sentenced to 25 years to life in prison; However, is he really innocent? Witnesses are saying they were strong-armed into their story

Antoine Stone aying Police Fed ‘Lies,’ Witness to ’94 Murder Recants Harlem man hopes to prove wrongful murder conviction after 19 years in prison Costly Lies: Police Convince Woman To Falsely Testify, Man Receives 25-Life Sentence Harlem Man Serving Life For Murder Says Queens Prosecutor Railroaded Him 2nd witness: Cops pressured me over suspect in […]

Prison brawl leads guards to open fire on inmates, authorities say

2 days agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

Guards fired nearly two-dozen rounds at inmates after fistfight sparked mayhem at Pelican Bay State Prison near Oregon border

Florida undercover gator farm nabs 9 men on 44 felony charges

2 days agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation? set up covert op four years ago in effort to track down unpermitted alligator and alligator egg sales

Agents Feared Leak of Trump's Taxes Could Affect Election

Court documents show federal agents were worried last October that a Louisiana private investigator had illegally obtained Donald Trump's tax returns and may leak them. The agents say in court documents obtained by the AP on Wednesday that the public release of the returns could have influenced the presidential election.

Azikiwe Christopher Onwuemelie, 19

Azikiwe Christopher Onwuemelie, a 19-year-old black male, died Saturday, May 20, in West Carson, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records. The cause of death is pending.

Note to iPhone Thieves: Do Not Answer FaceTime Calls

The latest gleeful Facebook post from law enforcement comes to us by way of, why yes, Florida: Specifically, the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office, which titled its post, "Smile - Thanks to a Quick Thinking OCSO Deputy - You're Being Facetimed Using a Stolen Phone!" Which brings us to the case...

Reporter claims he was ‘body slammed’ by GOP candidate

2 days agoNews / Crime : NYPost: Crime

A reporter claims to have been “body slammed” by GOP House candidate and Trump Jr. hunting buddy Greg Gianforte — just one day before his congressional election in Montana. The alleged assault happened at the Republican’s campaign headquarters in the city of Bozeman, right before he was set the give an interview to a local...

Dan Fryman murder 1/12/2004 Prospect, TN Ex-wife, Donna Fryman, acquitted of murder as it was in self-defense

Danny Fryman Find-A-Grave: Melvin Daniel Fryman Couple find contemporary furniture has local Pizazz Jury Will Decide Whether Woman Murdered Ex-Husband Or Killed In Self Defense Woman Acquitted In Ex-Husband’s Death Woman found not guilty after shooting her X husband Taylor woman convicted of murdering husband to be featured on TV show, ‘Snapped’ Facebook: Donna Fryman […]

Man Maintains Innocence as He Faces 8th Execution Date

When you've faced your own execution seven times with an eighth on the way, it's important to have the right mindset. “You can either let a stressful situation break you... or you hold on to hope and use your every waking moment to fight," Tommy Arthur tells the Guardian. The...

Cops crack crime using Facetime

2 days agoNews / Crime : NYPost: Crime

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. — A quick-thinking Florida sheriff’s deputy used Facetime to track down a stolen cellphone. In a Facebook posting, Okaloosa County Sheriff’s officials said 18-year-old Chandler Ridge Carlyle took the cellphone from an acquaintance during a party last month. The victim told deputies Carlyle asked to use his phone to call for...

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