(Thanks to Meaghan Good of the Charley Project for the guest post. -ed.) On this day in 1996, Youssouf Ali became the first person executed in the African island nation of Comoros since the country gained its independence from France in 1975. Shortly before his trial, Comorian president Mohamed Taki Abdoulkarim had issued a statement […]
A teen who was accused of smacking women's behinds in a public park, told police that he knew it was wrong, but he could not help himself, according to police in Delaware. New Castle County Police said that they have arrested 19-year-old Tomiere Harris, in connection with multiple unlawful sexual contact incidents, which occurred in Glasgow Park. More Today's Nutty News
Police trying to determine motive and suspect in Saturday morning incident.
When 22-year-old Temple University student Jenna Burleigh didn’t text her dad after a night out with friends, Ed Burleigh became very concerned. She was usually reliable. Her lack of response,
On Christmas Eve 2007, Judy and Wayne Anderson’s daughter, Michele, and her boyfriend, Joseph McEnroe, arrived at their home for a family meal. Unbeknownst to them, their daughter was armed with a loaded 9 mm pistol and McEnroe was carrying a.357 Magnum. Show More Summary
Fans of the "horrorcore" hip-hop duo known for their "dark carnival" face paint will protest alleged discrimination by law enforcement
One of Jerry Sandusky's six adopted children is following in his father's footsteps—and it's not as a football coach. Jeffrey Sandusky is on his way to a Pennsylvania state prison after pleading guilty to 14 counts of child sexual abuse, reports CNN. Under a plea deal, the 41-year-old will...
A Wisconsin girl who admitted helping her friend stab their classmate nearly to death to please online horror character Slender Man was lonely, depressed and descended into "madness," her attorney said Friday as she pleaded with a jury to send the girl to a mental hospital rather than prison. The...
A Tampa Bay, Florida woman was arrested in October 2014 after setting her roommate on fire--after he threw out her spaghetti. Melissa Dawn Sellers, 33, became enraged after roommate Carlos Ortiz threw out her spaghetti and meatballs....Show More Summary
I like to get ten pages a day, which amounts to 2,000 words. That's 180,000 words over a three-month span, a goodish length for a book--something in which the reader can get happily lost, if the tale is done well and stays fresh. OnShow More Summary
When officials in the small town of Stettin in Marathon County, Wisconsin, went to collect a civil judgement from 75-year-old Roger Hoeppner this month, they sent 24 armed officers and an armored military vehicle… The unrest in Ferguson,...Show More Summary
Children of both sexes in the 10 to 12 year age group predominantly read fiction, with the most popular genre amongst both boys and girls being adventure stories. Girls choose more romances, horror/ghost stories and poetry books. Boys choose more science fiction, comedy, sports and war/spy books.Lyn Pritchard, penguin.com, 1999
Man struck on Route 301 in Waldorf.
Then 12, Anissa Weier? and Morgan Geyser lured classmate Payton Leutner into the woods and Geyser stabbed Leutner 19 times
On this date in 1982, Iranian revolutionary politician Sadegh Ghotbzadeh was shot in Tehran’s Evin Prison for supposedly plotting to overthrow the Islamic Republic. Ghotbzadeh had come by his revolutionary aspirations back in the 1950s and 1960s, after radicalizing as a teenager with the ouster of nationalist Prime Minister Mohammed Mossadegh; he’d be kicked out […]
Dawn Marie Wagner Dawn Marie Wagner obituary Woman’s homicide investigated in Salem Township Cops: Pa. woman killed mother, robbed bank with kid in car Police: Argument over car led to murder of Salem Twp. mother Woman accused of killing mother, robbing bank faces judge Daughter charged with criminal homicide in mother’s death in Salem Township […]
Jeffrey Sandusky pleaded guilty to all 14 counts, including solicitation of statutory sexual assault and solicitation of involuntary deviate sexual intercourse
Kenneka Jenkins, 19, was found dead in a hotel freezer last weekend
Inmate No. 87850-053 has no internet. The AP reports that could be the least of the inconveniences ahead for Martin Shkreli, whose online rantings about Hillary Clinton prompted a judge this week to revoke his bail and put him in the Metropolitan Detention Center, a fortress-like federal jail that also...
Victims Kelvin Hodges, 11 Julie Hodges, 9 Lucas Hodges, 8 months Three children dead, father arrested in worst mass slaying in Yolo County in decades 3 children killed in West Sacramento; father arrested Police arrest father in killings of 3 children in Northern California Mother Of 3 West Sacramento Children Killed Releases Statement West Sacramento […]