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  • GOP Congressman Gets Boost From Racially Charged Ad [criticism of serial killer = "racism"]

    10/18/2014 5:19:40 AM PDT · by grundle · 8 replies
    Huffington Post [link only] | October 17, 2014 | Samantha Lachman
    link only:http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/10/17/lee-terry-brad-ashford_n_6003976.html?ncid=txtlnkusaolp00000592
  • Convicted felon pleads guilty to punching his girlfriend's 4-year-old godson to death...

    10/17/2014 6:59:37 PM PDT · by Morgana · 33 replies
    MailOnline ^ | 10-17-14 | Chris Spargo for MailOnline
    FULL TITLE: Convicted felon pleads guilty to punching his girlfriend's 4-year-old godson to death - all because the little boy didn't want to take a nap A New York man has pleaded guilty to beating his girlfriend's godson to death. Jonathan Thompson, of Amityville, New York, punched 4-year-old Adonis Reed so hard in the stomach when the boy refused to take a nap that the youngster died as the result of a lacerated liver. At the time, Reed was living with his godmother, Lakisha Pitt, who was dating Thompson. Scroll down for video
  • Boy, 10, charged with homicide in death of 90-year-old woman

    10/14/2014 9:01:09 PM PDT · by Morgana · 2 replies
    WFMZ.COM ^ | Keleigh Gibbs
    DAMASCUS TWP., Pa. - A 10-year-old boy is being charged as an adult in the beating death of a 90-year-old woman in Wayne County. Prosecutors say the boy is Tristen Kurilla. Kurilla was visiting his grandfather, Anthony Virbitsky, who was taking care of 90-year-old Helen Novak in Damascus Township on Saturday. But the visit took an ugly turn when Novak yelled at Kurilla to leave her room. According to investigators Kurilla said Novak's yelling "made him very mad" and he "lost his temper."
  • US Marine tagged in Philippine transgender slay named

    10/14/2014 5:45:12 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 57 replies
    MANILA, Philipp‎ines—The US Marine tagged in the killing of a Filipino transgender has been identified by the authorities and will be charged with murder on Tuesday. Private First Class Joseph Scott Pemberton, a US Marine Corps 2nd Battalion 9th Marines assigned at West Pace Express, was positively identified by a witness in the killing of 26-year-old Jeffrey “Jennifer” Laude in Olongapo City on Saturday. Reading the Olongapo City Police director’s report, Senior Superintendent Wilben Mayor, Philippine National Police (PNP) spokesperson, said the witness identified Pemberton through a photo line-up process provided by the US Naval Crime Investigation Service (NCIS). The...
  • 10-Year-Old Charged as Adult in Death of Woman, 90

    10/14/2014 5:22:31 AM PDT · by Bettyprob · 94 replies
    ABC News ^ | October 14, 2014 | Associated Press
    State Police have arrested a 10-year-old boy and charged him as an adult in the beating death of a 90-year-old woman in Wayne County, Pennsylvania. Authorities say the boy was visiting his grandfather, the woman's caretaker, on Saturday when the woman shouted at the child for entering her room. They say he punched her in the throat numerous times.
  • Nurse accused of killing 38 patients she found annoying

    10/13/2014 3:37:31 PM PDT · by Scoutmaster · 43 replies
    New York Post ^ | October 13, 2014 | Yoav Gonen and David K. Li
    Cops arrested a nurse in northeast Italy in connection to the deaths of as many as 38 patients, who she might have killed because she found them or their relatives annoying, officials said. Police have the cell phone of Daniela Poggiali, 42, which included a photo she snapped a few months ago of her giving a thumbs up next to a patient who had died moments earlier, according to the Corriere di Bologna newspaper. I can assure you in that all my professional years of seeing shocking photos, there were few such as these, prosecutor Alessandro Mancini said.[SNIP]
  • Boko Haram reportedly beheads 7 in revenge attacks

    10/09/2014 6:12:06 PM PDT · by Lorianne · 11 replies
    Fox News ^ | 08 October 2014
    Boko Haram, the extremist Islamic group, reportedly beheaded seven people Monday in Nigeria in revenge attacks, which were described by one resident as the way butchers "slaughter goats." The gruesome killings appear to be in direct response to recent resistance from villagers and the country's military, AFP reported. These locals have joined forces with the government in a push to defeat the terror group and appear to be scoring a few victories. About 15 fighters for Boko Haram died in the past few weeks, The Christian Post reported. The victims were found in the rural town of Ngamdu and were...
  • Man who killed mother with hammer sentenced to life in prison

    10/08/2014 5:16:49 PM PDT · by patriot08 · 28 replies
    Corpus Christi Caller Times ^ | 10/8/14 | Krista M. Torralva
    Jurors saw a video of Davis interviewing with detectives the day after he killed his mother. Davis told detectives he struck his mother about 20 times with a hammer and raped her after she died on March 26. He described having violent and sexual fantasies involving women, including his mother and sister.
  • A Convicted Cop Killer Was A College Graduation Speaker, And Police Are Livid

    10/07/2014 2:49:08 PM PDT · by blam
    BI | Natasha Bertrand
    Former President Bill Clinton returned to his old haunts of northwestern Arkansas on Tuesday and implored college students to support Democrats at risk of losing what's left of the political power they have held since Reconstruction. Next to the building where he once taught law, Clinton challenged students at the University of Arkansas to turn out for an election without a big national race. "The polls that show us in trouble uniformly believe that younger voters who voted for president will not show up in a midterm," Clinton said.
  • How ISIS Films Beheading Videos: An Account From An Islamic State Film Set

    10/03/2014 7:57:47 PM PDT · by markomalley · 6 replies
    International Business Times ^ | 10/3/2014 | Alessandria Masi
    An anti-militant activist group in Syria says it has seen the Islamic State group film a beheading video in the militant group's stronghold of Raqqa, Syria. A spokesman from Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently spoke to International Business Times just hours after the Sept. 20 beheading. An Islamic State miliant dressed in black and holding a knife took a man wearing an orange jumpsuit to the place where they beheaded James Foley, the first U.S. journalist to appear in the militants brutal beheading videos, the spokesman for the anti-militant group said. At the time he spoke to IBTimes, the spokesman...
  • Two sex offenders accused of the rape and murder of four prostitutes while on......

    10/03/2014 6:49:38 PM PDT · by Morgana · 21 replies
    mail online ^ | Darren Boyle for MailOnline
    FULL TITLE: Two sex offenders accused of the rape and murder of four prostitutes while on parole and wearing GPS trackers face death penalty case after grand jury hearing Two men accused of the rape and murder of four prostitutes while on parole face the possible death penalty after a grand jury in California agreed to send them forward for trial. Steven Dean Gordon, 45 and Franc Cano, 28, both of Anaheim, California were both indicted by the grand jury in Orange County for four felony counts of special circumstances murder during the commission of rape, kidnapping, lying in wait...
  • Dog owner sentenced to prison in fatal mauling (CA)

    10/03/2014 10:56:40 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 44 replies
    Philly.com ^ | October 3, 2014 | BRIAN MELLEY, The Associated Press
    LANCASTER, Calif. (AP) - A pit bull owner convicted of second-degree murder after his dogs fatally mauled a woman was sentenced Friday to 15 years to life in prison. Alex Donald Jackson, 31, was convicted last month in the death of Pamela Devitt. The 63-year-old retiree was taking a morning stroll in the high desert town of Littlerock when four of Jackson's dogs leaped over a fence and attacked her in the street. She was alone, didn't have a phone and no one was nearby. By the time help arrived, she had been bitten 150 to 200 times from head...
  • UPDATE: Morales receives 29-month sentence (she killed her baby)

    10/01/2014 11:29:35 AM PDT · by Morgana · 7 replies
    record eagle ^ | MATT TROUTMAN
    TRAVERSE CITY Alyce Morales' sobs hung in a Benzie County courtroom as she told a judge that panic gripped her after she secretly gave birth to a daughter in a tent. Morales, 19, of Cicero, Illinois, said she felt sorry every day since July 22, 2013, for what happened next. She closed her fist and struck herself before hitting her daughter, Marie, with a blow that fractured the infant's skull. "I was in a really bad situation. I was alone and scared. I didn't think anything was going to happen, so I panicked," she said Tuesday. "I know that's...
  • VSP: Forensic Evidence Links Jesse Matthew to Harrington Case

    09/29/2014 10:03:36 AM PDT · by Utilizer · 18 replies
    nbc29.com ^ | September 29 2014 | Reported by Henry Graff
    According to Virginia State Police, Jesse Matthew, the man facing abduction with intent to defile charges in connection with the Hannah Graham case, has been linked to another high profile disappearance. Police confirm that forensic evidence links Matthew to the Harrington case. Harrington, a Virginia Tech student at the time, was abducted and murdered in Charlottesville in 2009 after leaving a Metallica concert at John Paul Jones Arena. DNA evidence was collected from the site where Harrington's remains were found on Anchorage Farm in Albemarle County three months after her disappearance. State police have said there is a link between...
  • OK Beheader's Imam Claimed Threats to Behead Muslims Days Before Attack

    09/28/2014 6:17:38 AM PDT · by Rusty0604 · 52 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 09/27/2014 | Jordan Schachtel
    Just days prior to the ruthless beheading of an innocent woman at the hands of Oklahoma jihadist Alton Nolen, his Imam, Imad Enchassi, garnered international attention after claiming that Muslims--even Muslim children--who resided in Oklahoma were under constant threat of literally having their heads chopped off. Imam Enchassi said in an interview about the threats he allegedly received: Were going to chop your head off. Were going to burn your mosque. We got specific threats of beheading Muslims in the state. Beheading children. The Imam said of his fellow Muslims children: Yesterday, our children did not go play outside in...
  • Abortion Doctor Shot to Death in Kansas Church ['09: Obama Laments Same Day; Silent on OK Beheading]

    09/27/2014 2:49:30 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 23 replies
    NY Times ^ | 5/31/09 | JOE STUMPE and MONICA DAVEY
    George Tiller, one of only a few doctors in the nation who performed abortions late in pregnancy, was shot to death here Sunday... Obama issued a statement after Dr. Tillers killing, saying, [I am shocked and outraged by the murder of Dr. George Tiller as he attended church services this morning.] However profound our differences as Americans over difficult issues such as abortion, they cannot be resolved by heinous acts of violence.
  • Report: OK Beheading Suspect Tried to Convert Others to Islam

    09/26/2014 11:48:45 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 51 replies
    Breitbart TV ^ | September 26, 2014 | Staff
    (VIDEO-AT-LINK) On Friday, Oklahoma Citys KFOR reported that the FBI is investigating claims that Alton Nolen, a man who beheaded one of his former co-workers before stabbing another had tried to convert others to Islam. According to KFOR, the FBI is now looking into Nolens background after his former co-workers said he tried to convert them to Islam after recently converting himself. The investigation is ongoing, and according to KFOR it is not known if the suspects beliefs played a role in the attack. The station said that police are saying Nolen randomly attacked two employees in the front office...
  • Reports of mass shooting in North Florida

    09/18/2014 5:16:14 PM PDT · by hole_n_one · 79 replies
    WKMG ^ | 9/18/2014
    BELL, Fla. - A mass shooting has been reported in a small town near Gainesville on Thursday night.The shooting was reported in the town of Bell in Gilchrest County, which is about 140 miles from downtown Orlando.It's not clear how many victims were shot, but there are reports that children were among the victims.A news conference is set for 8 p.m. Local 6 has a crew on its way to the scene.Check back for more on this developing story.
  • Police: Teen killed woman over $5 pot dispute (North Las Vegas)

    09/18/2014 12:12:34 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 46 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Sep 18, 2014 1:49 PM EDT
    A North Las Vegas high school junior will be prosecuted as an adult in the shooting death of a woman in what police say was a dispute over $5 in a marijuana buy. [] The teen is accused of shooting 20-year-old Andrea Lafon in the head as she sat in a car in a North Las Vegas neighborhood. Lafon died the next day. A witness told police that Lafon refused to let the teen pay $35 for $40 worth of marijuana.
  • King Richard III's Final Moments Were Quick & Brutal

    09/17/2014 12:39:21 PM PDT · by Scoutmaster · 94 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | September 17, 2014 | Stephanie Pappas
    Richard III's last moments were likely quick but terrifying, according to a new study of the death wounds of the last king of England to die in battle. The last king of the Plantagenet dynasty faced his death at the Battle of Bosworth Field on Aug. 22, 1485, only two years after ascending the throne. The battle was the deciding clash in the long-running Wars of the Roses, and ended with the establishment of Henry Tudor as the new English monarch. But Richard III's last moments were the stuff of legend alone, as the king's body was lost until September...
  • Want To Murder Someone? Pennsylvanias About To Make It Easier

    09/17/2014 9:06:21 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 11 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 9-17-2014 | Dick Teresi
    Pennsylvania legislators are poised to pass into law an organ-transplant-donation bill that will make it easier for murderers to avoid detection and prosecution. Two bills, almost identical, Senate Bill 850 (SB 850) and House Bill 30 (HB 30), according to its many bipartisan sponsors, will greatly increase the number of organ donors. There are currently 121,000 people on the national waitlist for organ transplants, and laws to increase the organ supply are perennially popular in many states. Those opposing such laws are commonly accused of condemning to death people on the waitlist. Law enforcement officials, however, are taking exception to...
  • Kansas Senate Candidate Greg Orman Would be Just Another Pro-Abortion Democrat

    09/17/2014 5:53:08 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 19 replies
    Lifenews.com ^ | 9/16/14 | Steven Ertelt
    A new poll today in Kansas shows independent Senate candidate Greg Orman faring well against pro-life Sen. Pat Roberts, who has a long and extensive pro-life voting record in Congress. One national pro-life group says Kansas voters who dont know much about Orman need to be aware that, though he is an independent, he would be just another pro-abortion Democrat working with Harry Reid to stop pro-life legislation in the Senate.
  • South Carolina dad strangled 5 kids to death: officials

    09/15/2014 7:09:57 AM PDT · by GailA · 20 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 9/13/14
    The five South Carolina children allegedly killed by their own father may have been strangled to death, officials said. Investigators have had troubling determining a cause of death for Timothy Jones Jr.'s five kids because their little bodies were largely decomposed when police found them ditched on the side of an Alabama highway. But on Friday, officials said the initial exams seem to suggest the children ages 1 to 8 died by strangulation, Alabama's Wilcox County District Attorney Michael Jackson told The State.
  • Ray Rice, Ray Lewis and the absurdity of the NFL

    09/15/2014 6:25:09 AM PDT · by safetysign · 93 replies
    New York Post ^ | 09/11/2014 | PHIL MUSHNICK
    Shocking Video!!! This week the news and sports media, on behalf of those who need help with two plus two, revealed there are two kinds of domestic violence: The not-too-bad, the kind described only in words and a cost-you-only-two-games video of a woman being dragged from an elevator, and The shocking, throw-the-bum-out kind, as seen in this weeks inside-the-elevator, what-happened-in-Atlantic City-didnt-quite-stay-there Ray Rice video. Some of us, however, know better than to be shocked by common sense. After all, how else did the soon-to-be Mrs. Rice, as seen months ago in the first surveillance video, become unconscious, left for...
  • Families of beheaded US reporters warned not to pay ransoms

    09/14/2014 2:00:47 AM PDT · by CorporateStepsister · 22 replies
    MSN News ^ | September 14, 2014 | MSN News
    The families of two journalists beheaded by Islamic State jihadists were both warned by US government officials they could face prosecution if they raised a ransom for their release. The recent executions of James Foley and Steven Sotloff by Islamic State (IS) extremists triggered worldwide revulsion and Washington has since declared it is at war with the radicals. The United States has a policy of never paying ransoms, contending that doing so would endanger Americans all over the world. Late Friday, a spokesman for Sotloff's family said the murdered journalist's parents were told by a White House counterterrorism official last...
  • Was Student's Brutal Murder An Act of Domestic Terrorism? Muslim Suspect

    09/13/2014 10:13:35 AM PDT · by Steelfish · 16 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | September 13, 2014
    Was Student's Brutal Murder An Act of Domestic Terrorism? Muslim Suspect Admitted He Shot Dead Straight-A Prep School Graduate As 'Vengeance' For US Military Action In Middle East Ali Muhammad Brown, 29, allegedly told investigators that Brendan Tevlin's June killing was retribution for Muslim lives lost in Middle East Brown, a devout Muslim, descried US military action in Afghanistan, Iraq, Iran and Syria as 'evil' Tevlin, 19, was found dead June 25 in his parents' jeep in West Orange, New Jersey Brown is also accused of killing two gay men and another person in Seattle in...
  • Brendan Tevlin: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    09/12/2014 10:47:38 AM PDT · by harpu · 21 replies
    HEAVY.com ^ | 6/27/14 | Matthew Guariglia
    A 19-year-old college student murdered in New Jersey has been labeled a martyr after his alleged killer admitted to committing the crime to avenge the death of Muslims in the Middle East. The death of Brendan Tevlin has been held up as a wakeup call that domestic terrorism is already here. On June 25 police found Tevlins body in a parked SUV in West Orange, New Jersey. He had been shot dead, and authorities were puzzled about who would kill a beloved teenager called by friends and acquaintances a model citizen. On July 18 police in West Orange, New Jersey,...
  • Judge finds Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide

    09/12/2014 1:36:55 AM PDT · by prisoner6 · 12 replies
    AP VIA FOX NEWS ^ | 09/12/2014 | AP VIA FOX NEWS
    DEVELOPING: Judge finds Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide, or negligent killing, in shooting of girlfriend.
  • Court hears how triple murder suspect who has implanted horns and '666' tattoo......

    09/10/2014 8:07:12 AM PDT · by Morgana · 66 replies
    mail online ^ | Snejana Farberov for MailOnline
    FULL TITLE: Court hears how triple murder suspect who has implanted horns and '666' tattoo on his face went to Home Depot to buy saws A Massachusetts man sporting two rows of horns implanted into his forehead was back in court Tuesday for Day 3 of his trial, which revolved around the testimony of a Home Depot worker about the defendant's shopping trip prior to a triple homicide. Caius Veiovis, 34, is the last of three men charged with killing and dismembering three people in August 2011. On Tuesday, William Gregory, an employee at the Home Depot in Pittsfield, took...
  • Father admits to killing his five young children who were reported missing....

    09/10/2014 8:00:30 AM PDT · by Morgana · 26 replies
    mail online ^ | Snejana Farberov for MailOnline
    FULL TITLE: Father admits to killing his five young children who were reported missing last week and dumping their bodies in trash bags on a rural Alabama roadside A father is suspected of killing his five young children and then driving for hours before dumping their bodies, wrapped in individual garbage bags, on a dirt road in rural Alabama, authorities said today. Timothy Ray Jones Jr, 32, led investigators to the site where the bodies of the children were found, off a two-lane highway near Camden, Alabama. Jones has been charged with child neglect and police expect to lodge additional...
  • Elderly couple beaten in Kansas City attacks die

    09/09/2014 7:17:42 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 80 replies
    The Salina Post / The Associated Press ^ | September 9, 2014 | Staff & wire reports
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Two people have died after being beaten in their Kansas City home during an attack in which three others were fatally shot. Kansas City police say Ann and George Taylor, both in their 80s, died Tuesday after spending a week on life support....
  • Brendan Tevlin, American martyr, murdered on U.S. soil by jihadist killer(OH)

    09/09/2014 1:59:37 PM PDT · by TangoLimaSierra · 41 replies
    Rightly Wired ^ | September 9, 2014 | Katie Coyne
    Brendan Tevlin, 19, was murdered by Ali Muhammad Brown, a Muslim terrorist. Brown told authorities that murdering Brendan was a just kill. He was seeking vengeance for Muslim deaths in Iraq, Syria, (and) Afghanistan. On June 25, at a red light in West Orange, NJ, Brown selected Brendan at random and shot him eight times in his Jeep.
  • 6 dead in St. Louis shootings

    09/07/2014 12:17:13 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 23 replies
    Fox News ^ | September 6, 2014
    Six people are dead after a violent 24-hour period in St. Louis. Police say it is unclear if any of the shootings are related. It began Thursday afternoon when two men wearing ski masks targeted a car on the city's north side. Instead, they hit innocent bystanders, killing a man in his 50s.
  • Deerfield woman killed roommate, stuffed her in garment bag, deputies say

    09/06/2014 8:36:44 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 23 replies
    South Florida Sun-Sentinel ^ | September 6, 2014 | Kate Jacobson
    A Deerfield Beach woman killed her roommate, stuffed her in a garment bag and stored her body in a closet for at least a few days, according to the Broward Sheriff's Office. Deputies said they were called to an apartment in the 4200 block of Crystal Lake on Thursday after a man said he couldn't get ahold of his friend despite multiple calls.
  • Democrat Wendy Davis admits to abortions (Abortion Barbie)

    09/06/2014 12:58:59 PM PDT · by SkyPilot · 79 replies
    WND and AP ^ | 6 Sep 14 | PAUL J. WEBER and WILL WEISSERT
    Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis, who rose to prominence after her filibuster of Texas anti-abortion legislation, reveals in a new campaign memoir that she terminated two pregnancies for medical reasons in the 1990s, including one in which the fetus had developed a severe brain abnormality. In the book, Forgetting to Be Afraid, Davis writes that she had an abortion in 1996 after an exam revealed that the brain of the fetus had developed in complete separation on the right and left sides. She also describes ending an earlier ectopic pregnancy, in which an embryo implants outside the uterus. It...
  • Man accused of stealing Cub Ccout's money previously convicted of murder

    09/05/2014 10:04:19 AM PDT · by Cementjungle · 4 replies
    WPBF.com ^ | 9/05/14 | Chris McGrath
    Roderick Kendricks, 39, is charged with burglary and grand theft for allegedly being part of a duo that broke into a Boynton Beach home Tuesday. State records show he served 17 years in prison for the crime and was released in 2003.
  • Tyler Holder, 18, pleads guilty to killing 6-year-old Saginaw girl, shooting Arlington officer

    09/04/2014 4:54:46 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 21 replies
    dallasnews.com ^ | Sept. 4, 2014 | Robert Wilonsky
    <p>Eighteen-year-old Tyler Holder, jailed last year for raping and killing a 6-year-old neighbor and shooting an Arlington police officer, pleaded guilty Thursday. He will now spend at least 50 years in prison.</p> <p>Related Saginaw murder suspect Tyler Holder out of hospital; now in Tarrant County Jail Wounded Arlington officer who tried to arrest Tyler Holder is now out of the hospital Saginaw murder suspect wrote apology note to his mother, police documents say Holders trial was set to begin on Oct. 20. But according to the Tarrant County district attorneys office today, Holder agreed to plead guilty to three charges: killing Alanna Gallagher; setting fire to the Gallagher familys house during a memorial on July 19, 2013; and the attempted capital murder of Arlington police detective Charles Lodatto four days later.</p>
  • Late-Term Abortionist on Pro-Lifers: These are the Same People Who Think the Earth is Flat

    09/04/2014 5:58:49 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 12 replies
    Life News ^ | 9/3/14 | Cortney O'Brien
    On Monday, PBS aired the controversial documentary “After Tiller,” a film that sympathizes with the four remaining late-term abortionists in the country. Pro-life groups immediately filed petitions urging the station to remove the film from its lineup, to no avail. Today, the documentary’s filmmakers and Dr. Susan Robinson, one of the abortionists featured in the film, participated in a Google Chat to field viewers’ questions. Their “answers” were misleading, accusatory, and, at times, outright lies.“What is the hardest part of your job?,” one Google participant asked Dr. Robinson: “Listening to the desperate, sad stories and not taking it on as...
  • Conway Mom Killed with Axe

    09/04/2014 6:14:11 AM PDT · by yldstrk · 18 replies
    CBS ^ | August 30, 2014 | WBTW News Staff
    CONWAY, S.C. - Horry County Police were dispatched to the 3700 block of Comfort Ct. in Conway for a domestic violence call Friday. The woman who called police said she got a call from her son saying he thought he killed his girlfriend. When police arrived John Scott, 19, of Georgetown got out of the car with his hands in the air and told police his girlfriend, Eboni Drayton, 21, was in the house. Police said they found blood splatter on the door and the handle of the door of the house. The report stated she was found lying on...
  • Brandon Howell , man charged in Tuesday homicide, accused and acquitted of 1998 double murder

    09/03/2014 2:57:15 PM PDT · by Mercat · 26 replies
    Kshb ^ | 09/03/2014 | Ryan Kath
    The man suspected in Tuesdays triple homicide in Kansas City has been accused of murder before. But in 2009, a Jackson County jury acquitted Brandon Howell of double murder charges in a high-profile case. Now, five years later, Jackson County authorities say Howell is responsible for a shooting rampage in a quiet south Kansas City neighborhood. Howell was charged Wednesday with three counts of first-degree murder for the deaths of Susan Choucroun, Darrel Hurst and Lorene Hurst, said Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker during a news conference. He was also charged with other counts related to Tuesday's shooting, including...
  • Man, 74, is found guilty of murdering 3 women in S. L.A. in 1980s (serial Killer?)

    09/03/2014 1:41:44 PM PDT · by Larry381 · 23 replies
    LA Slimes ^ | Sept 2nd, 2014 | KATE MATHER
    Alleged serial killer, now 74, is convicted of murdering 3 women in South L.A. in late 1980s A 74-year-old man described by prosecutors as a serial killer who preyed on victims down on their luck was convicted Tuesday of murdering three women in South Los Angeles in the late 1980s. The defendant, Samuel Little, leaned back in his wheelchair and smiled as the verdicts were read in a downtown Los Angeles courtroom. The case went to trial after cold-case homicide detectives made a breakthrough in 2012 to match Little to the 1987 and 1989 deaths through DNA evidence left at...
  • Foster mother arrested on child murder charge after three-year-old boy....

    09/03/2014 1:39:19 PM PDT · by Morgana · 3 replies
    mail online ^ | Snejana Farberov For Mailonline
    FULL TITLE: Foster mother arrested on child murder charge after three-year-old boy in her care died from a skull fracture and brain bleed An Oklahoma mother was arrested on a charge of child abuse murder after police say her 3-year-old foster son died from a severe head injury. Mallory Krajian, 25, from Broken Arrow, was taken into custody Tuesday. Her husband, Peter Krajian, 44, was also arrested on a child abuse charge in a separate case. The couple's foster son Andrew Prior was rushed to a hospital August 27 suffering from blunt force trauma to the head. Despite the doctors'...
  • Partner Killed Designer Stuart Rattle but Pretended he Was Still Alive: Documents

    09/01/2014 11:46:31 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 19 replies
    The Australian ^ | SEPTEMBER 02, 2014 | Rachel Baxendale
    THE partner of celebrated Melbourne interior designer Stuart Rattle hit him over the head with a saucepan before strangling him to death with a nylon dog lead, court documents reveal. Michael ONeill then went to elaborate lengths over the following days to pretend his companion of 16 years was still alive. ONeill, 48, today pleaded guilty to murder and arson, admitting to killing Mr Rattle, 53, before setting fire to their South Yarra apartment five days later in an attempt to conceal the crime. A case summary and record of interview released by the Melbourne Magistrates Court show ONeill maintained...
  • Man is guilty of murder after his dogs (pit bulls) kill woman

    08/31/2014 5:57:16 PM PDT · by xzins · 149 replies
    AP ^ | August 29, 2014
    <p>A jury on Friday found a man guilty of murder after his pit bulls mauled a woman to death in a high desert town in California where residents said they carried rocks and guns for protection against packs of dogs.</p>
  • CBS 48 Hours - A mother battles to prove her son died an American hero - Death in Singapore

    08/31/2014 9:32:26 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 5 replies
    On June 24, 2012, the body of Shane Todd, a young US electrical engineer, was found hanging in his Singapore apartment. The Singapore Police say it was suicide, but the Todd family believes he was murdered. -excerpt- ... Shane told his family that he was being asked to compromise US security and he feared for his life. Shane refused to do what he was being asked to do and turned in his sixty day notice at IME. Shane found a good job with a company in Virginia, and bought a ticket to fly back to the US on July 1,...
  • Former deputy charged with killing wife, her Lake Elmo sister

    08/30/2014 6:06:50 AM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 8 replies
    Pioneer Press ^ | 8-30-14 | Todd Richmond
    MADISON, Wis. -- Prosecutors on Friday charged a former Wisconsin sheriff's deputy suffering from Lou Gehrig's disease with shooting his wife and sister-in-law to death this month. Former Dane County Sheriff's Deputy Andrew Steele, 39, faces two counts of first-degree intentional homicide in the death of his wife, Ashlee Steele, and his sister-in-law, Kacee Tollefsbol of Lake Elmo, Minn. He would get two mandatory life sentences if he's convicted. Prosecutors have not offered a motive for the slayings. Steele's lawyer, Jessa Nicholson, said during a court hearing Friday that she plans to investigate Steele's mental stability. She appeared with Steele...
  • Woman butchered heavily pregnant mother-to-be with a kitchen knife.......

    08/28/2014 8:39:20 PM PDT · by Morgana · 16 replies
    mail online ^ | Jenny Awford for MailOnline
    FULL TITLE: Woman butchered heavily pregnant mother-to-be with a kitchen knife and then tried to remove her baby from the womb before admitting everything to police in chilling confession A Mexican woman has confessed to stabbing an eight-months pregnant mother in the stomach with a kitchen knife so she could steal her unborn baby from the womb, according to police. In a graphic confession, Maria Rodriguez, 29, from Tepic, Mexico, told police she decided to kill Nadia Avila and remove her baby after lying to her family about being pregnant. She will now appear in court on two charges of...
  • Mother who beat toddler son to death may be free in just SEVEN years. ......

    08/28/2014 8:44:00 AM PDT · by Morgana · 13 replies
    mail online ^ | Larisa Brown And Paul Bentley
    FULL TITLE: Mother who beat toddler son to death may be free in just SEVEN years. So furious neighbours demand to know: 'Why wasn't she tried for murder?' A despicable mother who battered her toddler son to death was jailed for just 11 years yesterday and could be free within seven after she avoided being tried for murder. Rosdeep Adekoya beat three-year-old Mikaeel Kular for being sick and left him to die in agony before hiding his body in a suitcase and dumping it in woods. She then told police the boy had wandered off, sparking a huge manhunt before...
  • Self-Styled Satanic Serial Killer Pleads Guilty to Pennsylvania Death

    08/28/2014 12:41:51 AM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 2 replies
    nbcnews.com ^ | AUG. 27, 2014 | nbcnews
    Miranda Kamille Barbour, the self-proclaimed Satanist who claimed to have killed almost two dozen people, unexpectedly pleaded guilty Tuesday in a Pennsylvania court to second-degree murder in the stabbing death of a man she and her husband lured to his death through an online ad. Her husband, Elytte Randle Barbour, who'd been scheduled to testify against her at trial, also pleaded guilty. Miranda Barbour, 19, and her husband, 22, had pleaded not guilty to criminal homicide, aggravated assault and numerous other charges in the stabbing and strangling of Troy LaFerrara, 42, who was found dead in an alley in November...
  • Miami Shooting Leads To Police Chase [Black man shoots UNARMED MAN IN WHEELCHAIR]

    08/26/2014 8:23:47 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 8 replies
    CBS MIAMI ^ | 8/26/14
    A shooting suspect led police on a high speed chase through the streets of Miami and North Miami. The shooting happened at NW 7th Avenue and 95th Street. Chopper 4 over the scene spotted the body of a man slumped over in a wheelchair when a gust of wind blew a yellow tarp off of it.....