Maria Marten and the Red Barn
Foxy Corder was a born philanderer and a petty criminal; always running after the ladies in the village and selling pigs that weren’t even his. This is his story, a true crime, set in the village of Polstead, England. The year of misadventure; 1827.
The Bird is the Word: People Arrested Over Chicken Disputes
When chicken is on the menu, watch out. Some people take their fried chicken very seriously and may uppercut anyone who tries to stand in the way of their finger-licking good meal.
Talking Head's Psycho Killer
Everyone knows the song "Psycho Killer" by Talking Heads, right? My friends and I would sing the catchy chorus at every other indie/rock club we went to in the early 2000's - it pumped us:
WE HAVE YOUR SON!
Hand-writing a ransom note is great, it shows the family you care about your work and puts that extra fear in them. They think that they are dealing with a true psychopath.
In everything that can be called art there is a quality of redemption. It may be pure tragedy, if it is high tragedy, and it may be pity and irony, and it may be the raucous laughter of the strong man. But down these mean streets a man must go who is not himself mean, who is neither tarnished nor afraid. -- Raymond Chandler
1983 New York Cold Case Possibly Linked to Serial Killer
Shari Lynne Ball in 1983. Source: Buffalo News The woods were a powerful sauna, mad with a feverish heat, when Shari arrived.
Woman Found Dead In The Trunk Of Her Car
Susan “Su” Taraskiewicz was only the second female ground service employee to have ever worked for Northwest Airlines (now Delta Airlines) at the Boston Logan International Airport in Boston, Massachusetts.
The maxim that a fool and his money are soon parted is never more true than when the method used for doing the parting is a fraudulent financial scheme of the “pyramid” type in which people are promised massive returns on their investment but there is no proper foundation for such confidence. Such schemes are often dubbed “Ponzi schemes”, but why are they so called?
C/O Beats Darren Glover Because He Wanted to Marry a White Woman
A prison inmate was brutally beaten by prison guards after taking wedding photos at the facility and officials say it is all because that inmate, 44-year-old Darren Glover, who is Black, wanted to marry a white woman.
TFrom Bricks to Briskets…
“Rogers… You’re on the chain!” Came a voice over the Harris County Jail intercom. My heart began to beat instantly, as i stood from my bottom bunk, startled by the off-guard turn of evens. The time was here.
Listening to the water lap away at the edge of the lawn as the wind caresses my face. I can only smile. We did it. WE DID IT! We saved one more. This one was a little bit harder to handle for me. I knew Samantha’s grandmother personally. She was a friend, family. I had stood and looked her in the eye and promised to be there for her granddaughter. I will not stop now. Right now, I want to just sit here. Inhale the sweet scent of nature and good wine. Tomorrow will come soon enough, and I’ll fight more idiots then.
Death Row Inmate Argues He Intended to Sexually Assault, Not Murder, Infant
“The evidence suggests that Autumn’s death was a horrible accident,” attorneys Joseph Wilhelm and Tyson Fleming wrote in an argument prepared for the Ohio Appeals Court for their client, Steven Smith.
Couple Cut Baby From Womb; Murder Two Children
A man and his girlfriend killed her cousin's ex-girlfriend and mother of his child when she was nine months pregnant so they could cut the baby boy she was carrying from her womb to start the family they always wanted. The baby survived but the trio also killed two of the woman's older children.
‘Do Black People Even Have Souls’?
Barney Gattie, one of the jurors who sentenced Keith Tharpe to death for the murder of his sister-in-law in 1991, signed a sworn affidavit after the trial referencing him as the “N” word, saying he was not one of the good Blacks, and that they (the jury) wanted to teach other Blacks a lesson when they sentenced him to death. He also questioned if Black people have souls, citing his Bible teachings make him ask this question.
Movie Review: 'The Five Rules of Success'
The Five Rules of Success stars Santiago Segura as X, a man who has just been paroled. We are not initially told why X was in jail but the movie indicates that he’s spent most of his formative years behind bars. X has no family and few prospects but he does have a set of rules to live by. X has spent his time behind bars on self improvement and that includes creating his own set of rules to live by that he believes will make him a success in the outside world.
As Bobby Darin Sings
“Babe over here...Come on closer,” he tapped the cushion on the sofa next to him, “Yeah, better. Right?” as he slides his hand up her mini skirt.
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