Most recently published stories in Criminal.
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.
How CCTV Footage Solved This Double Homicide
On July 9th, 2009, police units in Pensacola, Florida, received a hysterical call from April Spencer. ‘I live next door, and the daughter came over, and said the mother and father had been shot!’
What are the Sexual Harassment Behaviors?
Today's workplace is filled with sexual harassment in many forms. A 2016 study by EEOC found that 75% of workplace harassment victims fail to report it to their supervisors, managers, or union representatives. Employees fear they will face retaliation at work, which is a major reason. Another reason for underreporting could be that employees who are subject to inappropriate behavior don't know when it becomes illegal harassment.
The Belfast Gangster Who Kept Pet Lions at Home
Gangsters, murders, thieves. Every city has them. They strike fear within society, terrorize neighbourhoods and use the power of intimidation to get exactly what they want.
A suspicious man in black clothing knocked on the neighbors door. He dropped off a package wrapped in a brown paper box. He steps right into her marigold flowers trying to flee the scene. I personally watched as the horror took place. Ms. Williams came and open it. BOOM! An explosion rocked the streets.