Don’t do the crime if you can’t do the time; a look into all aspects of a guilty verdict from the burden of proof to conviction to the judge’s sentence and more.
The Macabre Murder Of Lavena Johnson And Power Abuse Within The U.S Army
Lavena Johnson was born on the 27th of July 1995 in Florissant, Missouri, United States. She lived with her parents Dr John Johnson and her mother, Linda. Towards the end of high school, Lavena decided to join the army to ease the tuition burden to her parents. A few months later, she was deployed to Iraq and permanently stationed in the city of Balad. She frequently called everyone back home to keep them posted on how she was doing. Overall she seemed happy, and no one expected what transpired down the line.
Man Strikes A Despicable Deal After Confessing To Murder 27 Years Later
Jacob was born on the 17th of February 1978 to Jerry and Patty Wetterling. They described him as a very bubbly, loving and caring young man full of life and had much to live for. On the 22nd of October 1989, 11-year-old Jacob accompanied his father, Jerry, to his favourite fishing location. They spent the day sharing laughs and giggles and took time to strengthen their bond, unaware it would be the last memory the father would have of them together.
17-Year-Old Instagram Star Murdered, Photos Posted to Social Media
Bianca Devins was a 17-year-old girl from Utica, New York, who friends and family described as fun-loving, caring, and laid back. She had a large social media fan base in July 2019 when she met 21-year-old Brandon Clark through her Instagram page.
The Edwin Turner Story
Edwin Turner was born into a family suffering from mental illness. His grandmother and great-grandmother were both committed to mental hospitals on numerous occasions due to attempted suicides and other behaviors. Turner’s father did commit suicide, in what most consider an unusual way: he fired a shotgun into a shelf filled with dynamite. The explosion killed him.
Why I Hired Thugs to Beat Up My Child’s Teacher - Mr. Oluwaseun
This is one of those kinds of stories I enjoy - stories that spark conversation. Today's story is a story that asks the question, "how far should we go for our children?" and "how far are we willing to go to show our children we love them?" It asks the question - "if you're child comes to you crying about something that happened in school, what is the right way to react or the right action to take?" Today's parent was faced with a scenario like this and handled it in a way that I will let you be the judge of.
The Murder of John Price
Historically, women are at greater risk of becoming the victim of a crime than being the perpetrator in one, especially violent crimes like murder. The ACLU reported that of the more than 230,000 women currently incarcerated in U.S. prisons, only 18% are serving time for violent crimes.
Trio Tortured Disabled Man for Three Weeks
The overwhelming stench of garbage and feces lurked outside the Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, apartment as police knocked on the door. The horrid smells worsened when the door opened, though no match for the sight officers would see inside the property.
Prison Tales: The Murder of Larry Mark
In a prison known for housing some of the state’s most violent criminals, inmate Michael Hernandez brutally attacked his cellmate, Larry Mark, strangling the man, gouging out his eyes, and then mutilating the body. He then wore the victim’s ear to the chow hall on a necklace made from a string. Already serving life in prison, this murder earned Hernandez an additional life sentence.
The Freddy Kreuger Killer
Before Daniel Gonzalez stabbed to death four people and attempted to murder two other people, his mother wrote to his GP requesting immediate admission into a psychiatric hospital for treatment, rhetorically asking, “does my son have to commit murder to get help? Diagnosed with schizophrenia at age 17, Gonzales dealt with the mental illness the best way he could.
Halloween, October 31st each year, is known as the spookiest day of the year. Kids and adults alike dress in their favorite scary and cute costumes, trick-or-treat, attend fun parties, and excitedly scare the bejesus out of as many people as possible. Many people make a night of watching horror movies and some visit haunted houses for the real thrill of the night. And some commit murder. These stories fall into the latter category, describing horrific events that have taken place on Halloween.
Woman Intentionally Runs Over Son With Car
On December 11, 2018, 36-year-old single mom Tiffany Kosakowski dropped her son, Julian, off at his elementary school in Belmont, Michigan. The 9-year-old, having a bad day, ran out of the school behind Kosakowski. She ignored the boy as he walked beside the car in the school’s parking lot. Kosakowski then backed her car up and demanded her son to return to the school.
The Killer Who Ate the Heart of His Victim
Alexander Kinyua attended Morgan State University where his father taught as a college professor. The Kenyan-born engineering student lived a seemingly normal life until 2011 when he attacked a fellow student. Prior to this event, Alexander was well-liked by his peers, smart, and outgoing.