by Sean Murphy HENRYETTA, Okla. (AP) — As law enforcement officials went silent while investigating what led to the killing of seven people in rural Oklahoma, family members of those slain recalled the domineering nature of one of the dead, who was a registered sex offender. Since announcing the bodies were found Monday, authorities haveContinue reading “True Crime Sundays: Oklahoma woman: Sex offender controlled my daughter’s family”
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True Crime Sundays: A look at who’s who in the murder trial of slain kids’ mom
by Rebecca Boone BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Prosecutors say the mother charged in a triple murder case took part in a complex conspiracy that included unusual spiritual beliefs and efforts to kill those who stood in the way of her goals. Here, a look at the defendants and some of the witnesses in the trial of Lori VallowContinue reading “True Crime Sundays: A look at who’s who in the murder trial of slain kids’ mom”
Opioid Crisis Friday: Ferndale parents charged for first-degree murder in death of 5-year-old.
The three adults were arrested for first-degree murder. Author: KING 5 Staff FERNDALE, Wash. — Three adults were arrested Thursday in connection to the death of a 5-year-old girl. According to a press release from the Ferndale Police Department, the girl died after she ingested fentanyl at her home on March 8 of this year. Her parents, MelissaContinue reading “Opioid Crisis Friday: Ferndale parents charged for first-degree murder in death of 5-year-old.”
True Crime Sundays: 2nd wife’s suspicions confirmed with ex-husband’s arrest for murder
“20/20” explores the 13-year investigation into Heidi Firkus’ murder. ByBlue Browning, Brooke Stangeland, Meghan Mariani, Lexi Leib, Greta Morris, and Ivan Pereira It was a case that kept St. Paul, Minnesota, investigators up into the night – as they worked to bring justice to a family over 13 years. In the early morning of April 25, 2010, 911 dispatchers receivedContinue reading “True Crime Sundays: 2nd wife’s suspicions confirmed with ex-husband’s arrest for murder”
True Crime Sundays: Second body recovered from Old Montreal building destroyed by fire.
by Evelyn Blackwell Montreal police confirmed Tuesday evening that a second body has been recovered from the building in Old Montreal that was destroyed by a fire last week. The fire department’s technical rescue unit found the victim while searching the building using a crane. The body has been taken to a forensic lab toContinue reading “True Crime Sundays: Second body recovered from Old Montreal building destroyed by fire.”
Opioid Crisis Friday: KCSO: Over 100 Fentanyl pills seized and woman arrested in traffic stop.
by Rob King ATHOL, ID — Deputies with the Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Spokane woman Sunday night when drugs were discovered during a traffic stop. A deputy pulled over a vehicle on near Highway 54 and Railroad Street in Athol, Idaho. According to KCSO, the deputy saw drug paraphernalia in plain view. KCSOContinue reading “Opioid Crisis Friday: KCSO: Over 100 Fentanyl pills seized and woman arrested in traffic stop.”
True Crime Sundays: Canadian Woman Killed on ‘Dream Birthday Vacation’ at Mexican Hotel with Boyfriend, Suspect in Custody.
by Tristan Balagtas Authorities have detained a suspect in connection with the death of a woman at a hotel in a Mexican resort town, reports say. Citing prosecutors in Mexico, the CBC reports that a woman from Dawson Creek, British Columbia, was found dead Friday at a hotel in the coastal resort city of Playa Del Carmen.Continue reading “True Crime Sundays: Canadian Woman Killed on ‘Dream Birthday Vacation’ at Mexican Hotel with Boyfriend, Suspect in Custody.”
History Lesson Tuesdays: Political squatting: an arresting art
by Ben Burbridge When we planned Another Space, a short visual history of political squatting in Brighton and Hove for the forthcoming Brighton Photo Biennial, we weren’t to know the project would take on an additional dimension following the criminalisation of squatting in empty residential buildings. Mike Weatherley, Conservative MP for Hove, was instrumental in introducing the legislationContinue reading “History Lesson Tuesdays: Political squatting: an arresting art”
Opioid Crisis Friday: Family sues Airbnb after 19-month-old dies of fentanyl toxicity during stay in Florida rental.
Enora Lavenir died Aug. 7, 2021, one day after her family checked into an Airbnb rental in Wellington. They were staying there during a trip from France. by Marlene Lenthang The family of a 19-month-old who died after being exposed to fentanyl, allegedly at an Airbnb property in Florida, is suing the vacation rental companyContinue reading “Opioid Crisis Friday: Family sues Airbnb after 19-month-old dies of fentanyl toxicity during stay in Florida rental.”
History Lesson Tuesdays: Alcatraz Closes it Doors for Good. March 21, 1963
The Closing of an Icon After two decades of intense scrutiny relating to operating costs and confinement practices, on Thursday, March 21, 1963, the end of an era arrived with the official closure of Alcatraz. The physical structures on Alcatraz were indicating wear and tear that would cost the government millions of dollars to keepContinue reading “History Lesson Tuesdays: Alcatraz Closes it Doors for Good. March 21, 1963”