True Crime Sundays: Judges Hear Appeal From Victim’s Family in Adnan Syed Case.

by Associated Press Adnan Syed, whose murder case rose to prominence through the hit podcast “Serial,” appeared in court Thursday in Maryland, where a three-judge panel considered whether the victim’s family experienced improper treatment when a Baltimore court overturned Syed’s conviction last year, allowing his release after more than two decades behind bars ANNAPOLIS, Md.Continue reading “True Crime Sundays: Judges Hear Appeal From Victim’s Family in Adnan Syed Case.”

Dispatcher who didn’t send ambulance charged in 2020 death

by Mark Scolforo Associate Press A Pennsylvania 911 operator faces a rare charge of involuntary manslaughter for failing to send an ambulance to the rural home of a woman who died of internal bleeding a day later, despite a plea from the woman’s daughter that without medical help “she’s going to die.” A Greene CountyContinue reading “Dispatcher who didn’t send ambulance charged in 2020 death”

Aaron Burr slays Alexander Hamilton in Duel

On July 11, 1804, in one of the most famous duels in American history, Vice President Aaron Burr fatally shoots his long-time political antagonist Alexander Hamilton. Hamilton, a leading Federalist and the chief architect of America’s political economy, died the following day. Alexander Hamilton, born on the Caribbean island of Nevis, came to the American colonies in 1773 asContinue reading “Aaron Burr slays Alexander Hamilton in Duel”

Ghislaine Maxwell put on suicide watch, but isn’t suicidal, ahead of sentencing

Move prompts Maxwell’s attorney to seek to postpone her sentencing because she can’t properly prepare for the hearing Guards at the federal prison where Ghislaine Maxwell awaits her sentencing for her role in an elaborate child sexual abuse case have placed her on suicide watch, though she isn’t suicidal, according to court records. The move prompted theContinue reading “Ghislaine Maxwell put on suicide watch, but isn’t suicidal, ahead of sentencing”

Ghislaine Maxwell Receives 20 Years for Aiding Epstein in Sex Trafficking

Ms. Maxwell, who was convicted of conspiring with Jeffrey Epstein to recruit, groom and abuse underage girls, will spend much of the rest of her life in prison. Ghislaine Maxwell, the former socialite who conspired with Jeffrey Epstein over a decade to sexually exploit and abuse underage girls, was sentenced to 20 years in prisonContinue reading “Ghislaine Maxwell Receives 20 Years for Aiding Epstein in Sex Trafficking”

Crime: A teenage girl’s boyfriend murders her parents

June 28, 1975 Police are called to the home of Jim and Naomi Olive in Terra Linda, California, after Jim Olive’s business partner reports that the couple has not been seen in a week. The house in disarray, officers found no sign of either the Olives or their adopted teenage daughter Marlene. However, Marlene turned upContinue reading “Crime: A teenage girl’s boyfriend murders her parents”

True Crime Fact of the Day 6.15.2005 June 15, 2005 Police search Van der Sloot home in Holloway disappearance On this day in 2005, more than two weeks after American teen Natalee Holloway (born 10/21/1986) vanished while on a high school graduation trip to the Caribbean island of Aruba, police there search the home of 17-year-old Joran Van der Sloot, oneContinue reading “True Crime Fact of the Day 6.15.2005”