Interesting cases of strippers who got in trouble by the law.
The most notorious gangsters of London’s East End, Ronnie and Reggie Kray, former boxers known for their violent tendencies, enjoyed mingling with celebrities in their nightclub. Ronnie, a paranoid schizophrenic, was openly bisexual and was allegedly involved in a sexual relationship with a member of the UK’s conservative party.
Last Friday Crystal Gail Mangum was sentenced to 14-18 years in prison for a murder she called self-defense in a domestic dispute. Some have commented that Mangum’s harsh sentence was due to her role in the Duke rape scandal, a case that became a fiasco for prosecutor Mike Nifong. A look back in photos at that famous case.
Most of the time when people call the emergency help line they really want as much help as they can get. Sometimes though, the situation is delicate, as in the case of a Welsh man, who recently found that discretion pretty much goes out the window once the fire brigade shows up.
You know it’s the holidays when people start to take their table settings seriously, and in the case of Edward William Bright, 47, of Richland County South Carolina — way too seriously, even for the holidays.
A woman was run over, dragged and pinned by an SUV at a busy intersection while riding her bike to work in Ningbo, Zhejiang province, China. Shown here is the accident and the victim’s rescue moments later by passersby. The woman’s upper body was pinned, and witnesses said she was screaming loudly.
Bodybuilding enthusiast Ken Taylor was a popular foster father who used exercise to instill discipline in troubled boys. In on November 23, 2007, the Friday night after Thanksgiving, Taylor got too rough and a 16 year old in his care wound up dead.
The media gave him numerous titles: the “East Area Rapist,” the “Golden Gate Rapist,” and the “Original Night Stalker.” But they were never able to get his real name. The man that hunted women in California, often raping them in front of their husbands, remains a mystery to this day.
Alfred ‘Alferd’ Packer guided a party of five ill-fated prospectors in Colorado in the 1800s. All but Packer died before reaching their destination. Arrested for their murders, he told many versions of what happened, including having had to cannibalize their corpses to survive.
A woman in Colorado who calls herself the “Rebel Barber” was arrested for giving topless haircuts.