In a violent outburst that makes you wonder if his parents just announced that they would be charging him rent, California man Russell Rodgers, 32, was arrested November 26, 2012, after assaulting an elderly man, Bill Bayless, 74, in a Burger King bathroom.
They may claim to help you face your fear, find yourself and achieve inner peace, but they have problems of their own. A look in photos at some motivational speakers’ legal troubles.
Mark Morin of Pasco County, Florida, arrived at his father’s house and asked him when the pot roast dinner in the oven would be ready. The father told his son that he had missed dinner, so Morin allegedly head butted him several times and punched him in the chest.
Exorcisms first captured the attention of Americans in 1971 with the release of William Peter Blatty’s novel The Exorcist. Many since have tried their hand at casting out demons that they believe are possessing their loved ones, resorting to violence and inflicting psychological and physical damage. The following cases present some powerful examples of ways not to perform and exorcism, unless you want to go to jail.
Karaoke fans are so serious about their craft that karaoke-inspired murders and assaults are more common than one might think. A review of some of the most well-known cases yields some karaoke survival tips that we can all live with.
Last week, police in Kansas City, Mo., released a videoshowing a male teenager sucker punching a bus driver, knocking him unconscious. Police have arrested a suspect in the case — Michael Cubie Jr., 18, has been charged with assault with intent to commit bus hijacking, a class C felony, and misdemeanor assault.
Renee Bishop-McKean of Everett, Washington, was convicted of first-degree assault and attempted murder by a jury of her peers on September 20, 2012. Today she was sentenced to 18 years in prison.
Western Nebraska man Larry Spurling, 50, of Melbeta, was arrested on September 30, after police received a call from his wife saying that he had pushed her down and smushed a sandwich in her face.
UK woman Maria Topp, who made headlines in February 2011 for biting off her boyfriend’s scrotum in a drunken domestic brawl, is back in the news again, this time for violating a restraining order.
Park Ridge, Illinois, police arrested Anthony M. Nugent, 37, on August 17, 2012, after he allegedly grabbed a random girl, 16, by the head and neck, threw her down on the ground, pulled at her shorts, ripping them and spanked her.