Fans of Caleb Lawrence “Kai” McGillvary, the self-proclaimed “home-free” hitchhiker that became an Internet sensation after saving two people in Fresno, California, with his handy hatchet, from a giant racist are having trouble believing that the same heroic young man is now being charged in a New Jersey murder.
So what do people in senior living homes do with their time anyway? Bingo? Ice cream socials? Perhaps a hand or two of pinochle? Well at least three people at the Vicente Tibbs Senior Citizen Center in Edgewood, New Jersey, spent at least some of their time smoking crack and marketing the local prostitutes.
From our friends at the Daily Dot: Two seventh-grade New Jersey girls have been pulled out of school and are allegedly facing charges after posting a 20-minute YouTube video said to include a list of over a dozen classmates they wanted to kill, and descriptions of how they would do it.
A male nurse, Charles Cullen relieved the tension caused by domestic failure, depression, alcohol abuse and chronic debt by killing his patients. He confessed to murdering 35 patients, but the number may be closer to 40.
Driving home from dinner with friends in June 2010 Fred Seeman and his wife Helene were hit by actress-turned-homemaker Amy Locane-Bovenizer, of Melrose Place fame, in a deadly DUI crash. Helene died, but Fred lived to see Locane-Bovenizer get the equivalent of a judicial slap on the wrist because of her personal circumstances.
Nearly 25 years later, the severed head of a woman found on March 5, 1989, on a golf course in Hopewell, New Jersey, has finally been identified. Known until now as only Jane Doe, authorities confirmed on March 27, 2013, that the head belonged to Heidi Balch, prostitute and first victim of Joel Rifkin.
As the case against dog trainer Michael Rosenberg develops, a poll on NJ105.com asks whether or not New Jersey should reinstate the death penalty as punishment for animal abusers only. New Jersey outlawed the death penalty in 2007. Now, almost 80 who voted in the impromptu poll voted in favor of death for animal abusers.
You know what they always say: “Don’t bring a compound bow to a fistfight.” Timothy Canfield, 25, of south Jersey, allegedly broke that age-old rule after a fistfight broke out at his home. After the fight was over, Timothy Canfield allegedly came out with a compound bow and a quiver of arrows and shot Kereti Paulsen in the stomach. Authorities say a razor-tipped arrow pierced the iliac vein in Paulsen’s pelvis and the 25-year-old father bled to death.
In 1975 Joseph Kalinger, a middle-aged shoe maker began a six-week multi-state spree of murder, robbery and rape, with his son, 13. In home-invasion style attacks the two tortured and sexually abused four families, killing Maria Fasching, his third victim, on January 8, 1975.
On December 7, 1971, following up on a tip from a concerned neighbor, police entered the New Jersey mansion of John List. Inside, they found the bodies of his mother, wife and three children. List had planned the killings so carefully that they went unnoticed for almost a month, and List himself was able to escape justice for nearly 18 years.