It seems that Rahmell Pettway, 36, aka Rahmell Wallace, got in way over his head when he ducked out on his girlfriend for two weeks with no explanation. So in a desperate act to avoid telling her where he was and what he was doing, Pettway decided to fake his own abduction.
Robert Garrow was born on March 4, 1936. Abused as a child, he grew up raping the family’s livestock and masturbating with the milking machine. He served time in prison, first for theft, then rape. After his release he was accused of sexually assaulting two little girls, and when he failed to appear in court, this budding serial killer became a fugitive from justice.
Chronic underachiever Christopher Porco created the affluence he craved by taking out loans in his father’s name. When his father, Peter, found out, Christopher brutally attacked him and his mother, Joan, with an axe, leaving one dead and the other in the I.C.U.
Bowing to public pressure, New York City’s Health Department told Mary Mallon that she could be free if she returned for periodic examinations and did not work as a cook. She agreed and on February 20, 1910, was released and soon disappeared to continue her spread of typhoid in New York.
Ex-porn star Jennifer Marchant, 23, has pleaded not guilty to the February 6, 2013, stabbing death of her boyfriend Ralph Stone, 24, father of her daughter, 2. Until last year Marchant worked as an adult film actress under the stage name Scarlett Rouge. Marchant is claiming that she acted in self-defense.
Three gay men have been murdered in New York City in recent weeks. Authorities believe the victims may have met their killers online, and City Councilman Daniel Dromm is urging those in the gay community to “exercise extreme caution while dating.”
It’s usually the mother who is associated with Mommy Brain syndrome, the absurd forgetfulness stemming from the overwhelming stress and demands of new parenting. In this case, however, it seems that a Colonie, New York, father may be suffering from the first reported case of Daddy Brain.
On January 24, 1989, John Joseph Gotti, Jr., American mobster and boss of the Gambino crime family, was arrested for ordering the 1986 assault on union official John O’Connor. Gotti, who bet the arresting officer that he would beat the charge, was released on $100,000 bail, and was in fact acquitted at trial.
On January 23, 1992, a jury sentenced Brown to 25 years for the murder of Sabina Kulakowski. Despite the evidence against him, Brown maintained his innocence for fifteen long years from his prison cell.
Wealthy newspaper heiress Anne Scripps married handsome gold-digger Scott Douglas and all too soon became a battered wife, the victim of his alcohol-fueled rages, terrified of the man she once loved. Sadly for Anne, she was not nearly terrified enough.