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.
Though her stepmother later said 10-year-old Zahra died on September 24, 2010, she didn’t report her missing until October 9. Read the tragic story of a young girl whose fight with cancer was an inspiration to those around her, and whose gruesome murder garnered international attention.
Most recently police investigating claims that Chandler, Arizona, man Christopher Jackson, 47, branded his initials “CJ” into his passed-out girlfriend’s vaginal area with a brand and a butane torch, found something really stomach turning in his possession.
A dashcam video and a 911 call will be important in the case of Jonathan Ferrell, the football player who was shot when attempting to get help from police after a serious car accident.
Sharon Lopatka was almost done using the internet to indulge all her sexually deviant fantasies. What remained was to find someone to help her fulfill her ultimate violent death fantasy. Here is a more detailed look at Lopatka’s online activities, including her scams, posts and aliases
Meet Jake Lee Greene, 23, arrested on July 19, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. The charges against Greene are not specified, but it is entirely possible that some friendly neighborhood LEO took one look at Greene’s face tattoo and decided that it should be photographed for posterity — and possibly for later identification.
Meet Habib Rene Soumare, who was arrested in Raleigh, N.C., on June 18, 2013, for “POSS RCRD DEV SHW TRU NAME>100,” which means …
Battleboro, North Carolina, woman Tiara Drake, an immature 24 year old, is facing attempted murder charges after poisoning her family’s favorite cheese in an act of retribution for their refusal to give her a piece the day before.
In not so much a mug shot as perhaps a mood shot, we present Stephen Slone of Henderson County North Carolina, arrested on February 24, 2013, for — you guessed it — resisting arrest.
Last spring, 3-year-old Kilah Davenport was hospitalized with severe head injuries that nearly killed her. According to authorities, the damage that cost Kilah a normal life was caused by her stepfather, Joshua Hauser. Now, a new measure in Kilah’s name that requires longer prison terms for child abusers, may soon be signed into law.