Not much is known about the young woman whose body was discovered on the edge of a cornfield in rural Racine, Wisconsin. She had been murdered just hours before a man walking his dog discovered her just after 6 a.m. on July 21,1999. Cause of death was determined to be multiple injuries; she showed signs of torture.
A Wisconsin Marine recruiter is jailed after police say an investigation revealed he used a recruit’s account to obtain and distribute photos of young girls.
From our friends at the Daily Dot: A Milwaukee man is facing felony charges after allegedly failing to pay child support and flashing his cash on Facebook.
A Wisconsin woman whose alleged actions against her boyfriend’s dog sparked outrage in her community is due to go to trial in May. Authorities say Sean Janas, 20, intentionally killed her boyfriend’s dog, Mary, in June by poisoning her with Drano, bleach and pills, and then stabbing her.
A look back at the case of Eric Koula. Convicted of murdering his wealthy parents in cold blood after they had cut him off financially, Koula has protested his innocence. His defense team argues that the murders were a case of mistaken identity, a hit gone awry.
On January 30, 1981, former Milwaukee police officer and Playboy bunny Lawrencia "Bambi" Bembenek married her cop boyfriend, who had very high alimony payments. On May 28, his ex-wife was murdered in her home with his gun — problem solved. When he alibied out, suspicion quickly turned to Bembenek, who had access to the gun and the victim’s home.
On December 14, 1985, Steven Avery was convicted of raping and beating a woman out for a morning jog. He was sentenced to 32 years and served 18 before he was exonerated using DNA evidence. In 2005, while Avery was in the midst of suing the county, Sheriff and DA that put him away, he was charged with the murder of Theresa Halbach. Avery argued that he was being framed but was found guilty and sentenced to life.
So far this week three people got toothy with each other and one guy with himself. One perp bit an officer, a homeowner bit an armed robber, and a man on PCP bit off and swallowed his own finger.
Off-duty cop decides to stop a man from having sex on a couch in public, but winds up interrupting the man having sex with the couch in public.
Armin Wand’s wife was reportedly always complaining about wanting more money, so he did the logical thing: set the house on fire with his wife, three sons and daughter inside. When his wife handed him the daughter she rescued, he allegedly tried to put the toddler back inside.