Convicts are being exonerated and freed after a cop’s life work was called into question and it turns out he wasn’t playing by the rules. Detective Louis Scarcella worked on some of Brooklyn’s most famous murder cases in the 80s and 90s. Fifty of his convictions are now being reviewed.
In July 2011, Fullerton Police responding to a routine call ended up in a deady altercation with 37-year-old Kelly Thomas, a schizophrenic homeless man. Thomas’ beating death was caught on camera, fueling national outrage. The trial of two police officers accused in the death began yesterday. In a Santa Ana courtroom, an eight-woman four man [...]
Nancy Kissel, serving a life sentence for drugging her husband, killing him and stuffing him into a rug, lost her appeal today. The American expatriate was convicted in 2005, retried and convicted a second time in 2011. The sensational case mixes a heady dose of murder with adultery, violence, spying, greed and enormous wealth.
It’s Movember again, but something tells us these guys didn’t grow out their mustaches in the name of cancer research. These are the greatest whiskers, handlebars and lady-ticklers ever caught on police camera.
An investigator’s review of a comic book made by Sandy Hook shooter Adam Lanza called, The Big Book of Granny, in which “Grannie” and her son rob, shoot and kill everyone — even Grannie. A product of Lanza’s pure brain this disturbing cartoon provides a chilling glimpse into the killer’s mindset for those who can bear to look.
The British au pair who was convicted of shaking baby Matthew Eappen to death in 1997 is having a baby of her own!
Sometimes we report about a case and never get to hear about it’s conclusion. This time, however, in the case of a traveling hospital worker with a drug habit, who knowingly infecting 45 people with the hepatitis C virus, we are glad to say he will be locked away for a very long time.
Video has emerged of a May 28, 2013, body-retrieval effort by South African divers that became a rescue when they found Harrison Okene alive inside the Nigerian ship that sank to the bottom. Okene was in an air pocket for three days with no food or water, and no light.
Jennifer and Fred Trayers’ nearly 20-year marriage was marred by infidelity and eventually culminated in a bloody scene that left Fred dead. He was last seen alive on December 3, 2010, heading to a work Christmas party and an overnight shift at the hospital.
The online activist who brought national attention to the Steubenville rape case is facing a much longer sentence than the boys who actually committed the rape.