Tuesday, March 31, 2015

International Injustice: Man Sent to Prison for 25yrs over Facebook Post

Today a Thai military court sentenced a man to prison for 25 years for posting pictures on his Facebook page deemed insulting to Thailand’s monarchy. In a closed-door court sentencing, Tiensutham Suttijitseranee, a 58-year-old businessman, was found guilty of posting defamatory content.

Saturday, March 7, 2015

New DNA Evidence Frees Woman After 35-years in Prison

When she was just 29-years-old, Cathy Woods (above, now 64) was convicted of stabbing 19-year-old nursing student, Michelle Mitchell, to death on the edge of the University of Nevada campus in 1976. But in September of 2014, Washoe District Judge, Patrick Flanagan, ordered Woods to appear at a retrial July 13, 2015. However, Washoe County District Attorney, Chris Hicks, told a news conference that he’s filing a motion to dismiss the case. “It is our belief that the newly discovered DNA evidence and the continued investigation of this case exonerate Cathy Woods of the murder of Michelle Mitchell,” Hicks said.

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Jodi Arias Dodges a Bullet, Literally, as Judge Declares Mistrial

Travis Alexander’s sisters sobbed in the background as Maricopa County Superior Court Judge, Sherry K. Stephens, made the announcement this morning that the judge could not reach a unanimous decision on whether or not to sentence convicted killer, Jodi Arias, to death. Judge Stephens stated that the jurors repeatedly indicated they could not reach consensus (hung jury). This verdict comes after the second jury considered her case because the first jury, which convicted her of murder two years ago, could not agree on whether or not to sentence her to death.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

“Friend” Charged in 2002 Cold Case Murder of 15-year-old in CA

Twelve years after the body of 15-year-old Brenda Sierra (above) was discovered in San Bernardino, California, authorities arrested Rosemary Chavira, 27 (who was a “friend” of Brenda’s) near her home in Lancaster and ordered her jailed without bail Tuesday in connection with the murder.

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Utah Mother Pleads Guilty of Killing Six Babies

They say that perhaps the most heinous crimes a person can commit is murdering a child or infant. They are right! Taking it one step further, Megan Huntsman, 39, plead guilty today six counts of murder for killing six of her newborn babies and storing their bodies in her garage. 

Monday, February 9, 2015

Bizarre Alleged Murder/Suicide Baffles Neighborhood

Friends and relatives are shocked about the recent alleged murder/suicide of Michael Tabacchi and Denise Iran Pars Tabacchi. After autopsies, Bergen County Prosecutor, John L. Molinelli, said yesterday on Twitter that Tabacchi, 27, had strangled and stabbed his wife, Denise Iran Pars Tabacchi, 41, then stabbed himself in the chest. Authorities said that the tragedy occurred on Friday night around 11 p.m. Their 15-month-old son, August, was found safe in their home at in their home at 595 High Street in Closter, New Jersey.  

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Justice for “Murdered” Baby Justice

Two-month-old Justice Hull of southern Dallas was intentionally drowned by a 14-year-old, police say. The suspect, identified only as a 14-year-old girl, was charged with capital murder after she drowned Baby Justice shortly before 6 a.m. at an apartment on Westmoreland Road, Dallas police Maj. Robert Sherwin said. Justice’s mom received approval from Child Protective Services to leave her baby in the care of a friend because she had been jailed and needed someone to take care of the infant until her release. But when that friend left for work Monday morning, police say her 14-year-old daughter murdered the infant at the Hickory Trace Apartments in the 8400 block of Westmoreland Road.