Monday, June 26, 2017

New Orleans police hunt suspects in brutal beating of tourists in French Quarter

Police in New Orleans are searching for four suspects involved in a brutal beating of two tourists during a robbery Saturday night in the city's famed French Quarter that left one victim critically wounded.
Surveillance video released by police late Sunday shows the victims attacked by four black men who beat them, stole their wallets and cell phones, and then fled, according to FOX 8.
The violent attack took place on the 200 block of Bienville Street, one block from Canal Street, just before 9 p.m., according to police.  More

Man and woman kick homeless man to death and burn his body

A Cologne court on Tuesday sentenced a man and a woman to jail for kicking a homeless man to death, and then burning his body last year.

On a cold November night last year, police discovered a fire in an underpass in the inner city of Cologne, the Süddeutsche Zeitung (SZ) reports. Only upon closer inspection did they realize that there was a body within the flames.

A medic called to the scene could only confirm the death.

Further investigations revealed that the man had regularly slept in the underpass, and that two other homeless people were responsible for his murder.  More

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Doctor charged with murdering her patients

Sheila Bartels walked out of the Sunshine Medical Center in Oklahoma with a prescription for a "horrifyingly excessive" cocktail of drugs capable of killing her several times over.
A short time later, she was at a pharmacy, receiving what drug addicts call “the holy trinity” of prescription drugs: the powerful painkiller Hydrocodone, the anti-anxiety medication Xanax and a muscle relaxant known as Soma.
In total, pharmacists handed her 510 pills that day — all legal, because she had a prescription with the signature of her doctor, Regan Ganoung Nichols (picture), scrawled at the bottom, according to a probable cause affidavit.  More

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Texas mom, 25, charged in deaths of her two young children after she 'left them in a hot car to punish them while she smoked pot and took a nap'

A mother has been charged in the deaths of her two young children, after she allegedly left them in a hot car as punishment while she smoked pot and took a nap.

Cynthia Marie Randolph, 25, was charged Friday with two counts of first-degree injury to a child causing serious bodily injury in Weathorford, Texas after her kids were found dead May 26.

Police said Randolph was trying to teach her two-year-old daughter Juliet a lesson for not coming out of the car when she was the called, when Juliet and her 16-month-old brother Cavanaugh died.

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Friday, June 23, 2017

Man uses chainsaw to slice off arm of wife’s lover

A jealous husband is being held in prison on $2.5 million bond after violently cutting off the arm of his wife’s lover.

27-year-old Jose A. Jaimes-Jiminez of Illinois, assaulted the man for hanging out with his estranged wife.

Jaimes-Jiminez sliced the victim's left arm with the chainsaw. 

He severed the victim's bones in the forearm and leaving it hanging just by skin and a tendon.

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Charles Manson follower, 69, who was convicted of seven murders is up for parole after 47 years behind bars

Manson family killer Patricia Krenwinkel, who was convicted of seven murders - including the killing of actress Sharon Tate - will appear before California's parole board today in her 14th bid for freedom.

The 69-year-old killer, who is the longest-serving female inmate in California, had initially appeared in December 2016, but the hearing was delayed when her legal team claimed they had evidence Krenwinkel was acting under duress.

Krenwinkel, who has spent 47 years behind bars, will appear this morning by the parole board who have spent six months investigating whether she was suffering 'battered woman syndrome'.   More

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

25 people arrested at welcome home party for rapper released from prison

A mother is upset that police keep harassing her son while he “is just trying to perform and make money.” 

Sheriff's deputies in Georgia, said that they were allowed to attend the party as a public invitation was posted to social media. 

Rapper Montel Whitaker, aka M. Deezy, was set to perform at the Hoops Bar and Grill in Newnan, where he invited friends, family and the public for a “welcome home bash,” after he was released from prison.  More  Video

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Mistrial declared in Bill Cosby sexual assault case after jury in deadlock

Bill Cosby’s trial on sexual assault charges ended in a mistrial on Saturday after jurors failed to break a deadlock after more than 52 hours of deliberations over six days.
The jury confirmed to the judge that they could not reach a unanimous decision on whether “The Cosby Show” star drugged and molested Temple University employee Andrea Constand at his suburban Philadelphia home in 2004.
Judge Steven O'Neill declared a mistrial for the 79-year-old comedian.  More

Michelle Carter Guilty In Texting Suicide Trial

TAUNTON (CBS/AP) – A juvenile court judge has found a Plainville teenager guilty of involuntary manslaughter after she was charged with sending her boyfriend a barrage of text messages encouraging him to kill himself.
Michelle Carter was in tears as Judge Lawrence Moniz began to read his decision in the death of Conrad Roy, who was found dead in his truck of carbon monoxide poisoning in 2014.
Moniz announced his decision on Friday in Bristol Juvenile Court.