Christine Davis

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On Death Row for the Wrong Hair

Hair analysis helped to send Willie Jerome Manning to death row 21 years ago. The science proved to be wrong but not before hundreds of men had been …

Grandma Will Spend 6 Months In Jail For Public Sex

video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player<p>A married grandma of 14 faces six months behind bars after she had public sex with a man who was not her husband at a public pavilion in Florida.<p>Peggy Klemm, 68, and her 49-year-old copulation co-conspirator, David Bobilya, were sentenced …

Woman Walks Naked Boyfriend On Leash

Authorities are mulling whether to charge a couple for a "consensual sex game" in West Virginia that startled many witnesses.<p>The sight of a man wearing only a hood on his head and crawling on all fours as a nightgown-wearing woman led him down the street on a leash prompted witnesses to call police …

Election results favor Colorado death row inmate

With a signature on a piece of paper, convicted quadruple murderer Nathan Dunlap's life was spared.<p>For now.<p>Because Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper signed a "temporary reprieve" in 2013, Dunlap's 1996 death sentence still has not been carried out. That's painful for many of the loved ones of the …

Colorado woman guilty of kidnapping newborn nephew

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A woman who admitted to taking her newborn nephew from a Wisconsin home and ditching him in freezing temperatures outside an Iowa gas station was convicted Thursday of kidnapping.<p>A federal jury deliberated for about three hours before finding Kristen Smith, 31, guilty. She …

Gunman in downtown Chicago office shooting was high-ranking executive

The man who shot his boss before taking his own life in a downtown Chicago office building was a high-ranking executive of a technology company, officials told the Los Angeles Times.<p>Anthony DeFrances, 60, of<p>Barrington, Ill., was pronounced dead at 10:44 a.m., a short time after he opened fire on …

Illinois man charged with putting needles in store meat | Reuters

KANSAS CITY Mo (Reuters) - A 68-year-old Illinois man is in jail charged with food tampering after he allegedly inserted sewing needles into packages of meat at a grocery store multiple times in the past year, an official said on Friday.<p>Ronald G. Avers was charged on Thursday with seven violations …

Records show inmate got 15 times usual drug dose

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — During the nearly two hours it took for an Arizona death row inmate to die last week, executioners injected him with 15 times the amount of a sedative and a painkiller that they originally intended to use, according to documents released Friday.<p>Records released to Joseph …

California adopts new policies on treatment of mentally ill inmates

California prison officials adopted sweeping new policies intended to protect mentally ill prisoners from abusive force and punishment, including use of pepper spray and deep isolation in solitary confinement cells.<p>The policies, outlined in court documents filed Friday, were developed over the last …

America's Most Dangerous States, Based On Law Street's Analysis Of FBI Crime Statistics

You may have heard about a recent uptick in violent crime, though the levels of crime are still far below the worst historical years.<p>Now, we know the most dangerous states.<p>Law Street took a look at the FBI's violent crime statistics for American cities with more than 25,000 people to come up with a …

Kids lose their future to poverty

Now that one school year is over and we are preparing for the next, June is a month of reflection for educators and parents on how to do better next school year. It is hard enough for students to learn at school in today's world. You throw in overcrowding, teacher to student ratios, poverty …

New Mexico

Want an Ethical Management Team? Hire a Convict

Suppose for a moment that you are recruiting new management trainees for your company. One of your candidates is a recent graduate of a top business school with the ink still wet on her MBA diploma. Another is a recently released ex-convict with the ink still wet on his parole. Who should you …

Leadership

Because I Have a Daughter, I'm Sharing My Story of Sexual Assault

<i>Trigger Warning: The following post details a sexual assault.</i><p>What I am about to write about is something I have rarely discussed with anyone. It happened more than 20 years ago. To be honest, I thought I had put it out of my mind and moved on.<p>Why I am going to write about it now? Because I have to. …

Time I

Making Sense of Senseless Violence

Since becoming National President of The Chicago School of Professional Psychology four years ago, I've reflected upon what's becoming a staggering and ceaseless procession of mass acts of violence across our nation. The latest incident was this past weekend in Isla Vista, CA -- just over 100 miles …

College & University

Anonymous letter writer may help solve 1984 homicide case

Authorities investigating a 1984 homicide case in Portage County are looking for the anonymous author of a letter they say could help solve the case.<p>Twenty-year-old Janet Raasch was a student at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point when her body was found in some woods south of the city. …

Florida murder suspect dead after standoff

A Florida man wanted in three shooting deaths died Tuesday after he shot himself in the chest following a standoff with police at a Knoxville, Tenn. motel, authorities said.<p>David Eugene Smith, 27, was taken into custody around 2 p.m. after a nearly two-and-a-half standoff with police, the Knox …

Pakistani woman stoned to death by family in front of court after marrying for love

A pregnant woman was stoned to death Tuesday by her own family outside a courthouse in the Pakistani city of Lahore for marrying the man she loved.<p>The woman was killed while on her way to court to contest an abduction case her family had filed against her husband. Her father was promptly arrested …

New Jersey man to get life in prison for tossing 2-year-old daughter in car seat into creek

A New Jersey man who tossed his 2-year-old daughter into a creek while she was strapped into her car seat is expected to be sentenced Wednesday to life in prison.<p>Arthur Morgan III is scheduled to appear in court in Monmouth County on Wednesday morning.<p>He was convicted of murder last month in the …

Boy who may have wandered away from day care dies after 4-story fall from Boston building roof

A 2-year-old boy who cried when he was taken to a day care center in an apartment building on Wednesday morning apparently wandered away and fell from the building's roof to his death, a city councilor said.<p>Councilor Tito Jackson, who represents the neighborhood where the fall occurred, said at the …

North Carolina teen allegedly beaten by boyfriend over tangled fishing lines

The 17-year-old girl who was allegedly beaten Friday by her boyfriend over text messages and tangled fishing lines is reportedly showing signs of improvement after undergoing emergency brain surgery.<p>Hannah Connaway opened her eyes Wednesday, spoke with family and was upgraded to fair condition, …

'01 Santa Barbara killer walks free as families relive carnage 13 years later

Elliot Rodger ended his murder spree in Santa Barbara, Calif., last week by taking his own life, but a man who mounted an eerily similar attack 13 years ago survived his rampage and is now free after serving just over a decade in a mental hospital.<p>It was Feb. 23, 2001, when David Attias — a …

Marine vet on lunch break fatally shoots suspected store robber

A Marine veteran taking a lunch break in Houston on Thursday fatally shot one of two suspects police say were robbing a video game store at a popular shopping center, MyFoxHouston.com reports.<p>The veteran, who was identified as a 28-year-old male, was eating lunch at a Quiznos when police say he saw …