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Wendy Wood Holland: Unspeakable Evil Of Child Sex Torture Ring Nets Woman 219 Year Sentence

Wendy Wood Holland was convicted in December of taking part in a horrific child sex and torture ring that spanned three generations of her Alabama …

Guantanamo guard: 'CIA killed prisoners, made it look like suicide'

A former Guantanamo Bay prison guard and Marine explained in details what makes him believe three problematic detainees were killed at CIA black site …

From Gitmo to an American Supermax, the Horrors of Solitary Confinement

The rap on Guantánamo is that it’s a glaring exception to the American system of justice. But the controversial use of solitary confinement both at the camp and in U.S. prisons tells a different story. Ted Conover reports on the psychological damage punitive isolation inflicts upon Guantánamo and …

Guantánamo Diary: ‘I’d rather be a criminal and sitting home with my kids’

There is nothing an interrogator could say to me that would be new; I’ve heard every variation. Each new interrogator would come up with the most ridiculous theories and lies, but you could tell they were all graduates of the same school: before an interrogator’s mouth opened, I knew what he …

Washington D.C.

Murder in Guantanamo: As Cameron calls on Obama to release Londoner held for 13 years without trial, former guard claims his colleagues brutally murdered three inmates

• <b>Joe Hickman was a Marine Corps veteran sent to Guantanamo as a guard</b> <b></b>• <b><br>Brutal assaults on prisoners were far from uncommon at Camp Delta</b>• <b><br>Briton Shaker</b> …

Woman charged in rape of son’s 12-year-old friend

A Missouri woman is facing criminal charges after she allegedly slept with her son’s 12-year-old friend.<p>According to authorities, Nicole Marie Smith …

Rapists Rape and Rape Again

Serial rapist DeShawn Starks<p>Here’s the headline:<p>In 2009, more than 10,000 untested rape kits (<i>i.e</i>., vaginal swabs from victims, containing the DNA of …

Alaska man with eyeball tattoo pleads guilty to attempted murder, says ‘beautiful face’ led to crime

An Alaskan man said that his “beautiful face,” which includes his right eyeball tattooed black, made him homeless, jobless and led him back to a life …

Cannibal devil worshiper jailed for life after killing, dismembering and eating mum-of-two

A cannibal killer who chopped off his victims hands, head and feet before eating parts of her body has been jailed for life.<p>Gregory Scott Hale …

Crime

San Diego Woman Sentenced for Tormenting Couple Who Moved Into Her Dream Home

Soon after Jerry Rice and Janice Ruhter bought their dream home in San Diego’s upscale Carmel Valley in the fall of 2011, bizarre things started …

56 Free Things to Do in San Diego

Our city is indisputably America’s Finest, but as rent prices soar and wages stagnate, you might find it difficult to indulge in every Taco Tuesday, …

Fraternity Booted Off San Diego State Campus Denies Harassing Anti-Rape Activists

Members of a fraternity kicked off the San Diego State University campus for allegedly waving sex toys at anti-rape demonstrators said Thursday that the charges were exaggerated, based largely on an 18-year-old member's "immature and stupid" actions.<p>The school's Delta Sigma Phi chapter was …

San Diego Police Think They Can Prevent Future Crimes By Bothering People At Trolley Stops

A thorough investigation launched by the Voice of San Diego discovered a police operation that purported to curb serious crimes in the future by …

7 New Measles Cases in SD Tied to Disneyland Outbreak

San Diego County health officials have confirmed the sickness that shut down a La Mesa urgent care Wednesday was indeed measles, tied to an outbreak …

Chaldean priest in San Diego still under orders to return to Iraq

Intervention by Pope Francis has apparently not solved the schism between a prominent Chaldean priest in eastern San Diego County and the head of the Chaldean Catholic Church in Iraq.<p>At issue is a demand by Patriarch Louis Raphael I Sako that Father Noel Gorgis and several other Chaldean priests in …

San Diego

Mom Arrested After Girl, 3, Found Locked in Car at Mall

Escondido police arrested a 32-year-old mother after they discovered her 3-year-old child left locked in a car alone at Westfield North County mall …

Family: Body of missing L.A. man with San Diego ties found

Updated:Saturday, May 5 2018 1:56 AM EDT2018-05-05 05:56:38 GMT<p>A North County couple is still on a natural high after celebrating their wedding along …

15 Things You Must Try in San Diego in 2015

It’s the new year and it’s time to explore more of what San Diego has to offer visitors and locals alike. Here are 15 things to try in 2015:<p>100+ …

Child's body found in freezer after Barona shooting

Updated:Saturday, May 5 2018 1:56 AM EDT2018-05-05 05:56:38 GMT<p>A North County couple is still on a natural high after celebrating their wedding along …

Skeptoid #449: Ancient Astronauts

Did aliens visit the ancient Earth and inspire human cultures to build great works? Some people claim that they did. But is there really any reason …

Validating Einstein's Distortion Of Space-Time

Einstein's general theory of relativity explained for us that the universe is elastic and gravity distorts space-time like we distort a couch when we …

A Harvard Professor Has A Provocative Hunch About What Happened After The Big Bang

We have one snapshot of life in the early universe, taken about 400,000 years after the Big Bang. This image is known as the Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB), and it's what astronomers see when they aim their telescopes at the farthest edges of space, capturing light that has been traveling …

13 sure signs you have been abducted by aliens (but don’t realise it)

<b>Have YOU been abducted by aliens, but had the events wiped from your mind?</b><p>Are you sure?<p>Any pains, for instance, in the bottom area?<p>Thankfully, a …

Paranormal

5 Conspiracy Theories So Stupid They're Genius

The <i>X-Files</i> ruined an entire generation: they made us think conspiracy theorists are sexy, tormented truth crusaders, as opposed to bored message …

Paranormal

Phylicia Rashad says Bill Cosby accusations are an orchestrated conspiracy

Bill Cosby hoagie denier Phylicia Rashad has come forward to wag yet another disapproving finger, this time in the faces of the 27-and-counting women …

The Elvis Presley Conspiracy Theory That Just Won't Die

As we gather 'round a mound of fried peanut butter and banana sandwiches, Royal Crown Pomade, sequins, and Col. Tom Parker voodoo dolls in honor of …

Six conspiracy theories behind plunging oil prices

The world loves good conspiracy theories. They appeal to the paranoid in all of us, making us suspect that dark and secret – always secret – forces are at work to deprive us of our wealth, our happiness, even our lives.<p>Part of their attraction is their simplicity, even elegance. To pin an arcane …