A witness to the murder of Sherry Crandell was interviewed by the police, but no one released the video. That is, until award-winning journalist Paul Wagner entered the scene.
Several hundred abducted Nigerian schoolgirls have been rescued. The girls were taken by a group of armed men from their boarding school last Friday.
True crime followers know how easy it is to fall into the rabbit hole of online investigation, especially when it comes to open forums such as reddit and web sleuths. Usually these discussions are nothing more than strangers sharing theories and thoughts, but here are three times when internet sleuthing helped investigators solve a crime.
This Tuesday morning at 6:16 AM, a crash involving a semitruck and an SUV carrying more than two dozen people, left 15 individuals dead and several others injured. The collision took place near the US-Mexico border, according to officials.
A 15-year-old boy was shot yesterday by a fellow student in his Junior High School in Arkansas the day students returned to the campus after months of distance learning.
Today, most transgender murder cases continue to remain unsolved in the United States because police are struggling to connect with LGBTQ+ communities and properly represent victims in the media. Several experts and advocates for the transgender and LGBTQ+ communities have stated that United States police routinely fail to protect transgender victims via illformed state hate crime laws and improper identification practices such as misgendering and misnaming individuals.
The infamous I-5 Strangler died at Mule Creek State Prison in California on February 28.
Robert Smith, 72, spent 33 years in jail for a murder he did not commit. Now, he is suing Chicago for $66 million dollars.
Dr. Seuss, though remembered primarily for his contributions to literature, had a history of publishing pieces containing anti-Semitism and racism,
Brittany Gosney, 29, and her boyfriend, James Hamilton, 42, told investigators that the boy was killed a few days before he was reported missing and that they dumped his body in the Ohio River. Police are working with trained searchers to find the boy’s remains. Gosney is charged with murder, abuse of a corpse and tampering with evidence. Hamilton, is charged with abuse of a corpse and tampering with evidence.
Police found a carer who tried to kill an elderly disabled patient calmly listening to music after attempting to smother her with a pillow.
A 14-year-old girl is accused of stabbing her grandmother to death in Canton, Michigan. According to Click on Detroit, Cynthia Mosby, 65, died Feb. 21 from multiple stab wounds. Mosby’s 14-year-old granddaughter lived with her, and authorities suspect she planned the killing beforehand.
The CDC announced last week that that travel from Guinea and the Democratic Republic of Congo to the US would be limited. These restrictions are in accordance with new agency guidelines.
After an arraignment on Wednesday, notorious New York City “Subway Attacker” Khari Covington is now facing a 52-count indictment against him for burglary, assault and strangulation as hate crimes. Covington allegedly targeted “light-skinned women” during a string of attacks that occurred between August 2020 and January 4 in Brooklyn’s East Williamsburg neighborhood. Most of the attacks happened in the Morgan Avenue subway station, but one took place near the station and another at a smoke shop.
Crimes in the Asian community largely have gone unspoken. You could blame this on the “model minority” ethos that has been so toxically engraved into our society. The sad reality of this stereotype has made vulnerable populations of the Asian community easy targets.
You will see them in hospitals as your nurse practitioner. In convalescent homes taking care of your elderly parents. Tending to children of wealthy families like their own. More often than not you will see a Filipino woman occupying these jobs.
Karen Wong’s boyfriend and brother decided to investigate after not hearing from her for a couple of days. On February 27th 1991, they found her body in her San Fransisco flat.
Officer Rodney Vicknair had an established history of misconduct over his years of his service; from harassment to stalking. The latest allegations against him are shaping out to be the most horrific yet. When the teenage girl was released from the hospital, Vicknair allegedly began the next four months gaining her trust, sexually harassing her, and eventually progressing to sexually abusing her.
Jose Luis Mares III, 23, and his wife, who remains unidentified, were at Coronado Beach when they got into an argument. The argument turned physical when Mares tried throwing her in the ocean and burying her alive in a whole in the sand. The woman survived the incident and Mares was arrested on attempted murder charges.
The anticipation for a long-awaited story about a Florida man and a gator is over. Today, we’re going to talk about Joshua James, 23, who threw a live alligator through a Wendy’s drive-through window.
Lady Gaga is offering a $500,000 reward for the return of her beloved French bulldogs after they were stolen and her dog walker was shot on Wednesday night.
President Biden spoke with King Salman of Saudi Arabia on February 25. It is the two leaders’ first meeting, Biden will question the Saudi King over his alleged human right abuses.
The Cherokee Nation is appealing Jeep to cease using the tribe’s name in association with its vehicles.
On Feb. 27, 2012, Thomas M. “T.J” Lane III took a .22 handgun to Chardon High School and shot six kids. Three of them died, two were in critical condition and one was paralyzed. Within a few hours, the entire community of Chardon, Ohio, was rocked to its core. Chardon was a place you took your kids to raise them. People waved to each other on the street and everyone knew each other. No one imagined that such a violent event could happen.
It sounds like something straight out of a sci-fi movie. An app that allows uses a glimpse into accurately portrayed, real life crime scenes; all virtually. The app pulls from real crime scenes based on photos, police reports, and puts them onto your device allowing the viewer to examine actual evidence. It boasts more than 600 cases to explore from the obscure to high profile cases such as the Nicole Brown Simpson case.
Ahmaud Arbery was 25 when he was shot and killed while out for a run on February 23, 2020. On Tuesday, his mother filed a one-million-dollar civil lawsuit against the three men arrested for his murder, more than a dozen law enforcement officers, and the Glynn County District Attorney.
Lawrence Paul Anderson, who was charged with three counts of first-degree murder and a single count of felony maiming and assault with a deadly weapon this week, asked to be held in the Grady County Jail without bail. According to police, Anderson had fatally stabbed his family’s neighbor Andrea Lynn Blankenship, “cut her heart out” and attempted to serve the organ to his aunt and uncle with potatoes. Anderson, 42, then attacked his uncle Leon Pye, his aunt Delsie and his four-year-old cousin.
A Brazilian e-sports gamer murdered a fellow female competitor at his Sao Paulo home.
David Dwayne Anderson, 62, appeared in court Wednesday morning to face two counts of first degree murder for the death of 35-year-old Sylvia Quayle. According to 9Wants to Know, he waived extradition to Colorado, and will remain in Nebraska for the trial.
Japan currently ranks the worst amongst advanced countries in regards to their gender gap. Placing 121st out of 153 countries for its abysmal inclusion of women in spaces of politics and economics.
Scooby-Doo taught us that the real monsters in life are human, but that didn’t stop the show’s creators from making the villains into truly terrifying monsters (even if they were costumes). Many true-crime and horror/mystery fans got their love for the genre from Scooby-Doo at a young age. I know I did!
911 operators received a call shortly after 1am Monday morning from 14-year-old Claire Miller, confessing to killing her 19-year-old sister.
Meztli Galindo, 29, was killed by her ex-husband, Jose Alvarado-Ramirez, 31, on the morning of February 14, 2021 in Illinois. According to police, Alvarado-Ramirez made a 911 call reporting that he had found his ex-wife unresponsive inside a vehicle. Upon arrival, officers found Galindo dead inside a sedan on the same block as Alvarado-Ramirez’s home.
A landslide off the coast of Genoa, Italy has led to the collapse of a cemetery this past Monday, causing hundreds of coffins plummeting into the sea below.
Constructed over 100 years ago, the Camogli Cemetery was located along an area of rocky seaside cliffs. The mayor of Camogli, Francesco Olivari addressed the collapse as an “unimaginable catastrophe.”
After launching its newest season of Lies Crimes & Video last weekend, HLN is bringing its audience exclusive coverage on the 2015 Bever family massacre this Sunday, February 28 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. Titled “Summer Night Massacre,” this heartbreaking episode focuses on the murders of five family members in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma on July 22, 2015 by two teenage brothers.
Vincent Muscat plead guilty to the murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia Tuesday.
Muscat, also known as il-Koħħu, is one of three suspects in the 2017 murder of the investigative journalist. He appeared in court Tuesday and received a plea deal for his cooperation with the Maltese police. He shared vital information in the case and received 15 years in jail.
If the bill is signed into law, Virginia will become the first Southern state to abolish the death penalty.
Most people know Amber Alerts as the child abduction emergency alert that has led to the safe return of over a thousand children across almost 35 countries. But this life-saving system has a dark history, stemming from the tragic abduction and murder of 9-year-old Amber Hagerman, whose case remains unsolved.
According to Quinto’s mother and sister, an officer handcuffed Angelo, as another kneeled on his neck for a horrifying five minutes, eerily echoing what happened with George Floyd seven months prior. In a video recording obtained from his mother, Angelo pleaded with officers, “Please don’t kill me.” It then shows police inverting an unmoving Quinto into custody, blood smeared on his mouth and dripping onto the floor.
No one likes to work, but this guy goes above and beyond to get out of it. And no, this is not a Florida Man.
A settlement has been reached in the sexual misconduct case against Oscar-Nominated actor James Franco. Sarah Tither-Kaplan and Toni Gaal filed the suit in 2019 but agreed to drop their claims against Franco last week after reaching a preliminary settlement agreement. Tither-Kaplan and Gaal were students of Franco’s Studio 4 acting school and alleged that the actor set out to “create a steady stream of young women to objectify and exploit” via his course on sex scenes.
According to the United Nations, attackers killed Italy’s ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Congo in an attempted kidnapping.
Malcolm X’s family released new evidence for the investigation in a news conference Saturday. According to the Thomson Reuters Foundation, the family obtained a letter written by Raymond Wood, a former undercover NYPD police officer. Wood, now deceased, stated that the NYPD forced him to lure the X’s security team into a trap and arrest them.
Japan is taking a new initiative to combat the rising rate of suicide in the country. Appointed to the role, ‘Minister of Loneliness’, Tetsushi Sakamoto is tasked with easing the spike in sentiments of depression and isolation across the country.
Thomas Elmore Jr. was found guilty in court on a second-degree murder charge in the 2016 shooting death of his girlfriend, Tamara Naish. At the time of her death, he alleged that he found her dead of a self-inflicted gun wound but authorities quickly noticed discrepancies in his story.
Mary Knott, a 44-year-old veterinarian who competed in triathlons all around the world, was murdered on Feb. 13 by her 33-year-old ex-boyfriend, who then killed himself. Both bodies were found in an apartment in Carlsbad, California the next day.
On Thursday, the body that had been found on the Crow Reservation in Montana was confirmed to belong to 8-year-old Mildred Old Crow. Mildred was reported missing in November of 2020 after non-custodial family members stated that they had not seen the young girl since July 2018.
After losing their son in 2020, federal Judge Esther Salas and attorney Mark Anderl crusaded for federal legislation to remove judges’ personal information from the internet.
Tim Burton, the directing god of all things spooky, will direct Netflix’s new series on Wednesday Addams. According to IndieWire, the eight-episode series will follow present day Wednesday navigating her way through the supernatural Nevermore Academy.
Toronto seeks to put a stop to Seivwright’s efforts. On February 12, the city filed an injunction application against him.
Last year during the start of the pandemic, I did what any average person would do. I binged watched the hell out of Netflix. Started out with some Fyre Festival drama, then indulged in the spectacle that was Tiger King. Eventually my boyfriend and I decided to explore the Japanese reality series called, “Terrace House.”
When Kimura made her debut on Terrace House, she was a bubbly, effervescent, force of nature. It was difficult not to be drawn to her positive attitude, signature bubblegum pink hair, and beaming smile. She easily made friends with her housemates and was excited to show the world of women’s wrestling. It was perhaps her unshakable sunny disposition that drove the production team behind the scenes to push the young athlete to her emotional limit.
Why do we find serial killers so fascinating? Is it because they show the true horrors of humanity? Or maybe they capture our imaginations with their signatures?
Known to her followers as “Mother Anna”, Young was the leader of the House of Prayer during the 1980’s. During its prime, the cult had amassed 25 members. It is reported that during this time she began a “religious boarding school”. It was under this rouse, that Young had committed numerous acts of abuse against young children and cult followers, who were beat and tortured for their “sins”.
The remains of Alexis Murphy, who disappeared in 2013, have been recovered.
A Miami, Florida, lawyer’s pants went up in flames during a 2017 arson trial. If you’re not familiar with arson, it is the act of deliberately setting fire to something, usually property. The Miami lawyer, Stephen Gutierrez, was representing a man who was accused of setting his car on fire for insurance money when his pants spontaneously burst into flames. Gutierrez blamed a faulty battery in his electronic cigarette for igniting in his pocket at a coincidental time, but investigators believe he is a liar, liar, pants on fire.
Bryan Snow was charged with second-degree domestic abuse and endangering the welfare of a child after police rescued his disabled girlfriend and twin girls from severe neglect. Snow’s girlfriend reportedly has Multiple Sclerosis and had been left in the bathtub completely naked and sitting in several inches of feces and urine. After saving Snow’s girlfriend, police returned to the Missouri man’s home and found two five-year-old girls. Police officers stated that the twins were extremely malnourished and were eating out of a cereal bag.
A 40-year-old man allegedly pushed his 32-year-old pregnant wife to her death off a 1,000-feet cliff after posing for a selfie in order to claim insurance money.
Citizens of Myanmar have taken to the streets or rather, they have taken the streets. Protesting the country’s ongoing military coup.
Perhaps the most-known apparition at The Ridges is Margaret Schilling. Not because of how she roams the halls or waits in the window of the room where she died. No, Margaret is known for the stain her body left on the floor that has remained for the past four decades.
The son of a couple recently found dead is facing multiple charges, including two counts of open murder.
Charles Polevich was arrested on Wednesday and charged with leaving the scene of a fatal car accident that killed Nicki Minaj’s father, Robert Maraj, last Friday. Maraj had been walking on the street when Polevich struck the 64-year-old pedestrian with his vehicle at 6:15 pm. According to police, Polevich stopped and exited his car to check on the injured man. Yet, rather than helping Maraj and calling 911, Polevich fled the scene.
Gunmen kidnapped dozens of schoolchildren and teachers after an attack on a boarding school in central Nigeria.
Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, 35, went missing from the public eye in 2019. BBC released a YouTube video on the secret videos she sent to her friends describing her living conditions in the United Arab Emerites.
When members of the public attempted to salvage the wasted food, they were met with hostility. Fred Meyer even went so far as to summon police to the scene.
Scott Miller, 45, a former Australian swimmer, was arrested on drug charges during a raid on his home in Sydney this past Tuesday. Sydney police are alleging the Olympian is the head of a drug syndicate that is supplying methamphetamines all across New South Wales state.
A 20-year-old ex-boyfriend of Danielle Hopton, 18, of Fort Collins, and another man have been arrested and charged in connection with her beating death.
This past Presidents’ Day, former NFL wide receiver, Vincent Jackson, 38, was found dead in his hotel room in Brandon, Florida. On Monday February 15th, a housekeeper discovered Jackson dead at 11:30 am. The cause of death is currently under investigation by the Hillsborough County Medical Examiner’s Office. For now, there are no apparent signs of trauma.
A 54-year-old woman was struck and killed by an intoxicated employee [man in the picture] at a car wash in Queens, New York, around 2 p.m. The employee had a blood alcohol reading well above the legal limit. The victim was standing nearby when the worker exiting the car wash bay in a 2011 Jeep Liberty hit her.
After nearly one year in quarantine, the Zoom fatigue is really starting to set in— so why not spice up your virtual hang-outs with some challenging true crime trivia! Do you know all about the most infamous serial killers in history? What about the whacky headlines we see on the news today? Regardless of your knowledge base, this 20-question trivia set has everything a die-hard true crime fan could ask for.
Cooper, the white woman who falsely called the police on a Black man in Central Park, completed five courses in a “restorative justice resolution.” As an alternative to jail time, she was required to complete racial equity education classes. She reportedly learned to appreciate different racial identities. According to CNN, the DA dropped her charge Tuesday.
Thousands of Spanish citizens have taken to the streets protesting the arrest of rapper Pablo Hasel. Hasel was sentenced to prison on Tuesday for “glorifying terrorism and slandering the crown and state institution”.
Netflix has recently added one more true crime documentary to it’s list of success. In addition to other binge worthy documentaries, such as “Unsolved Mysteries,” “American Murder: The Family Next Door,” and “Night Stalker: The Hunt for a Serial Killer,” comes “Crime Scene: The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel.”
Over the holiday weekend a joyride turned deadly, claimed the lives of two homeless San Diego men this past Friday. A 13-year-old girl who has not yet been identified, took her parents car for a drive without their knowledge.
Escondido Police spotted the young teenager around 11:20 PM late Friday February 12th. During the routine stop the girl hit the accelerator and drove off.
On Nov. 30, 2020, a double-homicide murder occurred at the T&N Market in Mt. Dora, Florida. Trinh, 56, and Nguyen, 47, were owners of this convenience store. Both were shot multiple times shortly before 9 p.m. Nguyen died on the scene and Trinh died three days after in the hospital. Recently, Mt. Dora Police Department arrested Undrea Lashaye Dixon for lying to law enforcement about the incident.
The Crime Stoppers award for finding the murderer of 12-year-old David Mack was raised to $10,000 on Monday. David was last seen by his grandmother around 3 pm on February 9 when he told her that he was going over to a friend’s house. The Atlanta native’s family reported him missing at 8:45 pm that same night when he failed to return home.
A Bronx District Attorney, Darcel Clark, leads a wide-ranging inquiry into whether three detectives’ tactics had tainted guilty verdicts in 31 homicide cases. All of the detectives are currently under review for coercion.
Sixteen boaters went missing from various ports in Florida. The U.S. Coast Guard stated that 10 people were last seen together near Key West, while the other six were near Fort Pierce.
Harris County Deputies are investigating the death of a man who may have fallen victim to Tulsa’s frigid temperatures.
Jalisa Lasalle was abducted on the afternoon of Sunday, February 7 while riding scooters with her brothers by their home in New Iberia, Louisiana. Pelican Waste & Debris workers Dion Merrick and Brandon Antoine are being recognized for their heroic actions after spotting the abductor’s vehicle, using their truck to block his exit, and contacting police.
Police in Scottsboro, Alabama, received a call Wednesday morning at around 6:15 a.m. about a suspicious vehicle stopped in a local roadway. 8-months pregnant Amber Michelle Coffman, 35, and Owen Deangelo Williamson, 33 appeared to have suffered fatal gunshot wounds. Both were dead on-site.
Ariel Robinson, a former winner on Food Network’s Worst Cooks in America, was denied her bail request of $40,000 on Friday after claiming that the death of her three-year-old foster daughter was caused by ingesting too much water rather than by her own hand.
Police found eighteen plastic bags containing hacked-up body parts on the outskirts of a city in Mexico.
An Oklahoma woman is accused of second degree murder after a body was found on her property Friday. Additionally, investigators found a suspected puppy mill with 165 dogs living in terrible conditions.
Indian police named Disha Ravi as a “key conspirator” in the “formulation and dissemination” of literature inciting insurrection against the government. For her contribution to a “toolkit”, a document meant to assist farmers in their protest against the latest agricultural laws, the 22-year-old was arrested.
As Valentine’s Day draws near, we remember the not so out of this world story of an astronaut and her scorned love affair. Lisa Marie Nowak, an American aeronautical engineer, a former United States Navy captain, naval flight officer and test pilot, was destined for greatness. Dare we say, it seemed written in the stars.
On February 12th 1971, 20-year-old nursing student Patricia Man and 19-year-old student Jesse McBane attended a Valentine’s dance at Watts Hospital in Durham.
In every horror movie with a female protagonist where she’s running up the stairs from her killer rather than out of the front door, I scream at the screen in frustration and I’m irritated by the one-dimensionality of peril, panic and associated action. Freedom feels so clearly attainable, so often in these stories. Not here. Dean reminds us in stark detail of the true nature of physical and mental captivity which stops the thoughts of an easy escape dead in their tracks.
Okey Payne, 95, allegedly shot Ricardo Medina-Rojas, a maintenance worker at Legacy Assisted Living, on February 3 over $200 he believed to me missing from his wallet.
This Florida Man didn’t necessarily do anything crazy, but instead, it was his mugshot that caught my eye. The mugshot of the man is pictured in this article, but first, a little backstory.
Tracy Ray Rollins, a 28-year-old long-haul truck driver from Dallas, Texas, was arrested and charged Wednesday with the murder of Rebecca Landrith. Landrith’s body was found by a Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) worker around 7 am Sunday near an 1-80 eastbound exit ramp by the Mile Run interchange.
Sheffield Crown Court charged prime suspect, Pawel Relowicz, in the Libby Squire murder case with the victim’s rape and murder.
Saudi woman’s rights activist, Loujain al-Hathloul, was finally released from prison on Wednesday.
In November 2020, 11 News covered the story of 6-year-old Beth Lynn Barr. The news station revealed Wednesday that shortly after, the Allegheny County Police obtained a four page handwritten letter. Written by a woman, the letter suggests that the police should investigate one of their own. According to 11 News, the woman said that she believed the officer, now dead, kidnapped and killed Barr.
The lines of the American punk ska band Sublime read like a jukebox classic playing in a bar or a karaoke favorite sung with friends.
Unfortunately, this beloved classic has been caught in the legal crosshairs of intentional copyright infringement. It was discovered this past Friday, when a man, Senett Devermont, paid a visit to the Beverly Hills Police Department, to obtain body camera footage from a previous incident, he was bombarded with the sounds of the all familiar “Santeria”.
Federal investigators have arrested Kelly Harper, 37, after a group of journalists found her plan to hire a hit-man on the dark web.
Lindsay Overbay was killed in a shooting at a Minnesota medical clinic that left four others injured on Tuesday. Overbay, 37, was a medical assistant at Allina Health Urgent Care – Buffalo Crossroads clinic and a mother of two children. After being shot multiple times by the gunman, Overbay sustained life-threatening injuries that she eventually succumbed to after surgery late Tuesday night.
Police are searching for a Massachusetts Institute of Technology graduate in connection with the shooting of a Yale University Student.
The local government body represents 820 million citizens in over 47 countries. In the report, the council expressed that these zones are inciting violence through hate crimes and creating a damaging environment for LGBT youth. According to data from the report, Polish hate crimes more than doubled since 2019.
A baby shower turned deadly Sunday night when a small cannon exploded, killing a man.
Frederick West and Rosemary West were an English married couple identified as serial killers and serial rapists who killed at least a dozen young British girls, including several of their own daughters. TW: Rape, Suicide, Incest
Robinhood has seen its share of the spotlight in more recent times in lieu of the unexpected rise and fall of the Reddit backed GameStop stock. This time the app is under a different kind of limelight. Paralyzed with the thought that his family would have to cover the $178,000 they did not possess; Alex rode his bike in front of a train.
Anthony Sowell, also known in the media as the “Cleveland Strangler,” died in prison on Monday. He was on death row after being convicted of killing eleven women between 2007 and 2009.
Alleah Taylor told investigators that she was attacked after Wheeler asked her to bow to him, which she refused. This article documents her breaking the silence after police rescued her from being viciously attacked by the professional football player Chad Wheeler.
Celebrate this year’s Palentine’s Day in the coolest way possible—virtually! Yeah, you read that right: staying at home and socially distanced from people outside of your bubble is all the rage these days, but that doesn’t mean you can’t have a little fun during the holidays. All you have to do is send your true crime loving friends a Zoom invite and follow this Palentine’s Day guide!
The 100-year-old man allegedly served at the Sachsenhausen concentration camp in Berlin from 1942-1945. The camp held over 200,000 prisoners during operation, and killed an estimated 50,000. Due to a 2011 legal precedent, anyone who helped run a Nazi camp during World War II can be charged with accessory to murder.
It became an unavoidable change in this past year, following the death of George Floyd in police custody. The parent company Quaker Oats finally acknowledged the racial insensitivity of using minstrel show imagery to be the face of their brand.
A review by the National Registry of Exonerations (NRE) found that black people are seven times more likely to be wrongfully convicted of murder than white people. They are also three times more likely to be wrongfully convicted of sexual assault.
The February 9 Killer is an unidentified suspected murderer believed to be responsible for the 2006 strangulation and rape of Sonia Mejia and the murder of her unborn baby. He murdered again in 2008 by strangling Damiana Castillo in Salt Lake County, Utah. The murders were committed on the same day, February 9, hence the name of the February 9th Killer.
Just one day after reporting her missing, authorities arrested Jonathan Greyblood on Sunday under the suspicion that he killed his wife Jeanine.
Sex workers in B.C. plan to create Canada’s first province-wide reporting system to reduce the levels of violence in the sector. The database will collect information concerning dangerous dates, as well as report any safety concerns workers may have.
California officials released a man after he spent two years in prison for murder charges.
Officials charged David Andre Buchanan, 41, with murder after the death of Gustavo Fuentes in May 2019. However, new evidence presented in the case showed that he killed in self-defense. Instead, the court sentenced Buchanan to two years for a separate drug-related offense. He left Monday morning a free man.
According to The Mercury News, Buchanan shot Fuentes in self-defense. Fuentes robbed him at gunpoint, and Buchanan shot him around 3 a.m. May 15, 2019 near an elementary school. According to video surveillance, Fuentes stopped Buchanan in his van where the altercation took place. After being shot, Fuentes ran from the van, but ultimately collapsed from the fatal wound.
Florida Man Fridays aren’t a fixture on our blog for nothing. In recent news over the weekend, a hacker had gained access into the water treatment system of Oldsmar, Florida. The hacking event took place on Friday, February 5th. It was during this time an operator had noticed the system breach and observed the hacker gain access remotely.
Vicha Ratanapakdee regularly walked San Francisco’s Anza Vista neighborhood. However, at about 8:28 a.m. on Thursday, Ratanapakdee was attacked, being violently pushed by an unknown assailant.
Rosa Jimenez was released on bond on January 27 after spending seventeen years behind bars for a crime she most likely did not commit.
Black firefighters make up 7.5% of all firefighters in the United States, with Black female firefighters making up an even smaller percentage.
A new hire at the DeLand Fire Department in Florida marked a historic moment for the DeLand community. Daytona Beach native Dejah Woods became the department’s first Black firefighter to ever work at the department.
HLN is premiering its new series Down the Hill: The Delphi Murders in a special two-day TV event that is airing February 14-15 at 10 pm. Based on the chart-topping HLN podcast “Down the Hill,” this limited series will uncover new details about the mysterious murders of teenage girls Abby Williams and Libby German, who went missing from their rural Indiana town on February 13, 2017.
Police have arrested four men on suspicion of murder after a man was found with multiple fatal injuries in Tilehurst, Reading.