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L.A. Not So Confidential: Interview with Dr. Shiloh and Dr. Scott

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“L.A. Not So Confidential” is a not so typical true crime podcast. The hosts, Los Angeles-based psychologists Dr. Shiloh and Dr. Scott, examine cases through the lens of forensic psychology and offer their hot takes on all things crime with a little snark and a whole lot of criminal justice expertise.

Woman Turns Herself in After Uber Driver Attack

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A second woman turned herself into the police Sunday, after the video of an Uber driver attack went viral online.
Arna Kimaiai and Malaysia King attacked Uber driver Subhakar Khadka on March 7 in San Francisco, California. Khadka said that he stopped the car to ask the two women to put masks on, in order to comply with Uber’s mask policy. Then, things got violent.

Asian Man Murdered: Possible Hate Crime

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Juanito Falcon, a 74-year-old Arizona man, was murdered on Feb. 16, 2021, while he was out on a walk. Marcus Williams, 40, attacked Falcon on his morning walk at random. Relatives of Falcon are convinced his killing was a hate crime, and that he was targeted because he was Asian.

Japan Appoints Minister of Loneliness

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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.

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Trivia for Die-Hard True Crime Fans

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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.

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Palentine’s Day Guide For True Crime Lovers

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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!

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Derges Indicted For Selling Fake Stem Cell Treatments

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Patricia Derges, a Missouri state representative, has been indicted for allegedly selling fake stem cell treatments for several different diseases, including Covid-19. Derges, 63, injected clients of Ozark Valley Medical Clinic with amniotic fluid that she claimed contained stem cells. According to the grand jury indictment that was unsealed on Monday, these “regenerative” treatments were actually acellular (sans stem cells).

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Haunted Montreal and Covid-19: Donovan King’s Virtual Ghost Tours

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Although most tourist attractions shuttered their doors at the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, Haunted Montreal Ghost Tours hasn’t skipped a beat. Instead, the paranormal group has spent the last year expertly adapting to the ebb and flow of Canadian lockdown restrictions before finally settling on a completely virtual set-up. I sat down with Donovan King, founder of Haunted Montreal Ghost Tours, to discuss how he broke into the field of spooky tourism, his business’ transition to Zoom, and his favorite ghosts— all from the comfort of my own home, of course!

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‘Paramedic of the Year’ Charged With Vaccine Theft

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Joshua Colon, Florida’s 2020 “Paramedic of the Year,” was charged this week for his role in the theft of three Moderna Covid-19 vaccine doses. The Polk County paramedic resigned from his position on January 22 and was arrested on Monday. He is currently facing charges for misconduct, fraud, and forgery after falsifying paperwork that he used to cover up his vaccine theft.

Trump to End His Presidency with 3 Death Row Executions

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Lisa Montgomery, Corey Johnson and Dustin Higgs are to be put to death this week. Montgomery is scheduled for Tuesday, Johnson for Thursday and Higgs for Friday. There is a massive outcry among Americans for different reasons: the legality of these sentences, the risk of COVID-19 and the humanity of the lethal injection.

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Michele Barton Seeks Justice for Her Son’s Mysterious Death

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On April 21, 2012, 19-year-old Tanner Barton was invited to a party at a friend’s house in Kokomo, Indiana. The next morning, Tanner was dead. I had the opportunity to sit (over Zoom) with Tanner’s mother, Michele Barton, to discuss what happened to her son and what her next steps are for bringing anyone responsible for Tanner’s death to justice.

The Top Ten Gingerbread house kits to buy on Amazon

The Top Ten Gingerbread House Kits to buy on Amazon

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It’s Christmas Already! 2020 has been a year that everyone wishes to be over. There is no better way to end the year than spending time with family and friends at home during COVID-19. But Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas if we didn’t have gingerbread houses; where would we be without them! While this Christmas year will be spent very differently, what better way than to spend quality time together with loved ones by creating your very own gingerbread house. Now hold up! Don’t Panic! there is no need to stress over making a gingerbread house from scratch! Look, we all need a break sometimes, especially around the holidays. So, chill in your favorite Murder News Merch and take a nice long sip of your hot beverage while I guide you to the top ten gingerbread house kits to buy on Amazon. Trust me! All you have to care about is your special moments with loved ones; Amazon will take care of the rest and drop off your very own gingerbread house kit right on your doorstep! So, sit back, relax, and enjoy the holidays this Christmas year! Merry Christmas!

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Krzemski Charged in Bay Area Girlfriend’s Murder

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Jacob Krzemski, who was suspected in the suspicious death of his Bay Area girlfriend in April was formally charged this week for murdering her. Krzemski brought Corina Lee to the hospital on April 8 claiming that she fallen while in the shower and hit her head on the toilet. Krzemski told the doctors that Lee had been recovering from a head injury that occurred just three days earlier after she allegedly fell off of her bike.

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Trump Supporter Charged With Assault

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A Trump supporter accused of breathing on anti-Trump protestors was charged with misdemeanor assault on Sunday. Kathy Beynette and her friend were protesting President Trump outside of the Trump National Golf Club in Sterling, Virginia on Saturday when a counter-protestor crossed the street to antagonize them.

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Chris Watts Contracts Coronavirus

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Chris Watts has allegedly contracted Coronavirus whilst behind bars at Dodge Correctional Institute in Waupun, Wisconsin. The prison is doing its best to provide its staff and inmates with the tools they need to stay safe, and little is known about Watts’ current health status.

Amazon Gift Guide for True Crime Fans

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If you’re a Murderino like myself, it’s likely that you spent the first part of the pandemic blowing through every true crime podcast and documentary available in between your sourdough batches. Or, perhaps you have a friend who’s in dire need of new activities to tickle their true crime fancy! In either case, Amazon Prime and I have all of your bases covered — I’m talking cozy essentials, spooky page turners, and fun games that the whole family can enjoy (well, not the whole family)!