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David Lohr

Family Of Slain Texas Girl Demands Answers

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 11.12.2012 | Crime

The family of Alicia Chanta Moore, a 16-year-old girl who was murdered, placed in a trunk and dumped along a remote stretch of Texas highway earlier t...

David Lohr

Texas Teen Was Sexually Assaulted Long Before Homicide, Police Say

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 11.09.2012 | Crime

Police trying to solve the murder of a Texas teen have arrested one man and questioned another accused of sexually assaulting the victim, but say they...

David Lohr

Texas Teen’s Heartbroken Family Begs Killer To Come Forward

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 11.08.2012 | Crime

The heartbroken family of teenage girl who was murdered, placed in a trunk, and dumped along a remote stretch of Texas highway is making a painful ple...

David Lohr

Missing Teen Mom And Infant Disappear With Dangerous Murder Suspect, Police Say

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 11.02.2012 | Crime

Police say a California teen mom is on the run with her infant daughter and a boyfriend, who is wanted for questioning in a homicide. The Hanford P...

Making Sense Of California Youth Sentences

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 12.19.2012 | Impact
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

By Sayre Quevedo For juveniles in California being sentenced for crimes, things just got a little more complicated. Proposition 21 requires mandatory...

Romney, the Single Mom and the AK-47

Rob Brooks | Posted 12.18.2012 | Politics
Rob Brooks

Each candidate was asked what they would do to keep assault rifles off the streets. So profoundly does Romney believe in the changing of culture, that he pivoted directly to a beloved conservative talking point: single mothers.

Impulsive Behavior At The Root Of Youth Gun Violence

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 12.11.2012 | Chicago
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

By: Robyn Gee Chicago just hit its 400th murder of 2012, according to the New York Times. The University of Chicago Crime Lab reports that more black...

David Lohr

Missing Mother's Body Found Wedged In Combine

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 09.13.2012 | Crime

The body of missing mother Tashyra McDowell was found wedged in a farmer's combine in central Illinois on Tuesday afternoon. According to Peoria Co...

David Lohr

Who Killed Charles Stephen Parker?

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 09.07.2012 | Crime

For the past eight months, a murder mystery has played out in north central Georgia. The victim, 25-year-old bank manager and budding entrepreneur...

Murdered Teen May Have Had 'Stalker'

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 08.28.2012 | Crime

A Georgia teen whose body was found in the woods behind her home may have left clues on Twitter to the events leading up to her tragic demise. Hann...

David Lohr

Love Triangle Murder Defendants Won't Face Death Penalty

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 08.27.2012 | Crime

MEADVILLE, Pa. -- Prosecutors here will not seek the death penalty for two lesbian lovers accused in the murder of Brandy Stevens-Rosine, an Ohio coll...

David Lohr

Body of Louisiana College Student Believed To Be Found

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 08.08.2012 | Crime

Louisiana authorities believe they have located the body of Michaela "Mickey" Shunick, the missing University of Louisiana student who disappeared whi...

David Lohr

Father Devastated By Lost Ashes Of Murdered Son

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 10.19.2012 | Crime

While the loss of a child is difficult for any parent, a Missouri man's heartbreak was recently doubled when his murdered son's remains were lost by t...

David Lohr

YouTube Appeal To Catch Ohio Woman's Killer

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 07.31.2012 | Crime

Friends and family of Lynn Jackenheimer, an Ohio mom who was recently murdered while on vacation in North Carolina, are using the video-sharing websit...

On the Origin of American Gun Violence

Eric Michael Johnson | Posted 09.30.2012 | Science
Eric Michael Johnson

The hope is that if we can isolate the factor that pushes some people to murder their fellow citizens, perhaps we can alter our social environment and reduce the likelihood that these terrible acts will be repeated in the future. The only problem is, which one could it be?

David Lohr

Two Women Charged With Burying Third Alive In Love Triangle Gone Wrong

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 07.30.2012 | Crime

COCHRANTON, Pa. -- Authorities say two lesbian lovers tortured and murdered 20-year-old Brandy Stevens-Rosine, an Ohio college student who was beaten ...

Are Mass Shootings Becoming More Frequent--and More Deadly?

Dr. Adam Lankford | Posted 09.22.2012 | Crime
Dr. Adam Lankford

Mass shootings are increasingly common and increasingly deadly. And there's no clear end in sight.

David Lohr

Manhunt For Lynn Jackenheimer's Accused Killer

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 07.19.2012 | Crime

Authorities in two states pressed a manhunt today for Nathan Summerfield, the prime suspect in the murder of Ohio mother Lynn Jackenheimer, whose body...

David Lohr

North Carolina Police Say Woman Intentionally Ran Over Her Lover

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 07.03.2012 | Crime

Police in North Carolina say a young woman turned her 2,800-pound Honda Accord into a murder weapon late last week when she used it to intentionally r...

An Interview with David Kennedy About Chicago Homicide

David Vognar | Posted 08.22.2012 | Chicago
David Vognar

While David Kennedy's strategy is unlikely to quickly change the diverse causes of homicides or address non-violent crime, his logic may be wise. As more data come in, Chicago will see if the strategy is enlightened or not.

Missing Woman's Remains ID'd 32 Years Later

Posted 07.09.2012 | Crime

Police found the skeletal remains of Cynthia Gastelle in 1982, two years after she was reported missing -- but they didn't realize they had her body ...

David Lohr

Mississippi Highway Killer May Be Dressed As Cop, Ready To Strike Again

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 05.17.2012 | Crime

The person who shot two people to death along Mississippi highways possibly while dressed as a police officer is likely a meticulous and organized kil...

David Lohr

Baby Found In Road Leads Massachusetts Police To Gruesome Crime Scene

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 05.15.2012 | Crime

A baby found in a car seat in the middle of a Massachusetts street recently led police to a grisly crime scene. The events leading up to the shocki...

Common Law Has Potential

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 07.11.2012 | TV
Jackie K. Cooper

Common Law shows promise but it had better hit its stride and do it quickly. Chemistry is everything -- these people better get in the lab and start brewing it up.

David Lohr

Fleeing Murder Suspect Dove In Front Of Train, Police Say

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 04.24.2012 | Crime

Police say the prime suspect in the shooting death of a New York man killed himself by jumping in front of a train in southeast Pennsylvania. "It's...