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Statements Can Be Used In Evidence In Lesbial Love Triangle Murder Trial, Judge Rules

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 10.08.2013 | Crime

MEADVILLE, Pa. -- A Pennsylvania judge has ruled that statements made by two reported lovers accused of torturing and murdering an Ohio college studen...

911 Call Heard In Franklin Byrd Murder Trial

David Lohr | Posted 10.03.2013 | Crime

A haunting 911 emergency call by Leslie Byrd as she was bleeding to death in her home was played for an Illinois jury Wednesday during the close of he...

Minnesota Man Convicted Of Killing Wife Found In River

AP | Posted 10.03.2013 | Crime

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A jury Wednesday convicted a Minnesota man in the slaying of his wife, whose body was found in the Mississ...

Prosecutor Says 2-Year-Old's Pancreas 'Split In Half' By Mom's Boyfriend

David Lohr | Posted 10.02.2013 | Crime

Authorities say a 22-year-old Indiana man has been charged in connection with the brutal murder of his girlfriend's two-year old son. According to ...

David Lohr

Missing College Student's Body Found

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 10.01.2013 | Crime

The search for a missing Minnesota college student ended on Tuesday when authorities said a body found in a rural area was that of 20-year-old Anarae ...

David Lohr

Missing Student's Blood-Stained Jacket Reportedly Found

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 09.30.2013 | Crime

Minnesota authorities looking into the disappearance of Anarae Schunk suspect the 20-year-old college student may have met with foul play. "Burnsvi...

Suicide Prevention Awareness Month at USC Verdugo Hills Hospital

Robert David Jaffee | Posted 11.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Robert David Jaffee

Given that my talk was on "Men, Mental Illness and Suicide," it struck me as a sad yet predictable irony that only one man attended the event.

Aunt Charged With Torture, Murder In Death Of Niece

David Lohr | Posted 09.25.2013 | Crime

Authorities in California said a 2-year-old girl was abused and tortured by her aunt for months before the child died. The aunt, Wendy Guadalupe Go...

Mom Convicted Of Microwaving Baby Wants New Trial

David Lohr | Posted 09.19.2013 | Crime

The odds are against her, but the Ohio woman convicted of killing her baby daughter by cooking her in a microwave oven has filed a motion for a new tr...

'Hiccup Girl' Murder Trial Underway In Florida

AP | TAMARA LUSH | Posted 09.19.2013 | Crime

CLEARWATER, Fla. -- A woman who gained fame because of her uncontrolled hiccupping as a teenager set up a robbery that went bad and ended in murder, F...

New Study Links State Levels Of Gun Ownership And Homicide

The Huffington Post | Braden Goyette | Posted 09.14.2013 | Politics

A new study of gun violence published by the American Journal of Public Health found that states with greater levels of gun ownership tend to have hig...

David Lohr

Bad News For Man Who Shot Wife 18 Times

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 09.10.2013 | Crime

A Massachusetts man convicted of first-degree murder for shooting his wife more than a dozen times with two handguns will not get a new trial, the sta...

David Lohr

Murder, Necrophilia Suspect: 'I've Lost My Mind'

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 09.09.2013 | Crime

A man who allegedly killed a Romanian teenager, had sex with her corpse and then dumped her body, was arrested in Italy. During a weekend press con...

Mexican Police Seek 'Hunter Of Bus Drivers'

AP | RICARDO CHAVEZ | Posted 11.03.2013 | Crime

CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico — Mexican prosecutors said Monday they are investigating claims that a woman who killed two bus drivers last week in this ...

David Lohr

BURIED ALIVE: Love Triangle Murder Trial To Begin

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 08.28.2013 | Crime

MEADVILLE, Pa. -- A state judge has declared one of two women mentally fit to stand trial in the brutal murder of Brandy Stevens-Rosine, an Ohio colle...

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Cold Case Cops Hunt For Killer Of Mom Who Ran Escort Service

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 03.27.2014 | Crime

The Colorado Bureau of Investigation's "cold case review team" will look for fresh clues in the death of Paige Birgfeld, a divorced mother of three wh...

Capital Murder Trial To Begin For Arizona Fugitive

AP | SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN | Posted 10.19.2013 | Crime

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — John McCluskey was arrested wearing one of the victims' baseball caps. But his defense attorney said Monday prosecutors will...

Who?

Mona R. Washington | Posted 09.29.2013 | Black Voices
Mona R. Washington

If and when The World spends too much time and energy contemplating a person who demonstrates a heartbreakingly ignorant, rude, and ahistoric worldview to a politically Conscious Person who gives a damn about correcting The World's tragic mistake.

Deadly Fight Over Spilled Beer

David Lohr | Posted 07.19.2013 | Crime

An argument which started over a spilled beer ended in the death of a 29-year-old Missouri man and the jailing of his 34-year-old friend, police said....

Justice Denied

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 09.13.2013 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

The outrage over the killing of an unarmed Black teenager who was doing nothing wrong must continue until some semblance of justice is achieved. Let us refuse to be silent until the killing of Black mothers' sons is as important as the killing of White mothers' sons.

That Gun Changed Our Lives Forever

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 09.02.2013 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

Anger and jealousy do not last forever, but a gunshot fired in an impulsive rage often does. Easy accessibility to lethal guns makes a fatal difference over and over again.

Shooting It All in Las Vegas

Michael Winship | Posted 08.25.2013 | Politics
Michael Winship

Solving gun violence should be a primary goal of law enforcement but government departments remain hamstringed by budget cuts and hiring freezes, not to mention the relentless bigfooting of the NRA, firearms manufacturers and the rest of the gun lobby.

Getting Real About Gun Violence

Hoyt Hilsman | Posted 07.08.2013 | Politics
Hoyt Hilsman

The pro-gun vs. anti-gun debate does not address the realities of gun violence in America and the most critical issues in preventing it.

America's Violence Problem (and It's Not Just With Guns)

Paul Heroux | Posted 05.27.2013 | Crime
Paul Heroux

We have a violence problem in America. However, gun violence isn't the leading cause of violence in America. It is just the most salient.

An All-American Crisis

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 05.08.2013 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

Gun violence is an urban problem. Gun violence is a suburban, small town, and rural problem. Gun violence is a problem in states with strong gun laws because guns still travel in from states next door.