Steven Miles jailed for murder of girlfriend Elizabeth Thomas

Steven Miles jailed for murder of girlfriend Elizabeth Thomas Steven Miles jailed for murder of girlfriend Elizabeth ThomasBBC NewsGuildford Crown Court heard Steven Miles stabbed Elizabeth Thomas to death before cutting up her body with saws in his bedroom. He was arrested at the scene in Amy Road, Oxted, Surrey, on January 24. Jurors heard Miles, 17, who admitted murder, had a ...BREAKING: Oxted teen given life sentence for schoolgirl's murder Eagle RadioSteven Miles, from Edenbridge was sentenced for the murder of school girl ... Kent OnlineEde...

Boise police searching for man after attempted robbery

Boise police searching for man after attempted robbery Boise police searching for man after attempted robberyKTVBBOISE -- A man is on the run after an attempted robbery at a Boise mobile home park. Boise police set up a perimeter near West Holt Street and Maple Grove early Thursday morning, but were unable to find him. A woman in connection with the attempted ...
  October 2, 2014  

Report: Civil rights charges not expected against George Zimmerman

Report: Civil rights charges not expected against George Zimmerman George Zimmerman is not expected to face civil rights charges in the 2012 shooting death of Trayvon Martin due to insufficient evidence, according to the Washington Post.The Justice Department's civil rights division opened the investigation two years ago. The investigation is still open for now, but officials said it is all but certain the department will close it, reporters said.Read the full story at WashingtonPost.com. ...

Suspect in fatal Vixen Bar shooting to appear in court today

The 23-year-old man arrested after an officer-involved shooting that killed an innocent woman in August will face an Orange County judge this morning, officials said.Kody Roach, of Winter Park, faces second-degree felony murder and a long list of other charges in the Aug. 19 shooting of 22-year-old Maria Fernanda Godinez at Vixen Bar in downtown Orlando.His first appearance is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m.Roach was taken to Orlando Regional Medical Center after he was hit by bullets from police w...

Riot Police Not Justified In Attacking Students And Elderly

Riot Police Not Justified In Attacking Students And Elderly Riot Police Not Justified In Attacking Students And ElderlyForbesDespite the fact that our path to escape the gas was obscured by the smoke, the organizers were urging people to remain calm and move a safe distance away from the police. It's a testament to the quality of them and the protesters that no serious ...
  October 2, 2014  

The Michigan Sniper

The Michigan Sniper      In 2003, during a three-week period in and around Washington, D.C., snipers John Allen Muhammad and his 17-year-old accomplice, Lee Boyd Malvo, shot thirteen people, murdering ten of them. During this killing spree, the so-called Beltway Snipers randomly shot individuals who were going about their daily business in places they thought were safe. During the time these pot-shot artists were at large, the media paid little attention to the rash of routine shootings that were taking place i...

Writing Quote: What A Memoir is Not

Writing Quote: What A Memoir is Not      A memoir is not a chronological, thematically tone-deaf recitation of everything remembered. That's autobiography, which should be left, in this twenty-first century, to politicians and celebrities. Oh, be honest: It should just be left…     A memoir is not an exhibition for exhibitionism's sake. If nothing's been learned from a life, is it worth sharing? Or, if nothing's been learned yet, shouldn't the story wait?     A memoir is not a self-administered therapy session. Memoiri...

Whackademia Quote: Are Students Wasting Their Time Dissecting Cats?

     A former English teacher at Newport Harbor [California] High School is suing Newport-Mesa Unified School District alleging that district administrators retaliated against her after she publicly questioned the need for students to dissect cat carcasses.     Karen Coyne claims in her Orange County Superior Court lawsuit that the district and several employees created a hostile work environment, violated her free speech and given another school assignment without her consent. Coyne is s...

Criminal Justice Quote: Pastor Traps Thief

Criminal Justice Quote: Pastor Traps Thief      Tired of getting his packages stolen off his doorstep, a pastor decided to put a stop to the perpetrator's thieving ways…Benny Homes, a pastor from the Church of New Beginnings in Baytown, Texas, was reportedly at his wits end when two packages delivered to his front doorstep disappeared. According to his wife, Pat Homes, the pastor opted to take matters in his own hand rather than involve the police…     Pastor Homes decided to concoct a plan to catch the thief who stole the pac...

Man accused of robbery says he didn’t do it, wants to inherit grandpa’s firearms

Man accused of robbery says he didn't do it, wants to inherit grandpa's firearmsTheNewsTribune.comThe man told Pierce County sheriff's deputies he couldn't be the robbery suspect they were looking for. “I don't want to be a convicted felon,” he said, according to court records. “I want my grandfather's gun collection when he dies.” Despite that ...
  October 2, 2014