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When the Jury Gets it Wrong: Are ‘Making a Murderer’ Scenarios More Common Than We Think?

March 19, 2016

Cameron Todd Willingham lived in a small country town where everybody knows everybody. He had three daughters: Amber, Karmon and Kameron. Willingham was a stay at home dad. His wife Stacy worked at her brother’s bar to make ends meet. He loved playing darts, enjoyed heavy metal and was a regular at his local bar. […]

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Twin Brothers Shooting Near Fashion Valley, San Diego

July 18, 2013

On Wednesday July 10, it was reported that a man actually shot his twin brother in the leg. The shooting occurred near the Fashion Valley Mall in San Diego. Apparently the shooting took place at somewhere around 5:30 in the morning, according to a San Diego police interview with television crews. According to reports from […]

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What is the Oklahoma Violent Offender Registry?

July 11, 2013

In 2003, 89-year-old Mary Rippy was brutally strangled by her neighbor, Tommy Standefer—a violent felon with convictions for first degree manslaughter and felony possession of a firearm. The elderly woman did not know about Standefer’s criminal past and didn’t suspect the violence brewing nearby. In 2004, the Oklahoma legislature enacted the Mary Rippy Violent Crime […]

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Keep Your Guns: Come to Texas

June 7, 2013

Gun owners across the U.S. proclaim that they have the right to “bear arms” under the protection of the 2nd Amendment and many gun owners alike will argue that they must protect themselves and their properties.  However, far too often, and statistics will show, that guns end up in the hands of the inexperienced and the […]

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5 Of The Most Famous Unsolved Murders

February 25, 2013

Unsolved murders fascinate the public even decades or more than a hundred years after the fact. Read on for some of history and contemporary culture’s most puzzling unsolved crimes. Andrew and Abby Borden Lizzie Borden is widely known in the public imagination as the famous murderess who chopped up her parents with an axe, but […]

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Lazarus Sentenced for 27 Years

May 22, 2012

Stephanie Lazarus, a former detective with the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD), was sentenced for murdering the wife of an ex-boyfriend in 1986. On Friday, May 11, a California judge sentenced Lazarus for 27 years to life for killing Sherri Rae Rasmussen in a jealous rage. This sentence, which includes credit for time served, was […]

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