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Japanese Teenager Allegedly Murdered and Dismembered Schoolmate

Japanese Teenager Allegedly Murdered and Dismembered Schoolmate

A Japanese teenager, age 15, has been taken into custody on the supposed suspicion that she allegedly murdered and dismembered of one of her schoolmates. The suspect, whose name has yet to be released to the public, reportedly confessed to strangling her victim and then cutting off both her head and left hand, reported a […]

U.N. Security Council Emergency Meeting Declare Backing for Abrupt Cease-Fire in Gaza

U.N. Security Council Emergency Meeting Declare Backing for Abrupt Cease-Fire in Gaza

With there being over 1,000 individuals killed in the Israel-Hamas skirmish, the Security Council for the United Nations held an emergency meeting in New York early Monday and declared  strong backing for an abrupt and unconditional humanitarian cease-fire in Gaza. The cease-fire would permit for the delivery of badly needed assistance, stated the U.N. Security […]

Rwanda Genocide Survivors Seek Joyous Healing [Video]

Rwanda Genocide Survivors Seek Joyous Healing [Video]

Three men who were survivors of the Rwandan Genocide 20 years ago have sought and found a source of healing that adds a sense of joy to their lives. The group, called The Good Ones, was discovered by Grammy-winning producer Ian Brennan. The Good Ones are a musical trio from Rwanda, and are making a […]

Pennsylvania Police on Lookout for Carjackers in Crash That Killed Three Children

Pennsylvania Police on Lookout for Carjackers in Crash That Killed Three Children

Pennsylvania State Police are on the lookout for two carjackers which caused crash that killed three children. The men carjacked an SUV and slammed into a crowd of kids and adults who were selling fruit in order to try and raise money for their church. Three siblings were killed; their mother was critically injured as […]

Arizona Botched Execution Not That Uncommon

Arizona Botched Execution Not That Uncommon

The Arizona execution of convicted murderer James Woods made headlines on July 23 after the death row inmate suffered for two hours following a lethal-injection. This botched execution in Arizona, while gruesome, is not all that uncommon. Prisoner Joseph Woods was sentenced to death for murder. Prior to his execution, the criminal petitioned the court […]

Arizona Execution Raises Lethal Injection Questions: What Where Why

Arizona Execution Raises Lethal Injection Questions: What Where Why

In what is being called another botched execution, in which Arizona convicted murderer Joseph Rudolph Wood took nearly two hours to die on Wednesday, questions have again arisen surrounding lethal injections and whether or not this method of putting convicted criminals to death should be continued. Concerns include whether the method violates prisoners’ 8th Amendment rights of not being […]

Cuevas Pleads Not Guilty in Murder, Dismemberment of Browne in Brooklyn

Cuevas Pleads Not Guilty in Murder, Dismemberment of Browne in Brooklyn

In a short court appearance this morning in New York, Leah Cuevas, 42, pleaded not guilty to a charge of second-degree murder. The Brooklyn woman is accused of murdering and dismembering a mother of four who rented space in her deceased uncle’s building. Cuevas was sent back to jail and denied bail by the  judge. Family members of […]

Teen Missionary Raped Several Girls at a Kenyan Orphanage [Video]

Teen Missionary Raped Several Girls at a Kenyan Orphanage [Video]

Teen missionary from Oklahoma could face life in prison after the alleged sexual assault of several girls at a Kenyan orphanage. Matthew Durham confessed to molesting and raping several young underprivileged children he was supposed to be helping. According to court records the 19-year-old also admitted to forcing some of the young boys to perform […]

Rise in Murders After Death Penalty Removed

Rise in Murders After Death Penalty Removed

South Africa has seen a definite rise in the number of murders since the removal of the death penalty. In 1989, the death penalty was suspended and then was abolished in 1996. After the elimination of the death penalty, South Africa has witnessed a sharp overall increase in violent crime. Without the threat of death as potential […]

Another Craigslist Post Leads to Murder as Headless Body Found in Michigan

Another Craigslist Post Leads to Murder as Headless Body Found in Michigan

The FBI is investigating a case in Wyoming, Michigan, in which a Craigslist post advertising sex in exchange for money led to the deaths of a pregnant 18 year old, her 25-year-old boyfriend and the suspect in the murders. The police in Wyoming, located approximately five miles from Grand Rapids, were made aware of the […]

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