Posts tagged "murders"

Robert Durst, Subject Of HBO’s “The Jinx,” Arrested In New Orleans

Robert Durst, the New York real estate heir who is the subject of HBO’s six-part docuseries “The Jinx,” was arrested today in New Orleans on a warrant in a homicide…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 15, 2015 - 12:45 pm

J.K. Rowling Writes A Letter As Dumbledore To Sole Survivor Of Family Mass Murders

As if we didn’t already love J.K. Rowling enough, the Harry Potter author has gone and reminded us why we adore her so.

Katie Oldenburg | August 7, 2014 - 11:30 am

James “Whitey” Bulger Arrested After 16 Years, Thanks To Girlfriend’s Salon Habit

Jack Nicholson was spine-tingling nasty as mobster Frank Costello in Martin Scorsese’s “The Departed.” The character was, of course, based on a real life dude—James “Whitey” Bulger, the…

Kate Torgovnick/ | June 23, 2011 - 10:40 am

“Ugly Betty” Actor Michael Brea Killed Mom With Samurai Sword

Sad, disturbing news in New York City last night: actor Michael Brea, 31, who had small roles on “Ugly Betty” and in “Step Up 3D,” was arrested after killing his…

Jessica Wakeman | November 23, 2010 - 5:20 pm

Joran Van Der Sloot’s Tattoo Reads “No Worries”

Earlier this week, a photo surfaced of Joran van der Sloot, sans shirt, being examined by a prison doctor. And folks couldn’t help but notice that he had a tattoo

Kate Torgovnick/ | June 16, 2010 - 6:40 pm

The Joran Van Der Sloot Plot Thickens

As Joran van der Sloot sits in prison in Peru, awaiting trial for the murder of Stephany Flores Ramirez, more and more nasty information keeps coming out about the 22-year-old…

Lauren Gold | June 14, 2010 - 4:39 pm

Reality TV Producer Held For Questioning In Wife’s Murder

And, sadly, we have yet another link between a reality TV show and a murder. Bruce Beresford-Redman is a well-known producer who’s worked on shows like “Pimp My Ride” and…

Kate Torgovnick/ | April 9, 2010 - 1:10 pm

Quotable: Megan Hauserman Was Worried Ryan Jenkins Might Come After Her

“I was terrified he was going to come looking for me. I never left my apartment. I try not to think too much about all this. But it’s hard not…

Kate Torgovnick/ | February 17, 2010 - 3:40 pm

Playboy Model Paula Sladweski Found Burned In Dumpster

This is a very, very sad story. On Sunday, firefighters in Miami were called to put out a fire in a dumpster. When the flames were extinguished, they realized that…

Kate Torgovnick/ | January 8, 2010 - 6:50 pm

Susan Atkins Of The Manson Family Dies In Jail

Finally, a person-of-note’s death that doesn’t make us teary. Charles Manson follower Susan Atkins, who was denied parole earlier this month, has died in jail from brain cancer. Atkins was…

Kate Torgovnick/ | September 25, 2009 - 1:50 pm

A Morbid History Lesson On On-Campus Murders

A Yale professor’s words this week were chilling after Annie Le’s body was found in the wall of a campus lab: “There is a murderer among us.” Since access to…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 16, 2009 - 1:30 pm

Did Phillip Garrido Murder 10 Prostitutes?

While it’s wonderful that Jaycee Lee Dugard was found alive, after spending 18 years of her life as a prisoner of Phillip and Nancy Garrido, many are starting to question…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 1, 2009 - 3:10 pm

Women Continue To Disappear In Ciudad Juarez, Mexico

Ciudad Juarez, a border town in Mexico, is a dangerous place for women. Since the 1990s, hundreds of girls have disappeared from the streets of this city. Fifteen years ago,…

Nikki Dowling | August 11, 2009 - 1:10 pm

What’s Pro-Life About Murdering Doctors? Abortion Doctor Killed In Kansas

Dr. George Tiller, who, among other things, administered abortions at his Wichita, Kansas women’s clinic, was shot and killed today in front of his church. He was one of the…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 31, 2009 - 5:20 pm