REVIEW: During the dim distant 1980s, a definite guilty pleasure of being home sick from school or work was the chance to catch a dizzying episode of Australian soap Prisoner. Remembering that there were no home video recorders in that era, the afternoon-screened series about women inmates and their guards – extremely racy for the times – attained an especial mystique.
Grammy-winning singer Lauryn Hill has been sentenced
A closer look at the family who recently won the largest Powerball drawing so far reveals that some things just aren’t as they seem. A Straight – Laced All-American Family? DESPITE presenting themselves as a straight-laced, all-American family, the Missouri clan who won half of the country’s largest-ever Powerball jackpot […]
The creator of the popular TV show about the motorcycle cycle subculture said of fallen actor Johnny Lewis was descending into a downward spiral for some time. Actor on A Destructive Path “Sons of Anarchy” creator Kurt Sutter ,who also plays “Big Otto” Delaney on the show, isn’t one bit surprised by Johnny Lewis’ death yesterday, claiming the […]
John Walker Lindh, who is serving a 20-year sentence for aiding the Taliban, testified in federal court Monday in Indianapolis in an attempt to overturn a prison ban that he says severely restricts Muslim prayer. Lindh spent more than two hours on the witness stand in a lawsuit he filed against the warden and the federal […]
Forty-nine years after Betty Smithey was sent to prison for the murder of a toddler, she’s able to leave a free woman. A woman whom is credited as being the longest- incarcerated female in the United States has been paroled after serving 49 years behind bars. When asked about beginning her road to recovery, 68-year-old Betty Smithey said […]
Lawyers for Conrad Murray want test of propofol bottle that prosecutors had said contained the fatal dose of Propofol. If residue has no Lidocaine, which is a local anesthetic that would have been used to ease the sting cause by the drug entering the vein, it disproves prosecution theory, defense lawyers say. The defense theory is that a desperate […]
Convicted serial child sex abuser Jerry Sandusky is behind bars and now new questions are surfacing about what Penn State officials knew about a 2001 incident involving the former assistant football coach’s encounter with a boy in the shower, more specifically whether or not they covered the incident up. The problem […]
Two weeks ago, as the prosecution made its final points in his corruption trial, a pale Rod Blagojevich listened nervously as his wife, Patti looked on, sullen and indignant, from the bench, the arms of her brother around her. It was as if they could feel what was coming.
Fireworks lit up the skies of the Yemeni capital of Sana’a on Tuesday night as Yemeni government officials claimed that President Ali Abdullah Saleh, recovering from wounds he sustained in an attack on his palace earlier this month, would be returning to the Yemeni capital on Friday, June 24. The president’s supporters made a raucous display of their joy by shooting barrages of AK-47 rounds into the air, similar to their display of support when news of his successful surgery reached the capital