Monthly Archives: September 2015

Georgia is planning to carry out its first execution of a woman in more than 70 years

Georgia is planning to carry out its first execution of a woman in more than 70 yearsGeorgia plans to carry out its first execution of a woman in 70 years next week following repeated delays, the Georgia Department of Corrections said on Monday.Kelly Renee Gissendaner, 47, is scheduled to be executed by lethal injection on Sept. 29 at 7 pm. Continue Reading...

“Newfangled Debtors’ Prison”: Don’t Pay For Ankle Bracelet, Return To Jail

“Newfangled Debtors’ Prison”: Don’t Pay For Ankle Bracelet, Return To Jail In Richland County, S.C., anyone ordered to wear an ankle monitor as a condition of bail must lease the bracelet from a private company called Offender Management Services (OMS), which charges the offender $9.25 per day, or about $300 per month, plus a $179.50 set-up fee, reports the International Continue Reading...

Cops: Killer of Bethune-Cookman students hangs himself in Miami-Dade jail

Cops: Killer of Bethune-Cookman students hangs himself in Miami-Dade jailYork Zed Bodden, told he was being evicted by his roommates and angered over a $200 slight, returned to the apartment a few minutes later. He opened fire, killing two Bethune-Cookman University music students with shots to the head, and gravely wounding a third, police said. Another man barely escaped after Continue Reading...

Teen does not have to visit dad, but appeals court suspends child support

Teen does not have to visit dad, but appeals court suspends child supportCorrected: A Brooklyn judge had discretion to determine that a 13-year-old “vehemently opposed” to visiting his father should not be compelled to do so, a New York appeals court ruled.But, under the circumstances of this case, the judge should have granted the pro se father’s alternative motion to Continue Reading...

Northwestern High grieves for two students shot to death

Northwestern High grieves for two students shot to deathThe lives of Maurice Harris and Randall Dwaine Robinson III ended much too soon this week. Their murders, separated by only 10 blocks and three days — and eerily similar in fashion — have rocked the student body of one of Miami-Dade County’s most historic high schools.Both students were 17. Both were Continue Reading...

Grand jury indicts ex-students in Homestead teen’s machete murder

Grand jury indicts ex-students in Homestead teen’s machete murderFive ex-students could now face the death penalty after a grand jury on Wednesday indicted them for the savage machete murder of 17-year-old Jose Amaya Guardado, whose body was found buried in a shallow grave in the woods of South Miami-Dade.Kaheem Arbelo, Desiray Strickland, Christian Colon, Jonathan Lucas and Joseph Michael Cabrera Continue Reading...

Will Separate Vacations Lead To Divorce?

Will Separate Vacations Lead to Divorce? Some of us may never fully understand why our marriages come to an end. We revisit the circumstances, trying to learn from our mistakes, and taking a stab at processing the usual possible reasons for divorce: growing apart, infidelity, physical or emotional abuse, and other scenarios that are harder to classify. Sometimes, years pass Continue Reading...

In Ohio, Residents Fight for the Right to Mow

In Ohio, Residents Fight for the Right to MowIn the quiet suburbs outside of Columbus, Ohio, homeowners and local authorities have been locked in a feud over their yards and their right to mow — or not to mow.Along affluent stretches of waterfront property north of the city, the fight has been over the right to trim their lawns. And Continue Reading...
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