Did Little Jahi Turner Vanish From a San Diego Park or Was He Killed By Stepfather Tieray Jones?

On April 25, 2002, at 2:57 in the afternoon, Tieray Jones called 911 and breathlessly reported his two-year-old stepson had simply vanished from a San Diego park when he walked to a nearby vending machine to purchase a drink for the toddler. Was this a parent’s worst...
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If I Can’t Have You: Why Shauna Haynes Ended Up Dead in a Suitcase

“If I can’t have you the way I want you, I’m afraid I’ll do something I regret.” Just weeks after that text message was sent, a suitcase was discovered by trash bins outside a San Diego hotel with black hair coming out of the zipper. Locked into a tight fetal position...
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Azano Trial: Were Illegal Campaign Contributions Made to Buy A Friend in the Mayor’s Office?

“Over $500,000 of illegal campaign contributions were made to buy a friend in the mayor’s office. It was an audacious plan. It worked. It actually worked!” said assistant U.S. Attorney Mark Pletcher on August 30, 2016, as he began his closing argument in the campaign...
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Closing Arguments in the Retrial of Julie Harper: Was it Murder or Self-Defense?

“The last thing Jason Harper saw was not his three precious children, his parents, or his brother. The last thing Jason Harper saw was the barrel of the gun that Julie Harper held.” These emotional words began the closing argument of Deputy District Attorney Keith...
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Opening Statements Begin in the Murder Retrial of Julie Harper

“This is a case about murder,” said Deputy District Attorney Keith Watanabe on September 14, 2015, as he began his two hour opening statement in the retrial of Julie Elizabeth Harper, who has admitted to killing her husband. On the morning of August 7, 2012, Julie...
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What Began as Entertainment Turned into 18 Years Behind Bars for Operator of Revenge Porn Website

“It was kinda fun and entertaining at first, but now it’s like ruining my life.” Those were the prophetic words of Kevin Bollaert, 28, who was found guilty on February 2, 2015, of 27 felonies stemming from his operation of a revenge porn website, where users uploaded...
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Caregiver Denise Goodwin Sentenced to Life for Killing Aged Man and Taking All of His Money – Family Pleads for Return of His Body

The family of Gerald Rabourn could not hold back their tears on January 30, 2015, as the caregiver who had been found guilty of killing the aged Rancho Bernardo man and taking his money for her own personal gain was sentenced to life without the possibility of...
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Sean Banks Sentenced to 37 Years to Life for Raping Women He Met on Dating Websites

On November 7, 2014 in a courtroom overflowing with media, former naval officer Sean Patrick Banks learned his fate after a jury convicted him in June of raping a woman he met on ChristianMingle.com in 2012 and of raping another woman he met on Match.com in 2009. ...
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The Trial of Julie Harper: Was It Murder or Self Defense?

She killed her husband.  That is a fact no one disputes, but whether Julie Elizabeth Harper should be found guilty of first degree murder, second degree murder, manslaughter, or whether she acted in justifiable self-defense after enduring years of abuse is the...
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The ChristianMingle.Com Rape Trial: Did The Jury Get It Right? You Be The Judge!

“He is a liar, a predator, a wolf in sheep’s clothing preying on a vulnerable flock, and a rapist! Hold him responsible!”  These were the strong and forceful words of Deputy District Attorney David Williams III as he concluded his closing argument in the rape trial of...
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