*In what can only be assumed was a “who drank all the damn orange juice!” meltdown moment, a Louisiana man is in custody after shooting his 18-year-old son in the butt during a fight about orange juice, police said.
Eldridge Dukes, 58, faces charges of attempted manslaughter and illegal use of a weapon, according to police in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
The incident, which would be funny if it weren’t so dangerous, happened early Sunday after the two started fussing about the lack of orange juice at their home, according to Baton Rouge police spokesman Corporal Don Coppola. Continue reading →
*An Ohio mom must have been on one when she threw all caution to .the wind and allowed her drug dealer to rape her 11-year-old daughter in exchange for some heroin. This is she is being accused of. But she had pleaded not guilty.
April Corcoran, 30, was indicted Monday on 27 felony counts, including complicity in rape, complicity in gross sexual imposition, endangering children, and human trafficking, Cincinnati.com reports.
Authorities told the website that Corcoran allegedly injected heroin into her daughter. Continue reading →
*If I had to reveal the most horrible story I’ve ever written, this would have to be it: hands down. A Detroit mother named Mitchelle Blair (pictured) has claimed responsibility for killing two of her four children; whose bodies were found stuffed in black plastic bags in a freezer that sat in the living room. The gruesome discovery was made after an eviction order was acted upon.
Blair, 35, was living in another apartment in the same complex the bodies were found in, at the time the gruesome discovery was made.
At first, it was not known if the two remaining children knew what had occurred with their deceased siblings. But since the alleged confession by Blair, it has been determined that they were aware of their mother’s actions.Continue reading →
*I’m telling you, if you’re about that life, you might want to look at the case of rapper Mac Phillips, who was convicted of the 2001 murder of a concertgoer and is serving 30 years in prison as a result. Not that the prosecutor had any evidence of a forensic nature against him. No past criminal activity he could put on the rapper. Nuh uh, he went straight for the jugular.
In this case, his music.
Now McKinley “Mac” Phipps has a lot of time on his hands. As a resident at the Elayn Hunt Correctional Center in St. Tammy Parish, Louisiana, he has plenty of opportunities to recall the words of his best-known song.
*Black history may make it easy to assume the worst, but officials in Mississippi are scratching their head on this one. Apparently, as they were conducting a search for a man that had been reported missing, they found him hanging from a tree in Claiborne County, Mississippi, on Thursday, according to a statement from the FBI.
*Do you recall we almost lost Dr. Martin Luther King because he was stabbed by a woman at a book signing in 1958? Well that woman, Izola Ware Curry, died on Saturday at the age of 98.
Dr. King’s injuries were so close to his aorta that doctors told him, if he sneezed, he could have died. King would refer to the incident years later saying, “I’m so happy that I didn’t sneeze.”
Had Curry lived, she who would have turned 99 in June.
Diagnosed criminally insane after she stabbed the civil rights activist, The Smoking Gunreports that Curry has lived in a series of homes since her release from the Matteawan State Hospital for the Criminally Insane. Continue reading →
*Just when you thought you’d heard just about every reprehensible, grisly, evil act out there, your thought is bested by a new unmentionable. A young woman in the Cincinnati area is facing charges in connection with the gruesome death of her baby daughter.
Sources close to the investigation say the girl was beheaded.
Deasia Watkins, 20, has been charged with aggravated murder in connection with the death of her 3-month-old girl on Monday, according to police.Continue reading →
Hey, no one knows why people do the crazy stuff they do. But the latest “crazy thing” seems to be men walking around the streets stark naked. And since the look will be a certain invitation for a cop with nothing to do, why not point that taser in the most obvious place. The place your eyes would undoubtedly go to, if you were looking straight at an undressed man.
But its a cruel, cruel thing to shoot a man right in the nuts. Yet that didn’t stop this cop, who aimed his taser, and fired!