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We all know how annoying it is to go to the movies and sit through two hours of people talking. You just shelled out more than $10 to watch a show you have been wanting to see, and you can’t hear it over two junior high girls talking about boys two rows in front or [...]We all know how...
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Apparently, if you want to threaten Superbowl viewers lives without punishment, all you need to do is address your letters to media organizations instead of actual individuals. At least that’s what worked for Kurt Havelock, whose conviction of mailing threatening messages was overturned by the...
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You probably know what Twitter is. Just in case, though, here’s a quick explanation: Twitter is an internet networking site that allows users to post thoughts and comments, known as “tweets”, provided those thoughts are less than 140 characters, including spaces. With such a small space...
By now you probably either love the MTV show Jersey Shore or despise Jersey Shore, the reality television show phenomenon that follows a young group of Italian Americans who don’t seem to have a real purpose. The show is so popular and the second season so eagerly anticipated that the cast was...
In 1988, Donald Schmidt was convicted of sodomizing and murdering a three-year-old girl. He was sixteen and was sentenced to a juvenile detention center. Schmidt is now 38 years old, and is the oldest member of California’s juvenile system. Most juvenile convicts are moved to the state prison at...
“Everywhere you look” is a person trying to make a quick buck. And that’s no exception in the recent criminal case involving John Stamos, the actor who played the beloved Uncle Jesse on the popular ‘90s TGIF show “Full House.” Scott Edward Sippola and Allison Lenore Coss, Michigan residents, were...
Should Jerry Hobbs go free? His attorney says yes, as do many other people in the legal community. But who is Jerry Hobbs, and why has he been held without bail since he was charged in 2005? Jerry Hobbs is a man with a long rap sheet. Some of his crimes include assault, possession [...]Should...
“Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.” And if you forget to update the sex offender registry, you could get arrested. Just ask Jeffrey Jones, the despotic principal from the iconic film Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. While Jones’...