Archives for April 2010

A new trial for Richard Lapointe

Rick Green had an interview today with Richard Lapointe. On Monday, a Superior Court judge in Rockville — in response to a ruling in his favor from the state Appellate Court — will take yet another look at this endlessly appealed saga of what is either a wrongful conviction or a very crafty mentally disabled […]

McHenry Biggers

McHenry Biggers suffered a fatal heart attack during a home invasion on October 26, 1986. Allegedly, two men invaded the home he shared with his wife Bessie Mae Biggers in Champaign, Illinois. Mrs. Biggers called 911 at 1:09 am according to the dispatch log. Despite that police and emergency personnel arrived within minutes, Mr. Biggers […]

Update Trial Darrel Kastel

A pre-trial hearing has been set for next week for Darrell Kastel, the second defendant in the 1979 slaying of supermarket supervisor Julius Schnoll. Darrel Kastel was scheduled to go to trial this Monday, but the prosecution gave additional discovery evidence to the defense attorney and the trial was adjourned. At a hearing today, Kastel was given […]

Would you have allowed this man to bleed to death?

Would you have allowed this homeless man to bleed to death? Look at what the BBC posted about what happened in New York City to Mr. Tale-Yax, a homeless man, 31 years old, from Guatemala. He was stabbed after coming to a woman’s aid. Then, this homeless man was left to die while passers-by ignored him, as […]

Alex Spence: post-mortem

The post-mortem has confirmed the death of Alex Spence was not suspicious. The Humberside Police said a file would now be prepared for the coroner ahead of an inquest. Alex Spence disappeared April 10, 2010. His family and friends frantically tried to find him. They reached out to the city, distributed pictures, launched websites, and reached […]

Update Alex Spence

Alex Spence may have been found. Humberside Police said a body found in the River Hull was believed to be that of Mr Spence. The death is not being treated as suspicious. A force spokeswoman said: “Humberside Police received a call at 11.40am from a member of the public reporting a body in the River […]

Update Ali Sibat

Ali Sibat, the Lebanese man facing execution for sorcery in Saudi Arabia, is likely to get a reprieve after top Lebanese officials pressed Riyadh over the case. His death sentence for engaging in sorcery while on a pilgrimage to Mecca and Medina, will probably be lifted soon. Saudi Arabia’s strict Islamic law allows the death sentence […]