1:45 pm, March 26th | by Colette McIntyre
Every two minutes, someone in the United States is sexually assaulted and more often than not, the public, the justice system, and the media wants to know what the victim did to deserve it.
12:30 pm, March 18th | by Carly McElroy
Those of us who spend too much of our free time watching Law & Order: SVU might think we have a pretty good idea. But, as a young woman who was asked to serve as a juror for the trial of a serial rapist found, the reality is quite different.
11:45 am, February 15th | by Colette McIntyre
Ladies, delete your online dating profiles, turn off your computers, nail your mailboxes shut and go hide under your bed — the FBI has just found out about all this online Catfish funny business and they have sounded the alarm.
3:30 pm, February 6th | by Colette McIntyre
On Tuesday Jodi Arias admitted that she had lied to investigators. The 32-year-old Arizona woman is currently on trial for the 2008 murder of her boyfriend Travis Alexander; she is accused of stabbing Alexander twenty-seven times, slitting his throat, and shooting him in the forehead, leaving his body in his Phoenix home to be found five days later. Initially, Arias denied any knowledge of the killing. Then, her story changed and she blamed the murder on “masked intruders.” Now Arias is claiming that she murdered Alexander in self-defense.
12:30 pm, September 12th | by Sarah Devlin
Where to even begin with this: a woman in Port Charlotte, Florida (because it had to be Florida) met a man at a bar; went back to his place with a friend and had sex with him; demanded $250 in cash and was given $120; left and met up with the same man again outside a convenience store, where she got in a car with him, had sex with him again, demanded more money and threatened him with a gun when he didn’t comply. The scuffle over the gun led to the woman, 26-year-old Amanda Linscott, being punched in the face, and the car to crash.
1:27 pm, May 27th | by Lilly ODonnell
Brian Banks spent five years in prison for a rape the accuser now says she made up — and he wants $100 from the state of California for every day he was wrongfully incarcerated.
2:13 pm, January 13th | by Hillary Reinsberg
Need to lose weight? Do some Tae Bo! Need some money for a down payment on a Range Rover? Steal from Tae Bo founder Billy Blanks.
12:31 pm, January 10th | by Hillary Reinsberg
Hey, remember the insane Vancouver riots over the summer? Apparently, people are ticked that not enough female police officers were sent down to deal with the chaos.
6:06 pm, October 31st | by Hillary Reinsberg
Victor Dahdaleh, the billionaire British political crony and friend to Bill Clinton who was charged in a $1 billion bribery case, has been released on $16 million bond. Friends of Dahdaleh, most notably high-ranking execs at Credit Suisse and BP, offered an addition $2.3 million guarantee.
6:07 pm, October 24th | by Amy Tennery
After months of silence, Raj Rajaratnam has finally spoken out. In a lengthy profile from Newsweek, Rajaratnam explained what went down behind the scenes of his blockbuster insider trading case — the one that got him sentenced to 11 years behind bars this month.
And while many might be interested in the intricacies of the case, there were a few bizarre details about Rajaratnam himself that we just couldn’t get past.