Ex-astronaut planning insanity defense

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Ex-astronaut planning insanity defense  By TRAVIS REED, Associated Press Writer August 28, 2007   ORLANDO, Fla. -Former astronaut Lisa Nowak is pursuing a temporary insanity defense on charges that she assaulted and tried to kidnap a romantic rival, according to a court document released Tuesday. Nowak suffered from major depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, insomnia and “brief […]

Outspoken Advocate Gets Prison Time

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Outspoken Advocate Gets Prison Time by Greg Johnston Published May 04, 2007 A self-proclaimed anti-violence advocate faces a maximum of 25 years in state prison for beating, pepper spraying and throwing another woman through a window. A Monroe County [New York] jury returned a guilty verdict in the case against Joyce Powell. Powell turned herself […]

Cops Find 9 Adopted Kids Handcuffed, Starved

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Cops Find 9 Adopted Kids Handcuffed, Starved Mother Held After Children Are Discovered Inside Woman’s Lavish Florida Home By EMILY FRIEDMAN July 31, 2007 Share Nine adults and teenagers were held captive, abused and starved by their adoptive Florida mother for as long as 15 years, authorities tell ABC News. Judith Leekin, 62, allegedly duped […]

Four women, 15-year-old girl arrested after chase in Swansea

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5 females charged in spree Four women, 15-year-old girl arrested after chase in Swansea By CAROLINE SMITH casmith@thestate.com   Four womenand a 15-year-old girl have been linked to a string of violent crimes thatincludes the shooting death of a man during an attempted robbery last week,authorities said Tuesday. All fiveconfessed to their involvement in the spree, […]

Women get life for turning love rival into human torch

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Women get life for turning love rival into human torch By David Sapsted Two young women were told yesterday that they will spend at least the next 18 years in prison for the “horrific” killing of a friend’s teenage love rival. Debra Carne: victim Emma Last and Kerry Bauer were both teenagers themselves when they […]

Girls tortured woman for hours

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Girls tortured woman for hours Apr 17 2004 The Western Mail   THREE girls subjected a woman to a catalogue of systematic and brutal violence during two hours of torture, a court heard yesterday. Jennifer Hughes was told by her attackers they would “finish her off” after hitting her on the head with a bottle […]

Second Arrest For Tampa Sex Teacher

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Second Arrest For Tampa Sex Teacher This time, the victim is 15 years old By 970 WFLA Wednesday, April 16, 2008 TAMPA, Florida. (970 WFLA) – Stephanie Ragusa has been arrested for having sex with a student… again. According to reports, on February 15, 2007, the fifteen year old victim had sex with Ragusa, his […]

Women charged with obstructing justice

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Two of four appear in court in Dumpster murder case; Women charged with obstructing justice, conspiracy after the fact   By BRIAN HAYES and DAN ARSENAULT / Staff Reporters Halifax, Nova Scotia November 26, 2004   Two of four people charged in the April murder of Lennie Daniel Clancey had a busy day in several courtrooms […]

Ex-Teacher Gets 2 More Years for Photos

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Ex-Teacher Gets 2 More Years for Photos By BILL POOVEY Associated Press Writer January 10, 2007, 5:56 PM EST McMINNVILLE, Tenn. — A former teacher serving an eight-year prison sentence for having sex with a 13-year-old student agreed Wednesday to serve two more years for sending him nude photos of herself. Pamela Rogers pleaded guilty […]

Carer jailed for child sex binge

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Townsville Bulletin November 10,2004   http://www.news.com.au/common/story_page/0,4057,11340153%255E26462,00.html   Carer jailed for child sex binge By Malcolm Weatherup   A FORMER victims of crime support counsellor who took in homeless young girls she met at church functions was jailed yesterday for sexual offences against one of the children in her care. Naomi Geia, 40, opted at the last minute […]