Joe Wood was a convicted killer, sentenced to death for murdering his estranged girlfriend and her father. But despite taking two lives, many don’t agree with how his life was taken. Witnesses say Wood gasped more than 600 times during the execution, and one witness said he looked like “a fish on shore gulping for air.”
Video recorded by a truck driver in Illinois has gone viral. Brian Miner honked and flagged down a state trooper because he thought the trooper was speeding and talking on his cell phone, which is illegal in Illinois.
Jonathan Markle turned himself in to authorities to face possible legal punishment. But according to Markle’s attorney, Joe Friedberg, the felony charge of criminal vehicular homicide pales in comparison to the regrets and guilt he’s already feeling.
When 34-year-old Ryan Michael Larson was released from custody, Stearns County officials said they lacked evidence of probable cause. At that moment, the Nov. 29 killing of Cold Spring police officer Thomas Decker became an even more troubling mystery. If Larson wasn’t responsible for the cold-blooded killing, who was?
With Amy Senser’s appeal process underway, whether or not she’ll be released from prison later this week is still unknown.
Over the weekend, we learned that Denny Hecker was on the move again. Serving a ten-year sentence for fraud, Hecker’s been in five different prisons over six months.
A former Minneapolis Park Police chief is sentenced to 18 years in prison for sexually abusing children and possessing child pornography.
A former Minneapolis Park Police chief pleaded guilty Thursday to three counts of criminal sexual conduct and to possessing child pornography, according to the court documents in Hennepin County.