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BREAKING NEWS: Body found near 1995 Arizona murder scene

POLICE:  Cases are *not* connected [hmp_player playlist=’Mark_Stevens’] (Thatcher, Arizona) In what appears to be a bit of an eerie coincidence, a woman’s body has been found about a hundred yards away from what is arguably this rural town’s most high-profile unsolved murder: The 1995 murder of 29-year-old Mary Ann Holmes. Speaking from this latest scene […]

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Shaw murder named one of year’s top high school sports stories (VIDEO)

Rise Magazine has included the murder of 17-year-old high school football star Jamiel Shaw II in its list of top high school sports stories of 2007-2008.  The list was also published today on the magazine’s Web site, RiseMag.com. In beginning its overview of the Shaw case, Rise Magazine writes: It seems obvious to label the […]

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Family of mother murdered during carjacking speaks-out

UPDATE: August 11, 2009: Breaking News: Tina Davila murder suspect arrested *** (July 2, 2008) Heart-wrenching.  That may best describe this morning’s Today Show live interview with two children and the ex-husband of Tina Davila (please see video below). Davila’s teenage children struggled to find the right words. At times, no words came out.  But […]

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A baby cut from a mother’s body…again

(July 2) There is much yet to be learned about a recent murder in the Tri-Cities of south central Washington.  But some people have already heard enough. The details are that gruesome. Kennewick police say a 23-year-old woman named Phiengchai Sisouvanh Synhavong murdered a pregnant Pasco woman…and also removed a nearly full-term baby boy from […]

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“American Justice” to feature Hossencofft case Thursday

Journalist Bill Kurtis takes aim at a bizarre New Mexico murder case this week.  Kurtis, host of A&E’s American Justice, tells the story of the Girly Chew Hossencofft murder in an hour-long episode titled, “Traces in Blood.” Because I covered this case for the better part of five years–and even wrote a book about it–I […]

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