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  • Soledad State Prison
    NorCal double murderer to remain in prison after governor reverses parole vote
    Prosecutors are praising a move by California Gov. Jerry Brown to reverse a parole board’s decision to release from prison a Northern California man serving time for the horrific stabbing deaths of a woman suffering from multiple sclerosis...
  • Mark David Chapman
    Lennon's killer denied parole again
    On Friday, New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision officials announced that Mark David Chapman was denied parole for the eighth time. The hearing, in front of a three-person parole board, was held on Wednesday. The...
  • What “Manson girl” new interview means to us
    What “Manson girl” new interview means to us
    Crimes define us as a society. Some mark timelines like ugly notches. For example, people can tell you where they were when President John F. Kennedy was assassinated, when the Murrah Building was bombed, and how they watched the Twin Towers fall....
  • National Crime Victims
    SJC sex offender ruling another affront against Massachusetts residents
    The state's highest judicial entity; the Supreme Judicial Court reached another stunning milestone in delivering an affront to the sensibilities and protections of law-abiding citizens on June 4th.. In a 6 to 1 decision the justices ruled that...
  • Keep Ronald Saunders in prison for the murder of Conner Bachuss
    Keep Ronald Saunders in prison for the murder of Conner Bachuss
    On June 15, I wrote you about two year-old Conner Bachuss who died at the hands of his mother's, Mashanna Bachuss, ex-boyfriend Ronald Saunders. Today I received word there has been an update to block Conner's killers parole. The Block...
  • Charles Manson now-today in 2014
    Charles Manson next parole hearing is in 15 years
    Many news outlets erroneously reported that Charles Manson had been granted parole. The story, which turned out to be a hoax, was first reported by Empire News. Manson last saw the parole board in 2012. His parole was denied.In 2012, Attorney...
  • Have you seen these Tennessee prison escapees?
    Have you seen these Tennessee prison escapees?
    Despite what movies and television depict , most prison escapes do not involve sirens, barking dogs, or huge searchlights. The majority of escapees are considered "escapees" because they do not return from furloughs, they leave a...
  • Betty Broderick Movies: "A Woman Scorned" and "Her Final Fury"
    Betty Broderick: 'A Woman Scorned' and 'Her Final Fury'
    Betty Broderick: Where is she now: The Betty Broderick-Dan Broderick divorce case inspired two true-story movies based on the murder of Dan Broderick and his wife Linda Kolkena Broderick. Originally airing on CBS in 1992, "A Woman Scorned:...
  • Victims Rights
    Justice should not be conditional
    I encountered a friend who's teenage daughter was murdered by a teenager decades ago. I made this a personal, unannounced pilgrimage in order to seek guidance as to whether or not I should engage in a circulating, on-line petition to bolster...
  • Taconic Correctional Facility in New York
    Prisons begin using computers for parole decisions
    Some prisons have begun using computer programs to help in determining parole decisions, according to aWall Street Journalarticle.In the past, when a prisoner reached a possible release date, a human parole board made the decision as to whether...
  • "Empty Cradle" movie based on a true story
    'Empty Cradle' true story of Norma Armistead-Norma Jean Jackson murder case
    "Empty Cradle" is a true story based on murderer Norma Jean Jackson aka Norma Armistead. The movie also tells the story of Mary Childs. "Empty Cradle" first came to television as an ABC Sunday night movie, according to Variety....
  • O.J. Paroled
    O.J. Simpson granted parole in Nev., but remains in prison
    O.J. Simpson was granted parole Wednesday by the Nevada Board of Parole Commissioners, but will remain behind bars because he’s not yet eligible to be paroled for other convictions.Citing good behavior, participation in prison programs and,...
  • The parole process and Cedartown area parolees
    The parole process and Cedartown area parolees
    Once a person is arrested and found guilty of a crime in court of law, that person may have to serve time in prison or other incarceration facility. The inmate’s sentence may be cut short if the inmate is released on parole. An inmate may...
  • Bruce Davis
    Bruce Davis, follower of Charles Manson, granted parole
    Convicted killer and former Charles Manson associate Bruce Davis, 69, was issued a grant of parole Thursday during a parole consideration hearing at California Men’s Colony.Bruce Davis was convicted of the July 25, 1969, murder of Gary...
  • Brad Maddux
    Examiner.com readers keep child killer behind bars
    Thanks in part to signatures on a petition, to include examiner.com readers who read the story here, convicted child murderer Douglas Sims was not granted clemency by the Indiana Governor this year. Sims requested clemency in 2010; immediately the...