Texan John Poulos Arrested for Murder of Colombian DJ Found in Suitcase

CAUCA, Colombia—American citizen John Poulos, 35, was arrested by Interpol officers last week in Panama for the alleged murder of his fiancée, a celebrated DJ from Bogotá. The body of Valentina Trespalacios, 21, was found in a dumpster on Jan. 22 in the Fontibón district of the Colombian capital, according to the public prosecutor’s office. … Read more

Capture of Mafia boss Matteo Messina Denaro raises questions about how he stayed free for so long

Rome CNN – The arrest of Cosa Nostra mob boss Matteo Messina Denaro at a private health clinic in Palermo on Monday stunned many around the world due to the extraordinary length of time he’s been on the run – but came as little surprise for some who watched the Mafia more closely Whispers of … Read more

A Toronto billionaire couple was found dead by their pool in 2017. Their son has offered a $35 million reward

CNN – The deaths of Canadian billionaires Barry and Honey Sherman have been shrouded in mystery from the beginning. On December 15, 2017, a realtor giving a tour of the couple’s Toronto mansion around noon discovered their bodies, fully dressed, beside their indoor basement swimming pool. They were semi-seated side by side, with belts tied … Read more

Meta lawsuit: An Ethiopian professor was murdered by a mob. Son alleges Facebook fueled the violence

CNN – The son of an Ethiopian chemistry professor who was killed during unrest in the country last year has filed a lawsuit against Meta, Facebook’s parent company, alleging that the social media platform is fueling viral hate and violence, harming people across eastern and southern Africa. Abraham Meareg Amare claims in the suit that … Read more

5 things to know for Dec. 14: Immigration, Storms, Student loans, Ukraine, Sandy Hook

CNN – Beginning next year, you may see some familiar faces on letters in your mail. John Lewis, the late civil rights trailblazer and congressman, will be honored on a new postage stamp in 2023, the US Postal Service announced Tuesday. Among several other icons, the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg – affectionately … Read more

How the deadly Club Q shooting unfolded

CNN – Michael Anderson was mixing drinks at Club Q Saturday night when he heard popping sounds amid the loud, thumping music. He wasn’t worried at first. The pops sounded like some sound effects popular at LGBTQ clubs, the bartender told CNN’s Don Lemon. Then he looked up and a figure came into his line … Read more

MH17 trial verdict: Dutch court finds two Russians, one Ukrainian separatist guilty

CNN – A Dutch court on Thursday found two Russians and a Ukrainian separatist guilty of mass murder for their involvement in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine in 2014. Igor Girkin, a former colonel of Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB), and Sergey Dubinskiy, who worked for Russia’s GRU military intelligence … Read more

Thailand’s day care massacre unites families and a country in grief

Uthai Sawan, Thailand CNN – Smears of dried blood still stained the wooden floor of a classroom in northern Thailand on Friday, a day after the country’s worst massacre unfolded in perhaps one of the most unlikely places. At the Child Development Center Uthai Sawan, school bags sat uncollected on colored shelves, and photos of … Read more

‘Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s’ Star James Tim Norman Found Guilty of Having Nephew Andre Montgomery ‘Executed’

A one-time reality TV personality who gained fame on a show about his mother’s Missouri soul food restaurant has been found guilty of ordering a hit on his own nephew to cash in on a life insurance policy he had taken out on the young man. James “Tim” Norman, 43, was convicted Friday by a … Read more