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Golden State Killer, Joseph DeAngelo, Arrested After 40-Year Hunt, Authorities Say

The notorious Golden State Killer, responsible for 12 murders and 45 rapes across California in the 1970s and 80s, was arrested early Wednesday morning, authorities announced. Joseph James DeAngelo, 72, was booked around 2 a.m. Wednesday, Sacramento County Sheriff Scott Jones said at a press conference. DeAngelo is charged with the murder of Lyman and Charlene Smith in 1980 and is also suspected of killing Brian and Katie Maggiore in 1978, officials said. We found the needle in the haystack, and it was right here in Sacramento, said Sacramento County…

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Murder, Cheat, And Fuck Your Way Through Boston

This feature requires JavaScript to function. It’s a Thursday morning, and you’re sitting around with nothing to do. You had a job, but it exploded, so now you’re stuck here in your boring house. Suddenly, your phone rings. Ignore the phone and go outside to look at parts of the planet Earth. Are you the mailman? Answer the phone. Boston. The diamond in America’s face. The place where a dog died. A sprawling metropolis filled with history, culture, stores, some roads, and a guy who kissed a lady here once.…

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Justice At Last: This Man Spent 38 Years In Prison For A Crime He Didnt Commit, So Now Theyre Letting Him Commit That Crime!

In July 1977, police officers in Tupelo, MS burst through the front door of Franklin Buck’s apartment and told the confused and frightened 19-year-old that he was under arrest for armed robbery and second-degree murder. Only problem was, he didn’t do it. Now, after spending 38 hellish years in prison for a crime he didn’t commit, Buck has finally been exonerated! On Monday, the Mississippi Supreme Court overturned Buck’s conviction, and now they’re finally going to let him rob a gas station and kill the cashier for real. Nice! In…

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On Transgender Day of Remembrance, These Are 25 Trans People Killed, So Far, in 2017

The year 2017 is already the deadliest on record for transgender Americansand theres still a month to go. According to the Human Rights Campaign, at least 25 transgender people have been killed this year, surpassing 2016s total of 23. The majority of victims were black transgender women. The youngest were just 17 years old; the oldest was 59. Transgender Day of Remembrance, observed every Nov. 20, was created in 1999 by Gwendolyn Ann Smith to memorialize the victims of these killings. Smith was moved by the story of Rita Hester,…

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