New Jersey Man Arrested After Confessing That He Strangled Etan Patz in 1979 — A little perspective, though: he’s offered no motive, and as far as the public has been made aware, there is no physical evidence. The media, in its zeal to report the end of one of nation’s most well-known cold cases, should remember John Mark Karr
Bombs Planted Inside Terrorists’ Bodies: Why this should — and shouldn’t — scare us
Update: Canadian Man Strip-Searched and Arrested After His Daughter Draws a Picture of a Gun: Still no police apology — three months after the incident, they’re still “investigating” what happened — and Jessie Sansone has retained a new lawyer. Our original articles about the case — and your comments — are here.
Casey Anthony Being Sued By Imaginary Babysitter: During the 2008 search for her two-year-old daughter Caylee, Casey Anthony told investigators (among other conflicting stories) that she’d been taken by a babysitter named Zenaida Fernandez Gonzalez. Presumably she’d pulled the name out of thin air, but now a real Zenaida Gonzalez is suing her for defamation.
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