Florida woman sentenced for murder after fleeing the state with dead woman’s body in her car

A 31-year-old woman will spend the foreseeable future in prison for killing a 36-year-old woman during an argument and abandoning her body in Tennessee. In a statement, the 18th Judicial Circuit State Attorney’s Office announced Courtney Gibson was sentenced to 30 years behind bars after she pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and tampering with evidence in connection … Read more

37 years after Florida nurse “brutally murdered” in her home, DNA analysis helps police identify killer

Nearly 37 years after the brutal murder and near-decapitation of 29-year-old nurse Teresa Lee Scalf, investigators say they have solved the case. Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd said during a Monday afternoon press conference that the the killer has been identified as Scalf’s neighbor, Donald Douglas, who would have been 33 at the time of … Read more

Just-Discovered 14,000-Year-Old Settlement May Require Revising History Of North America

The Heiltsuk Nation — an indigenous government in British Columbia — has long claimed extensive land rights based on their people’s history in the area, which they say stretches back to before the last ice age. That assertion has rested on traditional oral accounts passed down through thousands of generations — not exactly bulletproof evidence … Read more

A 250-Pound Buddha Statue Worth $1.5 Million Was Just Stolen From A Los Angeles Art Gallery

In the realm of antiquities, the Edo-era figurine stands as a singular rarity, a gem that defies easy disposition. Law enforcement remains ensnared in the enigma of the pilferer’s intent. In the early hours of a recent month, an audacious heist unfolded at the Barakat Gallery, nestled along La Cienega Boulevard in Los Angeles, California. … Read more