One quote from a recent interview from Elizabeth Smart is sending chills down everyone’s spine, “All I know is that pornography made my living hell worse.”
Brian David Mitchell, kidnapped Smart from her Salt Lake City home in 2002. He took her from her bed, she was only 14 years old at the time. He held her in captivity, keeping her chained up in a dilapidated campsite in the woods a few miles from her home. His wife, Wanda Eileen Barzee, was in on the kidnapping.
Mitchell raped Smart repeatedly over the next nine months while her family continued to search for her. She was recognized on the street and finally rescued in Sandy, Utah on March 12, 2003. Continue reading
Queens woman, Katrina Vetrano, never returned home after going jogging on the night of August 2. Hours after being reported missing she was found dead in a marshland.
Authorities say, Vetrano, 30, was murdered and sexually assaulted. She was discovered in the marshes near 161st Ave. and 78th St” and that she had been “strangled,” said a local newspaper. Vetrano was found with her pants pulled down.
One of Vetrano’s neighbors told NBC New York about his shock at the killing. “I feel bad for the parents. She went jogging inside the trail and she never returned home. Continue reading
“Pawn Stars” Chumlee was arrested after police raided his home while investigating an alleged sexual assault.
Metro police found guns and drugs in his Las Vegas home.
Las Vegas Metro PD says officers showed up at his home Wednesday afternoon with a search warrant in connection with a sexual assault case. Continue reading
Matthew Overmyer, co-owner of O Face Bar, made infamous on Spike TV’s “Bar Rescue,” has been arrested after being accused of sexual assault on an unidentified adult woman.
Overmyer, 35, was taken into custody on suspicion of second-degree sexual abuse and assault with intent to commit sexual abuse by the Pottawattamie County Sheriff’s Office Thursday evening.
The alleged abuse took place at a home in the 2300 block of Old Lincoln Highway in Crescent. Continue reading
The end of laughter. Behold the Bill Cosby mugshot.
Cosby reported to authorities who snapped his booking photo. He is charged with sexually assaulting a Temple University employee at his suburban Philadelphia mansion in 2004.
Skateboarding YouTube star, Steven Fernandez, was arrested Wednesday after Los Angeles police accused him of using his celebrity status to exploit an underage girl.
Fernandez hooked up with a girl, 12, by promising to introduce her to celebrities in exchange for sexual acts. Reports say the girl agreed and an act was committed, according to cops.
According to the LAPD — an investigation began last month — the victim told cops Fernandez lured her into a car, promised to introduce her to celebs and give her an appearance on his non-existent MTV show. Continue reading
Another female high school teacher, in a long list of teachers, has been arrested for allegedly having relations with one of her students, according to the Murrieta Police Department.
Shannon Fosgett, 44, is accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a male student that attended her class.
The relationship began with after-hours texting and escalated to a sexual relationship involving intercourse and oral sex Continue reading
Four-time All-Star Joaquin Andujar has died. He was 62.
ESPN Deportes reports Andujar died in the Dominican Republic after a long battle with diabetes. The Cardinals released the following statement following Andujar’s death:
“We are deeply saddened by the loss of one of the best pitchers in Cardinals history,” Cardinals Chairman Bill DeWitt Jr. said. Continue reading
Journey drummer Deen Castronovo was recently arrested for domestic violence against his wife, and today he has formally been charged with rape, sexual abuse, coercion and unlawful use of a weapon.
Castronovo, who was arrested June 14 in Salem, Oregon for domestic violence, has had additional charges brought against him on Monday, according to a spokesperson for the Salem police department.
Castronovo is being held without bail in Marion County, Oregon, and is expected to appear in front of a judge today.
Bill Cosby is set to appear at the Wilbur Theatre in Boston and already he’s defending himself, this time, in a cartoonish way..
The embattled comedian, knee-deep in accusations from dozens of women, evoked his character from the cartoon, Fat Albert, to brazenly address his future.
“Hey, Hey, Hey — I’m Far From Finished,” the comedian said. Continue reading