The Lynching of Laura Nelson

Laura Nelson and her son L.D. Nelson were lynched on May 25, 1911 near Okemah, the county seat of Okfuskee County, Oklahoma. Laura, her husband Austin, and their teenage son L.D. had been taken into custody after George Loney and three others arrived at their home on May 2, 1911 to investigate the theft of a cow. The son shot Loney, who then bled to death, while Laura was reportedly the first one to grab the gun and both were charged with murder.


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Today’s lynchings are now mostly by gun.

Dashcam Video Shows Cop Murder #RonaldJohnson as He Ran Away from Police

Shocking dashcam footage was just released confirming what the victim’s mother has been saying all along — her son was murder by police.

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BREAKING: Dashcam Video Just Released Shows Cop Murder Zachary Hammond

Tuesday, the much-awaited dashcam footage was finally released and it shows that the officer was indeed not in danger as he murdered Hammond.

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“A State of Emergency”: At Least 17 Transgender Women Have Been Murdered This Year

The murder of Tamara Dominguez on Saturday in Kansas City, Missouri, marked at least the 17th murder of a transgender woman so far this year. Dominguez was repeatedly run over in a church parking lot.

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Dea Millerberg pleads guilty in death of teen babysitter

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OGDEN — Dea Millerberg pleaded guilty Wednesday to three felonies for her involvement in the 2011 death of Alexis Rasmussen, a 16-year-old who baby-sat for her and her husband in their North Ogden home.

Millerberg, 41, pleaded guilty in 2nd District Court to obstructing justice, acquiring prescription drugs unlawfully, and abuse or desecration of a human body — all third-degree felonies — as part of plea agreement.

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Gregory Hale accused of dismembering, eating body of Lisa Marie Hyder in Coffee County, Tennessee


COFFEE COUNTY, Tenn. – A Tennessee man has been arrested in connection with a gruesome murder and cannibalism case, reports CBS affiliate WTVF. The victim was identified Tuesday.

According to the station, 37-year-old Lisa Marie Hyder was staying with friends near Manchester in Coffee County, Tenn., when she met a man in town who brought her back to his house. Authorities said Gregory Scott Hale, also 37, confessed to murdering Hyder on Friday. He was arrested Monday and charged with first-degree murder and abuse of a corpse.

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