Help the Cedar Rapids Police

Michelle Martinko

Help the Cedar Rapids Police to get in touch with an anonymous person who contacted the Linn County Crime Stoppers about Michelle Martinko‘s cold case. The Public Safety Communications Coordinator Greg M. Buelow contacted me with the following message: “The Cedar Rapids Police Department is requesting additional assistance from a Linn County Crime Stoppers tipster who provided investigators […]

Jacobs not guilty of Blakelock murder

Keith Blakelock

Jacobs not guilty of Blakelock murder during the 1985 Broadwater Farm Riots. From the Huffington Post: “Nicky Jacobs, who was 16 at the time, went on trial at the Old Bailey accused of being one of the rioters who together stabbed the officer more than 40 times and tried to decapitate him. There were cheers […]

Petition for Cert filed for Zeigler

US Supreme Court

Petition for Cert filed for Zeigler with the United States Supreme Court by the New York defense team! The State of Florida has to respond this month. Dennis H. Tracey, III and John Houston Pope have filed a petition for a writ of certiorari with the United States Supreme Court. In plain English: the New York defense team […]

Murder in Suburbia

Cover: Murder in Suburbia

Murder in Suburbia by Emily Webb is as the subtitle suggests really disturbing. We all feel safe in our neck of the woods. Webb shows us some cases from Australia’s dark heart. Be prepared to see your burb differently after you are done reading. Webb discusses 28 chilling cases. Two highlights here below: If only […]

Case of the Month: the Grahlman murders

Grave Jay & Jaymie Grahlman

Case of the Month: the Grahlman murders from April 5, 2003. I read about the Grahlman arson/double homicide case on Jody Ewing’s excellent blog. Many questions popped up in my mind and they remain unanswered: the exact cause of the fire that was ruled arson (the Gazette, July 16, 2004) the exact place of origin […]