SAN DIEGO: A domestic violence dispute with an ex-husband caused one woman her teaching job. Carie Charlesworth, a second-grade teacher at Holy Trinity School in San Diego, was placed on indefinite leave and then let go because school officials feared her ex could put students and other staff in danger. Continue Reading
PHOENIX: After five years, a jury of 8 men and 4 women found Jodi Arias guilty of first-degree murder in the death of Travis Alexander. Not since the trial of Casey Anthony has a case drawn so much media attention and mob mentality. The trial was a tabloid sensation.
High profile cases have become the theatrical stomping ground of lawyers and a revered spectator sport for the world. Spectators willingly travel long distances to stand outside courthouses to cheer for justice. We stuck close to our news stations, twitter, and computer feeds to soak up every detail of how a love affair between ordinary people had gone wrong and ended in a grizzly slaying. Continue Reading