Mockingjay, Part:1

by Casey Murphy The movie doesn’t open until November 21st, but Mockingjay is already shocking advance ticket sellers. Fandango and Movie Tickets report that advance tickets went on sale starting Wednesday, October 29 and already Mockingjay, Part 1 sold more first-day tickets than any other 2014 film.  The second-to-last installment in the Hunger Games franchise accounted for 80% of Fandango’s daily ticket sales just on the first … Continue reading Mockingjay, Part:1

When Harassment Goes too far for a Football Team

By Casey Murphy Six teenage football players accused of hazing and sexual assault at a New Jersey high school were taken into custody Friday evening, October 10, according to the Middlesex County Prosecutors office. Upperclassmen turned off the locker room lights, howled and abused freshmen. The teens ages range from 15 to 17 and also a seventh teen has been charged. According to the Middlesex … Continue reading When Harassment Goes too far for a Football Team

Rest in Peace or No Pieces at all?

by Casey Murphy Thomas Curry, charged with possession of marijuana almost 90 years ago and thought to be buried in Florida’s Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys, was later discovered with nothing in the casket. According to CNN, “Florida’s Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys, a now infamous juvenile detention facility that closed in 2011 for budgetary reasons, capping a chilling, 111-year legacy of brutality.” … Continue reading Rest in Peace or No Pieces at all?

Man Arrested for the Killing of a 6 year-old-girl

by Casey Murply A 47-year-old man was arrested Wednesday once the remains of a 6-year-old girl were found outside her home in separate bags, near her home in Kobe City, Japan.  Mirei Ikuta went missing on Sept 11.  Once identified with DNA tests, the remains of the young girl match. Police said the suspect, identified as Yasuhiro Kimino, lives in an apartment near Ikuta’s house, … Continue reading Man Arrested for the Killing of a 6 year-old-girl

Journalist Beheaded

by Casey Murphy Steven Sotloff, an American journalist, kidnapped by Islamic State (ISIS) in March 2013, was beheaded the first week of September and video was posted of the beheading.  The violent act was a “second message” to the U.S. In the video posted online, Sotloff says in a message scripted by his captors that he is “paying the price” for U.S. military intervention. Sotloff, 31, was just … Continue reading Journalist Beheaded

It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s a Man Jumping the White House Fence!

by Casey Murphy      Friday night, September 19, an armed 42-year-old man jumped the White House fence and welcomed himself in.  Omar Gonzalez of Copperas Cove, Texas, was the suspect.  Gonzalez ignored warnings signs from Secret Service and entered the front portico. Once he entered the building, people inside the White House had to evacuate. At the time of the incident, Obama and his family were not home. The … Continue reading It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s a Man Jumping the White House Fence!