The chilling story of how a small drug deal went south very fast.

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This undated image provided by Texas State University shows NCAA college football player Khambrail Winters. Winters was fatally shot Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020, and two men have been arrested and charged in the killing. (Texas State University, via AP)

Carl Sandburg once said, “Nothing happens unless we first dream big”.

When looking for quotes to use in this article, this quote, in particular, struck me. Without dreaming, nothing can be done. Anything that you want to achieve in life cannot be done without first dreaming.

Khambrail Winters, 20, had also dreamed of playing big-time football. Winters had grown up watching his father play the sport and then his older siblings. At an early age, he too fell in love with the sport. After he put on the cleats for the first time, the rest was history.

After attending private high school, Winters applied to his dream school, Texas State. Ever since he was a little boy, he had dreamed of attending the prestigious school. When he received his acceptance letter, Winters could not have been any happier. …


How a murder involving a bad cop and an innocent man sent the United States into months of racial strife.

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Photo credit to Getty Images

The year 2020 has been filled with little triumphs and many failures. From the deadly coronavirus to the disputed presidential election, the United States reached a breaking point this year.

To add to the already chaotic and disturbing year, the entire nation was sent into deadly protests and riots following the murder of a man named George Floyd.

In the past year, Floyd has become a household name for all of the wrong reasons. Although his murder drew nationwide attention and lead to riots and protests across the nation, not many people know much about Floyd or his gruesome murder.

This is the murder of George Floyd. …


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How a former Flordia politician and her beloved husband were murdered in cold blood.

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Photo credit to Fox News

Edith Henderson was the type of person to get to work before anyone else and leave after everyone had left. Her colleagues absolutely adored working alongside her and praised her ferocious work ethic.

Edith always had a passion for politics and public office. In her high school and college days, she worked tirelessly to achieve that dream. However, after the birth of her first son, she found herself being too busy to pursue an office of some sort.

However, when her children went to college and moved out of her home, she knew that it was the time that she achieved her dream. …


How a small disagreement between neighbors about rent led to the vicious murder of a young couple and how a social media app helped open the case.

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Photo credit to the family of Jessica Lewis and Austen Wenner

This year has been an extremely tough year for so many people for so many reasons. Teens across the world have felt the most emotion when it comes to the disastrous year.

Due to the coronavirus and the quarantine earlier this year, teenage suicides have gone up tremendously. However, this year, the app Tik Tok has helped teens and young adults across the world cope with the trauma. The funny and often cool dancing videos have given teens an outlet to get away from all of the challenges that life might throw at them.

Jessica Lewis and Austen Wenner, a young couple, were two of the 100 million users of the app. They used it often. Little did they know that the app that they used daily would help shine a light on their own murders. …


How a months-long custody battle ended with a husband dead, a wife behind bars, and an innocent child parentless.

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Ashley Benefield (Manatee County Sheriff)

Divorce and Separation.

It is one thing that couples around the world have to face on a daily basis. Maybe things just weren’t right. Or possibly, there was some kind of abuse in the relationship.

However, one thing is for sure. Divorces almost never end on good terms.

This story exactly depicts what “leaving on bad terms” is. This is the story of Ashley and Doug Benefield.

The Doomed Marriage

When Ashely Benefield, who was in her 20s at the time, met Doug she immediately fell in love.

They had met at a ballet performance in which Ashley was the lead ballerina. After the show, the two were introduced through a mutual friend. …


How a child murderer and sex offender escaped and still remains at large 50 years after his daring escape.

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(Lester Eubanks aged image) Photo via Netflix

In the last half a century, the entire world has been captivated by the true-crime genre. This genre of entertainment has become one of the most popular in the entire world.

Our love for the true-crime world is derived from our need for excitement, action, and even suspense.

For the past few months, I have been engrossed in the world of true-crime and everything that surrounds it. I have learned about different cases and even looked inside the mind of a killer. …


He drove drunk and killed a woman, but still ended up on the big screen.

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Photo courtesy of Phil Lewis and the Disney Channel

Millions of children and teens in the 2000s grew up watching the largely popular Disney Channel. They ran home each and every day from their long day of learning to watch their beloved shows before having dinner with their family. Children around the globe were obsessed with the channel and the shows that it aired.

At the channel’s peak, it was bringing in over 45 million viewers each and every week. Shows like The Suite Life of Zack and Cody and Jessie grasped the attention of children all over the world.

Children and teens, alike, looked up to the stars and characters that were portrayed on the shows that they watched. …


How a group of thirteen men plotted to destroy the entire government in the state of Michigan.

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Photo credit to CNN (2020)

Whichever side of the aisle you are on politically, we can all agree that there is a cultural and political divide in the United States. There is no denying it.

This political divide all came in 2016 when, now President, Donald J Trump ran for the White House. We saw people all over the country love him and we saw people absolutely despise him. Even in 2020, as President Trump is running against former Vice President Joe Biden, there does not seem to be many in the middle, politically speaking.

So, could politics drive a group of people to attempt to kidnap their own Governor and destroy the entire state of Michigan? …


How the gruesome murder of a young NYC woman still remains completely unsolved to this day.

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Photo courtesy of the family of Jill-Lyn Euto

Each and every year, Americans across the entire United States gather in their living room to watch the most exciting sports event of the year.

The Super Bowl has long been a staple in American culture. People from all walks of life, social and economic status, tune in to see what NFL team will bring home the trophy at the end of the night.

On top of the game itself, “Super Bowl Sunday” is one of the biggest nights to party of the year. …


The story of the assassination of President John F Kennedy and how it still remains partially unsolved to this day.

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Jim Altgens / AP

Everyone around the world knows the story. Texas on a cold, November day. The story of one man, the president. A limousine in Dallas. One bullet. One thirty-second period of time.

History was changed forever.

In 1961, John F Kennedy took the presidency as the youngest man to ever serve. Kennedy came from a family of greats. His father, Joseph, was a career politician who served as an ambassador in the 40s and 50s. Continuing on with the family legacy, Joseph Kennedy (who was the eldest of the Kennedy children), was the one that was poised to become the President of the United States one day. Mr. …

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Carter Covington

Writing. Politics. True Crime. History. The things that keep me going every day. I write about these topics and more to help educate people!

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