Twenty-nine-year-old, Ariel Robinson, felt as though she was on top of the world. The aspiring comedian had just won the extremely popular Food Network show Worst Cooks in America season 20. The prize was $25,000 and fame and glory.
Despite coming off of her amazing win, Ariel and her husband, Jerry, are accused by the police of something more alarming than her cooking skills — murdering her own foster daughter in cold-blood.
This is the story of third-year-old Victoria Rose Smith.
In January 2021, the Simpsonville, South Carolina police received a shocking call. Ariel said that she had found her…
Love is certainly not an easy thing. Millions of people per year have their hearts broken by another person over love.
Just a few months ago, eighteen-year-old, Danielle Hopton, broke up with her twenty-year-old boyfriend, Stephen McNeil. Stephen was absolutely crushed and stunned by the sudden breakup. However, the two both agreed that they would remain friends in the future.
Despite the mutual agreement between the two, Stephen was still angry at Danielle about the breakup. He simply could not get over his ex-girlfriend.
In a rage, he decided to murder Danielle in cold blood.
In Fort Collins on February…
Yale University is known as one of the most prestigious and high-class universities in the entire globe. Each and every year, only a select group of bright, intelligent individuals study at the remarkable place.
With only a six percent acceptance rate, the school is looked upon by some as only a fantasy to attend. However, Kevin Jiang made this fantasy into a reality for himself.
Kevin Jiang was a military veteran. However, his dreams revolved around academics and studying the Earth’s environment. After serving the United States with honor, Jiang applied to Yale University for a chance to be accepted…
Due to the very deadly coronavirus, many Americans have been forced to “work at home” in the last few months. Although this change may seem temporary, many companies are looking to possibly make the “work from home” system a reality. When the coronavirus quarantine first surfaced back in February/March, companies and their employees were forced to drastically change their way of working. Over the past few months, many companies have found benefits from working at home. This “temporary” change could turn into reality for many Americans in the future.
Over this period of time, employees have had to adapt very…
Each and every year millions of people join online dating sites in order to find love. A select few find the love and the person that they want. However, the greater majority come out of the experience more broken than they went in.
Before online dating apps were a reality, people were forced to date people that were close to them. Martha Beck was different.
Martha had just had two children with her longtime boyfriend. He had recently broken up with her and she was left to provide for the kids. In an effort to find love again, Beck placed…
In the past two weeks, most of the viewers of Netflix have watched The Night Stalker. People have been captivated by the mini-series that details the investigation into the notorious serial killer, Richard Ramirez. I have to admit that I, too, can be found guilty of being engrossed in this series.
Ramirez is better known as the Night Stalker. In the 80s, Ramirez went on an extreme rampage. He killed at least 16 known victims, sexually assaulted over 100 people, and frightened the entire state of California for years on end.
To the frightened residents of the California coast, there…
One out of every six women has been victims of sexual assault in their lives (according to a research study conducted by rainn.org). Many times the assault comes directly from within their own family.
Although this topic may be sensitive to many, a conversation needs to be had on how young women, and men, can protect themselves from this kind of disgusting abuse.
In the story of Brittany Cormier, her daughter was one of these victims. Brittany’s brother, who was a registered sex offender, raped her daughter, whose identity is not being disclosed by the police.
When Brittany’s daughter told…
On a chilly March night in 2019, the Tulsa police department received a suspicious call from a woman by the name of Tracy Russell. In the call, panic and distress can be heard in the voice of Russell. She told the police that a woman, that she let stay in her home, named Jessica McBride, had threatened to slice her throat.
Russell had let Jessica stay at her home because she was homeless and in need of some housing assistance.
The police were dispatched to the home following the phone call. They immediately put a warrant out for McBride. …
Mental health disorders and suicides have been on the rise in recent years. Ever since the coronavirus pandemic, incidents involving people with mental health issues have been common.
On average there are more than three million cases of depression and anxiety per year in the United States alone, according to the Mayo Clinic (2019). The mental health crisis in the world is becoming direr by the second. Although many people have coping methods to help deal with their depression and anxiety, a select few turn violent in order to cope.
In December, a woman, whose name has not yet been…
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