Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Eric Durand found guilty - again - for murder of Brendon Camara

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Lenghty Prison Sentence Doled Out For Murder Of Dublin Woman - News Story - KTVU San Francisco

Link"Prosecutor Casey Bates told jurors during the trial that Rosa Hill and Li went to Selma Hill's home, where Eric Hill and the couple's then-2-year-old daughter also lived, as part of a plot to kidnap the daughter. Rosa Hill and Eric Hill, who later divorced, were separated at the time and he had been awarded sole legal custody and 85 percent physical custody of the daughter."

With Who? on Your Side

Link "Unfortunately, my (the author's) experience in the Family Court has been that judges (and the social workers assigned to the cases by the court) are reluctant to identify a situation as parental alienation. In those rare cases when they do, they are loathe to take strong steps to intervene effectively to limit the parental alienation in general. Nor have I seen that they are willing to openly confront the use of the gap in religious observance as justification for alienation, and call it for what it is."

Monday, August 29, 2011

Jailed 4 Days In Custody Battle

Link "On Aug. 11, Jefferson County District Court Magistrate Chris Voisinet ordered Catherine Keske, 40, to serve 90 days in jail after her ex-husband, Jeffrey Handley, complained that Keske interfered with his ability to communicate with one of the couple's sons by failing to provide the boy with his own cellphone and an unmonitored email account,Westword reported Monday."

Fix sought for family law - The Sarnia Observer - Ontario, CA

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Sunday, August 28, 2011

Troubled Port Wentworth marriage ends in murder

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Lakeland Woman Creating Film to Help Parents and Kids

Link "Danica Fields of Lakeland is surround by three of her sons and her ex-husband, Sean Foxen. Fields is filming a documentary about the risks of parental alienation that can result from some custody battles."

Vicky Haigh Case Raises Important Issues

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Saturday, August 27, 2011

Mother Indicted On Murder, Neglect Charges

Link "23-year-old Arnes'a Hart, who now lives in St. Petersburg, Florida, was taken into custody during a visit to Nashville on Thursday."

Godmother nabbed in California for murder of baby - www.ktnv.com

Link "Mariann Harris is now behind bars at the San Benardino County Jail. The 23-year-old was nabbed late Wedneday night at a family members home in Victorville, CA."

Friday, August 26, 2011

Mother (Sonia Hermosillo) Charged With Murder in Baby's Fall From Parking Structure

Link "A mother accused of pushing her baby from a parking structure in Orange now faces a murder charge after the 7-month old boy died Wednesday morning."

Timothy Giles pleads not guilty in deaths of Harristown mother, daughter

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Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Mother fights to get boys back, fears for their safety

Link "When Silverton resident Trisha Conlon tells her story, with all its bizarre twists and turns, she tells it from her heart."

Sunday, August 21, 2011

Child abuse survivor can return to Texas - Miami-Dade - MiamiHerald.com

Link "Victor Barahona, whose twin sister was killed after allegedly enduring years of horrific abuse, will return to Texas to live with an uncle who wants to adopt and raise him."

Thursday, August 18, 2011

Mother (Sarah Bentley Johnson) faces murder charge in death of 3-week-old girl | Anchorage Daily News - The News Tribune

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Target in Facebook murder-for-hire case shot to death

Link "Even with the people accused of plotting to kill him behind bars, Corey White wasn't safe. In May, White was the target of an alleged Facebook murder-for-hire plot, allegedly arranged by the mother of his 3-year-old daughter. ..."

Police: Father Killed Daughter, Then Himself

Link "Police ...told The Gleaner that the bodies of 43-year-old Matthew Bias and 7-year-old Annaliese Grace Bias were found Tuesday ..."

Oswego murder-suicide preceded by history of violence - Beacon News

Link "Daniel Kiefer, 39, ... shot his sometime girlfriend Brandi Jo Murphy, 38, and then killed himself, according to Oswego police.

Porn Heir Denies Murder In Face Of Sentencing

Link "After scathing comments by the mother of his deceased ex-girlfriend, James Mitchell, heir to the Mitchell Brothers adult film and theater business, asserted he did not kill 29-year-old Danielle Keller two years ago on the couple's daughter's first birthday."

Sunday, August 14, 2011

State to seek death penalty in mother's murder case

Link "Julie Schenecker, 50, of Tampa is accused of fatally shooting her two children, 16-year-old Calyx and 13-year-old Beau, in January."

No bond set for mother (Terri Jewel Rodgers) charged in shooting of son

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Missing California Toddler, Father Found Dead

Link "Madeline Samaan-Fay and Mourad "Moni" Samaan, 49, were found dead in his green Toyota 4Runner in a rural area near Placerville ..."

Saturday, August 13, 2011

Baby boy murder charges

Link "Christopher Roberts, 18, and Karen Irvine, 18, were charged with murder and causing or allowing the death of a child by detectives last night."

Imprisoned woman fighting for child's custody

Link "Nunu Sung is scheduled for parole in January after serving some of a three-year prison term imposed after she pleaded guilty in October 2010 to felony obstruction of justice. In exchange, prosecutors agreed they would not seek to terminate the woman's parental rights."

Mother (Gigi Jordan) Remains in Jail

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 Link Mercy Killing Defense Claim Will Be Tested

Dad arrested in child abduction

Link Commander Alan Thompson with the DeSoto County Sheriff's Department said Michael Sykes, 40, was arrested around noon Friday on U.S. Hwy. 78 by DeSoto County Sheriff's deputies after a be-on-the-lookout bulletin was issued by Chickasaw County officials.

New tool to help find missing kids

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Hague and the Heartbreak of the Holidays

Link "The British Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has published new figures on the scale of the problem of children being abducted by their parents and taken overseas. They reveal that, every other day, a British child is abducted by a parent to a country which has not signed the 1980 Hague Convention on international parental child abduction."

Forensic key in the search for 2,000 children

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Monday, August 08, 2011

Mother, girlfriend in court in connection with baby death

Link "Amanda Lujan, 24, and her girlfriend, 23-year-old Frances Garcia were advised of the charges against them in a Denver courtroom this morning."

Sunday, August 07, 2011

Maximum sentence in killing of 10-month-old

Link "At Shawn Blackburn's sentencing Friday, the issue was whether he would get the maximum sentence for second-degree reckless murder."

Ore. dad arraigned in slaying of wife, 4 children

Link "The man (Jordan Adam Criado) accused in the slayings of his wife and four young children was arraigned Friday on aggravated murder charges ..."

Friday, August 05, 2011

Manslaughter charge laid (against Lyndsey Fiddler) as baby dies in washing machine

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Link "BARTLESVILLE, Okla. - A Bartlesville mother suspected in the death of her 10-day-old infant found dead in a washing machine last year will be tried for first degree murder, following a court decision made Thursday."

Thursday, August 04, 2011

Montgomery psychiatrist kills son, self

Link "A 54-year-old psychiatrist (  Margaret F. Jensvold) who doted on her 13-year-old son fatally shot the boy in their Montgomery County home before killing herself, police said Wednesday."

Ex-Marine shot in the face 3 times by wife regains custody of his son, 7 years after shooting


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The Fresh Air Fund"

Link "From Sara Wilson: ... we've been able to find 650 of the 850 host families we need. Right now there is just one week left for us to place the remaining 200 children with a loving host family for a Fresh Air experience that can change lives."

Man In Custody In Indiana Served Warrant On Murder Charge

Link "Clay County deputies said they have obtained a warrant for Joshua Blakeslee in the killing of Julius Caesar ..."

Calgary mother confesses to killing son, attempting to kill another

Link "Stacey Joy Bourdeaux, 34, pleaded guilty before provincial court judge Terry Semenuk to manslaughter in the Dec. 27, 2004, death of 10-month-old Sean Ronald Fewer, as well as attempted murder and failing to provide the necessities of life to her five-year-old son in late May 2010."

Monday, August 01, 2011

Toddler’s death ruled homicide, mom’s boyfriend in custody

Link "According to a probable cause statement filed by Humble Police investigators in the 185th Harris County District Court, little Joshua Daniel Williams was allegedly beaten to death by Charles Edward West, 26, a maintenance man at the Park at Deerbrook Apartments where he lived with Joshua and the child’s mother."