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Substitute teacher fired after video shows him body slamming a student

Substitute teacher fired after video shows him body slamming a student

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GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. -- A substitute teacher in North Carolina was fired this week after a video was posted to Facebook showing him body slamming a student. The mother of the student at Western Guilford Middle School posted the video of the incident on Facebook Friday. She wrote that the incident happened on Valentine’s Day and that she wants "justice." Her son, Jose Escudero, told WGHP the incident started over a box of chocolates. The substitute teacher, he says, took them away and threw them in the sink. Jose says he waited towards the end of class to get them back and that's when an altercation took place. The 12-year-old says he put the chocolates in his book bag and that's when the substitute teacher tried grabbing it from him. When that didn't work, Jose says the substitute teach
Body of Missing Pregnant Woman Found in Minn. National Forrest

Body of Missing Pregnant Woman Found in Minn. National Forrest

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The body of a pregnant Minnesota woman who was reported missing earlier this month has been found, PEOPLE confirms. Kara Blevins, 27, of Akeley was reported missing on Feb. 5. On Saturday night, her body was discovered in a wooded area in the Chippewa National Forest by Cass County Sheriff’s Office investigators, according to a statement released by the office. • Want to keep up with the latest crime coverage? Click here to get breaking crime news, ongoing trial coverage and details of intriguing unsolved cases in the True Crime Newsletter.  She was last seen alive leaving her mother’s house and walking along a local road, according to a missing person’s flyer released by the Hubbard County Sheriff’s Department. Blevins was pregnant with her third child due in May, according to the flyer.
San Marcos Man Convicted of Murdering Girlfriend, Leaving Body Alongside I-15

San Marcos Man Convicted of Murdering Girlfriend, Leaving Body Alongside I-15

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A San Marcos man who shot his girlfriend and left her body in her car, parked along northbound Interstate 15 near Escondido, was convicted Friday of first-degree murder. A jury deliberated parts of two days before finding 40-year-old Edward Andrew Long guilty in the June 12, 2016, death of 38-year-old Elizabeth Perez. Authorities said Long […]
PEOPLE Explains: Mom Murdered and Tortured 8-Year-Old Who Had BBs Lodged in His Body

PEOPLE Explains: Mom Murdered and Tortured 8-Year-Old Who Had BBs Lodged in His Body

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The mother of 8-year-old Gabriel Fernandez and her boyfriend have now both been convicted in the little boy’s 2013 death following the mom’s guilty plea Thursday. Pearl Fernandez, 34, pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in a Los Angeles courtroom, admitting that Gabriel’s death was intentional and involved torture, according to a release by the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office. She faces life in prison without the possibility of parole when she is scheduled to be sentenced on June 7. Fernandez’s boyfriend Isauro Aguirre, 37, was convicted of first-degree murder last November. While a jury recommended the death penalty, he will be sentenced in March. Here are five things to know about the disturbing case: 1. Gabriel Suffered ‘Unspeakable’ Abuse for 8 Months Aguirre’s own atto
Man arrested after missing man’s body found in Catskill

Man arrested after missing man’s body found in Catskill

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CATSKILL, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Police say they have arrested a man in connection with the death of Brandyn Foster. Foster’s body was found by New York State Police last week near his former home on Toolhouse Road. The Greene County Sheriff’s Department says Brandyn’s former neighbor Carlos Graham is currently lodged in jail. Sources tell NEWS10 ABC that Graham is being held on a murder charge.