VIA Charlotte Observer The S.C. woman accused of suffocating her children before sinking them in the North Edisto River faces arraignment on Wednesday. Shaquan Duley, of Hammock Street, Orangeburg, confessed to killing 18-month-old Ja’van T. Duley and 2-year-old Devean C. Duley, Orangeburg County Sheriff Larry Williams announced at a news conference. Authorities questioned Duley late […]


VIA CHARLOTTE OBSERVER Records show Kenny Chapman sought mental health treatment twice before killing his wife, two children and himself. He knew he needed help. He saw shadows of people who weren’t there. He felt inadequate, like he didn’t belong. He’d been arguing with his wife – and was thinking about killing her. So for […]


VIA CHARLOTTE OBSERVER For two weeks, police said, a 10-year-old girl went to school terrified that her father would kill her and her 2-year-old brother if she told anybody what had happened at home. Her mother was missing, and her two sisters, ages 13 and 1, had already been killed. Their bodies were locked in […]

VIA CHARLOTTEOBSERVER.COM In an ironic twist, the woman who accused Duke lacrosse players of rape in 2006 is now facing charges herself. Durham police have charged Crystal Gail Mangum, 31, with attempting to kill her boyfriend early this morning. Mangum is the woman who wrongly accused three Duke lacrosse players of rape in 2006. A […]