All posts by Barbara Gordon

Two Former Virginia Tech Students Just Got Indicted for Murdering a 13-Year-Old Girl

Nineteen-year-old David Eisenhauer was recently indicted by a grand jury on charges of first-degree murder, abduction, and hiding the body of 13-year-old Nicole Lovell. Natalie Keepers, also 19, was also charged with being an accessory to kidnapping and murder and with helping hide the body, the commonwealth’s attorney said. Continue reading Two Former Virginia Tech Students Just Got Indicted for Murdering a 13-Year-Old Girl

“Serial” Creator Sarah Koenig Comments on Adnan Syed’s New Trial

Despite starting the phenomenon that is the Adnan Syed and Hae Min Lee narrative, “Serial” podcast creator Sarah Koening has stayed relatively silent about the subject of her season one. Since season one aired, Syed has went through a Post Conviction Relief hearing to determine if he would get relief and a new trial based on a new evidence. It was announced last week that Judge Welch had granted Syed a new trial. Continue reading “Serial” Creator Sarah Koenig Comments on Adnan Syed’s New Trial

Christina Grimmie of The Voice Was Fatally Shot After an Orlando Concert

Christina Grimmie, 22, was shot and killed late Friday night after a concert at Orlando’s Plaza Live theater. The singer had just finished performing with the band Before You Exit and was signing autographs in the lobby. Grimmie was rushed to the hospital in critical condition and died a few hours later.

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Shooting at an Orlando Gay Club Leaves 50 Dead, 53 Wounded

A mass shooting happened over the weekend in Orlando leaving  50 dead and 53 injured. The perpetrator of the attack—identified as Omar Mateen, 29—opened fire at the nightclub Pulse, and took hostages before he was gunned down by members of a SWAT team three hours after entering the establishment. Continue reading Shooting at an Orlando Gay Club Leaves 50 Dead, 53 Wounded

The ‘Grim Sleeper’ Serial Killer Sentenced to Death

Lonnie David Franklin Jr, also known as the Grim Sleeper, was convicted last month of murdering nine women and one teenage girl. This week, he was sentenced to death. The 63-year-old was sentenced to death by a jury on all ten murder counts, which will become formalized at a later hearing.  Justice.  Continue reading The ‘Grim Sleeper’ Serial Killer Sentenced to Death