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Michelle Carter, the woman who urged her boyfriend to kill himself by inhaling toxic carbon monoxide fumes, was denied parole and will serve out her entire sentence in prison.

Carter was convicted of involuntary manslaughter in 2017 for encouraging 18-year-old Conrad Roy III to kill himself in July 2014.

While Roy sat in his truck inhaling the toxic fumes, Carter continued to text him and encourage him to take his own life.

He made her promise that she would tell his parents where to find his body. She made him promise to delete all of their text messages before he died.

Carter appealed her 2017 conviction, but in February she began serving a 15-month prison sentence with the possibility of parole.

Members of the Massachusetts Parole Board met to decide Carter's request for parole on Sept. 19, 2019.

In rejecting her request, the parole board members said they were "troubled that Ms. Carter not only encouraged Mr. Conrad [Roy] to take his own life, she actively prevented others from intervening in his suicide."

"Ms. Carter's self-serving statements and behavior, leading up to after his suicide, appear to be irrational and lacked sincerity," the members said. "Release does not meet the legal standard."

Carter's attorney insists that she was exercising her freedom of speech when she told Roy to kill himself.

Joseph Cataldo, told ABC News that the parole board's decision is "incorrect and dangerous".

"Additionally, it is never in society's best interest to incarcerate anyone for the content of their speech where there is not a specific statute previously enacted," he added.

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A male certified nursing assistant was arrested in Florida on multiple charges of sexually assaulting elderly women in his care at a Clearwater, Florida nursing facility.

Felo Kane told Clearwater police he has a "fetish for older female patients under his care."

Authorities say Kane, 32, is charged with four counts of sexual battery of the physically helpless.

In May 2016, Kane inappropriately fondled and kissed a disabled stroke patient while changing her adult diaper. The patient told him multiple times to stop, but authorities say Kane forced her to touch his genitals.

In a second incident, Kane fondled another female patient while changing her adult diaper.

When she protested, he reportedly told the woman, "don't worry, I'm just cleaning you."

According to WFTS, Kane touched and fondled older patients at two separate nursing facilities from 2016 to 2019.

WFLA-TV identified one of the facilities as Clearwater Center.

Some of the family members of patients at the Clearwater facility are angry over the possibility that Kane fondled their loved ones.

In some states male nursing staff are prohibited from being alone in a room with vulnerable female patients, for obvious reasons.

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A Detroit woman faces attempted murder charges after shooting her life partner 11 times, including 4 times in the vagina.

Police have not formally charged Tiffany Wallace, but she is being held without bond after shooting Airrion Wallace 11 times on Monday morning.

Wallace said Tiffany Wallace shot her after she asked for a divorce after 12 years of marriage.

In an interview with Fox 2 News from her hospital bed, Wallace said she asked for a divorce after she caught Tiffany with another woman.

"Because I can handle a lot of things but I cannot handle infidelity," she told Fox 2.

"She shot me four times in my vagina, four times in my leg, three times in my stomach," Wallace said.

"She wanted me to die because she has always felt if she can't have me, no one can have me."

She said she stayed conscious long enough to stumble outside and ask neighbors for help.

"I had to gather as much strength as I could, to get down my stairs and get outside, because the neighbors had heard it," she said. "As soon as I opened the door there was already people out there. I said, 'Please can you call the police.'"

Police arrested Tiffany Wallace outside her home. She told police she shot Wallace in self-defense, according to Fox 2.

The family uploaded graphic photos to a Gofundme account to raise money for Wallace's hospital bills.
 

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A Texas man who claimed he distracted a gunman to save the lives of shoppers at an El Paso Walmart was arrested on his way to a ceremony at the White House.

Chris Grant was shot twice as he shopped for snacks for his children on Aug. 3, when a gunman killed 22 people during a shooting rampage.

The 50-year-old spun a tale of heroism and bravery that captured the attention of social media, and even President Trump who invited him to the White House.

Grant was praised and hailed as a hero for trying to save those around him when the shooting began.

He made the rounds of cable news networks including CNN, where his story changed a little each time he told it.

"I saw him popping people off," Grant tearfully told CNN anchor Chris Cuomo. "To deter him, I just started chucking bottles. I just started throwing random bottles at him. I'm not a baseball player, so one went this way and on went that way."

Grant said his actions resulted in the gunman targeting him.

He later created a Gofundme page to raise money for his medical bills.

President Trump was impressed with Grant's courage in the face of death.

"Chris grabbed – listen to this – soda bottles and anything else in front of him, and began hurling them at the gunman, distracting him from the other shoppers and causing the shooter to turn toward Chris and fire at Chris, whereby Chris suffered two very serious gunshots,” Trump said.

But police say surveillance video tells a different story. The video shows Grant trying to protect himself - and no one else, police said.

"The video evidence of the scene does not support his assertions," El Paso Police Sgt. Enrique Carrillo told KFOX.

Grant was scheduled to join other "heroes" at a White House ceremony, but he and his family were met by the Secret Service when they arrived in D.C.

Grant was taken into custody on an outstanding warrant, Carillo said. He added that the "hero" was actually a "fugitive from justice."

In a statement the Secret Service also confirmed a "White House visitor with an arrest warrant was temporarily detained."

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A Florida high school cheerleader was arrested after she allegedly hired two hitmen to kill her parents, the Lake County Sheriff’s Office said in a press release.

Alyssa Michelle Hatcher, 17, was arrested on September 9 and booked into the Lake County Jail where she was "processed and turned over to the Department of Juvenile Justice."

Hatcher's mother and stepfather, Tammy Hatcher-Scheller and Michael Scheller, were unharmed. Michael Scheller is a police lieutenant with the Clermont Police Department.

A resource officer at Hatcher's high school learned of the plot to kill Hatcher's parents from another student.

The teenager told the officer that Hatcher paid a friend "a lot of money" to kill her parents.

Police spoke to Hatcher's boyfriend who confirmed the murder-for-hire plot. Hatcher reportedly paid two men over $1,400 that she stole using her parents' debit card.

She used $100 of the stolen money to buy cocaine, according to an arrest affidavit filed by Lake County Sheriff's Office Detective David Causey.

Causey said Hatcher used her parents' debit card to make two separate withdrawals from a bank ATM.

The day her parents were to be murdered, Hatcher was spotted at a drug trap house where she paid the two men to carry out the murder.

According to Causey, Hatcher admitted to paying one person $503 and a second person $926.40 after asking both men to kill her parents.

"The parents are good people, outstanding citizens. This was just somebody, who for whatever reason, just didn’t want her parents around," Lake County Sheriff's Sergeant Fred Jones told WFTV.

It's not clear if more arrests are expected.

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A cashier with a photographic memory used his special talent to memorize 1,300 credit cards to use for nefarious purposes, police say.

Yuske Taniguchi was arrested for using his photographic memory to memorize the names, credit card numbers and expiration dates of credit cards belonging to 1,300 customers at his part time job at Tokyo mall.

Japan Today reports that Taniguchi, 34, then used the credit card information to finance his basic living expenses and purchase luxury items online.

Police were tipped off after Taniguchi purchased a pair of shoulder bags totaling over $2,500, and had the bags delivered to his apartment.

A search of his apartment turned up a notebook containing names and numbers that police are using to investigate the credit card fraud.

According to Japan Today, readers were amazed by Taniguchi's talent, but they wondered why he didn't put his skill to better use.

"Isn't there any job where he can use that talent?" one person asked.

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A Pennsylvania couple is out on bond after they spent $100,000 of $120,000 deposited into their bank account accidentally.

Robert and Tiffany Williams, of Montoursville, Pa., found the $120,000 in their bank account and forgot to call the bank.

$120,000 intended for a business was accidentally transferred into their BB&T bank account because of a teller error, state trooper Aaron Brown told the Williamsport Sun-Gazette.

Brown said the couple went on a spending spree - knowing the money in the bank account wasn't theirs to spend.

The Williamses bought a camper, a Chevy and a racecar before giving $15,000 to their broke friends.

They spent a total of $100,000 in about 2½ weeks, WNEP reports.

The bank eventually realized the error and notified Tiffany Williams, 35, that she had X amount of days to return the cash, Brown told the Sun-Gazette.

Brown said the withdrawal resulted in a $107,416 overdraft because the couple had only $1,121 in their bank account.

Williams agreed to pay back the money if the bank put her on a payment plan.

The bank agreed to the payment plan, but Williams stopped making the payments and refused to return the bank's calls or emails.

The bank pressed charges and the couple was arrested and charged with three felony counts of theft by receiving.

The Sun-Gazette reported that the couple, in separate interrogations, told police that they "admitted to knowing the mislaid money did not belong to them, but they spent it anyway."

They appeared in court last week and posted bail of $25,000 each, according to The Washington Post.

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Two female suspects who allegedly killed an elderly woman and stole her casino winnings may be eligible for the death penalty.

35-year-old Kimesha Monae Williams, pictured right, and her accomplice Candace Tai Townsel, 39, are charged with killing Afaf Anis Assad, 84.

The two women allegedly followed Assad into a bathroom at the Pechanga Resort Casino in Temecula, Calif., where they struck her in the head with a blunt object and stole her purse containing $800–$1,200, according to The Press-Enterprise.

Williams and Townsel were arrested on Sept. 3, a day before Assad died from closed head injuries.

A relative of Los Angeles Clippers star forward Kawhi Leonard said Williams is related to the NBA star.

Speaking through a window at the Williams family home in Moreno Valley, Williams' aunt, Denise Woodard, told the Riverside Press-Enterprise on Saturday that Williams and Leonard are siblings.

According to Fox LA, John Hall, spokesman for the Riverside County District Attorney's Office, said the suspects were charged with murder with a special circumstance that makes them eligible for the death penalty.

A Riverside County sheriff's investigator filed a written request asking the judge to keep Williams locked up without bail due to her history of violence and family finances.

"Williams has family that are well off and could post her bail of $1,000,000," the investigator wrote. "I am requesting NO BAIL to assure Williams' appearance in court and to keep innocent victims safe."

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After leading the Toronto Raptors to the team's first ever NBA championship Leonard signed a three-year, $103 million contract with the Los Angeles Clippers in July.

"Williams has a violent history and targeted a feeble elderly female and robbed her," the investigator wrote.

Jail records list Williams' height and weight as 6-foot-2 and 320 pounds, and Townsel as being 5-foot-4 and 195 pounds.

According to Facebook friends, one of the women allegedly injects herself with the male sex hormone Testosterone.

The number of male-identified lesbians injecting testosterone has increased dramatically in recent years.

Testosterone causes aggression in males, making males the most violence-prone of the human species.

Testosterone levels vary in men and women. The levels are much lower in women whose dominant sex hormone is Estrogen.

But male-identified lesbians are injecting themselves with high doses of the dangerous drug (at higher levels than males), causing an increase in homicidal violence caused by women.

As a result of injecting testosterone, some women are becoming as violent as their male counterparts.

Testosterone levels are related to criminality and violence, says James Dabbs, Ph.D., one of the world's leading experts on testosterone.

"While there is no direct tie between testosterone and human criminality, there is an indirect tie. Testosterone leads toward violence, and violence is often criminal."

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The sister of NBA superstar Kawhi Leonard is charged with murdering an elderly woman in a California casino bathroom last Saturday.

Kimesha Monae Williams, 35, and her accomplice Candace Tai Townsel, 39, are charged with killing Afaf Anis Assad, 84.

The two women allegedly followed Assad into a bathroom at the Pechanga Resort Casino in Temecula, Calif., where they struck her in the head with a blunt object and stole her purse containing $800–$1,200, according to The Press-Enterprise.

Williams was arrested on Sept. 3, a day before Assad died from closed head injuries.

Speaking through a window at the Williams family home in Moreno Valley, Williams' aunt Denise Woodard confirmed Williams is Leonard’s sister.

Woodard told the paper, "He didn't have anything to do with this."

Williams is being held without bail at Indio Correction Facility, according to The Press-Enterprise.

Woodard declined to speak for Leonard and said she didn't know whether Leonard had reached out to the family or to his sister.

A Riverside County sheriff's investigator filed a written request asking the judge to keep Williams locked up without bail due to her history of violence and family finances.

"Williams has family that are well off and could post her bail of $1,000,000," the investigator wrote. "I am requesting NO BAIL to assure Williams' appearance in court and to keep innocent victims safe."

After leading the Toronto Raptors to the team's first ever NBA championship Leonard signed a three-year, $103 million contract with the Los Angeles Clippers in July.

"Williams has a violent history and targeted a feeble elderly female and robbed her," the investigator wrote.

Jail records list Williams' height and weight as 6-foot-2 and 320 pounds, and Townsel as being 5-foot-4 and 195 pounds.

Williams is listed in court records as a biological female.

She has a long criminal history that includes petty theft, grand theft, misappropriating lost property, grand theft auto and attempted robbery, court records show.

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An off-duty NYPD sergeant was arrested for shoplifting garments from a Macy's store in Yonkers, NY.

Sergeant Eva Pena, 37, was arrested after she allegedly stole six garments from the Macy's store. She was stopped by a female security guard after she left the store with the items in her purse.

The curvy, 5-foot-4 sergeant recently posed with police commissioner James O'Neill at a police event. She wore a tight skirt and sequined cutout top that struggled to contain her size DD cup bust.

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After her arrest, Pena was suspended from her beat patrolling the Housing Authority in the Bronx.

An internal report detailed how store security caught Pena removing tags from items and stuffing the clothing into her purse.

"A female identified as Sergeant Eva Pena was observed on store surveillance removing price tags from merchandise, which she then placed six clothing items into her purse and attempted to walk out of Macy's without making payment."

A female security officer followed Pena outside the store and searched her purse where she found the stolen items. Pena was immediately placed under arrest.

Some of the items were lingerie. Pena often posts photos of herself in lingerie and skimpy panties on her social media accounts.

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A 2-year-old girl was found dead in a park near Pittsburgh, 3 days after she was kidnapped by a rideshare driver who claimed the girl’s father sold the child to another woman for $10,000.

Nalani Johnson's body was found on Tuesday at Pine Ridge Park in Indiana County near Pittsburgh, police say.

On Monday, police filed kidnapping charges against Sharena Nancy, 25, according to KDKA. She will also be charged with murder.

Police say Nancy is in a relationship with the 2-year-old's father, Paul Johnson.

Nancy told police the baby's father instructed her to drop the child off with another woman after he sold her for $10,000. But Johnson denies the allegation.

Just after 5 p.m. on Saturday, Johnson called police. He was "crying and visibly upset" when police arrived.

He told police that he and his daughter were in Nancy's vehicle, a Toyota Yaris with Uber and Lyft stickers on the windshield. A "friend" was also in the car.

He said Nancy drove approximately 20 miles south along route 22 to Blairsville, Indiana County. At the intersection of Bryant and Clay Drives in Penn Hills, police say Johnson told them the vehicle stopped so he could get out, but when he went to reach for his daughter, Nancy drove off with Nalani still strapped in her child safety seat.

He said he called Nancy's cell phone repeatedly but she never answered.

Nancy was stopped by a Penn Hills police officer around 7:30 p.m. Saturday. The toddler and her car seat were not in the car. Nancy was arrested and charged with kidnapping.

She told police that the girl’s father sold Nalani to another woman for $10,000 and Nancy was to drive the girl "20 minutes from a gas station in Monroeville along Route 22."

She said she turned the child and the car seat over to the unidentified woman.

The FBI's Child Abduction Response Deployment team joined local police in the search for Nalani.

Johnson's mother Taji Walsh denied Nancy's claim that her son was involved in his daughter's disappearance. "We don’t know her personally," Walsh said, adding that her son would not be walking around free if he was somehow involved.

An autopsy will be performed on Nalani to determine the cause and manner of death.

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A 14-year-old boy has confessed to killing all 5 members of his family. The shootings occurred about 10:30 p.m. Monday in the tiny town of Elkmont, Alabama.

Police responding to the small one-story home found 3 people deceased and two others suffering from gunshot wounds. An adult and 2 minors were dead at the scene. Another adult and a minor were airlifted to a hospital, where they later died.

The boy initially told a dispatcher he heard gunshots upstairs. He later confessed to shooting his father, stepmother, and three siblings.

The teenager called 911, saying he was in the basement and heard gunshots upstairs, according to WHNT-TV. The teen's grandmother said that she recently lived in the family's basement," but she moved out of the home. She said the deceased were her only family in the area.

Family members of the stepmother were distraught at the scene, according to the television station.

The sheriff said the boy was assisting in the search of the 9mm handgun that he threw away after the shooting.

The boy is being held in a juvenile detention center in Elkmont, a town with a population of 500 residents, about a 45 minute drive northwest of Huntsville, Alabama.

The sheriff said it is unclear if the boy will be charged as an adult.

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A group of armed men and women pointed a gun at Popeyes workers and demanded an order of spicy fried chicken sandwiches. The perpetrators, which consisted of three men and two women, were reportedly hungry and angry when workers told them the restaurant was out of sandwiches.

KTRK in Houston reports that a baby was with the group.

Popeyes reportedly ordered all franchise restaurants to stop serving the coveted sandwiches after a series of violent incidents at inner city locations put customers and workers in danger.

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The Popeyes chicken sandwich craze took off after the restaurant's rival, Chic-fil-A, challenged them to a chicken sandwich duel on social media.

Black Twitter took sides in the Popeyes/Chic-fil-A memes war and customers stampeded into Popeyes restaurants to sample the sandwiches for themselves.

But police say Monday night's holdup at a southeast Houston Popeyes drive up window was no laughing matter.

After workers informed the "mob" that there were no sandwiches, the group tried to enter the restaurant, but workers locked the doors. One of the men pulled a gun and threatened to open fire.

Police say the aforementioned baby was left alone in the car to fend for itself.

Police are looking for the group who fled the restaurant empty handed.

Last week, Popeyes released a statement saying the high demand for their product resulted in the sandwiches being sold out everywhere.

In the statement, Popeyes said, "We, along with our suppliers, are working tirelessly to bring the new sandwich back to guests as soon as possible."

But Black Twitter is not buying the story. They say chickens and bread are plentiful in grocery stores all over the country. And there have been no reported shortages of supplies at Chic-fil-A or other fast food restaurants.

Simone Biles is keeping a low profile after her brother's arrest on murder charges. Biles' boyfriend, Stacey Ervin Jr., posted an inspirational message about his sweetheart's family tragedy.

Biles' brother, Tevin Biles-Thomas, 24, was arrested and charged with murder in connection with a triple homicide at an AirBnB party in Cleveland eight months ago. He is being held in a Florida jail without bond while awaiting extradition back to Ohio.

Biles-Thomas is accused of killing three people after a fight broke out at a party in a $155 per night AirBnB apartment above a pizza parlor in January.

Biles-Thomas was arrested on Thursday at Fort Stewart in Georgia, where he was on active duty with the U.S. Army.

Biles’ boyfriend, Ervin Jr., is featured very prominently in numerous photos on her Instagram account.

He spoke out about the family tragedy in an IG post on Friday.

"The strongest people I’ve ever met have not been given an easier life," he wrote. "They've learned to create strength and happiness from dark places."

Biles, who is on tour, posted the above image which she captioned, "Missing you a lil extra today," to which Ervin, a gymnast turned pro wrestler, replied, "I miss you too babe I'll see you very soon!"

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The aunt of rapper Tee Grizzley was killed in a drive-by shooting in Detroit, MI on Tuesday, Aug. 20. The condition of Grizzley, real name Terry Sanchez Wallace, is unknown. Sources say the rapper was the intended target of gunmen who opened fire as Grizzley was exiting the vehicle around 9 p.m. on Tuesday.

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A New Jersey paralegal who used a Department of Justice computer to find out who snitched on her son has been charged with multiple felonies. Tawanna Hilliard, 44, pleaded not guilty to witness tampering, obstruction of justice and harassing witnesses.

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An escaped prisoner described as "extremely dangerous" was captured after he was spotted on security cameras outside a home in Henning, Tennessee at 3:30 a.m. on Sunday. Curtis Watson, 44, an inmate at the West Tennessee State Penitentiary, was on a work detail when he escaped on a tractor. The tractor was later found abandoned about a mile from the facility.

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