Monthly Archives: July 2020

How an Affair Can Turn Motive for Military Murder — Even in MN
How an Affair Can Turn Motive for Military Murder — Even in MN
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There’s a lot that’s unknown about the murder of Fort Hood Army Specialist Vanessa Guillen. The motive behind her murder is currently reported as an extramarital affair, but that may never truly be understood since the man who was responsible for her murder took his own life.


While the case of Specialist Guillen is still being investigated, there are some things covered by the Uniform Code of Military Justice that are understood clearly in military life and apply no

Violent Crime Numbers Are Soaring throughout Minnesota
Violent Crime Numbers Are Soaring throughout Minnesota
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2020 has been quite the year. Between a pandemic, stay at home orders, growing distrust in police, nationwide protests, and surges in violent crime in Minnesota, it has literally been a year for the history books.


In fact, in Minnesota, the violent crime rate has soared. Phone calls to 911 about gunshots heard on the streets of Minneapolis have doubled from this same time last year according to the Star Tribune.


Violent crime has seen such an

Stalking Is a Form of Domestic Violence in Minnesota
Stalking Is a Form of Domestic Violence in Minnesota
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When people envision stalking, they think of someone hiding in the shadows watching the person they are obsessed with, eventually leading to harassment and other crimes. That may be the way it is portrayed in movies, but in everyday life, stalking crimes can work a bit differently.


A good example of how different the reality of stalking can be took place in Minneapolis this year. A Minnesota State Patrol trooper was charged with two counts of stalking for

Snapchat Videos Lead to Arson Charges in Minnesota
Snapchat Videos Lead to Arson Charges in Minnesota
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Category: Arson

In the wake of George Floyd’s death, many cities across America have seen riots and destruction mixed in with peaceful protests. In Colorado, a 22-year old man was arrested for setting a police station on fire, a crime that landed him in federal court.


How was he caught? A Snapchat video shows him lighting the device used to set fire to the building in question.


Arson is a major crime no matter where it occurs, but committing



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