Archive for January 4th, 2014

He Beat Her With A Pistol, Tore Out The Phone Lines, But She Used Facebook To Get Help

He Beat Her With A Pistol, Tore Out The Phone Lines, But She Used Facebook To Get Help

An eastern Kentucky woman, Susann Stacy, was recently beaten by her husband who heard her on the phone with another man. When he confronted her about it, she remained silent. That’s when things got ugly. He pulled a gun on her and beat her with it, finally ripping out the phone lines before he left […]

Life Sentence Given To 15-Year-Old African American Offender Can Be Overturned, Here’s How

Life Sentence Given To 15-Year-Old African American Offender Can Be Overturned, Here’s How

He was sentenced to an astounding six life sentences, in addition to 118 years in prison. The year was 2006, and 15-year-old Travion Blount, along with his 18-year-old accomplices stole cell phones, cash and marijuana from a local house party they attended. The 18-year-olds received 10 and 13 year sentences as a result of accepting […]