Lawrence Reynolds Jr., Takes Matters into his Own Hands: Ohio Death Row Inmate On Suicide Watch After OD'ing
COLUMBUS, Ohio (CBS/AP) An Ohio death row inmate has been placed on suicide watch after overdosing on prescription pills two days before he was scheduled to be executed by lethal injection.
Lawrence Reynolds Jr. was scheduled to be executed on Tuesday for the 1994 murder of him neighbor in Akron, Ohio and was under a 72-hours watch, which is routine for inmates scheduled for execution. When guards checked on him Sunday evening they found him unconscious on the floor of his cell.Continue »
BURBANK, Calif. (CBS/AP) Amy Beck, a teacher at David Starr Jordan Middle School, is being accused of having sex and oral sex with a 14-year-old student.Continue »
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Williams arrived Wednesday at the Corrections Department's central reception and assignment facility in Trenton.Continue »
ESCONDIDO,Calif. (CBS/AP) Chelsea King's accused killer, John Albert Gardner III, was described by a court-appointed psychiatrist as a "danger to the community," in a probation report filed a decade ago, and released Tuesday by the San Diego County Superior Court.Continue »
NEW YORK (CBS) House Democrat Eric Massa stepped down on Tuesday while an ethics investigation was ongoing - thus ending said investigation. The Washington Post says it's related to allegations that he groped male staffers, and Massa says...well, Massa says a lot of things.
Massa has offered a range of reasons for his early retirement, ranging from the near-believable to the deeply strange. Here's the best of former Congressman Eric Massa, presented in the context-free environment that really lets 'em shine! Remember: These are actual quotes spoken by an actual person who was actually elected to Congress:
Haim died at the age of 38 early Wednesday at Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, Los Angeles County coroner's Lt. Cheryl MacWillie said.
Haim acknowledged his struggle with drug abuse to a British tabloid in 2004.Continue »
Police allege that for the past seven years, 46-year-old Eamonn Higgins has fraudulently helped dozens of Middle Eastern natives pass mandatory tests to obtain or keep their US student visas in southern California.Continue »
DMX, whose real name is Earl Simmons, had served about half of an18-month probation when he was arrested Tuesday night and booked in the downtown Phoenix jail.Continue »
Edis Kayalar, 26, obtained a photo of Crawford's 7-year-old daughter gagged and bound to a chair, a photo her nanny took as a joke during a game of "cops and robbers."Continue »