Adam Carlson, People magazine

Adam Carlson

People magazine

Atlanta, GA, United States

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Recent articles by Adam:

Days Before Murdering Entire Family for 'Fresh Start', Chris Watts Gushed to Mistress in Love Note

In July, weeks before he strangled his wife and smothered their kids, Colorado dad Chris Watts sent love notes to the co-worker he was secretly dating → Read More

Right Wing Extremist Who Plowing His Car into Crowd Found Guilty of Murdering Heather Heyer

Right-wing extremist James Fields was found guilty of murdering protester Heather Heyer at a "Unite the Right" protest in Charlottesville, Virginia → Read More

Chris Watts Was 'Cold as Ice' Before Triple Murders — and What Wife's Mom Told Her Before She Died

Shanann Watts' mom told ABC that while Chris Watts, Shanann's husband, had been "cold as ice," she advised giving him space not knowing what was to come → Read More

Shanann Watts' Parents Break Their Silence on Triple Murder of Daughter and 'Miracle' Grandkids

Shanann Watts' parents gave their first interview this week about the triple murder of Shanann and her daughters by her husband, Chris Watts → Read More

Chris Watts' Mistress Googled 'Did People Hate Amber Frey?' — Referencing Scott Peterson's Lover

After Chris Watts' arrest for killing his family, his girlfriend conducted internet searches about Amber Frey, who was Scott Peterson's mistress → Read More

Dad Murders His Wife & Kids Then Googles Lyrics to a Metallica Song: 'Lunacy Has Found Me'

Chris Watts' pregnant wife and two daughters had been dead only a few hours when he took the time to look up the lyrics to a Metallica song → Read More

Days Before Murder, Chris Watts' Wife Shan'ann Was Worried: 'What If He Really Doesn't Love Me Anymore?'

Six days before Chris Watts strangled her in their home, Shan'ann Watts reportedly texted a friend that he had grown cold to her → Read More

Guy Fieri and More Celeb Chefs Cook Up 15,000 Thanksgiving Meals for Calif. Wildfire Victims

Guy Fieri and more chefs joined with José Andrés in Chico, California, to help prepare 15,000 Thanksgiving meals for the victims of the deadly Camp Fire → Read More

Spider-Man's Tom Holland Tries Pumpkin for the First Time — and Can't Get Enough

Spider-Man star Tom Holland joined filmmaker Joe Russo and chef Jessica Largey for a cooking lesson → Read More

A Mom's Desperate Call to Kids as She Was Trapped by Calif. Wildfire: 'I'm Not Going to Make It'

The world was burning all around her in the Camp Fire when Tamara Ferguson made what she thought were her final phone calls, the Los Angeles Times reports → Read More

College Player Accidentally Tackles ESPN Reporter on the Sidelines — Then Asks Her Out

University of Georgia football player Prather Hudson accidentally tackled reporter Laura Rutledge during a recent game → Read More

The Subtle Way Shan'ann Watts' Mom Honored Slain Daughter & Grandkids as She Confronted Killer Husband in Court

Sandra Rzucek, Shan'ann Watts' mother, wore a purple ribbon in honor of her and her children at the sentencing of their killer, Chris Watts → Read More

Sarah Michelle Gellar Apologizes After Thanksgiving Overeating Joke Is Slammed as Fat-Shaming

Sarah Michelle Gellar says her Instagram post showcasing a throwback lingerie photo was misunderstood → Read More

A Secret Mistress Comes Clean & a Suspicious Bed Sheet Spotted from the Sky: How Chris Watts Was Caught

Colorado dad Chris Watts is many things, including a liar — and it was his lies that brought him to justice in his family's murders → Read More

Adam Rippon Is Taking a Break from His Busy Schedule to Meet His Boyfriend's Family in Finland

Adam Rippon tells PEOPLE he's finally about to enjoy his first vacation — with boyfriend Jussi-Pekka ("JP") Kajaala → Read More

Chris Watts' Daughter 'Fought Back for Her Life' as He Smothered Her: 'Imagine the Horror'

Prosecutors revealed Monday that Chris Watts strangled his wife, Shan'ann, by hand and smothered his daughters, Bella and Celeste → Read More

Amanda Knox Gets Engaged 7 Years After Leaving Prison in Wrongful Murder Conviction

Amanda Knox, wrongfully convicted student-turned-criminal justice activist and writer, is engaged to her longtime boyfriend, Christopher Robinson → Read More

Thai Soccer Team Rescued After Weeks in Cave Don't Seem to Be 'Traumatized in Any Way'

The 12 members of the Wild Boars soccer team and their coach who were trapped in a Mae Sai, Thailand, cave "are doing remarkably well" after their rescue → Read More

As Chris Watts' Parents Defend Him, Slain Wife's Family Slams 'Grotesque and Utterly False Statements'

Shan'ann Watts' parents reportedly slammed a "grotesque" interview given by the parents of her husband, Chris Watts, after he pleaded to her murder → Read More

California Shooting Victim, 22, Told Others When to Run: 'He Was My Hero and He Is Now My Angel'

Before he was killed in the Borderline Bar shooting in Thousand Oaks, Cody Coffman helped others flee the scene, his friend says → Read More