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Harriet Sokmensuer


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Recent articles by Harriet:

Ex-Texas Cop Accused of Killing 3 People Is Arrested After Manhunt, and One Victim Was Daughter

Two victims have been identified as Alyssa Broderick — the suspect's daughter — and Willie Simmons III → Read More

Family Waited Decades for Justice After Aspiring Journalist's 1980 Murder: 'Never Got Any Easier'

The mystery surrounding Helene Pruszynski's brutal murder is featured on tonight's episode of People Magazine Investigates, airing at 10 ET/9 CT on Investigation Discovery and streaming on discovery+ → Read More

A Pregnant Woman Was Fatally Shot Last Year in Her Car, and Suspect Was Just Arrested

A California man wanted in connection with the 2020 killing of a pregnant woman and her unborn child has been taken into custody after allegedly fleeing to Mexico. Robert Penaloza Jr. is behind bars in Stanislaus County Jail on two counts of murder in connection with the August 2020 death of Amythest Cortez, 27, and her unborn baby, according to a Turlock Police Department news release. Cortez… → Read More

Multiple People, Including Police Officer, Shot at Tennessee High School

Knoxville authorities are asking the public to avoid the area as the investigation remains active → Read More

Man Who Killed Girlfriend in 2009 Gets 40 Years After Admitting to Wife’s 1989 Cold Case Murder

Jose Angel Rodriguez-Cruz murdered Marta Rodriguez-Cruz in 1989 and Pamela Butler in 2009 → Read More

Woman Says Someone Intentionally Threw Acid on Her Service Dog, and Now Animal Is Blind

Gizmo is "the sweetest baby you can have, very playful and friendly," Many Garner wrote on a fundraising page on Facebook → Read More

Fla. Boy, 14, Is Found Slain in Woods Days After Going Missing, and 2 Suspects Are Accused

Cody Walker is believed to have been killed on March 15 → Read More

Mo. Man on Trial for Allegedly Murdering 2 Women 10 Years Apart After They Spurned Him

Kylr Yust is accused of murdering Jessica Runions and Kara Kopetsky → Read More

Ex-Southwest Airlines Pilot Accused of Exposing Himself Mid-Flight

Michael Haak has been charged with a misdemeanor for allegedly committing a lewd act during an Aug. 2020 flight → Read More

Ariz. Parents Charged with Murder After Fire Reveals Remains of Missing Girl, 13, in Attic

Ana Loera had not been seen or heard from since 2016 → Read More

Fla. Man Allegedly Murdered Girlfriend, Then Placed Gun in Her Hand to Make It Look Like Suicide

Chelsea Nandor was found suffering from a gunshot wound to the head Tuesday → Read More

Baby and Toddler Were Left Home Alone for 3 Days After Their Parents and Brother, 14, Were Killed

A preliminary hearing revealed horrific new details about the 2019 triple homicide → Read More

N.C. Police Officer Resigns After Video Shows Him Hitting K-9, Lifting Dog up by Collar

Salisbury Police Office James Hampton announced his resignation almost a month after the K-9 training video leaked → Read More

Remains of Iowa Girl, 10, Who Went Missing in July Are Found, and Sex Offender Is Person of Interest

Breasia Terrell's remains were found on March 22 in DeWitt, Iowa → Read More

Calif. Woman Was Run Over and Killed by Car While Chasing Men Who'd Allegedly Robbed Boyfriend

Samantha Mena was killed while chasing the alleged robbers as they fled → Read More

Md. Mom Allegedly Cut 3-Year-Old Daughter's Neck with Scissors, Faces Attempted Murder Charge

Police found Anne Catherine Akers holding her wounded daughter in a blanket → Read More

Man Arrested Outside Kentucky Hospital Allegedly Had Guns, Body Armor and Possible Explosives

A Kentucky man was arrested outside a hospital allegedly armed with weapons and with suspected explosive devices in his car. Bryan Carroll, of Versailles, was arrested outside the University of Kentucky's Chandler Hospital emergency room Thursday morning without incident. According to University of Kentucky Police Chief Joe Monroe, Carroll was at the hospital to visit a family member. Campus… → Read More

Police Investigating After Woman Receives Letter Celebrating Husband's Death: 'One Less Asian'

“The real essence of this is that the family felt scared. And if they feel scared, then it meets some of the elements for criminal threats,” a police official said → Read More

Ohio Man Allegedly Lived Under Teen's Bed for Weeks and Sexually Assaulted Her

An Ohio man is accused of raping a teenager girl and taking nude photos of her while living under her bed for weeks. Jaret Wright, 20, has been charged with three counts of rape and one count of producing child pornography, jail records show. According to the Hamilton County Prosecutor's Office, Wright had met the alleged victim, who is between the ages of 13 and 18, on Instagram, Fox19, the… → Read More

Boulder Shooting Victim Was Store Manager and 'Beautiful Young Angel,' Says Family

Rikki Olds worked as front-end manager at the King Soopers in Boulder, where a gunman opened fire Monday afternoon → Read More