The Handmaid’s Tale season 4: Serena Joy to escape trial in June twist?

In a post titled Serena’s future, Reddit user bloodinthefields suspects prosecutors won’t get very far should the case go to trial. The user began: “Realistically, if her case goes to trial, what proof does the ICC have that she coerced Nick and June into having sex? “How can they prove sexual slavery when there is […]

Book Excerpt: ‘The Trial of Lizzie Borden,’ the Original True Crime Sensation

It might feel like we’re in the midst of an unequaled true crime boom, thanks to the ubiquity of non-fiction crime documentaries, series, podcasts, and books, but don’t be fooled; the culture has always had a perverse fascination with the evil that men do. Or women — to this day, one of the most notorious […]

Ex-Canadian gymnastics coach's sex assault trial shows sport still in flux

SARNIA, Ont. — For David Brubaker, it must have felt like a million kilometres from his moment of Olympic glory. It was only a few years ago that he had reached the top of his profession, leading Canada's gymnastics team at the 2016 Rio Olympics. This week, the decorated coach was in a Sarnia courtroom, facing two […]

Sexual assault trial of former Canadian gymnastics coach resumes Thursday

The sexual assault trial of former Canadian women's gymnastics coach Dave Brubaker is set to resume Thursday in Sarnia, Ont. The 55-year-old has pleaded not guilty to sexual assault and invitation to sexual touching at his judge-only trial. Defence lawyer Patrick Ducharme is expected to call Brubaker to testify at the start of today's proceedings. The […]

I'm A Celebrity 2018: Sair Khan dealt devastating blow just hours after ITV eating Trial

I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! 2018 stars Malique Thompson-Dwyer Malique and Coronation Street actress Sair were chosen by the public to do the Bushtucker Trial, titled Dreaded Deliveries. There were five rounds in total and in each one the pair were presented with a jungle takeaway. Not stopping at the starter course, […]

A top Sinaloa cartel leader has plead guilty in Chicago, and he could play a big role in ‘El Chapo’ Guzman’s trial

REUTERS/Daniel Aguilar CHICAGO (AP) — A former top lieutenant to Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman and likely witness at the Mexican drug lord’s New York trial has pleaded guilty to trafficking conspiracy in Chicago, saying in a plea agreement unsealed Friday that he will cooperate with prosecutors in hopes of a reduced sentence and protection from […]

Judge rejects Bill Cosby’s request for a new trial and a reduced sentence

Matt Rourke/AP A judge rejected Bill Cosby’s request for a new trial and a reduced sentence on Tuesday. Cosby was convicted earlier this year of drugging and sexually assaulting a woman in 2004.  Attorneys for Cosby want him released on bail while he looks to appeal his conviction.  PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A judge on Tuesday rejected Bill […]

Sexual assault trial of Canada's former national women's gymnastics coach begins Monday

A sexual assault trial involving the former coach of the Canadian national women's gymnastics team begins Monday in Sarnia, Ont. Dave Brubaker, 55, is facing multiple sexual offences spanning an eight-year period from 2000 to 2007. The allegations stem from a series of incidents involving Brubaker and a female who he was coaching and was […]