murder http://wlrn.org en Trayvon Martin Foundation Finds Home At Florida Memorial University http://wlrn.org/post/trayvon-martin-foundation-finds-home-florida-memorial-university <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The </span>Trayvon<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Martin Foundation now has a home at Florida Memorial University.</span></p><p>The foundation was started by Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin, the parents of the Miami Gardens teen who was shot and killed in 2012. Fulton is an alumna of the university. Her foundation works to raise awareness about the impact of violent crimes on families and communities. It’s a support system for people who have experienced tragedies.</p> Mon, 30 Jun 2014 15:49:58 +0000 Wilson Sayre 34742 at http://wlrn.org Trayvon Martin Foundation Finds Home At Florida Memorial University John Henry To Be One Of First Executed Since Botched Oklahoma Procedure http://wlrn.org/post/john-henry-be-one-first-executed-botched-oklahoma-procedure <p>UPDATE 6/19/2014 -- John Henry's execution was temporarily delayed waiting for a last-minute appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court which was denied. Henry was pronounced dead at 7:43pm.</p><p>Eddie Davis is the next person scheduled to be executed in the state. That will take place on July 10th.</p><p>-----------------------</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Florida is on track to execute its first inmate since the flawed and controversial execution in Oklahoma that led to an inmate’s heart attack.</span></p> Wed, 18 Jun 2014 12:54:58 +0000 Wilson Sayre 34083 at http://wlrn.org John Henry To Be One Of First Executed Since Botched Oklahoma Procedure Woman Who Killed Grandmother Finds Poetry In Prison http://wlrn.org/post/woman-who-killed-grandmother-finds-poetry-prison <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In her dark poetry, Alma Rosa </span>Maseda<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> explores the jagged emotions of her troubled teen years, a creeping sense of loneliness and isolation — and a burst of seemingly inexplicable violence.</span></p><p>Just some of the details of her past — drugs, gangs, mental illness — would weave a complex, painful narrative. But Maseda’s life plumbed depths few young women ever reach.</p> Fri, 16 May 2014 21:10:30 +0000 David Ovalle 32478 at http://wlrn.org Woman Who Killed Grandmother Finds Poetry In Prison Kitty Genovese: The Murder, The Bystanders, The Crime That Changed America. http://wlrn.org/post/kitty-genovese-murder-bystanders-crime-changed-america <p></p> Mon, 28 Apr 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Bonnie Berman, Joseph Cooper & Paul Leary 31473 at http://wlrn.org Kitty Genovese: The Murder, The Bystanders, The Crime That Changed America. The Miss Venezuela Murders: Maduro Needs To Create Police Instead Of Plots http://wlrn.org/post/miss-venezuela-murders-maduro-needs-create-police-instead-plots <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Latin American leaders don’t know how to stop their violent-crime epidemic, but they sure know how to spin it.</span></p> Fri, 10 Jan 2014 04:12:18 +0000 Tim Padgett 26259 at http://wlrn.org The Miss Venezuela Murders: Maduro Needs To Create Police Instead Of Plots True Story: a Hotel Heir, His Seductive Wife, and a Ruthless Murder at Miami Beach's Fontainebleau http://wlrn.org/post/true-story-hotel-heir-his-seductive-wife-and-ruthless-murder-miami-beachs-fontainebleau <p></p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 16 Apr 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Joseph Cooper, Bonnie Berman & Paul Leary 12535 at http://wlrn.org True Story: a Hotel Heir, His Seductive Wife, and a Ruthless Murder at Miami Beach's Fontainebleau