Jennifer Thompson-Cannino was certain that Ronald Cotton raped her in Burlington, North Carolina on the night of July 28, 1984. She picked him out of a lineup and, on the basis of her testimony, he was sentenced to life plus 50 years.
However, 11 years later, new DNA evidence established his innocence.
Last night on 60 Minutes, Thomson-Cannino told Lesley Stahl she felt terrible shame. “Suffocating, debilitating shame.”
Two years after his release from prison, she wanted to meet Cotton and...Read Full Story
Check out Dick Morris promoting conservative PAC GOPTrust.com, check out how many times he mentions them and the below from his appearance on Hannity and Colmes.From the November 24 edition of Fox News' Hannity & Colmes:HANNITY: There's a very important runoff December 2nd in the state of Georgia. If Al Franken -- and I argue -- and I have all of these different ballots that he's questioning that clearly are Norm Coleman ballots, clearly -- MORRIS: Right. Right. HANNITY: -- and he's...Read Full Story
On the October 31 edition of Fox News' Hannity & Colmes, co-host Sean Hannity claimed that "Halloween is a liberal holiday" and "is teaching our kids to be liberals." Hannity explained that "we're teaching kids to knock on other people's doors and ask for a handout. …Read Full Story
Article in the Austin American Statesman about the scandal that hit town regarding Ogletree, who was accused 5 years ago of having sex with a couple of high school students. A month before the trial prosecutors offered a deal: If Ogletree pleaded guilty only to public lewdness, she wouldn't have to go to prison or register as a sex offender, although she'd still forfeit her teacher's license. "I urged her as strongly as I ever urged anyone to take that plea bargain," recalls Bruce Beasley...Read Full Story
Joelle Ogletree is suing the Glen Rose High School school district for wrongful termination. Joelle Ogletree was accused in 2002 of having sex with 3 of her under-aged students while teaching french at the high school. Joelle was terminated from her position despite her innocence.