Brazil ex-lawmaker gets 50 years for husband’s murder | The Citizen

Former Brazilian congresswoman Flordelis dos Santos was sentenced Sunday to 50 years in prison for the murder of her husband in 2019, a Rio de Janeiro court ruled. Famous for adopting dozens of street children from Rio de Janeiro’s slums, Dos Santos, 61, and her husband, pastor Anderson do Carmo, were a power couple in … Read more

Australian sentenced to 129 years in Philippine child sex abuse case | The Citizen

An Australian man has been sentenced to 129 years in a Philippine jail as part of a child sexual abuse case involving victims as young as 18 months, a prosecutor said Wednesday. It was the second conviction for Peter Gerard Scully, who is already serving a life sentence for an initial batch of charges involving … Read more

Seventh-Day Adventist church treasurer gets 3 years for stealing R800k in tithe, offering money | The Citizen

The Pretoria Specialised Commercial Crimes Court has sentenced Lady Memory Mutsika, 43, from Zimbabwe to three years of direct imprisonment for 128 counts of theft. According to NPA regional spokesperson Lumka Mahanjana, Mutsika was a church treasurer of the Pretoria City Seventh-Day Adventist church. Her responsibilities included transferring tithe and offering money deposited to the … Read more

Oudtshoorn pastor sentenced to 54 years for raping underage girls | The Citizen

A Western Cape pastor was sentenced to 54 years in prison by the Oudtshoorn Regional Court on Monday for the rape of two girls. The pastor’s name remains sealed because the victims are his family members. The court convicted him of three counts of rape, three counts of indecent assault, one of sexual assault and … Read more

The Artifacts Return with Buckwild-Produced “No Expiration Date”, First Album in Over 25 Years (Album Review) |

The Artifacts are a duo from Newark, New Jersey consisting of El Da Sensei & Tame One. Their 1994 full-length debut Between a Rock & a Hard Place that just celebrated it’s 28 year anniversary last Tuesday is widely considered to be a hip hop classic & their sophomore effort That’s Them in the spring of ‘97 happened to … Read more

‘Evil’ UK osteopath who decapitated friend gets 34 years | The Citizen

A UK osteopath who used her medical dissection skills to decapitate a friend she murdered in an “evil” attempt to inherit her estate was on Friday jailed for 34 years. In a crime that has shocked Britain, Jemma Mitchell hatched a plan to kill Mee Kuen Chong after the 67-year-old widow changed her mind about … Read more

SZA Releases “Shirt,” Two Years After She Teased It on Instagram

Chlöe’s next single “For the Night” has arrived, and this time she’s got assists from rapper Latto and funny man Druski. Chlöe had previously teased “For the Night” at the iHeartRadio Music Festival last month. The narrative of the video and the record is all about what it means to carry on in the face … Read more