With the advent of Facebook Live, the social media website has seen an uptick in livestreamed suicides, killings, sex crimes, abuse—the painful list goes on and on.
The Rev. Jesse Jackson is echoing the thoughts and feelings of many by calling for an end to Facebook Live—at least temporarily. Jackson and other Chicago officials want the company to drop its live function for 30 days In the wake of the death of 74-year-old Robert Godwin, who was shot and killed by Steve Stephens on…
I remember the feeling I had last week when I saw the text come in from a friend back home. The text read, “Y’all hear about North Park Elementary?” All I could do was think about the feeling I had in the pit of my stomach when I got the same text about the terrorist attack that took place in my hometown of San…
Joy Lane’s name became a topic of conversation after Steve Stephens mentioned her during his recorded manifesto before he killed 74-year-old Robert Godwin Sr. Stephens told the elderly man that Lane was the reason he was being killed before shooting the Cleveland man in the head.
Steve Stephens, who sparked a nationwide manhunt after posting a Facebook video in which he randomly shot and killed an elderly man in Cleveland over the weekend, has killed himself in Erie, Pa., state police report.
Some people embody more grace than should be humanly possible. The family of Robert Godwin Sr. are one such example, with family members saying that they forgive their loved one’s killer, despite the tragic and senseless circumstances of the 74-year-old Cleveland man’s death.
The Cleveland Police Department announced Monday that a $50,000 reward has been posted by Crime Stoppers for any information leading to the arrest of the man accused of killing Robert Godwin Sr. and then posting the horrific video on Facebook.
Considering the considerable stigmas still attached to mental health—how we talk about it, how we treat it, how we regard people who have mental-health issues—our collective tendency to shoehorn some sort of untreated psychological disorder into the profiles of people who’ve committed especially heinous crimes is…
A manhunt is on for Steve Stephens, the Cleveland man who allegedly posted to Facebook video of the killing of 74-year-old Robert Goodwin Sr. In manifesto videos, Stephens mentions that his motives for killing people involve his ex-girlfriend, a woman named Joy Lane, authorities say.