Photos courtesy of ImpalerIt's been some time since we last heard from Twin Cities shock rockers Impaler. Since we last met up, the band has been working on all cylinders, playing gigs around town with some well known legendary metal bands like Faster Pussycat and Paul Di'anno. They've also b ... More >>
Bozicevich faces life in prison. The question is whether or not he may be eligible for parole.The sentencing date for Minnesota Sgt. Joseph Bozicevich, recently convicted of murdering two fellow Army men in 2008, has been put off indefinitely because his attorney was involved in a skydiving a ... More >>
While Sgt. Joe Bozicevich was in Iraq in 2008, something inside him snappedU.S. Army Sgt. Joseph Bozicevich, the soldier from Minneapolis who opened fire on two fellow soldiers in Iraq, has been found guilty of murder. A military jury in Georgia convicted Bozicevich, 41, of two counts of pr ... More >>
Dre Day, our annual bluntsmoked, brass monkeyed, and ingeniously tended get-down in honor of the one and only, was started by the local design firm Burlesque of North America nine years ago Saturday, when those multi-disciplinarians were banded around Life Sucks Die Magazine. And for all the ridi ... More >>
Uganda's Parliament could outlaw homosexuality and make it a crime punishable by death.
Not quite ironic, but close.
Thursday's five most fascinating stories printed on wood pulp.
'Coyote on a Fence': Live from death row
Jon Langford's American discoveries
High court passes on death penalty case brought by Minneapolis attorney We've been waiting to blog on the U.S. Supreme Court's decision, announced Monday, not to hear an appeal filed by a Mexican national on death row in Texas who argues that foreign nationals are routinely and improperly denied he ... More >>
Local attorney Sandra Babcock recently won a major international court decision
How an unlikely date led to the writing of 'The Exonerated'
State legislators are poised for a spending spree--on stadiums and prisons
A damning verdict on executions in Minnesota
What's wrong with Pawlenty's execution song
The drive to bring back capital punishment has friends in high places
The Bush administration & the end of civil liberties
'Biggie and Tupac' charts the hits on a notorious heavy and an urban guerrilla
Critics say the Animal Humane Society's method of dispatching the unadoptable is cruel. It's certainly becoming unusual.
In Mr. Death, documentarian Errol Morris trains his beloved Interrotron on execution technologist-turned-Holocaust denier Fred Leuchter
How the jury, like, convicted Timothy McVeigh and totally sentenced him to death, by juror (and 1995 University of Minnesota marketing grad) Tonya Stedman, as told to Vicki Stavig in the UM's alumni magazine, Minnesota:
Tupac's posthumous Makaveli, along with new releases by Snoop Dogg and Dr. Dre, take gangsta rap to different ends
During the 1970s the Supreme Court outlawed capital punishment on the grounds that it was applied in an "arbitrary" and "capricious" manner. Now it's back with a vengeance, but as a group of Minnesota attorneys is learning, nothing has really changed.