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Chilling details emerged at an arraignment of Lindsay Clancy, accused of strangling her three children. Her lawyer argued she was mentally ill, but prosecutors outlined methodical planning leading to the deaths.
The fatalities, occurring disproportionately among Native American and Black women, were linked not just to medical complications but also to homicides and accidents.
Killings of children and teenagers under 18 increased sharply in 2020, federal researchers reported. Black communities were disproportionately affected.
Scary movies, books and podcasts can help people think through how they would respond to threats and prepare them for worst-case scenarios, say experts who study the psychology of fear.
RaDonda Vaught, a former nurse at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Tennessee, said at her sentencing, “‘I’m sorry’ doesn’t seem like enough.”
Women who went to prison for killing their abusive partners are starting over at Home Free, an apartment complex created by design volunteers in San Francisco.