Denise Noe

Denise Noe has written on true crime for Gauntlet, Ménage, Comrades, Chrysalis Quarterly, Crime Library, and The Lizzie Borden Quarterly.

She is the community editor for The Caribbean Star, a monthly magazine. She has also published articles in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The Humanist, Newcomer, The Brookhaven Buzz, Georgia Journal, Exquisite Corpse, The Gulf War Anthology, and Light.
May 11, 2015
The case of 10-year-old Paraguayan rape victim who’s five months pregnant has sparked a fierce but rather futile debate on that country’s abortion laws -- the staunchly Roman Catholic nation outlaws abortion unless a pregnant female’s life is endangered by completing the...
Apr 29, 2015
Today, lawyers for murderers awaiting execution in Oklahoma argued in the United States Supreme Court that the use of the sedative midazolam in executions violates the Eighth Amendment ban on cruel and unusual punishment, because the drug is ineffective in inducing the deep coma...
Apr 27, 2015
Famed Pakistani activist Sabeen Mahmud was gunned down last week while driving her mother and her driver in downtown Karachi.  Two unidentified gunmen on motorcycles repeatedly shot the 40-year-old woman and her elderly passenger at close range on Friday, April 24,...
Apr 26, 2015
A shipwrecked boat from Libya carrying migrants to Italy fatally crashed into a larger Portuguese ship that was responding to a similar distress call. Authorities believe the doomed Libyan vessel was being navigated by a Tunisian named Mohammed Ali Malek, 27, who made steering...
Apr 24, 2015
Americans Heather Mack and Tommy Schaefer were convicted by an Indonesian court of murdering Mack’s mother, Sheila von Wiese-Mack, 62, in August 2014 at a Bali resort. The duo faced a possible sentence of execution by firing squad. However, the court sentenced 19-year-old...
Apr 21, 2015
The football talents of Aaron Hernandez once promised to lead him to a life of fame, wealth, and luxury that is beyond imagination. Yet his recent conviction for first-degree murder means that the former New England Patriots tight end will probably spend the rest of his life in...
Apr 20, 2015
In 1981, John Hinckley Jr. was a 25-year-old man suffering from major delusions who attempted to assassinate President Ronald Reagan for the singularly bizarre reason that he hoped this action would impress actress Jodie Foster. Reagan survived Hinckley’s bullets, as did...
Apr 19, 2015
On April 11, 2015, officials at the California penal institution of Kern Valley State Prison discovered convicted murderer Damion Soward, 37, unresponsive in his cell. He was rushed to a hospital where he died the next day. The Kern County Coroner’s Office determined that...
Apr 15, 2015
Today marks the 150th anniversary of the assassination of Abraham Lincoln by acclaimed actor and embittered partisan of the defeated South, John Wilkes Booth. The Civil War president was shot on April 14, 2015 and died from his head wound the next day without ever regaining...
Apr 14, 2015
Jurors in the murder trial of Aaron Hernandez finished their fifth day of deliberation on Monday, April 13, 2015, without reaching a verdict. The jury sent a note to Superior Court judge Susan Garsh yesterday. The note did not ask for clarification on either a point of law...