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Carson McCullough

Carson McCullough

Carson covers the Northern District of California, as well as several other courts across the western United States. He lives in the Boise, Idaho area.

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Latest Articles by Carson McCullough

The pitfalls of the armchair detective

As true crime sees a boom, amateur internet sleuths face growing questions over their role in solving crimes.

Idaho mom Lori Vallow convicted of murdering her children and husband's ex

Lori Vallow stood emotionless and quiet as a jury pronounced her guilty after just seven hours of deliberations.

Prosecution, defense present final arguments to jury in Lori Vallow murder trial

Prosecutors once again argued to jurors that this trial was about Vallow’s quest for “money, power and sex." Her defense team, meanwhile, offered an image of a loving mom who got swept up with the wrong man.