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  • glarg Nov 18, 2:02 p.m.

    How much money has this woman cost the state of North Carolina? Its has to be multiple millions.

  • TITAN4X4 Nov 15, 7:13 p.m.

    Are we seeing a pattern of bad behavior with this woman yet?

  • sophiemom Nov 15, 6:25 p.m.

    Sandim50, I do not think you can compare this woman with Hitler. She is a truly disturbed woman. That does not mean I like her.

  • scubagirl2 Nov 15, 5:22 p.m.

    the juror that was telling folks how to act/vote/etc needs to be removed from the jury IMO......But I am glad they allowed previous attacks into the testimony.

    I just want her to go away......would prefer to NEVER see her face or hear her name again after this trial.

  • sandim50 Nov 15, 4:55 p.m.

    sophiemom.....why SORRY? Sorry for Stalin,Idi Ammin, Hitler, American & foreign terrorists, etc. These are all distubed people.

  • sandim50 Nov 15, 4:52 p.m.

    baddayfor butch...of course the victim is on trial here., in reality.. With him unable to defend himself, she now becomes the "victim" It is like pilot error, when the pilot or motormen, or ships captain dies in an accident, with no evidence in their favor the become the guilty one. I do not mean to imply that he is the VICTIM. For he IS. I do believe that she is guilty of murder. I feel that we both agree on that!

  • raleighboy524 Nov 15, 4:37 p.m.

    "what image of Durham?? the one that anyone that doesnt live there doesnt want too because of all the violence??"

    I think Raleigh has been winning the violence sweepstakes recently. I wouldn't be pointing the finger at other cities when the state's capital city is going down the tubes.

  • batcave Nov 15, 4:33 p.m.

    Mangum juror says Durham image at stake in trial

    Um I think that ship has sailed.

  • bulletmom14 Nov 15, 4:15 p.m.

    in the bathroom and happened to have a knife with her.....ummmm?

  • sophiemom Nov 15, 4:01 p.m.

    This is a disturbed woman. I feel sorry for her.

  • BadDayforButch Nov 15, 4:00 p.m.

    sandim50 The victim is not on trial here and doesn't have to prove anything. It is the prosecutor's job to prove her guilt..that's all.

  • BadDayforButch Nov 15, 3:57 p.m.

    Without entirely replacing the whole jury, she has officially opened the door for a mistrial or appeal. The entire jury was contaminated by the juror in question

  • superman Nov 15, 3:45 p.m.

    I vote guilty as charged.

  • Obamacare for one and all Nov 15, 3:44 p.m.

    Who's life will she destroy next? That's the only question left unanswered here.

  • sandim50 Nov 15, 3:34 p.m.

    poupmouse......I tend to agree with your comment. It is tough enough for a man if alive to prove he is innocent, but dead, NO CHANCE. UNLESS the forensic evidence is so strong, and the Jury is impressed by those who speak in his behalf, she shall walk

  • sandim50 Nov 15, 3:16 p.m.

    Well, I for one, have not had my head in the sand. So why does more than 1/2 of this article still tell us what happened in the big lie of 2006. We either decide that most people sitting on a jury will give the benefit of a doubt in favor of the accused and make the DA prove guilty. If all of the defense has as proof is her word as to what ocurred, and the DA shows enough forensic evidence and witnesses state that he was not a violent person and no history of abuse, then I would have no problem finding her guilty of capitol murder in the first degree.

  • Poupmouse Nov 15, 3:05 p.m.

    If a woman says a man was mean to her, then an alarmingly high percentage of the time she will get away with murder. Even given her background I don't see her being convicted.

  • jackaroe123 Nov 15, 3:03 p.m.

    "what image of Durham?? the one that anyone that doesnt live there doesnt want too because of all the violence??"

    The real image is that Durham is doing well enough that we don't care that outsiders are prejudiced against us forever. I notice you mention it's the people who don't live here who hold that opinion. That many of us LOVE it here ought to help the Durham haters realize they don't understand all of it.

    "Glad I will never be selected for a jury. THIS IS CRAZY!"

    Yeah, reality doesn't fit your imaginary world where you can do anything you want, huh?

  • samr Nov 15, 2:57 p.m.

    I hope the Duke faculty weighs in.
    Mo Blues

    Weighs in on what?

  • trafalgerfountain Nov 15, 2:55 p.m.

    It's a sad shame that Durham is what it is. It has so much potential to be a really cool place. But it's like Richmond, VA. Crooked politicians elected over and over again that run the city into the ground and out of control crime.

  • stymieindurham Nov 15, 2:34 p.m.

    "I want to make sure that you understand that rule is the broadest sense," Ridgeway said. "There's not to be discussion about what you're hearing in this courtroom, what you might have read in the media, what you might have heard prior to this case or any thoughts, opinions, anything you might have about this case in any way, shape or form. You can talk about football. You can talk about your family. You can play cards. You can do any of those things, but you cannot talk about this case."

    Glad I will never be selected for a jury. THIS IS CRAZY!!!!!!

  • stymieindurham Nov 15, 2:31 p.m.

    " . . . an alternate juror told Superior Court Judge Paul Ridgeway that a member . . . . "

    This is probably one that will let Mangum go.

  • mojbridingrb Nov 15, 2:30 p.m.

    what image of Durham?? the one that anyone that doesnt live there doesnt want too because of all the violence??

  • Mo Blues Nov 15, 2:20 p.m.

    I hope the Duke faculty weighs in.

  • WASP Nov 15, 2:17 p.m.

    This whole case is a waste of time and money. As far as the image of Durham is concerned, I believe that has already been established.

  • WralCensorsAreBias Nov 15, 2:17 p.m.

    Durham image at stake? Hilarious. The only image others have of that crime ridden city is one of crime. Don't sweat the other stuff, just get a carry permit.

  • beach2011 Nov 15, 2:08 p.m.

    Question - so if she was being held down coming from the bathroom where did she get the knife?????????????

  • Obamacare for one and all Nov 15, 1:58 p.m.

    Here comes the mistrial.

  • scubagirl2 Nov 15, 1:58 p.m.

    Sounds to me like while the jurors might understand the rules they are choosing to NOT follow those they don't like. They are NOT representing Durham, they ARE however representing the people of NC and this person of NC hopes beyond hope that they find her guilty of murder-maybe not pre-meditated, but murder nevertheless.

  • DontVote4LiarsCheatsOrThieves Nov 15, 1:57 p.m.

    And Lord knows, we've wasted enough taxpayer dollars on this chick already, not only with this trial, but with the LaCrosse one as well.

  • DontVote4LiarsCheatsOrThieves Nov 15, 1:55 p.m.

    The judge should have ordered the complaining juror to point out the juror they say told them all that for the integrity of the case. Without doing that, the case is jeopardized for appeals in the future.

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