Few people are the sons or daughters of serial killers. But psychologists say all of us suffer trauma in life. How we respond defines us. One key, as Kerri Rawson’s psychologist said later, is who we have in our lives and how good they are at guiding us. Another key, as Kerri herself would say someday, is whether we can forgive the seemingly unforgivable.
“American Gothic,” a new CBS show this summer, is about a serial killer “S.B.K.” and possibly the killer’s family. It looks as though it was inspired or at least informed by a serial killer familiar to Wichitans.
One of Wichita’s most notorious multiple-murder cases is back in the hands of the Kansas Supreme Court after the nation’s high court on Wednesday ruled that the death sentences for brothers Jonathan and Reginald Carr were wrongfully overturned.
At the end of a presentation on criminal justice reform at a recent Big Brothers Big Sisters event in Wichita, a woman stood up and asked Mark Holden, general counsel and senior vice president at Koch Industries, “How will these laws benefit Koch?” according to Holden.