Amy Beeman

is a Heavy contributor based in St. Petersburg, Florida covering news, crime and entertainment. She is a former researcher at Tampa Bay CBS affiliate, WTSP, where she worked to verify facts and track down credible information. A long time freelance writer, she has also published articles at Salon.com, BUST Magazine and multiple local news outlets in the bay area. Contact her at amy.beeman@heavy.com
  • Tiger Nearly Rips Off Volunteer’s Arm at Carole Baskin’s Big Cat Rescue

    A 3-year-old tiger named Kimba nearly tore a volunteer's arm off at the shoulder as the woman went to feed the animal on December 3 at Florida's Big Cat Rescue.

  • Mom Dies After Florida Teen Purposely Runs Her Over With Church Van: Police

  • Mom Charged for Allowing New Boyfriend to Torture 9-Year-Old Daughter: Cops

  • Domestic Violence Suspect Stabbed to Death by Victim’s Sister & Mother: Cops

  • Mom’s New Boyfriend Nearly Beats 9-Year-Old to Death: Police

  • 3-Year-Old Killed After Mom’s Boyfriend Stomps His Head Into the Ground: Police

    Santos Rodriguez was charged with murder after police say he lost his temper with his girlfriend's son and repeatedly stomped his head on the ground.

  • 3 More Federal Death Row Inmates Set to Die in Next 2 Months

  • What Carrie Williams Said About Hooking Up With Todd Chance Via Facebook

  • Miami Man Stabs Beauty Queen Trans-Wife to Death With Fork & Knife

  • Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy Speaks on Vanessa Guillen & Sexual Harassment

  • NorCal Rapist Convicted of 46 Counts After DNA Cracks Cold Case

    Roy Waller, aka the NorCal Rapist, was convicted Wednesday of 46 counts of rape, sodomy, and kidnapping. He faces life in prison when he's sentenced on Dec. 18.

  • 17-Year-Old Girl Charged in Killing of Classmate Madison Sparrow

  • Twitter Rolls Out ‘Fleets’ — Tweets That Disappear in 24 Hours

  • Dolly Parton Donated $1 Million to Moderna’s Vaccine Research

  • Kendra Hatcher’s Shooter Kristopher Love Now on Death Row in ‘Brutal’ Conditions

  • Serial Killer Peter Sutcliffe’s Similarities to Jack the Ripper

  • Dr. Michael Osterholm, Biden COVID-19 Adviser: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Woman Accused of Killing Her 2 Babies Said Their ‘Organs Could Be Worth A Lot of Money’

  • Florida Corrections Officer Charged With Murder of Inmate

  • New Details Emerge in Killing of Lora Grace Duncan by Accused Salt Life Founder

    New details in the death of an 18-year-old woman at the hands of Salt Life Founder Michael Hutto point to drug use being a factor in her death by gunfire.

  • Pfizer’s 90% Effective Coronavirus Vaccine Has Much Higher Efficacy Than Flu Vaccines

  • Susan Cox Powell’s Children Gave Clues About Where Her Body Could Be

  • Police Looking for Killer in Chicago After Woman Found Strangled in Woods

  • Heroin, Cocaine, Meth, MDMA, LSD Decriminalized in Oregon

  • Salt Life Founder Charged in Death of 18-Year-Old Woman in Hotel Room

    Salt Life founder Michael Hutto is charged with manslaughter after 18-year-old Lora Grace Duncan was found shot to death in a hotel room in Florida.

  • Joseph James DeAngelo Said His Alter Ego, Jerry, Made Him Kill

  • Marisela Botello Missing: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Woman Shoots, Kills Mother of 5 in Iowa Chuck E. Cheese, Police Say

  • Las Vegas Man Throws 2-Month-Old Daughter From Balcony, Police Say

  • What Jack Pearcy Said About James Dailey Killing Shelly Boggio

    Jack Pearcy and James Dailey were both convicted for killing 14-year-old Shelley Boggio, but Pearcy's story has changed several times over the years.