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
  • What Liam McAtasney Confessed About Killing Sarah Stern

    Liam McAtasney plotted to kill and rob a young woman he'd known since grade school. He then told a confidante the whole story, not knowing he was being taped.

  • Homicidal & Suicidal Urges Plague Some Recovered COVID-19 Patients

  • Remains of Wife Found After Husband Used COVID-19 as a Cover for Her Disappearance

  • Investigation Finds Rampant Sexual Assault of Inmates By Prison Staff

  • Jupiter & Saturn’s ‘Great Conjunction’ Visible Worldwide Tonight: Here’s How to See It

  • Man, 29, Killed Stepdad When Asked to Stop Playing Video Games: Police

    Police say a 29-year-old man stabbed his mother and stepfather after they asked him to stop playing video games in their room. The stepfather died from his wounds.

  • Christine Metter Update: Where Is David Metter’s Ex-Wife Now?

  • Ex-Army Ranger Patrick Sabo Teamed up With Cops to Stop Murder-For-Hire Plot

  • Florida Man Killed By Window During Suspected Break-In: Police

  • Death Sentence for ‘Twitter Killer’ Who Lured Suicidal Women & Dismembered Them

  • Alfred Bourgeois Brutally Murdered His 2-Year-Old Daughter: He Will Be Executed Dec. 11

    Alfred Bourgeois will be the 10th federal inmate to be put to death this year on Dec. 11. He was convicted of torturing and killing his 2-year-old daughter.

  • Brandon Bernard to Die for Murder Caused by Smoke Inhalation

  • Florida Teen Pleads Guilty to Strangling His Mom to Death Over Grades

  • Is Gov Ron DeSantis Actively Hiding COVID-19 Facts From Floridians?

  • Fort Bragg Soldier Was Decapitated

  • House Votes to Decriminalize Marijuana, But Senate GOP Likely to Block the Bill

  • 80-Year-Old Florida Woman Raped for Months by Ex-Son-In-Law: Police

  • Tiger Nearly Rips Off Volunteer’s Arm at Carole Baskin’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

    Investigators say Julianne Lewis allowed her new boyfriend to beat and torture her daughter. The hospitalized 9-year-old may have brain damage — if she lives.

  • 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

  • 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

    Todd Chance was murdered by his wife, Leslie Chance in 2013 months after he'd started messaging and texting with his ex-fiance, who sent him nude photos.

  • 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

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

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

    Twitter rolled out a new tweeting option on November 17 for users that allows them to set tweets to disappear 24-hours after they're posted.