Erin Laviola

Erin Laviola is a Heavy contributor writing about crime, politics and entertainment. Prior to joining Heavy, she worked at CBS News in New York and as a morning TV producer in Columbus. Email:
  • Texas Teacher Marka Bodine Accused of Sexually Abusing Former Student for Years

    Former Tomball, Texas middle school teacher Marka Lee Bodine is accused of sexually abusing a child for as long as three years.

  • WATCH: Wild Video Shows Man Throw Bobcat That Attacked His Wife

  • Florida Nurse Niviane Phelps Charged With Threatening to Kill Vice President Harris

  • David Anthony Burns: Man Charged in Courtney Coco Cold Case Murder

  • Elena Moussa, Greg Gutfeld’s Wife: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • John Conolly, Sandra Smith’s Husband: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Sandra Smith met her husband, John Conolly, through work in Chicago. Learn more about him here.

  • Raymond ‘RJ’ McLeod: Former Marine Added to ‘Most Wanted’ List

  • Madison McDonald: Texas Mother Accused of Killing Young Daughters

  • Michael Haak: Ex-Southwest Airlines Pilot Accused of Mid-Air Lewd Sex Act

  • Darlene Stephanie Montoya: Woman Charged in Deadly California Stabbing

  • Egypt’s First Female Ship Captain Falsely Blamed for Suez Canal Blockage

    Marwa Elselehdar, the first female Egyptian shipmaster, was falsely blamed for the Ever Given disaster in the Suez Canal. But she was on another ship more than 200 miles away at the time.

  • Pope Francis’ Easter Sunday Mass Live Stream 2021

  • Can Catholics Eat Meat on Holy Saturday?

  • Can Catholics Eat Meat on Good Friday?

  • Why Is it Called ‘Good Friday’ When Jesus Died?

  • What Is Holy Thursday & How do Catholics Observe It?

  • What Happened on Palm Sunday & What Do the Palms Represent?

  • Pope Francis’ Palm Sunday Mass Live Stream 2021

  • Clarence Cleary, Beverly Cleary’s Husband: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Rico Marley: Man With 6 Guns Arrested at Atlanta Publix Grocery Store

    Atlanta Police say Rico Marley was wearing body armor and had six loaded firearms when he was arrested at a Publix on March 24.

  • Stephanie Denaro, ‘Bagel Karen’: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Christopher Lawrence Cox: Florida Man Shot 2 Teens on the Beach, Police Say

  • Nestor Galban, Matt Gaetz’s ‘Son’: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Marlena Pavlos-Hackney: Michigan Woman Jailed for Keeping Restaurant Open

  • Charlene Austin, Lloyd Austin’s Wife: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin has been married to wife Charlene Austin for 40+ years. Learn more about her here.

  • Dominic Glass: Video Shows Cuffed Spring Breaker Fleeing Florida Cops

  • Chance Seneca: Louisiana Teen Planned to Murder Gay Men From Grindr, Feds Say

  • Steven Jenkins: California Man Accused of Assaulting 2 Elderly Asian People

  • WATCH: Elderly Asian Woman Sends Attacker to Hospital in San Francisco

  • Cacti Agave Spiked Seltzer: Fans Storm Store Over New Travis Scott Drink

    Rapper Travis Scott was mobbed by excited fans when he stopped at a West Hollywood grocery store to promote his new Cacti Agave Spiked Seltzer drink.