Janet Winikoff

Janet is a Heavy contributor based in Florida. She covers breaking news and crime.
  • Channing Smith: Teen Kills Himself Over Social Media Bullying

    Channing Smith was a Manchester, Tennessee, teen who died by suicide after a classmate posted personal messages between the 16-year-old and another boy.

  • Paul Matrafailo: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Cassandra Medina-Hernandez: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • OK Hand Symbol: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • DJ Drama’s Girlfriend Debakii Accuses Him of Domestic Violence

  • Joey Vicencio: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Joseph “Joey” Charles Vicencio, 21, has been arrested for the September 19 shooting at San Jose State University’s (SJSU) Martin Luther King, Jr. Library. His motive remains a mystery.

  • Bridget the Midget: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Aviana Weaver: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Nicole Merced Plaud & Miguel Valentin-Colon: 5 Fast Facts

  • Kimberly Nelligan: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Roger & Susan Clarke: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Roger and Sue Clarke are an elderly British couple charged by Portuguese authorities with smuggling 20 pounds of cocaine valued at over $1 million. The couple claims they were tricked into carrying the drugs by a mysterious man.

  • Michael Wayne Jones: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Casei Jones: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Jacob & Tyler Huffhines: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Jonathan Scott Dating History: 5 Fast Facts

  • Dominic Yocco: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Bee Love: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Breckynn Willis: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Tharina Human: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Dejoynay Ferguson: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    A 19-year-old Delaware childcare worker is charged with murder after suffocating a baby who was "fussy."

  • Anthony Gumina: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Kimesha Monae Williams: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Patrik Mathews: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Matthew Wilks: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Brooke Skylar Richardson Trial: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    After a two year delay, the murder trial of Brooke Skylar Richardson, 20, has begun. Richardson is an Ohio woman charged in the 2017 death of her baby daughter.

  • Donna Reneau: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Joana Sainz Garcia Dead: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Indian River County Evacuation Zones Map & Shelters for Hurricane Dorian

  • How to Keep Pets Safe During Hurricane Dorian

  • Martin County Evacuation Zones Map & Shelters for Hurricane Dorian

    On Sunday, September 1, officials from Martin County, Florida issued evacuation orders for zones A and B starting at 1 p.m.