publication date: Thursday, April 19, 2012 (part of Spring 2012)

category: Justice

clue: This state attorney might finally bring legal resolution to the death of Trayvon Martin.

explanation: In April 2012, Corey filed a charge of second-degree murder against George Zimmerman for the highly controversial killing of Trayvon Martin. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Matthew Preston, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Erik Bates, and Aaron Shurtleff

The Modern Woman: 2012 has not been easy for women so far, as these five controversial ladies can attest. Each one made headlines, for better or worse, in the first few months of this year.

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Chris Lemler joined Funeratic 11 years ago today.