Does Washington State allow police to use unmarked cars for traffic stops? There is disagreement. A man recently pulled over by a cop in an unmarked car lets the officer know exactly who is in violation of the law — the judge agreed and threw out the ticket.
After pleading guilty to ten murders on June 27, 2005, Wichita serial killer Dennis Rader gave a chilling account of his murders in court. Appearing unmoved by the cruelty of the acts he was describing, Rader systematically described how he killed the entire Otero family and six women. He described how he followed his victims — he called them ‘projects’ — around town before finally going in for the kill. Videos and a full transcript of the confession can be seen here.
If you’ve spent much time online, odds are you’ve seen a photo of Carlos Sosa. The 27-year-old Miami man has a long rap sheet–he’s been arrested on charges including trespassing, marijuana possession and breach of peace–but it’s not the charges against him that are remarkable, it’s the fact that he only has half a head. In this video, an upbeat and remarkably functional Carlos recalls the accident that left him disfigured and, pulling on a blunt, warns others against drunk driving and “drugness” driving.
Police in Philadelphia have released this surveillance video in hopes of apprehending a suspect who opened fire on a Chinese takeout shop around 10:34 on Tuesday night.
Chardon High School Shooter T.J. Lane was sentenced on March 18, 2013, for the murders of three students in the school’s cafeteria. Families of the victims were given the opportunity to make statements to Lane, who didn’t miss a single opportunity to show the world how how pleased he is with himself,
In May, 2009, police in Ontario charged Michael Rafferty, 28, with the abduction and murder of third-grader Tori Stafford. Also charged in the case was Rafferty’s girlfriend, 18-year-old Terri Lynne McClintic. In a taped confession shown to jurors at her trial, McClintic weeps and confesses, still believing that if she rats out Rafferty, she’ll be OK.
Canadian Robert Wilkinson, 30, the man arrested last year who belted out an a cappella version of Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody for the police-cruiser cam on the way to jail, has been convicted and sentenced.
Ever wonder if you would make a good witness? A short informational video, about being the best witness you can be, so cops can catch the bad guy.
After his 2002 arrest, Canadian serial killer Robert Pickton spoke to a cell mate about the “old carcasses” found on his property. The cell mate was actually an undercover cop and Pickton’s jailhouse revelations played an important role in 2007 his conviction in the murders of six women.
Witness Vanessa Gay testifies during serial killer Anthony Sowell’s trial about partying in his house, being violently and repeatedly raped at his hands and seeing a headless body in the house.