The kidnappers struck on December 8, 1963, just five days after the Kennedy assassination. Though the plot was a half-baked and masterminded by an amateur, Barry Keenan, it nevertheless succeeded. Bragging finally got Keenan and his two accomplices, Joe Amsler and John Irwin, caught.
Friday, a judge found Joseph Duncan competent, bringing him one possible step closer to a date with the needle. Duncan was sentenced to life nine times and to death three after his conviction for killing four people, and for child abduction and rape. A look at the whole case of the serial-killer pedophile Joseph Duncan.
Whoever these unknown perpetrators are, police say there is no evidence that they are adolescent girls who simply found an empty house to hang-out in for Thanksgiving. There is also no evidence that the perpetrators were braiding each other’s hair at the time, and talking about boys.
A babyfaced Courtney Schulhoff was just 16 when she plotted her father’s murder and enlisted her 20 year-old boyfriend’s help to carry it out. Steven Schulhoff, 48, was found beaten to death in the family’s Altamonte Springs, Fla., apartment on Feb. 10, 2004.
A disturbing U.S. Navy public service announcement addresses the national "bath salt" craze, showing what it’s like being high from the user’s perspective, on this easily available drug. The video also explains from a medical perspective what the drug does.
Florida man Depree Johnson, convicted felon and alleged jewel thief, got himself collared when he posted a bunch of photos of himself on Instagram posing with cash, guns, and stolen jewelry. Though he may not have the best temperament for a thief, Johnson may have a future in photography.
Flamboyant Hollywood madam and phone-sex artist, June Mincher, was gunned down in an execution-style killing. In the high-profile investigation that followed, investigators tied Mincher’s killer to the unsolved murder of a Hollywood producer a year earlier.
Cannibalism is widely viewed as the ultimate taboo, but those who have committed it seem perversely proud of their acts. Read about six modern cannibals who weren’t ashamed.
And the secret to a happy marriage happily remains a secret.
Police are trying to find a link or any clues to explain why a TV show director and his wife were shot in their home the day before Thanksgiving.