On a chilly December night in 2000, a young man was forced at gunpoint to drive to ATMs and hand over money to his assailants. He prayed they’d let him live, and they did. But this was just the beginning. Soon the city would be shocked by the brutal murders of a teacher and several college-age young people and then plunged into a crisis when the case was finally solved.
On December 5, 1962, the Strangler took the life of popular and attractive Sophie Clark, 21, his seventh victim. There would be thirteen victims before police would claim their man, Albert DeSalvo, and even then, a persuasive case to be made for his innocence.
The killing of a British soldier on the streets of London in broad daylight unsettled a nation. When it was determined that the alleged killers were Al Qaeda sympathizers, it unsettled the world. Now the two Islamists are on trial for murder. On May 22, 2013, 25-year-old Lee Rigby, a drummer and machine-gunner in the [...]
Concrete evidence that you can’t always rely on your good looks to get you out of trouble.
Sarasota, Florida, mom Jennifer Ann Lee, 29, is facing charges of child neglect after police reportedly found her with several spent nitrous oxide cartridges in, around and under her in the car, and her son, 1, asleep in the back seat.
It is not unusual for people on a holiday tour to stuff a few extra cookies into their pockets while sipping complementary hot cider or cocoa. It is unusual, however, for (adult) tour-goers to premeditatedly distract an establishment’s owner so as to clean out the goody tray. But this crime may be even darker than that.
Happy holidays from an English police department that has created a digital Advent calendar revealing a new wanted person’s mugshot each day leading up to Christmas
Karaoke fans are so serious about their craft that karaoke-inspired murders and assaults are more common than one might think. In fact, in some joints singing a Sinatra-inspired version of the classic My Way is likely to get you killed. This review of some of the most well-known cases of karaoke violence, however, provides some karaoke survival tips that we can all live with.
On Monday, December 10, 2001, Serial killer Loren Herzog was sentenced to 78 years in prison, which at the time no one imagined would mean that he would be released on September 18, 2010. This miscarriage of justice soon turned to the public’s favor when Herzog’s partner killer Wesley Shermantine announced he was ready to tell police where the bodies were buried.
Honor killings and attacks — a domestic crime that stems from the ancient notion that only blood can cleanse a family’s honor.