A Timeline of Gabby Petito’s Disappearance and Theories About Her Fate
Here is a handy timeline of Gabby Petito's disappearance and some theories about what happened.
Inside the Murder Mystery of the Prominent Murdaugh Family From South Carolina
A high-profile murder of a mother and son from a prominent South Carolina family uncovers other potential brutal crimes.
Is There Actually a Cashiering Scam for a Nickel in Canada?
In this article, I suggest that misrounding Canadian cashiers are generally doing it deliberately and that Canadian consumers should stick up for their nickels.
How Can an Angel of Mercy Go on to Become a Prolific Serial Killer?
Charles Cullen is a former nurse and the most prolific serial killer in New Jersey state history. In December 2003 Cullen told authorities that he had murdered as many as 45 patients during a 16-year period while working for 10 hospitals in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
Lab Murder: The Brutal Slaying of Yale University Student Annie Le
A Yale University student goes missing and is later found hidden in the wall of the lab she worked in.
The Tragic Beginning and End of Serial Killer Carl Panzram
Carl was only seven when he committed his first crime. By age eleven, he was sent to the first of many correctional facilities. Physically abused and sexually violated, Carl soon began to hate all mankind. A series of events sent him on a mission of vengeance whose like had never been seen before.
When Justice Is Elusive: The Murder of Linda Ann O'Keefe
A little girl goes missing and is murdered in 1973. Find out what the police did 45 years later to catch her killer . . .
Islam and Peace: The Ulama’s Exercise of Power in Local Conflict Resolution and Management
Ulamas or religious scholars can help resolve local conflicts and build social cohesion.
Mysterious Disappearance of the Man Who Invented the Motion Picture Camera: Louis Le Prince
Louis Le Prince invented the single-lens motion picture camera in 1888. He was on his way to a public premiere of his invention in New York in 1890. Le Prince boarded a train in France and disappeared. William Kennedy Dickson of the Edison Company is often given credit for inventing it in 1891.
Why I'm Against Mandatory Arrest Laws
While mandatory arrest laws seem to have been born of good intentions, in practice, they often have negative results. They amplify the existing systemic racism in the criminal justice system, and they can also negatively impact the victims of crimes in a variety of ways.
Desperate Search Continues for Missing Child Summer Wells, 5, Not First Family Member to Go Missing
Little five-year-old Summer Wells was out planting flowers with her mother and grandmother at their house in the beautiful mountains of Tennessee. One minute she was there and the next minute gone.
Reflections on Society: Slab City, California
Living life beyond the pale offers immense perspective. Luke wrote these musings down in 2017, after a west coast adventure that ended in the Sonoran Desert. Enjoy his reflections and wisdom gleaned from his time in Slab City, California.
Top 16 Emergency Powers of the President of the United States
How long have Americans debated presidential emergency authority? Sixteen of the most extreme emergency actions of the U.S. president appear in this article. Learn about instances of presidential abuse with these actions. What are PEAD's and how are they used in such times?
The Unsolved Mystery of Peter Bergmann
In 2009, a man calling himself Peter Bergmann was found washed up on an Irish beach. Twelve years later, police, journalists, and investigators are still trying to unravel his identity. He is aptly called the "man with no past".
3 Unsolved Disappearances That Will Send You Down a Rabbit Hole
Looking for a true crime rabbit hole to keep you up all night? Despite tons of weird clues, the mysterious unsolved disappearances of Andrew Gosden, Jacob Cabinaw and New York boys Christopher Dansby, Shane Walker and Andre Bryant have all gone cold but they still have loved ones looking for them.
She Was Forced to Watch Her Own Grave Being Dug: The Murder of Rachel Burkheimer
A young girl gets wrapped up in hanging with a gang and faces the ultimate betrayal of her friends as she watched her grave being dug.
The Fascinating Story of the Oldest Murder in History
Ötzi, the iceman was shot in the back with an arrow. The arrow hit the main artery and death was almost instantaneous. Was it an act of revenge? Who had killed him at this desolate location? One of Europe’s most renowned detectives, Chief Inspector Alex Horn was called to investigate the case.
Three Cold Case Murders Solved After Decades Using DNA Advancements
There are thousands of unsolved murder cases throughout the United States, but thanks to advancements in DNA technology, justice is not out of reach for the families of the victims.
Two Sisters Vanish: The Mysterious 1985 Disappearance of Rozlin and Fawn Abell
t was a beautiful summer day on July 25, 1985. Two sisters, Rozlin Rochelle Abell, 18, and younger sister Fawn Marlene Abell, 15, were last seen at their home . . .
Truck Driver Is Suspected 1992 Killer of "Bitter Creek Betty" and Other Women
A young woman was found in 1992, then another woman is found several months later in the state of Wyoming. How many more others were victims of Clark Perry Baldwin?
Missing: Brian Randall Shaffer
Brian Shaffer disappeared from a bar in Ohio on April 1st, 2006. Video shows him entering the establishment but never leaving. Where did he go? Was it foul play, an accident, or did he run away to start a new life?
Remembering the US Capitol Building Shooting of July 24, 1998
The U.S. Capitol has seen its share of violence over its more than 220 year history. In 1998, a despicable act of violence was perpetrated inside the Capitol by a deranged person. This is a brief history of what happened.
Diabolical Stew of Human Remains: The Dismemberment Murder of Joel and Lisa Guy
One of the most horrific murders in this century happened in 2016, in Knoxville, Tennessee. The brutal murders of Joel and Lisa Guy remain forever etched in the memories of their family members.
The Disturbing Tale of Blanche Monnier: Locked Away for 25 Years
Blanche Monnier was a beautiful French socialite who was tragically held captive by her mother for 25 years, cut off from the outside world completely. Her heartbreaking story and incomprehensible mistreatment is disturbing and cruel, and shows just how monstrous her mother and brother truly were.
Missing: Chelsea Michelle Cobo
Leaving behind a baby boy, Chelsea disappeared in the early morning hours on May 7th, 2016. She was troubled and very vulnerable. Did she get forced into human trafficking or did she simply walk away from her life?
Did a Woman With Down Syndrome Walk Away? The Disappearance and Mysterious Death of Sarah Galloway
The mysterious disappearance and death of a young woman with Down's Syndrome has traumatized a small community in Arizona.
Declared Dead: The Disappearance of Joey Lynn Offutt
Firefighters discovered the body of a baby in the burned remnants of a house, but where is the baby's mother?
Top 7 Criticisms of the U.S. Constitution (and Intended Solutions)
Is the U.S. Constitution faulty? Should it be replaced? Read about the most common complaints about the constitution and the intended solutions put in place by the Founding Fathers.
Found in the Woods: The Unsolved Murder of 10-Year-Old Lindsey Baum
It was a June summer night in 2009, when a little girl, who was scared of the dark, began to walk home from her friend's in McCleary, Washington. She never made it home.
Illinois 2020 Income Tax Amendment: What Is the Truth?
On the November 2020 ballot in Illinois is a change to the Illinois constitution that changes the way the income tax rates can be changed. This will discuss this change.