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.
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.
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?
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".
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 . . .
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?
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?
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.
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.
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.
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?
The mysterious disappearance and death of a young woman with Down's Syndrome has traumatized a small community in Arizona.
Firefighters discovered the body of a baby in the burned remnants of a house, but where is the baby's mother?
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.
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.
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.
Two best friends were brutally murdered in 1996. Years later, police discover someone is visiting the body dumpsite.
In 1986, Christopher Knight was 20 when he disappeared into the Maine forest. He lived alone in the woods for 27 years. He was charged in 2013 with over 1,000 burglaries.
As nationwide protests against police brutality continue following the death of George Floyd, Trump deploys Federal Agents into downtown Portland, Oregon, to counter what he believes to be an Antifa terrorist group.
There is a lot of misinformation out there, especially when it comes to the United States government. Few truly understand the inner workings of the government, and yet we are voting despite our lack of knowledge. Limiting government leads to more individual rights. But where is it safe to limit?
Genealogy is a new way to solve some criminal cases, particularly cold cases. DNA research is very common today as people often like to know where their ancestors came from, what wars they fought in, what type of work they did and they like to know about the health of their ancestors.
On May 11, 1922, the citizens of Guelph, Ontario Canada, were rocked by news of the violent death of Joseph Veroni. Described as a grocer and a baker, he was actually the Godfather of a Calabrian gang with ties to the infamous Rocco Perri.
Our forefathers put checks and balances in place to ensure tyranny would never happen again. Tweaking these checks and balances can level the playing field on both sides, thus eliminating the need for party dominance.
There are some common names for the Presidents and the United States and for First Ladies. Do you know what they are?
Why is it unlikely that you're being gang stalked? Because the statistics are against you. The idea that it is possible there are hundreds of people able to maintain the level of conspiracy required is mind-boggling. But what if it is a real thing?
A young boy was found dead in a box in the woods. His body was found but not reported for several days. Police took all the leads they could, but the boy remains unknown to this day.