Immature, impetuous, illegal — and arrested — these days grandmas and grandpas aren’t necessarily what they used to be.
Star athlete Oscar Pistorius is now on trial for shooting his girlfriend on Valentine’s Day, and it seems others close to the Olympian and his case are surrounded by death and mayhem as well.
Crime writer Denise Noe discusses why she writes letters to famous inmates like Charles Manson, Eric Rudolph and Carlton Michael Gary.
In the ongoing gun control debate, the same argument often comes up: nobody gets shot at the gun range. Here are five incidents of deaths, both accidental and intentional, at gun ranges across the U.S.
Eight-year-old Kyron Horman has been missing since June 4, 2010. Investigators focused on his stepmother, Terri Moulton Horman, but no suspects have been named and the case remains unsolved.
A look at some outrageous use, misuse and outright abuse of the 911 emergency response system.
Two brothers–Artie and Jim Mitchell–had created a booming porn business in 1970s LA. But success came with problems, and on February 27, 1991, Jim shot Artie after an argument. A computer simulation video, breakthrough technology at the time, helped sway the jury to convict Jim.
Famous American aviator Charles Lindbergh, his wife and young son lived a peaceful life in New Jersey until March 1, 1932 when their world collapsed. The Lindbergh Baby, as he became known, was kidnapped from the couple’s home. His disappearance and murder became a media sensation and brought to the Lindberghs the attention they’d sought to avoid by moving into a secluded mansion.
The Chicago Police Department has drawn on some statistical sorcery to generate a “heat list” of 400-plus people who the numbers say are exceptionally likely to commit a violent crime. Critics say that the list is a discriminatory tool that’s making “pre-crime” law enforcement a scary reality, rather than just a figment of Philip K. [...]
Cassidy was freed from prison in Wyoming on January 19, 1896, and began gathering a new gang of outlaws that would be called The Wild Bunch, headed by butch and his right-hand man Elza Lay, the group would soon be joined by non-other than Cassidy’s notorious partner in crime Harry Longabaugh, aka the Sundance Kid.