On December 7, 1988, Seymour and Arlene Tankleff were brutally murdered in their home. Their adopted son Martin confessed to the crime, was tried and convicted. It would take him 20 years from prison to prove that he was innocent after all.
Laci Rocha Peterson was nearly eight-months pregnant when on Dec. 24, 2002, her stepfather reported her missing. Investigators suspected her husband, Scott, who was tried and convicted for the murders of Laci and their unborn child, Connor, in 2004. A look in photos at the verdict sentencing pf Scott Peterson.
On March 14, 1950, the FBI debuted its list of top ten most wanted fugitives, and we’ve been finding them ever since. The latest list.
From famous brothels to serial killers who target those in the sex trade — a comprehensive look at prostitution in your city.
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.
On December 5th, 1933, Prohibition ended. It was 80 years ago today Congress passed an amendment repealing the 18th amendment, which prohibited the production and sale of alcohol. The best way we can think to celebrate, at least online, is to show you this collection of anti-alcohol posters from era.
The most chilling images from the annals of crime ever made public.
A survey of cases that captured the public’s attention and outrage.
On May 20, 2005, female pedophile Mary Kay Letourneau made headlines by marrying her victim, the now-adult Vili Fualaau. A look in photos at some other cases of educators that got too involved with their students, and wound up on the wrong side of the law.
A look in photos at the most high-profile murder case of the 1990s, which began with the June 12, 1994, murders of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman. The famous case went to trial in November of that year.