Family of Carole Baskin’s Husband Crashes ‘Dancing with the Stars’

Shantay Lockwood September 17, 2020

‘Dancing with the Stars’ has made some questionable casting decisions over the years, the worst of which until now was former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer. Then they decided to invite Carole Baskin to join this season’s cast of so-called stars. Baskin is famous for her involvement in the …

Should Gender-Reveal Parties Be Illegal?

Shantay Lockwood September 16, 2020

It happened again. A gender-reveal party went wrong, sparking a massive wildfire. It’s the latest in a string of disasters linked to these popular parties–some of them fatal. Is it time to make them illegal? Wildfires Sparked by Explosive Devices The most recent fire–The El Dorado Fire in San Bernardino …

The Murder Scandal That Almost Destroyed Hollywood

Shantay Lockwood September 10, 2020

Ninety-nine years ago this week, a group of Hollywood actors, writers, and wannabes headed to San Francisco for a party. Before the weekend was over, a woman died and the world’s biggest movie star was accused of a monstrous crime. Who Was Fatty Arbuckle? In 1921, the silent film industry …

How to React During a Mugging

Shantay Lockwood September 9, 2020

While we sincerely hope you never need this advice, it’s better to have a game plan in place. Mugging is a disturbingly common crime, especially in larger cities. There are some steps you can take to minimize the risk of being mugged in the first place. Sticking to busy, well-lit …

The Rise of Charity Fraud And Fake GoFundMes

Shantay Lockwood September 3, 2020

This week, police arrested an Arizona man after he scammed people out of tens of thousands of dollars through charity fraud. He’s far from the only one to try getting rich by claiming to be sick. He Faked Multiple Illnesses–And His Own Death 49-year-old Christopher Wade Nelson told friends that …

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9 Arrests in Georgia as Dozens of Missing Children Recovered
Shantay Lockwood September 2, 2020

9 Arrests in Georgia as Dozens of Missing Children Recovered

Some good news out of Georgia! Operation Not Forgotten, led by the US Marshals Service, announced that they had recovered 39 missing children. “The U.S. Marshals Service is fully committed to assisting federal, state, and local agencies with locating and recovering endangered missing children, in addition to their primary fugitive …
Scott Peterson No Longer on Death Row in San Quentin
Shantay Lockwood August 27, 2020

Scott Peterson No Longer on Death Row in San Quentin

Scott Peterson has been on death row at California’s San Quentin State Prison for the past fifteen years. Now 47, the convicted murderer has spent a decade and a half attempting to appeal his sentence. This week, the Supreme Court of California ruled 7-0 to uphold his conviction but overturn …

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Are Serial Killers Going Extinct?
Shantay Lockwood August 20, 2020

Are Serial Killers Going Extinct?

Berkowitz. Bundy. Dahmer. Gacy. Rader. Kemper. Ridgway. Those names are part of the dark American legend that is serial killer lore. Despite our seemingly insatiable appetite for these stories, from true crime to homicide dramas, the killers themselves seem to be a dying breed. The 70s through the early 90s …
The Pandemic Crime Lull Is Over–Why?
Shantay Lockwood August 19, 2020

The Pandemic Crime Lull Is Over–Why?

Even though the coronavirus pandemic is still ongoing in America, the brief lull in crime stats across the country appears to be over. What happened? Is There a Link Between BLM Protests and Rising Gun Violence? CNN reporter Josh Campbell claims that the clash between protesters and law enforcement has …
The Top 10 Unsolved Crimes
Mary Newsom August 17, 2020

The Top 10 Unsolved Crimes

There’s something so fun about reading about unsolved crimes. Playing detective in your head (I can’t be the only one convinced I could have solved some of these), putting the clues together… it’s a great mystery. It’s why shows like Unsolved Mysteries ran for so long, and why we all …
Vintage Crime: The Villisca Ax Murders
Shantay Lockwood August 13, 2020

Vintage Crime: The Villisca Ax Murders

In 1912, eight people were brutally murdered in their beds. Despite the sensational nature of the crime and multiple suspects, police never figured out who killed them. A Wholesome Day Turned Into a Nightmare The date was Sunday, June 9th, 1912. Villisca, Iowa, was by no means a thriving metropolis, …