Missouri Couple Slaying Confounds Local Police

Dan Perez November 19, 2020

A pair of young residents of Willard, Missouri were killed in a shooting on Saturday morning, according to local authorities. Willard Police Chief Tom McClain held a press conference on Monday regarding the shooting, stating that authorities believe the couple was targeted by an assailant who is still at large. …

Report Indicates Hate Crimes Reach Highest Level in Over Ten Years

Dan Perez November 17, 2020

A recent report from the FBI, released on Monday, indicates that 2019 saw the sharpest rise in hate crimes in over ten years. The FBI has been collecting data about racially-motivated killings since the early 1990s. 2019 saw nearly 200 more incidents of hate-related violence than 2018. In 2019, the …

Suspect in Killing of Nine Americans in Mexico Arrested

Dan Perez November 12, 2020

A suspect in the 2019 killing of nine Americans who were traveling through Mexico has been arrested, according to the attorney general’s office. The family had been traveling in Northern Mexico to the town of Bavispe, which is roughly 100 miles south of the border with Arizona. According to police …

Election Crimes Chief Resigns over Barr Memo

Dan Perez November 11, 2020

While Joe Biden has been projected to win the 2020 presidential election, the incumbent Donald Trump has taken the unprecedented step of alleging without evidence that widespread voter fraud led to his opponent’s victory. As a result, the normal process of transition of power has been halted, and Trump is …

The Top 10 Unsolved Crimes

Andrew November 9, 2020

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 …

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Why Do Women Love True Crime So Much? It’s Complicated
Shantay Lockwood November 5, 2020

Why Do Women Love True Crime So Much? It’s Complicated

We have a seemingly bottomless appetite for true crime stories–the more bizarre and lurid, the better. Women make a disproportionate number of true crime fans. From the long-running podcast My Favorite Murder to glossy docuseries like The Vow, women apparently can’t get enough. But what is it about murder that’s …

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