What Stops Crime? Talking to Your Neighbors

Dan Perez

If you’re worried about what happens to your home when you’re gone, you’re not alone. Many Americans invest hundreds of dollars into home security systems, complete with cameras, motion detectors, and alarms. If you’re really worried about local crime, though, you need to take a different approach. The best way …

Author Nancy Crampton Brophy Convicted of Killing Husband

Dan Perez

Author Nancy Crampton Brophy has been convicted on murder charges and sentenced to life behind bars for the 2018 killing of her husband, Daniel Brophy. Bizarrely enough, Nancy Brophy penned an essay in 2011 called “How to Murder Your Husband,” in a turn that would sound ridiculous if it was …

Bar Safety: Avoiding Criminals While Out on the Town

Dan Perez

If you’re thinking of hitting the bar or clubs for a bit of unwinding and relaxation, the last thing you want to think about is a criminal targeting you. After all, there’s nothing relaxing about looking over your shoulder everywhere you go! So, what can you do to keep yourself …

Thief Steals $2 Million Tabernacle From Brooklyn Church

Dan Perez

A thief brazenly broke into a Brooklyn Catholic Church on Friday and stole a $2 million tabernacle from the altar. Police are looking for the culprit, who they say must have snuck in Friday and cut through a protective casing that surrounded the 18-karat tabernacle. The diocese says the tabernacle …

How Scammers Can Trick You Into Sending Money Over the Phone

Dan Perez

Are you worried that you might get targeted by scammers over the internet or on the phone? It’s a reasonable thing to be worried about. Scams are surging these days as criminals push to find ways to make money without putting in the work.  So, how do criminals target people …

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Criminal Justice Students Help Break 35-Year-Old Cold Case

Criminal Justice Students Help Break 35-Year-Old Cold Case

Criminal justice students at Western Michigan University recently helped authorities find a break in a cold case from 1987. The students helped Michigan police reexamine the murder of Roxanne Wood, who was found dead in her home after a night out bowling with her friends in the late 80s.  Wood’s …