How Realistic Is Your Favorite Crime Show?

How Realistic Is Your Favorite Crime Show?

Who doesn’t love a procedural drama? Whether you’re hooked on Law & Order: SVU or prefer Criminal Minds, these TV shows present a deeply satisfying narrative. There’s the sensationalism of the crime, the hard work and camaraderie of the crime-fighting team, and then the satisfaction of seeing the criminal brought …

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After a Break-In, Do This First

After a Break-In, Do This First

Coming home to find that your home has been robbed is a terrible experience. You may become overwhelmed with intense feelings of violation, fear, or anger. Those emotions can make it hard to think about the practical steps that need to be taken next. That’s why we’ve put together this …

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Should Gender-Reveal Parties Be Illegal?

Should Gender-Reveal Parties Be Illegal?

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 …

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The Murder Scandal That Almost Destroyed Hollywood

The Murder Scandal That Almost Destroyed Hollywood

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 …

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How to React During a Mugging

How to React During a Mugging

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 …

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The Rise of Charity Fraud And Fake GoFundMes

The Rise of Charity Fraud And Fake GoFundMes

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

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 …

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Scott Peterson No Longer on Death Row in San Quentin

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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Landlord Dismembered His Tenants, Put the Bodies in a Suitcase

Landlord Dismembered His Tenants, Put the Bodies in a Suitcase

In a truly horrific crime, a 62-year-old man from Washington is accused of murdering two young tenants. He then allegedly dismembered the bodies, packed them in suitcases, and threw them into the sea. Grisly Discovery by Teenage TikTokers The remains of Jessica Lewis, a 35-year-old mother of four, and 27-year-old …

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