Published: Thu, 29 Sep 2016 11:21:11 +0000
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZAre you eligible to legally purchase a firearm in the United States? Answer these questions to find out.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZKeep up with the latest updates on current criminal cases, trials and investigations in the news, with background information and timelines of events.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZIn the United States there are three basic classifications of criminal offenses, also known as crimes.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZA crime occurs when someone breaks the law by an overt act, omission or neglect that can result in punishment.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZCrimes can be committed against persons or property, but all crimes carry a punishment for those who break the law.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZThe study of the psychopath reveals an individual who is incapable of feeling guilt, remorse or empathy for their actions.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZFor months authorities from Utah, Washington, and Colorado worked together to find the serial killer named
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZYouth parricide is an unpredictable, shocking crime that often results in deep regrets and a lifetime of painful guilt in the child that killed their parents. Understanding why children kill their parents is still a big question among child psychologist and criminologists.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZAn in-depth profile of Ted Bundy, who was one of the most prolific serial killers in U.S. history and who stalked, kidnapped, raped and brutally murdered at least 36 women.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZThe pedophile can be anyone but there are some characteristics that many of these predators share.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZIf you try to buy a firearm and have to submit to a background check, there are several reason why your firearm transfer might be denied.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZProfiles and information about some of the most horrific pedophiles and child killers.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZIn spite of multiple last-minute appeals and a request from Pope Francis, Kelly Renee Gissendaner was executed by lethal injection by the state of Georgia.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZJohn Wayne Gacy, the Killer Clown, was convicted and sentenced to death for the torture, rape and murder of 33 young males, between 1972 until his arrest in 1978.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZA photo of Texas death row inmates from the Crime and Punishment Texas Death Row photo gallery.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZHere are some of the most outrageous, bizarre last words spoken by criminals about to be executed.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZPolice are asking for help in identifying the following people believed photographed by serial killer Rodney Alcala.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZThinking about purchasing a gun and wondering if you will pass the background check. This quiz may help you determine if your firearm transfer will be denied.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZOn July 4, 1990, in St. John, Missouri, Stacey Ann Lannert, age 18, shot and killed her father, Tom Lannert, who was asleep in the family's home. In her statement to the police, Stacey claimed that her father had sexually abused her. She was arrested, tried, and found guilty of first degree murder and sentenced to life in prison.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZSarah Johnson showed no outward signs of the evil that she was capable of, but when she got angry at her parents over their dislike of her boyfriend, it all came out.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZBased on the patterns of their murders, multiple killers are classified into three basic categories -- mass murderers, spree killers, and serial killers.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZTake a look at our top picks for the most notorious female criminals of the decade and see if you agree with our choices.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZIf you fail a background check and receive a firearms transfer denial from the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) you can appeal the decision.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZKarla Homolka and Paul Bernardo were found guilty of raping, torturing and killing young girls, including Homolka's younger sister.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZRodney Alcala is a convicted rapist, torturer and serial killer who evaded justice for 40 years.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZWilliam Bonin was a habitual sex offender turned serial killer, suspected of sexually assaulting, torturing and killing at least 21 boys and young men in California.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZMovies based on the cases of some of the most notorious serial killers in U.S. history.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZProsecutors have filed a motion to sever the cases against the three men indicted for murder and kidnapping in the Holly Bobo case.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZIf you encounter child pornography either online or through the U.S. mail, here is how you can report the crime to the proper authorities.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZDiane Downs was found guilty of shooting her three children in 1984 because her boyfriend did not want to be a father. She maintains her innocence.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZA defendant who pleads guilty or is found guilty by a jury in a criminal trial faces sentencing for the crime by the judge.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZOn November 18, 1993, Tupac "2Pac" Shakur was arrested for sexually abusing a 19-year-old woman, who
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZIf you have be arrested for a crime, you are at the beginning of what could become a long journey through the criminal justice system.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZThe profile of a troubled boy who snapped one night and murdered his parents.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZVisitors, security guards and employees have heard unexplained sounds and spotted ghosts wandering through the toughest prisons in US history.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZThe nation is always shocked by mothers who kill their children, but this type of crime is more common than we might think.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZDerrick Todd Lee, a.k.a. the Baton Rouge Serial Killer, died January 21, 2016, at a hospital where he was transferred for emergency treatment. Cause of death is still unknown. Lee was a peeping tom as a child and a serial killer as an adult who was escaped capture for over a decade. Here is a profile of his life and crimes.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZRichard Chase savagely murdered six people in what was described as the most grotesque murders the officials had ever witnessed.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZDean Corll was a 33-year-old electrician living in Houston, Texas, who, with two teen accomplices, was responsible for the torture and murder of 27 young boys.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZA bank robbery in Stockholm, Sweden uncovered a mechanism for survival many who are in hostage-related situations turn to in order to manage their fear.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZFrequently asked questions about the gun laws in Colorado.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZGary Ridgway, known as the Green River Killer, went on a 20-year killing spree, making him one of the most prolific serial killers in U.S. history.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZTop picks of true crime books that not only chronicle the crime but dig deep into the criminal mind and uncover the bizarre and disturbing thoughts of serial killers.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZThe trial date for the Slender Man stabbing case has been removed from the court calendar until the appeal court rules on keeping it in adult court.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZFind out the new regulations on what can and cannot be carried onto US airplanes, including recent changes to the TSA policies.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZA gallery of mugshots of famous rappers, hiphop and R&B artists who have been charged with crimes of all levels including murder, money laundering and child pornography. Page 12.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZFemale serial killers can be equally as cruel and ruthless as their male counterparts as the following profiles of black widow killers will reveal.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZAfter years of torturing, raping, and killing young girls for sexual pleasure, the deadly couple, Karla Homolka and Paul Bernardo, were caught. But was justice served?
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZInvestigators in the JonBenet Ramsey case are just now trying to obtain DNA samples from 'people of interest' who were around Boulder in 1997. Some believe this should have been done eight years ago.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZMany who study paranormal activity believe these prisons, each with its own history of immense pain and suffering, attract spirits who are caught between worlds. They believe some of these spirits were too evil to move on, others have old scores to settle and some wander the prison's cell blocks looking for the way out.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZThe commercial sexual exploitation of children affects millions of children each year, in countries on every continent.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZMost serial killers do not look like killers, until they are caught, then the evil in their faces is all that you see. Here is a collection of pictures of some of the worst serial killers in U.S. history and descriptions of their crimes.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZPedro Alonzo Lopez, known as the ‘The Monster of the Andes,’ was responsible for the brutal murders of over 350 children.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZA profile of Andrea Yates, her life, her marriage to Rusty Yates, and the tragic events that led up to her drowning her five children.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZThis is one of the worst cases of child abuse in Oregon's history and the abuser, Angela McAnulty, now sits on death row for her horrific crimes.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZOn Sept. 15, 2006, police found the body of 23-year-old Jimella Tunstall in a vacant lot in Belleville, Illinois. An autopsy revealed that her unborn child had been cut from her womb with a pair of scissors.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZKevin Miller, who says he has cancer, told police he gave his wife a gun and asked her to shoot him then beat and shot her to death when she refused.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZRoseann Quinn was a 28-year-old school teacher who was brutally murdered in her apartment by a man she had met at a neighborhood bar. Her murder prompted the movie hit,
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZFor two years Harvey Robinson stalked, raped and killed residents of Allentown, Pennsylvania, making him one of the youngest serial killers in U.S. history.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZThe Zodiac Killer was a serial killer whose brutal murders, cryptic letters and haunting phone calls terrorized California residents and challenged investigators for over 30 years.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZA former Boulder police chief says his officers should have done a better job of securing the crime scene where JonBenet Ramsey was found killed.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZThe definitions of legal insanity differ from state to state. Here are high-profile cases where defendants turned to legal insanity as their defense.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZBrowse the photo gallery of U.S. gang member's tattoos and find out what the tattoo gang art represents. Page 5.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZMany parents are turning to computer monitoring software to see where their kids surf, what they chat about and what kind of pictures are exchanged while they are on the Internet. Is this spying or playing safe?
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZHow safe is your computer from outside security attack? Answering these 10 questions can help you determine how safe your computer is from those who would try to invade your space.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZThe trial of a man accused of kidnapping a missing Fort Worth woman fr has been delayed so that investigators can run DNA tests on hair samples.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZA civil rights movement in 1964, named Freedom Summer, was a campaign launched to get African Americans in the southern United States registered to vote.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZFrequently asked questions about the gun laws in Florida.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZBrowse the photo gallery of U.S. gang member's tattoos and find out what the tattoo gang art represents. Page 6.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZThe Aryan Brotherhood is a notorious prison gang whose powerful reach goes far beyond the prison walls and into mafia circles.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZA tool to help measure a child's readiness to safely taking care of themselves at home alone.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZFrequently asked questions about the gun laws in Indiana.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZA collection of Florida death row inmates from the Crime and Punishment Florida Death Row photo gallery.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZAlex and Derek King confessed to bludgeoning their father to death because they thought he would be mad because they ran away from home.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZEd Gein's crimes went down in history as some of the most disgusting ever uncovered that encompassed murder, grave robbing and cannibalism.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZA photo of Texas death row inmate Douglas Armstrong from the Crime and Punishment Texas Death Row photo gallery. Page 5.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZPolice are asking for help in identifying the following people believed photographed by serial killer Rodney Alcala. Page 2.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZDavid Berkowitz, better known as Son of Sam, is an infamous 1970s New York City serial killer who killed six people because a demon dog told him to do it.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZIn 2002, Andrea Yates was convicted of murder for three of the deaths of her five children who were found drowned in her home in 2001. In April 2005, her conviction was overturned on appeal because of an error in the testimony of an expert witness for the prosecution in the first trial.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZWhen someone fraudulently used your personal identifying information to their own purposes, that is identity theft.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZIan Brady and his girlfriend Myra Hindley were British serial killers, responsible for a series of child murders that became known as the Moors Murders.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZAlbert Fish was one of the most vile pedophiles and killers of all time. After his capture, he confessed to the kidnapping and murder of hundreds of children.
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2016-09-29T11:21:11ZAvoid hassles when checking in at the airport. Before you fly, find out if the items you are bringing are permitted or prohibited in your carry-on or checked luggage.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZTommy Lynn Sells is a serial killer that stalked and killed his victims starting at age 16 until he was caught 19 years later.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZWomen on Death Row Series from the About Crime Site. Find out what they did to get there.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZAn alphabetical listing of female criminals, murderers, rapists, kidnappers and thieves profiled on Crime and Punishment.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZThe FBI pieced together events of the night the three civil rights workers were murdered in June 1964 in what became known as the Mississippi Burning case.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZAnyone convicted of a crime has the right to appeal that conviction if they believe a legal error has occurred.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZBrowse the photo gallery of U.S. gang member's tattoos and find out what the tattoo gang art represents. Page 7.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZFrequently asked questions about the gun laws in Iowa.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZSusan Vaughan Smith of Union, S.C. was convicted on July 22, 1995, and sentenced to life in prison for murdering her two sons, Michael Daniel Sith, 3, and Alexander Tyler Smith, 14-months-old.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZPolice are asking for help in identifying the following people believed photographed by possible serial killer Rodney Alcala. Page 13.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZJeffrey Dahmer was responsible for a series of gruesome murders of 17 young men from 1988 until he was caught on July 22, 1991, in Milwaukee.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZMuch of the information that the public knows about serial killers has come from Hollywood movies and television programs, which have been exaggerated.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZA photo of Florida death row inmate Labrant Dennis from the Crime and Punishment Florida Death Row photo gallery. Page 79.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZPolice are asking for help in identifying the following people believed photographed by possible serial killer Rodney Alcala. Page 24.
2016-09-29T11:21:11ZPolice are asking for help in identifying the following people believed photographed by possible serial killer Rodney Alcala. Page 111.