Published: Mon, 05 Dec 2016 11:18:05 +0000
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZAre you eligible to legally purchase a firearm in the United States? Answer these questions to find out.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZAn in-depth look at the life and crimes of Ted Bundy who was one of the most prolific serial killers in U.S. history.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZSerial killer Ted Bundy killed again after escaping from prison, but he recaptured and in the end, there was no escape for him except death.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZIn the United States there are three basic classifications of criminal offenses, also known as crimes.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZThe study of the psychopath reveals an individual who is incapable of feeling guilt, remorse or empathy for their actions.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZA crime occurs when someone breaks the law by an overt act, omission or neglect that can result in punishment.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZIf 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.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZThe bad guys use the holiday season to find easy targets. Follow these tips to help keep your holiday shopping safe and joyous this year.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZKeep up with the latest updates on current criminal cases, trials and investigations in the news, with background information and timelines of events.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZDon't let your holidays be ruined by becoming a crime victim. Unfortunately, not everyone out there has a peace-on-earth attitude at this time of year.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZIn 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.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZThe pedophile can be anyone but there are some characteristics that many of these predators share.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZAre you taking all the precautions possible to make sure your family's holiday season is a safe one?
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZCrimes can be committed against persons or property, but all crimes carry a punishment for those who break the law.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZYouth 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.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZAn attractive 22-year-old University of North Dakota student Dru Sjodin was abducted from the Columbia Mall in Grand Forks, North Dakota on Nov. 22, 2003 and was never seen alive again.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZGary 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.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZThinking 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.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZIf 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.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZHere are some of the most outrageous, bizarre last words spoken by criminals about to be executed.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZRichard Chase savagely murdered six people in what was described as the most grotesque murders the officials had ever witnessed.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZThe definitions of legal insanity differ from state to state. Here are high-profile cases where defendants turned to legal insanity as their defense.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZTop 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.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZBased on the patterns of their murders, multiple killers are classified into three basic categories -- mass murderers, spree killers, and serial killers.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZFind out what the crime of 'wire fraud' is from the About.com Crime & Punishment site.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZA 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.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZKarla Homolka and Paul Bernardo were found guilty of raping, torturing and killing young girls, including Homolka's younger sister.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZProfiles and information about some of the most horrific pedophiles and child killers.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZA photo of Texas death row inmates from the Crime and Punishment Texas Death Row photo gallery.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZA defendant who pleads guilty or is found guilty by a jury in a criminal trial faces sentencing for the crime by the judge.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZWilliam Bonin was a habitual sex offender turned serial killer, suspected of sexually assaulting, torturing and killing 21 boys in California.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZVisitors, security guards and employees have heard unexplained sounds and spotted ghosts wandering through the toughest prisons in US history.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZWhen someone fraudulently used your personal identifying information to their own purposes, that is identity theft.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZSarah Johnson hid 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.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZOn 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.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZTake a look at our top picks for the most notorious female criminals of the decade and see if you agree with our choices.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZMovies based on the cases of some of the most notorious serial killers in U.S. history.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZIf you encounter child pornography either online or through the U.S. mail, here is how you can report the crime to the proper authorities.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZDerrick 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.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZOn November 18, 1993, Tupac "2Pac" Shakur was arrested for sexually abusing a 19-year-old woman, who
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZDiane 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.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZThe profile of a troubled boy who snapped one night and murdered his parents.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZTommy Lynn Sells is a serial killer that stalked and killed his victims starting at age 16 until he was caught 19 years later.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZMany who study paranormal activity believe these prisons, es history of immense pain and suffering, attract spirits caught between worlds.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZJohn 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.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZAlbert 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.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZFemale serial killers can be equally as cruel and ruthless as their male counterparts as the following profiles of black widow killers will reveal.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZA profile of the life of Pedro Alonzo Lopez, known as the Monster of the Andes, who was responsible for the brutal murders of over 350 children.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZIf you have be arrested for a crime, you are at the beginning of what could become a long journey through the criminal justice system.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZFor two years Harvey Robinson stalked, raped and killed residents of Allentown, Pennsylvania, making him one of the youngest serial killers in U.S. history.
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2016-12-05T11:18:05ZA 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.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZThe Identity Theft Penalty Enhancement Act, which increases existing penalties for the crime of identity theft, establishes aggravated identity theft as a criminal offense, and establishes mandatory penalties for aggravated identity theft.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZA father who killed his two young daughters in an act of revenge against his ex-wife received a stay of execution hours before he was scheduled to die.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZThe Aryan Brotherhood is a notorious prison gang whose powerful reach goes far beyond the prison walls and into mafia circles.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZJeffrey Dahmer was responsible for a series of gruesome murders of 17 young men from 1988 until he was caught in July 1991 in Milwaukee.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZFrequently asked questions about the gun laws in Colorado.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZSee how this cheating wife went from teaching Sunday school to manipulating her lover into murdering her husband in order to get his life insurance money.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZProsecutors have filed a motion to sever the cases against the three men indicted for murder and kidnapping in the Holly Bobo case.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZA profile of Andrea Yates, her life, her marriage to Rusty Yates, and the tragic events that led up to her drowning her five children.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZDavid 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.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZA photo of Florida death row inmate William Kelley from the Crime and Punishment Florida Death Row photo gallery. Page 196.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZAn in-depth look at the life of serial killer and rapist, Richard Ramirez, dubbed The Night Stalker.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZThe commercial sexual exploitation of children affects millions of children each year, in countries on every continent.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZThe nation is always shocked by mothers who kill their children, but this type of crime is more common than we might think.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZDean 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.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZThe standard for claiming a defendant is not guilty by reason of insanity has changed through the years from strict guidelines to a more lenient interpretation, and back to a more strict standard again.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZAn Ohio man who was convicted of killing 11 woman is asking for a new trial because two procedures during his trial were not opened to the public.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZOn March 8, 2002, Miranda Gaddis, 13, vanished on her way to Gardiner Middle School in Oregon City, OR., just as her friend, 12-year-old Ashley Pond, disappeared, two months earlier. Neither were ever seen alive again.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZIn 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.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZThere are over 70 people on death row in the United States who were 16 or 17 years old when they committed their crimes. What are the pros and cons of the death penalty for minors? Page 2.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZAfter 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?
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZBrowse the photo gallery of U.S. gang member's tattoos and find out what the tattoo gang art represents. Page 5.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZDavid Parker Ray was a serial rapist and sadist who kidnapped women and tortured them into submission.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZMichael Ross was a serial killer executed in Connecticut after he waived his right to appeal. It was the first execution in New England in 45 years.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZAlex and Derek King confessed to bludgeoning their father to death because they thought he would be mad because they ran away from home.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZDonald 'Pee Wee' Gaskins was the most prolific serial killer in South Carolina history. Once his brutality was unleashed, he knew no boundaries, torturing, killing, cannibalizing victims, both male and female.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZMany 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?
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZFrequently asked questions about the gun laws in Indiana.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZFrequently asked questions about the gun laws in Florida.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZA collection of Florida death row inmates from the Crime and Punishment Florida Death Row photo gallery.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZA guide for victims of crime - an explanation of the role police play once a crime is reported.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZScott Peterson has been found guilty of of first-degree murder in the death of his pregnant wife, Laci Peterson, and second-degree murder in the death of his unborn son Conner.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZDue to the overburdened criminal justice system, the vast majority of criminal cases are settled through a process known as plea bargaining.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZThe 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.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZPhysical violence in a domestic situation is always abusive, but domestic abuse can take many other forms.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZRichard Kuklinski was one of the most diabolical self-confessed contract killers in American history, who took credit for over 200 murders, including the murder of Jimmy Hoffa.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZThis landmark ruling established among other things, that a police suspect has the right to remain silent and to have an attorney present.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZThis 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.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZAll through Gaskins life he had what he described as, 'them aggravated and bothersome feelings,' that seemed to push him into criminal activity and was satisfied by rape, torture and murder.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZMost 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.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZSusan 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.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZWhen deciding the sentencing for a defendant who has been found guilty, jurors in most states are asked to weigh the aggravating and mitigating circumstances of the case.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZThe Aryan Warriors is a criminal gang that operates inside the Nevada prison system and in certain communities in Nevada.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZPhilip Markoff was tall, nice looking, a medical student and engaged. Most believed he had the world in his hands, but then the unthinkable happened.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZA criminal trial is scheduled if a defendant continues to plead not guilty after the preliminary hearing and plea bargain negotiations have ended.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZWrongful convictions can take place if one or more social conditions plays a factor in the case, according to a large-scale research study.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZDelaware death row inmate Shannon Johnson, who did not appeal his sentence, was executed after being on death row for six years. Page 28.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZA guide for victims of crime - an explanation of the sentencing and restitution process in a court of law, for victims of a crime.
2016-12-05T11:18:05ZThe capture, trial, sentence, prison marriage and death of the California serial killer Richard Ramirez, also known as the Night Stalker.