Cold Cases

 
July 22 2013, 0 Comments
A Polaroid photo found in a busy parking lot in Florida gave two families in New Mexico hope that their children were still alive. by Paul Buchanan On June 15, 1989, a woman in Port St. Joe,...
 
October 13 2009, 0 Comments
Who are they? These images are a sampling of unidentified victims profiled on The Doe Network. There are thousands of unnamed corpses in the United States, so-called John and Jane Does who have...
 
October 13 2009, 0 Comments
Updated 3/12/07 Emmett Till The brutal murder of 14-year-old Emmett Till in Mississippi in 1955 galvanized the fledgling civil rights movement like no other killing of a black by white racists...
 
July 23 2012, 0 Comments
While conspiracy theories abound, the murders of two of rap’s biggest stars go unsolved. by Cathy Scott Just before 3 p.m. on a spring afternoon in May 1998, a car drove up to a crowded car wash...
 
September 3 2012, 0 Comments
Joan Webster On Saturday November 28, 1981, Joan Webster, a 25-year-old Harvard graduate student, landed at Logan Airport in Boston aboard Eastern flight #960. Shortly after retrieving a suitcase...
 
August 22 2013, 0 Comments
Sharp family Cold Case: The most brutal murders in Plumas County history occurred on April 11, 1981 in Keddie, California, a down on its heels resort town that time had passed by. No one was ever...

The Murder of the Black Dahlia: The Ultimate Cold Case

February 3 2014, 1 Comment
When the severed, mutilated corpse of Elizabeth Short was discovered in a vacant lot in Los Angeles on January 15, 1947, the search for the murderer of the “Black Dahlia” began its futile run. Over...

Justice in New Zealand Cold Case

September 9 2013, 0 Comments
Menzies Hallett For 33 years, Menzies Hallett got away with murder because a New Zealand law prohibited Hallett’s wife from testifying against him without his permission.  by Lisa Agnes By...

Walking in a Killer’s Footsteps

September 2 2013, 0 Comments
An edited extract from Cold Case Files: Past crimes solved by new forensic science – winner of Australia’s 2012 Davitt Award for best true crime book and available for Kindle in the United States...
Mon, 09/03/2012 - 14:59
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Joan Webster On Saturday November 28, 1981, Joan Webster, a 25-year-old Harvard graduate student, landed at Logan Airport in Boston aboard Eastern flight #960. Shortly after retrieving a suitcase from the luggage carousel, she disappeared. by Eve Carson Joan Webster, a 25...
Mon, 07/23/2012 - 22:09
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While conspiracy theories abound, the murders of two of rap’s biggest stars go unsolved. by Cathy Scott Just before 3 p.m. on a spring afternoon in May 1998, a car drove up to a crowded car wash on a street corner in Compton, California. An argument broke out between two...
Sun, 03/06/2011 - 11:12
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Crime Scene Photo In woods not far from Philadelphia, the body of a young boy was found in a box in 1957.  An autopsy showed the 4-to-6-year-old child had died from a blow to his head and had sustained numerous bruises.  A widespread, prolonged investigation failed...
Wed, 10/14/2009 - 01:18
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Bob Crane There's more than enough blame to explain why the 1978 murder of Bob Crane goes unsolved. by Denise M. Clark The 1978 murder of Bob Crane, the likable actor who played Col. Robert Hogan in "Hogan's Heroes," goes unsolved. The truth behind his murder is lost in a...
Tue, 10/13/2009 - 23:30
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Updated 3/12/07 Emmett Till The brutal murder of 14-year-old Emmett Till in Mississippi in 1955 galvanized the fledgling civil rights movement like no other killing of a black by white racists before it. After an all-white, all-male jury acquitted Till's two killers, the...
Tue, 10/13/2009 - 23:28
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Who are they? These images are a sampling of unidentified victims profiled on The Doe Network. There are thousands of unnamed corpses in the United States, so-called John and Jane Does who have turned up over the last few decades in woods, rivers, alleys and dumpsters...
Tue, 10/13/2009 - 23:25
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The introduction to the book Cricket in the Web by author Paula Moore about the unsolved 1949 murder of Las Cruces, N.M. waitress Cricket Coogler. by Paula Moore Editor's Note: The University of New Mexico Press released Paula Moore's Cricket in the Web on March 31, 2008,...
Sat, 10/10/2009 - 01:55
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The car bomb that killed Philip J. Lucier – the president of the Continental Telephone Co. and the father of 11 children – was meant for an attorney whose clients had swindled a minor New Orleans Mafioso. The FBI misread and mishandled the case from the beginning. Subsequent...

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