Corruption

 
October 9 2009, J. J. Maloney
South Kanasa City Blast SiteFive innocent people were convicted in February 1997 in the deaths of six Kansas City firefighters in 1988.  These two stories run a total length of 20,000 words, and...
 
December 28 2011, Michael Richardson
Mondo we Langa and Ed Poindexter Ed Poindexter and Mondo we Langa, the leaders of the Omaha chapter of the Black Panther Party in the early 1970s, were framed for the murder of Omaha Police...
 
June 26 2015, Richard Margittay
Carnival racketeering is endemic throughout the United State and has been for years. Carnivals have close ties to not only organized crime but to local law enforcement. Carnival midways are the only...
 
April 27 2015, Michael Volpe
Four years after her daughter’s death, A Georgia woman is distraught with more questions than answers because she still doesn’t know the circumstances which led to her daughter’s death, and she...
 
October 30 2014, Robert Walsh
 The FBI’s raid on the Waco, Texas compound of Branch Davidian leader David Koresh on April 19, 1993 ended in total disaster with all 76 cult members dying in an inferno. by Robert Walsh “...
 
January 10 2011, Don Fulsom
Daniel Ellsberg (left) The WikiLeaks disclosures of top-secret government documents recall the time in 1971 when the intrepid Daniel Ellsberg released the “Pentagon Papers” to The New York Times...

Carnival Racketeering and Organized Crime

June 26 2015, 0 Comments
Carnival racketeering is endemic throughout the United State and has been for years. Carnivals have close ties to not only organized crime but to local law enforcement. Carnival midways are the only...

A Mother's Quest

April 27 2015, 0 Comments
Four years after her daughter’s death, A Georgia woman is distraught with more questions than answers because she still doesn’t know the circumstances which led to her daughter’s death, and she...

The Waco Siege

October 30 2014, 0 Comments
 The FBI’s raid on the Waco, Texas compound of Branch Davidian leader David Koresh on April 19, 1993 ended in total disaster with all 76 cult members dying in an inferno. by Robert Walsh “...
Mar 11, 2013
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Cardinal Donald Wuerl (Photo: World Tribune) Cardinal Donald Wuerl, the archbishop of the Washington, D.C. Diocese, has an undeserved reputation as a “zero-tolerance” prelate when it comes to dealing with pedophile priests. By Michael Volpe As cardinals from around the...
Mar 11, 2013
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Private First Class Bradley Manning A whistleblower hero to some, a traitor to others, Private First Class Bradley Manning faces a life sentence for turning over hundreds of thousands of diplomatic cables and intelligence reports about the United States’ mission in Iraq and...
Feb 18, 2013
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To avoid race riots and the resulting negative impact on tourism, a succession of Bermudian government administrations has whitewashed the assassinations of Bermuda’s governor and police chief in the early 1970s by a radical black-power group known as the Black Beret Cadre....
Feb 4, 2013
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Lt. William Calley Mini-My Lai massacres happened nearly every day in Vietnam, and thousands of war crimes were committed there by both sides in the conflict. In 1971, while the war was still raging, dozens of former American soldiers and Marines stepped forward to confess to...
Dec 24, 2012
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Emory University Medical School Back in 1999, Dr. James Murtagh, a member of the faculty at the Emory University Medical School, had the temerity to cooperate with a National Institute of Health investigation of widespread grant fraud being perpetrated by his employer. Emory...
Oct 22, 2012
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When roofer Gerald Beloin blew the whistle on a multi-million dollar roofing scam in New Hampshire in 2002, he became a target for government retaliation rather than a hero. Well into 2013 he is still paying the price for his temerity. by Michael Volpe A roofer by trade,...
Sep 3, 2012
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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...
Aug 29, 2012
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Aug. 29, 2012 Pat Tillman Pat Tillman was an incredible recruiting asset for the military in the wake of the terrorist attacks on America on September 11, 2001.  The popular Californian was an academic and athletic standout in high school and at Arizona State...
Aug 13, 2012
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The statue of Lady Justice at Dublin Castle Justice on Trial is a landmark study of prosecutorial misconduct conducted by the Northern California Innocence Project at Santa Clara University School of Law and released in October of 2010. In 2007, a California Court of...
Aug 6, 2012
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Charles Ponzi Charles Ponzi, a poor immigrant from Lugo, Italy, pulled off an amazing investment scam in 1920 that defrauded U.S. investors of $20 million ($240 million in today’s money).  In the process, he perfected the infamous “Ponzi Scheme” that was taken to new...

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