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May 23 2013, 0 Comments
Originally published on Advocate.com May 07 2012  by Diane Anderson-Minshall Last March, when gay 24-year-old Daniel Zamudio was beaten so severely, after having swastikas carved into his...
 
October 9 2009, 1 Comment
July 22, 2007 Updated November 12, 2013 Ryan Ferguson  In a case rife with DNA and other physical evidence, not one shred of evidence linked 17-year-old Ryan Ferguson to the murder of...
 
January 30 2012, 1 Comment
Special to Crime Magazine An excerpt from the recently released book Scapegoat: The Chino Hills Murders and the Framing of Kevin Cooper by J. Patrick O’Connor, editor of Crime Magazine. ...
 
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...
 
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 Boston Marathon Bombings

April 21 2014, 0 Comments
The Boston Marathon bombings were the worst terrorist attack on U.S. soil since the World Trade Center catastrophe on September 11, 2001. That the suspected bombers are immigrants of Chechen...

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...

Italian Vendetta: The Amanda Knox Case

January 20 2014, 0 Comments
Updated Jan. 30, 2014 The murder of British student Meredith Kercher in Perugia, Italy on November 1, 2007 caused a global controversy. Not so much for the crime itself, although it was certainly...
Mon, 01/09/2012 - 15:10
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(Photo used by permission of BlueStar Forensic) Extra-marital affairs are accepted in France. Wives and husband who indulge in them are even admired. It means that a woman, though married and probably a mother, is still attractive and desirable to the male of the species,...
Mon, 12/05/2011 - 12:10
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Dec. 5, 2011  by Claudette Walker & Matrix Filia Permission granted for use of the following experts from the book to Crime Magazine by Abacus Books, Inc. Copyright © 2011 by Abacus Books, Inc. ALL RIGHTS RESERVEDWith Postscript  by Laura Schultz, MFT Excerpt from...
Mon, 11/14/2011 - 09:51
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Nov. 14, 2011Marie Besnard In France, in the 17th Century, alchemists became wealthy grinding arsenic rock into a colorless and odorless powder and selling the powder to their countrymen who wanted to do away with a wealthy old parent, grandparent, uncle or aunt. There was even...
Mon, 10/31/2011 - 16:35
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Special to Crime Magazine:  An excerpt from David A. Gibb’s book, Camouflaged Killer: The Shocking Double Life of Canadian Air Force Colonel Russell Williams.  By day Williams commanded the largest military base in Canada; by night he stalked single women in their...
Mon, 10/31/2011 - 14:00
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Nov. 28, 2011 Ana Cardona There are over 3,500 inmates on death row in the United States, spread out over the 34 states that still use the death penalty.  Less than 1 percent of death row inmates are women and all 61 of them have been convicted of murder. by Amanda...
Mon, 10/10/2011 - 13:46
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Special to Crime Magazine An excerpt from Scott Bartz’s recently published book, The Tylenol Mafia: Marketing, Murder, and Johnson & Johnson, available at Amazon.com and Barnes&Noble.com. by Scott Bartz Introduction On September 29, 1982, seven people in Chicago...
Tue, 09/27/2011 - 14:55
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Sept. 27, 2011Ian Brady and Myra HindleyMyra Hindley was, for the British public, evil personified, and was the most hated woman in Britain from the time of her arrest in 1965 until the day she died in 2002 for murdering children with her boyfriend and burying them on the Moors...
Mon, 09/05/2011 - 13:53
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Anders Behring Breivik During a 90-minute rampage at a youth camp not far from Oslo, 32-year-old Anders Breivik – an anti-Islamist – shot to death 69 people.  Earlier that afternoon he set off an ANFO bomb in the capital’s Government Quarter that killed eight people and...
Mon, 08/22/2011 - 13:12
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Lee Boyd Malvo and John Allen Muhammad During a three-week reign of terror in October of 2002, the D.C. snipers gunned down 13 innocent people at random around the Washington, D.C. Beltway. Only three survived. by Mark Pulham Montgomery County, Maryland, is just north of...
Tue, 07/26/2011 - 12:21
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Charles Whitman’s killing rampage from the Tower at the University of Texas on August 1, 1966 led to the creation of S.W.A.T. teams in every major city across the United States.  During the 90-minute siege, the former Marine sharpshooter gunned down almost 50 innocent...

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