Celebrity Crime

 
March 18 2013, 0 Comments
"I am the bullet in the chamber.  Just do it".-- Nike sports advertisement featuring Oscar Pistorius Oscar Pistorius’s rise to world fame was as unlikely as his arrest for the shooting death...
 
September 11 2009, 0 Comments
August 19, 2009Ellen Rometsch  The most potentially damaging woman in the President’s stable of beautiful sex partners was Ellen Rometsch, a 27-year-old pricey Washington hooker and...
 
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...
 
October 14 2009, 0 Comments
Charles Manson Thirty-five years after the Tate-LaBianca murders, it's time to demystify the would-be messiah that Vincent Bugliosi portrayed in the best-selling true-crime book of all time,...
 
April 5 2013, 1 Comment
From George Washington through Ulysses S. Grant, U.S. presidents followed a relentless policy of removing Native Americans from their lands. President Andrew Jackson codified ethnic cleansing...
 
May 2 2013, 0 Comments
 May 2, 2013 “Surrender had played out for good with me…” Jesse James.When the Ford brothers assassinated Jesse James on April 3, 1882, the longest-running outlaw saga in American history...

No More Laughs for the Fat Man: The Case of Fatty Arbuckle

March 24 2014, 0 Comments
  When Fatty Arbuckle was charged with manslaughter in the death of Virginia Rappe in 1921 he was the highest paid actor in Hollywood. The tabloid press went after him with a vengeance. ...

A Blonde in Babylon: The Death of Thelma Todd

February 10 2014, 0 Comments
Screen star Thelma Todd’s untimely death in 1935 set off wild speculation about the cause of her demise. Was she murdered or was she the unfortunate victim of carbon monoxide poisoning? by...

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, 10/15/2012 - 12:50
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Oct. 15, 2012 Updated Feb. 25, 2013 Stacy and Drew Peterson For over 25 years, Bolingbrook, Illinois, Police Officer Drew Peterson used his connections to the police department to intimidate, threaten, and abuse his successively younger wives. He was untouchable. When his...
Wed, 08/29/2012 - 11:59
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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...
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...
Mon, 01/23/2012 - 12:29
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Jan. 23, 2012 Jack Henry Abbott Jack Abbott sold himself to Norman Mailer as the “Super Convict.” Mailer turned the letters Abbott sent him into the best-selling book, In the Belly of the Beast, and assisted Abbott in gaining parole in 1981. Six months later Abbott stabbed...
Mon, 05/30/2011 - 13:46
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Updated Dec. 10, 2012 Dominique Strauss-Kahn A questionable history of sexual indiscretions caught up with the man considered to be the next president of France, but not enough to bring him down. (Editor’s Note:  On August 23, 2011 all criminal charges against...
Mon, 05/09/2011 - 16:26
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May 9, 2011 An excerpt from the book Spinning the Law: Trying Cases in the Court of Public Opinion by Kendall Coffey.  by Kendall Coffey The White Bronco People love a good car chase. Or at least television news producers think we do. That's why we're treated to endless...
Wed, 04/27/2011 - 14:29
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Oct. 20, 2002Barbara PaytonBarbara Payton reached the pinnacle of Hollywood in 1950. Blonde and beautiful, her libido was robust, her taste ribald; her lovers formed a who's who of Hollywood leading men from Bob Hope, George Raft, Gary Cooper, Gregory Peck, Guy Madison to...
Mon, 03/14/2011 - 19:59
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March 14, 2011John Paul Getty IIIBy the time John Paul Getty III died on February 5, 2011 – at age 54 – he had lost far more than the ear his Italian kidnappers had sliced off when he was 17 years old. by Denise Noe The old saying that “money can’t buy happiness” may never have...
Mon, 11/22/2010 - 10:54
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Updated Jan 8, 2013 Rodney Alcala A registered sex-offender, Rodney Alcala got his 15-minutes of fame as a successful contestant on "The Dating Game" in 1978.  Before that appearance, he had already been convicted of raping an 8-year-old girl and had murdered four women...
Sat, 11/13/2010 - 18:35
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 JonBenet RamseyOn this page you will find: 1)  The resignation letter of Det. Steve Thomas; 2)   Letters 1 and 2 from Fleet White calling for an independent prosecutor; 3) The complete autopsy report.   Resignation Letter of Det. Steve Thomas August 6,...

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