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...
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 - 23:32
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March 4, 2007 More than seven decades after his execution for committing "the crime of the century," Bruno Richard Hauptmann still has his defenders and sympathizers. by Lona Manning As Bruno Richard Hauptmann counted down the days to his execution at the State Prison in...
Sat, 10/10/2009 - 02:16
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April 14, 2003 JonBenet Ramsey by Ryan Ross Copyright by Ryan Ross. 2003. All rights reserved.Related Story: The Murder of JonBenét Ramsey by JJ Maloney and J. Patrick O'Connor Editor's Note: On July 9, 2008, Boulder County District Attorney Mary Lacy stated that DNA tests...
Sat, 10/10/2009 - 02:11
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Rubin "Hurricane" Carter The movie The Hurricane portrays Rubin "Hurricane" Carter as a black man wronged by a racist justice system. But Carter is a fraud and so was the movie, from beginning to end. by Lona Manning Most people who know about the Hurricane Carter case only...
Fri, 10/09/2009 - 00:30
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Edgar Smith Edgar Smith, with William F. Buckley Jr. blithely playing his stooge, wrote his way to freedom from the Death House in Trenton State Prison in 1971, becoming the most famous death-row prisoner of his time. Fourteen and-a-half years earlier, Smith -- at age 23...
Mon, 10/05/2009 - 00:28
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Sept. 17, 2009 Updated May 8, 2013Micheal JacksonThe King of Pop could not fall asleep and then he could not wake up. For his role in Michael Jackson's death, Dr. Conrad Murray was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter on November 7, 2011. On November 29, 2011 he was...
Sat, 10/03/2009 - 00:02
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July 24, 2005 Marilyn Monroe Since Marilyn Monroe died in 1962, an unabated stream of books, articles and documentaries have attempted to link her death to then U.S. Atty. Gen. Robert F. Kennedy -- despite the complete lack of any credible evidence. by Mel Ayton The...
Sat, 09/12/2009 - 00:27
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July 11, 2009 Updated Feb. 23, 2010Frank Sinatra Both Nixon and Sinatra had deep ties to the Mafia. It was only natural that after President John Kennedy dumped Sinatra that Ole Blue Eyes hooked up with the biggest politician in the Mob’s pocket. Sinatra hung around...
Fri, 09/11/2009 - 23:41
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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 Elizabeth Taylor look-alike. Born in what had become East Germany, Rometsch was also...
Thu, 04/30/2009 - 00:40
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May 7, 1999 Updated 8/30/06;  07/20/08; 1/30/13 and 10/25/13by J. J. Maloney & J. Patrick O'ConnorRelated Story: Solving the JonBenet Case by Ryan Ross. (04/14/03)Editor's Note:The Boulder Daily Camera reported on January 27, 2013 that the Boulder Grand Jury...

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