Cato Conroy7 hours ago
10 Bizarre Murder Cases No One Can Explain
Humanity has a natural knack for the macabre. People love talking about murder and mayhem, and solving whodunnits as soon as they hear about them. That's what makes the best true crime books of 2018 s...
Anna Lucianoa day ago
Father's Killer (Chapter 1)
I put my elbows on the bar top and place my head in my hands. I watch as the women strip on stage and money get's thrown at them. I used to do that for several years... Don't get me wrong, the money w...
What Is Murderabilia?
Let's cut right to the chase here: What is murderabilia? Murderabilia, also sometimes known as "murderbilia," is a term first coined by Andy Kahan, the director of the Crime Victims Office at the Hous...
Edward Anderson3 days ago
Home Is Where the Murder Is
“My daddy is a hero, he helps me grow up strong. He helps me snuggle too. He reads me books. He ties my shoes. You’re a hero through and through. My daddy, daddy, I love you.” Bella Watts sang about h...
Matthew Trundle3 days ago
'Rectify' Shows Us the True Difficulty of Readjusting After Harsh and Unfair Government Punishment
SundanceTV’s underseen but incredibly prestigious (metascore of 99 for its stunning final season yet not popular enough to be gratified by the primetime Emmy awards) series Rectify could have easily b...
Marnie Grundman4 days ago
Nothing Bad Happens Behind Pretty Doors
This why so many children end up on the streets; unprotected and alone. Children who run come from all different types of homes. Many of them come from middle to upper income households. Somehow we feel that these children are less likely to be suffering abuse… bad things don’t happen behind pretty doors. The truth is that child abuse knows no boundaries. Abuse doesn’t take up residence in a home because of how big or small it is… Abuse doesn’t know the difference between cash for groceries or f...
Edward Anderson11 days ago
Horror in the Orphanage
"Be generous to the poor orphans and those in need. The man to whom our Lord has been liberal ought not to be stingy. We shall one day find in Heaven as much rest and joy as we ourselves have dispense...
Jonathan Sim19 days ago
'Searching' Is a Well-Directed Crime Thriller Complete with Suspense and Twists
I've recently been writing my reviews using my made-up WASDO criteria in a vain attempt to give my film reviews some structure. But I've decided to stop doing that and just write this review from Sear...
Nicola P. Younga month ago
10 Things You Didn't Know About the Drug Trade
Things change, morph, improve and depreciate at a fast pace in the drug trade. But for all the changes and growth, the drug wars wage on. Sometimes, it's clear who's in the right and who's in the wron...
Sherrie Pogue2 months ago
Here Today, Gone Tomorrow
The terrifying truth of how innocent law abiding citizens are thrown in Missouri prisons and held against their will for years. The time it takes to read this article could save you years of your life.
Stanley Gray2 months ago
Freedom on Alcatraz Island
The once-familiar sounds of doors clanging shut did not make me cringe or dredge up suppressed memories. Instead, they had the curious effect of bringing me a sense of peace. Integrating a difficult p...
Cato Conroy7 hours ago
10 Bizarre Murder Cases No One Can Explain
Humanity has a natural knack for the macabre. People love talking about murder and mayhem, and solving whodunnits as soon as they hear about them. That's what makes the best true crime books of 2018 s...
What Is Murderabilia?
Let's cut right to the chase here: What is murderabilia? Murderabilia, also sometimes known as "murderbilia," is a term first coined by Andy Kahan, the director of the Crime Victims Office at the Hous...
Violent Crime Among Youngsters
In today's society it is very common for children under the age of 18 to be violent, as they are deprived of social and emotional learning in which they need from parents and teachers. However, it can...
Marnie Grundman4 days ago
Nothing Bad Happens Behind Pretty Doors
This why so many children end up on the streets; unprotected and alone. Children who run come from all different types of homes. Many of them come from middle to upper income households. Somehow we feel that these children are less likely to be suffering abuse… bad things don’t happen behind pretty doors. The truth is that child abuse knows no boundaries. Abuse doesn’t take up residence in a home because of how big or small it is… Abuse doesn’t know the difference between cash for groceries or f...
Edward Anderson7 days ago
Love, Murder
“I think there should be a good balance between being a good student and being able to enjoy your high school life,” Vanessa Minnillo advises people who ask her. There is a ton of drama that can be mi...
Trina Dawes10 days ago
We Most Stop Blaming Parents for Gang Culture
I enjoy having conversations with other parents and non-parents about gang culture and the problematic rise in crime in London. I am a former Londoner who has moved out of London. And with no willingn...
Edward Anderson3 days ago
Home Is Where the Murder Is
“My daddy is a hero, he helps me grow up strong. He helps me snuggle too. He reads me books. He ties my shoes. You’re a hero through and through. My daddy, daddy, I love you.” Bella Watts sang about h...
Wade Wainio11 days ago
Serial Killer Todd Kohlhepp: A Devil on a Chain
Born in 1971, Todd Christopher Kohlhepp is a serial killer who murdered (at least) seven people between 2003 and 2016. Kohlhepp confessed to the 2003 quadruple homicide at the Superbike Motorsports in Chesnee, South Carolina, along with other crimes.
10 Stories of White Collar Crime Run Amok
If you ask most people what a criminal looks like, acts like, or does, they will talk about what criminals stereotypically are. Criminals are supposed to look rough. They're supposed to be violent, un...
Anna Lucianoa day ago
Father's Killer (Chapter 1)
I put my elbows on the bar top and place my head in my hands. I watch as the women strip on stage and money get's thrown at them. I used to do that for several years... Don't get me wrong, the money w...
Flash Fiction
A five-star restaurant takes place for Jill and Dave’s date. It was a very big event for them both. They spent hours together beforehand preparing for the night. Everything about the date had to be pe...
Shaneikiya Steel10 days ago
Rape
My eyes flickered open like a light switch. My hand curled around something soft and fluffy, looking down I see a pillow. My senses register that the soft material below me is a bed. I begin to search...
SKYLERIZED 2 months ago
Why Are You Ranking: August Wilson’s Best Ex-Con, Could-Be-Criminals or Soon to Be Convicted Characters Listed From His ‘Twentieth Century Cycle’ of Plays
Upon hearing the name August Wilson, the responses usually reflect that of the definition of his first name. Illustrious. Esteemed. Respected. The late poet and playwright born Frederick August Kittel...
Book Review: 'Truth and Lies' by Caroline Mitchell
Detective Inspector Amy Winter has always wanted to be like her father—a great cop and an inspiration to all. She has followed in his footsteps all the way and now heads a special crimes unit that dea...
Nicola P. Young2 months ago
Top 11 Japanese Crime Fiction Novels (Translated into English)
Riddled with reflections on mankind and the dark corners of our psyches, crime novels have a unique ability to give us much more than the simple story it directly portrays. They burrow into the things...
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Medea Walker13 days ago
Waiting to Die
Dear Love, I’m not dead yet. It seems I’ve been waiting here forever just to die. I’m not all that surprised though; it doesn’t seem like anyone ever dies around here unless its from old age or a pris...
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Devin Louisea month ago
Why the Death Penalty Is 100% Justified, Forty-Nine Years After One of the Most Infamous Acts of Domestic Terrorism
When we think of the death penalty, there are only two types of opinions. The first type views capital punishment as hypocritical and inhumane, which is understandable. The second viewpoint is that punishment by death is justified and fair in cases of murder and terrorism. One case that got people talking about the death penalty was the infamous Manson Family case; this case is now considered an act of domestic terrorism. Do mass murder and domestic terrorism warrant capital punishment? Yes they...
Robyn Welborne2 months ago
Make It Efficient, Practical, and Humane (**Essay**)
It was scheduled that inmate Ricky Gray is expected to be executed on March 16, 2016. But, what would happen to his conviction if the lethal injection was no longer an option? The theory of the electr...
Marjorie Roden9 days ago
Hunting Down the Posers
Anyone who knows me well knows that I have an Instagram account. I use it to watch things about different people whom I look up to, mostly in the professions I work in the most, those being film/telev...
Jack Cockayne14 days ago
The Killer Courtney Conspiracy! (Pt.1)
(Tom Grant is the main source of information on the case, having spoken very openly about his belief Kurt was murdered.) Kurt Donald Cobain left a Marina Del Rey drug rehabilitation centre on April 1s...
Ash Stevens16 days ago
Five of the Most Notorious Serial Killers
This list is in no particular order...
Angie Robinson18 days ago
My Time in County Lock-up
As a first time female inmate, all I can really say is those jumpsuits are comfy. Growing up, I never would've seen myself behind bars. Even as a high schooler, I didn't engage in any criminal (to the...
KJ
Kim Josepha month ago
Education vs. Prison: The Systematical Battle
Can you imagine a civilization that monetarily prioritizes its penal system over the success and advancement of its educational system? Welcome to America’s reality, where we over-incarcerate and unde...
Will Evansa month ago
I Went to Jail at 17
Kids go to jail. Sometimes they're the fucked up hooligans police and prosecutors make them out to be. Usually they're not. In my case, I was broken. I had many problems, mostly starting during my sop...
Angie Robinson12 days ago
'The Departed' Is One of the Best Movies of All-Time
Hi there. Yes, you read the title right. I'll give you my reasons in a moments time. First off, I need to be clear—there are the genuine classics that will never be trumped. Jaws. The Godfather. Beetl...
David Grice15 days ago
Review: 'Searching'
The first I had heard of this film was only a few months ago. The trailers looked intriguing. But the concept of seeing the film from a computer screen had me feeling unsure as the horror franchise Un...
Jonathan Sim19 days ago
'Searching' Is a Well-Directed Crime Thriller Complete with Suspense and Twists
I've recently been writing my reviews using my made-up WASDO criteria in a vain attempt to give my film reviews some structure. But I've decided to stop doing that and just write this review from Sear...
Matthew Trundle3 days ago
'Rectify' Shows Us the True Difficulty of Readjusting After Harsh and Unfair Government Punishment
SundanceTV’s underseen but incredibly prestigious (metascore of 99 for its stunning final season yet not popular enough to be gratified by the primetime Emmy awards) series Rectify could have easily b...
'American Vandal' Season 2
American Vandal, season two, came out on Netflix last Friday and I watched it all in a day. It was really good. As most fans were, I was worried it wouldn't live up to the first season, and while it d...
KRYSTAL READS7 days ago
'Castle': A Rom-Com Procedural
One show that has stayed with me a few years after ending is the television series Castle starring Nathan Fillion and Stana Katic. While the show has ended much to fans' dismay, I'm happy we had it fo...