Nicola P. Young

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10 Things You Don't Know About Female Gang Members
20 days ago
While women are an often-overlooked minority when it comes to gang activity, there are actually many female gang members both presently and historically active. Some aspects of gang life are more or l...
10 Myths About the Mafia You Probably Believe
24 days ago
The Godfather, Goodfellas, The Sopranos... whatever combination of media you get your Mafia information from, you're probably not entirely correct. Sometimes, these tales hew very close to the truth. ...
10 Things You Didn't Know About the Drug Trade
a month ago
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...
Risks of Using DNA Websites in Criminal Investigations
a month ago
Genealogy websites use DNA samples to give their users information about themselves: their ethnic background, risk of certain diseases, even traits like hair color and detached earlobes. But a genealo...
Best Investigative Journalism Websites
2 months ago
In the technological age, print publications are rare. Most people get their news and information either directly from online news sources, like the digital versions of the New York Times or Washingto...
Best True Crime YouTube Channels
2 months ago
Popular interest in true crime has risen exponentially over the last few years. Between intriguing documentaries like Making a Murderer, and incredible investigative podcasts like Serial, it's no surp...