investigation

Whodunnit, and why? All about criminal investigations and the forensic methods used to search for clues and collect evidence to get to the bottom of the crime.

Titanium Jen7 months ago
Trapped
Sometimes when something happens to you, you have to tell the story from the beginning to have your side heard. Nothing ended that day how I thought it would, and I have to tell you my secrets and cri...
Hailey Corum7 months ago
Grimes Crimes
The year is 1956—The American supreme court has ruled segregation on buses as unlawful, the first atomic reactor is constructed, Around the World in 80 Days is released, and two children face their la...
Drew Lindsey7 months ago
Most Thankful Thanksgiving Ever
I have been banned from the refrigerator for two reasons. One, I know there are deviled eggs in there for the weekend. Two, my mama knows I know there are deviled eggs in there for the weekend. If con...
Drew Lindsey7 months ago
In the Monster's Crosshairs
Disclaimer: I can already hear people attacking this piece letter by letter saying I should not write things that frighten people. If you are not interested in reading something that could be describe...
Drew Lindsey7 months ago
It's Been a MADDEN-ing Week
With the KSP announcement and arrest of Timmy Madden on Friday, an artificial calm descended on the town of Scottsville, Kentucky. Residents are relieved for the Doolin family and ready to feel like t...
Drew Lindsey7 months ago
Small Town, Saturday Night
Small Town Saturday Night Nov 16, 2015 Small town Saturday night? Is that how the song goes? A little league football game, the first freeze of fall, news of a fresh Kentucky governor, yet another tel...
Emily -7 months ago
The Crossbow Cannibal (Cliffhanger)
Crossbow Prologue: I was hoping when I woke up this morning all the things I had tried to forget yesterday would be completely wiped from my memory. Wait... Don't get me wrong, I'm not justifying how ...
Edward Anderson7 months ago
Cannibal Competent
Here’s a pro tip for all the straight guys: When your girlfriend (or fuck buddy) asks you to eat her, she doesn’t mean like a hamburger. That should go without saying, but here we are. 36-year-old Jos...
Reid Moore7 months ago
True Crime Blotter: 8/12/18
CHEROKEE COUNTY, GA: "Armed and Dangerous" Jacob Henson wanted by police after alleged violent crime wave 25-year-old Jacob Henson is wanted by Cherokee County, GA police after a violent, armed crime ...
Nicola P. Young8 months ago
Risks of Using DNA Websites in Criminal Investigations
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...
Charles Shi8 months ago
Inspector General Refused Criminal Investigation On Massive Counterfeiting Boeing Safety Critical Parts
Inspector General of U.S. Department of Transportation refused the lawful request of criminal investigation raised by this FAA whistle blower, Charles Shi, on a matter of massive counterfeiting safety...
Aaron Blackburn8 months ago
Justice for April Tinsley
April 1988 in my hometown of Fort Wayne, IN. April Tinsley was walking home from a friend's house to get an umbrella she had left at another friend's house. That would be the last time anyone saw Apri...
Wade Wainio8 months ago
Catching 'The Beast' - Examining Serial Killer Luis Garavito's Capture (And Fate)
As forensic science advances, one can imagine technology solving more and more crimes. It's not crazy to imagine crime-solving “apps” used on a large-scale basis, even on cold cases. Nevertheless, not...
Caesar Finkle8 months ago
Surprising Ways Criminal Investigators Solve Mysteries
No longer can a police officer dust up some fingerprints and find the culprit. Any law enforcement officer in the United States will tell you that a crime scene is only as good as the science that goe...
CSI
It is difficult to find a coherent and reasonable definition for crime scene investigation. However, Marilyn T. Miller, a tenured, associate professor in the Department of Forensic Science at Virginia...
Jen Chichester9 months ago
Michigan's Missing: Five Unsolved Disappearances From the Mitten State
Every day, we go about our business, not spending much time thinking about what it would be like to vanish off the face of the earth. These missing persons probably never entertained those thoughts, e...
Jodie harris9 months ago
Who Put Bella in the Wych Elm?
The scene sets in Hagley Woods, Worcestershire in the UK; where World War II was still in uproar, four young local boys were out in the woods when they discovered a human skull inside a hollow tree tr...
Patty Ramsen9 months ago
Top Investigative Journalists of All Time
Without journalism, there is no first amendment, and investigative journalists are especially crucial to not only free speech but also truth in investigative reporting. These reporters expose corrupti...