# True crime
Opinion: Are the East & South Sides of Cities the Most Dangerous?
I have often thought that either the East, South, or both sides of cities seem the most dangerous. I decided to research it and was not surprised to see that many others have asked the same question, and many readers also assumed it was true.
Where is Karlie Lain Gusé? – Missing since October 2018
On Friday, May 13, Karlie Lain Gusé should have been celebrating her 20th birthday at home with friends and family, but Karlie wasn’t there. She vanished sometime around dawn on the morning of October 13, 2018.
Seven-Year-Old Erica Pratt Saves Herself from Kidnappers
Erica Pratt — missing less than 48 hoursPinterest. “I have twenty-one years in the Police Department, and I have never seen this kind of heroic act of bravery committed by a 7-year-old.” ~ Philadelphia Police Inspector William Colarulo.
The Kidnapping of Amber Hagerman and Creation of the 'Amber Alert' System
On Saturday, January 13, 1996, nine-year-old Amber Hagerman and her five-year-old brother Ricky went with their mother Donna Whitson to Arlington, Texas, to see their grandparents. At around 3 PM, the two kids, who had bicycles at the house, asked if they could ride in the neighborhood. It was 70 degrees, and the kids wanted to get out and enjoy the beautiful weather.
Arizona Executions are Now Rolling Forward Despite the Costs
Arizona is now executing prisoners after an 8-year hiatus. On May 11 one person was executed and another one is scheduled for June 8. This is despite the costs which can total $3 to $4 million per case.
Opinion: Gabby Petito's Case Showcased Worst Possible Outcome Of Narcissistic Abuse
It was heartbreaking to watch the Gabby Petito case play out in real time and see footage released following her death. Those of us who were/are also victims of domestic violence watched the videos of her sobbing, and it was a scene that was all too familiar.
Casey White in Custody, Vicky White Dead as Manhunt Comes to an End
Security footage of Casey White(Photo: US Marshals) After a sighting of the fugitives was reported in Indiana on Monday, police closed in on murder suspect Casey White and the jail official who helped him escape, Vicky White (no relation). The couple was found in Indiana after eluding capture for 11 days.
Opinion: Handwriting Analysis of Amber Heard
Per Time Magazine, a high-profile trial involving actors Johnny Depp, 58, and his ex-wife Amber Heard, 36, began April 12 in Fairfax, Va. The trial revolves around a defamation lawsuit Depp filed against Heard in 2019 about an op-ed she wrote about domestic abuse in 2018. Depp says the article irreparably damaged his career.
Court Date Set in the Case Of Teen Who Murdered 10 Year Old Lily Peters
Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin - The body of ten-year-old Lily Peters, a fourth-grader at Parkview Elementary School in Chippewa Falls, was discovered in a wooded area near a walking trail last month. Autopsy results revealed that she had been strangled and sexually assaulted.
Jury Finds Kardashians Lied About Blac Chyna
Kardashians sitting in court as trial debates their guilt in "conspiring" against Rob's ex-fiancee.Pexels. Businesswoman Blac Chyna's long-awaited trial against the Kardashians has ended after nine days in court and lengthy jury deliberation.
Review: "The Thing About Pam" Starring Renee Zellweger Nails "Midwestern Nice" and Sociopathy (No Spoilers)
A woman with bloody face and baseball batPeter Scherbatykh on Unsplash. "The Thing About Pam," starring Best Actress Oscar winner Renee Zellweger, aired on NBC and can now be streamed on Hulu and Peacock.
Man Shocks Police by Confessing to a 21-Year-Old Murder They Didn't Know Happened
Janet Jones Luxford(Photo: Doe Network) In 2001, 40-year-old Janet Jones Luxford disappeared. She was not reported missing until over a year later when her daughter filed a report with the Napa Police Department in California on September 22, 2002.
Houston ISD Accused of Stealing Federal Funds
A slew of criminal charges alleging widespread embezzlement of federal funds has shaken the Houston Independent School District to its core, and now Chief Operating Officer (COO) Brian Busby, a decades-long veteran of HISD who has been overseeing the nation's seventh largest school district since the end of 2016, faces additional charges related to his many-pronged bribery scheme.
OPINION: Beware of the Eye Whites
During my bachelor's program in college many years ago, Mr. Zeta (one of my Advanced Criminology professors) stated, "You will quickly know what people are capable of by looking at their eyes."
The popularity of crime drama and true crime shows
Photo by Matt Popovich on Unsplash. Crime dramas have been with us since television began. Crime shows have evolved since the early 1950s. The obsession with this genre isn’t limited to television. It’s also popular with fiction and non-fiction books.
Missing Teen Kennedy Isom Has Been Found
Kennedy is seen here with her father who goes by "Too Tall" on Facebook. He shared his gratitude for her return.Image from Too Tall's Facebook Page. 14-year-old Kennedy Isom was a teen missing out of the Silver Spring, Maryland. Her original missing person article can be found here on NewsBreak.
Ciera Breland Still Missing - Reward Offered for Information
Ciera Breland(Family Photos) The FBI is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the location of 31-year-old attorney Ciera Breland who has been missing since February 24, 2022.
New Documentary Alleges Epstein-Clinton Relationship
A South African mother and business owner named Juliette Bryant is one of the latest former victims of Jeffrey Epstein to come forth publicly with details about the pedophile financier’s relationship with former U.S. President Bill Clinton, also husband to 2016 Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.
Kennedy Isom Missing Teen from Silver Spring, Maryland
Kennedy Isom is a missing 14-year-old teen that was last seen by family at Montgomery Blair High School.Image from the Black and Missing Foundation. Kennedy Isom's family is desperately seeking answers for the whereabouts of the missing 14-year-old student-athlete. Kennedy was last seen when she was dropped off at school, on Friday, April 1, 2022, at approximately 12:30 p.m., in the 50 block of University Boulevard East. Her father, the owner of Too Tall's Island Grill has shared on his Facebook page,