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West Memphis Three are Freednew

Damien Echols, Jessie Misskelley, and Jason Baldwin were released from custody Friday in Jonesboro, Arkansas. The three men plead guilty in exchange being released for time served.
The Memphis Flyer  |  Flyer Staff  |  08-19-2011  |  Crime & Justice

Chasing Caseynew

America's top not-guilty murderess is holed up in Geauga County AND WE TRACK HER DOWN.
Cleveland Scene  |  Kyle Swenson  |  08-10-2011  |  Crime & Justice

One Man's Murderous Romp Through Polite Societynew

Rodney Alcala, the UCLA fine-arts grad, former Los Angeles Times typesetter, amateur photographer and film student of Roman Polanski's is believed to have used his charm and access to entrap and murder seven women and girls, and to rape several others.
L.A. Weekly  |  Christine Pelisek  |  01-22-2010  |  Crime & Justice

Tracking Homicides, We Learned a Few Things About Kansas City's Psychenew

Andre D. Jones, 33, was the victim of one of the metro's most disturbing murders of 2009: a quadruple homicide in Raytown whose other victims were his 21-year-old girlfriend, Precious Triplett, and her nephews, 10-year-old Amir Clemons and 7-year-old Gerard Clemons.
The Pitch  |  Justin Kendall  |  01-05-2010  |  Crime & Justice

When a Mother Is Tried for Murder: The Case of Linda Woonew

Linda Woo's bizarre, Fatal Attraction–like act was sparked by a confluence of individual circumstances many can understand, which included depression, extreme motherly attachment, heartbreak, and a delusional attempt at a solution.
SF Weekly  |  Matt Smith  |  04-30-2009  |  Crime & Justice

In Life and Death, Tattoo Artist Kauri Tiyme Made Her Marknew

Kauri was an artist. She put ink under people's skin and transformed them. In many ways, she was her own finest achievement. Not just the tattoos; she had made her own body a canvas for others, but anyone can do that. What she did was much edgier, more daring. She changed her name, her identity, her ideas as she saw fit.
Westword  |  Alan Prendergast  |  01-12-2009  |  Crime & Justice

Justice Is Curbed in the Peggy Reber Casenew

Will a conflict of interest keep a small town from reaching closure on a 40-year-old murder mystery?
Philadelphia Weekly  |  Kevin Uhrich and Martha Shaak  |  12-17-2008  |  Crime & Justice

A Stripper, a Mobster, and a Murder (Yep, That's Miami...)new

Jeanette Smith was sodomized, strangled, and tossed into the Everglades.
Miami New Times  |  Natalie O'Neill  |  11-25-2008  |  Crime & Justice

The Unsolved Murder of Ernie Brasiernew

A Clayton, Mo., attorney's death nearly two years ago continues to mystify police and colleagues.
Riverfront Times  |  Kathleen McLaughlin  |  10-03-2008  |  Crime & Justice

A Brutal Murder Exposes an Ethnic Community's Struggle with Modern Lifenew

The real scandal behind the murder of Homaira Rahman: She had been dating.
Washington City Paper  |  Angela Valdez  |  09-18-2008  |  Crime & Justice

Our Dumb State: The Casey Anthony Editionnew

In June, Caylee Anthony went missing. Her mother, Casey Anthony, didn't tell anyone – including her own mother -- for a month.
Orlando Weekly  |  Jeffrey C. Billman  |  09-12-2008  |  Crime & Justice

Free at Last: Darryl Burton's Thoughts After 24 Years Behind Barsnew

For the St. Louis native, who was released from prison last week after a judge overturned Burton's murder conviction, freedom means he now reports only to himself.
Riverfront Times  |  Matt Kasper  |  09-12-2008  |  Crime & Justice

Chicago's Street Art Community Mourns the Loss of One of Their Ownnew

On the morning of June 14, 23-year-old Brendan Scanlan, a street artist who went by the name Solve, was stabbed to death in a late-night altercation. Within a few days of the incident, you could find "Solve RIP" painted all across Chicago sidewalks, and at the memorial service, a fellow street artist brought a handful of tees depicting Solve's signature name design.
Chicago Newcity  |  Molly Each  |  08-06-2008  |  Art

Ronald Hinton May Have Confessed to Rape and Murder, but Did He Really Do It?new

The confession of Hinton, who was convicted of raping a murdering a child, outweighed indications that he might not have done it.
Baltimore City Paper  |  Van Smith  |  08-05-2008  |  Crime & Justice

Former LA County Prosecutor Vincent Bugliosi Talks About Prosecuting the Presidentnew

The man who put Charles Manson on Death Row would do the same to George W. Bush, as detailed in his new book, The Prosecution of George W. Bush for Murder. "I'll leave it up to a jury as to the punishment, but it could be the death penalty," he said.
Pasadena Weekly  |  Joe Piasecki  |  08-04-2008  |  Author Profiles & Interviews

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