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Topics: Serial Killers
Topics: Serial Killers
More than 5 decades after his first wife’s death, Felix Vail is convicted of her murder—and suspected in the disappearances of other women in his life
Listening to stories of grisly murders allows some people to exorcise their fears, and the community built around the show encourages listeners to take care of themselves.
The bodies of at least 10 victims have been found on New York’s Gilgo Beach. Are they connected? Now the FBI has joined the hunt in hopes of bringing a sadistic killer to justice
A tenacious data miner has built a tool that can help find serial killers and bring down murder rates—if police are willing to use it
Helon Habila’s new book recounts the horror and revives the call to take notice.
Friends and family share stories of the loved ones who were killed when a gunman attacked a Florida airport
DANIEL D’ADDARIO A COLLEGE KID BORROWS THE FAMILY CAR TO GO out partying—but that car is a New York City cab, and its off-duty light is broken. Soon, the kid’s got a passenger, a beautiful young woman who gets him high, plays knife games with him an
After being fired from a residency program at Creighton University School of Medicine, Dr. Anthony Garcia is convicted of murdering 4 innocent victims in a twisted plot of vengeance
House GOP changes tack on ethics body House Republicans dropped a plan to substantially limit the powers of the Office of Congressional Ethics, an independent body that probes claims of misconduct by lawmakers, following outrage from Democrats and a
Why would four suspects in Chicago broadcast the torture of a man on Facebook Live?
THE BORDER OF WEST VIRGINIA and Ohio is full Appalachia, deep football country. It’s not where you might imagine the modern discussion around consent and privilege would have been jump-started, but that’s where it happened. At a Saturday-night Steube
JUNE 2001 Dr. William Hunter and Dr. Roger Brumback fire Garcia from the pathology residency program at Creighton University School of Medicine after he tries to interfere with a colleague who is taking a medical license exam. FEB. 26, 2008 Garcia
Hospital patients are attacking staff at an alarming rate, and there are no federal regulations requiring employers to provide any protection.
In some rural areas, crime has become a cottage industry.
Elite colleges including Harvard and Columbia are suspending athletes due to lewd private messages.
Researchers say they can analyze words to tell which kids are most likely to become violent. Now what?
GEOFFREY GRAY KEN THOMPSON, Brooklyn’s first black district attorney, came in as a reformer. Within months of his election in 2014, he announced that his office would refuse to prosecute low-level marijuana possession and set up a kind of Innocence
Two months after Sarah Stern’s mysterious disappearance, police say that she was murdered—and arrest her two closest friends
A new study provides the first evidence that gun violence spreads exactly like a blood-borne pathogen.
Sheelah Kolhatkar’s Black Edge dissects the government’s failed case against hedge fund giant Steve Cohen.
Coaches have never wielded greater influence, which is why they must ignore the call to “stick to sports” and speak out on domestic and sexual violence.
The home is in many ways the basic unity of society, a bastion of shelter and family bonds. It is the means by which the social order is reproduced and the context in which children are brought into the world. Yet for millions of women, children, and
Steve Penny, president and CEO of USA Gymnastics, was reportedly pressured to resign. An Indianapolis Star report months ago alleged the organization ignored complaints about sexual abuse by coaches.
Non-federal statutes vary widely and could come into play should the Trump Administration move to decentralize the Office for Civil Rights’ hardline on sexual assault.
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