Kidnapping

 
July 22 2013, 0 Comments
A Polaroid photo found in a busy parking lot in Florida gave two families in New Mexico hope that their children were still alive. by Paul Buchanan On June 15, 1989, a woman in Port St. Joe,...

Our Search for Natalee

November 4 2013, 0 Comments
Nov. 4, 2013 Natalee Holloway In 2005, 18-year-old Natalee Holloway was in Aruba on a high school senior trip. On the last night of her vacation she took a late-night ride with islander Joran van...

The Polaroid

July 22 2013, 0 Comments
A Polaroid photo found in a busy parking lot in Florida gave two families in New Mexico hope that their children were still alive. by Paul Buchanan On June 15, 1989, a woman in Port St. Joe,...

The Abduction Spectacle: Cleveland, Monsters and Heroes

June 6 2013, 1 Comment
Ariel Castro Update: Ariel Castro was sentenced to life plus 1,000 years by Judge Michael Russo on August 1, 2013. To avoid facing the death penaly, Castro pled guilty to 937 counts, including...
Mon, 11/04/2013 - 09:06
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Nov. 4, 2013 Natalee Holloway In 2005, 18-year-old Natalee Holloway was in Aruba on a high school senior trip. On the last night of her vacation she took a late-night ride with islander Joran van der Sloot and two of his friends, brothers Deepak and SatishKalpoe. She was...
Mon, 07/22/2013 - 13:47
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A Polaroid photo found in a busy parking lot in Florida gave two families in New Mexico hope that their children were still alive. by Paul Buchanan On June 15, 1989, a woman in Port St. Joe, Florida pulled off Route 98 into the parking lot of a Junior Food Store. She parked...
Thu, 06/06/2013 - 12:38
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Ariel Castro Update: Ariel Castro was sentenced to life plus 1,000 years by Judge Michael Russo on August 1, 2013. To avoid facing the death penaly, Castro pled guilty to 937 counts, including murder and kidnapping. On September 3, 2013, Castro was found dead in his cell,...
Mon, 05/14/2012 - 11:19
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May 14, 2012 Special to Crime Magazine This is an excerpt from The Kalinka Affair by Joshua Hammer. The full ebook single is available for sale from The Atavist, through Kindle Singles, iBooks, The Atavist app,and other outlets via The Atavist website. When André Bamberski...
Mon, 03/14/2011 - 19:59
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March 14, 2011John Paul Getty IIIBy the time John Paul Getty III died on February 5, 2011 – at age 54 – he had lost far more than the ear his Italian kidnappers had sliced off when he was 17 years old. by Denise Noe The old saying that “money can’t buy happiness” may never have...
Tue, 11/17/2009 - 20:19
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Updated Nov. 7, 2011 André Bamberski For 27 years the heartbroken André Bamberski kept an eye on the fugitive serial rapist who murdered his 14-year-old daughter. Then he arranged a vigilante kidnapping to deliver the murderer to the police.  byMarilyn Z. Tomlins...
Wed, 10/14/2009 - 00:54
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Robert Cosgrove "Bobby" Greenlease, Jr A sensation of 1953, $300,000 of the $600,000 paid in ransom has never been recovered.  Two police officers and a gangster are commonly thought to have stolen the money -- but did they?  by J. J. Maloney One of the more tragic...
Tue, 10/13/2009 - 23:32
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March 4, 2007 More than seven decades after his execution for committing "the crime of the century," Bruno Richard Hauptmann still has his defenders and sympathizers. by Lona Manning As Bruno Richard Hauptmann counted down the days to his execution at the State Prison in...
Thu, 04/30/2009 - 01:17
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March 8, 2009 Grègory Villemin, age 4 The murder of little Grègory Villemin was one of the most mysterious and media-hyped criminal cases of the 20th century. During the 25 years since, the investigation has seen new and surprising developments, throwing light on...