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Profile of Serial Killer Israel Keyes

Serial killer Israel Keyes admitted to the FBI that he killed at least eight people during trips throughout the United States, but investigators believe there many be more victims, possibly many more.

The Celina Cass Case

As the third anniversary of Celina Cass death approaches, there have been no arrests made in the case, but the investigation continues, authorities said.

The Aurora Theater Shootings

December 8 is scheduled as the new date for the capital murder trial of accused Aurora, Colorado theater shooter James Holmes.

The Disappearance of Erin Corwin

A witness said he saw a woman get out of pregnant Marine wife Erin Corwin's car and willingly get into a red sedan with a man the day she vanished.

The Rape and Murder of Sarah Goode

A 19-year-old former Marine whose advances were rejected by 21-year-old Long Island mom Sarah Goode has been arrested in connection with her murder.

The Stay Family Massacre

On July 9, 2014, six members of a Houston-area family were killed by a Utah man, dressed in a delivery uniform, obsessed with locating his ex-wife.

The Crimes of Joran Van der Sloot

Joran van der Sloot, serving a 28-year murder sentence in prison in Peru, married his pregnant Peruvian girlfriend in a ceremony inside the prison.

The Trial of George Zimmerman

On Feb. 26, 2012, Neighborhood Watch volunteer George Zimmerman shot and killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in a case that would gain national attention.

The Hot-Car Death of Cooper Harris

On June 18, 2014, Justin Ross Harris said he forgot to drop his 22-month-old son Cooper off at daycare and drove straight to work instead.

Drunk Driving Is a Crime

Because of the hazard that it causes to public safety, drunk driving is a criminal offense that carries increasingly greater penalties in all 50 states.

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