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Firearm Transfer Screening Quiz
Are you eligible to legally purchase a firearm in the United States? Answer these questions to find out.
Do You Know a Psychopath?
Take this quiz to see if someone you know might be a potential psychopath.
Characteristics of the Psychopathic Personality
The study of the psychopath reveals an individual who is incapable of feeling guilt, remorse or empathy for their actions.
What Exactly Is a Crime?
A crime occurs when someone breaks the law by an overt act, omission or neglect that can result in punishment.
Follow Current Criminal Cases and Investigations
The latest updates on current criminal cases, trials and investigations in the news, including background information and chronological events.
Oscar Ray Bolin
A photo of Florida death row inmate Oscar Ray Bolin from the Crime and Punishment Florida Death Row photo gallery. Page 28.
Celebs Looking Their Worst in This Mug Shot...
Browse the mug shots of famous people, sport stars, music icons, television personalities, models, and more and see what they did to get arrested.
Serial Pursuit Crime Trivia Quiz
Test your knowledge of history's serial killers by taking this trivia quiz.
Mary Brunner
In 1969 Charlie Manson emerged from his prison cell onto the streets of Haight-Ashbury and soon became the leader of followers who became known as the Family. Here is a picture gallery of many of the Manson Family members with brief descriptions of their roles as Manson followers. Page 23.
What Did These Killers Say Right Before Being...
Here are some of the most outrageous, bizarre last words spoken by criminals about to be executed.
Texas Death Row Inmates
A photo of Texas death row inmates from the Crime and Punishment Texas Death Row photo gallery.
Bruce Davis
In 1969 Charlie Manson emerged from his prison cell onto the streets of Haight-Ashbury and soon became the leader of followers who became known as the Family. Here is a picture gallery of many of the Manson Family members with brief descriptions of their roles as Manson followers. Page 6.
What Are the Most Common Criminal Offenses?
Crimes can be committed against persons or property, but all crimes carry a punishment for those who break the law.
Who Was the Shoe Fetish Slayer?
Jerry Brudos was a shoe fetishist, serial killer, rapist, torturer and necrophiliac who stalked women around Portland, Oregon in 1968 and 1969.
Ted Bundy: Profile of a Serial Killer
Ted Bundy was attractive, smart, and had a future in politics. He was also one of the most prolific serial killers in U.S. history. Ted Bundy screamed his innocence until his death in the electric chair became imminent,
Famous Mugshots Quiz
This quiz presents the police mugshots of famous celebrities who were arrested and some of the most infamous criminals in history. How many can you identify?
Can You Pass a Firearms Background Check?
Thinking about purchasing a gun and wondering if you will pass the background check. This quiz may help you determine if your firearm transfer will be denied.
Women Arrested for Indecent Behavior With Kids
A photo gallery of female teachers, mothers and caregivers who have been charged with anything from inappropriate behavior with minors to having sex with young students.
Catherine Share aka Gypsy
In 1969 Charlie Manson emerged from his prison cell onto the streets of Haight-Ashbury and soon became the leader of followers who became known as the Family. Here is a picture gallery of many of the Manson Family members with brief descriptions of their roles as Manson followers. Page 7.
Ruth Ann Moorehouse
In 1969 Charlie Manson emerged from his prison cell onto the streets of Haight-Ashbury and soon became the leader of followers who became known as the Family. Here is a picture gallery of many of the Manson Family members with brief descriptions of their roles as Manson followers. Page 24.
Linda Kasabian
In 1969 Charlie Manson emerged from his prison cell onto the streets of Haight-Ashbury and soon became the leader of followers who became known as the Family. Here is a picture gallery of many of the Manson Family members with brief descriptions of their roles as Manson followers. Page 29.
What You Can and Can't Have In Your Carry-On...
Find out the new regulations on what can and cannot be carried onto US airplanes, including recent changes to the TSA policies.
Susan Bartell
In 1969 Charlie Manson emerged from his prison cell onto the streets of Haight-Ashbury and soon became the leader of followers who became known as the Family. Here is a picture gallery of many of the Manson Family members with brief descriptions of their roles as Manson followers. Page 25.
Leslie Van Houten
In 1969 Charlie Manson emerged from his prison cell onto the streets of Haight-Ashbury and soon became the leader of followers who became known as the Family. Here is a picture gallery of many of the Manson Family members with brief descriptions of their roles as Manson followers. Page 28.
4 Classifications of Criminal Offenses
In the United States there are three basic classifications of criminal offenses, also known as crimes.
Charles Manson
Charles Manson mugshot taken in 2009. Page 30.
Haunting Stories About Alcatraz and Its Ghosts
Visitors, security guards and Parks Service employees have reported hearing unexplained sobbing, clanging pipes, walking into 'cold' spots and even seeing ghostly inmates wandering through the corridors of one of the toughest prisons in U.S. history.
Susan Bartell (2)
In 1969 Charlie Manson emerged from his prison cell onto the streets of Haight-Ashbury and soon became the leader of followers who became known as the Family. Here is a picture gallery of many of the Manson Family members with brief descriptions of their roles as Manson followers. Page 26.
Charles Watson
In 1969 Charlie Manson emerged from his prison cell onto the streets of Haight-Ashbury and soon became the leader of followers who became known as the Family. Here is a picture gallery of many of the Manson Family members with brief descriptions of their roles as Manson followers. Page 27.
Was Serial Killer Richard Chase Entirely to...
Richard Chase savagely murdered six people in what was described as the most grotesque murders the officials had ever witnessed.
Profiling Pedophiles: What Characteristics Give...
The pedophile can be anyone but there are some characteristics that many of these predators share that offer indicators to adults that their child may be in danger.
10 Reasons You Can Be Denied a Firearm Transfer...
If you try to buy a firearm and have to submit to a background check, there are many reason why your firearm transfer might be denied.
Sherry Cooper
In 1969 Charlie Manson emerged from his prison cell onto the streets of Haight-Ashbury and soon became the leader of followers who became known as the Family. Here is a picture gallery of many of the Manson Family members with brief descriptions of their roles as Manson followers. Page 9.
Children Who Kill Their Parents
Youth parricide is an unpredictable, shocking crime that often results in deep regrets and a lifetime of painful guilt in the child that killed their parents. Understanding why children kill their parents is still a big question among child psychologist and criminologists.
Dianne Lake
In 1969 Charlie Manson emerged from his prison cell onto the streets of Haight-Ashbury and soon became the leader of followers who became known as the Family. Here is a picture gallery of many of the Manson Family members with brief descriptions of their roles as Manson followers. Page 11.
Madaline Joan Cottage
In 1969 Charlie Manson emerged from his prison cell onto the streets of Haight-Ashbury and soon became the leader of followers who became known as the Family. Here is a picture gallery of many of the Manson Family members with brief descriptions of their roles as Manson followers. Page 10.
All About Serial Killer Dean Corll and the...
Dean Corll was a 33-year-old electrician living in Houston, Texas, who, with two teen accomplices, was responsible for kidnapping, torturing, raping and murdering at least 27 young boys in Houston in the early 1970s.
Tupac 2Pac Shakur
On November 18, 1993, Tupac "2Pac" Shakur was arrested for sexually abusing a 19-year-old woman, who
Ella Jo Bailey
In 1969 Charlie Manson emerged from his prison cell onto the streets of Haight-Ashbury and soon became the leader of followers who became known as the Family. Here is a picture gallery of many of the Manson Family members with brief descriptions of their roles as Manson followers. Page 12.
What Are the Gun Laws in Florida?
Frequently asked questions about the gun laws in Florida.
Stephen Booker
A photo of Florida death row inmate Stephen Booker from the Crime and Punishment Florida Death Row photo gallery. Page 29.
Steve Grogan
In 1969 Charlie Manson emerged from his prison cell onto the streets of Haight-Ashbury and soon became the leader of followers who became known as the Family. Here is a picture gallery of many of the Manson Family members with brief descriptions of their roles as Manson followers. Page 13.
Judge Enters Guilty Pleas as Slender Man...
Attorneys for the 13-year-olds accused in the Slender Man stabbing case may yet appeal the judge's ruling to keep the trial in adult court.
The Killer Clown: A Profile of John Wayne Gacy
John Wayne Gacy, known as the 'Killer Clown,' was convicted of the torture, rape and murder of 33 men between 1972 until his arrest in 1978.
Flashback: Son of Sam Killer David Berkowitz
David Berkowitz, better known as Son of Sam, is an infamous 1970s New York City serial killer who killed six people because a demon dog told him to.
Catherine Gillies
In 1969 Charlie Manson emerged from his prison cell onto the streets of Haight-Ashbury and soon became the leader of followers who became known as the Family. Here is a picture gallery of many of the Manson Family members with brief descriptions of their roles as Manson followers. Page 14.
What Ever Happened to the Monster of the Andes?
Pedro Alonzo Lopez, known as the ‘The Monster of the Andes,’ was responsible for the brutal murders of over 350 children.
US Airline Regulations - Personal Items...
Before you pack, find out what the US Airline regulations are regarding personal items that can be carried on a flight, which need to be checked, and which items are prohibited.
Juan Flynn
In 1969 Charlie Manson emerged from his prison cell onto the streets of Haight-Ashbury and soon became the leader of followers who became known as the Family. Here is a picture gallery of many of the Manson Family members with brief descriptions of their roles as Manson followers. Page 15.
Patricia Krenwinkel
In 1969 Charlie Manson emerged from his prison cell onto the streets of Haight-Ashbury and soon became the leader of followers who became known as the Family. Here is a picture gallery of many of the Manson Family members with brief descriptions of their roles as Manson followers. Page 19.
Lynette Fromme (2)
In 1969 Charlie Manson emerged from his prison cell onto the streets of Haight-Ashbury and soon became the leader of followers who became known as the Family. Here is a picture gallery of many of the Manson Family members with brief descriptions of their roles as Manson followers. Page 22.
Profile of Idaho Teen Killer Sarah Johnson
Sarah Johnson showed no outward signs of the evil that she was capable of, but when she got angry at her parents over their dislike of her boyfriend, it all came out.
Larry Bailey
In 1969 Charlie Manson emerged from his prison cell onto the streets of Haight-Ashbury and soon became the leader of followers who became known as the Family. Here is a picture gallery of many of the Manson Family members with brief descriptions of their roles as Manson followers. Page 21.
Patricia Krenwinkel aka Katie
In 1969 Charlie Manson emerged from his prison cell onto the streets of Haight-Ashbury and soon became the leader of followers who became known as the Family. Here is a picture gallery of many of the Manson Family members with brief descriptions of their roles as Manson followers. Page 18.
Profile of Larry Swartz: The 'Sudden Fury'...
The profile of a troubled boy who snapped one night and murdered his parents.
How One Notorious Serial Killer Got Caught
For months authorities from Utah, Washington, and Colorado worked together to find the serial killer named
Home Crime Safety Quiz
How safe is your home from intrusion by criminals? Answering these 20 questions can help you discover if you have some holes in your safety plan.
The Twisted Case of Charles Manson and His...
Manson ordered Family members to go commit one of the most atrocious crimes America had ever seen.
5 Real Monsters
Richard Cottingham liked to mutilate women, but only after he raped and murdered them.
Snoop Dogg Mug Shot
A gallery of mugshots of famous rappers, hiphop and R&B artists who have been charged with crimes of all levels including murder, money laundering and child pornography. Page 12.
Home Safety Screening Quiz
How safe is your home from intrusion by criminals? Answering these 20 questions can help you discover if you have some holes in your safety plan.
Photo Gallery of Gang Tattoos
Every gang has an exclusive symbol which members often use for tattoos to show devotion to their group.
Understanding Colorado's Gun Laws
Frequently asked questions about the gun laws in Colorado.
How Andrea Yates Ended Up Drowning Her Own...
A profile of Andrea Yates, her life, her marriage to Rusty Yates, and the tragic events that led up to her drowning her five children.
The Charles Manson Family
In 1969 Charlie Manson emerged from his prison cell onto the streets of Haight-Ashbury and soon became the leader of followers who became known as The Family. Here is a picture gallery of many of the Manson Family members with brief descriptions of their roles as Manson followers.
What Is a Felony?
Find out what 'felony' means from the About.com Crime & Punishment site.
What Are the Gun Laws in Virginia?
Answers to frequently asked questions about Virginia gun laws.
Did You KNow the Founder of Sav-a-Lot Was Also...
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What Possessed This Serial Killer to Dismember...
When police went to Ed Gein's Plainfield, Wisconsin farm home to investigate the disappearance of a local woman, they had no idea they were about to discover some of the most grotesque crimes ever committed. Gein's crimes went down in history as some of the most disgusting ever uncovered that encompassed murder, grave robbing and cannibalism.
Do You Know the Current Gun Laws in California?
Frequently asked questions about the gun laws in California.
Profile of The Jolly Black Widow Nannie Doss
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How This Canadian Woman Became a Serial Killer
One of Canada's most infamous female convicts, Karla Homolka, was released from prison after serving a short 12-year sentence for her involvement in drugging, raping, torturing and killing young girls over a decade ago. The dead teens included her own young sister whose innocence was offered by Homolka to her boyfriend as a gift.
11 Women Who Are On Death Row for Killing Their...
The nation is always shocked by criminal cases such as Andrea Yates, a mother of five who methodically drowned all of her children in a bathtub then calmly called police, but mothers killing their children are more common than we might think.
Was Serial Killer Jeffrey Dahmer Sick or Just...
Jeffrey Dahmer was responsible for a series of gruesome murders of 17 young men from 1988 until he was caught on July 22, 1991, in Milwaukee.
How Donald 'Pee Wee' Gaskins Became a Serial...
Donald 'Pee Wee' Gaskins was the most prolific serial killer in South Carolina history. Once his brutality was unleashed, he knew no boundaries, torturing, killing, cannibalizing victims, both male and female.
Serial Killer Photo Gallery
Most serial killers do not look like killers, until they are caught, then the evil in their faces is all that you see. Here is a collection of pictures of some of the worst serial killers in U.S. history and descriptions of their crimes.
Emily Kate Janes
Emily Kate Janes pleaded guilty to having a sexual relationship with an 18-year-old student. Page 107.
How Ian Brady Became One of Great Britain's...
Ian Brady and his girlfriend Myra Hindley were British serial killers, responsible for a series of child murders that became known as the Moors Murders.
Aryan Brotherhood
Browse the photo gallery of U.S. gang member's tattoos and find out what the tattoo gang art represents. Page 5.
Flashback: Alex and Derek King
Alex and Derek King confessed to bludgeoning their father to death because they thought he would be mad because they ran away from home.
What Are the Gun Laws in Tennessee?
Answers to frequently asked questions about the gun laws in Tennessee.
Test your knowledge of famous criminal cases
How much do you know about the most famous crimes and criminals in history?
What's Unique About Georgia's Gun Laws?
Frequently asked questions about the gun laws in Georgia.
How Debra Brown Started Her Killing Spree at...
Debra Brown became involved in a master/slave relationship with killer and rapist Alton Coleman and the two went on a killing, raping and torture spree.
How Charles Manson Went from Young Misfit to...
In 1969 Charlie Manson emerged from his prison cell onto the streets of Haight-Ashbury and soon became the leader of followers who became known as the Family.
Who Was Amber Frey to Scott Peterson?
A profile of Amber Frey, ex-mistress of accussed murderer, Scott Peterson, her relationship with him, her cooperation with the police, dealings with opportunists, the press onslaught, and where her life is today.
Aryan Brotherhood Use of Nazi Symbols
Browse the photo gallery of U.S. gang member's tattoos and find out what the tattoo gang art represents. Page 6.
What Is a Misdemeanor?
Find out what 'misdemeanor' means from the About.com Crime & Punishment site.
Ted Bundy Trivia Quiz
Test your knowledge about serial killer Ted Bundy.
Profile of Serial Killer -- Michael Ross
The story of confessed serial killer Michael Ross is a tragic tale of a young man who came from a farm life he loved, but he cannot remember the abuse he suffered as a child. It is also a tale of this same man who, driven by sexually violent fantasies, brutally raped and murdered eight young girls. And finally it is a tragic tale of a judicial system that is riddled with imperfections in its responsibility of deciding life or death.
Learn How to Appeal a NICS Firearm Transfer...
If you fail a background check and receive a firearms transfer denial from the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) you can appeal the decision.
Aryan Brotherhood Tattoos
Browse the photo gallery of U.S. gang member's tattoos and find out what the tattoo gang art represents. Page 7.
Border Brothers
Browse the photo gallery of U.S. gang member's tattoos and find out what the tattoo gang art represents. Page 8.
Did Manson Family Member Susan Atkins Kill...
Susan Atkins aka Sadie Mae Glutz is a former member of the Charles Manson family. She swore before a Grand Jury, that under the direction of Charlie Manson, she stabbed actress Sharon Tate to death and had participated in the murder of music teacher Gary Hinman. During her grand jury testimony, Atkins testified that there was no limit to what she would do for Manson,
Florida Woman Charged With Killing Her Father...
A Florida single mother who called police to report her father and daughter missing was arrested less than 24 hours later for their murders.
Florida Death Row Inmates
A collection of Florida death row inmates from the Crime and Punishment Florida Death Row photo gallery.
What Are the Gun Laws in South Carolina?
Frequently asked questions about the gun laws in South Carolina.
Grandel Gang - Cardinal Tattoo
Browse the photo gallery of U.S. gang member's tattoos and find out what the tattoo gang art represents. Page 9.
New Mexican Mafia Tattoos
Browse the photo gallery of U.S. gang member's tattoos and find out what the tattoo gang art represents. Page 12.
Bobby Beausoleil
In 1969 Charlie Manson emerged from his prison cell onto the streets of Haight-Ashbury and soon became the leader of followers who became known as the Family. Here is a picture gallery of many of the Manson Family members with brief descriptions of their roles as Manson followers. Page 5.
Why Do Mass Murderers Kill?
Based on the patterns of their murders, multiple killers are classified into three basic categories -- mass murderers, spree killers, and serial killers.
Grandel Gang Tattoo
Browse the photo gallery of U.S. gang member's tattoos and find out what the tattoo gang art represents. Page 10.
Finger Tattoos
Every gang has an exclusive symbol which members often use for tattoos to show devotion to their group. Page 14.
Arizona Death Row Inmates
Photo of Arizona Death Row Inmates from the Crime and Punishment gallery of death row inmates.
What Was the "Mississippi Burning" Case?
A civil rights movement in 1964, named Freedom Summer, was a campaign launched to get African Americans in the southern United States registered to vote. Thousands of students and civil rights activists, both white and black, joined the organization, Congress on Racial Equality (CORE) and traveled to southern states to register voters. In was in this atmosphere that three civil rights workers were killed by members of the Ku Klux Klan.
Is the West Virginia Penitentiary (Moundsville)...
One of the most violent prisons in history is one of the top spots for those interested in haunted places.
How Richard Ramirez Became Known As 'The Night...
Satanic worshipper, serial killer and rapist, Richard Ramirez, was named The Night Stalker, after terrorizing Los Angeles during a year long killing and raping spree that resulted in his conviction of 43 counts, including 13 murders and other charges including burglary, sodomy, and rape.
Learn about Cesar Barone, a Serial Killer on...
Cesar Barone, now on death row in Oregon, raped and killed senior-aged women.
The 10 Stages of a Criminal Case
If you have be arrested for a crime, you are at the beginning of what could become a long journey through the criminal justice system.
Lip Tattoo
Every gang has an exclusive symbol which members often use for tattoos to show devotion to their group. Page 13.
What Are the Gun Laws in North Carolina?
Frequently asked questions about the gun laws in North Carolina.
De Mau Mau Gang
Browse the photo gallery of U.S. gang member's tattoos and find out what the tattoo gang art represents. Page 11.
Feds Enter Investigation of Police Shooting of...
The U.S. Department of Justice has launched an investigation into the death of Zachary Hammond as the state cops refuse to release the dash cam video.
Charles Manson (2)
In 1969 Charlie Manson emerged from his prison cell onto the streets of Haight-Ashbury and soon became the leader of followers who became known as the Family. Here is a picture gallery of many of the Manson Family members with brief descriptions of their roles as Manson followers. Page 2.
The Case of Stacey Lannert
On July 4, 1990, in St. John, Missouri, Stacey Ann Lannert, age 18, shot and killed her father, Tom Lannert, who was asleep in the family's home. In her statement to the police, Stacey claimed that her father had sexually abused her. She was arrested, tried, and found guilty of first degree murder and sentenced to life in prison.
Patricia "Katie" Krenwinkel
Patricia "Katie" Krenwinkel: In the late 1960s, Patricia "Katie" Krenwinkel became a member of the infamous
Just How Insane Was Serial Killer Albert Fish?
Albert Fish is known for being one of the most vile pedophiles and killers of all time. After his capture he admitted to molesting over 400 children and tortured and killed several others. Fish was a small, gentle looking man who appeared kind and trusting, yet once alone with his victims, the monster inside him was unleased - a monster so perverse and cruel, his crimes seem unbelievable. He was eventually executed and according to rumors, he turned his own execution into a fantasy of pleasure.
Known as the Freeway Killer, Who Was William...
William Bonin was a habitual sex offender turned serial killer, suspected of sexually assaulting, torturing and killing at least 21 boys and young men in California.
Purchasing a Gun in Ohio? Here's What You...
Answers to frequently asked questions about the gun laws in Ohio.
What Are the Gun Laws in Arizona?
Answers to frequently asked questions about the gun laws in Arizona.
ADX Supermax Inmates
The federal Supermax prison in Florence, Colorado houses the most dangerous criminals, spies and foreign terrorist. Here is the list of the high-profiled inmates currently doing hard time in one of the toughest prisons in the world.
Serial Killers Couple Ray and Faye Copeland
Why Ray and Faye Copeland, both in their 70s, went from being loving grandparents to serial killers who used the clothing of their victims to make a warm winter quilt to snuggle under is a story both morbid and perplexing.
How the Dating Game Killer Evaded Justice for...
Rodney Alcala is a convicted rapist, torturer and serial killer who evaded justice for 40 years.
Charlie Manson and The Family
As Manson's followers grew so did Manson's need to control. He managed to convince seveal members of The Family that he was Jesus Christ and to follow his teachings meant salvation.
What Are the Gun Laws in Kentucky?
Frequently asked questions about the gun laws in Kentucky.
Celebrity Mug Shots
A gallery of celebrity mug shots from an extensive collection of police photos of famous people.
What Are the Gun Laws in Louisiana?
Answers to frequently asked questions about the gun laws in Louisiana.
Rapper Da Brat - Mug Shot of Shawntae Harris
A gallery of mugshots of famous rappers, hiphop and R&B artists. Page 13.
How Westley Allan Dodd Became "One of the Most...
In the year of 1989, in two separate incidents, Westley Allen Dodd sexually assaulted and killed three boys ages 11, 10 and four. His methods were so heinous, forensic psychologists dubbed him one of the most evil killers in history.
What Happens in the Sentencing Stage of a...
A defendant who pleads guilty or is found guilty by a jury in a criminal trial faces sentencing for the crime by the judge.
The Last Words of Executed Prisoners
The last words of criminals about to be executed not only represent how they wish to be viewed after their death, but it is also the final step before the actual execution begins.
ODB Russell Jones
Ol' Dirty Bastard (ODB) was a rap and hip-hop artist who was in and out of prison during his celebrity years. Page 9.
Did Darlie Routier Kill Her Sons?
Darlie Routier sits on death row in Texas for the murder of her children. Many questions have come up since her trial. Was she railroaded? You decide.
Green River Killer: Gary Ridgway
Gary Ridgway, known as the Green River Killer, went on a 20-year killing spree, making him one of the most prolific serial killers in U.S. history.
Learn About Arsenic Serial Killer Velma Barfield
Velma Barfield was a 52-year-old grandmother and serial poisoner who used arsenic as her weapon.
How Lawrence Bittaker and Roy Norris Became...
In late October 1979, California authorities were busy hunting down and capturing The Hillside Strangler, Angelo Buono. In the meantime, two more equally barbaric killers had teamed up to fulfill a prison time fantasy - to kidnap, rape, torture and kill a girl for each teenage year. This is their story.
How Dennis Rader Became the BTK Strangler
For 30 years the self named BTK Strangler toyed and taunted police while he continued his sadistic murders. Now authorities feel they have BTK locked behind bars and as many profilers have said over the years, the killer could be the man next door. They were right.
What Are the Gun Laws in Maryland?
Answers to frequently asked questions about the gun laws in Maryland. Page 2.
What Are the Gun Laws in Iowa?
Frequently asked questions about the gun laws in Iowa.
Meet Notorious Contract Killer Richard Kuklinski
Richard Kuklinski was one of the most diabolical self-confessed contract killers in American history, who took credit for over 200 murders, including the murder of Jimmy Hoffa.
Learn More About the Appeals Process in a...
Anyone convicted of a crime has the right to appeal that conviction if they believe a legal error has occurred.
What Makes the Aryan Brotherhood One of the...
The Aryan Brotherhood is a notorious prison gang whose powerful reach goes far beyond the prison walls and into mafia circles.
Circumstantial Evidence: The Scott Peterson Trial
The trial of Scott Peterson for the murders of his wife Laci and their unborn child Conner is a classic example of a prosecution based almost solely on circumstantial evidence, rather than direct evidence.
What Are the Gun Laws in Maine?
No state permit is required to purchase a rifle, shotgun, or handgun. Dealers must keep a record of all firearm sales, rentals or loans.
How Bonny Lee Bakley Used Sex to Bilk Men
Bonny Lee Bakley was a con artist who used sex and deception to bilk men -- many of them rich and famous -- out of their money and their children out of their inheritance. When she was shot to death in May 2001, her current husband, Robert Blake, was charged with the crime, but there was a long list of those with a motive.
The Most Evil Pedophiles and Child Killers
Profiles and information about some of the most horrific pedophiles and child killers.
Nina Dobrev
This mugshot of Nina Dobrev was taken after being arrested for disorderly conduct. Page 76.
What Are the Gun Laws in Arkansas?
Frequently asked questions about the gun laws in Arkansas.
Why the Case of the Zodiac Killer Remains...
The Zodiac Killer was a serial killer whose brutal murders, cryptic letters and haunting phone calls terrorized California residents and challenged investigators for over 30 years.
From Atkins to Yates: Women Who Committed...
An alphabetical listing of female criminals, murderers, rapists, kidnappers and thieves profiled on Crime and Punishment.
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