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Take this quiz to see if someone you know might be a potential psychopath.
The study of the psychopath reveals an individual who is incapable of feeling guilt, remorse or empathy for their actions.
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,
The latest updates on current criminal cases in the news, including background information and chronological events.
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.
A photo of Texas death row inmates from the Crime and Punishment Texas Death Row photo gallery.
Are you eligible to legally purchase a firearm in the United States? Answer these questions to find out.
For months authorities from Utah, Washington, and Colorado worked together to find the serial killer named
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.
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?
Test your knowledge of history's serial killers by taking this trivia quiz.
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.
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.
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.
This test could reveal some surprising revelations.
Philip Markoff was tall, nice looking, a medical student and engaged. Most believed he had the world in his hands, but then the unthinkable happened.
Crimes can be committed against persons or property, but all crimes carry a punishment for those who break the law.
Frequently asked questions about the gun laws in Florida.
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.
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.
A crime occurs when someone breaks the law by an overt act, omission or neglect that can result in punishment.
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.
On November 18, 1993, Tupac "2Pac" Shakur was arrested for sexually abusing a 19-year-old woman, who
In the United States there are three basic classifications of criminal offenses, also known as crimes.
A profile of gangster Charles. Crime / Punishment.
Gary Michael Hilton has been found guilty of murder, kidnapping and grand theft in the death of Crawfordville nurse Cheryl Dunlap.
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.
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.
Susan Vaughan Smith of Union, S.C. was convicted on July 22, 1995, and sentenced to life in prison for murdering her two sons, Michael Daniel Sith, 3, and Alexander Tyler Smith, 14-months-old.
Pedro Alonzo Lopez, known as the ‘The Monster of the Andes,’ was responsible for the brutal murders of over 350 children.
As seasons begin to change in the Pocono Mountains, police hope to get an advantage in their search for a survivalist hiding in the wilderness.
Puffy Combs was indicted on various weapons violations and bribery stemming from an investigation into a shooting incident in a New York City nightclub in December 1999. Page 6.
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.
The final words spoken by Ted Bundy before being executed.
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.
Browse the mug shots of famous people, sport stars, music icons, television personalities, models, and more and see what they did to get arrested.
Test your knowledge about serial killer Ted Bundy.
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.
Mansfield Reformatory in Mansfield Ohio was built as a reform school for troubled boys. Since its closure, rumors of the spirits of tortured inmates who died in the prison fill the halls with restless energy, unable to escape the prison's bars.
The case remains one of Hollywood's long-running mysteries and one of the most gruesome of the 1940s.
Find out the new regulations on what can and cannot be carried onto US airplanes, including recent changes to the TSA policies.
One of the most violent prisons in history is one of the top spots for those interested in haunted places.
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.
The final words spoken by John Wayne Gacy before being executed.
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.
Frequently asked questions about the gun laws in California.
A photo gallery of the notorious crime couple Bonnie and Clyde.
A bank robbery in Stockholm, Sweden unconvered a mechanism for survival many who are in hostage-related situations turn to in order to manage the complete feeling of fear and terror.
These dramatic images tell the story of the rescue of three Cleveland women, held captive for 10 years, the man believed responsible, and the joy expressed in the community and by family members as they reunite with their loved ones.
Answers to frequently asked questions about the gun laws in Texas.
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.
Frequently asked questions about the gun laws in Georgia.
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.
On October 24, 2008, the bodies of Academy Award-winning actress Jennifer Hudson's mother and brother were found in the family's home on Chicago's South Side. Shot to death were Hudson's mother, Darnell Donerson, and her brother, Jason Hudson.
Frequently asked questions about the gun laws in Colorado.
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.
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 final words spoken by Aileen Wuornos before being executed.
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.
Eastern State Penitentiary is said to be one of the most haunted places in the USA.
A gallery of celebrity mug shots from an extensive collection of police photos of famous people.
Every gang has an exclusive symbol which members often use for tattoos to show devotion to their group.
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.
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.
Much of the information that the public knows about serial killers has come from Hollywood movies and television programs, which have been exaggerated and dramatized for entertainment purposes, resulting in a significant amount of misinformation.
A photo of Texas death row inmate Douglas Feldman from the Crime and Punishment Texas Death Row photo gallery. Page 89.
Ol' Dirty Bastard (ODB) was a rap and hip-hop artist who was in and out of prison during his celebrity years. Page 9.
The profile of a troubled boy who snapped one night and murdered his parents.
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 case of children, Alex and Derek King, is one of the most bazaar murder cases in the history of Florida. The boys confessed to bludgeoning their father to death because they thought he would be mad because they ran away from home.
A gallery of mugshots of famous rappers, hiphop and R&B artists. Page 13.
A photo of Florida death row inmate John Huggins from the Crime and Punishment Florida Death Row photo gallery. Page 167.
Answers to frequently asked questions about the gun laws in Tennessee.
Photo of Arizona Death Row Inmates from the Crime and Punishment gallery of death row inmates.
Rodney Alcala is a convicted rapist, torturer and serial killer who evaded justice for 40 years.
Answers to frequently asked questions about the gun laws in Pennsylvania?
A photo of Texas death row inmate Suzanne Basso from the Crime and Punishment Texas Death Row photo gallery. Page 21.
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.
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.
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.
Answers to frequently asked questions about the gun laws in Arizona.
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.
Answers to frequently asked questions about the gun laws in Ohio.
On June 15, 2008, Cindy Anthony called 9-1-1 in Orlando, Florida to report that her daughter, Casey Anthony, had stolen a car and some money. She called back later to report that her granddaughter, Casey's daughter, 2-year-old Caylee Marie Anthony was missing and had been missing for more than a month.
Anyone convicted of a crime has the right to appeal that conviction if they believe a legal error has occurred.
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.
A photo of Florida death row inmate Luis Caballero from the Crime and Punishment Florida Death Row photo gallery. Page 44.
Frequently asked questions about the gun laws in South Carolina.
Frequently asked questions about the gun laws in Indiana.
A man previously charged with tampering with evidence in the Holly Bobo case has now been indicted for two counts of rape by a special grand jury.
A photo gallery of the notorious crime couple Bonnie and Clyde. Page 7.
Jose Villegas was at peace, or so he said, when he was executed for murdering his girlfriend, her 3-year-old son and her mother. Page 2.
A photo of Florida death row inmate William Cruse from the Crime and Punishment Florida Death Row photo gallery. Page 69.
The standard for claiming a defendant is not guilty by reason of insanity has changed through the years from strict guidelines to a more lenient interpretation, and back to a more strict standard again.
Kristen Gilbert was a bright, attractive, well-trained nurse who, in 2001 was found guilty of killing her patients at a Veterans Administration medical center.
When deciding the sentencing for a defendant who has been found guilty, jurors in most states are asked to weigh the aggravating and mitigating circumstances of the case.
Browse the photo gallery of U.S. gang member's tattoos and find out what the tattoo gang art represents. Page 8.
A photo of Texas death row inmate Beunka Adams from the Crime and Punishment Texas Death Row photo gallery. Page 2.
A defendant who pleads guilty or is found guilty by a jury in a criminal trial faces sentencing for the crime by the judge.
Browse the photo gallery of U.S. gang member's tattoos and find out what the tattoo gang art represents. Page 7.
A photo gallery of the notorious crime couple Bonnie and Clyde. Page 5.
Based on the patterns of their murders, multiple killers are classified into three basic categories -- mass murderers, spree killers, and serial killers.
The final words spoken by Timothy McVeigh before being executed.
A gallery of celebrity mug shots from an extensive collection of mug shots of the rich and famous. Page 91.
A collection of Florida death row inmates from the Crime and Punishment Florida Death Row photo gallery.
A photo gallery of the notorious crime couple Bonnie and Clyde. Page 6.
Atlanta rapper Young Jeezy was arrested with guns in South Beach, Florida after an alleged shooting took place. Page 11.
Known in some circles as P. Diddy's "fall guy", rapper and one time P. Diddy protege, Jamal "Shyne" Barrow
Frequently asked questions about the gun laws in Arkansas.
A photo gallery of the notorious crime couple Bonnie and Clyde. Page 4.
The final words spoken by Gary Gilmore before being executed.
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. Page 4.
There are 73 people on death row in the United States who were 16 or 17 years old when they committed their crimes. Is the death penalty for juveniles uncivilized?
Ramiro Hernandez talked for five minutes when given the opportunity to say his final words. Page 3.
Frequently asked questions about the gun laws in North Carolina.
Robert Henry had no problem with the idea of killing, until it came time for the state of Florida to execute him for the murder of two women. Page 5.
Rapper Russell Jones (Ol' Dirty Bastard) spent much of his career building his rap sheet instead of his rap songs. Page 10.
A photo of Texas death row inmate Franklin Alix from the Crime and Punishment Texas Death Row photo gallery. Page 8.
A South Carolina man known as highly intelligent and a responsible father has been arrested in connection with the deaths of his five children.
Posting bail is usually required before someone who has been arrested can be released from jail to await trial.
How much do you know about the most famous crimes and criminals in history?
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.
Can You Pass a Firearms Background Check?
A photo of Texas death row inmate John Adams from the Crime and Punishment Texas Death Row photo gallery. Page 4.
Kenneth Hogan lived 26 years longer than his young victim, but when his end did finally come, it left a bitter taste in his mouth. Page 8.
Samuel Lopez was sentenced to death on June 25, 1987, for the brutal beating, rape and murder of a 59-year-old grandmother. Page 22.
Answers to frequently asked questions about Virginia gun laws.
The alleged mastermind of a plot to lure two men to a party at a home in Joliet, Illinois so that they could be killed has been found guilty by a judge.
Richard Chase savagely murdered six people, but one has to wonder if others shared some of the blame.
Browse the photo gallery of U.S. gang member's tattoos and find out what the tattoo gang art represents. Page 9.
Browse the photo gallery of U.S. gang member's tattoos and find out what the tattoo gang art represents. Page 12.
Every gang has an exclusive symbol which members often use for tattoos to show devotion to their group. Page 13.
Frequently asked questions about the gun laws in Iowa.
Browse the photo gallery of U.S. gang member's tattoos and find out what the tattoo gang art represents. Page 6.
Crime / Punishment. Page 6.
Paul Howell spent the last two minutes of his life blaming his buddy for the murder that had sent him to the execution chamber. Page 7.
A photo of Wendi Andriano from the Crime and Punishment gallery of death row inmates . Page 6.
Karla Homolka and Paul Bernardo were lovers who pleasured themselves by torturing and killing young girls, including Karla's 15-year-old sister on Christmas night. Now Homolka is free after a short 12-year prison sentence.
The final words of killer Michael Wilson was full of love, but there was no apology. Page 10.
A photo of Texas death row inmate Daniel Acker from the Crime and Punishment Texas Death Row photo gallery.
Beunka Adams served eight years on death row in Texas before being executed in April 2012. Page 26.
Charles Ng participated in the kidnapping, sadistic torture, slavery, rape and murder of numerous victims in one of the most infamous and costly murder cases in American history.
A photo gallery of the notorious crime couple Bonnie and Clyde. Page 2.
A gallery of celebrity mug shots from an extensive collection of mug shots of the rich and famous. Page 90.
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.
A photo of Texas death row inmate Tracy Beatty from the Crime and Punishment Texas Death Row photo gallery. Page 23.
Browse the photo gallery of U.S. gang member's tattoos and find out what the tattoo gang art represents. Page 10.
Daniel Wayne Cook came up with every excuse to avoid execution, but seemed to run out of words when the day finally arrived. Page 19.
Facts pertaining to child abductions in the United States.
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