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Charles Montaldo

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By Charles Montaldo

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • The Disappearance of Erin Corwin Created: Thursday, July 10, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014
      A Marine base neighbor of Erin Corwin may have been the father of her unborn child and took steps to cover up his affair before his wife found out.
    • Profile of Serial Killer Israel Keyes Created: Sunday, February 10, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014
      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.
    • Criminal Case News and Headlines Created: Tuesday, August 10, 2004 Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014
      The latest updates on current criminal cases in the news, including background information and chronological events.
    • The Celina Cass Case Created: Thursday, August 18, 2011 Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014
      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 Created: Friday, November 22, 2013 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      December 8 is scheduled as the new date for the capital murder trial of accused Aurora, Colorado theater shooter James Holmes.
    • Women Arrested for Indecent Behavior With Kids - 2014 Created: Tuesday, January 14, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014
      An assistant band director in Houston was arrested for having sex with a band student.
    • Susan Atkins aka Sadie Mae Glutz Created: Saturday, February 19, 2005 Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014
      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,
    • The Stay Family Massacre Created: Monday, July 14, 2014 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      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 Rape and Murder of Sarah Goode Created: Tuesday, June 10, 2014 Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014
      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 Crimes of Joran Van der Sloot Created: Friday, June 04, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014
      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 Created: Tuesday, July 08, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014
      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 Created: Friday, July 04, 2014 Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014
      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 Created: Wednesday, December 29, 2010 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      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.
    • The Trial of George Zimmerman Created: Monday, December 10, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014
      A Florida judge has dismissed the lawsuit filed by George Zimmerman that accused NBC with defamation when it altered the recording of a 9-1-1 call.
    • The Lauren Spierer Case Created: Tuesday, July 05, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
      On June 3, 2011, 20-year-old Indiana University student Lauren Spierer, a native of Greenburgh, New York, was last seen walking home to her apartment from a friend's home after a night of partying ...
    • The Legal Saga of O.J. Simpson Created: Tuesday, September 18, 2007 Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
      In 1995, O.J. Simpson was found not guilty of the murders of his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman, but his legal problems did not end.
    • The Clemson Bikini Murder Case Created: Wednesday, January 10, 2007 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      On May 26, 2006, Clemson University student Tiffany Marie Souers was found dead in her off-campus apartment by a former roommate. She was wearing only a bra and had a bikini top wrapped around her ...
    • Harsh Punishment Backfires, Researcher Says Created: Sunday, January 31, 2010 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      The current prison system puts too much emphasis on harsh punishment and not enough on rehabilitation and simply does not work.
    • Westley Allen Dodd - Child Serial Killer and Child Molester Created: Thursday, February 07, 2008 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      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 ...
    • What Is a Felony? Created: Sunday, February 13, 2011 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      Find out what 'felony' means from the About.com Crime & Punishment site.
    • What Is a Misdemeanor? Created: Sunday, February 13, 2011 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      Find out what 'misdemeanor' means from the About.com Crime & Punishment site.
    • The Preliminary Hearing Stage of a Criminal Case Created: Friday, April 29, 2011 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      When a not guilty plea is entered in a criminal case, a preliminary hearing may be held to determine if the case should proceed to trial." itemprop="description" Wednesday, February 16, 2011 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      Find out what the crime of 'assault' is from the About.com Crime & Punishment site.
    • The Appeals Process Stage of a Criminal Case Created: Saturday, April 30, 2011 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      Anyone convicted of a crime has the right to appeal that conviction if they believe a legal error has occurred.
    • The Plea Bargain Stage of a Criminal Case Created: Friday, April 29, 2011 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      Due to the overburdened criminal justice system, the vast majority of criminal cases are settled through a process known as plea bargaining." itemprop="description" Monday, September 28, 2009 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      Even the rich and famous can find themselves in trouble with the law. Being a celebrity in the United States does not protect you from the pursuit of justice. Or does it?" !--#if expr="$zTP='t3'" -...
    • Police Need Warrant to Search Cell Phones Created: Wednesday, June 25, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      Lower courts disagreed on whether or not police could search a suspect's cell phone when they were arrested, until the Supreme Court settled the issue.
    • The Mark Hacking Case Created: Tuesday, August 10, 2004 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      Mark Hacking has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of his pregnant wife, Lori Hacking, whose body has not yet been found. He was also charged with three counts of obstruction of ju...
    • Beware of the Jury Duty Scam Created: Wednesday, June 25, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      Law enforcement officials are warning people to be aware of a scam known as the Jury Duty Scam in which citizens are told they missed jury duty.
    • Serial Killer Randolph Kraft Created: Friday, June 20, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014
      Randy Kraft also known as the "Scorecard Killer" was responsible for the sexual assault and sadistic murders of 16 young men, mostly from Orange County.
    • Homicide Rates Among Young Men Rise Sharply Created: Thursday, June 26, 2008 Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014
      Although homicide rates overall have remained level in recent years, the gun-related homicide rates among young men have increased sharply in the United States, especially among black men, accordin...
    • Celebrity Mug Shot Gallery Created: Thursday, May 04, 2006 Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014
      Browse the mug shots of famous people, sport stars, music icons, television personalities, models, and more and see what they did to get arrested.

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