Browsing: Crime

Whenever a person commits suicide, it’s not uncommon for friends and family to formulate theories about them being the victims of foul play. Sometimes they do this because they simply cannot accept that their loved one made the conscious decision end their own life, so they need to find answers in order to alleviate their…

The United States has a Constitution that protects its citizens from abuse in the criminal justice system. The right to a trial, to fair treatment by law enforcement are enshrined. Importantly, the Eighth Amendment also protects those convicted from cruel and unusual punishment. In spite of all this, the American penal system is broken in…

A murder-suicide involving a celebrity is always horrible and tragic, even though we only knew them as celebrities. Usually, these entertainers seemed well-off emotionally, which leaves us all wondering what in the world happened. Here are ten of the more famous examples of celebrities offing themselves and others in the worst manner imaginable.

Absolute power corrupts absolutely, says just about everybody who can’t think of their own damn line. But cliched as it may be, it’s usually true, especially in these ten cases. When nobody has the ability to overrule a psychopath with power, everybody loses. Except the psychopaths, who tend to do OK in such cases.

There has been much said about the general public’s ability to trust the criminal justice system. When certain other professions make mistakes or errors, it won’t likely cause someone to lose their freedom or their life. But that very thing happens in this country, the criminal court gets convictions wrong all the time. The facts…

Going to prison’s kinda like playing the lottery. Rob a 7-11 in one city and you’ll spend your incarceration time like everyone else: working out in the yard and avoiding the showers as much as possible. But rob it in another and you’ll be sentenced to ten years of mind-bending insanity. See, sometimes prison is…

Yes, of course! Insane mass murderers, serial killers and spree slayers did exist before the 1900s. You may have heard a lot about modern-day serial killers like Jeffery Dahmer, Ted Bundy and Andrei Chikatilo but surprisingly, these serial killers had much less of a chance of getting away with murder. Before the 1900s, serial killers…

Any idiot can rob a bank or shoot somebody; it takes a truly creative criminal mind to pull off some of these petty, yet ingenious, illegal acts. What they’re doing may be against the law, but you still have to respect anybody willing to risk a criminal record with such interesting ideas.

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