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    INVESTIGATIONS

    Forgotten Noir: Was a serial killer at work in 1940s LA responsible for the Black Dahlia killing?

    The 1940s were a dangerous time in Los Angeles for attractive young women, with several showing up dead and their killer never arrested. Was a serial killer at work?
    By Michael East
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    MISSING

    Eight Minutes that changed the world: The brutal Texas killing that led to the AMBER Alert system

    Amber Hagerman was kidnapped and murdered in Texas in 1996. But, her killing helped spur the creation of the AMBER Alert system to help find abducted children.
    By Michael East
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    INVESTIGATIONS

    An NBA player seemed to disappear from the earth. Is an African dictator to blame?

    Former NBA player John Brisker seemed to vanish and has never been found. Is African Dictator Idi Amin to blame for the Detroit native's death?
    By Michael East
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    GANGSTERS

    The rise and fall of John Gotti part 2: The Teflon Don can't escape the law forever

    John Gotti was a famous mobster in New York City, perhaps the most famous mafia member. Here is the story of his rise and fall in the world of organized crime.
    By Michael East
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    GANGSTERS

    The rise and fall of John Gotti part 1: Going from the boy in the Bronx to mafia Godfather

    By Michael East
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    COLD CASES

    Death of a rebel: The slaying of Carolyn Wasilewski in Baltimore remains cold 60 years later.

    Carolyn Wasilewski was found murdered in Baltimore, Maryland, in 1954. More than 60 years later, the case remains famous though leads have made it go cold.
    By Michael East
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    COLD CASES

    Bodies kept piling up in the pacific northwest. Was it the work of one killer or a coincidence?

    By Michael East
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    COLD CASES

    Cold case files: The Senseless killing of a New York City deli icon and no arrests years later

    By Michael East
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    COLD CASES

    The Green Twig murder: The brutal slaying of Louise Springer in Los Angeles and the hunt for her killer

    Louise Springer was a well-off hairdresser in Los Angeles before her murder in the 1940s. Her case is filled with plenty of suspects, but few answers.
    By Michael East
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    MURDER & MAYHEM

    Slaughter in the wilderness: The Lava Lake murders and the hunt for a killer

    Here is the story of a triple homicide at Lava Lake in Oregon. All fingers point to one suspect, but why was he never charged with the murders?
    By Michael East
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    COLD CASES

    BOSTON CHILD SEX SCANDAL: THE TRAGIC DEATH OF STARR FAITHFUL

    Starr Faithfull was a socialite in the early 20th Century. But, allegations of child sex abuse and a life of drugs and sex sent her spiraling. Did it play a part in her death?
    By Michael East
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    COLD CASES

    SEX, LIES AND VIDEOTAPE: THE LURID LIFE AND KILLING OF BOB CRANE

    Bob Crane was known for his role on "Hogan's Heroes," but he was living a secret life steeped in sex. He was found murdered in his apartment, but who did remains a mystery.
    By Michael East
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    TRIAL ARCHIVES

    THE TRIAL IN GEORGE FLOYD'S DEATH IS SET TO BEGIN IN MINNESOTA, HERE'S WHAT TO EXPECT

    The trial for former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin and his role in the death of George Floyd is set to start in Minnesota. Here is a preview of the case.
    By Michael East
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    COLD CASES

    WERE THE HORRIFIC 'ICE BOX MURDERS' LINKED TO THE ASSASSINATION OF JFK?

    The 'Ice Box Murders' shocked and horryified Houston when they happened, but is the suspect tied to the killing of JFK? Here is a look at the crime that shocked Texas.
    By Michael East
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    COLD CASES

    HOLLYWOOD DREAMS: THE MYSTERIOUS DISAPPEARANCE OF A YOUNG STARLET AND THE SEARCH TO FIND HER

    Here is the story of how a young actress, Jean Spangler, went missing from Hollywood, the search to find her and the ties to Kirk Douglas.
    By Michael East
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    COLD CASES

    AS BODIES PILED UP ON LONG ISLAND BEACHES, POLICE BELIEVED IT WAS A SERIAL KILLER'S WORK. A LOOK AT THE GILGO BEACH MURDERS.

    More than 10 deaths on Long Island, New York might be the work of one, or multiple, serial killers. Here is a recap of the deaths, many of whom were prostitutes.
    By Michael East
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    COLD CASES

    FPD INVESTIGATION: THE 'IMPOSSIBLE' LOCKED ROOM KILLING OF JOSEPH ELWELL

    Described by the New York Times as a killing "among the most remarkable in the annals of crime in this country," the "impossible" murder of Joseph Elwell remains one of New York's biggest mysteries.
    By Michael East
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