A novel interrogation technique is transforming the art of detective work: Shut up and let the suspect do the talking.
Shot and killed just shy of his 18th birthday, Deonte Hoard was one of 489 homicide victims in Chicago last year. How this happened—and how it keeps happening—is both one person’s story and the story of how a community has been forced to adjust to murder as an everyday fact of life.
How Jerry Lee Lewis got away with murdering 25-year-old Shawn Michelle Stevens, his fifth wife.
From 1976 to 1986, one of the most violent serial criminals in American history terrorized communities throughout California. He was little known, never caught, and might still be out there. The author, along with several others, couldn’t stop working on the case.
How America’s first serial killer terrorized the city of Austin on Christmas Eve, 1885.
Excerpted from The Midnight Assassin.
A murder involving one of the India’s celebrity couples has mesmerized the country and exposed some of its darkest fears.
Part 1 of "The Mastermind," a serialized investigation of Paul Le Roux, who went from brilliant programmer to vicious cartel boss to highly protected U.S. government asset.
How two love-struck, type A high schoolers almost got away with murder.
In 1980, four American nuns were murdered in El Salvador. This is the story of how a young American official stationed there singlehandedly found the culprits.
Excerpted from Weakness and Deceit: America and El Salvador's Dirty War
Decades after the body of beauty queen Irene Garza was pulled from an irrigation canal, there is still only one suspect: John Feit, the priest who heard her final confession.Update 2/10/16: More than 55 years after the murder, Feit has been arrested.
Asunta Fong Yang was adopted as a baby by a wealthy Spanish couple. Aged 12, she was found dead beside a country road. Not long after, her mother and father were arrested.