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Terrence McCoy

5 articles

The First 48 Makes Millions Off Imprisoning Innocents

What happened when 21-year-old Taiwan Smart became the target of both police and a reality TV show.


Virginia Larzelere: Sentenced to Death for a Murder She Didn't Commit

How a series of lies and an incompetent lawyer led to a Florida woman’s wrongful conviction.


CIA Operatives, Barrels of Whiskey, and a Biker Named Thor

The story of Thor Holm Hansen—”Norwegian country singer, a former Outlaws motorcycle chieftain, and an ‘ambassador at large’ to a rebel Haitian government”—who claims to be back in Florida to locate his missing daughter.


Millionaires Clash Over Shadyside Mansion

A strange, ongoing property battle among the richest of Texans.