Cold Case

The Mob’s Greatest Unsolved Hits: Arnold Rothstein

"Mr. Big" Murdered at the Park Sheraton Hotel Poker Dispute Leads to Murder By: Joseph Giacalone Arnold Rothstein (January 17, 1882 – November 4, 1928) The name Arnold Rothstein and the words World Series have become synonymous with organized crime enthusiasts. [...]

By |2016-12-05T09:08:55+00:00September 17th, 2012|Celebrity, Cold Case, Forensics, Mob, Serial Killers, Unsolved|

The Mob’s Greatest Unsolved Hits: Kid Twist

The Canary That Sung, But Couldn’t Fly By: Joseph Giacalone Abraham “Kid Twist” Reles (1907-1941)   Abraham Reles was born in a poverty stricken area of Brownsville, Brooklyn, New York, in 1907 to Jewish-Austrian immigrants.  It wasn’t long before young Abe [...]

By |2016-12-05T09:07:31+00:00September 4th, 2012|Celebrity, Cold Case, Forensics, Mob, Serial Killers|

Missing Persons Checklist

Missing Persons Checklist for Family Members The Faster the Police are Notified, the Better By: Joseph Giacalone I hope that no family ever has to use this checklist, however, far too many people go missing in the United States and [...]

By |2016-12-05T09:06:09+00:00August 27th, 2012|CIF Book, Cold Case, Missing Persons, NamUs, Trace Evidence|

Brenda Lee Harvey: A Mother Taken Too Soon

Brenda Lee Harvey-Martinez A Daughter’s Quest for the Truth By: Stephanie Bellanca The weather in Flint, Michigan on the night of December 22, 1988, was cold and overcast. Little did I know that it would become one of the coldest [...]

By |2016-12-05T09:04:08+00:00August 17th, 2012|Cold Case, DNA, Forensics, NamUs|

The Zodiac Killer: The Ultimate Cold Case

Zodiac Killer Still Enthralls Crime Enthusiasts After 40 years By: Mariana Ashley   Some cold cases continue to arouse the curiosity of the public decades after the incidents that started it. These cases go on for so long—with so many [...]

By |2016-12-05T09:02:26+00:00August 10th, 2012|Celebrity, Cold Case, Serial Killers|

The Murder of Innocence: Newborn “Fredericka Mary”

A News Team’s Quest for the Truth By: Joe McGinty, CCS Contributor In the early morning hours of Mother’s Day, May 11, 1986, a man in Needham, Massachusetts would make a disturbing discovery inside of a trash barrel as he [...]

By |2016-12-05T08:53:34+00:00August 1st, 2012|Cold Case, Death Investigation, DNA, Missing Persons, NamUs|

Edmond Locard: Forensic Rock Star

Edmond Locard: Forensic Rockstar by: Joseph L. Giacalone If you are a fan of the CSI TV series or similar criminal investigation shows, then why not learn about the real forensic rock stars. These men and women are the real [...]

Why the Long Island Serial Killer Holds Us Hostage

The Long Island Serial Killer By: Scott Bonn, Ph.D. Dating back to “Jack the Ripper,” who terrorized London, England, and the world in the 1880s, serial killers have captured our collective imagination while sending chills down our spines. Although they [...]

By |2016-12-05T08:40:32+00:00December 8th, 2011|Cold Case, LI News Radio, Missing Persons, NamUs, Serial Killers|

4 Tips for Identifying and Interviewing a Psychopath

Interviewing a Psychopath By Jane Smith 1.      Familiarize yourself with the Hare Psychopathy Checklist: The Hare Psychopath Checklist is considered the standard criteria for identifying a psychopath. If you feel as though you are dealing with a potential psychopath, it’s [...]

By |2016-12-05T08:38:09+00:00November 14th, 2011|Cold Case, Psychopath, Serial Killers|

A Craigslist Serial Killer On Long Island? UPDATED 11/30/2011

Photo Credit: Barcelo, NY Daily News Long Island, New York A Craigslist Killer on Long Island? Bodies Continue to be Uncovered in Gilgo Beach By: Joseph L. Giacalone A Craigslist Serial Killer / Long Island Serial Killer on Long Island? [...]

By |2017-03-08T09:46:24+00:00January 24th, 2011|Cold Case, Missing Persons, NamUs, Serial Killers|