Cold Case

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+00:00 August 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+00:00 August 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+00:00 August 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+00:00 December 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+00:00 November 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+00:00 January 24th, 2011|Cold Case, Missing Persons, NamUs, Serial Killers|

How to Request a Cold Case to be Reexamined

Homicide Cases are Never Closed By: Joseph L. Giacalone ©2010 Anyone can ask for a cold case to be reexamined. However, investigators would prefer that it came from a family member or someone that had information to further the case.  When [...]

By | 2017-03-09T11:22:35+00:00 December 15th, 2010|Cold Case, Forensics, Missing Persons, NamUs|