On August 20, 1989, brothers Erik and Lyle Menendez killed their wealthy parents, Jose and Kitty, with a shotgun in their Beverly Hills home. Upon the 30 year anniversary of the murders, we take a look back on the most memorable moments from the intriguing double-murder trial.
True-crime writer Billy Jensen empowers readers to become citizen detectives, using social-media resources to identify uncaught criminals. He explains how he does this without interfering in police investigations and tells us about his book, 'Chase Darkness With Me.'
There was nothing on the surface that raised red flags about Robert Hansen. The unassuming Anchorage native was married with children and was the successful owner of a bakery. But Hansen eventually confessed to killing 17 women in the Alaskan wilderness in a most heinous way.
John Glatt, author of 'The Family Next Door,' spoke with us about how the Turpin children are doing now, whether Louise's history of abuse repeated itself with her own children and how the torture was allowed to go on for so long.
Ken Rex McElroy, a bully who menaced the farming community of Skidmore, Missouri for years, was shot and killed on July 10, 1981 outside a local bar. Witnessing the murder were McElroy's wife and dozens of local residents. Yet the gunman has never been identified.
Drugs are killing Americans in record numbers, but not everyone is being hit equally hard. Police and public-health workers battling the problem near Interstate Highway I-65—which runs south-to-north through Alabama, Tennessee, Kentucky and Indiana—are at its front lines. The highway is a supply line favored by Mexican cartels flooding Appalachia and the Midwest.