In the early 1980s, Johnny Gosch and Eugene Martin, two paperboys from Des Moines, Iowa, played a critical part in helping shape the era of missing and abducted children—from the Missing Children Milk Carton Program to the formation of the NCMEC and more.
After Candra Torres's husband was murdered by a man they had just met, she corroborated the stranger's story that it was an accident. But days later, she had a radically different account. Read Candra's story which inspired the Lifetime movie, 'A Murder to Remember.'
In today's world, homicide detectives are expected to be jacks-of-all-trades: equally adept at chasing outlaws and identifying DNA evidence at the scene of the crime. But, in an overwhelmingly male-dominated field, Frances Glessner Lee, a Midwestern woman without a high school diploma, made contributions throughout the 1930s and 40s that earned her the moniker 'The Mother of Forensic Science.'