Gary Heidnick's crimes helped inspire Buffalo Bill's character in 'Silence of the Lambs.' We spoke with the killer and self-described pastor's defense lawyer, Charles Peruto, Jr., about what it was like representing one of Philadelphia's most infamous criminals.
Looking back on when a brutal, satanic gang terrorized Chicago by torturing and killing women at random in the 1980s. One of the killers, Thomas Kokoraleis, was released from prison in 2019. Many are unhappy that he's a free man.
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.'
Sex trafficking is big business. Globally, it generates tens of billions of dollars in profit every year. Here in the United States, it ensnares hundreds of thousands of victims. And while the stereotypical image of a trafficking victim is a foreign national, many of the exploited are underage American girls.