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John Hinckley Jr Released
John Hinckley Jr. attempted to assassinate then President Ronald Reagan and was nearly successful. Now thirty-five years later, Hinckley was released from the mental hospital and is to live in Virginia with his mother.
The Hoa Lo prison in North Viet Nam was known as the Hanoi Hilton by the American POW's there during the Viet Nam war. Don't let the name fool you though. It was far from a comfortable room at the famous hotel chain.
Murder of Shanda Sharer
Shanda Sharer was just 12 years old when she was brutally tortured and burned alive by four other girls.
Roy DeMeo was a big money earner for the Gambino crime family and was also a prolific killer, suspected in taking part in a hundred murders over a 12 year period, until he himself was killed on orders from Gambino boss, Paul castellano.
Social Media Criminals
Criminals have become so stupid that they post their crimes with their pictures on various social media outlets. The police thank you for this.
Two Lucky Men
Dick Merrick and Jeb Sharp have to be two of the luckiest men ever in recorded history. Their story is quite unbelievable.
Ohio Dumb Laws
Did you know it is illegal to fish for whales in Ohio on Sundays? It is alos illegal to install and play slot machines in outhouses. You crazy Ohioans and your crazy laws.
The Miranda warning was established after a 1966 court case in which a man was convicted of rape and his confession was allegedly coerced. Miranda was unaware that he didn't have to say anything to police. Now, everyone who is being arrested, has to be warned of their Miranda rights.
Computer forensics is a valuable tool in law enforcement. These technicians can find things in computers and mobile devices that were long thought to be deleted and oes a long way in solving crimes and aiding in the conviction of criminals.
West Memphis Three
Three teen-agers were convicted for the murders of three 8 year old boys in 1994. In 2010, the teens, now men, were released from prison based on new DNA evidence that was discovered 2007. These men are known as the West Memphis Three.
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