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School Safety Tips - Stranger Danger
Each new school year brings excitement and a bit of worry as our kids go out into the world without us. There are several things we can teach kids to help them avoid becoming the victims of crime, however. Many are simple things that even elementary school-aged children can understand and implement.
A brief overview of sexting, along with some pointers to keep your child from engaging in this activity.
Shanda Sharer - Investigation and Beyond
Would the killers of 12-year-old Shanda Sharer stand trial or would they strike a plea deal? Did the whole story come out? Are any of them still in prison today? Find out in part two of my series on the murder.
Shanda Sharer - Motive and Murder
The horrific torture and murder of 12-year-old Shanda Sharer in 1992 shocked the nation. The case became even more disturbing when the killers' identities and motive were revealed. Part one in a series.
Stella Nickell - The Excedrin Poisoning
Tamper-proof packaging in the 1980s was no match for a determined criminal. Suddenly, something as commonplace as taking a headache medicine could be dangerous...even deadly.
Stella Nickell - The Excedrin Trial
Stella Nickell did not escape police notice when her husband was poisoned with cyanide. But circumstantial evidence was all they had...until someone very close to her began to talk.
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Terrorism and Americans Pre - 9/11
A brief synopsis of notable terrorist events prior to the 9/11 attacks.
The Chowchilla Kidnapping
The small city of Chowchilla, California was thrust into the national spotlight on July 15, 1976, when kidnappers seized 26 schoolchildren and their driver from a school bus and held them for ransom. Read about the abduction and aftermath.
The Chowchilla Kidnapping - Arrest and Aftermath
The mistakes made by the Chowchilla kidnappers quickly led to their arrest. Read about their errors and the aftermath of the crime.
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