Violent Crime January 24, 2017
Murdered jogger Karina Vetrano’s dad relived day she died, discovering her body & his personal struggle for justice
The father of murdered New York jogger Karina Vetrano lives every day seeking justice for his daughter. His current fight is to convince New York officials to approve a groundbreaking new DNA analysis that he hopes will help find the killer. Karina, 30, was sexually assaulted and murdered while jogging along a bicycle path in …
Family Crime January 23, 2017
Holy Toledo: Ohio dad, son argue the Bible is their defense in bizarre rape case
A 13-year-old girl is set to testify Tuesday against her stepfather and his son, who she accuses of locking her in a Toledo, Ohio, basement, feeding her scraps and repeatedly raping her over a four-year period. The men, who are representing themselves, have asked the judge to allow them to use the Bible in their …
Violent Crime January 20, 2017
Missy Bevers Murder: What do you see in the ‘Vehicle of Interest’?
The public release of video showing a “vehicle of interest” hovering in a parking lot near the church where Missy Bevers was murdered last April has spurred new speculation about the killer’s identity. But what you think you see may only reflect what you want to see in the grainy images. Investigators first asked for …
Police January 19, 2017
Bombshell! California woman disappears days after kidnap escape; some compared it to Sherri Papini
When a woman was found partially nude and bound by duct tape on a Los Angeles street, it brought comparisons to last November’s kidnapping of Sherri Papini. As with Papini, the woman told police her abductors were two hispanic women. While the similarities captured headlines, CrimeOnline.com has exclusively confirmed that investigators have found no connection …
Cold Cases January 18, 2017
Cold Case: Tara Grinstead ‘Up & Vanished’ 11 years ago, but podcaster digs for new clues
When Tara Grinstead disappeared in October 2005, she left cell phone in its charger and her unlocked car parked outside her Ocilla, Georgia, home. There were no signs of a struggle inside, but an unexplained rubber glove was found in her yard. The disappearance of Grinstead, a former beauty queen and a popular …
Child Abuse January 17, 2017
Prosecutor: 14-Year-old Grace Packer killed by mom’s ‘rape-murder fantasy’
Crime Stories with Nancy Grace: Grace Packer’s dismembered body was found in Pennsylvania woods months after her adopted mother reported the 14-year-old missing. Investigators say the mom and her boyfriend killed the teen while acting out an 18-hour-long “rape-murder fantasy.” Nancy Grace discusses the gruesome and bizarre details with reporter Alan Duke. Grace Packer’s adoptive …
Crime Library January 13, 2017
Cops say Sherri Papini no hoax!
How hoax kidnappings hurt real crime victims
Child Abuse January 12, 2017
Should prosecutors consider death penalty for killer of little girl found dead in Asian restaurant?
“Once again, a child’s life is going to count for less in a court of law than an adult”
Crime Library January 11, 2017
Who Kidnapped ‘Super Mom’ Sherri Papini?
No breaks in bizarre ’supermom’ Jogger Sherri Papini case
Cold Cases January 10, 2017
Odd silence falls over Missy Bevers murder probe as ‘Person of Interest’ and ‘Vehicle of Interest’ emerge
Bevers relatives worry the killer, perhaps emboldened by success at eluding suspicion, could strike again, one family member says.