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Missing Mom Danniella Vian Was Found Dead In A Submerged Car—How Did She Get There?

Inside the ongoing investigation to find out what happened in the disappearance and the tragic discovery of the 24-year-old single mom.

Police Said Teen Holly Moore Committed Suicide, But Not Everyone Is Convinced

Troubling questions about Holly Moore's hanging death just one week after she turned 19 have many calling for a new investigation.

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Missing Mom Danniella Vian Was Found Dead In A Submerged Car—How Did She Get There? Jun 27, 2019

By: Mike McPadden

Inside the ongoing investigation to find out what happened in the disappearance and the tragic discovery of the 24-year-old single …

Police Said Teen Holly Moore Committed Suicide, But Not Everyone Is Convinced Jun 27, 2019

By: Mike McPadden

Troubling questions about Holly Moore's hanging death just one week after she turned 19 have many calling for a new investigation.

In 2013, Kelsie Schelling Sent An Ultrasound Image To Her Boyfriend — Then Disappeared Jun 17, 2019

By: Mike McPadden

Donthe Lucas is awaiting trial for his ex-girlfriend's alleged murder but, after six long years of searching, her body has never b …

Death At Mile Marker 181: What Really Happened To Jaleayah Davis? Jun 17, 2019

By: Mike McPadden

It was ruled an accident, but questions still surround the 2011 car crash that allegedly killed the 20-year-old — including suspic …

What Really Happened To Carla Stefaniak? Aug 7, 2019

By: Catherine Townsend

For her 36th birthday, Florida insurance agent Carla Stefaniak traveled to Costa Rica with her sister-in-law for a dream vacation. …

Will The Mystery Of 13-Year-Old Dylan Redwine's Death Ever Be Solved? May 31, 2019

By: Catherine Townsend

After his parents' bitter divorce, tensions ran high – and according to his brother, Cory, and his mother, Elaine, Dylan was not l …

The Delphi Snapchat Murders: Who Killed Abby Williams & Libby German? May 31, 2019

By: Catherine Townsend

At 2:07, Libby posted a photo on Snapchat of Abby crossing Monon High Bridge, an abandoned railroad bridge over Deer Creek.

Realtor Murdered By Phony House Shoppers Who Fled; Who Killed Lindsay Buziak & Why? May 23, 2019

By: Mike McPadden

In 2008, realtor Lindsay Buziak showed a home to an unknown pair of clients and was inexplicably stabbed to death. The search for …

What Happened To Missing Teen Brookelyn Farthing After She Texted 'I'm Scared'? Jun 3, 2019

By: Mike McPadden

In 2013, a Kentucky teenager texted “I'm scared” before leaving only her shoes, a bag, and a flaming couch behind.

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5 Times Big Families Got Into Big Trouble With Tragic Results 5 Photos

By: Mike McPadden

Usually a large family translates to magnified amounts of love and contentment. In cases when multiple children are adopted, it's …

What If You Were Related To An Infamous Killer? 10 Photos

By: Mike McPadden

Imagine if a slayer of the magnitude of Dennis Rader, Charles Manson, or the Green River Killer were your parent or grandparent.Su …

10 Hero Dads Who Risked Everything To Fight Back Against Crime 10 Photos

By: Mike McPadden

In the face of violence against their families, these fathers stood tall — and some took the ultimate fall. When it comes to defen …

These Fugitives Featured On 'In Pursuit With John Walsh' Have Been Captured! 10 Photos

By: Michelle Sigona

You saw these fugitives on “In Pursuit With John Walsh.” We're pleased to showcase this roundup of alleged criminals who are now i …

Obsessed: True Crime Books The ID Office Can't Get Enough Of 10 Photos

By: Christine Colby

Whether devouring them on an e-reader or toting around an analog paperback, we never tire of reading true crime. A poll of the Inv …

Death By Selfie: 8 Stories From The Growing Epidemic Of 'Killfies' 8 Photos

By: Mike McPadden

According to the BBC, 259 cases of selfie-related deaths (now known as “killfies”) occurred between 2011 and 2019. Analysis by the …

Jayme Closs Abductor Pleads Guilty To Kidnapping Her & Killing Both Her Parents Mar 28, 2019

By: Catherine Townsend

According to a criminal complaint, Jake Patterson told detectives that he became fixated on Jayme after he saw her getting onto a …

Video: Dalia Dippolito Caught On Camera Hiring Undercover Cop To Kill Husband Dec 12, 2019

Dalia Dippolito was infamously "5,000 percent sure" that she wanted her husband dead.

Texas Parents Charged After 2-Month-Old Daughter Dies With 96 Fractures, Cops Say Sep 5, 2019

By: Mike McPadden

An autopsy report allegedly describes the infant's brain as “markedly liquefied.”

'Big Little Lies' and the Ugly Truth About Domestic Violence Jun 7, 2019

By: Mike McPadden

How the hit HBO series has sparked discussions, deepened understandings, and empowered survivors with its complex exploration of t …

Man Arrested For Slapping 12-Year-Old Boy Who Was Bullying His Stepdaughter Feb 20, 2019

By: Catherine Townsend

James Peace told authorities that the 12-year-old’s taunts had caused his stepdaughter "serious psychological harm."

Hockey Superfan, 11, Mourning Loss Of Mom To Cancer, Gets Emotional Surprise Jun 21, 2019

By: Catherine Townsend

Before she passed away, Anderson Whitehead's mom reportedly promised him that he would get to meet Carey Price, who is his favorit …

Zookeeper "Joe Exotic" Charged In Murder-For-Hire Plot Of An Animal-Rights Activist Sep 11, 2018

By: Catherine Townsend

In a gubernatorial campaign video, "Joe Exotic" says, "We all have to get along. Love and respect each other."

Woman Told To 'Be Nicer' Allegedly Pushes Elderly Man Off Bus, Charged With Murder May 16, 2019

By: Catherine Townsend

In the video footage, the man can be seen falling from the bus to the pavement, face first.

‘The Mailman Pepper Sprayed My Poodle’: California Dad Caught Letter Carrier On Camera Mar 7, 2019

By: Catherine Townsend

He saw his dog writhing in pain, and said that he was able to spot the moment when he believed the mailman sprayed the white poodl …

Jake Patterson Charged; Chilling New Details In The Jayme Closs Case Jan 15, 2019

By: Mike McPadden

After becoming obsessed with Jayme Closs, Jake Patterson drove to her house twice intending to kidnap her, but backed off for fear …

5 Facts You May Not Know About Cleveland 'House Of Horrors' Kidnapper Ariel Castro May 6, 2019

By: Mike McPadden

How a fired school bus driver abducted three young women and held them in his home for a decade — until one victim escaped with th …

Kentucky Cops Say Andrea Knabel, Mom Who Searched For Missing Persons, Has Vanished Aug 28, 2019

By: Mike McPadden

Andrea Knabel, 37, has been missing since August 13, according to authorities.

Texas Girl, 9, Fatally Shot By Suspect Firing Into Wrong Apartment, Police Say Aug 19, 2019

By: Catherine Townsend

Aspiring rapper Tyrese Simmons is accused of fatally shooting Brandoniya Bennett.

Cops Hunt Suspect Who Shot Woman With A Crossbow While Disguised As Deliveryman Apr 17, 2019

By: Mike McPadden

After ringing the bell and speaking with the woman, the suspect fires an arrow from a crossbow concealed by the box into her chest …

Prosecutors Say Adnan Syed's DNA Was NOT Found On Tested Items From Crime Scene Mar 29, 2019

By: Catherine Townsend

“There is no forensic evidence linking him to this crime,” defense attorney C. Justin Brown tweeted.