Melissa Vigil

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How Dostoyevsky Predicted the ‘True Crime’ Craze

The “true crime” genre, spurred by podcasts like “Serial” and shows like Netflix’s “Making a Murderer,” doesn’t seem to be slowing down. That’s welcome news for those who seek criminal justice reform. The genre is increasingly framed as reformist, with critiques of police abuses, overzealous …

Film Festivals

Why did the East Area Rapist stop raping and killing? Or did he?

The first attack blamed on the East Area Rapist took place in a darkened bedroom in Rancho Cordova on June 18, 1976 – the victim a 23-year-old woman …

Crime

The Oscars of Fashion, The Met Gala in Pictures

Behind the Scenes of the Most Glamorous Moments at the 2018 Met Gala

CARDI B<p>The expectant rapper got decked out in a crystal-covered Moschino dress and matching head piece, which gave makeup artist Erika La’Pearl …

Met Gala 2018: The Best Dressed Celebrities on the Red Carpet

The dress code on the invitation read (aptly and amusingly) “Sunday Best” for an evening known globally as the first Monday in May or the Met Gala. But what did that mean for the diverse, glittery crew of bold-face guests who strode the red carpet? The stylishly pious (gala cochair Amal Clooney in …

Cleveland Kidnapping Survivors: Where Are They 5 Years Later?

It has been five years since Amanda Berry miraculously escaped from a boarded-up Cleveland home and called 911.<p>“Help me. I’m Amanda Berry,” she told …

How to Get Ripped in 90 Days

Getting ripped takes hard work and dedication, a carefully planned diet and many hours in the gym. At times, it takes an iron will — when you want to …

Nutrition

What Happened To Leon Jacob?

In what sounds like a plot from a Hollywood movie, Meghan Verikas agreed to fake her own kidnapping so police could catch her ex-boyfriend, former …

Is It Safe to Always Be in Ketosis? Here's What the Experts Say

By now, you've certainly seen some of the jaw-dropping results people have experienced after trying the keto diet, where you eat low-carb in order …

The 8 most in-demand job skills for 2018 and the online courses you can take to learn them

We live in a technological age — and there is no going back. For anyone looking to get ahead in their career, mastering certain skills is absolutely …

Earlier search for California serial killer led to wrong man

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Investigators hunting for the so-called Golden State Killer turned to searching genetic websites in 2017 but misidentified …

Michelle McNamara’s Search for Truth

Great true-crime writers tend to fall into one of two schools. The first are detectives, gifted at both finding overlooked information and …

The Latest: Alleged serial killer worked in warehouse

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a serial killing and rape case in California (all times local): 10:20 p.m. The man charged with being the …

In A Win For True Crime Podcasts Everywhere, Adnan Syed Granted New Trial

A Maryland appellate court has affirmed the grant of a new trial for Adnan Syed, who was convicted of strangling his ex-girlfriend Hae Min Lee and sentenced to life in prison in 2000.<p>Syed and Lee were in high school at the time of the murder, and Syed has been in prison for the past 18 years. He …

Arrest made in Golden State Killer case featured in I'll Be Gone in the Dark

FBI; Harper The case of the Golden State Killer, the serial killer and rapist at the heart of Michelle McNamara’s posthumous true-crime book I’ll Be …

Arrest made in East Area Rapist case, sources say. Sun City survivor 'overwhelmed with joy'

Multiple sources report an arrest has been made in the East Area Rapist case. The East Area Rapist, also know as the Golden State Killer and the …

10 endlessly fascinating websites to waste your time on

The internet is a vast, wonderful trove of information. There's so much to learn from a seemingly endless supply of resources. From video lectures …

This SNL Skit Sums Up What Your Workout Leggings Are REALLY Used For, and I'm Howling

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Workout Clothes<p>Nike Leggings Sketch on Saturday Night Live<p>This SNL Skit Sums Up What Your Workout Leggings Are REALLY Used …

This comedian's dramatic re-enactment of his son falling in nettles should win all the awards

Great art is born of great suffering.<p>British comedian William Andrews uploaded a video of himself doing a dramatic slam-poet-style rendition of his …

4 Life-Changing Makeup Tricks You Should Try For Younger-Looking Skin

As you mature, there are a lot of factors that could be making you look older than you already are, like your clothes, hairstyle, or your makeup. You …

Makeup

Alternative Workouts for the Best Abs Ever

You're probably in pursuit of the perfect six-pack. Truthfully, who isn't?<p>Unfortunately, attaining the elusive bathing suit body of your dreams isn't …

Elvis Presley deliberately killed himself, says ex-wife Priscilla as she lays bare the depths of his drug addiction

Elvis Presley's ex-wife Priscilla has claimed the King knowingly took his own life when he died from a drug-related heart attack.<p>The 72-year-old made …

American serial killer still at large

The Golden State killer terrorized California for 10 years, from 1976 to 1986. But he was never caught. Unmasking A Killer airs Sundays on HLN at 9pm ET, starting March 18.

Golden State Killer

FBI’s near-brush with suspect in Florida school shooting draws scrutiny

A tipster alerted the FBI in September to a disturbing comment that had been left beneath an online video. “Im going to be a professional school shooter,” read the comment, posted by YouTube user “nikolas cruz.”<p>Two FBI agents interviewed the caller, Mississippi bail bondsman Ben Bennight, the next …

Nikolas Cruz

New Witness? Man Claims to Have Seen "Boys on the Tracks" Murders

SALINE COUNTY, Ark. -- In March of 1987, Billy Jack Haynes wrestled in front of a record-setting audience of 93,000 fans at the Pontiac Silverdome in …

Florida school shooting: Suspect ID'd as Nikolas Cruz, a former student

<b>PARKLAND, Fla. --</b> A former student opened fire at a Florida high school Wednesday, killing at least 17 people, sending students running out into the …

The Most Over-the-Top Tourist Attraction in Every U.S. State, Mapped

The U.S. is home to some of the world’s most popular attractions. From the Big Apple’s Empire State Building, to Seattle’s Space Needle, its cities …

This is how to overcome anger: 5 powerful secrets from mindfulness

There’s a voice shouting. Takes a second before you realize it’s yours. You feel energized. Righteous. Driving every point home. It’s like the climax …

Mindfulness

Jailed German serial killer charged with 97 new counts of murder

The nurse has already been sentenced for killing six patients by injecting them with drugs and then trying to revive them. If convicted, Niels Högel …

Abuse in house of torture was 'severe, pervasive, prolonged'

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A California couple tortured a dozen of their children for years, starving them to the point that their growth was stunted, …