On October 4th, 2002, Gwen Araujo, a teenager from Newark, California, was savagely beaten to death by 4 men when they discovered she was transgender.
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Here's the story of these two young girls who were kidnapped and brutalized by their captor, and how they not only forged a bond, kept their wits about them, and fought back for their lives…and won.
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The 2000 abduction and murder of Nicholas Markowitz by Jesse James Hollywood, a mid-level drug dealer in the late 90s in the San Fernando Valley area of California.
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On July 2, 2015, Matthew Graham woke up in the morning to find his 6-month old baby girl, Ember Skye, missing. But something about his story does not add up.
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In 1972, 7 year old Steven Stayner was abducted by Kenneth Parnell and held captive for more than 7 years, passing him off as his son. When he was getting too old for Parnell’s taste, he abducted 5 year old Timothy White. But Steven was not about to let Timothy suffer the same fate as he had, so he took Timothy and escaped.
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On April 8th, 2009, rookie pitcher Nick Adenhart of the Anaheim Angels made his season debut, and would finish the game throwing the best game of his short career. Unfortunately, it would be his last.
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In 2010, Jill and Kent Easter felt slighted by their school’s PTA president Kelli Peters when she accidentally left their son behind when they lined up following an after school program.
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Find out what drove Chris McCandless to such extremes and follow his intimate and exhilarating journey to prove himself capable of a living off the land.
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In March of 2018, Jennifer Hart drove her SUV occupied by all 8 of the Hart family off a Northern California cliffside, plunging 100 feet onto the jagged surf below, killing all 8.
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After Lebanon became embroiled in a years long civil war, the Iskenderian family immigrated to the US. They brought with them the family business - the secret family recipes of Zankou Chicken.
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On April 4th, 1991, four masked gunmen casually walked into a Good Guys Electronics Store and took 41 customers and employees hostage.
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Today marks the one year anniversary of Killafornia Dreaming, and it is my chance to thank as many people as I can!
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On May 4th, 2006 former Denver, Colorado area DJ Steven B. Williams disappeared without a trace until pleasure boaters discovered a body floating in the Catalina channel…it was Steven.
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On May 23, 2014, Elliot Rodger left 6 people dead, not including himself, 14 others injured, and an entire community asking why? In this three-part series we examine his manifesto, where part three is the endgame - the day of retribution.
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On May 23, 2014, Elliot Rodger initiated his self-entitled “Day of Retribution” in the beachside college town of Isla Vista.
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In this three part series, we are going to examine the manifesto of Elliot Rodger, with Part One outlining the crimes and delving into the killer’s mind from birth to age 13.
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