Serial killer investigation leads to cold case review
The trail of Darren Deon Vann, who is under investigation for at least seven deaths of women around Gary, Indiana, is now reaching across several states. Authorities in Austin, Texas and North Carolina say they are reviewing cases of unsolved killings for possible links to Vann.Read More
Media Study: We trust the Brits more; Libs like to be agree
The media mavens at the Pew Research Center have put out a big new report on “Political Polarization & Media Habits.” Most of the findings are what you would expect, though still interesting. Two specific findings especially amused me.Read More
Are contractors a way around ‘no boots on the ground'?
At the heart of today’s debate about what to do about ISIS is the question of whether to send in “boots on the ground.” President Obama has publicly promised that no new ‘boots’ -- combat troops -- will be sent to Syria or Iraq. But there are already thousands of people on the ground in the Levant region on the American payroll and more being recruited each day- they're called contractors or security advisors.Read More
Indiana police contacted about potential killer in 2010
A string of unsolved strangling cases from the early 1990s to 2007 sit in the files at the Gary, Indiana police department. Four years ago, when confronted with details suggesting this might be the work of a serial killer, police declined to respond.Read More
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