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2015: A Year to Remember in False Confessions

Steve Drizin | Posted 12.22.2015 | Crime
Steve Drizin

2015 was another momentous year in the world of false confessions. Here are my greatest hits: January 2015 begins tragically as two exonerated fal...

Q&A with Melanie Bishop About Her YA Novel My So-Called Ruined Life

Mary Pauline Lowry | Posted 01.04.2015 | Books
Mary Pauline Lowry

Melanie Bishop's young adult novel My So-Called Ruined Life follows female protagonist Tate McCoy during her 17th year, one year after her mother's brutal murder, for which Tate's father is the prime suspect.

Did Wife Convicted Of Killing Wealthy 'Con Man' Husband Actually Do it?

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 10.10.2014 | Crime

Arizona millionaire Gary Triano had just finished a round of golf when he got in his car to leave. Before he could start the ignition, someone activat...

Why Being in Your 20s Blows

Courtney Garcia | Posted 05.06.2013 | Comedy
Courtney Garcia

No matter what job we get or relationship we embark upon, the practice of doing the same thing every day is a form of monotony we're not easily accustomed to, and the thought of it continuing on forever creates terror in our liberated souls.

Jodi Arias' Own Words (And Lack of Them) Come Back to Haunt Her in Cross

Mari Fagel | Posted 05.01.2013 | Crime
Mari Fagel

Jodi Arias' scripted story is falling to pieces as prosecutor Juan Martinez uses Jodi's own words against her to prove she's lied about everything small and big. And she sure left quite a trail of words for Martinez to work with.

Did A Google Earth Mistake Cause A Couple's Brutal Murder?

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 02.13.2013 | Technology

Google Earth is not a perfect mapping tool -- but could an error within the service have caused an innocent couple's murder? That's the question po...

David Lohr

Motivational Speaker's 'Death Wish Murder' Featured On '48 Hours Mystery' | David Lohr | Posted 04.27.2012 | Crime

The television true crime mystery show "48 Hours Mystery" will air a segment Saturday on the murder of Jeffrey Locker, a debt-ridden motivational spea...

No Time to Spare

John Harden | Posted 02.01.2012 | Crime
John Harden

The first 48 hours may only be a guideline but it's seen over and over that the first two days are most critical for collecting the information needed for any investigation.

WATCH: 48 Hours Special 'Bullying: Words Can Kill'

Posted 11.18.2011 | Education

As students are heading back to school for the start of a new year of learning, for many, the focus is beyond the scope of the textbook. Every day...

Cyberbullying Is a Serious Problem, but Is It an Epidemic?

Larry Magid | Posted 11.17.2011 | Technology
Larry Magid

It's important to pay attention to the serious problem of cyberbullying, but we need to keep it in perspective. As bad as it is, cyberbullying is not an epidemic and it's not killing our children.

ACLU Lawsuit Over Homeless Veterans Exposes VA Scandal

Jeff Norman | Posted 09.11.2011 | Politics
Jeff Norman

Seemingly separate stories are now emerging that all involve allegations that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) habitually deprives veterans of services to which they are entitled.

Harold Dow Died Of Asthma Behind The Wheel

TIME | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

But late last night, Dow's family released a statement linking his death to an asthma attack behind the wheel. The CBS News report reveals that, accor...

Veteran CBS News Reporter Dies Unexpectedly

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Harold Dow has died unexpectedly. The veteran CBS News correspondent died Saturday. He was 62. Dow leaves behind a wife, Kathy, and three child...

CBS Sends '48 HR' Magazine Cease & Desist

New York Times | DAVID CARR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media


48 Hours Infringement

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Joe Peyronnin

There's a new web-a-zine on the Internet called 48 HR Magazine. But CBS is already claiming title infringement because the creators of the new site have chosen the name of CBS News' long time Saturday night news magazine 48 Hours.

Johnny Depp's '48 Hours' Plea For West Mephis Three (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Johnny Depp will appear on this Saturday's "48 Hours Mystery" as he makes a plea for a new trial for the West Memphis Three, three teenagers accused o...

Robert Joe Halderman, Letterman's Alleged Extortionist: Colleagues Describe Him As "Arrogant," "Rogue," "Womanizer"

The Daily Beast | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Stunned colleagues Friday described veteran CBS News producer Joe Halderman--who was arrested outside the network's West 57th Street offices Thursday ...

Dan Rather Barred From "48 Hours" Anniversary Party

NY Magazine | Lloyd Grove | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Everybody who is anybody in television news -- with one glaring omission -- showed up for last week's twentieth-anniversary blowout for 48 Hours, whic...