Is The Twinkie Defense Actually A Real Thing?

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(PCM) Over the years criminals have gotten away with some very serious crimes by using some rather odd defenses. Many have claimed mental illness, while others have used some more far out excuses such as the “Twinkie Defense”. Yes, ladies and gentlemen, it is definitely a real thing!

The “Twinkie Defense” first appeared in 1978 when Dan White was accused of killing Harvey Milk and George Moscone. The jury in the case …

Celebrity Crime! Who Got Off Too Easy?

(PCM) Our legal system in the United States says that everyone is equal in the eyes of the law and if you do the crime, then you should pay the time. That is supposed to be the way it works, however, we have seen several cases, especially those involving celebrities, where the consequences they faced for committing, sometimes major crimes, the punishment has been far less severe that it would have been for any normal …

Frank Sinatra’s Obsession With Dimes

(PCM) Many may not know this, but Frank Sinatra, otherwise known as Ol’ Blue Eyes, had an obsession with dimes. However, he was not always a collector! His obsession with the ten cent coins began for much more sinister reasons.

Sinatra’s son, Frankie Sinatra, Jr was kidnapped on December 8, 1963 and the performer ended up paying out $240,000 dollars in ransom money to the kidnappers before his son was …

Why An Anonymous Letter Left Frank Sinatra On The FBI Watch List

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(PCM) Any follower of pop culture history will know that Frank Sinatra, our loving Ol’ Blue Eyes, definitely had his fare share of run-ins with the law. Sinatra was a true icon in the music industry and beloved by his millions of fans, however he was most certainly  involved in some illicit activities with some rather shady individuals.

The FBI has an entire file dedicated to Frank Sinatra which the majority of …

The Mysterious Case Of ‘The Girl In Blue’ And How It Was Eventually Solved!

(PCM) On Christmas Eve, December 24, 1933, a mysterious, yet friendly visitor to the town of Willoughby, Ohio walked directly in front of a moving train and was tragically killed. No one in the area had any idea of the young woman’s identity and she was only referred to as the “Girl In Blue”, based upon the color of her clothing at the time of the incident. She was wearing a blue dress, coat, scarf …

The Wineville Chicken Coop Murders And The Story Of Christine Collins

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(PCM) We always love an odd crime story and this one certainly had enough people talking! Mother Christine Collins was committed to a psych ward in 1928 after her young son went missing. She was committed after the LAPD claimed they had “found” her son five months later, however Collins denied the boy the police delivered to her was actually her son.

The boy eventually confessed to being a runaway and was indeed not the …

The Mystery Surrounding The D.B. Cooper Hijacking Lives On Over 40 Years Later!

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(PCM) Many are familiar with the mysterious case of airplane hijacker D.B. Cooper, which currently remains the only unsolved airplane hijacking case in United States history and has led to thousands of conspiracy theories and ended in nothing but dead ends for FBI investigators. On November 24, 1971 an unidentified man, who called himself Dan Cooper, hijacked a Boeing 727 in the air as it was travelling from Portland, OR to Seattle, Washington. It was …

Chris Watts Case to be Featured on Investigation Discovery

(Silver Spring, MD) – How well can you truly know someone? Chris Watts appeared to have it all: a happy marriage, a beautiful home, and a growing family. But that image of perfection was shattered when his pregnant wife and two daughters went missing from their family home in small town of Frederick, Colorado on August 13, 2018. The day after their disappearance, Chris Watts appeared on the local news pleading for the safe return …

Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman Court Update

TVGrapevine has learned that Lori Loughlin, her husband Mossimo Giannulli and Felicity Huffman have all surrendered their passports in wake of the college scam scandal.  The three of them appeared before a judge in a Boston court this morning.

According to TMZ,  Huffman is said to have  acknowledged the severity of thre case, while Loughlin shook hands with prosecutors and waved to reporters and fans outside of court.

The Wrap also said that the …

Lori Loughlin, Felicity Huffman to Appear in Court Today

It is judgment day for Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin. The two actresses, along with Loughlin’s husband Mossimo Giannulli and forty-seven others were charged in a college cheating scam last month.

Huffman allegedly paid $15,000 to help change her daughter Sofia’s SAT scores, while Loughlin and Giannulli allegedly paid $500,00 to have her daughters Oliva Jade and Bella designated as recruits for USC’s crew team, despite not being athletes.

According to TMZ, Huffman arrived …

College Cheating Scam: Entitlemania Author Richard Watts Offers Opinion

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Over the past few weeks, the news has been discussing the college scam where fifty people, including Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman, were arrested.  Several parents were accused of paying people off in order to ensure their children get into top colleges, either by having SAT scores changed or lying about them being involved in certain programs. 

This has led to several questions, including why parents would do this and why they think they can …

Actresses Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin Involved in College Scam

Actresses Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin are said to be involved in a nationwide college admissions scam, TVGrapevine has learned. The news broke this morning and has been reposted by several news sites.

Huffman was arrested,  along with Loughlin’s husband Mossimo Giannulli. There is a warrant out for Loughlin’s arrest,  but she is supposedly out of the country. Feds have given her orders to turn herself in.

According to reports, Huffman was arrested for her …