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 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 Body Of “The Black Dahlia” a.k.a. Elizabeth Short Was Discovered On January 15, 1947

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(PCM) It was on January 15, 1947 that one of the country’s most famous unsolved murder cases began with the discovery of the mutilated corpse of waitress Elizabeth Short  in Leimert Park, Los Angeles, California. The investigation into Short’s murder was very highly publicized and it earned the nickname “The Black Dahlia” which is said to be derived from a film noir murder mystery.

Over the years there has been countless suspects and theories about …

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 …

The Disappearance Of JFK’s Brain

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(PCM) President John F. Kennedy was tragically assassinated on November 22, 1963. It was a death that forever scarred a nation and left law enforcement, scientists and historians baffled as conspiracy theories erupted in an attempt to analyze exactly what occurred on that fateful afternoon.

We have all read the reports released by the Warren Commission, which concluded that Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone in the assassination of JFK, however many witnesses to the event disagree …

Things That Happen In Movies, but Not Real Life

Things That Happen In Movies, but Not Real Life

There are some things that are standard plot devices for movies, like stopping a wedding, cars won’t start when you are being chased and choosing which brightly colored wire to cut to stop the big LED timer on the bomb…You have parades that the villain, or sometimes the hero, can get lost or hide in. If a movie involves High School or teenagers, there is …

The Tale Of Thomas Silverstein And The Range 13 Prison Cell

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(PCM) A convict by the name of Thomas Silverstein entered the prison system back in 1975 when he was charged for his role in three bank robberies along with his father and uncle. Silverstein was only 19 years old at the time of the crime.

After serving just three years behind bars, Silverstein was next convicted and charged with killing a fellow inmate, who was accused of …

The Mysterious Disappearance Of Serial Killer Pedro Lopez

(PCM) It is scary to imagine that our law enforcement agencies could lose track of a confirmed serial killer, but that is exactly what happened in the case of convicted serial killer Pedro Lopez.

Hailing from South America, Lopez was convicted and confirmed to have killed 110 people and confessed to having killed at least 300 more between the years of 1969 and 1980. He was released from psychiatric hospital prison in 1998 on the …

The Mysterious Tamam Shud Case

(PCM) The Tamam Shud case, otherwise referred to as the Mystery Of The Somerton Man, is one of the most baffling unsolved crimes in the world. On December 1, 1948 at approximately 6:30am, the body of an unidentified man was discovered on Somerton beach, Glenelg, just south of Adelaide, South Australia.

It was not until a later autopsy of the man’s body and belongings that it was discovered that tucked into a tiny hand-made pocket …

The Importance Of Designated Drivers And The Campaign That Proved A Success

(PCM) The concept of a designated driver is one that certainly most all of us have heard of by now. Anyone that plans on spending a night out partying, especially drinking, should always be sure to have a designated driver put in place to ensure that everyone arrives home safe and secure.

Designated drivers are important all the time to prevent anyone from driving under the influence, however, they become even more …

The Mystery Behind One Of Philadelphia’s Oldest Cold Cases ‘The Boy In The Box’

(PCM) The mystery behind the murder of an unidentified 3 to 7 year old child, known only as “The Boy In The Box”, has baffled law enforcement agents in the Philadelphia area for the last several decades and to this very day his murder remains unsolved. The investigation into the murder of “The Boy In The Box” remains open and investigators still follow up on potential leads in hopes of closing one of the cities…

The Mysterious Disappearance Of Megumi Yokota! Could She Still Be Alive?

(PCM) Back in 1977 a 13-year old girl by the name of Megumi Yokota was said to have been abducted by North Korean agents. Yokota was a native Japanese citizen and reports claim that she sadly passed away back in 1994 while still being held in North Korean captivity, however the girls parents and many others in Japan still believe that she is alive and still continue to campaign for her safe return back to …