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

Image credit: Thomas Silverstein prison artwork “Solitary Confinement”

(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. read more

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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 …

Smart Home Device Actually Alerted Police During Domestic Altercation

(PCM) Anyone that assumed smart home devices are not always eavesdropping on the conversations that take place in our home, you are definitely wrong. However, in this particular case the smart home device, which has been revealed to be a Google Home, may have actually saved a life by alerting the local authorities to a domestic altercation that was occurring within a home in New Mexico.

A man named Eduardo Barros was house-sitting at a …

Case Of Mistaken Identity Leads Family To Bury A Complete Stranger


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(PCM) A California family is seeking an unspecified sum of money from the Orange County coroners office after a case of mistaken identity leads them to bury a complete stranger rather than their family member.

Back in early May of 2017, 81-year old Frank Kerrigan received a call from the Orange County coroners office informing him that his oldest son, 57-year old Frankie had been found dead outside of a store in Fountain …

El Chapo Is Suing Netflix For Defamation Of Character

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(PCM) Infamous Columbia drug lord El Chapo is suing streaming network Netflix over the release of their new original series “El Chapo” citing defamation of character. El Chapo has had his lawyer Jose Refugio Rodriguez contact the network multiple times asking for royalty payments from series to which they have yet to respond.

After Rodriguez received no response from the network regarding the alleged royalties owed to El Chapo he …

Texas Teacher In Hot Water After Giving Out Offensive Award

(PCM) A Texas middle-school teacher may be in danger of losing their job after giving out a mock-award which read, “Most Likely To Become A Terrorist”, to a 13-year old student during end of the year superlatives .

To make matters worse, the mock award was given to the student, Lizeth Villanueva, just one day after the tragic terrorist bombing in Manchester that killed 22 people. Anthony Aguirre Junior High has now come under fire …

JetBlue Boots Family Off Of Flight Over A Birthday Cake

(PCM) We don’t know what in the world is going on with the airlines these days, but now JetBlue is coming under fire for allegedly kicking a family off of a flight from New York to Las Vegas over an argument about a birthday cake.

Cameron Burke, his wife Minta, and their two kids Cameron Jr. (7) and Camille (9) were on a flight from New York to Las Vegas on their way to celebrate …