The Chair by Painted Heroes

The Chair (Film Poster)

The Chair by Painted Heroes is a movie in pre-production phase. I contacted the people behind this movie on Twitter. Horror is not my normal genre of interest but of course, capital punishment is. The description of the movie reminded me of Brubaker with Robert Redford. Results: I am backing the movie and Peter Simeti, President/Publisher […]

How to use the library to research cold cases

A stack of old files yellowing in an archive

How to use the library to research cold cases when you wish to help solve a cold case. That is a question I asked Jennifer Gibbons. Jennifer is exploring the case of Susanne Bombardier and generously offered to share with my readers how she uses public libraries for this project. ___________________________ Doing research on cold […]

Zeigler’s case on ID TV July 11

Eunice and Tommy Zeigler on their wedding day

Zeigler’s case on ID TV July 11 from 10-11pm. Scroll down in the TV schedule to July 11 and then you will see the program A Question Of Innocence. “On July 16, 1976, William Thomas Zeigler is sentenced to death for four heinous murders he claims he didn’t commit. In 2012, over 36 years later, […]

Case of the Month: Carmen Melinda Croan

Carmen Melinda Croan

Case of the Month: Carmen Melinda Croan (Jan 16, 1963 – Aug 23, 1981). The only information on the Odessa Crime Stoppers page is as follows: “It has been over 20 years since the brutal slaying of Carmen Croan. Her body was found on August 23, 1981 on an oilfield lease 12 mile north of […]

Cold Justice Returns

Cold Justice/TNT

Cold Justice Returns to TV with brand new episodes beginning Friday, June 20, at 9 p.m. (ET/PT). The series follows former prosecutor Kelly Siegler and former crime-scene investigator Yolanda McClary as they travel to small towns around the country in order to help local law enforcement look into murder cases that have lingered for years without […]