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Cult Killer

Cult Killer

10/22/14 05:12PM

After escaping the “Family of Love” religious sect, former member Rick Rodriguez sought revenge for the years of sexual abuse he allegedly endured at the hands of cult leaders. watch

Interview With A Vampire

Interview With A Vampire

10/22/14 05:09PM

MSNBC investigates the story behind Rod Ferrell, a teenage “vampire” who’s alternative career earned him a ticket on death row. watch

Bodysnatchers of New York

Bodysnatchers of New York

10/22/14 05:07PM

The case of the “New York Body Snatchers” reads more like a pulp horror novel, with a hungry press reporting on over 1000 corpses that had been allegedly stolen, carved up and sold in a million-dollar scheme. watch

In Coldest Blood

In Coldest Blood

10/22/14 05:06PM

Torey Adamcik and Brian Draper were considered average high school boys until one grisly murder, and videotape evidence, shattered their images forever. watch

Runaways: Ocean Beach

Runaways: Ocean Beach

10/16/14 03:55PM

Although known for its surfing and sunny weather – Ocean Beach, California plays host to a growing homeless population of runaway youth. watch

Runaways: Jacksonville

Runaways: Jacksonville

10/16/14 03:54PM

In Jacksonville, Florida, it is illegal to panhandle or sleep in public spaces, so the kids living on the street are forced to stay hidden. watch

City In Fear: Hillside Strangler

City In Fear: Hillside Strangler

10/08/14 05:23PM

The Hillside Strangler is the media epithet for two men, Kenneth Bianchi and Angelo Buono, cousins who were convicted of kidnapping, raping, torturing, and killing girls and women from late 1977 to early 1978. watch

Why Planes Crash: Brace for Impact

Why Planes Crash: Brace for Impact

10/01/14 02:04PM

“Ditching” is the aviation term for landing a plane on any body of water. This is an in-depth investigation into why pilots make the risky decision to ditch. watch

Why Planes Crash: Human Error

Why Planes Crash: Human Error

10/01/14 02:03PM

There are many reasons why planes crash. But, according to a study published by the FAA, more often than not, the cause is just plain human error. watch

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