Mark Bowden, author of Black Hawk Down, recounts the rise and fall of the notorious Colombian drug lord, Pablo Escobar. Brutal and savvy, Escobar grew from a petty street thug to head the Medellín cocaine cartel, an organization that held Colombia in its vice grip in the 1980s. 530 more words
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Judy Clarke […] referred back to the Susan Smith case, noting that it was the reason she had been “sucked into the black hole, the vortex” of death-penalty cases.
Everyone loves a great detective’s tale, and in “The Case of the Vanishing Blonde,” a real-life private detective tracks down a heinous serial rapist that no one even knew they should be looking for. 2,727 more words