A look behind the 1997 robbery in South Carolina that netted $17.3 million, the second biggest heist in U.S. history. The money led to a trip to Cancun and the purchase of a mansion. Michelle Boudin, reporter from the NBC Charlotte bureau, brings us the story.
In the aftermath of his 1927 solo transatlantic flight, Colonel Charles Augustus Lindbergh — “Lucky Lindy” — became the most famous human being on Earth. But on the evening of March 1, 1932, the pilot’s luck ran out. Bold kidnappers snatched his baby son, Charlie, from the family home near Hopewell, New Jersey, while everyone in the house was awake. Negotiations with the kidnappers stretched out for weeks, but little Charlie never came back. His body was discovered not five miles from Lindbergh’s house in New Jersey. A German immigrant, Bruno Richard Hauptmann, was executed for the crime. … Read More »
It’s one of the oldest unsolved missing person cases in Edmonton’s history. Dylan Koshman disappeared on October 11, 2008 after leaving his house, following a fight with his roommates. The Fifth Estate, of the Canandian Broadcasting Company, talks with family, witnesses and police. (Source: The Fifth Estate)
Some real “Narcos” footage here. Brazillian cops are able to catch up to a plane before it takes off. The impact nearly tears off one of its wings. (Source: DIGG)
Multimillionaire Robert Durst — suspected in the disappearance of his first wife, Kathie, and connected to the death of a neighbor, Morris Black — will soon go on trial in Los Angeles for the murder of Susan Berman. (Source: CBS News – 48 Hours)
The civil rights leader Malcolm X was killed Feb. 21, 1965, at a rally in New York City. Hear from a witness and visit the site of the assassination — in the past, present, and in 360 video. (Source: The New York Times)
A documentary about the former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger that is based on a damning book about the man by author Christopher Hitchens.
In a harrowing scene from “Battle for Iraq,” an ISIS truck bomb explodes just feet from where Guardian reporter Ghaith Abdul-Ahad is spending the night. (Source: Frontline)
Recently ordered released from prison by President Barak Obama, Puerto Rican activist Oscar Lopez Rivera describes how the dehumanization of being incarcerated has forced him to adapt in order to survive.
Journalist and activist Barrett Brown is released from prison after four years. On his drive across Texas to a halfway house, he discusses his extraordinary case and considers what the future now holds for him and other radical journalists. (Source: Field of Vision)