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Beyond the Headlines: The Tiffany Rubin Story

Separation and divorce are difficult – especially so when children are involved. In 2008 Queens (New York) special education teacher Tiffany Rubin had all but given up hope of ever seeing her child again when she received an anonymous tip through her MySpace page. Someone had spotted her seven-year-old son and ex-boyfriend in South Korea. It…Read more

Beyond the Headlines – The Craigslist Killer

Computers have changed the way we all do business. The market place, that was, once-upon-a-time at the physical centre of a town is now virtually global. We can buy and sell anything from anywhere, anytime. One of the more well known digital marketplaces is Craigslist. This is a very popular website where you can purchase…Read more

Beyond the Headlines – The Carlina White Story

Little girl lost On 4 August 1987 new mother Joy White had returned to Harlem Hospital with her nineteen-day-old baby named Carlina who had fallen ill. The baby was to stay the night so Joy went home to get some rest, ready to return the next day. And return she would – into a terrible nightmare situation…Read more

Beyond the Headlines – Murder in the Family

Parricide is the technical term for what society regards as one of the most abominable crimes – the murdering of a parent or close relative. Although rare, cases of children murdering one or both parents always generate widespread revulsion, followed by desperate attempts to find out why. And sometimes there is no reason, apart from…Read more

Beyond the Headlines – The Novack Murders

The Crime On the morning of 12 July 2009, the body of wealthy entrepreneur and businessman Ben Novack, 53 years of age, was found bound, horrifically beaten and suffocated in the penthouse suite of the Hilton Hotel in Rye Brook, New York. The ferocity of the fatal attack shocked police, particularly when it was realised that his…Read more