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    The Missing….

    Season 2  Finale Over 600,000 individuals go missing in the United States every year. Fortunately, many missing children and adults are quickly found, alive and well. However, tens of thousands of individuals remain missing for more than one year – what many agencies consider “cold cases”. It is estimated that 4,400 unidentified bodies are recovered each year, with approximately 1,000 of those bodies remaining unidentified after one year. Bringing people, information, forensic science and technology together, NamUs helps resolve missing, unidentified, and unclaimed person cases throughout the United States. Interview with Todd Matthews Director, Case Management and Communications Todd Matthews joined the NamUs management team in 2011 as the program…

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    The Norco Bank Robbery

    Season Episode 15 On May 9, 1980 four men and one teenager robbed Security Pacific bank in Norco California.  Norco, located in Riverside County was a sleepy little town of just over 19,000 people at the time. More known for their cow farms and horse ranches then for its crime statistics. Norco on that day would become the stage for one of the most epic rolling gun battles for its time. Listen to Deputy Rolf Parkes tell the story of the epic gun battle that followed   By its conclusion 2 of the robbers were dead, 32 police units were destroyed or damaged by gunfire, one police helicopter was shot…

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    Escape from Alcatraz

    Season 2 Episode 14 During its 29 years of operation, the penitentiary claimed that no prisoner successfully escaped.  A total of 36 prisoners made 14 escape attempts, two men trying twice; 23 were caught alive, six were shot and killed during their escape, two drowned, and five are listed as “missing and presumed drowned” Frank Morris and Clarence and John Anglin were among those missing and presumed drowned. Frank Morris Clarence Anglin John William Anglin Allen West was left behind Vent the prisoner escaped thru June Stephens claimed he was suppose to escape that night also Robert Williams who denied taking part in the planning was serving a life sentence…

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    Lizzie Borden Part 3 The Aftermath

    Season 2 Episode 13 Maplecroft If Lizzie Borden  thought everything would return to normal once the trial ended, she was dead wrong. The crowds cheered when the judge announced she was not guilty, but, at  the end of the day all of her friends abandoned her. People refused to sit near her at church. And children, probably daring each other to tempt her, would ring her doorbell in the middle of the night and pelt her house with gravel and eggs.   Headstones of the family

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    Lizzie Borden Part 1, The Murder & Investigation

    Season 2 Episode 11 Lizzie Borden took an axe, And gave her mother forty whacks, When she saw what she had done, She gave her father forty-one. Lizzie Borden Part 1 The Murder & Investigation Actually,the Bordens received only 29 whacks, not the 81 suggested by the famous ditty, but the popularity of the above poem is a testament to the public’s fascination with the 1893 murder trial of Lizzie Borden. The source of that fascination might lie in the almost unimaginably brutal nature of the crime–given the gender, background, and age of the defendant-   Layout of the Borden house    

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    Haunted Disneyland

    Season 2 Episode 10 Since the year it opened in  1955 over 750 million people have walked through Disneyland’s  gates into the Magic Kingdom and the “Happiest Place on Earth”. But apparently not as many have left thru those same magical gates.  Guests and cast members alike have told bizarre stories of the supernatural inside the walls of Disneyland  and anyone who’s somewhat familiar with the park’s history knows its filled with dark secrets and paranormal mysteries. Want more creepy Disney? Check out these books    

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    Lost Boy Larry

    Season 2 Episode 9 In August of 1973, a  CB radio operator in California was shocked to receive a mysterious transmission from what seemed to be a young boy pleading for help over the airwaves. The transmissions were at times difficult to understand because the boy was often crying or sobbing uncontrollably, and this, combined with the generally poor signal and ample static, often made the messages nearly incoherent. What could be understood was that the boy called himself Larry, and claimed that he had been out with his father rabbit hunting when they had been in an accident. Larry stated that the red and white pickup truck they were…

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    The Bell Witch Part 2

    Season 2 Episode 7 The Bell Witch left the Bell household in 1821, saying that she would return in seven years time. She made good on her promise and “appeared” at the home of John Bell, Jr. where it is said, she left him with prophecies of future events, including the Civil War, and World Wars I and II. The ghost said it would reappear 107 years later – in 1935 – but if she did, no one in Adams came forward as a witness to it. Was the whole story of the Bell Witch made up, some believe so, others aren’t so sure, you listen and decide Some pics…

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    The Bell Witch Part 1

    The Bell Witch 1817, Adams, Tennessee,  was the site of one of the most well-known hauntings in American history -well, maybe not most well known but, at least the longest running story of paranormal activity. Some believe the whole story of the Bell Witch was made up, or a hoax on the family and not witch or supernatural at all.  Some say it was so well known that it eventually caught the attention and then the involvement of a future president of the United States, Andrew Jackson. Known as The Bell Witch, or The Bell Witch Cave, named for the family whose home that the activity first presented itself, came,…