In Cold Blood: The Cassidy Family Murders

By Carolyn Berardino On April 1, 1968, the small town of Milan, Ohio was shocked by a brutal triple murder. 17-year-old Michael Cassidy came home from work at 4:00 a.m. and found his parents, Ann and William, dead of gunshot wounds. His 12-year-old sister Patricia was also dead, having been viciously beaten, possibly with the Read more about In Cold Blood: The Cassidy Family Murders[…]

Cleveland Cavs Offer Reward in the Unsolved Murder of Ericka Weems

By Carolyn Berardino 37-year-old Ericka Weems had just moved back to her hometown of Akron, Ohio and had opened up her second daycare center, when she was gunned down inside her own home. Her body was discovered on November 2, 2020, when she was scheduled to babysit for a friend and couldn’t be reached. By Read more about Cleveland Cavs Offer Reward in the Unsolved Murder of Ericka Weems[…]

New Hope in the 1978 Unsolved Murder of Cheryl Thompson

By Carolyn Berardino Cheryl Thompson was a 19-year-old freshman at the University of Cincinnatti in 1978. She was home for spring break on March 24th, when she left her parent’s house in Mariemont, Ohio, to meet her boyfriend at Gatsby’s disco in Oakley. But according to the Ohio Attorney General, she never arrived. Her brother Read more about New Hope in the 1978 Unsolved Murder of Cheryl Thompson[…]

The Unsolved Case of Evelyn Hernandez and Her Missing Boys

By Carolyn Berardino Evelyn Hernandez, 24, and her 5-year-old son Alexis went missing on May 1, 2002, just weeks before Evelyn was to deliver another baby boy. According to In Touch, her torso was discovered a month later, floating in the San Francisco Bay. Her murder remains unsolved, and her son and unborn baby have Read more about The Unsolved Case of Evelyn Hernandez and Her Missing Boys[…]

2007 Boca Raton Mall Murders: Who Killed Nancy Bochicchio and Her Daughter Joey ?

By Carolyn Berardino On December 12, 2007, Nancy Bochicchio picked her 7-year-old daughter Joey up from school early to take her to a doctor’s appointment. According to the Sun Sentinel, the pair had plans to meet up with a friend of Joey’s from school and her family later that night so the girls could rehearse Read more about 2007 Boca Raton Mall Murders: Who Killed Nancy Bochicchio and Her Daughter Joey ?[…]

The Unsolved Abduction and Murder of Brittany Locklear

By Carolyn Berardino It was still dark outside when Connie Locklear-Chavis stood in the driveway of her home in Hoke County, North Carolina with her 5-year-old daughter Brittany Locklear, on January 7, 1998, waiting for the school bus. Connie ran inside to quickly use the bathroom, and when she came back out, Brittany was nowhere Read more about The Unsolved Abduction and Murder of Brittany Locklear[…]

Who Killed Jenny Low Chang?

By Carolyn Berardino Jenny Low Chang was a 19-year-old student at San Francisco State University in 1977. On a Sunday night, September 11, she booked a study session in the J. Paul Leonard Library basement at 6:00 p.m. When her roommate discovered Jenny wasn’t home the next morning and hadn’t slept in her bed in Read more about Who Killed Jenny Low Chang?[…]

Beyond Her Years: The Murder of Suzanne Jovin

By: Sammy Keyes Unseasonably warm it was, early December 1998 for Yale’s campus in New Haven, Connecticut. Senior Political Science major, Suzanne Jovin, was just coming back from a pizza party she had organized for the local chapter of Best Buddies. Best Buddies is a program for those with special needs, which pairs them up Read more about Beyond Her Years: The Murder of Suzanne Jovin[…]

A Mother’s Fight For Justice: The Unsolved Case of Kyle Byrtus

By Carolyn Berardino 25-year-old Kyle Byrtus’s body was found in a Lehigh Acres field on the outskirts of Fort Myers, Florida in Lee County on August 15, 2013. He had been shot, and his murder remains unsolved. I had the pleasure of speaking with his mom, Lynne Kreger, on the phone to hear Kyle’s story Read more about A Mother’s Fight For Justice: The Unsolved Case of Kyle Byrtus[…]

Popular Executive’s Brutal Murder Still Unsolved Since 2008

By Carolyn Berardino On the stormy Saturday evening of March 8, 2008, 55-year-old Gary Redner was hanging out at Ganly’s Pub and Restaurant, just 1/4 mile from his home in Lower Heidelberg Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania, according to WFMZ-TV 69. Gary was the executive vice president of his family’s business, Redner’s Warehouse Markets, a popular Read more about Popular Executive’s Brutal Murder Still Unsolved Since 2008[…]