Best True Crime Podcasts: Top 5 Shows Most Recommended By Experts

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The popularity of podcasts is spreading like wildfire. Crime, thrills, romance, and comedy are among the most popular podcast genres across various platforms. For some reason, many of us find ourselves entranced with the hair-raising details of a murder mystery or the innerworkings of a cartel. Every type of podcast has a specific way of …

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It’s not a chokehold: Study argues police should be able to use ‘safe and effective’ vascular neck restraints

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‘It’s important to note that VNR is distinctly different from a chokehold.’ WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Several cities have banned their local police departments from using any kind of neck restraints in the wake of multiple high-profile deaths in recent years. While the use of a chokehold can impair a suspect’s ability to breathe, a new …

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Bandits are losing interest in robbing banks, as some crimes no longer pay

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By: Jay L. Zagorsky, Boston University, via The Conversation Bank robbery is a high-profile crime that fascinates many people. Movies have been made about famous bank robbers like Bonnie and Clyde, John Dillinger and Butch Cassidy. There is even a new movie that just came out about Gilbert Galvan, Canada’s most prolific bank robber who robbed 59 banks …

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Automatic life sentence? Inmates more likely to die from cancer, study shows

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NEW HAVEN, Conn. — New research from Yale University reports a possible connection between incarceration and cancer. Researchers from the Yale Cancer Center report an observed higher risk of dying from cancer among adults in prison. Moreover, inmates diagnosed with cancer are more likely to pass away within a year of being released from prison. “Cancer …

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