Month: January 2012

Dottie Laster

TRAFFICKED with Dottie Laster: Grooming Practices of Traffickers

TRAFFICKED with Dottie Laster Thursday, January 26, 1pm ET Listen LIVE at: Here Women Talk Kicking the Hornet’s Nest! Jim Tanner of KB Solutions joins host, Dottie Laster for an informative discussion about the practices of grooming by traffickers and sex offenders.  Not only do they groom their potential victims, but everyone in the environment around them. Jim Tanner has been a community corrections professional since 1970. He has worked with both adult and juvenile offenders in a wide variety of capacities, served on the faculty of three universities, and has provided training for corrections professionals since 1980. He is nationally recognized for his pioneering work in field computer forensics. His contributions to criminal justice planning have also received national recognition. http://www.kbsolutions.com/ Human trafficking and child exploitation – Dottie Laster has spent her adult life combating both. An original member of the U.S. Attorney’s Human Trafficking Rescue Alliance, Selected by the US Attorney’s Office, certified by the Dept. of Justice, she has trained over 5,000 police officers and worked directly with adult and child victims. She …

Murder in Baker Company: Cilla McCain LIVE on True Crime Uncensored

Burl Barer and Howard Lapides Welcome Author Cilla McCain Listen Live 2pm PT/ 4pm CT/ 5pm ET/ 10pm UK  CLICK HERE!  Cilla McCain Murder in Baker Company Army Specialist Richard T. Davis seemed to be a survivor. He had been in Bosnia, reenlisted in time for the invasion of Iraq, and made it through the bloody, savage battle known as the Midtown Massacre. When his father, a career army officer, received a call stating his son was AWOL, he knew something was terribly wrong.  And it was. On July 14, 2003, within hours of Davis’s return to Fort Benning, Georgia, he had been mercilessly beaten and murdered. His body was set on fire and left in the woods. The army did not open an official investigation into the missing soldier until September, and his remains would not be recovered until November. Four members of his own platoon were arrested for the crime. When one of them was asked why they had set Richard on fire, his answer was both bone-chilling and revealing. He said, “Because that’s the way we …

Diane Fanning, Lucinda Pierce, ImaginePublicity

Latest Book in Lucinda Pierce Series by Diane Fanning WRONG TURN!

Diane Fanning, best-selling true crime author, presents WRONG TURN the sixth book in her Lucinda Pierce crime novel series   Along with writing true crime and covering high-profile cases, Diane Fanning is also the author of the Lucinda Pierce series of crime novels. The sixth book in the series, Wrong Turn, was released in January 2013 and inspired by Fanning’s experience with the case of Julie Rea, who was serving a 65-year-sentence for the murder of her 10-year-old son, Joel Kirkpatrick. In a recent article for the monthly webzine, The Big Thrill, Fanning describes her involvement with the Julie Rea case as her life’s crowning achievement.  While researching her book, Through the Window, Fanning corresponded with serial killer Tommy Lynn Sells who subsequently confessed to the killing of Joel Kirkpatrick. Working with the Center on Wrongful Conviction at Northwestern University in Chicago, her book had indeed become a catalyst to right a horrible wrong.  Her testimony assisted in Julie Rea’s acquittal and earned her the coveted Defender of the Innocent Award from the Downstate Illinois Innocence Project. The latest in the crime mystery series, Wrong …

Dottie Laster

The “Best Of” TRAFFICKED with Dottie Laster

TRAFFICKED with Dottie Laster Thursday, January 19, 1pm ET Listen LIVE at: Here Women Talk While Dottie Laster is on hiatus, rebroadcasts will air of past shows. Dottie will be back next week live, watch for the show announcement here! Human trafficking and child exploitation – Dottie Laster has spent her adult life combating both. An original member of the U.S. Attorney’s Human Trafficking Rescue Alliance, Selected by the US Attorney’s Office, certified by the Dept. of Justice, she has trained over 5,000 police officers and worked directly with adult and child victims. She is past administrator of Orange County, CA Human Trafficking Task Force, and her company trains organizations on human trafficking issues and consults with attorneys, investigators and organizations that serve victims of trafficking and prosecute traffickers. Dottie and her guests discuss combating human trafficking globally and in the United States. The stories will make you angry, sad, happy, enlightened, inspired and informed about the fastest growing crime in the world. http://www.imaginepublicity.com

The Roth Show: Scott Cawelti, Author of Brother’s Blood: A Heartland Cain and Abel

Wednesdays from  7-8pm ET Listen LIVE: http://therothshow.com Join Dr. Laurie Roth and Susan Murphy Milano each Wednesday from 7-8ET Author and Professor Scott Cawelti grew up in a small, quiet Midwestern town in Iowa which was rocked to its core in 1976 when a complete family, including 2 small children, was violently annihilated in their home. Brother’s Blood: A Heartland Cain and Abel (Ice Cube Press) relates the true story of murder, anger and greed within a family considered pillars of the community. Jerry Mark, Cawelti’s high school friend,  was a Peace Corps volunteer, lawyer, 4-H leader, vice-president of his Cedar Falls High School senior class, and certainly a most likely-to-succeed young man when he graduated in 1960. Sixteen years later he was convicted of four cold-blooded execution-style murders of his own family. This book is not a whodunit but a whydunit. This account engages readers with the actual facts: the killer’s cross-country motorcycle ride, the landmark investigation in which the murderer was fingered in ten days, the trial where circumstantial evidence was used to make a powerful case against him, …