DCC wins in the ABA Top 100 Blawgs for 2014

DCC wins in the ABA Top 100 Blawgs for 2014  in the category criminal justice for the second year in a row. Thank you for placing victims first! It is wonderful to see the support you give to victim family members by placing their loved ones in the spotlights. And that is exactly what this award […]

Season’s Greetings

This season of festivities and joy is bitter-sweet knowing that some loved ones are missing from our table. Some families lost their loved ones and had hoped to get some answers this year. Some did, yes. But progress is slow and there is no telling which cases will get answers in the New Year. I wish […]

The December Killings

The December Killings always give me pause. During this month, we lost Maria Ridulph, Shawn K. Simmons, Officer Deriek Crouse, Kimberly Ann Thompson went missing, Leo Resk, and Gregory McRoberts was killed in a hit-and-run. Michelle Martinko was murdered, Eric Beasley was killed, and Amber, Karmon, and Kameron Willingham died during the accidental fire that led to their father’s wrongful execution. Patty Vaughan […]

DCC wins in ABA’s Top 100 law blogs of 2013

DCC wins in ABA’s Top 100 law blogs of 2013 in the category “Criminal Justice.” The introduction they gave my blog is awesome: “If there’s a dog-eared manuscript to a legal thriller gathering dust in your back drawer, wipe that sucker off and turn to cold-case consultant Alice de Sturler’s blog. A mixture of interviews […]

On Memories, Family, and Thanksgiving

On Memories, Family, and Thanksgiving is a post I did not intend to write. I did not intend to blog today at all however, last night this blog popped up in my head. I have not been able to shake it so I guess it needs to be written. The Holiday Season is here and […]

ABA Top 100 Blawgs

ABA Top 100 Blawgs for 2013 and … I have been nominated!!! Thank you to the reader(s) who nominated my blog! Here I am on the nominee’s list: “Defrosting Cold Cases NEW If there’s a dog-eared manuscript to a legal thriller gathering dust in your back drawer, wipe that sucker off and turn to cold-case […]

3 Tips for Cold Case Blogging

3 Tips for Cold Case Blogging that will give you unique content. I follow these three simple steps every time I decide to blog about an unsolved homicide. Here they are: 1: I extent every case search to several search engines such as DuckDuckGo, Firefox, Yahoo, and Bing aside from Google. Search results differ and […]

Are you a blogger?

Are you a blogger? Do you like to read blogs? If so, get excited: the first ever NRV Bloggers Convention is in the making! Creative brain: Alice de Sturler, true crime blogger and owner of Defrosting Cold Cases Partner: Lisa Bleakley, the ‎Executive Director of Tourism at Montgomery County/Christiansburg/Blacksburg, VA Are you a local blogger […]