Category “Crime”

Exposure Update: The Jimmy Savile Investigation

After ITV released their documentary "The Other Side of Jimmy Savile", they received a huge response which lead to more people coming forward with stories of abuse committed by Savile. This lead to a new documentary being released almost two months later in which Mark Williams-Thomas gets in touch with some of these people that came forward and tracks the progress of the current police investigation into these claims of sexual...

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The Foster Home From Hell

This Vice News exclusive is an investigation into the a man named Jay Ram, Ram was once considered a local hero for his efforts in fostering and taking care of many young boys that were stuck in the system. This being said however only just recently several of his fostered sons have come forward claiming that he sexually abused them and made them recruit other young boys for him to molest. Ram has never been convicted for any of these alleged crimes, so Vice goes undercover to try and discover the...

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The House on Sumac Drive

The House on Sumac Drive tells the shocking story of Russell Faria and his wife Betsy. Russell came home one night from his friends only to find his wife dead on their sitting room floor, initially he thought she had killed herself and rang 911 reporting the incident as such. Upon arrival the police quickly realised that fowl play was involved and that this was no suicide. Russell quickly became the prime suspect and the events that followed are truly...

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Captain Phillips: Somali Pirates Inside Story

A true account of what happened to Captain Phillips and his crew, how Somalian Pirates managed to hijack the Maersk Alabama and the rescue effort involved to save the hostages, this film tells the story via eyewitness accounts and never seen before Navy...

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Cocaine: History Between the Lines

Another History Channel Special, this time however on Cocaine and how it came to be one of the worlds most illicit drugs to date. This films takes us right back to the supposed origins of when the human appetite for Drugs began with one of the simplest being the chewing of the coca leaf in South America, where the natives thought it was a gift from God. Although the plant itself has been around for a long time, it wasn't until 1855 that cocaine was first extracted from the...

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The Jigsaw Murder

From the British series, Real Crime by ITV, this documentary sets out to tell the story of how police pieced together evidence to solve the mystery of the Jigsaw Murder. In March of 2009, a murder took place that was so disturbing it shocked a nation but also had the police force baffled. The victim was Jeffrey Howe, from North London, his body parts had been found scattered across Hertfordshire and Leicestershire. This was the reason the case became known as the Jigsaw...

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Chiraq

This is an eight part documentary by Vice's music devision, Noisey. They venture to Englewood which is one of the sketchiest areas in Chicago city and hook up with Chief Keef, a famous rapper in the Hip-Hop, drill...

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Gangs in Prison

Santa Rita Jail near North California is one of the biggest jails in America. Jails can be a dangerous place full of gangs and cliques that bring rivalries from the streets into the jail itself. For many this leaves but one choice join a gang or face a world of violence with no protection. For this reason the jail has a specially devised a gang unit which hopes to combat gang violence within the jail. This documentary shows the constant battle of power between the Deputies and the Gang...

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The Green River Killer: Gary Ridgway

Gary Ridgway is one of Americas most prolific serial killers, he was convicted of having murdered forty eight people but later confessed to having killed nearly twice that number. Although his identity was not yet known, he struck fear into the state of Washington during the 1980's and 1990's, where most of his victims had been prostitutes. The first five of Ridgway's victims had been found in the Green River, hence the press dubbing him "The Green River...

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