Imagine a loved one brutally murdered in a foreign country -- allegedly by another American. Correspondent Peter Van Sant and his team have investigated the disturbing 1988 murder of Carolyn Abel, an American teacher in South Korea, and the loophole in U.S. laws at the time that mean the suspected killer may never face trial. A MYSTERY BEGINS For writer and author Nancy … [Read more...] about Is justice out of reach for an American teacher murdered in South Korea?
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Produced by Liza Finley and Ryan Smith [This story previously aired on July 16, 2016. It was updated on Dec. 8, 2018 ] "I feel the FBI and every other law enforcement agency underestimated me," Dorothy Lee Barnett tells correspondent Maureen Maher. In 1994, Barnett was in the midst of a bitter divorce with then-husband Harris Todd. One day she and the couple's 11-month-old … [Read more...] about Dear Savanna: Mother at center of international manhunt speaks out to “48 Hours”
Read the Spotlight Team series on Aaron Hernandez that explains this text exchange. Aaron Hernandez exchanged thousands of text messages from March 28 to June 9, 2013, while he was concealing his role in the murders of two men in Boston’s South End and the attempted homicide of a friend, Alexander Bradley, who was with him during that double killing.The texts show just … [Read more...] about Read the texts between Aaron Hernandez and Tom Brady, Alexander Bradley, Tim Tebow, Bill Belichick, Alex Guerrero
Joey Comunale, a successful 26-year-old from Connecticut did what many young people do every weekend -- go clubbing in New York's hot Meatpacking District. Comunale ended the night at an after-party that seemed like any other ... but this time, he disappeared. Within hours of learning Joey Comunale was missing, his close friends went into overdrive scouring social … [Read more...] about What happened in apartment 4C? Friends of man missing in NYC use social media to track his final steps
In this extended transcript of an interview with "Sunday Morning" correspondent Serena Altschul, the playwright and Oscar-winning screenwriter Kenneth Lonergan talks about the origin of his 2000 play "The Waverly Gallery," currently presented on Broadway in a critically-acclaimed revival starring Elaine May, as well as his experiences, positive and negative, in the world of … [Read more...] about Extended transcript: Kenneth Lonergan (“The Waverly Gallery”) on writing for stage and screen