Teacher Believed to Be Belgium’s Latest Serial Killer


A Belgian teacher has emerged as the country’s latest serial killer, police fear, after he confessed to three murders.

By Bruno Waterfield in Brussels

Ronald Janssen, a 38-year-old technical drawing teacher, described as quiet and withdrawn, first confessed to the New Year’s Day murder of a young couple in his small home town of Halen at the weekend.

– Read more on Telegraph.co.uk

Scots Internet Rat Used Dating Site to Prey on Terrified Women Across the World


By Karen Bale

FIVE terrorized women from different sides of the world have revealed how they fell victim to a Scots internet sex cheat.

– Read more on Daily.Record.co.uk

Convicted Serial Killer Won on ‘Dating Game’


by Gabriel Falcon

Before he was a convicted serial killer, Rodney Alcala was a winning bachelor on “The Dating Game.”

“Oh yeah, I remember it quite clearly,” said Jed Mills, the game-show contestant who sat next to Alcala in 1978. “He was creepy. Definitely creepy.”

– Read more on CNN Justice

Texas Man Faked Way Into Army


A Texas man with no military experience tricked the Army into letting him enter a reserve unit as a noncommissioned officer earlier this year, a deception that placed an untrained soldier in a leadership position in a time of war, an Associated Press investigation has found.

– Read more on Yahoo News

New Evidence in Psychopath Case


A BBC Scotland investigation has uncovered new evidence about the case of Peter Manuel, one of Scotland’s most notorious serial killers.

Manuel confessed to eight murders and was executed in July 1958.

The programme, Inside the Mind of a Psychopath, broadcast a recorded interview with Peter Manuel.

– Read more on BBC News

Psychopathy in the Priesthood


Leslie Lothstein has seen them all: priests sexually active with adult men, others with adult women, others with adolescents, others with children. By his own count, Dr. Lothstein, a psychologist at the Institute of Living, in Hartford, has treated about 300 Roman Catholic priests, not only those with sexual problems, but also those with alcoholism, depression and other mental illnesses.

– Read more at the New York Times

Workplace Bullying – One Woman’s Story

by Donna Reynolds


From then on my life became a living hell. My supervisor yelled and swore at me, often in front of others. She challenged everything I said or did and found fault with all my work. I was criticized in staff meetings and given tasks that were an insult to my years of experience. She told me she didn’t like the facial expressions I made when she talked to me and didn’t like that I always looked mad.

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…I was a wreck. I took my concerns to Human Resources, but the only way the situation could be addressed was for the HR manager to notify my supervisor that a complaint had been lodged against her. Of course that made matters worse. I was mandated to talk to the company psychologist who I suspect also betrayed my confidence. All though this, my boss and the department manager kept assuring me that they wanted me to succeed and were trying to help me. This is, they told me, a caring place and we want you to be happy.

It’s not that I didn’t try to conform. I did. I tried to control my facial expressions and follow department protocol and procedure even when these rules made no sense. I made a conscious effort not to complain or talk about the boss, and worked at being more positive. I triple-checked all my work and consulted the department style guide to make sure I followed it to the letter. I trained myself not to react when I was scolded and never to talk back. I attempted to smile all the time and even volunteered to organize a baby shower for another co-worker. But even then, they kept finding fault with me. I was accused of being false and sarcastic. I simply could not win and wondered if I were in fact going crazy!

– Read the entire article at Technical Writing Today