Adam Carlson, People magazine

Adam Carlson

People magazine

Atlanta, GA, United States

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Recent articles by Adam:

Trapped Teen Left Voicemail for Friend Before Dying in Fire: ‘I Never Thought I Would Die This Way’

Joe Phillips, 14, was killed last year in a recycling plant fire in Lockport, New York, and his best friend admitted he was an accomplice to the arson → Read More

Ohio Woman Found Captive in Shallow Pit in Neighbor’s Backyard: Police

Police say a Blanchester, Ohio, man with a history of mental illness is accused of kidnapping a female neighbor this week and hiding her in a shallow pit in his backyard → Read More

Elizabeth Thomas’ Family on Her Recovery from Alleged Abduction: ‘Love Is What’s Going to Heal Her’

Elizabeth Thomas — who authorities allege was kidnapped by 50-year-old teacher Tad Cummins — is only at the beginning of her recovery → Read More

Active Shooter Reported at a Washington Middle School Cafeteria

An active shooter was reported Wednesday at Hawkins Middle School in Belfair, Washington → Read More

Tipster Who Helped Police Find Teacher and Allegedly Abducted Student Will Receive $10K Reward

California man Griffin Barry, who authorities say helped them find missing Tad Cummins and Elizabeth Thomas, will receive a $10,000 reward → Read More

Missing Tennessee Student Found: How a Tip Led to Her Discovery in Remote California Cabin

Tad Cummins, Thomas’s 50-year-old teacher, faces multiple charges → Read More

5 Things to Know About the Tennessee Student, 15, Allegedly Abducted by Her Teacher

Tennessee investigators on Thursday announced an end to a weeks-long hunt for Elizabeth Thomas and Tad Cummins, a missing 15 year-old and her ex-teacher → Read More

Aaron Hernandez’s Murder Victim’s Family Reacts to His Suicide: ‘This Is God’s Will’

The family of Odin Lloyd, whom Aaron Hernandez was convicted of murdering, is speaking out about the disgraced NFL star’s prison suicide → Read More

Aaron Hernandez’s Murder Conviction Will Be Voided After Suicide Thanks to Obscure State Law

Disgraced NFL star and convicted murderer Aaron Hernandez died Wednesday “an innocent man,” according to the abatement ab initio legal doctrine → Read More

See the First Trailer and Learn the Backstory on Netflix’s Mysterious New True Crime Series

PEOPLE is debuting the first trailer for Netflix's new true crime series, The Keepers, plus an interview with Ryan White, who helmed it → Read More

Chris Brown Allegedly ‘Sucker Punched’ a Club Photographer in Florida: Police

Police in Tampa, Florida, are investigating an allegation that Chris Brown battered a club photographer early Monday, PEOPLE confirms → Read More

Snapped Revisits Scott Peterson’s Murder Trial and Conviction: ‘There’s No Way That Scott Killed Her’

Did Scott Peterson — the man convicted of murdering his pregnant wife, Laci, and their unborn son, Connor — get a fair trial → Read More

Family Mourns 8-Year-Old Shot in Murder-Suicide in His Special Needs Classroom: ‘Our Family Angel’

People are mourning the death of 8-year-old Jonathan Martinez, who was shot and killed Monday at North Park Elementary in San Bernardino, California → Read More

Teacher Killed by Husband in Elementary School Murder-Suicide Had ‘Decided She Had to Get Out’: Mom

Karen Smith’s mother is certain that her daughter is in heaven — and that her daughter’s husband, who killed her at her elementary school, is not → Read More

In Wake of Michigan Boy Killing Himself, How Common Is Youth Suicide? What Parents Should Know

Experts talk to PEOPLE about teen suicide rates, warning signs and resources for prevention → Read More

Possible Murder-Suicide and Multiple Victims Reported at California Elementary School: Police

A Monday morning shooting at a California elementary school involved multiple victims, according to authorities → Read More

Empire Actor Morocco Omari Arrested After Woman Accuses Him of Domestic Violence

Actor Morocco Omari was arrested this week in Chicago and accused of misdemeanor domestic battery after a woman claimed he shoved her to the ground → Read More

Utah Woman Remembers the Moment She Learned Her Husband Was Killed in London Terror Attack

With tears in her eyes, Melissa Cochran spoke Wednesday about her husband, Kurt, who was killed in a terror attack near the U.K.’s Parliament → Read More

How Detectives Continue to Dig on the Case of Calif. Mom Who Said She Was Abducted on a Jog

It’s been 130 days since Sherri Papini, a missing mother of two, was found on the side of the road about 150 miles from her home in Redding, California → Read More

Atlanta Human Trafficking Suspect Who Allegedly Held 6 Women in $1M Mansion Faces New Gang Charge

An Atlanta man is accused of gang activity weeks after being arrested for allegedly holding six women against their will → Read More