Murder

 
April 20 2015, Cal Schoonover
Five days after General Lee surrendered to General Grant at Appomattox, ending the Civil War, John Wilkes Booth assassinated President Lincoln at Ford's Theatre.by Cal Schoonover By the time...
 
April 9 2015, Martin Baggoley
Hundreds of murder trials have been heard at London’s famous Old Bailey and probably the most unusual of them all was that of Francis Smith in the case of the Hammersmith Ghost.  by Martin...
 
April 2 2015, Benjamin Welton
Ever since the release of Andrew Jarecki’s HBO documentary "The Jinx," which carries the subtitle of “The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst,” public attention has been focused on the long trail of...
 
January 7 2013, Don Fulsom
Based on the dictates of Florida’s Stand Your Ground law, the jury in the Trayvon Martin murder case had virtually no legal basis to do anything but acquit George Zimmerman of both second-degree...
 
February 12 2015, Martin Baggoley
Four months after his marriage to a beautiful 19-year-old, middle-aged Thomas Ogilvie was dead. His younger brother and the young widow were suspected of conspiring to poison him with arsenic.by...
 
October 6 2010, Denise Noe
For murdering his pregnant wife and unborn son, Scott Peterson became one of the most reviled husbands in the annals of crime. by Denise NoeLaci Peterson is missing!On Christmas Eve, 2002, Scott...

The Assassination of President Abraham Lincoln

April 20 2015, 0 Comments
Five days after General Lee surrendered to General Grant at Appomattox, ending the Civil War, John Wilkes Booth assassinated President Lincoln at Ford's Theatre.by Cal Schoonover By the time...

The Hammersmith Ghost and the Strange Death of Thomas Millwood

April 9 2015, 0 Comments
Hundreds of murder trials have been heard at London’s famous Old Bailey and probably the most unusual of them all was that of Francis Smith in the case of the Hammersmith Ghost.  by Martin...

Robert Durst -- Return of the “Rich Sicko”

April 2 2015, 0 Comments
Ever since the release of Andrew Jarecki’s HBO documentary "The Jinx," which carries the subtitle of “The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst,” public attention has been focused on the long trail of...
Jan 10, 2011
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Updated April 1, 2012Shrien and Anni Dewani on their wedding day. (Photo was handed out to the media.)Both brilliant and beautiful, Anni Dewani was shot to death on her honeymoon outside Cape Town, South Africa during a carjacking that her millionaire husband, Shrien Dewani,...
Oct 28, 2010
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In 2004, Denise Noe wrote "The Manson Myth" for Crime Magazine, an article debunking the charismatic image of Charles Manson propagated by Prosecutor Vincent Bugliosi in the best-selling true crime book of all time, Helter Skelter.  Noe wrote that...
Oct 6, 2010
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For murdering his pregnant wife and unborn son, Scott Peterson became one of the most reviled husbands in the annals of crime. by Denise NoeLaci Peterson is missing!On Christmas Eve, 2002, Scott Peterson called police to report that his 27-year-old wife, Laci Peterson, was...
Dec 1, 2009
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A coward and a megalomaniac, Ray Allen gave orders that resulted in the deaths of many people.  At age 76, he was the oldest person ever executed by the State of California.  by Randy Radic His name was Clarence Ray Allen.  Born in Blair, Oklahoma in 1930, he...
Oct 14, 2009
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Updated Sept 23, 2003 Madalyn Murray O'Hair When atheist Madalyn Murray O'Hair, her son, and granddaughter mysteriously disappeared from their Austin, Tex., home in 1995, the police didn't lift a finger to find the family that had taken God out of America. Five years went by...
Oct 13, 2009
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Lizzie Borden When Lizzie Borden axed her stepmother and father to death in 1892 it was unthinkable that a woman of such upbringing could commit such vicious crimes. The savagery of the murders set her free. by Denise M. Clark The New York Times headline for Aug. 5th, 1892...
Apr 20, 2015
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Five days after General Lee surrendered to General Grant at Appomattox, ending the Civil War, John Wilkes Booth assassinated President Lincoln at Ford's Theatre.by Cal Schoonover By the time President Abraham Lincoln and his party arrived at Ford’s Theatre, the play Our American...
Apr 9, 2015
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Hundreds of murder trials have been heard at London’s famous Old Bailey and probably the most unusual of them all was that of Francis Smith in the case of the Hammersmith Ghost.  by Martin Baggoley Superstition continued to play a major part in the lives of many...
Apr 2, 2015
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Ever since the release of Andrew Jarecki’s HBO documentary "The Jinx," which carries the subtitle of “The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst,” public attention has been focused on the long trail of crimes possibly -- and quite probably -- committed by the real-estate scion over...
Feb 12, 2015
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Four months after his marriage to a beautiful 19-year-old, middle-aged Thomas Ogilvie was dead. His younger brother and the young widow were suspected of conspiring to poison him with arsenic.by Martin BaggoleyThomas Ogilvie, a wealthy bachelor in his late 40s and the eldest of...

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