Oct. 20, 2002Barbara PaytonBarbara Payton reached the pinnacle of Hollywood in 1950. Blonde and beautiful, her libido was robust, her taste ribald; her lovers formed a who's who of Hollywood leading men from Bob Hope, George Raft, Gary Cooper, Gregory Peck, Guy Madison to...
John Paul Getty III
By the time John Paul Getty III died on February 5, 2011 – at age 54 – he had lost far more than the ear his Italian kidnappers had sliced off when he was 17 years old.
by Denise Noe
The old saying that “money can’t buy happiness” may never have been...
Updated Jan 8, 2013
A registered sex-offender, Rodney Alcala got his 15-minutes of fame as a successful contestant on "The Dating Game" in 1978. Before that appearance, he had already been convicted of raping an 8-year-old girl and had murdered four women...
On this page you will find: 1) The resignation letter of Det. Steve Thomas; 2) Letters 1 and 2 from Fleet White calling for an independent prosecutor; 3) The complete autopsy report.
Resignation Letter of Det. Steve Thomas
Johann "Jack" Unterweger
With the help of future Nobel Laureate Elfriede Jelinek and other prominent Austrian literati, Jack Unterweger wrote his way out of a lifetime sentence for murder. Paroled in 1990, and now a famous crime writer himself, he embarked on a wide-ranging...
The “Barefoot Bandit” became a modern day folk hero on Facebook, evading police across the United States for three years by stealing vehicles, boats and light aircraft before being captured in the Bahamas. But the lanky, 6-foot-5 teenager was no...
Dr. Sam Sheppard
At his second trial, with young F. Lee Bailey as his defense attorney, Dr. Sam Sheppard was acquitted of his wife’s terrible murder. The famous case continues to fuel speculation more than a half century later.
by Denise Noe
Beaten to Death
Was her death really an accident, or was there a hidden hand at work? Many still say that she was assassinated. Not long before her tragic end, she predicted in a letter to her loyal butler that she would be murdered in a car accident.
By Marilyn Z. Tomlins
Updated Feb. 20, 2010
Tiger Woods & Elin Nordegren
Whether or not he did, his sexual indiscretions are costing him untold millions of dollars in endorsements and have made the once unassailable golf idol the object of public ridicule.
by Don Fulsom
Updated Sept. 4, 2010
Letterman survives his unmasking as a “creepy” sexual predator
by Don Fulsom
On September 9, 2009, David Letterman ambled out of his multi-million dollar lower Manhattan hideaway and plopped his lanky frame into a waiting limo for...
With the purpose of writing about true crime in an authoritative, fact-based manner, veteran journalists J. J. Maloney and J. Patrick O’Connor launched Crime Magazine in November of 1998. Their goal was to cover all aspects of true crime: Read More