"I am the bullet in the chamber. Just do it".-- Nike sports advertisement featuring Oscar Pistorius
Oscar Pistorius’s rise to world fame was as unlikely as his arrest for the shooting death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
By Binoy Kampmark
It remains to be seen...
Updated May 8, 2013
Helvetic Airways aircraft at the Brussels international airport (Photo: Associated Press)
In a daring, commado-style operation, eight masked, heavily armed gunmen pulled off a lightening quick heist of more than $50 million worth of diamonds. ...
Lyndsay van Blanken
Eighteen-year-old Lyndsay van Blanken, a promising cartoonist for Walt Disney Animation in Sydney, Australia, was strangled to death by her former boyfriend.
by Marie Kusters-McCarthy
It was the second marriage for Lyndsay van Blanken’s mother,...
To avoid race riots and the resulting negative impact on tourism, a succession of Bermudian government administrations has whitewashed the assassinations of Bermuda’s governor and police chief in the early 1970s by a radical black-power group known as the Black Beret Cadre....
Over a 10-year-year period, from 1972 to 1982, the Shankill Butchers gang, led by psychopath Lenny Murphy, terrorized Northern Ireland Catholics, becoming the most prolific group of serial killers in British history.
by Robert Walsh
“A lasting monument to blind sectarian...
Rachel Nickell, Andre Hanscombe and their son Alex in the park
Not even Scotland Yard’s famed Murder Squad is immune from locking in on one suspect to the exclusion of all others and allowing its conceit to permit a serial rapist and murderer to stay at large for years after...
In early 2012 two sadistic, purposeless murders shocked Great Britain like few others have in terms of public revulsion.
by Ben Johnson
The sentencing of a British man who perpetrated two of the most sadistic murders the UK has ever seen took place in...
Joyce "Winsie" Hau
In January of 2012, a 14-year-old “hit man” stabbed to death a 15-year-old girl in her home in Arnhem, Holland for comments she made about her best friend and her boyfriend on Facebook.
by Marie Kusters-McCarthy
The Netherlands, also called...
The first criminal investigation in Australia – and one of the first in the world – to use DNA to solve a case.
by Liz Porter
The affluent middle-class suburb of North Caulfield, in the southern Australian city of Melbourne, is the kind of area that sends...
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