May 23 2016, Colm Wallace
Before the Republic of Ireland abandoned the death penalty in 1990, it had a curious relationship to it, meting out the penalty but more often than not commuting or reprieving the condemned. by Colm...
 
May 16 2016, Chuck Lyons
 Serbian-born Szilveszter Matuska pulled off four train wrecks in Hungary and Austria in the 1930s that killed 22 people and injured hundreds of people. He said God made him do it. Was he a...
 
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...
 
By Michael Thomas BarryThis week (May 2-8) in crime history – Terrorist leader Osama bin Laden was killed (May 2, 2011); Exxon executive Sidney Reso died after being kidnapped (May 3, 1992);...
 
April 29 2016, Eponymous Rox
Sixteen years after Smiley Face Killers ‘Victim Zero’ Patrick McNeill was murdered in NYC and his corpse dumped into the East River, Nick Wilcox likewise vanished under suspicious circumstances from...
 
April 11 2016, J. Patrick O'Connor
by J. Patrick O'Connor Love, Murder and Corruption in Lancaster County: My Story by Lisa Michelle Lambert and David Brown, Camino Books, 2016, (388 pages). There are a number of subjects...

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Ten Who Escaped the Hangman in Ireland

May 23 2016,
Before the Republic of Ireland abandoned the death penalty in 1990, it had a curious relationship to it, meting out the penalty but more often than not commuting or reprieving the condemned. by Colm...

The Train Wrecker

May 16 2016,
 Serbian-born Szilveszter Matuska pulled off four train wrecks in Hungary and Austria in the 1930s that killed 22 people and injured hundreds of people. He said God made him do it. Was he a...

Book 'Em Vol. 44

April 11 2016,
by J. Patrick O'Connor Love, Murder and Corruption in Lancaster County: My Story by Lisa Michelle Lambert and David Brown, Camino Books, 2016, (388 pages). There are a number of subjects...