October 16 2014, Siobhan Patricia Mulcahy
Kate Webster at the Old Bailey before she was sentenced to be hanged for murder - July 1879 Victorian Britain was horrified by a 30-year-old Irish woman who murdered her employer, dismembered the...
 
October 13 2014, Michael Thomas Barry
  by Michael Thomas Barry This week (October 13-19) in crime history – Palestinian terrorists hijacked a Lufthansa airliner (October 13, 1977); Amityville murder trial began (October...
 
February 3 2014, Stephen Karadjis
When the severed, mutilated corpse of Elizabeth Short was discovered in a vacant lot in Los Angeles on January 15, 1947, the search for the murderer of the “Black Dahlia” began its futile run. Over...
 
October 2 2014, Marilyn Z. Tomlins
Her face – and body – were known to millions of men who crawled the Internet for web-sex. Her stage name was Red-Hot Carla and her fans agreed that the name was well chosen. However, the way she...
 
September 11 2014, Robyn Maharaj
The author discovers from the Milwaukee police detective who spent six weeks interviewing Jeffrey Dahmer after his arrest in 1991 that Dahmer was far from the prototype of the average serial...
 
July 31 2014, Binoy Kampmark
(Photo CBC.ca) The Oscar Pistorius trial has everything: a narrative about a system, a psychology, an issue spanning something far beyond the act of killing Reeva Steenkamp. By Binoy Kampmark The...

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The Dripping Killer

October 16 2014, 0 Comments
Kate Webster at the Old Bailey before she was sentenced to be hanged for murder - July 1879 Victorian Britain was horrified by a 30-year-old Irish woman who murdered her employer, dismembered the...

The Murder of Porn Star Red-Hot Carla

October 2 2014, 0 Comments
Her face – and body – were known to millions of men who crawled the Internet for web-sex. Her stage name was Red-Hot Carla and her fans agreed that the name was well chosen. However, the way she...

Exorcising Dahmer’s Ghost

September 11 2014, 0 Comments
The author discovers from the Milwaukee police detective who spent six weeks interviewing Jeffrey Dahmer after his arrest in 1991 that Dahmer was far from the prototype of the average serial...