Category Archives: History

Is Scott Peterson Innocent? Meet The True Believers Who Say He Didn’t Kill Laci

As even the most casual true crime observers know, Scott Peterson is sitting on Death Row for the murders of his eight-months-pregnant wife, Laci Peterson, and their unborn son, Connor Peterson, back on Christmas Eve 2002. Related: Crime History —

Getting Away With Murder?: Marcia Clark Talks Losing O.J. Simpson Trial & Evidence She Says Could Have Convicted Casey Anthony

On Tuesday, Marcia Clark appears on the “Dr. Oz” show and opens up about what it was like to watch O.J. Simpson walk free after his high-profile murder trial and how she felt when justice came his way years later

Aaron Hernandez Lawyer Says Disgraced NFL Star Wasn’t In His Right Mind When He Committed Suicide In Prison

This weekend, Oxygen is airing a two-part documentary about the troubled life of Aaron Hernandez, an NFL rising star who was convicted of murder and took his own life in prison nearly a year ago — just after he was

Did O.J. Confess To Murder? Recap Of Bizarre “Lost Confession” Interview

Did O.J. Simpson really confess to double murder in the “lost” interview tapes? Prosecutor Christopher Darden said that he believes O.J. Simpson “confessed” to the murders of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman in his 2006 TV interview with publisher

Publisher Of Infamous ‘If I Did It’ Book Says Lawyers Called To Tell Her ‘OJ Was Ready To Confess’

Bombshell accusations continue to leak ahead of the planned airing of an upcoming Fox special focusing on O.J. Simpson’s notorious book about and alleged confession to the 1994 murders of his ex-wife and her friend. According to an exclusive outtake

REVEALED: O.J. Simpson Describes The Grisly Murders Of Nicole Brown Simpson And Ron Goldman

“It was horrible. It was absolutely horrible.” In an upcoming interview to premiere on Sunday, convicted felon O.J. Simpson explained how he would have killed his former wife and her friend, had he really been the killer, which has eerie

“Was Caylee In That Trunk?” Casey Anthony’s Former Roommates Speak Out

ORLANDO, FL — Two of Casey Anthony’s former roommates have lifted the lid on what it was like to live with the “most hated mom in America.” Anthony, who was acquitted of murdering her two-year-old daughter Caylee in 2011, lived

Freak Show Murder: The Strange Life & Death Of “Lobster Boy” Grady Stiles Jr.

GIBSONTON, FL — In the annals of American crime, few stories are as bizarre as the tale of Grady Stiles Jr. The events surrounding the tumultuous lives of Stiles and his family played out like a real-life version of the

“I Wish I Were F—ing Dead”: Widow Claims millionaire John Bender Was Suicidal As She Prepares For Fourth Murder Trial

A woman convicted in 2014 of murdering her husband in their extravagant Costa Rican home, and who lived at the center of suspicion since she was released, is now publicly claiming that John Bender actually killed himself. As the Daily

Robert Wagner Drank Whiskey Instead Of Searching For Natalie Wood: Report

More incriminating testimony has come to light after Robert Wagner was identified as a person of interest in his wife Natalie Wood’s 1981 drowning death. Wood drowned after falling from a yacht in Catalina in November 1981. She was accompanied

The Manson Family Was Found Guilty — But Did Charlie Actually Kill Anyone?

January 25, 1971, stands as the date when the Manson Family officially went down. It was on that day that a Los Angeles court convicted homicidal hippie cult leader Charles Manson and three of his female followers — Susan Atkins,

From Black Sabbath To ‘Puff The Magic Dragon’: Here Are The Favorite Bands Of America’s Most Notorious Killers

America’s most notorious, and prolific, murderers enjoyed music, just like the rest of us. However, the bands and artists they chose to like can potentially give us a window inside their heads reveal the methods behind their cold-blooded madness. Here

Crime History: Albert DeSalvo & The Unsolved Grip Of The Boston Strangler

BOSTON, MA — On November 25, 1973, Albert DeSalvo, the man popularly believed to be the serial rapist and murderer known as “The Boston Strangler,” died from stab wounds at the maximum security Massachusetts Correctional Institution then known as Walpole.

Jean-Baptiste Troppmann: The “Human Tiger” Who Killed A Family of 8 — & Lost His Head

PARIS, FRANCE — On January 19, 1870, thousands flooded the Place de la Roquette outside La Concierge prison in Paris to witness the guillotine execution of Jean-Baptiste Troppmann. Related: Henri Désiré Landru — France’s Seductive Serial Killer The 22-year-old Troppmann

Have You Heard These Facts & Claims About “Milwaukee Cannibal” Jeffrey Dahmer?

In the official files of Jeffrey Dahmer’s confession to Milwaukee police, a report from Detective Joseph Nowicki states: “On Mon., 7/22/91, at approximately 11:30PM, officers responded to a call for help from a citizen who directed them to an apartment

O.J. Simpson Files $100 Million Lawsuit Against Vegas Hotel That Kicked Him To The Curb

LAS VEGAS, NV — O.J. Simpson plans to file a $100 million lawsuit against the Las Vegas hotel that banned him from the premises on November 8. The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas acted “with malice and racial prejudice” when it

Crime History: The Execution Of Aileen Wuornos, “America’s First Female Serial Killer”

Touted in the popular consciousness as “America’s first female serial killer”—a specious label that nevertheless stuck — Aileen Wuornos died via state-administered lethal injection on October 9, 2002. Florida State Prison officials executed Wuornos for six of the seven murders she

Serial Killer Bob Berdella Sold Human Skulls At His Bizarre Bazaar

April 2, 1988. The day before Easter Sunday. A naked man with a dog collar around his neck leaps from the second-story window of a house in Kansas City’s Hyde Park neighborhood. A neighbor finds the man crouched on his

OPERATION MINDCRIME: MK-Ultra, LSD & Psychedelic Outrages Committed By The CIA

LANGLEY, VA — When pondering psychedelic drug icons, certain subjects race float to mind: Harvard-scientist-turned-“acid”-guru Dr. Timothy Leary, for example; or perhaps “Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds” by the Beatles; or maybe even the entire existence of the Grateful

Charlie Sheen Sues National Enquirer Over Corey Haim Sexual Assault Accusations

Actor Charlie Sheen filed a lawsuit against National Enquirer and its parent company, American Media, along with chief content officer, Dylan Howard, and former actor Dominick Brascia, after the tabloid published a story that reportedly insinuated he sexually assaulted a