Posts Tagged: murder

Tennis Referee Accused of Murder

Initially, her husband’s death was ruled accidental, but last week evidence surfaced that proved he was murdered. The 70-year-old referee was taken into custody in New York, where she was preparing to officiate the U.S. Open, and brought back to

Tennis Referee Accused of Murder

Initially, her husband’s death was ruled accidental, but last week evidence surfaced that proved he was murdered. The 70-year-old referee was taken into custody in New York, where she was preparing to officiate the U.S. Open, and brought back to

LAPD Closes Three Cold Cases

Yet another chapter in the true crime book “Murderers Never Get Away With It,” the LAPD have determined that three unsolved murders in LA County were the work of a serial killer who died in jail in 2007, according to

LAPD Closes Three Cold Cases

Yet another chapter in the true crime book “Murderers Never Get Away With It,” the LAPD have determined that three unsolved murders in LA County were the work of a serial killer who died in jail in 2007, according to

Canadian Cannibal Suspect in Hollywood Murder

Warning: Friday’s story if NSFW and not for the faint of heart or stomach. “Los Angeles police are in contact with Canadian authorities to determine if Luka Magnotta, suspected in the murder and cannibalism of his gay lover, was also involved

Canadian Cannibal Suspect in Hollywood Murder

Warning: Friday’s story if NSFW and not for the faint of heart or stomach. “Los Angeles police are in contact with Canadian authorities to determine if Luka Magnotta, suspected in the murder and cannibalism of his gay lover, was also involved

LA Cold Case Solved

More than three decades after Charles McGhee was fatally shot, an arrest was made in the 36-year-old man’s death in 1981. Abraham Tovar (73) of Alhambra, was arrested Wednesday morning on an outstanding felony homicide warrant in connection with the

LA Cold Case Solved

More than three decades after Charles McGhee was fatally shot, an arrest was made in the 36-year-old man’s death in 1981. Abraham Tovar (73) of Alhambra, was arrested Wednesday morning on an outstanding felony homicide warrant in connection with the

Vicious Rumors

The Straight Dope Science Advisory board challenges the vicious rumor put forth by Kenneth Anger in his book, Hollywood Babylon, about the details of Lupe Velez’s suicide. Velez was one of the first Mexican film actresses to succeed in Hollywood.

Vicious Rumors

The Straight Dope Science Advisory board challenges the vicious rumor put forth by Kenneth Anger in his book, Hollywood Babylon, about the details of Lupe Velez’s suicide. Velez was one of the first Mexican film actresses to succeed in Hollywood.

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A Sad, Selfish Story

In 1877, Harriet Staunton’s husband and three others were accused of starving her to death. A bestselling novel about the Penge Murder written in 1934 and now republished reveals that the 33-year-old spinster married a gold digger who starved her

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A Sad, Selfish Story

In 1877, Harriet Staunton’s husband and three others were accused of starving her to death. A bestselling novel about the Penge Murder written in 1934 and now republished reveals that the 33-year-old spinster married a gold digger who starved her

$75,000 Reward for LA Cold Case

“City Councilwoman Jan Perry and the LAPD announced Wednesday that the city would offer $75,000 for information leading to an arrest in the murders of Clifton Hibbert Jr. and his friend Kenneth Patterson.” Read more about the $75,000 reward for

$75,000 Reward for LA Cold Case

“City Councilwoman Jan Perry and the LAPD announced Wednesday that the city would offer $75,000 for information leading to an arrest in the murders of Clifton Hibbert Jr. and his friend Kenneth Patterson.” Read more about the $75,000 reward for

All About Lizzie

New information on the1893 Lizzie Borden double murder case has been released. “The journals by attorney Andrew Jackson Jennings were willed to the Fall River Historical Society by Jennings’ grandson, Edward Saunders Waring, who recently died.” Read about the journals

All About Lizzie

New information on the1893 Lizzie Borden double murder case has been released. “The journals by attorney Andrew Jackson Jennings were willed to the Fall River Historical Society by Jennings’ grandson, Edward Saunders Waring, who recently died.” Read about the journals

Diary of a Young Psychopath

This girl’s story is extremely disturbing to me, but if one is going to write stories about crime, one must explore the workings (or not) of the criminal mind. A 14-year-old Missouri girl, Alyssa Bustamante, confessed to killing another girl

Diary of a Young Psychopath

This girl’s story is extremely disturbing to me, but if one is going to write stories about crime, one must explore the workings (or not) of the criminal mind. A 14-year-old Missouri girl, Alyssa Bustamante, confessed to killing another girl