Posts Tagged: true crime

My New Hero: Lorraine Vigil

At the beginning of this month, I attended a crime lab workshop titled “The Killer Behind the Camera” hosted by the Los Angeles Visionaries Association (LAVA). The workshops, which happen once every couple of months, feature presentations by top criminologists

My New Hero: Lorraine Vigil

At the beginning of this month, I attended a crime lab workshop titled “The Killer Behind the Camera” hosted by the Los Angeles Visionaries Association (LAVA). The workshops, which happen once every couple of months, feature presentations by top criminologists

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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

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

Midwest Killers Claim 40+ Victims

Two retired detectives say a serial killer is at work in Minnesota and Wisconsin, and have tied local river drownings to 40 other murders across the country. Kevin Gannon and Anthony Duarte say 19 men were killed in Wisconsin and

Midwest Killers Claim 40+ Victims

Two retired detectives say a serial killer is at work in Minnesota and Wisconsin, and have tied local river drownings to 40 other murders across the country. Kevin Gannon and Anthony Duarte say 19 men were killed in Wisconsin and

Scientologists Imprison Woman on Cruise Ship

“Valeska Paris says she was held against her will aboard the Scientology cruise ship “Freewinds” for more than a decade. During her stay on the vessel, she alleges, she was forced into hard labor and never allowed to leave the

Scientologists Imprison Woman on Cruise Ship

“Valeska Paris says she was held against her will aboard the Scientology cruise ship “Freewinds” for more than a decade. During her stay on the vessel, she alleges, she was forced into hard labor and never allowed to leave the