Mystery

Unsolved crimes, kidnappings left without resolution, and mysteries that will keep any internet sleuth puzzling all through the night.

The Disappearance of Charley Ross

In 1874, little Charley Ross followed two strangers into a buggy and vanished from the streets of Philadelphia, never to be seen again.

The Lineup’s Creepiest Stories of 2015

From mummified dream girls to phantom killers and little houses of murder, these creepy stories still send shivers down our spine.

The Pendle Witches: England’s Deadly Witch Hunt Hysteria

In 1612, a fear of witchcraft swept across northwest England and sent eleven souls to their deaths.

The Blood-Soaked Legend of the Gardette-LePrete Mansion

In 1836, an unsuspecting passerby entered the Gardette-LePrete mansion and uncovered a scene of unimaginable horror.

A Miscarriage of Justice Finally Rectified

A Miscarriage of Justice Finally Rectified

In 1964, three civil rights workers were murdered in cold blood ... and the mastermind behind it all walked away a free man.

Who Killed Karen Silkwood?

She fought to expose the hazardous conditions of the Kerr-McGee nuclear facility—and just may have paid for it with her life.

Ravenous Spirit: China’s Hungry Ghost Festival

Ravenous Spirit: China’s Hungry Ghost Festival

In the month of the hungry ghost, the dead bleed into the land of the living.

Cold, Starving, and Alone: The Lost Franklin Expedition

In 1845, the doomed Franklin expedition set sail for the Northwest Passage, never to be seen again.

Woman Declared Dead in 1989 Found Alive Long After Man Confesses to Killing Her

Authorities presumed Petra Pazsitka was dead after a convicted killer confessed to her murder. That is, until she turned up alive and living under a false name.

Decades-Old Murder Case Solved Thanks to John Wayne Gacy Investigation

A California murder mystery has been cracked thanks to recently released evidence from the John Wayne Gacy Jr. case.

Before Salem: The Bewitching History of America’s First Witch Hunt

Decades before the Salem witch trials, nearly a dozen individuals were put to death in colonial Connecticut for suspected sorcery.

Deacon of Death: Sam Smithers

The community knew the clergyman as a loving husband and father, but underneath his vestment was a sex-crazed, sociopathic killer.

Genius or Criminal? 5 Luminaries Who Couldn’t Stay out of Trouble

From embezzlement to drug busts, these creative souls had a dark side.

Jack the Rippers From Around the World

We see London, we see France, we see a Russian granny chopping up bodies with her bare hands.

“I Was Childhood Friends with a Cold-Blooded Killer”

“I Was Childhood Friends with a Cold-Blooded Killer”

Horror author Dale Bailey knew his friend Eddie was dangerous ... but he still wasn't prepared to discover the man was a murderer.

5 Cult Leaders Who Manipulated and Murdered Their Followers

These criminally-inclined cult leaders used charm and deception to amass a dedicated flock before abusing their unwitting followers.

Memento Mori: Remembering the Dead Among Us

The dearly departed live on in this eye-popping collection of ossuaries, burial caves, and death festivals from around the world.

13 Gruesome Roller Coaster Deaths

These nightmarish tales of real-life roller coaster deaths will have you rethinking that summer trip to the amusement park.

“Granny Ripper” Accused Of Beheading And Dismembering At Least 10 People

This deadly babushka stands accused of beheading and dismembering numerous victims, then scattering their body parts all over St. Petersburg.