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Helter Skelter: A Look Inside the Manson Family Murders

How the brutal murder of Sharon Tate and other socialites foreshadowed the end of hippie culture.  

by John Freund

John List: The Perfect Family Man Who Killed His Perfect Family

John Emil List planned the murders so carefully, he almost got away with it. In fact, it took 18 years to catch him.

by The Lineup Staff

BREAKING: New DNA Evidence Identifies Jack the Ripper Suspect

After more than 130 years, the Ripper's identity may have finally been revealed. 

by John Freund

The West Memphis Three: Where Are They Now?

In 1994, three young men were convicted of a grisly murder. But then the questions began.

by Audrey Webster

The Unsolved Vigilante Murder of Ken McElroy

Decades later, the question remains: Who pulled the trigger?

by Orrin Grey

Burke and Hare: The Anatomy Murderers of Edinburgh

They lured people to their deaths, then sold the cadavers to medical schools.

by Orrin Grey

Theresa Knorr: The Mother Who Burned Her Daughter Alive

In the 1980s, Theresa Knorr brutally murdered her two daughters—with the help of her sons.

by The Lineup Staff

[CLOSED] Win a Trip to CrimeCon 2019 in New Orleans!

Here's your chance to score the ultimate true crime getaway. 

by The Lineup Staff

22 Most Horrifying Serial Killer Books 

Get ready to see the darkest side of humanity.

by MacKenzie Stuart

19+ True Crime Podcasts to Fuel Your Inner Sleuth

Are you a true crime obsessive? We've got you covered.

by Catherine Phelan

The Harrowing Case of Rodney Alcala, the Dating Game Killer

Bachelor #1 was handsome and charming—but offstage he led a double life as a sadistic serial killer.

by MacKenzie Stuart

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