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A Day That Began with Death: The Hoskins Family Murders of 1919

On a cold January morning, John Hoskins slaughtered three members of his family.

by John Brassard Jr.

8 Creepy Urban Legends Haunting Yosemite National Park

You may want something more sturdy than a tent while you're surrounded by these legends.

by did you know?

Audible's West Cork Is Your Next True Crime Listening Obsession 

The audio original series investigates the unsolved slaying of Sophie Toscan du Plantier—and it’s available now in its entirety.

by Audrey Webster

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

18 Podcasts for the Biggest True Crime Fans

Find the perfect true crime podcast for every listener.

by Audrey Webster

Fatal Charm: 5 Deadly Women

These killers were real femmes fatales.

by The Lineup Staff

Mary Ann Cotton: A Serial Killer in Long Skirts

How did England’s first female serial killer manage to poison three husbands and 11 children before being caught?

by The Lineup Staff

These 5 Infamous Serial Killers Were The Cause of Their Own Capture

Parking tickets, floppy disks and escaped victims helped catch these murderers and bring them to justice.

by Abbey White

Deadly Love: 5 Women Who Married Serial Killers

Some had no idea about their husbands’ crimes. Others clearly did.

by The Lineup Staff

6 Disturbing True Crime Stories You Can Read Tonight

These real-life cases may keep you up all night.

by Abbey White

6 Scary Serial Killers Who Were Never Caught and May Still Be on the Loose 

Not all killers get caught. These serial murderers may still walk among us.

by Audrey Webster

7 Eerie Facts About Murderers

And how one television show saved an innocent man.

by did you know?

Date with the Devil: Paul John Knowles, the Casanova Killer

With his devilish good looks, he brought new meaning to the term 'lady killer.'

by The Lineup Staff

Butch DeFeo: The Killer Behind “The Amityville Horror”

The haunting may be fictionalized, but the horror was real for the DeFeo family.

by The Lineup Staff

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