True Crime

Dive into our comprehensive true crime archive, from little-known murder cases and chilling unsolved slayings to history’s most infamous serial killers.

Thrill of the Kill: The Not-So-Perfect Crime of Leopold and Loeb

Thrill of the Kill: The Not-So-Perfect Crime of Leopold and Loeb

These wealthy college students took to murdering a 14-year-old boy to prove their superiority – but sloppy mistakes soon exposed the clever pair as common killers.

Doubly Disturbing: The Marcus Twins’ Mysterious Suicides

Doubly Disturbing: The Marcus Twins’ Mysterious Suicides

Identical twins and doctors Stewart and Cyril Marcus did everything together ... including dying in a most mysterious fashion.

The Acid Bath Murderer of England

The Acid Bath Murderer of England

John George Haigh took the plunge into murder when he knocked out his old boss and dumped the body into acid – then set out to kill again.

When Horror Hits Home

When Horror Hits Home

What started as a quiet Sunday night for horror author Ray Garton suddenly turned into a violent, bloody scene straight out of his books.

No Seconds: The Last Meals of Death Row Inmates

From Gacy's bucket of fried chicken to McVeigh's bowl of ice cream, dig in to the last meals of America's death row inmates.

Magdalena Solís: The Blood Drinking High Priestess of Mexico

Magdalena Solís: The Blood Drinking High Priestess of Mexico

Cult leader Magdalena Solís convinced illiterate villagers she was a reincarnated goddess – then slaughtered her dissenters in brutal blood sacrifices.

9 Criminally Dumb Crook Fails Caught on CCTV

These clumsy culprits are far from evil geniuses – and we have the footage to prove it.

Dangerous Dames from the Land Down Under: Female Mugshots

Meet the tough female convicts of turn-of-the-century Australia in these stunning vintage mugshots.

Most Wanted Reading List: 10 Myths About Serial Killers

Most Wanted Reading List: 10 Myths About Serial Killers

Criminologist Scott Bonn knows his way around the mind of a serial killer – and he's sharing his secrets.

The Villisca Axe Murders

On a quiet summer night in Iowa, eight people were bludgeoned to death while they slept in their beds.

Murder in the Big Apple: Elma Sands and The Manhattan Well Mystery

Beneath the streets of New York's trendiest neighborhood is the scene of a 200-year-old unsolved murder.

Dumbest Criminal of 2014

Dumbest Criminal of 2014

Minnesota thief Nicholas Wig accidentally left photos of himself at two crime scenes in the same day.

Weirdest Crime News of 2014

Weirdest Crime News of 2014

Scan the strangest headlines from January through December with our year-end review of crazy crime news from around the globe.