True Crime

From Ted Bundy to Lizzie Borden, explore true crime across centuries.

How Did These 9 Serial Killers Choose Their Victims?

Some victims died because they happened to leave their doors unlocked. Others had been methodically stalked.

FBI Names Person of Interest in 1989 Disappearance of Jacob Wetterling

In 1989, Jacob Wetterling vanished without a trace. 26 years later, authorities have finally announced a person of interest in the case.

Unearthing a Serial Killer: The Murders of Alex J. Mengel

Unearthing a Serial Killer: The Murders of Alex J. Mengel

During his lifetime, Mengel was found guilty of two killings. Since then, evidence has pointed to the fact that he could be responsible for many more.

6 Hair-Raising Letters From Actual Stalkers

From a would-be presidential assassin to the decades-old "watcher" of a house in New Jersey.

Small Town Noir: The Criminal Past of New Castle, Pennsylvania

Uncover the life and crimes behind the mugshots in this thrilling collection of vintage police photos.

10 Fascinating Findings About the Criminal Brain

Take a look inside the criminal mind ... literally.

11 Things You Need To Know About Australia’s Backpacker Murders

The brutal slayings shocked the citizens of Australia and beyond. 

5 International Serial Killers Who Will Terrify You

The grisly crimes of these international killers prove madness knows no bounds.

6 Cases from Criminal Minds Based on Real-Life Crimes

The grisly inspiration behind these six cases from the hit police drama proves the truth is far bloodier than television.

Busted: How 5 Infamous Serial Killers Were Finally Caught

From incriminating parking tickets to damning digital footprints, uncover the key clues that brought these notorious killers to justice.

Scene of the Crime: Grisly Photos from the LAPD Archives

Join the demon dog of American crime fiction, James Ellroy, as he handpicks his favorite crime scene shots from the LAPD archives.

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.

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.