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True Crime

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

5 Most Terrifying Botched Executions in Modern History

From faulty electric chairs to defective drug cocktails, the botched executions of these death row inmates are downright chilling.

YOGTZE-Fall: The Perplexing Death of Günther Stoll

In 1984, Günther Stoll scribbled down a cryptic message then disappeared into the night to his death. Could his final note be the key to his killing?

Ghost Ships Full of Decomposing Bodies Wash Up on Japan’s Shore

Mysterious fishing boats strewn with rotting corpses are washing up along the shores of Japan, and officials are baffled.

Murder in the Berkshires: The William Coy Axe Killing

Murder in the Berkshires: The William Coy Axe Killing

William Coy felt betrayed by his friend, and the only solution was murder.

Jesse Pomeroy: The Boy Fiend of Boston

At just 14 years old, Jesse Pomeroy became the youngest convicted murderer in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Child Missing For 13 Years Found Alive When He Tries To Register For College

It’s been over a decade since Julian Hernandez was last seen, and now his mother can finally stop looking.

Kray Twins: The Killer Truth Behind the Criminal Legends

Kray Twins: The Killer Truth Behind the Criminal Legends

The real-life tale behind these infamous twin criminals comes spattered in blood.

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

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.