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A Look Back at Jack Henry Abbott, Norman Mailer’s Favorite Felon

Jack Henry Abbott was a convicted felon, serving a long stint behind bars, when he became known to author Norman Mailer.

By Mike McPadden

The Unsolved Piano Murder of Sigrid Stevenson

When the officer finally lifted the piano's dust cover, he found Sigrid’s lifeless body stashed beneath it...

By Terri Osborne

A Look Back at Ira Einhorn, The “Unicorn Killer”

Was this peace-loving hippie really a cold-blooded killer?

By Catherine Townsend

Terror at Yale: The 1998 Murder of Suzanne Jovin

Her brutal slaying electrified the community with terror, sadness, and a demand for justice.

By Mike McPadden

A New Investigation Into the Disappearance of Kristin Smart, Who Vanished 20 Years Ago

In 1996, Kristin Smart vanished without a trace. To this day, the case remains unsolved.

By Catherine Townsend

The Post-Crime Life of Thrill-Killing “Superman,” Nathan Leopold, Who Died 45 Years Ago

He served 34 years for the murder of young Bobby Franks. But what happened to Nathan Leopold after he was released?

By Christine Colby

Escaping Death: The West Memphis Three

What does it feel like to spend 18 years on death row for a crime you didn’t commit? What does it feel like to get out?

By The Lineup Staff

3 Haunting Questions About the Disappearance of Maura Murray

In 2004, young Maura vanished without a trace. Over a decade later, her case remains an utter mystery.

By Alicia Thompson

Son of Sam’s Reign of Terror: 40 Years Later

In the late 1970s, New York City was terrorized by a deranged killer.

By Terri Osborne

Prison Pen Pals: Amanda Howard on Her Collection of Letters from Serial Killers

One cannibal killer even sent her a meaty recipe—and suggested she use herself as the main ingredient.

By Christine Colby

The 3 Most Common Types of Murderers You’ll Find on Facebook

Are you Facebook friends with someone who fits one of these descriptions?

By Emily Kaiser

4 of the Most Bizarre Mass Delusions

Some of history's creepiest events have happened entirely inside the human mind.

By Jacquelyn Gray

Stranger with Candy: The Kidnapping Spree of Teen Chyrel Jolls

Teen kidnapper Chyrel Jolls grabbed her 5-year-old victim by the wrist: "If you don't come with me, I'll drown you."

By Catherine Pelonero

5 Devastating Small Town Crimes

In a town of 80 people, one horrible, criminal act can send the entire population reeling.

By Amelia McDonell-Parry

Who Killed Tammy Jo Alexander More Than 30 Years Ago?

She was only 16 years old when she was murdered and dumped in a cornfield.

By Michelle Sigona

The Fight to Keep Her Sister’s Killer Behind Bars

Vicki Dill's older sister was murdered in 1973. After years of going unsolved, the case was finally closed ... and now the killer wants to be set free.

By Barry Blitch

4 Serial Killers Who Didn’t Act Alone

It takes two to make a thing go horribly wrong.

By Jacquelyn Gray

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