Rachel Monroe's Savage Appetites explores the role of women in true crime, from detective to perpetrator and all the fans in between.
Fascinating perspectives on one of the most notorious murder cases of 19th century America.
Nearly a century later, their grisly crime remains as mystifying as ever.
Lee's murders in miniature changed the way we interpret crime scenes.
This copycat ripper claimed nearly three times as many victims as his Victorian predecessor—but he made one crucial mistake.
By Sarah Janet
Was it a terrible accident, or something more sinister?
A bright light was extinguished far too early by the Manson Family.
Buried in this seemingly idyllic setting are some very horrific events.
The four-year-old's 1874 disappearance was America’s first widely publicized kidnapping for ransom.
By Allison Wild
These cold cases chill us to the bone.
Go inside the controversial murder case that shined a light on the American conscience.
The surgeon's brutal deeds earned him a savage nickname.
By Robert Walsh
The Codex Gigas is the largest illuminated manuscript in the world, but that’s not what makes it famous.
The "Ogress of Reading" was rumored to be responsible for the deaths of 400 children.
By Jamie Bogert
From a cult-leading serial killer to a moonlit murder spree that remains unsolved to this day.
The secret locked in her mansion attic was so vile, it inspired decades of ghost stories, crime books, and even a character on American Horror Story.
Up to 200 victims may have died at his 1890's Chicago "Murder Castle."
By John Freund