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The Lawson Family Massacre

What dark secret made Charlie Lawson slaughter his family on Christmas Day?

by Orrin Grey

Lori Erica Ruff: The Woman Without an Identity

After Lori Erica Ruff's death, Blake Ruff realized his wife was a complete stranger.

by Stephanie Weber

John Billington: The Mayflower Pilgrim Who Was Executed for Murder

In 1620, pilgrim John Billington crossed the Atlantic Ocean to become the first convicted murderer of the Plymouth colony.

by Steven Casale

Phantom Killer: The Unsolved Mystery of the Texarkana Murders

In 1946, a sadistic killer dressed in a white mask terrorized the small town of Texarkana at night.

by Orrin Grey

How a Journalist Got Inside the Mind of Killer Marie Hilley

Philip Ginsburg turned to writing true crime books after learning more about Marie Hilley’s elaborate hoax that all started with murder. 

by Philip Ginsburg

Die for Me: Charles Ng, Leonard Lake, and Their Torture Dungeon in the California Hills

The story behind the duo's depraved murder spree is straight out of your worst nightmares.

by Olivia Mason

The New Lizzie Trailer Sizzles—And Slays

Discover a new side of Lizzie Borden's infamous story.

by Shannon Raphael

Before the Lindbergh Kidnapping, There Was the Abduction of Charley Ross

The four-year-old's 1874 disappearance was America’s first widely publicized kidnapping for ransom.

by Allison Wild

The Tragic Murder of Author Helen Bailey

Helen Bailey went on a walk with her dog one afternoon—and was never seen alive again.

by Shannon Raphael

House of Horror: The Brutal Murders at Georgia's Corpsewood Manor

Their dream home in the country soon became a site of unspeakable tragedy. 

by Orrin Grey

Watch Mommy Die: The Sickening Crimes of Stephen Stanko

In 2005, an ex-convict brutally murdered his girlfriend—and made her daughter watch.

by Allison Wild

Child Killer: Gordon Northcott and the Wineville Chicken Coop Murders

She knew her son was missing, but the police didn't believe her. Then they unearthed the brutal truth.

by The Lineup Staff

The Pied Piper of Tucson: The Twisted Murders of Charles Schmid

A strange, charismatic man lured three women to brutal deaths.

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