The Craigslist Killer Is Lying and Just a Huge Dexter Fan

Miranda Barbour, the 19-year-old woman who is currently charged with killing a man she met on Craigslist, is lying about being a prolific serial killer. This is according to Barbour's sister, who says that Barbour cooked up the story about killing more than 20 men in several states because she was a fan of the TV show » 4/01/14 2:50pm 4/01/14 2:50pm

Satan, Rape and Murder: The Life of Miranda Barbour, Craigslist Killer

In the wake of 19-year-old "Craigslist killer" Miranda Barbour's shocking confession—that she murdered at least 22 people as a member of a satanic cult—authorities and her family are questioning the veracity of her claims. But a friend of Barbour's believes her, telling Jezebel, "She has maintained [the same] solid… » 2/21/14 3:00pm 2/21/14 3:00pm

Jailed Craigslist Killer Claims Responsibility for at Least 22 Murders

A woman accused of a single Craigslist murder admitted to the killing and then went on to reveal something even more horrifying: not only had she lured a man to Pennsylvania through Craigslist and killed him, she also killed "at least 22 people" in different parts of the country. » 2/16/14 12:00pm 2/16/14 12:00pm

Why The Craigslist Sex Crackdown Won't Change Much

Over the weekend, a black bar labeled "censored" appeared where the link to Craigslist's adult services used to be. So far, the company isn't talking, but the move has reignited the debate over censorship, anti-trafficking strategies, and sex workers rights. » 9/07/10 10:22am 9/07/10 10:22am

Craigslist Killer Commits Suicide In Jail

Philip Markoff, the suspected "Craigslist Killer," was found dead in his Boston jail cell earlier this morning; police are calling the death an "apparent suicide." [CBS] » 8/15/10 2:30pm 8/15/10 2:30pm

Craigslist Killer Case Proves The Internet Isn't Really Anonymous

In the new Vanity Fair Maureen Orth reports on the role the internet played in the crimes committed by alleged "Craigslist Killer" Philip Markoff, and his capture. Like most of us, he didn't realize how little privacy people have online. » 8/31/09 6:00pm 8/31/09 6:00pm

Suspected "Craigslist Killer" Philip Markoff Indicted

A grand jury has indicted Philip Markoff on charges of first-degree murder and attempted robbery for the shooting death of Julissa Brisman, and for the armed robbery of another woman. He will be arraigned later today. [Daily News] » 6/22/09 9:40am 6/22/09 9:40am

More Charges For Accused Craigslist Killer As Officials Push To…

Yesterday, Philip Markoff was charged in Rhode Island with assaulting a stripper in a hotel. Today, attorneys general from three states are meeting with Craigslist's lawyers to urge a ban on its "erotic services" section. » 5/05/09 9:20am 5/05/09 9:20am

Newsweek "Explains" Why Women Stand By Their Men

In an article inspired by Megan McAllister, fiancee of the accused "Craigslist Killer," Newsweek lists the psychological reasons at work when "a woman makes the seemingly irrational decision to stand by her man." » 5/01/09 2:40pm 5/01/09 2:40pm

After Visiting Markoff In Jail, McAllister Says Wedding Is Off

Yesterday, Megan McAllister visited fiance Philip Markoff in jail. Her lawyer says that though she still believes he's innocent, "She's going to begin to look at her life and move on." [MSNBC, Newser] » 4/30/09 12:30pm 4/30/09 12:30pm

McAllister Stands By Markoff As Allegations That He Solicited Men Emerge

Philip Markoff's fiancée has issued another statement of support as police uncover evidence linking him to a Rhode Island robbery and a Boston man, who claims Markoff contacted him for sex on Craigslist. » 4/28/09 9:30am 4/28/09 9:30am

More Charges For Accused "Craigslist Killer"

Philip Markoff will be charged later this week with the robbery of a stripper who was held at gunpoint in a Rhode Island motel. Police say Markoff's fingerprints were found at the scene. [CBS News] » 4/27/09 11:40am 4/27/09 11:40am

The "Craigslist Killer": A Story Told In Many Voices

Each day, more information is filtering out regarding Philip Markoff, the 22-year-old medical student accused of being "the Craigslist killer." Most of that information, good and bad, is coming from those who knew Markoff personally. » 4/26/09 11:45am 4/26/09 11:45am

'Craigslist Killer' Philip Markoff Tries To Hang Himself In Jail

More developments in the Craigslist Killer case this morning. Police say suspect Philip Markoff's gun and fingerprints link him to the crimes, and yesterday, he apparently tried to hang himself with his shoelaces. » 4/24/09 9:30am 4/24/09 9:30am

[CBS News]

Yoga Granny Strikes A Pose • Michelle: Bo Is Doggone "Crazy"

• This amazing (and stylish) Australian "supergran" is 83 years old and is still working as a yoga instructor. She teaches up to 11 classes a week. • » 4/23/09 5:30pm 4/23/09 5:30pm

Cops: Craigslist Killer Robbed To Fund Fiancée's "Lavish Lifestyle"

In a search of accused killer Philip Markoff's apartment, police found the victims' underwear and a handgun. Now reports suggest his motive was paying off gambling debts he ran up financing his fiancée's "lavish lifetyle." » 4/23/09 11:00am 4/23/09 11:00am

It Gets Worse

"Philip Markoff, the accused murderer now known as the 'Craigslist Killer,' appeared to be collecting women's panties, which investigators believe were 'souvenirs' from his alleged victims". [ABC News] » 4/22/09 12:40pm 4/22/09 12:40pm

Alleged Craigslist Killer "Just Wasn't Right In The Head"

Conflicting pictures of Philip Markoff, the so-called Craigslist killer, have started to appear as reporters talk to anyone - and everyone - who ever knew Markoff. » 4/22/09 9:30am 4/22/09 9:30am

Fiancée Of Accused Craigslist Killer Says He's Innocent

Yesterday, Boston police arrested a 22-year-old medical student accused of fatally shooting a woman who advertised on Craigslist. His fiancée insists, "he could not hurt a fly." » 4/21/09 12:00pm 4/21/09 12:00pm