Woman Discovers Rental Was Formerly a Murder Chamber Used By Killer

You never know what you're going to find when you move into a new home. The last time I moved, I found asbestos (good thing there are all those lawyer ads on TV), but a Missouri woman found something much more sinister: Her home had been used as a torture chamber. And she didn't learn it from the landlord. » 7/08/14 7:40pm 7/08/14 7:40pm

Murderer Joran van der Sloot to Marry His Pregnant Peruvian Girlfriend

It's wedding bells for convicted murderer Joran van der Sloot, who is set to marry his five-months-pregnant girlfriend in a Peruvian prison. The marriage may allow him to avoid extradition to the US, where he faces charges of extortion and an entire country of people who are still mad at him for what no one was able… » 5/14/14 11:20am 5/14/14 11:20am

College Geniuses Try to Avoid Taking Finals by Hiring Hitman

College kids love acting like finals week is the worst thing that's ever happened to them. They hole up in the library and fashion themselves yurts made of hoodies, Gatorade bottles, and Funyans bags and loudly pray for death. I used to do this. My friends did this. And really, in retrospect, it wasn't that bad. The I… » 5/08/14 1:30pm 5/08/14 1:30pm

Heartbreaking: Father Murdered Son For Disrupting Video Games, Netflix

24-year-old Cody Wygant was playing video games when his infant son began making too much noise, interfering with Wygant's quality time with his Xbox. Instead of attending to his son's needs, Wygant — who was the child's primary caregiver — chose to suffocate him instead. Then he went back to the television (which can… » 4/19/14 3:20pm 4/19/14 3:20pm

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

Courtney Cash, Johnny Cash's Great-Niece, Found Stabbed to Death

Ugh, this is completely horrible. Courtney Cash, whose grandfather is Johnny Cash's brother, was stabbed to death in her home in Tennessee. The 23-year-old's body was found, as has been noted oh-so-delicately in headline after headline, "in a box" (a large chest next to the front door). Cash's boyfriend was also… » 3/21/14 5:30pm 3/21/14 5:30pm

Did a Horrifying Real Satanic Sex Abuse Case Inspire True Detective?

In a recent interview, True Detective creator Nic Pizzolatto told Entertainment Weekly that his hit show's fictional inspirations range from high literature to low pulp. But it seems the show drew inspiration from elsewhere as well — an incredibly horrifying real case of satanism and sexual abuse in rural Louisiana in… » 2/28/14 5:15pm 2/28/14 5:15pm

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

Heartbreaking: 14-Year-Old Stabbed Younger Sister for Being Ungrateful

A teenager in Illinois fatally stabbed her younger sister 40 times because she thought the 11-year-old was "being ungrateful". She initially blamed the attack on an intruder, but later revealed that she was responsible for it, citing her younger sister's lack of respect as the reason for her actions. » 1/25/14 6:00pm 1/25/14 6:00pm