Ohio Town Fears Women Are Being Targeted by Serial Killer

A small Ohio city where six women have been murdered or disappeared may be targeted by a serial killer. The women have all died or gone missing from Chillicothe, a Rust Belt city whose population is just under 22,000. According to news accounts, several of the women had been sex workers; a few also had struggled with… » 6/24/15 2:00pm Wednesday 2:00pm

SC Governor Will Reportedly Call for Confederate Flag to Be Removed

Days after nine people were murdered in a racist attack on a black church in Charleston, and after studiously ignoring the issue for as long as she could, South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley is holding a press conference at 4 p.m. today, where she’ll reportedly call for the removal of the Confederate flag that flies… » 6/22/15 12:30pm 6/22/15 12:30pm

Brooklyn Gallery Owner Thought Grisly Murder Was Pretty Cool

One thing people like to do is reminisce about “old” New York and how much better it was seven/ten/20/80 years ago, or whenever they first arrived. And it was! New York is objectively bad now. But there’s an art to reminiscing, if you will, a good way to do it and the way Edward Zipco just chose. Oh, you don’t know… » 6/19/15 4:15pm 6/19/15 4:15pm

Is South Carolina Just Gonna Fly That Confederate Flag Today or What?

South Carolina, a state that thoughtfully welcomes its 19 known hate groups by flying a Confederate flag over the statehouse, is facing a real quandary today. When a white man walks into a black church—a church that was targeted, surveilled and burned down 200 years ago in a period when black churches were prohibited » 6/18/15 11:50am 6/18/15 11:50am

Murderers Who Escaped from Prison May Have Been Aided by Female Worker

An unnamed source is claiming to the New York Post that Richard Matt and David Sweat, the two convicted murderers who escaped Saturday from an upstate New York prison, had help from a female employee at the facility. The men cut through several layers of steel, brick, and mortar with ill-gotten power tools, which they… » 6/08/15 2:15pm 6/08/15 2:15pm

Argument Over Beer Pong Rules Leads to Shooting Death of Woman

19-year-old Lacie LaRose is dead after an alleged argument about beer pong rules resulted in gunfire at a college graduation party. The man responsible for the death, 39-year-old Ronald McNeil, is currently being held on $500,000 bail and claims that the shooting was an accident. McNeil says he just meant to scare the… » 6/04/15 10:15pm 6/04/15 10:15pm

The Six Most Terrifying Serial Killer Families In History

Couples who kill together — Fred and Rosemary West, Karla Homolka and Paul Bernardo, David and Catherine Birnie — get plenty of ink. But what about siblings and larger family groups whose shared viciousness leads them into committing horrifying crimes? Read on for six especially nasty examples. » 5/18/15 11:09pm 5/18/15 11:09pm

Man Who Plagiarized Wife's Eulogy Accused of Hiring Hitmen to Kill Her

A South African man is suspected of hiring hitmen to abduct and murder his wife, a teacher who was found shot to death a day after she disappeared. He also appears to have cut and pasted large chunks of the eulogy he delivered at his wife’s funeral, lifting it from another husband’s eulogy for his wife that’s… » 5/04/15 7:00pm 5/04/15 7:00pm

Kayaker Vanishes, Fiancee Charged with Murder After Mysterious Accident

The fiancée of a missing man from Upstate New York has been charged with murder, after police came to doubt her story that his kayak had capsized during a night trip down the Hudson River. Angelika Graswald, 35, said that her fiancéVincent Viafore, 46, had been pulled under around 7:30 p.m. during an April 19 trip,… » 5/01/15 1:00pm 5/01/15 1:00pm

Cop Resigns After Brushed-Off Domestic Violence Call Ends In Murder

“Ma’am, just go inside and go to bed please,” the Daytona police officer, Brian Biddix*, told 38-year-old Milena Chiri, after questioning Chiri and her husband, Johan Chiri, about a domestic violence call. Johan was accusing his wife of having an affair. And even though this was the fourteenth time the police had been… » 4/30/15 4:10pm 4/30/15 4:10pm

Italian High Court Annuls Amanda Knox's Murder Conviction

Italy's highest court has overturned the murder convictions of Amanda Knox and her ex-boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito in the 2007 death of Meredith Kercher. This latest acquittal appears to mean that the case is truly over after eight years in court. Both Knox and Sollecito have already spent four years in jail. » 3/27/15 6:05pm 3/27/15 6:05pm

Jerry Springer Producer Arrested for Murder of Deaf Sister

Former Jerry Springer producer Jill Blackstone was arrested for murder in Los Angeles on Monday after she called police to inform them that a woman had committed suicide in her garage. Upon arrival, police discovered the body of her sister, Wendy Blackstone, and several crime scene details that led them to believe… » 3/19/15 12:50pm 3/19/15 12:50pm

Robert Durst Eyed in 1997 Disappearance of Two Teen Girls

Alleged psycho killer Robert Durst (who is richer than God and bought his way out of prison twice before) was arrested on Saturday in a New Orleans hotel. Durst has been charged with the 2000 murder of his former spokeswoman, Susan Berman. Now, investigators may be looking into Durst as a possible suspect in the… » 3/19/15 10:50am 3/19/15 10:50am