Police Have Arrested a 72-Year-Old Man Who Might Be the Golden State Killer

Two months after the posthumous publication of Michelle McNamara’s true crime bestseller I’ll Be Gone in the Dark, which chronicles McNamara’s hunt for the Golden State Killer (a name she coined), California police have arrested a man named Joseph James DeAngelo and charged him with two counts of murder. Per The Daily…

Meet Tyra Patterson, a Young Black Woman Serving Time for a Murder She Didn't Commit 

In 1994, Tyra Patterson—then 19—was involved in the assault and robbery of a of a group of young women that left one of them—15-year-old Michelle Lai—dead from a gunshot wound to the head. It is known beyond doubt that Patterson did not pull the trigger, but her participation prior to Lai’s death remains unclear.

Why Are Women Obsessed With Investigation Discovery’s Grisly TV Shows?

Jodie Gaines was 18 years old and on her way to a fish fry when she saw the blue lights of a cop car flash in her rearview. As detailed in an episode of House of Horrors: Kidnapped—one of a grip of ominously titled programs on the channel Investigation Discovery, the 24-7, true crime network—she was an outgoing high…