An Ohio woman was arrested in Las Vegas after she allegedly killed her husband and fled the state.
Ghislaine Maxwell, Jeffrey Epstein’s longtime associate charged with luring girls so the late financier could sexually abuse them, pleaded not guilty in federal court in Manhattan on Tuesday at a hearing in which women who accused her of enabling their abuse gave statements denouncing her “heinous” crimes.
Ed Gein is perhaps one of the most notorious American serial killers due to the extreme nature of his crimes and the state of his home when he was arrested. Also known as “the Butcher of Plainfield” or “the Plainfield Ghoul,” Gein was a convicted killer and body snatcher active in Plainfield, WI from 1946 to 1957 after the death of his mother left him alone and in a deranged mental state.
A controversy erupted over the weekend in the Lehigh Valley, triggered by a video showing a police officer’s knee on a man’s neck in Allentown.
A California teenager has been rescued after spending more than 20 hours hiding in the woods from a gunman accused of killing the boy’s father.
A Mexican American man from Wisconsin is charged with homicide as a hate crime because prosecutors say he intentionally crashed his pickup truck into a motorcyclist and killed the man because he was white.
A Tri-Cities wildlife biologist was sentenced Friday to a minimum of 12 1/2 years in prison for raping a woman after injecting her with a high dose of insulin. James E. Bernhard, 41, maintains that he was wrongfully convicted and that he did nothing wrong.
It has been 36 years since the death of Charlie Howard.
If you’re reading this and grew up in San Antonio or have children who grew up here, you might think the San Antonio Zoo Eagle has been chugging through Brackenridge Park since time immemorial, like the San Antonio River it crosses.
Police say a Paradise man has been taken into custody regarding the disappearance of an 18-year-old Amish woman in Lancaster County.
Michigan authorities are searching for the remains of a missing 27-year-old woman who vanished last month.
It was late in the afternoon of Jan. 31, 1968 when Ann Deidre Curtis set out to the grocery store to get some shopping done before the day turned dark.Pushing her 3-month-old daughter in a carriage, the young Brooklyn mom greeted a pregnant neighbor — like Curtis, a registered nurse who had worked at nearby Kings County Hospital — and the two friends made plans for a quick cup of coffee once Curtis got back from the market and before she started making supper for her husband.
Ramon Abbas flaunted a lavish lifestyle of private jets, designer clothes and luxury cars. To his 2.5 million Instagram followers, he went by Ray Hushpuppi, a man who boarded helicopters from his Dubai waterfront apartment and walked around with shopping bags from Gucci, Versace and Fendi.
On the night of April 27, 2012, everything changed for seemingly happy married couple Chad and Lisa Cutler.
On the night of April 27, 2012, everything changed for seemingly happy married couple Chad and Lisa Cutler. At around 1 a.m., Chad called 911 from the pair’s home in Mt. Zion, Illinois to report a shocking discovery: His wife and the mother of his two children was blue and unresponsive in the bathtub.
Howard Jansen, and his girlfriend, Jacqulyn Kirkpatrick, have been arrested after police found remains suspected of being Jansen’s 3-year-old daughter.
A gymnastics coach and gym owner was arraigned Friday on three counts of rape for allegedly sexually assaulting a student when she was 17 and 18-years-old. David Auger, 41, of Hudson, is the owner of 10.0 Academy of Gymnastics, in Stow. According to the Middlesex District Attorney’s Office, Auger sexually assaulted the victim between Jan. 27, 2018 and July 30, 2019.
An Aurora doctor is preparing to file a federal lawsuit against the City of Aurora and its police department after an officer pointed a gun at the doctor while the doctor arrived at his property.
A crook looking for some dough got served up something else when trying to hold up a pizza shop in Delaware on Friday. Delaware State Police said they are searching for a man who attempted to rob Stargate Pizza in Sussex County, and only fled after the owner flung pizza at him.
Those who knew Brett Bonnell called him the “nicest guy you’ll ever meet.”
A second arrest was reported Saturday in the death of a 3-year-old Kansas girl whose disappearance triggered an Amber Alert. Jacqulyn Kirkpatrick, 33, has been booked on murder and child abuse charges in the death of the little girl, Olivia Jansen, in Kansas City, Kansas, according to reports.
The Benton County sheriff said 48-year-old Echo Lloyd was last seen in early May.
A lawsuit filed against the Pennsylvania Parole Board contends that the state’s ban on parole eligibility for inmates serving life sentences for second-degree or felony-murder convictions is cruel punishment and should be struck down.
A drug cartel with a penchant for launching brazen attacks — including a recent assassination attempt on Mexico City’s police chief – has now emerged as the most powerful criminal organization in Mexico following the fall of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, officials are warning.
“Twin Peaks” fans have a new documentary to look forward to thanks to “Blonde, Beautiful, and Dead: The Murder Mystery That Inspired Twin Peaks.” Production company Metabook Entertainment confirmed to MovieMaker magazine this week that an imprint of Amazon Publishing has picked up the rights to the upcoming non-fiction book of the same name and has plans to adapt the project into a documentary. Both the book and the documentary will cover the murder of Hazel Drew, a young woman who died in Sand Lake, New York during the summer of 1908.
A former Cimarron Correctional Facility inmate — who is now serving a 56-year prison term at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary in McAlester — was charged Friday in Payne County District Court with committing aggravated assault and battery while he was incarcerated at the private prison in Cushing on June 14, 2019.
A police warrant suggests New York Giants cornerback DeAndre Baker and Seattle Seahawks cornerback Quinton Dunbar paid off alleged robbery victims so they would recant their testimonies, according to the New York Daily News.
A woman is on the run after Warren County Sheriff’s investigators say she killed her husband. Stormy Delehanty, 28, was last known to be in Utah.
Since Jeffrey Epstein’s death under mysterious circumstances last summer, conspiracy theorists of all stripes have been making hay with it, connecting any and all people who have ever been directly or indirectly associated with him to any and all criminal cases of the past 40 years.
“Glee” actress Naya Rivera is presumed dead after authorities spent more than a day searching for her at the California lake where she went missing, investigators said.
In his own mind, Marvel Thompson was the self-styled Robin Hood of Englewood, feeding the poor and encouraging kids on the South Side to stay in school. To federal authorities, though, he was the king of a violent gang involved in selling drugs and mortgage fraud.
An Indiana woman was arrested in a hit-and-run crash that sent one woman to the hospital and caused minor injuries to a man during a southern Indiana protest over the assault of a black man by a group of white men, sheriff’s officials said Thursday.
Kamaruzzaman Sarkar, a small-time trader of scrap materials, is being tried in other courts for alleged sexual assault and murder of at least five other women and murderous attacks on at least three other women in Purba Bardhaman and neighbouring Hooghly districts.
A Florida father and his 11-year-old daughter — who had desperately tried to call for help in a heart-wrenching 911 call — were allegedly shot to death by a neighbor after an ongoing dispute about the man’s dog.
A Chechen man shot near Vienna last weekend had spoken publicly of giving Austrian and Ukrainian authorities information about contract killings. He also said there was a price on his head.
Two months after the disappearance of Suzanne Morphew, the Colorado mom who went missing during a Mother’s Day bike ride, investigators have returned to her home to search for answers.
An excavation turned up human remains in Methuen, Mass., just after 4 p.m. Thursday. Manchester police say the investigation is related to a local missing person case. A statement from the FBI Boston Division said the FBI’s Evidence Response Team unearthed human remains in the back of a property at 145 Milk St. in Methuen.
As residents of McNeil, Arkansas crowded together on Ralph Ward’s lawn in June 2006, word of his gruesome murder began to spread.
On Good Friday in 1986, Denise Pflum left her house in search of a purse she left at a party. She never returned.
A California security guard was charged with murder Wednesday after prosecutors say he shot a 50-year-old man at a supermarket because he was not wearing a mask.
One of the pivotal figures in the wrongful conviction of a Texas high school football star has resigned from his position — just a day after city officials asked for an investigation into his conduct.
Retired Army Maj. Gen. James Grazioplene has admitted to sexually abusing his daughter when she was a child after years of denying the claims.
A true crime show hosted by a member of New Kids on the Block? This might sound like your 90s fantasy that is too good to be true, but you are wrong! Donnie Walberg hosts HLN’s “Very Scary People”, a show that revisits the twisted lives of some of the most frightening, diabolical characters in recent history.
Escalation is a hallmark of most serial killers, but Dennis Rader, known as The BTK Killer (which stood for for “bind, torture, kill”), never followed that pattern. The time between his murders would often span years when he was seemingly dormant before the next kill, leaving investigators baffled and the town of Wichita, Kansas terrified for decades.
The home where Michael Peterson allegedly killed his wife, Kathleen, nearly two decades ago — as documented in the docuseries “The Staircase” — is now on the market for a pricey sum.
Naptime Nancy is a scripted true crime podcast that does a deep dive into some very fascinating true crime cases. The host, Mel, started the show to help victim’s family members get answers at long last, by sharing unsolved cases of the missing, murdered, and unidentified. We chatted with Mel about her long-time fascination with the Golden State Killer case, and why she believed she might have a close connection to the killer.
MurderMurder News presents the biggest true crime stories of the week! This week in true crime, we discuss Ghislaine Maxwell conspiracies, and the murder of Vanessa Guillen and mysterious deaths of soldiers at Fort Hood. Plus, we have special guest, Naptime Nancy.
A suspect has been arrested in the disappearance and presumed death of a 13-year-old California girl who vanished last week. Armando Cruz, 24, is now facing 18 charges, including murder and sexual assault, connected to the disappearance of Patricia Alatorre, according to local station KERO-TV.
A 26-year-old man faces murder and kidnapping charges in connection with the death of a 13-year-old girl during a violent carjacking in Pico Rivera over the weekend, officials said Wednesday.
The “fugitive granny” who admitted she fled her home of Minnesota and murdered a Florida doppelgänger in a bizarre identity theft plot is back home to face the allegation she killed her husband.
Glee actress Naya Rivera has been reported missing by authorities in Ventura County, California. On Wednesday, July 9, Rivera’s 4-year old son was found floating alone on a rented boat in Lake Piru in Ventura County.
A man being held in West Virginia was extradited to Virginia last week amid allegations he sexually abused a young girl in Staunton several years ago, according to a police report.
Naya Rivera’s 4-year-old son, Josey Dorsey, “is in good health” despite his mother’s disappearance during a trip they took to a California lake, according to police.
Teenagers making a TikTok video discovered the remains of a Washington couple inside a suitcase they found at the beach.
Defence lawyer for Minneapolis police officer accused of aiding and abetting Floyd’s murder seeks dismissal of US case.
Mary Kay Letourneau’s family is mourning her loss.
Teenagers making a TikTok video discovered the remains of a Washington couple inside a suitcase they found at the beach. A spokesperson for the King County Medical Examiner’s office confirmed the identities of the bodies to Oxygen.com as Jessica Lewis, 36, and her boyfriend Austin Wenner, 27.
For those who have experienced heartbreak, a breakup can often feel like the end of the world. For a few unfortunate lovers, however, this dreadful feeling became a reality.
After killing her grandmother and her husband, Jordan Hodge and her boyfriend, Kenneth Carlisle, spent $11,000 over the course of 10 days.
Four years ago, two deaths sent shockwaves — and outrage — through the United States. On July 5, 2016, Alton Sterling was killed by police in Baton Rouge, Louisiana outside a store where he was selling CDs. One day later, on July 6, Philando Castile was shot and killed by police during a traffic stop in St. Paul, Minnesota while his girlfriend and young child were in the car. There were many similarities between the cases, aside from the dates of their occurrence. Namely, both men were legally carrying guns on them at the time of their deaths, though neither were brandishing their weapons or threatening police with them. And neither of their killers were held accountable.
An Arkansas man who was arrested for kidnapping two children has been identified as the Little Rock Mayor’s brother.
Henrico Police have identified the body of a woman found in a cornfield Tuesday as a missing person from Richmond. Officers responded around 2:30 p.m. Tuesday to an area on New Market Road near Rockingham Street for a suspicious situation involving a vehicle in a cornfield.
A California man and woman now face hate crime charges after a viral video apparently showed them painting over a Black Lives Matter mural while claiming “the narrative of police brutality” is a “lie.”
Three Aurora Police officers depicted in photographs near the site where Elijah McClain was confronted by police days before he died have been fired.
Investigators said Robin Howington tried to deceive them and destroy evidence after her daughter, Destiny, was shot and killed in their Fountain City home
Kathy Kleiner was just 20 years old when Ted Bundy brutally attacked her during his rampage at the Chi Omega House in Tallahassee, FL. Kathy not only survived the attack, but also lupus, being robbed at gunpoint, and breast cancer. We chatted with Kathy about the night she was attacked by Ted, and her recovery process, plus so much more. We cried, we laughed, and could not be more in awe of this badass woman!
A 24-year-old California man has been arrested and charged in connection with the murder of a 13-year-old girl who vanished last week, say authorities.
France’s newly appointed interior minister Gerald Darmanin could face a fresh investigation into an alleged rape following a court ruling, sources close to the case told CNN on Tuesday.
After hours of searching, Strongsville police confirmed an 8-year-old boy with disabilities who went missing from the Strongsville Holiday Inn on Monday was found dead in a pool.
Indiana man Vauhxx Booker and a group of friends had hiked to watch the eclipse near Lake Monroe Saturday night when Booker was allegedly attacked by a group.
One suspect charged with armed robbery following a stabbing in Port Huron Township was not issued a bench warrant after failing to appear for her probable cause hearing Tuesday.
Shortly after the Christmas holiday on the evening of Dec. 28, 2017, Robert Mussack called 911 dispatch in Federal Heights, Colorado to request a wellness check on his brother, Bill Mussack, whom he had not heard from in more than two weeks.
One of the saddest episodes of Netflix’s Unsolved Mysteries is that of Alonzo Brooks, who was killed in what his family believes was a hate crime after his friends accidentally left him at a party an hour away from where he lived.
A transgender woman found fatally shot in Pompano Beach, Fla., has police seeking the public’s help to find her killer.
City Hall is mourning the loss of a beloved policy staffer with a promising future who was killed on Sunday. DeAndree Watson, a 30-year-old University of Michigan graduate, was found in his vehicle by Westland police at the Willow Creek Apartments on Fairwood just off Ford Road.
Oregon Police arrested seven men over the weekend who were “taunting” a Black family at the beach by yelling racial slurs at the family and using Nazi salutes, police said.
Two people are dead and eight others injured in a shooting at a Greenville County nightclub, according to Lt. Jimmy Bolt with the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office.
Actress Alicia Arden has revealed she was a sex abuse victim of Jeffrey Epstein following last week’s arrest of his former companion, Ghislaine Maxwell.
Alexandria Police Officer Jonathan Griffin has been charged with assault and battery for an unjustified use of force against a handcuffed resident in January, according to the city. Commonwealth’s Attorney Bryan Porter said that 32-year-old, who was dismissed from the department after the incident, was charged with one count of assault and battery.
UFOs, psychics, Bigfoot, a young Matthew McConaughey, and crime: the original Unsolved Mysteries had it all. The long-running TV series is returning to Netflix — but with a few differences. While the 12-episode Netflix reboot keeps the original’s creepy, chilling vibe, each episode focuses on one mystery, and there isn’t a host.
Police in Martinez, California, say they are looking for two people who were filmed painting over the city’s commissioned Black Lives Matter street mural shortly after it was completed on the Fourth of July.
Three Lebanese youths, including the son of a senior Hezbollah official, filmed themselves beating and sexually assaulting a 13-year-old Syrian refugee in east Lebanon, multiple Arab media sources reported this week.
A local man who was just released from the Wayne County jail after being sentenced for a minor crime now faces a much longer stay behind bars for allegedly attacking another man with a shovel during a robbery.
Human remains found buried last week in Texas have been positively identified as missing Fort Hood soldier Vanessa Guillen, according to the family’s attorney.
Lakewood by Megan Giddings is described as a cross between The Handmaid’s Tale and The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks on the inside dust jacket, do I need to say more? I was sold immediately.
This month we are venturing out into the world of fiction for our monthly review, however, this book felt horrifyingly real. Listed as a mystery horror book, Giddings does an incredible job of making you feel present in the best and the creepiest way possible.
A woman involved in a racist incident in Central Park in May is being charged with falsely reporting the incident, the Manhattan district attorney said on Monday.
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms is calling for change to fight “the enemy within” saying that enough is enough after an 8-year-old girl was fatally shot Saturday near the Wendy’s where Rayshard Brooks was killed
Cross-platform database company, MongoDB, is the latest victim of a cybercriminal attack. This attack has infiltrated 22,900 unsecured databases by wiping their contents. The gang behind the attack has since requested Bitcoin (BTC) payments in exchange for a backup of the data.
In its original run during the 1980s, ’90s and early 2000s, “Unsolved Mysteries” captivated audiences with more than 1,000 seemingly unsolvable cases, but what audiences may not know is that the show actually helped crack a good number of those mysteries.
Bonney Lake police say a fire at a Mountain View Middle School construction shack might be arson. At 10:19 p.m. Friday night, East Pierce County Fire & Rescue responded to a fully involved fire at 10921 199th Ave Ct East, Fire Chief Bud Backer said.
The bodies of a woman and her young son from Grand Rapids were found in a Mackinaw City hotel in what authorities are investigating as a murder-suicide.
A FOX61 follow up to the incident where Wethersfield Police were yelled at by bystanders for pointing their guns at a suspect while conducting an investigation just across the town line in Hartford. Police have released two new body camera videos and a dash cam.
Police released the names of the two men suspected in an armed robbery that killed two bystanders at a Circle K near Hayden and Indian School roads.
A Utah man pleaded guilty Wednesday to killing a teenage girl after she threatened to disclose his sexual abuse of her, according to multiple reports.
One man had been shot twice in the area of Thatcher Bridge Lane and West Springbrook Avenue in Broadway, and died as he was being transported to a landing zone to be flown to a hospital. Police have identified the man as 26-year-old Andrew Baylor Hoover of Timberville.
A Las Vegas pastor fatally shot his elderly neighbor and a 56-year-old man in front of his young daughter this week, metro police alleged.
A 3-year-old boy who was reportedly abducted by his father Friday evening at a Roswell apartment complex has been located and is safe, police said.
South Korean police have admitted using violence to extract a false confession from a man who spent 20 years in prison for the rape and murder of a 13-year-old.
Police are trying to determine whether someone was kidnapped in eastern Birmingham Friday evening. Officers from the city’s East Precinct responded about 6 p.m. to a report of a kidnapping in the 1100 block of Camelia Road, said Sgt. Rod Mauldin.
It’s been more than 15 years since Alonzo Brooks was found dead after attending a party where he was allegedly subjected to racist threats — but the case is now getting a fresh look from law enforcement.
If you’re a fan of true crime podcasts, it can be a real challenge finding a well-produced show anchored by a Black host. Thankfully, award-winning journalist Soledad O’Brien is more than equipped to accomplish such a feat and has blessed us all with her latest endeavor, Murder on the Towpath.
hree teenagers suspected of starting a restaurant fire and looting in Santa Monica during a day of civil unrest were arrested Wednesday, authorities said.
A Mingo County man was arrested Saturday on warrants stemming from an alleged June 19 robbery. James McDonald, of Delbarton, is accused of stealing about $1,800 in cash from a woman attempting to buy a car from him, according to the Mingo County Sheriff’s Department.
A Georgia man who received a 1,000-year sentence for possessing more than 26,000 files of child pornography has been released on parole after serving just seven years behind bars.
A U.S. Forest Service firefighter was arrested Wednesday after allegedly groping a 12-year-old girl in Newport Beach a month ago, officials said Thursday.
Canadian police arrested a 14-year-old boy in connection with five possible shootings, charging him with first degree murder and a number of other charges.
A husband-and-wife duo has been arrested and charged after a viral video showed the woman pulling a gun on a mother during a heated confrontation outside of a Chipotle restaurant in Orion Township, Michigan.
A former member of a social media cult has revealed how he was targeted online as an aspiring musician with the promise of online fame only to be coerced into giving up everything to raise money for the organization.
Eureka Police held a press conference yesterday to announce that they had solved several stabbings in the Eureka area including the fatal stabbing of May 20 of 84-year-old Roger “Mitch” Clark, a woman in Cooper Gulch, and a man on Holly Street.
True crime books and podcasts have always given audiences a glimpse into the most depraved aspects of human society, but perhaps no other true crime writer has gone as deeply into her subject matter as Michelle McNamara. The author of 2018 thriller I’ll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman’s Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer — now an HBO documentary of the same name — McNamara was obsessive in her quest to find the so-called Golden State Killer, a man who terrorized Northern California for the better part of two decades.
On the morning of Oct. 22, 2007, Levi Chavez says he came home and found his wife, Tera Chavez, dead in bed from an apparent gunshot wound.
31-year-old Brandon Abell, of Tampico, is charged with the kidnapping and rape of a 12-year-old runaway in Rockford. According to the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office, police received a report of a sexual assault of a juvenile on June 22nd.
Two police officers from a small southern Oklahoma town have been charged with second-degree murder after being accused of using their stun guns more than 50 times on a 28-year-old man who died.
In the summer of 2014, authorities in Bexar County, Texas were investigating what they thought was the work of a possible serial killer.
Almost 750 individuals in the UK have been arrested so far after an international coalition of law enforcement agencies infiltrated an encrypted chat platform in which the suspects openly discussed murder, arranged hits, illegal drug purchases, gun sales, and other alleged crimes.
A Texas woman has been charged with helping to mutilate and dispose of the body of missing Fort Hood soldier Vanessa Guillen.