People are no better than chance at identifying when someone else is recounting a false or real memory of a crime, according to a new UCL study.
Originally, murder ballads focused exclusively on homicide—and often that of women. We dig into the history of the subgenre, and the women who reclaimed it.
Netflix’s “Lost Girls” is inspired by a string of actual unsolved murders in Long Island, but there are some parts of the feature film that have been dramatized
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Sometimes, one news story completely overtakes the airwaves. These high-profile incidents can be worldwide events, political struggles, or natural disasters, but sometimes, they’re fascinating crimes.
He beat a 22-year-old Sarasota woman to death in 1975. A jury convicted him of first-degree murder and sentenced him to death, but the Florida Supreme Court gave him a life sentence instead.
Forty years ago, the term Stockholm Syndrome was coined at the end of a six-day bank siege. What is it and why is it cited time and again in hostage situations?