Category Archives: True Crime
Mysteries without closure bug me, so I’m glad to see this: Mass. DA: DNA links DeSalvo to Strangler victim.
Mother Jones – America’s Real Criminal Element: Lead So Nevin dove in further, digging up detailed data on lead emissions and crime rates to see if the similarity of the curves was as good as it seemed. It turned out … Continue reading
I just found out that Henry Hill died in June. Henry Hill was the real-life gangster portrayed by Ray Liotta in Goodfellas. Meanwhile I just found out that Frank James “Whitey” Bulger is still alive: Lawyer: Whitey Bulger to testify … Continue reading
Rolling Stone – The Scam Wall Street Learned From the Mafia How America’s biggest banks took part in a nationwide bid-rigging conspiracy – until they were caught on tape Given the complexities of bond investments, it’s impossible to know exactly … Continue reading
Why didn’t we hear about this earlier? This whole public lynching could have been avoided if the police had released this information. The Smoking Gun – George Zimmerman Passed Police Lie Detector Test Day After Trayvon Martin Killing
The Christian-Newsom case was Knoxville’s most notorious crime, a double kidnapping, rape and murder. The families went through nightmarish months of grief during the trial, which resulted in four guilty verdicts, including one death sentence. All of those convictions were … Continue reading
Knoxville News-Sentinel – Party mom Leslie Janous vanishes: Weeks after Leslie Janous gained access to retirement money amassed while working for the company from which she confessed bilking $4.5 million, this high-flying West Knoxville party mom is on the lam, … Continue reading
Katie releases the details she previously had to hold back.
Crazy bastard. John Schneeberger (born 1961) is a South African former physician who lived and practiced in Canada, who drugged and raped one of his female patients and his stepdaughter. For years, he was able to evade arrest by planting … Continue reading
Guilty verdict in Chandra Levy murder case. A jury on Monday found an El Salvadoran immigrant guilty of murdering Washington intern Chandra Levy. Jurors deliberated four days before finding Ingmar Guandique, 29, guilty in the 2001 disappearance and killing of … Continue reading
From Wikipedia: Charles Earl Bowles (1829-1888?), alias Black Bart, was an American Old West outlaw noted for his poetic messages left after two of his robberies (the fourth and fifth). He was also known as Charles E. Boles, Charles Bolton, … Continue reading
Knoxville News-Sentinel – Mom who threw pricey ‘Super Sweet 15′ party indicted in fraud: If Leslie Anne Janous wanted to throw a birthday party for her teenage daughter, the cost of which could feed a third-world country, who cares? It’s … Continue reading
I knew about Norman Mailer’s involvement in freeing murderer Jack Abbott, who went on to kill again six weeks after being released from prison. I had no idea William F. Buckley was involved in similarly misguided nonsense during the same … Continue reading
Wired – LifeLock CEO’s Identity Stolen 13 Times: LifeLock CEO Todd Davis, whose [Social Security] number is displayed in the company’s ubiquitous advertisements, has by now learned that lesson. He’s been a victim of identity theft at least 13 times, … Continue reading