Crime

Colton Harris Moore (the Barefoot Bandit) – the amazing escapades of a modern day “catch me if you can” burglar

// July 25th, 2016 // No Comments » // Strange

He first appeared on the police crime blotters at age 8 – for stealing a bicycle. As he grew older his criminal escapes progressed and soon he was arrested and jailed. He escaped from jail in April 2008, resuming his criminal activities, he set out on a crime rampage. He has stolen four airplanes (while […]

The Golden State Killer – California’s most prolific serial killer eludes police for over 40 years

// June 17th, 2016 // No Comments » // Serial Killers

Police sketches of the East Area Rapist (EAR), the Golden State Killer, Original Night Stalker (ONS)

He was originally known by two names, the East Area Rapist (EAR) and the Original Night Stalker (ONS). Once police realized the two were one and the same person, the Golden State Killer moniker took hold (aka EAR/ONS). Altogether, he is believed to have burglarized more than 120 California homes, raped between 45-50 women, and […]

Roman Polanski – famous director drugs and rapes 13-year-old girl, flees country, and remains free (with support from Hollywood friends)

// June 6th, 2016 // No Comments » // Strange

13-year-old Samantha Jane Gailey who Roman Polanski drugged and raped in 1977

Roman Polanski’s tale reads like millions of other child abuse stories except the participants were rich, elite, and never paid for their crimes. In fact, the abuser, famous movie actor and director Roman Polanski, was celebrated – and continues to be celebrated today. Polanski remains free, and continues to direct and appear in movies, despite […]

Was the Sean Penn/El Chapo Rolling Stone interview a covert CIA/NSA/DEA operation?

// January 11th, 2016 // No Comments » // Gangs and Organized

Sean Penn shaking hands with Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin Guzman (El Chapo) after a Rolling Stone interview

The world was shocked on January 8, 2016 when a humiliated Mexican government announced it had re-captured Mexican drug kingpin El Chapo, six months after his second escape from a high-security Mexican prison – yet another shocking revelation was in store. The day after the capture, Rolling Stone magazine released an article – an exclusive […]

HBO Cathouse star dies in mysterious fire – Oklahoma City’s Cathouse Murders (2009)

// January 7th, 2016 // No Comments » // Strange

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At 5:30 a.m. on Monday, November 9, 2009, Oklahoma City’s 911 emergency dispatch center received a harrowing phone call reporting a house fire on the 1500 block of Southwest 56th Street. The caller, a neighbor down the street from the blaze, was calm as she described the scene to the 911 operator.

Human trafficking – one of the world’s fastest-growing crimes

// December 26th, 2015 // No Comments » // Gangs and Organized

Human Trafficking–one of the world's fastest-growing crimes against humanity

It’s been over 140 years since the United States abolished slavery. Prior to that, human beings were captured, often from foreign countries, and forcibly brought to the Sates where they would be used as a cheap source of labor. Modern readers recognize enslaving someone against their will as shocking, appalling, and nearly beyond belief. What […]

The mysterious death of Scientologist son Kyle Brennan

// December 24th, 2015 // No Comments » // Strange

Kyle Brennan on a trip to Germany

The following day (February 16, 2007), just after 11:00 PM, Kyle Brennan was shot. At 1:18 AM, Victoria received a phone call placed from her ex-husband’s cellphone. An unknown voice said, “Is this Victoria? I’m calling to tell you that your son Kyle is dead.”

Gone Girl Denise Huskins – the real-life kidnapping that police ignored as a hoax because it was so friggin bizarre

// September 22nd, 2015 // No Comments » // Strange

Gone Girl Denise Huskins

On March 23, 2015, at 1:53 PM, Aaron Quinn called police in Vallejo, California to report a kidnapping and ransom demand for $8,500 dollars. According to Quinn, he and his live-in girlfriend, Denise Huskins, awoke at 3:00 AM to blinding, bright lights shining in their faces. The kidnapper[s] ordered Huskins to bind Quinn’s legs with […]

H.H. Holmes (Herman Webster Mudgett) – America’s first, and possibly most prolific, serial killer

// September 10th, 2015 // No Comments » // Strange

H.H. Holmes (Herman Webster Mudgett) – America’s first, and possibly most prolific, serial killer

Herman Webster Mudgett, aka Dr. Henry Howard Holmes or just H.H. Holmes, was one of the first documented serial killers in the modern sense of the word. Holmes gained notoriety as the nation’s first, and possibly most prolific serial killer in history, after he confessed to 27 murders. Authorities believe the actual body count was […]

Kate Webster – murderous maid feeds fat from body of employer to her children (1879)

// September 8th, 2015 // No Comments » // Strange

Kate Webster - brutally murdered and dismembered her employer Julia Martha Thomas

Kate Webster’s case became one of the most notorious crimes in the late 19th-century Britain. Julia Martha Thomas, a widow in her 50s who lived in Richmond in southwest London, was murdered on March 2, 1879 by her maid, Kate Webster, a 30-year-old Irishwoman with a long history of criminal activities. Webster disposed of the […]

Cannibal serial killer Albert Fish – the American Boogeyman who butchered and ate up to 15 children (1928)

// August 30th, 2015 // No Comments » // Serial Killers

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A visit from “Frank Howard” At 18-years old, Edward Budd refused to accept the desperate poverty of his parents and was determined to make something of himself. Edward was a strapping young lad, eager to work and do his part to ensure the well-being of his impoverished family. Trapped in the stinking, crowded confines of New York City, living in a […]

The bizarre life, disappearances, and deaths surrounding millionaire Robert (Bob) Durst

// March 18th, 2015 // No Comments » // Unsolved

The bizarre life, disappearances, and deaths of Robert (Bob) Durst

Robert Durst, born April 12, 1943 in New York City, the oldest of four children, is the son of New York City real-estate moguls Seymour and Bernice Durst and an heir to the enormous Durst skyscraper fortune. He has been implicated in the decades-old disappearance of an ex-wife, a suspect in the murder of his […]

Paranormal investigator inexplicably begins stabbing himself inside infamous haunted Villisca Axe Murder House

// November 11th, 2014 // No Comments » // Unsolved

Villisca Ax Murder home of  J.B. Moore on 508 East 2nd Street in Villisca, Iowa

On June 10, 1912, the Villisca Axe Murder House claimed the lives of eight innocent people who were bludgeoned to death by an unknown assailant. Last week, the Villisca House nearly claimed yet another victim when an out-of-town paranormal investigator began inexplicably attacking himself with a knife while investigating inside the reputedly-haunted home. Police are […]

Darren Deon Vann – authorities fear alleged Indiana Strangler serial killer may have been active for two decades or more

// October 21st, 2014 // No Comments » // Serial Killers

Confessed Indiana serial killer Darren Deon Vann

His first known victim was 19-year-old Afrika Hardy (aka Octavia), a known prostitute in Hammond, Indiana who advertised her services on the Illinois area of Backpage.com. On October 17, 2014, a female friend helped Afrika arrange a meeting with 43-year-old Darren Deon Vann at a Motel 6 at 3840 179th Street in Hammond, Indiana. Soon […]

Serial kitty killer in Yonkers – bodies of more than 25 cats found hanging from tree

// May 1st, 2014 // No Comments » // Serial Killers

Bodies of dead cats in plastic bags hung from tree in Yonkers, New York

Yonkers, New York residents and city officials were horrified to find the bodies of at least two dozen dead cats hung from a tree near Overlook Terrace. The cats, some of which were badly decomposed and hanging from tree limbs in black bags, were found by public works employees cleaning up trash in an abandoned […]