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Fleeing Robber to Police: He Went Thatta Way!
Blogs
December 2 2016

Fleeing Robber to Police: He Went Thatta Way!

A man was arrested over the weekend after attempting to rob a Family Dollar store and pretending...
The 1830 True Murder Behind Poe’s “The Tell-Tale Heart”
Blogs
December 1 2016

The 1830 True Murder Behind Poe’s “The Tell-Tale Heart”

A brutal crime in Salem, Massachusetts inspired author Edgar Allan Poe to write his famous psychological...
Watch the Trailer for HBO’s New True Crime Documentary: <i>Beware the Slenderman</i>
Blogs
December 1 2016

Watch the Trailer for HBO’s New True Crime Documentary: Beware the Slenderman

What drives two twelve-year-old girls to stab a mutual friend nineteen times and leave her for...
<i>Not Just Evil</i>: New Excerpt
Excerpts
November 29 2016

Not Just Evil: New Excerpt

For readers of true crime sagas like Tinseltown and Little Demon in the City of Light comes a chilling...
Pooper Scooper Fraud, Ninja Burglar, Gumball Bandit, and more: The Bullet List
Blogs
November 19 2016

Pooper Scooper Fraud, Ninja Burglar, Gumball Bandit, and more: The Bullet List

These are some of the more interesting, weird, and crazy true crime related stories from the...
Man Guzzles Body Spray to Avoid DUI (and Fails)
Blogs
November 18 2016

Man Guzzles Body Spray to Avoid DUI (and Fails)

A man who was pulled over for drinking while driving sprayed AXE body spray in his mouth in an...
<i>Adnan’s Story</i>: New Excerpt
Excerpts
November 17 2016

Adnan’s Story: New Excerpt

Adnan's Story: The Search for Truth and Justice After Serial by Rabia Chaudry sheds...
Vampire Attacks, Stiffed Taxi Driver, Hungry Burglar, and more: The Bullet List
Blogs
November 12 2016

Vampire Attacks, Stiffed Taxi Driver, Hungry Burglar, and more: The Bullet List

These are some of the more interesting, weird, and crazy true crime related stories from the...
Drunk Man Calls 911 Repeatedly
Blogs
November 11 2016

Drunk Man Calls 911 Repeatedly

We've all wanted answers to life's many mysteries, right? Of course. Though most of us...
Candy Thief is Sorry, Hiding Pot in Butt, Feel-good Heroin, and more: The Bullet List
Blogs
November 5 2016

Candy Thief is Sorry, Hiding Pot in Butt, Feel-good Heroin, and more: The Bullet List

These are some of the more interesting, weird, and crazy true crime related stories from the...
Topless Selfie Causes Woman to Crash into Cop Car
Blogs
November 4 2016

Topless Selfie Causes Woman to Crash into Cop Car

A college student learned one of the most valuable lessons: never send topless selfies while...
True Crime Documentaries: Where to Watch Online
Blogs
November 3 2016

True Crime Documentaries: Where to Watch Online

While the true crime documentary has exploded in popularity, it is not a particularly new phenomenon....
200 Pumpkins Stolen, Hairstylist Pepper Spray, Mistook Krispy Kreme for Meth, and more: The Bullet List
Blogs
October 29 2016

200 Pumpkins Stolen, Hairstylist Pepper Spray, Mistook Krispy Kreme for Meth, and more: The Bullet List

These are some of the more interesting, weird, and crazy true crime related stories from the...
Man Tries to Steal Blinds in Hilarious Heist
Blogs
October 28 2016

Man Tries to Steal Blinds in Hilarious Heist

Okay, this week’s perp derp had me laughing the moment I saw the story. Police in England...
Van Gogh Goes to Italy: Oil and Cocaine <i>Do</i> Mix
Blogs
October 27 2016

Van Gogh Goes to Italy: Oil and Cocaine Do Mix

In December 2002, two burglars broke into the Vincent van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam. They didn’t...
Hitchhiking Suspect, First Date Thief, Judge Fights, and more: The Bullet List
Blogs
October 22 2016

Hitchhiking Suspect, First Date Thief, Judge Fights, and more: The Bullet List

These are some of the more interesting, weird, and crazy true crime related stories from the...
Man Attempts to Trade Weed for a Snowmobile
Blogs
October 21 2016

Man Attempts to Trade Weed for a Snowmobile

Many say that using Craigslist is risky business. A man from Oregon learned that the hard way...
21 Disturbing Serial Killers
Blogs
October 20 2016

21 Disturbing Serial Killers

We’ve all heard of Jack the Ripper, Ted Bundy, Jeffrey Dahmer, and John Wayne Gacy—but...
Jamaican Cheese Thief, Fast Food Jail, Naked Dance, and more: The Bullet List
Blogs
October 15 2016

Jamaican Cheese Thief, Fast Food Jail, Naked Dance, and more: The Bullet List

These are some of the more interesting, weird, and crazy true crime related stories from the...
Cop Caught Masturbating in Cruiser
Blogs
October 14 2016

Cop Caught Masturbating in Cruiser

I normally highlight bad guys who do stupid or strange acts of crime. But this week, I am turning...
Media or Murder? Netflix’s <i>Amanda Knox</i>
Blogs
October 13 2016

Media or Murder? Netflix’s Amanda Knox

Did she get away with murder? Or did she simply get caught in the line of fire? Don’t expect...
<i>My Sweet Angel</i>: New Excerpt
Excerpts
October 13 2016

My Sweet Angel: New Excerpt

My Sweet Angel by John Glatt is the true story of Lacey Spears, the seemingly perfect mother who murdered...
Doughnut Heist, Plastic Bikini, Apple Smashing, and more: The Bullet List
Blogs
October 8 2016

Doughnut Heist, Plastic Bikini, Apple Smashing, and more: The Bullet List

These are some of the more interesting, weird, and crazy true crime related stories from the...
5 of the Worst Wrongful Convictions
Blogs
October 6 2016

5 of the Worst Wrongful Convictions

It's frustrating to be wrongfully accused of anything, but I can't imagine sitting on...
Arrested Twice in One Day, Fake Cop Lures Women, Human Intestines in Luggage, and more: The Bullet List
Blogs
October 1 2016

Arrested Twice in One Day, Fake Cop Lures Women, Human Intestines in Luggage, and more: The Bullet List

These are some of the more interesting, weird, and crazy true crime related stories from the...
Police Help Man Find Briefcase Full of Cocaine
Blogs
September 30 2016

Police Help Man Find Briefcase Full of Cocaine

We have another brilliant criminal for you this week. A man found himself sitting in jail after...
<i>Amanda Knox</i>: Netflix’s New True Crime Documentary
Blogs
September 29 2016

Amanda Knox: Netflix’s New True Crime Documentary

The popularity of true crime stories continues to rise, and it looks like Netflix might have...
Butt Smuggling Gold, Snake Stuffer, Sex Refusal Stabbing, and more: The Bullet List
Blogs
September 24 2016

Butt Smuggling Gold, Snake Stuffer, Sex Refusal Stabbing, and more: The Bullet List

These are some of the more interesting, weird, and crazy true crime related stories from the...
Burglar Steals Fake Money from Toy Cash Register
Blogs
September 23 2016

Burglar Steals Fake Money from Toy Cash Register

A man was caught on security camera cleaning out a cash register of all its money at a YMCA....
5 Lesser-Known Unsolved Murders
Blogs
September 22 2016

5 Lesser-Known Unsolved Murders

Unsolved murders can be frustrating—not only to those directly involved, but to the world...