On This Day: January 3, 1935, Testimony Begins in Lindbergh Baby Kidnapping/Murder Trial

January 3, 1935: Testimony begins in the Lindbergh baby kidnapping/murder trial. The accused, Bruno Hauptmann, appears in court facing the death penalty.


FBI Vault: Serial Killers and Mass Murderers

Have you heard of the FBI Vault, the Bureau's Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Library? If like me, you fancy yourself true crime researcher, the online reading room might be your version of heaven. The Vault includes¬†thick¬†files on some of the most notorious, primarily American serial killers and mass murderers: Andrew Cunanan (3 parts) The … Continue reading FBI Vault: Serial Killers and Mass Murderers

Before Dorothy Arnold, There Was Adele Boas: The New York City Heiress Who Went Missing and Came Home

New York City heiress Adele Boas didn't wake up on April 23, 1909 with the intention of going missing, but before the sun would set, she was gone.