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Tag: Love and Jealousy

Photo Gallery of NYC Murder Victims, 1915-1920

Warning: Gallery contains very graphic photos. The New York City Department of Records has a great collection of photographs related to all things early 20th Century New York City. Among their different categories are photographs related to crime, criminals, criminal identification, and most interesting of all, Murder—as in dead bodies. During the early 20th Century, […]

Ambush and Betrayal, Satterfield & Grice, 1933

Story by Jason Lucky Morrow Sunday, October 22, 1933, 8:30 p.m. Goldsboro, North Carolina Herbert Grice was in the middle of untying his shoes when he was stopped by the frantic barking of his dogs. They often barked at everything and anything they didn’t approve of, and Grice quickly dismissed their clamor as insignificant. But […]

Mug Shot Monday! Arthur Eggers, 1946

  Today’s mug shot is taken from “Famous Crimes the World Forgot.” This is Arthur Eggers. In 1946, he was a cuckold who got tired of his younger, dominant wife running around on him. He was coming home late one night when he caught sight of his wife’s lover leaving the house. When he went […]

The Famous Henry Thaw & Stanford White Case of 1906

. The Henry Thaw & Stanford White case of 1906 is perhaps one of the most famous cases of the 20th Century in terms of newspaper coverage and books written about it. The case had all the elements a lasting true crime story requires: high society, famous people, sex, jealousy, and cocaine. The following story […]

Mug Shot Monday! A Jealous Husband, 1897, Chicago

Matt Rollinger is a Luxemberger, thirty-four years of age, married, three children, and a cabinet-maker by occupation. Boarding at his house was a man whose intimacy with Mrs. Rollinger gave rise to rumors which reached his ears, and finally he became convinced of their truth. One morning after witnessing more than he could withstand, he […]