Archive for 'Feature Stories'
Story by Tracy B (anonymous), aka “Racy Tracy” Writing from some unknown women’s prison in New Jersey or New York Article originally appeared in Expose Detective, January 1959 Editor’s Note: Although I don’t know all the laws and statutes of that era, the production, distribution, and presentation of pornographic material in the 1950s […]
By Mary Ruth Rombalski Bakersfield, California, February 4, 1955 Originally appeared in Front Page Detective, May 1955 Editor’s Note: In 1954, Mary Ruth Rombalski was a nineteen-year-old girl from Kentucky who, like many young girls from that era, dreamed of moving to Hollywood where she would become a movie star. After leaving her husband […]
Introduction: On January 11, 1902, fifteen-year-old Nora Fuller disappeared after she left her home. She told her single mother of three that she was going to meet with a man about a job as a nanny after she found his advertisement in the local newspaper. She didn’t come home that night or the next, and […]
Special Guest Feature Story by: Dr. Barry Morton: At few times in its history has the small town of Crawfordsville, Indiana ever been more regularly in the spotlight than it was between the autumn of 1889 through November 1890. The Pettit murder trial, “the most publicized case in this period,” began with published rumors of […]
UPDATE TO THIS STORY: An important update to this story announced on August 5, 2020, is posted at the end of the article. – – – # # # – – – Four Females Slaughtered to Protect Underage ‘Love’ Affair On the morning of August 11, 1977, a Seaside, California, police officer kicked down […]