Five Separate Cases of Young Women who Disappeared in the 1970s
Click Here to Read Feature Story Learn how Lynne Schulze, Eileen Hynson, Judy Sylvester, Judy Martins, and Cheryl Ann Scherer Disappeared in the 1970s in separate incidents. You’ll be shocked to learn who the chief suspect is in the disappearance of Lynne Schulze! Read Article —>
Posted: December 2nd, 2015 under Feature Stories.
Tags: 1970s, Missing Persons, unsolved, Women
Ambush and Betrayal, Satterfield & Grice, 1933
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 before he could get […]
Posted: July 2nd, 2015 under Short Feature Story.
Tags: 1930s, Love and Jealousy, Love Triangle, Murder, North Carolina, Women
The Sensational Murder of Alexander Crittenden by his Mistress, Laura D. Fair, 1870
Article by Thomas S. Duke, Celebrated Criminal Cases of America Alexander Crittenden was born in Lexington, Ky., on, January 14, 1816. Andrew Jackson was a close friend of his family, and it was through Jackson’s influence that Alexander was sent to West Point. He graduated from this military college with Sherman and remained in the […]
Posted: June 28th, 2015 under Short Feature Story.
Tags: 1800s, Love Triangle, Murder, Women
The Murdering Postal Woman, Lena Clarke, 1921
. In early July of 1921, West Palm Beach Postmistress Lena Clarke embezzled $41,000 from two registered money bags that were being sent to the Federal Reserve by a local bank. On July 26, the money was discovered missing and one week later, Miss Clarke appeared at an Orlando, Florida, police station and told officers […]
Posted: June 19th, 2015 under Short Feature Story.
Tags: 1920s, Florida, Murder, Women, Workplace Violence
Mug Shot Monday! Carrie Sang Sing, 1911
Carrie Sang Sing On August 1, 1911, seventeen-year-old Carrie Sang Sing was arrested near Nome, Alaska, for slashing an unnamed person with a knife. Since Alaska was a territory at the time, her case fell to federal court where she was tried, convicted, and sentenced to two years in prison—with the option of only serving […]
Posted: June 1st, 2015 under Mug Shot Monday.
Tags: 1900-1919, Alaska, Women
Serial Killer Anna Marie Hahn, 1933-1938
Anna Marie Hahn was a female serial killer who became the first woman ever to be executed in Ohio after it was confirmed that she poisoned five old men to death in order to gain their estates through fraudulently produced wills or by raiding their bank accounts. In 1927, Anna emigrated from Germany and settled […]
Posted: April 17th, 2015 under Short Feature Story.
Tags: 1930s, Execution, Ohio, Serial Killer, Women
Mug Shot Monday! Ruth Eisemann-Schier, 1968
On December 28, 1968, Ruth Eisemann-Schier became the first woman to claim a spot on the notorious FBI Most Wanted list when she and her then boyfriend, Gary Stephen Krist, kidnapped the daughter of a millionaire and demanded a $500,000 ransom. The 26-year-old and her boyfriend buried Barbara Mackle outside of Atlanta in a coffin […]
Posted: December 8th, 2014 under Mug Shot Monday.
Tags: 1960s, FBI Most Wanted, Women
The Famous Harry Thaw & Stanford White Case of 1906
. The Harry 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. The case had all the elements a lasting true crime story requires: high society, famous people, sex, jealousy, and cocaine. The following story was published […]
Posted: July 16th, 2014 under Short Feature Story.
Tags: 1900-1919, Love and Jealousy, Murder, New York, Women
Johann Hoch: The Lady Killer, 50 Possible Victims, 1890-1905
At the bottom of this article is a link to a 1905 newspaper story that is quite long and detailed, but was published before Hoch was executed in 1906. Article: “Bigamist Blue Beard Johann Otto Hoch: 50 Possible Murdered Wives,” Celebrated Criminal Cases of America, Thomas A Duke, 1910. Johann Hoch was born […]
Posted: April 30th, 2014 under Feature Stories.
Tags: Murder, Psychopath, Serial Killer, Women
Mug Shot Monday! Shoplifter Bertha, 68
The following case has been a “repeater” for many years and is now in the penitentiary. She is sixty-eight years of age and has served sentences in the penitentiaries of Blackwell’s Island, Sing Sing, Jolie t, and probably elsewhere. This is her third term in Joliet. She has also served several sentences in the Cook […]
Posted: April 14th, 2014 under Mug Shot Monday.
Tags: 1800s, Illinois, Petty Crimes, Women