The Dixie Mafia: The Mob You Never Knew

Hinds County deputy sheriff Bill Russell confiscating champagne during the liquor raid at Jackson Country Club in February 1966. Courtesy of...

Bass Reeves: Legendary Deputy Marshal of Oklahoma

February is Black History Month, and Crime Capsule is proud to join the chorus of voices celebrating African-American history and culture. We've...

The Magnificent Moonshine Stills of North Carolina

One of North Carolina’s many claims to fame is that NASCAR racing, one of its gifts to the world, had its origins...

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Birmingham’s Foot Soldiers for Justice

A tribute to foot soldiers in the Birmingham movement is on the plaque and in the scene depicted in this sculpture...
“Rose Veres was known in her Delray neighborhood for keeping a tight leash on her boarders, treating them like her own children. Author’s collection.”

Burn Her Anyway: The (Wrongfully Convicted) Witch of Delray

Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me. If only that were true for so many women...

American Nazis: Homegrown Traitors in World War II

Meet Dale H. Maple: native of California, top of his class, Harvard graduate. A precocious student with an IQ over 150. Fluent...