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Meet Teresa Nordheim, Author of “Wicked Seattle”

As readers know, the ongoing health crisis has disrupted nearly every sector of our society, often in surprising ways. In late March,...
“After serving four full terms, ‘Our George’ Baker stepped down as mayor in January 1933. The passing of Baker’s strong administration left a power vacuum on both sides of the law, and the 1930s saw a struggle for control of both the police bureau and organized crime. Portland City Archive.”

Vote Early and Often! America’s Shadiest Elections

With nearly every headline you can find these days about the health crisis, it would be easy to forget that here in America, it’s...

Behind the Scenes: Atlanta’s Missing, Murdered & Lost Children and the story of...

On Sunday, April 5, HBO premiered a new documentary series on the Atlanta Child Murders: a terrifying period between 1979 and 1981...

Our Favorite True Crime Podcasts

There's nothing better than putting down your work, turning on a true crime podcast and doing.....anything, really. In alphabetical order (no favoritism...

What to read during your COVID-19 Quarantine

Stuck at home? Complying with isolation orders, but dreaming of blue skies? Don’t let quarantine be a jail sentence—let us help you...

The Last Vampire in New England

Can the dead commit a crime? Until the late 19th century, residents of New England thought so, given the trail...

Jane Bolin: Breaker of Glass Ceilings

Jane Matilda Bolin, LL.B. was the first black woman to graduate from Yale Law School, the first to join the New York...
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What Happens When The Dead Begin To Speak?: Cracking the Tina Faelz Cold Case

It was almost the perfect crime. Stabbed forty-four times, sixteen-year-old Tina Faelz had been murdered in a tucked-away blind spot of Pleasanton, California, her body...
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New to Crime Capsule? Start Here.

What’s Crime Capsule about? Our mission is to dig up true crime stories from America’s past and bring them...

Seattle’s Lost Serial Killer Gary Gene Grant

In 1969, the body of a young woman was discovered in the woods of Renton, Washington rocking the communities along...

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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...