Saturday, February 22, 2020

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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The Famous Faces of Leavenworth Prison

Striking images of the murderers, robbers, and swindlers who orchestrated a complex prison break from the infamous Leavenworth Prison in 1931

The Brutal Bunnyman of Fairfax County

We here at CrimeCapsule.com love a good urban legend, especially when it’s tied to something nice and nefarious. Time and distance have...

Speakeasies and Secret Lairs: Milwaukee Prohibition

Oh, those nice, industrious Midwesterners. So friendly and hard-working. Always building cities, raising barns, and—wait—smuggling booze? You betcha!...

The Myth(s) of the Mad Madame Lalaurie

You can still see them out there every day. The clusters of people on the sidewalk, gathered in front of a large...

Which State has Produced the Most Serial Killers?

One of the most compelling sources of contemporary horror is the phenomenon of serial killers. From true crime to horror fiction, as a nation,...

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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...

Surviving Parchman Farm: The Ordeal of 1965

The Mississippi State Penitentiary in Sunflower County—better known as Parchman Farm—has been much in the news lately. In late 2019, overcrowding, inhumane...

Did a Mysterious Witch Murder Pirate Sam Bellamy?

Golden-haired maiden. Radiant young mother. Seasoned jailbreaker. Feared outcast. Talented healer and sympathetic goodwife—and last but not least, murderous witch. In her years upon this...