Monday, March 30, 2020
purse

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...
Photo by Bill Oxford

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...
Leavenworth Prison Inmates

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,...

Latest article

Sweet Secrets: Inside Los Angeles’ Bootlegging Suppliers

Here on Crime Capsule we’ve looked at bootlegging from a number of angles – from the ingenious stills of North Carolina to the secret speakeasies...

The Man Who Stood Up To Al Capone

Snoopy would have approved: it was indeed a dark and stormy night when Officer Dan Herion first received the call to the scene of...

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...