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...

Murder in the Adirondacks: Murderer Jean Gianini and the Insanity Defense

In 1914, Poland, New York, was a picturesque slice of small-town America. But that innocence was shattered with the shocking...

Did a Killer Train Engine Murder Its Passengers?

Called the Camp Creek Crash, this ghastly accident took the lives of nearly forty souls. But who was responsible? Remarkably, according to historian and professor...

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...

The Faces of the Lindbergh Kidnapping

Few crimes in American history are more famous than the Lindbergh kidnapping. An international sensation from its beginning, the saga of aviator Charles Lindbergh’s infant...

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...

100 Years Later: The murder that spurred a mob riot in Lexington

In 1920, ten-year-old Geneva Hardman was murdered on her way to school, just outside Lexington. Both civil authorities and a growing...
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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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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...