Monthly Archives: September 2010

Bizarre story of a pipe bomber or just a sad story of a sad young man?

The Chicago suburb of Evanston was rocked by a bizarre incident just this week. A man walking his dog came across a grisly discovery, that of a headless body. It was obviously the body of a young man but his … Continue reading

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The Story of the Villisca Axe Murder House (Part Five)

Reportedly, he had been at the Children’s Day festivities. He was also a guest at another home not far from the Moore house. He then left very early in the morning, standing at the train station when the commotion at … Continue reading

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The Story of the Villisca Axe Murder House (Part Four)

Several hours after the discovery of the body the county coroner, Dr. Linquist, showed up in the town of Villisca. Already the rumors of Frank Jones was starting to spread. He viewed the crime scene, which had been left as … Continue reading

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The Story of the Villisca Axe Murder House (Part Three)

In the same room as the two Stillinger girls and the axe was a piece of a keychain. While, in the kitchen, there was a plate of food on the table as if the killer had decided to replenish his … Continue reading

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The Story of the Villisca Axe Murder House (Part Two)

Two bodies lay on the beds. The sheets, which had been white, were dark with blood that was still drying in the morning air. With his stomach in his throat and his heart pounding, Ross returned to the front porch. … Continue reading

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The Story of the Villisca Axe Murder House (Part One)

It was June 10th, 1912, and the sun had just barely begun to peak over the horizon. Mary Peckham stepped out onto the back porch of her home in tiny Villisca, Iowa. She had chores to do. This was common … Continue reading

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Chicago True Crime: the Story of Carl Wanderer and the Ragged Stranger

By all accounts the man known as Carl Wanderer was a hero. He was a young man born with a kind of desire for adventure. When General Pershing made his foray into Mexico to pursue Pancho Villa during the first … Continue reading

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