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Suspects named in Mexican pirate attack

One of the biggest crimes in the news recently has to do with two tourists who were reportedly attacked by Mexican pirates on a lake that straddles the U.S./Mexican border.  The strange things to think about is that there is … 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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A Chicago Unsolved Murder: Judith Mae Anderson

Chicago has its share of unsolved murders. In fact, there are many unsolved crimes in general throughout the history of Chicago. In recent years, however, advances in criminal science and forensics have helped solve some of the most notorious unsolved … Continue reading

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The Murder of the Grimes Sisters: Chicago’s Notorious Unsolved Murders (Part One)

The mid-50s were a time when the city of Chicago lost whatever innocence it might still have had by that time.  Although the city was notorious for its violence going back to its very early days as a fort.  It … Continue reading

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