The list includes notorious characters like the Candy Man, the Clown Killer, and Jeffrey Dahmer.
A St. Louis mayoral candidate wants to require gun owners report when their weapons get stolen, but the NRA stands in the way.
Growing up in Badran, a rough neighborhood in central Yogyakarta, Indonesia, it took Wulan Mayastika a while to realize that things about her father just didn't add up.
HBO just dropped the trailer for its new documentary Beware the Slenderman, focusing on the true crime story of the online boogyman and the trial of young girls who tried to kill for him.
FBI clears Clinton (again), Ohio judges lift constraints on voter intimidation, Syrian rebels announce assault on Raqqa, and more.
How every parent's worst nightmare unfolded in a small Texas town in 1974.
A nasty custody fight ended in an assassination allegedly orchestrated by a woman with ties to the family of slain scholar Dan Markel's ex-wife. But who actually wanted him dead?
Syed's lawyer has filed a motion to get him out on bail just a few months after a Baltimore judge granted the Serial subject a new trial.
Hillary Clinton targets red states as poll lead grows, Trump accuses House Speaker Paul Ryan of (maybe) wanting his campaign to fail, WikiLeaks says Ecuador cut Julian Assange's internet access, and more.
Sonny Liston went from boxing champion and national anti-hero to a Las Vegas thug who drove around in a pink Cadillac and sold drugs. When his body was discovered by police, it was ruled an accidental death, though most believe it was anything but.
After Meredith Kercher's murder, international media portrayed student town Perugia as a place where students partied, boned, and got murdered. Now the city is back in the spotlight.
VICE heads to Cape Town to meet Cecil Begbie, a Methodist priest and exorcist, who believes he can expel demons from a murderer who claims he was possessed when he carried out the crime.
After a woman was kidnapped and her husband drugged, cops said the whole thing was a Gone Girl–style hoax. They were dead wrong.
Frédéric Berna once had to defend a man accused of killing his baby, sexually assaulting his daughter, and fatally hitting his girlfriend with a flashlight, before raping her corpse.
NYPD detectives called a child found in a cooler in 1991 "Baby Hope." And to convict her cousin for the murder, they want a New York Times reporter to testify about their jailhouse interview.
His first name was Timothy. I hadn't known that, because we get punished for using guards' first names.
When she was 17, Tiona Rodriguez was arrested for allegedly shoplifting at Victoria's Secret, and cops quickly discovered her third child's corpse in her bag. Now she's facing life in prison in a case that may rest on shaky science.
A veteran city cop was charged by the state attorney general after shooting and killing a Brooklyn father in July.
On October 26, 1997, Anu Singh had friends over for a dinner party, drugged her boyfriend Joe Cinque, and then injected him with needle after needle of heroin.
One study found that people who repeatedly viewed footage of deadly events were more traumatized than those who had witnessed the events in real life.
Wolf Boys, a new book by Dan Slater, details the bloody rise and fall of two Texas teenagers who became contract killers for the Zetas, killing dozens of people.
Allegations of politicians and cops patronizing prostitutes and negligence by local law enforcement are still swirling around the brutal killings of eight women between 2005 and 2009.
Sitting here in this dark, cramped cage, unable to sleep, haunted by these reminders of what brought me here, I can't help but hate myself for what I did.
In Cambodia and across the remote forests of the world, a rising boom in the illegal sale of wood, land, and minerals has turned the environmental beat into a new kind of conflict journalism.