true crime

America's First 'Craigslist Killer' Was a Six-Foot-Tall Norwegian Widow

At the turn of the 20th century, serial killer Belle Gunness became a tabloid sensation.
Seth Ferranti
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Cops Finally Made an Arrest in the Tampa Serial Killer Saga

Howell Emanuel Donaldson III, a former college student who worked at McDonald's, has been arrested in connection to a string of four fatal shootings.
Drew Schwartz
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Japan's 'Black Widow' Gets Death by Hanging for Murdering Her Lovers

Chisako Kakehi has reportedly been romantically linked to ten men who have later died, and has amassed $8.8 million in the last decade.
Drew Schwartz
Desus & Mero

Desus and Mero Talk About Trump's Bizarre Phone Call with Duterte

The US president reportedly congratulated the Filipino leader on "the unbelievable job" he's done leading the country's drug war.
Sarah Bellman
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Obama Has Canceled His Philippines Visit After President Duterte Called Him a 'Son of a Bitch'

"Who does he think he is? I am no American puppet," the Philippine president said following White House criticisms of the country's bloody war on drugs.
Vincent Dwyer

What We Still Don't Know About the Mass Shooting in San Bernardino

On the morning after the deadliest mass shooting in America since 2012, we know the suspects' names but not a whole lot else.
Mike Pearl

Why I Had to Watch the Videos of the Virginia Shooting

Maybe we should not be so quick to look away from this rare time when the gun violence that we all condemn can be so directly observed.
Adam Weinstein

The Wisconsin Cop Who Shot an Unarmed Biracial Man in March Won't Be Charged

The officer who killed Tony Robinson was cleared of wrongdoing by the local district attorney.
Mike Pearl

Some Asshole Is Shooting Adorable Dolphins in Australia

Staff at the South Australian Museum believe the person who recently shot an Adelaide dolphin is behind several dolphin killings in the area.
Denham Sadler

The 'Charlie Hebdo' Attack and the Awkward Truths About Our Fetish for 'Free Speech'

Trying to escape from the moral maze of Wednesday's massacre and its aftermath.
Will Self

A Brief History of Female Rampage Killers

While it can't be said that the first post–Elliot Rodger killing spree had a female perpetrator—killing sprees are just too common for that—the fact that one of these killers wasn't a dude makes for at least an interesting footnote.
Mike Pearl

The Bahraini Government Is Still Repressing Its Critics

The government claims it's open to talks with the opposition, but it's also imprisoning its opponents and cracking down on journalists and anyone else it doesn't like.
Zoe Holman