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  1. true crime
    Please Don’t Be Jeffrey Dahmer for HalloweenA mother of one of the serial killer’s victims has called the resurgence of Dahmer costumes “evil” and retraumatizing.
  2. book excerpt
    The Editor and the MurdererWhen Sophie Wilkins heard about death-row prisoner Edgar Smith, she was determined to edit his book. Then the two became something more.
  3. true crime
    Robert Durst Dead at 78The string of murders he apparently committed was the subject of 2015’s The Jinx.
  4. crime
    Domestic Violence Survivors Don’t Just ‘Snap’Mindy Dodd was convicted of murdering her abuser. Then came the TV cameras.
  5. westward ho
    Playing The Oregon Trail Made Me a MurderinoAll those settlers dying violent deaths on their way west? So good.
  6. recommendations
    I’ll Be Gone in the Dark Isn’t What I Thought It Would BeThe HBO docuseries underscores the compassion in Michelle McNamara’s search for the Golden State Killer.
  7. true crime
    A Woman’s Boyfriend Shot Her in the Head, and She Didn’t Realize It for a MonthNicole Gordon thought she’d been in a car crash. A month later, after going to the doctor, she learned the truth.
  8. true crime
    Is True Crime Over?A new book by Rachel Monroe explores true-crime “fandom” and the limitations of empathy.
  9. recommendations
    The Perfectly Bananas Podcast for When You’re Sick of MurderTrue crime is tired. The Shrink Next Door is wired.
  10. crime
    Did a 3-Year-Old Correctly Identify His Mom’s Killer 26 Years Ago?As a toddler, Aaron Fraser told police that he saw “daddy hurt mommy.” Now, his father is on trial for her murder.
  11. true crime
    What to Know About the Timmothy Pitzen HoaxA young man claimed that he was a boy who disappeared back in 2011. Police say he’s a “known schemer.”
  12. crime
    What to Know About the Karina Vetrano Murder CaseVetrano, 30, was killed while out for a run over two years ago. Chanel Lewis was found guilty of her murder on Monday.
  13. women in the writers room
    The True Story Behind Twisted Munchausen Drama The ActCreator Michelle Dean on turning her viral true-crime article into a TV show — and why she needed a female-heavy writers room to do it.
  14. true crime
    Man Accused of Killing His Mom Over Fortune, Covering It Up With His GirlfriendsJared Eng reportedly called two women he met at college to help him after the alleged murder.
  15. true crime
    Inside an Extremely Bizarre, Extremely Florida Murder CaseA woman is on trial for the death of her husband, who was initially thought to be eaten by gators.
  16. crime
    Deaths of Saudi Arabian Sisters Found in Hudson River Ruled SuicideThe bodies of Tala Farea, 16, and Rotana Farea, 22, were found in October 2018.
  17. true crime
    Missing 13-Year-Old Found Alive 3 Months After Her Parents Were KilledPolice have named a suspect in the kidnapping of Jayme Closs and the murder of her parents.
  18. mysteries
    What Happened to the Scientist Responsible for the First Gene-Edited Babies?He Jiankui, who claims to have conducted a controversial experiment, has reportedly gone missing.
  19. crime
    Karina Vetrano Murder Case Ends in MistrialVetrano, 30, was killed while running near her Queens home in 2016.
  20. true crime
    Here’s What Not to Do If You Find Out Your Therapy Patient Was in the Mob“I really just want his face punched in, I swear to God.”
  21. crime
    University of Utah Student Killed by Ex-Boyfriend, Police SayWhat to know about the death of 21-year-old Lauren McCluskey.
  22. true crime
    Author Who Wrote Guide to Killing Your Husband Accused of Killing Her HusbandTaking the idiom “practice what you preach” to a dark new level.
  23. crime
    Of Course This Dude Is Allegedly Involved in a Murder-for-Hire SchemeJoe Exotic, a zookeeper, allegedly tried to have the owner of a big cat sanctuary killed. Twice.
  24. recommendations
    This True-Crime Podcast Is the Grossest Thing I’ve Ever Heard (and I Love It)Do not listen while eating.
  25. true crime
    Headless Body Found in Missing Homeowner’s Fish TankSan Francisco authorities are trying to determine if the corpse belongs to Brian Egg, a local man who disappeared three months ago.
  26. in memoriam
    Mollie Tibbetts’s Family Emphasized Her Courage and Compassion at Her FuneralCountering Trump’s xenophobic fear-mongering, her dad thanked Iowa’s Latino community for their help in searching for his daughter.
  27. crime
    Family of Mollie Tibbetts Condemns Racist Fearmongering About Alleged KillerAfter an undocumented immigrant was arrested and charged with her murder, there’s been a wave of anti-immigrant rhetoric.
  28. crime
    Missing Iowa College Student Mollie Tibbetts Found DeadTwenty-four-year-old Christian Bahena Rivera has been charged with her murder.
  29. true crime
    Brazilian Butt Doctor Charged With Murder in Patient DeathDenis Furtado performed a butt-enhancing procedure on a woman who died after receiving the injections.
  30. true crime
    Golden State Killer Suspect to Be Charged With Earliest MurderJoseph DeAngelo is accused of shooting a man in 1975, the first of many murders he’s believed to have committed.
  31. true crime
    Lululemon Targeted by Thieves in Statewide Crime SpreeA yoga pants–crazed gang allegedly lifted $10,000 in merch from one store alone.
  32. true crime
    Plastic Surgeon Known As ‘Dr. Bumbum’ Arrested After Patient’s DeathHe had spent four days on the run.
  33. crime
    Arrest Made in Child Murder Case, 30 Years LaterApril Tinsley’s killer taunted police and is believed to have sent other young girls terrifying notes threatening them.
  34. true crime
    Man Accused of Murdering 21 Co-workers by Poisoning Their LunchesHe allegedly did this over the course of two decades.
  35. true crime
    Man Sentenced to 16 Years for Drugging and Kidnapping British ModelSo ends the bizarre case of Chloe Ayling.
  36. science of us
    ‘The Staircase’ and the Science of Seeming GuiltyMichael Peterson seems guilty, but does that mean he is?
  37. true crime
    All The Staircase Murder Theories, ExplainedBefore the true-crime saga returns on Netflix, let’s review.
  38. A Forensic Psychiatrist in the JonBenét Ramsey Case Was MurderedAnd police believe Steven Pitt’s killing is linked to three others.
  39. true crime
    Woman Baked Laxative-Filled Brownies for Co-worker’s Good-bye PartyBye!
  40. true crime
    The Golden State Killer Suspect Has Been Charged With 4 More MurdersThis brings the current total to 12.
  41. crime
    Inventor Found Guilty of Murdering Journalist Kim Wall Won’t Appeal ConvictionHe is, however, asking for a lighter sentence.
  42. true crime
    How Genealogy Websites Helped Catch the Alleged Golden State KillerLooks like the right people spit into at-home DNA-testing kits.
  43. true crime
    Remembering the Crime Writer Who Didn’t Live to the Golden State Killer’s Arrest“I so wish Michelle were here to enjoy this moment.”
  44. true crime
    Police May Have Finally Arrested the Golden State KillerThere’s been a major break in the case of the notorious serial killer and rapist.
  45. crime
    Danish Inventor Found Guilty for Murder of Journalist Kim WallHe received a life sentence.
  46. crime
    Canadian Man Lynched in the Amazon After Being Accused of Shaman’s MurderSebastian Woodroffe had traveled to Peru to seek enlightenment and study plant medicine.
  47. true crime
    ‘Gambling Grandma’ Accused of Killing Two People Arrested in TexasFifty-six-year-old Lois Riess was caught after a nationwide manhunt.
  48. crime
    5 Crucial Things to Know About the Kim Wall Murder TrialThe verdict is expected in the coming days.
  49. instacrime
    The ‘Cocaine Babe’ Was Sentenced to 8 Years in PrisonShe infamously posted all about her vacation on Instagram before getting busted for drug smuggling.
  50. crime
    Yoselyn Ortega Found Guilty in Nanny Murder TrialShe killed two children in her care in 2012.
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