Inside the Mysterious Lindbergh Baby Kidnapping and Trial

Inside the Mysterious Lindbergh Baby Kidnapping and Trial

Americans’ obsession with true crime and unsolved mysteries has led to an entire industry’s worth of documentaries, TV networks, hit podcasts and a massive library of magazines and books about high-profile and very grizzly crimes. This fanaticism was built on a number of cultural, technological and media-related factors, which first came together in the early […]

Elizabeth Smart: A Complete Timeline of Her Kidnapping, Rescue and Aftermath

Elizabeth Smart: A Complete Timeline of Her Kidnapping, Rescue and Aftermath

In early June 2002, days before she was set to graduate from middle school, 14-year-old Elizabeth Smart was taken from her home in Salt Lake City, Utah, and held captive by street preacher Brian David Mitchell and his wife, Wanda Barzee. Chained to a tree in a campsite just miles from home, Smart was repeatedly […]