John Wayne Gacy: A Timeline of the ‘Killer Clown’ Murders, Trial and Execution

John Wayne Gacy: A Timeline of the 'Killer Clown' Murders, Trial and Execution

On the surface, John Wayne Gacy seemed a cornerstone of his suburban Chicago community in the 1970s: Gregarious and boastful, he was known for running a successful construction business, his involvement in local politics and, especially, for entertaining young children at parades and hospitals as the jolly clown, Pogo. However, there were troubling signs behind […]

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 […]