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Who Shot Silent Film Director William Desmond Taylor?
7/25/2013 7:11:00 PM
A prolific director of silent films, William Desmond Taylor was found dead on February 2, 1922.
Gone Girl: The 1953 Disappearance of Stella Darlene Nolan
7/18/2013 10:36:00 AM
On June 20, 1953, Ilene Nolan reported the disappearance—and possible abduction—of her eight-year-old daughter, Stella Darlene, in a Daily Bulletin
Mother-in-Law Knows Murder: The Tragic Death of Olga Kupczyk
6/27/2013 11:06:00 AM
Mrs. Elizabeth Ann “Ma” Duncan was a doting, hands-on mother. Maybe a little too hands-on, if the rumors that swirled around her were true.
Returning to the Scene of the Crime: Photos from Behind the Caution Tape
6/26/2013 11:06:00 AM
Pictures can be more reliable than most witnesses, after all
How Murderess Clara Phillips Became “Tiger Girl”
6/24/2013 10:02:00 AM
Love gone wrong turned a former chorus girl and film extra into a cold blooded killer.
A Story Fit for Film: Did Actress Madge Meredith Kidnap Her Manager?
6/20/2013 9:34:00 AM
Marjorie Massow was an Iowa City girl but she didn’t want to be one all of her life. She had big dreams, so she moved to Hollywood to make them come true.
The Life and Lies of L.A. Man Killer Louise Peete
6/19/2013 10:15:00 AM
By the time she was in her late 30s, Louise Peete had left a trail of shattered lives in her wake from Boston, Massachusetts, to Waco, Texas.
Coming Face-to-Face with the Night Stalker in Broad Daylight
6/17/2013 11:48:00 AM
It was a muggy day in late August 1985, when a creepy guy wearing a black Jack Daniels T-shirt and dirty jeans sidled up to the History Department desk, asking for books on torture and the occult
Thugs with Spoons: The Courtroom Assault of Sergeant Ned Lovretovich
6/4/2013 3:46:00 PM
On May 12, 1958, in Department 42 of the Hall of Justice, two punks from East L.A. were on trial for a murder committed during the course of a robbery.
She Went Out for Gas and Was Left for Dead: The Unsolved Story of Diane Sparks
6/4/2013 2:47:00 PM
It was Sunday, March 10, 1946, and Barbara Hensley, 11, Mary Young, 8, and a small terrier named Bozo walked to a spot near their homes for a picnic in Van Nuys.
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