Episode 047: Murder in Paradise: The Monster of Florence

This week I'll take you the beautiful Italian countryside - where a serial killer will stalk and kill young lovers.    The Monster of Florence strikes again the the area surrounding Florence, Italy.

Episode 046: Murder in Paradise: The Yosemite Murders

A serial killer is hunting and killing women in Yosemite National Park in 1999. His ties to another well-known true crime case would make this story even more bizarre.  Cary Stayner after his arrest for the murders of four women in Yosemite...

Episode 045: A Woman Scorned: Murder by Mercedes

A woman finds out her husband of 10 years is having an affair and takes matters into her own hands - in a particularly gruesome way. David, Lindsay and Clara Harris in happier times. Save

Episode 044: A Woman Scorned: Jodi Arias - Part 2

Part 2 tells about the investigation, interrogation, arrest and trial of Jodi Arias for the murder of Travis Alexander. This is Chapter 3 of "A Woman Scorned" Jodi Arias was on the stand for 18 days during her trial.

Episode 043: A Woman Scorned: Jodi Arias - Part 1

A young woman who felt spurned by her on-again-off again lover and realizaing she couldn’t have him for herself, decides to take deadly revenge. This case became one of the most sensationalized trials on record.   Chapter 2 of "A Woman Scorned"...

Episode 042: A Woman Scorned: Betty Broderick

In 1989, Betty Broderick guns down her ex-husband and his new wife. Did her cheating husband cause her to snap or did she commit cold-blood, premeditated murder? This is Chapter 1 of our new series "A Woman Scorned". ...

Episode 041: Monstrous Moms and Dastardly Dads: Charles Rothenberg

A divorced dad takes revenge out on his ex-wife by attempting to murder his own son. A 1988 television movie titled "David" detailed the terrible crime Charles Rothenberg committed on his 6-year-old son.   Show links:

Episode 040: Monstrous Moms and Dastardly Dads: Susan Smith

A woman reports her car stolen with her 2 young sons inside. After a 9 day search, the unthinkable would be discovered. Michael and Alex Smith went missing on October 25, 1994.

Episode 039: Monstrous Moms and Dastardly Dads: John List

An entire family is found murdered in their home in 1971. The patriarch, John List, murdered his wife, mother and children and then disappeared.

Episode 038: Monstrous Moms and Dastardly Dads: Diane Downs

Three children are shot on a lonely road one night in 1983. Was it the work of a violent stranger or was it even more horrifying? Could their own mother be to blame? Diane Downs and her children - Danny, Christie and Cheryl. #truecrimepodcast...

Episode 037: Murder Methods - Mass Murder: Female Mass Murderers

In this episode I detail a rare phenomenon - female mass murderers. You'll hear three cases of women who killed several people in a single incident in the U.S., Germany and Kuwait.  Jennifer San Marco killed 7 people in Goleta, California in 2006...

Episode 036: Murder Methods - Mass Murder: The San Ysidro McDonald's Massacre

The worst case of mass murder in the U.S. at the time occurred on July 18, 1984. The shooter entered a crowded McDonald's restaurant in San Ysidro, California and killed 21 men, women and children before the siege was over. San Diego police escort...

Episode 035: Murder Methods - Mass Murder: Richard Speck and The Crime of the Century

Eight student nurses are found dead one morning in 1966. There was only one survivor. This is the case of mass murderer Richard Speck. Book:     Save

Episode 034: Murder Methods - Mass Murder: Howard Unruh and the Walk of Death

A WWII vet goes on a killing rampage in Camden, New Jersey in 1949. #massmurderers #spreekillers     Save

Episode 033: Sweetheart Killers: The Lonely Hearts Killers

A couple deceive, rob and, ultimately, kill women who place ads in "Lonely Hearts" columns in the 1940s. Thank you and congrats to - our 1500th Twitter follower!

Episode 032: Sweetheart Killers: Charles Starkweather and Caril Fugate

Two teens go on a killing spree in America's heartland in 1958. Charles Starkweather and Caril Fugate Spree killers, American murderers, teenage killers, couples who kill

Episode 031: Sweetheart Killers: Alton Coleman and Debra Brown

A couple begin a reign of terror across several states in the Midwest United States in the summer of 1984.  The FBI would be called in to find and apprehend the serial killers. Alton Coleman and Debra Brown in court, 1984.

Episode 030: Sweetheart Killers: Amy Fisher - The Long Island Lolita

A young girl infatuated with an older, married man sets out to eliminate her rival - his wife of 15 years. But, the story is soon discovered to be more sordid than originally thought.

Episode 029: Artful Crimes: The Gardner Museum Heist

The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston, Massachusetts is robbed of over a half a billion dollars of rare art in 1990. Image: Thieves smash and grab over a half billion dollars of art at the Isabella  Stewart Gardner Museum in 1990.  ...

Episode 028: Artful Crimes: Andy Warhol and Valerie Solanas

A young aspiring writer shoots pop art icon Andy Warhol in 1968. Valerie Solanas, just after shooting Andy Warhol, June 3, 1968.   Resources: Book: Movie:

Episode 027: Artful Crimes: Caravaggio: The Bad Boy of Rome

The great artist Caravaggio lives an unparalleled life as a painter of masterpieces and as a mercurial and violent young man who became a convicted murderer before the age of 35. true crime artists murderers historical crime Resrouces: Book: by...

Episode 026: Artful Crimes: The Death of Vincent Van Gogh

The series "Artful Crimes" details cases of crimes committed by and against artists. In Chapter 1 we'll explore the death of Vincent Van Gogh - suicide or murder?   Resources: Book: Music: Vincent Van Gogh Art History Artists Impressionism...

Episode 025: Holiday Homicides: Murder in Madison

A man leads police to a body buried in a snowbank on Christmas Day, 1977. This murder in Madison, Wisconsin, would captivate the public with a tale of sex, murder, drugs and money.     Resources: Book: Video:

Episode 024: Holiday Homicides: The Lawson Family Murders

On Christmas Day, 1929, one of the country's worst mass murders took place in North Carolina. This is Chapter 2 of Holiday Homicides: The Lawson Family Murders. The Lawson family portrait - part of Charlie Lawson's "Christmas surprise". The crime...