Category Archives: serial killers

True Crime Corner: Lawrence Bittaker and Roy Norris


What do you get when two convicts, with one heinous plan, join forces when they are released from prison? You get The Toolbox Killers, on this edition of True Crime Corner, two men who terrorized teenage girls in California for a few months in 1979.

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True Crime Corner: The Lonely Hearts Killers


As long as people have been looking for love, there have been unscrupulous people willing to take advantage of them. The 1940s saw a couple prey on such vulnerable individuals, beginning in 1947. In this edition of True Crime Corner, who were the Lonely Hearts Killers?

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True Crime Corner: Arthur Shawcross


The areas near rivers are sometimes used as body dumps for serial killers. While Gary Ridgway favored locations around the Green River, another man frequented New York’s Genesee River, becoming known as The Genesee River Killer. Today on True Crime Corner, who was Arthur Shawcross?

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True Crime Corner: Leonard Lake and Charles Ng

leonard lake

The last True Crime Corner featured the killing cousins who perpetrated The Hillside Strangler murders. In this edition, I’ll introduce you to another dangerous duo, Leonard Lake and Charles Ng.

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Now Streaming On Shudder: Peeping Tom

It seems unbelievable that a masterpiece like Peeping Tom seriously derailed Michael Powell’s career, but that is just what happened. Peeping Tom was a departure for the director, known for his collaborations with Emeric Pressburger (Black Narcissus, The Red Shoes) over the course of three decades. Thankfully, thanks to critics like Raymond Durgnant and filmmakers like Martin Scorsese, there was a backlash to the backlash, and Peeping Tom is now considered not only a classic of British cinema, but also of the often-derided slasher subgenre in horror.
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True Crime Corner: The Hillside Strangler


This week on True Crime Corner, the Hillside Strangler is a bit of a misnomer for the killers responsible for terrorizing California in 1977 and 1978. In fact, the rampage was a family affair, perpetrated by two cousins. Who were these men?

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True Crime Corner: Donald Harvey


In this edition of True Crime Corner we have a serial killer, who made headlines in the 80s, back in the news within the last few weeks. Describing himself as an angel of death, Donald Harvey met his end in prison, when it’s believed he was assaulted by another inmate who entered his cell. What did Harvey do to find himself behind bars?

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True Crime Corner: Andrea Yates

(FILE PHOTO) Andrea Yates

The last edition of True Crime Corner featured a mother who killed her eight young children over a span of several years. On this installment, the year is 2001, and another crime involving five children devastated the Houston, Texas area.

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True Crime Corner: Marie Noe


On this edition of True Crime Corner, I thought we could take a look into murdering mom Marie Noe. Her nefarious history includes giving birth to ten children, one of whom was delivered stillborn, and another lived just a few hours. What happened to the other eight little ones she took home from the hospital?

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True Crime Corner: Richard Speck


According to an Internet dictionary, a mass murderer is described as “a person who kills several or numerous victims in a single incident.” Slaughtering eight innocent student nurses at one time certainly fits this criteria. Who was the monster responsible for such a heinous crime?  Find out in this installment of True Crime Corner.

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