In the 1970s, a serial killer targeted San Francisco’s gay men. Nicknamed the Doodler because he sketched portraits of his victims to strike up conversation, this forgotten murderer was never caught, largely because those in the gay community refused to talk.
On July 22, 1991, police found a dazed Tracy Edwards wandering the streets with one hand cuffed. He told them of being drugged and nearly killed in a house of horrors. The officers investigated; all was fine until they found a human head in the fridge. Dahmer was arrested, his rampage ended.
Nebraska trangender man Brandon Teena (born Teena Brandon) was raped by John Lotter and Tom Nissen in 1993. When he went to report the rape to police, he was met by intense grilling from Sheriff Charles Laux, who refused to prosecute the men due to lack of evidence despite Teena’s testimony. Several days later, Teena was murdered, along with two others, by Nissen and Lotter.
Police in Clark County, Indiana, are really cracking down on woodland creepers. This month, six men have been arrested on suspicion of soliciting sexual favors in the county’s parks.
A geographic breakdown of crimes fueled by one of man’s most basic emotions: Hatred.
Honor killings and attacks — a domestic crime that stems from the ancient notion that only blood can cleanse a family’s honor.
A group in Milwaukee is offering guided tours of the hunting grounds of one of America’s most notorious, revolting and compelling serial killers, Jeffrey Dahmer, the Milwaukee Cannibal. Dahmer was convicted of the murders of 15 boys and men, whom raped, killed, dismembered and ate. When he was arrested, police found his apartment full of decomposing human remains.
On June 25, 2013, a judge rejected a plea deal in the case of transgender woman Ron Oneal Morris, who is facing charges of practicing medicine illegally. Morris allegedly posed as a doctor and administered a number of cosmetic butt injections. The injections contained Fix-a-Flat, mineral oil and super glue, and left the recipients ill and disfigured.
This Sunday marked one year since Portland, Texas, couple Mollie Olgin, 19, and Mary Kristene Chapa, 18, were shot by an unidentified gunman in Violet Andrews Park. Despite an influx of leads, no suspect has been apprehended in the shooting.
In El Paso, Texas, 35 years ago, Kearney with his partner Hill, entered the Riverside County sheriff’s office and confessed to a string of 21 murders. Pointing to a "Wanted" poster with their pictures on it he said, "We’re them."