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The James Holmes Trial and the Insanity Defense

Adam Banner | Posted 06.01.2015 | Crime
Adam Banner

The insanity defense, which dates back to ancient times, is a controversial defense option. In fact, not all 50 states allow an insanity defense, and several of those that do have rejected "not guilty by reason of insanity" in favor of the less-forgiving "guilty but insane."

Jeffrey Dahmer's Killer Reveals Motive

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 04.29.2015 | Crime

Jeffrey Dahmer's behavior was just as unsettling in prison as it was on the outside. And it was that unsettling behavior that, on Nov. 28, 1994, promp...

Murderabilia: Our Fascination With Serial Killers

Diane Dimond | Posted 09.06.2013 | Crime
Diane Dimond

Would you believe these collectors buy serial killer's autographed photos, artwork and handwritten letters sent to people outside prison walls? Even an envelope bearing a handwritten return address commands a pretty penny.

Scott Walker Compared To Jeffrey Dahmer

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 03.02.2013 | Politics

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker was compared to serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer by a top Democratic aide in Wisconsin on Friday. Democratic Party spokesma...

David Lohr

Teacher Assigns Students Shocking Serial Killer Homework | David Lohr | Posted 12.03.2012 | Weird News

A high school principal in Australia has ordered a ninth-grade teacher to withdraw an assignment in which students were supposed to detail the life, c...

How Much Would You Pay For Jeffrey Dahmer's Childhood Home?

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 08.17.2012 | Weird News

Real estate agent Gregory Greco has every reason to feel optimistic about selling a three bedroom ranch house in Bath, Ohio. The 2,200 sq. ft. home...

David Lohr

Has Jun Lin Become The Forgotten Victim? | David Lohr | Posted 06.08.2012 | Crime

As headlines scream "cannibalism" and "dismemberment," everything else in the gruesome case of Luka Rocco Magnotta has quickly become overshadowed. An...

David Moye

PHOTOS: Infamous Cannibals | David Moye | Posted 06.05.2012 | Crime

The thought of cannibalism is so revolting, many of us think that it's a subject confined to horror films and the annals of ancient history. But five ...

Jeffrey Dahmer's Killer, Christopher Scarver, Wants Book Deal | Posted 04.27.2012 | Crime

It's been 17 years since notorious cannibal Jeffrey Dahmer was brutally murdered in a Wisconsin prison and now, the man who beat him to death is shopp...

Victim's Sister Calls Serial Killer's Walking Tour 'Evil'

AP | By DINESH RAMDE | Posted 03.04.2012 | Weird News

MILWAUKEE -- The sister of one of Jeffrey Dahmer's 17 victims joined others in protesting a Milwaukee walking tour of the serial killer's haunts Satur...

Jeffrey Dahmer Walking Tour Infuriates Milwaukee Residents

AP | CARRIE ANTLFINGER | Posted 05.02.2012 | Weird News

MILWAUKEE — A planned walking tour of the Milwaukee haunts where serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer trolled for victims has drawn protests from victim...

10 Horrifying Serial Killers | David Moye | Posted 03.02.2012 | Crime

A serial killer is defined as someone who kills three or more people over a long period of time. They are usually male and possess a "mask of sanit...

WATCH: Serial Killer Survivor Charged With Murder

Posted 01.03.2012 | Crime

Tracy Edwards, who escaped the house of notorious serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer in 1991, now faces charges of murder. The 52-year-old allegedly pus...

Hey Kids, Let's Share the Shame

Teresa Strasser | Posted 08.06.2011 | Comedy
Teresa Strasser

Parental shame is a two-way street, and my kid is already pedaling down it -- in the pink tricycle he insisted we buy him. Will I embarrass my son? Sure. That's a given. But that dude is going to shame me, too.

David Moye

Unabomber's Manifesto Worth Less Than His Sweatshirt | David Moye | Posted 08.01.2011 | Weird News

The Unabomber thought so highly of his environmental manifesto that he threatened to keep killing if the New York Times and Washington Post didn't pub...

Movie Review: Carlos -- Glamorizing Terrorism

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

There's been a lot of excitement about Olivier Assayas' Carlos, and it's not hard to see why. But here's my objection: In presenting a terrorist as an action hero, it glorifies terrorism as a legitimate path of political action.

Lighting Up and Lifting Off The Ground: Conversations With Shawn Mullins and Chely Wright

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

The Thorns absolutely has been my radar since it was first issued. Now, he's been the songwriter's songwriter for a long time: care to go into some of the Shawn Mullins story?

Halloween Parties and the Latest in Gruesome Candy

Maggie Van Ostrand | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Maggie Van Ostrand

Where once the King of Halloween confection was Candy Corn -- selling 8.3 billion kernels a year -- planners of today's Halloween parties lobby their new faves: the latest in gross and disgusting party food.

We Don't Blame Michael Jackson Because We Blame Ourselves

Etan Bednarsh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Etan Bednarsh

Yes, it is sad that Jackson died as broken shards of a person, but it's sadder that he was once one beautiful whole who cracked under the pressure of our glare.