murder

crime

Police Use Genealogy Website to Crack 45-Year-Old Cold Murder Case

Linda Ann O'Keefe's family thought they would never find her killer. Decades later, police have arrested a suspect based on DNA match on a public genealogy site.
Zing Tsjeng
2.22.19
Review

'I Am the Night' Unearths New Details of Hollywood's Black Dahlia Murder

Patty Jenkins’ new TNT series uncovers new details connected to the infamous Black Dahlia murder of the 1940s—and explores it as a story of racial identity.
Peg Aloi
2.5.19
crime

A Selfie Helped Police Solve a Years-Old Murder Case

Cheyenne Rose Antoine, 21, was sentenced to seven years in jail for strangling her best friend after police noticed the murder weapon in a Facebook photo.
Zing Tsjeng
1.9.19
crime

Man Who Said Girlfriend Died After 'Rough Sex' Convicted of Manslaughter

Multi-millionaire property developer John Broadhurst left Natalie Connolly to die at the foot of a staircase in their home after she suffered more than 40 injuries, which he claimed were the result of consensual sexual activity.
Zing Tsjeng
12.18.18
Life

Texas Seeks Death Penalty for Border Agent Who Allegedly Killed Four Women

Juan David Ortiz was indicted on a capital murder charge after allegedly killing four women he targeted for doing sex work.
Leila Ettachfini
12.6.18
music videos

Slay Queens: 12 Beautiful Music Videos About Women Murdering Men

Goodbye Earl and also men in general.
Sara David
2.14.18
crime

Woman Stabbed to Death By Ex-Boyfriend Days After Reporting Him to Police

Every week, two women like Molly McLaren are murdered by current or ex-boyfriends in England and the UK—and reporting to authorities often offers little protection.
Sirin Kale
1.24.18
crime

Twenty-Three Women Murdered in Uganda, And No One Knows Why

As the police struggles to mount a response to the grisly murders, community activists are determined to keep putting pressure on the authorities.
Amy Fallon
11.29.17
crime

White Cop Convicted of Fatally Shooting Teen Daughter's Black Boyfriend

After three mistrials, a jury convicted former Oklahoma police officer Shannon Kepler of manslaughter for the death of 19-year-old Jeremey Lake in 2014.
Gabby Bess
10.19.17
violence

Lawmakers Are Finally Addressing the Epidemic of Violence Against Native Women

Following outcry after the murder of a 22-year-old pregnant Native woman in North Dakota, Sen. Heidi Heitkamp introduced Savanna’s Act to help fight the epidemic of violence against Native women and their families.
Kimberly Lawson
10.11.17
crime

Murder of Muslim Girl Near Mosque Not Motivated by Islamophobia, Police Say

While attacks against Muslims have been on the rise, the police are not currently investigating the murder of 17-year-old Nabra Hassanen as a hate crime.
Gabby Bess
6.19.17
crime

Women With Albinism Are Being Tortured, Dismembered, and Their Limbs Sold for Magic

In Malawi, having albinism is the equivalent of having a moving target upon your back.
Sirin Kale
6.13.17
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