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True Crime Historian

By True Crime Historian / Wondery

Stories of the famous and forgotten scandals, scoundrels and scourges of the past, told from historic newspapers in the golden age of yellow journalism.

  1. 1.
    Tracking Harry Tracy22 September 2017
    2:08:42
  2. 2.
    The Walloomsac River Conspiracy18 September 2017
    1:19:47
  3. 3.
    Husbands Full of Lead14 September 2017
    1:16:19
  4. 4.
    Life, Confession And Atrocious Crimes Of Antoine Probst11 September 2017
    1:15:30
  5. 5.
    Inferno in Ypsilanti8 September 2017
    1:37:32
  6. 6.
    A Deadly Brawl at Turkey Creek3 September 2017
    1:05:55
  7. 7.
    Fatal Family Fire31 August 2017
    1:26:18
  8. 8.
    Charged With The Heinous Crime of Voting While Female27 August 2017
    1:19:37
  1. 9.
    The Lizzie Edition, Part IV25 August 2017
    1:31:07
  2. 10.
    The Crumhorn Mountain Mallet Murder22 August 2017
    1:22:21
  3. 11.
    The Lizzie Edition, Part III17 August 2017
    1:15:34
  4. 12.
    The Skeleton of Islip Woods14 August 2017
    1:04:15
  5. 13.
    The Lizzie Edition, Part II10 August 2017
    1:22:48
  6. 14.
    The Case of the Kidnapped Incubator Baby7 August 2017
    2:06:57
  7. 15.
    The Lizzie Edition, Part I3 August 2017
    1:30:36
  8. 16.
    Sunday Magazine #1430 July 2017
    1:31:41
  9. 17.
    Searching for the Desperado Will Harris27 July 2017
    1:28:39
  10. 18.
    Sunday Magazine #1323 July 2017
    1:19:19
  11. 19.
    Introducing Tides of History20 July 2017
    15:28
  12. 20.
    Sunday Magazine #1216 July 2017
    1:33:01
  13. 21.
    The Sicilian Trunk Job13 July 2017
    1:10:35
  14. 22.
    Sunday Magazine #119 July 2017
    1:18:58
  15. 23.
    In The Devil's Beef Tub6 July 2017
    1:11:20
  16. 24.
    Sunday Magazine #102 July 2017
    1:26:23
  17. 25.
    The Ghastly Stockton Trunk Episode 29 June 2017
    1:13:56
  18. 26.
    A Trial Without Music25 June 2017
    1:16:39
  19. 27.
    The Fainting Jazz Baby Murder Ordeal22 June 2017
    1:37:18
  20. 28.
    Sunday Magazine #918 June 2017
    1:27:10
  21. 29.
    Murder Behind Closed Doors15 June 2017
    1:13:27
  22. 30.
    Sunday Magazine #811 June 2017
    1:15:45
  23. 31.
    The Puppy Love Hatchet Murder8 June 2017
    1:16:14
  24. 32.
    The Baldwin Hills Babes In The Woods Murders5 June 2017
    1:36:45
  25. 33.
    The Case Of The Tell-Tale Love Letters1 June 2017
    1:16:32
  26. 34.
    Many Marriages, Many Murders28 May 2017
    1:26:35
  27. 35.
    The Decapitated Captain25 May 2017
    1:55:41
  28. 36.
    Sunday Magazine #721 May 2017
    1:31:49
  29. 37.
    Gussie Humann's Little Secret18 May 2017
    1:27:03
  30. 38.
    A Nightclub Girl In A Curfew Town14 May 2017
    1:49:55
  31. 39.
    Fatty's Fateful Pajama Party11 May 2017
    1:25:11
  32. 40.
    Wedding Day Dead8 May 2017
    1:02:19
  33. 41.
    Whispers Of The Devil5 May 2017
    1:08:54
  34. 42.
    Sunday Magazine #61 May 2017
    2:28:13
  35. 43.
    The Bremerton Party Massacre28 April 2017
    1:57:33
  36. 44.
    The Diary Of The Greenwich Village Madcap24 April 2017
    1:34:58
  37. 45.
    Fred Fanning's False Confession21 April 2017
    1:10:12
  38. 46.
    The Trials Of Otis Clark, Etc.17 April 2017
    1:33:54
  39. 47.
    The Glickstein Tragedies/The Battered Bride Bathtub Murder14 April 2017
    2:26:47
  40. 48.
    The Good Friday Beekman Place Bathtub Murder10 April 2017
    1:32:24
  41. 49.
    Tears Of The Weeping Willow7 April 2017
    1:51:14
  42. 50.
    Sunday Magazine #53 April 2017
    1:10:09
  43. 51.
    The Erstwhile Housekeeper31 March 2017
    1:24:29
  44. 52.
    Sunday Magazine #427 March 2017
    2:04:51
  45. 53.
    Was It Mother? Or A Maniac?24 March 2017
    51:48
  46. 54.
    Model Murder20 March 2017
    1:39:48
  47. 55.
    Black Jack Desperados16 March 2017
    2:03:22
  48. 56.
    Gypsy The Serial Killer Elephant12 March 2017
    1:19:56
  49. 57.
    Eyes Of The Murderous Nymph10 March 2017
    2:10:00
  50. 58.
    Flight Of The Red Rose Murderer6 March 2017
    1:33:50
  51. 59.
    The Potato Sack Torch Murder3 March 2017
    1:13:37
  52. 60.
    Assassination At The State House26 February 2017
    1:28:55
  53. 61.
    The Boy With One White Eye24 February 2017
    1:41:24
  54. 62.
    The Bathing Beauty's New Hammer20 February 2017
    1:38:16
  55. 63.
    A Tale of Two Wives17 February 2017
    1:23:52
  56. 64.
    Sunday Magazine #313 February 2017
    1:41:41
  57. 65.
    A Hatchet In Her Handbag10 February 2017
    55:53
  58. 66.
    Assassination of a Gambler6 February 2017
    1:19:48
  59. 67.
    Under The Haunted Oak3 February 2017
    1:21:35
  60. 68.
    Mother Chose Murder30 January 2017
    2:28:54
  61. 69.
    A Ladder At The Window27 January 2017
    1:22:39
  62. 70.
    The Mad Pastor of Rattle Run23 January 2017
    1:03:03
  63. 71.
    The Mystery of My Husband’s Body in My Trunk20 January 2017
    1:24:46
  64. 72.
    The Philadelphia Trunk Murder16 January 2017
    43:36
  65. 73.
    Girl Buried in a Barrel13 January 2017
    59:20
  66. 74.
    Shot Dead on Deadline9 January 2017
    45:27
  67. 75.
    The Prosecutor Stands Accused6 January 2017
    1:14:38
  68. 76.
    The Duke’s Dubious Double Life1 January 2017
    45:02
  69. 77.
    Singer Buried in the Cellar29 December 2016
    1:26:42
  70. 78.
    "The Pretty Imposter" & "Granny Knot"25 December 2016
    25:52
  71. 79.
    Star Spangled Scoundrels22 December 2016
    1:04:12
  72. 80.
    For Betsy's Sake18 December 2016
    1:09:23
  73. 81.
    British Dude Stuffed in Trunk15 December 2016
    1:46:28
  74. 82.
    The Polish Ladies Poison Plot11 December 2016
    1:08:38
  75. 83.
    Murder in Conestoga Creek8 December 2016
    53:37
  76. 84.
    Lucy's Lethal Love4 December 2016
    1:11:09
  77. 85.
    Married Then Murdered1 December 2016
    1:22:07
  78. 86.
    The Body in Big Moose Lake27 November 2016
    1:23:33
  79. 87.
    The Haunted Hangman24 November 2016
    1:05:48
  80. 88.
    Red Lilac and the White Witch of Buffalo20 November 2016
    1:00:35
  81. 89.
    Something Horrible Happened in Hawaii17 November 2016
    1:39:11
  82. 90.
    A Family of Outlaws: The Reckless Reno Gang13 November 2016
    28:01
  83. 91.
    The Powwow Hex Murder10 November 2016
    51:08
  84. 92.
    The Blonde Butcher Trunk Murder6 November 2016
    1:22:41
  85. 93.
    Lizzie Gillespie Killed by Twin Brother3 November 2016
    54:19
  86. 94.
    Chasing the Fox of Gangsterdom30 October 2016
    1:09:44
  87. 95.
    The Shaw Smile Slashing (A Quick Shot of Murder)28 October 2016
    6:15
  88. 96.
    The Purcell Nicotine Poison Puzzle27 October 2016
    1:24:51
  89. 97.
    The Hit at Symmes Corner23 October 2016
    39:16
  90. 98.
    The Belle in the Belfry20 October 2016
    1:33:20
  91. 99.
    The St. Valentine's Day Massacre15 October 2016
    50:30
  92. 100.
    The Cyanide Widow13 October 2016
    48:44
  93. 101.
    The Assassination of Robert Andres9 October 2016
    1:06:18
  94. 102.
    Poison in the Pepper Box6 October 2016
    1:14:45
  95. 103.
    The Gangster Called "Fat"2 October 2016
    36:48
  96. 104.
    Cincinnati Gangster War (Crane Neck's Early Hits)2 October 2016
    50:34
  97. 105.
    Bald Knobber 2: The Botched Execution of Chief Bull Creek Dave29 September 2016
    1:12:31
  98. 106.
    What the Cab Driver Forgot25 September 2016
    45:50
  99. 107.
    Bushranger: Ned Kelly and the Ambush at Stringybark Creek22 September 2016
    39:22
  100. 108.
    The Poison Pastor18 September 2016
    46:33
  101. 109.
    The Ogress of Reading15 September 2016
    53:40
  102. 110.
    The Pig Woman's Tale, Part VI11 September 2016
    1:10:13
  103. 111.
    Twice Sentenced to Life, Murders Thrice8 September 2016
    36:05
  104. 112.
    The Pig Woman's Tale, Part V4 September 2016
    47:39
  105. 113.
    Trail of the Red Ax1 September 2016
    1:04:04
  106. 114.
    The Pig Woman's Tale, Part IV28 August 2016
    32:20
  107. 115.
    The Calumet Christmas Catastrophe25 August 2016
    47:16
  108. 116.
    The Pig Woman's Tale, Part III21 August 2016
    43:07
  109. 117.
    The Death Cell Confession of Anna Marie Hahn18 August 2016
    48:50
  110. 118.
    The Pig Woman's Tale, Part II14 August 2016
    42:44
  111. 119.
    Black Bart, The PO8 Highwayman11 August 2016
    55:39
  112. 120.
    The Pig Woman's Tale, Part I7 August 2016
    46:19
  113. 121.
    The Pollock Diamond Robbery4 August 2016
    29:12
  114. 122.
    The Showgirl and the Con Man31 July 2016
    31:13
  115. 123.
    The Lincoln Tomb Raiders28 July 2016
    56:11
  116. 124.
    A Lover in the Attic24 July 2016
    21:41
  117. 125.
    The White Slavery Suicide Pact21 July 2016
    56:29
  118. 126.
    Part 2: Revenge of the Anarchists (Punishment)17 July 2016
    36:27
  119. 127.
    Part 1: Revenge of the Anarchists (Crime)14 July 2016
    39:39
  120. 128.
    Killer Cat Woman10 July 2016
    45:40
  121. 129.
    Sins of the Seventh Angel7 July 2016
    50:59
  122. 130.
    The Dark Strangler of the Continent3 July 2016
    1:01:06
  123. 131.
    The East Orange Bathtub Murder30 June 2016
    1:01:52
  124. 132.
    Sunday Magazine: A Trilogy of True Crime Adventures26 June 2016
    40:13
  125. 133.
    Edmund Pearson's "The Third Passenger"23 June 2016
    28:23
  126. 134.
    The Demented Dynamiter of Bath19 June 2016
    48:20
  127. 135.
    Torture at the Chicken Ranch16 June 2016
    44:34
  128. 136.
    Massacre at the Love Bungalow12 June 2016
    54:05
  129. 137.
    A Deadly Family Feud9 June 2016
    46:34
  130. 138.
    Dillinger at the Biograph5 June 2016
    1:07:06
  131. 139.
    Preacher's Baby Girl / Gangster's Wife2 June 2016
    44:49
  132. 140.
    Anarchist Kills Them All29 May 2016
    38:28
  133. 141.
    Hanged Three Times and Lived26 May 2016
    33:20
  134. 142.
    The Bloody Benders22 May 2016
    51:20
  135. 143.
    Quadruple Electrocution: Four Murders, Four Executions19 May 2016
    41:23
  136. 144.
    The Ten-Spot Murder Plot15 May 2016
    59:06
  137. 145.
    Naughty Nellie Bailey, Frontier Temptress12 May 2016
    51:58
  138. 146.
    Jim Tully's 'The Living Dead: A Death Cell Interview'8 May 2016
    41:04
  139. 147.
    Strangled in a Strange City5 May 2016
    53:56
  140. 148.
    Dillinger at Little Bohemia1 May 2016
    40:17
  141. 149.
    The Chinatown Trunk Murder28 April 2016
    1:06:28
  142. 150.
    The Blond Who Pulled the Trigger24 April 2016
    53:46
  143. 151.
    The Strangler's Wife21 April 2016
    28:39
  144. 152.
    Part Two: The Murderous Mania of Jolly Jane17 April 2016
    58:15
  145. 153.
    Part One: The Murderous Mania of Jolly Jane14 April 2016
    1:00:01
  146. 154.
    Mystery at the American Saloon10 April 2016
    50:44
  147. 155.
    Guilty or Not, They Hung Him Twice7 April 2016
    57:29
  148. 156.
    Dillinger in the Wind3 April 2016
    48:06
  149. 157.
    "The Disappearance of Doctor Parkman"31 March 2016
    35:36
  150. 158.
    The Wicked Working Girl of Fall River27 March 2016
    48:46
  151. 159.
    The Man With the Twisted Foot24 March 2016
    1:17:00
  152. 160.
    Their Secret Died in the Chair20 March 2016
    41:47
  153. 161.
    Girl Did Not Kill Herself13 March 2016
    30:17
  154. 162.
    The Shocking Death of William Kemmler10 March 2016
    37:47
  155. 163.
    Dillinger's Showdown in Tucson6 March 2016
    45:58
  156. 164.
    "Violent Cremation: The Terrible Vengeance of a Father"3 March 2016
    38:24
  157. 165.
    Momsie's Deadly Love28 February 2016
    44:14
  158. 166.
    "The Embarrassments of Mr. Udderzook"25 February 2016
    33:14
  159. 167.
    The Long Island Torso Murder21 February 2016
    45:29
  160. 168.
    The Boy Hanged from a Chair11 February 2016
    24:49
  161. 169.
    Dillinger’s Indiana Outlaws7 February 2016
    42:02
  162. 170.
    Billy Gohl, Admiral of the Floater Fleet31 January 2016
    38:09
  163. 171.
    The Charlie Chaplin Mustache Mystery24 January 2016
    40:59
  164. 172.
    Bald Knobber: The Giant Vigilante Captain Nat Kinney17 January 2016
    35:18
  165. 173.
    Dillinger’s Bloody Escape10 January 2016
    31:32
  166. 174.
    The Red Hand: The Alleged Crime of Thomas Woolfolk3 January 2016
    47:42
  167. 175.
    The Chemical Christmas Murder23 December 2015
    26:13

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