In the 1920s, the police were nicknamed Coppers. From the days of prohibition to the emergence of profiling serial killers- law enforcement has had a certain mystique.
January 1946, hikers were in a remote area of the San Bernardino Mountains in California when they came across a woman's body wrapped in a blanket.
The Mad Trapper of Rat River was a fugitive that sparked a manhunt of the Canadian Mountain Police - who overcame insane odds in a hostile territory…whose identity is still in question.
On the 9th of February 1960, Adolph Coors disappeared while driving to work from his Colorado home in Morrison. One of the largest manhunts in FBI history ensued.
The high profile killing of Heather Graham, a student of UVA, has drawn attention to several other cases that have occurred along the Route 29 corridor.
Oscar Wilde sued the Marquis of Queensbury for libel. In turn, evidence was brought against him that it was the truth and he sentenced to prison for his sexuality.
Not even celebrities are exempt from the mugshot. They definitely can’t be mistaken for Hollywood headshots.
These are our selections of a glamourous montage of Old Hollywood- doing what they do best- looking pretty and celebrating poolside.
Three women leave England, carrying not only their luggage but hopes and secrets to a foreign land to live among Bombay socialites to orphans on Tamarind Street.
The exotic dancer and skilled lover was sentenced to execution by firing squad on the 25th of July 1917 by a military court.The exotic dancer and skilled lover was sentenced to execution by firing squad on the 25th of July 1917 by a military court.
Marie Isabella “Belle” Boyd, from Virginia, was just 17 when the Civil War began. She went onto to become one of the most infamous spies during the war; later marrying two different men who fought for the Union.
Surprisingly, even though vaccinations were administered beginning in 1955- there is a surprising list of famous individuals who have survived polio.
On the 1st of February 1957, Northeast Airlines Flight 823 was scheduled to take off from New York’s LaGuardia Airport traveling to Miami Airport in Florida. Shortly after takeoff, the plane crashed.
From the 1930s-1960s, beauty pageants were all the rage with titles ranging from Miss Local Towns to Miss Local Fairs to Miss Perfect Posture.
The RMS Titanic sank in the North Atlantic Ocean on 15 April 1912 in the early morning hours on her maiden voyage. More than 1,500 died of its estimated 2,224 passengers and crew aboard.
The famous mystery writer nevers mentions why in her autobiography or gave a public account as to why she went missing- was it to humiliate her unfaithful husband, overwork, temporary amnesia? You decide.
A former child prodigy had an argument with her husband at the age of 25. She walked out of her apartment with a notebook and money in hand never to be seen again. Did she walk out on her life?
In an area in Mexico, residents gather to celebrate their ancestors by eating Jumils, or beetles. During the festival, a Jumil Queen is crowned to celebrate the reincarnation of family members to the beetle.
Reminiscent of the rascal boys featured in his books of Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn, three boys went missing most likely in the caves. More than fifty years later, the mystery still remains- what happened?
One of the most popular heroes in Victorian England, Dr. David Livingstone was a famous explorer. He lost contact with the outside for six years..
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