Two Shots in Sarajevo; The Death of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and Countess Sophie

Photo via Wikimedia Europe in the early 20th century was a gigantic pile of dynamite primed to explode. It was like when your little sibling doesn’t get what they want at the store and you see the rage boiling in their eyes; you know an explosion is coming; the question is only if it willContinue reading “Two Shots in Sarajevo; The Death of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and Countess Sophie”

Executions Part 1: Riding the Lightning

For Halloween this year, I thought it would be cool to do a series of articles that deal with the macabre. Thank you for checking out our first in a series of articles about the worst ways to die via government sanction execution. Since the beginning of organized law and government, there has been capitolContinue reading “Executions Part 1: Riding the Lightning”

Wayne County, West Virginia Execution

When researching for this week’s article, I came across a fact that, to be honest, shocked me a bit, in the entire history of Wayne County, West Virginia, there has only been one sanctioned execution in our history. This is not to say there wasn’t an “eye for an eye” justice, or vigilante justice throughoutContinue reading “Wayne County, West Virginia Execution”

The Demon of the Night

It all started for myself when I had a traumatic experience working for the local Police Department. My local PD made Andy Griffith look like the big city, we only really dealt with drunks, speeders and the occasional domestic violence call. I had crisis training, but it was never put into action until one fatefulContinue reading “The Demon of the Night”

Jack the Ripper Identified?

One of the most baffling and debated topics for any true crime aficionado is the identity of Jack the Ripper. Today, March 18, 2019 news outlets from all over the world have reported that the case may finally be solved. Using DNA found from Ripper victim number four, Catherine Eddowes evidently points to a PolishContinue reading “Jack the Ripper Identified?”