Crime

Stop your kids from becoming juvenile delinquents (1958)

When I was a kid, we had the same desire to loot and pillage and rape as these kids today, we were as savage as kids always are, but at the same time we knew that our parents and all other grownups were unalterably opposed to it, and we didn't do it.

DB Cooper remains elusive (1976)

DB Cooper remains elusive: Jumped with $200,000 5 years ago The discovery of a tattered pair of pants has failed to generate any more dues to D.B Cooper who disappeared with $200,000 after the hijacking of... Read more...

A view on birth control from 1915

Letter to the Editor: Child birth control Letter from Allen Steven, published on June 02, 1915 in The Day Book (Chicago, Illinois) We are long since rid of Salem witchcraft and the persecutions as shown in ... Read more...

The Black Dahlia murder (1947)

The murder of 22-year-old Elizabeth Short in January of 1947 was one of the biggest news stories of the 20th century, and continues to fascinate people to this day.

The shocking murder of Beatle John Lennon (1980)

John Lennon, the former Beatle whose music set the beat for a revolutionary youth generation in the 1960s, was shot to death outside his Manhattan home by a man who earlier obtained his autograph on the rock star’s new record album, police said today.

John Fitzgerald Kennedy: 1917-1963

John Fitzgerald Kennedy, 35th President of the United States by Laura Bergquist, LOOK Senior Editor From the fizzy early takeoff of the New Frontier to the heartbreaking end, I was a fascinated specta... Read more...

Sleuths who get their men (1927)

Sleuths who "get their men" Whenever a criminal thinks he is getting foxy enough to try to rob the United States mails, he is talking about the surest method of engaging free board and lodging in a Federal p... Read more...

Putting a stop to bank hold-ups (1917)

Putting a stop to bank hold-ups The latest burglar device, according to "The Electrical Experimenter," is a mechanism designed to befriend the bank cashier in his hour of greatest need - when the muzzle of t... Read more...

Zodiac killer sends cipher hints (1969)

Zodiac killer breaks silence via cryptograms EDITORS: The spelling and grammar errors in the following on the Zodiac killer from San Francisco are faithful reproductions of the letter sent to the San Francisco... Read more...

The FBI update on JFK’s death (1977)

Here's an excerpt of a news story about one the country's most infamous true crime sagas: the assassination of President John F Kennedy. Time magazine published this update fourteen years after JFK's sudden and... Read more...

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