Serial Killer: Robert Berdella

By Chris Bunton I traveled to Kansas City, Missouri recently to investigate Robert Berdella, A.K.A. The Kansas City Butcher. Robert Berdella, was born on January 31, 1949. He committed his crimes between between 1984 and 1987. He raped, tortured and murdered at least 6 men, whom he captured by various means and kept them trappedContinue reading “Serial Killer: Robert Berdella”

The Notorious Texas Swindler

By Pepper Anne From the Amazon Book Description: “Bob Leach was a throwback to an era of legendary Texas desperadoes. He was a conman, a kidnapper, a cattle rustler, a stickup man, and more. But far from practicing his depredations in the Wild West heyday of the 1880’s, Leach was a modern-day badman who becameContinue reading “The Notorious Texas Swindler”

Jane Doe #13

By Don Thompson Not every killer is all in.Some drop the bloody weaponand run (not far)without stopping to wipe off fingerprints,as if wanting to be caught. Some sit down and wait for the cops. Some saran wrap their victimsand freeze them—clingers who discard nothing.Or want time to decidewhere to expose the meatand let it thaw.Continue reading “Jane Doe #13”

Book Review: Pimp: The Story of My Life

By Chris Bunton Pimp: The Story of My Life, written by Robert Beck, A.K.A Iceberg Slim, was one of the best street crime books I have read. It was very well written and flowed like a dream. It kept you turning pages and interested throughout. Not only was the book good. But the history thatContinue reading “Book Review: Pimp: The Story of My Life”

Serial Killer: Angel Maturino Resendiz

By Chris Bunton Born in Izucar de Matamoros, Puebla, Mexico, He used train cars as a means to travel throughout Mexico, and the United States, killing people. This earned him the name “The Railroad Killer.” It was the 1990’s and Resendiz had killed 16 people. He used whatever weapon was available. Guns, a Brick, aContinue reading “Serial Killer: Angel Maturino Resendiz”

“Former Hangouts”

By Derek Quint “Former Hangouts” is a documentary by Derek Quint. It is produced by Addovolt Productions, and narrated by Stefanie Erdmann. The film shows us several “Former Hangouts” of Al Capone, in the Chicago, Wisconsin and Iowa areas. The trailer for the film gives this description: “Former Hangouts” approaches established Capone-related topics and locationsContinue reading ““Former Hangouts””

Serial Killer: Glennon Engleman

By Chris Bunton I traveled to St. Louis, and as I am want to do, I looked up some crime figures and scenes while I was there. One of the more interesting characters was Glennon Engleman, also known as The Killer Dentist. Some people place Engleman in the serial killer category, while others place himContinue reading “Serial Killer: Glennon Engleman”

A Letter from Sheri

By Cheryl Gyant “A Letter from Sheri” is a story inspired by the 1986 California serial killer murders executed by Charles Ng and Leonard Lake. Cheryl Gyant, the author says “I began writing a book in 2001 about how it felt to be adopted. As a child, I was led to believe that my biologicalContinue reading “A Letter from Sheri”

Meet the Medieval Mafia #5

By Jon Tait BLACK WALTER’ SELBY AND THE MITFORD GANG If you were going to give the Black Walter Selby story the full Hollywood treatment,you’d want to cast someone like Joe Pesci as the main man. Getting some of that swagger and psychotic stage presence would be essential for the big screen, for sure. StickContinue reading “Meet the Medieval Mafia #5”

Serial Killer: Michael J. Swango

By Chris Bunton I love to travel, and as part of my travel plans I research criminals and crime locations. Recently, I traveled to Quincy, Illinois, where I discovered that the Serial Killer named Michael Swango was raised there. So, I checked out some of the sites associated with him. He was born in 1954,Continue reading “Serial Killer: Michael J. Swango”