Metallica Helps FBI Search for Virginia Killer

Metallica helps the FBI in their quest to locate a Virginia killer, according to the Associated Press. The band recently released a public service announcement, asking their legion of fans to come forward with any information they may have regarding…

Body Parts in Mail: Porn Actor Suspected of Murder, Dismemberment

Body parts in mail sounds disturbing on its own, but that’s just one chapter is this very bizarre, very gruesome story. Ottawa authorities are currently on the lookout for 29 year-old porn star Luka Rocco Magnotta (aka Eric Clinton Newman),…

Taiwanese Man Killed Wife’s Facebook Friend

Chou You-huang, a 34-year-old Taiwanese man, committed a crime of passion and killed a man after he found out his wife, Chen, was flirting with him on Facebook. Chen, in a Facebook status update, wrote, “I want to get McDonalds!…

Man Murders Girlfriend He Met on Facebook

In a situation somewhat akin to the Taiwanese man who’d killed his wife’s Facebook boyfriend, a Michigan man is suspected of stabbing, suffocating and dismembering his girlfriend, who he also had met on the social network. Suspect Matthew Puccio explained…

Jeffrey Dahmer Tours On Groupon Don’t Go Over Too Well

This week, Groupon ran a deal for its Milwaukee customers for a tour of notorious serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer’s crime scenes. This reportedly resulted in protests from local residents, including family members of some of Dahmer’s victims. Groupon has pulled…

Unfriending On Facebook Leads To Murder

Billy Clay Payne, Jr. and Billie Jean Hayworth were murdered last month after deleting Jenelle Potter from their Facebook profile. Marvin Enoch Potter Jr. and Jamie Lynn Curd have been charged with the crimes. Mike Reece, a Johnson County Sheriff…

Google Search Reveals Killer Hiding In Plain Sight

Trust is a hard thing earn and give and that’s just a thing one woman could not give to her sister’s new beau who was, in her suspicion, a little different, weird if you will. She went home to google…

2011 Is A Deadly Year For Journalists

In a world dominated by hi-def talking heads speaking from the climate-controlled comforts of high rise office studios, it’s important to remember those who actually risk their lives in order to secure the news. Sometimes the profession of journalism includes…

Phony Craigslist Ads Lead To Murder Plot

Online classified site Craigslist, like most of the internet, has to ability to be a force for good in the world. Say you need a new dresser for your bedroom and there’s someone in your vicinity that needs to get…

Murders Organized Using Facebook

From time to time, we get a reminder of the true power of social media, and the fact that sometimes that power is used by evildoers. The latest example comes a CNN report about a Facebook "hit list".

According to CNN’s Arthur Brice, three teenagers in Columbia, who were on a 69-name hit list posted on Facebook, have been murdered in the past ten days. He reports: