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Walk Of Death: The Story Of Howard Unruh And American History’s First Mass Shooting

Walk Of Death: The Story Of Howard Unruh And American History’s First Mass Shooting

On Sept. 6, 1949, Howard Unruh killed 13 people in 12 minutes. If he'd had enough bullets, he later said, he would have "killed a thousand."
The Lake Bodom Murders: Finland’s Most Famous Unsolved Triple Homicide

The Lake Bodom Murders: Finland’s Most Famous Unsolved Triple Homicide

In the summer of 1960, four teenagers set out for sweetheart's retreat by the shore of Finland's Lake Bodom. Only one would return and 40 years later, become a suspect in the murder of his three friends.
Jeremy Delle: The Classroom Suicide Of A Texas Teen Made Famous By Pearl Jam

Jeremy Delle: The Classroom Suicide Of A Texas Teen Made Famous By Pearl Jam

The song describes a despondent and isolated teen. But who was Jeremy Delle, the 15-year-old behind the hit single "Jeremy," really?
Teacher Who Fed Live Puppy To Snapping Turtle Found Not Guilty — But The Snapping Turtle Was Euthanized

Teacher Who Fed Live Puppy To Snapping Turtle Found Not Guilty — But The Snapping Turtle Was Euthanized

In March, the snapping turtle was euthanized. By June, the teacher Robert Crosland faced charges of animal cruelty for which the jury acquitted him.
Tunnel Rats: The Underground Search-And-Destroy Soldiers Of The Vietnam War

Tunnel Rats: The Underground Search-And-Destroy Soldiers Of The Vietnam War

These fearless combat engineers descended into the complex Viet Cong tunnels to gather info and disarm bombs — often at the cost of their own lives.
The Battle Of Karansebes: When The Austrian Army Fought — And Defeated — Itself Thanks To Alcohol

The Battle Of Karansebes: When The Austrian Army Fought — And Defeated — Itself Thanks To Alcohol

In the midst of the Austro-Turkish War, the Austrians engaged in a deadly battle in the town of Karansebes — against itself — all because of one bottle too many of Schnapps.
Carmine Persico Has Been A Mafia Boss Since 1973, But Behind Bars Since 1987

Carmine Persico Has Been A Mafia Boss Since 1973, But Behind Bars Since 1987

Known as "Immortal," octogenarian Carmine Persico has been ruling the Colombo crime family from prison for 30 years.
Hans-Joachim Marseille Was Hitler’s Star Flying Ace – And A Brazen Anti-Nazi

Hans-Joachim Marseille Was Hitler’s Star Flying Ace – And A Brazen Anti-Nazi

Luftwaffe fighter pilot Hans-Joachim Marseille may have racked up 100 aerial victories during World War II, but that didn't stop him from mocking his Nazi overlords.
Brushy Bill Roberts: The Man Who Claimed To Be Billy The Kid

Brushy Bill Roberts: The Man Who Claimed To Be Billy The Kid

Wild West outlaw Billy the Kid died in 1881 — or did he escape, vanish, and live on under the name Brushy Bill Roberts in Texas all the way until 1950?
Eight Real-Life Heroes Who Literally Saved The World

Eight Real-Life Heroes Who Literally Saved The World

Saving the world isn't always about spur-of-the-moment heroics — though sometimes it is. These eight people managed to save the world in their own ways.
The Astounding True Story Of The Lufthansa Heist Only Hinted At In ‘Goodfellas’

The Astounding True Story Of The Lufthansa Heist Only Hinted At In ‘Goodfellas’

When they pulled off the Lufthansa heist, it was the largest robbery in U.S. history. Four decades later, the few who survived the bloodbath have still evaded justice.