Mother Charged After Her Two Children Found Dead In Backseat OF Her CarWoman Accused Of Tossing Boiling Water On Boyfriend And Their BabyMan In Critical Condition After Man Rapes Him With Bird Feeder Pole And Garden HoseMan Charged With Decapitating Wife, Putting Head In FreezerMan Dead After Cousins Decide To Test BulletProof Vest EffectivenessToddler Suffocated Under Bean Bag Chair As Unaware Daycare Worker Sat On ItTeen Accused Of Going On Stabbing Spree Inside Neighbor's Home, Killing ManRyan Coles Accused Of Beating His Parents To Death With A ChairMan Faces Life In Prison After Beating 4-Year-Old Daughter To Death With Belt

In The Mean Time...

Interview with Tana French

January 2, 2009 at 5:59 pm by  

It is fitting that our first interrogation victim would be a recipient of the Edgar Award for best debut novel.  Tana French’s In the Woods won praise in our review and has had critics and readers clamoring for more.  She dutifully followed with a sequel, The Likeness, which features some of the same characters, but with a new protagonist at the center.  We already have our copy and will be doing a review of it soon.…

Airline Passengers Have A Shitty Day

January 2, 2009 at 2:04 pm by  

HOUSTON – Some passengers on a Continental Airlines flight from Houston to Omaha had a very crappy experience the day after Christmas. At some point on the plane, a mental patient walked out of the restroom covered in his own shit and began attacking Jose, the lone flight attendant.…

Richard Heatwole Ruins Lives

January 2, 2009 at 8:01 am by  

 Hayes, Haley and Richard Heatwole

CANDLER, N.C. — I had been following a story over the New Years holiday in which a man had allegedly shot and killed his ex-wife, two neighbors and then abducted his two young children. The last I had checked before crashing last night, was that police were still looking for him driving a white Toyota Tundra. I woke up this morning to see that the three had been located at a residence, and that a standoff was live and in progress.…

Freddie Cleveland Murdered Amber Jackson

January 2, 2009 at 7:51 am by  


Upper Darby, PA – Amber Jackson was a beautiful 20-year-old student at Delaware County Community College, and a part-time dispatcher for the Pennsylvania State Police.   She had her whole life in front of her, until Freddie Cleveland stole it.…

Review: In The Woods

January 1, 2009 at 5:31 pm by  

In the Woods comes with a ton of expectations.  With an Edgar award, a Macavity Award, an Irish Book Award, and the Strand’s award for best first novel, I cracked this book open prepared to be blown away.  You would think a let-down was imminent, but instead I was up way past my bedtime two nights in a row, desperate to finish the novel but dreading not having any more to read.  Good news on both fronts: the end was satisfying, a sequel was released this summer, and Tana’s publicist informs me that she is hard at work on a third.  Not only was I satisfied, I get to go back for more!…

Begone! Dreamin’ Demon Exorcises 2008

January 1, 2009 at 2:02 am by  

… the power of Morbid compels you!

Dreamin’ Demon Home Office, Akron, OH  – It’s the end of our biggest year ever.  We’ve gone from a little blip on the true crime horizon to the juggernaut we are today.  Or, at least, as Morbid says, we’ve raised our level of suck.   At the beginning of 2008, Morbid was the only guy writing here on the front page.  Now he’s got a bevy of stunningly beautiful writers and one Imp Queen.  You’re welcome, internet.    Come and hang with us as we exorcise the Top Ten Stories of 2008.  Begone, foul spirits!  …

Stanley Carter: Creepy Guy In The Attic

December 31, 2008 at 6:19 am by  

Stanley Carter’s Myspace (private)

Wilkes-Barre, PA–Stanley Carter, 21, is a creepy, creepy little man. He had been staying with friends in one-half of a duplex when he wore out his welcome. The family he had been staying with asked him to leave. On December 19, Carter disappeared, the family filed a missing person report a couple of days later. He hadn’t gone far though…he found himself a cozy little hide-out in the attic.

Dick Got Squeezed

December 31, 2008 at 2:18 am by  

Michael Dick

Gresham, OR–You ever have one of those days? You’re just sitting at home, chillin’ in your bathrobe, enjoying a peaceful morning when out of the blue, a nekkid guy just walks in through your patio door. Now, ya know this guy isn’t stopping in to shoot the breeze over coffee and donuts.

Juli Faunce Is A Cougar

December 30, 2008 at 10:25 am by  


Cougar (noun): An older woman who is romantically interested in younger men.

Claymont, DE–Mothers share many things with their teen daughters; Clothing, makeup, secrets, jewelry, the bathroom, boyfriends. What? You mean to tell me you never looked at your teen daughter’s boyfriend and thought, ‘Daaaamn. I gotta get me some of that!’ No? Me either. Juli Faunce did though.

Pastor Ken Huneycutt Molests Little Boys

December 30, 2008 at 7:26 am by  

Ada, OK – Kenneth Wayne Huneycutt, 60, is the pastor of New Hope Baptist Church.  He’s also a pedophile who likes to feel up little boys and force them to reciprocate.  Rev. Huneycutt has admitted to molesting two little boys, ages six and ten, multiple times over the last eight months.  Most recently, the pastor molested the boys in December, after which he told them that what he’d done (and made them do) was their “little secret”.

Um, Reverend?  That thing in your hand is not a  church-approved teaching tool. …

Melissa Sekulski Killed Jaquan Porter

December 29, 2008 at 8:26 am by  

Staten Island, NY – I really hope Jaquan Porter had a great Christmas this year, because he isn’t getting another one. On Friday, December 26, ten-year-old Jaquan was beaten to death by his mother. Melissa Sekulski, who turned 30 on the day she killed her son, slammed Jaquan’s head into a wall so hard that the child died without ever getting up off the floor where he fell. …

Jose Diaz is a Hunk, a Hunk of Burnin’ Love

December 28, 2008 at 11:06 pm by  

UPDATE – 1/1/09 – Jose Diaz has admitted molesting “at least five” boys, and additional victims have come forward.  Quel suprise.  The State Police investigator assigned to the case is still interviewing children, but says the number right now looks to be “between five and ten.”   The case has been remanded to a grand jury.

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Rochester, NY – Jose M. Diaz, 40,  is a volunteer firefighter.  That’s him up above.  He likes his shiny red truck.  He also likes young boys.  …

Danny Villa Plays More Than Football

December 28, 2008 at 7:28 am by  

Danny Villa

Walpole, MA, and Tucson, AZ – Former pro football player Daniel Villa apparently played more than a little ball during his tenure as a high school football coach in Massachusetts.  Villa, 44, is a former offensive lineman for the New England Patriots.  He’s also the now-resigned athletic director and head football coach at Walpole High School, where he is accused of raping one of his students on multiple occasions over the past year.  …

Eryn Allegra Is A Selfish Bitch

December 27, 2008 at 4:48 am by  

Port St. Lucie, FL–Not only is 31-year-old Eryn Allegra a selfish bitch, she’s a cold-hearted bitch. She planned and carried out the murder of her 8-year-old son, Tristan Allegra. She took away his life in the early morning hours of Christmas day in what authorities are calling a botched murder-suicide.…

Christopher Sefakis: Stung Twice

December 26, 2008 at 12:58 pm by  

Hamilton Twp, OH–They say lightning never strikes twice. In the case of Christopher Sefakis, 41, that proves to be false. You see, Sefakis is looking for love. His requirements? You must be male and you must be under the age of 16. Like many other pedophiles and pervs we write about, Sefakis was looking for some young love on the internet. This little hobby of his got him in trouble last year when the 15-year-old boy he was chatting it up with turned out to be Hamilton Township Police Lt. Jeff Braley. Almost one year later, Sefakis is up to his old tricks again. Imagine his surprise when he found his internet love interest was once again Lt. Jeff Braley. Seriously folks, you can’t make this shit up!…

Anthony LaMantia Is A Recalcitrant Pedophile

December 26, 2008 at 11:56 am by  

Anthony LaMantia

Liberty, NY – Anthony LaMantia likes little girls.  And, apparently, the occasional little boy as well.  LaMantia, 56, is a registered sex offender in the state of New York.  Why?  Because he raped two preteens repeatedly between 1998 and 2001, that’s why.   LaMantia was convicted in 2005 of second-degree rape and was placed on ten years supervised probation.  You heard me – probation.  For child rape.   Um, New York?  WTF? …

Lawrence Lee Didn’t Get A Present

December 26, 2008 at 11:37 am by  

…so he set his trailer on fire

Theodore, AL–Lawrence Edward Lee, 45, had a bad case of the ‘nobody loves me’ Christmas blues. He didn’t get a single present for Christmas. Not even a re-gifted fruitcake. Can you believe that? Well, he got even with the selfish relatives who overlooked him…he set his own trailer on fire. That’ll show ’em! Now he not only lacks presents, but also a home. Luckily, the kind-hearted folks down at the Metro Jail welcomed him with open arms.

Joe Gallegos’ Brutality Ruined Christmas

December 25, 2008 at 9:22 pm by  

UPDATE – 12/26/08 – 4:07 PM EST – The second child, Edwin Pellecier, 10, succumbed to his injuries this afternoon.  Gallegos will now face two first-degree murder charges.

UPDATE – 12/26/08 – 1:35 PM EST- Phoenix police Sgt. Tommy Thompson says 7-year-old Jesse Ramirez died early Friday of his injuries.  Rest in peace, young  one.   Additional charges against Joe Gallegos are now pending.

Jesse’s cousin, 10-year-old Edwin Pellecier, remains in extremely critical condition.


Phoenix, AZ – This is a story too terrible for Christmas.  But frankly, it’s too terrible for any day, and the family has no choice about dealing with it, so I think we should, too.

On Tuesday, December 23rd, with the excitement of Christmas in the air, two young cousins, Edwin Pellecier, aged 10, and Jesse Ramirez, aged 7, decided to walk to the park just a few doors from their home to play.   They were found a short time later, bludgeoned about the head so badly that the EMT’s could not determine who they were or what had caused their injuries.