Today in True Crime

Today in True Crime

June 23, 1993: The Bobbitt Mutilation

After being assaulted by her husband, Lorena Bobbitt cut off his penis and fled the scene with...

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June 22, 1611: Hudson Bay Mutiny

After many months looking for the fabled Northwest Passage to Asia, an unhappy crew mutinied...

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June 21, 1964: KKK Kills Activists in Mississippi

With the help of the local sheriff, members of the Ku Klux Klan murdered civil rights activists...

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June 20, 1791: Flight to Varennes

During the French Revolution, King Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette fled Paris and made for the...

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June 19, 1987: Teresa Cormack Goes Missing

Six-year-old Teresa Cormack was abducted by a stranger near her school in Napier, New Zealand....

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June 18, 2010: Ronnie Lee Gardner Executed

At his execution in Utah, killer Ronnie Lee Gardner declined to be executed by way of lethal...

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June 17, 2008: Human Foot Found on Canadian Beach

A human foot was found on a beach in British Columbia. It wasn’t the first. Learn more...

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June 16, 1984: Wilson Ferreira Aldunate Arrested

After 11 years in exile, popular opposition leader Wilson Ferreira Aldunate returned to Uruguay...

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June 15, 1992: Supreme Court Rules USA Can Kidnap Foreign Suspects

In the case United States vs. Alvarez-Machain, the Supreme Court ruled six to three that the...

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June 14, 2015: Dee Dee Blanchard’s Body Found

48-year-old Dee Dee Blanchard was found stabbed to death in her home. Her daughter, Gypsy Rose,...

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June 13, 1988: Cipollone v. Liggett Decided

Rose Cipollone started smoking cigarettes in 1942 when she was only 16 years old. Almost 40 years...

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June 12, 1963: Medgar Evers Assassinated

In Jackson, Mississippi, civil rights activist Medgar Evers was assassinated in front of his home...

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June 11, 1977: Dutch Train Hijacking

A 20-day hostage situation between a group of South Moluccan extremists and the Dutch government...

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June 10, 1933: Bonnie and Clyde Crash

Bonnie and Clyde, along with a teenage cohort, crashed their car into a ravine in north Texas....

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June 9, 1985: Thomas Sutherland Kidnapped

An American educator spent six years in captivity after he was kidnapped by Hezbollah in Lebanon....

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June 8, 1978: Jury Decides Legitimacy of Howard Hughes Will

A stranger provided documentation that billionaire Howard Hughes left 156 million dollars to him...

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June 7, 1892: Homer Plessy Arrested

In an act of civil disobedience, Homer Plessy paid for a first-class ticket on a Louisiana train...

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June 6, 2005: Supreme Court Ruling on Medical Marijuana

The Supreme Court ruled that federal agents were justified in destroying a California...

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June 5, 2008: Marie "Frieda" Dighton Murdered

Marie Dighton was 67 years old when she was found brutally murdered in her Oklahoma home. With...

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June 4, 2018: Arizona Shooting Spree

After five terrifying days, the killing spree committed by Dwight Lamon Jones finally came to an...

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