CATEGORY: Crime
8 Things You Should Know About Al Capone
May 5, 2015

Learn about one of America’s most notorious gangsters, from the crime he did time for at Alcatraz to his feelings about the nickname Scarface. Read More

6 Infamous Impostors
August 19, 2014

From a murderer who claimed he was a Rockefeller to a woman who passed as a male soldier during the U.S. Civil War, get the story behind six of history's most fascinating phonies. Read More

10 Things You May Not Know About John Dillinger
August 4, 2014

Below, learn 10 surprising facts about the short and infamous life of the man the authorities branded “Public Enemy No. 1.” Read More

6 Daring Train Robberies
October 21, 2013

From high profile capers by the likes of Jesse James and Butch Cassidy to a raid by a gang of Indian political dissidents, find out more about six of history’s most audacious rail heists. Read More

The House That J. Edgar Built: FBI Facts
September 24, 2013

Read on for some interesting facts about the agency Hoover helped shape and ran for nearly five decades. Read More

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8 Lost Masterpieces of Art
August 6, 2013

From a Russian national treasure looted by the Nazis to a da Vinci painting that no one has ever seen, find out more about eight of art history’s missing masterworks. Read More

7 Famous Presidential Pardons
July 23, 2013

The pardon is one of the most controversial presidential powers, but in some instances it has helped ease tensions, heal political wounds and even right historic wrongs Read More

7 Infamous Gangs of New York
June 4, 2013

From river pirates to knife-wielding adolescents, get the facts on seven of 19th century New York’s most notorious street gangs. Read More

7 Terrifying Historical Figures
October 29, 2012

From Vlad the Impaler to Jack the Ripper, meet seven of history’s creepiest figures. Read More