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Abingdon’s Dry Killers

The Buchanan County Butcher

Everyone seems to have a complaint with the justice system today. The fact remains that most of us take our due process for granted.

A House of Death in Carter County

The night of January 7, 1938, didn't start with any distinction; however, the events that would happen that night forever changed Carter County, Tennessee.

Rage

William Bales visited brother-in-law Burney Bayless on October 4, 1908. He didn't say a word as he entered the house in Johnson City, Tennessee.

A Fatal Attraction

John Orr came home from work as usual, but things at home were not as usual on July 2, 1906. His wife was missing,

A Cold Case in Nickelsville

It was a mild and balmy May evening when services ended at Culbertson's Chapel, in Nickelsville, Virginia. Everson "Red" Collins attended and afterward visited

Life after Death

Elis Lawton was born in Scott County, Virginia. By 1905, he worked in Colorado mine owned by a man named Baxter Pate.

Hatfield’s Jail Break

The Hatfield-McCoy feud is a part of American history that has became a common adjective for any bitter dispute between people. The original warfare

Reuben Herndon and the Ordeal of Blood

The case of Reuben Herndon is often mentioned as one instance of the "ordeal of blood" in Virginia's history, but unfortunately, no evidence can

Noah Fulton and the Execution of Confusion

Noah Fulton's execution remains one of the most controversial instances of capital punishment in Virginia. The 21-year-old was tried and convicted of first-degree murder