In the fall of 2013, Americans were shocked to hear about the arrest of an elderly couple in their seventies, Gerald and Alice Uden, each charged with separate murders from decades prior. Ron Franscell’s new book tells of the dark secrets this killer couple was able keep buried for more than 30 years.
Mafia ‘freelance contractor’ and actor Gianni Russo spoke to A&E Real Crime as he releases Hollywood Godfather, a memoir that moves from his polio-afflicted childhood in the Little Italy section of New York City to friendships and feuds with legendary mob figures like Frank Costello and John Gotti.
Ever since ‘Golden State Killer’ suspect Joseph DeAngelo was arrested in April 2018 after being tracked down with the help of an online DNA database typically used for tracking genealogy, crime-solving via genetic genealogy has increased. Last year, investigators made more than 20 arrests in cold cases. But given that there are thousands of murders in America every year, of which 40 percent go unsolved, why aren’t DNA databases being used to solve even more crimes?
Glynn Martin is a retired officer from the Los Angeles Police Department and the author of ‘Satan’s Summer in the City of Angels’ about the local community’s response to the ‘Night Stalker’ serial murders. Martin shares his experience as a young cop in the L.A. area during Richard Ramirez’s reign of terror with A&E Real Crime.
When Lizzie Borden was arrested and charged with the gruesome 1892 axe murders of her father and stepmother, no one could have predicted the widespread, lasting fascination with the case. A&E Real Crime spoke with lawyer Cara Robertson about her new book, ‘The Trial of Lizzie Borden,’ about the most intriguing elements of the murder case.
In December 2012, protests broke out across India after news of a horrific gang rape exploded into global view. The crime—the gang rape of 23-year-old physiotherapy student, Jyoti Singh, committed by six men on a bus in the capital territory of Delhi—was so brutal that it shocked the world and jolted the Indian legal system into reconsidering its protections for women.
What is evil—and how do we measure it? Is it more evil to abduct and torture a stranger for days before ultimately letting them go, or to fatally shoot a spouse in a fit of jealous rage? We speak to clinical psychologist Dr. Gary Bucato, co-author of the new book, ‘The New Evil,’ about how he determined what acts are more evil than others and why serial killers aren’t all categorized the same way.
The 2016 mass murder of seven members of a Pike County, Ohio family (plus a fiancée of one of the men) may become the largest homicide investigation in the state’s history. After a two-and-a-half-year investigation, in late 2018, the Ohio Attorney General’s Office arrested four members of another local family, the Wagners, for the murders. But what’s the connection?
An ex-offender describes learning of his release—and preparing for it—after over three decades behind bars.
Samuel Little murdered as many as 93 women, some almost a half century ago. But all these years later, he still remembers their faces. A&E Real Crime spoke with sociology and criminology professor Jack Levin, who explained how serial killers remember their victims and why these details are so important to them.