Classic tales of the 

SCANDALS, SCOUNDRELS, and SCOURGES

of the past as told from the

HISTORIC NEWSPAPERS in the

GOLDEN AGE of YELLOW JOURNALISM

Featured EPisode

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Murder And Arson At Brandywine Springs Park

Episode 448 is a sad and sordid tale of a passionate frenzy, when a young woman’s divided attention puts one man in a rage and leaves another to grieve.

From The Vault

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Was It Mother? Or Murder

Pittsburgh’s Feely Murder Mystery

You’ll need your thinking cap for Episode 129, about as cold a case as you can get. It’s about eighty years old, but even police officials at the time could not agree on what happened in the back room of that tiny home, whether it was a murder or a murder/suicide. I’m not going to say we can solve it from a few newspaper clippings, but there does seem to be something amiss.

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