It was the morning of February 17, 2017, when shots rang out on Las Vegas Avenue. The wave of terror caused police to order a temporary shutdown of a nearby … Read More
In 1978 the movie Faces of Death, directed by Conan LeCilaire, blurred the lines between real death scenes and recreations to shock audiences around the world. While Faces of Death … Read More
Traffic jams. They’re a fact of life that we all have to face. Whether we’re commuting to work or eager to explore the sights and sounds of the big city, … Read More
It was a murder made for headlines. Faith healing, witchcraft, and curses were all thought to have been a thing of the past, even by 1928 standards, but in the … Read More
With the stock market reaching record highs, it’s natural that those who normally wouldn’t concern themselves with Wall Street are looking to cash in. The draw of easy money is … Read More
When first responders arrived at the Winter Haven, Florida home of Donald Merkley, they believed that an old space heater had been what had set the home ablaze. Inside, the … Read More
Etan Patz was only 6-years-old when he kissed his mother goodbye and made his way down the block to wait for the school bus. It had been the first time … Read More
In 2012, Jerry Sandusky, a former assistant coach at Penn State, had been convicted of multiple charges related to the sexual abuse of children. For some, Sandusky’s trial and conviction … Read More
In October of 2014, staff at a U-Haul storage facility had begun to sort through items contained in one of the storage lockers after a tenant had defaulted on their … Read More
It’s been more than 40 years since Christine Chubbuck took her life during a live news broadcast, but it is a case that continues to fascinate people.
In the weeks … Read More
A Scary Story to Tell in the Dark
Sword and Scale Episode 83
The Lost Footage of Christine Chubbuck
Sword and Scale Episode 80
Mystery Still Lingers in Etan Patz Case
The Oakland Sniper
February 22, 2017
Grave Robbing for Morons
February 21, 2017
Does Traffic Increase Crime?
February 20, 2017
The Story of Hex Hollow
February 19, 2017
The Would-Be Target Bomber
February 18, 2017
Sword and Scale, which debuted in 2013, covers the underworld of criminal activity and the demented minds that perform the most despicable and unthinkable actions.
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