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
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
Two caretakers of an autistic child have been placed under arrest after police found the girl living in a cage stinking of urine and feces.
According to the Johnson City … Read More
Just two short months ago it would have seemed that Alicia Greer and William “Billy” Boyette were madly in love. Though Alicia’s parents had not yet met with their daughter’s … Read More
For 17-year-old Kenneth Suttner, life was more than he could bear. Subjected to daily torment by his peers at school and forced to perform humiliating tasks at his after-school job … Read More
Sword and Scale Episode 83
A Scary Story to Tell in the Dark
The Lost Footage of Christine Chubbuck
The Sandusky Legacy
Sword and Scale Episode 80
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
A Red Hot Deal
February 17, 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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