London has an acid problem. No, not the kind that makes you see vibrating colors, the kind that leaves people permanently disfigured. Since 2010, there have been over 1,800 acid … Read More
In the summer of 2003, Harold Dwayne English went to stay with his step-brother and his step-brother’s family in Bristow, Oklahoma. The Dyer family had no idea that they were … Read More
Despite the popular perception that those who kill must be insane, it is pretty rare for a killer to actually mount a successful insanity defense. A plea of not guilty … Read More
In 1992 Robert Jones was sentenced to life in prison after being accused of a crime spree involving robbery, rape, and the manslaughter of tourist Julie Slott. There was only … Read More
On the night of November 21, 2015, James Bates invited a few friends over to watch the game. The friends spent the evening at Bates’ drinking beer, taking shots of … Read More
In 1995 Ronald Bert Smith, Jr. was convicted of killing convenient store clerk Casey Wilson. After Smith’s confession, a jury recommended that he spent the rest of his life in … Read More
In November of 2012, a Long Island man walked calmly up to the 12th floor Manhattan home office of psychiatrist Michael Weiss. Wielding a sledgehammer and a knife, Jacob Nolan … Read More
In May of 2015, a concerned neighbor asked firefighters responding to a house fire to assist in a welfare check on an Ensley Township, Michigan couple. Firefighters entered the home … Read More
Sword and Scale episode 67 discussed a horrifying case of a mother convicted for killing her own children, but many were left to wonder how these kids were able to … Read More
Animal abuse may break your heart and it has been a lot of public outcry from the general population and celebrities over the death of Cecil the Lion. Hunting lions … Read More
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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