On March 30, 1981, John Hinckley stood outside of the Hilton Hotel in Washington D.C.. His only reason for being there was to kill the newly nominated President Ronald Reagan.
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Sing Sing is a name synonymous with a grim history. Even its original name ‘Sinck Sinck’ translates into English as ‘Stone upon stone.’ A myriad of tales abound of harsh … Read More
VE (Victory in Europe) marked the official end of hostilities in the European theatre of operations and quite possibly the largest and most joyous celebration in human history.
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His name isn’t going to ring any bells with many Sword and Scale readers, I know, but Horry (an otherwise unexceptional murderer) occupies a singular place in the annals of … Read More
Outside the prison, a large crowd has gathered to await the execution by hanging of convicted murderer John Lee, condemned for the brutal murder of his employer, Miss Emma Keyes, … Read More
The case of Lena Baker, the only woman to be electrocuted in Georgia and, until Kelly Renee Gissendaler in 2015, the only woman executed there at all, is a prime … Read More
According to Samuel Johnson, distinguished writer and creator of the first English dictionary:
“When a man knows he is to be hanged in the morning, it concentrates the mind.”
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“Join Oklevueha Native American Church (ONAC) Mother Medicine Wheel and TAKE A STAND for the rights to teach, practice and learn the ancient ceremonies of the North and South American … Read More
Mahdi Hassan Ali was only a teenager when he and an accomplice entered into the Minneapolis Seward Market on January 6, 2010. Employees Osman Elmi and Mohamed Warfa had both … Read More
New court documents regarding the Casey Anthony case have recently surfaced as part of Anthony’s bankruptcy suit. A private investigator hired by the Anthony’s provides damning statements that could prove … Read More
Sword and Scale Episode 110
Sword and Scale Episode 107
Sword and Scale Episode 108
Sword and Scale Episode 106
Ohio Serial Killer Set for Release
English Spree Killer Barry Williams
March 20, 2018
Alabama Executes Carnival Boss Killer Who Asked to Die
March 19, 2018
March 17, 2018
Fisherman Discovers a Bag of Hands
March 16, 2018
A Satanic Murder Mystery
March 15, 2018
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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