Nearly every parent who works and has children under school age dreads the idea of dropping them off at daycare. In most cases parents do everything within their means to … Read More
The story of Abraham Lincoln’s assassination on April 14, 1865 at Ford’s Theater by John Wilkes Booth is a well-known tale from American History. What many people don’t know is … Read More
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
Growing up in a rough neighborhood in the South Bronx, Jonathan Luna was no stranger to the violence that disparages entire cities. Though he was not ashamed of his humble … Read More
“No one is going to convict me of killing white trash.” – John Wallace, on his victim William Turner.
The case of Georgia murderer John Wallace, Sheriff Lamar Potts and … Read More
The case of John White Webster, murderer of Dr. George Parkman, was a media sensation at the time and is still a classic of true crime. A sordid tale of … Read More
The case of Chester Gillette inspired Theodore Dreiser’s An American Tragedy and Oscar-winning 1951 movie A Place in the Sun. It was, in fact, a rather squalid crime committed by … Read More
In the early evening of July 22, 1995 Royce Casey, Jacob Delashmutt and Joseph Fiorella convinced 15-year-old Elyse Pahler to come hang out with them and party at a favorite … 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
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.
Unless, of … Read More
Sword and Scale Episode 101
Sword and Scale Episode 100
The Predatory Murder of 7-Year-Old Mark Tildesley
5 Episodes of Sword and Scale That Will Keep You Up at Night
Sword and Scale Episode 99
No Funeral for Moors Murderer
October 18, 2017
Botched Plastic Surgery Leads to Teen’s Arrest
October 17, 2017
A Family’s Pact to Murder One of Their Own
Dr. William Palmer: The Victorian Prince of Poisoners
October 16, 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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