Just after Christmas in 1903, the Iroquois Theatre in Chicago burned to the ground. Neglegence on the part of owner and staff led to 602 deaths, still the largest death toll in a single building fire in history. Join Rachel as she uses her theatre degree to lay some historical information on y’all.
76 years ago today, a man aboard a flight from Portland to Seattle handed a flight attendent a note and got himself a spot in true crime history as the US’s only unsolved hijacking.
With special guest - Jeff Hettrick (The Yours In Murder Dad)
In 1991, before we had Sandy Hook and Virginia Tech, a lesser known mass shooting surpassed the body count of the McDonalds Massacre. Also in an eatery, the shooter’s motive? Misogeny.
CONTAINS EXTRA ADULT LANGUAGE.
TW: Mass Shooting
Join us to listen to more of our Podfriends talk about their favorite crimes to cover or research.
Edward - Unfound
Cambo - True Crime Island
Nina - Already Gone
Casey and Samantha - True Crime Story Time
Michael - Unresolved
Rachel and David - All Bad Things
Jen and Lindsay - Corpus Delicti
Rosanne - Killafornia Dreaming
In 1922 Germany, a family would be brutally murdered. All signs would point to the killer staying at their farm after the act. However, there were also mysterious signs before the murder that trouble was brewing. This is the third minisode of Ax Murder Month.
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The second in our full episode series about ax murders.
In 1918, the world was at war but New Orleans was under attack. A mysterious axe man was killing residents in their beds.
Special thanks to August Roy, consulting linguist.
Promo for Kiwi Crimes.
In 1892, it was the talk of the town. Abby and Andrew Borden had been murdered and their daughter, Lizzie, was on trial for the crime.
Full Episode 1 for Ax Murder Month
Promo for True Crime Historian.
As we have announced, October is Ax Murder Month and we are starting with a minisode. The case of Frankie Silver is a little known case from North Carolina.
Join us on Monday for our SECOND episode this week.
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Promo for True Crime Sisters.
We generally like to think that the people charged with upholding our legal system do not make mistakes. However, they are human too. But past mistakes is intentional misconduct, like that shown by the stories showcased in this episode.
The calm of the December day was shattered by a plane screaming down out of the sky to crash in a California field. The only thing the NTSB knew when they arrived was that the pilot had reported gunfire aboard.
Listen to true crime podcasters talk about their favorite crimes -
Robin - Trail Went Cold
Tim - History Dweebs
Ariel - Murder Under the Midnight Sun
Kenyon, Lucy, Amanda - Wine and Crime
Jennifer - Disaster Area
And of course, Rachel and Rebecca.