Category Archives: Time Warp

Time Warp: From Gulf Shores With Love

The following unedited newspaper story was written in July 2010 at the height of the BP Gulf coast oil spill disaster. The story was killed, as happens sometimes, but holds resonance now as the summer tourist season kicks off on … Continue reading

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Today in Crime History: Witchcraft, and Baby Farming

On June 10, 1632 Bridget Bishop became the first of 72 people to be tried and executed for witchcraft during what would later be known as the Salem witch trials.   Also on this day in criminal history in 1896, Amelia Dyer–the most prolific … Continue reading

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1 Year After Photos Released, Police Still Looking for ‘Dating Game Killer’ Victims

In 1978, at the height of his killing spree, Rodney Alcala was accepted as a contestant on The Dating Game, despite his status as a convicted rapist and registered sex offender. Host Jim Lange introduced him as “…a successful photographer… Between takes you … Continue reading

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