The Easter Sunday 1937 murders of Veronica Gedeon, her mom Mary, and Frank Byrnes in NYC launched an intense nationwide hunt for the killer. There were few clues to go on, but two bars of soap provided police with the conclusive evidence that they needed.
Alvin Rodecker and his wife chose to celebrate his 60th birthday in style. It was to be an incredible, memorable trip to New York City. If only he had looked up after upon leaving a ritzy restaurant…
Akron, Ohio citizen Larry Bader and Omaha, Nebraska sportscaster Fritz Johnson were complete opposites of each other. Yet, they were dead ringers for each other. Find out what happened when one was thought to be the other.
Back in 1943, 53 women were fired by Vought-Sikorsky Aircraft for wearing sweaters to work. Check out this story to find out the details and how it was ultimately resolved.
Long forgotten story about a poor woman named Helen McCarthy who was able to live a fairytale life for 24 hours. Sadly, she did not live happily ever after.
Amazing true story of a small town doctor who was loved by all. When he was arrested for committing a crime that could have endangered fellow community members, they didn’t abandon their faith in him.
Viginia O’Hare underwent tummy tuck surgery and then sued her doctor for $1.5 million dollars. Why? Because her belly button was supposedly 2″ off-center.
Florence Foster Jenkins is considered to be the forerunner of today’s talentless celebrities. Her operatic recordings are considered among the worst of all time. Yet, she managed to do something that even some of the best can’t do – she sold out Carnegie Hall.
An odd true story about a San Diego robber dubbed “Jack the Stripper” by the press in the early 1960’s. Listen to this episode to learn about his unusual motus operandi.
Tinker the toad was found buried under a 6-inch thick concrete floor. The slab had been poured nine years earlier. Find out if and how Tinker survived this long entombment.