A serial cat killer is on the loose, the KGB is in Brooklyn, and somebody stole $50,000 worth of Kentucky's best bourbon - just some of the mind-bending whodunnit tales from our archive.
By Bojana Sandic
It’s been three and a half years since Nancy Smith’s daughter turned up dead on the streets of Long Beach. She’s canvassed the neighborhood and learned disturbing details of her daughter’s secret life. But she still has no answers.
By Robert Silverman
The papers called him a master spy, an identity-shifting KGB colonel dispatched to mid-century America to lead a vast network of espionage. My father called him a friend.
By Todd South
When $50,000 worth of Kentucky’s most coveted bourbon suddenly goes missing, a few determined detectives spend years trying to crack the case of the AWOL alcohol.
By Jocelyn Y. Stewart
She spent two decades as a local reporter covering L.A.’s grisliest crimes. But when one bullet strikes too close to home, she learns what hard news feels like from the other side.
By Blake Morris
Dr. Donald Johnson has spent his career making crime scene blood stains spill their secrets. His next mission: bringing forensic science into the iPad age.
By Rick Andrews
A college student is befuddled and amazed when his lost-and-then-found wallet leads to a theatrical treasure hunt complete with hollowed-out library books, a disappearing magician and an unforgettable year of campy one-upmanship.
By Chris Newens
A serial pet-murderer is terrorizing London’s suburbs, brutally slaughtering hordes of defenseless kitties. A pair of amateur private detectives is determined to crack the case.