One of the great unsolved murder mysteries in Northern Kentucky is: What happened to Sheriff Hub Ferguson on the night of June 18, 1954? The Gallatin County Sheriff’s body was found dead in Eagle Creek. Details at

Oliver Lee, also known as "Dad Lee," is probably the most controversial of all the NM cowboys. The primes suspect in the killing of Albert Jennings Fountain (Lee had the motive and was in the area), Lee went on to be a large cattle ranch owner.

In the mid twentieth century, a woman named Frances Glessner Lee made intricate dollhouses that cost thousands of dollars to create. They depicted unsolved murders and contained an intense level of detail to help detectives solve crimes. They were called The Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Death.

Deputy Sheriff Clemmia A. Hurst, of Lee County, Kentucky, posing with her prisoner, Raney Allen, before boarding a bus that would take them to Beatyville, Ky, where he was wanted on a murder charge. Despite looking quite young, Allen was actually 25-years-old. The picture was taken on Oct. 17, 1945.

Boy in the Box (February 25, 1957) One of the most gruesome unsolved murders involves an unknown child referred to as the Boy in the Box. Approximately 4-6 years old, the boy’s naked body was found in a cardboard box in Philadelphia 1957. Pictures of the boy were distributed with gas bills throughout the city in hopes of finding someone who knew what happened, but no lead ever materialized. One theory speculated that the boy belonged to the stepdaughter of the man who ran the foster home nea...

Most people have never even heard of the Los Lunas Decalogue Stone, but it is truly one of the greatest historical mysteries of North America. If you tried to tell most history teachers that the Ten Commandments arrived in North America long before Christopher Columbus did, most of them would tell you that you are absolutely nuts. But that is apparently exactly what happened.

The Ax Murderer Who Got Away Joe and Sarah Moore, c.1905 with their eldest two children, Herman and Katherine. All four, together with two younger children and two of Katherine's young friends, would die together in June 1912, killed by an unidentified ax-wielding assailant. The unsolved crime remains Iowa's most infamous murder mystery. Shortly after midnight on June 10, 1912—one hundred years ago this week—a stranger hefting an ax lifted the latch on

Village of the Dead: The Anjikuni Mystery - In November 1930, approximately 30 men women and children were reported to have mysteriously disappeared off the face of the earth from their village near Anjikuni Lake, leaving food on the fire, weapons stored away and their sled dogs tied to trees. Time and again officials have tried to dismiss the event while others have blown it out of proportion. What does seem to be true is that the villagers simply vanished without a trace.

Lake Bodom is a freshwater lake in Finland where a grisly mass murder took place on June 6, 1960. Early in the morning a group of four teenagers were savagely bludgeoned to death while sleeping in their tent. The attack left three dead and a sole survivor, Nils Gustafsson, who was severely injured with a concussion and a broken jaw. Despite having come to trial, blood evidence could not be linked to Gustafsson, and he was acquitted in 2005.

Marijuana Crop, Crittenden County, Kentucky - This is an old photograph of a legally grown marijuana crop in rural Crittenden County, Kentucky that was taken in 1942. During World War II, the U.S. Government paid farmers in rural Kentucky to raise marijuana for national defense purposes. The marijuana plants were used to make rope. This particular crop was raised merely for the seeds, which were given back to the U.S. Government. Legal marijuana growing ended at the end of World War II.

Maria Ridulph was kidnapped on a street corner in Sycamore, Illinois on December 3, 1957. She was 7 years old at the time. Her body was discovered in a field 5 months later. The case went cold for 55 years until Jack McCullough formerly John Tessier was arrested in July 2011. It is believed that the case involved the oldest unsolved murder resulting in an arrest in the United States

Feodor Vassilyev (c. 1707[1]-1782) was a peasant from Shuya, Russia. His first wife, Mrs. Vassilyev sets the record for most children birthed by a single woman. She gave birth to a total of 69 children; however, few other details are known of her life, such as her date of birth or death. She gave birth to 16 pairs of twins, 7 sets of triplets and 4 sets of quadruplets between 1725 and 1765, in a total of 27 births. 67 of the 69 children born are said to have survived infancy. WOAH.

Jefferson Finis Davis (June 3, 1808 – December 6, 1889) was an American statesman and leader of the Confederacy during the American Civil War, serving as President of the Confederate States of America for its entire history. Davis was born in Kentucky to Samuel and Jane (Cook) Davis. After attending Transylvania University, Davis graduated from West Point . He served as the United States Secretary of War under Democratic President Franklin Pierce.

"The Black Dahlia" was a nickname given to Elizabeth Short (July 29, 1924 – c. January 15, 1947), an American woman who was the victim of a gruesome and much-publicized murder. Short was found mutilated, her body sliced in half at the waist, on January 15, 1947, in Leimert Park, Los Angeles, California. Short's murder is one of the oldest unsolved murder cases in Los Angeles history.

Unsolved Murder of Debbie Wolfe, NC

On May 2, 1964 Charles Eddie Moore and Henry Hezekiah Dee were kidnapped and murdered by the KKK in Meadville, MS. Their bodies were found in July of that year during a search for civil rights workers Michael Schwerner, Andrew Goodman and James Chaney but no legal action was taken at that time. In 2004 Canadian filmmaker David Ridgen discovered a film clip of the bodies being recovered which led to the arrest and conviction of the murderer.

The "Giggling Granny. "Nannie Doss (November 4, 1905[1] – June 2, 1965[2]) was a serial killer responsible for the deaths of 11 people between the 1920s and 1954.[3] She finally confessed to the murders in October 1954, after her fifth husband died in a small hospital in Tulsa, Oklahoma. In all, it was revealed that she had killed 4 husbands, 2 children, her two sisters, her mother, a grandson, and a nephew.

Famous photograph of Henry Longabaugh (the Sundance Kid) and the mysterious Etta Place. No one knows where she came from or what happened to her after she left Butch Cassidy and Sundance in Argentina in 1905.

THE MAYBELLINE STORY : Miss Maybelline's unsolved murder, what happened?

EDWARD W. JOHNSON — Texas Deputy U.S. Marshal Edward W. Johnson (at left) lost his right arm in an 1888 gunfight soon after this photograph was taken. He gained notoriety after an 1889 mob attacked the notorious Marlow Brothers during a jail transport, an incident that inspired the 1965 film Sons of Katie Elder. Also pictured: Texas Ranger Lorenzo K. Creekman (center) and Parker County Deputy Sheriff E.A. Hutchison (at right). – Courtesy George T. Jackson Jr. –