The body of four-year-old Brandon Lamarr Sims has never been found but his mother Michelle Engron Jones was convicted of his murder.
It's hard to say goodbye, and sometimes you have to let the music do it for you.
If struggle to understand the rollercoaster-like dynamics of your relationship, it's possible your loved one suffers Borderline Personality Disorder.
Adult children of healthy families don't just stop talking to their parents. Here are some of the reasons why a person walks away from a parent or stops including parents in their life.
The horrifying real stories of family greed: adult children who killed their parents to collect their inheritance money.
The Scenic City has many sites and attractions to make a great family vacation destination.
Tennessee lost many of its antebellum homes during the Civil War but these homes remain standing, eager to share their histories with visitors
Make a great vacation perfect by choosing a high quality hotel at an affordable price right in the heart of the country music capitol.
What are the best state parks in Tennessee? Here are 10 of them that are worth visiting the most for your next vacation.
Ten middle Tennessee festivals focused on fun for the whole family.
The backdrop of the stunning Smoky Mountains makes Gatlinburg a premier wedding destination location. This is a guide to the best and most beautiful wedding chapel venues in the area.
True stories of lesser-known American serial killers who seldom make the top ten lists.
These women are classified as missing, but homicide detectives believe their husbands know more than they are telling.
They disappeared as teenagers in the 1980s. Today, if alive, they may be wives, husbands, fathers, mothers—possibly even grandparents.
Their names, race, county of crime, and date of execution is all the information the state offers about the men they've executed. Now I share the stories of how they got there.
Everyone is familiar with Graceland, the Grand Ole Opry, the Chattanooga Choo Choo, and the Great Smoky Mountains, but what about all the great things in between? Tennessee is full of unique places and hidden gems, right off the beaten path.
Fifty books about crimes so devastating you'll never forget them.
This article tells the intriguing stories of 50 American female killers, each told in 50 words or less.
Got a true crime itch? Scratch it with these made for television movies you can watch on YouTube.
Looking for movie night ideas for Valentine's Day date night at home? Here are seven great romantic movies sure to set the mood!
These three true crime books tell the heartbreaking stories of decades-old homicide and missing persons cases classified as present-day cold cases.
Five intriguing stories of tragic events told by survivors.
Do you know the history behind your favorite Christmas holiday custom?
Being the child of a borderline personality disordered mother is never-ending chaos until we gain control of ourselves and our lives. These five books aim to help you understand and guide you through.
All the advice articles focus on larger restaurants, but what about when you work at a Mom-'n-Pop shop? What can you do as a server to boost your tips?
Don't get caught off-guard when asked to bring a snack to the class Halloween party. I've compiled several great ideas that are relatively cheap and easy to make.
If you love to make your own Halloween decorations but aren't quite as skilled as you'd like, check out these easy tutorials.
Not only are they easy, but they're budget friendly too!
Looking for unique Christmas gift ideas you can make? Here are a few ideas to get you started.
Our television sets are covered with news stories about hurricanes right now, but today's storms can't compare to those of yesterday. This article explores a brief history of ten of the most devastating of these disasters.
I have experienced first-hand the kindness and generosity of Ronald McDonald House Charities. They are a charity I'm confident in recommending to everyone.
Recently I was going through my massive supply of what I call my “surplus books” (usually purchased in huge lots off of eBay) and came across I, Monster: Serial Killers In Their Own Words by Tom Philbin and thought, “Hmmm, sounds...
Based on the lies of convicted man, an innocent family would die at the hand's of two greedy men who had recently been released from prison.
From fatal marriages to deadly cops, these six books offer the short and sweet of many fascinating stories.
Why settle for half in a divorce when you can have it all if you murder them?
Although you would wish a narcissistic mother on no one, sometimes it's nice to be reminded you're not alone.
If you can't leave the narcissist in your life, you can take away their power when you understand them and stop responding.
They have married for love but they murdered their wives for money.
Blood is thicker than water, or so they say.
These two-faced friends committed the ultimate betrayal of friendship: murder.
The brides and grooms of these books failed to understand "until death we do part" isn't a license to kill your spouse when you're done with married life.
Robert Oakley Marshall wanted out of his marriage to be with his mistress, but he couldn't afford for his massive debt to be exposed in a divorce.
Sometimes the only way to ensure you win the heart of your beloved is to murder the competition.
You can never know when you could have information that could solve these missing children cold cases and bring closure to their families.
Got Kindle Unlimited? Check out these great true crime books but be sure to keep the Kleenex handy.
These kids' temper tantrums were so violent, it resulted in the death of their parents.
Whereas juveniles who kill their parents usually do so out of rage, adult children kill their parents for much more sinister reasons.
Don't let the youthful faces fool you. Evil lurks inside their dark souls.
I love true crime and read a lot of it. Here are ten things I've learned from studying crime stories. So many lessons, so little space.
Ted Kimble wanted his wife dead so he could collect the life insurance, so he convinced his brother Ronnie Kimble to do it for him.
The men who are subjects of these five books would rather murder than to lose some of their stuff in a divorce.
Clear off the mantel, the Mother of the Year awards are coming up now.
They came to America in hopes of a better of life, but they became a murdered mail order bride.
With Amazon Prime, these ten great true crime movies are free to watch.
Seven childhood photos of serial killers before anyone knew they would become violent murderers.
Jeff Cahill beat his wife Jill into a coma. Then while out on bail, he snuck into the hospital and tried to finish the job. His horrific actions led to the creation of Jilly's Law in New York State, which protects victims from their perpetrators.
Is Peter Falconio a murder victim or a man pulling a missing person scam? Here's the short version of a long story to help you decide.
Did teen blogger Rachelle Waterman really want her mother Lauri Waterman dead? Or was Lauri's murder the desperate act of two nobodies who wanted to heroes?
Why did it take 16 years to solve the murder of Helen Betty Osborne when everyone in town knew who the killers were?
These 10 kids were all from different regions and different backgrounds and different times, but they had one thing in common: they all became murderers as children.
Their patients trusted these nurses to help them recover, not kill them.
A photo collection and brief summary of 10 sexy female criminals whose cases stunned and horrified the world.
Kosta Fotopoulos was in love with Deidre Hunt but knew he wouldn't get his wife's wealth if he divorced her, so this duo devised a deadly plan to be together and walk away with riches.
In 2004, Dr. Barton Thomas Corbin's wife Jennifer Corbin was found dead in her bed in what was staged as a suicide. Little did anyone know that Jennifer's death would shed new light on the 16-year-old case of Dolly Hearn, Corbin's former girlfriend.
Diane O'Dell gave birth to twelve children but only eight of them survived, with four of them hidden away in a musty old storage shed.
My boyfriend made me do it! These women longed to be with their secret lovers but to divorce their husband would be shameful so murder was the only way.
Arthur John Shawcross killed two children in 1972 and was sent to prison. But the state of New York released him, and 11 more people would die as a result.
Fred Tokars knew his wife was ready to divorce him and he feared she'd expose all of his dirty secrets, so he hired one of his clients to make sure she didn't.
Did former Indiana State Trooper David Camm kill his wife and two children? Or is karma making him pay for his many marital indiscretions?
Losing half of their material possessions and being required to pay child support was too much trouble for these men; now they're doing life behind bars.
Do you have any information about one of these disappearances and help solve a cold case?
It's unthinkable a mother would kill her own child but many have. Herein is the story of five of these murderous mommies.
Susan Wright was a victim of domestic abuse at the hands of her coke-addicted husband, Jeffrey Andrew Wright. What followed was a gruesome murder and a controversial legal saga.
Crystal Faye Todd and Ken Register had been friends since they were kids, but on the night of November 16, 1991, the friendship would come to a horrific end.
Michelle Theer began an affair with John Diamond while her Air Force husband Captain Marty Theer was away. When he returned, Michelle was desperate to get out.
Did Gail Katz run away from her tumultuous marriage or did her husband, Dr. Bob Bierenbaum, kill her then use his plane to dump her body?
Dianne Masters wanted to divorce her powerful attorney husband, but Alan Masters had too much to lose to let her out of the marriage alive.
Sugar and spice and everything nice? Not always! These five stories of little girls who kill proves we should all beware of pretty little packages.
Whether you're new to the genre or a long time fan, these five true crime classics are staples in any library.
A single parent to three children and struggling financially, Ellen Boehm knew something had to change.
Clara Harris was outraged when she learned her husband David Harris was cheating with his receptionist. Days later she would make international headlines for murder.
John Wayne Hearn was willing to do anything for the love of Debra Sims Banister, including killing three innocent people.
Cops were skeptical the first time Paula Marie Sims said a masked man took her baby. The second time it happened, they knew it was a lie.
Joy Davis Aylor was angry that her husband Larry Aylor was having an affair, so she hired a man to murder Larry's mistress and later sent thugs to kill Larry himself. Things spun out of control for Joy and she fled the country.
Is being grounded from driving your car and going to the prom enough to make a teen kill in cold blood? Indiana prosecutors say it was for Jeff Pelley.
The First FBI 10 Most Wanted list and a review of their case histories. Includes video of the 2016 FBI Most Wanted list.
When Betty Gore confronted Candy Montgomery about having an affair with her husband, Candy hacked her friend 40 times with an ax . . . and got away with it! Here's the true story.
Finding a log cabin home floor plan with three bedrooms and 1700 square feet or less is difficult. This list will save you a great deal of time.
She may have been born poor, but Patricia Allanson didn't intend to die that way, even if it meant murdering her in-laws and others to get there.
Wanda had always wanted to be popular. A teenage pregnancy stopped that dream, but now she had another chance through her daughter.
Craig Rabinowitz was in deep. He'd taken money from friends and family in the name of investments and spent it on strippers. His solution? Murder.
Joe Pikul was a controlling and abusive man. When his wife, Diane Pikul, grew tired of his tirades and decided to divorce him, he murdered her. But karma got the final word.
When Derek Haysom expressed his dislike of his daughter's boyfriend, Elizabeth Haysom decided Daddy and Mommy had to die and Jens Soering agreed.
Cold Case detectives could use new leads in these five cold cases of unsolved murders and missing persons.
Learn about the best hotels in Gatlinburg closely located near the entrance to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Dr. John Dale Cavaness may have been well liked by his patients, but to his children, he was a man willing to sacrifice lives for financial gain.
Rachel Wade was willing to do anything to keep her man, including stabbing her romantic rival to death in the streets of Pinellas Park.
When two sick minds attract and join forces, the destruction is deadly - even for their family.
After spending many summers in the Great Smoky Mountains and its gateway cities—Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg—I've visited lots of fun attractions in the area, these six activities are my all-time favorites.
When 12-year-old Stephanie Crowe was brutally murdered with her family sleeping only feet away, police immediately decided her brother and his two friends were responsible. But they were very wrong.
The deadliest of all women: the ones who seduce a man, promise to love him till death they do part, then brutally murder him—all for money.
Is Timothy Hennis guilty of murdering Katie Eastburn and two of her daughters, or is he a victim of a prosecutor's witch hunt? This is the story of the Eastburn family murders, and the three trials that have consumed a quarter of a century.
These guys wanted to be with their girlfriends but didn't want to deal with a divorce. They somehow believed murder was the better option.
Nancy Kissel was in love with a man in Vermont, but she was living the life of an expat in Hong Kong with her husband Robert Kissel...until she killed him.
Fairfield University student Mark Steven Fisher was looking for a fun night out in Manhattan with friends, but he had a little too much to drink, met a girl he liked, and followed her to a deadly party.
Audrey Marie Hilley murdered her husband, attempted to kill her daughter, may have murdered her mother-in-law, and then faked her own death. But those aren't the craziest things Audrey did.
Dana Ewell needed money for his lavish lifestyle, but the only work he was willing to do was trying to mastermind the murder of the Ewell family. Working with accomplices Ernest Jack Ponce, Joel Radovcich and Monica Zent, Dana ended up inheriting nothing but a life in prison.
Murder is as old as man as these five stories of murders from long ago prove.
Realizing she was about to lose custody of her daughters to her ex-husband, Jessica McCord had to do something. That something was double homicide.
A convenience store clerk was his first victim, a nun was his second. Who would have been John Allen Chapman's third victim if not for a keen-eyed law enforcement officer?
Cynthia Campbell Ray was a twisted, spoiled little rich girl willing to do anything for money—even kill her parents in front of her own children. This is the horrifying story of the 1982 Cindy and David murders that shocked the city of Houston and made national headlines.
Get the full Nashville experience by visiting downtown Nashville's Honky Tonk Row on Lower Broadway. Overwhelmed by the number of places there? Don't fret—here are the ten best honky-tonk bars in the area!
Anjette Lyles was known for her good cooking, but no one could have suspected the deadly recipes she was brewing up for her loved ones.
Liza Jean Pelham Taylor was striving to become a country music star, but an extramarital affair and her murder by husband Herman Banks Taylor Jr. put an end to that dream.
Beware these paranormal hotspots during your Tennesee visit!
If you love old cemeteries, grab a friend and hop in the car for a road trip across Tennessee to visit some of its oldest cemeteries.
In Tennessee's small, historical downtowns is where you can find authenticity at its finest.
Tennessee has a lot of rivers and humid summers, so it's no surprise that kayaking, canoeing, and tubing nearby rivers is a popular pastime of state residents.
With more than 8300 caves throughout the state, there's a cave in Tennessee for everyone, from those with just a casual interest to those looking for kayaking or intense spelunking experiences.
Few could guess this quiet little village was once a bustling vacation destination of the elite seeking heeling from the river's gentle waters.
You may have realized the toxicity of your relationship, but cutting ties is easier said than done. These powerful quotes will inspire you to let go of negativity and start focusing on your own personal growth.
If you hate housekeeping, these 25 hacks to get it done quickly will help you get on doing what you'd rather be doing.
In 1958, 12-year-old Treva Joyce Raper was murdered by her 32-year-old cousin Thomas Everett Rutledge. Sometimes those closest to us are the ones most dangerous to us.
The same day his twin daughters were born, Billy Gibbs would commit a crime so horrific he would die in the electric chair two years later.