BLACK WIDOW BY PROXY: THE VIRGINIA GIBBS STORY

September 3rd happens to be my birthday. It also happens to be the date that - back in 1945 - local Cincinnati gal Virginia Gibbs chose to move forward with a rather elaborate plan to get rid of her abusive father once and for all. Unfortunately, in order to do this, another man had to…

THE MYSTERY GIRL IN THE RIVER

The articles below detail the grisly murder of a young woman, found decapitated, floating in the Ohio River in early May, 1936. There was speculation for a brief time that she was Evelyn Hatfield from Cincinnati, but detectives later determined that missing young woman was alive and well, she'd actually run off to join the…