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True Crime History Murder First

1846: America's First M'Naghten Defense AKA 'Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity'

May 23, 2022

This case was NOT easy to find and seeing it's a FIRST for the United States it's honestly impossibly to understand why it's not more known. Cases like this are the reason this podcast exists. Pulling cases from the metapho…

True Crime History Murder First

1845: America's First 'Sleepwalking Killer'

May 9, 2022

Have you ever wondered when sleepwalking became a legit excuse for murder? Have you ever wondered who first used the defense AND got away with it? This week the ONUC gals discuss a doctor turned body snatcher turned famous c…

True Crime History Bizarre Phenomenons Infamous First

1835: The First Presidential Assassination Attempt in the United States

Jan. 31, 2022

What makes an assassin? Why does anyone make the decision to try and murder a president or political figure? And, why (other than ALL of the other problematic issues) President Andrew Jackson? This week the ONUC gals discuss…

True Crime History Bizarre Phenomenons First

1831: City Bank of New York Theft AKA The First Bank Heist in the United States

Dec. 27, 2021

This week's case has no murder! Leah was quite happy. This week the ONUC gals discuss the first bank heist in the United States, the largest bank heists in the world, and Kayla raps (yes, we're serious). Trigger Warning Leve…

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1818: America's First Murder For Hire Case

Sept. 27, 2021

What do you get when you cross a last will and testament, profitable land, and three men fighting over it? One man dead, four sentenced to death, and America's first murder for hire case. This week the ONUC gals discuss the …

True Crime History Murder First

1817: America's First Public Enemy No. 1

Sept. 20, 2021

Have you or someone you love ever skipped school? Did your parents think you were possessed by demons as a child? Most importantly, did you go on a multi state murder spree? If so, you could be entitled to compensation. Not …

True Crime History Murder First

1816: America's First Case of Murder by Counseling

Sept. 13, 2021

TRIGGER WARNING EPISODE This week's episode has heavy discussion of suicide. If that is a subject that you are not able to hear or are not mentally able to listen to... then don't. We value your mental health and we love you…

True Crime History Murder First

1812: Chicago's First Murder

Aug. 16, 2021

' Welcome, Ladies and Gentlemen, you are about to see a story of murder, greed, corruption, violence, exploitation, adultery, and treachery - all of those things we all hold near and dear to our hearts.' - Chicago, The Music…

True Crime History Murder First

1808: America's First Murder Ballad

July 19, 2021

It's a tale as old as time. Man loves woman. Woman loves man. Man finds another woman. Man then kills first woman. Sounds pretty romantic, right? This week the ONUC gals discuss the murder and murder ballad of Naomi Wise. Li…

True Crime History Murder Infamous First

1800: The Manhattan Well Murder Trial

May 31, 2021

IT'S THE FIRST OFFICIAL EPISODE! What do 44 hours in court, 75 witnesses, and a 5 minute deliberation have in common? The first recorded murder trial of the United States. Join the ONUC gals as they discuss their opinions on…