Women in Crime

This subject will have articles that are about women involved with crime throughout history, either as the perpetrator or the victim.

Internet Black Widow star
Melissa Shepard has been dubbed as the Internet Black Widow and has served many years in prison for convictions of things, like fraud, grand larceny, and a host of other charges including poisoning.

Lena Baker star
Lena Baker was an African American woman who was put to death in 1945 for a crime she may not have committed. The murder of her boss and lover, a white man named Ernest Knight.

Lola Greene Baldwin star
Lola Greene Baldwin was the very first paid policewoman in the United States in Portland, Oregon.

Murders of Pregnant Women - By Others star
In part two of the series on murdered pregnant women, I take a look at some cases in which strangers or acquaintances killed the women for their babies.

Murders of Pregnant Women - By Partners star
Various studies cite murder as a leading cause of death for pregnant women. Read about some of the cases that make up this alarming statistic here. Part one of a two-part series.

Pink Collar Crimes star
Pink Collar crimes are white-collar crimes that are perpetrated by women such as embezzlement and forgery. Read my article to find out who was the biggest perpetrator of this crime.

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