The Menendez Brothers

Lyle and Erik Menendez seemingly had it all, intelligence, good looks and a beautiful home in Beverly Hills, California. But one night they shot their parents to death in cold blood and initially tried to make it look like intruders committed the crime.

Menendez  Brothers
Now legendary producer Dick Wolf is focusing the first episode of NBC’s upcoming Law & Order: True Crime on the Menendez brothers. In the video below, HLN’s Nancy Grace takes a closer look at the case, including the brothers’  chilling 911 call and their shocking courtroom testimony.

BTK: The Killer Next Door

Dennis Rader was the local dog catcher and compliance officer in Wichita, Kansas, but he led a twisted and evil double life as a serial killer who bound, tied and killed his victims. Known as BTK, Rader murdered ten people in Wichita from 1974 to 1991 until he was finally captured and convicted. Here is his story on HLN.