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All the Evidence Against Lizzie Borden—And Why She Was Acquitted

On August 4, 1892, Andrew Borden and his wife, Abby, were found hacked to death in their Fall River, Mass. home. The top suspect: Andrew’s daughter, Lizzie, who was acquitted but thereafter lived under the shadow of the crime. Why was Lizzie accused, and how did she beat the rap? Let’s take a look. » 8/04/15 12:20pm 8/04/15 12:20pm

The Lizzie Borden Chronicles' First Episode Shows Wickedly Campy Promise

Lizzie did it. That was heavily implied in Lizzie Borden Took An Axe, the Lifetime movie that spawned The Lizzie Borden Chronicles, which keeps that theory alive and embellishes the hell out of it. Like the film, the series stars a clearly-having-a-ball Christina Ricci; it starts after the accused murderer's acquittal. » 4/09/15 8:00pm 4/09/15 8:00pm

120-year-old legal papers could shed light on Lizzie Borden murders

Though she was found innocent, and preferred to go by the name Lizbeth, the world will always remember her as Lizzie Borden, the woman who gave her father and stepmother "forty whacks" with an axe. Now, the Fall River Historical Society in Massachusetts has acquired papers from an attorney who worked for the Borden… » 3/12/12 10:12am 3/12/12 10:12am