Kyla Ulmer

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Who was Stella Walsh?

Everything went as planned — at least at first. In Los Angeles, Walsh, running under the name Stanislawa Walasiewicz (shortened from Walasiewczowna when her family first moved to the U.S. before adopting the Anglicized Walsh) won the gold medal in the 100-meter sprint handily, running the distance …

The Ghost Rapes of Bolivia

For a while, the residents of Manitoba Colony thought demons were raping the town's women. There was no other way of explaining how a woman could wake up with blood and semen stains smeared across her sheets and no memory of the previous night.<p>For a while, the residents of Manitoba Colony thought …

The Confessions of Innocent Men

Why would two suspects caught up in a grisly murder investigation admit to a killing they didn't commit?<p>Any good criminal-defense attorney will tell you to say four words if you are about to be arrested for murder: <i>I want a lawyer</i>.<p>This is simple advice and should be easy to remember during an …

Death of a ballplayer

<i>Take me to the mission,<br>to the mission, to the place<br>where it’s safe</i> <i>William Michael Dillon, "The Mission" from Black Robes and Lawyers</i><p><i>Part 1: Billy Dillon's Last Normal Day</i><p>William Dillon watched moonlit waves crash into the sand as he smoked a joint. It was Aug. 22, 1981 in Canova Beach, Fla., and …