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RNC Guests Can Stay in Jeffrey Dahmer's Childhood Home

It's got a really good vibe, owner says

(Newser) - People visiting Ohio for what is shaping up to be a fiercely contested Republican National Convention can spend their nights relaxing at the home where one of America's most notorious serial killers committed his first murder. The owner of Jeffrey Dahmer's childhood home is offering to rent the... More »

For Sale: Jeffrey Dahmer's Childhood Home

PETA would like it to be a vegan restaurant

(Newser) - The house where serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer grew up and committed his first murder is for sale again in northern Ohio. Situated on a private wooded lot in a wealthy neighborhood near Akron, the three-bedroom home is priced at $295,000. The home was first listed two years ago before... More »

Ma Barker's Florida Hideout for Sale

Jeffrey Dahmer's Ohio home also on market

(Newser) - Two houses now on the market are getting attention thanks to previous occupants:
  • Ma Barker: The lakefront hideout in Ocklawaha, Florida, where the FBI gunned down her and a son in 1935 is up for sale for $1 million, reports Reuters . It's even got bullet holes—along with 11
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Groupon Sees Backlash Over 'Dahmer Tour' Coupon

It yanks affiliation after Milwaukee residents complain

(Newser) - A gruesome Groupon has sparked an uproar in Milwaukee. The daily deal website offered a coupon for a tour of "the hunting grounds" of serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer. The deal sold out, but a flurry of negative reaction caused Groupon to pull its affiliation with the company organizing the... More »

Don't Want Jury Duty? Here's What to Do...

Just know serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer!

(Newser) - For anyone not wanting to serve on a jury, it seems there's an easy way to avoid it: Know a serial killer. During the screening of potential jurors by a judge in Cleveland last week, John Backderf was asked if he had known anyone convicted of a crime. The unexpected... More »

Did Jeffrey Dahmer Murder Adam Walsh?

Evidence links serial killer, America's Most Wanted host's son

(Newser) - In 2008, police in Hollywood, Fla., announced they had confirmed the identity of the man who abducted and murdered Adam Walsh: Otis Toole, a longtime suspect in the 1981 crime who had died in 1996. But a Miami Herald investigation suggests a link between the disappearance of the 6-year-old—whose... More »

PETA Dubs Buffy Actress 'Jeffrey Dahmer'

Activists still up in arms over 2008 comment

(Newser) - PETA just can’t let some things go. Its latest bulletin compares Eliza Dushku to a serial killer for something she said in August, the New York Post reports. The former vampire slayer told Jimmy Kimmel that she has hunted, but at least she ate what she killed. Not good... More »

One Who Just Won't Love Huck

National media ignoring hokey hopeful's dirty past, says old nemesis

(Newser) - GOP longshot Mike Huckabee has a national rep for being funny and lovable, but one newspaper editor’s got a bone to pick. The Huckabee that governed Arkansas opposed the arts and evolution, pillaged government coffers, and destroyed all hard drives when he left office, writes Max Brantley in Salon.... More »

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