Bass Reeves

Bass Reeves

Bass Reeves was born in 1838 in Crawford County, Arkansas, a child of slaves. He grew up in Grayson, Texas after his owner, William S. Reeves relocated. During the Civil War, Bass claimed to have fought under the leadership of…

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Truly Chilling

Truly Chilling

Truly Chilling: Here at the Crime Museum we have a particular interest in bizarre crimes, especially in October, when we’re working to bring you Fright at the Museum. Working with Kalila Smith, an expert on New Orleans history and the…

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Lance Armstrong Comes Clean

Lance Armstrong Comes Clean

Believe it or not, Lance Armstrong comes clean about his drug history. Despite decades of vehement denial, the infamous cyclist and philanthropist Lance Armstrong openly admitted to a career-long history of doping during an Oprah interview that was broadcast this…

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