Denise Noe

Oct 14, 2009
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May 1, 2003 (photo courtesy salmineo.com) Residents of New York City's crime-ridden Hell's Kitchen neighborhood predicted that Salvatore Mineo Jr. would come to a bad end. The slight boy they called "Junior" in elementary school was a playground brawler, thief, and gang...
Oct 13, 2009
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February 29, 2004 Richard Loeb with his arm around Nathan Leopold. Richard Loeb and Nathan Leopold were as unlikely a pair of cold-blooded murderers as ever appeared in U.S. history. Privileged, brilliant, and coddled, they conjured up the perfect crime – just for the...
Oct 13, 2009
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Updated 3/12/07 Emmett Till The brutal murder of 14-year-old Emmett Till in Mississippi in 1955 galvanized the fledgling civil rights movement like no other killing of a black by white racists before it. After an all-white, all-male jury acquitted Till's two killers, the...
Oct 13, 2009
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March 14, 2005 Leo Frank (photograph c. 1915) Virulent anti-Semitism led directly to the arrest, prosecution, conviction, and lynching of the innocent, but Jewish, Leo Frank. Police and prosecutors fabricated evidence to win a death by hanging verdict. When the...
Oct 9, 2009
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Dec. 1, 2003 Updated Jan. 25, 2006 Father John Geoghan Father John Geoghan sexually molested young boys for over three decades with the full knowledge of the Archdiocese of Boston. By the time Cardinal Bernard Law got around to having him defrocked in 1993, Geoghan had become...
Oct 3, 2009
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Robert F. Kennedy was assassinated on the first anniversary of the Six-Day War in 1968. Sirhan Sirhan assassinated Robert Kennedy on the first anniversary of the Six-Day War "willfully, premeditatively, with 20 years of malice aforethought." He also assassinated modern U.S...
Oct 2, 2009
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Sept. 14, 2003 Updated Sept. 24, 2007 Gov. George Wallace Arthur Bremer tried to fill the void in his miserable life by taking the life of Gov. George Wallace in 1972. He failed on both counts. by Denise Noe (Editor's Note: Arthur Bremer was released from prison on...

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