Murder

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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The introduction to the book Cricket in the Web by author Paula Moore about the unsolved 1949 murder of Las Cruces, N.M. waitress Cricket Coogler. by Paula Moore Editor's Note: The University of New Mexico Press released Paula Moore's Cricket in the Web on March 31, 2008,...
Oct 13, 2009
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Truman Capote's ground-breaking "non-fiction" novel about the murder of a Kansas farm family.  We take the position that the book is not only flawed, but dishonest. by J.J. Maloney The publication of In Cold Blood, in 1966, launched Truman Capote firmly into the top rank...
Oct 13, 2009
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Sharon KinneShe was one of the most remarkable criminals in U.S. history. A housewife, she turned cold-blooded killer. In 1969 she escaped from a Mexican prison and disappeared without a trace.by J. J. MaloneyIn 1960 Sharon Kinne was an attractive 20-year-old Jackson County, Mo...
Oct 13, 2009
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March 3, 2008 updated July 25, 2008Marty Tankleff and Parents After serving 17 years for the 1988 murders of his adoptive parents, Marty Tankleff's conviction was overturned by an appellate court in December, 2007. On July 1, 2008, New York State Attorney General Andrew...
Oct 10, 2009
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April 14, 2003 JonBenet Ramsey by Ryan Ross Copyright by Ryan Ross. 2003. All rights reserved. Related Story: The Murder of JonBenét Ramsey by JJ Maloney and J. Patrick O'Connor Editor's Note: On July 9, 2008, Boulder County District Attorney Mary Lacy stated that...
Oct 10, 2009
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Rubin "Hurricane" Carter The movie The Hurricane portrays Rubin "Hurricane" Carter as a black man wronged by a racist justice system. But Carter is a fraud and so was the movie, from beginning to end. by Lona Manning Most people who know about the Hurricane Carter case...
Oct 10, 2009
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Spica car bombing Sonny Spica, the rash protégé of St. Louis Outfit boss Tony Giordano, was a marked man. Nick Civella in Kansas City wanted him dead and so did Ray Flynn, the most violent labor racketeer in St. Louis. The car bomb that killed Spica in 1979 ignited St. Louis...
Oct 10, 2009
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St. Louis, Missouri Paulie Leisure wanted to control St. Louis' underworld and he was prepared to kill anyone who stood in his way. In using car bombs to take out Tony Giordano protégé Sonny Spica and then Jimmy Michaels, the venerable head of the Syrian-Lebanese faction, he...

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