After the rebellion the James brothers teamed up with Bloody Bill’s Gang and Robert Ford's Gang. Together, they went and tried to rob a man on his stagecoach, but they accidentally killed two innocent people, thus the people creating a reward for their gangs, dead or alive. (Biography.com 1) Jesse (By himself), stole over two hundred thousand dollars in total. While teamed up, Jesse proclaimed that he was a “Modern Robin Hood” by giving what they stole to the poor. (Pbs.org
Stardom and Struggles of Judy Garland Predestined actress, singer, and star, Judy Garland, was born on June 10th, 1922, under the name of Frances Ethel Gumm. She was named after her vaudeville professional parents, Ethel and Francis, who had lived as entertainers that performed short theatrical routines and acts, then spent their retirement inspiring their three daughters with music. At their home in Grand Rapids, Minnesota, the piano could constantly be heard, along with other instruments that their mother taught them to play. Judy was given the nickname “Baby Gumm” for she was now the youngest child, however her age did not hold her back from being a talented performer. At the age of two, Judy’s mother already saw the potential she had
7 The Night Stalker Thestar.com Richard Ram was known as the Night Stalker and during his 8 month killing spree during the 1980’s he killed 14 victims. The self-proclaimed Satanist broke into homes, burgalured, raped, and killed, and once captured seemed to enjoy the publicity and media attention. And his crimes attracted a lot of attention. On the first day of his trial he entered the courtroom, held out his hand, which had a pentagram drawn on it, and shouted, “Hail Satan!” He never expressed any type of guilt or remorse for his crimes. After being found guilty on 13 counts of murder, 5 attempted murders, 11 sexual assaults and 14 burglaries, he was sentenced to death.
His parents later had three more boys and two girls. His first sister, Rose, died after birth, so his parents later had Mafalda, who became the spoiled princess of the family (Yancey, 2003). The less spoiled boys were full of mischief, but were taught to be respectful of their parents (Yancey, 2003). Capone’s schooling was a roller coaster, which ultimately fell apart. His first teacher remembered him as a
Valentine's Day Massacre was one of Capone's biggest, most notorious, bloodletting of all. His biggest rival was Bugs Moran. He had intervened with so many of Capone's deliveries that Capone decided to take him out. He hired killers and they devised a plan to carry this out and get away with it. On February 14, 1929, Moran had a huge shipment of Canadian whiskey coming in and a few of his members of the gang were awaiting the shipment to come in.
Introduction A gang is an organized group of close individuals who in most cases are friends or even family members with an established leadership structure. Gang engages in organized crimes claiming ownership over a territory. The Aryan Brotherhood (AB), is the white supremacist prison and street gang and a national organized crime performing syndicate. The AB was founded in 1964 by Irish bikers to provide protection for white inmates in prisons, it is currently the deadliest and largest prison gang in the United States. The estimated number of its members on the streets and in the prison is 20,000 and are guided by their belief strong brotherhood bond of vengeance, not afraid to die for a brother.
Twyla- Twyla is introduced at the very beginning of the story as the girl with the mom that “danced all night” (Morrison,1), she is also the Narrator and a main character. Twyla mentions her mother at the beginning of the story. Mary has neglected her daughter which is why she ends up in the orphanage. Twyla’s mother has taught her daughter to be prejudice against people of Roberta’s race saying that “they never wash their hair and they smelled funny” (Morrison,10), throughout the story some of these prejudices disappear and come about again when the two women meet again and again over long time spans. In her teen years, Twyla works at a Howard Johnson’s where she re-encounters Roberta for the first time and thinks to herself that, “She made the big girls look like nuns” (Morrison,35).
Chicago’s gang war reached its climax in the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre of 1929. One of Capone’s biggest enemies, who was gangster George “Bugs” Moran, ran his bootlegging out of a garage on the North Side of Chicago. Seven members of Moran’s operation were gunned down while standing lined up, facing the wall of the garage on February 14. Around 70 shots were fired. When police officers arrived, they found a gang member, Frank Gusenberg, barely alive.
“The truth is, I’ve never fooled anyone. I’ve let them fool themselves, because they didn't bother to find out who I really or what i really was.” Quoted by famous singer,dancer, actress, and model Marilyn Monroe. Born as Norma Jeane Mortenson, she had a very rough childhood. Her mother almost smothered her to death at two, at age six she was nearly raped going in and out of foster homes, because her mother was hospitalized with paranoid schizophrenic. By the age of sixteen she had already dropped out and was married her first husband James Dougherty .
They are Steven Harmon, who is a sixteen-year-old young man who has been arrested for being a look-out in a robbery that turns out to be a murder. Sandra Petrocelli, is an Assistant District Attorney that prosecuted Steven Harmon and James King and called them Monsters. Kathy O’Brien, is Steven’s attorney and she tries to make sure that he receives a not guilty verdict. James King is Steven’s older friend that asked Steven to be in his crew to rob a drugstore. Richard “Bobo” Evans was accused of being in the store during the robbery and he wanted a lighter sentence so he testified against Steven and James King.
While Cameron’s life was flourishing, Screamer left Messina in hopes of becoming an actress in Hollywood (65). Rather than showing the world her talent, she tried to sleep her way to the top, which hurt her in the long run (66). According to Nat, Cameron’s best friend since Kindergarten, Screamer looks like an aging high-dollar call girl, while Cameron is nothing but class (98). Neely neglected Cameron because Screamer was hot and trot, but fourteen years later all she had become was a thirty-two year old, looking fifty that was fat, ugly, and tired (97, 182-183). Outer beauty, obviously, cannot define a person for who they are.
Both families moved to Dallas, Texas, and Bonnie married a man named Roy Thornton. During this time, Clyde and his brother Buck got arrested and spent a few days in jail. Later, Bonnie began working in a restaurant in town. Buck and Clyde were then arrested for robbery and were released on bail, and then Bonnie and Clyde met. Clyde got arrested again, and Bonnie snuck in a gun, letting Clyde use it to escape.
For example there is a lot of white cops shooting and killing innocent black people. Just like this book everything is revolved around mexicans and cholas. Police killed at least 102 unarmed black people in 2015, nearly twice each week. Also the gang violence today is still going on. As the book mentioned it was a lot of gangs and killing and ect in LA.
He was eventually caught and cornered by 300 police. Instead of succumbing, he killed himself with a grenade to the face. Number Five: Khun Sa. Known as the opium king, Khun Sa was a drug dealer in the '70s and '80s and was worth $5 billion in his prime. His heroin empire was the largest in the world during those decades.