James Bulger was just three years old when he was abducted and killed by two ten year old boys, Jon Venables and Robert Thompson. They grabbed him from a shopping mall, walked with him through the suburbs of Bootle and Walton, then took him to a secluted area on train tracks and killed him. This case attracted media attention, for the reaon of the murderers being only ten year old. In the trial 38 witness testified, that they saw the three boys and most of them saw that Bulger was in distress. But only a few of them intervened but not to the extent that they saved Bulger.
Barbara Lazear Ascher, in “On Compassion” Gave two scenarios in which a woman gave a homeless man money when he had stared down the lady and her baby, questioning whether the offering was out of fear or compassion. Ascher then gives another scenario where a homeless man walks into a bread shop silently inside the shop. Moments later a french woman walks out of the kitchen with a hot cup a coffee and food to give to him. Ascher then questioned if the french woman gave the man food out of her heart or she just wanted him out. Out of fear of disturbing her customers and losing sales. Both scenarios given can be questioned if the act of these women were compassion or simply fear. Compassion is more than just and action, it is a collection of human instincts keeping people human.
In 1987 Sian Kingi aged 12 was abducted, raped, strangled and stabbed before she was murdered.
The story of Ronald Gene Simmons. On the 22nd of December, 1987 the worst mass murder in Arkansas history took place. A man by the name of Ronald Gene Simmons went on a killing spree. He started off by killing his wife, kids, and his three year old granddaughter, but it didn’t stop there. He killed his family and quite a few harmless townspeople because he went insane, because why else would you kill harmless people?
Kidnapping. Taking someone away illegally by force, typically to obtain a ransome. The Lindberghs were a sweet family and everyone loved them, especially after they had their first son, or that 's what everyone thought. The Lindberghs son was kidnapped and killed from their house in New Jersey. The mystery behind the Lindbergh baby kidnapping can be summed up in the theories: it was done by Bruno Hauptmann or Charles Lindbergh helped the kidnapper.
BOOM! To the front of the head. In a blink of an eye, she was gone. Betty Williams was a young Christian girl, but she also liked getting people’s attention by doing crazy things. Betty was well known for being in different plays. Betty talked to a lot of different guys throughout high school, but that did not get her anywhere. She had the biggest crush on the high school quarterback Mack Herring. Betty was well known around the school as a “Slut”. Betty was not happy with her life, so she was constantly asking her friends to kill her, but her friends always thought she was messing around. Then she asked Mack, and he had agreed to take her out of her misery. After she was killed, her parents had begun to wonder where Betty went. The police
On Tuesday November 12, 1963 Ponyboy Curtis and Johnny Cade go missing after the scene of Bob Sheldon’s murder. The two boys were seen running by the the park just before the incident, witnesses say that there had been a gang fight including Curtis, Cade, and Sheldon. Police believe Curtis and Cade are on the run because of the devastation last night. Police caution everyone in the area of Tulsa of Ponyboy Curtis and Johnny Cade as we are unaware if they are armed with weapons.
The Equal Access Act upheld by the Supreme Court in Board of Education v. Mergens, 1990, requires public secondary schools to allow access to religiously based student groups on the same basis as other student clubs. The school administration denied a group of students their right to create a Christian after school club. The students intended for their club to have just the same privileges and club meetings as all other after school clubs. The schools excuse being that it lacked faculty support which led to the school and district being sued by the students. “The students alleged that Westside 's refusal violated the Equal Access Act, which requires that schools in receipt of federal funds provide "equal access" to student groups seeking to express "religious, political, philosophical, or other content" messages” (Board of Education of Westside Community Schools v. Mergens by and Through Mergens). Many still argue today that Westside 's prohibition against the Christian club, consistent with the Establishment Clause, makes the Equal Access Act unconstitutional.
In this case, there were three total victims between the ages of eleven to thirteen, all of which being boys. While jogging near his home in Portland, Maine, eleven-year-old Richard Stetson went missing. During his newspaper route, thirteen-year-old Danny Joe Eberle vanished in the early hours
In 2007, a three-year-old girl went missing from her holiday apartment in Portugal. Madeleine McCann was on a holiday with her parents, younger twin siblings, and a group of family friends. They had rented a ground floor apartment to spend their holiday in. On the evening of May 3rd, 2007, the McCann 's left their sleeping children in the apartment to go to a restaurant and bar fifty meters away. There, the McCann 's met up with their family friends. The parents checked on their children every thirty minutes. However, when Madeleine 's mother came to check on her at 10:00 pm, she was missing. This left many people wondering about what could have happened to Madeleine. The first theory is Madeleine 's parents murdered her in the apartment. The second theory is an unknown man kidnapped her. In the rest of this essay, you will find different evidence on these theories.
“The sheep pushing their carts down the aisle--the girls were walking against the usual traffic (not that we have one-way signs or anything)--were pretty hilarious” (Updike 651). As an average cashier at a plain A&P store in the middle of town, the protagonist Sammy is unaccustomed to customers in provocative attire. Queenie and her two friends (one chunky, one tall) are outcast in a setting of tremendous social conformity, and quickly catch Sammy’s watchful eye with their unexpected bikinis. Unabashed in teenage ignorance, these three girls continue to shop for herring snacks, unaware that consequence is at their doorstep. As the store manager, Lengel, catches wind of the girls’ boisterous attire,
“You’re going to the alternative school? What did you do to go there? You’re not a bad student.” If you live in Haysville, you know that there are two high schools. Haysville High, or the “inferior” school offers an alternative program. Campus is a colossal 5A school with 1,500 students. Haysville High is outshines Campus because of the environment, population, and curriculum.
John Edward Walsh, Jr. is an American television personality, criminal investigator, human and victim’s right advocate, the creator and host of America’s Most Wanted, and The Hunt television shows. Born in 1945 in Auburn, New York he was raised in a strict and supportive catholic home. After becoming a hotel marketing executive in Hollywood, Florida John Walsh met his wife Reve’ Walsh and settled down to raise a family. (http://www.biography.com/people/john-walsh-9542164) In 1981, a seemingly normal day, John Walsh kissed his wife and young son Adam good bye as he left for work. John received a phone call mid-day whilst at work on July 27, 1981, stating that tragedy had struck when Walsh’s six year old son, Adam had been abducted from a Sear’s
On February 11, 1987, Peggy Hettrick’s body was found in a field in Fort Collins, Colorado. Hettrick’s body was located near the Prime Minister Pub and Grill which was the last place Hettrick was spotted alive at approximately 1:30 in the morning (Possley, 2016). When police found Peggy Hettrick’s body she had been stabbed in the back and sexually mutilated. Eye witnesses reported that Hetterick left the pub after allegedly witnessing her boyfriend with another female.
Big Brothers Big Sisters is an organization that tries to impact the youth across the country by giving them a positive role model that helps guide them in the right direction. In their mission, Big Brothers Big Sisters states that it is their goal to “provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationship that change their lives for the better, forever.” A child who participates in the program is called a “little” and they are given a “big”, and this “big” is supposed to influence their life in a positive way by creating a strong and lasting support system. It is important for children in low socioeconomic environments and single parent homes to have someone to encourage their passions