This story comes to us from the little town of Olathe Kansas via the Los Angeles Times. However, this story was also on the front-page of The New York Times. Our author, David Eulitt, leads with the defendant telling jurors he didn 't care what sentence was handed down. The author continues, Johnson County District Attorney Steve Howe had urged the jury to recommend a death sentence. The jury convicted 74-year-old Frazier Glenn Miller Jr. of capital murder for the April 2014 shootings, Eulitt notes.
The days of Detroit Red came to an end in 1946 when Malcolm and Shorty Jarvis along with their two white girlfriends went on a robbery spree. Malcolm was convicted of larceny, breaking and entering and carrying a weapon. At age 20, he was given a concurrent eight to ten year sentence and was sent to Charleston State Prison where he was forced to get clean and detox. During his seven years in prison (1946 – 1952), Malcolm underwent a great alteration to his mind set and character. He no longer boasted of himself in crime but took an interest in trying to better himself with knowledge.
On July 27, 1996, in Atlanta, Georgia a bomb was detonated at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics. One person was killed from the blast, and nearly 100 people were injured. However, the blast was believed to have had the ability to kill many more if it was not for one man. Richard Jewell was a former deputy sheriff and security guard for a college. Jewell was working a temporary job as a security guard at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics when he found a suspicious backpack (Sack, 2013).
Charged in the murder of a local boxing legend, Tycorion Davis, 18, was arrested after a Crime Stoppers tip helped to put him behind bars. Former boxer O 'Neil "Supernova" Bell died as a result of a random street robbery, and police are seeking four men accused of his murder. The robbery occurred in southwest Atlanta after O 'Neil Bell stepped off a bus, right before the day of Thanksgiving. As a result of the robbery, Bell died when he attempted to fight back, and they left another person injured. Investigators of criminal law have called it an opportunistic crime, and police put out surveillance footage to solve the case.
He had sent him to prison where he died. The murderer now was obviously trying to get back at the guests for being guilty of crime. Phillip Lombard was the quiet, suspicious, and panther like man. In February, 1932 Lombard was guilty of death of 21 men members of East African Tribe. He had left them to starve, and took the food and went off on his own.
Stephen Paddock, the Las Vegas shooter, killed fifty eight people who had gathered along the Las Vegas strip for a music concert before shooting and ending his life. A statement from his brother to reporters stated that their father at some point was featured in the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list. Patrick Hoskins Paddock, their father got arrested in 1960 after robbing banks and was served with a 20 year jail term. Eight years while serving his term in jail, he managed to escape and was on the run until 1978. Reports provided by the FBI stated that he was to be considered harmful to the society (Kutner, Max).
David Berkowitz, otherwise known as the Son of Sam, was arguably New York’s most notorious serial killer. Berkowitz was a postal employee who murdered six people in the late 1970’s with his .44 caliber handgun. After being caught through a parking ticket and sentenced to 365 years in prison, he made considerable profit from selling the story of his crimes. In 1977, New York State passed a law prohibiting criminals from profiting off of the publicity of their crimes, commonly nicknamed the Son of Sam laws. In the United States of America, 42 states have adopted similar laws to New York’s.
According to JK Rowling in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, “Killing is not so easy as the innocent believe.” On January 13, 1999 Hae Min Lee, a senior at Woodlawn High School, Baltimore, Maryland disappeared. Almost a month later, on February 9, 1999, her body was found lifeless in Leakin Park. Moreover, the results of the autopsy stated that the victim died of manual strangulation. In the most unfortunate cases, the crime was blamed on her ex-boyfriend, Adnan Syed, who got convicted of first degree murder serving a life sentence in jail. The question everyone’s asking is, was it right that the court decided to convict Adnan Syed?
In conclusion the trial of Alger Hiss reached the statute of limitations, so he wasn’t convicted of treason. However he was charged with two counts of perjury. The explanation given was that he lied to superiors in court about passing the papers to Chambers, and for denying that he hadn’t seen Chambers since 1937. In 1949 the first of two trials came to an end with a deadlocked jury. In January 1950 the second trial took place with guilty verdicts on both sides.
On November 22, 1963, two shots struck President John Fitzgerald Kennedy and killed him during a public parade in Dallas. Two days after the assassination, the police brought Lee Harvey Oswald to the basement of the Dallas police headquarters (History). Oswald was then formally charged with assassinating the president of the United States. Additionally, former Secretary of State, John Kerry, told NBC News “To this day, I have serious doubts that Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone” (“John Kerry Believes in JFK Assassination Conspiracy”). According to a poll taken in 2013, 62 percent of Americans believe the murder of President Kennedy had a broader plan behind it: another 62 percent suspect a cover-up involved in the assassination (The Washington
It wasn’t until 1974 that sources reported Bundy undoubtedly killing innocent people. People began coming up missing around the washington and oregon area, this was Bundy’s doing. In 1975 Bundy was pulled over with overwhelming evidence of burglary, he had face masks, crowbars, ropes and handcuffs with him. These items were leading investigators to believe that Bundy was doing much more than burglary. The same year he was arrested for kidnapping Carol DaRonch, Carol was one of the few women who escaped him.
Grooms had been hired by Roy Jr. to be head of security for Akers Corporation. Grooms also tried to kill Chevy and planted a boom on the plane that Jane and her family was to use to get back to Ocean Plain after the meeting with Soveral. At the meeting Jane announced that Lenny had sabotaged the computer system, that her father and Eli had been killed. She brought with her Zach to tell the family that he had seen the killer, when he was leaving he saw Grooms and yelled he was the killer of his grandfather. Roy Jr. took the company plane, that Grooms had put a boom on, to run away from his life because he felt guilty about hiring Grooms who killed his father.
He remains the oldest man to have ever been executed in the electric chair. He blames his own children for his crimes. Before he got placed into the electric chair, he sent out letters of all his victims, and what he did to them and sent it to the parents of that certain victim. His execution date was January 16, 1936 by the electric chair at Sing Sing Prison in New York. When the lever was pulled on the electric chair, it then put three thousand volts into his body but then short circuited because of the needles that was placed in Albert’s pelvis.
On February 14, seven members of Moran’s business were gunned down in a strategic placement. Around seventy bullets were used to shoot down the men, displaying no intent of allowing them to live. When police officers arrived, they found one gang member, Frank Gusenberg, barely alive. Even when hanging on to the last thread of life, he refused to speak about what had happened. Police could find only a few eyewitnesses, and eventually concluded that police imposter had taken down the men.