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.
However, after the Hessian troops entered the fort, the evacuating Americans had most of their belongings taken from them. In addition, many of the surrendering troops were beaten, although the Hessian officers stopped the beatings quickly. Over 2,800 American troops were taken prisoner as a result of the surrender of Fort Washington. Of those troops, only 800 survived until a prisoner exchange approximately 18 months later. Three days after the surrender of Fort Washington, American forces abandoned Fort Lee.
She was questioned about Leo’s letters and the father was in prison for 3 weeks due to leaving the party early. When Minerva’s father was released he acted very odd, he had an heart attack and eventually died. Trujillo felt bad so he sent Minerva to law school.She graduated but did not receive her
In exchange, Napoleon had promised to him that Spain would stay Roman Catholic and Independent under a ruler that Napoleon would select himself. Napoleon ultimately chose his brother Joseph. However, on May 2nd the people of Madrid had started to rebel against Bonaparte, and thus started the war for Spanish independence. The Madrid rebellions began the movement that would finally end all of Napoleon’s power. Though the Madrid revolt was ruthlessly stopped by the French, it had become a spark for rebellions all around Spain.
A 15 month long war between the settlers and the Native Americans had just ended in 1676. It wiped out nearly a third of New England’s towns, obliterated its economy, and killed nearly 10% of the adult male population. The “war” was known as King Philip’s War. King Philip was the Native American’s “leader”. And during 1698, the English king and queen, William and Mary, started a war with France in the American Colonies.
'The Carmela Buhbut case' article presented the readers with the three judgments of her appeal to the Supreme Court in 1994 after Buhbut convicted for murdering her abusive husband earlier that year; she was condemned to seven years imprisonment by the District Court. Two of the justices (Justice Bach and Justice Dorner) proposed to reduce her penalty from seven years imprisonment for three years in jail. They proposed the reducing of her penalty considering the fact she suffered a horrible abuse from her husband for 24 years, and although her entire family and friends knew about the abuse, still none of them done nothing to help her. However, Justice Kedmi proposed that the appeal dismissed because it might send the 'wrong message' and make
The Incident In 1998, Dr. Linda Reynolds of the Brooke Surgery in Hyde reached to John Pollard, who was the coroner for the South Manchester District, about Dr. Harold Shipman’s high rate of deaths of all of his patients. This was brought to the police attention and the police did not pay so much attention to it, assigning some of the newer police officers, which of course had little experience in being a police officer. These assigned police officers were unable to find enough evidence to charge Dr. Harold Shipman. Shipman’s investigation was then dropped and that same year Shipman killed 3 more people, with last victim being Kathleen Grundy, whose death certificate was recorded by Shipman stating that the cause of death was “old age.” Angela Woodruff, Kathleen Grundy’s daughter became concern of what could have really happened to her mother when solicitor Brian Burgess informed her that a will has been made by Kathleen, excluding her and her children, leaving most of the money to Harold Shipman. Once Woodruff reported this, Kathleen’s body was dug out and examined, containing traces of diamorphine.
There were three major battles of the Tet offensive that happened. The battle of Hue City was one of these very important attacks. The city of Hue was attacked and almost completely overrun. Thousands of people were thought to jeopardize the Communist control; this even includes government officials, and religious figures. They were executed in what became known as the Massacre at Hue because of this.
One American who was stuck in Nanking at the time of the massacre reported that since December 15, , only the third day of the massacre, “cases of rape became very general, and there were about a thousand cases a day. After being raped, some women were killed in a bestial manner. The ages of the rape victims varied from ten to seventy years old.” Another correspondence, published in London’s The Daily Telegraph and Morning Post, corroborated the previous account with additional anonymous accounts of the atrocities occurring in Nanking via “reports and letters sent by professors at the University of Nanking and by American missionaries to the Japanese Embassy and to the missionary headquarters. One University of Nanking faculty member had already “indicated that many women had been raped on campus and Japanese soldiers beat the night watchmen because they failed to have women ready for them.” The article titled, “Japan’s Reign of Terror in China: First Authentic Description,” goes on to quote a letters from missionaries that recount incidents of murder in
However, after three months of absolute misery, I was able to persuade my mom to visit her once a week. I would visit her every Sunday from 12-2 with my dad and my grandma. During those visits I witnessed the most heinous acts of inhumanity. Inappropriate conduct was commonplace. My mom was surrounded by criminals, people who had killed and raped.
In total five men and thirteen women from all walks of life were hanged shortly after Bridget Bishop. Soon after these three hanging days, the Court was disbanded by Governor William Phillips. After the original court was disbanded, another court formed. The original court allowed the use of spectral evidence. This was a big deal because many people in the village would claim that the accused would use their invisible “shapes or specters” to torture them which obviously could not be proven true.
(Paddy never did.) For Davis it was reported that the sentence of death was passed but was commuted to life and then reported that; "… Davis was taken to Goulburn, tried and found guilty, and sentenced to death. However, the sentence was commuted to life’s imprisonment. He did three years in irons, but on account of his health failing and being a cripple from bullet wounds, the irons, which cut into the legs, were knocked off. He obtained his freedom after serving 15 years in January 1877, and died in agony, an emaciated lunatic...".
Due to tensions with Great Britain, the United States declared war in 1812, giving form to a war that had been building for years. Though the war was between Great Britain and the United States, France also played a part in building up to this war. It started as Britain and France went to war and didn’t want the US to be trading with their enemy. Subsequently, France captured ships headed to Britain and the British captured ships heading towards France, impressing sailors to fight in the war. Congress, persuaded by Jefferson, passed the Embargo act and later the Nonintercourse Act, which blocked off trade from France and Britain.
The British did not respect the colonization in the New World and were not fond of the idea that the United States being a newly independent nation. Americans drew the last straw and built stronger nationalism to fight even though the United States was severely unprepared for war. The Americans were willing to go to war to proudly defeat
government broke its promises, some of the Dakota Indians went to war against the white settlers. Many Dakota did not join in, choosing to aid and protect settlers instead. The fighting lasted six weeks and many people on both sides were killed or fled Minnesota. Former Minnesota governor Henry Sibley led an expedition of soldiers and Dakota scouts against the Dakota warriors. The war ended on December 26, 1862, when thirty-eight Dakota Indians were hanged in Mankato in the largest mass execution in U.S. history.