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.
Throughout history there have been several events across the country that has helped abolish slavery and segregation such as “Brown vs. Board of education” and the “Emmitt Till Murder Case”. In small towns however there have been events that have changed the beliefs of communities. Some will eventually be known nationally. Others will never be heard of by those that live outside of those small communities.
In November 2007, Meredith kercher was found dead in the apartment she shared with Amanda Knox. She had been stabbed. the knife wounds and a slashed neck leading to a lack of oxygen. But who could do this? Who would do this? For the past few years Amanda Knox, Kertcher’s roommate, had been accused of her murder. (Amanda Knox Murder a Conviction Overturned) In Rafael sollecitos' apartment, Amanda Knox’s ex boyfriend, there was a kitchen knife with both Knox’s and Kertcher’s DNA on it. With this being the only evidence investigators had, Amanda and Raffial were thrown in jail. (How much does Italy owe Amanda Knox? A lot.) There are many different sources of evidence leading towards different victims who could've committed the crime but in all there is only on killer. Amanda Knox is not guilty but, there is DNA proof that
In 1836, the gruesome death of a prostitute encaptivated the public eye and began a newspaper frenzy that centered on a morbid fixation of the life and death of Helen Jewett. Patricia Cline Cohen's The Murder of Helen Jewett pieces together the facts of Helen's life and death in an attempt to describe gender inequality in America by giving a meticulous account of life in the 1830s. (Insert small biography)
The reason O.J. was found not guilty of murder and acquitted in criminal court, but found guilty of the tort of harm and ordered to pay damages in the civil court lies in the structure of our legal system, in regards to criminal cases and civil cases. The distinct difference between criminal cases and civil cases provides further explanation regarding the O.J. Simpson case. Criminal cases deal with crimes against society. It is the government, not the victim, who brings action against the charged individual. In criminal cases, the penalties can include a number things including jail time. Since the stakes are so high in these cases, there is a high burden of proof on the prosecution. The prosecution must prove the defendant’s guilt “beyond
Case #1: 1977 Murder of James Anagnos Victims: James Anagnos Suspects: Frank Wright How hair played a role in solving the case: The hair of Frank Wright was found clenched in the victim, James Anagnos, hand due to an earlier conflict between the two. Case #2: The murder of Elizabeth Ballard Victims: Elizabeth Ballard Suspects: Two unnamed men How hair played a role in solving the case: Follicles of both victims dogs were found at the initial place of the murder, directly linking them to the death. Case #3: The Disappearance of Melissa Brannen Victims: Melissa Brannen Suspects: Caleb Hughes How fibers played a role in solving the case: The fibers found in the backseat of Hughes car were similar to those on the outfit
On 092316 at around 2352 Hrs., Officers responded to a shooting at 3222 Selma Ave. Kenneth Cook ( DOB 030172 OLN - 081055483) was found in the front of the residence with a bullet wound through his left leg. Cook stated that he was going in the back door when he was approached by two males. One was wearing a mask and he could not describe the second suspect. Cook said that he was afraid of a robbery and threw a cup of liquor at the suspects. The suspects then shot 2-3 times, striking Cook once. The suspects then fled behind the houses on Selma. The victim was transported to UTMC with non-life threatening injuries. A K-9 track was attempted but no scent was found. Crime Lab responded and located one casing and took photos. Neither occupant
Those who believe that O.J. is innocent point out the fact that the murder weapon was never found. They believe that if O.J. had committed the murders, he would have had to take his bloody clothes and murder weapon through airport security and given them to Robert Kardashian knowing that the bodies could have been discovered before he landed and the police could have been waiting for him in Chicago (Dershowitz 135). This would have been too risky, showing that O.J. could not have committed the murders.
October 2nd, 2002 was the start of a long and horrific three weeks in the Washington DC Metropolitan Area. People were terrified to be in the area and everyone was on edge. What appeared to be random killings, turned out to be a well-organized series of senseless shootings that took the lives of ten innocent people. After days of people being scared to death and much confusion, investigators discovered that there were two suspects in the shootings; John Allen Muhammad and his teenage partner Lee Boyd Malvo and they were in a blue 1990 Chevrolet Caprice sedan designed to terrorize people. This break in the case came when one of the suspects called the tip hotline and told them to look into a murder in Alabama, which lead to the case being
Kalissa Rogers The Trial of all Trials:The O.J. Simpson Murder Case The case of the century, the one that everyone made sure to keep up on through the many months it was on; “People of the State of California vs. Orenthal James Simpson.” This case is one that nobody will forget. There were many months of blood, sweat, and tears put in by both sides for the final verdict, O.J. Simpson had been found not guilty. It all started on June 12, 1994 at around ten P.M. when Nicole Brown- Simpson and Ronald Goldman were murdered(Linder).
“I am at peace,” Warren Jeffs said before jury deliberation at his trial. In Katy Vine’s Non-Prophet for Texas Monthly, she recounts Jeffs’ 2011 trial for the sexual assault of minors at the Yearning for Zion (YFZ) Ranch in Eldorado, Texas. Prosecutorial evidence included an audio-recording of Jeffs raping a 12-year-old and a paternity DNA test, which identified Jeffs as the father of a 15-year-olds infant. The Texas jury found Jeffs guilty on all counts (Vine). The judge sentenced Jeffs to life in prison plus 20-years (Associated). From behind bars, in a prison in Palestine, Texas, Jeffs brandishes authority over the inhabitants of Colorado City, Arizona and Hildale, Utah, known as Short Creek.