Michael Thomas Barry

Jun 18, 2014
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  by Michael Thomas Barry   How many more tragedies must we endure before stricter gun control laws are enacted? Since the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting on December 14, 2013 which took the lives of 20 children and 6 adult school workers there have been 74 school...
Jun 16, 2014
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 by Michael Thomas Barry What happened on this week in crime history, June 16 – June 22; SLA member Kathleen Ann Soliah was arrested after 20 years on the run (June 16, 1999); Watergate burglars were arrested (June 17, 1972); O.J. Simpson was arrested after his infamous...
Jun 9, 2014
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  by Michael Thomas Barry   This week in crime history- Heidi Fleiss, the “Hollywood Madam” was arrested (June 9, 1993); first Salem witch trial hangings (June 10, 1692); mobster Henry Hill was born (June 11, 1943); Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman were...
Jun 2, 2014
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  by Michael Thomas Barry   What happened on this week in crime history June 2-8; Serial Killer Leonard Lake was arrested (June 2, 1985); Joran van der Sloot was arrested for murder in Chile (June 3, 2010); Jonathan Pollard admits to selling military secrets to...
May 27, 2014
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  by Michael Thomas Barry   This week in crime history - May 27-June 1; Explorer Jedediah Smith was murdered by Comanche’s on the Santa Fe Trail (May 27, 1831); Writer R. Foster Winans’ conviction for securities fraud was upheld on appeal (May 28, 1986);...
May 19, 2014
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  by Michael Thomas Barry   What happened during this week in crime history, May 19-25. On May 19, 1897 – Oscar Wilde was released from prison; May 20, 2005 – Mary Kay Letourneau married her former victim; May 21, 1992 – Amy Fisher, the so-called “Long Island...
May 12, 2014
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  by Michael Thomas Barry   What happened during this week in crime history: May 12 – Body of Lindbergh baby was found (1932); May 13 – Pope John Paul II was shot (1981); May 15 – Second Vigilante Committee was formed in San Francisco (1856); May 16 – Voltaire was...
May 8, 2014
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by Michael Thomas Barry   On this date in crime history – May 8, 1988, Stella Nickell is convicted on two counts of murder by a Seattle, Washington, jury. She was the first person to be found guilty of violating the Federal Anti-Tampering Act after putting cyanide in...
May 7, 2014
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  by Michael Thomas Barry   On this date in crime history – May 7, 1896, H. H. Holmes, one of America's first serial killers, was hanged in Philadelphia. Although his criminal exploits were just as extensive and occurred during the same time period as Jack the...
May 6, 2014
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  by Michael Thomas Barry   On this date in crime history – May 6, 2013, three women are rescued from a Cleveland, Ohio, house where they had been imprisoned for many years by their abductor, 52-year-old Ariel Castro, an unemployed bus driver. The women, Michelle...

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