Murder

Jun 13, 2013
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Anastasia Solovieva-King (Photo AP) The murders of two mail-order brides in Washington State led the U.S. Congress to enact the Federal International Marriage Broker Regulation Act in 2005. The legislation was intended to stop abuse of mail order brides by prospective...
May 23, 2013
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Originally published on Advocate.com May 07 2012  by Diane Anderson-Minshall Last March, when gay 24-year-old Daniel Zamudio was beaten so severely, after having swastikas carved into his skin, that he died in the hospital three week s later, the brutal murder shocked...
May 16, 2013
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With good reason, conspiracy theories abound about the shooting deaths of oil scion Ned Doheny and his companion/secretary Hugh Plunkett at the fortress-like mansion Greystone in Los Angeles. by Benjamin Welton On the night of February 17, 1929, two would-be writers...
May 6, 2013
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 From the cold case files: the 1965 murder of Jean Welch in Cumberland, Maryland by James Rada, Jr. Jean Welch carried her basket of wet laundry outside to dry on the clothesline behind her apartment. May 17, 1965 was a sunny, spring day in Cumberland, Maryland, and...
Apr 14, 2013
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Winton Cooper Popular BBC reporter Winton Cooper was brutally murdered by his own son. by Ben Johnson Staff at the BBC, one of the most high-profile broadcasting companies in the world, was left in shock after the January 2013 trial of a violent murderer who bludgeoned a...
Apr 10, 2013
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Yaseen Ege The murder of 7-year-old Muslim child in Cardiff, Wales in 2010 brought his mother and father to trial. Did the jury convict the wrong parent?                 by Marie Kusters-...
Mar 25, 2013
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March 25, 2013 Roger Caryl aka Tex McCord Roger Caryl was a tragedy in the making. Bullied in high school, he set off after graduation to become a cowboy in the Wild West. In short order he was broke and on the verge of being fired from the only ranch where he ever worked...
Mar 4, 2013
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For survivors, cold case investigators and the public, solving old homicide cases offers the perfect win- win situation. Beyond the altruistic benefits, though, cold case squads provide a goldmine of good ink for law enforcement agencies. So what's the ultimate bad ink?...
Feb 25, 2013
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Five months after the author’s grandfather was sentenced to only 10 years for the shooting death of his father in Fall River, Massachusetts, Lizzie Borden was acquitted of the axe murders of her father and stepmother in Fall River, Massachusetts. Was Lizzie inspired by the...
Feb 20, 2013
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Lyndsay van Blanken  Eighteen-year-old Lyndsay van Blanken, a promising cartoonist for Walt Disney Animation in Sydney, Australia, was strangled to death by her former boyfriend. by Marie Kusters-McCarthy It was the second marriage for Lyndsay van Blanken’s mother,...

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