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It was not just the recent passing of the 20th anniversary of the brutal murder of Matthew Shephard that made me think back on the story that we first published two years ago (below).  1,246 more words


Suspended from a door

Arthur LaFrana was arrested on December 30, 1937. Over the next several days, he was questioned about a number of robberies and confessed to two, one involving a bakery and another involving a liquor store. 443 more words

20th Century

4 Youths Arrested On Suspicion Of Beating San Ramon Man Unconscious

SAN RAMON (BCN) — Four people were arrested this week on suspicion of assaulting a male victim and causing multiple injuries to him last Friday night in San Ramon, police said. 307 more words


Man Gets 30 Years For Back Of The Yards Murder In 2014

CHICAGO (CBS) — A 50-year-old man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for fatally shooting a man who allegedly directed his daughter to a Back of the Yards home, where she was beaten and robbed at gunpoint in 2014. 299 more words


Water cure, 1966

In the early evening of January 1, 1966, Chicago police officers arrested Fred Alexander and another man. The two, both of whom were Black, were taken to Area 1 headquarters. 458 more words

20th Century

Teen convicted in beating death of USC student from China 

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An 18-year-old woman was convicted Thursday in the beating death of a Chinese graduate student at the University of Southern California as he walked home after a late-night study session. 301 more words