Citations with the tag: MURDERERS
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- Why women nowadays can get away with murder, and why men still can't.
Weber, Arnott // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine; 1/11/93, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p26
Discusses that where abused women are accused of murder, the legal system handles their cases with a special degree of `sensitivity.' Case of Jane Stafford in March 1982 in Bang's Falls, Nova Scotia; Feminist movement; Courtroom practices; Other cases of slap-on-the-wrist sentences for women;...
- Murder at the max.
Weber, Arnott // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine; 1/11/93, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p43
Reports that a 27-year-old inmate at the Edmonton Institution was stabbed to death with a homemade icepick last week. Weapon searches conducted; Maximum security facility as of last year; Tightened security measures increased tensions.
- Murder and the utopian moment.
Weber, Arnott // American Scholar; Spring92, Vol. 61 Issue 2, p213
Presents a personal essay by Michael Andre Bernstein about the murder of his friend, Holly Maddux. The investigation surrounding her murder; The murderer Ira Einhorn; Einhorn's public role; The fascination with the supposedly marginal and illicit; How both Einhorn and Charles were symbolic of...
- Russian roulette.
Poe, Randall; Courter, Carol Lee // Across the Board; Mar1997, Vol. 34 Issue 3, p5
Reports on the likely murder targets in Russia.
- Selected non-treatment.
Poe, Randall; Courter, Carol Lee // Commentary; Nov84, Vol. 78 Issue 5, p31
Infanticide, the killing of unwanted babies, is back in fashion. The journalism on infanticide is rife with error. The Indiana case of Baby Doe, the case of Long Island's Baby Jane Doe, and the story of Andrew Stinson are cited. The apologists for infanticide, or selected non-treatment,...
- Kids who kill.
Wright, R. // Good Housekeeping; Aug89, Vol. 209 Issue 2, p54
Reports on the problem of kids who murder and gives many examples of those who have been convicted. Interviews family members and professionals who deal with such kids and discusses reasons for murder. INSET: What makes kids violent? (discussespossible causes).;How harmful.
- Two blacks face murder charges in voodoo scheme.
Wright, R. // Jet; 7/17/89, Vol. 76 Issue 15, p52
Describes the case in which two black Mississippi men have been charged with conspiracy to commit murder by allegedly attempting to place a voodoo curse on a white circuit judge. Criticism by one defendant's attorney.
- New York mother throws two children out of window.
Wright, R. // Jet; 10/23/89, Vol. 77 Issue 3, p18
Reports on the death and critical injuries of two New York City children after their mother pushed them out of a 10th-floor window.
- $15 million lawsuit filed in Calif. Muslim's death.
Wright, R. // Jet; 5/7/90, Vol. 78 Issue 4, p29
Reports on a $15 million wrongful death lawsuit filed on behalf of a California girl whose father was killed by a sheriff's deputy trainee during a fight between them and members of the Nation of Islam.
- Attorneys say call to gay center by lesbians' alleged killer a coincidence.
Wright, R. // Gay & Lesbian Times; 5/15/2003, Issue 803, p30
Reports that a phone call made by the man charged with murdering two hikers in Shenandoah National Park links him directly to the killings in Virginia. Irrelevance of the evidence about the phone call; Reason for a misdialled call.
- Boyfriends who kill.
Wright, R. // Mother Jones; Feb/Mar84, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p32
Crimes of passion. Says the author, `It was hard to believe that my sister (age 24) could lose her life because she had rejected a man.' In that intimate struggle, it was his will that prevailed, hers that was defeated.
- Jefferson Parish murders reduced in 2003, compared to same time in 2002.
Lee, Harry // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008); 7/14/2003, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p40
Reports on the reduction in the number of murders in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana. Identification and arrest of convict murderers; Decline in crime rate.
- Sean French.
French, Sean // New Statesman; 09/05/97, Vol. 126 Issue 4350, p24
Presents scenarios for murder. Man who kills his wife for having an affair; Imprisonment of a woman for locking her three-year-old child in a room at home while she worked; Court order for a man to leave his home because his wife was afraid of what he might do following her confession that she...
- On this evidence.
French, Sean // New Statesman & Society; 11/29/91, Vol. 4 Issue 179, p5
Editorial. Charges that the Broadwater Farm case in England is final proof that the nation's legal system must be reformed. Overview of the case, revolving around the murder of PC Keith Blakelock; Numerous examples of police misconduct and malpractice; Negative consequences for innocent...
- Ohio: Serial killer in the woods?
French, Sean // Outdoor Life; Dec92, Vol. 190 Issue 6, p17
Reports that since 1989 five outdoorsmen have been shot to death in southeastern Ohio. Formation of joint task force to investigate what may be serial killings.
- Why kids kill parents.
Heide, Kathleen M. // Psychology Today; Sep92, Vol. 25 Issue 5, p62
Describes how a legacy of child abuse leads to homicide, revealing the killing as an act of desperation--the only way out of a family situation which can no longer be endured. Three types of individuals who commit parricide; Characteristics of children who kill; Thoughts of killing a parent;...
- The killer cadets.
Hollandsworth, Skip // Texas Monthly; Dec96, Vol. 24 Issue 12, p94
Details the murder of Adrianne Jones of Mansfield, Texas. How she was murdered by Diane Zamora and David Graham in December 1995; Speculation on how Diane and Adrianne met; How the body was found; Personalities of the three; The difficulty of the investigation due to Adrianne's popularity; The...
- Blood on the Charles.
llier, Peter Co // Vanity Fair; Oct92, Vol. 55 Issue 10, p144
Takes a look at the battle of egos and ideology that has celebrity jurist Alan Dershowitz and Laurence Tribe taking sides in what has escalated into a full-scale war. How they have joined in the debates raging over political correctness; The murder cases in area, books written about them; The...
- Couple acquitted.
llier, Peter Co // Christian Century; 3/14/90, Vol. 107 Issue 9, p272
Reports on the acquittal of a Christian Science couple charged with the death of their child in 1984. Treatment through prayer; Child endangerment; Judging the success of prayer in treating illness.
- Missionary murders.
llier, Peter Co // Christian Century; 4/11/90, Vol. 107 Issue 12, p362
Covers the murder of an American missionary by masked gunmen in his home in southern Lebanon, and of a missionary couple in Liberia. Reaction of Lebanese to the American's presence; Conditions in Liberia.
- A horror of the first degree.
Clark, Tim // Yankee; Mar98, Vol. 62 Issue 3, p52
Presents information on the shooting incident where a number of individuals where shot and killed in the parking lot of the Colebrook, New Hampshire public library in August, 1997. Identification of the persons who where shot and killed; Reference to Carl Drega, the gunman of the incident;...
- Random killers.
Clark, Tim // Newsweek; 11/26/84, Vol. 104 Issue 21, p100
The grisly saga of Henry Lee Lucas, perhaps the most prolific murderer in American history, has brought new attention to a terrifying crime phenomenon: the serial murderer who kills strangers again and again. The article reveals the extent of this type of crime, profiles convicted serial...
- Murder in Manhattan.
Clark, Tim // Newsweek; 12/17/84, Vol. 104 Issue 24, p52
The murder of actress Caroline Isenberg, a student at Harvard, has stumped New York officials. The unusually complete record of Isenberg's dying actions, and her own eloquent words during her last hours provided a dramatic glimpse into the horrorof urban violence. The police finally arrested...
- Investigation of Calif. murder.
Clark, Tim // Newsweek; 1/28/85, Vol. 105 Issue 4, p38
In Daly City, Calif., Henry Liu was murdered, allegedly by Taiwanese agents. These charges are now being investigated by the Taiwanese government. Liu had written critical articles about the Taipei government for Chinese language magazines in Taiwan. He was also an FBI informant.
- Murder overheard?
Clark, Tim // Newsweek; 2/18/85, Vol. 105 Issue 7, p34
Frances James, 55, of Boston had overheard in a subway two teenage boys speaking about the attempted life on her daughter during a robbery. Mrs. James trailed the youngster and eventually he was arrested and charged with attempted murder. So far police have little evidence against the teenager...
- A HUNDRED WOMEN.
Guillermoprieto, Alma // New Yorker; 9/29/2003, Vol. 79 Issue 28, p82
No abstract available.
- Eyewitness to murder.
Guillermoprieto, Alma // Redbook; Oct92, Vol. 179 Issue 6, p196
Recounts the author's experience seeing a drug dealer murder a man. Tells of her fear of going to the police and of not telling the authorities. Pressures; Gangs; Poice investigation.
- Murderous aid.
Guillermoprieto, Alma // Commonweal; 12/20/91, Vol. 118 Issue 22, p740
Editorial. Charges the United States government with complicity in the crimes committed by the Salvadoran military over the last 12 years. How American-trained soldiers in the Atlacatl Battalion participated in massacres and human rights violations; Failure of the US government to acknowledge...
- The Wilseyville horror.
Guillermoprieto, Alma // Newsweek; 6/24/85, Vol. 105 Issue 25, p36
No abstract available.
- Teen violence in Detroit.
Guillermoprieto, Alma // Newsweek; 12/2/85, Vol. 106 Issue 23, p55
Nationally, violent crimes by teens have declined in the past decade. But Detroit runs counter to this national trend: the number of youths charged with murder has soared from 18 in 1963 to 45 in 1984.
- South side slayer.
Guillermoprieto, Alma // Newsweek; 6/9/86, Vol. 107 Issue 23, p28
Last week, Verna Patricia Williams, the latest victim of a killer the Los Angeles Police Department calls the South Side Slayer, was found. The murders of 17 women since 1983 have been traced to the slayer, all prostitutes, and all but two black.Since January L.A. has almost tripled its slayer...
- Murder trial.
Guillermoprieto, Alma // Newsweek; 7/28/86, Vol. 108 Issue 4, p25
Steven Wayne Benson is now on trial in Naples, Florida, charged with the murder in the car-bombing of his 63-year-old tobacco-heiress mother and a 21-year-old man known as Benson's brother, but who was in fact, his sister's illegitimate son. The bizarre case has transfixed the town of Naples.
- 10 minutes of madness.
Guillermoprieto, Alma // Newsweek; 9/1/86, Vol. 108 Issue 9, p18
In Edmond, Oklahoma, last week, a disturbed mailman killed himself and 14 co-workers in the third largest mass murder in US history. The killings ended quickly, but the questions of how and why it happened are just beginning.
- A little house of horrors.
Guillermoprieto, Alma // Newsweek; 4/6/87, Vol. 109 Issue 14, p29
Although neighbors complained of foul odors, loud parties, and late-night electric-saw buzzing, no one really expected the horrors found in Gary Heidnik's North Philadelphia home. Heidnik and his accomplice, Cyril Brown, 23, were arrested and charged with kidnapping, rape and murder after three...
- The day of the sparrow.
Anderson, H.; Vokey, R. // Newsweek; 11/9/87, Vol. 110 Issue 19, p54
Four Americans were recently murdered in the Philippines, and their deaths may affect the 15,000 US servicemen stationed there. The murders allegedly were committed by members of the communist-led New People's Army in retaliation for a US delivery to the Philippines of ten armored personnel...
- Carnage at 100 Mile House.
Brunet, Robin // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine; 7/08/96, Vol. 23 Issue 30, p27
Reports that the people of 100 Mile House, British Columbia were stunned when two teenagers were charged on June 22, 1996 in connection with the slaughter of four people. The murders of Marilyn Ruscitti, Denis Wayne Ohara, Rocco Ruscitti, and Christine Clarke; The Royal Canadian Mounted...
- The tortured mind of Sandy Charles.
Parker Jr., Shafer // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine; 8/19/96, Vol. 23 Issue 36, p30
Relates the story of how Sandy Charles of La Ronge, Saskatchewan murdered Johnathon George Thimpsen. Description of the murder by the 14 year-old Charles and his 8 year-old unnamed accomplice `M'; The ruling to refer Charles to psychiatric review board; The discounted rumors that the two were...
- Where the pros go.
Kaminsky, Peter // New York; 06/09/97, Vol. 30 Issue 22, p88
Reviews the New York city restaurant, Perry Bistro. Owner of the restaurant; Description of the restaurant's interior; Items offered on the restaurant's menu.
- Clergy targeted in Peru?
Kaminsky, Peter // Christian Century; 7/10/91, Vol. 108 Issue 21, p681
Reports that the killing of an Australian nun and a Canadian Church worker has led foreign clergy working in Peru to fear that Sendero Luminoso (Shining Path), a guerilla organization at war with civil authorities, has singled them out as targets. Mission officials and diplomats say they believe...
- Priests killed in Peru.
Kaminsky, Peter // Christian Century; 9/4/91, Vol. 108 Issue 25, p802
Reports that suspected Maoist guerrillas raided two north Andean towns August 10, killing two Polish priests and two Peruvian mayors. Authorities also reported that a third mayor and municipal aide were killed by guerrillas in another northern region. Role of the Shining Path terrorist group;...
- Salvadoran convictions.
Kaminsky, Peter // Christian Century; 10/16/91, Vol. 108 Issue 29, p930
Discusses the doubt expressed by church leaders in the US and El Salvador about the recent conviction of two Salvadoran army officers for the murder of six Jesuit priests and two women in July 1989. Questions about the integrity of the whole investigation.
- Indonesian military implicated.
Barr, Cameron W.; Wang, Angela // Christian Science Monitor; 10/5/99, Vol. 91 Issue 217, p1
Focuses on the alleged involvement of the Indonesian military in the murder of a Dutch journalist by Indonesian Army soldiers in East Timor.
- Jefferson murders drop 88% in January 2003 compared to January 2002.
Lee, Harry // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008); 3/17/2003, Vol. 23 Issue 38, p38
Discusses the decrease of murder cases in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana. Arrest or conviction of individuals involved in the crimes.
- Getting away with murder.
Pooley, Eric // New York; 9/28/92, Vol. 25 Issue 38, p26
Offers a look at the problem of murders in New York City. How the cops can't catch half the city's killers; How the police department has been advertising in the `Times' for a new commissioner; The number of homicides each year; Profiles of some of the victims; Background on the detective...
- Two murders.
Pooley, Eric // New Yorker; 5/24/93, Vol. 69 Issue 14, p4
Discusses two historic assassinations of important New York City newspaper editors and how this proves that writing in a foreign language for the immigrant neighborhoods is effective. Murder of Carlo Tresca of `Il Martello' in 1943; Murder of Manuel de Dios Unanue of `El Diario--La Prensa' in...
- Death penalty looms for two who killed, robbed.
Egyir, William // New York Amsterdam News; 4/06/96, Vol. 87 Issue 14, p4
Reports that Jason Johnson and David Green were charged with first degree murder in the shooting death of a grocer in Brooklyn, New York. Where the death was committed; Information on the charges levied against Johnson; Details on the case.
- Harlem minister condemns racist killing in Texas.
Egyir, William // New York Amsterdam News; 06/18/98, Vol. 89 Issue 25, p36
Reports that Paster Simone P. Bouie, a civil rights activist in Harlem, New York City, New York, has condemned the racist killing of a black man in Jasper, Texas by three white men. Details on the death; Comments from Bouie; Reactions of anti-racists groups to the killing; Statement from the...
- The Humboldt murders.
Dunne, John Gregory // New Yorker; 01/13/97, Vol. 72 Issue 42, p44
Investigates the events behind the murders by Marvin T. Nissen and John T. Lotter in Falls City, Nebraska. Conviction and sentences; Discovery of the dead bodies; Victims as Lisa Lambert, Teena Brandon and Phillip DeVine; Teena Brandon's filing of rape charges against the men as reason for the...
- Death on our hands.
Gould, Donald // New Scientist; 4/24/93, Vol. 138 Issue 1870, p48
Considers the murderous ways of humans. Feelings of people who have killed fellow humans; Irish Republican Army (IRA) hero Paul Magee; Reasons why humans are so ready to kill one another; Rarity of murderous ways in animals; Genetic and bodily mechanisms which make some people good and some...
- Commune murders.
Gould, Donald // Christian Century; 12/23/87, Vol. 104 Issue 38, p1171
Reports that an attack on two sections of a Christian commune in Zimbabwe's troubled Matabeleland left 16 people dead. Mission and social work among local people; Bitterness over land shortages.