Girl murdered in cemetery 

From the St. Louis Post-Dispatch  Published August 19, 1941 Chandler, Oklahoma  The nude body of an 18-year-old woman is found propped up against a headstone in a cemetery  The woman, Billie Grayson, and her 12-year-old friend were picked up by a "medium-sized, sharp-faced man" as they walked. The man asked the girls if there were…

Bookie shot in car

August 19, 1940 Chicago, Illinois Carroll “Kickey” Corcoran is shot to death in his car Corcoran, the partner of a bookie, was the fifth person suspected to be killed in Chicago's south side handbook war. The other four were two racketeers/musclemen, a gambler, and a union business agent with ties to the city’s underground gambling…