Illinois · Newspaper clippings

10 young people injured by shotgun blasts following a fight 

From the Chicago Tribune Published September 5, 1966 Following a scuffle, 10 people from 3- to 24-years-old are injured by shotgun blasts. Thankfully, none of the injured were in serious condition despite some injuries including to the eye, the face, and the chest. Horrific history from today: 1930: FLW: Insults to a slow executioner (2017) 1966: Man… Continue reading 10 young people injured by shotgun blasts following a fight 

Canada · Massacres/Mass Murder

Man murders, dismembers, and cannibalizes 8

September 5, 1970 Creston, British Columbia, Canada Dale Merle Nelson, reportedly high on LSD and drunk, goes on a murder/mutilation/cannibalizing spree leaving 8 dead Shortly after midnight on September 5, Nelson visited the home of a distant relative, Shirley Wasyk, as he knew her husband would not be home. He beat Shirley with a fire… Continue reading Man murders, dismembers, and cannibalizes 8

Famous Last Words · Kansas · Serial Killers

FLW — Insults to a slow executioner

Famous Last Words Carl Panzram Kansas September 5, 1930 "Yes, hurry it up, you Hoosier bastard! I could kill ten men while you're fooling around!" Panzram was a rapist and murderer, claiming to have killed 21 including a 12-year-old boy he raped then killed, claiming "His brains were coming out of his ears when I… Continue reading FLW — Insults to a slow executioner

Illinois · Newspaper clippings

Man drags man to his death, is shot by police

From the Chicago Tribune Published September 5, 1966 A man, for reasons unknown, rammed into the car of another man before dragging him over 80 feet, killing him. A police officer attempting to stop the fleeing man shot at the driver, hitting his head. The man shot survived the encounter. Horrific history from today: 1930: FLW:… Continue reading Man drags man to his death, is shot by police