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Newspaper clippings: fake dynamite used in robbery; dummy thrown under cars to frighten drivers; boys shot after vandalizing fence; crowd ordered to disperse riots

From the Chicago Daily Tribune Published November 1, 1938 Bogota, Columbia Chicago, Illinois A man stole cash and liquor after lighting a stick of "dynamite" in his mouth. The dynamite was actually a roll of paper used to scare employees and patrons from the establishment. A dummy was thrown under a car's tires in a… Continue reading Newspaper clippings: fake dynamite used in robbery; dummy thrown under cars to frighten drivers; boys shot after vandalizing fence; crowd ordered to disperse riots

Michigan

Child killed when she asks for a snack

November 1, 2016 Holt, Michigan 5-year-old Luna Younger is stabbed and her body set on fire by her stepfather after asking for a snack Thomas McClellan (25) stated on November 1, Luna had awakened him from a nap and refused to leave the room, causing him to "snap." He stabbed his 5-year-old stepdaughter at least… Continue reading Child killed when she asks for a snack