Massacres/Mass Murder · Newspaper clippings · Pennsylvania

Man wounds 4, kills 8 and self after argument over an unpaid gambling winning

November 6, 1948 Chester, Pennsylvania Melvin “Bad Boy” Collins (38) goes on a shooting spree, killing 8 and wounding 4 before killing himself The motive behind the attack has been contributed to an argument over numbers, an illegal lottery in which gamblers would place bets on which numbers would be featured in various daily activities… Continue reading Man wounds 4, kills 8 and self after argument over an unpaid gambling winning

Missouri · Religion

Teen held down by mother, stabbed to death by father for having job, dating

November 6, 1989 St. Louis, Missouri 16-year-old Palestina “Tina” Isa is stabbed to death by her father as her mother holds her down Unbeknownst to the Isas, the FBI had been recording the Isa household after suspecting Zein Isa of having connections to the Abu Nidal Organization, a Palestinian nationalist militant group. Though the FBI… Continue reading Teen held down by mother, stabbed to death by father for having job, dating

Today in Horror History

Today in Horror History: November 6

Birthdays: Ethan Hawke (November 6, 1970), who starred in Alive (1993), Gattaca (1997), Taking Lives (2004), Daybreakers (2009), Sinister (2012), Total Recall (2012), and The Purge (2013). Hawke in The Purge Rebecca Romijn (November 6, 1972), who starred in The Punisher (2004), Godsend (2004), “Eastwick,” and Possessing Piper Rose (2011). Romijn in “Eastwick” Movie releases:… Continue reading Today in Horror History: November 6