Crime Scene Photography · Minnesota · Political

Murder of a journalist

December 9, 1935 Minneapolis, Minnesota Walter Liggett is shot to death in front of his wife and children Liggett was a journalist crusading against corrupt politicians and organized crime. On December 9, with his wife and children in a car mere inches away, he was gunned down by a Thompson submachine gun, sometimes referred to… Continue reading Murder of a journalist

Executions · Female Killers · Vermont

The last woman legally executed in Vermont

December 8, 1905 Windsor, Vermont Mary Mabel Rogers becomes the last woman legally executed in the state of Virginia (Side note: there is an independent movie in the making about Mary's life, her husband's murder, and her execution. Check out the Facebook page here) Mary married her husband Marcus when she was 17 in 1900.… Continue reading The last woman legally executed in Vermont