December 9, 1932 New York David "The Beetle" Beadle is shot as he leaves a restaurant Beadle had been involved in crime since at least his late teens. On December 9, Beadle, his wife, his brother, and their wives had been out dancing when Beadle stopped by a restaurant for a glass of water to… Continue reading “The Beetle”‘s murder
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
November 30, 1932 Los Angeles, California Police photograph the body of Whelock Hubbell who committed suicide using a pipe and nail struck by a hammer
From the Chicago Daily Tribune Published November 27, 1930 600 students witness a 3-hour-long "secret gigantic dueling orgy" before 200 are arrested.
November 26, 1937 Los Angeles, California A blood trail left by a murder victim's body being dragged can be seen on the floor