Photographer catches shot of suicidal woman mid-fall

May 8, 1942 Buffalo, New York A photographer captures Mary Miller (35) as falls to her death The photographer was Russell Sorgi, a journalist returning to the Buffalo Courier Express. Sorgi has taken a slightly different route from his normal routine when he was passed by police cars. Being a journalist, he followed them, suspecting…

Police car after shooting

August 31, 1932 Los Angeles, California The only during piece of information accompanying these photos described the scene as a "police vehicle with bullet holes." Note also the stain on the door near a bullet hole.

Career Girls Murders

August 28, 1963 New York City, New York Emily Hoffert and Janice Wylie are stabbed to death in their apartment The women were stabbed and slashed over 60 times with knives from their own kitchen and their apartment ransacked. During the investigation, George Whitmore, Jr. was brought in for questioning as a suspect. He eventually…

2 dead after mob hit

August 28, 1933 Los Angeles, California The only information accompanying this photo explains the murders were from a mob hit. Horrific history from today: 1926: Man dies of wounds following gun attack (2017) 1929: Explosion kills family (2017) 1955: Emmett Till, face of 1950s racism (2017) 1963: Career Girl Murders (2017) 1997: While he lived…