July 12, 1979 Bushwick, Brooklyn, New York Mob boss Carmine “The Cigar” Galante is gunned down as he eats at a restaurant Galante had recently brought the ire of other crime families following an attempt to usurp the narcotics market. Despite knowing the anger directed toward him, Galante reportedly stated “No one will ever kill… Continue reading Carmine “The Cigar” Galante is assassinated at a restaurant
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… Continue reading Photographer catches shot of suicidal woman mid-fall
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.
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… Continue reading Career Girls Murders
August 28, 1933 Los Angeles, California The only information accompanying this photo explains the murders were from a mob hit.