Man rapes, murders toddler

June 25, 1976 Mississippi Jimmy Lee Gray rapes and murders 3-year-old Deressa Jean Scales Gray had recently been paroled following an Arizona murder conviction of his 16-year-old girlfriend Elda L. Prince when he killed Deressa Jean Scales on June 25, 1976. He kidnapped the toddler, sodomized her, and pushed her head into a creek to…

Prestonsburg bus disaster

February 28, 1958 Prestonsburg, Kentucky A bus carrying 48 students strikes the back of another vehicle, slides down an embankment, and is submerged, killing 26 students and the bus driver Though 22 students managed to escape from the bus as it was sinking into the river, the other 26 students and the driver were not…