Wielding a Glock 17 and a Ruger P89, a deranged George Jo Hennard, 35, drove his Ford pickup through the front window of Luby’s Cafeteria in Killeen on October 16, 1991. Hennard began shooting into the crowded eatery, taking many lives before committing suicide. Read about this and other notorious mass murders across the United States.
On October 9, 2001, with more than $500 in his pocket, Robert Durst decided to steal a sandwich. Police were called, and a routine background check revealed that the odd-looking 58-year-old shoplifter was wanted for a mutilation murder in Texas, was a prime suspect in another murder in Los Angeles, and was also wanted for questioning in the 1982 disappearance of his first wife in New York.
It started with a sound in the early morning hours of October 4, 2009. The mother detected a presence in the bedroom where she and her 11-year-old daughter, Jaimie, lay sleeping. “Jaimie, is that you?” Kim Cates called into night, reaching for the bedside lamp. The light never came on. Two men, one on either side of the bed unleashed storm of blows from a knife and a machete onto the still half-asleep pair.
This historic footage shows FBI Agent Terry Turchie finding and entering Ted Kaczynski’s cabin for the first time with explosives expert Pat Web. During the video Turchie describes what was inside, as well as the emotions associated with finally knowing they finally had the man, who waged a nationwide bombing campaign against technology, killing three and injuring 23.
On September 30, 1983, Eyler was arrested and incriminating evidence seized. In December, however, his lawyer had it all suppressed, leaving this serial killer of men and boys free to keep on killing.
On September 23, 1997, the first missing-person report was filed in what would lead to a serial-killing hog farmer, a $100 million investigation and the longest trial in Canadian history. Robert Pickton may have killed as many as 60 women and is known for feeding his victims to his hogs.
On September 18, 1959, serial killer Harvey Glatman was put to death in the gas chamber at San Quentin State Prison. During his run as a serial killer, Glatman lured aspiring models to his apartment with the promise of work. then photographed their torturous deaths.
Tracy Winston, 19, disappeared from Northgate Mall on September 12, 1983. Her skull was found 22 years later by a hiker in a wooded area southeast of Seattle. Winston was one of the 48 women that Green River Killer Gary Ridgway confessed to murdering, though he is suspected in as many as 60 murders.
On September 12, 1996, with no activity on Janet’s credit cards since her disappearance and no reported phone calls to her family or friends, the police declared that they were treating her case as a homicide. They honed in on her husband, Perry March, but he wasn’t cooperating.
A unique perspective from an amateur videographer, who shot the crime scene after outlaws Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow reached the end of their road to ruin and infamy.