1800s · Criminals · Murder · Old West · Thief · Trains

November 30, 1902-Kid Curry Logan (Butch Cassidy’s Gang) Sentenced

On November 30, 1902–Kid Curry Logan–part of Butch Cassidy’s Wild Bunch Gang–was captured and sentenced. Author’s Note: I needed to write about this topic because I have distant ties to the outlaw Butch Cassidy–with whom Kid Curry Logan was associated. Butch Cassidy was a rough, salty, vicious outlaw and played a huge part in the… Continue reading November 30, 1902-Kid Curry Logan (Butch Cassidy’s Gang) Sentenced

1800s · Army · Manifest Destiny · Murder · Old West · United States · US Civil War

November 29,1864 – The Massacre at Sand Creek

This article is a touchy subject, and I left out some of the offensive verbiage from eye witnesses. In my opinion, this is the most horrendous, vulgar, and deplorable act that has ever been perpetrated by anyone wearing the uniform of a US serviceman. I understand that the massacre at Lieutenant William Calley‘s actions at… Continue reading November 29,1864 – The Massacre at Sand Creek

Criminals · Murder · New York

November 25, 1976 – New York City Police Officer Kills Unarmed Teen

I would normally never touch a subject like this one. This week, I ┬áhad an interaction with a law enforcement officer that had me shaking my head. He had come to my house looking for someone else and was just RUDE. What ever happened to customer service? I was a cop in a former life,… Continue reading November 25, 1976 – New York City Police Officer Kills Unarmed Teen

Boston · Chicago · Criminals · Murder · Serial Killers · United States

November 17, 1894–H. H. Holmes Arrested

“Understanding does not cure evil, but it is a definite help, inasmuch as one can cope with an comprehensible darkness.” –Carl Jung I’m currently reading a book about the founding and beginnings of America’s first behavioral science unit—the first attempts to understand the minds of criminals. The book is co-written by one of the men… Continue reading November 17, 1894–H. H. Holmes Arrested