NYC Then-and-Now: Old newspaper photographs of crimes and accidents, matched with present-day locations. Brought to you by the historian of the New York Press Photographers Association, and the photo morgue of the New York Daily News.
Ten years after D.C. area sniper shootings, an interview with Lee Boyd Malvo.| The Washington Post | Sep 2012
I am late to this, but this is one of the most amazing photo archives I’ve seen: LAPD crime photos dating back to the 1920s. Making it my mission to get these guys on Tumblr.
What happens when a blond, blue-eyed cheerleader accuses her school’s black star athlete of rape? Well, first, she’s kicked off the squad for refusing to cheer for him. My report on how this three-year-old case continues to roil Silsbee, Texas.
Spent the weekend in Orlando for Casey Anthony’s release from jail. On Sunday, protesters marched peacefully from this soggy memorial, in the woods where Caylee’s remains were found, to the Anthony home. A giant pine tree outside the swamp was struck by lightning the day after the not guilty verdict came down; locals say it was “divine intervention.” (Photo by Benjamin Lowy.)
Orange County, Fla. jail; on the scene of the Casey Anthony release. 12:10am, July 17, black SUV to shouts of “baby killer!” (Photo by Benjamin Lowy)
On the shady underworld of door to door magazine sales teams, in which teens roam the country in vans, con locals with sob stories, party constantly in cheap motels, and leave behind a trail of…