Inside a dimly lit dive bar in the small Florida city of Lake Butler, a detective watched as James Curtis Clanton ordered bottles of beer and poured them, one by one, into a mug to sip. He watched as Clanton ...Read More »
Genealogy website helps crack 1987 double homicide cold case
For the past 30 years, the evidence found at the scenes of the murders of Jay Cook and Tanya Van Cuylenborg was mostly confined to a blue blanket wrapped around Cook’s body, an abandoned bronze 1977 Ford Club Wagon and, ...
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State police still investigating 1958 murder in Oneida County
State police continue to investigate a murder that happened during a robbery nearly six decades ago in central New York. Sixty-three-year-old Ernest Chaney was killed in 1958 while working as a gas station attendant in the Town on Eaton. An ...
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Charges brought in 1980 ‘cold case’ murder
Monroe County Court Judge Vincent A. Dinolfo on Thursday unsealed an indictment charging Nat Lee Jones, 57, with two counts of second-degree murder in connection with the 1980 slaying of 74-year-old Mary Hull. Hull’s murder had been investigated by the ...
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Bail hearing delayed for man cleared of slaying
A bail hearing for a 78-year-old man recently acquitted of killing a blind upstate New York homemaker in 1972 has been postponed for three weeks. Willie James Kimble remains locked up on a federal charge that he failed ...
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Testimony ends in Rochester cold case
The trial is wrapping up in the case of a 78-year-old man charged with bludgeoning to death a blind Rochester homemaker in her bed in 1972. If Willie James Kimble is convicted, it would be one of the nation’s oldest cold-case murders ...
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Testimony to begin in cold-case murder trial
Testimony is scheduled to begin in the murder trial of a 78-year-old man charged with fatally bludgeoning a blind Rochester woman in her bed nearly 40 years ago. Willie James Kimble's trial is set to begin Monday in a Rochester court.
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1972 murder of blind homemaker heads to trial
Tommie Cray was 9 years old in 1947 when his father, a single parent with three sons, brought home a new companion who was raising three boys of her own. Annie Mae had a sweet Southern drawl and an easy laugh, and an emotional bond took hold right away.
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