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Entries from September 2009

Congratulations Jerry Mitchell!!

September 22nd, 2009 · 4 Comments

Jerry Mitchell, investigative journalist for the Jackson, Mississippi newspaper, The Clarion-Ledger just won a $500,000 “genius award,” from the MacArthur Foundation.  I mention this here because Mitchell not only writes about cold-case murders from the civil rights era, his work has helped put murderers in jail. From his paper: “Since 1989, the 50-year-old investigative reporter for The […]

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Tags: New Websites, Books and other Resources

Cold Cases and Blog Talk Radio

September 20th, 2009 · No Comments

I just became aware of a great use of Blog Talk Radio. First, if you don’t know what Blog Talk Radio is, from their website: “BlogTalkRadio is the social radio network that allows users to connect quickly and directly with their audience. Using an ordinary telephone and computer hosts can create free, live, call-in talk […]

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Tags: New Websites, Books and other Resources · Practical Info for Families and Friends of Victims

19th Century Cold Case

September 8th, 2009 · No Comments

“A 19th-century murder confession scrawled on the back of a piece of window molding nailed to a bedroom wall went unseen by human eyes for almost 100 years.” So begins a great article by Jennifer Wilson from The Gazette in Colorado Springs about a wonderful old case. The message, which is now on view at […]

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Tags: Old Murder Cases