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Law and Order

written by: silverqueen
 
Dick Wolf is the creative mind behind television's Law and Order. Law and Order bases many of the story lines on today's headlines. In a recent issue of Newsweek, Dick Wolf listed 10 true crime cases that he finds most fascinating. Put on your investigating cap and see if you can break the case to solve the question: What are Dick Wolf's 10 most fascinating crimes.

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Dick Wolf called him a real-life Hannibal Lecter. "He just fried everything up in the pan, no fava beans." His killing spree that started in 1978 and ended July 22, 1991 included the horrific crimes of rape, torture, necrophilia and cannibalism. Who lived in Apartment 213, 924 N. St, Milwaukee, WI.?
Ted Bundy
David Berkowitz
Richard Ramirez
Jeffrey Dahmer


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His famed "wall of sound" helped win him induction to the Rock and Rock Hall of Fame. He produced the Beatles album Let It Be and won a Grammy for Concert for Bangladesh. Who was found guilty in the murder of actress and model, Lana Clarkson?
Phil Spector
Clive Davis
Brian Epstein
Roman Polanski


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David Berkowitz held New York City in a reign of terror from July 1976 to August 1977. He murdered or wounded thirteen people, most of whom were young couples sitting in cars. Berkowitz was captured after the murders of Stacy Moskowitz and Robert Violante. What finally tripped up the Son of Sam killer?
Picked up shoplifting
Parking ticket
Fingerprint
Complaint from next door neighbor

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Richard Ramirez brought fear to the City of Angels when between June 1984 and August 1985 he robbed, raped or murdered over 25 people. What name did the press give this admitted Satanist?
Boston Strangler
Hillside Strangler
Night Stalker
The Zodiac Killer


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Dick Wolf calls this case the "gold standard of serial murders: the killer confesses-and 40 years later people still don't believe he did it." Albert DeSalvo confessed to the murder of 11 women, most of whom had been found strangled with a nylon stocking. What major U.S. city was held in terror, from June of 1962 till January 1964, until the arrest of Albert DeSalvo?
Chicago
Los Angeles
Boston
New York


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Known in the media as Public Enemy #1, this bank robber and murderer was often glamorized by a depression-weary American public. Identified by "The Lady in Red", what Depression era gangster was gunned down by the FBI outside of Chicago's Biograph Theater?
John Dillinger
Baby Face Nelson
George "Machine Gun" Kelly
Alvin "Old Creepy" Karpis


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Question 7:


Although this doctor was found guilty of the murder of his wife Marilyn, ten years later a young lawyer by the name of F Lee Bailey and a ruling by the United States Supreme Court helped win the doctor his freedom. Which defendant always insisted his wife's murder was committed by a "bushy-haired intruder"?
Jeffrey MacDonald
Sam Sheppard
Vince Edwards
T. Cullen Davis

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Alphonse Gabriel Capone's business card identified him as a used furniture salesman.
What nickname does the general public give this legendary Chicago mobster?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)



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The fact that Catherine Lorre was the daughter of actor Peter Lorre was the saving grace that kept her from becoming one of the ten women/girls that were raped and murdered above the hills of Los Angels, CA. In a four month span, Angelo Buono, Jr and Kenneth Bianchi were found guilty of the kidnappings, murders and torture of these ten women. By what name did the media dub these brutal murderers?
Hillside Strangler
The Family
The Truro Murderers
The Green River Killer

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Although many cases have been called "The Crime of the Century", many believe the title belongs to a murder that took place at 10050 Cielo Drive on August 9, 1969. Five dead, including: actress Sharon Tate, coffee heiress Abigail Folger, and celebrity hair stylist Jay Sebring, brought fear and terror to Hollywood actors and celebrities. Although he never stabbed or shot anyone, who was the man who masterminded and brought about the deaths on Cielo Drive?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)



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