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The murder of Sylvia Likens took place in Indianapolis, Indiana...

wikipedia - 20 Sep 2016
The murder of Sylvia Likens took place in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States in October 1965. The 16-year-old Likens was tortured to death by Gertrude Baniszewski, Baniszewski's children, and other young people from their neighborhood. Likens' parents, who were carnival workers, had left her and her sister, Jenny, in the care of the Baniszewski family three months before her death. The Likens' parents were paying Baniszewski $20 a week to care for the sisters.
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Ellen Page through the years

USA TODAY - 04 Jan 2018
She played Sylvia Likens in the film 'An American Crime' 14 of 30. She also won the award for best female performance 15 of 30. Another role in her repertoire? Guest voicing pop star 16 of 30. Page roller derby-ed her way on screen with Drew Barrymore ...
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Revisiting the Murder of Sylvia Likens

93.1 WIBC Indianapolis (blog) - 26 Oct 2017
It was on this day in 1965, the IPD were called to 3850 E. New York Street to find the body of 16 year-old Sylvia Likens. It is considered one of the more notorious crimes in the history of Indianapolis. Dawn Mitchell of the Indy Star gives us some ...
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Retro Indy: The Murder of Sylvia Likens, as told 50 years ago

Indianapolis Star - 23 Oct 2015
Fifty years ago Monday, Indianapolis police were called to a home on East New York Street where they found the body of a 16-year-old girl. A coroner later counted 150 wounds on the body. The girl was Sylvia Likens. She was the daughter of carnival ...
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Notorious crimes in Indianapolis-area history

Indianapolis Star - 09 Jun 2017
Sylvia Likens: Burned, branded and tortured to death. It has been the most enduring nightmare in Indianapolis true crime history — the Oct. 26, 1965, torture-murder of 16-year-old Sylvia Likens. 1965 file photos of Sylvia Likens. (Photo: HANDOUT PHOTO ...
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The Hoosierist: Local Horror Films

Indianapolis Monthly - 19 Oct 2017
Indiana slasher flicks, a cricket park, and what it's like to drive a combine. Ask The Hooserist. October 2017Sam Stall0 Comments. Q: I'm having a horror-themed Halloween movie party. Are there any Indiana-based films or TV shows I can include? A: For ...
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Sylvia Likens' missing sister found in California

Indianapolis Star - 25 May 2015
The older sister of Sylvia Likens, a 16-year-old Indianapolis girl who was tortured and murdered in 1965, was found Sunday after going missing for two weeks, authorities said. Dianna Bedwell, 67, was found in serious condition in a vehicle stranded ...
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When Sylvia Likens was killed, part of our childhoods died, too

Indianapolis Star - 25 Oct 2015
Editor's note: Fifty years ago Monday, Oct. 26, Indianapolis police were called to a home on East New York Street where they found the mutilated body of 16-year-old Sylvia Likens. Her parents had left her in the care of a woman who, along with two of ...
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Archives: Sylvia Likens' older sister vanishes in California

Indianapolis Star - 13 May 2015
This story was originally published on May 13, 2015. In a twist in the story of Sylvia Likens, the older sister of the 16-year-old who was tortured and murdered in 1965 has vanished in California. Police are searching for Dianna Bedwell, 67, and her ...
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Sylvia Likens Revisited

Southside Times - 26 May 2016
The Sylvia Likens murder haunts me. It has for years. The 1965 carnage of a young girl in the inner city of Indianapolis continues to swirl in this writer's brain as to how something like this could ever happen. In today's times it appears to happen ...
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Treasure Coast golf scores: Jan. 18, 2018

TCPalm - 17 Jan 2018
Men's Association: (Jan. 12, scramble) 9-Hole: (1) Peter Breingan, Bob Morgan, Larry Spears; 18-Hole: (1) James Hearn, Greg Jackson, Don Farmer, Richard Weed. (2) Vince Piazza, Gene Sinnott, Bob Gauthier, Walter Mills. (3) John Acres, Neil Shepard ...
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Carmel's pace of change leaves Class of '68 'whirlwinded'

Indianapolis Star - 29 Jun 2017
Hershberger was in the gallery during some of the famous 1966 torture trial of Gertrude Baniszewski in the Sylvia Likens case. Mostly she liked to observe as the people who had been rounded up Friday night bonded out Saturday morning. She spent most of ...
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Kate Millett, 'high priestess' of second-wave feminism, dies at 82

Washington Post - 07 Sep 2017
Kate Millett, a feminist writer and artist who gave the women's liberation movement its intellectual cornerstone with the 1970 tract “Sexual Politics,” and whose later works laid bare the subjugation of gay men and lesbians, the mentally ill, the ...

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