On This Day: July 23

10 years of headlines that grabbed us.
July 23, 2018
The Family Was Gone, the Bed Was Made. That Was Troubling
When an LAPD officer entered the Salomons' Northridge, Calif., home on Oct. 13, 1982, the family wasn't there but all seemed normal, down to...  Keep reading >>
 
July 23, 2017
New 94-Story Chicago Tower Will Get 'Blow-Through' Floor
Only one guest is allowed on the 83rd floor of Chicago’s future 94-story skyscraper : the city’s famous winds. According to the Chicago Tribune...  Keep reading >>
 
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July 23, 2016
Democrats Are Deeply Split on Clinton's VP Pick
Hillary Clinton has joined Donald Trump in selecting a white man from a swing state who describes himself as "boring" for a running mate—...  Keep reading >>
 
July 23, 2015
Homeless Woman Faces Life Over Dropped Cop Baton
A homeless woman involved in the chaos surrounding the fatal shooting of a homeless man on LA's Skid Row has been in jail since...  Keep reading >>
 
July 23, 2014
Inmate Takes 2 Hours to Die in Arizona Execution
Another botched execution? Arizona executed a murderer today, but it took Joseph Rudolph Wood nearly two hours to die, reports the Arizona Republic . It took...  Keep reading >>
 
 
July 23, 2013
20K Rats, Snakes So Abused Rescuers Needed Counseling
Following what PETA is calling the biggest animal seizure in California history, rescuers were so disturbed by what they saw that they needed crisis counseling...  Keep reading >>
 
July 23, 2012
Drew Peterson Finally on Trial in Wife's Death
A pool of 200 potential jurors has waited three years for the Drew Peterson murder trial to begin; today, jury selection will finally begin in...  Keep reading >>
 
July 23, 2011
Amy Winehouse Dead at 27
Amy Winehouse has been found dead in her London apartment, reports Sky News . "On arrival, officers found the body of a 27-year-old female who...  Keep reading >>
 
July 23, 2010
Rig's Alarm System Disabled on Day of Blast
An electronics technician aboard the ill-fated oil rig Deepwater Horizon told an investigative panel today that an alarm system was partially shut down on the...  Keep reading >>
 
July 23, 2009
Newspaper: Capa's Iconic War Photo 'Faked'
One of the most famous war photos of all time was a fake, according to Spanish newspaper El Periodico . The paper says its investigation into...  Keep reading >>
 
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