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The Lords of Chaos, a group of teenage boys on Ft. Myers, FL, went on a crime spree that ended with the murder of a high school band director. Their crimes included theft, vandalism and blowing up a Coca-Cola building. They even planned, but never had a chance to commit, a racially-motivated mass murder at Walt Disney World. As author Jim Greenhill conducted interviews and got to know the group's ringleader on Death Row, the ringleader and his mother asked the author to arrange the murders of three witnesses. Greenhill delves into how these young boys went so horribly bad.
An ongoing Web reporting project collects injury/accident/ incident reports at theme parks in the United States. In a message posted on the website of Theme Park Insider editor Robert Niles reveals that there is a gap between the types of injuries that theme parks must report and those that they don't need to under the law. The unreported injuries include broken arms, sprained ankles, concussions and lacerations requiring stitches, the story reports. The online project "seeks to educate consumers about theme park safety, and provide them the information they to need to stay safe while visiting a park."
This series of reports chiseled away for days at a police conspiracy to cover-up and ignore crimes committed in the presence of off-duty deputies being paid by a Saudi Arabian princess staying at Walt Disney World, a princess who beat servants and confined them to their rooms. (Sept., Nov., & Dec., 1995)