Serial bomber Eric Rudolph spends 22 1/2 hours a day alone in his cell, which gave him plenty of time to write his story. The book, published by a vanity press, was illustrated by Rudolph’s brother.
On April 19, 1995, Timothy McVeigh detonated a bomb outside a federal building in retaliation for the actions of the U.S. government and its agents at Waco in 1993, in which 76 men, woman and children lost their lives, and at Ruby Ridge. McVeigh’s bomb killed 186 men, women and children, injured 680 people and destroyed or damaged 324 buildings in a 16-block radius.
Follow CNN’s live coverage of the law enforcement efforts to capture 19-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, a suspect in Monday’s bombing of the Boston marathon which killed three and injured 183 others. Another suspect, reportedly Tsarnaev’s older brother Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26, has been killed.
Two explosions rocked the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon around 2:50 p.m, leaving three people dead and as many as 130 injured.
On January 29, 1998, an explosion tore through an abortion clinic in Birmingham, Alabama. Serial bomber Eric Rudolph later confessed to the crime, which killed two and critically injured one. Rudolph was also responsible for the Olympic Park bombing in Atlanta, as well as a series of other bombings across the United States, all in the name of his anti-gay, anti-abortion agenda.
In June 1996 a truck bomb exploded in a Saudi Arabian housing complex killing 19 American airmen charged with enforcing the no-fly zone over southern Iraq. Though the FBI aggressively pursued investigation of the Iranian-sponsored terror attack, justice was ultimately thwarted by White House meddling at the highest level.
On July 27, 1996, Eric Rudolph, a handsome, mysterious, and very dangerous serial bomber, detonated a 40-pound pipe bomb, the largest in U.S. history, at the Atlanta Summer Games, killing two and injuring 111.
Norwegian prosecutors have asked for convicted mass murderer Anders Breivik to be transferred to a mental institution, rather than face prison. It is likely, however, that the defense will dispute the request, because, as Breivik has stated in the past, he believes that putting his sanity on trial is the prosecution’s way of rendering his cause, and commitment to it, ridiculous.
Norwegians were shaken to the core after Anders Behring Breivik went on a bombing and shooting rampage, leaving 77 of his fellow citizens dead. But he said the killings were necessary to save his homeland from an Islamic invasion.