In 2008, Michael Mastromarino was sentenced in a New York City courtroom for enterprise corruption, body stealing and reckless endangerment. Jesse Ward/AP hide caption

toggle caption Jesse Ward/AP

Portfolio award winners onstage at the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards in New York on May 31. Stuart Ramson/Insider Images hide caption

toggle caption Stuart Ramson/Insider Images

Frank Morris (in the apron and visor) stands in front of his shoe shop in Ferriday, La., in the 1950s. He was killed when his shop burned down in 1964. Courtesy of the Concordia Sentinel and William Brown hide caption

toggle caption Courtesy of the Concordia Sentinel and William Brown

Jasper Burchfield was a 36-year-old part-time constable when he shot and killed Queen in 1965. Joseph Shapiro/NPR hide caption

toggle caption Joseph Shapiro/NPR

Ernie Lopez hugs his daughter, Nikki Lopez. He was released from prison on March 2, 2012, in Amarillo, Texas, after serving nine years. Katie Hayes Luke for NPR hide caption

toggle caption Katie Hayes Luke for NPR

Jennie and Kristian Aspelin pose in a pumpkin patch with their children two weeks before three-month-old Johan died. Courtesy of the Aspelin family hide caption

toggle caption Courtesy of the Aspelin family

NPR thanks our sponsors

Become an NPR sponsor