Former high-profile real estate tycoon Robert Durst first gains media attention with the disappearance of his wife in 1982, but his wife's body is never found and he becomes charged with two other murders as well.
As the head of the Branch Davidians religious cult, David Koresh became known for leading his Army of God in a 51-day standoff against the federal government that resulted in the deaths of four ATF agents and more than 80 Davidians.
John Gotti was the invincible crime boss that ruled the streets of New York as head of the notorious Gambino family; Gotti quickly rose to prominence by leading his crew of mafia mobsters towards violent acts.
In the span of only two years, Richard Ramirez became known as the Night Stalker for breaking into the homes of more than 13 people in Los Angeles and viciously raping, torturing and performing Satanic rituals on many of his victims.
In 1995, Yolanda Saldivar, the president of Selena Quintanilla's fan club, shoots her in a Corpus Christi hotel; Saldivar receives a life sentence in prison and becomes the most hated woman in the Latin American community.