Ruben "Hurricane" Carter, the middleweight boxing contender who inspired the Bob Dylan song "Hurricane" is dead at 76 from prostate cancer. Carter was convicted of killing 3 people in a Patterson, NJ bar the took place 1966, two witnesses who testified against Carter, later recanted. Carter won a second trial in 1976 where his conviction was upheld. He was freed in the mid 80s. You can read more about the Hurricane Carter story here.