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  • In death, Dillinger a big draw

    In death, Dillinger a big draw
    When notorious outlaw John Dillinger was gunned down on Lincoln Avenue on a steamy July night in 1934, his death ended a months-long manhunt that captivated the press and the public.
  • Comments & Curiosities: Of graduations and pregnant goldfish

    It is time, once again. Time for the commencement address that no one has asked for and no one will ever hear, packed with topics that are weird, questionable and above all, meaningless. As the school year draws to a close, thousands of young people...

    Hometown Secrets: Notorious gangster robs Warsaw Police Department

    Hometown Secrets: Notorious gangster robs Warsaw Police Department
    To some John Dillinger was a ruthless bank robber, to others he was a hero taking a stand against the government -- but to people in Warsaw he is the man who robbed their police department. There is nothing but a parking lot there now but in 1934 the...

    Legendary Lawmen: Part 4 - Melvin Purvis

    Legendary Lawmen: Part 4 - Melvin Purvis
    Melvin Purvis, the famed G-man who took down John Dillinger, lived the rest of his life in the desperado's shadow. When Dillinger made his famous escape on March 3, 1934, from the Crown Point, Ind., jail and crossed the state line with a stolen car, it...

    The No Blame Game

    I hate it when my day starts out the way today did.  I pick up my South Bend Tribune (6/16) and read a story that makes me shout, “Are you kidding me.” That is what happened as I read the headlined article: “Sex offender mistakenly...