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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...

    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...

     

     
     
     

    Capone's revolver up for auction

    Capone's revolver up for auction
    What would you pay for a handgun that once belonged to the infamous lord of Chicago's underworld? Christie's hopes a lot. The storied London auction house believes that the nickel-plated, six-shot "police positive" revolver that once belonged to Al...