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  • Florida past, present collide and plot is the victim

    'A Dark and Lonely Place' By Edna Buchanan. Simon & Schuster, 415 pages, $26 As legends go, John Ashley and his gang of bank robbers, moonshiners and pirates who worked the state's back roads during the early 1900s probably have been forgotten by most...
  • 'J. Edgar' review: A non-controversial movie about a controversial figure

    'J. Edgar' review: A non-controversial movie about a controversial figure
    ** (out of four)   Clint Eastwood knows a great deal about many subjects: grumbling, the West, gunfire, stubble.   Then there are topics, recent years have proven, about which Mr. Eastwood has fewer insightful thoughts: kidnapping, apartheid, 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...
  • 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...
  • Top off summer style with classic hat

    Top off summer style with classic hat
    Think about it, fellas. How many times are you stopped on the street by a complete stranger who tells you you're looking great. Never, you say? Put on a distinctive hat this summer and I guarantee you'll acquire an instant fashion fan club. "Wow, cool!...
  • Could you explain the Higgs boson for me again slowly, please?

    Could you explain the Higgs boson for me again slowly, please?
    When a beat reporters go to work, they know what they’ll be covering: courts, crime, city hall, etc.  General assignment reporters like me know one thing: each day will be different than the last. My recent subjects have ranged from mobile homes to...
  • 'Go Down Together' by Jeff Guinn and 'Bonnie and Clyde' by Paul Schneider

    'Go Down Together' by Jeff Guinn and 'Bonnie and Clyde' by Paul Schneider
    Go Down Together The True, Untold Story of Bonnie and Clyde Jeff Guinn Simon & Schuster: 468 pp., $27 Bonnie and Clyde The Lives Behind the Legend Paul Schneider Henry Holt: 384 pp., $27.50 Within minutes of Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow's...
  • Dillinger Exhibit to Open July 15

    Dillinger Exhibit to Open July 15
    An Exhibit featuring artifacts, photographs and documents about Depression-era gangster John Dillinger will open July 15 at the Indiana State Library in Indianapolis. The exhibit follows the scheduled July 1 release of the new Dillinger movie "Public...
  • John Dillinger tours look at his life and crimes

  • Dillinger reloaded

    I am the great-nephew of John Dillinger. I was recently featured in P.J. Huffstutter's L.A. Times article "Safeguarding the legacy of a crook." I would like to clarify a few statements within the article. My purpose in granting interviews is to bring...
  • 'Public Enemies'

    'Public Enemies'
    Depression-era gangster John Dillinger lives again, through Johnny Depp, in writer-director Michael Mann's ("Heat") drama about the then-fledgling FBI's campaign to establish itself by targeting the top criminals of the time. Christian Bale also stars as...