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St. Valentine's Day Massacre (1929)

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  • Deirdre Capone softens a notorious icon

    Deirdre Capone softens a notorious icon
    What's in a name? If you're a Chicagoan and your surname is Capone, everything. There is perhaps no more notorious name associated with the city (except perhaps Gacy, or for a time, Bartman). Growing up, Deirdre Marie Capone lived what she calls a "shame-...
  • 10 things you might not know about razed Chicago

    10 things you might not know about razed Chicago
    Ever since the Great Fire of 1871, a cycle of destruction and rebuilding has been central to the Chicago story. This month, Northwestern University secured a permit to tear down Prentice Hospital so that it can build a biomedical research facility. Also...
  • Al Capone's descendants get Chicago-based reality TV series

    Al Capone's descendants get Chicago-based reality TV series
    Proving once again that anything can be made into a reality TV series, REELZ Channel announced Wednesday that Al Capone's descendants will be the centerpiece of a new docuseries. "The Capones" will debut this fall and stars Dom and Dawn Capone, owners of...
  • CT.com Q&A: WWE Wrestler Fandango

    CT.com Q&A: WWE Wrestler Fandango
    For more on Johnny Curtis' past and the Fandango character, read our feature article "Hitting the Floor with Fandango, WWE's Latest Craze-Inducing Sensation."   Correct me if I'm wrong: One of the main sources that got you into wrestling as a child...
  • Spotlight on Santa Fe; recalling old Chicago

    Spotlight on Santa Fe; recalling old Chicago
    "Santa Fe" (Museum of New Mexico Press, $39.95) Santa Fe, N.M., founded in 1610, is unique among cities in the United States. No other city looks like Santa Fe. Here three dominant cultures — Indian, Hispanic and Anglo — have coexisted and...
  • Summer weekend 2014 worse than St. Valentine's Day Massacre

    Summer weekend 2014 worse than St. Valentine's Day Massacre
    In 1929, when rivals killed seven members of Bugs Moran's gang, the world was shocked. Chicago's image as a corrupt, violent city was emblazoned in memory around the world. More than eight decades later, if you stroll around Europe and tell people you...
  • Fight crime: legalize pot [Commentary]

    Fight crime: legalize pot [Commentary]
    In 1982, the late Gov. William Donald Schaefer was running for his last term as mayor. He held one of those big dinners that politicians are famous for at P.J. Crickets on Pratt St. All the political leaders were there. I was the chef that evening and can...