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St. Valentine's Day Massacre (1929)

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  • Blood weed

    Today, Stimson and Sullum address the relationship between drug laws and violence. Previously, they compared drug legalization and decriminalization, debated the federal government's authority to raid local marijuana dispensaries, and discussed past...
  • 5 questions for the new 'Pickles'

    5 questions for the new 'Pickles'
    "Step High, Stoop Low, Leave Your Dignity Outside." This phrase appeared on the door of the historic Dill Pickle Club, a social club founded in 1914, which moved into its club space on Tooker Alley off Dearborn Street in 1915, according to records at the...
  • Part 2: 10 things you might not know about the North Side

    Part 2: 10 things you might not know 
about the North Side
    In the second installment of our six-part series on Chicago and the suburbs, we explore the North Side, site of the St. Valentine's Day Massacre, the Steppenwolf Theatre, Wrigley Field and the Water Tower — but no World Series titles ( the Cubs were...
  • What year did the St. Valentine's Day Massacre take place? a) 1929 b) 1939 c) 1949

    ANSWER: a) 1929
  • Theater listings: Shows in Chicago suburbs

    Theater listings: Shows in Chicago suburbs
    Continuing: Betrayal: Nobel Prize-winner Harold Pinter's drama explores an ill-fated love triangle between a woman, her husband and his best friend.: through Nov. 13; 8 p.m. Fri. - Sat.; 5 p.m. Sun.; 8 p.m. Thu. - Fri.; $25; $20 for students;...
  • `Valentine's Day'

    "Valentine's Day" might boast the most shirtless dudes we've seen in a movie since "300." Ironically, the often bare-chested "Twilight" star Taylor Lautner isn't one of them. If this Hallmark card of a film didn't already make it clear, the beefy...
  • Jonathan Eig's 'Get Capone' aims to go beyond stereotypes

    Jonathan Eig's 'Get Capone' aims to go beyond stereotypes
    “Get Capone: The Secret Plot That Captured America's Most Wanted Gangster” By Jonathan EigSimon and Schuster, 480 pages, $28 Reviewed by Noah Isackson, Special to the Tribune Finding a new way to tell a familiar story is a formidable...
  • Las Vegas' new mob museum is a 'hit'

    Las Vegas' new mob museum is a 'hit'
    LAS VEGAS — Valentine's Day is for a day of love and kisses and chocolate and roses. Except on Feb. 14, 1929, in Chicago, which featured Tommy gun bursts, shotgun blasts, pistol shots and headlines of the slaughter of seven gangsters in a South...
  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • 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...