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FBI Remembers Agents Killed In 1934 Shootout With Gangsters

(CBS) – More than 80 years ago, two FBI agents lost their lives in a gunfight in Chicago’s northwest suburbs.

CBS 2’s Jim Williams was at ceremony today honoring the men for their heroism during the ferocious gunfight known as the “Battle of Barrington.” 207 palabras más

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The Northwood Lodge

Shadoe Publishing is pleased to present to you our FIRST non-fiction novella from K’Anne Meinel.  Join us in enjoying this little anecdote to American history…a time now long forgotten… 76 palabras más

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this day in crime history: april 13, 1934

On this day in 1934, outlaws John Dillinger and Homer Van Meter went shopping for guns in Warsaw, Indiana. Their shopping expedition began in the early morning hours of April 13th, when they assaulted Warsaw Police Officer Judd Pittenger while he walked his nightly beat. 73 palabras más

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this day in crime history: april 9, 1934

On this date in 1934, John Dillinger’s girlfriend, Evelyn “Billie” Frechette, was arrested by G-men in Chicago and charged with harboring a fugitive. An angry Dillinger vowed to break her out of jail, but a girlfriend of one of his gang members talked him out of it. 78 palabras más

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this day in crime history: march 16, 1934


On this date in 1934, Herbert Youngblood, an accused murderer who escaped from the Lake County Jail in Crown Point, IN with John Dillinger, was killed in a shootout with police in Port Huron, MI. 43 palabras más

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this day in crime history: march 3, 1934

On this date in 1934, notorious bank robber John Dillinger escaped from the Lake County jail in Crown Point, IN. Dillinger, who had been arrested in Tucson, AZ in January, was awaiting trial for the murder of a police officer. 148 palabras más

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Hotel Congress

I was finally able to visit the downtown portion of Tucson, despite it only being a short two-hour drive away. While down there, it was my privilege to stay in the historic Hotel Congress, truly a centerpiece of Arizona history. 499 palabras más

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