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On Buzz Feed's list of the 30 Happiest Facts of All Time, number 24 is that a ape was once tried and convicted for smoking a cigarette in South Bend. We wanted to find out if that's true, and wouldn't you know it -- back in the early 1900's an ape did...
WSBT-TVIt's one of longest running religious colonies in the United States and it's located in southwest Michigan. At its peak in the early 1900s, the House of David in Benton Harbor had 1,000 members and was a multi-million dollar business empire.Today, over...
South Bend TribuneSOUTH BEND -- They may not be the type of stories told to prospective business owners or visitors to the city. But the actions of John Dillinger, Al Capone and Mama Chickie certainly have a place in the city’s history books. Dillinger and his...
ST. JOSEPH, Mich. -- Chicago: February 14th, 1929. Seven men from George "Bugs" Moran's Northside Irish Gang are lined up inside of a garage on North Clark Street and executed by the spray from two Thompson submachine guns. The gruesome scene became...
Tribune Staff WriterST. JOSEPH — Two Tommy guns are still garnering attention more than 80 years after the Berrien County Sheriff’s Department added the weapons to its armory. Lt. Mike Kline, who maintains the guns, said they are one of the most famous...
SACRAMENTO — California dairy farmers and cheese processors are fighting again over milk prices. It's not Grade A, homogenized, pasteurized milk that's at issue in the state Capitol. Rather, agriculture lobbyists are focused on the price of whey,...
Tags: Business, Sales, Jerry Brown, Food Industry, Lobbying
As historic types, Chicago aldermen do not lack for color. But despite the height of the bar for eccentricity on the City of Chicago's council, Ald. John Coughlin vaults over it with ease. In his time around the turn of the last century — a time...
Queen for a day Whenever I read anything about the queen of England, I ponder how different my life is (and was) from hers. We are about the same age. I am not at all envious of her, but there are a few instances where I wouldn't mind trading places...
(This selection is edited for clarity and length.) Tom Acitelli What do you think of when you think of Chicago? Oddly enough, the 1860 Republican convention that nominated Abraham Lincoln. Who is an author you'd like to meet, dead or alive?...
Living in the shadows of the ongoing war on terror are 1,715 American military people who lost limbs in Iraq and Afghanistan. A few of those brave folks lost all four limbs when bombs blew apart their bodies. In addition, there are now at least 20 new...
Tribune reporterHistoric sites need money to survive. Some also need a little love. That's why some preservationists are optimistic that Muddy Waters' former home can be saved — at least it has people who want to preserve it. Other historic sites might not be...
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