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Associated PressPHILADELPHIA (AP) — A hatchet used to bust up saloons, the verdict sheet from Al Capone's trial, and lawman Eliot Ness' sworn oath of office are among the more sobering artifacts in a new exhibit documenting the driest period in U.S. history. But...
Tags: Organized Crime
The Hartford CourantLast Sunday, our church honored the peace candle of Advent; but the events in Newtown nine days ago make us wonder whether we'll ever experience such peace. There is little comfort we can offer those families that will replace their sorrow and the...
Tribune reporterHere’s a look back at a few of the Chicago area’s most famous prisoner escapes: Multiple escapes from Camp Douglas during Civil War era Chicago’s Camp Douglas was built as a training spot for Union soldiers in the Civil War but was...
Tags: Kidnapping, Prisons, FBI, Punishment, Wars and Interventions
Thank you, Al Capone. Fortunately for me, one of your worst decisions has resulted in one of the best ones I've made in recent months: ordering the Weeping Cherry from -- wait for it, wait for it … -- Bad Decisions in Fells Point. Turns out...
Tribune reportersShots rang out, causing panic and chaos as hundreds of mourners were leaving a Catholic church on the South Side following funeral services Monday for a slain reputed gang member. As people scattered for exits, a woman knocked Deborah Echols-Moore, 59,...
"I need a bath, some chow, and then you and me sit down, and we talk about who dies."- Al Capone "Two Imposters" picks up no more than a couple hours after the crate containing Owen Slater showed up at Nucky Thompson's door. Right away, "Boardwalk...
Graphic artist Jenny Beorkrem sat down behind her iMac this week and with a few clicks located the folder titled "KNOCKOFFS." It contained 82 images, all copycats of her ubiquitous neighborhood maps. They're the minimalist ones that only show the...
Channel Guide MagazineSo many razor-edged bad people swagger about Terence Winter’s Boardwalk Empire that, even having shed one of its primary POV characters, it is instantly, retoxifyingly addictive as the epic criminal sojourn of Nucky Thompson and Atlantic City...
Washington County Free Library is sponsoring its 26th Battle of the Books competition. The program was begun by librarians Donna Parks and Jeff Ridgeway in 1986 to bring children and books together and to reward children who like to read. The program...
Tags: Arts and Culture, L. Frank Baum, Libraries
Channel Guide MagazineIn spite of its tendency to be rendered down to facile, generally wrong cartoons to protect children’s and patriots’ delicate sensibilities, history poses a filthy canvas. Those who choose to paint on it can hew to its boring conventions, as...
"I just want you to be my gangster" - Billie Kent "Boardwalk Empire" teased viewers with two pretty slow-and-go episodes heading into “The Pony.” Gillian’s creepy disposal of Bizarro Jimmy aside, the show had crawled to a haunting,...
I saved the newspapers from the week after Barack Obama was elected president of the United States, and a few days ago I fished them out of the basket, hidden behind a living room chair, where they've gathered dust for the past four years. I leafed...
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