The fog is rolling in, murder is in the air, and you, as one of the Baker Street Irregulars, are out to solve the crime. … [Read more...] about Sherlock Holmes – Consulting Detective
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John Stege was a true Chicago rarity, an honest cop who made it to Captain. Stege spent his life attacking Chicago mobsters and bandits, but his greatest success came as a result of the murder of 26 years old County Prosecutor William McSwiggin, who had vainly prosecuted several gangsters. In April 1926, Westside gang leaders Klondike and Myles O'Donnell were … [Read more...] about John Stege, an honest Cop who spent his life attacking Chicago mobsters and bandits
When Dion O'Banion was killed in 1924, Hymie Weiss (born Earl Wajciechowski in Poland, in 1898) took over his gang and swore vengeance on the killers of his best friend. Johnny Torrio had put out the contract on O'Banion; he was badly wounded by gunmen in January 1925, leaving Al Capone in charge of his mob. That same month, Weiss, "Bugs" Moran and "Schemer" Drucci sprayed … [Read more...] about Hymie Weiss, born Earl Wajciechowski
On September 25, 1925, Spike O'Donnell flattened as Frankie McErlane sped by bullets spraying wildly over the corner of 63rd and Western. O'Donnell walked away from the shooting unharmed and unaware he had survived the first Chicago gang shooting involving a Thompson submachine gun. A month later, after practicing with the novel weapon. McErlane returned. This time, he … [Read more...] about Peter Von Frantzius specialized in arming the city’s criminals