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Visitor on the Bed: Hotel Congress’ Enigmatic Room 242

Most famously, Hotel Congress was the catalyst for the capture of John Dillinger in 1934. On January 22, 1934, a fire broke out in the basement of the hotel and spread up the elevator shaft to the third floor, where Dillinger and his gang were staying under aliases. 493 more words

Haunted Places

this day in crime history: april 22, 1934

On this date in 1934, the FBI went toe to toe with John Dillinger, Baby Face Nelson, and their gang in a shootout that left an FBI agent and a bystander dead. 323 more words

True Crime

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. 77 more words

True Crime

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 more words

True Crime

Public Enemies (2009)

Public Enemies sees Michael Mann, more or less, remaking Heat, albeit digitally. Many have strong opinions on the director’s digital aesthetic, but he is undoubtedly committed to his style, showing a love and mastery of digital photography that demands to be respected if nothing else. 566 more words

Film Review

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 more words

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