Crime

Chicago Mob

Chicago Mob During the early and mid-20th century, Chicago was home to a notorious criminal organization known as the Chicago mob, also called the Chicago Outfit. Bootlegging during Prohibition, gambling, prostitution, and extortion were only some of the criminal activities that the mafia dominated under the leadership of men like Al Capone, Frank Nitti, and

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Chicago Tylenol Murders

Chicago Tylenol Murders In 1982, a string of poisonings in Chicago created a fascinating and horrific true crime story known as the Tylenol Murders. Capsules of Extra-Strength Tylenol were found to contain cyanide, resulting in the deaths of seven persons in the Chicago region. Consumers became leery of over-the-counter pharmaceuticals as a result of the

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Saint Valentine’s Day Massacre

Saint Valentine’s Day Massacre The Saint Valentine’s Day Massacre was a horrific crime that occurred on February 14, 1929, at the height of Chicago’s Prohibition era. This execution-style murder was planned and carried out by Al Capone’s Chicago Outfit against members of the North Side Gang, headed by Bugs Moran. Seven North Side Gang members

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