Today is Wednesday, July 22, the 204th day of 2020. There are 162 days left in the year.
Today’s Highlight in History:
On July 22, 1862, President Abraham Lincoln presented to his...
British Movietone footage of the notorious gangster John Dillinger
John Dillinger: A life of crime
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana judge has granted a motion dismissing a lawsuit filed by a nephew of 1930s gangster John Dillinger, who wants to exhume the notorious criminal's Indianapolis...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A nephew of 1930s gangster John Dillinger needs a cemetery's permission to exhume the notorious criminal's Indianapolis gravesite to prove whether he's actually buried there, a...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana officials have approved a new permit relatives of 1930s gangster John Dillinger had sought to exhume his Indianapolis gravesite.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Family members of 1930s gangster John Dillinger have submitted a new application to exhume his Indianapolis gravesite.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The History Channel has dropped out of a planned documentary on 1930s gangster John Dillinger that would have featured the proposed exhumation of his grave in Indianapolis...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis cemetery where 1930s gangster John Dillinger is buried is objecting to his body's planned exhumation as part of a television documentary.
CHICAGO (AP) — Two relatives of notorious 1930s gangster John Dillinger want his remains exhumed because they believe FBI agents possibly shot the wrong man in 1934 and the body buried in Indiana...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Two relatives of notorious 1930s gangster John Dillinger who plan to have his remains exhumed as part of a television documentary say they have "evidence" the body buried in an...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the planned exhumation of the body of 1930s gangster John Dillinger (all times local):
A spokesman for A&E Networks says a documentary it's...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The body of notorious 1930s gangster John Dillinger is expected to be exhumed in September from a concrete-encased grave at an Indianapolis cemetery more than 85 years after he...
BLUFFTON, Ohio (AP) — John Dillinger, Public Enemy No. 1, is more than a man, he's a legend. One act on Aug. 14, 1933, set in motion events that would make Dillinger a household name in Allen County for decades and has spawned countless family stories.
On that sleepy summer day, Dillinger and a gang of professional thieves came to Bluffton and robbed the local bank at gunpoint. The gang opened fire on Main Street while heading out of town.
CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana museum dedicated to Depression-era gangster John Dillinger has closed.
The Indianapolis Star says the exhibits in Crown Point's historic courthouse were suddenly closed Thursday. Erika Dahl, a spokeswoman for the South Shore Convention and Visitors Association, declined to say where the collection is going.
CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) — A museum dedicated to 1930s gangster John Dillinger has abruptly closed in the northwestern Indiana city where he famously escaped from jail using a fake gun.
The tourism organization that ran the museum at the Old Lake County Courthouse in Crown Point announced Thursday it had permanently closed at that location. South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority spokeswoman Erika Dahl declined to explain the closing, saying the collection would go into storage.
"Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI" (Doubleday), by David Grann
The FBI burnished its reputation by gunning down Depression-era gangster John Dillinger and bringing to justice the kidnapper of Charles Lindbergh's baby. However, a more challenging but long forgotten investigation a decade earlier gave the fledgling agency its first major success.
CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) — The John Dillinger Museum has seen more visitors since moving from Hammond to Crown Point.
The museum saw nearly 26,500 visitors during its time in Hammond, including a high of more than 5,500 visitors in 2013, the (Northwest Indiana) Times (http://bit.ly/2fcwUdk ) reported. So far in 2016, there have been more than 6,800 visitors to the museum in Crown Point, and nearly 10,800 from its grand opening to its one-year anniversary.
BATESVILLE, Miss. (AP) — A new marker in a north Mississippi cemetery honors the man who coined the FBI's motto and was its spokesman during the era of John Dillinger and Pretty Boy Floyd.
W.H. Drane Lester's headstone bears just his name and the dates of his birth in 1899 and his death in 1941.
The new block in front of the headstone gives the years during which Lester was an FBI agent and adds, "Author of FBI Motto 'Fidelity Bravery Integrity.'"