Tag: robbery

Episode 54: Fancy Shoes: The Bizarre Story of Big Nose George

Stories of the American West have captivated generations of people. But beyond the tales of cowboy shootouts and outlaw exploits…

Struck Down in the Dark – The Charles Englehart Murder

I’m not afraid of the dark. I take my trash out in the middle of the night without a flashlight,…

Episode 29: Defiling the Dead

The desecration of human remains and burial sites are regarded as taboo by our society. Regardless, it still happens, and…

Defiling the Dead

In 2002, a friend of mine and I took a trip to Mount Carmel Cemetery in Hillside, Illinois, about twenty…

The Long Grove, Iowa Bank Robbery of 1921

The morning of December 15, 1921 was just another winter morning in Long Grove, Iowa. The business district at the…

Struck Down in the Dark

  Charles Englehart had been successful in his life. Originally from Grandview, Iowa, he had moved to Davenport, Iowa as…

Bandits in the Blizzard: The Schroeder Brother’s Crime Spree of 1937

Paul Schroeder was running through the repair shop, trying his best to avoid the hail of bullets flying his direction….