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    1012 N. Lincoln Ave trending_up

    Park Ridge, IL, US

    Man shot to death: Tyko, Mike - Age 38 - Shot to death at 11:50 PM, 3/25/29, in the yard of his home, 1012 N. Lincoln St., by John Gorzynki, whose wife, Angeline, had lived there with Tyko since separating from her husband four months ago. Tyko heard someone walking around the yard and went to investigate who it was. On 3/26/29 Gorzynski. 29 Dist. 5/10/29 - Acquitted - Rush.

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    4139 South Parkway

    Elmhurst, IL, US

    Double homicide: Hults, Jesse D. Age 47 Patrolman Fatally shot at 11:45 AM, 9/25/29 and Patrolman Wm. Gallagher killed, in the hallway of 4139 South Parkway, while investigating a reported kidnapping of Charles Kirkman, colored leader of the Moorish Science Temple, a Negro cult, from his house at 442 Elm St. When the officers demanded admittance they encountered a heavy gunfire. The inmates were dislodged with tear gas bombs and one, Deason Stephens, who shot Hults, was killed by Patrolman F…

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    4240 South Parkway

    Elmhurst, IL, US

    Man shot to death: Haymaker, Fred Age 23 Colored Together with Charles Powell, colored, were shot to death at 3:15 AM, 8/17/29, in a sporting house at 4240 So. Parkway, by Patrolman Geo. M. Marnkowski and Wm. J. Simpson, at whom they fired while resisting arrest. The Negroes met the officers of whose identity they were ignorant, and brought them to the flat. On 8/20/29 the officers were exonerated by the Coroner. 5 Dist.

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    54388 S. Winchester Ave

    Chicago, IL, US

    Man shot to death: Rozinsky, John - Age 53 - Fatally shot 6 PM, 11/13/29, in the kitchen of his home, 54388 So. Winchester Ave., following an altercation with his son, John Jr., whom he threatened with a knife. On 11/14/29 John was held by the Coroner for manslaughter. 17 Dist. Dec. 1929 No Bill.

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    1235 S. Sangamon St

    Chicago, IL, US

    Man stabbed to death: Porries, Emanuel - Age 28 - Fatally cut with a knife at 8:10 PM, 2/17/29, in his home, 1st fl., rear, 1235 So. Sangamon St., during an altercation with a Negro, John Williams. On 2/18/29 Williams was held by the Coroner. 22nd Dist. 5/27/29 - Acquitted - Lindsey.

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    5856 South Parkway

    Elmhurst, IL, US

    Woman shot to death: Wade, Grace - Age 35 - Colored - Shot to death at 6:40 PM, 11/29/29, in her home, 3rd Apt., 5856 So. Parkway, by her husband, (Patrolman) John Wade, when she attacked him with a knife during a quarrel. Wade was booked for murder but on 11/30/29 was exonerated by the Coroner and discharged 12/5/29 by Judge Borelli. 5 Dist.

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    434 Newton St

    Park Ridge, IL, US

    Woman shot to death: Boro, Rose - Age 20 - Accidentally shot to death at 6 PM, in her home, 2nd fl., 934 Newton St., by her husband, John Bors, who was cleaning a revolver. On 3/18/29 Boro was exonerated by the Coroner. 29 Dist.

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    822 Milton Ave

    Park Ridge, IL, US

    Man stabbed to death: McDonald, Chas. - Age 41 - Found dead at 8:30 AM, 7/13/29, in his home, rear of 822 Milton Ave. He had been hacked about the head, face, and neck with a large knife, evidently while asleep, nude, on the floor. His assailant and the motive are unknown. 35 Dist.

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    2627 S. Lake St

    Chicago, IL, US

    Man shot to death: McNair, Noah - Age 40 - Colored - Fatally shot at 7:20 PM, 8/2/29 in 1st fl., 2627 So. State St., by Eugene Martin, colored, who was held by the Coroner on 8/3/29. Martin had had an argument over a card game with one Earl Allen at noon; came back in the evening with a shotgun and fired thru a window striking McNair. 3 Dist. 10/22/29 - 15 years in Joliet Pen. - Miller.

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    2045 Girard St

    Evanston, IL, US

    Man beaten to death: Rybski, William - Age 25 - Fatally assaulted at 8:30 PM, 3/19/29, with a monkey wrench in garage rear of 2045 Girard St., home of Stanley Reichel, who it is believed, killed Rybski to make himself a hero in the eyes of his sweetheart by pretending to protect her from blackmail. On 3/29/29 Rybski was held by the Coroner. 37 Dist. 9/13/29 - Verdict Not Guilty - Kerner.

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    3133 Ellis Ave

    Chicago, IL, US

    Man shot to death: Baxter, Wm. - Age 22 - Colored - Fatally shot at 1:10 AM, 1/1/29, in 2nd fl., 3133 Ellis Ave., without warning, by his roommate, Gus Rosebure, alias Rosebud, for whom he opened the door. On 1/10/29 Rosebure was held by the Coroner. 4 Dist. 3/1/29 - to Joliet Pen. - Taylor.

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    5312 Dearborn St

    Chicago, IL, US

    Man shot to death: Rucker, Ned - Age 40 - Colored - Shot to death at 5:40 PM, 9/29/29, in front of 5312 Dearborn St., by his common-law wife, Pearl Bates, who was held by the Coroner 9/30/29. They had been separated and at 3AM this day he came to her home and assaulted her. 5 Dist. 12/23/29 - Acquitted - Judge Trude.

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    9217 Chauncey Ave

    Chicago, IL, US

    Murder suicide: Heim, Frank Age 34 Shot to death at 1:45 PM, 4/16/29, at 9217 Chauncey Ave., where he roomed with Mrs. Ella McNeill, who is alleged to have shot him because he wouldnt pay his room rent. Mrs. McNeill committed suicide by shooting herself. 11 Dist.

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    43 W. 45th St

    Chicago, IL, US

    Man shot to death: Woods, John - Age 33 - Colored - Shot to death at 8:15 PM, 5/15/29, in his home, 43 W. 45th St., by David Burius alias Saginaw, who escaped. Both were drunk and played dice resulting in Woods losing all his money. They quarreled when Woods wanted to borrow the money again and Burius went into his room and got a shot gun. On 5/15/29 Barius arrest was recommended by the Coroner. 5 Dist.

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    218 E. 39th St

    Chicago, IL, US

    Man stabbed to death: Smettler, Thos. - Age 32 - Colored - Stabbed to death at 9:40 PM, 8/19/29, in 2nd fl., 218 E. 39 St., by his common-law wife, Evelyn Whalen, alias Wilson, following an argument over money matters. On 8/20/29 the woman was held by the coroner for murder and Garfield Lyons as accessory. 4 Dist. Sept. 1929 No Bill on Lyons - 10/17/27 - Evelyn Whalen acquitted - J. Sullivan.

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    1432 W. 25th St

    Chicago, IL, US

    Woman stabbed to death: Martinez, Louise - Age 35 - Stabbed to death at 3:35 PM, 6/5/29, at 1432 W. 25th St. by her former sweetheart, Juan Delgado, who escaped. On 6/8/29 his arrest was recommended by the Coroner. 17 Dist.

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    1000 N. Trumbull Ave

    Chicago, IL, US

    Murder suicide: Falconi, Virginia - Age 38 - Fatally shot 3:45 PM, 2/14/29, in her home, 1000 N. Trumbull Ave., by her husband, Salvatore Falconi, who then committed suicide. Deceased threatened to sue for separate maintenance. 28 Dist.

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    2100 North Lincoln Park W.

    Chicago, IL, US

    George "Bugs" Moran (Gangster) lived here. Capone's biggest rival and the other man responsible for much of the heyday of Prohibition crime, George "Bugs" Moran preferred to live in a hotel suite. Back then, this address was Parkway Hotel. It has since been converted to Pierre Condominiums.

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  • 9298 Euclid Ave

    Cleveland, OH, US

    Fire in the original Cleveland Clinic building (main campus). The building is still in use. The fire started in the basement of the hospital, caused by highly flammable nitrocellulose x-ray film that ignited when an exposed light bulb was installed too close to the film. This caused two explosions and highly toxic smoke, which travelled the air ducts to the waiting rooms, exam rooms, and offices above. Some patients and staff died on or next to examining tables. 123 perished, including one of …

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    1921 W. North Ave

    Chicago, IL, US

    Man shot to death: Lolordo, Pasquale - Age 42 - Shot to death (13 times) at 5 PM, 1/8/29, in the parlor of his home, 1921 W. North Ave., by three unknown Italians with whom he had been drinking wine for a half hour. Arrest of the unknown men was recommended by the Coroner on 2/6/28. 29 Dist.

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    6222 S. Woodlawn Ave

    Chicago, IL, US

    Murder suicide: Bell, Blanche - Age 36 - Shot to death at 9:47 PM, 9/23/29, in her apartment home, 6222 Woodlawn Ave., by her husband, Robert D. Bell, who committed suicide in the same manner. 7 Dist.

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    1839 S. Wood St

    Chicago, IL, US

    Murder suicide: Wiernich, Mary - Age 32 - Shot to death at 8:28 P.M., 3/26/29, in her home, 1839 So. Wood St., by her husband, Frank Wiernich, during a domestic quarrel over jealousy on his part. Wiernich committed suicide by shooting himself. 23 Dist.

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    4843 N. Winthrop Ave

    Chicago, IL, US

    Man shot to death: Kurtz, Bernard J. Age 32 While in an intoxicated condition, deceased and a friend were lured to Apt. 2 of 4843 Winthrop Ave., a rooming house, by a Checker Cab chauffeur, Joseph Michelson, who robbed and shot Kurtz. The other man escaped and later surrendered to tell the story as the guilty pointed his way. On 1/10/29 Joseph Michelson, the chauffeur was identified and on 1/12/29 held by the Coroner. 22 Dist. 7/16/29 Acquitted Comerford.

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    1735 N. Winchester Ave

    Chicago, IL, US

    Man shot to death: Draka, John Age 60 Fatally shot 4:35 PM, 12/29/29, in a vacant flat at 1735 N. Winchester Ave., by Alex Mastanski, who was booked for murder 12/30/29. On 1/4/30 the Coroner pronounced it an accidental shooting and exonerated Mastanski who also was discharged 1/7/30 by Judge Helander. 29 Dist.

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    2225 S. Western Ave

    Chicago, IL, US

    Man beaten to death: Lipnickas, Kasimir - Age 64 - Fatally assaulted with a hammer at about 5:15 PM, 6/19/29, in his home, 2225 So. Western Ave., by mentally deranged Anton Kasulis, who was arrested and on 6/20/29 held by the Coroner. 23 Dist. 10/21/29 - to Chester Pen. - Rush.

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