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NEWSPAPERS OF THE DAY
Very important note on newspapers.Many Chicago reporters back in the 1920's were constantly in competition with each other for sales and popularity. Each newspaper, about 8 in Chicago at the time, were covering the same stories each with a little different twist or facts to sway readers from the competition.Soon competition at crime scenes became a race to stay on top of the news biz.Many reverted to yellow journalism and sensationalism which included twisted facts using any means possible to get the newspaper sold.While most newpapers included facts, not all the info and facts contained in the following newspapers can be taken at 100 % face value. This website tries to get the story right as possible for the reader and viewer to better inform them.I am very passionate about my hobby and take it seriously, but not too seriously as to think that i know it all.If you feel i have erred or would like to add any valid info to this website you are more than welcome.
My heartfelt thanks goes to Kimberly Deal for her help on this subject.
Big Jim Colosimo is Murdered May 11,1920
October 24,1931 Capone is convicted.
Chicago Tribune May 12,1920.
Chicago Tribune May 13,1920
Colosimo's ex wife eludes police.
(Mario Gomes collection)
Dean O'Banion is killed by three visitors Nov.10,1924
Dean O'Banion slaying in Chicago Tribune Nov.11,1924
(Mario Gomes collection).
Back page photos of this edition.
Santa Fe New Mexican October 12,1926. Earl "Hymie" Weiss assassinated
in machinegun ambuscade. (Mario Gomes collection).
Hymie Weiss killed Chicago Tribune Oct.12,1926
(Mario Gomes collection).
Back page photos of Chicago Tribune story on Weiss.
Joe Esposito Slain March 1928
First Posted March 2003