was paroled from Indiana State Prison in May 1933 after serving eight years for assault and battery and attempted robbery and launched a Midwest Crime Wave
from June 1933 to June 1934. [more inside]
What I had come looking for were the secrets to my father's murder. [LA Times link]
In 1972, when Mark Arax was 15, his father was killed by two unknown gunmen. He spent nearly three decades trying to solve the crime, and wrote a book
about his investigation. Then a break in the case led to some suprising discoveries.