Katherine Soffel spent the last years of her life trying to atone for her “one rash act.”
A murder at Schenley Hotel. A 1951 breakout at Western Penitentiary. A Pittsburgh mayor on trial. Read those stories and others here.
‘I told you I would kill him,’ says Grady Stiles, known as “Lobster Man.”
Bandits trapped employees and customers in a vault, then disappeared.
Nettie Gordon proved untouchable as a keeper of bawdy houses.
She and her fellow “dips” were the most despised of the city’s criminal element