Bandits trapped employees and customers in a vault, then disappeared.
A murder at Schenley Hotel. A 1951 breakout at Western Penitentiary. A Pittsburgh mayor on trial. Read those stories and others here.
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
Like many criminals, Stanley Barton Hoss Jr. started out by stealing cars.
Violent attempt to repair a broken relationship ends in the death of a would-be peacemaker.