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Ronnie Biggs was probably one of the most famous criminals that you have never heard of. He escaped from prison after being arrested for his part in what is known as "The Great Train Robbery."
Parents' Guide to Drug Slang
Parents need to know some of the terminology that teens use today for drug use. If you hear your children or their friends using any of these terms or any other "cute" or "funny" words, this should be a red flag and you, as a parent, need to investigate this further.
Folsom prison has a bloody and violent history and is the second oldest prison in California but the first prison in the world to have electricity.
Stupid Bank Robbers
There are ways to rob a bank and ways not to rob a bank. The following article is about ways not to rob a bank.
Massachusetts Dumb Laws
Massachusetts sure has some crazy laws especially regarding taking baths. You have to read the article to know whether it is legal or not to operate a nuclear device in Marlborough, Mass.
I Don't Like Mondays
Brenda Spencer was sixteen years old when she opened fire with a .22 caliber rifle from her house across the street from the school where the children were waiting to get in. The song "I Don't Like Mondays" by the Boomtown Rats was inspired by her explanation for shooting the kids.
Whitey Bulger was a crime boss in Boston for many years until he fled to California to avoid prosecution. He was arrested in California in 2011 and sentenced to prison in 2013 after his trial.
Griselda Blanco was the biggest cocaine drug runner of the late 70's and early 80's and was dubbed the Godmother of the Medellin Cartel out of Colombia. She cut a bloody swath through Miami, Fl. during the reputed Mafia Drug Wars of that time.
Frank Nitti - Outfit Boss
Frank Nitti was an important part of the Chicago mob known as the Outfit. The Outfit was run by Al Capone but Nitti was a key figure and was dubbed the boss of the outfit when Capone went to jail.
The Apalachin Summit
This is an article about a small town in upstate New York in which the Mafia was brought into the national spotlight for the first time ever.
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