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By Jacquelyn Procter Reeves

Options of Alabama invite photos of accomplice jasmine and fertile cotton fields, candy iced tea and southern hospitality. yet even in paradise, evil occasionally creeps in. a few of the tales captured in the pages of this booklet are renowned to the great fogeys of North Alabama; others are much less customary. The scandals of Lincoln's brother- in-law, the reign of terror created via Huntsville's Southwest Molester, the Decatur guy who buried his wife's dismembered physique lower than the millpond and the attractive Black Widow of Hazel eco-friendly- all of those tales and extra are good researched and masterfully written by means of Huntsville writer Jacquelyn Procter Reeves. True-crime lovers will take pleasure in this treasury of news spanning approximately 200 years of North Alabama background.

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This confusion probably led writers in later years to conclude that the Oakland Sugar House Gang and Purple Gang were rival underworld organizations when, in fact, they were just different factions of the same underworld alliance of gangsters. " The preliminary hearing of the Lerner case was held in the courtroom of Recorders Court Judge Thomas M. Cotter on April 30, 1928. Sam Lerner was first questioned by Wayne County Assistant Prosecutor James E. Chenot. Lerner explained that he managed a lumber yard and that he knew all of the defendants.

The last sounds were of shoes scraping down the back stairway into the alley, and the roar of an automobile engine into the morning darkness. A deadly silence enveloped the building's corridors. No one dared look out their door. Finally, one of the tenants on the third floor peered into the hallway. The air was still thick with the smell of burned gunpowder and cloudy with plaster that had been ripped from the walls by bullets. Near the doorway of Apartment 308 lay three bullet-riddled bodies. Two had literally been cut to pieces by the machine gun fire.

In his statement to Detroit police, McPherson explained that when Dipisa and Zanetti returned to the blind pig Dipisa asked the owner to step outside. Mcpherson crouched inside the blind pig's door, gun drawn. They argued outside, and Dipisa and Zanetti fired five shots at point blank range. McPherson rushed out and the gunfight was on. Suddenly one man fell— it was Mike Dipisa. The impossible to hit gangster had finally been gunned down, defeated by an argument over his embarrassed thug. Dipisa's funeral was one of the first lavish gangster funerals in Detroit.

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