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- Outlaws and lawmen. Langley, Andrew // Wild West (1-59084-458-0);2003, p36
The article provides information on outlaws and lawmen in North America during the 1800s. Abilene, Kansas was a cow town full of wild cowboys who were hard to control. In 1871, a marshal named James 'Wild Bill' Hickok arrived in the town and kept order for several months. Wyatt Earp tamed the...
- Bad women and bandit queens. Haverkamp, Beth // Cobblestone;May96, Vol. 17 Issue 5, p20
Chronicles the lives of notorious women outlaws, Belle Starr and Bonnie Parker. Description of Starr as a `bandit queen'; Parker's reputation as the ruthless cigar-smoking partner of petty thief and desperado, Clyde Barrow; Exploits of Starr and Parker.
- Belle of the Bend. // Oklahoma Today;Mar/Apr2012, Vol. 62 Issue 2, p26
The article features the restored mausoleum of outlaw Belle Starr located at Younger's Bend, Oklahoma. Starr's property became a welcome abode for outlaws evading U.S. marshals out of Fort Smith in Arkansas. Fifty years after her death, barber Claude Hamilton, acquired the property. It...
- Notorious Starr. Storms, Gay Schlittler // Graham Leader;3/27/2011, Vol. 135 Issue 64, p4A
In this article the author discusses the relationship and marriage of notorious American outlaw Belle Starr with other outlaws, Indians, and sheriffs.
- Belle Starr killed by her own flesh and blood? Haile, Bartee // Free Press (Buda, TX);2/2/2011, Vol. 107 Issue 43, p3C
The article reports that Ed Reed, the son of celebrity Myra Belle Shirley known as Belle Star, is suspected to be the killer of Belle during an ambush.
- The bungling beef bandits. Koch, George // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;1/4/93, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p13
Discusses how beef almost made millionaires out of a couple of southern Alberta meat sellers who spent nearly three years exploiting confusion over metric versus Imperial measurements to defraud Calgary-based Alberta Meat Processors Ltd. Douglas Lewis Treen and Frank Stanley Hulluck netted...
- Gun-toting grinches make merry in Edmonton. Champion, Chris // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;12/11/95, Vol. 22 Issue 52, p29
Investigates a pre-Christmas crime spree of armed-robberies in Edmonton, Alberta. Details of the robberies; Estimates on the number of robberies in Edmonton in the month of November; Gas station and convenience store robberies; Overall decline in Edmonton robberies despite holiday crime spree.
- The Dalton Gang's Last Raid. Davis, Rosemary // Boys' Life;Oct92, Vol. 82 Issue 10, p8
Focuses on the historic Dalton Gang, one of the last outlaw gangs of the Wild West. Description of their last raid in Coffeyville, Kansas; Why they wanted to rob two banks at once; Amount of money stolen.
- The almost great bank robbery. Hollandsworth, Skip // Texas Monthly;Nov92, Vol. 20 Issue 11, p126
Recounts the $250,000 robbery of San Antonio's Texas Commerce Bank, a motor bank, and the investigation that led to the arrest of one of the tellers, Lisa Silvas, and her husband Jack Nealy, a San Antonio police officer. Account of robbery; How FBI special agent Curt Hunt began to suspect...