Roger Touhy escapes Stateville, 1942

Al Capone
Chicago bootlegger Roger Touhy was serving a 99-year sentence at Joliet's Stateville Prison after he was framed by Al Capone's gang for a kidnapping he did not commit. On Oct. 9, 1942, Touhy and fellow inmates overpowered prison guards and escaped in one of the guard's cars -- only to be... Chicago Tribune
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