Prince of the City: The mysterious mob hit on 1920s Tribune reporter Jake Lingle

He spent lavishly and hung out with the city’s elite, including Al Capone. His murder in a passageway under Michigan Avenue outraged the city, until the truth emerged—that he was corrupt to his core.

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Lingle’s funeral parade proceeds past Our Lady of Sorrows on West Jackson Boulevard.
Lingle’s funeral parade proceeds past Our Lady of Sorrows on West Jackson Boulevard.

 

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