Category: History

Robbery spree ends with arrests

Robbery spree ends with arrests
Crime Behind the Pine Curtain

 
 
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March 10, 1978, a pair of bank robbers kidnapped John A. Gaylord, above left, hostage at his home and forced him to go to the bank and take money from the vault.

FBI agents eventually arrested Mickey Clark at a Houston motel. He was charged with kidnapping and bank robbery, as well as several earlier robberies in Livingston.

Raymond Herman Hicks of Galveston was arrested and charged with kidnapping and two counts of aggravated robbery for the grocery store holdups.

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33 Who killed Billy Mac Fleming?

33 Who killed Billy Mac Fleming?

 
 
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Opinions expressed on Crime Behind the Pine Curtain are those of the individuals appearing in this episode. No statement in this broadcast represents the official opinion of the United States Air Force.

Written by Valerie Reddell

Music by Billy Eli

Sound by Jim Powers

30 Livingston burns

30 Livingston burns

 
 
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Downtown Livingston circa 1902. The courthouse is shown on the left behind the drug store. Ben Lewis photo

A battle between prohibitionists and imbibers led to the fiery destruction of downtown Livingston in 1902. Residents rallied to keep commerce going and rebuild the small railroad town.