“JUSTICE TIMES THREE”

JUSTICE TIMES THREE

— TAMING CRIME AND CORRUPTION — Three lawmen pooled their resources in the late 19th century to track down and arrest more than 300 outlaws in Indian Territory and gunned down several others. 

The U.S. government had purchased two million acres of land in Indian Territory and opened it to white settlers in 1889. But the vast area proved a breeding ground for crime and corruption.

Over a […]

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“DEADLY MORNING MOON”

WILLIAM "BILL "DOOLIN

— LAST OLD WEST TERRORIST — In the early morning of August 25, 1896, outlaw Bill Doolin left his sleeping wife and child in her parents’ farmhouse and stepped into the main road under the light of a full moon—a walk from which he wouldn’t return.

Not far from the house in Lawson, Oklahoma, lawman Heck Thomas, and four deputies waited in hiding.

When Thomas spotted Doolin, […]

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